Category Archives: Admission

6 Strategies to Develop Research Skills as an Online Student

As an undergraduate student in the early 1990s, I have vivid memories of my professors repeatedly demanding that I “cite my sources.” Students had a healthy fear of plagiarism instilled in them, coupled with a mandate to support original ideas through the authoritative writings of experts.

Doing a PhD is as tough as training for a marathon and Im doing both

I used to have a normal job, with set working hours, drinks with colleagues on a Friday night and a desk in an open plan office.

Tuition fees have led to surge in students seeking counselling

A surge in the number of students at top universities using mental health services is due in part to the hike in tuition fees to £9,000, campaigners have said, adding that financial stress is linked to anxiety and depression.

PSC can replace NTS in Punjab

LAHORE – Punjab’s Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman SajjadAkram has said the commission is capable enough to replace the National Testing Service (NTS) in the province as it has the expertise and resources.

Last date for admissions in AIOU

Last date for submission of admission forms without late fee from Basic Literacy to Ph.D level programs for the semester autumn, academic year 2015 of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Islamabad is 21stSeptember 2015.

The admission forms as well as the prospectuses for all programs can be obtained from the retailing points at Main Campus, Regional Campuses as well as at Coordinating Offices crosswise the state. Students can also get the prospectus at the doorstep through TCS through Cash on Delivery Service. The candidates might also call on 111-123-456 to get the prospectus through TCS. Another way to get the admission forms is to download from the official website of university. (

Last date for admissions in AIOU

The retailing points at main campus as well as at Regional Offices crosswise the state will remain open on Saturday and Sunday for Sale of Prospectuses. Admission Forms together with the required fee can be submitted at the national branches of First Women Bank, Bank Alfalah, Allied Bank as well as at the selected branches of National Bank of Pakistan and Muslim Commercial Bank. The detail of elected branches is available in the prospectuses and students can also ask for them from Regional Offices.

The programmes offered on merit based consist of Ph.D, MS or M.Phil, M.Sc Statistics, COL MBA or MPA and LLM Shari’ah or MS Shari’ah. All those candidates who want to get admission in these programmes should send their application form directly to their apprehensive department without admission feeas per the procedure laid down in prospectus.

Dr Zakria Zakar expected as new VC of Punjab University

LAHORE – According to the sources privy to the process of appointment of the Vice Chancellors at the four public sector universities of the Punjab, the chief minister has decided to appoint Dr Zakria Zakar, Dean Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, as the Vice Chancellor of the University of the Punjab.

Dr Zakria Zakar expected as new VC of Punjab University

For University of Sargodha (UoS), the CM has finalised the name of Dr Tahir Kamran. Summary in this regard is being prepared for CM’s signature. The CM has not yet finalised the names of the vice chancellors for LCWU and Nawaz Sharif University of Engineering and Technology, Multan.

It is important to note that of the three shortlisted candidates for Punjab University, the Search Committee gave highest marks to Dr Zakria Zakar, followed by Dr Zafar Moeen Nasar and Dr Mujahid Kamran.