- Students arranged a dissent outside the Sindh Governor House.
- Protestors raised worries over supposed abnormalities in MDCAT led under the Pakistan Medical Commission.
- They likewise requested that HEC’s two-year degree program should be presented to back.
KARACHI: The Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT) organized a dissent outside the Governor House against the Associate Degree program as of late presented by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC), The News provided details regarding Tuesday.
The dissidents, holding notices and yelling mottos, raised worries over supposed inconsistencies in the Medical and Dental Colleges Admissions Test (MDCAT) led under the Pakistan Medical Commission.
Addressing the nonconformists, IJT Karachi Nazim Hafiz Umar Ahmad Khan said the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council should be quickly reestablished and a re-confirmation test should be held under it.
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He added that the HEC’s two-year degree program should be brought back as a large number of understudies couldn’t finish the four-year degree programme.
In November, HEC had given orders to all instructive establishments to stop two-year single men degree programs as it won’t perceive any such projects attempted after the scholarly year 2018.
Back in 2019, the advanced education controller had reported that they will end the two-year BA/BSc program supplanting them with Associate Degree programs (AD).
The commission had essentially changed the terminology for the degree.