Larger Schooling Fee (HEC) has warned college students on Sunday in opposition to making use of for unauthorized diploma packages together with two-year BA/BSc and MA/MSc packages as they’ve been phased out resulting from high quality considerations.
In accordance with an official assertion by the HEC, some universities had introduced admissions in unauthorized BA/BSc and MA/MSc packages to generate income out of them. The assertion warned that these levels have been discarded and that college students will be unable to use for jobs based mostly on them.
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HEC stated that the choice to switch the two-year BA/BSc and MA/MSc packages with a single, composite, four-year BS diploma had been taken in 2004 however universities had been permitted to proceed with each the programs within the transition interval.
“In 2011, the Affiliate Diploma (AD) was introduced as an alternative choice to the BA/BSc diploma. AD is equal to 14 years of education and entitles graduates to get admission within the fifth semester of the respective BS packages after fulfilling the admitting college’s necessities,” the assertion learn.
The transition interval resulted in 2016 and a last choice was taken to finish admissions to BA/BSc packages on 31 December 2018, and to MA/MSc packages on 31 December 2020.
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The fee additional stated,
It was additionally determined that the final BA/BSc examination can be held in 2020 and that the admission to the final batch of MA/MSc college students would happen earlier than December 31, 2020. These selections had been confirmed in 2017, and once more in 2018, 2019, and 2020.
It has additionally granted universities flexibility amidst the pandemic to carry the ultimate BA/BSc examinations inside three months earlier than 31 March 2021.
Moreover, the deadline for admissions to the final batch of the MA/MSc packages has been prolonged to 31 March 2021 in order that the ultimate batch of BA/BSc college students could apply for admissions.
The assertion added
Any pupil who misses the deadline to get entry to the MA/MSc packages can apply as an alternative for admission to the third yr (i.e., fifth semester) of the BS program, which is a far superior choice.