Thursday, November 10, 2016

BS Program Forces Students To Give Up Their Studies

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CHAKWAL: Haseeb Ahsan, 18, passed the intermediate examination with flying colors and wants to preserve his research. but, his father can't manage to pay for admitting him to the 4 12 months diploma programme within the local university.


The authorities Postgraduate college Chakwal (GPCC) offered a -yr degree programme within the past. however, in 2010 the Punjab authorities abolished the programme and launched a four-12 months-degree programme in 26 colleges, which include the GPCC, reputedly to decorate the usual of graduation.

`I should hardly manage to pay for the instructional expenses of my son for 2 years however the graduation programme being offered on the GPCC is now of 4 years,` said Zameer Hussain, the daddy of Haseeb, who works as a labourer at an oil-extraction plant.

The teenager eventually left his studies and is now concerned approximately his future.

Like Haseeb, scores of students in Chakwal are not able to take admission within the degree programme.

because the four-yr diploma programme (BS Honours) offers an equal possibility for ladies and boys, the gap for boys within the university presenting the programme in eight topics has shriveled as compared to the women.

besides, there may be no other boys` college inside the Chakwal metropolis or near it. consequently, ratings of male college students are both pressured to end their research or have moved to personal schools nonetheless offering the two-yr-degree programme.

`even though the BS Honours is a lot better than the simple BA/BSc, it's miles only correct while the concerned group has the desired centers,` stated a lecturer of the college.

`furthermore, many parents can't come up with the money for admitting their sons to the 4-yr-diploma programme because of their financial conditions,` he brought.

Educationists are of the view that the two yr-diploma programme should be revived inside the university so that male students can pursue higher training.

however, as there are simplest fifty five seats in each BS programme, it is difficult to deal with all of the students.

`This yr 120 to one hundred fifty college students applied in every programme but we could not sign up they all due to the confined range of seats, said the lecturer. consequently, some of students had been left without a different alternative however to get admission at private schools and pay exorbitant costs. `My daughter couldn't access the college because of the constrained seats and i had to get her admitted to a private university,` said propose Shahid Iqbal.

`The problem will be resolved via commencing an evening shift in the college, reviving the 2-12 months degree programme as a parallel to the 4-yr direction besides establishing some other degree university for boys inside the metropolis,` said an authentic.

when contacted, the predominant of the university, Professor Mohammad Aslam Kahout, informed dawn that he become seeking to get permission for strolling an evening shift in the college in order that more college students might be accommodated. `The university of Gujrat (with whom the college is affiliated) has given us permission to start the night shift. the matter is now with the higher education branch.

I'm hopeful that the branch might quickly approve the thought` he delivered.

MNA Iffat Liaquat claimed that she become also tying to get the night shift commenced on the college. `i am conscious that because of the restrained seats inside the college, students are transferring to private schools wherein they have to pay hefty expenses,` she delivered.

Deputy Director faculties Professor Nasir Mehmood Awan admitted that there has been a dire want for a boys` university in the Chakwal town. `i have despatched a feasibility document to the authorities involved,` he stated, including a BS programme might be started at the government university for women to lessen the weight at the postgraduate college.

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