NSF PROTEST DEMO AGAINST INCREASE IN FEES AT SINDH,MEHRAN VARSITIES

ABBAS KASSAR
HYDERABAD:
Students belonging to Sindh National Front held protest demonstration in front of press club here Sunday against sharp increase in the fees of public universities of Sindh specially SinMdh and Mehran varsities.The demonstration was led by SNP Sindh president Shah Inayet and general secretary Waqar Chandio. They said during last few years where the poverty and economic sad disress have increased in Sindh, a large number of Sindhi youth have been plunged into unemployment and economic sufferings while on the other the doors of higher education the only source for employment, have been closed due to increase in fees which gcant be borne by the students belonging to poor families.They said during last 5 years Sindh and Mehran universities have changed their fees structures and increased fees threefold which were not affordable. They said such increase has deprived 80% of students from getting admission. They demanded from higher education authority and president of Pakistan to take notice of the issue and ask Sindh and Mehran varsities to reduce the fees and save future of thousands of poor students.

5297 APPEAR IN LUMHS ADMISSION ENTRY TEST FOR 2014-15

ABBAS KASSAR
HYDERABAD:
The Entry Test for admission in the courses of MBBS & BDS Session 2014-2015 in Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences Jamshoro was held on Sunday the 19th October 2014.

A total number of 5297 students from 13 tagged districts of LUMHS (Hydreabad, Nawabshah, Matiari, Tando Mohd Khan, Tando Allahyar, Sanghar, Mirpurkhas, Umerkot, Tharparkar, Thatta, Badin, Jamshoro and Sujawal) appeared in the Entry Test for 350 seats of MBBS and 100 seats of BDS.

The test was conducted by the NTS (National Testing Service) under the strict vigilance and security provided by the University. The Vice Chancellor LUMHS Prof. Noshad A. Shaikh personally monitored the arrangements and assured that the admissions will be done on purely merit basis as per result of the Entry Test.

The NTS has announced to display the answer key of the question paper tonight at the website of LUMHS (www.lumhs.edu.pk) and the Provisional result within 72 hours.