HEC to terminate BA degree program in all Pakistani Universities
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced to abolish two-year BA programme by 2018 in all public and private sector universities.
According to reports, decision has been made during a high-report meeting of HEC. Reports revealed that HEC has written a letter to all vice-chancellors of all universities to end the two-year BA programme.
According to the new policy, students will get admission in four-year BS Honour programme by the next year, 2018.
HEC further announced that two-year MA programme will also be replaced by 18-year MS or M.phil programme by 2020.
The decision is made to put the Pakistani degrees at International standards. Earlier, there were hurdles in verification of BA degrees internationally.