Seven educational institutions are near completion in Federal Capital: Senate told


he Senate has been informed that seven more educational institutions are near completion in the Federal Capital and these will be functional from August this year.

In a written reply, the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training Rana Tanveer said that after the completion of these educational institutions will accommodate 7480 students.

It was told that a total of seventeen public sector universities are imparting higher education in Islamabad Capital Territory in which around six lac students are studying.

It was further informed that the Federal Directorate of Education has 424 educational institutions from Primary to Degree level and over 225,000 students are currently studying in these schools and colleges.

The Senate was in formed on Friday that the Higher Education Commission has been directed to involve external examiners in paper setting to ensure transparency in the overall assessment process.Responding to a question during “Question Hour”, Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Rana Tanveer Hussain said that he has asked the HEC to involve a third-party for paper setting to avoid any kind of discrimination and harassment in universities.