NEWS UPDATES (PIEAS, PMDC, NUST, FAST)

Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad
Admissions Fall 2021
Sector: Public
Last Date to Apply: 05 July, 2021

For accurate and authentic information regarding the MDCAT, or PMC in general, please refer to the website and official social media accounts only.
Link: http://pmc.gov.pk

Notification regarding Opening of Medical/Dental Colleges, Nursing/Allied Health Sciences Colleges

Sindh Education and Literacy Department (SELD) has decided to set up COVID-19 vaccination centers in all schools and colleges in the province. According to details, SELD has ordered Education Directors to identify two educational institutions in each district of the province that will be converted into vaccination centers.
All teaching and non-teaching staff will be vaccinated against COVID-19 at the vaccination centers. The provincial government aims to immunize over 100,000 individuals at these centers. A day earlier, the Sindh government postponed the reopening of all public and private educational institutions indefinitely due to the prevailing Coronavirus situation in the province.

Sindh to Convert Schools Into COVID-19 Vaccination Centers

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Microsoft Pakistan announced teams from NUST and FAST as winners for the Microsoft Student hackathon in a virtual event held in Islamabad. Team “QueryCity” from FAST NUCES Peshawar Campus and Team “AI-Based Ophthalmology Grading” from NUST CEME Rawalpindi were winners of the competition and they will be representing Pakistan at the world finals.
Both the teams were awarded Rs. 100,000 cash prize for being national winners and received USD 1,000 in Azure credits as well while the runner-up teams also received cash prizes and gift hampers. The virtual event was attended by the Federal Minister of Education, Shafqat Mahmood, Microsoft Country Manager, Shahzad Khan, Microsoft Country Education Lead, Jibran Jamshad, Education Lead MCC, Angela Nganga, and other senior officials.

Teams from NUST & FAST Win Microsoft Student Hackathon


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