DO NOT Take Admission In The Following Programs In These 18 Universities, Government Warns

The Higher Education Department (HED) has barred the students from taking admission in unapproved and unaccredited programs offered by 18 universities.

According to a recent report from The News, HED has strictly directed as mush as 18 universities to stop granting admission in the unapproved categories. The ban has been imposed because some of the universities have failed to comply with the necessary requirements. HED discovered that these universities are operating sub-campuses besides offering programs without taking any approval from the concerned authorities.

All the 18 universities have been asked to fulfill the necessary requirements to get their unapproved programs registered before 26th September 2017.

Following are some of the universities along with the unapproved programs they have been offering to the students:

University of Management & Technology (UMT), Lahore

  • School of Architecture and Planning: BS Architecture (Fall only), BS City and Regional Planning
  • School of Health Sciences: Doctor of Physiotherapy, Doctor of Nutrition Sciences, BS Medical Laboratory Sciences, NS Medical Imaging and Ultrasonography
  • School of Food and Agricultural Sciences: BS Food Technology, BS Dairy Technology, BS Integrated Agriculture Management
  • Institute of Aviation Studies: BS Aviation Management, BS Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Technology with EASA part 66 License (B3 and B1.2) affiliated with Germany
  • Institute of Islamic Banking: BS Islamic Banking and Finance, School of System & Technology

University of Central Punjab (UCP)

  • Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences: BS Psychology, MS Psychology, PhD Psychology
  • Faculty of Sciences: BS Zoology, BS Botany, BS Chemistry, BS Mathematics, BS Physics and BS Statistics
  • Faculty of Life Sciences: Departments of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology and also issue of unauthorized sub-campuses, affiliations and ADP program

University of Faisalabad

  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology: BS Interior Design, BS Engineering Technology
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Department of Pharmacy)
  • Faculty of Medicine & Allied health sciences: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Health and Sports management, Doctor of Forensic Science, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Optometry, Nutrition & Diabetics, Nursing, Radiology & Ultrasonography, Community Medicine, Pathology, basic Health Sciences and Dental Sciences

Global Institute

  • Department of Technology Management: Bachelors in Civil Technology Management, Bachelors in Electrical Technology Management, Bachelors in Mechanical Technology Management, Bachelors in Electronics Technology Management B.Tech (Hons)—Civil, Electrical, mechanical and Electronics, B.Tech (Pass)—Civil, Electrical, mechanical and Electronics,
  • Department of ICT Management: BS IT Management, BSCS Management, MCS, MIT, MIS

National College of Business Administration & Economics

  • Programs in Psychology,
  • Sociology
  • Islamic Studies
  • Urdu
  • History
  • Political Sciences
  • Mass Communication
  • Geography
  • Law
  • English
  • Technology & Education
  • MSc Environmental Management

HITEC University, Taxila

  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering: BS & MS Computer Science.

Imperial College of Business Studies

  • Faculty of Health & Allied Sciences: BSc Medical Ultrasound Technology, BS Virology & Immunology, BS Molecular Pathology, Post Professional Doctor of Optometry and Transitional Doctor of Optometry
  • Faculty of Art & Design: Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting, Sculpture, Miniature), Bachelor of Fashion Design, Bachelor of Textile Design, Bachelor of Interior Architecture, Bachelor of Product Design and BS English
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities: Department of Management Sciences, Economics, Accounting & Finance, English, Urdu, Islamic Studies, Pakistan Studies, Law, Aviation Management, Technology Programs, Media Studies and Biological Sciences programs

Hajvery University

  • Film, TV, Advertising & Media Studies: MSc Media Studies, BSs (Hons)
  • Engineering: BS (Hons) 4-year Electronics/Telecom, BS-Tech (Hons) 4-year in Electrical/Civil and Telecom
  • Pharmacy: M. Phil leading to PhD Pharmacy, including Specialization Pharmacology-Pharmaceutics
  • Health Sciences: M. Phil leading to PhD, Physiotherapy and DPT (Doctor of Physiotherapy)

University of Wah, Wah Cantt

  • Civil, Chemical and MS Engineering Programmes
  • All Technology Programmes
  • Accounting and Finance Programme

Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan

  • Faculty of Social Sciences: Departments of Islamic Studies and Urdu
  • Faculty of Engineering & Applied Technology: Department of Engineering & Technology, Computer Sciences & Information Technology, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • International Relations: BA/BSc 2 Years

University of Lahore

  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology: Departments of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Systems and Technology
  • Faculty of Law: Institute of Law/Law College
  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences: Departments of Health Professional Technologies, Sports Sciences, Nursing, Radiological Sciences and Medical Imaging Technology, Optometry & Vision Sciences, University Institute of Physical Therapy, University Institute of Public Health, Diet & Nutritional Sciences and University Institute of Clinical Lab technology and Doctor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (DLMS)
  • Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry: MBBS and BDS
  • Faculty of Arts & Architecture: Department of Architecture and School of Creative Arts.
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Management Sciences: Lahore Business School, Lahore School of Management, Lahore School of Aviation ad Lahore School of Accounting & Finance
  • Sub-campuses in various cities of the Punjab, including Islamabad

Superior Colleges

  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Imaging Technology, Optometry, Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences, BS Programmes in Biochemistry & Biotechnology, Microbiology & Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and & Biotechnology
  • Faculty of Pharmacy (Pharm-D)
  • Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities: Masters in Mass Communication Management and BS (Hons) Mass Communication Management
  • Faculty of Medical
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology: BSc Computer Engineering, BS Avionics Engineering, BS Electrical System and BS Engineering Technology, PhD Electrical Engineering, MS Electrical Engineering. Department of Applied Physics: BS Computational Physics, BS Medical Physics, BS Engineering Physics, BS Electronics & Information System

NUR International University, Lahore

  • Faculty of Applied Sciences: BS Applied Psychology, BS Animal Sciences, BS Speech & Language Therapy, BS Medical Lab Technology and Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Faculty of Basic Sciences: BS Biotechnology
  • Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences: BS Economics with specialization tracks in Development & Economics

University of South Asia, Lahore

  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology: Bachelors of Civil Engineering, Bachelors of Electrical Engineering
  • Faculty of Life & Health Sciences: Departments of Physiotherapy and Department of Food & Nutrition Sciences
  • Faculty of Biological Sciences/Life Sciences: Departments of Biotechnology, Biotechnology & Agro Sciences, Microbiology, Environmental Sciences, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • Faculty of Management Sciences: Department of Human Resource
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences: Departments of Public relations, Musicology, Languages, Language & Literature, English, Urdu, LLM Programme, Department of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Art and Fashion Design: Department of Fashion and Design,

Minhaj University, Lahore

  • Engineering and Technology: Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Computer Sciences & Information Technology: Department of Software Engineering
  • Faculty of Commerce and Management Sciences: Department of Islamic Economics Banking & Finance
  • Faculty of Basic Sciences & Mathematics: Departments of Botany, Zoology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Food & Nutrition
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities: Departments of International Relations, Mass Communication, Education, Library and Criminal Justice System, Behavioral Sciences, Peace and Counter Terrorism, Religions and Philosophy, Sociology and Applied Psychology

Lahore Leads University

  • BS Software Engineering
  • BS Islamic Finance
  • BS Mathematics
  • MSc Mathematics
  • MS/MPhil Mathematics
  • BS Sports Sciences & Physical Education
  • Master in Sports & Physical Education (16 years)
  • BA. LLB (5 Years)
  • Pharm-D (Collaborative program with UVAS)
  • All technology programmes

Beaconhouse National University (BNU)

  • BBA programme

Lahore Garrison University (LGU)

  • Departments of: Biology, Zoology, Geography, Statistics, Mass Communication, Islamic Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Education, Home Economics, Management Sciences, Commerce and Economics, Urdu and Computer Sciences, Software Engineering
  • BS programmes: Environmental Sciences, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology
  • MS/MPhil programmes: Microbiology, Zoology

The Additional Secretary (Academics) of HED, Dr. Shoaib stated that students have suffered a lot in the past because of getting themselves enrolled in the unauthorized and illegal degree programs. Therefor the current move is aimed to protect them from taking admissions in such programs until the universities meet the program approval requirements completely.




    02/10/2018 at 8:30 pm

    but university of south asia has already passed out a batch from dpt and ensure us that it is approved fem HEC

  2. maryam

    21/12/2018 at 1:14 am

    why? tell me

  3. Fiza suleman

    01/08/2019 at 10:59 am

    what i can do now?
    In which university i have to enrolled for OD program? please answer me

  4. m waqas ch

    08/08/2019 at 8:33 pm

    plzz tell me unnivesity of south asia are aproved or not

    • Abdul rehman

      27/08/2019 at 1:13 pm

      Aoa bro many of the websites on google are spreding false news so go on the hed or hec original website and check there he is asking about umt (not approved) ehile i go to the hec office and they tell me that umt is approved form hec

      • Anonymous

        05/09/2019 at 6:34 pm

        Bro I need help

  5. Fayy

    27/09/2019 at 9:26 pm

    I’m looking to do Bs computer science from bnu, but i’m really confused and i want to is the uni good for cs or not?

  6. sohail ahmed

    01/10/2019 at 10:08 am

    why not pharm d in hajvery university?

  7. midhat

    15/10/2019 at 4:52 pm

    Assalam o alikum friends …I am study bs optometry in superior CLG Lahore …I want to know that am I doing correct or not?….is it a fake news ….please tell me

    • Alizeyinfinit

      22/10/2019 at 1:44 pm

      you don’t need to be are going on the right track..Superior University is the best university

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