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ISLAMABAD: For not meeting the set of international standard of Education, the Pakistan Engineering Council PEC has consulted with Higher Education Commission to suspend engineering programmes at 14 universities within Pakistan.
“This decision has been taken to maintain the standards of teaching at engineering educational institutes, at par along with the international level, particularly after Pakistan became the member of Washington Accord”, as stated by an official.
There is also a chance or a probability that under some consideration such universities might got a warning to improve their standard of teaching as according per source.
And official added, “However, on this issue an early decision is expected. These engineering institutes will have to face strict decision if they fail to comply along with the international standard of teaching”.
The forum is accomplishing to set high targets for the performance as well as standards at the international level in the field of engineering, after Pakistan is included in the 19 countries as a member of Washington Accords.
The degrees that will be offered by the Washington Accord to the engineering aspirants would be reliable to acceptance and valuable in 60 countries across the world.
Pakistan is considered as the 19 country of Washington Accords after being acknowledge as the third country in the Islamic states after Turkey and Malaysia.