Sunday, December 10, 2023
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has banned University of Lakki Marwat from granting new admissions or affiliations to the students over violations of its guidelines.
The education commission issued an alert through its official account on microblogging site, X, announcing the ban on the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa varsity.
It said that the ban has been imposed after observing some serious irregularities which affected the quality of education the students are receiving at the university.
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan, in its recent inspection of the University of Lakki Marwat, on September 21, 2023, has observed serious irregularities and flagrant violations/non-adherence of HEC’s guidelines/criteria/policies that are adversely affecting the quality of education being imparted by the University of Lakki Marwat,” the commission said in the notice.
It said that it had completely banned the varsity from announcing fresh admissions and granting affiliations, and cautioned all the stakeholders from taking admissions with the institute.
Moreover, it publicly announced that there is a country-wide ban on granting of fresh affiliations by all public sector universities as well.