Home Economics University launched Intermediate program
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Home Economics University launched Intermediate program

Intermediate Home Economics

The University of Home Economics (UHE) Lahore decided to offer admissions to Intermediate Home Economics this academic year. According to the details, an agenda was presented in the syndicate to start the intermediate program in the university, and it has been approved in the syndicate meeting, which was chaired by Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun.

The Higher Education Department (HED) of Punjab has issued NoC to the UHE for admissions in Intermediate, while affiliation has also been obtained from Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore. UHE allocated 200 seats for Intermediate students and admissions will be made under the College of Home Economics and Social Sciences at the University.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Kanwal Ameen was of the view in the Syndicate meeting that, “Our institute has a legacy of 68 years in the field of home economics, admissions in intermediate will promote home economics subject at the secondary level”. She also highlighted that the university has already established state-of-the-art labs for the teaching of home economics. After the announcement of matriculation results in all boards of Punjab, the first-year admissions will be made to the university.

It is pertinent to mention that the Academic Council has approved the criteria, rules & regulations for this program and it will be shared on the university website. Previously, before upgrading to a university, a six-year BS Hon degree was being offered after matriculation, however, it was banned by Higher Education Commission (HEC) in 2017 and the college was directed to offer a 4-year BS degree. Now, the new intermediate degree program is being launched this year after matriculation.

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