Students pursuing MDCAT 2020 and from diverse other fields have erupted in protest over a provincial minister’s feedback about scholars’ gaining knowledge of competencies and the ranking of graduates from Pakistan.
In a press conference Tuesday right here in Lahore, Punjab Higher Education and Information Technology Minister Raja Yassir Humayun Sarfraz answered to a journalist who requested approximately college students dissatisfied over the Higher Education Commission (HEC) for out-of-syllabus questions in examinations.
Humayun, who changed into flanked with the aid of Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, stated the sort of mind-set became “actually wrong”.
‘Habitual of writing rote-discovered solutions’
“Unless and until the scholars are capable of expanding a habit of responding to unseen topics, they will never be able to develop. Why are our graduates not able to compete with their global counterparts?
“It’s because all of them are recurring of writing rote-discovered solutions and, whenever an attempt is made to enhance [the system], human beings come out at the streets.
“I agree with whatever the HEC is doing is correct despite the fact that I’m in no manner related to the HEC, that is a federal institution,” the Punjab minister stated.