Students Protest UAF Unaccredited Degree Program
Faisalabad, University of Agriculture Faisalabad launched the FSc Pre-Agriculture program but the administration of the university failed to get the authorization of the program from Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education. The students, who have passed this program, they are staging the protest against the university administration for their failure in getting the authorization for the program.
The students said that they got admission in the FSc Pre-Agriculture program in 2009 and about 3000 students got registered with this program but the students unable to apply for any job or get any kind of grant. The students have completed their 3 years program and now they are facing the problem due to unaccredited degree issue of the university. They launched the protest outside the gate of the university and the students said that they would join the convocation of the students at Dhobi Ghat on 12 October 2018. The students demanded that the university administration should stop this unaccredited degree program and the higher authority should launch an inquiry against the responsible to launch the unaccredited degree program in the university. The spokes person of the university said that they filed the case in Lahore High Court and it is still pending in the learnt court and the next date of hearing of the case is 25 October 2018.