Students seeking admission to MS, MPhil, and PhD programmes should be aware of an alert issued by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Tuesday.
“It is for the public’s information that affiliated colleges/institutes are NOT permitted to offer PhD, MS/MPhil, or equivalent programmes,” the HEC stated.
The HEC advised students not to enrol in any of the above-mentioned programmes at affiliated colleges or institutes because the degrees earned would not be recognised or attested by the commission.
“Admissions to PhD and MS/MPhil/equivalent programmes should not be advertised by affiliated colleges/institutions. Any such action will be prosecuted in accordance with the law “It was also added.