Education System of Pakistan: Pathway to Bright Future

Education is the main pillar for the growth and development of a country. The education system of Pakistan is also an important component of the development, growth and development of this country. Even after a few changes in our education system, there is room for uniformity, progress and quality. In this blog, I will discuss in detail about Pakistan’s education system, institutes, colleges, madrasas and educational policies.

Education System: Pakistan’s education system is a hierarchical plan that includes madrasas, colleges and institutes. This system is supervised by the federal government and provincial governments. The education system is divided into basic education (primary education), junior education (primary education) and matric education (secondary education) levels. University education is obtained after matriculation.

Here various aspects of Pakistan’s education system will be discussed in detail:

Primary Education: The education system of Pakistan starts with primary education. It is the most basic level of education where children are taught basic sciences, training and ethics. Primary education is usually completed over a period of 5 years and has an age range of 5 to 10 years. At this level students are taught basic subjects like English, Urdu, Science, Mathematics etc. Quality maintenance of primary education is important so that basic education of students can be strengthened.

Early education: Elementary education comes after primary education. This is the second level of education where students are generally educated between the ages of 5 and 10. In primary education, students are taught more specialized subjects which include sciences, literature and sciences, mathematics, Arabic, Islam, Pakistani education system etc. Maintaining the quality of primary education is important so that the educational core of the students can be strengthened.

Secondary Education: Secondary education comes after primary education. This is the third level of education where students are usually educated between the ages of 11 and 14. In secondary education, students are taught various subjects like mathematics, science, Arabic, English, literature and sciences, Pakistani education system etc. In addition to academic core subjects at this level, students are usually exposed to academic experiences and hobbies.

Secondary Education: Secondary education comes after secondary education. This is the fourth level of education where students are usually educated between the ages of 15 and 18. In secondary education, students are taught various subjects like mathematics, science, English, Urdu, Pakistani education system, Arabic, philosophy, fluency, sociology etc. Secondary education is usually completed in matric or intermediate form and further strengthens the academic background of students.

Secondary Education: Post-secondary education departs for the educational levels of various national and international educational programs in Pakistan. This direct-departure education in the form of integrated chair MBBS, BT, is of approximately 2 to 3 years duration after which students generally enter Bachelor and Masters level programs. To develop and improve the education system, we must focus on quality education, equity, education investment, teacher training and education, and better provision of educational facilities. In addition, education policies need to be modernized so that necessary changes can be made in the education system for innovation and development.

Universities: The educational system in Pakistan is an important part of the education system. Here are the details about Pakistan’s educational system:

Organization and Management of Universities: Organization and management of universities in Pakistan goes through different stages. Here the Education Council works under the supervision of the Parliament with the aim of ensuring the quality, quality and development of education. Under this, the system of establishment, assumption, verification of educational programs, description of academic fields, appointment of teachers and educational investment is determined.

Higher Education Commission:

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is responsible for the systematic performance of Pakistan’s educational system. It regulates all educational institutions in Pakistan, maintains academic standards and helps formulate educational policies. HEC also guides the students to get admission under the institutes, provide smooth registration, meeting of teachers, formation of education boards etc.

Types of Universities: There are different types of universities in Pakistan, including:

Government Universities: These institutes are run under the supervision of the government. Here, educational institutions, teacher placements and educational investments are under the supervision of the government.

Specialized Universities: These institutes are run under the supervision of special personalities. Here educational institutions and educational investments are under the supervision of special personalities.

Independent Universities: These colleges are run under the administrative patronage of students. Here students get an opportunity to get admission in educational programs organized under the university.

Academic Programs: Various educational programs are available in universities. These include: Baccalaureate Programs: These programs are of four-year duration and are available in a variety of disciplines.

Masters Programs: These programs are of two years duration and can be obtained after the baccalaureate program.

MBBS (MPhil) and Doctorate (PhD) Programmes: These programs are for pursuing MBBS and Ph.D. These are phases of research work and usually take two to five years of time. In addition to academic programs, various centers and institutes are available for research work, academic promotion, literature, computer science, arts etc.

Famous Circles of Universities: Famous universities in Pakistan include Qaumi University of Pakistan, Allama Iqbal University of Lahore, Cairns University of Karachi, Quaid Izmir University of Islamabad, Pir Mian Shaheed University of Rawalpindi, Punjab University of Lahore, Karachi University of Karachi, Lahore Alamgir University of Lahore, etc. Included. The information given here is valid till my cut off date (2021). There may be changes in the system of universities, so you should get more updated information from official universities and HEC websites.

System of Colleges: The college system in Pakistan is an important part of the educational journey after madrasas. Colleges are supervised by Boards of Intermediate and various Higher Education Boards which generally work under the supervision of provincial governments. Colleges usually have two-year courses in which intermediate level education is provided.

Madrasa System: Madrasahs are the main part of the education system of Pakistan. Madrasahs are generally supervised by the Ministry of Education of the provincial governments. Madrasahs consist of different levels including:

Preschool: Primary level of education, usually for children aged 5 to 11 years.

Middle School: Primary and secondary levels of education, usually for children between the ages of 11 and 14.

High School: Secondary and intermediate levels of education, usually for children between the ages of 14 and 18.

College: The post-secondary level of education, usually for 18- to 20-year-olds.

Educational programs in madrasas are generally governed by the syllabus and guidelines issued by the Ministry of Education.

Educational Policies:

The educational policies of Pakistan’s education system include various principles and terms and conditions for degree programs. This may include:

Confirmation of Education Policies: Educational institutions are certified by the Ministry of Education, which forms the Reforming Boards of Madrasas and Colleges.

Syllabus: Syllabus of educational programs is issued by the Ministry of Education which provides instructions to the students for the lessons according to the educational plans.

Freedom of choice: Students are generally allowed to choose as they wish in different academic programs.

Colleges and madrasas play an important role in the education system of Pakistan. Here the students study under academic programs and after that they get an opportunity to get admission in colleges. For more information on colleges and madrasas systems, you can get complete details on the websites of the Ministry of Education or local government education boards.

Education policies of Pakistan aim towards uniformity, development and quality. At the government level, attention is paid to the formulation of educational policies, organization and development of educational projects, quality monitoring, teacher training, provision of educational equipment and development of educational professionals. Please, government projects, enforcement of laws against educational violence and concrete measures against educational projects violence and terrorism are needed.

Just reading the books is not the name of gaining knowledge, but understanding the words written in the book and applying them is the real knowledge*.

The official objective of Pakistan’s education system, universities, colleges, madrasas and educational policies is towards uniformity, progress and quality. At the government level, attention is paid to the formulation of educational policies, organization and development of educational projects, quality monitoring, teacher training, provision of educational equipment and development of educational professionals. Along with this, reform measures are needed to improve the educational plans and make Pakistan’s education system a diverse and professional country.

Rabia Kabir Ahmad is a journalism student and is completing her studies at Punjab University

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