Higher Education, Archives, and Libraries Department has issued a Notification on 16-09-2020 in connection with the Launching of 2 Years Associate Degree and Exit from BS in All Colleges of KP. In the same way, the Directorate of Higher Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa forwarded the same Notification on the same date.
Launching of 2 Years Associate Degree and Exit from BS
The Competent Authority is pleased to notify the launching of two years Associate Degree (Both Terminal Degree and Exit from BS) in all the colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa w.e.f. the academic session 2020 with the following term and conditions:-
- All affiliating universities are advised to work out a uniform structure for both the degrees in terms of admission, courses, credits, transfer of credits, mode of evaluation, promotion, and pathway to further education before the start of Fall Semester 2020.
- The existing status of the govt. collages affiliated for BS/BSc programs be switched over to the corresponding Associate Degree (Arts)/Associate Degree (Science) by default.
I am directed to refer to this subject noted above and to enclose herewith a notification of the Higher Education Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of No. SO (C-IV)/HED/ 10-0 / Associate Degree Launching/2020 dated: September 16th, 2020 with the request to circulate the same among the collages of your respective jurisdiction with the request to circulate the same among the collages of your respective jurisdiction with the remarks that:
- Associate Degree (Terminal) should be offered to those candidates who have passed the HSSC examination with at least 45% marks only in non-BS Collages.
- While Associate Degree (Exit) should be started in BS Collages for the students enrolled in BS Program and who have completed the first four (04) semesters of their degree and want to quit due to some reasons.
Special thanks to Mr. Muhammad Tanveer who sent a copy of the Notification.