The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has announced discontinuation of One Year B.Ed. Program with effect from Fall 2016. HEC will not recognize the one year B.Ed. degree of students who is enrolled after August / September 2016.
It is further added that Primary Teaching Certificate (PTC) and Certificate of Teaching (CT) are already discontinued for all colleges, universities and High Education Institutions. These professional certificates and degree were required for induction in jobs of school education department.
As per HEC’s new policy, these certificates and degree programs are substituted with Associate Degree in Education (ADE) and B.Ed (Hons) programs. Both these degree are recognized by HEC and further recruitment in education department will also recognize these degrees.
Therefore, all such students who intend to Bachelor of Education (One Year) from any university may not opt it.