6 TEVTA students leave for China

TEVTA chairman says authority will increase students scholarship for studying in China up to 100 students per year


Our Correspondent October 29, 2017
TEVTA Chairman Irfan Qaiser Shiekh. PHOTO: NNI / FILE

LAHORE: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) on Saturday has sent six students from different districts to China for continuing three year diploma programme.

In this regard, a ceremony was conducted at TEVTA Secretariat which was presided over by TEVTA Chairman Irfan Qaiser Shiekh.

While addressing on occasion, Sheikh said that students will study three years Automation Electrical Diploma at Tianjin Technical College which was among world’s top colleges providing technical education. He said that Tianjin Education Commission has provided scholarship to shinning students having more than 80% marks.

He said that scholarship included tuition fee and accommodation charges; however, travel expenses will be sponsored by TEVTA. The travel expense of six students costs Rs1.7 million.

He announced that TEVTA will increase the number of students scholarship for studying in China up to 100 students per year. Sheikh added that this step was his dream that students of TEVTA will get world class technical education.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 29th, 2017.

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