Syed Minhas

Syed Minhas

A student of chemical engineering from NUST H-12 Islamabad and a critic of this so-called democracy. He tweets as @ImMini_94 (twitter.com/ImMini_94)

Entry tests and inept professionals: Another nail in our education coffin

A few days back, I came across the news that the government is considering to end the entry test system (ECAT & MCAT) for admissions in universities. The news left me utterly dismayed. The policy to hold these tests was implemented a few years back, to check the competency level of students coming from different educational boards. It was a good way to test individuals on similar parameters to understand their aptitude for a particular field of study and was a much-needed step. In Punjab, there are many educational boards – almost every city has its own – and alongside ...

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