The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) has decided to terminate the two-year MA and MSc degree all over the country.
The HEC has clarified that students registered in M.A and MSc course after December 31, 20202 will not have verified degree. According to the available documents, the two-year MA / MSc degree is being phased out from 2021 onwards.
Students pursuing a two-year MA / MSc degree after 31 December 2020 will not be recognized.
A letter issued by the HEC to higher education institutions said that it was decided at the 31st meeting of the Higher Education Commission that the two-year M / MSc degree program had been terminated. Letters were sent to universities and institutions of higher learning on March 15, 2017.
The letter once again informs the heads of the institutions to ensure the implementation of this decision and also to inform the students about it through other means including their websites.