Tevta reverts to English as medium of instruction for DAE

 Ali says it will help groom students in conformity with international standards

By: News Desk      Published: 01:14 AM, 26 Sep, 2020
Tevta reverts to English as medium of instruction for DAE

The Technical & Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) has decided to make English the medium of instruction for Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE) with effect from academic session 2020-21 onwards. 

A notification has been issued to the GM Academics Abdul Wasay after the approval of Tevta Chairperson Ali Salman Siddique.

According to a press release, the decision was taken by Ali who says it will help groom DAE in conformity with international standards and demands of the job market.

Reversing the decades-old decision that fell out of favour in the market, Ali said the demand DAE pass-outs will also increase and the students would not feel it difficult to secure admissions in higher classes and foreign scholarships.

He said that in the beginning, the medium of instruction for DAE was English which was changed to Urdu in the late 80s. Now in view of lack of demand for Urdu DAE in the market, The decision has been taken to revert back to English as a medium of instruction in 43 Tevta run Technical Training Colleges offering DAE classes in the province w-e-f academic session 2020-21 onwards.