The University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in a joint notice have urged the Indian students not to pursue higher degrees from Pakistan.
Both UGC and AICTE have advised the students not to travel to Pakistan for pursuing higher education.
Council and Commission has warned that any Indian national or overseas citizens of India who intends to take admission in Pakistan for higher studies will not be eligible for seeking employment or higher studies in India.
The notice issued by the Council and Commission on Friday reads, “All concerned are advised not to travel to Pakistan for pursuing Higher Education. Any Indian national/Overseas Citizen of India who intends to take admission in any degree college/educational institution of Pakistan shall not be eligible for seeking employment or higher studies in India on the basis of such educational qualifications (in any subject) acquired in Pakistan.”
However, the organisations have provided relaxation to the migrants and their children who have higher education degree in Pakistan and have been awarded citizenship by India. Such candidates are eligible for seeking employment in India after obtaining Security Clearance from MHA, the notice reads.