Khyber medical university takes back examination fee hike decision

Khyber medical university

PESHAWAR: Khyber Medical University on Monday withdrew its decision to increase examination fees by ten per cent.

The decision was made after a meeting between the governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the vice-chancellors of universities in the province. The governor had directed all universities to reduce fees. The Khyber Medical University administration had increased fees due to printing and examination expenses.

The increase in fees was due to printing and examination expenses, according to the KMU administration.

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Earlier this month, it was reported that government universities in Peshawar have imposed an additional financial burden on students as they grapple with financial challenges.

The largest university in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in conjunction with the prestigious Islamia College University, has raised tuition fees to meet the financial demands of Khyber Medical University and The University of Agriculture Peshawar.

The administration of Islamia College University, Peshawar, has increased hostel fees by three thousand rupees. According to available documentation, the college has also hiked the open merit pre-medical fee from Rs 45,000 to 49,465.

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