PESHAWAR: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has launched a special programme for the promotion of professional education in FATA and Balochistan.
Official sources said that twenty nine seats have been reserved for the students of FATA and Balochistan in medical colleges and fifty seats in engineering universities across the country.
The National Testing Service will arrange test in Islamabad, Peshawar, Quetta and Karachi in October this year to select the candidates.
The HEC will also provide scholarships to the selected candidates.
The commission has already awarded two thousand scholarships to students from FATA and Balochistan.