According to a notification on a new dress code, it is compulsory for female students to wear a scarf or dubatta whereas a ban has been imposed on sleeveless shirts and capri pants. It has also made it mandatory for male students to wear shalwar kameez on Fridays.
— Mubasher Nazir (@Mubasher21) March 3, 2019
The notification said that the dress code was approved by the competent authority and would be observed from March 11, 2019.
Moreover, the varsity management has directed the male students to wear formal dressing. They have been directed to wear pant, shirt and coat, according to the notice
“In case of violation, Rs 5,000 fine will be imposed and [the offender] will not be allowed to attend the class that day,” the notification reads.
The new dress code has drawn as ire of social media users with many people calling it “conservative oppression”.
— Haroun Rashid (@HarounRashid2) March 3, 2019
ایسی انتظامیہ پر بس افسوس ہی کیا جا سکتا ہے جن کی کلچر یا اسلام کی تفہیم اتنی سطحی ہے۔
حضور کا اقبال بلند ہو، یونیورسٹیاں اپنی تخلیقِ علم کی بنیاد پر ممتاز... https://t.co/sHvXpZYzIq
— Anjum Ghuman (@anjumghuman) March 3, 2019
Pakistan takes a step backwards. Depressing, continues to marginalise women in public spaces. LAHORE: Institute Business & Management, University, Engineering &Technology, on Saturday imposed a dress code..makes headcover compulsory for girls #Pakistan
— anwar akhtar (@aakhtar) March 3, 2019