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socioeconomic mobility, has been replaced with English, especially amongst the upper and upper middle classes. In Pakistan, the choice of language spoken at home or amongst peers also fits into the urban versus rural debate. Those living in cities tend to opt to speak either Urdu or English. The lower number of youth speaking other national languages, nevertheless, could also be attributed to the lack of development of the areas where those languages were spoken due to which lesser number enrolled in these universities. Figure 6: Ethnic origin in terms of language spoken at home

¾ Most of the institutions were private sector except for NCA, Lahore and  IBA, Karachi which were selected because of their standing as elite  institutions in terms of their performance in specific fields. For instance,  NCA is a primary institution for fine arts and architecture. The IBA, on the  other hand, is a center of excellence in management studies.  

   

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Red Hot Chilli Peppers Islam – Is the Youth in Elite Universities in Pakistan Radical?  

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Red Hot Chilli Peppers Islam – Is the Youth in Elite Universities in Pakistan Radical?  

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