Pakistani officials held sideline meetings with various delegations and briefed them about the progress on the FATF action plan.
The decision to whittle down the list was taken after a “review” of threats posed by these people to India.
The faculty members were blacklisted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH) in 2016 for holding fraudulent PhD degrees.
Now, Pakistan has to focus on avoiding the blacklist in October, when the 15-month timeline ends on the FATF's 27-point action plan, an official said.
Previously, the government had blamed BU for not being able to show remittances of Rs 30 lakh, collected under sports and cultural fees, as fees to the university funds.
FATF has come down heavily on Pakistan for its "lack" of compliance with the 26-point action plan prepared for Islamabad to demonstrate its sincerity in fighting terrorism.
Sources said EU officials have warned about 60 countries that their tax policies may be problematic and at risk of blacklisting, demanding further information before a November 18 deadline.