Tag: HEC

HEC and Gambian universities agreed on 20 training programmes

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The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has offered 20 training programmes for faculty of Gambian universities to be organized during the next couple of years. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed Chairman HEC had a meeting with a delegation from Gambia at the Commission Secretariat and made this offer. Yaya Sireh Jallow, vice-minister/ permanent secretary; Samba Sowe, Senior Science, […]…Read More

Preston University chalks out elaborate program to commemorate 15th anniversary of HEC

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PR: Islamabad (PR): The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is commemorating its 15th anniversary from September 12 to October 11, 2017. To mark the momentous occasion, HEC has chalked out a month-long program that would include a gamut of events and activities highlighting the organization’s contributions in advancing the Universities and the Higher Education sector of […]…Read More

200,000 laptops in Phase-IV and V of PM scheme: HEC

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The Higher Education Commission (HEC) would distribute around 200,000 laptops in Phase-IV and V among students of public sector universities and degree awarding institutions under Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme. The last date to apply for the laptops is September 30 according to sources from HEC. In 2013-14 and first phase of the laptops scheme had […]…Read More

HEC stopped universities to academic irregularities from giving admissions

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Higher Education Commission (HEC) has stopped 4 universities from giving admissions to students in any degree program in the red to academic irregularities and mismanagement and non-compliance even with constant reminders to justify the deficiencies. Their sub-campuses, branches, or affiliated colleges along with main campus are not permitted to admit students in any programme. The […]…Read More

Research Supervisory: Frail system of HEC?

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PRIOR TO this month, as per an article written by Professor Pervez Hoodbhoy on ‘Professor Mafia’ crafted a never-ending debate and after that there is solution to overcome Pakistan’s Professor Mafia and highlights the de functionalities of Pakistani Universities. It seems good when you came to know that the people are coming on frontline to […]…Read More

HEC to establish University of Central Asia and Pakistan (UCAP)

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 In order to offer facilities for higher education to the students of Central Asian states, the arrangements to establish University of Central Asia and Pakistan (UCAP) has finalized by HEC as per federal government’s plan. The total amount needed to complete is Rs 2.84 billion, where the Rs 600 billion already was allocated in annual […]…Read More

HEC appointed Prof Dr. Ikram as ‘Distinguished National Professor

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Prof Dr. Ikram ul Haq has granted a notable position of “Distinguished National Professor” by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan to value his services and research he has done in the field of botany and biotechnology. Prof Dr. Haq is an emeritus professor at the Government College University Lahore. He has done his Ph.D. […]…Read More

HEC shut down 31 PhD and 26 MPhil programmes last year

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article image HEC: The Higher Education Commission reviewed 293 PhD programmes and 57 MPhil programmes of 171 universities last year, of which 31 PhD and 26 MPhil programmes were shut down as they did not fulfil minimum quality standards, HEC officials told The News on Wednesday. Sharing the performance of the HEC in 2016, the officials said the commission had also received 198 plagiarism complaints since 2006, of which 160 cases were finalised; 90 complaints proved to be false, and 38 faculty members…Read More

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HEC to establish Technology and Innovation Support Centre in Pakistan

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HEC: The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) is going to establish a state-of-the-art Technology and Innovation Support Centre (TISC) Network in Pakistan, in collaboration with Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO) Pakistan. A workshop featured on "Access to Technology for Innovation" and on the establishment of the said project was held here in HEC Secretariat Islamabad, yesterday. The workshop was chaired by the Executive Director HEC, Dr. Arshad Ali. The…Read More