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15 01, 2019

HEC to launch new research grant program for jobless PhDs

2019-02-02T19:23:22+00:00

Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to launch a new research grant program for jobless PhDs to tackle the growing unemployment amongst highly qualified scholars, Thursday. The statement issued by HEC said that the regulating body took few decisions regarding jobless PhDs in response to a petition sent by representatives of unemployed PhDs following their [...]

15 08, 2018

High number of Dental Practitioners lacking adequate qualifications

2018-09-05T19:57:10+00:00

Says the dentist to population ratio is Pakistan is 1:1,305,811, while the WHO standard for developing countries is 1:75,000  Dental hygiene is a new concept in Pakistan and in many countries of the developing world it is still unknown. There are approximately 40,000 non-qualified dental practitioners in Pakistan. The dentist to population ratio in the [...]

15 07, 2018

HEC urges universities to follow academic guidelines

2018-07-31T20:22:43+00:00

Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has directed the higher education institutions of the country to uphold academic standards in order to ensure quality education and fulfillment of all requisite criteria in quantitative and qualitative terms. In a letter issued to vice Chancellors, rectors and directors of all public and private universities recently, the HEC has [...]

15 07, 2015

HEC to pay tuition fee under PM’s youth program

2015-08-06T11:07:57+00:00

Government of Pakistan through the Higher Education Commission (HEC) announced that from financial year 2015-16, tuition fee and approved mandatory charges of all new university admissions under PM’s tuition fee scheme will be paid in advance. The PM’s Tuition Fee Scheme has been launched on objective is to increase outreach of the Scheme and further [...]

15 03, 2015

Chief Minister calls for linkage of Sindh HEC with field organisations, Chambers

2017-04-26T12:34:55+00:00

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, presiding over the first meeting of Sindh Higher Education Commission (SHEC) has probed to link the SHEC with Industries, Production sectors, Chamber of Commerce & Industries and other professional bodies to ensure a meaningful and job- oriented education to the youth. Furthermore, the Commission’s financial, recruitment and accreditation [...]

15 10, 2013

VCs Forum 2013 – Universities seek greater academic interaction

2017-04-26T12:35:07+00:00

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) of Pakistan in collaboration with the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO); Higher Education Com-mission, Pakistan (HEC); Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan (MoST); and the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) has organized a 2 - Day Vice Chancellors’ Forum on ‘Universities [...]

15 08, 2013

AKU maintains its position as the best medical university in HEC ranking

2017-04-26T12:35:08+00:00

Aga Khan University has maintained its position as the top medical university in Pakistan in the Higher Education Commission’s latest ranking of public and private universities in the country. Following the QS World University Ranking criteria, HEC has ranked Pakistani universities on two parameters, quality and research, to get a reasonable reflection of higher education [...]

15 08, 2013

Universities undertake projects to address food security

2017-04-26T12:35:08+00:00

Pakistani universities are collaborating with leading American universities to address food security in joint research projects throughout the country. Pakistani higher education institutions are playing a pivotal role in resolving food security and agricultural issues in the country under the facilitation of Higher Education Commission (HEC). Food security refers to the availability of food and [...]

15 02, 2013

Symposium on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research in Pakistan

2013-05-14T15:26:53+00:00

Speakers at a Symposium expressed great concern over the deaths of over 200 children suffering from measles in Sindh and termed it a matter of apprehension for health experts and scientists working in the area of molecular medicine and stressed on to conduct extensive research on diseases like measles and polio at the molecular level. [...]

15 01, 2013

Symposium on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research in Pakistan

2013-05-05T19:16:44+00:00

Speakers at a Symposium expressed great concern over the deaths of over 200 children suffering from measles in Sindh and termed it a matter of apprehension for health experts and scientists working in the area of molecular medicine and stressed on to conduct extensive research on diseases like measles and polio at the molecular level. [...]

15 10, 2011

DUS holds Seminar on quality assurance in higher education

2017-04-26T12:35:23+00:00

To create awareness about the importance of quality assurance in higher education among the hierarchy of DUHS and to develop an understanding and take feedback about self assessment procedures as defined by Higher Education Commission, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) organized a Seminar on “Quality Assurance in [...]

15 02, 2011

Challenging traditional approaches to teaching English

2017-04-26T12:35:31+00:00

Creative approaches to teaching English, introducing new learning technologies, designing innovative material, encouraging research in English language teaching and supporting continuous professional development are all needed to improve the standard of English in Pakistan. This was underscored by speakers on the first day of an international seminar on English language teaching organised by Aga Khan University, [...]