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Brain drain in higher education

Every year Pakistani teachers go abroad for higher education and research. Those who complete PhD from America, Germany, France and other countries on scholarship, many of them, either don’t wish to come back or they remain unable to re-adjust in Pakistan. Before going abroad they sign some agreements with their …

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HEC budget only Rs 71 billion!

With only 14 per cent increase the Higher Education Commission will get Rs 71 billion budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 and out of the total Rs 270 million have been earmarked for 5000 PhD scholarships scheme. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has announced that Rs 20.5 billion have been fixed …

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Mismanagement in exams and cheating

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the mismanagement in Class-V examination and ordered an immediate investigation. Punjab Examination Commission remained unable to deliver Class-V English question paper to examination centers in various districts of Punjab. English paper was postponed until next day after students waited for the …

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Challenge for Punjab HEC

Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Prof Dr Nizamuddin has started visiting universities of the province to share his vision with the vice chancellors, dean of faculties and faculty members. Recently during his visit to Punjab University and Lahore College for Women University, Dr Nizam spelled out his commission’s priorities …

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