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HEC new policy will lower quality of education, say academic experts

Policy will decrease PhD standard and prove to be a ‘failed experiment’: experts Dr. Akram Chaudhry, Dr. Shahid Munir, Dr. Zafar Mueen, Dr. Rauf i Azam, Dr. Mumtaz Anwar and Dr. Hanan criticise Dr. Banauri’s new policy  Teachers’ associations, Vice Chancellors and academic experts have shown their concerns over the …

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HEC New PhD policy invites criticism

BS based PhD admission policy applicable from Jan 01, 2021: Banuri Academic circles criticise HEC new policy ISLAMABAD (Wednesday, January 21, 2021): The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has announced to implement its new policy regarding BS based admission to PhD programmes from Junuary 01, 2021 while giving options to the …

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3-day Moot on Pak-UK Education Gateway to Begin on Tuesday

Conference being held with HEC and British Council Collboration  HEC Press Release ISLAMABAD (Monday, December 14, 2020): As COVID-19 has transformed the entire world systems, the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan and the British Council, Pakistan will hold a three-day virtual conference on December 15-17 to discuss the future of …

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Pakistan to Cooperate with SAARC Universities on Covid Response

Islamabad, (Friday, December 11, 2020): Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri has said that all the SAARC Member States have similar experiences in terms of the use of different applications and software for online education, governance of e-learning system, capacity building of faculty, poor internet connectivity, and power breakdowns and need for …

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91 Sri Lankan Students Win Scholarship to Study in Pakistan

By Ayesha Ikram ISLAMABAD (Tuesday, October 27, 2020): The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has awarded Allama Iqbal Scholarship to 91 Sri Lankan students for Fall-2020 / Spring-2021 sessions to pursue higher education in Pakistani universities, under Pak-Sri Lanka Higher Education Cooperation Programme. The selected students have started arriving …

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Facts behind ‘confusion’ arose after HEC chairman statement regarding talks with FAPUASA

HEC makes and improves policies on basis of evidence: Chairman Dr. Tariq Banuri There is no confusion, vested interest groups making ‘clear’ things ‘confused’: FAPUASA    By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD (Sunday, October 25, 2020): Some ‘confusion’ emerged among universities teachers regarding the official status of their Federation’s talks with …

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