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Dr. Arshad Ali submitted his resignation as Executive Director of HEC

ISLAMABAD: (October 30, 2018): On October 20, 2018, Dr. Arshad Ali, submitted his resignation as Executive Director of HEC with immediate effect. The written resignation letter was received on October 21, 2018. The resignation was accepted by the Commission and he was informed accordingly. As a courtesy, he was allowed …

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US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor (Phase I): HEC to Provide GRE, TOEFL Training for 6,000 Students to Study in US Varsities

ISLAMABAD: (November 1, 2018): The Higher Education Commission (HEC) will provide coaching to 6,000 candidates of GRE/ TOEFL in collaboration with the United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP), public sector universities and private sector trainers and firms. The training is part of Talent Farming component of the US-Pakistan Knowledge …

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PTI government’s first 60 days: Education minister still not able to set direction for policy reforms!

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education and Reforms Shafqat Mahmood remained unable to set a direction for policy reforms during the first 60 days of the government to implement education agenda of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as promised in the party’s election manifesto. A direction for Tabdeeli (change and reforms) is not …

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Professors handcuffed!

The humiliating incident of handcuffing of senior professors by the officials of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) remained very high in the public discussions as well as media agenda since their arrests. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, Chairman NAB, HEC Chairman and teachers associations took notice of the humiliation …

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Professor’s handcuffing condemned

CJ censures DG NAB Lahore; FAPUASA observes black day; HEC, 65 VCs say apology not enough LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan, media, teachers’ community, politicians and people from all walks of life condemned the handcuffing of senior professors by National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The Federation of All Pakistan Academic Staff …

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HEC Technology Development Fund: Cost Effective Skin Grafts Constructed to Treat Chronic Burns, Ulcers 

ISLAMABAD (October 24, 2018): Cost effective and safe synthetic pro-angiogenic skin grafts have been constructed for the treatment of burns and chronic non-healing ulcer wounds. This project was approved and undertaken under the Technology Development Fund (TDF) of the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The project entitled ‘Converting Inexpensive Indigenous Chitosan …

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