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NA Standing Committee discusses HEC budget

The universities will suffer if the indicated budgetary cuts are executed, said Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) while briefing a meeting of national Assembly’s standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training with Mian najeeb-ud-Din Awaisi in the chair at the Commission secretariat here on Monday. Highlighting …

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HEC closes key gates

2-year bachelor’s, master’s programmes Shabbir Sarwar Closing down two-year bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes by HEC for one million candidates is equal to ‘academic and economic murder’ of the students belonging to poor and lower middle class who do graduation privately and look for jobs, besides vying for competitive examinations …

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HEC to Close Refund Case of PhD Scholar Martyred in Christchurch

Staff Report ISLAMABAD,Tuesday, April 30, 2019: The Higher Education Commission(HEC) of Pakistan has closed a refund case account of a PhD scholar martyred in Christchurch, New Zeeland. The decision was taken in reaction to a news published in a section of press regarding serving notices to the martyred student who …

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Proposal approved for the establishment of universities campuses in different cities

ISLAMABAD: A total 19 sub campuses of universities have been established in remote and less developed districts, enrolling 3391 students in these campuses in less privileged areas of the country. This was discussed at the second meeting of Steering Committee for the Project “Establishment of Sub-Campuses of Public Sector Universities …

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HEC likely to miss target of producing 10,000 PhDs under US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project

By Bilal Naveed ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is likely to miss the target of producing 10,000 PhDs by 2025 under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project due to high tuition fee in American universities, tortoise speed and procedural delays on part of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. The Phase-I PhD Scholarship …

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HEC abolishing 2-year degree of BA/BSc and MA/MSc

The Educationist Report ISLAMABAD (April 26, 2019): The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has decided to stick with it’s earlier decision to ensure that two years BA/BSc and MA.MSc degrees will not be offered by universities and colleges from academic year 2018 and 2020 respectively. According to a statement issued …

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