Home |   ContactUs  |  Contact List
HEC Search
Skip Navigation Links
In HEC
HEC Recognized Universities
e-Academia
HEC Regional Centers
Tenders
Media Publication
Careers
Equivalence Degree Issuance
Equivalence Degree Issuance

Equivalence means that the studies undertaken in foreign educational institutions or degrees/diplomas obtained are regarded as equal to corresponding degrees/diplomas obtained in local educational institutions. To find similar and identical systems of education in various countries is very difficult but after having developed a mechanism of equivalence, the term implies that there is reasonable measure of similarity and commonality between the two courses of studies and recognition entitles its holder to rights enjoyed by those who have completed their degrees successfully at local institutions.

The Higher Education Commission is the sole regulatory body of higher education in Pakistan and in terms of Section 10 (1-o) of its Ordinance, the Commission is entrusted with the job to:

“Determine the equivalence and recognition of degrees, diplomas and certificates awarded by institutions within the country and abroad"

Equivalence & Accreditation Committee
The Equivalence & Accreditation Committee of HEC has been established in terms of Section 10 1(o) of its Ordinance No.L-III of 2002, comprising the Chairman HEC (Chairman of the Committee); Executive Director, HEC; Member HRD & SP, HEC; Chairman V.C’s Committee; Chairman, IBCC; Joint Educational Adviser representative of Ministry of Education; Adviser (Academics), HEC; Director General (A&C), HEC; and Director General (A&A) HEC as Member/Secretary.

The Equivalence & Accreditation Committee considers recognition of degrees/diplomas of local universities as well as equivalences of degrees/diplomas held from foreign universities vis-à-vis the degrees/diplomas of universities in Pakistan.

 

 

System and Procedure
 
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION

 

 
 
 
REFERENCES

Government of Pakistan, Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen, (1995). IBCC Book of Equivalences of Educational Qualifications in Pakistan, Islamabad. Guition, Jean, (1977). From Equivalence of Degree to Evaluation of Competence: Present Procedures and Practices, New Avenues, Paris, UNESCO. International Association of Universities, (1970). Methods of Establishing Equivalences between Degree and Disciplines, UNESCO, Paris. University Grants Commission (1988). A Guide to the Equivalence of Qualifications in Pakistan, Islamabad.

 
At A Glance
 
Related Documents
Minutes of Equivalence Accreditation Committee meetings -HEC.pdfMinutes of Equivalence Accreditation Committee meetings -HEC
Notification of 4-year Bachelor's Degree.jpgNotification of 4-year Bachelor's Degree
Conversion of CGPA in to Percentage.jpgConversion of CGPA in to Percentage
Guidelines for award of equivalence certificate to ACCA qualified members as equivalent to M.Com.pdfGuidelines for award of equivalence certificate to ACCA qualified members as equivalent to M.Com
Equivalence Form for HEC scholars E-01(sch).docEquivalence Form for HEC scholars E-01(sch)
E-01.pdfE-01
E-02.pdfE-02
Information regarding Equivalence of Deeni Asnad.docxInformation regarding Equivalence of Deeni Asnad
Minutes of the 3rd Meeting of the Equivalence Draft 18-4-2013.docxMinutes of the 3rd Meeting of the Equivalence Draft 18-4-2013
Minutes_of_Equivalence_Accreditation_Committee_meetings_-HEC.pdfMinutes_of_Equivalence_Accreditation_Committee_meetings_-HEC
 
Contact

 

Shabbir Baig

Deputy Director (Equivalence)

Attestation & Accredation

Email : sbaig@hec.gov.pk

  

Employee EmailSite Disclaimer
Created at 8/2/2009 4:17 PM  by Tahir Bashir Dar 
Last modified at 9/28/2011 12:03 PM  by Muhammad Yasir Anwar 

Sign In       Official Website of the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Copyrighted 2012 © Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, All right Reserved