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Chairman HEC Message on the Occasion of 71st Independence DayChairman HEC Message on the Occasion of 71st Independence Dayhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Chairman HEC Message on the Occasion of 71st Independence Dayhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Chairman HEC Message on the Occasion of 71st Independence Day/Chairman HEC Message on the Occasion of 71st Independence Day.webm

 

 

Shafqat Mahmood Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training says that Ministry of Education will fully support to transform the education system of PakistanShafqat Mahmood Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training says that Ministry of Education will fully support to transform the education system of Pakistanhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=53jpghttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Federal-Minister-Eductaion.jpg
Minister Education Mr. Shafqat Mahmood maiden visit to HECMinister Education Mr. Shafqat Mahmood maiden visit to HEChttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=50jpghttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Minister Education Mr. Shafqat Mahmood maiden visit to HEC.jpg
Masters scholarship is funded by China Road and Bridge CorporationMasters scholarship is funded by China Road and Bridge Corporationhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=51jpghttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Masters scholarship is funded by China Road and Bridge Corporation.jpg
HEC and Huawei kick off 3rd ICT Competition in PakistanHEC and Huawei kick off 3rd ICT Competition in Pakistanhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=52jpghttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/HEC and Huawei kick off 3rd ICT Competition in Pakistan.jpg

 

 

33rd Commission Meeting Reviews, Endorses HEC Policy Decisions33rd Commission Meeting Reviews, Endorses HEC Policy Decisions<table cellspacing="0" class="ms-rteTable-0" style="width:100%;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:100%;"><a href="/english/news/news/PublishingImages/Press-Release-Pictures/Press-conf.JPG"><img src="/english/news/news/PublishingImages/Press-Release-Pictures/Press-conf.JPG" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:576px;" />​​</a></td></tr></tbody></table><p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, October 20, 2018: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) will formulate Higher Education Information Management System (HEIMS) to collect data of all new and running universities in order to ensure transparency in the functions of higher education system.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">This was stated by Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman, HEC while addressing a press conference after the 33<sup>rd</sup> Commission meeting which was held after a lapse of 32 months.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Banuri said the policy decisions taken by HEC in the last two years and eight months regarding funding and regulation of universities, administrative matters, and quality were presented before the Commission for review. He added that the Commission appreciated the HEC's endeavours and endorsed its initiatives towards achievement of its objectives including improvement of quality, access, and relevance. He said the Commission has directed for reviewing the university funding formula so as to ensure performance based allocation of funds. He said the Commission has directed for forming separate committees for reforms in higher education system in order to bring improvement in quality, access and relevance.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">HEC encourages the private sector to come forward to serving the nation, however, Dr. Banuri said, the rules and regulations cannot be compromised. He said the universities which open their campuses need to obtain No Objection Certificate (NOC) from HEC. He advised students to check HEC website before taking admission in any university campus or programme. The universities committing violation of HEC rules will be penalised and they will have to pay three times fee of the students whose degrees are not attested by HEC, he revealed. "Foreign universities are welcomed to set up their campuses in Pakistan," he said. He maintained that these universities will be treated as per HEC rules for Pakistani universities. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">He said the Commission admired the HEC's efforts for promotion of ICT in Pakistan, especially the establishment of Pakistan Education and Research Network (PERN). He underlined that the Commission has directed for strengthening the internal ICT systems of universities so that they can be interconnected nationally and internationally. He said HEC Edu TV, a web-based television channel, has been made active so that students could ask their questions directly. "I will be on air every month and answer questions," he said. He said HEC has reviewed its attestation and equivalence policy, which the Commission has endorsed. He informed the media that HEC plans to connect the attestation and equivalence system to HEIMS so as to make the degree verification system online. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">With reference to HEC's policy on plagiarism, the Chairman said HEC is working to tighten the policy so as to stop false accusations and address loopholes which are exploited by people. He said high profile plagiarism cases are under consideration in the Commission and their decisions will be made public once finalised. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Commission has directed the HEC to devise a policy to facilitate disabled students studying in universities. The policy will be presented before the Commission in its next meeting, he informed. He urged the Government to give 20 per cent increase in the higher education sector's budget. He informed the media persons that negotiations have been started with the World Bank for fund raising to further strengthen Pakistani universities. He underscored that a committee will be formulated to work on feasibility of opening campuses of Pakistani universities abroad. </p><p style="text-align:center;">===============</p><p>​​</p>20-10-2018 18:28:18<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/33rd-Commission-Meeting.aspx
HEC Commission Meeting to Discuss Policy IssuesHEC Commission Meeting to Discuss Policy Issues​<span style="text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">Islamabad, October 17, 2018: The 18-member Commission of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) will hold a meeting on October 19 and 20, 2018 after a lapse of 32 months.</span><p style="text-align:justify;">The Commission is a high powered body of HEC which has representation from all provinces of the country. Four of the members are women. The HEC is a national organisation which works in close liaison with the Federal Government as well as the provincial Governments to ensure enhanced access, establish quality parameters, and guide the research agenda towards the national priorities. It relies upon financial support from the Federal Government to fund the recurring and development expenditures of public sector universities.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Commission will discuss and ratify the pending policy issues, financial problems facing universities and identify ways of moving forward. Key items on the agenda include the steps needed to tighten the policy on plagiarism, finalise high profile plagiarism cases, review of the performance of the Tenure Track System and satisfaction of HEC rules and regulation. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The meeting will be chaired by Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman, HEC and attended by Prof. Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director, HEC and renowned academicians including Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali, President SZABIST, Dr. Faisal Bari, Associate Professor, LUMS, Lahore, Engineer Farooq Bazai, VC BUITEMS, Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, Dean, Faculty of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engg,  MUET, Jamshoro, Dr. Naveed A. Malik, Rector, Virtual University, Lahore, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Dr. Javeid Iqbal, VC, University of Balochistan, Quetta, and, Lt. Gen. (Retd) Asif Mumtaz Sukhera, former Surgeon General, GHQ, Rawalpindi and senior officials from the Federal and Provincial Governments. </p><p style="text-align:center;">===============</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p>18-10-2018 12:02:37<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/HEC-Commission-Meeting.aspx
Vice Chancellors’ Committee ResolutionVice Chancellors’ Committee Resolution<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>HEC, VCs Condemn Maltreatment against VCs, Teachers</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Vice Chancellors' Committee meeting was held at the Commission Secretariat on Monday. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Chairman, Vice Chancellors' Committee and attended by over 65 Vice Chancellors from all over the country, mostly through video conference. The meeting adopted the following resolution in the light of public humiliation of Dr. Mujahid Kamran, Dr. Akram Chaudhary and five officers by NAB officials for appearance in Court last week: </p><ol style="text-align:justify;"><li>We, the Vice Chancellors, condemn the maltreatment and public humiliation of respectable professors and teachers. </li><li>We strongly condemn the media trial of teachers before prosecution or legal procedure</li><li>We appreciate Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Pakistan for suo moto notice, however a mere apology  is not sufficient in the face of humiliation suffered by senior academicians. </li><li>We call upon Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to conduct inquiry against the officials involved.</li><li>We propose holding of a meeting between Chairman HEC and Chairman NAB along with a select group of Vice Chancellors to evolve procedures needed to be followed in such cases. </li><li>We make a commitment to the nation that we will act with integrity to serve youth of the nation and will work to strengthen our internal systems so that all endeavors are transparent and beyond question.</li><li>We support the HEC and stand by it in its endeavors to enhance quality, access and relevance. </li><li>Universities face multiple problems due to external interference. We urge the Government to ensure university autonomy by stopping the external interference.</li></ol><p style="text-align:center;">===============</p>15-10-2018 15:21:17<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/VC-Committee-Resolution.aspx

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05 Days Workshop on “SPSS” for Faculty Members of University of Sindhhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/LI2.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/LI2.jpg05 Days Workshop on “SPSS” for Faculty Members of University of Sindh<p style="text-align:justify;">PUC two proposals received from University of Sindh Jamshoro regarding the subject captioned.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Learning Innovation Division provides opportunity of Professional Development training program to the faculty members of University through short terms training Programs. The main purpose for organizing these workshops is to enable, to train and equip the young faculty members with latest teaching research and techniques. This Workshop will help the faculty members to boost up their teaching skills, methods and implementation.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Objectives.</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">This workshop is intended to discuss – with the potential researchers – in the form of training workshop so that they can sharpen their professional development on solid grounds and on continuous basis. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Program's Outcomes:</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">This program aims to upgrade the knowledge & enhance the skills of the university's faculty in the area of SPSS & delivery of Training Programs. After the training participants will be able to:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Upon completion of the training programme, participants would be able to input data into SPSS, select appropriate data analysis techniques perform requisite analyses using SPSS, interpret the data output for various decision making needs and present output to specific users in user friendly manner.</p><p style="text-align:left;"><strong>Topic Date:                                        </strong>SPSS       ​April 17-21, 2017               </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">V<strong>enue </strong></span><strong>:                                              University of Sindh Jamshoro</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Target Group :</strong></span>                                   30 Faculty Members. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Timing</strong></span>                                                09:00 to 04:00                                                  ​​</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Resource Persons</strong></span><span style="text-decoration:underline;">:</span></p><ol><li>Dr. Jamil A, Malik  </li><li>Dr. Muhammad Akaram Ansari <strong style="text-align:justify;color:inherit;"> </strong></li></ol><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Coordinator</strong></span><strong>                                       </strong>Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akaram Ansari  </p>04-04-2017 08:18:0222{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
Professional Development of Teachers Teaching through Medium of Englishhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Tels.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Tels.jpgProfessional Development of Teachers Teaching through Medium of English<p>​To create opportunity for the teachers to reflect and learn from best cutting edge practice in the field of teaching English as a subject or as medium of Education to teach different content subjects.</p><p><strong>Please contact for further Detail:  Mr. Tahir Mehmood (thmehmood@hec.gov.pk)</strong></p>01-02-2017 04:46:1514{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
National Consultative Conference on HEC Vision 2025http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/V2025.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/V2025.jpgNational Consultative Conference on HEC Vision 2025<p style="text-align:justify;">​</p><div style="top:-1999px;left:-1988px;text-align:justify;">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​<a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Documents/Announcement/HEC-Vision-2025.pdf">HEC Vision 2025</a> is an aspirational long term plan to sustain what has been achieved since 2002 in Higher Education and to initiate further qualitative and quantitative reforms that are in line with GoP Vision 2025. The document aligns Human Resource ​Development platform with Economic Development platform to create knowledge economy in Pakistan. HEC plans to implement a process of developing critically needed human capital that is both professionally competent and ethically committed to make Pakistan an emerging Asian Economic Tiger. </div>25-05-2017 05:24:1223{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk

 

 

Huawei ICT Competition 2018- Opening Ceremonyhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ICT-Com.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ICT-Com.jpgHuawei ICT Competition 2018- Opening Ceremony<p>​​​...</p>31-08-2018 14:07:22http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/ICT-Competition-2018.aspx33{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
34th Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Programhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Flyer.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Flyer.jpg34th Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program<p style="text-align:justify;">The Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program is an 8 Week in-service certified professional development program specifically designed to equip the Higher Education teaching faculty (having service less than 5 years) with the principles of professional teaching and research skills/methodology, required for effective teaching and research, according to modern class room settings. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The faculty members developed as Master Trainers disseminate similar training in their respective institutions either as Resource Person or as Coordinator. In previous thirty three batches organized by Learning Innovation Division, <strong>954</strong> faculty members of different public and HEC Funded Private Sector Universities got professional certification in principles of professional teaching and research as well as management. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives </strong></p><ol style="text-align:justify;"><li>To make teachers understand their responsibilities & duties towards the teaching profession. </li><li>To produce professional teachers, who have the theoretical knowledge and understanding, combined with practical skills, competencies and commitment to teach at high national standards. </li><li>To expand their teaching skills from conventional teaching to include a variety of innovative teaching methods, using case study, problem based learning & simulation teaching techniques etc. </li><li>To promote the knowledge of curriculum development and its right implementation in classroom settings. </li><li>To enable teachers to select, construct and use assessment strategies for monitoring student learning. </li><li>To enable teachers enhance their management skills and utilize them in the teaching learning situations. </li><li>To develop their research skills so that they can contribute to the existing knowledge sphere in their respective fields. </li><li>To strengthen teacher's communication skills so that they can effectively communicate as professional teachers. </li><li>Most importantly to trickle down quality education & knowledge to their students as expected of them. </li></ol>29-12-2017 04:04:35http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/34th-MT-FPDP.aspx32{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
ANNUAL Trans-Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) NOC Workshop 2017http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/cimgpsh_orig.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/cimgpsh_orig.jpgANNUAL Trans-Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) NOC Workshop 2017<p style="text-align:justify;">​The Trans-Eurasia Information Network Cooperation Center (TEIN*CC) has been playing an important role in solving critical global issues under the Trans-Eurasia Information Network(TEIN) project with a focus on building network infrastructure and tapping into new ICT technologies. TEIN (Trans-Eurasia Information Network) is a high speed network for research and education which connects 24 countries in Asia and 34 countries in Europe. The countries from Asia Pacific Region include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Malaysia, Mongolia, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Chinese Taipei.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives of Asi@Connect Project</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Asi@Connect is a continuing success story of Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) that addresses the themes of the ASEM initiative and its overall and specific objectives:</p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>Increase internet connectivity for research and education between Asia and Europe via high-speed direct links to GÉANT.</li><li>Improve intra-regional connectivity across Asia-Pacific with upgraded link capacities.</li><li>Support UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through improved access to education and research resources.</li><li>Promote international R&E collaboration between Asian and European partners.</li><li>Expand geographical coverage of the network to include other Asian countries.</li><li>Promote the broadening of SDGs relevant user applications supported by the TEIN network, and increase the use of the TEIN network.</li><li><div>Enhance human capacity of the Asi@Connect partners</div><div>By providing the Asia-Pacific countries with a gateway for global research and education collaborations, Asi@Connect empowers developing Asian countries to participate in collaborative programmes and bridges the Digital Divide that exists within the global communities of research, education and health.</div></li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>11-12-2017 09:36:02http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/TEIN-Workshop-2017.aspx31{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk

 

 

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Annual Report 2015-16http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annual Report 2015-16.pdfAnnual Report 2015-16HEC Annual Report for the Year 2015-162018-06-26T19:00:00ZHEC Annual Report for the Year 2015-16
Report 2014-15http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annual Report 2014-15.pdfReport 2014-15Annual Report for the Year 2014-152018-06-26T19:00:00ZAnnual Report for the Year 2014-15
HEC Annual Report 2011-12http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annal Report 2011-12.pdfHEC Annual Report 2011-12HEC Annual Report for year 2011-122016-11-30T19:00:00ZHEC Annual Report 2011-12

 

 

Establishment of Attestation Counters at Regional Center LahoreEstablishment of Attestation Counters at Regional Center Lahore2018-10-07T19:00:00Z2018-10-23T19:00:00Zhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECTenderRFP/HEC-Attestation-Lhr.pdfHEC-0096Higher Education CommissionService