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A Special Message from CHAIRMAN HEC on inauguration of BUTVA Special Message from CHAIRMAN HEC on inauguration of BUTVhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/A Special Message from CHAIRMAN HEC on inauguration of BUTV

 

 

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Opening Ceremony of first batch of Pakistani students selected under CRBC scholarship ProgramOpening Ceremony of first batch of Pakistani students selected under CRBC scholarship Program<p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="text-decoration:underline;">Opening Ceremony of first Batch of Pakistani Students Selected under CRBC Scholarship Program held at South East University China</strong><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">An official Opening Ceremony to welcome the first batch of Pakistani students selected under the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) sponsored fully funded scholarship program was held at the main campus of South East University China on 30<sup>th</sup> October 2017. Prof. Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad graced the occasion as the chief guest of the ceremony. The first batch of ten students was selected through a highly competitive selection process jointly coordinated by HEC Islamabad, CRBC China and South East University China. The students selected under the program will study for a two-year postgraduate course "Masters in Transportation Engineering" at South East University China as part of a commercial sponsorship program by CRBC to offer full scholarships for Pakistanis in the coming years. In this regard, a Document of Understanding has already been signed between HEC and CRBC.  </p><table class="ms-rteTable-0" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:100%;"><img src="/english/news/news/PublishingImages/2.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></td></tr></tbody></table><img src="file:///C:/Users/ABRO/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image002.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><em> </em><em style="text-decoration:underline;">Prof. Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director, HEC presenting shield to Mr. Lu Shan, Chairman CRBC</em><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">During the Ceremony, the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) and The South East University, China (SEU) also signed Strategic Cooperation Agreement aiming to jointly carry out talent training, exchange of teachers and scientific research based on "BELT and ROAD" Initiative. Following the "BELT and ROAD" Initiative and constant deepening of CPEC construction, the requirement of high end technical and management professionals along the Belt and Road countries increases continually. Under the great support of Education Department of China and Pakistan, CRBC in this year has launched "INHERIT OF PAK-CHINA FRIENDSHIP, HUNDRED TALENTS STUDY FINANCING PROGRAM" and will fully fund 100 in-service staff from federal/provincial government, technical persons and prominent graduates to study for higher education in China. The program aims to develop high end professionals in transportation field in Pakistan.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">During his speech on the occasion, the Executive Director of HEC, Prof. Dr. Arshad Ali thanked CRBC for its tremendous support for development in Pakistan. He said that Pakistan is located at the junction of South, Central and West Asia which is also the junction of "Belt and Road" Initiative. Chinese and Pakistani people have long standing and well established friendship ties. Both countries, being the all-weather strategic cooperation partners, have carried out deep cooperation in many fields including education, economy and military. The Executive Director HEC desired that the selected students will become the young generation inheritor and promoter of Pak-China Friendship and also devote themselves to the development of Pakistan after completing their study and contribute to the nation-building.</p><table class="ms-rteTable-0" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:100%;"><img src="/english/news/news/PublishingImages/1.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></td></tr></tbody></table><div style="text-align:center;"><img src="file:///C:/Users/ABRO/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image004.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><em style="text-decoration:underline;">Group Photo</em></div><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The President of South East University, Mr. Zhang Guangjun said that SEU attaches high importance to cooperate with Belt and Road Countries based on Belt and Road Initiative. He said that he looks forward to these Pakistani students to become the ambassador of science and technology innovation and deepening of friendship between China and Pakistan and will devote themselves to promote the sustainable development in both countries.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">During his address, Chairman/Secretary of the Party Committee of CRBC, Mr. Lu Shan said that China and Pakistan have a long history of friendship. CRBC in the time of devoting itself to CPEC infrastructure construction – hard connectivity, is even more emphasizing on soft connectivity of people from both countries. He added that during the 1960s, CRBC, then known as the foreign aid office of ministry of transportation, constructed the only land route between Pakistan and China- the Karakoram Highway Road where more than 700 engineers lost their lives. After half century, CRBC once again has taken the responsibility to construct the KKH Improvement and Phase-II project. He pointed that CRBC has also donated more than 100 million USD for relief and rescue purpose.</p>19-12-2017 08:56:11<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/Ceremony-CRBC-scholarship.aspx
HEC Conference Marks Launch of CPEC Consortium of Business SchoolsHEC Conference Marks Launch of CPEC Consortium of Business Schools<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, August 30, 2017: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan organised a two-day conference in connection with the launch of "CPEC Consortium of Business Schools" at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad. The Conference aimed at setting the course of academic collaboration between the two countries.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Interior Minister was chief guest in the closing ceremony. Mr. Du Yubo, President, China Association of Higher Education (CAHE), Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director HEC, Lt. Gen. (R) Muhammad Asghar, Consultant (CPEC) were also present.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Conference was attended by representatives of nine top-ranking Chinese universities, including seven members of the C9 League, an alliance of nine elite universities in mainland China, besides leadership of partner universities from Pakistan.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ahsan Iqbal termed the CPEC Consortium of Business Schools another step forward towards successful execution of CPEC. "China Pakistan Economic Corridor is start of a new era in the region," he said, adding that almost $ 36 billion of the CPEC investment has been allocated for energy projects in Pakistan. He said that CPEC also encompasses mega infrastructure projects like Gwadar Port, and will help in structural transformation of Pakistan's economy.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Linking development of any country to political stability, social security, and integrated policies, the Minister said China is a role model for Pakistan to make economic progress. "Economic miracle is no rocket science, it is a common sense that we need to learn from China," he underlined. He stressed the need for developing new capabilities to become competitive in the world. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Minister elaborated that business schools will have a very vital role in promoting business-to-business relations between Pakistan and China. He said the platform of this Consortium will be very useful for this purpose. He reiterated Government's resolve to make Pakistan an Asian Tiger by 2025.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Describing the significance of Consortium, Mr. DU Yubo said scholars from nine leading Chinese universities jointly with representatives of 10 Pakistani institutions will pave the way for extensive collaboration between Pakistan and China. He said that owning the masses is the best way of functioning a society, adding that Pakistan and China need to devise a strong mechanism of communication.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">He assured that CAHE will take all possible steps for effective coordination. "The two sides have to gather all their resources and mobilise professors and students to work for success of CPEC," he emphasised. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In his remarks, Dr. Arshad Ali said incorporating human resource development in CPEC is a big initiative for ensuring success of all the development projects. He hoped that the Consortium will set a ground for enhanced academic collaboration. The Executive Director appreciated the Government, CAHE and other stakeholders for their support to materialise the idea of forming a Consortium to bring business school leaders on a single platform.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Earlier, Lt. Gen. (R) Muhammad Asghar announced a joint declaration adopted in the conference. He said the conference contained talks on issues pertaining to CPEC in addition to various interactive sessions. He revealed that seven areas are being focused under the long-term plan devised to integrate economies of the two countries under CPEC.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">These areas, he said, include connectivity, energy, industries and industrial parks, agriculture and food security, development of coastal region and marine resources, improvement in livelihood of people, and financial cooperation and border management.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">CPEC Consortium of Business Schools of the two countries will focus on issues of economics and management. The business schools will be assigned projects to assist the two governments in the development and operation of CPEC. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chinese institutions in the Consortium include Fudan University, Shanghai; Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; Nanjing University, Nanjing; Peking University, Beijing; Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai; Tsinghua University, Beijing; University of Science & Technology of China, Hefei; and Zhejiang University, Hangzhou have shown their willingness to join the consortium as founding members. While from Pakistan the institutions include Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS), Quetta; COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad; Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi; Institute of Management Sciences (IMS), Peshawar; Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore; National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad; Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Islamabad; and University of the Punjab, Lahore. <br></p>30-08-2017 12:42:44<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/HEC-Conference-CPEC.aspx
HEC Stops Four Universities from Admitting StudentsHEC Stops Four Universities from Admitting Students<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, August 23, 2017: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has stopped four universities from admitting students in any degree programme, owing to academic irregularities and mismanagement and after non-compliance despite constant reminders from HEC to fulfill the deficiencies.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">These institutions include Preston Institute of Management Sciences and Technology (PIMSAT) Karachi, Imperial College of Business Studies Lahore, Global Institute Lahore, and Al-Khair University AJK.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">In addition to main campuses, their sub-campuses, branches or affiliated colleges are also not allowed to admit students at any level in any programme. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Complying with directive of the Prime Minister, HEC Review Panels visited universities in 2016 across the country for review of quality assurance and governance practices. Universities whose report was not satisfactory were asked to fulfill the deficiencies, however these institutions have still not complied despite reminders and, therefore, have been asked to stop admitting students in all of their academic programmes. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">It is worth-mentioning that HEC regularly issues parent and student alerts in national and regional newspapers as well as through social media, warning the public to check from HEC website the list of recognized institutions as well as accredited programmes. The students are continuously warned that HEC will not attest degrees or certificates obtained from such universities or institutes claiming their affiliation.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">HEC has posted lists of recognised as well as non-recognised higher education institutions on its websites wherefrom parents and students can check the status of an institution they consider for admission. The list may be accessed through hec.gov.pk/site/HEIs.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Besides, HEC website also has a list of Accreditation Councils which are responsible for accreditation of respective degree programmes. These include Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), Pakistan Council for Architects and Town Planners (PCATP), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC), Pakistan Pharmacy Council (PCP), Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC), National Council for Homoeopathy (NCH), National Council for Tibb (NCT), National Accreditation Council for Teachers Education (NACTE), National Agricultural Education Accreditation Council (NAEAC), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), and National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC).</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Parents and students can check accreditation status of various academic programmes of different institutions to ensure that the specific programme they are interested in is an approved progamme.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">HEC is also developing the Pakistan Qualification Register (PQR), which is an online database containing list of approved degree programmes of HEC recognized public and private sector universities including their sub campuses and affiliated as well as constituent colleges. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">PQR is aimed to provide clearly defined levels of knowledge, skills and competencies to be acquired by every graduate. The Register is being linked to various HEC programmes and initiatives including attestation of degrees, local and overseas scholarships, appointment of HEC approved supervisors, award of national research grants, thematic research grants for social sciences, etc.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Though majority of universities have provided the information, however some universities whose response is slow are being advised to enter their degree programmes in PQR at the earliest so as to streamline above-mentioned processes.</p>30-08-2017 12:34:32<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/HEC-Public-Notice.aspx

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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 04:04:3532{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
4th International Social Sciences Conferencehttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Backdrop%20final%2002.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Backdrop%20final%2002.jpg4th International Social Sciences Conference<strong>​4</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> International Social Sciences Conference</strong><strong> — </strong><strong>Regional and International Cooperation: Problems and Prospects </strong>being organized by<strong> t</strong>he Higher Education Commission (HEC) in collaboration with Mirpur University of Science & Technology (MUST) Mirpur, AJK from <strong>26-27 October, 2016, at HEC Auditorium, Islamabad.</strong> ​23-10-2016 18:53:5111{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

 

 

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
1st International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Educationhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/KMU.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/KMU.jpg1st International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteForeColor-2"><em>Deadline of Registration date has been extended upto November 30,2017</em></strong></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;">Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) of Khyber Medical University established in 2010-2011 with excellent performance in the area of Quality Assurance at Higher Education level. This conference will provide a platform to the QECs Mangers, faculty members and entire Stakeholders of HEIs to contribute and participate in the event .National and International members of Accreditation council will find this event appropriate for their experience sharing.</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>For more details please visit at: </strong></span><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.kmu.edu.pk/Conference"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>http://www.kmu.edu.pk/Conference</strong></span></a> </span><br></p>15-11-2017 12:33:18http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/KMU.aspx30{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk

 

 

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Hiring of Consultancy Services for Planning, Design & Construction SupervisionHiring of Consultancy Services for Planning, Design & Construction Supervision2018-05-20T19:00:00Z2018-06-12T19:00:00Zhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECTenderRFP/HEC-2.pdfHEC-0081Higher Education CommissionService