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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
HEC Organises Send-off Ceremony for 200 Students Proceeding to HungaryHEC Organises Send-off Ceremony for 200 Students Proceeding to Hungary<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, August 15, 2017: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan organised on Tuesday a send-off ceremony for 200 Pakistani students selected for <em>Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship</em> under the Higher Education and Scientific Exchange Programme.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Out of 200 scholarships, 125 scholarships have been awarded for BS studies, 50 for MS studies and 25 for PhD programmes. The selected students belong to various disciplines including Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration and Management, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, Petroleum Geoengineering, Earth Sciences, Applied Economics, Biology, Nursing and Patient Care, and Chemistry. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">These Pakistani students will acquire higher education in different Hungarian universities including University of Debrecen, University of Pécs, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Széchenyi István University, University of Dunaújváros, University of Miskolc, and Eötvös Lorand University to name a few.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Engr. Baligh-ur-Rehman, Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training was chief guest on the occasion. The ceremony was also attended by Mr. Szabo Istvan, Ambassador of Hungary to Pakistan, Mr. Azizullah, Parliamentary Secretary, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC, Dr. G. Raza Bhatti, Acting Executive Director HEC, Mr. Waseem S. Hashmi Syed, Adviser (HRD) HEC, representatives European Union, HEC scholars and their parents. Mr. Nandor Mullner, a Hungarian student, studying at International Islamic University Islamabad also attended the ceremony.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Speaking on the occasion, the Minister congratulated the students selected for scholarships and urged them to fully utilize the opportunity of acquiring education in Hungary. He said that the Government of Pakistan is committed to providing conducive environment to Pakistani youth. "The Government has remarkably increased funding for tertiary education," he said, adding that the number of out-of-school children has also dropped down considerably. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Describing the background of Higher Education and Scientific Exchange Programme, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed said the Programme, launched by HEC Pakistan and Hungary's Ministry of Human Capacity was initially launched for three years and 80 students were sent under the programme last year. However, he said that the number of scholarships has been increased to 200 scholarships per year. He underlined that HEC strictly follows merit in awarding all its scholarships as well as other programmes for uplift of higher education. He said that Pakistan has also announced 30 scholarships for Hungarian students to study in Pakistani universities. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Chairman said that HEC is also planning to expand research collaboration with Hungarian universities. He informed the audience that Hungarian institutions have offered their support in setting up a Sport university in Pakistan. He said a group of Pakistani universities Vice Chancellors will visit Hungarian universities in the next few weeks to explore avenues of collaboration, adding that Hungarian universities VCs will also come to Pakistan soon. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Addressing the students, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed said, "You will be ambassadors of Pakistan in Hungary, so you have to show the real image of Pakistan". He said that Hungary has a population of only 9.8 million people, but it has produced many Nobel Laureates. The inventions in science and technology by Hungarian scientists have great importance for the world, he maintained. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Mr. Szabo Istavan said the Government of Hungary gives great importance to bilateral relations with Pakistan. "Investment in education is indeed investment in future and it will help further improve the bilateral relations," he said, adding that the two countries have a long history of diplomatic relations spanning over half a century. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Ambassador informed that the Hungarian Embassy in Pakistan plans to form an Alumni Association of Pakistani students who complete their education from Hungarian institutions for stronger collaboration in future. He underscored that Pakistani students, already studying in Hungary, have showed very good academic performance. He said the award of scholarships is a great opportunity for Pakistani students to build a soft image of Pakistan in Hungary.</p>30-08-2017 12:28:16<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/Send-off-Ceremony.aspx

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33rd Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Programhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/header.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/header.jpg33rd Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program<p style="text-align:justify;">​</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>07-09-2017 05:51:1827{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

 

 

33rd Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Programhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/header.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/header.jpg33rd Master Trainers-Faculty Professional Development Program<p style="text-align:justify;">​</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>07-09-2017 05:51:18http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/FPDP.aspx27{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
Fifth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineeringhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/EV.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/EV.jpgFifth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering<p style="text-align:justify;">​​​​Institute of Space Technology (IST) Islamabad, Pakistan is going to organize the Fifth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE 2017) from November 14-16, 2017.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">ICASE 2017 is a regular biennial event and an international forum in which scientists, engineers, researchers, professionals and students from all over the world would get a chance to interact and discuss the latest themes and trends related with aerospace science and engineering. It provides a platform to share experiences, foster collaborations across industry and academia, and to evaluate emerging aerospace technologies and developments across the globe.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p>22-02-2017 07:49:26http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/ICASE-2017.aspx17{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
Three Days Curriculum Based Workshop of Mechatronic Engineeringhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Mechatronics.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Mechatronics.jpgThree Days Curriculum Based Workshop of Mechatronic Engineering<p style="text-align:justify;">Learning Innovation Division HEC provides opportunity of professional development to the faculty members of the public sector universities in their discipline through these curriculum based short training courses. The main objective of this training programme are:</p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>To acquaint the faculty members with the new trends and changes made in the curricula of HEC by National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC).</li><li>To create motivation through systematic orientation in specified subject and teaching techniques.</li><li>Enable them to acquire knowledge, skills and techniques of efficient teaching.</li></ul><p><strong>Tentative Event Dates:</strong>     12 – 14<sup>th</sup> September, 2017</p><p><strong>Event Venue:</strong>                     Learning Innovation Division, HEC Islamabad </p><p><strong>Timing:</strong>                                8:30 AM to 4:00 PM</p><p><strong>Contact Details:</strong>                Miss Mehwish Jabbar</p><p>                                             Assistant Director (LID)</p><p>                                             <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>mjabbar@hec.gov.pk</em></span></p>25-08-2017 10:54:45http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/Workshop-of-Mechatronic-Engineering.aspx26{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk

 

 

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Repair and Maintenance of Hydronic Heating SystemRepair and Maintenance of Hydronic Heating System2017-09-18T19:00:00Z2017-10-10T19:00:00Zhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECTenderRFP/HEC-Hydronic-Add.pdfHEC-0052Higher Education CommissionService