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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

 

 

UNICEF Delegation Calls on Chairman HECUNICEF Delegation Calls on Chairman HEC<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, December 14, 2018: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is committed to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process and feels a special sense of responsibility to incorporate the SDGs process into academic activities in Pakistan.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">This was stated by Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman, HEC while talking to a UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) delegation comprising Ms. Musarrat Youssuf, OIC Chief, Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Section, UNICEF and Dr. Luis Gorjon Fernandez, Head of Social Policy, UNICEF. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Banuri briefed the delegation about the major objectives of HEC including progress on increased access, quality and relevance. Since the inception of HEC, the Chairman said, "the access rate has increased from 2.5 per cent to 10 per cent and HEC is actively working on improvement in quality and relevance."    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Banuri said HEC values international collaborations for promotion of higher education and research in the country. He said "HEC has developed a number of collaborations with various countries including the United States, China and the United Kingdom. He stated that the SDGs are meant to lift up the downtrodden communities, pulling them out of poverty and paucity of education. He maintained that HEC plans to establish a regional research fund to promote research culture at grass root level which will help people of different districts of Pakistan find solutions to their local problems. The Chairman stressed the need for mobilising masses to work on ignored issues which could help resolve their local problems. "HEC will encourage regional universities or university campuses in districts to collect database and identify challenges and opportunities for research. This Research with 'small r' will prove to be very effective in addressing local socio-economic issues," he affirmed.    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Shedding light on the mission of UNICEF, Dr. Fernandez said UNICEF works in collaboration with the local, provincial and federal governments to safeguard the rights of children. He said UNICEF Pakistan wants to integrate a forum to work on a welfare policy for children in the country.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Ms. Youssuf informed the Chairman that UNICEF is also working on the welfare of Pakistani adolescents. She emphasised on engagement with academia for work on the rights of children and well-being of adolescents. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Banuri said HEC and UNICEF need to identify potential areas and possibilities of bilateral collaboration, as the two sides can undertake joint impact for research programmes with our universities playing a leading role.     </p><p style="text-align:center;">===============</p>14-12-2018 10:53:39<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/UNICEF-Delegation.aspx
Nigerian S&T Ministry Delegation Calls on Chairman HECNigerian S&T Ministry Delegation Calls on Chairman HEC<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, December 12, 2018: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is keen to work with friendly countries and develop international academic linkages for promotion of higher education and collaboration.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">This was stated by Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman, HEC in a meeting with a two-member delegation from Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria at the Commission Secretariat. The delegation comprised Mr. Abayomi Oguntunde, Director, Bioresources Technology Department, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria and Mr. Samuel Thomas, SA to Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Banuri said HEC has set up Centres of Advanced Studies in water, energy and food security which can contribute to problem solving in Pakistan and other developing countries. He stressed the need for identifying potential areas of collaboration between HEC and Nigerian higher education institutions. "HEC looks forward to enhancing collaboration with our brotherly nations in all areas of education and research," he stated. He underlined that an HEC team would be sent to visit Nigeria to enhance bilateral collaboration and assess option for cooperation and mutual support with Nigerian institutions. He said HEC encourages promotion of research collaborations with international institutions and can also extend assistance to Nigeria.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The delegation appreciated HEC for its programmes and initiatives to develop the higher education sector in Pakistan. </p><p style="text-align:center;">===============</p>12-12-2018 11:29:08<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/Nigerian-Ministry-Delegation.aspx
LLB Admissions without TestLLB Admissions without Test<div style="text-align:justify;"> </div><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span style="font-size:16pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">HEC Announces 15<sup>th</sup> as Deadline for Universities to Submit Data of Admitted Law Students <br></span></strong></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">Islamabad, December 11, 2018: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has asked the universities and affiliated colleges to submit by December 15, 2018 the data of law students who have been admitted in law degree programmes without appearing in HEC-Law Admission Test (LAT) held on August 19, 2018.       </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">A letter issued to Vice Chancellors and heads of universities reveals that on the directions of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, admission of only those students will be considered valid who have taken the HEC-LAT test and secured 50 per cent marks. This test is aimed at discerning whether the candidates have the aptitude for the programme.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">HEC has repeatedly issued letters to the Vice Chancellors and heads of all public sector universities, requesting them for provision of the requisite data. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">According to the Supreme Court judgement, the students aspiring for admission in law programmes must appear in the law test. In order to facilitate the students, HEC conducted LAT test on August 19, 2018. However, some students could not take the examination on this date. A subsequent test will be administered.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"cambria", serif;">The universities have been asked to provide the list of students who have been admitted in LLB programme without obtaining the test score, so that test is conducted for them and their admissions are finalised.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;text-align:center;">===============</p>11-12-2018 11:48:15<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/LLB-Admissions.aspx

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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 10:54:4526{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://hec.gov.pk
Three Days Training Workshop on “Research Methodology”http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/LI.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/LI.jpgThree Days Training Workshop on “Research Methodology”<p style="text-align:justify;">Prof. Dr Saubia Ramzan, Chairperson Faculty  Training and Development Centre  University  of Baluchistan Quetta  has submitted a proposal (Vide PUC) requesting to Learning Innovation Division HEC for organizing Three days Training on Research Methodology for university faculty and its affiliated degree colleges  from March 20-22 at University of Baluchistan Quetta. Dr. Saubia Ramzan in her proposal stated that Research is deemed to be vital for higher education institutions as a core subject with multidimensional aspects of professional development of faculty. There is an indispensable need for faculty of the university to equip them with modern techniques of Research Methodology in order to be more productive in their relevant pursuits.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Learning Innovation Division HEC provides opportunity of professional development to the faculty members of university/ degree colleges in their discipline  through short terms training programs. The main purpose for organizing  this training workshop is to educate young researchers/teachers about different research methods and techniques.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Keeping in view the dire need of research and promote the research culture among the young faculty members to become a good researchers, LI Division is going to conduct 3- days workshop on Research Methodology for the teachers which is the dire need of present time as majority of faculty members are involved in research writing.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:left;"> <strong>a)  Venue</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Faculty Training and Development Centre University of Baluchistan Quetta.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> b)   Date</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">       April 05-07,2017</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>c)   Mode of operation</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Timing of the workshop will be 9.00 am to 4.30 pm. Each day of the course 4- lectures will be held</p><p><strong>Resource Persons</strong><br><br>Resource Persons will be arranged locally except of two Resource Persons from Islamabad.  </p><p><strong>Target Group</strong><br><br> 30- teachers from university and its affiliated degree colleges will attend this Course</p><p>​<br><div style="text-align:left;"><strong>f)</strong>   <strong>Course Coordinator</strong></div><br>                 Dr. Saubia Ramzan<br><br>                 Chairperson<br><br>                 Faculty Training and Development Centrre<br><br>                 University of Baluchistan Quetta </p>04-04-2017 08:06:2121{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 14:07:2233{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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Tender Notice Construction of Pre-fabricated RoomTender Notice Construction of Pre-fabricated Room2018-12-14T19:00:00Z2019-01-08T19:00:00Zhttp://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECTenderRFP/pre-feb.pdfHEC-0103Higher Education CommissionService