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As HEC we offer a number of services designed especially for faculty staff to help and support your​ career path​, simply select one form the list below to find out more.

 

 

Plagiarism PolicyPlagiarism Policy<p>​Plagiarism</p><p>Chambers Dictionary defines a plagiarist as a kind of thief –</p><p>"one who steals the thoughts or writings of others and gives them out as his [sic] own".</p><p> When this is also used for gain – in the University to gain credits for a module or modules – then an additional dimension of dishonesty is added.</p><ul><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Little%20Book%20of%20Plagiarism.pdf">The Little Book of Plagiarism</a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Plagiarism%20Policy.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Plagiarism Policy</span></a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Notification%20(Update).jpg">Updates on Plagiarism Policy (Notification)</a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Time%20bound%20SOPs%20for%20Plagiarism%20Cases.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">SOPs for Procesing of Plagiarism Complaints</span></a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/How%20does%20HEC%20deals%20with%20Plagiarism%20Cases.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">How does HEC deals with Plagiarism- A process note</span></a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Guidelines%20on%20Turnitin.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Turnitin Guidelines </span></a></li><li>Turnitin Training Videos (<a href="http://www.turnitin.com/en_int/training/instructor-training"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Instructor Videos</span></a>, <a href="http://www.turnitin.com/en_int/training/student-training"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Student Videos</span></a>, <a href="http://www.turnitin.com/en_int/training/administrator-training"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Administrator Videos</span></a>, <a href="http://go.turnitin.com/training/live/intl"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Live Expert </span></a>)</li><li><a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGlzYWVJZy16UUs5Vmh3X3I0WWpXWHc6MQ"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Turnitin Weekly Demonstration</span></a> </li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Check%20List%20for%20University%20PSC%20(December%2010,%202015).pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Checklist for Plagiarism Standing Committee of the University</span></a></li><li><a href="http://goo.gl/forms/Sspl4ub6Xg"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Suggestions/ Queries/ Complaints</span></a></li></ul><p></p>22-09-2016 06:20:55<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-03.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/Plagiarism
University Industry Technological Support ProgramUniversity Industry Technological Support Program<p style="text-align:justify;">The University Industry Technology Support Program (UITSP) of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) is an important step towards fostering a high-level of tangible cooperation between academia and industry. This cooperation is to capitalize on emerging international demands for products and processes in discrete and continuous manufacturing that shall contribute to the national economy. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">This program is focused on the industrial sectors where the country is already a major contributor to world trade. It focuses on harnessing the potential of highly competitive sectors for international trade which needs development both for local and international consumption. The focused sector wise identification of products and processes in discrete and continuous, as well as import and export, trends is available from the public domain local and international statistical data.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The UITSP proposes that researchers, preferably with PhD degrees and affiliation with international professional bodies, collaborate with the local industry involved in discrete and continuous manufacturing for tangible results in terms of improvement of product and processes leading to decreased import of raw material and increased export of the finished product and processes. The products and processes needing improvement should ideally be in priority areas relevant to national needs for socio-economic development of the country.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The UITSP is awarded on competitive merit by the HEC for high-level and promising industrial research projects of direct relevance to current needs of the industry to be carried out in Pakistan by creative scientists of public-sector universities and degree-awarding institutions in collaboration with professionals from the local industry. The purpose of these grants is to promote scientific research in applied sciences in the country and to strengthen the indigenous capacity for industrial competition in the world market.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The research grant will be provided for a maximum period of two years with a budget of up to Rs. 6 million.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The increased globalization of trade, formulation of policies and procedures to streamline the globalization trend and application of international standards by national, international and professional organizations has increased the trade competitiveness and thus has opened new avenues for worldwide industrial sector. To avail these new opportunities, the local industry and the universities at home shall be competitive and compliant with the international standards. The result of this collaboration exercise between industry and academia should be tangible and should reflect in the Gross National Product of the country. Generally, applied sciences section of the academia and discrete and continuous manufacturing sector of the industry needs high level of cooperation to improve products and processes in order to compete worldwide. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">UITSP of the Higher Education Commission is an important step towards fostering high level of tangible cooperation between academia and industry. This cooperation will assist in capitalizing on emerging international demand for products and processes in discrete and continuous manufacturing that shall contribute to national economy. </p>13-07-2016 11:31:10<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" width="300" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/University Industry Technological Support Program
English Language Teaching Reforms ProjectEnglish Language Teaching Reforms Project<p>​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">In order to bring qualitative improvement in English Language Teaching and Learning Higher Education Commission in 2004 launched first ever exclusive language based project titled as English Language Teaching Reforms (ELTR). This project aims at building the capacity of English Language Teachers in higher education sector in Pakistan for effective and sustainable development. The project is the part of overall vision of prospective plan 2020 and pertains to human resource development in English Language Teaching and research in Higher Education. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">After successful phase I which catered <strong>1398 </strong>teachers of colleges and universities, the ELTR launched its Phase II in 2010. The initial target was of professional training of <strong>1400</strong> ELT teachers through its Long and Short Term professional development programs.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">For the <strong>Terms of References </strong>of the programs click <a href="/InsideHEC/Divisions/LearningInnovation/ELTR/Documents/ToRs.pdf"><span lang="EN-GB" style="text-decoration:underline;">Here.</span></a> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives</strong></p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>To impart professional development training to English Language and Literature Teaching faculty in higher education institutions through long and short term training programs.</li><li>To enhance the research capacity of English faculty by providing support through research training programmes.</li><li>To help integrate information technology with ELT by training English faculty to develop expertise in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and setting up of Self Access Centres (SAC) in public sector universities.</li><li>To train English faculty to meet the demands of on-going assessments in semester systems by developing their expertise in designing and conducting latest testing techniques. </li><li>To organize visits of International Experts for sharing different learning and assessment models for a suitable model for education system in Pakistan.</li></ul><p> </p><p><span lang="EN-GB" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Activity, Offerings and Achievements</strong></span></p><p><span lang="EN-GB" style="text-decoration:underline;"></span> </p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>SN</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>PC-I Activities</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>Offerings</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>PC-I Target</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>Achievements</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="text-align:left;"><p>Long and Short term Continuous Professional Development</p><p>(CPD)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Indigenous ELT Scholarships</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>MS in Applied Linguistics and related disciplines.</li><li>Masters in Applied Linguistics, TEFL, TESL, ELT. </li><li>PGD, ADP in TEFL, TESL, ELT</li></ul></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">150</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">129</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">b. Short Term CPD Courses/ Fellowships</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ol style="list-style-type:decimal;"><li>CPD Fellowships (up to 4 week)</li><li>Short Term CPD Courses (up to one week)</li></ol><ul><li>Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)</li><li>Testing & Evaluation</li><li>Research Methodology & Skills</li><li>Androgogical/Pedagogical Skills (Teaching </li><li>Practicum & Communication Skills)</li><li>Open & Customized Programs in ELT related areas</li></ul></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">240</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">208</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1010</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">1040</p><p style="text-align:center;">* including IRP</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​2</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​Self Access Centers (SAC)</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Establishment of SAC in four public sector universities</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">04</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">04</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Conferences/ Seminars etc</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Organizing/funding National & International Conferences and Seminars on the theme of English Language Teaching and related issues</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">10</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">09</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">4</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Funding for Research Journals</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Funding to start a new English Research Journal to provide an exclusive forum for ELT researchers</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">05</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">03</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">5</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Funding of Research Projects</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Provide ELT Scholars with research grants for small scale research projects </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">05</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">04</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">6</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">International Resource Persons' Trainings</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">To hold/organize International Resource Person (IRP) trainings to provide international level exposure to English faculty.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">12</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">12</td></tr></tbody></table><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p>17-07-2016 19:43:55<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-02.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/ELTR
Patent Support ProgramPatent Support Program<p style="text-align:justify;">A patent is an exclusive right given to an inventor by a country which helps to exclude others from making, using or selling his or her invention in that country during the life of the patent. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The HEC has developed a programme<strong> </strong>which allows for submission of ideas which describes the potential invention for evaluation for patentability. <span style="color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">In case an invention is determined to be patentable, the inventor will be encouraged to file at Intellectual Property Office Pakistan and will also be supported to file for an international patent.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">It is certified that the submission will remain completely confidential and no step will be taken without the consent of the inventors.</p><p><strong>Objectives</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">By securing a patent in a foreign country serves two purposes. First, it allows institution and the country to benefit economically from efforts of inventors/scientists. Second, mankind benefits from the patent if a useful application or a product results from the invention of researchers/scientists/inventors.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">All over the world scientists make significant contributions to economic growth through their inventions and HEC would like Pakistani inventors/scientists to make special efforts to make such contributions.​</p><p><strong>Eligibility Criteria</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Pakistani scientists/researchers from Public/Private Universities/Institutions and Public R&D organizations of Pakistan, who have already filed their patents in the Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO), may apply for the funding of their patent-able research/invention.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>16-08-2016 04:28:14<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/psp
Continuous Professional Development ProgramContinuous Professional Development Program<p style="text-align:justify;">The Continuous Professional Development Program (CPD) conducts various capacity building and refresher courses for the teaching faculty of Higher Education Institutions across Pakistan. These workshops aim to provide the background and skills necessary for faculty members to participate positively in academic activities of the universities. LID conducts and facilitates up to two-week, open and customized seminars, workshops and courses based on their university proposals.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="/english/services/faculty/CPD/Documents/CPD%20FORM.DOC"> Click here to download Application Form​</a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>OBJECTIVES:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The main objectives are:</p><ul><li>​To orient teachers in specified subject and teaching techniques.</li><li>To enable teachers to acquire knowledge, skills and techniques regarding efficient teaching.</li><li>To empower the teaching faculty of universities and degree awarding institutions with the latest tools, pedagogical skills and techniques pertaining to their disciplines.</li></ul>16-01-2017 09:30:09<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-02.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/CPD
The Modern University Governance Program for University ManagementThe Modern University Governance Program for University Management<p style="text-align:justify;">The Modern University Governance Program for University Management (MUG) aims to equip university management with the latest governance tools, and to bridge the gap between management and academia.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The first activity was held for the top management of the universities when LID and AIT Bangkok jointly conducted the first-ever two-week workshop on Good Governance for 21st Century from 22nd May –June 01, 2007. The workshop focused on good governance models and holistic strategic management principles, and was attended by 12 university VCs and two senior registrars. The workshop also included visits and meetings at leading Thai universities and technology parks, and related research organizations. During the visit, further MOUs were signed between individual universities and VCs of Pakistan.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Following the success of the program, the HEC decided with the support of all heads of HEIs to start a regular in-service program titled Modern University Governance Program for University Management (MUG) for all tiers of university management.  Since then, LID has been implementing activities at regular intervals according to the following framework:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Main activities of MUG program are:</p><ol><li>Orientation Leadership Training Program for Newly Inducted Vice Chancellor HEIs of Pakistan</li><li>Leadership Training Program for Newly Inducted Vice Chancellor HEIs of Pakistan</li><li>Leadership Training Program for Senior Management HEIs of Pakistan</li><li>Strategic Management Workshops for Senior Management HEIs of Pakistan<span style="text-decoration:underline;"> </span><br><br> </li></ol><p style="text-align:justify;">The staff trainings are designed to equip university management with an understanding of generic and specified areas such as:</p><ul><li>Good governance models, tools and techniques</li><li>Principles of management</li><li>Leadership and management</li><li>Strategic management and policy planning, implementation and evaluation</li><li>Public policy</li><li>Monitoring and evaluation</li><li>Principals of audit and accounting</li><li>Financial management</li><li>Project management </li><li>PMBOK international modules</li><li>Ethics and corporate /social responsibility etc</li><li>Professional communication</li><li>Media advocacy</li><li>Proficiency in English for professional settings</li><li>Effective use of ICT in professional environment</li><li>Emotional intelligence (EQ vs IQ)</li><li>Time and stress management</li><li>Problem solving and decision making</li><li>Result based management</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">​​​How can universities conduct the program?</p><p style="text-align:justify;">This program is ideal for university management as well as faculty members who are working on management-related tasks by their respective universities. To enrich the learning process, LID arranges skilled resource persons, who share their experience and knowledge gathered from the latest academic content and research. Our program also provides excellent networking opportunities with faculty members from all over the country. We also introduced a video conferencing facility to our program if required for national and international dialogues and seminars.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The MUG Program is conducted both by HEC as well as sponsored by LID to be arranged at the doorsteps of universities. In this regard the TOR can be accented as guidelines to initiate the process OR the program coordinator be approached.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Future additional Targets Goals:</p><ul><li>Development of Career Counseling Centers and Trainings for HEIs staff </li><li>Self-Generation Programs / Trainings for HEIs </li><li>HEC staff capacity building trainings </li><li>Indigenous On Campus Training Program (IOT) for all level of HEIs Staff</li></ul>18-07-2016 04:16:04<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-09.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/MUGUA
HEC Research Travel GrantHEC Research Travel Grant<p style="text-align:justify;">Academic events are significant for professional development of researchers and scholars. They serve as a source for guidance, exposure, knowledge sharing, developing linkages, and problem solving. Academic Conferences, Seminars and Symposia provide opportunities for academicians to help understand the latest developments in their field, while creating opportunities for future academic collaborations. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Such events are the cornerstone of the academic environment. To cultivate this environment, the Higher Education Commission has set up a special Research Travel Grant Program for university faculty and PhD scholars at Pakistani Universities. Under this program, an academic selected to present work at a national or international academic event, is eligible to seek funding from HEC. Through provision of airfare, this grant also facilitates Pakistanis proceeding abroad to pursue Doctoral and Post-doctoral studies at foreign universities, and for foreign visits under Culture Exchange Programs. </p><p><strong>Objectives: </strong></p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>To extend financial assistance to faculty and scholars from public and private universities and degree awarding institutes to present their research work at national and international events.</li><li>To share academic and research experiences at national as well as international level.</li><li>To share scientific ideas with national and international research community and get exposed to the latest trends and techniques in the relevant field of study.</li><li>To explore opportunities for national and international academic collaborations.</li></ul><p>For further details, please contact:</p><p> <strong>Mr. Aziz ur Rehman, Assistant Director (R&D)</strong> </p><p><a href="mailto:farehman@hec.gov.pk"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">arehman@hec.gov.pk</span></a> </p>13-07-2016 09:46:54<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-14.png" width="275" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/HEC Research Travel Grant
Start-Up Research Grant ProgramStart-Up Research Grant Program<p style="text-align:justify;">Start-Up Research Grant Program (SRGP) is designed to assist the fresh PhD holders to establish research facilities upon joining higher education institutions as faculty members. The program enables the newly appointed PhD faculty to setup basic research infrastructure to start research activities without delay. The program helps to engage both the faculty and students in research through provision of financial assistance and basic lab/experimental facilities. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Important: </strong></p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>New Policy has been implemented from 1st December 2015. No new application received on old format will be entertained. </li><li>Principal Investigator has only one chance to apply for the SRGP & incomplete application will not be entertained. </li><li>Faculty Members eligible to apply under SRGP are: </li></ul><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>Fresh PhD degree holder joining on IPFP, TTS, BPS or long term regular contract (minimum for a period of one year) while visiting faculty is not eligible to apply under SRGP. </li><li>Joining Public Sector University/Institution or Private Sector University /Institution eligible for Public Funding (list is available on website). </li><li>A fresh PhD degree holder means a doctor having PhD degree completed within two years from the date of application for SRGP.</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">Experienced faculty members/researcher or Faculty of Private Institutions are not eligible for Government funding as well as visiting or short term faculty are not eligible for SRGP.</p>13-07-2016 11:12:41<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-12.png" width="272" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/Start-Up Research Grant Program
Hiring of Foreign FacultyHiring of Foreign Faculty<p style="text-align:justify;">The HEC has developed a number of faculty hiring programmes focused to ease the critical shortage of qualified faculty in the public sector institutions of higher education. These programmes will also help increase the number of skilled and experienced teachers to teach at institutions that will produce fine engineers and scientists across a broad range of disciplines.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Through the Faculty Hiring Programme, the HEC aspires to bring a positive change in the culture of higher education institutions in all domains of academic activities including development of infrastructure; academic standards; curriculum; knowledge dissemination through refined teaching/examination/grading methodologies; industry-academia linkage; international collaborative research and fine supervisory acumen which results in creation of knowledge. There has been considerable progress in the targeted areas due to these faculty hiring programmes.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The programme will develop links between local and foreign institutions, encouraging long-term sustainable scientific collaborations. Foreign faculty members will be expected to supervise world class graduate level research and deliver cutting-edge graduate level courses in their academic disciplines.</p>05-08-2016 07:55:52<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-13.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/FFHP
HEC Distinguished National ProfessorsHEC Distinguished National Professors<p style="text-align:justify;">The Higher Education Commission has launched an "HEC Distinguished National Professors"   program to use the services of outstanding senior Professors and Scientists in Universities and R&D Organizations and utilize their services in national organizations.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The selected HEC National Professor shall be engaged in teaching and research in public sector institutions. The HEC distinguished National Professor will be entitled to fixed emoluments salary of Rs.150,000/- per month @ Rs. 100000/- (for personal expense) and Rs. 50,000/- (Research grant/Institutional share). The appointment shall be made for a period of Two years on contract renewable depending on yearly satisfactory performance.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p><p><strong>Objectives:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">To acknowledge the services rendered by outstanding senior Professors and Scientists in Universities and R&D Organizations and to utilize their services in national organizations.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>05-08-2016 07:48:36<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-13.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/HECDNP

 

 

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