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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 Pakistanhttps://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=53jpghttps://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 HEChttps://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=50jpghttps://hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/Minister Education Mr. Shafqat Mahmood maiden visit to HEC.jpg
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HEC to Fund Research to Address Covid-19 Crisis: Chairman HECHEC to Fund Research to Address Covid-19 Crisis: Chairman HEC<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, March 25, 2020: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has sought proposals from universities, institutes, and individual researchers on ideas to address the Novel Coronavirus crisis. This was decided on Tuesday in a special video meeting of HEC's senior management. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The bulk of HEC staff has been directed to work from home, following the directives of the Health Ministry, so all the work of the Commission is conducted electronically. Applications are received online or through courier, meetings are conducted by video link, and all papers and files are handles electronically. These arrangements have been out in place in order to ensure that all major services of the Commission continue to be provided without interruption during the current emergency. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The research initiative launched today, with the support of the World Bank, is entitled the RAPID Research and Innovation Fund (RRIF) program. It aims to mobilize the research capacities of universities in support of national efforts to address the COVID-19 crisis.  <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Under the initiative, a rapid assessment and review mechanism has been established to analyze research and innovation proposals urgently. Each applicant seeking funding through the RAPID Research and Innovation Fund can propose an idea based on one of the priority themes. The proposals are due by April 3, and funding decisions will be made within the month of April. Funding will be provided to selected research-intensive institutions for analysis of data, testing of specimens, access to facilities or equipment, or development of essential products or services. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Besides the research initiative, HEC has also been working with universities to minimize the impact of the lockdown of universities on academic activities. To this end, three specialized committees have been established to help arrange IT facilities, software, tech support, and curate substantive online content. The objective is to enable faculty members to (virtually) continue teaching their courses from where they left off at the time of closure of universities. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Individual faculty members will share their course outline/s and required reading materials with their students through online learning management systems. Universities will develop repositories of online courses. HEC will facilitate access to an extensive digital library of lectures and courses. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">HEC's COVID-19 Technology Support Committee has prepared a working paper to assist the senior leadership of Universities in easing the transition to virtual instruction. The paper provides the minimum technology requirements and recommendations on the choice of digital platforms for the University. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">For collaboration and video conferencing, all public sector Universities have been provided free access to Microsoft Teams software. HEC and Microsoft have been working together to ensure smooth introduction of this platform.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chairman HEC, Tariq Banuri reiterated that all stakeholders should be sensitized to keep abreast of the latest information about the coronavirus and share it with other people in their communities. Necessary guidelines and safety instructions have already been circulated among universities and are available at the HEC website. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">HEC management is continuously monitoring the developing situation arising out of Covid-19 and is in contact with the university leadership for further planning so that all possible support is extended to minimize academic disruption and safeguard faculty and students' academic and research interests to maximum possible extent in the prevailing situation.  <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">===============<br></p>25-03-2020 15:16:34<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/Covid-19-Fund.aspx
Steps Afoot to Avoid Educational Loss of Students amidst Corona CrisisSteps Afoot to Avoid Educational Loss of Students amidst Corona Crisis<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, March 18, 2020: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has developed a databank of the online courses available at the national and international level and shared it with universities, while the university faculty has also been asked to prepare virtual courses for dissemination to students.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">This was stated by Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Tariq Banuri in a message on the prevailing situation created by coronavirus.      <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Chairman said that coronavirus pandemic has endangered the entire world. As a precautionary measure, students of all the public sector universities have been given a three-week break under instructions by the Government. The ongoing vacations may be adjusted in the summer holidays, however if the prevailing situation persists, the online lectures activity will help avoid educational loss of students. In the meantime, faculty members will take advantage of the break to prepare online lectures for the students to mitigate the disruption in provision of education.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">He urged the Vice Chancellors to follow the guidelines about precautions to protect essential staff and faculty from the virus. HEC has issued comprehensive guidelines in this regard, and has also taken precautionary measures at the HEC offices.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">He requested all experts and highly educated persons, including faculty members, students, and staff of universities to use their advanced knowledge to keep abreast of the latest information about the coronavirus and share it with other people in their communities. Some information in this regard has been circulated among universities and is available at the HEC website. "People should be advised to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves against the virus." This is a social responsibility of all educated persons with access to global media and expert knowledge. He said the people feeling ill should self-isolate themselves and limit their contact with people.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">===============<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>19-03-2020 07:31:52<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/Corona-Crisis.aspx
Chairman HEC, Vice Chancellors, Finance Minister KP Meet in PeshawarChairman HEC, Vice Chancellors, Finance Minister KP Meet in Peshawar<p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>Chairman HEC, Vice Chancellors, Finance Minister KP Meet in Peshawar</em></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Financial Issues of KP Public Sector Universities to be addressed</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad/Peshawar, March 12, 2020: The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan have agreed to develop and implement a plan, before June 2020, to help older universities overcome their pension crisis. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The agreement was reached in a meeting on university finances held between Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri and Vice Chancellors of public sector universities in KP, and the Finance Minister KP Taimoor Saleem Jhagra, and Adviser to Chief Minister KP on Higher Education, Khaleeq-ur-Rehman.  <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Vice Chancellors presented a proposal for consideration of HEC and the KP Government. Following the deliberations, the KP Government agreed on working together with HEC and the KP public sector universities to take concrete steps to improve the quality of education and research in the province. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The participants also agreed to develop a framework that ensures that the cost of university education does not exceed the paying ability of different groups of students. To this end, the participants agreed to take measures to reduce costs, to broaden scholarship systems, and to link tuition and other costs to the family incomes of students.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The envisaged cost reduction measures include targets and milestones that will ensure transparency, efficiency, and high quality, the introduction of double entry bookkeeping, collection of data, and establishment of automation systems through HEC's HEMIS programme. The universities will also develop plans for enhancing resource mobilisation from multiple sources. The provincial government will assist universities in filling the vacant positions of Treasurers as soon as possible.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">===============<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>13-03-2020 07:03:00<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/VC-Meeting-Peshawar.aspx

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2nd International Conference on Space 2016http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ics-16a.jpg, 2nd International Conference on Space 20162nd International Conference on Space 2016<h3>Introduction and Background</h3><p>Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), the national space agency of Pakistan, in collaboration with Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad is organizing 2nd International Conference on Space (ICS-2016). Inter-Islamic Network on Space Sciences & Technology (ISNET) will be a co-sponsor of the Conference.</p><p>International Conference on Space is a biennial event focusing on all aspects of space. It is aimed at providing a forum to share latest developments in space technologies and applications, and discuss ways and means of using these to address issues of international concern.</p><p>ICS-2016 will be a complete package for space professionals, decision-makers, academicians, researchers and scientists as well as students of space sciences and technologies to showcase their achievements, share experiences and voice their opinions on space-related issues in a highly interactive and cross-disciplinary environment.</p><p>Authors / Presenters will be offered to publish their research papers in Journal of Space Technology</p> - See more at: <a href="/english/news/events/Pages/CareerFair.aspx#sthash.VDoJUF4P.dpuf">http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/CareerFair.aspx#sthash.VDoJUF4P.dpuf</a>11-06-2016 18:28:472{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}https://hec.gov.pk
2nd International Conference on Applied and Engineering Mathematicshttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ICAEM%20Banner.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ICAEM%20Banner.jpg2nd International Conference on Applied and Engineering Mathematics<p style="text-align:justify;">​International Conference on Applied and Engineering Mathematics (ICAEM) is a comprehensive forum dedicated to presentation and dissemination of newly emerging ideas and concepts. It aims to bring together students, mathematicians, system designers and practicing engineers to gain cognizance of the researchers' state of the art findings, covering a wide domain of engineering applications. As always the ICAEM will provide a rare and unmissable event for both the academia and industry.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bold;color:#5f5f5f;font-family:"lato regular", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:17.3333px;font-style:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:justify;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#fcfcfc;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">For more information please contact to:</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal">Prof Dr Muhammad Tahir</p><p class="MsoNormal">Chair ICAEM & Chairman Department of Mathematics</p><p class="MsoNormal">HITEC University Taxila</p><p class="MsoNormal">051-4908445</p>24-04-2019 11:12:1036{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}https://hec.gov.pk
Hello Tomorrow Islamabad Summithttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/FC16.jpg, http://hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/FC16.jpgHello Tomorrow Islamabad Summit<p style="text-align:justify;">​Higher Education Commission is hosting Hello Tomorrow Islamabad Summit in partnership with French Embassy, Hello Tomorrow France and university of Gujrat. This summit is part of a set of global actions organized by Hello Tomorrow France. The summit will take place on <strong>20</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> October 2016 in HEC Islamabad H-9 </strong>from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. At HEC Islamabad auditorium . </p><p style="text-align:justify;">For Registration of the subject event please visit link: <a href="http://events.hello-tomorrow.org/event/the-future-of-connectivity/">http://events.hello-tomorrow.org/event/the-future-of-connectivity/</a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">For further details please contact with: </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> Mr.Sanwal Muneer if you have any questions. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The contact details are Sanwal Muneer | Head Hello Tomorrow Pakistan,</p><p style="text-align:justify;">CEO & Founder Capture Mobility Pvt Ltd Scotland</p><p style="text-align:justify;">+923007000932 Pakistan ,</p><p style="text-align:justify;">+447586168584 UK Hello Tomorrow  </p><p> </p>14-10-2016 06:11:2710{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}https://hec.gov.pk

 

 

International Conference Quality Assurance Systemhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/QAAHero-Banner.jpg, https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/QAAHero-Banner.jpgInternational Conference Quality Assurance System<p style="box-sizing:content-box;background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="box-sizing:content-box;">To take the quality enhancement agenda forward, Higher Education Commission Pakistan (HEC) is organizing a conference in collaboration with the Council for Higher Education and Accreditation (CHEA), US and United Sates Education Foundation Pakistan (USEFP). This conference aims to advance mutual understanding of international quality assurance standards by bringing together selected members of CHEA's International Quality Group. </span></p><p style="box-sizing:content-box;background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="box-sizing:content-box;">It will provide an opportunity for Pakistani university leaders to learn from the experience of the countries and universities including Europe, US, Malaysia and Turkey and share the Pakistani experience with others, especially those countries that are in the phase of building their higher education systems; like India, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.</span></p>03-12-2019 17:25:18https://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/QA-Conference.aspx38{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}https://hec.gov.pk
Sixth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineeringhttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/icase.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/icase.jpgSixth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering<div style="text-align:justify;">Institute of Space Technology (IST), one of the premier institutes in Pakistan, is a federally chartered, degree awarding Institute offering graduate and baccalaureate programs in Aerospace, Avionics, Electrical, Mechanical, Materials Science & Engineering, Space Science, Remote Sensing & GISc, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and Applied Mathematics & Statistics. IST has been ranked amongst the top four engineering universities of Pakistan.</div><div style="text-align:justify;">IST is organizing the Sixth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE) from November 12-14, 2019 at IST, Islamabad, Pakistan. This conference is a regular biennial event to provide an international forum wherein scientists, researchers, engineers, academicians, private and public industry professionals, entrepreneurs, and students from all across the globe interact and share the latest themes and trends related with Space Science, Technology and Applications.</div><div style="text-align:justify;">ICASE 2019 will feature a diverse blend of thematic areas including Aeronautics and Astronautics, Satellite Technology & Applications, Mechanical Engineering for Aerospace Applications, Aerospace Materials Design and Engineering, Guidance, Navigation & Controls and GNSS, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Astrobiology, Remote Sensing, GIS & Space Applications, Mathematical & Statistical Modeling for Space Applications, Space Policy, Law and Management, Space Technology Education and Popularization.<br></div>20-03-2019 17:37:00https://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/Sixth-ICASE.aspx35{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}https://hec.gov.pk
5G Talent Ecological Development Workshophttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/5G%20workshop.jpg, https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/5G%20workshop.jpg5G Talent Ecological Development Workshop<p>5G wireless service will constitute an integral part of the future communication network. It will enable a wide range of innovations that are critical for mature digital societies. Advanced wireless services based on 5G will be more complex technologically than previous services and will require substantial new investment. More importantly, they will constitute a new system of value generation. Unleashing this innovative potential will have far-reaching consequences. At the same time, because 5G will also require major investments by mobile operators, incentives for investment and innovation are important.</p><p>The objective of the workshop is to provide a comprehensive and international overview of 5G wireless service. Workshop speaker is a 5G expert from Huawei Headquarters based in Shenzhen China. He will address the engineering, operational, and regulatory aspects of 5G investment and deployment. The workshop will be valuable to anyone who wants to know more about 5G and to understand the current status of 5G service in a global context.<br></p>15-07-2019 10:08:59https://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/5G-TEDW.aspx37{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}https://hec.gov.pk

 

 

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Annual Report 2015-16https://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annual Report 2015-16.pdfAnnual Report 2015-16HEC Annual Report for the Year 2015-162018-06-26T19:00:00ZHEC Annual Report for the Year 2015-16
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Extension in date Tender Notice for IT EquipmentExtension in date Tender Notice for IT Equipment2020-03-26T19:00:00Z2020-04-27T19:00:00Zhttps://hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECTenderRFP/HECiteqpt.pdfHEC-0142Higher Education CommissionProcurement