Category Archives: Higher Education Commission Pakistan HEC

Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) for redefining HEC role

Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) for redefining HEC role Islamabad – In the light of the 18th constitutional amendment, the role of Higher Education Commission (HEC) should be redefined and recommendations of implementation commission regarding higher education sector should be implemented in true letter and spirit. It was demanded by Dr […]

HEC bailout package- Immediate bailout package for HEC sought

HEC bailout package- Immediate bailout package for HEC sought Peshawar: In view of the serious financial constraints and lack of faculty in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s public sector universities, members of the standing committees of Senate and provincial assembly on higher education and vice-chancellors of difference varsities Thursday urged the government to enhance the recurrent budget of […]

Govt universities appointments – SHC stays key appointments in govt universities

Govt universities appointments – SHC stays key appointments in govt universities Karachi: The Sindh High Court on Friday restrained the Universities and Board secretary and others from finalising the appointment of the registrar, director finance and controller examinations of different public sector universities in the province till further orders. The interim order came on a […]

Higher Education Commission (HEC) asked to continue financial grants to universities in Sindh

Higher Education Commission (HEC) asked to continue financial grants to universities in Sindh Karachi: Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah has asked the authorities of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to continue proper financial grant to the universities of Sindh till 2015 as per commitment made in National Finance Commission (NFC) Award in 2010 failing […]

Higher Education Commission Pakistan HEC to set up varsity campus in Lakki

Higher Education Commission Pakistan HEC to set up varsity campus in Lakki Lakki Marwat: The Higher Education Commission will allocate funds in the next fiscal year for the establishment of a campus of the University of Science and Technology, Bannu, in Lakki Marwat district. The assurance to this effect was given to the PTI MNA […]

Higher Education Commission (HEC) ignores social sciences for award

Higher Education Commission (HEC) ignores social sciences for award Lahore: In what could be termed an apt example of social sciences being ignored at the national level, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has failed to select any social sciences scholars from Pakistan to confer National Distinguished Professor awards advertised in 2011, it is learnt. On […]

Higher Education Commission (HEC) faces turbulence yet again

Higher Education Commission (HEC) faces turbulence yet again Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), which has been at the centre of different for nearly an year now, is in the limelight again for appointing two new members on deputation, without following due procedure. Not only this, the new acting executive director (ED) has been appointed […]

79 Pakistani scholars on their way to Germany

79 Pakistani scholars on their way to Germany ISLAMABAD: German Ambassador Cyrill Nunn bid farewell to 79 new scholars funded by the Higher Education Commition (HEC) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) who would start their PhD research and master’s courses in German universities in the coming months.Islamabad DAAD Director Ursula Saarbeck, head of […]

Haier China signs contract with HEC for PM’s Laptop Programme

Haier China signs contract with HEC for PM’s Laptop Programme ISLAMABAD: Pakistan witnessed on Monday the historic contract signing ceremony for supply and commissioning of 100,000 laptops under Prime Minister’s Youth Programme (PMYP). Ms. Leila Khan, Member National Assembly and Adviser to the Chairperson PMYP was the chief guest during the ceremony held at HEC […]

Former Chairman Higher Education Commission Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rehman calls for spending resources on research and innovation – University o the Punjab

Former Chairman Higher Education Commission Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rehman calls for spending resources on research and innovation – University o the Punjab LAHORE: Former Chairman Higher Education Commission Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rehman has called upon the government to allocate resources to science & technology, research and innovation as the prosperity of the country is linked with progress in […]

Merit-based appointment of Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman urged

Merit-based appointment of Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman urged ISLAMABAD: People from different walks of life have called for transparent and merit based appointment of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman in order to resolve the increasing higher education issues. Parliamentarians, academicians, and representatives of civil society, faculty associations and student organisations demanded for the consideration […]

Higher Education Commission (HEC) emphasises on Minimum Quality Standards (MQS) for improving education

Higher Education Commission (HEC) emphasises on Minimum Quality Standards (MQS) for improving education ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Monday emphasised on the Minimum Quality Standards (MQS) for improving education across the country.In a meeting with the directors of the colleges, HEC Executive Director Mukhtar Ahmed stated that the HEC was committed to improving the quality […]

Interviews for Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman ‘cancelled’ at the eleventh hour

Interviews for Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman ‘cancelled’ at the eleventh hour Karachi: Interviews for the post of chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) have been suddenly “cancelled”, leaving the 18 candidates reeling from the shock. Besides being an irritation to the candidates, the act of “cancelling” the interviews reflects non-seriousness towards filling the very […]

Appointment process of two universities VCs questioned

Appointment process of two universities VCs questioned Peshawar: Alleging violation of merit in the appointment of the vice-chancellors of two public sector universities, certain candidates who failed to make it have asked Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to take notice of the situation and ensure transparency in the selection process. Some candidates accused the Higher Education […]

HEC new chairperson: HEC fails to meet deadline yet again

HEC new chairperson: HEC fails to meet deadline yet again Islamabad: The federal government failed to meet yet another deadline for the appointment of Higher Education Commission chairperson, this time due to a three-day visit of the King of Bahrain starting from March 18. The new six-member search committee, formed to propose three names for the […]

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