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HEC to send 10,000 Pakistanis to US in next 10 years for PhD Scholarships

Advertisements Under Pakistan-US Knowledge Corridor, Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan will be sending 10,000 Pakistanis to US in next 10 years for PhD Scholarships. Advertisements The Pakistani scholars being sent will be getting admissions in agriculture and food security, medical and allied health sciences, energy, water, climate change, advanced digital …

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Only Six Pakistani universities among top 800 institutes of world

ISLAMABAD: British ranking agency, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has ranked six Pakistani education institutes among the world’s top 8000 universities. QS World Rankings 2015-2016  include the National University of Sciences and Technology (Nust) Islamabad, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Lahore University of Management Sciences (Lums), University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore, University …

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Top Medical institutions of Pakistan HEC 2015 Rankings

ISLAMABAD: Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Tuesday disclosed list of University Rankings for year 2015. HEC has ranked universities in seven different categories, Quaid-e-Azam University ranked one in overall Top 10 Higher Education Institutions, other categories are General, Engineering & Technology, Business Education, Agriculture & Veterinary, Medical and Arts & …

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HEC discloses University Rankings 2015

ISLAMABAD: Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Tuesday disclosed list of University Rankings for year 2015. HEC has ranked universities in seven different categories, Quaid-e-Azam University ranked one in overall Top 10 Higher Education Institutions, other categories are General, Engineering & Technology, Business Education, Agriculture & Veterinary, Medical and Arts & …

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Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme Phase-II 2015-16 to start soon

ISLAMABAD: Aimed at encouraging pursuit of higher education by students from less developed areas via financing of their tuition fees directly to universities, the second phase of Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme is going to be launch soon. Higher Education Commission (HEC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and …

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Digitalizing Pakistan: HEC ready to launch Pakistan School on Internet Governance

The inaugural day includes four day workshop that would last till October 8. The workshop is arranged in association with Asia-pacific Network Internet Centre (APNIC), Internet Society (ISoc) and Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The pkSIG is meant to offer complete and intense course to cover political, …

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Minimum qualification for CSS, PCS to be M.phil

ISLAMABAD: A recommendation given by Ministry of Planning Development and Reforms of Pakistan says that anyone wants to appear in Central Superior Services (CSS) and Public Services Commission (PCS) exams should be M.phil. As per details, the ministry gave the suggestion that will be sent to Prime Minister of Pakistan …

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HEC directs universities not to conduct NTS for admissions

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in a recent move freed universities from the obligations to holding their Graduation Assessment Test (GAT) by using the National Testing Service (NTS). The judgment got approval in March 2014 after a student Syeda Anam Ilyas submitted a petition making Lahore High Court to …

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HEC plans to establish 5 new universities, 36 campuses during the next three years

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is likely to establish 5 new universities and 36 campuses across Pakistan in next three years. The education body has plans to upgrade nine existing campuses making them into full-fledged universities on their own. The sole purpose behind this move is to cover maximum regions …

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Rs 20 billion would be allocated for HEC in the upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD: It is suggested to allocate Rs. 20 billion for Higher Education Commission (HEC) in the upcoming budget 2015-16. HEC has demanded an increase of 33% in the development budget of current year. In the suggested budget of Rs.20 billion, Rs.17 billion have been suggested to allocate for the under …

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Quaid-e-Azam University Tops in HEC Top Ten Universities of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education of Pakistan (HEC) is the sole official educational body to issue ranking of top ten universities of Pakistan every year on the basis of quality and research being provided by the Pakistani universities and degree awarding institutes (DAIs). According to the official ranking list released by the …

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Only PhD degree holders can appoint as vice-chancellors in KPK

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government has made several changes in provincial education act and only PhD degree holders can become vice-chancellors of the public sector universities according to relevant law.. Although the Higher Education Commission (HEC) had already declared a criteria for the appointment of vice-chancellors under which preference would …

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At least 185 universities working in Pakistan without having NOC from HEC

ISLAMABAD: Although numerous universities and institutes have been serving for education across Pakistan, a number of these institutes are ‘Not Affiliated with Higher Education Commission (HEC)’. According to HEC’s own provided list, currently 185 degree awarding institutions, performing in different parts of the country are ‘unrecognized’. But the deplorable aspect …

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Pakistani universities improving international rankings, HEC head told NA Committee

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairperson Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed told the National Assembly Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training that Pakistani educational institutions are gradually improving their international rankings. He insisted that HEC has been constantly trying to improve the quality of education in the country. Prof. …

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