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The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the ranking of Pakistani universities on the basis of quality teaching and research.

HEC Chairman Dr Javaid R Laghari announced the rankings at a press conference held at the commission secretariat. Speaking on the occasion, the HEC chairman said the primary purpose of the ranking was to share the key issues that determine the state of higher education in a particular institution and drive the higher education institutions (HEIs) towards improved quality and research and promote a culture among HEIs of the country for participation in the world rankings.Read More »Top Pakistani universities

LAHORE: HEC’s newly announced ranking may stir controversy

By Arsalan Haider, Daily Times

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Thursday announced ranking of Pakistani universities, which may stir a controversy due to significant changes in the positions of different universities as compared to those in the last ranking.

According to the ranking, two public-sector universities belonging to Lahore and two private-sector universities were placed in the top 10 list. The University of Punjab was placed on the fifth position. In private sector universities, the COMSATS University was on the ninth and the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) on the 10th position.
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Higher Education Commission announces ranking of Pakistani universities

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HEC chairman says ranking based on quality teaching, research

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Thursday announced ranking of Pakistani universities.

The HEC Chairman Dr Javaid Laghari said at a press conference held at the commission’s secretariat that universities were ranked on the basis of quality teaching and research. “The primary purpose of the ranking exercise was to share with the general public a comprehensive data on the key issues that determined the state of higher education in a particular institution. Institutions established after December 2008 as well as distance education universities were excluded from the ranking lists,” Laghari said.
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Pakistan Higher Education Commission launches online system for degrees’ attestation

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to facilitate the general public, universities, institutions of higher learning and embassies in Pakistan through the online reservation system for the attestation of degrees of Pakistani students.

The decision has been taken keeping in view the hyper increase in degree attestation demand. “The HEC has introduced the most modern online system for degree attestation keeping in view the demands of the masses for the purpose. Now whoever comes to get his degrees attested from the HEC will be facilitated with the most sophisticated IT system,” the HEC said in a statement.Read More »Pakistan Higher Education Commission launches online system for degrees’ attestation

Pakistan Higher Education Commission gets Rupees 2.819b grant

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Finance has released Rs. 2.819 billion to the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as Human Resource Development component of 3rd quarterly installment of development grant.

The funds would be distributed to wipe out the immediate liabilities of the indigenous as well as the scholars studying abroad. At present the HEC has over 4000 MS and PhD scholars studying abroad while it funds 4300 scholars studying in local universities with over 900 MBBS students in Cuba.Read More »Pakistan Higher Education Commission gets Rupees 2.819b grant

Cuts in Pakistan Higher Education Commission’s grants hottest issue in ’08

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By Khalid Khattak
LAHORE
THE cuts in grants of Higher Education Commission (HEC) and public sector universities by the government in the wake of global financial crisis remained the hottest academic debate in 2008.
The shortage of funds compelled vice chancellors (VCs) of various universities to publicly demand the government support the institutions of higher learning on the plea that academic and research projects were being adversely affected. Read More »Cuts in Pakistan Higher Education Commission’s grants hottest issue in ’08

Pakistan Higher Education Commission on verge of collapse

By AZAM KHAN

ISLAMABAD – HEC is at the brink of collapse. After shelving the scholarship scheme, the Commission is likely to close some more operations due to stoppage of funds, well-placed sources told TheNation.
“Survival of HEC at stake, as its second quarter of operational expanses, amounting to Rs 3 billion, are also yet to be released,” sources added.Read More »Pakistan Higher Education Commission on verge of collapse