Education Trends

75 more Pakistani scholars to pursue PhD in Queen Mary University of London

75 more Pakistani scholars to pursue PhD in Queen Mary University of London

The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement for 75 HEC scholars to pursue their PhD degrees from QMUL in the next five years.   In this connection, the British Council Pakistan organised a virtual signing ceremony. Executive Director, HEC, Dr. Shaista Sohail and Vice Principal, International Education,…

NAHE holds roundtable to identify faculty development needs

NAHE holds roundtable to identify faculty development needs

As part of collaboration for academic excellence initiative of the National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE), the Academy is organizing roundtable discussion events nationally and in the provinces. The first provincial workshop/roundtable was held on Monday to identify faculty development needs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Representatives from universities including those from the Quality Enhancement Cells in…

HEC invites applications for accreditation of Pakistan-based research journals

HEC invites applications for accreditation of Pakistan-based research journals

The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan invited the applications for the year 2021-22 from all Pakistan-based research journals, which meet the HEC accreditation criteria. The journals currently enlisted in HEC Journal Recognition System (HJRS) will also have to apply afresh. The applications may be submitted online through “Accreditation of Research Journals” Tab of HEC’s Research…

UET Lahore selected as Rotating Chair of IIOE for 2021

UET Lahore selected as Rotating Chair of IIOE for 2021

University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore secures Chair, Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar gets Presidency of UNESCO-ICHEI backed International Institute of Online Education, IIOE. The university said on Thursday. “The annual general meeting of IIOE for the year 2020 took place virtually on December,09 where its academic and strategic stakeholders from across…

Universities will continue to operate as per HEC guidelines

Universities will continue to operate as per HEC guidelines

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has clarified that all universities will continue to operate as per guidelines issued by the HEC earlier. The recent announcement of the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training is about resumption of a regular school week of 5 days for urban centers of Karachi, Hyderabad, Lahore, and…

All schools will go back to regular 5 day classes from March 1

All schools will go back to regular 5 day classes from March 1

Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mahmood announced that all schools will go back to regular 5 day classes from March 1, 2021.  He tweeted, “Restrictions imposed in some major cities on schools to conduct staggered classes was only till February 28. “This announcement applies to every educational institutions in the designated cities…

HEC teams visit Universities for Performance Evaluation

HEC teams visit Universities for Performance Evaluation

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has successfully concluded evaluation visits of three HEC recognised higher education institutions through Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE) and Postgraduate Programme Review (PGPR).  The universities evaluated by Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), HEC during three days visits included University of Gujrat, University of Lakki Marwat and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University,…

HEC offers LLB, LLM and PhD scholarships for students of Balochistan

HEC offers LLB, LLM and PhD scholarships for students of Balochistan

Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan has invited applications, under the project Law Graduates Scholarship Programme for the students of Balochistan to study abroad, for applicants having Domicile/Local Certificate of Balochistan province for award of scholarships to study Law in following categories: Indigenous/Local LLB (5Years) Indigenous/Local LLM     Foreign LLM   Foreign PhD              Applicant must possess the Domicile/Local…

LUMS and University of East Anglia announce Economics PhD partnership

LUMS and University of East Anglia announce Economics PhD partnership

The Chaudhry Nazar Muhammad Department of Economics, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), LUMS and the School of Economics at the University of East Angila (UEA) in the UK, have collaborated to set up an Economics PhD partnership, LUMS said on Friday. “This fully-funded partnership in Economics is integral to advancing…

PMC directs all public colleges to submit final lists of admitted students by Feb 22

PMC directs all public colleges to submit final lists of admitted students by Feb 22

Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has directed all public sector universities to submit by February 22 their certified final lists of admitted students to all seats at public colleges affiliated to the university except HEC scholarship seats, disability quota or military quota seats for which time has been granted till March 22 for final submission. Similarly,…