Education Trends

HEC announces 250 Scholarships for Srilankan students to study in Pakistan

HEC announces 250 Scholarships for Srilankan students to study in Pakistan

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has announced 250 Allama Iqbal Scholarships under the Pakistan-Srilanka Higher Education Cooperation Programme.  Spread over the course of next five years, Allama iqbal Scholarships provide an excellent opportunity for 1000 Srilankan students to visit Pakistan and pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral degree programmes. The scholarship offer is open for…

HEC overseas scholarships for PhD in selected fields & MS/MPhil Engineering Technology

HEC overseas scholarships for PhD in selected fields & MS/MPhil Engineering Technology

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has invited applications form outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals for the award of PhD and MS/MPhil scholarships. PhD scholarships are being offered in the selected fields, whereas MS/MPhil scholarships are being offered in Engineering Technology. Scholarships will be awarded for Spring-Fall (2022) session in HEC-identified top-ranked foreign universities of advanced countries. Eligibility…

Education institutes to remain closed till May 23: NCOC

Education institutes to remain closed till May 23: NCOC

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) announced that educational institutions shall remain closed till May 23, 2021. The earlier date was May 17.  The decision has been taken in view of ongoing disease trends. NCOC further informed that a review will be carried out on May 18.

ICMAP, Lincoln University College of Malaysia ink MoU

ICMAP, Lincoln University College of Malaysia ink MoU

The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) and the Lincoln University College of Malaysia, entered into Memorandum of Understanding. ICMAP said, this MoU aims to provide pathways for BBA Finance, MBA or Master in Finance and PhD programmes to members, affiliates and students of the institute.

National Technology Council to hold webinars on latest tech trends

National Technology Council to hold webinars on latest tech trends

The National Technology Council (NTC) will hold a series of webinars on various facets of technology and the latest technological trends amidst the hardships stirred by COVID-19 and the resultant lockdowns. The first webinar of the series, entitled “Using Existing Technology to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine in Pakistan” will be held on May 19, 2021. The…

PEC postpones 17th Engineering Practice Examination

PEC postpones 17th Engineering Practice Examination

The Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) said that the 17th Engineering Practice Examination (EPE), which was scheduled on 23rd May 2021, is now postponed till further orders, in pursuance of the Government’s decision for the postponement of all examinations in the country till 15th June 2021 due to prevailing situation of COVID-19. New date for the…

HEC offers postgraduate scholarships for students of Balochistan & erstwhile FATA

HEC offers postgraduate scholarships for students of Balochistan & erstwhile FATA

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has invited the applications from outstanding students of Balochistan and erstwhile FATA who intend to pursue postgraduate studies (MS/MPhil programme) from HEC-recognized local universities/Degree Awarding Institutions (DAIs).  The scholarships are being offered for the academic year 2021-22 in all areas of studies/disciplines under the project entitled “Provision of…

ICAP to hold Summer 2021 exams under remote proctoring environment only

ICAP to hold Summer 2021 exams under remote proctoring environment only

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) said that in view of the government announcement, Summer 2021 Certified Finance and Accounting Professional (CFAP), Multi Subject Assessment (MSA), Writing Skills Test (WST) and Assessment of Fundamental Competencies (AFC) examinations will be held as per schedule under remote proctoring environment only. The institute further clarified that,…

HEDP holds its third Steering Committee meeting

HEDP holds its third Steering Committee meeting

The Higher Education Development in Pakistan (HEDP) project held its third Steering Committee (SC) meeting at Islamabad. Presided by the Executive Director Higher Education Commission (HEC), Dr. Shaista Sohail, the meeting was attended by key SC members from all provinces. The committee consists of senior officials from key federal ministries and provincial departments of higher…

HEC, University heads agree on providing provisional admission to A2 students

HEC, University heads agree on providing provisional admission to A2 students

The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan after consultations with the Covid-19 Oversight Committee representing Vice Chancellor from each province and region, and heads of a few private sector universities have agreed to provide provisional admission to A2 students, whose exams have been postponed to October 2021, in the Fall 2021 semester so that they would…