HEC removes names of blacklisted for plagiarism

KARACHI: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has removed the list of persons involved in plagiarism from its website. Among them was the name of a former vice-chancellor and project director of the university who has also been a member of

Govt dismisses Dr Tariq Banuri as HEC Chairman

ISLAMABAD: The government has dismissed Dr Tariq Banuri as Chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC). A notification has been issued by the Establishment Division stating that Dr Tariq Banuri has “ceased to the Chairperson, Higher Education Commission forthwith and

Two-year degrees will not be recognised after Dec 2018: HEC

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) announced that it will not recognise two-year bachelor degrees undertaken after the 2018 academic year. A notification issued by the HEC stated that universities must immediately stop offering these degree programmes in line with

No directives issued for closure of universities amid COVID-19: HEC

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission has clarified that it had not announced the closure of universities, as government warns of a second COVID-19 wave in Pakistan.  On a social media website Twitter, the HEC said, “Attention Students!! HEC has not

Cuba offers one undergraduate scholarship in medicine

ISLAMABAD: The government of Cuba, a country acknowledged for health sciences, has offered an opportunity to a Pakistani student aspiring to become a doctor. According to the Higher Education Commission (HEC), the Cuban government has offered one undergraduate scholarship in

HEC offers PhD scholarships under US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor

ISLAMABAD Under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has offered scholarship opportunities of fall-2020 for PhD studies in top-ranked US universities. The HEC has invited applications from Pakistani nationals desiring to pursue PhD in the fields:

Sindh HEC fails the higher education system

KARACHI: The Sindh Higher Education Commission was established in 2013 after the Sindh Assembly rushed through the Sindh Higher Education Commission Act, 2013, to set up its own provincial body that would be autonomous and would have the authority to verify