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Higher Education Commission has not issued University Rankings for Online Readiness

June 30, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, June 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Higher Education Commission has clarified that it has neither evaluated nor issued any rankings for universities’ online readiness. A section of the press has published reports issued by different universities that claim otherwise. HEC…

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Higher Education Commission and Microsoft Sign Education Transformation Agreement to Enhance Academic Opportunities in Pakistan

June 29, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, June 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Higher Education Commission has been working with Microsoft for well over 10 years. The strategic engagement, which encompasses all public and private sector universities in Pakistan, allows for the students to get access to genuine,…

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HEC alerts students about fake news on education

June 15, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, June 15, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has alerted students and faculty members about false information being circulated by anti-education groups through WhatsApp and social media forums. Students are advised to verify HEC-related information from its website…

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Commission Denounces Cut in Higher Education Budget

June 15, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, June 15, 2020 (PPI-OT): The two-day 36th Meeting of the Commission, the governing body of Higher Education Commission, concluded on Saturday. Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri chaired the meeting, which was conducted online. The Commission unanimously deplored the sudden cut…

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Commission Denounces Cut in Higher Education Budget

June 15, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, June 15, 2020 (PPI-OT): The two-day 36th Meeting of the Commission, the governing body of Higher Education Commission, concluded on Saturday. Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri chaired the meeting, which was conducted online. The Commission unanimously deplored the sudden cut…

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Higher Education Commission directs Universities to announce exam policies

May 18, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The purpose of examinations is to reward students for actions that will make them successful in their future lives. This was stated by the Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri, in a meeting with the Vice Chancellors…

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HEC Launches First Online National Faculty Development Programme 2020

May 3, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): The National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE) has launched its first online National Faculty Development Programme (NDFP) 2020. The four-week intensive online programme is designed to provide a strong foundation for new faculty in the…

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VCs commit to making e-learning successful to mitigate educational loss

April 25, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Vice Chancellors have expressed their full commitment to making online classes and e-learning a success amidst the closure of universities in the wake of situation created due to COVID-19 crisis. During the third Vice Chancellors…

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The National Academy of Higher Education holds meeting with 1st cohort of IPFP online boot camp 2020

April 18, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE), Higher Education Commission (HEC) is organising the IPFP Online Boot Camp 2020, a four-week online learning programme for candidates of the Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs (IPFP) Programme…

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Higher Education Commission to inspect universities’ capacity to deliver online classes: Chairman HEC

March 31, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, March 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): In response to a number of complaints regarding online classes in some universities, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has asked for detailed information on these courses in order to inspect the quality of the content,…

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Higher Education Commission to fund research to address covid-19 crisis: Chairman HEC

March 27, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, March 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has sought proposals from universities, institutes, and individual researchers on ideas to address the Novel Coronavirus crisis. This was decided on Tuesday in a special video meeting of HEC’s senior…

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Steps Afoot to Avoid Educational Loss of Students amidst Corona Crisis

March 19, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, March 19, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has developed a databank of the online courses available at the national and international level and shared it with universities, while the university faculty has also been asked to prepare…

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