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  • 185 universities functioning without NOC from HEC

    ISLAMABAD: Despite making claims of bringing significant improvement in higher education sector, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has failed to take action against illegal universities in the country...

    According to the HEC’s own record, currently 185 degree awarding institutions, functioning in various parts of the country, are unrecognised...

  • HEC makes first move towards more universities

    ISLAMABAD: Taking a step towards the realisation of the government’s Vision 2025, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has sought guidance from public sector universities and provincial governments for the establishment of universities in all districts of the country...

    A source at the HEC told Dawn that on July 28, 2015, the commission wrote letters to the chief ministers of all four provinces and vice chancellors of almost 25...

  • LUMHS questions HEC ranking of varsities

    HYDERABAD: The Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) has raised objections over the ranking of universities as announced by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and expr­­essed doubts over the ranking procedure, it is learnt...

    The meeting “cast doubts over the transparency of the ranking procedure by the HEC”, it said...

  • Experts find flaws with HEC’s varsity ranking

    ISLAMABAD: The ranking of public sector universities announced by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has several flaws...

    Some education experts believe that the ranking should be carried out by independent bodies as per international practices...

  • QAU clinches top spot in HEC university rankings 2015

    ISLAMABAD: Quaid-i-Azam University beat out higher educational institutes across Pakistan to secure the leading spot in the Higher Education Commission (HEC) ranking of top Pakistani universities in 2015...

    In addition to a list of top 10 universities overall, the best educational institutes in various disciplines have also been ranked...

  • World Bank projects Pakistan’s GDP growth rate at 5.5pc for 2017-18

    KARACHI: The World Bank projects that Pakistan’s GDP growth rate will be 5...

    In its Pakistan Development Update, a biannual publication shedding light on the state of the economy and its future prospects, the global lender said the economic growth rate projection assumes that oil prices would increase slightly and that “political and security risks will be managed”...

  • ‘Balancing GDP growth, social stability important for Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: With an annual growth of nearly five per cent, Pakistan’s economy is now on the path to stability, and taking this advantage the government should try to create a balance between the economic growth and social stability, Ambassador of Japan Takashi Kurai said on Monday...

    While he acknowledged that creating a balance between the two is difficult for many countries, he emphasised that it is a very important task for...

  • GDP growth in Pakistan expected to remain on track: ADB

    In a supplement to its ‘Asian Development Outlook’, ADB maintained that GDP growth in Pakistan is expected to be on track during the fiscal year ending June 2017, driven mainly by the service sector...

    In the previous Outlook published in March, the ADB forecast said that GDP growth in Pakistan was expected to accelerate modestly to 4...

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