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A Special Message from CHAIRMAN HEC on inauguration of BUTVA Special Message from CHAIRMAN HEC on inauguration of BUTVhttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/PublishingImages/A Special Message from CHAIRMAN HEC on inauguration of BUTV

 

 

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HEC Stresses Women Empowerment through Higher Education, Entrepreneurship and Socio-economic DevelopmentHEC Stresses Women Empowerment through Higher Education, Entrepreneurship and Socio-economic Development<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, March 8, 2017: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan organized a daylong event entitled "Women Empowerment through Higher Education, Entrepreneurship and Socio-economic Development" to celebrate International Women's Day here at the Commission Secretariat on Wednesday. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Samina Amin Qadir, Vice Chancellor Fatima Jinnah Women University was chief guest of the ceremony which was also attended by Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC, Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director HEC, Vice Chancellors, faculty members and students of various institutions.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">HEC paid tribute to Pakistani women who contributed to the country's well-being in social, political, defence, economic and other sectors. It also aimed at projecting Pakistani female academicians, entrepreneurs and social contributors with an aim to motivate other Pakistani women to come forward and contribute towards socio-economic development of the country.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed said Islam gives equal rights to women and condemns tyranny against them. He added that Islam protects women rights and gives them their due share in properties and assets. Paying homage to women working in the higher education sector, he said women equally deserve to come forward and work for national development. HEC is committed to ensuring provision of equal opportunities to women in the higher education sector, as educated women guarantee a prosperous nation, he stated. It is obligatory upon girls to acquire purposeful education, he emphasized.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Chairman said that HEC strongly follows a policy of equality in all of its programmes, adding that it has a stringent stance against women harassment at workplace. He urged the Vice Chancellors to ensure execution of laws enacted to stem women harassment.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"On this occasion, we reiterate our zero-tolerance policy towards women harassment," he maintained. He said HEC has also signed an agreement with Pink Ribbon to create awareness among girls about the hazards of breast cancer.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">He informed that since inception of HEC in 2002, the rate of access to higher education among females has remarkably increased. "In 2002, the access rate among women was only 32 per cent, however, it has now reached to 48 per cent," he revealed. He also shared that Pakistani universities have as many as 18 female Vice Chancellors at present.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">During the first segment of the ceremony named<em> "Hum Nahin Bhoulay"</em>, the parents of Ms. Marium Mukhtar, a fighter pilot who was martyred in a fighter jet crash, and Ms. Arfa Karim, the late youngest Microsoft certified professional, also shared their views and narrated stories of the two legendary daughters of the nation.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">In the second segment, <em>"Hum Kisi Say Kam Nahin"</em>, Dr. Aalia Sohail Khan, Principal Government Postgraduate College for Women (GPGCW), Rawalpindi described the achievements of visually impaired students of the college in archery. She stressed the need for promoting girls education as well as training of females to meet the challenges facing them in life.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed and Ms. Seema Mughal, Vice Chancellor Greenwich University, Karachi announced Rs. 50,000 each for the GPGCW students for their skillfulness in archery despite being visually impaired.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">On the occasion, notable females from various fields including Ms. Shabana Farooqi, Assistant Professor GPGCW, Mrs. Masarrat Misbah, beautician at Depilex, Mrs. Shehla Javed Akram, Founding President Women Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Riffat Shah, Founding President Human Resource Planning Sector, Ms. Sumaira Sajjad, Assistant Professor Department of Fashion and Design, Iqra University and other noteworthy figures also shared their life stories and achievements in their respective fields.​</p>09-03-2017 11:11:03<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/HEC-Stresses-Women-Empowerment.aspx
HEC Directs Universities to Ensure Raising Minimum Qualification for LecturersHEC Directs Universities to Ensure Raising Minimum Qualification for Lecturers<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, March 7, 2017: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has directed the universities and degree awarding institutions to ensure implementation of the Commission's decision to raise minimum qualification to 18 years of education, for appointment of Lecturers.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">In a letter issued by HEC to Vice Chancellors and Rectors, they have been asked to ensure that minimum qualification for appointment of Lecturer should be MPhil / MS or equivalent degree i.e. 18 years, or Masters from a foreign University. Deadline given for decision's implementation is June 30, 2017.    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Universities which have already adopted and implemented the decision have been appreciated and advised to continue implementing the decision. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Moreover, HEC has also extended the cut-off date for raising minimum qualification of Assistant Professors in universities/degree awarding institutions to the level of PhD, to January 1, 2018.  </p>09-03-2017 11:08:54<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/HEC-Directs-Universities.aspx
HEC, Hungary Sign MoU for Award of 200 Scholarships to Pakistani StudentsHEC, Hungary Sign MoU for Award of 200 Scholarships to Pakistani Students<p style="text-align:justify;">Islamabad, February 21, 2017: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan and the Government of Hungary have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under Higher Education and Scientific Exchange Programme under which Hungary will provide 200 scholarships to Pakistani students to study in Hungarian universities.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Engr. Baligh-ur-Rehman, Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, was chief guest of the ceremony. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC and Mr. Szabo Istvan, Ambassador of Hungary to Pakistan signed the MoU. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director HEC, Mr. Waseem S. Hashmi Syed, Adviser HRD HEC, Dr. Mazhar Saeed, Director General Planning and Development, Mrs. Emilia Szabone Nagy, wife of Hungarian Ambassador, and other representatives of HEC, Embassy of Hungary, and European Union were also present. Mr. Nandor Mullner, a Hungarian student studying in International Islamic University Islamabad also attended the MoU signing ceremony.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Out of 200 scholarships, 125 scholarships will be awarded in Bachelors programmes in addition to 50 scholarships in Masters and 25 scholarships in PhD programmes. Earlier at the onset of a three-year programme in 2015, Hungary announced 240 scholarships and the first batch of 80 students was sent to Hungary while Pakistan announced 30 scholarships for Hungarian students to study in Pakistani higher education institutions. However, following the MoU, the number has been increased from 80 to 200 per year.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Speaking on the occasion, Engr. Baligh-ur-Rehman termed the increase in scholarships from 80 to 200 an incredible development. This measure will help bringing the two nations closer, he asserted. He held out assurance that the Government of Pakistan will extend all-out support to Hungarian students to come and study in Pakistani institutions. He said the Government of Pakistan is keen to further improve relations with Hungary. He appreciated the role of HEC in facilitating students and availing themselves of opportunities to pursue their education in countries like Hungary. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Expressing his grief over the recent spate of terrorism incidents, the Minister said Pakistan is committed to overcoming the menace of terrorism and energy crisis. He observed that the situation is far better than the past owing to Zarb-e-Azb Operation and other Government initiatives. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In his welcome note, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed described the background of Higher Education and Scientific Exchange Programme between HEC and Hungary. He informed more than 3000 students had earlier applied for the scholarships awarded by Hungary. "The mobility of students between the two countries will create more opportunities for the two nations to come closer," he said. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">He said HEC is planning to expand research collaboration with Hungarian universities. He informed that Hungarian institutions have offered their support in setting up a Sport university in Pakistan. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Mr. Szabo Istavan said the increase in number of scholarships indicates that the Government of Hungary gives great importance to bilateral relations with Pakistan. "Investment in education is indeed investment in future," he said, adding that the two countries have a long history of diplomatic relations spanning over half a century. He hoped that the academic linkages will build strong bonds between Pakistan and Hungary.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Sharing his experience in Pakistani university, Mr. Nandor Mullner said Pakistani students, faculty and the university's administration welcomed him on his arrival. "I feel at home while studying in Pakistan," he said. He expressed a wish that more Hungarian students should come to Pakistan and benefit from the opportunity. </p>22-02-2017 06:25:54<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/news/Pages/HEC-Hungary-MoU.aspx

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Fifth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering-2017http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/EV.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/EV.jpgFifth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering-2017<p style="text-align:justify;">​Institute of Space Technology (IST) Islamabad, Pakistan is going to organize the Fifth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE 2017) from November 14-16, 2017.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">ICASE 2017 is a regular biennial event and an international forum in which scientists, engineers, researchers, professionals and students from all over the world would get a chance to interact and discuss the latest themes and trends related with aerospace science and engineering. It provides a platform to share experiences, foster collaborations across industry and academia, and to evaluate emerging aerospace technologies and developments across the globe.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p>22-02-2017 07:49:2617{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk
Women Entrepreneurship Conference-2017http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Released.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Released.jpgWomen Entrepreneurship Conference-2017<p>​​http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/PublishingImages/Flyer.jpg​ </p>10-03-2017 14:47:1018{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk
2nd International Conference on Space 2016http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/ics-16a.jpg, 2nd International Conference on Space 20162nd International Conference on Space 2016<h3>Introduction and Background</h3><p>Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), the national space agency of Pakistan, in collaboration with Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad is organizing 2nd International Conference on Space (ICS-2016). Inter-Islamic Network on Space Sciences & Technology (ISNET) will be a co-sponsor of the Conference.</p><p>International Conference on Space is a biennial event focusing on all aspects of space. It is aimed at providing a forum to share latest developments in space technologies and applications, and discuss ways and means of using these to address issues of international concern.</p><p>ICS-2016 will be a complete package for space professionals, decision-makers, academicians, researchers and scientists as well as students of space sciences and technologies to showcase their achievements, share experiences and voice their opinions on space-related issues in a highly interactive and cross-disciplinary environment.</p><p>Authors / Presenters will be offered to publish their research papers in Journal of Space Technology</p> - See more at: <a href="/english/news/events/Pages/CareerFair.aspx#sthash.VDoJUF4P.dpuf">http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/CareerFair.aspx#sthash.VDoJUF4P.dpuf</a>11-06-2016 18:28:472{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk

 

 

Data Science Workshophttp://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/DataScience.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/DataScience.jpgData Science Workshop<p style="box-sizing:content-box;background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;"><span style="box-sizing:content-box;background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">D</span><span style="box-sizing:content-box;background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">ata Science is a rapidly evolving field of our age and is poised to be one of the most important fields in the coming days, as it is set to swamp all the known knowledge fields ranging from Biology to Astronomy.</span></p><p style="box-sizing:content-box;background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;">HEC is well aware of importance of this field and is concentrating its efforts to introduce the basic and advanced level of practical as well as theoretical domain knowledge to academicians and industry professionals. To this end, HEC has devised a multi purpose strategy based on short term and long term goals.<br style="box-sizing:content-box;"></p><p style="box-sizing:content-box;background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;">As short term goals, HEC is organizing well designed short term courses, workshops and seminars to impart state of the art knowledge and practices of the field.</p><p style="box-sizing:content-box;background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;">As a continuation of these efforts, HEC is organizing a 3 days long workshop on data science, For details, <a href="/english/services/faculty/dscience/Pages/Data-Science-Workshop.aspx" style="box-sizing:content-box;">please click here</a>.​</p>24-03-2017 06:53:45http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/Data-Science.aspx20{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk
Women Entrepreneurship Conference-2017http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Released.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/Released.jpgWomen Entrepreneurship Conference-2017<p>​​http://hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/PublishingImages/Flyer.jpg​ </p>10-03-2017 14:47:10http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/WEC.aspx18{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk
Fifth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering-2017http://hecportal/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/EV.jpg, http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/EV.jpgFifth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering-2017<p style="text-align:justify;">​Institute of Space Technology (IST) Islamabad, Pakistan is going to organize the Fifth International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE 2017) from November 14-16, 2017.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">ICASE 2017 is a regular biennial event and an international forum in which scientists, engineers, researchers, professionals and students from all over the world would get a chance to interact and discuss the latest themes and trends related with aerospace science and engineering. It provides a platform to share experiences, foster collaborations across industry and academia, and to evaluate emerging aerospace technologies and developments across the globe.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p>22-02-2017 07:49:26http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/events/Pages/ICASE-2017.aspx17{5571557f-beb9-4225-b81e-28db7c8d584d}http://www.hec.gov.pk

 

 

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HEC Annual Report 2011-12http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annal Report 2011-12.pdfHEC Annual Report 2011-12HEC Annual Report for year 2011-122016-11-30T19:00:00ZHEC Annual Report 2011-12
HEC Annual Report 2010-11http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annual Report 2010-11.pdfHEC Annual Report 2010-11HEC Annual Report for year 2010-112016-11-29T19:00:00ZHEC Annual Report 2010-11
HEC Annual Report 2012-13http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECPublications/Annual Report 2012-13.pdfHEC Annual Report 2012-13HEC Annual Report for year 2012-132016-11-30T19:00:00ZHEC Annual Report 2012-13

 

 

Provision Replacing of existing wooden windows with Aluminum windowsProvision Replacing of existing wooden windows with Aluminum windows2017-03-10T19:00:00Z2017-03-28T19:00:00Zhttp://www.hec.gov.pk/english/news/HECTenderRFP/B.pdfHEC-0029Higher Education CommissionService