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Plagiarism PolicyPlagiarism Policy<p>​​Plagiarism</p><p>Chambers Dictionary defines a plagiarist as a kind of thief –</p><p>"one who steals the thoughts or writings of others and gives them out as his [sic] own".</p><p> When this is also used for gain – in the University to gain credits for a module or modules – then an additional dimension of dishonesty is added.</p><ul><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Little%20Book%20of%20Plagiarism.pdf">The Little Book of Plagiarism</a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Plagiarism%20Policy.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Plagiarism Policy</span></a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Notification%20(Update).jpg">Updates on Plagiarism Policy (Notification)</a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Time%20bound%20SOPs%20for%20Plagiarism%20Cases.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">SOPs for Procesing of Plagiarism Complaints</span></a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/How%20does%20HEC%20deals%20with%20Plagiarism%20Cases.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">How does HEC deals with Plagiarism- A process note</span></a></li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Guidelines%20on%20Turnitin.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Turnitin Guidelines </span></a></li><li>Turnitin Training Videos (<a href="http://www.turnitin.com/en_int/training/instructor-training"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Instructor Videos</span></a>, <a href="http://www.turnitin.com/en_int/training/student-training"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Student Videos</span></a>, <a href="http://www.turnitin.com/en_int/training/administrator-training"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Administrator Videos</span></a>, <a href="http://go.turnitin.com/training/live/intl"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Live Expert </span></a>)</li><li><a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGlzYWVJZy16UUs5Vmh3X3I0WWpXWHc6MQ"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Turnitin Weekly Demonstration</span></a> </li><li><a href="/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Check%20List%20for%20University%20PSC%20(December%2010,%202015).pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Checklist for Plagiarism Standing Committee of the University</span></a></li><li><a href="http://goo.gl/forms/Sspl4ub6Xg"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Suggestions/ Queries/ Complaints</span></a></li><br></ul><p> </p>22-09-2016 06:20:55<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-03.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/Plagiarism
Capacity Building for Doctoral Provision in PakistanCapacity Building for Doctoral Provision in Pakistan<p><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4">Objectives of the Programme</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">At the request of the Higher Education Commission, UCL Institute of Education has been involved since May 2015 in devising a programme to enhance the capacity and number of doctoral supervisors in Pakistan's HEIs.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The programme focuses on two key areas: </p><p style="text-align:justify;">1) Providing formal training and refresher courses for new and existing supervisors, respectively, via a cascading stream of training courses;  and </p><p style="text-align:justify;">2) Promoting the development of a framework of appropriate documentation and systems to support both the training and the trained supervisors.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">It is anticipated that this project will lead to faster throughput of successful doctoral students, which will allow for the ultimate expansion in the numbers of doctorates and enhance the reputations not only of the doctoral students and their supervisors but also of the universities.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="/english/services/faculty/CBD/Documents/Doctoral%20Capacity%20Building%20Pakistan%20project%20outline%20.docx"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icdocx.png" alt="" />Doctoral Capacity Building Pakistan project outline .docx</a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="/english/services/faculty/CBD/Documents/Future%20Work%20Proposal.doc"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icdoc.png" alt="" />Future Work Proposal.doc</a></p>16-02-2017 09:41:14<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-03.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/CBD
Problem Based Applied Interdisciplinary Research ProgrammeProblem Based Applied Interdisciplinary Research Programme<p style="text-align:justify;"></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Higher Education Commission aims "to facilitate institutions of higher learning to serve as engines for socio-economic development of Pakistan" as stated in the mission. In line with the statement, Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan took an initiative to finance proposals of interdisciplinary applied research projects on a specific theme address​ing local issue/problem. In this way, HEC envisages to help the productive minds of Pakistan to impact economy through new and emerging technologies.​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Interdisciplinarity as a means to address complex problems that cannot be dealt with from a single disciplinary perspective alone. Such problems require people from different disciplinary perspectives to work together, sharing ideas, theories and practice to reach appropriate solutions. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Interdisciplinary research and effective collaboration between people from different disciplines provide substantial benefits to scientists, policy makers and other stakeholders to maximize the potential benefits of interdisciplinarity for future research activity.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">To foster interdisciplinarity and generate space to develop more innovative and high-impact research that delivers solutions to the challenges facing Pakistan,  Higher Education Commission (HEC) initiated an Interdisciplinary research grant program- <strong>Problem Based Applied Interdisciplinary Research Programme (PBAIRP)</strong> that is especially designed to address the contemporary issue of the country and to come up with better and more relevant answers to face present-day problems of the country through interdisciplinary approach. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><img src="/english/services/faculty/PBAIRP/PublishingImages/Call%20for%20Proposals%202018.JPG" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p>20-12-2017 05:05:15<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/PBAIRP
Master Trainers Faculty Development ProgramMaster Trainers Faculty Development Program<p><strong>There are two Master Trainer Faculty Development Programs:</strong></p><ol><li>Master Trainer Faculty Professional Development Program</li><li>Training Effectiveness Program for MT-FPDP Alumni at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand</li></ol><p><strong></strong> </p><p><strong>MASTER TRAINERS-FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM:</strong></p><p>This program is up to 8 weeks long and is a fully sponsored national in-service residential Master Trainer's professional teaching certificate program. It is held at LID Islamabad and is designed for Higher Education teaching faculty to develop their research and professional skills.</p><p> </p><p>Twenty-one such batches of MT-FPDP have been organized so far by the Learning Innovation Division. Faculty members of different public and HEC-funded private sector universities received professional certification for teaching, research, and management skills. Master Trainers lead a similar training in their respective institutions. </p><p> </p><p>To date, 783 HEI faculty members have received this training and are serving as Master Trainers in their respective institutions. The 28<sup>th </sup>Batch will be inaugurated in the month of July 2016.</p><p> </p><p><strong>TRAINING EFFECTIVENESS PROGRAM FOR MT-FPDP ALUMNI AT THE ASIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, THAILAND:</strong></p><p>This is an exclusive three-week international program meant as a follow-up training for the best performing alumni of the Master Trainer Faculty Professional Development Program (MT-FPDP). The program aims to further expose them to international academic practices and research, and to build their capacity to run the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Centers at their universities.</p><p> </p><p>This training program is conducted at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. Trainees receive in-depth skill enhancement orientations from world-renowned experts. 145 Master Trainers have so far attended the Training Effectiveness Program at AIT Extension since 2011.</p>18-07-2016 03:54:38<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-02.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/FPDP
Thematic Research Grants ProgramThematic Research Grants Program<div style="text-align:justify;"><p style="text-align:justify;">Higher education sector of Pakistan has been playing an important role in improving the quality of teaching and developing research culture through innovative ways. Realizing the need of ensuring the concept of knowledge economy in true sense it initiated different incentivized programs in both the public and private sector universities/institutions to motivate and encourage the potential researchers in almost all disciplines. However, besides its focus on promoting research culture in sciences it also concentrated on promoting research culture in social sciences. It, hence, intends to encourage the creative and talented faculty members to probe into those areas (see the different thematic areas in attachment) that check the growth, development and progress of Pakistan. Such encouragement not only helps in addressing the key issues paralyzing the status of Pakistan but also unearthing those possible case studies and details which can be translated into national policies and goals achievements. Furthermore, thematic research program in social sciences aims to discourage the on-going brain drain and utilizing the innovative thinking of researchers. The following are the SOPs of the Thematic Grants Program [TRGP- 2017-18] </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives:</strong> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">TGRP 2017-18 intends to: </p><p style="text-align:justify;">a) Address all such issues that discourage the pace of Pakistan in encountering the developed world; </p><p style="text-align:justify;">b) Identify all those possible avenues which can ensure the concept of innovation and commercialization of research output; </p><p style="text-align:justify;">c) Showcase material and other details or, in other words, profile of Pakistan vis-à-vis other countries, if required, for understanding of the readers, academics, policy makers as well as for developing holistic development strategies; </p><p style="text-align:justify;">d) Encourage diversity based researches to help develop grounded and feasible understanding of the issues through diverse lenses.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">e) Ensure continuity, implementation, and institutionalization of previous research done under Thematic Research Grant Program. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">f) Converting the earlier research into policies, programs, interventions, electronic and training materials, degree programs, diploma courses, and publications, for wider dissemination and application.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong><br></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Research Themes:</strong> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Theme-1:  Economy and National/ Sustainable Development Goals. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Theme-2:  Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities and National Development. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Theme-3:  The New Dynamics of National and International Affairs. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Theme-4:  State and Society of Pakistan: the Way Forward. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Theme-5:  Higher Education in Pakistan: Issues, Challenges and the Way Forward. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong><br></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Amount and Budget Estimates:</strong>  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Maximum funding would be up to Rs.10.0 million for each research project. The proposed budget will be submitted on a separate sheet in the approved format provided along with the Application Form. If more than one institute is involved, the budget must clearly state the cash/kind inputs by and expenses for each institute in respect of all cost-heads.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">PI shall provide budget details along with justifications for each budget head as prescribed in the Application Form. The contingencies shall not exceed 10% of the total project budget. No additional budget shall be provided in case of any change in circumstances. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong><br></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Duration:</strong>  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Grants will be awarded for one year only to the applicants/proposals fulfilling the HEC Thematic Research Grants Criteria provided with Application Form and available at <a href="/site/thematic">http://hec.gov.pk/site/thematic</a>   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In case of adverse circumstances, the application of P.I. for extension in project period may be considered on case to case basis.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">If the project proposal is funded, the institution will be responsible for the administration of the grant. No funds will be paid directly to the individuals.​</p><br></div>28-11-2016 05:26:54<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-14.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/trgp
The Modern University Governance Program for University ManagementThe Modern University Governance Program for University Management<p style="text-align:justify;">The Modern University Governance Program for University Management (MUG) aims to equip university management with the latest governance tools, and to bridge the gap between management and academia.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The first activity was held for the top management of the universities when LID and AIT Bangkok jointly conducted the first-ever two-week workshop on Good Governance for 21st Century from 22nd May –June 01, 2007. The workshop focused on good governance models and holistic strategic management principles, and was attended by 12 university VCs and two senior registrars. The workshop also included visits and meetings at leading Thai universities and technology parks, and related research organizations. During the visit, further MOUs were signed between individual universities and VCs of Pakistan.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Following the success of the program, the HEC decided with the support of all heads of HEIs to start a regular in-service program titled Modern University Governance Program for University Management (MUG) for all tiers of university management.  Since then, LID has been implementing activities at regular intervals according to the following framework:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Main activities of MUG program are:</p><ol><li>Orientation Leadership Training Program for Newly Inducted Vice Chancellor HEIs of Pakistan</li><li>Leadership Training Program for Newly Inducted Vice Chancellor HEIs of Pakistan</li><li>Leadership Training Program for Senior Management HEIs of Pakistan</li><li>Strategic Management Workshops for Senior Management HEIs of Pakistan<span style="text-decoration:underline;"> </span><br><br> </li></ol><p style="text-align:justify;">The staff trainings are designed to equip university management with an understanding of generic and specified areas such as:</p><ul><li>Good governance models, tools and techniques</li><li>Principles of management</li><li>Leadership and management</li><li>Strategic management and policy planning, implementation and evaluation</li><li>Public policy</li><li>Monitoring and evaluation</li><li>Principals of audit and accounting</li><li>Financial management</li><li>Project management </li><li>PMBOK international modules</li><li>Ethics and corporate /social responsibility etc</li><li>Professional communication</li><li>Media advocacy</li><li>Proficiency in English for professional settings</li><li>Effective use of ICT in professional environment</li><li>Emotional intelligence (EQ vs IQ)</li><li>Time and stress management</li><li>Problem solving and decision making</li><li>Result based management</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">​​​How can universities conduct the program?</p><p style="text-align:justify;">This program is ideal for university management as well as faculty members who are working on management-related tasks by their respective universities. To enrich the learning process, LID arranges skilled resource persons, who share their experience and knowledge gathered from the latest academic content and research. Our program also provides excellent networking opportunities with faculty members from all over the country. We also introduced a video conferencing facility to our program if required for national and international dialogues and seminars.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The MUG Program is conducted both by HEC as well as sponsored by LID to be arranged at the doorsteps of universities. In this regard the TOR can be accented as guidelines to initiate the process OR the program coordinator be approached.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Future additional Targets Goals:</p><ul><li>Development of Career Counseling Centers and Trainings for HEIs staff </li><li>Self-Generation Programs / Trainings for HEIs </li><li>HEC staff capacity building trainings </li><li>Indigenous On Campus Training Program (IOT) for all level of HEIs Staff</li></ul>18-07-2016 04:16:04<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-09.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/MUGUA
HEC Distinguished National ProfessorsHEC Distinguished National Professors<p style="text-align:justify;">The Higher Education Commission has launched an "HEC Distinguished National Professors"   program to use the services of outstanding senior Professors and Scientists in Universities and R&D Organizations and utilize their services in national organizations.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The selected HEC National Professor shall be engaged in teaching and research in public sector institutions. The HEC distinguished National Professor will be entitled to fixed emoluments salary of Rs.150,000/- per month @ Rs. 100000/- (for personal expense) and Rs. 50,000/- (Research grant/Institutional share). The appointment shall be made for a period of Two years on contract renewable depending on yearly satisfactory performance.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p><p><strong>Objectives:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">To acknowledge the services rendered by outstanding senior Professors and Scientists in Universities and R&D Organizations and to utilize their services in national organizations.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>05-08-2016 07:48:36<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-13.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/HECDNP
Continuous Professional Development ProgramContinuous Professional Development Program<p style="text-align:justify;">The Continuous Professional Development Program (CPD) conducts various capacity building and refresher courses for the teaching faculty of Higher Education Institutions across Pakistan. These workshops aim to provide the background and skills necessary for faculty members to participate positively in academic activities of the universities. LID conducts and facilitates up to two-week, open and customized seminars, workshops and courses based on their university proposals.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="/english/services/faculty/CPD/Documents/CPD%20FORM.DOC"> Click here to download Application Form​</a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>OBJECTIVES:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The main objectives are:</p><ul><li>​To orient teachers in specified subject and teaching techniques.</li><li>To enable teachers to acquire knowledge, skills and techniques regarding efficient teaching.</li><li>To empower the teaching faculty of universities and degree awarding institutions with the latest tools, pedagogical skills and techniques pertaining to their disciplines.</li></ul>16-01-2017 09:30:09<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-02.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/CPD
Patent Support ProgramPatent Support Program<p style="text-align:justify;">A patent is an exclusive right given to an inventor by a country which helps to exclude others from making, using or selling his or her invention in that country during the life of the patent. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The HEC has developed a programme<strong> </strong>which allows for submission of ideas which describes the potential invention for evaluation for patentability. <span style="color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">In case an invention is determined to be patentable, the inventor will be encouraged to file at Intellectual Property Office Pakistan and will also be supported to file for an international patent.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">It is certified that the submission will remain completely confidential and no step will be taken without the consent of the inventors.</p><p><strong>Objectives</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">By securing a patent in a foreign country serves two purposes. First, it allows institution and the country to benefit economically from efforts of inventors/scientists. Second, mankind benefits from the patent if a useful application or a product results from the invention of researchers/scientists/inventors.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">All over the world scientists make significant contributions to economic growth through their inventions and HEC would like Pakistani inventors/scientists to make special efforts to make such contributions.​</p><p><strong>Eligibility Criteria</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Pakistani scientists/researchers from Public/Private Universities/Institutions and Public R&D organizations of Pakistan, who have already filed their patents in the Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO), may apply for the funding of their patent-able research/invention.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>16-08-2016 04:28:14<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/psp
University Industry Technological Support ProgramUniversity Industry Technological Support Program<p style="text-align:justify;">The University Industry Technology Support Program (UITSP) of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) is an important step towards fostering a high-level of tangible cooperation between academia and industry. This cooperation is to capitalize on emerging international demands for products and processes in discrete and continuous manufacturing that shall contribute to the national economy. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">This program is focused on the industrial sectors where the country is already a major contributor to world trade. It focuses on harnessing the potential of highly competitive sectors for international trade which needs development both for local and international consumption. The focused sector wise identification of products and processes in discrete and continuous, as well as import and export, trends is available from the public domain local and international statistical data.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The UITSP proposes that researchers, preferably with PhD degrees and affiliation with international professional bodies, collaborate with the local industry involved in discrete and continuous manufacturing for tangible results in terms of improvement of product and processes leading to decreased import of raw material and increased export of the finished product and processes. The products and processes needing improvement should ideally be in priority areas relevant to national needs for socio-economic development of the country.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The UITSP is awarded on competitive merit by the HEC for high-level and promising industrial research projects of direct relevance to current needs of the industry to be carried out in Pakistan by creative scientists of public-sector universities and degree-awarding institutions in collaboration with professionals from the local industry. The purpose of these grants is to promote scientific research in applied sciences in the country and to strengthen the indigenous capacity for industrial competition in the world market.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The research grant will be provided for a maximum period of two years with a budget of up to Rs. 6 million.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The increased globalization of trade, formulation of policies and procedures to streamline the globalization trend and application of international standards by national, international and professional organizations has increased the trade competitiveness and thus has opened new avenues for worldwide industrial sector. To avail these new opportunities, the local industry and the universities at home shall be competitive and compliant with the international standards. The result of this collaboration exercise between industry and academia should be tangible and should reflect in the Gross National Product of the country. Generally, applied sciences section of the academia and discrete and continuous manufacturing sector of the industry needs high level of cooperation to improve products and processes in order to compete worldwide. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">UITSP of the Higher Education Commission is an important step towards fostering high level of tangible cooperation between academia and industry. This cooperation will assist in capitalizing on emerging international demand for products and processes in discrete and continuous manufacturing that shall contribute to national economy. </p>13-07-2016 11:31:10<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" width="300" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/University Industry Technological Support Program

 

 

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