Services for Universities
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As HEC we offer a number of services designed especially for universities, simply select one form the list below to find out more.

 

 

Associate Degree ProgrammeAssociate Degree Programme<p style="text-align:justify;">​The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad has approved the launch of 2-year Associate Degree Programme to be offered by the Public & Private Universities/Degree Awarding Institutions.  The Associate degree is designed to help prepare professionals in disciplines of immediate application and relevance to the market. It is equivalent to a Bachelor (Pass) degree.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>​Guidelines for Associate Degree Programme</strong> </p><ul style="list-style-type:square;text-align:justify;"><li>Universities/Degree Awarding Institutes (DAIs) intending to launch Associate Degree programme will be registered with the Commission and an updated web page with recognized degree programmes will be maintained by HEC.  </li><li>Admission requirement for Associate Degree shall be Intermediate/12-year schooling or equivalent. It shall be awarded upon completing 65-68 credit hours in a four semesters/two years programme which will be offered through specially designated campuses / constituent colleges of the Universities and not on the main or principal campus of the University/Institution. </li><li>The degree shall be considered as equal to 14-year Bachelor (Pass) degree.</li><li>The degree shall not be offered to students enrolled for BS programme at the main campus of the University/Institution and, hence, shall not be an exit path for these students.</li><li>Students enrolled for Associate Degree Programme may undertake BS programme seeking admission in 5<sup>th</sup> semester of the programme, if allowed by the University. </li></ul><div style="text-align:justify;"><a href="http://site.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/AECA/CurriculumRevision/Documents/AssociateDegreeBooklet.pdf"><strong></strong></a><a href="/english/services/universities/adp/Documents/AssociateDegreeBooklet.pdf">Booklet for Associate Degree Programme ​​</a><br></div>05-08-2016 06:59:17<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/adp
Quality Assurance AgencyQuality Assurance Agency<p style="text-align:justify;">Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) is a policy making and monitoring body for maintenance and enhancement of quality in higher education. It is involved in systematic implementation of quality enhancement procedures/criteria to attain improved levels of international compatibility and competitiveness at institutional and program level.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Established in 2005, Government of Pakistan through the Higher Education Commission is providing funding and logistical support for making QAA fully functional. QAA manages the affairs in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Division of HEC whereas the Quality Assurance Committee (QAC), comprising of eminent educationists, serves as its Advisory board. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">QAA is working to safeguard public interest by enforcing good practices in education and encouraging continuous improvement in quality in higher education.</p><p><strong>Our Goals</strong></p><ul style="text-align:justify;list-style-type:disc;"><li>Policy making and development of practical guidelines of quality assurance related to the higher degree programs.</li><li>Developing guidelines for establishment of Quality Enhancement Cells and their Monitoring & Evaluation.</li><li>Capacity building to enhance the standard of quality assurance in higher education at national level.</li><li>Professionals from QAA will serve as master trainers to build capacity of professionals in QECs after receiving international trainings.</li><li>QAA will also be a monitoring and regulatory body to focus on quality and implementation of policies to improve the standard of higher education in Pakistan.</li></ul><p><strong>Our Functions</strong></p><ol style="text-align:justify;list-style-type:decimal;"><li>Developing practical guidelines and policies for establishing Quality Enhancement Cells at public sector universities for integration of quality assurance in the higher education system.</li><li>Monitoring and Evaluation of all Quality Enhancement Cells.</li><li>The Head of Quality Assurance Agency will be responsible for visiting/cause visitation of the Quality Enhancement Cells for monitoring and evaluation of the activities and uniformity of pace and standards across country.</li><li>Capacity building of selected professional staff of Quality Enhancement Cells to serve as Master Trainers after receiving training in quality assurance, to increase the levels of international compatibility through skill enhancement in the respective field.</li><li>Hiring the services of foreign experts, having practical exposure and experience of academic quality assurance for conducting trainings/workshops/seminars for the capacity building of QAA & QEC staff.</li><li>Professional staff of Quality Assurance Agency will be sent to attend the training programme in the field of quality assurance to technologically advanced countries. After receiving international trainings in quality assurance of higher education, they will serve as Master Trainers for capacity building/ training of professional staff of Quality Enhancement Cells in turn.</li></ol><p style="text-align:justify;"> <img alt="Frame work.jpg" src="/english/services/universities/QAA/PublishingImages/Pages/default/Frame%20work.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></p>25-07-2016 05:19:38<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-03.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/QAA
PhD Review CommitteePhD Review Committee<div style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="X-NONE">Higher Education plays a vital role in the socio economic development of the country and HEC considers the capacity building of the Degree Awarding Institutions as pivotal for the purpose. Hence, quality of PhD researchers/educators produced is the backbone for the development of Quality Education in the institutions of Higher Learning. To ensure the quality of doctorate level education, HEC took the initiative of starting PhD Progress Review Process. The PhD Review Committee has so far completed three cycles to assess the programs at PhD level in 2005, 2007 and 2012 throughout the institutions of the country.</span> <span lang="X-NONE"> </span></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="X-NONE"><br></span></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="X-NONE">Considering the importance of external quality assurance mechanism for Ph.D. Programs, the Quality Assurance Agency, HEC in consultation with existing Ph.D. Review Committee members revised the entire review process.</span></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="X-NONE"><br></span></div><span lang="X-NONE"></span><div style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="X-NONE">The fourth cycle of the Ph.D. Program Review visits is in process. The newly designed proforma (checklist) are circulated, before the actual visit of the review committee to all the DAIs that are offering Ph.D. Programs for gathering data pertaining to Ph.D. Scholars. The Review process of Ph.D. program will be conducted on the basis of data provided by the DAIs.</span></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="X-NONE"><br></span></div><div style="text-align:justify;">The Competent Authority constitutes a PhD Review Committee comprising of eminent educationists to determine the implementation status of the laid down criteria. It was decided that assessment of MPhil/ PhD programs on a regular basis be continued in order to ensure the quality of programs. For this purpose base line data collection and review visits of universities are undertaken. In order to accelerate the review process, four review committees are functioning. These have been mandated by the Competent Authority HEC to conduct review of higher degree programs of both public and private sector universities in the regions of </div><div style="text-align:justify;">(1) KPK & Balochistan, </div><div style="text-align:justify;">(2)Islamabad and Azad Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit  </div><div style="text-align:justify;">(3) Punjab</div><div style="text-align:justify;">(4) Sindh. </div><br>01-07-2016 08:36:20<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-12.png" width="300" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/PhD-Review-Committee
Curriculum RevisionCurriculum Revision<p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>​​​​​National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) Process</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Under Section 3, Sub-section (1) of the Federal Supervision of Curricula Textbooks and Maintenance of Standards of Education Act 1976, the Government of Pakistan has appointed the HEC to oversee curriculum revision. ​​</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">The curriculum revision work relates to Class XII at the bachelor's level and onwards regarding all degrees, certificates and diplomas awarded by institutions of higher education. The HEC may at any time choose to advise the chancellor of an institution on its statutes and regulations.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Based on the decision of the 44th Vice-Chancellors Committee to review the curriculum of each subject every three years, the HEC regularly collaborates with universities on curriculum revision. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">To facilitate these changes, committees comprising senior academics nominated by the universities are established at the national level. If required, teachers from local degree colleges and experts from user organizations can also be included in the committees.</p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li><a href="/english/services/universities/cr/Documents/Proforma-NCRC.pdf">Proforma for Constitution of NCRC​</a><br></li><li><a href="/english/services/universities/cr/Documents/Draft%20SOPs%20for%20Curriculum%20Revision.pdf">Draft SOPs for Curriculum Revision</a><span style="color:inherit;background-color:transparent;"> </span><br></li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><br><strong>Steps Involved in Curriculum Review/Revision Process</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The curriculum review and revision process has been divided in two phases:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">PHASE - I: Curricula under consideration </p><p style="text-align:justify;">PHASE - II: Circulation of the draft curriculum</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Details of steps involved in the said process under each phase is as follows:</p><p style="text-align:justify;text-decoration:underline;"><strong>PHASE – I:  Curricula under consideration</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Step – I:</strong> <strong>Constitution of NCRC in the subject</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Vice Chancellors of all public and private sector universities, R&D organizations, Directorate of colleges and industries in relation to the subject under consideration, requested to nominate their representatives, for appointment as member of National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC). </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Step –II: Assessment/Analysis of the existing curriculum</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The existing curricula are circulated amongst the members of NCRC to discuss it with their colleagues and bring collective proposals for review and revision of existing curricula in relation to:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">a)   Learning Outcomes (of teaching the subject)</p><p style="text-align:justify;">b)   Scheme of studies</p><p style="text-align:justify;">c)   Course-content</p><p style="text-align:justify;">d)   Weightage</p><p style="text-align:justify;">e)   Reading materials</p><p style="text-align:justify;">f)   Teaching strategies</p><p style="text-align:justify;">g)   Methods of evaluation. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In this way participation of maximum number of subject experts is ensured. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Step – III: NCRC Meeting-I: Draft Preparation</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The first meeting of the NCRC is organized at the HEC Headquarter Islamabad or one of its Regional Centers at Peshawar, Lahore and Karachi. During this meeting maximum local input could be made available in the exercise of revising a curriculum. Universities at different places may also be chosen to serve the purpose. The meeting which normally runs for three consecutive days comes up with a draft of the revised curricula, after detailed discussion and deliberation on the proposals prepared by the NCRC members. </p><p style="text-align:justify;text-decoration:underline;"><strong>PHASE – II: Circulation of the Draft Curriculum</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Step – I:</strong> <strong>Appraisal of the first draft</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The first draft prepared is circulated amongst the local as well expatriate Pakistani experts, universities, institutions and organization soliciting their views for its further improvement. The view/recommendations collected on the first draft curriculum were deliberated upon to design and finalize the curriculum of specific subject of study in a final meeting. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Step – II:</strong> <strong>NCRC meeting-II - Finalization of draft</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The second meeting of the NCRC is held ​​to finalize the draft of the revised curriculum in the light of comments/suggestions/ recommendations received from the college and university teachers and institutions all over the country.  The meeting would again take three days to finalize curriculum. The draft, so finalized, has expertise of all faculty members of the subject under consideration, who are directly or indirectly involved in this process. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Implementation</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The curricula designed is printed and sent to universities/institutions for its adoption/implementation after the approval of the Competent Authority.  </p>08-08-2016 04:05:57<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/cr
Pakistan Qualification Frame WorkPakistan Qualification Frame Work<p style="text-align:justify;">​​​Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has approved the "National Qualifications Framework of Pakistan", in its 31<sup>st</sup> meeting held on January 11, 2016 for posting on the HEC website for any comments from the stakeholders till June 30, 2016.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Pakistan Qualification Framework is considered as mechanism for classification of the qualifications on the basis of the learning outcomes i.e. skill, competence, knowledge. It is levels based and outcomes focused. Pakistan Qualific​ation Framework (PQF) encompasses a comprehensive list of all quality assured qualifications in Pakistan. The Pakistan Qualification Framework provides all the information regarding the accredited higher qualifications and institutions recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"></p><ul><li><a href="/english/services/universities/pqf/Documents/National%20Qualification%20Framework%20of%20Pakistan.pdf" style="font-size:1em;">Natio​​​nal QualificationsFramework of Pakistan 2015​​</a><br></li></ul><p></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives of the PQF</strong><strong> </strong></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;text-align:justify;"><li>Helps to make available the Quality Assured and​ accredited/recognized qualifications to all the stakeholders.</li><li>Helps in establishing  the national standards of qualifications</li><li>Provide a base for the comparison of qualifications at national as well as international level</li><li>Helps in international recognition of qualifications</li><li>Facilitates the trans-national mobility of graduates and learners</li><li>Used as an instrument for reforms in education system</li><li>Helps to promote the linkages between industry and education system</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>PQF Levels</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Pakistan Qualification Framework has eight levels. Levels are based on the Generic nomenclature used for the qualification in the country. The table below shows the different qualification types which are classified and are used as quality assured qualification in the country.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><img src="/english/services/universities/PublishingImages/pqf.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>04-08-2016 10:25:25<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/pqf
Tenure Track Funding to UniversitiesTenure Track Funding to Universities<p align="left"> <span><span><span><span><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext">​HEC has been releasing funds to universities on account of additional financial impact of faculty appointed under Tenure Track System for the last 09 years. For this purpose, <span>HEC has got a separate allocation under 'Tenure Track System' in the annual budget (Pink Book) of Govt. of Pakistan</span>. The additional financial impact of tenure track salary of faculty appointed in universities for each financial year is collected on a Tenure Track Salary Proforma and funds are released to universities on quarterly basis...</span></span></span></span></span></span><span><span><span><span><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"><br></span></span></span></span></span></span>  </p><p></p><ul class="ms-rteCustom-IMGbullitstyle" style="margin-top:0in;"> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> <span> 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href="/english/services/universities/FP/Documents/TTS%20Strength%202016.pdf"> <span style="text-decoration:underline;"> <font color="#0066cc">University-wise Tenure Track Faculty Strength 2005-2016 </font></span></a> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNormal"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <span class="MsoHyperlink"> <a 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style="color:windowtext;"> <a href="http://site.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/QALI/QADivision/Pages/TenureTrackStatutes.aspx" target="_blank"> <span style="text-decoration:underline;"> <font color="#0066cc">Endorsement of Tenure Track Appointments and Tenure Track Statutes</font></span></a><a href="/english/services/universities/FP/Documents/Tenure%20Track%20Salary%20Package.pdf" target="_blank"></a></span></li> <li class="MsoNormal"> <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc"><a href="/english/services/universities/FP/Documents/Tenure%20Track%20Proforma%20for%202017-18.xls">Tenure Track Salary Impact Pr​oforma (FY 2017-18)​</a></font></span></li> <li class="MsoNormal"><p class="MsoNormal"> <a href="/english/services/universities/FP/Documents/TT%20Funds%20Utilization%25"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Tenure Track Funds Utilization Proforma (FY 2014-15)</font></span></a></p></li></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></ul><p>​​</p>24-08-2016 20:09:58<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-08.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/FP/Pages/TenureTrackFundingtoUniversities.aspx
Tenure Track StatutesTenure Track Statutes<p style="text-align:justify;">​​​​The University's policy on appointments (including subsequent reappointments) and on promotions follows herewith. It expresses the institutional philosophy in these matters and describes the qualifications for the various ranks in t​er​ms of four major areas of consideration, together with indications of the relative important of these areas and possible sources of information for evaluations.​</p><ul><li><a href="/english/services/universities/tts/Documents/Model%20TTS%20Ver%202%200%20(05-07-12).pdf" style="font-size:1em;">Model Tenure Track Process Statutes​</a><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">​</span><br></li><li><a href="/english/services/universities/tts/Documents/TTS_Guidelines_1.PDF">​Proforma and Guidelines for TTS Faculty Appointments​</a><br></li><li><a href="/english/services/universities/tts/Documents/Clarification%20on%20TTS%20Administration%20post%20Tenured%20or%20Track.PDF" style="font-size:1em;">Clarifications & Decisions on Implementation of TTS</a><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;font-size:1em;"> </span><br></li><li><a href="/english/services/universities/tts/Documents/Minutes%20of%20the%20Meeting%20for%20TTS%20Implementation.pdf">Minutes of the Meeting Held to discuss Issue​s & Challenges in Adoption / Implementation of Tenure Track System​</a><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"> </span><br></li><li><a href="/english/services/universities/tts/Documents/Revised%20List%20of%20Technologically%20Advance%20Countries.docx">Revised List of Technologically Advanced Countries</a>​</li><li><a href="/english/services/universities/tts/Documents/Notification%20of%206th%20Tenure%20Track%20Review%20Committee%20Minutes.pdf">Notification of 6th Tenure Track Review Committee Minutes</a>​</li><br><br></ul><a href="/english/services/universities/tts/Documents/Draft%20Minutes%20of%205th%20Meeting%20of%20TTS%20Review%20Committee.PDF"></a><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="line-height:20px;"><strong>Draft ​Standard Operating Procedures </strong><br></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="line-height:20px;">i. </span>The posts TTS to be advertised by the respective university as per internal rules and availability of posts </p><p style="text-align:justify;">ii. The selection process to carried out by the respective university as per internal rules of the university </p><p style="text-align:justify;">iii. The TTS case recommended by the selection board are forwarded to the HEC by the registrar office of the respective university </p><p style="text-align:justify;">iv. The TTS cases forwarded to HEC will be received by AD-QAD office and processed as per TTS policy </p><p style="text-align:justify;">v. The eligibility criteria and process as per TTS rules will be checked and the cases fulfilling the criteria will be endorsed by the HEC through DG-QAD office </p><p style="text-align:justify;">vi. A copy of the TTS case endorsement letter will be sent to registrar office of the university with copy to Advisor Finance office of the HEC to get financial release process initiated without any delay </p><p style="text-align:justify;">vii. The registrar office will be informed about the deficiencies in the cases those are not endorsed by the QAD division </p><p style="text-align:justify;">viii. The registrar office is responsible for verification of the records provided to HEC for the purpose of endorsement of the letters and will provide on request if desired by HEC at any point of time as reflected in the endorsement letter </p><p style="text-align:justify;">ix. The incomplete TTS cases will be referred back to registrar office of the respective university and may be re submitted after completing the documentary requirements</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Note: Persons interested in the Tenure Track System (TTS) should apply directly to the concerned university with their Bio-data. Higher Education Commission has no direct involvement, except for providing funds to the universities.<br></p>04-08-2016 11:10:12<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-02.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/tts
Business Incubation Centers in Public Sector UniversitiesBusiness Incubation Centers in Public Sector Universities<p>​<strong>​​BUSINESS INCUBATION CENTRES</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The HEC supports the establishment of Business Incubation Centre's (BIC) in public sector universities to provide basic infrastructure and allied facilities for researchers and young entrepreneurs who are interested in developing early-stage business ventures. A business incubator's main goal is to produce successful firms that will leave the program financially viable and freestanding. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Business Incubators are companies which support new and startup companies in their initial development stage by providing an array of targeted resources and services. These services are developed or arranged by the business incubator and offered by it directly or through its network of contacts. Graduates of the business incubator programme create jobs, revitalize neighborhoods, commercialize new technologies, and strengthen local and national economies. Instead of creating job seekers we are turning new graduates into job providers. </p>05-08-2016 07:32:02<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-05.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/EBIC
Finance PlanningFinance Planning<div><div><span></span></div></div><p></p><p></p><p></p><div><div><span></span></div></div><p></p><p></p><div><div><span> <p align="left"></p></span></div></div><div><div><span></span></div></div><p></p><p align="left"></p><div><div><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"><span>The Finance Planning Section of HEC Finance Division administers the allocation and disbursement of recurring grant to federally funded public sector universities / degree awarding institutes. In this context, its objectives are:</span> </span></div><div><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"></span> </div></div><span> <ul><li><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"><span>to invite budget proposals for recurring grants from the federally funded Universities, Institutes, and Centers of higher learning, examine and assess their needs and formulate HEC recommendations through a committee constituted by the Commission for the allocation of recurring grants in a financial year.<br> <ul><span></span> <li><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"><span>to place the proposed allocation before the Commission and submit the New Item Statement (NIS) to the Finance Division of the Government of Pakistan for incorporation in the Government Budget.<br></span><span></span></span></span> </li><li><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"><span>to process the release of quarterly installments of recurring grants with the Finance Division of the Government of Pakistan as per their policy, and transfer funds to the Institutions against their approved allocations.<br></span><span></span></span></span> </li><li><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"><span>to obtain the utilization reports from the Universities and examine the report to ensure that funds released by HEC are spent on the purpose for which these were released.<br></span><span></span></span></span> </li><li><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"><span>to allocate and release funds for HEC programs under Inter University Academic Activities, Promotion of Research, such as the Digital Library, PERN, funding of Seminars and Conferences, Travel Grants, Sports, Accreditation Councils, National Research Program of Universities, Support for Scientific Journals and HEC Distinguished National Professors, amongst many others.<br></span><span></span></span></span> </li><li><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"><span>to allocate and release funds to universities for the faculty appointed under Tenure Track System.<br></span><span></span></span></span> </li><li><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext"><span>to prepare HEC Budget, place it before the HEC Finance & Planning Committee and submit recommendations to the Commission for approval.<br></span><span></span></span></span> </li><li><span><span><span class="ms-rteCustom-normaltext">to provide additional (supplementary) grants after assessment of the requirements of Universities and also take up their requirements with the Finance Division, Government of Pakistan for additional funds.</span></span></span></li></ul></span></span></span></li></ul></span>24-08-2016 19:33:03<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/FP
Grant for Repair and Maintenance of Scientific EquipmentGrant for Repair and Maintenance of Scientific Equipment<p>​</p><p>Cutting edge research in the higher education sector requires state-of-the art facilities. To ensure that Pakistan's universities have access to the best laboratory equipment and research services, the Higher Education Commission has instituted a special grant program. Under this program, funds are provided to eligible public sector universities and degree awarding institutions for repair and maintenance of scientific equipment. </p><p>The grants range from Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 1,000,000 per award and applications for this purpose are entertained throughout the year.</p>​04-08-2016 09:41:45<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-08.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/gspme

 

 

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