Services For Students
​​​​​​​​ As HEC we offer a number of services designed especially for students to help and support you throughout your academic studies, simply select one form the list below to find out more. ​



Equivalence Degree IssuanceEquivalence Degree Issuance<p>The accreditation of institutions, courses and degree programs has become increasingly challenging with increasing international collaboration in the fields of science and technology, as well as the increased mobility of students and scholars in the modern world.<br>In such a scenario, the equivalence of degrees and diplomas and their recognition pose complex issues for educational authorities. With the proliferation of degree-awarding institutions – both in the private and public sectors – and given the diversity of taught programs and disciplines, the comparability and method of recognition for degrees has become more confusing<br>Nevertheless, the HEC has evolved a procedure whereby it is able to meet these challenges and address all the complexities involved.​</p>13-07-2016 22:54:15<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" width="300" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> Degree Issuance
Degree Attestation SystemDegree Attestation System <ul class="MsoListParagraph"><li><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;text-decoration-line:underline;">​<a href="/english/services/students/Degree%20Attestation%20System/Documents/User-Manual.pdf">User Manual​</a>​</strong><br></li><li><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;text-decoration-line:underline;">​​​<a href="/english/services/students/Degree%20Attestation%20System/Documents/Procedure-Online-degree-Attestaion.pdf">Procedure for Online Attestation</a></strong><br></li></ul><p class="MsoListParagraph"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="line-height:107%;"><strong></strong></span></p><p style="text-align:left;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteForeColor-2"><strong>ATTENTION:</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteForeColor-2"><em><strong><strong><em>All applicants who require attested documents in sealed envelope (for WES/ICAS etc.) are advised to keep photocopies of HEC attested documents for their record and future reference before placing in envelope for seal". All those applicants who apply for attestation through courier service and require documents in sealed envelope (for WES/ICAS etc.) are also advised to inform the courier service company for arranging photocopies of HEC attested documents for their record before placing in envelope for seal.</em></strong></strong></em></span></p><p><strong style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">Notice: </strong><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"> </span><span lang="EN" style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;text-decoration-line:underline;"><strong>Discontinuation of Computer Lab Facility for Attestation of Documents</strong></span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">It is notified for the information of General Public that due to launch of new online degree attestation system, the computer Lab facility will not be available <em>w.e.f</em> May 29<sup>th</sup>, 2017 onward. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">According to the new online degree attestation system, applicants have to create their accounts on following HEC web link for attestation of their educational documents from HEC: <a href=""></a><em></em></p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>After creation of profile, applicants will upload<span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"> scanned copies of required documents for initial scrutiny. After successful scrutiny, they will schedule their visit according to their convenience and subject to availability of slot.</span><br></li><li>Applicants are advised to bring all the required original documents along with a set of photocopies as well as printout of online application form as per scheduled date and time.<br></li><li><em style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">For HEC Islamabad only:</em><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"> All those applicants who have submitted their attestation fee in any other branch of HBL must verify their bank challan receipts from HBL Shalimar Recording Company Branch H-9, Islamabad before submitting their applications for attestation on the scheduled date and time.</span><br></li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Information for general public regarding submission of documents at WES/ICAS etc:</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>"Applicant(s) desiring to submit documents at WES/ICAS etc. is required to get attested original degrees/transcripts along with a set of photocopies of the same educational documents from HEC as per procedure available above</em><em>. The HEC will seal only HEC attested photocopies of educational documents in an envelope and will hand over to the applicant(s)/his/her blood relative/authorized person. The applicant(s) can also avail the services of authorized courier company i.e. Gerry's/FedEx (International) or TCS Courier (Local) for attestation and sealing of HEC attested photocopies of educational documents. The HEC attested documents can be submitted by the applicant(s) to any organization including WES/ICAS etc. The HEC do not send documents directly to any agency/organization. </em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Through personal visit, you will go through normal procedure of degree attestation and after receiving the attested degrees/transcripts, you have to visit HEC R&I office and documents will be sealed there on verbal request only without any charges. <strong class="ms-rteForeColor-2">Also remember to keep photocopies of HEC attested photocopies of degrees/transcripts with yourself for future record before placing in envelop for seal". </strong></em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="EN-GB" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Requirements for Attestation:</strong></span></p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>Create an online profile at <a href=""></a><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"> to initiate the process for degree attestation. Completely fill-in the personal and educational details on the online profile. Incomplete information may cause inconvenience for you at later stage.</span><br></li><li>Reserve an available date for attestation at a HEC office location of your choice.<br></li><li>For Attestation through courier service, please select the option of courier service in the online form. Print out the form and visit the designated courier office. For further details, please visit<br></li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="/english/services/students/Degree%20Attestation%20System/Pages/AttestationThroughCourier.aspx"><span lang="EN-GB" style="text-decoration:underline;">Attestation through Courier Service.</span></a></p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>The attestation fee for each Original document is Rs. 800 and for each Photocopy is Rs. 500.<br></li><li>Only transcript (complete/Incomplete) are allowed for attestation even if the degree has not been issued subject to verification by the Controller of Examination of the concerned university/DAIs.<br></li><li>The Information on applicant's<span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"> </span><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">academic documents should exactly match with CNIC/Passport:</span><br></li><li>For attestation of "Shahadatul Almiya fil Uloomm al Arabia wal Islamia" please enter particulars of Aama, Khasa, Aaliya and Almiya in the online application form and attach equivalence given by the HEC.<br></li><li>For attestation of "Equivalence letter" issued by the HEC, please attach the original Equivalence letter along with all necessary original documents as stated below.<br></li><li>The HEC attests the photocopies of degrees and transcripts only after attestation of the original documents.<br></li><li>T<span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">he HEC will not attest any document if a field/area is omitted or erased on the same. Please, contact to the university first for issuance of documents without erasure/omission.</span><br></li><li><em style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">Fake degrees and all other original educational documents would be confiscated and handed over to FIA for further investigation and disposal as per law.</em><br></li><li>​Please, read the complete guidelines for chosen method of attestation i.e., Walk-In and/or Courier Service before proceeding for attestation to avoid any inconvenience.</li><li>For attestation of CPSP Fellowship/Membership certificate, the verification of Controller of Examinations of CPSP is required before submission of documents to HEC.</li><li>Please bring or furnish (Courier Cases) the following documents:</li><ul><li>Duly filled-in Application Form. <a href=""></a> </li><li>A clearly visible copy of valid Computerized National Identity Card/ Passport in case of Foreign National is mandatory.</li><li>T<span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">he applicant must submit that transcript and degree only which he/she wants to attest.</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"></span><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">In case of professional degree/diploma, Registration and/or recognition from relevant professional body.</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"></span><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">In case the documents are being pre</span><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">sented by a person other than the degree holder, an authority letter for the authorized person along with a copy of CNIC of the authorized person duly attested by Grade-17 and above officer is required.</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"></span><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">A set of photocopies of CNIC/Passport and documents that are required to be attested, for HEC record.</span></li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">Note:   In case, there is any ambiguity or clarification required, please go through the Frequently Asked Questions. If you still have questions/comments/suggestions, please send your query at the relevant e-mail address from the <a href="/english/services/students/Degree%20Attestation%20System/Pages/ContactUs.aspx">Contact Us. </a> All queries sent to the designated e-mail address are responded in 72 hours.</p><p class="MsoListParagraph"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="line-height:107%;"><strong>​<br></strong></span></p>13-07-2016 22:27:01<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" width="300" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> Attestation System
PM's National Laptop SchemePM's National Laptop Scheme<p style="text-align:justify;"></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Prime Minister's Youth Program is a special initiative launched by the Government of Pakistan in 2013 for five (05) years. The Youth Program​ comprises of several schemes including Prime Minister's Interest Free Loan Scheme, Prime Minister's Youth Business Loans, Prime Minister's Youth Training Scheme, Prime Minister's Youth Skills Development Scheme, Prime Minister's Fee Reimbursement Scheme for Students from Less Developed Areas and Prime Minister's Laptops Scheme.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Prime Minister's Laptops Scheme is for Talented Students with the main objective of this scheme is an attempt to enhance the scope of research and quality education in the country and increase the access to information technology.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Objectives</strong></p><div style="text-align:justify;">Investment in youth not only has the highest rate-of-return (ROI), but has also been recognized as the best long-term investment for prosperous future of any nation, with a positive demographic dividend. Many large countries have transformed their challenge of big populations with high growth rate into opportunities to bolster their economies by empowering their youth with marketable skills. This realization by the government was the catalyst that crystalized the project to empower youth by giving them laptops for their academic and research activities.</div><div style="text-align:justify;"> </div><div style="text-align:justify;">Distribution of laptops is envisioned to bring a paradigm shift in the current education and research culture in the country. In this information age, personal computing devices, like a laptop, is a must especially for students at higher education level. Keeping this reality in consideration and realizing the limited number of laptops availability for the program, HEC preference is to give these laptops to those who is at the beginning of their academic years as to avail maximum benefits of this initiative.</div><div style="text-align:justify;"> </div><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><ul><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 8pt;line-height:normal;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><strong><span lang="EN" style="font-family:"lato regular";font-size:10.5pt;">Prime Minister's Laptop Scheme – Phase IV & V (2017)​</span></strong></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></ul><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 7.5pt;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN" style="color:#5f5f5f;font-family:"lato regular";font-size:10.5pt;">​This scheme was launched in 2013-14 with a target to procure and distribute 100,000 laptops amongst the students studying in Pakistan and AJ&K. HEC was given the responsibility to devise the mechanism of distribution of 100,000 laptops after procurement through open competitive bidding.</span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 8pt;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN" style="color:#5f5f5f;font-family:"lato regular";font-size:10.5pt;">On the directives of the Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Government of Pakistan has initiated a national program for distribution of laptops to young and bright students studying in public sector higher education institutes (HEIs) across the country and Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The scheme is part of the Prime Minister's Youth Programs for FY2013-14. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan is the executing agency responsible for developing criteria, mechanism, modalities and a road map for procurement and distribution of laptops under this scheme.</span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 8pt;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN" style="color:#5f5f5f;font-family:"lato regular";font-size:10.5pt;">Similar to the past year, the scheme is conceived as a comprehensive ecosystem around the laptop instead of distributing "black boxes" to students. Ecosystem as envisaged around the laptop hardware for this project, consists of various co​mponents ranging from licensed/ genuine Windows 10 Operating System; Microsoft Office365 application software; Training opportunity at Microsoft IT Academy at respective university/ institutes; Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification voucher, 3G EVO Device; Access to HEC's National Digital Library using 3G/ 4G EVO Device and have oppertunity to take online cources from world renowned universities on subsidized rates through <a href=""></a>. These aspects will not only bring value to money but will create synergy with relevant industries, as well as help HEIs to provide state-of-the-art technologically enabled academic environment at par with HEIs in the developed world.</span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><ul style="margin-top:0in;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 8pt;line-height:normal;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><strong><span lang="EN" style="font-family:"lato regular";font-size:10.5pt;">Prime Minister's Laptop Scheme – Phase III (closed)</span></strong><span lang="EN" style="font-family:"lato regular";font-size:10.5pt;">​</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></ul><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><ul style="margin-top:0in;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 8pt;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><strong><span lang="EN" style="font-family:"lato regular";font-size:10.5pt;">Prime Minister's Laptop Scheme – Phase II (closed)</span></strong></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></ul><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><ul><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 8pt;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><strong><span lang="EN" style="font-family:"lato regular";font-size:10.5pt;">Prime Minister's Laptop Scheme – Phase I (closed)</span></strong></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></ul><div style="text-align:justify;"><br> <a class="static menu-item ms-core-listMenu-item ms-displayInline ms-navedit-linkNode" href="/english/services/students/pmnls/Pages/Merit-list-ICT-FATA.aspx"><span class="additional-background ms-navedit-flyoutArrow"><span class="menu-item-text"><u><font color="#0066cc">Merit list of ICT & FATA (Provisional)</font></u></span></span></a></div><p></p>09-08-2016 06:43:33<img alt="" src="/english/services/students/pmnls/PublishingImages/Laptop.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
PhD Country DirectoryPhD Country Directory<ul><li><a href="/english/services/students/PCD/Documents/Revised%20PCD%20Proforma(10-10-2018).docx">Revised PCD Proforma</a></li><li><a href="/english/services/students/PCD/Documents/PhD%20Notification-Revised-Template%2010-10.docx">Revised PhD Notification Template</a></li></ul><p> <a href="/english/services/students/PCD/Pages/PCD.aspx"><img src="/english/services/students/PCD/PublishingImages/scroll-down.gif" alt="" style="margin:5px 115px;width:57px;height:78px;" /></a></p><p style="line-height:20px;text-decoration:underline;"><strong><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2 ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/english/services/students/PCD/Pages/PCD.aspx">CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE LIST OF PCD​​​</a></span><br></strong></p>09-08-2016 05:39:56<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Sports & Extra Curricular ActivitiesSports & Extra Curricular Activities<div style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="EN-GB"></span><font size="3" face="Calibri"><p><span lang="EN">Sports is an integral part of a student's life. It is imperative that all educational institutions encourage this activity and hold competitions. Such healthy exercise allows those who are more athletically inclined to excel during their student days. </span></p></font><font size="3" face="Calibri"><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><p><span lang="EN">University Sports is preliminary meant for the purpose of training of mind and body of the youth and to enable them to live physically fit and comfortable in the world as a good citizen. Like all other healthy activity sports have always help in achieving academic goals of university education. </span>It has been formed keeping in this mind to develop the sports culture in our society for students (both men and women) of the Universities/ Institutes of Higher Learning.<br></p><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><p>PUSB cultivates sports leaders of tomorrow and to promote and improve healthy physical activity for our society, nation, and the world community. Our students/players are prepared with both theories and applications of relevant academics under the national educational principles.</p><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><p>PUSB organizes Intervarsity Championships for the students and provide them platform for participation at National and International levels. </p><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><p dir="LTR">The history of university education in Pakistan reveals that sports at university level always receipt due importance. Sports always help feeding national teams with a new blends of educated youngsters<br> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><br></span></p><p dir="LTR"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><strong>Composition of Pakistan University Sports Board</strong></span></p></font></div><h2>Chairman</h2><p>Chairman Higher Education Commission </p><h2>Members</h2><p>Executive Director (HEC) </p><p>Vice Chancellors of all Universities / Institutes of Pakistan</p><p>Director General Sports, Pakistan Sports Board </p><h2>Secretary / Director</h2><p>Director Sports (HEC)</p>25-07-2016 10:13:51<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-10.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Access to scientific instruments programAccess to scientific instruments program<div style="text-align:center;"></div><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Due to revision of HEC policy on Access to Scientific Instrumentation Program' the program is on Halt</strong><br></p>13-07-2016 21:21:35<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-13.png" width="300" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> to scientific instruments program
Admission of Foreign Students Under Self-Finance SchemeAdmission of Foreign Students Under Self-Finance Scheme<p style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4 ms-rteForeColor-2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4 ms-rteForeColor-2"><strong><strong style="font-size:17.3333px;"><span style="font-size:30pt;line-height:42.8px;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">ANNOUNCEMENT</span></strong><br></strong></span></span></p><div style="text-align:justify;"></div><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4 ms-rteForeColor-2">In the light of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council regulations 2018, the admissions in MBBS / BDS under <span style="text-decoration:underline;">HEC Self Finance Scheme</span> is now officially closed by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2">​​</span>​​The Self-Finance Scheme aims to assist foreign students and dual-nationality holders with educational aspirations in Pakistan. Originally a project of the Economic Affairs Division, the Scheme was transferred to the Higher Education Commission in 2006, and assures a limited number of seats in the disciplines of medicine (MBBS), dentistry (BDS), pharmacy (Pharm-D) and undergraduate engineering (B.Sc Engineering). This program is open to Dual National Pakistanis and Foreign citizens with an HSSC or equivalent degree​</span></p><p style="text-decoration:underline;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Objectives​</strong><strong></strong></span></p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">To encourage expatriate Pakistanis to stay connected with their mother country, and foreign nationals to learn about Pakistani culture and society</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">To encourage knowledge-sharing with friendly, fellow developing countries</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">To improve relationships with the international community</span></li></ul><div><br></div><div>HEC Official Facebook Page at  <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0"><a href="" target="_blank"></a></span><br></div><div><br><strong></strong></div><div>HEC Official Twitter Page at   <a href="" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0"></span><br></a>​</div>13-07-2016 21:41:09<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-13.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Higher Education Commission LibraryHigher Education Commission Library<ul><li><a href=""><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>Pakistan Research Repository (Phd. Dissertation / Thesis )</strong></span></a></li><li><p><a href=""><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>Library Catalogue (Within HEC Premises Only)</strong></span></a></p></li><li><p><a href=""><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>HEC Digital Library</strong></span></a></p></li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">​HEC Library serves research scholars, teachers and students and also provides services to HEC employees. The full texts of more than 9000 theses are available online on the HEC website ( where users have the option to retrieve information by subject, title, name of researcher, year and name of the university.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">The HEC Library also provides its users with the facility of Current Contents Services (CSS) and it plays a pivotal role to provide full access of National Digital Library Resources. Turnitin facility for plagiarism purpose has also been started for the scholars.</span> </p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">The purpose of the HEC Library:</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-size:11pt;color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">​To facilitate HEC employees and scholars of universities.</span><br></li><li><span style="color:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:1.429;background-color:transparent;">To provide current and back volumes of national and international journals.</span><br></li><li><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:normal;color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">To provide access of digital library resources.​</span><br></li><li><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:normal;color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">To provide archive of journals.</span><br></li><li><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:normal;color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">T</span><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:normal;color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">o provide Turnitin facility for plagiarism.</span><br></li><li><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:normal;color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">To provide the access to thesis online and also in hard form (few).</span><br></li><li><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:normal;color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">To provide the facility of Ulrich's International Periodical directory.​</span><br></li></ul>28-07-2016 12:18:07<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Imagine Academy ProgramImagine Academy Program<p style="text-align:justify;">​HEC's Imagine Academy Initiative is a huge step towards the realization of HEC's vision of having an education system which produces graduates and scholars whose skills are certified against a singular scale, a scale recognized in every country around the globe. HEC & Microsoft is setting up and awarding status of Microsoft Imagine Academy to all private and public sector universities and Certiport Testing Center to all public sector universities across Pakistan and AJ&K.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Microsoft IT Academy program provides a complete IT education solution that bridges the world of education with the world of work. The program is designed to help drive employability, digital literacy, technical and STEM-focused training and certification, and 21st-century workforce development for students. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Providing benefits for students, educators, academic institutions and your community.</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Studies suggest that in the next 5 to 10 years there will be a significant shortage in the supply of skilled IT professionals. Microsoft Imagine Academy helps bridge the skills gap by providing institutions the curriculum for technology education and learning tools that will enable students and educators to achieve success. Membership is open to all accredited educational institutions of HEC and benefits include: </p><p> </p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Curriculum</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Professional development</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) teaching framework</li><li>Microsoft Online Learning curriculum</li><li>Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum</li><li>Ready-to-use, customizable lesson plans</li></ul><p> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Guides and exam vouchers for Educators: -</p><ul><li>Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)</li><li>Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)</li><li>Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)</li><li>Teaching with Technology Curriculum</li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Certification</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Resources and partnership</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Academic discounts on Certification exams</li><li>Validate students technology skills:</li><li>Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams</li><li>Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)</li><li>Microsoft Certifications Solutions Associate/ Expert (MCSA/MCSE)</li><li>Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) exams measure competency in the area of Information and Communication<br>Technologies (ICT)</li><li>Become a testing center and offer onsite exams</li></ul></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Microsoft Imagine Academy members website:</li><li>Program information, support materials and resources</li><li>Posters to promote Microsoft Imagine<br>Academy with students</li><li>Marketing materials, press kits and videos</li><li>Customizable, print-ready Certificate of Completion</li></ul><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table>17-08-2016 10:00:08<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-13.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Education Testing CouncilEducation Testing Council <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;">​​​Higher Education Commission has established Education Testing Council (ETC) under which it will hold standardized entry tests from Fall 2017 admissions for public and private universities of Pakistan. The aim of constitution of ETC is to hold uniform, accessible and competitive assessment base for admissions to universities. The test under ETC will be free of cost for the students.<br></span></p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:9%;"><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width:50%;">​</td></tr></tbody></table><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Downloads:</strong><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span></span></p><p></p><ul><li>​<a href="/english/services/students/etc/Documents/How%20to%20register%20for%20Entry%20Test%20of%20ETC.pdf">ETC Registration User Guide</a></li><li><a href="/english/services/students/etc/Documents/Private-Public-Universities-ETC.pdf">List of Public and Private Sector Universities</a></li><li><a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Documents/HAT/HAT-UG-PAPER-DISTRIBUTION.pdf">HAT Undergraduate Paper Distribution</a></li><li><a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Documents/HAT/FAQs.pdf">Frequently Ask Questions </a></li></ul><br><span style="font-size:11.5pt;"></span><p></p>03-08-2017 08:47:08<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />



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