The government was focusing on uplifting the higher education sector as per the international standards, has said by Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun. While addressing the annual meeting of PU Institute of Islamic Studies Alumni Association here on Wednesday, he added that the government was planning to revamp the higher education in the province, as no country could progress without advancing in the education sector.
Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yassir Humayun has said the government planned to take immediate steps to identify the challenges and paucities faced by the higher education sector of Punjab and implement relevant reforms.
Commission meeting held after 32 months
Calls for review of university funding mechanism
HEC chairman says plagiarism cases under review
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) welcomes the private sector to play its role for progress of the education sector, but universities violating HEC rules will have to bear a penalty of three times the fees of students enrolled by that institution, HEC Chairman Dr Tariq Banuri has said.
Global rankings provide no meaningful measure of education quality at universities across the world. International experts present their case.
By Philip G Altbach and Ellen Hazelkorn
The most influential global academic rankings – the highly influential Shanghai Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU), Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS Top University Rankings – have been in existence for more than a decade and are now a major force in shaping higher education worldwide.
A master’s degree in Pakistan is more than just qualification. Here is why you should always consider getting one.
During one of his numerous bus journeys back home while being a student at NUST, one of our team members sat next sat to 15-year-old boy named Ahmed. The boy hardly stopped talking during the journey, explaining everything from why the sky was blue, why witches wore pointy hats and how JRR Tolkien got inspired to write The Hobbit. His passionate explanation, our colleague related, gave away his love for the fantasy world as well as reading, which was exactly what Ahmed said he wanted to explore further as a career.
Until about two to three decades ago, educational units – schools, colleges and universities – working under the public sector played an efficient role in providing quality education with nominal government fees. But over the years, materialism, lack of long-term…
Established in March 1991 in the outskirts of the Pakistani capital, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) has become one of the top-ranked, most well-known and sought after institutions of higher learning in the country. Buoyed by a fiery…
A number of public universities in Punjab are functioning without permanent vice chancellors, and the list is likely to grow considerably in the coming months. It probably is time to heed.
Is Chevening Scholarship…
Chevening is an international scholarship scheme that invites students and professionals from 144 countries to undertake postgraduate degree in universities in the United Kingdom.