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Universities urged to conduct solution oriented research

Islamabad : The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairperson Dr. Shaista Sohail has asked the universities to conduct solution oriented research. While talking to media, she said that the universities play a pivotal role in educating and training students. Every year students after completing their education secure jobs in various industries, enterprises in public and private

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HEC’s increased budget reflects govt’s commitment towards education

Islamabad : Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Rana Tanveer Hussain on Friday said that increased budgetary allocations for Higher Education Commission (HEC) were evident of the present government’s commitment towards education. The minister was speaking to a delegation of World Bank led by Country Director Najy Benhassine. Operations Manager Gailius Draugelis, Senior Economist

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HEC holds Best University Teacher Awards ceremony

Islamabad : The Higher Education Commission (HEC) organised  a ceremony to confer the Best University Teacher Awards for the year 2021 upon the outstanding faculty members of Pakistani universities in three broad categories, viz. Life Sciences and Medicine; Physical Sciences and Engineering; and Social Sciences and Humanities. Dr. Syed Asghar Naqi, professor, King Edward Medical

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UET research projects approved

PESHAWAR: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has approved 11 research projects of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar under the National Research Programme for Universities. A press release said UET Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Iftikhar Hussain gave away certificates of appreciation to the recipients at a meeting. The UET’s Office of Research, Innovation and

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122,000 applications received under EUSP

Islamabad : As many as 122,000 applications have been received by the students under the Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship Programme (EUSP) for the Fiscal Year 2022 and its screening process will begin soon. According to an official source, an amount of Rs9.5 billion was allocated to award scholarships to the deserving outstanding students for the EUSP

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VCs of KP varsities concerned at huge cut in recurrent grants

PESHAWAR: Expressing serious concern over the huge cut in the recurrent grants for Higher Education Commission for the fiscal year 2022-23, the vice-chancellors of public sector universities on Wednesday urged the HEC not to accept the trimmed funds and press the government to make sufficient allocation for running the higher education institutions in a smooth

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UHS researcher wins Rs21.5m HEC grant

LAHORE:The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has approved a grant of Rs21.5 million for a research project of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on early-stage screening of patients with colorectal cancer. Immunology Department’s Head Dr Shah Jahan will conduct the research with the approved grant. This is the sixth research funding won by the stalwart

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Chinese scholarships for water conservancy professionals

Islamabad:The Ministry of Water Resources and the Ministry of Education, China have jointly implemented the ‘Chinese Government Scholarship on Senior Water Conservancy Professional’ to select government officials across the world responsible for water conservancy policy to pursue their master’s degree in China at Hohai University. Under the Scholarships programme, the government officials from project management

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Conference on engineering, computing technologies held

Islamabad : Knowledge of technology gives us the confidence to face and overcome the challenges of the modern world. Information and communication technology (ICT) serves as a bridge to overcome these difficulties. In this context, the 2nd national conference on Engineering & Computing Technologies (NCECT) was organised by the Faculty of Engineering & Computer Science,

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Engineering university to be built as tribute to Dr AQ Khan

Islamabad : The government has decided to build a state-of-the-art engineering university in line with the wishes of the late Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan who was quite ambitious about this project. According to the details, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan sent a handwritten letter to Ahsan Iqbal during the previous PMLN government and urged him to

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