Higher Education Commission issued a notice to Ex-Parliamentarians instructing them to get degrees verified till 5th April, 2013

Just the government of Pakistan People Party (PPP) is gone and care taker government took over. The winds of change are already blowing. Lots of efforts are being made from Pakistani Supreme court, High courts (Provincial courts), Election Commission of Pakistan(ECP) and Higher Eduction Commission (HEC) to make sure that Pakistan General Elections 2013 are free and fair. HEC is in process of verifying the degrees of former parliamentarians. They have already cleared some degrees and proved some of them as fake, which resulted in imprisonment of Ex Parliamentarians. Recently, HEC issued a notice to former parliamentarians about getting their degrees verified till at most 5th of April. This notice reads as follows. Public Notice for Ex-Parliamentarians for Degree Attestation […]

Petition in supreme court against dissolution of HEC

Higher Education Commission HEC is set to be dissolved by government of Pakistan under the 18th amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan. The decision is unjust as commission is doing too well for development of higher education and research in Pakistan. Students and teachers from leading universities of Pakistan are constantly opposing but Government is not rethinking over the issue for now. Latest update is that finally the decision have be challenged in Supreme court of Pakistan. The petition against the decision came from University of Lahore along with few others. Many from Pakistan are hoping that some way this decision of dissolving the HEC is reversed. Also a number of protests all over the country are going on from […]

Higher education being strangled in Pakistan by dissolving Higher Education Commission

Either you are reading it here or you have already heard about this in media that HEC is being dissolved, when you may have read/heard this first time, I am sure it struck as a big shock. Unfortunately if it is not stopped, it is going to happen, the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan which is respected World Wide due to it’s very structure which enabled tremendous development in higher education in Pakistan in just 7 years, which is epic even if we compare to what we achieved in 55 years before that after Pakistan came in to¬†existence. For those who don’t know much about this, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as part of 18th amendment to constitution of Pakistan […]

HEC Pakistan gets 10GB of Internet bandwidth

PTCL will be the provider to 10GB internet Bandwidth to the Higher Education Commission, this bandwidth is going to be used to facilitate the universities by introducing the services like video conferencing, digital libraries and access to the International education and research networks. This is the highest bandwidth which have been taken by any organization ever in Pakistan and this¬† 10 Bandwidth is going to be used to form the network between the universities and institutes spread all over Pakistan. The initiative have been taken to encourage and back the research. This contract is a Part of Pakistan Education and Research Network 2 (PERN2) which is initiated earlier by HEC Pakistan. PERN2 includes the plans to provide huge number of […]