The Accreditation Committee of Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has decided the fate of several new and existing private universities in the province with regards to various programs, degrees and faculties.
The Punjab Higher Education Commission has formed a high-powered committee to take up the case of illegal sub-campuses of private universities spread across the province.
A consultative dialogue on “effective engagement of students on the university campuses” was held at the Government College University (GCU). Eminent academicians from leading public and private sector universities participated in the dialogue stressing the need for establishing student councils and societies in all educational institutions for producing students with well-rounded personalities and leadership skills.
Punjab University Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics on Monday organized an international conference on solid state physics at Pervez Hasan Environmental Law Auditorium.
Interviews for the appointment of the chairperson of the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) are likely to be held on May 7 and 8, according to sources in the Punjab Higher Education Department (HED).
By Ammar Sheikh
The Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has been dysfunctional for almost a month as the Punjab government has been unable to appoint a permanent head and the duration of the temporary charge assigned to the Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) secretary also expired earlier in the month.
The provincial government has ordered vetting of all textbooks used in higher education institutions across Punjab to cleanse the curriculum of objectionable material and curb the trends of extremism seen rising at institutions across Pakistan.