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The Increased Schooling Fee (HEC) Pakistan has stopped 4 universities from admitting college students in any diploma programme, owing to tutorial irregularities and mismanagement and after non-compliance regardless of fixed reminders from HEC to satisfy the deficiencies.

These establishments embrace Preston Institute of Administration Sciences and Know-how (PIMSAT) Karachi, Imperial Faculty of Enterprise Research Lahore, World Institute Lahore, and Al-Khair College AJK.

Along with essential campuses, their sub-campuses, branches or affiliated faculties are additionally not allowed to confess college students at any degree in any programme.

Complying with directive of the Prime Minister, HEC Evaluation Panels visited universities in 2016 throughout the nation for assessment of high quality assurance and governance practices. Universities whose report was not passable have been requested to satisfy the deficiencies, nonetheless these establishments have nonetheless not complied regardless of reminders and, due to this fact, have been requested to cease admitting college students in all of their tutorial programmes.

It’s worth-mentioning that HEC commonly points dad or mum and scholar alerts in nationwide and regional newspapers in addition to by social media, warning the general public to verify from HEC web site the checklist of acknowledged establishments in addition to accredited programmes. The scholars are repeatedly warned that HEC won’t attest levels or certificates obtained from such universities or institutes claiming their affiliation.

HEC has posted lists of recognised in addition to non-recognised increased schooling establishments on its web sites wherefrom dad and mom and college students can verify the standing of an establishment they take into account for admission. The checklist could also be accessed by hec.gov.pk/website/HEIs.

In addition to, HEC web site additionally has a listing of Accreditation Councils that are liable for accreditation of respective diploma programmes. These embrace Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), Pakistan Council for Architects and City Planners (PCATP), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC), Pakistan Pharmacy Council (PCP), Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC), Nationwide Council for Homoeopathy (NCH), Nationwide Council for Tibb (NCT), Nationwide Accreditation Council for Academics Schooling (NACTE), Nationwide Agricultural Schooling Accreditation Council (NAEAC), Nationwide Computing Schooling Accreditation Council (NCEAC), and Nationwide Enterprise Schooling Accreditation Council (NBEAC).

Mother and father and college students can verify accreditation standing of varied tutorial programmes of various establishments to make sure that the precise programme they’re enthusiastic about is an accepted progamme.

HEC can also be growing the Pakistan Qualification Register (PQR), which is a web based database containing checklist of accepted diploma programmes of HEC acknowledged private and non-private sector universities together with their sub campuses and affiliated in addition to constituent faculties.

PQR is aimed to offer clearly deļ¬ned ranges of data, expertise and competencies to be acquired by each graduate. The Register is being linked to numerous HEC programmes and initiatives together with attestation of levels, native and abroad scholarships, appointment of HEC accepted supervisors, award of nationwide analysis grants, thematic analysis grants for social sciences, and so on.

Although majority of universities have supplied the knowledge, nonetheless some universities whose response is gradual are being suggested to enter their diploma programmes in PQR on the earliest in order to streamline above-mentioned processes.