The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has prevented four colleges from conceding understudies in any degree program, inferable from scholarly inconsistencies and blunder and after rebelliousness in spite of steady updates from HEC to satisfy the lacks.
These foundations incorporate Preston Institute of Management Sciences and Technology (PIMSAT) Karachi, Imperial College of Business Studies Lahore, Global Institute Lahore, and Al-Khair University AJK.
Notwithstanding principle grounds, their sub-grounds, branches or associated schools are additionally not permitted to concede understudies at any dimension in any program.
Agreeing to order of the Prime Minister, HEC Review Panels visited colleges in 2016 the nation over for survey of value confirmation and administration rehearses. Colleges whose report was not palatable were requested to satisfy the lacks, anyway these establishments have still not gone along in spite of updates and, consequently, have been requested to quit conceding understudies in the majority of their scholastic projects.
It is worth-specifying that HEC routinely issues parent and understudy alarms in national and local daily papers and through web based life, cautioning the general population to check from HEC site the rundown of perceived establishments and also certify programs. The understudies are persistently cautioned that HEC won’t bear witness to degrees or authentications acquired from such colleges or foundations asserting their connection.
HEC has posted arrangements of perceived and in addition non-perceived advanced education organizations on its sites wherefrom guardians and understudies can check the status of a foundation they consider for affirmation. The rundown might be gotten to through hec.gov.pk/site/HEIs.
Plus, HEC site likewise has a rundown of Accreditation Councils which are in charge of accreditation of separate degree programs. These incorporate Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), Pakistan Council for Architects and Town Planners (PCATP), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC), Pakistan Pharmacy Council (PCP), Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC), National Council for Homeopathy (NCH), National Council for Tibb (NCT), National Accreditation Council for Teachers Education (NACTE), National Agricultural Education Accreditation Council (NAEAC), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), and National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC).
Guardians and understudies can check accreditation status of different scholastic projects of various organizations to guarantee that the particular program they are occupied with is an affirmed progamme.
HEC is additionally building up the Pakistan Qualification Register (PQR), which is an online database containing rundown of endorsed degree projects of HEC perceived open and private area colleges including their sub grounds and subsidiary and in addition constituent universities.
PQR is intended to give plainly deﬁned dimensions of information, abilities and skills to be obtained by each alumni. The Register is being connected to different HEC projects and activities including validation of degrees, neighborhood and abroad grants, arrangement of HEC affirmed chiefs, grant of national research stipends, topical research gifts for sociologies, and so on.
Despite the fact that larger part of colleges have given the data, anyway a few colleges whose reaction is ease back are being encouraged to enter their degree programs in PQR at the soonest in order to streamline previously mentioned procedures.