May 2014



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Pak-USAID Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Program

INTRODUCTION: Higher Education Commission (HEC) aims to elevate the socio-economic position of the needy & deserving students by providing access to quality education through needs-based scholarships. Government of Pakistan (GOP) has also duly acknowledged the…



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19 year old Boy Prime Minister of India for half an hour

Meet the 19-year-old who inadvertently grabbed the “Prime Minister of India” Twitter handle – the same one India’s top leaders are now tussling over. Qaiser Ali says he still doesn’t understand how it happened. The…




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HEC declares MBA degree equivalent to MPhil

Islamabad, Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided that from this session MBA degree would be equivalent to MPhil. After passing the MBA exam candidates would be eligible to apply for PhD admission. The decision was…