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Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain requested the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to do full assessment of 170 colleges across the nation to decrease the rate of defilement in academia.The orders agree alongside the HEC's own particular quality check of all undergrad programs.
This year in September, the Higher Education Commission made a move against 31 PhD and 26 MPhil programs at various varsities for neglecting to meet the base quality criteria. Monetary carelessness, fumble of power, partiality in arrangements and additionally political impedance are the normal in all colleges. The requests of president were given to the executive of HEC Dr Mukhtar Ahmed.
Full examinations were requested in the wake of consistent protestations of inconsistencies at the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) and Karakoram International University, Gilgit-Baltistan and also other governmentally sanctioned varsities.
The bad habit chancellor of FUUAST Salman D. Muhammad was as of late reprimanded for holding a copied PhD degree. The president requested that the commission present a consistence report.
Ahmed said he was exceptionally solicited to complete the investigations from FUUAST and Karachi University on pressing premise.
Examinations won't be a walkover as there are various difficulties after the foundation of HEC in Punjab and Sindh. According to the sources, HEC will likewise investigate the quantity of employees at varsities against the genuine commitment. There are frequently reports that colleges begin programs without set prerequisites, thus undermining quality.
The HEC is at present attempting to finish the terms of reference (ToRs) for the audits.The TORs will include the nature of research, productions and its effect. The commission has been reprimanded for overlooking varsities for producing shallow research papers with no significance or advantage to society and industry.