ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is all set to announce the ranking of Pakistani universities on the basis of their teaching quality and research material.
The ranking of the universities, based on major disciplines and subjects, will be announced today at a press conference at the HEC Secretariat.
The primary purpose of the ranking exercise is to share with the general public comprehensive data on the current state of education in the nation’s education institutions.
Ranking is a quality indicator and will help shed light on key indicators of higher education institutions in Pakistan to allow students, parents, potential employers and all other stakeholders to make informed decisions regarding enrolment and employment.
It will also provide a transparent mechanism to universities on how they compare against their peers, and will inculcate a spirit of competition to raise the standard of education.
It will also help promote a culture of participation in the world university rankings and help the country’s higher education development at international level.Daily Times.