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Chairman HEC urges varsities to focus on achievements for improved international positioning

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Greater Schooling Fee (HEC) Dr Mukhtar Ahmed on Wednesday urged the colleges to focus on achievements for improved international positioning.

He was addressing a global seminar on ‘Pakistan’s Rising International Affect: A Information Masterclass by the Occasions Greater Schooling (THE)’ for the private and non-private sector universities of Pakistan.

The seminar was organised by the Greater Schooling Fee (HEC), in collaboration with the College of Lahore (UoL).

Representatives of universities from totally different components of the nation took a eager curiosity within the explanations of parameters and requirements set by THE within the international rankings.

The occasion targeted on ‘THE World College Rating’ and different rankings related to the area.

Chairman HEC Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed delivered a presentation on the Nationwide Rating Requirements and Mechanisms.

“Over the past 20 years, HEC has performed fairly properly within the greater training sector, and I’m assured that if our universities be taught from this chance and place themselves accordingly by showcasing their achievements, the worldwide panorama of high universities will embody many Pakistani institutes,” the Chairman stated.

Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed emphasised that Pakistani universities must collate their information and spotlight their achievements within the submissions made to international rating businesses. He additionally underlined how, when it comes to the rating necessities, the requirements of Pakistani universities are totally different from these of the colleges in different nations of the world.

Keynote speaker of the occasion, Chief International Affairs Officer of THE Mr. Phil Baty, offered an in depth breakdown of the World College Rankings methodology in addition to information and in-depth evaluation based mostly on the newest rating, so universities may acquire an understanding of how one can finest place themselves as a way to enter and excel within the World College Rankings, Rising Economies College Rankings, Affect Rankings, and Asia College Rankings.

Mr. Baty additionally offered unique evaluation of Pakistan’s efficiency throughout THE’s flagship international rankings, the celebrated THE World College Rankings, and the pioneering THE Affect Rankings, together with the nation’s present worldwide standing.

“Pakistan is making speedy progress. In truth, it’s matching China in its tempo of enchancment. The important thing qualities of Pakistani universities are citations, high quality of analysis versus the amount of analysis, and above all, doing it with out ample funding,” Batty shared, including that regardless of all these components, Pakistan has not achieved the worldwide status it deserves as a result of solely doing shouldn’t be sufficient. “It’s worthwhile to current your achievements and ship us an increasing number of information, and I’m keen to assist and information the colleges that battle with this half.”

Occasions Greater Schooling (THE) is the corporate behind the world’s most influential college rating, with nearly 5 many years of expertise as a supply of research and perception into greater training. Its rating has been the gold customary for international, research-intensive universities for 15 years and spans the world with over 25 million annual customers.

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