Higher Education-related Organizations

Pakistani Higher Education-related Organizations


uniRank publishes a list of Pakistani higher education-related organizations. These organizations are public or private entities that focus on issues related to higher education. They may be involved in advocacy, research, policy development, accreditation, quality assurance or other activities related to higher education. These organizations may represent universities, students, faculty, research institutions or other stakeholders in the higher education sector.
Pakistani higher education-related organizations can have an international, national, regional or local scope and coverage. uniRank's current higher education-related organizations classification includes 10 categories:

  1. Government Regulatory Organizations
  2. Accreditation or Quality Evaluation Organizations
  3. Qualifications Authorities
  4. University Associations or Alliances
  5. Professional or Industry Associations
  6. Advocacy Organizations
  7. Rectors, Vice-chancellors or Presidents Organizations
  8. Student Unions or Organizations
  9. University Rankings Organizations
  10. Other Higher Education-related Organizations

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Government Regulatory Organizations

This uniRank category encompass all federal, national, state, or local government bodies and agencies that are responsible for recognizing, overseeing, regulating and/or funding higher education institutions. Examples of such government regulatory organizations include Ministries of Higher Education, Departments of Higher Education and other similar government bodies with the authority and responsibility to govern the higher education sector. These organizations play a vital role in ensuring the quality and standards of higher education institutions within their respective jurisdictions.

Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training of Pakistan
Established in 2011, the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training of Pakistan is a government ministry responsible for the development and regulation of education and professional training in Pakistan. The ministry's main role is to ensure access to quality education for all citizens,… learn more

Accreditation and Quality Evaluation Organizations

This uniRank category includes public or private entities responsible for assessing and evaluating the quality, standards and performance of higher education institutions as a whole or their specific programs. Accreditation organizations typically have established criteria and guidelines that institutions must meet to be accredited. These criteria often cover areas such as faculty qualifications, curriculum, student services, infrastructure, governance and educational outcomes. The evaluation process usually involves self-assessment by the institution, peer reviews, site visits and documentation reviews. Accreditation is typically granted for a specific period and institutions must undergo periodic reviews to maintain the accredited status of the institution or its programs. Quality evaluation organizations, also known as quality assurance agencies or quality councils, are also responsible for evaluating and ensuring the quality and standards of educational institutions and programs. Quality evaluation organizations often assess institutions based on factors such as educational outcomes, faculty qualifications, research output, student support services, infrastructure, and compliance with legal and ethical standards. Both accreditation or quality evaluation organizations may operate at the national, regional or international level. The evaluations conducted by these organizations serve multiple purposes. They provide information to prospective students, employers, and other stakeholders about the quality and credibility of institutions or programs. Additionally, the evaluations can help institutions identify areas for improvement and implement quality enhancement measures.
It's worth noting that accreditation and quality evaluation organizations can vary in their structures, methodologies and specific areas of focus. Different countries and regions may have their own accrediting bodies or quality assurance agencies with distinct frameworks and processes for evaluation

Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
Founded in 1947, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan is an independent, autonomous and constitutionally established institution responsible for overseeing, regulating and promoting higher education in Pakistan. The HEC was established with the objective of reforming and upgrading the… learn more

Pakistan Engineering Council
The Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) is a professional regulatory body in Pakistan that regulates the engineering profession and engineering education in the country. It was established in 1976 under the Pakistan Engineering Council Act.

PEC has the authority to accredit engineering programs and… learn more

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council
Founded in 1962, the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) is a statutory regulatory authority that regulates the registration, accreditation and quality assurance of medical and dental education and practice in Pakistan. The council's primary role in higher education is to ensure the quality… learn more

Pharmacy Council of Pakistan
The Pharmacy Council of Pakistan was created by the Pharmacy Act of 1967. Its primary objective is to regulate the practice of pharmacy in Pakistan, ensuring the quality and standardization of pharmacy education, training and practice.

One of the key roles of the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan in… learn more

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