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The critically important amendments in the Universities’ Act made in 2016 and how it transformed the universities?

The critically important amendments in the Universities’ Act made in 2016 and how it transformed the universities.

In a recent blog post, the implications of the major amendments made in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities’ Act, 2012 were discussed.  The ramifications of some of these amendments led to further changes, modifications and adjustments in the Act. This resulted in the promulgation of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities’ (Amendment) Act, …

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The ultimate guide to the important amendments in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities’ Act: Some valuable suggestions for the policymakers

The ultimate guide to the important amendments in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities’ Act: Some valuable suggestions for the policymakers

If media reports are to be believed, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Universities (Amendment) Act, 2019 is about to be tabled in the provincial assembly in a couple of days, proposing some drastic changes to the legislation framed by the Awami National Party-led provincial government in 2012 and subsequently amended by the PTI …

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The six key HR trends and challenges in the universities in Pakistan

The six key HR trends and challenges in the univesities in Pakistan

In the face of intense global competition, technological revolution and innovative business processes, universities in this region have been following highly orthodox, traditional and very conventional human resource management practices. Social media, legal and judicial activism, new legislations, accountability, unionism,and mushroom growth of the universities are some of the major …

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The four key secrets to the successful completion of Ph.D.

The four key secrets to the successful completion of Ph.D.

Doing a Ph.D. is not difficult, it is rather, time-consuming. One need not to be really a genius to get through. An ordinary, mediocre person, like me, can easily make it. A little smart work, perseverance and self-discipline will save the day. What I have personally observed, very ordinary people …

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