Performance of the Vice-Chancellors and ban on recruitment and selection in universities in Pakistan

Performance of the Vice-Chancellors and ban on recruitment and selection in universities in Pakistan

For performance evaluation of the Vice-Chancellors, serving in the public sector universities, the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Higher Education Archives and Libraries Department for the first time, in the history of the universities has defined some pragmatic Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which is regarded as a positive step towards reforming …

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How to write an effective abstract?

How to write an effective abstract

The PhD scholars and young researchers incessantly face difficulties while writing an effective abstract for the proposal, thesis or research article. It is not because there is something incredibly hard about it but because they really do not understand how to do it. They primarily do not make out when …

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What should be included in the Research Proposal?

What should be included in the Research Proposal?

The important question that intrigues many minds is that what should be included in the PhD research proposal. Some generic guidelines about a perfect research proposal have already been given on “How to write an effective research proposal?”. This blog post shall provide valuable guidance and useful insight for the doctoral …

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How to write an effective research proposal?

How to write an effective research proposal?

I completed my doctoral studies some three and a half years back. Yet, some of my doctoral fellows are embarrassingly got stuck at the research proposal stage of their PhD. My sincere sympathies are with them, anyway. A little probe into the matter revealed that they share a major part …

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Emerging financial crunch and survival of the public sector universities in Pakistan

Survival of the public sector universities in Pakistan in the face of emerging financial crunch

Institutions of higher education in Pakistan are passing through a very critical juncture in the history of its establishment. The federal government has tightened up over-flowing funds to the public sector universities. Consequently, the educational institutions have been experiencing stiff financial crunch. This wretched kind of situation remained the hottest …

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Why the majority of PhD students suffer from depression?

Why the majority of PhD Students

A Facebook user on the group-‘PhD Support Group’, asked a simple question on the group, “Why the majority of research students face depression?: Mine is lack of support from the supervisors and yours”. This narration precisely reflects the unsettled, depressed and confused state of mind; some of my colleagues had …

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