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

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…

An overview of the laws and by-laws in the universities in Pakistan

Universities are autonomous bodies having a complex organizational structure. A uniform Act, diverging statutes, elusive rules and cumbersome regulations are the hallmarks of the statutory business in the public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Serious…

Conflict of interest: A pathetic account of the public sector universities in Pakistan

In the public sector universities in Pakistan, many times, situations of conflict of interest arise while dealing with the business of fresh hiring, projects management, procurement, consultancy, examinations and civil work where employees handling with…

Powers and functions of the governing bodies in the universities in Pakistan: Bridging the gaps between theory and practice

University portrays a distinct form of organizational structure for its widely represented powerful governing bodies and the presence of a top-down hierarchy. Universities are academic institutions supposed to have a long-term vision, mission, purpose, goals…