Islamabad: President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi has approved Higher Education Commission amendment ordinance 2021 under which autonomous status of the HEC has been ended.
The ordinance will be applicable from March 26 this year. Under the ordinance the autonomous status of the HEC has been ended while all the decisions of the HEC has been conditional to approval of education ministry.
The ordinance has been given name of the HEC amendment ordinance 2021.
Under the ordinance, chairman HEC will be appointed for a term of two years while members of the HEC will be appointed for four years term while chairman and members can take one more term.