HEC Criteria for Faculty Appointment

Disciplines Eligibility conditions for appointment of faculty in All disciplines excluding Engineering, Information Technology, Computing Sciences, Medical Sciences, Law and Arts & Design (Studio Practice) disciplines in all HEIs/DAIs

Lecturer

Minimum Qualification

First Class MS/MPhil/equivalent degree awarded after 18 Years of education in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution with no 3rd division in the academic career. Condition of no 3rd division shall not be applicable in the qualification of appointment as lecturer in Universities or Degree Awarding Institutions provided that the candidate holds a higher degree viz Ph.D. or equivalent degree with not more than one 3rd division in an entire academic career.

Experience

Nil

Minimum Number of Publications

Nil

Assistant Professor

Minimum Qualification

Ph.D. in relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution Experience No experience required Minimum Number of Publications Nil Associate Professor Minimum Qualification Ph.D. in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution.

Experience: 10-years teaching/research experience in an HEC recognized University or a postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization OR 5-years post-PhD teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.

Minimum Number of Publications: The applicant must have 10 research publications (with at least 4 publications in the last 5 years in the HEC recognized Journals.

Professor

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. from an HEC recognized Institution in the relevant field. Experience 15-years teaching/research experience in HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. OR 10-years post-Ph.D. teaching/research experience in a recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.

Minimum Number of Publications: The applicant must have 15 research publications with at least 5 publications in the last 5 years in HEC recognized journals.

Ref: https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/QA/Pages/Faculty-Appointment-Criteria.aspx

Disciplines Eligibility conditions for appointment of faculty in Engineering, Information Technology, and Computing disciplines in all HEIs/DAIs

Lecturer: Minimum Qualification Master’s Degree (First Class) in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution with no 3rd division in the academic career

Experience: No Experience required

Minimum Number of Publications: Nil

Assistant Professor: Minimum Qualification Ph.D. in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution

Experience No Experience required

Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Associate Professor Minimum Qualification Ph.D. in the relevant field from Institution recognized by HEC in consultation with PEC

Experience 10-years teaching/research experience in a recognized Institution/ College/University or 10-years professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization out of which 2-years must be teaching experience. OR 5-years post Ph.D. teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.

Minimum Number of Publications 10 research publications with at least 4 in the last 5 years in HEC/PEC recognized journals

Professor Minimum Qualification Ph.D. degree in a relevant field, recognized by HEC in consultation with PEC.

Experience 15- Years teaching/ research experience in a recognized Institution/College/ University or 15-years professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization out of which 5-years must be teaching experience OR 10-years post-Ph.D. teaching/research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.

Minimum Number of Publications 15 research publications with at least 5 in the last five years in HEC/PEC recognized journals

Discipline Eligibility Conditions for Appointment of Faculty in Medical Sciences (Non-Clinical & Basic Sciences) disciplines as per classification by PMDC

Demonstrator: Minimum Qualification MBBS from an HEC recognized University /Institution with no 3rd Division in the academic career Experience No experience is required Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Assistant Professor Minimum Qualification. Ph.D. in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University /Institution or equivalent degree awarded after 18-years of education in the relevant field as determined by HEC b. M.Phil. or equivalent degree awarded after 18-years of education in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution. Experience a. No experience is required b. 4-years teaching /research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Associate Professor Minimum Qualification Ph.D. in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University /Institution Experience 10-years teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. OR 5 years post-MPhil teaching experience till 2014. Minimum Number of Publications 5/8/10 research publications in journals recognized jointly by HEC and PMDC by calendar years 2009/2011/2013 (with at least 1/2/4 of these publications in the last 5 years).

Professor Minimum Qualification Ph.D. from HEC recognized Institution in the relevant field. Experience 10-years post-MPhil teaching/research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Note: After 30th June 2015, at least 8-years Post-PhD level experience in an HEC recognized university or a postgraduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization will be required. Minimum Number of Publications 8/ 12/ 15 research publications in journals recognized jointly by HEC and PMDC by calendar year 2009/2011/2013 (with at least 2 / 3/5 publications in the last 5 years)

Discipline Eligibility Conditions for Appointment of Faculty in Medical Sciences (Clinical Sciences) disciplines as per classification by PMDC

Senior Registrar Minimum Qualification MBBS with MD/MS/FCPS/ MDS/ Membership of Royal Colleges (UK)/Diplomat of American Board or equivalent International terminal qualifications (as determined by HEC) in the Clinical Medical Science disciplines. Experience Nil Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Assistant Professor Minimum Qualification MBBS with MD/MS/ FCPS/ MDS Ph.D./M.Phil. (Old Courses of 4-Years)(Pakistan)/ Membership of Royal Colleges (UK)/Diplomat of American Board or equivalent International terminal qualifications (as determined by HEC) in the Clinical Medical Science disciplines. Experience Nil Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Associate Professor Minimum Qualification MBBS with MD/MS /FCPS/ MDS / Ph.D./M.Phil. (Old Courses of 4- years) (Pakistan)/Membership of Royal Colleges (UK)/ Diplomat of American Board or equivalent International terminal qualifications (as determined by HEC) in the clinical Medical Science disciplines. Experience 8 years teaching /research experience in an HEC recognized University or Post-graduate Institution Note: After 30th June 2015, 5 years post terminal qualification level teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution. OR 8 years teaching /research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution with 3 years post – the terminal experience of teaching. Minimum Number of Publications 5/8/10 research publications in journals recognized jointly by HEC and PMDC by calendar years 2009 /2011/2013 (with at least 1/2/4 of these publications in the last 5 years).

Professor Minimum Qualification MBBS with MD/MS/FCPS/ MDS / Ph.D./M.Phil.(Old Courses of 4-Years) (Pakistan)/Membership of Royal Colleges(UK)/Diplomat of American Board or equivalent International terminal qualifications (as determined by HEC) in the Clinical Medical Science disciplines Experience 10 years teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution. Note: After 30th June 2015, 10 years post terminal qualification level teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution Minimum Number of Publications 08/12/15 research publications in journals recognized jointly by HEC and PMDC by calendar years 2009 /2011/2013 (with at least 2/3/5 of these publications in the last 5 years).

Discipline Eligibility Conditions for appointment of faculty in all law disciplines in all HEIs/DAIs

Lecturer Minimum Qualification LLB Degree (First Class) from an HEC recognized University/ Institutions with no 3rd division in the academic career Experience Nil Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Assistant Professor Minimum Qualification a. Ph.D. in Law or equivalent degree from an HEC recognized University/Institutions b. L.L.M, J.D or equivalent degree from an HEC recognized University/Institutions. c. LLB degree (First Class) from an HEC recognized University/Institutions. Experience a. Nil b. 4-years teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization c. 6-years teaching/research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization. Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Associate Professor Minimum Qualification a. Ph.D. in Law or equivalent degree from an HEC recognized University/Institution. b. L.L.M, J.D in Law or equivalent degree from an HEC recognized University/ Institution. Experience a. 10-Years teaching/ research experience in HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization. Note: After 30th June 2015, at least 4 years Post-PhD level experience in an HEC recognized University or post-graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization OR 5-years post-PhD teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a Post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization. b. 12-years teaching/research experience (with at least 4-years’ experience after the post-terminal degree level) in an HEC recognized University or a postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization Minimum Number of Publications The applicant must have 10 research publications with at least 4 publications in the last 5 years in HEC recognized Journals.

Professor Minimum Qualification a. Ph.D. in Law or equivalent degree from an HEC recognized University/Institution b. L.L.M, J.D in Law or equivalent degree from an HEC recognized University/ Institution. Experience a. 15-years teaching/research experience in an HEC recognized University or post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization. Note: After 30th June 2015, at least 8-years Post-PhD level experience in an HEC recognized University or post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization will be required. OR 10-years post-PhD teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization. b. 17-years teaching/research experience (with at least 8-years’ experience after LLM/J.D or equivalent degrees in HEC recognized University or a postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Minimum Number of Publications The applicant must have 15 research publications with at least 5 publications in the last 5 years in HEC recognized Journals.

Discipline Eligibility Conditions for appointment of faculty in Arts & Design (Studio Practice) disciplines, in all HEIs/DAIs

Lecturer: Minimum Qualification First professional degree (4 Years minimum, First Division) from HEC recognized University/Institution with no third division in the academic career Experience Nil Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Assistant Professor Minimum Qualification a. Ph.D. in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/ Institution b. Master’s degree (foreign) or MPhil or equivalent degree awarded after 18 years of education in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution c. First professional degree (4 Years minimum, First Division) with no 3rd division in the academic career from HEC recognized University/Institution Experience a. Nil b. 4-years teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. c. 6-years teaching /research experience in an HEC recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Associate Professor Minimum Qualification a. Ph.D. in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/ Institution b. Master’s degree (foreign) or MPhil OR equivalent degree awarded after 18 years of education in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution Experience a. 10-years teaching research experience in an HEC recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Note: After 30th June 2015, at least 4-years post Ph.D. level experience in an HEC recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization will be required. OR 5-years post Ph.D. level experience in an HEC recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization b. 12-years teaching/research experience (with at least 4-years’ experience after the Masters (Foreign) or equivalent degree in an HEC recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Minimum Number of Publications Outstanding and substantial level of professional art activity (Demonstrated by participation in 6 exhibitions at national or international level with two or more than two new works in each exhibition or evidence of an equal number of visual communication campaigns designed and published or equivalent work in any other discipline of Arts and Design as specified in the research criteria)

Professor Minimum Qualification a. Ph.D. from HEC recognized University/Institution in the relevant field b. Master’s degree (foreign) or MPhil or equivalent degree in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution Experience a. 15-years teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization Note: After 30th June 2015 at least 8-years post Ph.D. level experience in a recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. OR 10-years post Ph.D. level experience in an HEC recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. b. 17-years teaching/ research experience (with at least 8-years’ experience after Master’s degree (foreign) or MPhil or equivalent degree in HEC recognized University or a Postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Minimum Number of Publications Outstanding and substantial level of professional art activity and a national or international contribution to the development of Arts and Design in general. (Demonstrated by at least 8 exhibitions at national or international level with two or more than two new works in each exhibition or evidence of an equal number of visual communication campaigns designed and published or equivalent work in any other discipline of Arts and Design as specified in the research criteria

Discipline Eligibility Conditions for Appointment of Faculty in Architecture & Town Planning disciplines in HEIs/DAIs

Lecturer Minimum Qualification First Professional degree (5 years minimum or Master / Equivalent Degree (First Class) in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University / Institution with no 3rd Division in the academic career Experience Nil Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Assistant Professor Qualification a. Ph.D. in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution. b. Master’s Degree (Foreign)/M.Phil. Or equivalent degree awarded after 19-years of education in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University / Institution. c. First Professional degree (5 years minimum, First Division) from an HEC recognized University/ Institution. Experience a. Nil b. 3-years teaching /research experience from an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization. c. 5-years teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization Minimum Number of Publications Nil

Associate Professor Qualification a. Ph.D. in the relevant field from HEC recognized University / Institution b. Master’s Degree (Foreign)/M.Phil. or equivalent degree awarded after 19-years of education in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution Experience a. 9-years teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization. OR 4-years post- Ph.D. teaching/ research experience in HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization will be required. b. 10 years teaching/ research experience (with at least 3-years’ experience after the Masters (Foreign) or equivalent degree in HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Minimum Number of Publications a. 8/10 research publications (with at least 2/4 publications in the last five years by the calendar years 2008 / 2012, respectively) in HEC/PCATP recognized Journals. OR Recognition in at least 2 national/international architectural design competitions or design excellence awards b. 8/10 research publications (with at least 2/4 publications in the last five years by the calendar years 2008 / 2012, respectively) in HEC/PCATP recognized Journals. OR Recognition in at least 3 national/international architectural design competitions or design excellence awards.

Professor Qualification a. Ph.D. in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution. b. Master’s (Foreign) or MPhil or equivalent degree in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution Experience a. 12- years teaching/research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or international Organization OR 10-years post-Ph.D. teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization b. 15-years teaching/ research experience in HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization Minimum Number of Publications a. 12/ 15 research Publications (with at least 3 / 5 publications in last five years by the Calendar years 2008 / 2012, respectively) in HEC/PCATP recognized Journals OR Recognition in at least 4 national/international architectural design competitions or design excellence awards b. 12/ 15 research Publications (with at least 3 / 5 publications in last five years by the Calendar years 2008 / 2012, respectively) in HEC/PCATP recognized Journals OR Recognition in at least 5 national/international architectural design competitions or design excellence awards

Ref: https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/QA/Pages/Faculty-Appointment-Criteria.aspx