Online jobs portal Rozee.pk, announced on Wednesday that it will assist the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in the ranking of Pakistani universities.
The final list of ranked universities will be used to gauge the status of higher education in Pakistan and will be used to recommend improvements for higher educational institutions, said a statement issued by Rozee.
One of the criteria in ranking that the HEC considers is post-commencement employability. With over a quarter of Pakistan’s online population visiting Rozee annually, and over 2.2 million registered professionals and over 40,000 employers posting available jobs, the portal is sharing relevant information, specifically employment within the various sectors with the HEC free of cost.
This data will be used by the HEC to gain a comprehensive picture of the state of higher education and to rank the Pakistani universities accordingly.
Monis Rahman, CEO of Rozee.pk said, “as Pakistan’s most powerful talent matching platform, Rozee has access to data spanning millions of records. We strongly believe in the importance of higher education in helping secure better employment opportunities and are happy to help a national institution like HEC on a project of such national significance.”
Dr S Sohail H Naqvi, executive director at the Higher Education Commission, added that, “we at the HEC aim to bring Pakistan’s universities at par with international standards. The HEC is striving to build the capacity of higher education to contribute effectively in national development as well as to reflect internationally in competitive Higher Education standards.”
A version of this post originally appeared on ProPakistani
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