Higher Education Commission has issued Notification on 24-03-2017 in connection with Appointment of PhD Faculty Member as Supervisor of PhD/MS/MP Equivalent Research Work. Detail of the same is as under:
The National Quality Assurance Committee (NQAC) in its 22nd meeting held on January 09, 2017 approved that Universities should appoint a PhD faculty member as supervisor of PhD/MS/MP Equivalent research work only after he/she has acquired a minimum three (03) years of relevant teaching/research/professional experience in an HEC recognized university or research professional organization after getting PhD degree. However, while gaining the three years ,experience the family member should co – supervise at least two (02) MS/MPH it/ Equivalent level thesis along with a Senior /HEC approved PhD supervisor.
The criteria to evaluate the researches/ professional experience in this regard are to be developed by the universities themselves and get them approved from their statutory bodies.