Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education and Training is responsible for policy, plans and programmes for ensuring mass education and integrated professional, vocational and technical training in sync with national needs and international standards, the proposals for legislation, rules and code of conduct for official business concerning education, professional development, skill development and trainings along with making recommendations for increased public expenditure on mass education, professional development and vocational & technical training. Other responsibilities of the ministry include coordinating with other ministries/organizations for optimal utilization of professionals and trained manpower, overseeing scholarships/fellowships/trainings and monitoring international assistance in professional, vocational and technical courses.The ministry is also tasked with the administration and regulation of several attached departments, sub ordinate offices and autonomous organizations which include the National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), Akhtar Hameed Khan – National Centre for Rural Development (AHK – NCRD), National Training Bureau (NTB), Pakistan Manpower Institute (PMI), National Talent Pool (NTP), Academy of Education Planning & Management (AEPAM), Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE), National Commission for Human Development (NCHD), National Education Foundation (NEF/BECS), National Education Assessment System (NEAS), National Internship Programme (NIP), Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan National Commission for UNESCO (PNCU) and Youth Centers and Hostels.

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