Higher Education Department AJK:
The Higher Education Department of AJK is under legislative authority of ministry of Government. Currently the department is functioning in Directorate of Public Instructions Colleges, Divisional Directorates, and 10 District Directorates managing 173 colleges in Azad Jammu & Kashmir. It was established in 1949. The department is divided into two sub departments such as: Directorate of colleges and Directorate of schools. The main functions and responsibilities of the department are to make prudent decisions, based on student's' best interests, to provide conductive environment, to promoting a culture of learning, to develop moral values, to promoting inter culture and internationalism and nationalism, to deliver a challenging and inquiry-based curriculum by promoting active learning and to review the curriculum – goals, methods, resources, assessment. So far the department has worked dedicatedly in transformation of the Human Resource into Highly Qualified and skilled force, has increased number of skilled faculty, in enhancement quality of assessment system and has increase market relevance of higher education programs. The department has objective to improve quality of HED, Expand Access, Enhance Equity and Strengthen Governance & Management. The department has been performing its duties quite well over 50 years of its services. It has enhanced the education quality of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. For the readers of our website that are seeking job in HED AJK department, we will post any emerging vacancy. Keep updated by visiting our website on regular basis.