Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

Role Of Higher Education Commission In Developing Entrepreneurship Education In Pakistan

Muhammad Arif, Dr. Nisar Ahmad Meo, Mudassar Hussain, Lazar paul


This research was intended to explore the characteristics of entrepreneurs in higher education in Pakistan. The study was descriptive in nature. It would utilize quantitative research techniques. Data was obtained through questionnaire on five point Likert scale. The population of the study was all the 152 teachers of BICs and 1240 Students who were getting entrepreneurship education in the 30 Business Incubation Centre's (BIC) supported by HEC in universities of the public sector providing education on entrepreneurship degree programs in Pakistan. 20 Business Incubation Centre's (BIC) supported by HEC were selected through convenient sampling technique. From each of 20 centers, two teachers and ten students were selected through simple random sampling technique. So 40 teachers and 200 students were the sample of the research. The findings of the study showed that Creativity and innovativeness; Flexibility; Initiative taking ability; Problem facing attitude; Adaptability; Knowledge for commercial aspect of business; Curiosity about achievement; Optimism about success; Strong willpower; Knowledge for legal aspect of business and Problem solving attitude are considered the important characteristics.

Pages: 3948-3952

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Business Incubation Centres,

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