Identifying the Current Trends of Entrepreneurial Education in Pakistani Higher Education Institutions

Shaista Noor, Filzah Md Isa, Leilanie Mohd Nor

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Education is considered as a driving force to accomplish the work efficiently. In this regard, business studies play an essential role in increasing the capabilities and skills of the individual as entrepreneurial orientation increase employment opportunities and act as a driving force to boost up the country’s economy. Higher Education Institutions’ role is significant in imparting entrepreneurial education among students, as Pakistani Higher Education Institutions have established the Entrepreneurship and Development Center (EDC), which is responsible for entrepreneurial training, seminar, workshops, discussion sessions, conferences, and entrepreneurial fairs. This paper aims to review the entrepreneurial education in developing Asia, specifically in Pakistan. This study is based on secondary data, taken from 30+ journal papers, 5+ HEC Annual Reports, and 4+ books in order to investigate the current trends of entrepreneurial education in developing countries, especially in Higher Education Institutions of Pakistan. The result shows that confronted challenges of entrepreneurial education in Pakistan are untrained staff in EDC, curriculum flaws, less governmental support, lack of subject experts and qualified faculty, and frequent changes in higher administration of universities. Recommendations have proposed for entrepreneurial success in Pakistani HEIs, and a model is proposed to follow.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-33
Number of pages9
JournalSains Humanika
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2020
Externally publishedYes


Dive into the research topics of 'Identifying the Current Trends of Entrepreneurial Education in Pakistani Higher Education Institutions'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this