- College & University Education.
- Formulation of policies relating to Higher Education.
- Improvement of Quality/Standard of Higher Education.
- Regulation, Registration and Supervision of Private Higher Education Institutions/ Universities
in the Private Sector.
- Preparation of draft Acts/Ordinances as per need for the approval of Provincial Assembly/Chief
Executive of the Province.
- Financial Management (Recurring/non-recurring Budget) and Auditing of the Provincial Level releases
to Higher Education Department.
- Processing of Pension, GP Fund and Promotion Cases.
- Processing of Development Projects.
- Monitoring and review of Annual Developmental Plan
- Coordination with the Federal Government, other Provincial Departments and concerned Directorates.
- Inter Provincial admissions on reciprocal basis.
- Performance evaluation reports of Provincial level Officers of
Higher Education Archives and Libraries Department.
- Processing disciplinary cases/inquiries.
- Posting/Transfers of Officers of Provincial Cadre (B-17 and above).
- Processing the cases of short and long-term foreign visits/training and award of Scholarships
for approval of the competent forum.
- Attending to the Provincial/National Assemblies and Senate business.
- Dealing with the matters of autonomous bodies.
- Prime Minister, President, Chief Minister’s and Governor’s Directives.