HEC Announces Overseas Scholarships For Ph.D. In Selected Fields

  • News Submitted By: Ilm Ki Dunya

  • 11-May-2021

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The higher education commission of Pakistan has announced the overseas scholarships for Ph.D. in selected fields and MS/M.Phil in engineering and technology. Applications are invited from the Pakistan and AJK nationals for the offered scholarships. The scholarships will be awarded for the spring-fall 2022 session in HEC identified top-ranked foreign universities of advanced countries. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • The nationals of Pakistan and AJK are eligible to apply.
  • To apply for the Ph.D. scholarship the candidates should have minimum qualification MS/M.Phil or equivalent study program.
  • For MS/M.Phil scholarship the minimum qualification required is 16 years of education and should be registered with the national technology council Pakistan.
  • The candidates should have a maximum of one 2nd division throughout the academic career.
  • The candidates must have a minimum of 3.0 CGPA out of 4.0 in the semester system or 1st division.
  • The maximum age limit for the candidates applying for the Ph.D. scholarship is 35 years and 40 years in the case of the full-time regular faculty member of public universities/colleges and employees of public sector R&D organizations.
  • The candidates should have secured at least 70% marks in the HEC Aptitude Test (HAT).
  • The candidate should not be availing of any other scholarship program. 

Submission of Application Form

The candidates are required to fill the online application form according to the instructions provided by the higher education commission of Pakistan. The applications must be submitted through the HEC web portal by 30th May 2021. The application forms received after the last date will not be entertained by the commission. The application processing fee is Rs. 300/- that can be submitted to Habib bank limited. It is notified to the candidates that the Pakistan education council will conduct the HAT in the second week of June 2021. 

Important Note

The merit of the scholarship will be drawn on the basis of the HAT score. The scholarships will be awarded to the candidates according to the provincial quota approved by the government. The candidates are required to fulfill the requirements mentioned by the host university in order to secure admission to the university. The candidates after the selection have to submit the NOC issued by their respective institute. 

 

 

 

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