HEC offers Overseas Scholarships for MS/ MPhil leading to PhD


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HEC Overseas Scholarships is inviting application at the level of MS, Mphil leading to PHD for the academic year 2016, 17.

Study level: MS, MPhil leading to PhD,

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible to this scholarships:

Candidates must be Pakistani (KPK, Punjab, Baluchistan, Sindh, and Gilgit Baltistan) and AJK nationals are welcome to apply for HEC Overseas Scholarship 2016,

Scholarships will be offered in the well internationally reputed universities abroad, mainly in UK, Australia, Germany, Austria, France, New Zealand, Turkey and any other country or its university-educational institution subsequently identified by HEC.

Under this programme scholarships are awarded every year to qualifiers of respective disciplines on merit based to get enrolled in direct PhD courses or MS, M.Phil leading to PhD.

Notification:  Candidates is being notified by www.hec.gov.pk

That candidate will not be necessarily placed in his/her university of choice internationally, and in this regard the decision of HEC is to be considered as final.

How to apply: The mode of apply is online.

 Eligibility Criteria:

Those who fulfill the eligibility criteria, as specified below would be able to apply for this scholarship scheme by HEC.

Individuals (Male, Females) AJK/Pakistani Nationals.

Those who have completed minimum 18 years of education (MS/M.Phil).

Maximum two second divisions in degrees/certificates throughout the academic career will be allowed.

Maximum/upper age on Thursday February 18, 2015 should not be more than 40 years for full time faculty members, while 35 for other aspirants.

Candidates will have to obtain 50% or above marks in HEC aptitude/scholarship test.

Those who have already availed any other such scholarship will be eligible to apply.

Applicants must have acquired minimum qualification on or before Thursday February 18, 2015.

Adjustment of Selected Candidates:

Selected individuals will be placed for higher qualification courses at technologically advance universities for nominal tuition fee. Process take almost 10-12 months from the announcement and award of scholarship.

Candidates must attach the printed copy of online registration form with all requisite documents should be sent by courier or by registered mail at address below.

RANA Shafiq Ahmad Project

 Director Higher Education Commission H-9, Islamabad

Last Date to Apply --- 18 February 2016 

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