HEC offers Post-Doctoral Scholarships for Punjab Public Sector College/University Faculty

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.The Punjab Higher Education Commission, Government of Punjab invites applications from eligible public sector college teachers/university faculty in Punjab for the Scholarships international Post-Doctoral programme.

Duration of the Scholarships: Scholarships will be awarded for 9-12 months in QS Top 200 Ranked universities of 2015-16.

Study subjects: Limited number of international Post-Doctoral Scholarships in Faculties of Social Sciences, Humanities and Management Sciences are available. The scholarships will also provide the faculty to improve their research and teaching skills.

Financial Facility:

The Fully funded scholarship will cover university Tuition Fee, round trip air-fare, living stipend, research allowance and health insurance. This cost may vary from country to country, university, and discipline wise as per policy.

Eligibility Criteria:

 Applicant must hold a PhD Degree from an HEC recognized university.

Applicant must maximum 50 years of age on closing date.

 Applicant must be the regular faculty member of Punjab Government Charted Public Sector Universities and Colleges.

Must have placement in a reputed university listed in top 200 universities as per the latest QS World University Ranking.

Candidates need to submit the written research proposal, it should be related to the academic field.

Applicant are nor availing any Post-Doctoral Scholarships in the last five years.


Dual nationals.

Applications submitted by hand will not be accepted.

Applicant is not availing any other scholarship/fellowships

Candidates who are not full time regular faculty in public sector college/university.

Selection Criteria

Candidate’s research proposal would be look over by an expert committee.

Relevance of host supervisor's profile with the research proposal.

Placement in QS high ranking University will be preferred.

Applicants, who have indigenous PhD, shall be given preference.

Candidates must attach the research contribution/papers.

Number of MPhil/PhD students supervised.

How to Apply:

The Following application form completed in all respects should sent

Application Form along with statement of purpose and research proposal

Valid offer/placement letter from a foreign university among QS top ranking 200 in Post-Doctoral program

Attested copies of educational certificates/transcripts/degrees from issuing board/university or HEC

Appointment letter as regular faculty in public sector college/ university

Photocopy of CNIC

Signed CV/Resume

Foreign Supervisor Profile

NOC from the relevant government department/university authorities

Applicants must apply through proper channel.

 All applications will be managed by PHEC and only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

The successful applicants will be issued provisional award letter for the foreign post-doctoral scholarship.

Last deadline:

Director/Program Manager

Human Resource Development

Punjab Higher Education Commission

10th Floor, Arfa Software Technology Park, 346-B, Ferozepur Road, Lahore

Ph: 042-042-99231903

 Last deadline:  31st March, 2016.

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