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HEC invites applications for Indigenous 5000 Scholarships program
22 July, 2013
Islamabad: Applications are invited from outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals for the award of scholarship for PhD studies in Pakistani HEC recognized Universities/Degree Awarding Institutes. The scholarship is offered for the academic year 2013-14 in all areas of Studies/Discipline under the project title Indigenous PhD fellowship for 5000 scholars- Phase-II
Eligibility Criteria: • Pakistani/AJK National. • Candidate must have minimum 16 years of education with no 3rd division or Grade D in degree/ certificate of entire academic career. • Maximum age at the closing date of application i.e. August 31st, 2013. a. 40 years for full time regular faculty members of public sector university/DAIs and employees of the public sector/R & D organizations. b. 35 years for all others. • The candidates who are already availing any other HEC scholarship are NOT eligible to apply. • Candidates who have valid GAT-General tests conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS) and obtained minimum 50 (Accumulative Score) to become eligible to apply for scholarships.
Important Note: • GAT General is required for all applicants in any case. • Scholarships will be awarded discipline wise and as per Federal Government Provincial Quota policy approved by the Government of Pakistan. • Those who will be selected should be full-time student to avail the scholarship. Selected employed candidates have to arrange study leave for the full duration of their study program. • Students will be entitled for HEC scholarship to study in those departments of Universities/Degree Awarding Institutes who have adopted HEC ‘Quality Assurance Criteria to run MS/MPhil/PhD program’. • HEC reserves the right to postpone or cancel the scholarship process at any stage without assigning any reason. • Incomplete or applications received after due date will not be entertained. • For details visit (www.hec.gov.pk/indigenous).
Applications Process Candidates should fill Online Application form available at HEC Website and Post the Printed form along with the requisite documents.