Higher Education Education, Pakistan Indigenous Scholarships for PhD Studies

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Higher Education Education, Pakistan
Indigenous Scholarships for PhD Studies

Applications are invited from outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals who intend to complete PhD from Pakistani Higher Education Commission (HEC) recognized Universities/Degree Awarding Institutes (DAIs). The scholarships are being offered in all areas of studies/disciplines under the project entitled “Indigenous PhD Fellowship for 5000 Scholars Phase-II” Batch VI in the following four categories:

Enrolled in PhD
Masters/M.Phil 18 Years Completed
Masters/M.Phil 18 Years Enrolled
Bachelors/Masters 16 Years Completed
Basic Eligibility Criteria:

Pakistani/AJK Nationals
For MS/M.Phil, the candidates must have minimum 16 years of education at the closing date of application i.e. 28 March, 2020 with no 3rd Division or Grade-D in degrees/certificates during the entire academic career.
Candidates applying for direct PhD scholarships must have minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) and 1st Division in the annual system in MS/M.Phil or equivalent degrees.
Maximum age at the above-mentioned closing date of application:
40 years for full time, regular faculty members of public sector universities/DAIs and regular employees of the public sector/R&D organizations.
35 years for all others.
The candidates who are already availing any other HEC/Government scholarship are not eligible to apply.
Applicants enrolled into a MS/PhD program before the Spring 2018 semester are not eligible to apply.
This offer of scholarships is valid for full-time, regular students, while in case of employment, study leave will be required for the full duration of the study program.
Application Procedure:

Applicants are required to submit only online application through (eportal.hec.gov.pk). Hard copy of applications and any other documents are not required at this stage.
Original online deposit slip/ATM transfer slip of Rs. 500/- non-refundable as application processing fee in favor of Director General, Finance, HEC. Fee can be deposited through any bank in Account Number 1742-79001334-01, Habib Bank Limited.
Higher Education Commission Aptitude Test:

An Aptitude Test will be conducted within one month of the closing date of application in the following four categories based on the relevant discipline mentioned by the applicant. Candidates applying through online process will be sent roll number slips at their provided mailing address and via given SMS on given mobile number. The roll number slips can also be downloaded from HEC Website (www.hec.gov.pk).
Last Date to Apply: 28 March, 2020


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