MS/MPhil Leading to PhD in
Fields (Phase-II, 90%-Batch-7): Fall 2016/Spring 2017)
are invited from outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals for the award of
scholarships in selected fields for PhD studies in one of the following
Australia â–º France â–º
UK â–º New Zealand
Germany â–º China â–º Austria â–º Turkey
Any other Country / University Subsequently Identified by HEC Disclaimer: Please note that the
candidate will not be necessarily placed in his/her country/university of
choice and NEC decision will be final.
Candidates must have minimum 18 years of education (i.e. MS / MPhil) 3. Maximum
two second divisions throughout the academic career
Maximum age on Thursday February 18, 2016:
40 years for full time regular faculty members of public sector
Universities/Colleges and employees of the public sector R & D
35 years for all others
The candidates will have to obtain 50 or above marks in the HEC
The candidates who are already availing any other scholarship are not eligible
The candidate must have acquired the requisite qualification on or before
Thursday February 18, 2016
following documents are required to be submitted along with the printed copy of
online application form:
Attested photocopies of all educational testimonials. Equivalence of the
foreign qualification/s from IBCC / HEC will be provided with the application
Attested photocopy of domicile and CNIC
Statement of Purpose (One Page)
Research Proposal based on indigenous issues.
NOC from the employer for in-service candidates (only for Government
Original online Deposit slip of Rs. 200/- (non-refundable) in favour of the
Director General Finance, Higher Education Commission, H-9, Islamabad on
account number 0112-00500119-01, HBL Aabpara Branch Islamabad as processing fee
All scholarships will be awarded on provincial quota and disciplinewise merit.
Only HEC selected/identified partner universities in above mentioned countries
will be considered for interview / award of scholarship. Detailed countrywise
list of universities is available on HEC website.
Scholarships will be offered only in selected fields. List of subject/fields is
published on HEC website.
Scholarships are not being offered in Engineering, Agriculture and Chemistry.
Candidates can only apply in their relevant field of study as per their last
qualification otherwise they will not be considered for scholarship.
Candidates are required to make sure whether their field of subject is being
offered in their choice of country/university, otherwise candidate will not be
considered for interview/scholarship.
Candidates will have to submit research proposal based on local Pakistani
Candidates are required to fulfill the requirement of Host University to secure
the admission which may include International GRE, TOFEL etc. Candidates are
advised to appear in these tests before the interview / admission.
Candidates are required to indicate the countries/universities of their choice
in order of preference in the application form. HEC reserves the right to
re-allocate any country / university to the candidate. Only one interview or
admission chance against any country / university will be provided.
Only short listed candidates will be called for interviews
Short listed candidates will be interviewed by the relevant country selection
team for award of scholarship
Scholarship test will be arranged for eligible applicants. The test date and
time will be communicated later via email.
Applicants are required to fill the online data correctly while applying. No
further request will be entertained after submission of online application form
by the applicant.
Merit lists will be prepared on the basis of online information/data provided
by the applicant. In case any information is found to be untrue/misrepresented at
any stage, scholarship will be cancelled with full amount recovery.
Applicants are required to create common profile through online application
system and then need to apply for Overseas Scholarships after following the
Awardees have to execute a bond with the HEC to serve in Pakistan for five
years after completion of study, preferably in an institution of Higher
application/further details, please visit HEC website (www.hec.gov.pk/ossphase2)
Last date of receipt
copy of online application form completed in all respects along with all
requisite documents should reach the undersigned latest by Thursday February 18, 2016 through registered
mail or courier service. By hand / Incomplete/ applications received after due
date will not be entertained.
Rana Shafiq Ahmad
Contact : Rana Shafiq Ahmad Project Director Higher Education Commission H-9, Islamabad, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org