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Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan Indigenous Scholarships 2015

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) is offering Indigenous fellowships for MS/M.Phil/PhD students. These scholarships are offering for local students who want to pursue their MS/M.Phil/PhD degree program in different universities of Pakistan. HEC is aiming in various ways by offering these programs as it will furbish Pakistani students to complete their higher studies with international research standard.
Field of Study / Subjects
Applicants are free to choose any field of study for their MS/M.Phil/PhD degree study.
Number of Scholarships
About 5000 numbers of awards for Indigenous PhD degree program
Duration of Scholarship
Standard time period of MS/M.Phil/PhD degree program
Scholarship Description / Details
The HEC provides these benefits:
  • Scholar’s stipend 10,000 Rs per month in MS/M.Phil
  • Scholar’s stipend 13,000 Rs per month in PhD
  • Support to University for tuition fee, reference books, back volumes, chemical abstracts, stationery, software and internet etc 75,000 RS per year
  • Support to University for laboratory/workshop equipment, lab material, consumables and supplies etc 75,000 RS per year only in PhD sciences subjects
  • Book allowance (for scholar) 5,000 RS per year
  • Thesis evaluation from abroad charges on completion 18,000 RS once during the award period
  • Thesis charges to scholar in last year 5,000 RS once at time of completion of study
Eligibility Criteria
The basic eligibility criteria for the HEC indigenous PhD program are as follows:
  • Pakistani/AJK National
  • Consistently excellent academic records
  • Candidate must have minimum 16 years of education with no 3rd division or Grade D in degree.
  • Maximum age 40 years for full time regular faculty members of public sector university/DAIs and employees of the public sector/R&D organization
  • Maximum age 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
How to Apply / Download Scholarship Form / Documents Required
Applicants who want to apply for the scholarships of HEC must be following these:
  • Submit the filled application form with all necessary documents attached with that form before the final date of submission.
  • Applications which will be received after the deadline will not be entertained.
Last Date to Apply / Deadline: First round: 17 August (annual)
Second round: 31 March (annual)
Official Website: Visit official website


  1. Please do inform me about indigenous scholarship 2015-16. on HEC website there is no fresh announcement of this scholarship. so please share the correct link here that will be helpful to apply. Thanks

  2. THIS IS INCORRECT INFORMATION. HEC has not announced any of this scholarship since 2013. Please STOP this NEWS

  3. See the last HEC announcement http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/HRD/Scholarships/LocalScholarships/IPHDFP5000F/Pages/EligibilityCriteria.aspx


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