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​​​HEC invites research proposals for funding under PERIDOT research programme

​​​HEC invites research proposals for funding under PERIDOT research programme

Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan invited research proposals from Pakistani faculty members of public and private universities for funding under the Pak-France PERIDOT research proposals. PERIDOT is the Franco-Pakistani Hubert Curien Partnership (PHC) Program providing opportunities to Pakistani and French researchers to interact for joint research activities.  The program is implemented in Pakistan by the…

HEC offering a number of opportunities to students of Balochistan

HEC offering a number of opportunities to students of Balochistan

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan requests all provinces to earmark special allocations for students from Balochistan. This will build upon HEC’s dedicated programme of support for Baloch students as well as students from remote and less developed regions of the country. Besides allocated quota for students from Balochistan in all the general scholarship…

Dr. Shaista Sohail joins HEC as Executive Director

Dr. Shaista Sohail joins HEC as Executive Director

Dr. Shaista Sohail, a BPS-22 officer of Pakistan Administrative Service has joined the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan as its Executive Director. With a doctorate in International Relations from Geneva School of Diplomacy, Switzerland and Master’s in Economics from Punjab University, Dr. Shaista Sohail brings with her a diverse experience of serving at national…

HEC approves IRSIP & partial support for PhD grants

HEC approves IRSIP & partial support for PhD grants

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has approved 224 cases of PhD scholars for International Research Support Initiative Programme (IRSIP), in addition to seven cases of partial support for PhD studies abroad. The Selection Committee’s meeting was held at HEC Secretariat Islamabad, with Executive Director Dr. Fateh Marri in the chair.   Under IRSIP, HEC offers…

HEC offers overseas scholarships for PhD & MS/MPhil

HEC offers overseas scholarships for PhD & MS/MPhil

Higher Education Commission (HEC) invited applications from outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals for the award of PhD and MS/MPhil scholarships. Scholarships for PhD are available in the selected fields whereas MS/MPhil scholarships are being offered in Engineering Technology. Scholarships will be awarded for Spring 2021/Fall 2021 session in HEC-identified top-ranked foreign universities of advanced countries. Applications must…

HEC organises send-off ceremony for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship 2020-21 holders

HEC organises send-off ceremony for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship 2020-21 holders

Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan organised send-off ceremony for the Pakistani students selected for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) scholarship to study in Europe on Thursday. Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri, Ambassador of the European Union Androulla Kaminara, and Director General (HRD) HEC Aayesha Ikram graced the occasion along with representatives of different EU…

HEC announces result of scholarships for Afghan students

HEC announces result of scholarships for Afghan students

The result of Afghan students for academic year 2020 under the Project Award of Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarships for Afghan nationals has been announced and uploaded on HEC website. More than 16000 students applied for the program against 800 undergraduate, 150 Masters and 50 PhD fully funded scholarship in top Pakistani Universities. As many as 100…

HEC and Huawei to Quadruple ICT Training Programme

HEC and Huawei to Quadruple ICT Training Programme

The Huawei ICT Academy programme will increase the number of training slots for Pakistani students four fold, from 800 per year to over 3,000 per year. A strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed between the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Huawei Technologies Pakistan. Under the MoU, Huawei ICT Academies will be…

HEC invites applications for electric wheelchairs

HEC invites applications for electric wheelchairs

The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan has invited applications from students having ambulatory disability by September 15, 2020 to receive electric wheelchairs under second phase of the Prime Minister’s Electric Wheelchair Scheme for University Students. The students being enrolled in public sector universities and affiliated colleges during Fall Semester 2020-21 can submit their applications. The…

New closing date for applications of Law Admission Test announced by HEC

New closing date for applications of Law Admission Test announced by HEC

Higher Education Commission (HEC) has once again extended the date for receipt of applications for Law Admission Test (LAT) till August 23, 2020 (up to 2400 hours). HEC explained that the date is extended “considering the request of potential candidates desiring to seek admission in five-year undergraduate LLB degree programme of different Universities.” The Commission…

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