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HEC Scholarships for PhD (HRDI- Faculty Development of UESTPS-UETS Phase-1)

Dear students and faculty members,

We are pleased to share with you the opportunity to avail the HEC Scholarships for PhD. These are fully funded overseas scholarships in specific disciplines and priority areas having impact on the development of Pakistan. The scholarships are being offered for Direct PhD degree in technologically advanced countries under the following Categories/Programs.

- Agriculture
- Engineering & Technology
- Management Sciences & Business Education
- Medical Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Social Sciences

List of eligible disciplines within each category is attached with this email.

Deadline to complete the application on HEC portal is Sunday, July 10, 2017.

Please find the details below and feel free to contact us at internationaloffice@iba.edu.pk in case of any concern.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Pakistani/ AJK national.
2. Candidate must have MS/MPhil or minimum Eighteen (18) years of qualification for direct PhD program in relevant disciplines only.
3. Closing date for submission of online applications is July 10, 2017. Candidates must have acquired the above requisite qualifications on or before July 10, 2017
4. Applicants can have maximum two second divisions throughout the academic career and no third division.
5. Maximum age must be 35 years on July 10, 2017 For full time employees of public sector Universities, Colleges and R & D organizations, the maximum age must be 40 years on July 10, 2017
6. Those who are already availing any other HEC/Government scholarship are NOT eligible to apply.
7. Candidates have to secure minimum 50% or above marks in HEC aptitude test. Test will be conducted by HEC and roll number slips will provided to eligible applicants two weeks prior the test.

Application Procedure:
Apply online at the web link given under the head of Application Portal; please keep a copy of application form and original deposit slip which will be demanded by HEC after successful passing of test.

Application Deadline: Sunday, July 10, 2017

Application Portal:

List of Available Universities:

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