HEC Invites Applications for Overseas Ph.D. Scholarships


Wishing for the best is human nature and people work very hard all their lives to attain the highest level of achievements. Ph.D. is one of those levels in education which many people wish to accomplish but for some, it’s not that easy as it incurs a high cost and in a country, like Pakistan, it is even harder with overall unaffordability.

Every year the Higher Education Commission gives an opportunity to apply for the scholarships to complete Ph.D. Degree in various fields overseas and same they are offering now as per their recent notification. The successful candidates will be able to join the top tier universities around the globe in the upcoming sessions of Fall 2019 and Spring 2018. The candidates with CGPA 3.0 out of CGPA 4.0 in their MS, MPhil or equivalent degree are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Maximum age of a candidate on the closing dates for full-time regular faculty members of public sector universities/colleges and employees of the public sector R&D organizations is 40 years, while 35 years for all others. Moreover, all candidates will be required to obtain at least 70 percent marks in the HEC Aptitude Test (HAT). The last date to apply is February 18, 2019. Moreover, candidates also need to fulfil the requirement of host university to secure admission, which may include international GRE, TOFEL etc. Candidates are advised to appear in these tests before the interview/admission. Detailed information is available at


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