HEC Postgraduate Scholarships for Pakistani Students – [FATA/BALOCHISTAN]

HEC Postgraduate Scholarships 2019
HEC Postgraduate Scholarships 2019

Applications are now accepting for the outstanding students of Balochistan and erstwhile FATA who intend to pursue Postgraduate studies (MS/M.Phil program) from HEC recognized local Universities/Degree Awarding Institutions (DAIs) through HEC Postgraduate Scholarships. The scholarships are being offered for the academic year 2019-2020 in all areas of studies/disciplines under the project entitled “Provision of Higher Education Opportunities for Students of Balochistan and Fata (Phase-II).

HEC Postgraduate Scholarships for Students of Balochistan and FATA is open for students from Balochistan and FATA. The scholarship allows Mphil, Ph.D level program(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Pakistan Universities. The deadline of the scholarship is August 15, 2019.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must possess Local/Domicile certificate from Balochistan Province/erstwhile Fata.
  • Applicants must have completed 16 years of education with at least 60% marks.
  • Candidate’s Age as on closing date of the scholarship is 35 years.
  • Applicants must have acquired the requisite academic qualification on or before the closing date.
  • The applicants who are already availing any other HEC/Government scholarship are NOT eligible to apply.
  • The application will have to meet HEC and University eligibility criteria for admission in MS/Mphil Programmes.

Scholarship Detail:

  • Tuition fee and other charges (including hostel fee)- Maximum Rs, 60,000 per semester.
  • Living Allowance of Rs, 9,000 per month with an annual increment of Rs, 500 for 2nd year.
  • Book Allowance of Rs, 6,000 per annum.
  • Traveling Allowance of Rs, 5,000 per annum.
  • Initial Settlement Allowance of Rs, 10,000 once.


  • The scholarship will be awarded on merit and District/Agency Quota.
  • Applications will be shortlisted on the basis of Aptitude test (conducted by HEC) and academic credentials.
  • Applicants gave to secure at least 50% marks in the test.
  • The scholarship distribution ratio for students of Balochistan and FATA is 50:50.
  • For further details, please visit http://hec.gov.pk/site/phobf.

How to apply:

  • Applicants are required to submit application online through http://hec.gov.pk/site/phobf.
  • HEC has rights to reschedule or cancel the scholarship process at any stage without any reason.
  • Candidate’s applications in hard copy are not be considered.


  • Last date for submission of online application form is Monday- August 5, 2019.
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