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  •  Personal visit to HEC, Sector H-9, Islamabad or through authorized Courier Services.              
  •  Same day service at HEC, Sector H-9, Islamabad for Walk-in Applicants.
  •  For attestation through OCS Courier( Within Pakistan Only), please see instructions at Sr.No.02     
  •  For attestation through FedEx Courier (From All Over the World Only), please see instructions at Sr. No. 3


    Entrance Timings for Walk-in Applicants at HEC Islamabad


    (In Holy Ramadan)


    •                  Monday to Friday       08:00 AM – 10:00 AM  


    Documents Delivery Timings


    •                  Monday to Friday       (available on receipt)   




                   1 .     Procedure for Attestation and Application Process for Walk in Applicants



    a)      Fill out the Online Application Form  and take a print, preferably before coming
    to HEC Islamabad.

    b)      Reserve your time for attestation while filling in the online application form.

    c)      Attach all required documents including:

                               I.           Receipt of payment of Attestation Fee

                             II.          Original certificates/degrees from Matric onwards along with transcripts of degrees.

                            III.         Photocopies of certificates and degrees from Matric onwards (for HEC record).

                            IV.          “Equivalence of HEC” in case of Bachelor or Master Degree, etc from abroad.

                             V.            Copy of Computerized National Identity Card.

                            VI.            In case a degree has not been issued, the Detailed Marks Certificate/Transcript can be attested provided:

    a)      Verification letter from the Controller of Examinations of the concerned university is attached.

    b)      The applicant has passed degree programme within the three years from the date of application.

                          VII.            For attestation of “Shahadatul Almiya fil uloomm al Arabia wal Islamia” please enter particulars of Middle, Aama, Khasa and attach equivalence of HEC.

                        VIII.            For attestation of “Equivalence letter” issued by HEC, attach original Equivalence letter alongwith attested copies of all documents.

                            IX.           For the attestation of "CPSP Fellowship/Membership" certificate get it verified from the controller of examinations of CPSP before submitting to HEC. 

                              X.          In case application is being submitted by a person other than the degree holder, the following documents are required:

    a)      Authority letter duly attested by a Grade 17 officer for the authorized person.

    b)      Copy of the Computerized Identity Card of the Authorized person 

    Note: HEC attests original documents first then photocopies. No request for the attestation of photocopies would be entertained without the attestation of original documents.



    Additional Requirements for Attestation of Ph.D Degree.


    For applicants who have obtained Ph.D degree before 31. 05.2005:

    His/her name should be included in the HEC Ph.D DirectoryClick here for PhD Directory.

    For applicants who were registered as Ph.D student before 31.05.2005 but were awarded degree after 31.05.2005. 

                                         i.          Copy of the title page of research article published in HEC approved “X” category journal (“Y” in case of social sciences only).

                                        ii.          Name of the two foreign evaluators with their e-mail and official addresses who evaluated the thesis as per approval of the University/Institute. This Information is required from the controller of examinations of degree awarding University/Institute

                     iii.          His/her name should be included in the HEC Ph.D Directory.Click here for PhD Directory.

           For applicants who were registered as Ph.D students w.e.f 01.06.2005 onwards. 

                                         i.          Copy of transcript (30 credit hours) showing details of course work.

                                        ii.          Copy of the title page of research article published in HEC approved “X” category  journal (“Y” in case of social sciences only).

                                       iii.          Name of the two foreign evaluators with their e-mail and official addresses who evaluated the thesis as per approval of the University/Institute.This Information is required from the controller of examinations of degree awarding University/Institute

                     iv.     His/her name should be included in the HEC Ph.D DirectoryClick here for PhD Directory.


                                         Note: HEC takes Six working days for the attestation of PhD Degrees.


    Attestation Fee


    a.      Original document Rs.800/- (each) w.e.f 01.03.2012 onwards

    b.      Photo copy Rs.500/- (each) w.e.f 01.03.2012 onwards

           Mode of Payment for Walk-in Applicants

    a.      Payment is made at HEC fee counter (Window No 2).

    b.      Payment can also be made through HEC On-Line account with H.B.L A/C # 17427900133401.



                 2.      Attestation Through OCS Courier Service Within Pakistan Only (w.e.f. 15 December 2010)


                     I.          Fill out Online Application Form for Courier service and take a print out.

                   II.          Hand over the form alongwith required documents as detailed at Serial No. 1 to the OCS Express Centre.


                Payment of Attestation Fee


    • Attestation Fee to be deposited in cash with OCS charges in the OCS Express Centre.

    OCS Charges

    • For Islamabad Rs.155+GST (For one student attestation) excluding HEC attestation fee.
    • For rest of Pakistan Rs.240+GST (For one student attestation) excluding HEC attestation fee.


      The Addresses of OCS Express Centers:
       UAN: 111-202-202
       URL: www.ocs.com.pk 



    S.No. Zone Express Center Address Telephone No.
    1 Abbottabad Khadim Ali Road Shop No 15 at Plaza Shalimar  Main Manshera Road ABT 0992-330025 
    2 Bahawalpur Bahawalpur Shop No.BIII, 2784/4, Outside Fareed Gate, Mohallah Hassanpura, Bahawalpur 0333-6399315
    3 Faisalabad People Colony Premises No,170-B Peoples Colony No,1 Faisalabad. 041-8559093
    4 Faisalabad Jhang Ec Shop No,01,Yousaf Shah Road,Oppt.Church,Jhang Saddar. 047-7651056
    5 Gujranwala GT Road Shop No.1, Ittehad Plaza, Near General Bus Stand, G.T Road, Gujranwala 055-3847257
    6 Hyderabad Saddar NEAR VITUL LAB. SHOP #  2 REHAN ARCDE SADDAR BAZAR HYDERABAD 022-2729135 
    7 Hyderabad Latifabad Opposite Old Passport office unit #7 Latifabad Hyderabad 022-3817892
    9 Islamabad Aabpara (Ocs Zonal Office)G-6 /1-1Plot  4 Main Shahrah e Suharwarde Abpara Islamabad 051-2821167
    10 Karachi  DHA WORLDWIDE HOUSE,C-17 D.H.A PHASE 2 EXT, KORANGI ROAD 021- 35384942 
    11 Karachi  Tariq Road Shop#4 Ground Floor Zurain Haghts Plot # 685-686-C Block # 2 PECHS. 021-34554066-67
    12 Karachi  Johar SHOP NO 25 saima classic main rashid minhas oad nera johar more 021-4801782
    13 Karachi  MC Plot no 13 block-7-8 Maqbolabad Copretive Soceity Mitsubishi Centre, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi 021 - 34538849 
    14 Karachi  Hyderi FLAT 70SAIFY C H S BLOCK E NORTH NAZIMABAD 021-36670211
    15 Karachi  Gulshan Churangi HYDER PLAZA SHOP # 27 RASHID MINHAS ROAD GULSHAN IQBAL KARACHI BLOCK -5 0213-4991941
    16 Karachi  Uni Plaza Shop # 56 UNI CENTER IICHUNDRIGARH ROAD 0213-2425915
    17 Lahore FPR 20- Ferozpur Road Lahore 042-37552811-14 
    18 Lahore Gulberg Shop at Plot No. 26-E, Main Market, Gulberg, Lahore 042-35710642
    19 Lahore Shahdrah Sheryar Tower opp UBL Bank Shahdara Mor Sheikhupura rd LHE  042-37902460
    20 Lahore Garden Town Shop NO. 38-UGF, Central Plaza, Garden Town, Lahore 042-35850957
    21 Lahore Y Block Shop # 15, Lower Ground Floor, DHA Commercial Plaza, "Y" Block, DHA Lahore 042-35741495
    22 Lahore Shalimar Link Road SHOP # 13 B, Shalimar Rd., Mughalpura, Lahore. 042-36852897
    23 Lahore Allama Iqbal town hop No. 07, Ground Floor, Reliance Plaza, 14-15, Kashmir Block, Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore 042-37800103
    24 Lahore Davis Road hill view arcade shimla hills 5 davis road lahore 042-36303428
    25 Larkana Larkana SHOP NO 5 BANK SQURE BUNDAR ROAD LARKANA. 0744-057821
    26 Mirpur AJK Mirpur AK Shop # B-2 Anasari Plaza Allama Iqbal Road MAK  058-2744599-4
    27 Multan Hassan Parwana Shop No. 76 HASAN PARWANA COLONY MULTAN  061-4541453
    28 Muzzarfarabad Muzzafarabad Ground Floor Al Hammad Plaza, old Tanga Stand Bank road ,oppsit Taj Mahel Hotel   058-22446196
    29 Rawalpindi Jhelum 1/A Shopping Center Station Road JLM  0544-720548
    30 Nawabshah Masjid Road SHOP NO:4 NEAR SHARJA SHALIMAR COACH STAND NAWABSHAH 0244-365134
    31 Nowshera Nowshera  Hakeem Abad Nowshehra 0923-610818
    32 Peshawar Uni Road Opposite Custom House University Road PEW 091-5852488
    33 Peshawar Timergrah MS Plaza Office#3 main bazzar TMG 0945-823881
    34 Peshawar Mingora Shalimar Market GT Road Mingora Swat 0946-712293
    35 Quetta Shahbaz Town BANGLOW NO 21 PHASE 3 Shahbaz Town Quetta 081-2863103-5
    36 Rahim Yar Khan Rahim Y Khan Shop No. 12/3 & 13/3, Shahi Road, Rahim Yar Khan 068-5877148
    37 Rawalpindi Saddar 5/2 HARDING ROAD ,Near Faisal Bank ,Rawalpindi  051-5522582-3
    38 Rawalpindi Chandni Chowk CHANDNI CHOWK  ALLIED PLAZA  Murree road  RWP 051-4851071
    39 Rawalpindi Wah Cantt Gt Road Near Bearier# 2,Opposite sabzi mandi Nawababad Main G.T Rd Wah Cantt.  0514-548182
    40 Sahiwal Sahiwal 387 shami shaheed road near dhori chowk sahiwal 040-4460425 
    41 Sargodha Main Office  Premises at Ground Floor, Kothi Bearing Khasra No. 187, Kanal Park, Dist Sargodha 048-3224689 
    42 Sialkot Paris Road Shop No. 03, Uberoi, Sialkot 052-4587766
    43 Sukkur Queens Road 433/2A/1 QUEENS ROAD SKZ 071-5626462
    44 Gujrat Gujrat Premises situated in Industrial Area, Opp: to GFC Fan, G.T Road, Gujrat 0533-512819


                         3.      For International Applicants (Attestion through FedEx from all over the World only)


                     I.          Fill out Online Application Form for courier and attach all required documents as detailed at Sr. No.1.

                   II.          Payment of Courier charges & cost of attestation fee.

    a.      Return Courier charges Bank draft US$ 18+12% Fuel Charges+GST/-

    b.      Bank Draft for the cost of attestation fee in Pakistani rupees. (According to the number of documents)

    c.      All the bank drafts should be in favour of Gerry’s International and from some foreign bank which operates in Pakistan (preferably some Pakistani bank).


        Western Union Money Transfer Services: All the amount (HEC + Gerrys/FedEx charges) can be sent through Western Union Money Transfer services in the name of Mr. Assad Hussain NIC# 61101-8493533-5 at FedEx Islamabad-Pakistan.
    (Please Send the copy of Western Union Receipt alongwith application form)


    Note: International applicants are advised to ensure that their contact number(s), postal address and valid e-mail are given in the online application form, so that they can be contacted in case of any clarification.

    All the international applicants will send documents alongwith application form through Gerry’s FedEx Courier Service or any other courier service directly to:

    “Incharge HEC Project"
    Gerry’s / FedEx
    14-B Sadiq Plaza
    Opposite Meraj Hotel
    G-9 Markaz, Islamabad

    Details in this regard are also available at FedEx website.


              4.      Additional Information


    Matriculation and Intermediate documents are attested by the IBCC: 

     Phone No: + 92 (51) 9250452, 9235020


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