Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs Program

​​Welcoming Fresh PhD Scholars to pursue on an Energetic Career in Academics & Research

The HEC Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs Program underlies a two-pronged approach. Primarily it provides lucrative avenues of employment to fresh PhD professionals and, in turn, develops faculty of public and private sector universities/DAIs to ensure quality teaching and research, which is one of the core strategic aims of HEC. 

IPFP provides all Pakistani fresh PhD graduates an opportunity to be placed as Assistant Professor on a tenure track system based Assistant Professor Position for a maximum period of one year.


Excel as an Assistant Professor in HEC recognised public/private sector universities of Pakistan/AJK, while earning competitive compensation packages. A list of HEC recognised public sector universities and their constituent institutes can be found at

HEC will pay complete salary funds in case of public sector universities, while 50% funds will be shared by HEC in case of private sector listed universities.

Work in a research-conducive environment supported by faculty offices furnished with physical and technological facilities such as computer & DSL.


Revision of Salary for IPFP Faculty

The HEC Competent Authority has approved the revised pay of Assistant Professor placed under Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs (IPFP) w.e.f 01.07.2016 @ Rs. 130.000.

Circular for IPFP Salary Revision.pdf