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Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs (IPFP) Phase-II Batch-V
​​​​​​​​​​The Higher Education Commission (HEC) launches the Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs (IPFP) program to create an opportunity for fresh PhDs to obtain academic experience and mentorship, for one year in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), federal/provincial government post-graduate colleges or public sector R&D organizations, prior to their formal entry into the academic job market. The IPFP was established in 2009, and last revised in 2019. The core objective of the program is to assist fresh Ph.D. graduates in acquiring the competencies and professional characteristics required for effective teaching and research and ultimately for success in the academic profession.
Position Title: The selected candidates will carry the title of "IPFP Fellow" throughout the period of their Fellowship i.e., NFDP and subseque​nt placements.

Program Benefits:
  • NFDP: Eligible candidates will get an outstanding opportunity to attend free of cost training under the National Faculty Development Program (NFDP) with a team of highly reputed International and National Trainers.
  • Continuous Professional Development: Eligible applicants who successfully complete NFDP will also get continuous capacity-building opportunities through various  activities recommended by NAHE during the period of the Fellowship.
  • One year Placement at Host Institutions: HEC will facilitate in providing opportunity of placement at HEIs for one year as an IPFP Fellow by sharing credentials of successful candidates.
  • Mentorship: A faculty mentor will be assigned to each IPFP Fellow at the host university for guidance on major career-related issues, setting academic targets and supervision of their work in order to ensure a high degree of research productivity.
  • Monetary Benefits: HEC will pay a fixed Salary/Remuneration, currently fixed at PKR 150,000/- per month for a period of 12 months from the date of joining to the IPFP Fellows.