Current Status


  • Phase-II of the program will ensure that it continues to serve the needs of the PhD graduates for their placement in various sectors as well as the university to fill the current gap of PhD faculty ratio from 27% to 40% as envisaged in Education Policy 2009.
  • Applications are invited for Fiscal Year 2019-20 as an IPFP Fellows in all areas of studies/Disciplines under the program IPFP Phase-II.
  • HEC will place an open advertisement in national dailies on October 27, 2019 ( Sunday) for information and wide circulations.
  • Deadline for the submission of Application is November 28, 2019.


  • The IPFP (Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs) Program was initiated by HEC in 2009, both to provide employment to fresh PhDs, and support universities in attracting qualified PhDs.  IPFP has been revised and radical rethinking has been made in Phase-II of the program.
  • Phase-I of the program has been halted. However, the applicants already selected and placed in various Pakistani universities under Phase-I will complete their tenure on same terms and conditions.