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Extension in document submission deadline for Batch-VI Candidates till  5th November 2021

Batch-VI candidates who still have not submitted documents for award of Indigenous-5000 Phase-II Batch-VI Scholarship may submit their documents by 5th November 2021. 

The Batch-VI candidates who have submitted documents in fall-2021 will pass through scrutiny process and their funds may be released by January-February-2022 (subject to the timely clearnce of all requirements and deficiencies as communicated by PMU).

Batch-VI candidates who are povisionally selected in PhD Enrolled category, completed their PhD Comprehensive exams and are employed in some organization may submit their documents (without requirement of study leave ) for award of Indigenous scholarship.

Advice for the candidates who applied/ Provisionally selected in other Scholarship scheme of HEC 

The candidates Provisionally selected in Indigenous Phase-II Batch-VI, and at the same time they have applied or Provisionally selected in some other scholarship scheme of HEC , or who want to decline this provisional offer must inform Indigenous Phase-II section in writing by 15th April 2021 if they want to withdraw from their Provisional selection of Indigenous Phase-II Batch-VI.
No request for withdrawal from Indigenous Phase-II Batch-VI would be entertained after said date OR in case Final Award Letter is Processed.

Extension in document submission deadaline for Batch-VI Candidates

 Document submission date for Batch-VI selected candidates(MPhil enrolled & PhD enrolled) has  been extended till 10th March 2021" 

The Provisionally selected candidates who have completed their deficiencies by 10th April 2021 may be released scholarship funding by May/June 2021.

Those Provisionally selected candidates who have submitted their documents within deadline are under scrutiny at present. The candidates will be communicated about deficiencies(if any) accordingly. 

The scholarship is for MS/MPhil-PhD studies, hence those who have been slected on the basis of "BS/16 years education" must send documents in HEC after securing admission in "MS/MPhil" as per HEC Quality Assurance Criteria.

The candidates who are Provisional selected under "BS/16 years Completed category & MS/MPhil/18 years Compelted category" may start process for securing admission in MS/MPhil & PhD respectively in the universities fulfilling HEC Quality assurance Criteria and having valid NOC from HEC to run the said Program/department. Such candidates must submit their all required documents (as per checklist) in HEC as soon as their admission is finalised on or before 30th Sep 2021.

The candidates Provisionally selected on the basis of BS/16 years completed category, MS/MPhil enrolled category OR MS/Phil Completed category who have secured admissions in higher degree program or completed their degrees after closing date of Indigenous application submission date i.e. 18th April 2020 must  send their all documents to HEC on or before 1st March 2021. 

The candidates who are Provisional selected under "MS/MPhil/18 years enrolled Category & PhD Enrolled category" will be required to submit required documents in HEC by 1st March 2021. Such candidates have already been  issued formal Provisional offer letters alongwith details of requisite documents on 14th January 2021.

List of Required documents for Provisionally selected Candidates (Application form will be downaloadbale after 20th January 2021)

Merit Criteria For calculation of total Score (Batch-VI):
  • For Direct PhD Scholarship ( PhD Enrolled & MS/MPhil/18 years completed category)

    • Weightage of HAT Score : 50%

    • Weightage of Academic score  : 50% ( 25% for 16 years qualification/4 years Bachelors +  25% for MS/MPhil degree)  

  • For MS/MPhil- PhD Scholarship (MS/MPhil Enrolled & Bachelor/Master/16 years completed category)
    • Weightage of HAT Score : 60%

    • Weightage of Academic score  : 40% ( 16 years qualification/4 years Bachelor degree )

In case of 2 years bachelors & 2 years Master degree, the  respective  weightage will be divided equally.

Five additional marks will be granted to the candidates having MBBS/BDS degrees from PMDC recognized institutions.

Provisional Offers have been issued to all Provisionally selected candidates on 14th January 2021 via emails. 

 Important Note:

  • Please note that this is only a Provisional offer which would be validated by Final Award of Scholarship Letter upon fulfillment of admission requirements, submission of required documents and scrutiny of documents.

  • The Provisional offer is being issued on the basis of data/information Provided by the candidates at the time of online application submission, however if at any stage it is found that the said information is incorrect, erroneous, fake or manipulated the Provisional offer will be revoked immediately and scholarship award Process would be cancelled for the candidate.

  • The candidates must ensure to take admissions only in the Universities and the Programs recognized by HEC Quality Assurance Department and the University's Departments must have obtained necessary Permissions/NOCs from HEC to conduct the Programs.

  • Scholarship Slots for AJK & GB have already been consumed in previous batches, however AJK & GB candidates have been given equal opportunity to compete on Merit as per Federal Govt. "Quota Policy".

For queries related with the merit, an email may be sent on following email ID (Only valid queries would be entertained and responded) by 8th January 2021 5PM. No query would be entertained/ responded after the mentioned date/time.:

Email: (Applicant's Name & CNIC must be mentioned while sending the queries)

Scholarship award will be governed through "Terms & conditions" already placed on website All candidates are strongly recommended to read the "Terms & conditions" and "guidelines" carefully.

The final scholarship offers for the candidates presently enrolled for MS/PhD would only be issued upon confirmation of their admissions as per HEC Quality Assurance Standards and requisite permissions/NOCs acquired by the universities/departments to run the Program.

Last date to receive the queries/requests (for Batch-VI) with regards to Applications,category changes, HAT Test Score, disciplines etc is Wednesday, 18th Nov 2020 by 5PM. No query/complaint will be entertained/responded after the due date & time as Indigenous section has been accepting queries/requests since previous one month.

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HAT 1Engineering & IT, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics403030100
HAT 2Management Sciences, Business Education303040100
HAT 3Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology (Clinical & Applied)254035100
HAT 4Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences, Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Physical Sciences(Except Math,Physics,Statistics, Computer Science, IT)304030

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