Research Publications
Call for submission of applications for Accreditation of Pakistan-based Research Journals (2022-2023) is now closed. Received applications are currently under process. For further details click here.


Higher Education Commission (HEC) facilitates national research journals published by registered entities (universities or departments of faculties of such entities or registered research institutions or non-profit academic societies with a mandate for research) through financial support and capacity building to enhance their academic and publication standards.  

Different policies have been introduced to nurture and enhance the academic and publication standards of scholarly publications. An online system called HEC's Journals Recognition System (HJRS)  has also been launched for the recognition of research journals. Besides, publication of scholarly/research work through various other sources are also being encouraged in the form of accreditation and financial support.

A- Research journals

B- Text Book Writing Support Program 

C- Scholarly Publications other than Research Journals 

    • Policies/SOPs are under revision and will be notified shortly



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