Services For Students
As HEC we offer a number of services designed especially for students to help and support you throughout your academic studies, simply select one form the list below to find out more. ​

 

 

Degree Attestation SystemDegree Attestation System <p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteForeColor-2"><em></em></strong></span></p><div><table class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0" style="width:100%;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default" style="width:74px;height:84px;"><br><br><br><span><span><img src="/english/scholarshipsgrants/GCSP/PublishingImages/1.gif" class="ms-rteForeColor-2 ms-rtePosition-4" alt="" style="width:71px;margin:5px;" /></span></span><br class="ms-rteForeColor-2"></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:523px;height:84px;text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span style="text-decoration-line:underline;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2"><strong>PUBLIC ALERT:</strong><span style="font-size:17.3333px;text-align:justify;text-decoration-line:underline;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2"><img src="/english/scholarshipsgrants/ahbp/PublishingImages/Pages/default/new-blinking-icon-gif.gif" alt="" style="width:45px;margin:5px;height:24px;" /></span></span></span><br><em><strong></strong></em><strong><em>Walk-in mode of attestation (for </em></strong><strong><em>Urgent Attestation Applications </em></strong><strong><em>only) has been resumed at Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar & Quetta with effect from 16</em></strong><sup><strong><em>th</em></strong></sup><strong><em> February 2021. Applicants are required to apply online by selecting Urgent Mode and visit concerned HEC office on scheduled date & time. Applicants are also required to follow all precautionary and preventive measures prescribed by the Government against spread of COVID-19 when they visit HEC</em></strong><br><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"></span></span></span></td></tr></tbody></table></div><p><br><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-2"></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-4"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-4"><strong>Notice: </strong><em></em><em><em><strong>All applicants are requested to apply for </strong></em><em><strong>"</strong></em><em><strong>degree attestation</strong></em><em><strong>"</strong></em><em><strong> at web link </strong></em><a href="https://eservices.hec.gov.pk/"><em><strong>https://eservices.hec.gov.pk</strong></em></a><em><strong> with effect from 18</strong></em><sup><em><strong>th</strong></em></sup><em><strong> December, 2020. The degree attestation service will not be available at web link </strong></em><a href="http://www.eportal.hec.gov.pk/"><em><strong>http://www.eportal.hec.gov.pk</strong></em></a><em><strong> from said date. Old applicants will use same username and password of "</strong></em><em><strong>eportal</strong></em><em><strong>"</strong></em><em><strong> for log-in at "</strong></em><em><strong>eservices</strong></em></em></span></span></p><p><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong style="font-size:17.3333px;text-align:justify;text-decoration-line:underline;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2"><strong style="font-size:17.3333px;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2"></span></strong></span></strong></strong></p><p style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">​<a href="/english/services/students/Degree%20Attestation%20System/Documents/User-Manual.pdf"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">User Manual​</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">​</span></strong><br></p><p style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;text-decoration:underline;">​​​<a href="/english/services/students/Degree%20Attestation%20System/Documents/Procedure-Online-degree-Attestaion.pdf">Procedure for Online Attestation</a></strong></p><p class="MsoListParagraph"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="line-height:107%;"><strong></strong></span></p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has introduced new Degree Attestation System (DAS) w.e.f. 29<sup>th</sup> May, 2017 wherein all applicants have to apply online for degree attestation by creating their accounts on HEC web link <a href="http://www.eservices.hec.gov.pk/"><em><strong></strong></em></a><em><strong><a href="http://www.eservices.hec.gov.pk/"><em><strong>https://eservices.hec.gov.pk</strong></em></a></strong></em> and complete their online profile.</li><li>After completion of online profile, applicants will upload scanned copies of required documents and submit their application for <span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">initial </span><span style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;">examination. After successful examination, they will be informed by HEC via SMS and email to schedule their visit according to their convenience and subject to availability of time slots.</span></li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Note</strong></span>: Provision of incomplete/ false information/upload may cause inconvenience for you at later stage.</p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li>Educational documents are attested and returned on same scheduled date. </li><li>Applicants are advised to bring all the required original documents along with a set of photocopies (for HEC record) as well as printout of online application form & Challan Form on scheduled date and time. </li><li>There are two modes: (a) Walk-in Mode (For Urgent Applications only), (b) Authorized Courier Service Mode (For all normal applications). Under walk-in mode, an applicant can apply for degree attestation by self-submission or can authorize any person to get attestation of his documents on his behalf (for urgent applications only) and all normal applications will be processed through Courier Service. The applicants living abroad as well as within country send documents for attestation through designated courier services where the courier service is responsible for attestation and return of documents to applicant. For details, please visit <a href="/english/services/students/Degree%20Attestation%20System/Pages/AttestationThroughCourier.aspx">Attestation through Courier Service.</a></li><li>For HEC Islamabad only: Those walk-in applicants who have submitted their attestation fee <span style="text-decoration:underline;">manually </span>in any HBL branch must verify their bank challan receipts from HBL Shalimar Recording Company Branch H-9, Islamabad before submitting applications for attestation.</li><li>In case, there is any ambiguity or clarification required, please go through the "Procedure for Online Attestation", "User Manual" & "FAQs". If you still have questions/comments/suggestions, please send to the relevant e-mail address <a href="/english/services/students/Degree%20Attestation%20System/Pages/ContactUs.aspx">or make a call to designated number, details of which are available at "Contact Us". </a> All queries sent to the designated e-mail address are responded in 72 hours.</li><li> HEC provides facility of sealing of HEC's attested documents in envelope (for WES/ICAS etc.) on request of applicants. All applicants are advised to keep photocopies of HEC attested documents for their record and future reference before placing in envelope for seal". For more information, please visit the link "Requirement for documents in sealed Envelope".</li><li> The Attestation fee for each Original document is Rs. 1000 and for each Photocopy is Rs. 700.</li><li>HEC attests the photocopies of degrees and transcripts only after attestation of the original documents.</li></ul><p><br></p>13-07-2016 22:27:01<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" width="300" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/Degree Attestation System
Equivalence Degree IssuanceEquivalence Degree Issuance<table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default" style="width:16%;height:104px;"><img src="/english/scholarshipsgrants/ahbp/PublishingImages/Pages/default/new-blinking-icon-gif.gif" alt="" style="width:35px;margin:5px;height:18px;" /><br class="ms-rteForeColor-2"><img src="/english/scholarshipsgrants/GCSP/PublishingImages/1.gif" class="ms-rteForeColor-2" alt="" style="width:70px;margin:5px;" /></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:84%;height:104px;text-align:left;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong style="text-decoration-line:underline;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2">PUBLIC ALERT: </span><br><a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Pages/PUBLIC-ALERT.aspx"><span><span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong style="text-decoration-line:underline;"></strong></span></span></span></a><strong style="text-decoration-line:underline;"></strong></strong></span><a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Pages/PUBLIC-ALERT.aspx"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="text-decoration-line:underline;">Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, Applicants may apply for equivalence  letters  through TCS Only. HEC Regional Offices and main office will not receive equivalence applications physically/walk-in mode for the said purpose</strong></a></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p><p> <span style="text-decoration:underline;font-size:12pt;"><a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Pages/Foreign-Admission-Advisory.aspx"><strong style="font-size:12pt;">Advisory for Admission in Foreign Medical Universities/Institutions</strong></a></span><br></p><p><strong style="color:#ff0000;font-size:17.3333px;"><em>HEC revised the rates of equivalence fee for Local Degree/Deeni Asnads w.e.f. August 01, 2019 <a href="/english/services/students/Equivalence%20Degree%20Issuance/Documents/Notification-Regarding-Fee-Enhancement.pdf">(click here to download notification)</a></em></strong><br></p><p>The accreditation of institutions, courses and degree programs has become increasingly challenging with increasing international collaboration in the fields of science and technology, as well as the increased mobility of students and scholars in the modern world.<br>In such a scenario, the equivalence of degrees and diplomas and their recognition pose complex issues for educational authorities. With the proliferation of degree-awarding institutions – both in the private and public sectors – and given the diversity of taught programs and disciplines, the comparability and method of recognition for degrees has become more confusing<br>Nevertheless, the HEC has evolved a procedure whereby it is able to meet these challenges and address all the complexities involved.​</p>13-07-2016 22:54:15<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" width="300" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/Equivalence Degree Issuance
Digital LibraryDigital Library<p style="text-align:justify;"><strong><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2">Looking for an Article/Book in HEC Digital Library?</span> Search </strong><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;"><a href="http://hecpk.summon.serialssolutions.com/#%21/" style="background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;">here</a>!</strong><br></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>HEC National Digital Library Programme (NDLP)</strong> provides researchers within public and private universities/institutions and non-profit research & development organizations<span style="text-align:justify;"> in Pakistan </span>with access to international scholarly literature. It provides access to high quality, peer-reviewed journals, databases, articles and e-Books across a wide range of disciplines. The e-books support programme allows researchers to access most of the important text and reference books electronically in a variety of subject areas. More than 100,000 number of electronic content has been made available through the Digital Library Programme.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The subscribed e-resources under Digital Library are categorized as;<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-5">Basic Resources:</strong><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"></p><ul><li>These resources are extended countrywide to universities, colleges and other academic and research institutes.  </li></ul><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-3-0"></span><p></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-5">Premium Resources:</strong></p><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-3-0">These are expensive resources whose access is given to limited public and private sector universities based on demand and availability of licenses. </span></li></ul><div style="text-align:justify;"><font color="#666666"><br></font></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><table cellspacing="0" class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:77%;"><tbody><tr style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:51%;text-align:left;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-9"><strong>​Basic Resources</strong><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:78%;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-9"><strong>​Premium Resources</strong><br></span></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:51%;"><ul><li>​Ovid<br></li><li>Wiley<br></li><li>Springer Link</li><li>Taylor & Francis (T&F)</li><li>ASTM<br></li><li>PQDT<br></li><li>INFORMS<br></li></ul><div style="text-align:center;"><br></div></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:78%;"><ul><li>​IEEE<br></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Science Direct</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">JSTOR</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Emerald</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">IOP</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">AIP</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Web of Science (HEC Only)</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Scopus <span style="color:#444444;text-align:justify;">(HEC Only)</span></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">ACS</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">ACM</span></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table>    <br></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2">Looking for an Article/Book in <strong style="text-align:justify;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2">HEC Digital Library?</span></strong></strong></span> Search </strong><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;"><a href="http://hecpk.summon.serialssolutions.com/#%21/" style="background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;">here</a>!<a href="http://hecpk.summon.serialssolutions.com/#%21/"></a></strong><br></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;"><br></strong></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-4"><b><em>Last updated on 18.01.2021</em></b></span></div>07-02-2020 11:53:30<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/DL
Prime Minister’s Electric Wheelchair Scheme for University StudentsPrime Minister’s Electric Wheelchair Scheme for University Students<p style="text-align:justify;">Supporting Youth and promoting Higher Education is one of the top priorities of the current democratic government of Pakistan. It has a broad canvas of schemes aimed at enabling youth to get access to higher education, internships, trainings and then getting relevant jobs or entrepreneurship career path. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In this connection, one of the great initiatives of the Government is the scheme for distributing Motorized/Electric Wheelchairs to disabled students studying in Public Sector Universities of Pakistan with the objective to facilitate them in their movements in order to complete their higher education, and enable them to contribute effectively towards the progress of the country.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">This scheme is aligned with the <span style="text-decoration:underline;">United Nation's Standard Development Goals (SDGs)</span> projecting, 'By 2030 eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable persons with disabilities, indigenous people and children in vulnerable situations'. Pakistan has signed a treaty on September 15, 2008 in the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations">United Nations</a> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_on_the_Rights_of_Persons_with_Disabilities">Convention on "Rights of Persons with Disabilities</a>", and ratified on July 5, 2011. As per data of Census 1998, there were 622,025 disabled (crippled) persons in Pakistan. Out of these 21,925 were enrolled in different public and private sector schools, colleges and universities in Pakistan. </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>OBJECTIVE</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The main objective of the scheme is to facilitate special students having ambulatory disability, so that they can be assisted in their movements and contribute effectively towards the progress of the country.</p><strong style="text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;color:inherit;text-decoration:underline;">VISION:</strong><div><div style="text-align:justify;"><b><u><br></u></b></div><strong style="text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;color:inherit;text-decoration:underline;"></strong><p style="text-align:left;"><strong>Inclusive Development</strong><strong>  </strong><strong>Leaving No One Behind</strong></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>DESCRIPTION:</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Ambulatory disabilities are those that have an impact on one's ambulation. This includes people who limp, who experience pain when walking, who cannot walk unaided, who use wheelchairs-canes-walkers and whose walk is impaired because of a physical difference.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Ambulatory disability means a disability because of which a person:<br></p><ol><li>Has a physical and permanent disability to such a degree that the person is unable to move from place to place without the aid of a wheelchair;</li><li>Is not able to cross curbs because of paralysis or loss of function of the person's legs;</li><li>Is missing one or both legs; or</li><li>Has a permanently impaired or unsteady gait that makes it impossible or impractical to walk as a means of transportation. </li></ol><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>EXECUTION:</strong></span></p><ol><li>The execution and operational phases would be looked after by HEC, via ensuring that the distribution is being made transparently and on merit to those students, who fulfill the eligibility criteria for the program.</li><li>Based on the criteria, the list of students declared eligible to receive the wheel chair would be shared with the respective universities. The student would also be informed via email and a letter addressed at his residential address to collect the wheel chair through the University's relevant department. The Universities via HEC Regional Centers would be responsible to deliver the wheel chair to the concerned student and forward a receiving to the HEC in this regard.</li><li>The details of the vendor would be shared with the student, so that any repair or service during the warranty period may be made immediately and free of cost.<br></li></ol><p><br></p></div>03-12-2019 10:17:37<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/youthprogram.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/wheelchair
Sports & Extra Curricular ActivitiesSports & Extra Curricular Activities<div style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="EN-GB"></span><font size="3" face="Calibri"><p><span lang="EN">Sports is an integral part of a student's life. It is imperative that all educational institutions encourage this activity and hold competitions. Such healthy exercise allows those who are more athletically inclined to excel during their student days. </span></p></font><font size="3" face="Calibri"><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><p><span lang="EN">University Sports is preliminary meant for the purpose of training of mind and body of the youth and to enable them to live physically fit and comfortable in the world as a good citizen. Like all other healthy activity sports have always help in achieving academic goals of university education. </span>It has been formed keeping in this mind to develop the sports culture in our society for students (both men and women) of the Universities/ Institutes of Higher Learning.<br></p><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><p>PUSB cultivates sports leaders of tomorrow and to promote and improve healthy physical activity for our society, nation, and the world community. Our students/players are prepared with both theories and applications of relevant academics under the national educational principles.</p><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><p>PUSB organizes Intervarsity Championships for the students and provide them platform for participation at National and International levels. </p><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><font size="3" face="Times New Roman" color="#000000"> </font><p dir="LTR">The history of university education in Pakistan reveals that sports at university level always receipt due importance. Sports always help feeding national teams with a new blends of educated youngsters<br> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><br></span></p><p dir="LTR"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><strong>Composition of Pakistan University Sports Board</strong></span></p></font></div><h2>Chairman</h2><p>Chairman Higher Education Commission </p><h2>Members</h2><p>Executive Director (HEC) </p><p>Vice Chancellors of all Universities / Institutes of Pakistan</p><p>Director General Sports, Pakistan Sports Board </p><h2>Secretary / Director</h2><p>Director Sports (HEC)</p>25-07-2016 10:13:51<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-10.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/Sports
Access to scientific instruments programAccess to scientific instruments program<div style="text-align:center;"></div><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Due to revision of HEC policy on Access to Scientific Instrumentation Program' the program is on Halt</strong><br></p>13-07-2016 21:21:35<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-13.png" width="300" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/Access to scientific instruments program
Admission of Foreign Students Under Self-Finance SchemeAdmission of Foreign Students Under Self-Finance Scheme <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:10%;">​<img src="/english/scholarshipsgrants/GCSP/PublishingImages/1.gif" class="ms-rteForeColor-2 ms-rtePosition-4" alt="" style="width:71px;margin:5px;" /></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;text-align:justify;text-decoration:underline;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>​</em><strong><span style="color:#1f497d;"></span></strong><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteForeColor-2" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong><strong><a href="/english/services/students/SFS/Pages/Shortlisted-Applicants.aspx"><em>Shortlisted Applicants under Self Finance Scheme for Admission in BSc (Engineering) & Pharm-D 2020-21</em></a></strong></strong></strong></span></td></tr></tbody></table><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2">​​</span>​​<br></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">The Self-Finance Scheme aims to assist foreign students and dual-nationality holders with educational aspirations in Pakistan. Originally a project of the Economic Affairs Division, the Scheme was transferred to the Higher Education Commission in 2006, and assures a limited number of seats in the disciplines of medicine (MBBS), dentistry (BDS), pharmacy (Pharm-D) and undergraduate engineering (BSc Engineering). This program is open to Dual National Pakistanis and Foreign citizens with an HSSC or equivalent degree </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Objectives </strong></span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">To encourage expatriate Pakistanis to stay connected with their mother country, and foreign nationals to learn about Pakistani culture and society</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">To encourage knowledge-sharing with friendly, fellow developing countries</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">To improve relationships with the international community</span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-2"></li></ul><div>​</div>13-07-2016 21:41:09<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-13.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/SFS
Science Talent Farming Scheme for Undergraduate ProgramScience Talent Farming Scheme for Undergraduate Program<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong style="text-decoration:underline;">​​​​​​​​​</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"></strong></p><p align="center" style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:center;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><strong><span style="margin:0px;font-size:18pt;">Science Talent Farming Scheme (STFS) for Undergraduate Program-HEC</span></strong><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><strong><span style="margin:0px;font-size:13pt;">Overview of the Scheme</span></strong><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">Science Talent Farming Scheme for Undergraduate Program - HEC is a scholarship program for the scholars who will complete their Higher Secondary School education under Science Talent Farming Scheme (Phase-I) executed by Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF).</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">The program shall support four year bachelor level studies at top ranking Pakistani Universities along with additional interventions to groom and capacity building of young students in Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The main theme of the scheme is that the scholars who have aptitude towards science and are outstanding in their studies could be productive scientists for future by developing their critical thinking skills.</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><strong><em><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">​Specialized Interventions</span></em></strong><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 0px 48px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="margin:0px;font-family:symbol;font-size:10.5pt;"><span style="margin:0px;">·<span style="font:7pt "times new roman";margin:0px;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;">       </span></span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">A three to four months/Semester long non credit hour language course shall be arranged in the selected universities during the first year of studies for the scholars under the scheme to enhance their spoken and expression skills of English Language.</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 0px 48px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 0px 48px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="margin:0px;font-family:symbol;font-size:10.5pt;"><span style="margin:0px;">·<span style="font:7pt "times new roman";margin:0px;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;">   </span></span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">Every scholar shall appear in the IELTS/TOEFL examination conducted by relevant organizations periodically within six months' time period after the completion of English language course to measure his/her language proficiency.</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 0px 48px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 0px 48px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="margin:0px;font-family:symbol;font-size:10.5pt;"><span style="margin:0px;">·<span style="font:7pt "times new roman";margin:0px;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;">       </span></span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">A special summer semester shall be arranged for the scholars at participating universities to attend the lectures and to carryout research activities during the second year of study. Scholars shall be encouraged to design the proposal for the final year project.</span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 0px 48px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 0px 48px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="margin:0px;font-family:symbol;font-size:10.5pt;"><span style="margin:0px;">·<span style="font:7pt "times new roman";margin:0px;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;">      </span></span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">One hundred outstanding scholars shall be sent abroad each year in the third year of their study to attend a semester at a high ranking foreign university of technologically advanced country in their respective field of study. </span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 0px 48px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10.66px 48px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="margin:0px;font-family:symbol;font-size:10.5pt;"><span style="margin:0px;">·<span style="font:7pt "times new roman";margin:0px;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;">       </span></span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">Research Project shall be mandatory for all Scholars in their final year of BS studies under the Science Talent Farming Scheme. The scholars are expected to start designing the research project in the second year of studies. The universities shall be asked to provide the lab facilities and supervision during the summer vacations. </span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:justify;line-height:normal;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">NOTE: HEC has the right to amend and revise the interventions at any stage and all terms and conditio​ns shall be applicable to the selected scholars.</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:10.5pt;">​​</span></span></p><p></p>22-06-2017 05:36:17<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/stfs
Declamation ContestDeclamation Contest<p><strong>Pakistan Universities Debating Championship 2020-21</strong></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Coming Soon!</span><br></p><p><br></p><p>Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.</p><p>Focal Persons:</p><p><strong>Mr. Sulaiman Ahmad</strong></p><p>Director (Academics)</p><p>Higher Education Commission</p><p>H-8, Islamabad</p><p><a href="mailto:slahmad@hec.gov.pk">slahmad@hec.gov.pk</a></p><p>Fax: +92-51-90402102</p><p> </p><p><strong>Mr. Rizwan Shoukat</strong></p><p>Deputy Director (Academics)</p><p>Higher Education Commission</p><p>H-8, Islamabad</p><p><a href="mailto:rshoukat@hec.gov.pk">rshoukat@hec.gov.pk</a></p><p> </p><p><strong>Ms. Saher Mirza</strong></p><p>Assistant Director (Academics)</p><p>Higher Education Commission</p><p>H-8, Islamabad</p><p><a href="mailto:smirza@hec.gov.pk">smirza@hec.gov.pk</a><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>08-11-2016 18:43:38<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/Declamation
Education Testing CouncilEducation Testing Council <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;">​​​Higher Education Commission has established Education Testing Council (ETC) under which it will hold standardized entry tests from Fall 2017 admissions for public and private universities of Pakistan. The aim of constitution of ETC is to hold uniform, accessible and competitive assessment base for admissions to universities. The test under ETC will be free of cost for the students.<br></span></p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:9%;"><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width:50%;">​</td></tr></tbody></table><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Downloads:</strong><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;"><span></span></p><p></p><ul><li><a href="/english/services/students/etc/Documents/Instructions-for-Candidates.pdf">Instructions for Candidate</a> <img src="/english/services/faculty/SSAH/PublishingImages/Pages/ssjournals/New-Blink.gif" alt="New-Blink.gif" style="width:25px;text-align:justify;margin:5px;" /><br></li><li><a href="/english/services/students/etc/PublishingImages/LAT-pattern.PNG">LAT Test Pattern and Syllabus</a><span style="text-align:justify;"><img src="/english/services/faculty/SSAH/PublishingImages/Pages/ssjournals/New-Blink.gif" alt="New-Blink.gif" style="width:25px;margin:5px;" /></span><br></li><li><a href="/english/services/students/etc/Documents/Curriculum-LAW-GAT-test.pdf">Curriculum of law GAT</a><br></li><li>​<a href="/english/services/students/etc/Documents/How%20to%20register%20for%20Entry%20Test%20of%20ETC.pdf">ETC Registration User Guide</a></li><li><a href="/english/services/students/etc/Documents/Private-Public-Universities-ETC.pdf">List of Public and Private Sector Universities</a><br></li><li><a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Documents/HAT/HAT-UG-PAPER-DISTRIBUTION.pdf">HAT Undergraduate Paper Distribution</a></li><li><a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Documents/HAT/FAQs.pdf">Frequently Ask Questions </a></li></ul><br><span style="font-size:11.5pt;"></span><p></p>03-08-2017 08:47:08<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/etc

 

 

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