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HEC Indigenous Scholarship 2016-2017 Application Form and Test Date

HEC Indigenous Scholarship is the special scholarship program by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan to increases the number of high quality and well-educated staff for the local universities. This scheme contains the 5000 Indigenous Scholarship. By this process, HEC wants to ensure the development of research and development sector of local public and private sectors universities via these qualified academics and researchers.


The emphasis of the scholarship is in all educational fields particularly science & technology, social sciences, humanities and life sciences.

HEC Indigenous Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

As per Higher Education Commission of Pakistan to be eligible for the Indigenous Scholarship the willing candidates are required to meet the following requirements.

  1. A) Pakistani/AJK National
  2. B) For MS/MPhil, the candidates must have a minimum of 16 years of education with no 3rd Division or Grade D in degree/certificate in the entire academic career.
  3. C) Candidates applying for direct Ph.D. scholarships must have minimum CGPA 3.0( out of 4.0 on the semester system), or first division (in the annual system) in MS/MPhil/Equivalent degree is required along with the condition mentioned above in clause (b).
  4. D) Maximum age at the closing date of application i.e. December 15, 2016 (date not announced it is estimated as last year data was December 15, 2015): i. 40 years for full-time regular faculty members of public sector university/DAIs and regular employee of the public sector/R&D organizations ii. 35 years for all others.
  5. e) The candidates who are already availing any other HEC/Government scholarship are NOT eligible to apply.

Process of Submission of Application

Applicant should fill Online Application at eportal.hec.gov.pk and after Online Submission Post the printed form along with the requisite documents and copy of Fee Slip at the address below till closing date:


Saima Naurin

Project Director

Indigenous Ph.D. Program

Human Resource Development Division

Higher Education Commission

H-9, Islamabad

Last Date to Apply for HEC Indigenous Scholarship 2016 – 2017

HEC Indigenous Scholarship for the session 2016 – 2017 not announce yet. In the year 2015, the last date to apply was December 15, 2015. So, expectations are high that date will be around this date.

HEC Indigenous Scholarship Test Date

Expected test date for HEC Indigenous Scholarship for the year 2016 – 2017 will be in March 2017. For the information of applicant, NTS GAT is not valid. Separate test will be organized by the HEC.


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  1. Admin!..
    Sir please updated me about indigenous scholarship
    For Mphil

  2. Please tell me about the last date of form submission???
    And by which website I will get online form of indigenous fellow ship??

  3. Hi Admin!

    plz share, when these HEC Indigenous Scholarships will start for session of 206-2017.
    according to date of last year they are not showing any update this year.

    Plz share if you have idea about it

  4. sir my gmail id is bakht.hussain112@********* but in the form i write bakhthussain122@********* wich is wrong please select first one

  5. tanveer ahmed

    what is the last date of indigenious scholarship for Phd

  6. Khurshid Ahmad

    Plzzztell me that what is the last date of submission of application for hec indigenous scholarship for m.Phil for session of 2016-17

  7. i have completed my profile for indigenous scholarship form…but how to submit it…there isnt any option there

  8. sakimullahkhan

    For what method I can see my result plz my roll no is 440092

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