Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan is Pleased to announce the Allama Iqbal Scholarship for Sri Lankan Students in Pakistan the academic year of 2020-2021 under the Pak-Sri Lanka Higher Education Cooperation Program. Allama Iqbal Scholarship program is established to support 1000 Sri Lankan students to continue their higher studies in Pakistani Higher Educational Institutions on Fully Funded Financially support throughout the academic year. Pakistan is welcome to students from Sri Lanka to apply in any degree programs (Undergraduate, Master and PhD) in Engineering, Sciences, Basic Sciences, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. The aim of this Allama Iqbal Scholarship is to promote the effective and attractive exchange of knowledge and cultural and tradition between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Selected students will study in top ranked Pakistani universities to learn and continue their higher studies. Fully funded scholarship for Sri Lankan Students 2020 in foreign countries. Fully Funded Scholarship in Pakistan for Sri Lankan Students In Pakistani Universities. Scholarships for Sri Lanka 2020.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Allama Iqbal Scholarship Program (Pak-Sri Lanka)
  • Areas/Major: Maximum (Almost All)
  • Course Level: Bachelor/Master/PhD
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: Sri Lankan Nationality
  • The program can be taken in Pakistan
  • Application Deadline: 29 Feb 2020

Eligibility Criteria

Interested Students should fulfill the following eligibility criteria before application

  • Students should have the nationality of Sri Lanka
  • Applicants for Medicine and Engineering should have the 12-year Education in Pre medical or Pre-Engineering with at least 65% marks
  • Students interested in other bachelor’s degree programs should have the 12-year education in related or relevant subject with at least 60% marks
  • For master’s degree Applications, students should have the 16-year educations degree in relevant subjects with at least 60%.
  • Students who are looking for PhD degrees should have the 16-year education with at least 3.0 CGPA out of 4 scale
  • Age limits for Bachelor programs are between 17 to 22 years and for masters and PhD Applicants age should be under 35 years.
  • Medium of Instruction will be English
  • Note: if you have grade system (in A level) instead of percentage you can convert it according to given formula below

How to Convert Grade into Percentage

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Degree Programs offered

There are more than 100 programs offered in this Allama Iqbal Scholarship program for the students of Sri Lanka in Pakistani Universities. But I am going to mention the majors one and you can check by yourself the sub division of these majors by downloading the Pdf file of Degree programs under Pak Sri Lanka Scholarship program.

Bachelor’s degree Programs

  • Medical
  • Engineering
  • General sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Computer Sciences

Master’s and PhD degree Programs

  • Engineering
  • Computer Sciences and Information Technology
  • Mathematics and Statics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Business and Management Sciences
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
  • Social Sciences
  • Agriculture and veterinary Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Medical Sciences

List of Universities in Pakistan for Sri Lankan Students under Pak Sri Lanka Scholarship programs

There are total 33 universities with engineering majors and general universities please click on the below link to check the universities

Click Here to Check the Universities Details

How to Apply

There is only one application which is by online track through HEC Online application portal

Click here to Apply Online

You can also check the Manual Guide for HEC online Application portal

Click here to Download the Manual Guide

Assessment Criteria

  • HEC will conduct screening Test with collaboration of Sri Lanka Universities
  • And Interview of Short-Listed Students

Merit Criteria

  • Screening Test= 50%
  • Academic = 30%
  • Interview = 20%


Allama Iqbal Scholarship for Sri Lankan Students will cover your all expenses about Registration, Tuition fee, Accommodation, Monthly Stipend, Health Insurance and round air ticket.

For Online Application

Click here to Apply Online

Official Announcement

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Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


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