Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) has announced the Indigenous PhD fellowships Program 2020 for the Pakistani students to continue their higher studies (MS/MPhil leading to Ph.D. and Ph.D. or direct PhD) in National universities of Pakistan.  HEC Indigenous 5000 scholarships program is designed by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan with the help of the Ministry of Education for the financial support of Pakistani Students in their higher studies. The aim of the Indigenous PhD scholarship is to enhance the strength of young researchers of Pakistan and boost them in their careers with higher institutions of Pakistan.  Higher education commission of Pakistan is pleased to accept the applications from all around Pakistan (Pakistani/AJk) for the fully funded HEC Indigenous fellowship Program 2020. Students can apply in any field of study from natural Sciences, General Sciences, Engineering, Management, Humanities, Social Sciences, arts, and many more.

If you are looking for the scholarship of financial support in your higher studies then it is the bright chance for all of you to apply and try to secure the scholarship from HEC under Indigenous PhD Fellowship program with monthly stipend. Are you waiting for the Indigenous PhD scholarship? HEC-Indigenous PhD Fellowship program 2020. Fully Funded scholarship for Pakistani Students 2020.  HEC Scholarships 2020.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: HEC- Indigenous PhD fellowship Program 2020
  • Areas/Major: Maximum (All Programs)
  • Course Level: MS/MPhil leading to PhD, PhD
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 500 (according to previous record)
  • Nationality: Pakistani Students
  • The program can be taken in Pakistan
  • Application Deadline: 18 April 2020

Eligibility Criteria

All students who are willing to apply for this Fully funded HEC-Indigenous PhD Fellowship program 2020 must fulfill the following eligibility criteria for their successful applications;

  • Students should be national of Pakistan/AJK
  • For Master (MS) or MPhil applications, students should have the bachelor (16 year education) degree or equivalent at the time of applications with no 3rd division in their academic record, and it will leading to PhD
  • Currently enrolled students in MS/MPhil degree also eligible for this scholarship
  • Students who are willing for apply for PhD applications should have the ( 18 year education) degree or equivalent at the time of applications with at least 3.0 cgpa out of 4 scale
  • Age requirement: if you are from faculty member of any public or private university then 40 years, and all other students should not be more than 35-year-old.

Degree Programs for HEC-Indigenous PhD fellowship Program 2020

Students can apply in any field of the following given graduate majors for their higher study financially support of HEC-Indigenous PhD fellowship Program;

  • Science & Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Life Sciences

How to Apply

HEC are encouraged to apply Pakistani/AJK students to apply successfully in HEC-Indigenous PhD Fellowship program 2020 by following steps;

Step 1;

First, pay the HEC-Indigenous PhD fellowship program application processing fee of Rs. 500 in online HEC-HBL account number: 17427900133401, You can pay the application processing fee by visiting the any HBL branch and their deposit slip. You can also transfer through Mobicash or any ATM

Step 2;

After that, please submit your online application in HEC Online Application portal by clicking below;

Click Here to Apply Online

Documents Required

You need to upload your documents on HEC Online portal in personal details of documents section which will be;

  • Personal Documents ( ID, Domicile)
  • Education Documents (Results, transcript, degrees)

In application you need to submit

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Deposit Slip
  • Research Proposal for PhD (Master Optional)


HEC-Indigenous PhD fellowship Program will cover your all expenses from educational to monthly stipend; Tuition fee, books, research, chemicals’…etc and monthly stipend of Rs. 10,000 for Master and Rs. 13000 for PhD

HEC HAT-Test (Aptitude test) pattern

HAT- Test for MSMPhil and PhD

Helping Material is Given Here

I am going to upload helping material in soft form and sample paper ( Provided by HEC for Practice with HEC Guide), but you can buy in a hard form of up to date ( General HAT, GAT, NTS) because all are the same. Please download it from my google drive link is given below

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For Online Application

Click Here to Apply Online

For official Announcement

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Must Watch Complete Video for Successfully Submission

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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