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Pakistan Announced Scholarships for Afghanistan Students

Pakistan Announced Scholarships for Afghanistan Students

Pakistan offers scholarships to 4,500 students for bilateral relation.

The Pakistan Federal Government offers 4,500 scholarships for Afghanistan students, Undergraduate, Graduate (MS/MPhil), and Doctorate (Ph.D.) degrees in subjects such as medicine, engineering, agriculture, management, computer science, and others through the Higher Education Commission (HEC).

The following is an overview of the Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarships Phase-III for Afghan students:

Objectives

The specific project objectives include.

  • To sponsor Afghan students for quality education
  • To establish professional linkages between the sister institutions of the two countries.
  • To promote human resource development for the reconstruction of Afghanistan
  • To develop people-to-people contact between the two neighboring countries
  • To create Pakistan’s goodwill among the people of Afghanistan and to establish professional linkages between the institutions of the two countries.
  • To provide an opportunity for Pakistani universities to attract students from neighboring countries for quality education.

Eligibility Criteria

For Bachelors

Candidate must:

  • Have completed 12 years or equivalent education.
  • Be between the ages of 17-23 years before the deadline.
  • Have at least 75 percent in Shahdatnama or 60 percent in IBCC equivalency.
  • Fulfill Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) admission criteria of 65 percent and 60 percent, respectively, if her/she is a medical or engineering student.

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For MS/MPhil

Candidate must:

  • Be 35 years old or below if he/she is a non-faculty person. For faculty members, the age limit is 40 years.
  • Have completed 16 years of education.
  • Have a minimum 2.5 CGPA out of 4.

For PhD

Candidate must:

  • Be 35 years old or below if he/she is a non-faculty person. For faculty members, the age limit is 40 years.
  • Have completed 18 years of education.
  • Have a minimum 3 CGPA out of 4.

How to Apply

Candidates can apply through the HEC’s scholarship portal. It’s worth noting that the portal is currently unavailable. Candidates should be able to apply when HEC announces the registration deadline.

Deadline

The HEC has not announced the last date for the submission of the online application yet.

Other Details

  • HEC will not accept applications in hard form.
  • HEC will not cater to requests for any changes in the submitted application.
  • Candidates who are already enjoying any other scholarship will be rejected.

Contact

For any queries or complaints, candidates can visit HEC’s website, Email pan@hec.gov.pk or pakafghan@hec.gov.pk.

Official Published: Pro Pakistani

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