Overseas Scholarship for Baluchistan Province

Scholarship Name:  Overseas Scholarship for Baluchistan Province

Study Institution: Foreign Universities with whom HEC have agreement

Scholarship Honors to: For the students from Baluchistan Province

Scholarship Funded by: Foreign funded scholarship

Offered Program: MS/MPhil leading to PhD programs

Application Deadline:  October 20, 2013

Course Starts: 2014

No of Scholarships: 600 scholarships, 200 for overseas and 400 indigenous students.

About Pakistan Government Scholarship Program

The Higher Education Commission has introduced a scholarship program in overseas universities to award 600 students of Masters and M.Phil leading to PhD scholarships for the residents of Baluchistan province. Recently Pakistan federal government has approved this project under the Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Baluchistan Package at the charges of Rs. 3138.692 billion. These are the scholarships for Baluchistan students. The purpose of this program is to provide opportunities to access the higher education for financially inhibited youth of the Baluchistan and those who can’t continue their further studies despite having academic merit. This scholarship award would provide tuition costs, living expenses and accommodations of the chosen candidates.

Offered Study Fields:

Basic sciences, life sciences, agriculture, engineering & technology, languages, social sciences and arts

Who can apply?

The students who belong to Baluchistan Province.

Scholarship Benefits

It would help in providing motivation to the brilliant students of the Baluchistan to attain distinction in the area of their interest and make sure accessibility of the qualified man-power for development and research in the country in the subjects of basic sciences, life sciences, agriculture, engineering & technology, languages, social sciences and arts.

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Eligibility Criteria:

a)     The max Age on 20 Oct: 

  • Up to 30 years for those scholars who have acquired 16 years of education in M.A/M.Sc/Bachelor and interested to apply for MS/MPhil and PhD programs.
  • 35 years of age for those candidates who have acquired 18 years of education in MS/MPhil and want to apply for PhD program.
  • 40 years of age for those candidates who remained faculty members for public sector Universities/Colleges as regular or remained the employees of some public sector R & D organization.b) Domicile: The candidates must have Baluchistan domicilec) Qualification: The Candidates must have got the education of 16 years (Bachelor or Masters)d) The candidates must have acquired almost two certificates or degrees from HEC recognized universities or DAIs that are situated in the province of Baluchistan.e)  45% minimum marks will be acceptable but no 3rd Division would be accepted.f) The applicants must clear the local GAT (general) test with 50% marks which is conducted by NTS.

g) Preference may be given to candidates with MS/M.Phil Degrees and for direct PhD age limit will be 35 years.

h) The candidates must have attained the required academic qualifications    before or on the closing date.

Key Reminder

HEC will assign any country or university abroad.

The candidates are advised to clear these tests before interview or admission: GRE, TOFEL and IELTS.

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