Terms & Conditions

  • HEC will pay a fixed monthly stipend ofRs.100, 000/= per month for a period of One Year (Not extendable).
  • The duration of IPFP will be one year. The university may extend it by another year from its own resources.
  • The IPFP Fellow will be entitled to receive maximum up to PKR 1.0 million against Start-Up Research Grant Program (SRGP).
  • HEC will cover the cost of a pre-service training workshop at NAHE, including workshop fees as well as a stipend. The workshop will be for one month.
  • HEC may include incentives of locational allowance (5 %) for placement in remote areas, or a quota system favouring disadvantaged universities.
  • IPFP Fellow will be required to attend a one-month mandatory training workshop at NAHE (National Academy of Higher Education) prior to placement at Educational Institutions.
  • The IPFP Fellow placed at academia are entitled to get Start-Up Research Grant (SRGP). The process of grant will be initiated and approved during NAHE training.
  • The IPFP fellow will be assigned a faculty mentor at the host university to guide them on major career-related issues. Also, their faculty mentor will be asked to set academic targets and supervise their work in order to ensure a high degree of research productivity.
  • HEC will develop Industry-Academia linkages via job fairs by involving potential employers and partners, e.g., R&D institutions in the public and private sectors, NGOs, multinational companies, Chambers of Commerce and industry, and media organizations.
  • HEC will encourage and monitor the absorption of IPFP Fellows in universities/ Organizations.
  • A scholar will be rendered ineligible to reapply for IPFP, once he/she has been offered an IPFP position in any university and he/she refuses to join or leave before completion due to any reason.
  • HEC should place IPFP Fellows on in departments that have graduate programs (MS/MPhil/PhD) and fulfil the minimum HEC quality criteria for such programs.
  • HEC should enforce regulations regarding minimum PhD faculty in approved departments.
  • During the period of one year, it is projected that the IPFP Fellow will either get recruited by their host institution or find a regular position in some other institution.
  • HEC should require participating universities to announce faculty positions in a timely manner and give a fair chance to IPFP Fellows to compete for permanent positions
  • HEC should allow IPFP Fellows to leave the program if they get a faculty position elsewhere.
  • HEC should place IPFP Fellows only in public sector universities and eligible private sector universities (i.e., those eligible for HEC funding).
  • HEC facilitate in providing opportunity of placement to IPFP Fellow at universities/ other organizations, however, regular employment is purely dependent on performance of IPFP fellow. HEC will not take any responsibility in case scholar unable to attain any regular position due to various valid reasons either on the part of IPFP fellow or host institution.