Required Documents

  • For O & A level certificates, IBBC equivalence is mandatory.  Further, Matric & FSc. Certificates must also be certified by respective board or school as equivalent to O & A level.
  • For professional degrees, like Engineering etc. the recognition status of host foreign universities must be verified from the website of respective professional bodies like Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) etc.
  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate 
  • Certified copies of the academic transcripts of G.C.E A/L and G.C.E O/L or their IBCC equivalents (Intermediate & Matric Certificates & Transcripts).
  • Certified copy of the data page of applicant's passport.  The validity of the passport shall remain at least for 1 year after arrival to Sri Lanka.
  • Medical Certificate.
  • Police Report / Character Certificate


  • All nominations from Pakistan will be routed via HEC. However, final selection will be made by funding country.
  • No application documents mentioned above will be returned whether the application is successful or not.
  • HEC will shortlist eligible applicants on the basis of selection criteria defined by funding country and highest academic merit.
  • Incomplete applications or applications received after due date will NOT be accepted. The recommendation of nominating agency i.e. HEC will be final and binding.
  • Please note that HEC has facilitation role in nomination process, as final selection will be made by the donor country. Further, HEC will have no financial liability regarding this scholarship.