Research & Development
​The Competent Authority of HEC has constituted an "Ethical Appeal Review Board (EARB) / Grievance Redressal Committee (GRC)" an apex committee to oversee HEC's R&D framework and grievance redressal mechanism related to the evaluation of research journal applications, research grants and other R&D Programs. Please send your grievance to Secretary EARB/GRC.


Contact Detail:

Mr. Asif Hussain, Secretary EARB/GRC (Director, Research & Innovation Division, Email: ,051 90401904).  

The R&D Division of HEC is playing its pivotal role in the promotion of qualitative research culture in the HEIs, helping address the significant societal issues and boost internationally compatible research for a sustainable and progressive research ecosystem in the country. Following are the major components of the R&D portfolio:

  1. Research Grants Programs
  2. HEC Research Awards
  3. HEC Recognized Journals
  4. HEC Digital Library
  5. Research for Innovation
  6. Scientific Review Panels
  7. Capacity Building Initiatives