Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant must be resident citizen of Pakistan.
  2. For "Best Research Paper Award" applicant should be the principal author (first and/or corresponding author).
  3. In case of foreign collaborative research, affiliation of the applicant on the paper must be with Pakistan.
  4. For "Best Book Award" applicant must be first or sole author of a Book published by a reputed publisher.
  5. For Best Book and Best Research Paper Award, the material must have been published in 2017
  6. For "Best Young Research Scholar Award" the maximum age is 40 years on the date of submission deadline. Those who have received this award in the last 5 years are not eligible to apply.
  7. An applicant can't submit more than one application under the same category.
  8. An undertaking on stamp paper of Rs.100 duly endorsed by the Head of Institution, ensuring that none of the publications on applicant's credit is plagiarised as per HEC plagiarism policy, must be attached with application form.