Funds Utilization Policy
  • HEC will provide all public sector HEIs and eligible private-sector universities, special funds to support travel related expenses of their respective scholars and faculty members.
  • Each public sector HEI will get travel funds based on a formula with two criteria: HEC recurring grant (50% weight) and number of PhD faculty (50% weight).
  • During the subsequent years, the sanctioned amount will be reimbursed to the university/institution upon filing the audited expenditure statement of the utilized funds from the previous year, duly signed by the applicant, university auditor and head of institution (Vice Chancellor, Rector)
  • Universities will be able to fund the expenses as per policy mentioned under the financial provisions as follows;

           International Travel:

    • Airfare (as per HEC policy)
    • Registration Fee (up to a maximum of USD 500)
    • Accommodation (up to $100 per night) as per number of days of the conference+1 day
    • Daily Allowance (as per HEC policy)

           National Travel:

    • Conference fee, if applicable
    • TA/DA as admissible in Govt. rules as per number of days of the conference+1 day