The objectives of IPFP Phase II include:

  1. To assist fresh PhD graduates in acquiring the skills and exposure needed to enter the academic job market.
  2. Providing a platform for PhD graduates to compare notes and experiences.
  3. Support of universities (including public as well as eligible private universities for HEC PSDP funding), especially those in remote areas, in attracting qualified PhD scholars.
  4. Reducing the search costs of recruitment for universities.