Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs (IPFP) Phase-II Batch-II


IPFP Phase II Batch III : 

 Pre-Assessment Test of  the applicants held on March 06, 2022. Result has been announced and is at HEC Website on ETC-HAT-Results (

Important Note: In case of any discrepancies in the information shared by the applicants of IPFP, HEC reserves the right to reject the applicant at any stage. Selected candidates (Top 350) shall be required to provide hard copies of all required documents before the one month training. Those who have not shared the fee deposit slip will be required to provide evidence of Fee submission. Failure to submit the required documents will lead to rejection of application.

IPFP Phase II Batch II : The Higher Education Commission (HEC) launches the Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs (IPFP) program to create an opportunity for fresh PhDs to obtain academic experience and mentorship, for one year in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), federal/provincial government post-graduate colleges or public sector R&D organizations, prior to their formal entry into the academic job market. The IPFP was established in 2009, and last revised in 2019. The core objective of the program is to assist fresh PhD graduates in acquiring the competencies and professional characteristics required for effective teaching and research and ultimately for success in the academic profession.

 Position Title: The selected candidates will carry the title of IPFP Fellow throughout the period of their Fellowship i.e., NFDP and subsequent placements.

Program Benefits:

  • NFDP: Eligible candidates will get an outstanding opportunity to attend free of cost, online, one month National Faculty Development Program (NFDP) with a team of highly reputed International and National Trainers. No stipend will be paid during the one month NFDP.
  • Continuous Professional Development: Eligible applicants who successfully complete NFDP will also get continuous capacity building opportunities through various online activities recommended by NAHE during the period of the Fellowship.
  • One year Placement at Host Institutions: HEC will facilitate in providing opportunity of placement at HEIs for one year as an IPFP Fellow by sharing credentials of successful candidates.
  • Mentorship: A faculty mentor will be assigned to each IPFP Fellow at the host university for guidance on major career-related issues, setting academic targets and supervision of their work in order to ensure a high degree of research productivity.
  • Monetary Benefits: HEC will pay a fixed Salary/Remuneration, currently fixed at PKR 100,000/- per month for a period of 12 months from the date of joining to the IPFP Fellows.