Study Plan
  • Selected Faculty members will be required to obtained admission at their own other than Parent/ serving University in department of University/Degree Awarding Institute who are meeting HEC Quality Assurance Criteria to run a PhD program.
  • Scholar will be required to start the initial research in Pakistan and at any point during research he/she would be required to proceed abroad for a maximum period of 6-12 months with the recommendations of local supervisor and approval of foreign supervisor for research / thesis work. As per university local and foreign university arrangements, the scholar can extend the period abroad with no financial cost on the part of HEC.
  • Scholar will prepare the synopsis outlines.
  • Scholar will complete course work in Pakistan and pass the PhD comprehensive examination and in the meantime he/she will finalize and defend the synopsis with the involvement of local and foreign supervisor through video conferencing /Skype/ Viber or any other means.
  • Scholar will be required to start the initial research in Pakistan and at any point during research he/she would be required to proceed abroad for a maximum period of 6-12 months with the recommendations of local supervisor and approval of foreign supervisor for research / thesis work. As per university local and foreign university arrangements, the scholar can extend the period abroad with no financial cost on the part of HEC.
  • Exact time of R&D abroad shall be determined on a case to case basis, ideally by the respective supervisors with the consent of the scholar.
  • In 1st batch, the selected faculty members will have to obtain admission for PhD in those HEC recognized universities/DAIs only who already have collaboration / Memorandum of understanding with reputed universities abroad.
  • In case of any pre-requisite/additional course while staying aboard, no additional funding will be made.