Applicable Charges


  • HEC will pay the fee/ cost of each digital resource to the publisher as per agreed terms and conditions of licenses. Institutions subscribing to the e-resources are required to pay applicable token charges/subscription fees to HEC as per HEC payment terms.
  • HEC may revise the applicable token charges/fees from time to time upon recommendation of the DL-TAC.
  • The following fee/charges are applicable to be paid to HEC by the institutions for digital resources:
Applicable Fee from Jan 1st, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020 ​ ​ ​
S#Institution TypeBasic ResourcesPremium Resources
iPublic Sector Universities/Institutions/ Organizations
Token Charges of Rs.100,000/- per annum
Token Charges of Rs.100,000/- for each subscribed resource per annum
iiEligible Non profit private sector Universities (notified as W category)Token Charges of Rs.500,000/- per annum50% cost of each resource per annum
iiiOther Private Sector Universities/Institutions/Organizations Token Charges of Rs.500,000/- per annum100% cost of each resource per annum
Applicable Fee effective from Jan 1st,2021 ​ ​ ​
S#Institution TypeBasic ResourcesPremium Resources
iPublic Sector Universities/Institutions/ OrganizationsToken Charges of Rs.100,000/- per annum25% cost of each subscribed resource per annum
iiEligible Non profit private sector Universities (notified as W category)Token Charges of Rs.500,000/- per annum50% cost of each subscribed resource per annum
iiiOther Private Sector Universities/Institutions/OrganizationsToken Charges of Rs.500,000/- per annum100% cost of each subscribed resource per annum


Last updated on 20.10.2020