Financial Emoluments & TORs

Funding (Foreign Faculty to Pakistan)

The Higher Education Commission will pay at the following rates:

  • For short visit (minimum 2 weeks), honorarium will be paid at the rate of US$ 100 per Diem.
  • For academic Sabbatical (12-16 weeks), honorarium will be paid at the rate of US$ 2000 - 3000 per month depending upon credentials of the faculty.

Designation

Post-PhD Experience

Honorarium

Assistant Professor or Equivalent

5 Years

2000 US $

Associate Professor or Equivalent

10 Years

2500 US $

Full Professor or Equivalent

15 Years

3000 US $

 

  • Economy class return air ticket by the most direct and economical route.

  • The host institution will arrange accommodation and transportation facilities to the foreign faculty member. Reimbursement will be made after the visit subject to submission and acceptance of a visit report and travel documents.
  • Host Institutions shall pay the honorarium and air fare expenses (as of actual) to the foreign faculty before his/her departure; in case of those who are being invited for more than one month they should be paid after completion of first month.

Funding (Pakistani Faculty to Foreign)

    1. Air Travel - Economy class return air ticket by the most direct and economical route.

    2. Accommodation - charges will be paid at prescribed rate per night for visiting days plus one day, maximum of 2-16 weeks.

    3. Daily Allowance – half of the daily allowance as per government rules for various countries.

The current limits for the above heads are:

S#

Budget Head

Country

Current (2019) Budgetary Limit

1

Air Travel

Canada

Economy class return air ticket by the most direct and economical route

United States of America

Europe & Africa

Australia, Japan & Far East

Turkey & Middle East

Iran & Bangladesh

China & Russia

Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia & Nepal

 

Central Asian Countries

2

Accommodation

US$ 100 per night

3

Daily Allowance

Half of the daily allowance as per government rules

Note:

  • The fund is not intended to support courses [such as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) or other courses] which are not linked to a research program/ project as outlined in the application.

  • The purpose of the fund is not intended to support coursework towards obtaining Postgraduate degree certificates by staff who are registered at universities.

  • Any publication/document resulting must acknowledge the support by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.