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Need Based Scholarships Program for Pakistani Students by HEC

Need Based Scholarships Program for Pakistani Students by HEC

(Last Updated On: 28/11/2013)

The HEC Need Based Scholarship program which is offered to that students who will be registered in selected Universities of Pakistan and participate in this program. This scholarship program is only for Public sector Pakistani universities other then Public sector Pakistani universities can not participate in this program. This scholarship award is offered by HEC/Government of Pakistan. HEC (Higher education commission) provides financial support, regulates and administer the higher education promotion in Pakistan.These scholarships are basically for giving opportunities to brilliant students who are economically underprivileged and are incapable of paying higher education expenses at partner universities. Those students who belong to rural & remote  areas of Pakistan like as FATA,  Balochistan,Southern Punjab, Northern Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwan.

  • Duration of these Program are 4 years for undergraduates and 2 years for graduates.
  • These program for both Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Number of Scholarships are 10,019
  • Application Deadline Date is Undefined

Institutions list or Program:

List of Participating Universities
S.No University
1 University of Karachi, Karachi
2 University of Sindh, Jamshoro
3 Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur Mir’s, Sindh
4 University of the Punjab, Lahore
5 Bahauddin Zakriya University, Multan
6 The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur
7 Fatima Jinnah Women University, The Mall, Old Presidency, Rawalpindi
8 Government College University (GCU), Katchery Road, Lahore
9 Lahore College for Women University, Jail Road, Lahore
10 Government College University, Allam Iqbal Road, Faisalabad
11 University of Sargodha, Sargodha
12 Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, University Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.
13 Gomal University, D. I. Khan
14 Kohat University of Science & Technology, KUST, Kohat
15 University of Balochistan, Sariab Road, Quetta
16 Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering & Management Sciences, Quetta
17 Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
18 International Islamic University, IIUI, Islamabad
19 University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJKU), Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir
20 Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University, Brewery Road, Quetta
21 Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
22 University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
23 PMAS, University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi
24 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa University of Agriculture, Peshawar
25 University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore
26 NED University of Engg & Technology, Main University Road, Karachi
27 Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro
28 Quaid-i-Awam University of Engineering Science & Technology, Nawabshah
29 University of Enginnering & Technology, UET Lahore
30 University of Enginnering & Technology, UET Taxila
31 NWFP University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar
32 Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
33 COMSATS Institute of IT, Park Road, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad
34 Institute of Management Sciences, IMS, Main Campus 1-A, Sector E/5, Phase VII, Hayatabad, Peshawar
35 Sukkur Institute Business Administration, Airport Road, Sukkur
36 Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
37 Islamia College University, Peshawar
38 Hazara University, Mansehra
39 Abdul Wali Khan Univesity, Mardan
40 King Edward Medical University, Lahore
41 Kinniard College for Women, 93 Jail Road, Lahore
42 Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Quaid-i-Azam University Campus, P.O.Box 1091, Islamabad
43 Khyber Medical University, PDA Building, Block IV, Phase 5, Hayatabad, Peshawar
44 University of Health Sciences, Khayaban-e-Jamia Punjab, Lahore
45 Dow University of Health Sciences, Baba-e-Urdu Road, Karachi
46 Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro
47 National Textile University, Faisalabad
48 Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water & Marine Sciences, Uthal, Balochistan
49 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal, Dir Upper, KPK
50 Mirpur University of Science & Technology, Allama Iqbal Road, 10250, Mirpur, Azad Kashmir
51 University of Gujrat (UOG) Hafiz Hayat Campus Jalalpur Jattan Road Gujrat
52 Air University, Islamabad
53 Frontier Women University, Peshawar
54 University of Science & Technology, Township, Bannu
55 Karakurum International University, University Road, Gilgit
56 National University of Modern Languages, NUML, Islamabad
57 University of Malakand, Chakdara
58 University of Education, College Road, Township, Lahore


  • Financial aid & these awards are available for undergraduate & graduate levels in all study fields at the selected public sector Pakistani universities.
  • Students will have to get admission at the participating institution according to admission policy of the university or institution and must have registered themselves in Undergraduate (4 Years) / Graduate (2 Years) programs.
  • All the disadvantaged students who have already registered themselves in the participating universities would be eligible to apply for scholarship.
  • The  applicant’s eligibility is associated to the requirement of the applicant as evaluated by the Institutional Scholarship Award Committee while keeping it in mind the financial conditions of applicant’s family.
  • The G & UG seats would be finalized by the institutions, however weightage would be given to UG seats.
  • The grants for full program of G & UG seats will continue and new students would finally substitute the seat.
  • All the study fields will be opened until University decides to include or exclude any study field by keeping an eye to its funding, program cost, and number of provided seats etc.
  • For five years degree programs such as Medicine, Pharm-D ,  the grants will be provided for absolute five years.
  • The university might adjust the number of scholarships as per actual in order to cover the tuition fee according to allocated grants.
  • Every student would be given a monthly grant of Rs 6000  for the full program and for the actual tuition fee as well.

Financial Aid covers:

  • Living expenses,
  • The tuition fee and cost of transportation,
  • Books allowance
  • The  supplementary requirements of the student.

How to Apply For Scholarship:

  • HEC want to support the underprivileged students who can’t afford educational expenses.However, it must be remembered that HEC won’t give this award directly under this scholarship program . These funds are given to deserving students via participating Universities.
  • The eligible students can get Scholarship Application Forms from the Financial Aid Office (FAO) available at the participating Institution. However,the forms can be downloaded online.
  • The students must submit the Scholarship applications to FAO office after completion along with supporting document 

Application form: Click Here to Get Admission Form
Official Links: Visit Official HEC Pakistan Website
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  1. Bs student. University of Peshawar Subject botanny ….

  2. what about the scholarships of 2015.

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