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HEC Overseas PhD Scholarships 2022 Apply Online Last Test Date

HEC announces Overseas Scholarships for Ph.D. and MS/M. Phil scholarships. HEC Overseas scholarships are offered for the top-ranked international universities of the selected countries. We are pleased to inform you that, HEC Pakistan Overseas Scholarships for PhD studies Online applications are invited from outstanding Pakistani/ AJK nationals for award of fully-funded overseas scholarships in specific disciplines and priority areas having an impact on the development of Pakistan. The scholarships are being offered for a Direct Ph.D. degree in technologically advanced countries under the following Categories/Programs 2022.

HEC Scholarship 2022 Last Date

Announcement Date: 21st November

Last Date Submission: 17th January 2022

Final Merit List: January 2022

HEC Scholarship 2022 Apply Online

According to the latest announcement made by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), it is going to conduct a competitive aptitude test to draw merit lists for awarding the scholarships. The test is all set to take place on respective month after applying as well 2022 and all the individuals who had applied for the following HEC Scholarships are required to appear in it.

HEC Overseas Scholarship Phase III

The roll no slips for this purpose have already been issued and if due to any reason, some has not received it yet then they can download it online from the official website of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. In order to help our visitors prepare for their HEC Scholarships 2022 Aptitude Test in a short time period with ease, several free online quizzes are given over this page which can be attempt to evaluate and also improve your overall preparation level for the actual exam.

HEC HAT Test 2022 Preparation Online

HEC HAT Test Pattern

As per official announcement, the aptitude test will take place in four different categories in relevant disciplines. The complete details about the Test category, disciplines and paper syllabus are mentioned below:

HAT 1 for Engineering & IT:

  • Quantitative Reasoning: 40
  • Verbal Reasoning: 30
  • Analytical Reasoning: 30

HAT 2 for Management Sciences, Business Education:

  • Quantitative Reasoning: 30
  • Verbal Reasoning: 30
  • Analytical Reasoning: 40

HAT 3 for Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities:

  • Quantitative Reasoning: 30
  • Verbal Reasoning: 40
  • Analytical Reasoning: 30

HAT 4 for Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences, Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Physical Sciences:

  • Quantitative Reasoning: 30
  • Verbal Reasoning: 40
  • Analytical Reasoning: 30


  • Agriculture
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Management of Sciences & Business Education
  • Medical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Eligibility Criteria:-

  • Pakistani/ AJK national.
  • Candidate must have MS/MPhil or minimum of Eighteen (18) years of qualification for direct PhD program in relevant disciplines only.
  • Closing date for submission of online applications is 30 June 2022. Candidates must have acquired the above requisite qualifications on or before June 30, 2022.
  • Applicants can have maximum two-second divisions throughout the academic career and no third division.
  • Aspirants belonging to Engineering & Technology category must have valid registration number issued by Pakistan Engineering council (PEC) or PCATP.
  • candidates belonging to Medical Science category must have valid registration number issued by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC),PNC or other relevant accreditation councils.
  • Maximum age must be 35 years on June 30, 2022. For full time employees of public sector Universities, Colleges and R & D organizations, the maximum age must be 40 years on June 30, 2022.
  • The candidates who are already availing any other HEC/Government scholarship are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates have to secure minimum 50% or above marks in HEC aptitude test. Test will be conducted by HEC and roll number slips will provided to eligible applicants two weeks prior the test.

HEC Overseas PhD Scholarships 2022 Apply Online Last Test Date

HEC Overseas PhD Scholarships 2022 Apply Online Last

HEC Scholarship for PhD 2022

General Instructions:

  • All scholarship will be awarded on the merit basis as per Federal Government Quota Policy for different regions
  • Candidate must have a final degree in a relevant field of study.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic record and HEC aptitude test score.
  • Only short listed candidates will be called for interview by the relevant country’s team for award of scholarship.
  • The awardee will also have to execute a bond with HEC to serve Pakistan, preferably in an Institution of Higher Education (HEI) for a minimum of five years after completion of studies.
  • Candidates are required to make sure whether the relevant field of studies is being offered in their choice of country/ university.
  • Candidates are required to indicate the country/ university of their choice in order of preference in the application form. HEC reserves the right to re-allocate the country/ university.
  • Obtaining Visa for relevant country shall be the responsibility of candidate.
  • Admission requirements must be met by the applicant, according to the university policy.
  • HEC reserves the right to postpone or cancel the HEC Overseas PhD Scholarships 2022 process at any stage.

To Download allowed Disciplines of PhD: Click here

How To Apply?

Application procedure for HEC Overseas PhD Scholarships is being given in detail here below.

  • Applicants are required to submit only online applications available at HEC website. Hard copies of applications and other documents are not required at this stage.
  • Applicants are required to upload and keep the record of original online deposit slip/ ATM transfer slip of Rs. 500/- (Non-Refundable) as application processing fee, in favor of Director General Finance.
  • Fee can be deposited at Habib Bank Limited Online Account Number 1742-79001334-01
  • Merit list of scholarship will be prepared on the basis of online information/ data provided by the applicants and in case of any error/ omission the offer stands canceled. Similarly in case of any omission/ misrepresentation by the applicant, HEC will not be responsible and reserve the right to reject the applicant at any stage.

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Closing date for submission of online applications for HEC Overseas PhD Scholarships is 17th January 2022. For getting More information about aptitude  test schedule & updates regarding the more hec overseas scholarships as well as hec MS scholarships in Pakistan stay in touch with us.

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