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Alert! HEC announced scholarships in world’s top 100 educational institutes

8 months ago by Maryam Ashraf in Educational News, Scholarship 3 min read

Alert! HEC announced scholarships in world’s top 100 educational institutes

ISLAMABAD: MS and PhD scholarships for sessions of Fall-2021, Spring-2022 and Fall-2022 in world’s top 100 QS ranked universities are available under the Advanced Skill Development through International scholarship, an initiative of the Prime minister’s Knowledge Economy Task Force. 

Scholarships in fields of study include Computer Science (CS), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science (DS), Software Engineering (SE), and Information Technology (IT). 

An online application can be submitted through the HEC portal till 25th October, 2021 A fee of Rs500 (non-refundable) should also be submitted in the form of an original online deposit slip or ATM transfer slip.

Pakistani citizens/ AJK nationals are eligible to apply for the scholarship.  To apply for the MS scholarship, candidates must have a BS degree in CS, AI, DS, SE and IT , and to enroll in the PHD scholarship, they must have a BS/MS/MPhil degree in CS, AI, DS, SE and IT.

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Applicants must have 1st division or CGPA 3.0 out of 4.0 or 75% marks in final degree for PHD scholarship. Candidates applying for MS scholarship must have 60% marks or CGPA 2.50 out of 4.0 in the final degree.  

Maximum age on the closing date for MS scholarship is 35 years and 40 years for PHD scholarship. 

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit as per the Federal government quota policy.  Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of HEC Aptitude test score and later they will be called for an interview by the relevant board. The education testing council (ETC) will conduct the HEC Aptitude test. 

Maryam Ashraf
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