HEC Scholarships for FATA & Balochistan Students

"Provision of Higher Education Opportunities for Students of Balochistan and FATA (Phase-II)" is a programme of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) that offers postgraduate scholarships in various fields.
For the award of Scholarships for Postgraduate studies in HEC-recognized public/private sector universities/Degree awarding institutions in Pakistan, applications are invited from deserving candidates who have a Domicile/Local Certificate in Balochistan and the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

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Undergraduate Scholarships for Students of FATA & Balochistan

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant must possess Local/Domicile Certificate from Balochistan Province/Erstwhile FATA.
  2. Applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years or equivalent education with at least 60% marks.
  3. The maximum age is 22 years as of the closing date.
  4. Applicant must have acquired the requisite academic qualification on or before the closing date.
  5. The applicants who are already availing of any other HEC/Government scholarship are NOT eligible to apply.
  6. Result awaiting students are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

  • Applicants are required to submit applications online through HEC website  
  • HEC reserves the right to postpone or cancel the scholarship process at any stage without assigning any reason.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on Merit and District Quota.
  • Applicants will be short-listed on the basis of Aptitude Test scores (conducted by HEC) and Academic Credentials.
  • Applicants have to secure at least 50% marks in the test for securing eligibility.
  • The scholarship and reserve seats distribution ratio for the applicants of Balochistan & FATA is 50:50. Placements on reserved seats will be on open merit for selected scholars only. PM&DC minimum eligibility criteria will be applicable.
  • Those who are already enrolled in Medical Colleges and Engineering Programs will not be considered against the reserved seats but shall be considered for an offer of scholarships if on Merit.
  • Already Enrolled Students in any bachelor program are Encouraged to Apply.

Postgraduate Scholarships for Students of FATA & Balochistan

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must possess Local/Domicile Certificate from Balochistan Province/erstwhile FATA.
  • Applicants must have completed 16 years of education with at least 60% marks.
  • The maximum age is 35 years as of the Closing Date.
  • Applicants must have acquired the requisite academic qualifications on or before the closing date.
  • The Applicants who are already availing of any other HEC/Government scholarship are NOT eligible to apply.
  • The Applicants will have to meet HEC and University criteria for admission in MS programs.

Important Note:

  • Scholarships will be awarded on merit and District/Agency Quota.
  • Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of Aptitude Test (conducted by HEC) score and Academic credentials scores.
  • The scholarship distribution ratio for the students of Balochistan & FATA is 50:50.

How to Apply

  • Applicants are required to submit applications online through the HEC website. 
  • HEC reserves the right to postpone or cancel the scholarship process at any stage without assigning any reason.

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