HEC announces scholarships for 2021 – Here's all you need to know

11:34 AM | 22 Dec, 2020
HEC announces scholarships for 2021 – Here's all you need to know

ISLAMABAD – The Commonwealth Ph.D. scholarships in the UK are announced by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) for the year 2021.

The scholarship aims to provide excellent research opportunities to the eligible candidates, and to encourage collaboration for advanced opportunities in several domains. Multiple study disciplines are offered in the latest scholarships.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicants should hold the nationality of Pakistan/AJ&K and the dual nationally holders are not eligible to apply.

The candidates must have a first-class degree in relevant qualification (17/18 years Masters/MS/MPhil degree) in the selected field of study.

The applicants should not have third division in the entire academic career, and they must not have a second division in the last acquired degree.

The aspirants should not be registered for a Ph.D., or an MPhil leading to a Ph.D., program, at the University of UK before September or October 2021.

Those who are already availing other Ph.D. scholarships are not eligible.

The candidates must provide all required documentation.

The applicants have to submit two references online to the UK application system.

Application Procedure

The candidates need to submit online application forms at the Commonwealth and HEC web portal.

The forms need to be submitted separately to process the application for the selection procedure.

Candidates have to upload the paid fee challan of Rs. 400 along with the online application form submitted at the HEC portal.

The application processing fee can be paid in any branch of Habib Bank Limited.

The deficient application forms will not be entertained in any case.

No need to send hard copies of the applications at the registration stage.

Only shortlisted candidates have to submit the hard copies of the HEC application form and relevant academic documents, research proposal, CNIC, and domicile.


18th January 2021 is the last date to apply for the Commonwealth Ph.D. scholarships.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 22, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.25 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.60.

Currency Rates Today

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.25 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.40 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.60 74.32
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.50 205.50
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.70 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.00 204.00
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.50 7.65


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