The Larger Training Fee (HEC) of Pakistan has awarded Allama Iqbal Scholarship to 91 Sri Lankan college students for Fall-2020 and Spring-2021 classes.
Out of 525 candidates who had utilized for Medical, Engineering, BS, MS, and PhD packages, in response to HEC announcement, 172 have been shortlisted for interviews and now 91 out of them have been awarded the scholarships.
A variety board was constituted for on-line interviews, which comprised officers from HEC Pakistan, Pakistan Excessive Fee (PHC) Colombo, and College Grants Fee (UGC), Sri Lanka.
This scholarship will assist college students to pursue greater training in Pakistani universities, underneath Pak-Sri Lanka Larger Training Cooperation Program.
The chosen college students have already began arriving in Pakistan and to this point 27 college students have reached Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and Sukkur to hitch their respective universities.
Allama Iqbal Scholarship is unfold over 5 years and can present a possibility for 1,000 Sri Lankan college students to go to Pakistan and pursue undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral diploma packages in Engineering Sciences, Fundamental and Pure Sciences, and Social Sciences. These scholarships are a part of HEC’s internationalization initiative to encourage worldwide college students to check in Pakistan.
The Sri Lankan college students will research of their respective packages in COMSATS College, Islamabad; Fatima Jinnah Ladies College, Rawalpindi; Authorities School College, Lahore; Hazara College, Mansehra; Islamic Worldwide College, Islamabad; Institute of Administration Sciences, Peshawar; Mehran College of Engineering and Know-how, Jamshoro; NED College of Engineering and Know-how, Karachi; Nationwide College of Sciences and Know-how, Islamabad; Quaid-e-Azam College, Islamabad; Sukkur IBA College, Sukkur; College of Engineering and Know-how, Taxila; and College of the Punjab (UoP), Lahore.