HEC National Research Program for Universities (NRPU) Research Grants Pakistan

Pakistani Researchers

Awarded in: Pakistan

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  15 May (annual)

HEC National Research Program for Universities

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is offering NRPU research grants for different research domains. This program is offered for national researchers and faculty members of different institutions and universities from within Pakistan. Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is looking for researchers to participate in research projects under NRPU.

Field of Study: The research projects are available these following fields under NRPU:

  • Social Sciences
  • Management Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Basic Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Agricultural Sciences

Duration: NRPU research grants are for a maximum up to three years, there is no restriction on the lower limit

Awards Description: HEC provides Rs.20.00 million for NRPU.

  • For Physics, Chemistry and Biology:
  • If Impact Factor is 100 or above then Eligible Amount is 20 million
  • If Impact Factor is 50 to 99 then Eligible Amount is 17 million
  • If Impact Factor is 20 to 49 then Eligible Amount is 15 million
  • If Impact Factor is 10 to 19 then Eligible Amount is 12 million
  • If Impact Factor is 0 to 9 then Eligible Amount is 10 million
  • For others fields:
  • If Impact Factor is 50 or above then Eligible Amount is 20 million
  • If Impact Factor is 25 to 49 then Eligible Amount is 17 million
  • If Impact Factor is 10 to 24 then Eligible Amount is 15 million
  • If Impact Factor is 5 to 9 then Eligible Amount is 12 million
  • If Impact Factor is 0 to 4 then Eligible Amount is 10 million

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A researcher who is full time faculty member of any public sector institute and private sector institute
  • Principal Investigator will run only two projects simultaneously either there cost will be within the eligible amount or less as per his impact factor.
  • These public sector institute and private universities is eligible for this grant of NRPU:
  • GIK Institute of Engineering & Technology, Topi
  • Aga Khan University, Karachi
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore
  • National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST), Islamabad
  • Indus Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • Institute of Business and Technology, Karachi
  • Foundation University, Islamabad
  • Riphah International University, Islamabad
  • University of Management Technology, Lahore
  • Zia ud Din University, Karachi
  • The University of Faisalabad
  • Institute of Business Management, Karachi
  • Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • The University of Lahore
  • Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
  • Iqra University
  • Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST)
  • Forman Christian College, Lahore
  • Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar
  • Baqai Medical University, Karachi
  • Isra University, Hyderabad
  • Hamdard University, Karachi
  • Jinnah University for Women, Karachi
  • Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  • University of Wah, Wah Cantt
  • National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by NRPU:

  • Applicants should download NRPU application form from the website.
  • Applicants should submit the soft filled application form through email before the last date.
  • Applicant should also submit six copies of the application form in the hard copy to the director HEC through courier.
  • Applicant should mention his / her field of specialization in the subject of email.
  • Contact us:
  • Research $ Development
  • Higher Education commission
  • Sector H-9 Islamabad
  • Ph: 051-90401908
  • Email: adhussain@hec.gov.pk

Official Website: Visit official website for further details of this research grant.

http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/RND/ResearchGrants/NRPU/Pages/NRPU.aspx

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