Higher Education Commission Call for GRE Training
Talent Farming Conferences and Workshops under “US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor” for Doctoral Studies at Ranked US Universities from Fall 2017 .
The Government Government of Pakistan envisions enhancing enrollment in tertiary education up to five million by 2025 and establishing higher education institutions (HEIs) at district level. US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor aims to provide opportunities to 10,000 Pakistani scholars for Doctoral studies at ranked US universities, enabling Pakistani HEIs to have highly qualified PhD faculty. In the initial phase, HEC is focusing on sending 1,500 PhD scholars to US universities from Fall 2017. HEC will award travel costs, monthly living expense, settling in allowance and medical insurance fee to those who are admitted to US Universities for maximum of three years.
HEC in collaboration with the US Educational Foundation in Pakistan has designed a programme of holding Talent Farming Conferences and Workshops for interested candidates to pursue Doctoral studies at US universities in the following fields:
Engineering & Technology, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Medical & Allied Health Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary & Food Security, Business Leadership development, Emerging Technology -Micro-electronics: Computer Science, Telecommunications, Man-made Materials, Robotics, Bio-technology: Nanotechnology, Water Resources & Energy.
Talent Farming Training Conferences and Workshops:
The Talent Farming will be conducted fortnightly, through an initial orientation session which will be followed by a workshop comprising 48 working hours. The orientation session will focus on awareness raising about challeng-es and opportunities of studying in the US universities, to be conducted free of cost at HEC Islamabad & its four provincial regional centers.
For application form and further information please visit http://www.hec.gov.pk/site/talent. Read the instructions carefully and submit complete application form before the deadline. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Lat Date/Deadline: November 4, 2016
Pakistan 2025 together for a better tomorrow, Project Management Unit US — Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Email: pmuhec.gov.pk Ph: +92-51-90400145. Higher Education Commission, Sector H-9, Islamabad.