The Higher Education Commission has issued the latest advertisement on 15th May 2022 in connection with HEC TextBook Writing Support Programme for Broadening the authorship cadre.
The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan has embarked upon the Textbook Writing Support Programme (TWSP) to enhance the competitiveness in Research and Development, and to create a strong team of authors in the country.
Who Can Write A TextBook (TextBook Writing Support Program)
Potential author must have at least three years consecutive experience of teaching (graduate/undergraduate level in HEC recognised public/private sector universities/institutes across the country) that particular course, in which he/she intends to write a textbook.
What Topics Can Be Covered:
The authors may write on diverse/selected topics following HEC approved curricula in new emerging fields such as Information Technology, Robotics, Biotechnology, as well as Basic Sciences, Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Agriculture, Engineering and Health Sciences (except Islamic Studies, Pakistan Studies, Languages, and History).
How To Get Textbook Published:
The interested authors who meet the eligibility criteria may get their textbook published directly from any one of the following publishers:
- Taylor & Francis
- McGraw Hill
- Oxford University Press
What Are The Financial Incentives:
HEC will get the review of the textbook from a panel of experts. On the recommendation of reviewers, HEC will offer Rs. 10,00,000/- for written textbook at Master’s/Doctorate level and Rs.8,00,000/- for Bachelor’s level textbook.
It is an open call so HEC will continue to receive the published textbooks with required documents from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. For detailed guidelines, please visit http://www.hec.gov.pk/twsp.
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