National Research Programme for Universities (NRPU) HEC 2021

Research & Development Division, Higher Education Commission, Sector H-9, Islamabad has issued the announcement through Newspaper in connection with National Research Programme for universities (NRPU) HEC 2021 to provide financial support for basic and applied research. Call for proposals of Researchers, Academicians and faculty members:


Funding Opportunities


The NRPU is a flagship Research Programme of HEC for funding research grants on competitive basis for promising scientific research projects

• To stimulate scientific excellence and the advancement of knowledge

• To support basic and applied research


Who Can Apply


1). A regular faculty member of an HEI (Public & Private) or those who hold a contract equivalent to the length of project duration

2). Applicant must have an advanced academic degree (PhD or MPhil/MS with two years of research experience)

3). Applicant must have relevant experience of working as a researcher


Key Features


Expected number of grants: 100 per year
Maximum Protect Duration: 3 years
Individual Grant value: Rs. 5-20 million

Proposals from academia/faculty members endorsed by Heads of HEls/ORIC/Directorates of Research must
be submitted through HEC online portal http://eportal.hec.gov.pk no later than January 15,,2020.

Information and details can be seen on the following link: http://hec.gov.pk/site/NRPU

National Research Programme for Universities (NRPU) HEC 2020

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