HEC Pakistan Research Awards 2023 – Call for Application
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) invites Pakistani researchers / scholars to submit applications for HEC Research Awards competition. The objective of these Awards is to recognize excellence in research, contributions to intellectual development and to promote high impact publications.
The awards will be given in the following three categories:
1. Best Researcher
2. Best Young Researcher
3. Best Publication (with special emphasis to submit research publications on constitution of Pakistan in view of Golden-Jubilee of 1973 Constitution of Pakistan)
• The applicant has never been blacklisted by HEC.
• The applicant / publication has not received the same award earlier.
• None of the publications on Applicant / Authors’ credit is plagiarized as per HEC plagiarism policy.
a) Best Researcher
i. The applicant must be resident of Pakistan for at least three years on January 1, 2023.
b) Best Young Researcher
i. The applicant must be under 40 years of age on January 1, 2023. ii. The applicant must be resident of Pakistan for at least one year on January 1, 2023.
c) Best Publication
i. The publication must be a scholarly book or journal article.
ii. The publication must not be more than three years before January 1, 2023.
iii. The publication must be written by no more than three authors.
iv. All authors must be residents of Pakistan for at least three years on January 1, 2023.
v. Research articles only published in a W-category journal in HEC Journal Recognition System (HJRS).
vi. Research articles must have a minimum citation count of 100.
vii. Publications (including extended version of a paper) that have previously been submitted for the same category of award are not eligible for resubmission.
viii. Books must be published by a recognised academic press.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted via HEC online portal. The deadline for application submission is Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Incomplete or late applications will not be entertained.
For further information and application submission please visit HEC website: https://www.hec.gov.pk/site/HRA Email contact: info-r&[email protected]