Over Seas PhD Scholerships

Government College University Faisalabad offers 12 foreign PhD scholarships under its faculty Development Program to academically outstanding, research oriented scholars, who desire to improve their academic qualification and to become a part of GCUF’s Faculty. The PhD Programme is fully funded under the project: “Establishment of Govt. College University Campus on Cost Sharing Bases with Govt. of Punjab”.

The applications are invited from the Pakistani Nationals of the following Departments:-

  • Computer Sciences (02)
  • Telecom Engineering (02)
  • Mathematics (01)
  • Law (01)
  • Mass Communication (01)
  • Applied Psychology (01)
  • Education (01)
  • Fine Arts (01)
  • Geography (01)
  • Sociology (01)

Scholarship Attraction:

  • Scholarships will cover insurance, accommodation, living, books etc. expenses and average (economy) Air return fare once. (as approved in PC-1)
  • Appointment as faculty member before leaving for PhD.

Eligibility Criteria:

The candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Mnimum16 years of education in the relevant field except Pharmacy (Minimum 17 years of education)
  • Minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 or 70% marks in semester system of 65% marks in annual system from HEC recognized institutions. The candidates having 2nd division Master degree in the subject of English are also eligible.
  • Only one 2nd division prior to the last degree is allowed.
  • No 3rd division/D-grade in the academic career.
  • Maximum age is 35 years, except for people working on regular basis(including temporary likely to become permanent) in public sector institutions whose maximum age 40 year, by the closing date of applications.
  • Those candidates, who have applied to other HEC scholarship Programmes and are awaiting results, may also apply.
  • Scholarship will be awarded to candidates in disciplines in which they have earned B.Sc./M.Sc. and/or M. Phil degree
  • An awardee will not change the course of studies as specified by the awardee in the application form or in the letter of award.
  • An awardee will not hold any other scholarship/stipend during the fellowship period of his/her studies.
  • GRE (General)/GAT with minimum 60% scores.
  • In-service candidates should apply through proper channel. Advance copies will be entertained, however, the NOC from the organization must be provided on or before the interview.

Selection Procedures:

  • Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.
  • Selected candidates other than GCUF faculty members will be offered faculty positions and they would be expected to join within 4 weeks of issuance of appointment letter.
  • Visa arrangements will also be the responsibility of the selected candidates.
  • Successful candidates will execute a bond with Government College University, Faisalabad, for minimum 05 years to serve.

Last Date for Submission of Applications:

  • Application Form is available in the office of the Registrar. Candidates are required to fill in the form and mail at the address given below with a bank draft /postal order of Rs: 500/-(non refundable) in favor of Treasurer. Government College University Faisalabad as application fee.
  • The applications completed in all respects must reach latest by Thursday 31 March 2011.
  • Incomplete applications will not be entertained.
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As per above table/detail, following posts are lying vacant given against the department concerned. As per record, 12 post may be filled under Faculty Development Program.

  1. Computer Sciences (02)
  2. Telecom Engineering (02)
  3. Mathematics (01)
  4. Law (01)
  5. Mass Communication (01)
  6. Applied Psychology (01)
  7. Education (01)
  8. Fine Arts (01)
  9. Geography (01)
  10. Sociology (01)

Further more, as per clause (b) of prior advertisement, the candidate having degree of GCUF were allowed to apply on having 2.75 CGPA (equivalent to 1st division) for the advertised posts. Now this clause is not included in the advertisement as desired.

Submitted for kind perusal and orders please.

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