Colleges Faculty Development Program has been launched By Chief Minister of Punjab as per following details.
GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB
HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Dated Lahore, the 23rd December, 2013
CHIEF MINISTER PUNJAB COLLEGES FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Government of the Punjab, Higher Education Department, Lahore, invites applications from eligible college teachers of Higher Education Department for award of approximately 30 scholarships for one year Master’s Degree Program for Fall Session 2014-15. List of international universities where the candidates may apply for admission is placed at Higher Education Department website at the following address:
2. Eligibility Criteria For Colleges Faculty Development Program:
The applicant must fulfill the following conditions:-
a. Be an employee of the Higher Education Department (Teaching Cadre only).
b. Holds a Master Degree or has completed 16 years of education.
c. Maximum age limit is 45 years on December 31st, 2013.
d. Has at least 7 years of service (including contract period) in Higher Education Department on December 31st, 2013.
e. Has first division throughout his/her academic career.
Following Candidates are not eligible:-
a. An employee facing enquiry under PEEDA Act.
b. Has already completed Master Degree from foreign university.
c. Candidates availing any other scholarship for Fall Session 2014-15 are not eligible.
3. Preference will be given to those candidates who are able to secure
partial financial assistance/ funding. In case of full funding by a University, air travel to and from the destination shall be provided by Higher Education on need basis. Only those candidates will be considered for funding who will get admission in the identified international universities/ institutes. Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria are advised to get admission only in one year Master’s Degree Program which has a direct relevance with their subject.
4. Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria can apply directly to the specified
universities without waiting for any clearance from the Higher Education Department
(HED). Once granted admission, candidates must inform HED immediately. Final
selection of the applicants will be made through competitive process, based on academic
record of the applicant and GAT-General score. Acceptance by the university is not a
guarantee for final selection. GAT-General for calendar year 2012 and 2013 shall be
treated as valid. Candidates must avail first available opportunity to appear for GAT-
General, if they do not already have valid GAT score.
5. Applicants must inform on prescribed form about their admission status in foreign University /universities by 15th April, 2014 at the following address:
Incharge Chief Minister Punjab Colleges Faculty Development Program,
Higher Education Department,
Civil Secretariat, Lahore.
Phone # 92 42 99211573
Fax # 92 42 99210040
Application forms may be downloaded from HED websites.
HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT