HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2024/25

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has continued to accept online application forms for the HEC Common Wealth Scholarship 2024. HEC will provide a facility to candidates who intend to apply for this scholarship. Citizens of commonwealth countries across Pakistan are eligible to get scholarships in the UK. United Kingdom UK will host the HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2024. Being a common wealthy country Pakistan is also eligible for the mentioned scholarship. All interested candidates can apply online for this scholarship within the given deadlines. HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2024 last date is 17 October 2024.

HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2024/25

HEC Pakistan will conduct a HAT test to shortlist candidates for UK scholarships for Pakistanis. You can qualify for the HEC HAT test to participate in the mentioned scholarship test. Approximately, 56 countries are in common wealth organization. All commonwealth countries were colonies of the UK. After independence, these countries are members of UK UK-based Common Wealth Organization.

HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2024

Commonwealth Scholarship Pakistan caters to all necessary expenses of scholars. Selected universities of the UK provide free admission to scholarship-based students. You will not need to bear airfare tickets, residential fares, tuition fees, and other expenses. However, scholars will receive a monthly stipend from the government. Scholars who are married can live with their families and no charges for family living for the Commonwealth Pakistan scholarship.


HEC Pakistan has uploaded the schedule of the HAT test series. The HAT test is a special test for those Pakistani candidates who want to obtain a Commonwealth scholarship. Higher Aptitude Test HAT is compulsory for Pakistani citizens to achieve this scholarship. There is full transparency in the HEC HAT test and everyone has to work hard. Applicants can visit hec.gov.pk to check the HEC HAT test syllabus, schedule, paper pattern, and more necessary information. The Commonwealth scholarship deadline is 18th October 2023.

HEC Commonwealth scholarship Program

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Eligibility Criteria of Commonwealth Scholarship 2024

Throughout Pakistan AJK, GB, and old FATA candidates can apply for Commonwealth Scholarship 2024. Further, we are listing eligibility criteria below so that candidates can read the details. All applicants will have to cater following important eligibility conditions of the Commonwealth scholarship. Many Pakistanis find foreign scholarships and opportunities to study abroad.

Hosting Country United Kingdom
Apply Mode Online
Last Date to Apply 17 February  2024
Total No of Scholarship 30,000
Gender Male, Female Transgender
Qualification Bachelor
Status Fully Funded
Duration Depend on Program/course
Stipend 521,469 PKR


  1. Candidate must possess the nationality of Pakistan or AJK
  2. Scholars should have relevant experience in their degree
  3. Citizens who have duly nationality of UK and Pakistan cannot achieve this scholarship
  4. Applicants should have completed a degree certificate
  5. Master degree holders of Pakistani universities can apply for MS, MA, and M.phil degrees
  6. Students with high incomes and who can also afford education in the United Kingdom are not eligible for Commonwealth scholarships.
  7. Interested candidates must provide income proof and bank statements.
  8. Third division in academic career students cannot apply for a mentioned scholarship.
  9. Males and females both are eligible for the Commonwealth UK scholarship
  10. Public and private university graduates can for concerned scholarship opportunities.
  11. Finalized candidates will have to pass the IELTS English proficiency test.

How to Apply Online for the HEC Commonwealth Scholarship in the UK?

Commonwealth organization educates the citizens of member countries. Therefore, the Commonwealth Organization has introduced a fully founded scholarship named the Commonwealth Scholarship. However, the member countries will take a test to shortlist the brilliant students for this kind of precious scholarship. Pakistanis cannot apply directly for fully funded scholarships in the UK. They need to apply for the HAT test and then forward their application forms for the HEC Commonwealth scholarship.

  1. HEC has lived separate portal for the HAT test
  2. Interested candidates can sign up for their account and fill out the application form
  3. They need to pass the HEC HAT test with high marks
  4. All interested candidates will have to fill up all fields of the form
  5. HAT test failed candidates cannot qualify for a Commonwealth scholarship.
  6. The validity of the HAT HEC test is just two years within this period you can apply for such scholarships.
  7. Interested individuals will apply for Commonwealth Scholarship Pakistan on the organization’s website and also hec.gov.pk.
  8. HEC ETC will manage HAT tests throughout Pakistan according to the prescribed schedule.
  9. All candidates who will pass the HAT test have to share their study and research plans on paper.

Supporting Documents of HEC Commonwealth Scholarship Program 2024

There is a complete checklist of documents for the Commonwealth scholarship. All candidates will have to arrange and attach the following documents with their application form. 26 programs are open for Ph. D.s and 30 programs for masters programs slots available in the UK. Almost, 30,000 individuals will obtain scholarships in the United Kingdom. The scholarship is fully funded and the government of the UK provides full funding to individuals. Govt will nominate 45% females for this scholarship on an open merit basis.

  1. CNIC
  2. All educational documents
  3. Filed Application Form
  4. Academic Transcripts
  5. Research Proposal
  6. Six Passport Size Photos
  7. Personal Statement
  8. IETLS TOFEL English Proficiency Certificate
  9. Additional Qualification Certificate
  10. Bank Statement

Commonwealth Scholarship 2024 Deadline

17 October 2023 is the deadline for the CSC Commonwealth Scholarship. You can apply HEC Commonwealth scholarship application portal. Candidates should ensure their application form before the given timeframe. HEC Pakistan will open the application portal till the closing date. More you can read from British Council.

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