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HEC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPOINTMENT OF ENGINEERING

FACULTY ON IST FACULTY PAY SCALES (FPS) / IST CONTRACT

Position Minimum Qualification Experience Minimum Number


of Publications
Lecturer Masters Degree/ B.Sc.(Engr.) (First Class) No Experience required Nil
in the relevant field from HEC recognized
University/Institution with no 3rd division
in the academic career.
Assistant a. PhD in the relevant field from HEC a. No Experience required Nil
Professor recognized University/Institution
b. Masters degree (awarded after 18 b. 2-years teaching / research
years of education) in relevant field till experience in a recognized
2010. After 2010, 30% should be Institution/University/College or
Ph.D.s, after 2012, 60% should be 2-years professional experience in
PhDs and by the end of 2015, 100% the relevant field in a National or
should be PhDs in the relevant field International organization.
from an HEC recognized University/
Institution.

Associate PhD in the relevant field from Institution 10-years teaching/research experience 10 research
Professor recognized by HEC in consultation with in a recognized Institution/ publications with at
PEC. College/University or 10-years least 4 publications in
professional experience in the last 5 years in
relevant field in a National or HEC/PEC recognized
International Organization out of journals.
which 2-years must be teaching
experience.

Note: After 30th June, 2020, at least


4-years experience at the Post- PhD
level in HEC recognized University
or a post-graduate Institution or
professional experience in the
relevant field in a National or
International Organization will be
required.
OR
5-years post PhD teaching/ research
experience in an HEC recognized
University or a post-graduate
Institution or professional experience
in the relevant field in a National or
International organization.

Professor Ph.D. degree in relevant field, recognized 15- Years teaching/ research 15 research
by HEC in consultation with PEC. experience in a recognized publications with
Institution/College/ University or at least 5
15-years professional experience in publications in
the relevant field in a National or last five years in
International organization out of HEC/PEC
which 5-years must be teaching recognized
experience. journals
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Note: After 30th June, 2020, at least
8-years experience at the post-Ph.D.
level in HEC recognized University
or a post - graduate institution or
professional experience in the
relevant field in a National or
International organization will be
required.
OR
10-years post-Ph.D. teaching/research
experience in an HEC recognized
University or a post-graduate
Institution or professional experience
in the relevant field in a National or
International organization.

OR

IST ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPOINTMENT OF ENGINEERING FACULTY


ON IST FACULTY PAY SCALES (FPS) / IST CONTRACT

Position Minimum Qualification Minimum Experience in Minimum Number


relevant field of Publications
Teaching / Bachelor of Engineering (First Class) Nil Nil
Research
Associate OR
M.Sc. (16 years of education) in the relevant field Nil Nil
First Class throughout in the academic career from
an HEC recognized University/Institution
Lecturer Master of Science (18 years of education) in the Nil Nil
relevant field First Class throughout in the
academic career from an HEC recognized
University / Institution
Assistant PhD in the relevant field from an HEC recognized Nil Nil
Professor University / Institution and no 3rd Division in
academic career

OR

Master of Science (18 years of education) in the 10 years post MS experience Nil
relevant field First Class throughout in the
academic career from an HEC recognized
University / Institution
Associate PhD in the relevant field from an institution 06 years post PhD experience 10 Publications*
Professor recognized by HEC in consultation with PEC and
no 3rd Division in academic career * Relaxable in case of
proven record in R&D
organization of repute
Professor PhD in the relevant filed from an institution 11 years post PhD experience 15 Research Publications*
recognized by HEC in consultation with PEC and
no 3rd Division in academic career * Relaxable in case of
proven record in R&D
organization of repute

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Note:-
The eligibility criteria for the posts of Associate Professor (FPS-IV) and Professor (FPS-V) under IST
Faculty Pay Scales (FPS) / IST Contract may be relaxed in respect of the requirement of the
minimum number of research publications for these posts in the case of academically and
professionally exceptional candidates only, who are otherwise eligible in respect of mandatory
requirement of academic qualification and professional experience and have proven record in
Research and Development (R&D) organization of repute. However, no relaxation will be given in
respect of the required academic qualification and professional experience for these posts.

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