National Research Program for Universities (NRPU) is a flagship Research Program of HEC for funding research grants on competitive merit for high-level and promising scientific research projects that demonstrate strategic relevance and impact to local industry and society.


Interactive Session and Form Submission Session April, 22th-26th, 2021, SZABIST, Karachi

Karachi: ORIC department in SZABIST University has conducted NRPU Proposal Sessions for faculty.

In the interactive session, Director ORIC-Dr. Bilal Ahmed gives a briefing to the faculty regarding NRPU proposal grants and answers the faculty quires regarding proposal writing, collaborations, budgeting, etc. Although in the form submission session Dr.Bilal and Ms. Zareesh, brief the faculty regarding NRPU form submission and use a practical approach by giving physical training of form submission to the HEC portal.

The major purpose of the sessions was to introduce the research opportunities for faculty members, guide them with the applying procedures, aware those of precautions resolve their quires, guide them regarding rational budgeting of proposals, share approaches for
academic-industrial collaborators, and enhance the enthusiasm among faculty for research proposal.

ORIC is in close coordination with faculty on an individual basis for proposal writing and form submission, which would result in positive progress in maximum proposal submission from SZABIST.

*Pictures can be seen below.

News Report by:
Zareesh Zehra
Research Associate