HEC Inter-university Essay Writing Competition 2023

On the occasion of 75″ Anniversary of Pakistan, Higher Education Commission in collaboration with Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives is holding Inter-university Essay Writing Competition in Urdu and English languages. The essay writing competition is aimed at sensitising the Pakistani youth to analyse opportunities and challenges faced by Pakistan and identify their role in the country’s development through critical thinking, creativity and productive engagement. It is a great opportunity forthe youth to demonstrate their extraordinary writing skills and win national awards.

Topics (English)

Development Journey of Pakistan from 1947 to 2022; Lessons Learnt viz-a-viz Developing Countries

  1. Pakistan at 2047: National Youth Aspirations

Higher Education Commission(HEC) Inter-university Essay Writing Competition 2023 Online Registration

Prize (English & Urdu)

1st 500,000


2nd 300,000


Higher Education Commission(HEC) Inter-university Essay Writing Competition 2022

Eligibility Criteria

Must be a Pakistani/AJK citizen o Must be a regular university student Maximum age limit is 25 years.Essay should be submitted with duly filled Registration Form available for download at www.hec.gov.pk

Pakistan essay writing competitions with cash prize

Students can participate only in one language (English or Urdu). Word Count for essay should be between 2500-3000 words. English Essay must be typed in ‘Times New Roman’ size 12, Line spacing
1.5 & Converted to pdf file. Urdu Essay must be typed and converted to pdf file.

HEC reserves the right to reject any or all entries without assigning any reason. Essay along with Registration Form is to be e-mailed and hard copies of the same be sent through post on the address given below.

The deadline for submission is August 26, 2022

Please note that incomplete and duplicate entries will be disqualified.

Address: Ms. Salier Mirza

Assistant Director (Academics),Higher Education Commission
Sector H-8, Islamabad. Email: meshahzad@hec.gov.pk

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