Egyptian Government Fellowships for Training Courses in the Field of Agriculture for the Year 2012

Introduction:

The Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA), Government of Egypt, has offered fellowships training courses for the year 2012 for Pakistani Nationals in various fields of Agriculture. The applications, received in HEC, will be forwarded to the Economic Affairs Division, Islamabad. The salient features of the fellowship are as under:

Field of Study and their Schedule:

Trainings

Course Duration / Schedule

Project analysis

15-01-2012 to 31-03-2012

Integrated pest Management

15-01-2012 to 31-03-2012

Vegetable Production

15-02-2012 to 30-04-2012

Agriculture Services

01-04-2012 to 15-06-2012

Cotton Production & Technology

01-04-2012 to 15-06-2012

Poultry production & health

10-07-2012 to 25-09-2012

Rural development

10-07-2012 to 25-09-2012

Animal production & Health

01-10-2012 to 15-12-2012

Fish Culture Development     

01-10-2012 to 15-12-2012

Land &Water Management

01-10-2012 to 15-12-2012

 

Eligibility Criteria:

·         Educational qualification, at least four years B.Sc degree in Agriculture.

·         Proficiency in English (spoken and written).

·         Medically fit  (candidates have to submit medical report/ certificate)

·         Three years of work experience in the subject of the course.

·         Must be a Government Employee and apply through proper channel.

·         Age below 45 years.

·         The nominee’s Government (not HEC) will bear incidental expenses such as passport, visa processing fee and vaccination as well as payment of participant’s salary and emoluments during his / her training.

Host Institution:

The Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA)

Financial Benefit:

The government of Egypt will bear following expenses:

·         Tuition cost.

·         Full board accommodation.

·         Free Medical care (excluding dental treatment and chronic diseases).

·         Pocket money of 40 L.E per day

·         Round Trip air ticket

·         Transportation cost.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are required to:

1.      Before applying, download and completely go through/read EICA Brochure (click to Download).

2.      Download and properly fill (Using Block Letters) the:

a.       EICA Application Form 1 (click to Download)

b.      EICA Application Form 2 (click to Download )

3.      Download and properly fill (Using Block Letters) the HEC Application form (click to Download)

4.      Attach Following documents with each application form, mentioned above:

a.       IBCC & HEC Attested copies of certificates, transcripts and degrees.

b.      Medical Certificate.

c.       Evidence of Proficiency in English Language.

d.      Statement regarding previous job experience.

e.       Statement of purpose.

f.       Proof of application forwarded through proper channel by your Govt. Institution / Organization.

Where to Send Application Package:

Application package alongwith all the documents mentioned above should reach to the address mentioned below before 15-06-2011. Applications received after this date will not be entertained and rejected:

Asif Kaleem Malik

Project Manager (FFSP/Egypt)

HRD Division,

Higher Education Commission,

H-9, Islamabad

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