Hosted researchers at NCP are classified into the following categories:

Distinguished foreign and local scientists working in the field of physics and allied disciplines and employed at various HEC recognized reputed universities/ research Centres may join NCP as adjunct faculty to assist researchers at NCP Campus in their studies and R&D assignments.

Foreign, expatriate as well as local scientists & researchers who are actively working in the field of physics and allied disciplines at HEC recognized universities/research institutions may join NCP /allied Centres as NCP Associates. They will be required to collaborate with regular researchers & hosted researchers at NCP Campus in R&D assignments and to strengthen their research activities.

Fresh PhDs working in the field of physics & allied disciplines and sponsored by local or foreign academic/scientific bodies such as HEC (e.g. for IPFP fellows), PSF, TWAS, COMSTECH, COMSATS, IDB, etc. to conduct experimental or theoretical research work at NCP/allied Centres and to assist regular researchers as well as hosted researchers in their academic projects.

Academically high grade foreign/Pakistani students who are enrolled in Ph.D./MS/M.Phil. at HEC recognized universities/institutions in Pakistan or abroad in the field of physics and allied disciplines and desirous of being supervised/co-supervised by faculty at NCP & allied Centres for their thesis/dissertation related research work.


General Terms and Conditions For Hosted Researchers

The following general terms and conditions are applicable to all the Hosted Researchers.

  • Hosted Researchers are required to apply on the prescribed Registration Proforma # HR-01. Hosted researcher is also required to fill Police Verification Form. Duly completed Forms are to be submitted to the Office of the Head of Collaborations and Academic Activities Department (CAAD), National Center for Physics (NCP), Shahdara Valley Road, Islamabad, Pakistan. In cases, where the Hosted Researcher needs extra time than allocated, he/she will have to submit Extension Proforma # HR-07.
  • Applications for Hosted Researchers who are to be paid by NCP and the Post Doctoral Fellows will be vetted by the "Committee for Hosted Researchers” constituted by the Director General, NCP. All other categories will be vetted by the concerned Director based on academic record (First Class in last degree, and one second division in Matric/F.Sc.) and qualifying test.
  • Selection of Hosted Researchers would remain provisional unless cleared by the competent authority through a "Particular Proforma" available with CAAD.
  • Following registration, the Hosted Researcher is required to obtain NCP ID Card/Entry Card/Security Card by filing the Entry Card Proforma HR-02 to Manager Collaborations and Academic Activities Department (CAAD).
  • Internet log-in facility will be available to Hosted Researchers at the NCP Computer Lab (Academic Block). To avail this facility, they will have to apply to IT Section (through CAAD) on the prescribed Login Request Proforma.
  • Towards the end of approved period of stay, all Hosted Researchers are bound to submit progress/performance reports of their research work at NCP using the Hosted Researcher Evaluation Proforma HR-06.
  • Clearance of Hosted Researchers from NCP is compulsory before leaving NCP. For this, he/she shall submit proper clearance using Hosted Researcher Clearance Form HR-08 to Manager CAAD upon completion of his/her studies at NCP for issuance of Certificate of Work Experience at NCP.
  • Accommodation will be provided to the out station Hosted Researchers subject to availability and on payment basis. Upon acceptance, the hosted researcher will have to fill in the Hosted Researcher Accommodation Request Form HR-03 and deposit advance Security Charges for Accommodation (if applicable) equivalent to two months room rent at the time of registration in the NCP Hosted Researches Account. There shall be a Penalty for late deposit of accommodation dues. Hosted Researchers from abroad (foreign nationals) will be provided suitable accommodation within NCP premises on payment basis.
  • Late sitting may be permitted to Hosted Researchers by the concerned Director vide Proforma for Late Sitting HR-05 and communicated to the Security office.
  • Transport may be permitted to Hosted Researchers by the concerned Director vide Proforma for Transport Request HR-04 and communicated to NCP Transport office.
  • Concerned Supervisor/Director would ensure that all non-consumable items issued to the hosted researcher have been returned to the concerned quarters. In case of loss/damage of issued items/NCP property, the hosted researcher shall report to his supervisor at NCP. The hosted researcher & his/her University shall be fully responsible to pay for the damage(s)/loss.
  • Hosted Researchers will be governed under the disciplinary rules of NCP. Any Researcher breaching the disciplinary rules shall be expelled/withdrawn from NCP under intimation to his/her parent organization.

Downloads

  • To Apply for Hosted Researchers. Click here
  • For Police Verification. Click here
  • For Hosted Researchers Extension. Click here
  • For Hosted Researchers Entry Card. Click here
  • For Hosted Researchers Login Request. Click here
  • For Hosted Researchers Evaluation. Click here
  • For Hosted Researchers Clearance. Click here
  • For Hosted Researchers Accommodation. Click here
  • For Hosted Researchers Accommodation Vacation. Click here
  • For Hosted Researchers Late Sitting. Click here
  • For Hosted Researchers Transport. Click here