HEC Essay Competition 2024

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To mark the 75th anniversary of Pakistan The Higher Education Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning Development. Essays should be submitted along with an appropriately filled Registration Form that is accessible for download on www.hec.gov.pk. We are happy to announce the fact that we are pleased to inform you that the Higher Education Commission HEC has announced this year’s National Essay competition for the 70th Independence Day celebrations as part of the celebrations for the 70th anniversary in Pakistan. Special Initiatives is holding Inter-university Essay Writing Competitions for students in Urdu and English languages.

HEC Inter University Essay Writing Competition 2024

NACTA organizes a second national essay competition (English as well as Urdu) with the following topics that are listed in each category. The contest for essay writing is designed to stimulate Pakistani young people to consider the opportunities and issues facing Pakistan and to identify their part in the nation’s progress by fostering critical thinking, and creative and productive involvement.

Www.hec.gov.pk Essay Competition 2024

HEC in collaboration with the minister responsible for federal education and professional education has launched an essay contest for students from every university and DAIs across Pakistan. It’s an excellent chance for young people to show off their amazing writing abilities and to be awarded national prizes. In honor of the anniversary celebrating 75 years of Pakistan, the Higher Education Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning.

About the HEC

The Higher Education Commission a legal body created under the Government of Pakistan which create in 2002 under the chairmanship of Atta-ur Rahman. Its primary responsibilities are financing oversight, regulating, and accrediting all higher education institutions across the country.

HEC Essay Writing Competition 2024

Development & Special Initiatives will organize an inter-university Essay Writing Competition that will be conducted in Urdu as well as English languages. The deadline to submit Essays to The HEC Essay Writing Competition is August 26, 2024.

TOPICS (English)

  • Development Journey of Pakistan from 1947 to 2024; Lessons Learnt viz-a-viz Other Countries
  • Pakistan at 2047: National Youth Aspirations

Inter-University Essay Writing Competition Prizes

The word count for essays should be 2500-3000 words. The essay should original and will examine for plagiarism. References should list at the conclusion of the paper. English Essays must typed use ‘Times New Roman size 12, Line spacing 1. English essays should write with Times New Roman, Font size 12 Line spacing 1.5 5, and converted to PDF file.

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PRIZE (English & Urdu)


1st  Position             Rs. 500,000

2nd Position             Rs. 300,000

3rd Position             Rs. 200,000

4th -10th  Position    Rs. 100,000 (each)




Must be Pakistani / AJK citizen

Must be a regular university student

The maximum age limit is 25 years

NACTA 2nd National Essay Writing Competition 2024

The last day for filling out the application forms is the 26th of August 2024. Email:  meshahzad@hec.gov.pk   The competition for writing essays designe to stimulate the Pakistani youngsters to look at the opportunities and issues facing Pakistan and to identify their part in the development of the country by fostering critical thinking, creative thinking, and active involvement.

Contact Information

Head Office, Sector H-9, East Service Road, Islamabad
Phone: UAN: (051) 111-119-432

PMS Pakistan Studies Paper 2024

16 thoughts on "HEC Essay Competition 2024"

Saba says:

Where is the registration form ?

Seerat Fatima says:

Is essay is also submitted along the registration form?

Zain says:

I have a question about Urdu writing essays ..
Kia hm by hand likh skty ha urdu ma aur kitny pages hony chhy plz guide kr dy …

Aur kia 2no topics pr likhna ha plz guide me

ASAD says:

Do we have to choose one topic from given two or write separately on both topics?

mahnoor says:

we have to write essay on both topics?

Hira says:

How to submit the essay

Minahil Naseer says:

Did we have to write an essay on both topics which are mentioned???

Can we take help from websites ..??? Did it includes in plagiarism???

Ume Habiba says:

Can you plz tell we write essay on one topic or both???

Abrar Ahmed says:

its quite good apportunity for young generation

Hajra says:

In English essay on one topic has to be written or essays on both topic ?

mehr says:

can we participate without university approval

Alizay says:

Is there any choice between these two topics? or both topics are mandatory?

Eman Fatima says:

Essay k 2 topics hain urdu main b or english main b kya english k un dono topics pe lekhna hai?


When HEC will announce the results of the essay competition?


How HEC will announce the results of the essay competition?

Nasir Muhammad says:

Hello sir!
Sir, I am the contestant of the competition and submitted it on 5th of September 2022, but haven’t received any notification from HEC side of confirmation of essay recieved or not?
Sir, please 🙏 inform us through contact number or Gmail.

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