Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has announced Free Laptop Scheme 2013 for Students in Pakistan. 100000 students will awarded Free Laptops.
The Prime Minister’s Scheme for Provision of free Laptops is an attempt to enhance the scope of research and quality education in the Pakistan and increase the access to new technologies.
Anyone can apply in PM’s Free Laptop Scheme as per eligibility criteria mentioned below.
The free laptop scheme will be completely on merit basis.
Therefore only eligible candidates should apply for this scheme.
Government of Pakistan will announce the registration procedure with application forms after 3rd October, 2013.
Students, both male and female, registered in an HEC approved educational institution are eligible for the scheme. All masters/doctoral students and 50% under-graduate students will get the laptop.
Students registered in an HEC approved institute from across Pakistan can benefit from the scheme.
approximately cost of each laptop will be Rs.40,000 and total of 100,000 students from all over Pakistan will get a free laptop.
Government of Pakistan has an allocated budget of Rs.4.0 billion for this scheme.