PM Scheme for Provision of Free Laptops


PM Free Laptop Scheme will provide free laptops to the students studying in public sector universities. Laptops will be given to schedule announced by PMO. PM Free Laptop Scheme criteria is very simple. All post-graduates students will be given laptops and 50% of the total enrolled students in under-graduates studies in HEC recognized public sector universities of Pakistan will be considered eligible under provision of free laptops scheme.

Under PM Laptop Scheme, about 100 thousand students will be entertained from all over Pakistan.

PM Scheme for Provision of Free Laptops

The Prime Minister’s Scheme for Provision of Laptops is an attempt to enhance the scope of research and quality education in the country and increase the access to information technology.

PM Laptop Scheme Eligibility criteria:

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.

Geographical Spread:

The scheme has nationwide outreach; students registered in an HEC approved institute from across Pakistan can benefit from the scheme.

Cost per laptop:

As an approximate, each laptop will be worth Rs.40,000.

Total Number:

A total of 100,000 students from across Pakistan will be awarded a laptop.

Budget Allocation FY 2013-14:

The scheme has an allocated budget of Rs.4.0 billion for the financial year 2013-2014.

Executing Agency:

The Higher Education Commission (HEC)/Ministry of Education and Trainings will be the central executing agency for the scheme.
The Government of the Punjab has successfully implemented the scheme to provide free laptops to students in the past. Therefore, the pattern and parameters adopted in Punjab shall be replicated in the design and implementation of the scheme.

Local Manufacturing:

The Higher Education Commission is in negotiation with manufacturers for local assembly of laptop computers. This would increase the initiative’s feasibility with reference to a growth in the popularity of this scheme.

56 thoughts on “PM Scheme for Provision of Free Laptops

  1. Very nice scheme. but last year CM gave many laptops to every university student. this year would he did not give? what will be merit for scheme of PM for undergraduate student? plz tell……………………….

  2. Assalam-O-Alikum. Sir please consider the students of Vocational Training Institute, Faisalabad in this laptop scheme.I am also the student of Vocational Training Institute,I have recently passed my Import Export Diploma in first division with A+ grades.I also want to take benefit of your laptop scheme.

    Bushra Gull

  3. this is an amazing and exelent effort for the progress of country as the progress of a country depend upon its youth.

  4. I am a student of FSC 1st Year in GC University Lahore. I have obtained 1002 marks in Matric (Sentience Group) from BISE Lahore.I want to give Laptop under PMYOUTH Program Scheme.

  5. i think this is a nice attenpt to enhance the quality of education and scope of research in pakistan… carry on nawaz shareef like this

  6. MA political science student Abdul wali khan university chitral campus ..i need laptop is i am eligible for this scheme

  7. sir g, waisye kab tk mod hyeE laptop distribute karnyE ka…
    meriii to 3 assgnmnt ho gaiii jo mainy netcafe py beth k bnaiii plz jo b karna hy jaldiii karo thnak u… waisyee acha kaam kia hy aap nyeE

  8. Sir, I am a student of DAE (civil engineering diploma).. and I have Got 72% marks in Matric and in 1st year i got 899 marks and i am still studying in 2nd year and i want a laptop because of my studies depends on many computer programs and I can’t afford laptop So kindly Give me a laptop….. i shall be very thankful to u if U do so ……

  9. Hello … Iam Final year student of Inf.Technology
    plz jaldi se laptop distribute karna PM sahib… mera last semester he

  10. Sir, when the laptops are given.please tell me.
    I am a Student of Comsats Institute of Information Technology Wah Campus.

  11. A.A I am a new appointed teacher educator according to Punjab govt vacancies, we need Shahbaz Sharif laptop so we may able to teach more and more effectively, and be aware about latest teaching techniques, in this way our teaching practice become more brighter according to modern lesson planning method. Plz consider my request. Thanx.

  12. SIR I Want to give suggestion.please consider m.phil and phd students of private universities in this scheme.because they also need for research.thanks

    • Yes, hope for the better. The merit criteria will be formed once the number of students are available with HEC and respective universities. The total number of laptops that will be given in 2013-14 financial year are 100k.

  13. Dear Sir,
    I am student of Master of public administration of BZU Multan.Can you tell me that i am eligible for Laptop or not??
    Azhar Abbas

  14. plz let us know about our university laptop distribution date and lists, as our Univ ( sindh agriculture university tandojam ) has been selected in laptop scheme.

  15. meri 75% hai average or main 2nd year main hun kya mujhay laptop millay ga ?
    mujhay zaroorat hai bahat computer ki field ka hun mujhay laptop chahye

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