This laptop distribution scheme was launched by Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif a few years ago but that was only limited to the Punjab province. But now the government has decided to launch this PM Laptop scheme nationwide. According to the announced scheme, 1 lac laptops will be distributed among the intelligent students of the universities and colleges each year.
The PM laptop scheme was officially announced by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian Nawaz Sharif. The Prime Minister had announced total six schemes for youth in his last address. These schemes include paid internship for unemployed youngsters, business loans, the youth skill development scheme and scholarships. The people of Pakistan especially youth has appreciated these efforts of the government alot but they have also said that the government will have to make sure that the process is fair and transparent.
PM Mian Nawaz Sharif’s Free Laptops Scheme Eligibility Criteria 2017
The laptop assembling plant is going to be build in Sunder Industrial Estate. Many International computer hardware manufacturing companies including from South Korea, Taiwan and China have shown their interest in investing for this scheme.
Every students who wants to get an laptop through PM laptop scheme 2017 phase III will have to fulfill a certain criteria otherwise he/she will not be considered eligible for the scheme. There has been no official announcement about the eligibility criteria of PM laptop scheme till now but it is expected that will will be pretty similar to the Punjab government’s laptop scheme eligibility criteria. The federal government has tasked Higher Education Commission (HEC) to design the implementation strategy and the eligibility criteria for the PM laptop scheme 2017.
PM Free laptop scheme eligibility criteria:
The students who are enrolled in a HEC recognized government university can apply for the scheme.
The students must carry at-least 60% marks in their last annual exam or 70% marks in their exam in case of semester system.
Keep visiting us as the latest information and eligibility criteria of PM laptop scheme Phase 3 will be updated here on this page as soon as it will be announced.
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