Q 1. I am a student of a university, please tell me how can I apply for the Prime Minister’s Laptop scheme?
Ans:- Please refer to Students’ Service Portal available at http://pmnls.hec.gov.pk and Register to be considered as per the defined eligibility and merit criteria. However, if you are already Registered or have Validated your record at the above referred portal during Phase – I of the scheme, then you are required to update your profile at the portal.
Q 2. I am a student of BS 4-year program in a university. I am in 7th semester and have attained 65% GPA in my last semester, i.e. 6th semester. Please tell me how to get the laptop from you?
Ans:- As per eligibility criteria only CGPA (i.e. Cumulative GPA of all pervious semesters) shall be considered.
Q 3. Can you please tell me if MPhil/ PhD university teachers are eligible under the PM’s Laptops scheme?
Ans:- Prime Minister’s Laptops scheme is for the “Students” only, who are enrolled at any of the public sector higher education institutes of Pakistan & AJK.
Q 4. I am student 7th semester of Bachelors of Science in Computer Sciences (BSCS) from University of Karachi having CGPA 3.3 up till now. How the CGPA will be equated in percentage?
Ans:- The Grading standard as followed by the universities/ institutes whether CGPA or Percentage for any specific program shall be considered accordingly. Students do not need to do any conversion from CGPA to Percentage or Vice Versa. Please consult your university/ institute’s Focal Person for further advise and clarification.
Q 5. I have been asked by my university to send email data pertaining to my department of all eligible students for the Prime Minister’s Laptop scheme, please find attached herewith in this email.
Ans:- Please be advised that HEC shall only consider individual’s application submitted online at the Students’ Service Portal available at http://pmnls.hec.gov.pk. However, your university/ institute might have provided all students’ data and the same have been uploaded at the portal. Please check using your CNIC number if you are already Registered, if so, please update your profile only.
No other mode of application shall be entertained by HEC. Students are advised to carefully fill the Online Form at the referred portal. Any mistake or error may lead to disqualification.
Q 6. I am student of a public sector university and have come to know that my university is not in the list whereas others are included? Can you please let me know why our university is neglected?
Ans:- All public sector universities/ degree awarding institutes are enlisted as eligible HEIs. For a complete listing of eligible HEIs, please refer to the tab on left side stating “Eligible Universities/ Institutes”.
Q 7. I want to know that orphans who doing graduation are eligible for getting laptop?
Ans:- Students meeting the criteria as defined for the scheme are eligible, however there shall be no reserve quota for orphans.
Q 8. Could you please tell me which students are eligible for the laptop scheme?
Ans:- All students, found enrolled as of June 30, 2015 in any public sector HEIs who meets the eligibility criteria are eligible. However, students will get the laptops as per distribution criteria and the Merit criteria (if applicable).
Q 9. I am an MBBS student of an affiliated college of a public sector university, could you please tell me if I am eligible for this scheme?
Ans:- Students of universities/ degree awarding institutes and their constituent colleges/ institutes are eligible under this scheme, but not the affiliated colleges/ institutes.