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About NICTSP

National ICT Scholarship Program

FOR A PROSPEROUS PAKISTAN

The Story So Far:

National ICT Scholarship Program (NICTSP) envisages to generate knowledge based economy by creating equal opportunities for the students of underserved areas. This generous funding is available to talented and deserving F.Sc. students who want to make their mark in leading Information and Communication Technology Universities and going further they have the resolve to form part of the knowledge based economy.

    • ICT R&D has so far awarded more than 1,900* fully funded scholarships worth upto Rs.1.8 billion to students from rural and non-metropolitan areas.

    • More than 2,500 teachers have been trained to prepare their students for taking entrance exams of Participation Universities.

    • Approximately than 36,000 students have been trained with a view to bring them at par with their competitors from metropolitan and urban areas.

Training Imparted:
Year Principal Teacher Students
2006 - 182 2,500
2007 - 700 6,100
2008 - 436 7,200
2009 200 600 9,000
2010 200 600 11,000
Total: 400 2,518 35,800

Provincial Breakdown of Awarded Scholarships:
Year Punjab Sindh KPK FATA FANA Balochistan Total
2006 189 - - - - - 189
2007 221 106 40 - - 23 390
2008 304 126 91 - - 29 550
2009 350 157 122 16 17 75 737
2010 295 118 92 12 12 51 580
Total: 1,359 507 345 28 29 178 2,446^

^ Scholarships offered
* Scholarships availed


10 Comments

  1. Humna Malik says:

    What type of Scholarship is this? What type of people can apply to it?I have applied for NUST on open merit and i am sure for my admission but what is this all you are telling about?

  2. Junaid says:

    can u please tell me that will this test be conducted at our place or at the FAST NU place??? i m from khairpur… so tell me should i have to come karachi or have to give test on my PC???

  3. why this scholarship was not awarded in 2011

  4. Muhammad Danial says:

    kindly tell me when will list of selected candidates for ict scholarship fall 2012 be uploaded?

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