Laptop Scheme Phase - III: Important Instructions for VU Students for Applying on PMNLS Portal

Published On:  Saturday, December 24, 2016

Prime Minister's National Laptop Scheme Phase-III
Important Instructions for Applying on the Portal
VU students enrolled in following programs only are eligible to apply for the PM's National Laptop Scheme Phase-III as given in the table below:

Study Program Title
Enrolment after
Enrolled till
  • BS (4-Yr)
(Eq. to 16-Yr Education)
Fall 2012 i.e. [VUID’s first four digits after prefix (BS/BC) must be 1204, 1302, 1304, 1402, 1404, 1502, 1504 & 1602] only.
Spring 2016
i.e. Students admitted in Fall 2016 i.e. Students of 1604 batch are NOT eligible to apply in Phase - III.
  • All Masters Programs
(Eq. to 16-Yr Education)
Fall 2014 i.e. [VUID’s first four digits after prefix (MC) must be 1404, 1502, 1504 & 1602] only.
  • MSBA/ MBA (Eq. to MS.)(1 ½- yr)
Fall 2014 i.e. [VUID’s first four digits after prefix (MB) must be 1404] only.
  • MSBA/ MBA (Eq. to MS),
  • MS (All Bio-Sciences Programs)
  • M.Phil. Education ELM)
i.e. (All 2-Year MS Programs)
Spring 2015 i.e. [VUID’s first four digits after prefix (MS/MI) must be 1502, 1504 & 1602] only.
  • MSCS
Fall 2014 i.e. [VUID’s first four digits after prefix (MS) must be 1404, 1502, 1504 & 1602] only.

Note: The students who have applied under PM’s National Laptop Scheme Phase-II, but did not succeed, must update their profile on PMNLS portal if they fulfill the above mentioned criteria.
Very Important to Know:
    The following are NOT be eligible for laptops under this scheme:
  1. VU students enrolled in 2-year Associate Degree Programs, 2-Year Bachelor Programs, Post Graduate Diploma (PGDs) Programs, Specialization Certificates, Zero and Deficiency Semester(s).
  2. Students who have previously received a laptop under any Federal or Provincial Government scheme.
  3. Foreign nationals, except students from AJK and Indian Occupied Kashmir.
  4. Any other students not listed above and/ or as identified and decided by the Steering Committee.
How to Apply:
  1. Open the link given below in your browser:
  1. Choose the following options from the drop down menus on the 1st page:
    1. City : “Lahore”,
    2. University: “Virtual University of Pakistan”,
    3. CNIC: “Your own CNIC Number without dashes”
    4. Click “Filter Result”
  2. If you have not applied before, “Click Here” option will appear just below the table header. After clicking, a new page will appear wherein you will be asked to submit your CNIC no. and verifying code (captcha). Upon successfully submitting this information, a new page will open with following instructions & disclaimer:
1.    Fill the Application Form properly with complete and correct information / answers.
2.    All fields marked with * are mandatory.
3.    Enter your personal information as per your CNIC.
4.    Incorrect, false or forged information may result in cancellation of your candidature at any stage.
5.    Use your OWN email address, CNIC and mobile number for registration process, as the provided data will be used for further processing. In case of incorrect data or same email address used on behalf of other students may lead to cancellation of registration process.
6.    DO NOT leave any field blank, otherwise your application shall be rejected by the online system.
7.    Students experiencing issues or face any difficulty in filling the online application form, are advised to contact Focal Person(s) of their respective university / institute. Please refer to SEARCH FOCAL PERSON tab above.
8.    Use good Internet, with Recommended Browsers (chrome, firefox, Microsoft edge) for proper submission to avoid any issue.
9.    Students are advised to refer to the tooltips marked as against each parameter of the online application form.
1.    I hereby solemnly declare that the Personal and Academic information provided in the forms are correct, and have neither been altered nor tampered with. The Personal information (Name, CNIC etc.) entered is related to my identity and I have filled the registration form as per the instructions given.
2.    Further, I declare that I will not indulge in the unlawful act of selling the assets given to me for business/profit generation and if found guilty on any such grounds, I shall be held responsible for any legal action thereof.
3.    I also understand that in case of falsification of information or the wrong, missing and forged information supplied/concealment of correct information, I shall be held responsible for the legal action and ultimately will be disqualified from any benefits of the scheme. I am providing the required information which is exact as per my academic record and request for consideration of my application for the scheme.
  1. After reading the above text carefully, click “Accept & Continue” button at the bottom of the page, if you agree with the terms & conditions.
  2. Carefully enter the following information in the form:

Personal Information:
Full Name*:                                               Enter your full name (As per VU Record)
Father's Name*:                                        Enter your father's full name
Date of Birth*:                                           DoB (As per VU record)
Gender*:                                                   Male / Female
Permanent Address*:                               Enter your postal address (As per your CNIC & University Record)
City of Permanent Address:                     Choose your City
Employment Status*:                               Employed OR Not Employed

Then, Click “Next step”

Academic Information:
Enrollment Number:                             Enter your VU Registration number NOT your VUID.       [Registration No. is visible in your profile on VULMS]
Date of Admission:                                 “Date of your Admission in current Program” [For Spring Admission: 15-04-20XX and For Fall: 15-10-20XX]
Date of Completion:                                Calculate and enter “Expected Date of Completion of     your degree program as per its prescribed duration by VU”
Are you enrolled as disabled Student?      Yes / No
City of University*:                                  Choose “Lahore”
University*:                                             Select “Virtual University of Pakistan”
Campus*:                                               Select “Main Campus”
University Department*:                           Select your respective department as per VU website
Degree Level*:                                        Choose level of your degree program
Degree Program*:                                   Choose your respective degree program as per department wise list given at the bopttom of this document.
System (Annual/Semester)*:                   Semester
Semester*:                                            Check and enter attended semesters’ information [from your VULMS profile, Fall 2016/ Current semester is not included]
Years of Study*:                                    Calculate and choose no. of years till spring 2016              
Semester Percentage Secured in HSc or Eqv*:        Enter your Marks in Intermediate / Total Marks
Grading System*:                                  Choose an appropriate option
Percentage in Last Exam*:                     Enter your last degree’s percentage, as applicable.
CGPA / GPA in Last Exam*:                  Enter your effective C/GPA you scored till/in Spring 2016 semester.

Then, Click “Next step”

Contact Verification:
Cell phone number*:                       Enter your valid cell number (Numbers shifted to other networks usually don’t receive verification codes)
Cell phone verification code*:           Enter the code received on your given cell number
Email*:                                          Enter your VU e-mail ID 
Email verification code*:                  Enter the code received on your given VU e-mail ID
Enter Captcha:                               Enter Verification Code (Captcha)

  1. Carefully review your application entries and if satisfied then click “Submit” button. Review your application very carefully before submission. Beware that mistakes or incorrect entries can make you disqualify.

  1. In case of any ambiguity or difficulty, please visit the following web link:
Department Wise List of Eligible Degree Programs under PMNLS Phase-III
Titles of VU Degree Programs
Degree Program Title to be selected on PMNLS Portal Phase-III
Department’s Name
MSBA and MBA (Eq. to MS)
MS/ M.Phil.
Management Sciences
Master of Accounting
MA (16-year education)
Master of Accounting & Finance
Master of Banking & Finance
Master of Business Administration (MBA)-Executive
Master of Business Economics (MB Econ)
Master of Business Studies (MBS) Equivalent to BBS - Leading to MBA /MSBA
Master of Commerce (M. Com)
Master of Finance
Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) 
Master of Operations & Supply Chain Management
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
BS (Accounting and Finance)
BS (Hons) – (16-year education)
BS (Banking & Finance)
BS (Business Administration)
BS (Commerce)
BS (Management)
BS (Marketing)
BS (Public Administration)
Bachelor of Business & Information Technology (BBIT)
Ph.D. Computer Science
Computer Science & Information Technology
MS (Computer Science)
MS/ M.Phil.
Master of Computer Science (MCS)
M.Sc. (16-year education)
Master of Information Technology (MIT)
BS (Computer Science)
BS (Hons) – (16-year education)
BS (Information Technology)
BS (Software Engineering)
MS Bioinformatics
MS/ M.Phil.
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
BS Bioinformatics
BS (Hons) – (16-year education)
Ph.D. Biotechnology
MS Biotechnology
MS/ M.Phil.
BS Biotechnology
BS (Hons) – (16-year education)
MS Zoology (2 years)
MS/ M.Phil.
MS Genetics (2 years)
M.Sc. Applied Psychology
M.Sc. (16-year education)
M.Sc. Organizational Psychology
BS Psychology
BS (Hons) – (16-year education)
M.Sc. Mass Communication
M.Sc. (16-year education)
Mass Communication
BS Mass Communication
BS (Hons) – (16-year education)
M.Phil Education (Educational Leadership & Management)
MS/ M.Phil.
B.Ed. Hons. (Elementary)  
BS (Hons) – (16-year education)

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