Students Loan Scheme


Pursuant to the announcement made by the Federal Finance Minister in his 2001-2002-budget speech, a STUDENTS LOAN SCHEME (SLS) for Education was launched by the Government of Pakistan in collaboration with major commercial banks of Pakistan (NBP, HBL, UBL, MCB and ABL). Under the Scheme, financial assistance is provided by way of Interest Free Loans to the meritorious students who have financial constraints for pursuing their studies in Scientific, Technical and Professional education within Pakistan.

The Scheme is being administered by a high powered committee comprising Deputy Governor, State Bank of Pakistan, Presidents of the commercial banks and representative of Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan.


Under the scheme the students are eligible to apply for loans provided:

  • He/She has obtained admission on merit through normal course/procedure in the approved Universities/Colleges of the public sector mentioned hereunder.
  • He/She falls at the time of admission within the age bracket of:-

For Graduation                               Not exceeding 21 Years
For Post-Graduation                    Not exceeding 31 Years
For Ph.D                                            Not exceeding 36 Years

  • He/She has secured 70% marks in the last public examination.
  • He/She has undertaken the study of the subjects given below.
  • He/She is unable to pursue studies due to financial constraints.

Under the Scheme, loans are available in the following subjects.

i) Engineering ii) Electronics
iii) Oil Gas & Petro-Chemical  Technology iv) Agriculture
v) Medicine vi) Physics
vii) Chemistry viii) Biology, Molecular Biology & Genetics
ix) Mathematics x) Other Natural Sciences
xi) DAWA and Islamic Jurisprudence
(LL.B/LL.M Sharia)
xii) Computer Science/Information
System and Technology including hardware.
xiii) Economics, Statistics and Econometrics xiv) Business Management Sciences
xv) Commerce

Each application must be supported by attested copies of:-

  • Certificate from the Vice Chancellor/Principal/Registrar of the concerned University Letter Head confirming date of admission and completion date of study.
  • Fee Challan raise/demanded by the Educational Institution and Boarding expenses (excluding meal charges).
  • Metric, Intermediate Certificate, Graduation & Past Graduation Degree.
  • Details Marks sheet of the last Public Examination passed.
  • In case, if the Parent(s)/Guardian are in service, the income certificate must be from the employer. For the rest it should be obtained from the Area Councilor of Union Council.
  • Domicile and CNIC of parents and applicant.

Application forms should reach the Students’ Financial Aid Office complete in all respects according to the above instructions on or before 21-03-2011

  • The application form is available at Main Jee Photostat near Main Gate no. 02 Chenab Chowk GC University and GCUF website.
  • Download Form

No form will be entertained after the due date.

For further information contact:

Saima Parveen
Assistant Registrar/Incharge (SFAO)
Ph. 041-9201301/9200066-70
Ext.128 Fax: 041-9201301
Email: sfao@gcuf.edu.pk