Following Questions and Answers guide you about the Prime Minister Fee Reimbursement Scheme:

Is this a fully funded scholarship program or contains any monthly stipend/student's allowance?

No, this is not a scholarship program and does not offer any monthly stipend/student's allowance.

I am a domicile holder of FATA and enrolled in Masters Program in Peshawar University. Am I eligible under the program?

Yes you are eligible, as students belonging to FATA region can study in any university of Khyberpakhtunkhwa.

I am a domicile holder of Rahim Yar Khan and enrolled in Master's Program in Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. Am I eligible under the program?

No, you are not eligible as your domicile is of South Punjab. For the eligibility under the scheme you are required to be enrolled in any university of the specified regions of South Punjab.

I am a domicile holder of Rahim Yar Khan and enrolled in MPhil Program in Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. Am I eligible under the program?

No, you are not eligible as your domicile is of South Punjab. For the eligibility under the scheme you are required to be enrolled in any university of the specified regions of South Punjab.

I am a domicile holder of Sukkur and enrolled in PhD Program in Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. Am I eligible under the program?

Yes, you are eligible. For the eligibility under the scheme, PhD students can be enrolled in any HEC recognized public sector university of Pakistan.

I am student of LLB. Are students enrolled in LLB covered for the reimbursement under the Scheme?

No. Any bachelor program including LLB is not covered under the scheme.

I am a student of M.Ed. Are students enrolled in M.Ed covered for the reimbursement under the Scheme?

Yes. M.Ed. degree with entry requirement of B.Ed.(15-year schooling) from a chartered University/Degree Awarding Institution is recognized as equivalent to corresponding M.Ed./MA in Education involving 16-year of schooling. Such students are eligible.

I am domicile holder of FATA, from where I can do Masters?

FATA domicile holders are eligible for Masters in all public sector universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa only on merit basis.

I am domicile holder of AJK, from where I can do MS / M.Phil.?

AJK domicile holders are eligible for MS / M.Phil. in all public sector universities of Azad Jammu and Kashmir only on merit basis.

I am domicile holder of Interior Sindh, from where I can do Ph.D.?

All listed/eligible domicile holders are eligible for Ph.D. in all public sector universities of Pakistan.

I am going to take admission in university on self-finance (My fee is higher than normal fee structure), am I eligible for Fee Reimbursement Scheme?

Any student enrolled on fee structure different from normal/regular fee structure of their respective study program is NOT eligible for the Fee Reimbursement Scheme.

I am studying in evening program, am I eligible for Fee Reimbursement Scheme?

Any student enrolled in universities on merit under normal fee structure is eligible irrespective of morning/evening program.

If I am eligible for the FRS (Fee Reimbursement scheme) but my name is not mentioned in the list of recipient students, whom should I contact?

First contact your university's Registrar office/Focal Person. List of concerned focal persons with their contact details is also provided on HEC website. In case of any further query, you can write an email to HEC.

Why am I unable to receive verification code on my cell phone?

You may not receive verification code if you are using a converted SIM. Use non-converted SIM for validation/registration process and wait for at least 15 minutes before retrying.

Why am I unable to receive verification code on my email?

Please check your email's spam folder if you are unable to recieve verification code in inbox or try using another email.

Do I have to validate my record after New Registration?

Validation is not required after New Registration.

My CNIC is incorrect on student portal, I couldn't validate my record. What should I do for CNIC correction?

Please share the scanned copy of your CNIC with your focal person.

My record already exists in Laptop Scheme, what should I do?

Please register/validate yourself on PMFRS portal using the same email and phone number used in Laptop Scheme. Any correction for email and mobile number will NOT be entertained.

Who can perform new registration after academic details update?

If you are currently enrolled in a degree program and have already availed Fee Reimbursement Scheme for previous degree level, then you are required to send a request to HEC for allowing you to update your academic details. This option can only be avialed by validated students. If you are enrolled in same degree level for which you have already availed fee reimbursement, then you are not allowed to update your academic details.

Whenever I try to register, it shows your CNIC already exists in system. What should I do?

Your record already exists for previous financial year, please validate that record. If you want to update your academic details, please validate your previous record before sending a request for HEC approval.

I lost my password for Helpdesk portal. How can I submit a request for updating academic details?

Please use Lost Password option on helpdesk portal, an email will be sent with a reset link and you can change your password.

I submitted a request for updating academic detail but didn't receive any response from HEC?

Kindly wait for at least 24 hours to receive a reply.