HEC Announces Prime Minister’s Electric Wheelchair Scheme for University Students

The Higher Education Commission has announced the third phase of the Prime Minister’s Electric Wheelchair Scheme for University Students.

The HEC has invited applications from students having ambulatory disability and are or being enrolled with the public sector universities and affiliated colleges for undergraduate, master’s and PhD programmes during Fall Semester 2022-23.

Eligibility Criteria

Electric Wheelchairs will be distributed among students who:

  • Have physical and permanent ambulatory disability to such a degree that they are unable to move from place to place without the aid of a wheelchair
  • Are not able to cross curbs because of paralysis or loss of function of legs
  • Have missed one or both legs
  • Are registered/being registered for academic session Fall 2022-23 in HEC recognised Public Sector Universities and Affiliated Colleges of all provinces, AJ&K and Gilgit-Baltistan in Undergraduate, Postgraduate, MS/ MPhil and PhD programmes
  • Have valid certificate of special person/ambulatory disability from the relevant Competent Authority/ Government Institutions
  • Have not applied and received Electric Wheelchairs during previous Phases

How To Apply

  • Students who meet the eligibility criteria are advised to fill and submit the online application form available at the portal by November 30, 2022.
  • Take print of the application form, attach necessary documents and submit in the office of respective Vice Chancellor/Registrar/designated person.
  • Universities/Affiliated Colleges will forward all eligible cases to HEC in one transaction by December 31, 2022 at the following address for the distribution of Electric Wheelchairs on merit.

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