Education opportunities in the U.S
  • USPAK Foundation's Summer Internship day on February 23, 2013. Click for more info.
  • The Elliot School of International Affairs at the George Washington University is receiving applications for its "US Foreign Policy Summer Program" titled "US Foreign Policy in a Global Era: Washington DC and the World" to be held in summer of 2013. For details visit
  • Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program at the Howard University is receiving applications for their Summer Enrichment Program. The deadline is 8 February 2013. For details visit
  • AThe American Enterprise Institute is receiving applications for its Summer Institute, which will be held in Washington DC from June 16-July 13 2013. For details visit

Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute National Capital Region

Virginia Tech Language and Culture institute National Capital Region is offering courses to Prepare Students for admission and success in U.S. universities and colleges. Please click for more information.

Term Starts End Weeks Course Fee
Spring Jan 14, 2013 Mar 08, 2013 8 $ 3050
Spring II Mar 18, 2013 May 17, 2013 9 $ 3485
Summer I May 28, 2013 July 05, 2013 6 $ 2550
Summer II July 08, 2013 Aug 16, 20136 6 $ 2550
Fall I Aug 26, 2013 Oct 18, 2013 8 $ 3175
Fall II Oct 21, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 8 $ 3175
  • edX is a web platform that provides information on courses from elite education institutions for global audience. Please click for website here.
  • American University is offering 2013 Program of Advance Studies in field of Human Rights. Please click for more information
  • Harvard Kennedy School is offering courses in the upcoming session of Global Change Agents: schedule for May 12-17, 2013. Please click for more information.
  • The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center is now accepting applications for the 2013 Emerging Leaders of Pakistan Fellowship. < a target="_blank" href="">Please click for more information.
Internship Program - 2017

The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, D.C. offers internship positions for undergraduate and graduate students in the United States colleges and universities. Students chosen for the program are required to participate as an intern for 10 weeks on a full time basis. The positions within the program are voluntary without salaries or benefits. The internship program gives students valuable work experience in a challenging foreign affairs arena.

The interns work within the following areas of expertise

Economic and political affairs: The work is multifaceted and focuses on monitoring economic and political development in the United States and Pakistan with special focus on Pak-US relations. The interns participate in a number of different tasks which span from research and preparation of reports to participation in meetings and attending various events including Think Tanks and the Hill.

Communication, cultural and press affairs

The interns participate in the daily work within the areas of communication, press and cultural affairs. As a part of the Embassy's public diplomacy activities, the interns assist in organizing the Embassy's outreach activities and participate in implementing the overall communication strategy. In addition, they organize and coordinate Pakistani cultural events in the U.S.

Community outreach : The interns also participate in community outreach efforts of the Embassy.


The program is open to motivated and dynamic undergraduate and graduate students at the U.S. colleges and universities. Please note that we do not accept applications from outside the United States.

The internship typically seeks candidates with the following qualification

  • Good communication skills.
  • Leadership ability.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Serious interest in pursuing a career in US Government and politics or other related fields.

Internship positions are best suited for applicants with interest in the following fields

  • Pak-US relations.
  • Political history of Pakistan.
  • South Asian politics.
  • Journalism.
  • International affairs.
  • Economics.
  • International economic and trade law.
  • Human rights.

Application requirements

  • Application Form (download) duly filled in.
  • A write-up on current international affairs issue (up to 500 words).
  • Resume.
  • Latest academic record.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A current Photograph.

Internship program will commence from June 15, 2017 and will end on August 14, 2017

Note: Last date for the submission of application is June 10, 2017

Application may forward to:

Overseas Pakistanis who intend to take examinations abroad

Overseas Pakistanis who intend to take examinations abroad under the auspices of Punjab University, the Vice- Chancellor has approved the following reduced charges of fee vide office order No. 1750-58 dated 15.6.2007.

The Vice- Chancellor, in anticipation of the approval of Finance & Planning Committee/ Syndicate, has been please to approve the examination fee for overseas Pakistani students and remuneration to the supervisory staff of examination centers as under:

  • Examination Fee US $ 400
  • Supplementary Examination Fee US $ 200
  • Remuneration to Superintendent, US $ 100

Additional Superintendent including.

Miscellaneous expenditure like postal

Charges/ conveyance (once for whole Examinations).

Contact Details

Embassy of Pakistan
Education Division
3517 International Court N.W
Washington D.C. 20008.

No case will be entertained except received through Embassy. University, itself, will monitor all the centers abroad.”

Admissions of foreigners as well as Pakistani Origin applicants in Pakistani Medical and Engineering Institutions

Higher Education Commission

Admissions of foreigners as well as Pakistani Origin applicants in Pakistani Medical and Engineering Institutions

For admission 2014-2015, please click here for the details

Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme (PTAP )

The Economic Affair division is the focal point for processing applications under PTAP.

Government of Pakistan
Economic Affairs Division

Admission Notice for the Academic Session 2015-16

Under Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme (PTAP) a limited number of seats are available in the disciplines of Medicine (MBBS), Dentistry (BDS), Pharmacy (D Pharmacy and B.Sc Engineering for the students of Pakistan Origin having foreign nationality, for the Session 2014-15. All those who fulfill the following conditions are eligible to apply:

  • Must have a valid proof of foreign nationality, self and parent.
  • Must have a proof of Pak-Origin in the form of Pakistan Origin card/NADRA I.D. Card or Pakistani Passport.
  • Must have studies and passed 12th grade or equivalent exam physically from abroad.
  • Must have studies right combination of subjects in Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or equivalent examination i.e. Physic, Chemistry and Biology for applying in MBBS/BDS/ Pharmacy and Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for B.Sc Engineering.
  • Must have a minimum of 60% marks in HSSC/Equivalent Exam after conversion from Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC) for apply in MBBS, BDS, Engineering and Pharmacy.
  • As prescribed by some of the Universities, students seeking admission in Engineering are required to pass SAT-1 and SAT-II or entry test.
  • For admission in MBBS/BDS, following additional condition will also apply:
    • According to PMDC guidelines, “The candidate shall have to appear in the provincial entry test or in lieu of the entry test of the admission authority, the candidates having qualification and study from abroad is required to have passed SAT-II examination score with minimum 550 marks in each of the three subjects of which two have to be biology and chemistry or MCAT with minimum aggregate score of 24.”
    • TOEFL or IELTS score of 500 or 5.5 respectively shall be required from the students who have obtained their required qualification from those institutions where the medium of instruction is not English. An alternate to TOEFL and IELT is a certification by NUML, Islamabad after a one year English language course.

Prescribed application forms and detailed terms and conditions of the programme can be down-loaded from EAD’s web site

Candidates interested to apply against the above seats must submit their complete applications o the prescribed application form (in triplicate) in General Branch (R&I) of Economic Affairs Division along with the duly attested copies of the following documents by August 31, 2014 for admission in D. Pharmacy & B.Sc Engineering and October 31, 2014 for admission in MBBS & BDS.

  • HSSC or equivalent certificate alongwith detail marks certificate/transcripts.
  • Equivalence certificate issued by Inter Board Committee of Chairmen in case of foreign qualification.
  • Proof of Foreign Nationality, Self and Parent (foreign passport, citizenship certificate etc). Green card is not accepted as proof of foreign nationality).
  • Proof of Pak-Origin (Pakistani Passport, I.D. Card etc).
  • Result Card of SAT-II or MCAT and Valid TOEFL/IELTS score card for admission in MBBS/BDS in case medium of instruction is not English.

For additional information click here

Applications received after the cut off date will not be accepted & responded to.

(Aftab Ahmad Khan)
Section Officer (PTAP/CP/FS)
Tel: 9201868
Economic Affairs Division,
Room No.505, Block “C”,
Pakistan Secretariat,
Fax: 9211822

Form for Procedure for issuance of the Letter of Need/Letter of Exceptional Need

Procedure for issuance of the Letter of Need/Letter of Exceptional Need

All applications for issuance of the Letter of Need/Letter of Exceptional Need will be processed by the Ministry of National Regulations and Services, Islamabad. All applicants are required to fill in the Prescribed Application Form and submit application with all the supporting documents along with the prescribed affidavit.

Supporting Documents for Letter of Need for Doctors

  • Application form
  • Letter of contract
  • MBBS Degree duly verified by issuing institute/Higher Education Commission (HEC)
  • Valid PMDC registration duly verified by PMDC
  • Valid copy of CNIC
  • Valid Copy of Passport
  • Fresh Affidavit of Rs.20/- (Specimen given below)

(If documents are submitted by any other person, authority letter from the concerned person to receive the same must be provided).

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