Admissions of Foreign & Dual Nationality Holder Pakistani Students under Self Finance Scheme (SFS) for the Session 2018-19

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has informed that a limited number of seats are available for admissions in Public Sector Universities/ Institutions of Pakistan in the disciplines of BSc (Engineering) for foreign nationals as well as Pakistan Origin dual nationality holders for the Academic Session 2018-19 under Self Scheme (SFS).

The main purpose of the scheme is to encourage expatriate Pakistanis to stay connected with their mother land, and foreign nationals to learn about Pakistani culture and society, encourage knowledge-sharing with friendly, countries and to improve relationships with the international community.

For admission under SFS, the students should have physically studied (SSC and HSSC) or Equivalent outside Pakistan with minimum 60% marks in HSSC or its equivalent qualifications after conversion in the form of equivalence certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC) in at least three compulsory subjects including Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics. It is further added that the students are required to have passed Provincial/Regional admission test or passed SAT-II with minimum 550 marks in each subject i.e. Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Mathematics or foreign MCAT with minimum aggregate score or 24 are eligible to apply for these seats. Online application form, eligibility criteria/terms and conditions and rate of tuition fee etc., are available on HEC website (

The last date for online submission of applications is 31st October 2018.

The Consulate General of Pakistan in Melbourne

The Consulate General of Pakistan in Melbourne has started its operation for following consular services (except Machine Readable Passport) for the residents of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia:

a) Attestation of Power of Attorney
b) Verification of Driving License
c) Child Birth Registration
d) Police Clearance Certificate
e) Issuance of Visas
f) Other Consular services
2. All applicants for the above consular services (except Machine Readable Passport) may visit/send their documents for processing at the following address.

Consulate General of Pakistan, Melbourne
55 Cardigan Place,
Albert Park, 3206, Victoria.
Main lines: 03 9696 7348 & 03 9696 7613
Fax: 03 9696 7613

Consul General’s office: 03 9682 5733
Consul/HOC’s office: 03 9682 5755

Consular Hours:
Mondays to Thursdays: 0930-1300
Fridays: 0930-1200
Mode of payment for Consular Fee:
Postal Money Order / Certified Bank Cheque / Bank Draft in favor of “Consulate General of
Pakistan, Melbourne”. An EFTOPS terminal has been installed at the Mission to enable payment of fees via debit/credit cards

3. In case of emergencies or any further inquiries Ms. Nasreen Fatima,
Consul, may be contacted on 0422362781 and email at