Govt of Pakistan has announced opening of Prime Minister’s Youth Training Scheme 2018 Phase-2 in which applications are being accepted from Engineers.
This initiative enables unemployed educated youth from Pakistan to start their professional life by offering internships for 12 months.
Who can Apply?
The Youth Training Scheme is open to students from all provinces of Pakistan, including FTA regions, Gilgit Baltistan, AJK and Islamabad Capital. The eligibility criteria for the youth training program are very simple and you only have to meet the following criteria:
- CGPA of 2.5 or at least 50 % markings in the final grade.
- The age limit is 25 years, with the exception of Balochistan, for which the age limit is 30 years, as on 23 April 2018.
- All candidates must be citizens of Pakistan with a computerized National Identity Card (CNIC)
- The disability quota is 2%, while for minorities a quota of 5% is preserved.
Students who have already benefited from one of the previous youth apprenticeships programs can not apply for this scheme. Young people employed, whether in government organizations or in the private sector, can not apply.
Full-time students of private or governmental institutes or universities are also not eligible for a Youth Training Scheme 2018.
How To Apply for Youth Training Scheme ?
If you are interested in the internship program, visit the official PMYTS website and apply online through the online registration process. The online application process is very simple, follow the steps below:
- Visit > www.pmyts.gov.pk
- Sign up by submitting your details.
- Fill in your profile by providing information such as academic qualifications and contact details.
- Fill out the application form and submit the data.
- A confirmation message with a tracking number will show the successful submission.
- Application deadline: April 23, 2018
Please Note: While writing this story, the PMYTS website does not work. A message appears saying that “the internal registration process is complete, and those who have already applied for must wait for them to be chosen for merit.”
Issues with the Youth Learning Scheme website are not new but also posed problems during phase 1 and 2 of the 2016 and 2017 Youth Training Scheme. These schemes fall under the National Internship Program (NIP).