HEC partners with COURSERA to offer 8000 FREE Online Courses for Students in Pakistan

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HEC partners with COURSERA to offer 8000 FREE Online Courses for Students in Pakistan

Students who have secured laptops under Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme and are interested to enhance their skills can avail an exciting opportunity offered by HEC in collaboration with COURSERA. These 8000 online courses are absolutely free-of-charge on “first come first basis”. Students can apply online for these courses by simply visiting https://dlsei.pk/ Registrations will be opened for all students starting at 12PM Tuesday, 2nd October 2018.

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With this opportunity, students can acquire professional certifications for absolutely free from top ranked International universities through World’s largest online learning portal called COURSERA (Coursera.org).

Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has collaborated with Coursera to facilitate students with top courses. Here is a list of universities, with which students can avail the opportunity to choose courses from:

  1. Stanford.edu
  2. The Wharton School
  3. Princeton.edu
  4. University Of California
  5. Upenn.edu
  6. Northwestern.edu
  7. Cornell.edu and many other universities across the world.

For complete list of universities and other details, please visit https://dlsei.pk/

All of the offered courses by HEC will surely help students to polish their skills, accelerate their careers, get better jobs and most of all they will learn about most advanced technology.

1. FREE 8000 Online Courses Eligibility Criteria:

Please remember only those students are eligible to apply for these courses who have secured laptops via Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme or with status Accepted for merit list at http://pmnls.hec.gov.pk/student_details.php Moreover, students will need to submit their applications at https://dlsei.pk/

2. Registration Procedure for COURSERA:

To register yourself for free online courses, all you need to do is simply follow these simple and easy steps:

  1. Visit https://dlsei.pk/
  2. Click on Registration Button
  3. In next step, please enter your CNIC, Mobile Number, Email Address for verification process. (If you have a new mobile-number then you will need to enter your previous number that is registered with HEC and check mark the empty box available below for instance; “Send code to new contact number”
  4. You will then receive code on either mobile number or email address (registered with HEC).
  5. After a successful verification, you will be redirected to an online registration portal/form
  6. Here, you will need to fill in the required information and press Submit button
  7. After the process is completed, you will receive an email with COURSERA Pakistan Official Website link
  8. Click on the link and you will be redirected to Coursera website. There, you will need to fill required information
  9. In final step, you will be given an option to choose out of a wide range of online leading courses available at COURSERA website for absolutely FREE.

3. Additional Details:

In case of any difficulties during registration, please click on HELPDESK TAB https://dlsei.pk/helpdesk  available on every page. For further assistance, please visit following URL DLSEI HELPDESK or for further queries please contact support.dlsei@hec.gov.pk

HEC Islamabad

  • Head Office, Sector H-9, East Service Road, Islamabad
  • Opening Hours:
  • 08:00 – 16:00 (Mon – Fri)
  • T: Phone: (051) 9040 0000
  • F: (051) 9040 0000

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