Specifications of Free Laptops by Punjab Government

It is the hot news of these days that Punjab Government has announced to distribute 100,000 free laptop computers among talented students of public sector universities, colleges and BISE (Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education).

Click below to read my previous post with full details about:
Free Laptop Computers by Punjab Government

Specifications of Free Dell Laptops for Students of Punjab, Pakistan

Here are specifications of Free Laptops:
Company/ Brand
Screen Display Size
14 inches
Processor Type
Intel Pentium Dual Core B950

Processor Speed
Dual Core 2.10 GHz or Higher
Intel HM65 chipset
2 GB of DDR -III
Hard Disk:
Pre-Loaded Windows 7 Home Edition
Super Drive
Carrying Case
Targus Carrying Case
15 Months Extended Warranty on parts and battery

It is also being reported that these laptops will also have following features:
  • Video/Display Card Onboard Graphics Controller
  • Sound Card Standard
  • PC Card Slots One Type I or II
  • Network Adapter On-Board 10/100/1000 base-T Ethernet card (Microsoft Windows 2000/Xp/Vista/7, 2003, Red Hat Linux Supportive)
  • Integrated I/O Interfaces like 2 USB 2.0 Port. 1 RJ45 Jack for Ethernet, External VGA Port, and 4-1 Card Reader and other standard features
  • Wireless LAN Wireless 802.11abg 54 Mbps or higher, Microsoft Windows 2000/Xp/2003, Red Hat Linux Supportive
  • Built-in Webcam
  • Li-ion Re-chargeable Battery pack with an estimated 2 hours battery life or higher
  • Key Board 84/85 keys pad and integrated Touch Pad/Pointing Device
  • Mouse (External) 2.0 USB 2-Buttons Optical Mouse with Scroll
  • Antivirus with media Kit
  • Customized BIOS with project logo in BIOS
  • Standard Accessories Power cable with two/ three pin socket and plug, Interface cable, Power adopter and charger, User manual.
A Laptop with the above specification is just perfect for educational and study needs of students.

When Will Students get Free Laptops?
The first consignment of free laptops will reach in Lahore, Pakistan in January 2012 and after some time will be distributed to eligible selected candidates. For more updated information, please keep visiting this weblog.

Where to Contact?
If you have any question about this program of Free Laptops, you can contact with following authorities:
The principal of your College or Vice Chancellor of your University
Divisional level IGRCs Committees
Chief Minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif's Facebook Page is www.facebook.com/Sharif.Shehbaz
Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif's Email Address is cmshehbaz@pmln.org

Update: HP1000 laptops will be awarded to students. Click to see full specifications of HP1000 Laptop.


  1. respected sir i have tried very hard to contact you but in vain.i m an eligible student of bahauddin zakariya university multan,department of chemistry and no one from my department is added in the list.this is unfair and totally unjust as well.all the students are awarded with laptops but not the chemists.you should take steps to solve our problems otherwise the students of our department will become disappointed

  2. I Want to complaint against the collage authority that they listed the names of Economics and English final classes at college white
    board as free laptop eligible students but they did not registered our names. When I asked them they told us that they have registered but still our names are not in the registration list please take step against collage authority of Govt Post Graduate College For Women Rahim Yar Khan

  3. error in regstration kindly help us

  4. good step bu punjab gov.
    i appreciate ..!!
    thnx sir

  5. sir i hav a problem in registration uptii now..my name is present in the uet lahore selected candidate,s list..
    so plz sir do something , otherwise i will lost my laptop...
    hafiz muhaamad zohaib

  6. Respected Sir
    Your efforts not only for the youth but for the people of pakistan, particularly for punjab are highly appreciative.Being pakistani i request every pakistani please identify the well wishers of pakistan n vote them not those who are busy only in making a party of turn coats.
    May Allah bless u with sound health.
    All the Best

  7. My department has sent the list of students who are according to the merit which is required for free laptops but still it is not displayed yet on the web. I am the student of I.U.B (Bahawalpur) of evening program because there is only evening program for M.A English Linguistics. Please assist me regarding this problem.


  8. Hello sir I am very excited to hear about this that you are providing free laptops to students I appreciate it. But one thing I want to know that what about those students who attend evening classes, according to eligibility criteria are they eligible?
    Thanks in aniticipation!


  10. respected sir
    im the student of comsats univ lahore electrical department sir im eligible for laptop according to eligible criteria and our univ was colected data from students but we have no way to checking we are slected or not becouse our univ name donot showing in univ list please please solve this problem

  11. Gul sb i'm realy a diserver for ur offers.i like to work at cmputer but i didnot know about it even i'm nt aware how an email is sent.plz sir help me.

  12. sir jo student tevta k under hai kia wo nai eligile is k liye

  13. sir i am gcuf student,and deserve for labtop.plz help me.

  14. Sir ur scheme is good , I m Arshad , ur work for our youth is appreciated i have done MBA in 2008 from Intitute of mamagment science lahore and BCS in 2004 from UCP lahore and now studying in more courses in PMS pindi institute please chk my education and give me LAPTOP , i hope sir to consider my request i m from rural Area Punjab khushab.

  15. Sir
    I have registered myself for laptop through youth Punjab website. I have also received a message of congratulations through SMS and call on my mobile no. But my name is not included in the registered list of students. I got 473/520 in Intermediate F.Sc Part 1 and was among first 20 students of Lahore board.
    Now i have received a message on my mobile from "03159900009" that if my name is not in registered list, then i have to complain on this email ID.

  16. its good for student, especially middle class and before this scheme majority of these student see laptop in dream but its now possible to see it in real life due to the great leader mian shehbaz sharif.
    i appreciate it......

  17. Nighat karamatMarch 31, 2012

    respected sir i am a student of b.sc at govt.college baghbanpura lhr for women.i also need laptop plz provide in our college also especially for b.sc students.Thank you.

  18. respected sir i am student of sargodha university i want to tell you that our university has charged rs.400 from every students who got the laptops.students were told if they will not pay money for bags and t-shirt they will have to give back the laptops to university we are also aware of the fact that no other institute has charged his student,regarding this i hope you will consider my humble request, and will give a serious reply to those involved.

  19. Sir,i have a problem with my laptop in starting sound works but suddenly it stop working in ubunto then i installed windows 7 on it then also sound doesn't work i checked all sound settings and devices system shows that they all working properly please its a hhumble requet to send me a solution for it.

    1. Hi
      You can download the driver from www.dell.com
      it simple dear

    2. Ghulam shabeerSeptember 01, 2012

      you check which windows you installed try to install windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit or windows 7 professional 32 bits it will work

  20. kindly sir tell that our institution (institute of cost and management accounted of pakistan )why not fall under this catagory we are also needy student and also the brillent one then any others kindly explain

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