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What does PVTC stand for?

PVTC stands for Punjab Vocational Training Council.

What is VTI?

VTI stands for Vocational Training Institute. These institutes impart training to the Mustahqeen-e-Zakat in employable skills for their permanent rehabilitation. Each VTI is managed and governed by District Board of Management (DBOM).


What is DBOM?

DBOM is abbreviation of District Board of Management. Every VTI is managed by a DBOM which is headed by President DBOM under whom Tehsil Management Committee (TMC) for each Tehsil of the district operates for smooth and efficient working of VTI. Members of DBOM usually consist of local entrepreneurs, industrialists, progressive agriculturists, traders and social workers etc.

What is meant by MOZU?

MOZU is abbreviation of “Ministry of Zakat & Ushar”.

What is MOZU Education Stipend (Technical) Scheme?

This scheme was approved by Provincial Zakat Committee to impart skill training to the Mustahqeen-e-Zakat in demand driven trades for their permanent rehabilitation. Under this scheme eligible Mustahqeen are paid stipend from Zakat fund to bear their training and personal expenditure during the course of their training.

Who is eligible for MOZU Educational Stipend (Technical)?

Unemployed Muslim youth between the ages of 15 to 35 years, living below poverty line are eligible for MOZU Educational Stipend (Technical).

How is poverty line defined?

The Planning Commission of Pakistan has adopted an official poverty line based on a caloric norm of 2,400 kcal per adult per day. This poverty line approximates to Rs. 3,030 per month per adult equivalence.

Can every person living below poverty line take admission in VTI’s?

Yes! However, in Zakat funded courses only Muslims candidates between the ages of 15 to 35 are enrolled. Non- Muslim candidates can take admission in “Self-Finance” and “Sponsor a Child” admission streams. There is no upper age limit in these streams.

From where MOZU Scholarship form can be obtained?

MOZU scholarship forms are available in all VTIs.

Where to submit admission and MOZU Scholarship Forms?

The forms are submitted in the concerned VTI where admission is desired, after getting Istahqaq determined by the Local Zakat Committee on part-B of MOZU-1 Technical Form.

Who is competent to determine the Istahqaq?

Local Zakat Committee is competent to determine the Istahqaq and issue Istahqaq certificate on part-B of MOZU-1 Technical Form.

Can a person seek admission in a VTI located in a district other than his domicile?

Yes! Only If applicant’s CNIC shows permanent or temporary address of the district in the admission is desired.

Where are the VTIs located and what courses these VTI are offering?

The list of the VTI's along with the addresses and courses offered by them is available in this website.For details please check "Institutes Network" section of this web site as Institutes Network

What are the courses, their duration and entry level which are being offered at VTIs?

This information is available at "Trades" Section of this web site as Trades

How can I apply for the admissions in a VTI?

Admission forms are available in all VTIs. Moreover, candidates can also register through online registration facility available on this website. However, the admission form after filling is to be submitted in the VTI in any case.

From where can I get the Prospectus of the VTI?

From any VTI across Punjab.

What documents I have to submit along with the admission forms?

The following documents be submitted along with the admission form.

A. Part A and B (Certificate of Istahqaq on part-B of MOZU-1 Technical Form) of MOZU Scholarship form duly filled.

B. Attested photocopies of the academic record (Photocopies of matric /middle/primary etc).

C. Attested photocopies of applicant and his / her Father/Husband’s CNIC (Age; 18 years or above). Attested photocopy of Form-B (if the applicant is a minor).

D. Attested photocopies of Guardian’s CNIC (If father of the applicant is dead or abroad)

E. Two Passport size photographs with white background.

Is admission to the VTI’s advertised in the press?

Yes admission is advertised in newspapers as well as Social media platforms. Furthermore, banners and posters regarding admissions are also displayed at prominent places along with dissemination of pamphlets and brochures among local community.

How can I apply for a job in PVTC or VTI?

All vacancies are advertised in leading newspapers and official website of PVTC.