France opens master-level scholarships for Pakistani students

Web Desk 01:50 PM | 27 Jan, 2023
France opens master-level scholarships for Pakistani students

ISLAMABAD/PARIS – Pakistani applicants with outstanding academic records can now benefit from a number of funding options for taught-in-English degrees in France.

A total of 170 scholarships programmes offered by the French government, universities, regions or companies are listed on the Campus Bourses scholarship search engine on the Campus France Pakistan website. All fields of knowledge and level are covered.

Every year, the Embassy of France in Pakistan awards scholarships to meritorious young Pakistani to go to France for master degrees taught in English, short French language training or art residences.

In total, 225 000 euros (59.3 million rupees) of scholarships will be granted by France in 2023 among which 197 000 euros (52 million rupees) will be allocated to talented students who wish to pursue their higher education in France at Masters Level.

The deadline for call for application is April 2 (12am).

Application for the Master scholarship in 2023 can be filed in two ways:



Both ways cover a return air ticket Pakistan-France-Pakistan, the student visa and fees for study in France, social security in France and online crash courses in French before departure, provided at the Alliances Françaises (Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi). Besides, full tuitions fees and monthly allowance of 860 euros (226.000 rupees) will be granted for the “France Excellence for Climate Change” scholarships. Depending on the availability, a preferred access to university residence may be offered.

The selected academic programmes for the “FRANCE EXCELLENCE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE” scholarships of the Embassy of France for 2023 encompasses top-notch degrees delivered by some of the best French higher education institutions, like IMT Atlantique or Rennes School of Business, all specialized in providing courses on Climate Change resilience covering scientific, managerial and economic fields.

The “FRANCE EXCELLENCE MASTER” scholarships program funded by Embassy of France in Pakistan is designed to help Pakistani students residing in Pakistan to continue their education at Masters Level in France in priority areas set up by the French and Pakistani governments: economics, public policy, environment & energy.

The Scientific & Higher Education Attaché of the French Embassy in Islamabad, and Head of Campus France Pakistan can be contacted for interview upon request, by current Pakistani scholarships holders based in France for French university offering scholarships.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on March 28, 2023

KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on March 28, 2023 (Tuesday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 284.1 287.15
Euro EUR 304.5 307.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345.5 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.3 78.1
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.7
Australian Dollar AUD 187.5 189.9
Bahrain Dinar BHD 753.18 761.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 205.5 207.7
China Yuan CNY 41.44 41.84
Danish Krone DKK 41.30 41.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.92 36.27
Indian Rupee INR 3.41 3.52
Japanese Yen JPY 2.06 2.11
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 924.09 933.09
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.84 63.45
New Zealand Dollar NZD 178 180
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.33 26.63
Omani Riyal OMR 735.91 743
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.43 78.13
Singapore Dollar SGD 209.5 211.5
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 308.97 311.47
Thai Bhat THB 8.3 8.45

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – 28 March 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 204,300 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,160.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Karachi PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Islamabad PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Peshawar PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Quetta PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Sialkot PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Attock PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Gujranwala PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Jehlum PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Multan PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Bahawalpur PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Gujrat PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Nawabshah PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Chakwal PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Hyderabad PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Nowshehra PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Sargodha PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Faisalabad PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465
Mirpur PKR 204,300 PKR 2,465


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