British Council and Ufone come up with Good News for Pakistani IELTS students

Ufone & British Council Partner to provide a scholarship programme to Pakistani Students | PakistanTribeKARACHI – Ufone, an Etisalat Group company, has partnered with British Council for a scholarship programme with prizes worth Rs 5 Million; Rs.1 million each will be given to five lucky winners.

Any student who has taken the IELTS through British Council and aims to take admission in a university is eligible for participation. All they need to do is to SMS their registration code through their Ufone number to 3242 and will be given a quiz.

The quiz will comprise 10 questions and the top 10 scorers will be given topics which they will work on and then present to British Council. One winner will receive Rs.1 million for each cycle and this process will repeat five times for different test dates

Sobia Nadir, Senior Manager Segments at Ufone said, “We, at Ufone look to benefit the youth and this initiative is a prime example of this. It is also an honor for us that British Council has decided to choose Ufone for their very first Telecom partnership to provide scholarships to the youth of the country. We hope to see a large number of participants trying out their skills for this scholarship.”

Syeda Gul Zehra Marketing Manager – Examsat British Council, said, “The British Council encourages students aiming towards excellence and we put in an extra effort to help them through scholarships and other opportunities. By partnering with Ufone, which is also a youth-focused brand, we aim to provide scholarships while engaging them through their favourite platform – their phones.”

Ufone: Ufone the leader in innovation is an Etisalat Group Company with its presence in all the major cities of Pakistan along with a comprehensive coverage across all major towns, villages and tehsil headquarters of the country. The company employs more than 3,850 people and operates with a network of more than 380 franchises and 23 company-owned customer service centers along with a distribution network of 150,000 outlets nationwide.

British Council: British Council is the UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations and is represented in 100 countries worldwide. We are a major channel for the UK’s public diplomacy in Pakistan – putting Pakistani people in touch with people in the UK. We work for the benefit of the individual and for the mutual benefit of Britain and Pakistan. We have been working in Pakistan since 1948, starting from a small office in Karachi. A strong focus on maintaining high quality of service has always been a benchmark of the British Council. This is the reason that thousands of policymakers , academics , researchers , artists , sportspeople , scientists , curators , creative entrepreneurs , head- and classroom teachers work through us with their counterparts in the UK to develop policy , professional standards and participation in Exams , English , the Arts , Education and civil society . In the process, they create new opportunities and possibilities for Pakistan and the UK.

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