The Digital Learning & Skills Enrichment Initiative (DLSEI) by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) with collaboration of Coursera International intends to enhance online learning and skills development among passionate students and faculty members of HEIs. This program will provide an opportunity to access the online courses and certifications from top universities of the world and get a chance to enroll themselves in the highest-ranked and most expensive online courses. This program will enhance students’ skills & abilities, and further equip them in a better way for practical life challenges, self-development, etc.

All eligible applicants (including Alumni, Students, Faculty, EHSAAS Scholarship Recipients and Differently Abled Learners) will be able to apply online on a first come first served basis and make payment to the designated HEC Account provided on the online application form.

The link for online registration is  and complete details are provided on the application form and also available on website

Eligibility criteria for the DLSEI program
  1. All students currently enrolled in 16-year education programs and above are eligible.
  2. Faculty members of are also eligible.
  3. The applicant must have a valid CNIC/ B-form number.
  4. Alumni who have graduated within the past 2 years of the launch date (September 9, 2021) of this Coursera Program.
Unlimited courses on a single license
Learners can attempt/register as many courses as possible within the 1 year of license activation.
Fee Structure:
  1. Each learner will have to submit Rs.8000 (Non-reimbursable) to the listed bank account mentioned in registration procedure.
    (those learners who have applied previously will be reimbursed on successful completion of 3 courses)
  2. All the Alumni graduated from HEC recognized universities are eligible to apply. Alumni will be required to pay the full amount of 8000 PKR for the license
  3. If the learner fails to complete at least three courses, then his/her fee will be forfeited and deposited in the HEC account.

Note: Coursera License is available free of cost for the students of PUBLIC SECTOR Universities who are disabled with some physical or mental impairment. A limited number of free of cost licenses will be distributed among those students on a first-come, first-serve basis.

HEC Help Desk

Mr. Juanid Azhar
Deputy Director (Software)
Phone: 051-9019799
Email: [email protected]
Address: Office # 236, 2nd Floor, IT Center, Admin Block, IIU