What is e-Rozgaar program? Complete Overview

E-Rozgaar Program is a flagship project of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Youth Affairs & Sports Department, Government of Punjab.

Youth Affairs & Sports Department, Government of Punjab,, is the sponsoring body of this flagship project while PITB is executing body.

The Flagship project was initiated in March 2017 with an aim to provide free of cost training in digital skills and freelancing to the educated youth of Punjab.

Aim of e – Rozgaar

This flagship initiative was started in March 2017 with the objective to offer critical ICT and soft skills training in digital-based freelancing learning to a large number of unemployed educated youths of the Punjab province.

Through this initiative, the Government intended to make them able to earn online and increase the inflow of foreign exchange along with the aim to low the poverty rate of the educated and young generation of the country in this age of unemployment.

Training Centers of e – Rozgaar

The initial target of this project was to create 45 training centers, including 5 female dedicated centers in 36 districts of Punjab to produce approximately 15,000 freelancers per year.

The state-of-the-art training centers are situated in public sector universities across the province where all the facilities regarding the training of freelancing (digital skills) are available without any interruption.

How to Apply for Admission:

A look onto Eligibility Criteria

Each candidate willing to join e-Rozgaar has to fulfill the following criteria to join this Flagship Training Program.

  • 16 years of education
  • Punjab Domicile / CNIC
  • Age less than or equal to 35 years
  • Unemployed.

e-Rozgaar Freelancing Courses – A Step-by-Step Complete Course Detail

This Program is providing in-demand digital skills training in the following domains.


The following sections will cover the e-commerce track:

  • Setting up the complete Shopify store.
  • Complete drop shipping store setup and management.
  • In-depth study of Facebook / Instagram for e-commerce marketing
  •  Setting up the local e-commerce store in Pakistan via Shopify.
  •  Selling above mentioned skills related to e-commerce on reputed freelancing platforms

Technical (Web Development, Computer Programming)

The following sections will be cover the Technical Track

  • PHP Development
    • Java Script Development
    • Web Design
    • HTML5 Development
    • WordPress
    • Responsive HTML
    • MySQL
    • Domain and Hosting  

Mobile App Development

The following sections will be cover the Technical Track

  • Hybrid App Development
    • Flutter and react native Framework
    • Dart, JavaScript, and OOP
    • Building layout and Dynamic UIs
    • Device Resources programmatically
    • Basic to Advanced concepts of Android and IOS

Content Marketing & Advertising

The following sections will be cover under the Content Marketing and Advertising Track

  • Content Writing
    • Proposal Writing
    • Digital Marketing
    • Internet Research
    • Virtual Assistant
    • Blogging
    • Affiliate Marketing
    • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Digital & Social Media Marketing

The following sections will be cover the Technical Track

  • Google Ads campaign setup and Market Research
    • Youtube Ads campaign setup and Market Research
    • Facebook Ads Audience Research and Ads Management
    • Instagram Ads Audience Research and Ads Management
    • Email Marketing campaigns Setup and Management 

Creative Designing

The following sections will be cover the Technical Track

  • Graphic Design
    • Logo Design
    • UI/UX Design
    • Books / eBooks
    • Corporate Identity Kit
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Banner Design
    • Coral Draw

UI/UX Design

The following sections will be cover the Technical Track

  • Introduction to UI/UX Design
    • Design Fundamentals
    • Create Quick Wireframes
    • Design a Professional and Responsive Website
    • Portfolio Building on Behance
    • How to get UI/UX Project online

However, including above-mentioned courses of e-Rozgaar, Freelancing is taught in all enablers courses to the trainees so that trainees can setting them up on reputed platforms for monetization and earn through their skills.

Application Procedure

The applications are invited through advertisements in print and social media every 3 months. The application process is very simple, candidates just have to go to the e-Rozgaar website and fill out an online application form, and then attempt a short MCQs-based 30-minute-long test.

All the applications received then go through a screening process and selected candidates are then invited to get their documents verified. Training classes are started within the week of document verification.

The procedure to apply is as follows:

  1. Apply online (on the portal of e-Rozgaar)
  2. Attempt for online entry test
  3. Submission of documents
  4. Get documents Verification
  5. Start of classes

Objectives of the e-Rozgaar (Freelance Courses)

In the backdrop of soaring unemployment and financial challenges, it has become a paramount duty of the government to steer the educated youth of the province in the right direction.

Hence, Punjab Information Technology Board and Youth Affairs and Sports Department.

Both departments have decided to establish e-Rozgaar centers in most of the districts of Punjab to provide training to budding freelancers and enhance their professional capabilities.

Through this initiative Government of the Punjab will assist the youth in earning sustainable income. One of the major objectives of this project is to provide training opportunities to youth for self-employment using internet-based freelancing.

This wise movement by Government of the Punjab will expedite the freelancing skills of around 15,000 people in a year which will eventually help them to earn an honorable living.

This program is not just a training program but a revolution that will help generate employment and prepare Pakistan to run in the race of future of work around the world.


The vision is to reduce unemployment and drive economic growth in Pakistan by increasing the inflow of foreign currency.

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