SMIU Leadership Program 2017 - 18

Sindh Madressatul Islam University believes in the philosophy of grooming its students in every dimension. As part of professional training and development of students, SMIU Leadership Program is being launched in which 100 students will be selected. Those students will represent SMIU in various Programs and Events at national & international level. SLP (SMIU Leadership Program) is divided into two parts:

1. ILP (International Leadership Program)

2. NLP ( National Leadership Program)

The students will be selected for a period of One year starting from 1st September 2017 to 31st August 2018. Online Registration for this program is open from 1st March 2017 till 20th March 2017.

Apart from national and international tour, grooming classes and workshops will be arranged for the selected Ambassadors.

For the tours, a nominal amount will be charged from students for expenditure on their livelihood during the travel, and the larger chunk will be borne by the university.

Objectives of this Program are:

1. To develop Leadership skills of the students

2. To provide opportunity to widen their exposure and enhance their social & interpersonal skills

3. To identify avenues for career growth and develop professional skills

Selection Process:

Students will be selected through a 3 steps competitive process which will include:

1 a) Paper -I: Written Test based upon Essay and Composition, Precis Writing, Verbal Reasoning, International affairs and Pakistan affairs.

b) Paper - II : This test will be from the Prescribed Books for Reading (Book Review)

2 - Declamation Contest to gauge the public speaking skills and confidence level.

3- Panel Interview.

Eligibility Criteria:

Students of any faculty/program who fulfill the following criteria are eligible to apply for SMIU Leadership Program

1) Minimum CGPA of 2.5
2) Full time enrolment as a University Student

The students who fall under any of the following heads are ineligible to apply for SMIU Leadership Program.

  1. Those who are working anywhere on part time or full time basis in addition to their studies
  2. Those who have already been to both national and international tours, provided that those who have been to international visit may compete and would be eligible for national program and vice versa.
  3. Fee defaulters

Test Dates:

Tentative TestsDates Tests
1st Week of July 2017 Paper I (Written Test)
1st Week of July 2017 Paper II (From Prescribed Book Reading)
Last Week of July 2017 Declamation Contest
1st week of August 2017 Announcement of successful candidates for panel interviews
2nd Week of August 2017 Panel Interviews.
Last Week of August 2017 Final List of SMIU Ambassadors 2017-18
Registration Fee for this program is only Rs. 1000/- including provision of 7 books for reading for 6 months.
Late fee of Rs.1000/- will be charged if someone applies after the deadline.

Recommended Books for Paper-II

Section A (Compulsory)
Title Author
Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah:
Education, Struggle & Achievements
Dr. Muhammad Ali Shaikh
Quotes from the Quaid Sharif al Mujahid & Liaquat Merchant
Section B (Select any 4 books)
Title Author
Building the Empire, Building the Nation Daniel Haines
Karachi Our Stories Maniza Naqvi
Al Chemist Paulo Coelho
A tale of two cities Charles Dicknes
To Kill a mocking bird Harper Lee
The diary of a young girl Anne Frank
Section C (Select any 3 books)

Title Author
Tales from Shakespeare Charles & Mary Lamb
Animal Farm George Orwell
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Dafoe
The Art of War Sun Tzu
Recommended papers/journals for Paper-I
Title Author
Times Magazine From March 2017 till June 2017
Newsweek From March 2017 till June 2017

How to Register:

1) Click this link: nilp.smiu.edu.pk
2) Login: Enter your student ID
3) Change your password
4) Enter your details and submit the form.
5) You will be shown the Challan Form/Deposit Slip. Print that Slip and deposit Rs. 1000/- in any online branch of HBL
6) Log in again to your online account of SMIU Leadership Program by reinterring your login and password
7) Fill in the bank deposit slip number and attach the scanned copy.
8) Select the books for reading by clicking on the check box of each book
9) Get the set of books by depositing computerized book inventory slip to library management

Guidelines, Study Material and Prescribed Books will be provided to the registered students.

Payment details

Account title: SMIU Student
A/c Number: 0786-79024003-01
Bank Name: Habib Bank Limited
Branch: HBL Plaza Branch Karachi