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(GPATI) is an initiative of The German Consulate and implementing at Institute for Advancing Careers and Talents (iACT) to initiate commercial training schemes in Pakistan, based on the famous concept of the Dual Training System which is internationally successful to create quality training and employment opportunities for Pakistani youth.

GPATI is supported by the TVET Reform Support Programme, which is co-funded by the European Union, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Federal Republic of Germany and is being implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in close collaboration with National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC)

The project will focus on industry oriented academia, On Job Training and employment opportunities for the youth in Pakistan for their sustainable economic and social development.

Commercial Courses Offered at iACT

  1. Logistics & Supply Chain Assistant
    • Supply chain Management
    • Logistics
    • Sales
    • Customer Services
  2. Customer Support & Sales Assistant
    • Customer Service
    • Sales
    • Advance English Language
    • IT Skills
    • Customer Services

Note: the learning framework of GPATI includes core skills with exciting cross cutting modules comprising of Core Skills, Functional English, IT Skills and Life Skills.

Courses Details:

The total duration of the commercial course would be 1 year which would include 6 months of Training at the Institute and 6 months On Job Training (OJT) at the host employer.

Student Fee during Training Period: Rs. 1000 per month will be charged for 6 months during training period.

On Job Training: students will be awarded monthly stipend of during the On Job Training.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants should at least have Intermediate (with any discipline) or above
Should have a valid CNIC and maximum age would be 25 years
3 Passport size photographs.

Important Points:

  1. Admission forms and details may be collected through visiting iACT or available on the websites of Institute for Advancing Careers and Talents (iACT). (
  2. Candidates are encouraged to apply for only one course from the above mentioned courses.
  3. Completed and duly signed forms are to be submitted latest by 24-11-2014 at iACT.
  4. Incomplete applications will not be entertained.
  5. Admissions will be offered on the basis of merit only.
  6. Form submission fee is Rs. 200.

Last Date of Submission: November 28, 2014

Admission Schedule:

  S.No   Activity   Schedule
  1   Announcement of admissions   8th November 2014
  2   Issuance of admission forms   10th November 2014
  3   Last date of admission forms  submission   28th November 2014
  4   Interviews at iACT   1st to 2nd December 2014
  5   Interviews with employers   3rd to 4th December 2014
  6   Announcement of results   8th December 2014
  7   Orientation session   12th December 2014

Download Admission Form

For Further Details:

Address: Institute for Advancing Careers and Talents (iACT) Opposite Bhitai Rangers Unit near Saudabad Chorangi, Malir, Karachi.
Phone: +92-21-34114922-3 | +92-21-34116742-4