Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, Talent Hunt Youth Sports League (THYSL) aims to engage youth of Pakistan in healthy physical activities through sports. Sports can play critical role in transforming the youth into a self-confident, organized, and capable workforce that can bring positive social change and economic well-being in the country. Keeping these goals in mind, Talent Hunt Youth Sports League was initiated in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC).
The program includes 12 games entitled Badminton, Boxing, Cricket, Football, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Squash, Table Tennis, and Volleyball for men and women whereas Weightlifting and Wrestling for men only.
- Collaboration with relevant stakeholders of sports to providing equal opportunities to both male and female players to excel in sports.
- Nurturing young players systematically through scientific training methods.
- Financial handholding of the talented young players.
- International standard training of athlethes and local sports staff including coaches and trainers through relevant officials.
- Developing sports culture among youth of Pakistan.
- Developing sustainable sports eco-system in Pakistan
You are strongly encouraged to apply for the programme, if you are
- Pakistani including (AJK & GB) National having CNIC or Form B.
- Age between 15 to 25 years.
- Not an employee of all those departments who take part in sports at National level like WAPDA, Armed Forces, Railway, etc.
Note: Both men and women can apply.
|Sr.||Name of Member University||Region||Contact Details|
Lasbela university of Agriculture water and Marine sciences
Balochistan University of Engineering & Technology Khuzdar
University of Peshawar
Assistant Director, NUML Islamabad
|ICT/ AJ&K/ Gilgit||
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
|ICT/ AJ&K/ Gilgit||
Deputy Director Sports,
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar
Mr. Muhammad Tanveer,
Director Physical Education
The University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore
Acting Director Sports,
Lahore College for Women University, Lahore
Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
|Sibi/Dera Murad Jamali/Turbat
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there any TA/DA and Accommodation will be paid/provided for appearing in the trials?
No TA/DA and Accommodation will be given/provided for appearing in the trials. However, those will be selected will be given TA/DA and accommodation when will be called for training and competitions for next round.
Can a male/female take part in trials of more than one game?
Yes, you can appear in as many games as you want.
What will be the selection criteria?
For individual events like weightlifting, Wrestling and others the winners will be selected. For team events, a selection committee of the game will select the players.
Can only University/College/School students take part in these trails?
No, any Pakistani/AJK male/female meeting the eligibility criteria can take part in these trials.
My city is not in the sites mentioned in drop list of locations?
You will have to select your nearby city.
I belong to Gilgit-Baltistan but I am studying/living in Islamabad. Can I appear for trails in Islamabad?
You can appear for trials in any of the 5 sites mentioned in Islamabad/GB/AJK Region. You can appear any one of the 5 sites of your Province/Region only. For example, if a player belongs to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, he can only give trails on any one of the 5 sites of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region only.
Internet does not work in my area. Can I get registration on the day of trails in my city?
Though it is strongly discouraged but limited registration facility will be available on the day of trails.
Is there equipment & playing kit will be available for trails or I should bring my own equipment?
Yes, equipment will be available however, you can also bring your own equipment like Racket in Table Tennis, Bat in Cricket etc however during trials no playing kit and joggers will be provided.
My game is not in your list. Can I give the trials of any other game?
No, trials will be held only of those games mentioned in the list