Are you an educational institution in Pakistan looking to establish credibility and a strong online with a .edu.pk domain? We have helped set up thousands of educational institutions, from Schools to Colleges to Universities, to establish their online presence.
As long as you’re registered with a government educational body, you can register a ‘.edu.pk’ domain name. The PKNIC registers all the .edu.pk domains and HosterPK can help you acquire your .edu.pk domain. So why wait? Take the first step towards building a credible online presence today!
What is a .edu.pk Domain?
The .edu.pk domain is a top-level domain (TLD) reserved for educational institutions in Pakistan. The .edu.pk domains are registered through the PKNIC registry, the regulatory body for all .pk domains.
.edu.pk Domain Registration Charges
.edu.pk domain names are registered for at least 2 years. If you register the .edu.pk domain through HosterPK, we charge PKR Rs. 2,399/-, the lowest in the market.
.edu.pk Domain Registration Requirements
Certain requirements must be met if you are a government department or agency in Pakistan and wish to register a .edu.pk domain name. These requirements include:
Must be a Bona fide Educational Institute:
The first requirement for registering a .edu.pk domain is that the registrant must be an institute that operates solely to provide education and has a sizable active student enrollment. The name of the registrant institute must also reflect in the domain name. This is to ensure that a genuine educational institute uses the domain name.
Authorization Letter from Institue Head:
2ndly, a letter of authorization signed and stamped by the Principal or Head of the institute on the institute’s original stationary letterhead is required
CNIC Copy of Institute Head:
A copy of the authorized representative’s CNIC, like the Principal or Head of the institute, must also be provided to verify the identity of the person making the registration request.
Copy of Registration Certificate of Institute with Govt:
A copy of the registration of the educational institute with a government education body, e.g., the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan or the Punjab Higher Education Commission, etc., will be required.
Domain Name Must Reflect Institute Name:
The name of the registrant institute must also reflect in the domain name. For example, Quaid-i-Azam University has a qau.edu.pk domain, the abbreviation of the institute’s name, or comsats.edu.pk for COMSATS University Islamabad.
Once you have ascertained the above requirements, you can order your edu.pk domain name using the .edu.pk search above. The registration process typically takes a few days to complete, and the entity will be notified once the registration is complete.
In summary, any educational institution, such as a school, college, or university, can register for a ‘.edu.pk’ domain, provided it is registered with a government educational body. The institute must be a bona fide educational institute with active student enrollment, providing a letter of authorization from institute’s Principal or Head, a copy of registration documents with a government education body, and a CNIC copy of the authorized representative.
How to Register .edu.pk Domain Name
You can register any Pk domain name Extension (.pk, .com.pk, .net.pk, etc.) through HosterPK. To buy and register .pk domain for your local business, you need to follow the following steps for pk domain registration:
Step 1: Choose a domain name: Enter the domain name for your govt department:
Check .EDU.PK Availability Below:
For more info, please email: [email protected] or call: 051-8736477, 051-8950184, 051-8950185
Step 2: Go through the Order Steps: Go through the order process to complete the order. This should not take more than a few minutes.
Step 3: Provide Domain Registration Information: In the last step, provide the domain registration information for the educational institute properly i.e.
- Company Name: Educational institute name in full as it appears on the certificate issued by the Government Educational body.
- Phone Number: Current active phone number of the institute
- Address: Address of institute.
Step 4: Pay the Registration Fee: The last step is to pay the invoice once your order is placed.
Step 5: Send PKNIC the required Documents: Once your invoice is generated and paid, we will request provisional registration with the PKNIC. The provisional registration request is temporary until you have completed all the requirements outlined above for the .edu.pk domain registration and sent it to the following address:
435 Tariq Block, Garden Town
Once your documentation is verified, the registry activates the domain name.
Benefits of Registering .edu.pk Domain:
Credibility: A .edu.pk domain indicates that your institution is recognized and accredited by the HEC of Pakistan or a relevant Government educational body, which adds credibility to your online presence.
Brand Recognition: A .edu.pk domain can help to establish your institute’s brand identity and create a professional image for your educational institution.
Can .edu.pk Domain be Registered without being affiliated with any board?
No, .edu.pk domains are registered for institutes registered with Government’s educational body and must have a sizable number of students.
How many days does it take to activate the .edu.pk domain after registration?
It takes up to a week for the registry to verify the documentation. So it may take up to a week after your document submission to activate the domain.
If the Registry rejects the .edu.pk Domain registration, what will happen?
If the registry rejects your .edu.pk domain registration application, we will request a refund of the amount you paid. Once we receive the amount, we will refund that amount to your account.
What should I do if it is over 10 days and my domain is still not activated by the registry?
Usually, the registry can take time when there’s some issue with your documentation. In that case, it is best to email the registry at [email protected] or call them at their listed numbers found at: https://pk6.pknic.net.pk/pk5/pgHelp.PK
Does HosterPK Provides .edu.pk Domain Registration Services:
Yes, we do provide edu.pk domain registration services.
To request a domain registration, please use the link below to order your .pk domain registration:
What are some of the top Educational institutes with a .edu.pk Domains?
Below are some of the top educational institutes’ sites with .edu.pk extension:
- Virtual University of Pakistan – www.vu.edu.pk
- Allama Iqbal Open University – www.aiou.edu.pk
- University of Punjab – www.pu.edu.pk
- National University of Sciences and Technology – www.nust.edu.pk
- University of Engineering and Technology Lahore – www.uet.edu.pk
- Quaid-i-Azam University – www.qau.edu.pk
- Lahore University of Management Sciences – www.lums.edu.pk
- Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences – www.pieas.edu.pk
- Institute of Business Administration Karachi – www.iba.edu.pk
- Lahore College for Women University – www.lcwu.edu.pk
- Aga Khan University – www.aku.edu
- Air University – www.au.edu.pk
- Bahauddin Zakariya University – www.bzu.edu.pk
- COMSATS University Islamabad – www.comsats.edu.pk
- Dow University of Health Sciences – www.duhs.edu.pk
- Fatima Jinnah Women University – www.fjwu.edu.pk