Studying in mega cities of Pakistan

Studying in mega cities of Pakistan

Studying in mega cities of Pakistan

When you plan to move out of your house for higher studies, you face a significant challenge in terms of productivity, comfort, and financial burden. Moving to a bigger city from a small village or town is not an easy decision, but a little discomfort pays-off in the form of better opportunities coming at a greater pace. 
If you are willing to move to cities like Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad for your higher studies, you must know how much these cities cost on average for a student. 

Studying in mega cities of Pakistan

If you are renting a bedroom in Karachi for a month, the rent might cost around Rs.23,000. For Islamabad, it will cost around Rs.25,000 as the capital city is a bit expensive as compared to other cities. In Lahore, a single bedroom apartment for a month would cost around Rs.16,000.

Studying in mega cities of Pakistan

If we look at the living expenses of different cities in Pakistan, it varies from one city to the city. If you are planning to live in Karachi, your living expense for a month might cost around Rs.30, 000, including travel and food expense. Similarly, for Islamabad, it may cost around Rs.41, 000. For Lahore, it may cost around Rs.30, 000 for a month.

Studying in mega cities of Pakistan

The cost of transportation is more or less the same in every city as there are many ways one can travel. You can avail of the facility of Careem and Uber through a mobile app, the cost of which depends entirely on your routes and peak factors. Other than that, if you want to travel on a public bus, it can cost you around Rs.10 from one place to another while rickshaw ride can cost minimum Rs.50 to move from one place to another.

Studying in mega cities of Pakistan

The price of food may vary in different cities. If you are eating in a local hotel or a Dhaba, the cost for one per day meal can be around Rs.300, whereas if you are eating the same meal in one of the popular eateries, it may cost you above Rs.1000, depending on the area you are in. 
If you are planning to get enrolled in one of the universities in these megacities in Pakistan, it will help to plan your budget according to the expenses your stay might incur, keeping these averages in mind.

 

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