May 20, 2012

Ufone brings Student Club

Ufone brings a great service for Pakistani Students by introducing the Ufone Student Club. Students can now make the most of their time with this service, through which they will receive everything, related to their studies right on their mobile devices.

All you need to do is, send a message ‘SUB’ to 5631 or dial *563# from your Ufone connection and get a menu that offers Date Sheets, Results, Vocabulary Builder, Dictionary, Campus Communities, Entry test dates, Entry test preps, Scholarship Alerts, Discount Notifications and much more for just Rs. 2.5 +tax/week.

Once Subscribed, you can send ‘SC’ to 5631 at any time to get the Student Club menu and browse through the exciting features. Select from this menu and get the information you require, no matter which class you’re in and which system of education you may follow.

Pricing or Service charges:
  • Subscription charges are Rs 2.5+tax per week.
  • Browsing and Navigation charges via SMS are Rs 0.10 per SMS.
  • The Results feature will be charged @ Rs 5+tax per result.
How To ?
  • Subscribe: Send a message "SUB" to 5631 or dial *563# from your Ufone.
  • UnSubscribe: You can unsubscribe at any time by sending UNSUB to 5631 totally free of cost
Student Club gives you a chance to practice and improve your skills by offering over 5,500 MCQs and growing! So get started on this amazing service and make studying more fun with Ufone Student Club!

Service Description:

1. Exam Preparation: Subscribers will be able to get preparatory MCQs via email or SMS as desired. Preparatory material would cover O/A level, SSC, HSSC. Subscribers can send EP to 5631 to obtain the material.

2. Date Sheet: Subscribers will be able to get regular and supplementary board exam date sheets emailed to their desired emailed address for O/A level, SSC, HSSC. Subscribers can send DS to 5631for the date sheet.

3. Results: Subscribers will be able to get their results on SMS by selecting their desired program from SSC(9th/10th), HSSC (1st yr/2nd yr)] and entering their Roll Number. Subscribers can send RS to 5631 for viewing the results.

4. Entry Test Dates: In this section, subscribers will be able to get on SMS the Registration Deadline, Test Date and Result Date of various NTS Entry Tests. Subscribers can send ETD to 5631 for get the entry test dates.

5. Entry Test Coaching Centers: In this section, subscribers will be able to select their desired professional category and city and get on SMS the Name, Address and Contact number of preparatory institutes / academies that prepare students for the Entry Test. Subscribers can send ETC to 5631 to obtain info regarding coaching centers. The following categories will be covered:
  1. Medical
  2. Engineering
  3. ISSB
  4. CSS
  5. GRE
  6. SAT / GMAT
6. Vocabulary Builder: Subscribers of the service will receive 2 words daily along with their meaning and usage. Meaning in Urdu script will also be sent in the SMS to enrich user experience and especially help those subscribers who are weak and want to sharpen their vocabulary. Also, subscribers will have the option of pulling these words at any time apart from daily scheduled words. Subscribers can send VB to 5631 to use vocabulary builder.

7. Dictionary: This section will enable subscribers to send in their desired word and receive its meaning in SMS. Subscribers can send DT to 5631 for using the dictionary.

8. Student Tips: With this feature, subscribers will receive a tip daily on various topics as given below to help them improve as students, professionals and maintain a healthy balance between their academic and social life, plus vital students related information such as what tests to take to apply to a foreign university, how to earn extra pocket money etc. Following categories are covered in student tips:
  • Planning
  • Time Management
  • Focus
  • Social life
  • Influential Speaking
  • Leadership
  • Motivation
  • Stress Management
9. Discount Notifications: Subscribers will receive discount notifications for different brands, eateries etc. The alerts will cover 6 city options to select and receive discounts from.

10. Campus Communities: This feature has 2 options: Group SMS (Users can Create groups, Invite other users to join group, Join and Leave groups, Search groups etc. and indulge in Group SMS). Subscribers can send CHAT to 5631 to start chatting. Chat (In this section, users can chat with other users in pre-defined chat rooms of various colleges, universities). Subscribers can send GROUP to 5631 to send group SMS.

11. Periodic Quiz Leading to Student Scholarships: An SMS student quiz competition based on curricular as well as extra-curricular questions would be conducted every 3-4 months. The student with the most points would win.

12. Scholarship Guide: This feature would send a weekly scholarship alert to subscribers. The alert will constitute of Scholarship name, Scholarship Institute, Apply by date and an Info URL. The alerts will cover both local and international scholarships.

Command Table:

Keyword applicable on 5631

Service Activation
Service Deactivation
Exam Preparation
Date sheet
Vocabulary Builder
Group SMS
Entry Test Dates
Entry Test Coaching Centres
Help Menu
Student Club Main Menu
Vocabulary Builder
Enable Vocabulary Builder
Disable Vocabulary Builder
Student Tips
Enable Student Tips
Disable Student Tips
Scholarship Alerts
Enable Scholarship Alerts
Disable Scholarship Alerts
Edit Scholarship Region
Discount Notifications
Enable Discount Notifications
Disable Discount Notifications
Edit Discount City
Group SMS
CREATE<space>Group Name
To create a group
JOIN<space>Group Name
To join a group
LEAVE<space>Group Name
To leave a group
INVITE<space>Group Name<space>Nickname/Phone Number
To invite someone to a group
MLIST<space>Group Name
To see list of group members
SEARCH<space>Group Name
To search group
SEND<space>Group Name<space>message
To send msg to a group
Group SMS Help
CHAT<space>Chatroom name
To chat
To see chatrooms list
NICK<space>your nick
To create profile
To edit profile
BLOCK<space>User Nick
To block user
UNBLOCK<space>User Nick
To Unblock user
Chat Help
To see members list of a chatroom
ADD<space>User's Nick
To add user to a chatroom
CSEARCH<space>User’s Nick
To search user
Nick of someone in room<space>msg
For 1-to-1 chat
To exit a chatroom

Terms & Conditions:
  • Subscribers of the service can browse any feature of the service as many times as desired after they subscribe to the service.
  • The service is available on all kinds of handsets.
  • The service is available to all Ufone customers
  • Ufone will not be responsible for the content of the results and preparatory material.
This is a mobile phone based study service for Pakistani students from Ufone and this is a useful service.

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