CNIC (Computerized National Identifi  cation Card) is a Government issued Identity card. NADRA(National Database and Registration Authority) is CNIC issuing authority in Pakistan.

Every adult in Pakistan is compulsory to register himself with NADRA to obtain a CNIC number. CNIC number looks like 35101-1234567-8. Each part here contains an information. Most of us dont know about this information.

Here I am revealing the information behind a CNIC card number.

In First of CNIC Number, (35101) first number (in this case, 3) represent the Province Number, the number of Punjab is 3 so the CNIC number of Punjabians will start from 3.

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The second number (in this case, 5) represents the division number, Lahore is a division and its number is 5
The remaining 3 numbers represents District number and serial number.

The numbers in middle is a unique number given to you.

The Last Number represents the Gender of the CNIC holder. The ODD number (1,3,5,7,9) at end will show MALE gender. It means if the last number of a CNIC is 1,3,5,7 or 9 then it will of a Male.

If the Last number is an even number (0,2,4,6 or 8) it will be of a Female.

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