Admission Requirements

Note

• All applicants will be required to appear in an entrance test and interview/group discussion held by SZABIST.
• General paper (A Levels) will not be counted.
• Equivalency from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) is mandatory for O & A Levels/High School Diploma/IB Diploma or equivalent.
• Verification of last degree from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) is mandatory for all Masters, MS, & PhD students.
• Equivalency of international degrees from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) is mandatory for all Masters, MS, & PhD students.
• Students waiting for results can also apply (including first year with no supplementary).
• Admission of Foreign students are subject to clearance from the relevant Agencies/NoC from HEC.

Programs

Requirements

BBA
BABS
BS Computer Science
BS Media Science
BS Social Sciences
BS Accounting & Finance
BS Entrepreneurship

For admission in the BBA / BS / BABS programs , the candidate must have completed O-Levels (minimum 8 passes) and A-Levels (minimum 3 passes) / 12th Grade / Intermediate with minimum 50% marks (including first year no supplementary) or equivalent from a recognized institution.

For BS Computer Science, candidates with mathematical background will be preferred.

BS Biosciences
BS Biotechnology

Candidates are required to have 50% marks in Intermediate (FSc) or O-Levels (minimum 8 passes) and A-levels (minimum 3 passes in at least two subjects; Biology, Chemistry, and Physics).

BE (Mechatronic Engineering)

The candidate must have completed Intermediate (Pre-Engineering)/ O-Levels (minimum 8 passes) and A-levels (minimum 3 passes) or equivalent with a combination of (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) with minimum 60% marks. Equivalency of grades for the candidates having Cambridge High School Certificate with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects are obtained as follows:

    A-Level Grade
    Equivalent Intermediate %

    A

    85

    B

    75

    C

    65

    D

    55

    E

    45

  • Candidates with DAE (Mechanical/ Electronics/Electrical/ Instrumentation/Automation) having at least 60% aggregate marks from an institute recognized by the Government can also apply. Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in matriculation and in intermediate /equivalent exams.

LLB
International Program of University of London

To be eligible to register for the LLB, you must normally be at least 17 years of age at the time of registration and have passes in:

  • either two subjects at GCE A level, and at least three further subjects at GCSE or GCE O level (at not less than grade C)
  • or three subjects at GCE A level (with one A Level at not less than grade D)
  • or three subjects at GCE A level, and one further subject at GCSE or GCE O Level (at not less than grade C)
  • Or two subjects at GCE A Level, and two further subjects at AS Level.

Overlapping subjects in O Levels and in A Levels will not be counted

  • Bachelors degree (in any discipline) awarded by an institution acceptable to the University of London.
  • A 4 year bachelor degree (in any discipline) awarded by an institution acceptable to University of London may register for LLB degree under the Graduate Entry Route. Students who register via this route are only required to complete 09 courses (instead of 12) for the LLB degree.

Tests of proficiency in English (provided this has been awarded within the past 3 years).

1. International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE): English as a Second Language passed at grade C or above.

2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) when an overall score of at least 6 is achieved with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-test.

B.Ed (1.5 Years) Secondary

16-years of Education (MA, M.Sc., M.Com. or equivalent) in any discipline like Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and others with at least Second Division/2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC.

MBA

For admission in the MBA (36 credit-hour program): the candidate must possess a 4 years BBA or relevant business degree with minimum 2.5 CGPA from a university recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).

For admission in the MBA (72 credit-hour program): the candidate must possess a 4 years non-business bachelor degree with minimum 2.5 CGPA or 16 years of education with minimum 55% marks from a university recognized by the HEC.

MBA Banking & Finance

For admission in the MBA (B&F) program, the candidate must possess a 4 years BBA, BS (A&F) or relevant business degree with minimum 2.5 CGPA from a university recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).

Masters in Project Management (MPM)

For admission in the MPM program, the applicant must possess a minimum of sixteen years of education/4-year Bachelor/Master’s degree from an HEC recognized educational institute with minimum 55% marks/ 2.5 CGPA.

MA Education

The candidate must have 14 years of education with minimum second division / 2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC.

EMBA

For admission in the EMBA program, the candidate must possess a Bachelors degree with minimum 50% marks/ 2.5 CGPA from a university recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in any field of study with 4 years work experience at mid level/high management position (verifiable) at some well known organization. This requirement is necessary to seek admission in this program.

Master of Advertising

Students with a 4-year undergraduate degree or sixteen years of education with minimum 55% marks/2.5 CGPA from a university recognized by the HEC are eligible to apply.

MS-Public Health

The candidate must have 16 years of education with minimum 50% marks/2.5 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC or accredited by PMDC.

Following degree holders will be eligible for admissions in the MSPH program (36 credit hours): MBBS/BDS/MD/BSc Nursing 4 Years/DVM/BSc Paramedics-4 years/BSPH/Pharm D/Equivalent/BS Physiotherapy/Equivalent and BS Biological and Life Sciences/Equivalent.

Following degree holders will be eligible for admissions in the MSPH program (60 credit hours): Masters in Environmental Sciences/Business Administration/Nutrition and equivalent and Social Sciences (Sociology/Psychology/Anthropology). GAT General / HAT relevant is mandatory for MS students with minimum 50% score.

MS-Management Sciences

For admission to MS (Management Sciences) program candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with minimum 55% marks/2.5 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC. GAT (General) or HAT relevant is mandatory for MS students with minimum 50% score.

MS Computer Science

For admission to MS (Computer Science) program candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with minimum 60% marks/2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC. GAT (General) or HAT is mandatory for MS students with minimum 50% score.

MS-International Relation
MS-Economics
MS-Psychology
MS-Sociology

For admission in MS program, candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with minimum 2nd Division / 2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC. GAT (General) or HAT relevant is mandatory for MS students with minimum 50% score.

MS-Media Studies

For admission in MS Media Studies, candidates must possess a 4-year undergraduate degree or 16 years of relevant education (Social Sciences, Humanities, or Media) with minimum 55% marks/2.5 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC. Candidates are also required to pass GAT General / HAT relevant with minimum 50% score.

MS-Educational Leadership and Management

The candidate must have 16 years of education and a B. Ed degree with minimum second division/2.0 CGPA from an HEC recognized institution. GAT General / HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is also required.

MS-Project Management

For admission in the MSPM program, the applicant must possess a minimum of 16 years of education/ 4-year Bachelor/Master with minimum 2.5 CGPA or minimum 55% marks from an HEC recognized university. Candidates are also required to pass GAT General / HAT relevant with minimum 50% score.

MS-Mechatronics Engineering

For admissions in the MS Mechatronic Engineering program, candidates must possess BE in Mechatronics/ Mechanical/ Electronics/Electrical/Telecommunication/Industrial/Manufacturing/Aerospace/Avionics with minimum 55% marks/2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC. Bachelor of Engineering Degree must be accredited by PEC. GAT (General) or HAT relevant is mandatory for MS students with minimum 50% score.

MS-Biosciences

For admissions in the Biosciences program, candidates must possess 16 years of education in any field of life/biological sciences with minimum 50% marks/2.5 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC. GAT General / HAT relevant is mandatory for MS students with minimum 50% score.

PhD-Management Sciences
PhD-Computing
PhD-International Relation
PhD-Economics
PhD-Psychology
PhD-Sociology
PhD-Biosciences
PhD-Educational Leadership & Management

A candidate with minimum 17.5 years of formal university education in the relevant field from HEC recognized local or foreign university may apply for direct admission in a PhD program.

To apply for admission in PhD program the candidate must have minimum 3.0 CGPA, cleared the admission test and interview, and have passed GRE/ GAT (subject) with minimum 60% score.

Admission Test Alternates: Applicants may submit a minimum 1650/2400 or 1100/1600 score of SAT 1 for bachelor’s programs, 50% score of GMAT for Master Programs, 600 score of GMAT for EMBA.

GAT (General)/GRE/HAT relevant with minimum 50% score for MS programs and GAT (subject) with minimum 60% score for all PhD programs.

GAT General or HAT relevant is mandatory for MS with minimum 50% score. GAT Subject is mandatory for PhD with minimum 60 % score.