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International Students


International students, Pakistanis holding foreign nationality and Pakistanis living abroad can apply for Masters programs. They will have to compete with the local students on merit for admission.


Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for international students is the same as for national students.

International students are only eligible for programs at H-12 Campus (Islamabad).



  • The scores of GRE (General) / GMAT, should reach NUST by July 08, 2019. It may be noted that NUST will only accept the scores of GRE (General) / GMAT examinations conducted on or after August 01, 2016.
  • NUST will accept the scores of GAT (General) conducted by NTS on or after August 01, 2017 and score of NAT II conducted by NTS on or after August 01 2018 orHigher Education Apptitude Test (HAT) conducted by HEC in or after March 2018 with atleast 50 accumulative test score.
  • Candidates, whose final result is awaited, can also apply for Masters admission (2019), provided that they submit their final result before commencement of classes. The candidates are responsible for providing the copy of scores to NUST, on the following address:
  • Postgraduate Programs Directorate, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Sector, H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan.

    The NUST institution code to receive GRE and GMAT score is 7014 and 7035 respectively. NUST will only accept scores received directly from ETS/ GMAC, USA.



    The cases of the international students, finally selected for admission at the NUST constituent Schools/Colleges/Centers will be processed for clearance for HEC/Foreign Ministry.

    International Students have to obtain NOC from their respective Embassy in Pakistan.



    Hostel accommodation for the international students is guaranteed.


    Fee Structure

    Fee Structure for International Masters and PhD students:

     ​MS/MPhil/MBA/EMBA PhD​
    ​Bio Sciences & Social Sciences,
    Other Engineering/IT Programs
    Business Studies​ Engineering Management & Construction Engineering Management ​All programs
    Admission Processing Fee 110 110 110 110 60
    Security Deposit
    100 100 100 100 70
    Semester Fee 640 950 210
    (per course)
    950 640
    Reading Material Fee 125
    (per annum)​
    Course Repeat Fee
    (per credit hour)
    40 40 200
    (per course)​
    40 40


    • Tuition fee for the first academic year (two semesters) will be deposited inform of Bank Draft at the time of admission in Postgraduate Programs Directorate, Main Office, NUST.  
    • Subsequent, tuition fee will be paid through challan form generated by Finance Directorate, NUST. The structure and schedule of payment will be intimated to the selected candidates. 
    • The security deposit is payable along with the admission processing fee at the time of admission.