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International Students

General Eligibility Criteria:-

  1. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) has some SAT specific seats in undergraduate programmes for international candidates.
  2. NUST encourage and facilitate both foreign as well as Pakistan origin dual nationality holder students, to seek admission in NUST.
  3. The following categories can only apply for international seats: 
    • Foreigners and Pakistanis having dual nationality, irrespective of the  place of their study of HSSC or equivalent, Pakistan or abroad.
    • Pakistani students studied abroad for HSSC or equivalent but appearing in the Pakistani board from abroad.
    • Pakistani national students having passed an examination equivalent to intermediate level of Pakistan, from a foreign education system. 
  4. Desirous candidates can avail the facility accordingly, provided they meet the specified eligibility criteria and are willing to pay tuition fee and allied charges of the category. 
  5. Separate application form will be used for applying on SAT basis, available on NUST website.
  6. Equivalence certificates of SSC & HSSC equivalent qualification, like Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate, British General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level), American High School Graduation Diploma (9-12th Grade) or any other equivalent qualification, in relevant groups/subjects with minimum 60% marks, duly obtained from IBCC, Pakistan are mandatory.
  7. Valid TOEFL or IELTS with score of 500 or 5.5. (not applicable for those students whose medium of instruction is English at HSSC level).
  8. For all Programmes, a minimum of 550 SAT score is required in each subject. SAT scores are valid for two years only.
  9. All Bachelor programmes at NUST are taught in English.
  10. The candidate should also possess adequate mental and physical health to continue his/her course of studies.
 

Academic Requirements:-

 
Following major subjects in HSSC or equivalent qualification are required to apply in different programmes as mentioned against each. However, all non-FSc stream candidates must have equivalence certificates duly obtained from IBCC, Pakistan in relevant groups/subjects, as spelled out in Eligibility Criteria”.
 

A Level or Equivalent

Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics (as major subjects)

Engineering, BS Computer Science

BS Mathematics

BS Physics

B Architecture, B Industrial Design

BBA Hons, BS Public Administration, BS Mass Communication, BS Economics, BS Accounting & Finance

Biology, Chemistry and Physics (as major subjects)

BS Applied Biosciences

BBA Hons, BS Public Administration, BS Mass Communication, BS Economics

Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics (as major subjects)

BS Mathematics

BS Applied Biosciences

BBA Hons, BS Public Administration, BS Mass Communication, BS Economics, BS Accounting & Finance

Mathemtics, Physics & Computer Science (as major subjects)

BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering

BS Mathematics

BS Physics

B Architecture, B Industrial Design

BBA Hons, BS Public Administration, BS Mass Communication, BS Economics, BS Accounting & Finance

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology(as major subjects)

All Programmes

Mathematics & Physics as (two of three) major subjects

BS Mathematics

BS Physics

B Architecture, B Industrial Design

BBA Hons, BS Public Administration, BS Mass Communication, BS Economics, BS Accounting & Finance

Mathematics as (one of three) major subject

BS Mathematics

BBA Hons, BS Public Administration, BS Mass Communication, BS Economics, BS Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance or Accountancy (as one of three) major subject

BBA Hons, BS Public Administration, BS Mass Communication, BS Economics, BS Accounting & Finance

Any other combination of subjects

BBA Hons, BS Public Administration, BS Mass Communication, BS Economics

 

SAT Requirements

 
SAT Subject Test in
 
 
Engineering Computer Science / Computer Engg / Software Engg Applied BioSciences​
Mathematics Level II
•  Physics
•  Chemistry
•  Mathematics Level II
•  Physics
•  Biology M
 
Architecture (B Arch) / B Industrial Design BS Mathematics BS Physics
Mathematics Level II
•  Physics
•  Mathematics Level II
•  Physics
•  Mathematics Level II
 

 

SAT Test ( SAT - I ) or Redesigned New SAT

Bachelor of Business Administration
BS Economics
BS Mass Communication
BS Public Administration
BS Accounting and Finance
 
  • SAT subject test scores should reach NUST directly from College Board, USA.
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  • It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide the SAT scores on the given prostal address by due date:
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                      Undergraduate Section, Registrar Directorate,
                      National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST),
     
                      Main Office, Sector H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan.
                      Email : admissions@nust.edu.pk
     
  • Last date for SAT scores to reach NUST is 21 July 2018. Scores received after the deadline will not be entertained. NUST institutional code to receive SAT scores is 2790.
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    Merit List

     
    Merit list of international students is prepared separately.
     

    Provisional Admission

     
    On fulfillment of the requirements mentioned, a candidate will be admitted to the University as per policy in vogue. This admission shall, however, be provisional until all the original degrees or certificates submitted by him / her have been checked and verified. In case any document proves to be false, fake, or fabricated at a later stage, a provisionally admitted student shall be liable to expulsion from the University at any stage or to any other disciplinary or legal action the University may deem necessary.

    On receipt of university admission / acceptance letter, foreign nationality holders will approach the Pakistani mission abroad for the visa and submit the following documents:-

         •    Application Form (Student Visa Form)
         •    Photocopy of passport
         •    No Objection Certificate (NOC) issued by the home country for studying in Pakistan.
         •    Photograph
         •    Educational Documents
         •    Admission letter of university

    For more details, please visit the under mentioned link of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan: - http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/ AECA/Pages/AdmissionofForeignStudents.aspx

    Final Approval

     
    Cases of the international students, finally selected for admission, will be referred to Higher Education Commission and relevant government department(s) for final approval as per policy in vogue.
     

    Accommodation

     
    Hostel accommodation to international students is guaranteed.