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Eligibility Criteria for Admission on SAT Basis
  • NUST has a few SAT specific seats in undergraduate programmes for national candidates for which a separate merit list is prepared. The weighting of SAT score will be in lieu of NUST Entry Test weighting.
  • SAT / SAT Subject test is a computer based test held under the management of College Board, USA. For more information on SAT and how to apply, see their website  www.collegeboard.com.
  • SAT scores should reach NUST directly from College Board, USA.
  • Last date for SAT scores to reach NUST is 21 July 2017. Scores received after the deadline will not be entertained. NUST institutional code to receive SAT scores is 2790. SAT scores are valid for two years.
  • For all Programmes, a minimum of 550 SAT score is required in each subject.
  • It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide the SAT scores on the given address by due date:
  •           Undergraduate Section, Registrar Directorate,
              National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST),
              Sector H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Separate application form will be available on NUST website for applying on SAT basis tentatively in May 2017.
  • Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in SSC / equivalent and HSSC/equivalent exams.
  • All non FSc stream candidates must have equivalence certificate of their qualification, duly obtained from IBCC, Pakistan in relevant groups/subjects and with minimum 60% marks.
  • Desirous candidates can avail the facility accordingly, provided they meet the specified eligibility criteria.

  • The Entry Requirements are as under:

    Engineering

    Academic Requirement

    Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric / equivalent (Science Group) and HSSC/equivalent exams (Pre-Engineering/ Computer Science Group).

    SAT Requirement

  • Mathematics Level II
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
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    Computer Science

    Academic Requirement

    Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric / equivalent (Science Group) and HSSC/equivalent exams (Pre-Engineering/ Computer Science Group).

    SAT Requirement

  • Mathematics Level II
  • Physics

  • Applied Biosciences

    Academic Requirement

    Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric / equivalent (Science Group) and HSSC/equivalent exams (Pre-Medical Group) OR an equivalent qualification like A level or any other foreign qualification with three (3) subjects out of which Biology and Chemistry are essential subjects.

    SAT Requirement

    Candidates will take SAT Subject Test and submit the scores as per the following details:
  • Biology (M)
  • Business Studies and Social Sciences

    Academic Requirement

  • For BBA, BS Economics, BS Mass Communication and BS Public Administration, minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric / equivalent and HSSC/equivalent exams.
  • For BS Accounting & Finance, minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric / equivalent and HSSC/equivalent exams with Mathematics or Accounting and Finance or Accountancy as one of the major subject.
  • SAT  Requirement

  • SAT Test ( SAT - I ) or Redesigned New SAT
  • Architecture and Industrial Design

    Academic Requirement

    Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric / equivalent (Science Group) and HSSC/equivalent exams (Pre-Engineering/ Computer Science Group) OR any other foreign qualification with three (3) subjects out of which Physics and Mathematics are essential subjects.

     SAT Requirement

    SAT Subject Test in
  • Mathematics Level II
  • Physics

  • Candidates will also take cognitive and aptitude test the weighting of which will be included in final merit list.

    BS Mathematics

    Academic Requirement

    Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric / equivalent and HSSC/equivalent exams OR any other foreign qualification with three (3) subjects out of which Mathematics is an essential subject.

    BS Physics  

    Academic Requirement

    Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric / equivalent and HSSC/equivalent exams OR any other foreign qualification with three (3) subjects out of which Physics and Mathematics are essential subjects.

    SAT Requirement for Mathematics

    SAT Subject Test in
  • Mathematics Level II 
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    SAT Requirement for Physics

    SAT Subject Test in
  • Physics
  • Mathematics Level II  

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    National University of Sciences and Technology H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan