Admission In Universities Of Pakistan 2023 [Step By Step Guide]
You just finished your higher secondary school examination with flying colors, and your parents want you to pursue your University education at a reputed University.
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If you are seeking admission to the different universities of Pakistan offering undergraduate-level subjects such as B.S. in Computer Science, B.S. in Chemistry, B.S. in Physics, B.S. in IT, and Mathematics. This site provides information about the Pakistani educational system and allows you to apply to the universities of your choice.
- Nums Admission 2023 is open.
- Admissions are open at the University of Swabi-Last Date to Apply 06 Jan 2023
- University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS) – Lahore Admission 2022 Last date to apply: 11th November 2022 [Extended].
- UET Lahore – Undergraduate Admission, Token For Admission Process will be available from 17th October to 11th November 2022.
- University Of Okara – Last Date To Apply 5th November 2022.
- Law Admission Test – Lat October 31st,2022 Deadline.
- International SAT Dates And Deadline, Test Date 3rd December 2022, Deadline For registration 3rd November, 202
Finding the best universities and colleges in Pakistan can be tough, especially if you don’t know where to look. There are thousands of educational institutions in Pakistan with varying standards and quality of education.
Read:- Top Universities in Pakistan Ranking 2022
Today you’ll learn the following:
- Latest admission news 2022
- Different universities & colleges in Pakistan
- Govt. Universities
- Admissions to Punjab University
- What is USAT
- Important Dates for USAT
- How to apply for USAT
- Admissions in GCU
- Private Universities
- Semi-Govt. Universities
- List of Universities
Let’s start with the latest admission news.
UPCOMING ADMISSIONS 2023
Last date to apply in the following degrees is 13 January 2023
|University||Degree||Area of study|
|UVAS, Ravi campus||DOCTORATE, MS / MPHIL||Agricultural Sciences, Biological & Life Sciences|
|CVAS, Jhang||MS / MPHIL Master||Agricultural Sciences, Biological & Life Sciences|
|GIMS, Peshawar||DIPLOMA / CERT (After Matric), Undergraduate / Bachelor, INTERMEDIATE / A-LEVEL||Medical Sciences, Social Sciences, School & College Education (FA/FSc/BA/BSc)|
|SZABAC, Dokri||Undergrad||Agricultural Sciences.|
|KCAET, Khairpur||Undergrad||Engineering, Computer Sciences & Information Technology, Biological & Life Sciences, Agricultural Sciences|
|SIU, Umerkot||Undergrad||Agricultural Sciences, Computer Sciences & Information Technology, Languages|
|OC, Karachi||Undergrad||Management Sciences|
|IIUI Islamabad||Undergrad||Computer Sciences & Information Technology, Biological & Life Sciences, Management Sciences, Medical Sciences, Commerce / Finance & Accounting|
|SAU Tando jam||Undergrad||Computer Sciences & Information Technology, Agricultural Sciences, Languages, Engineering, Biological & Life Sciences, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Medical Sciences|
|UOK Karachi||Diploma, Undergrad||Commerce / Finance & Accounting, Religious Studies|
LATEST ADMISSION News 2022
Upon completion of intermediate exams, most students wish to obtain more information and need a guideline for admissions to top universities in Pakistan.
For those students, who want to go to the top universities in the country, we have created a list of the most desired universities. These are the university where you can get admission on merit positions in different programs. These universities provide quality education and prepare you for your future.
All Universities in Pakistan have their own prestige because these are the best universities in the country. But the problem is that these universities are only for upper-class students and those who have performed well in intermediate classes. For them, it is very easy to get admission to one of these universities because they have performed well in all levels of exams.
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DIFFERENT UNIVERSITIES & COLLEGES IN PAKISTAN
Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC) recognizes several universities and colleges. HEC sets rules and regulations for the Universities.
- Private Universities/Colleges
- Semi-Govt Universities/Colleges
These government institutions are most important in the country’s higher education system. These universities provide quality education to students. Students can easily afford the fees in government sector universities. The quality of education in these universities is comparatively better than in private-sector universities. However, most universities require students to take a test before admission.
Admissions to Punjab University
Punjab University is located in the historical and culturally alive city of Lahore. This University has played a leading role in spreading higher education in the country. Punjab University was established in Lahore in 1882. The University of Punjab is Pakistan’s largest and oldest seat of higher learning.
Five campuses, 19 faculties, eight constituent colleges, 138 departments, centers, and institutes make up the University. 658 affiliated colleges are also affiliated with the University. It has 991 full-time/regular and 300 part-time faculty members who teach/research on campus. 49,520 students are on campus (29,588-morning students, 18,838 evening students, and 1,094 diploma students).
Faculties At Punjab University
Admissions are also available in the following disciplines at Punjab University.
- Islamic Studies
- Life Sciences
- Agricultural Seien«
- Oriental Learning
- Computing &
- Arts & Humanities
- Behavioral & Social Sciences
- Information & Media Studies
- Business, Economics
- Electrical, Energy &
- Quality & Industrial System Engineering Chemical &
To apply for admission to Punjab University, you must pass the USAT test.
What Is USAT:
USAT stands for Undergraduate Studies Admission Test. A USAT is designed to cover all known undergraduate disciplines such as Engineering, Medicine (Allied Health), Information Technology, Management, and Social Sciences based on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). As with the SAT, students who qualify for the respective USAT will be eligible to apply to all relevant universities.
Important Dates for USAT:
For students planning to apply for undergraduate admission, the ETC (Education Testing Council) of the HEC (Higher Education Commission) has announced the deadline for registration for the second batch, which will be open until September 9.
The USAT was advertised on July 24, 2022, nationwide. The Batch-I, whose registration closed on August 19, 2022, is tentatively scheduled for September 4, 2022.
To facilitate further registration for the upcoming batch II of the Undergraduate Studies Admission Tests (USAT), the online registration portal of ETC, HEC, will remain open until midnight on September 9, 2022. Therefore, a tentative date of September 18, 2022, has been assigned for the test for Batch II.
How To Apply for USAT (A complete guide)
If you want to know the complete procedure for applying for USAT, click on the following link. And check out the section “How to apply.”
Admissions in GCU
Government college university in Pakistan is the most popular and preferable education destination for every student because it has proved to be the best institute for gaining proper knowledge about the future. GCU has started offering admissions in different fields.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR BSCS
Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate with one of the following combinations.
- Mathematics, Statistic. Physics
- Mathematics, Computer Science. Physic
- Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistic
- Mathematics. Computer Science, Economics
- Mathematics, Statistics, Economics
The following weightage of marks shall be observed for calculating the overall aggregate merit.
- Weightage of Entry Test =30%
- Weightage of Intermediate/ A-Level marks =40%
- Weightage of Interview = 20%
- Weightage of Matriculation / O-Level marks =10%
- All candidates (male/female/transgender) must have completed their intermediate with at least 50% marks OR Result awaiting Candidates OR holding A-levels (minimum three subjects)/equivalency qualifications can apply.
- For admission, all candidates must take the pre-admission Entrance Test.
- Shortlisted candidates will be displayed for the interview in their respective departments after the pre-Admission Entrance Test results are announced.
- The pre-Admission Entrance Test cannot be retaken/repeated.
- To be considered for admission, you must score at least 50% on the pre-admission entrance test.
- The last date to apply for BS admissions is November 30, 2022
How to apply:
- In any branch of UBL across Pakistan, candidates can apply ONLINE at www.gcuonline.pk after paying the processing fee of Rs 1500/- (per admission form).
- UBL Mobile App/Omni is not an acceptable method of payment.
- A hard copy/ Printout of the admission form is optional to be submitted to GC University Lahore.
- In the case of candidates shortlisted for interviews, the original documents and one set of photocopies may be required.
- You must apply by 30-11-2022 during banking hours.
- It is necessary to submit a separate application for each category of admission.
- For each form, a processing fee shall be charged.
Basis of Admissions
- Open Merit
- A-level/ Equivalent
BISE position holders are eligible for a 100% tuition scholarship with hostel accommodations. (Overall Top-3 positions)
Self-supporting students are eligible for hostel/accommodation, transportation, and need-based/merit-based scholarships.
BS Programs Offered at the main campus(Katchery Road)
- BS Botany
- BS Chemistry
- BS Electronics
- BS BSEnglish Literature
- BS Islamic Studies
- BS Gender & Climate Change
- BS Microbiology
- BS Persian
- BS Environmental Science
- BS Philosophy
- BS Physics
- BS Political Science
- BS Punjabi
- BS Urdu
- BS Zoology
BS Programs Offered at New Campus, Kala Shah Kaku
- BS Art History
- BS Disaster Management
- BS Geography
- BS History
- BS Mathematics
- BS Statistics
- BS Physical Education & Sports Science
Even though students’ lives in private universities/colleges have improved significantly in recent years, these private universities are still not well-ranked internationally. However, the fees charged by these universities are very high, making it unaffordable for a middle-class family. Most universities in the private sector don’t require any admission test.
We’ll update this page periodically to ensure you access the most recent up-to-date information about private universities and colleges in Pakistan.
These universities are not directly operated by the government but are under its control and are not owned by the government but are aided by it. These universities charge a moderate fee.
Many students in Pakistan are confused while selecting their desired educational institution. With thousands of colleges and universities to choose from, we often find it difficult to understand which one fits best for us.
List of Universities:
Below is a list of universities where you may apply for admission to pursue your career. All universities provide a high level of quality education. It is possible to enroll in a variety of faculties, depending on where you live and the amount of fees that you can afford. If you want to learn something new, you can choose one of the universities of your choice.
Universities in Islamabad
Various faculties are offered at these universities so that you can take admission according to your interests.
|Institute/University||Level||Discipline||Last date to apply|
|Shifa College of Nursing, Islamabad||Undergraduate/Bachelor||Nursing||23 September, 2022|
|Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad (Undergraduate)||Undergraduate/ Bachelor, Masters||Aerospace Engineering and Communication Systems Engineering||10 August, 2022|
|National University of Science & Technology (NUST)||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Engineering, IT and Computer Sciences,|
Social Sciences and Architecture,
and Natural and Biotechnology.
|5 December, 2022|
|Air University, Islamabad||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Aerospace & Strategic Studies,|
Avionics and Aeronautics,
Basic & Applied Sciences,
Computing & Artificial Intelligence,
|2 August, 2022|
|International Islamic University, Islamabad||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Arabic,|
Basic and Applied Sciences,
Engineering & Technology,
Usuluddin (Islamic Studies),
|5 August, 2022|
|Comsats University||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Accounting & Finance|
Food Sciences and Nutrition
Media and Communication Studies
|24 August, 2022|
|Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Economics|
Social Sciences Public Policy Development Studies
Management Sciences Governing Bodies
|10 July, 2022|
|HITEC University, Taxila||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Engineering,|
Computer Science ,
|31 August, 2022|
|Quaid-e-Azam University||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Faculty of Natural Sciences|
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Medical Science
|21 October, 2022|
|Bahria University||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Management Studies|
Humanities & Social Sciences
Medical & Dental Sciences
|23 December, 2022|
|National Defence University||Bachelor, Masters||Government and Public Policy (GPP)|
Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS)
Strategic Studies (SS)
International Relations (IR)
Leadership and Management Studies (LMS)
|10 July, 2022|
|National University of Modern Languages (NUML)||Bachelor, Masters||Applied Psychology|
Governance & Public Policy
Islamic Thought and Culture
Media and Communication Studies
Peace & Conflict Studies
|30 October, 2022|
|Allama Iqbal Open University||M. Phil Programmes|
Higher Secondary School Certificate (Intermediate)
Secondary School Certificate (Matric)
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD)
STEP/Functional Non Credit/Certificate
|Library and Information Sciences|
Accounting & Finance
Certificate in Librarianship
Community Health & Nutrition
Languages and Literature
Distance and Non-formal Education (DNFE)
Educational Planning & Management (EPM)
|8 November, 2022|
|FAST (NUCES)||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Business Administration|
Computer Networks and Security
Software Project Management
|15 July, 2022|
|Riphah International University||Bachelor, Masters, PhD||Social Sciences & Humanities|
Engineering & Allied Sciences
|31 July, 2022|
|Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS)||Bachelor, Masters||Engineering|
ChemistryCommunication & Management Sciences
Computer & Information Sciences
Metallurgy & Materials Engineering
Physics & Applied Mathematics
|18 July, 2022|
|Foundation University Islamabad||Bachelor, Masters,|
Information Engineering Technology
Bio Medical Engineering Technology
Media and Communication
Tourism and Hospitality
Accounting & Finance
|26 July, 2022|
|Capital University of Science & Technology||Bachelor, Masters,|
Management and Social Sciences
Health and Life Sciences
|12 August, 2022|
|Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences & Technology, Islamabad||Bachelor, Masters,|
|31 October, 2022|
|National University of Technology||Bachelor, Masters,|
|Applied Sciences and Humanities|
|31 July, 2022|
|National Skills University, Islamabad||Bachelor, Masters,|
Ph.D, Short Courses
Information Engineering Technology
|Mohi Ud Din Islamic University (MIU)||Bachelor, Masters,|
Medical and Health Sciences
|14 October, 2022|
|Hamdard University||Bachelor, Masters,|
Health & Medical Sciences
Social Sciences & Humanities
Engineering Sciences & Technology
|8 July, 2022|
|Fatima Jinnah Women’s University||Bachelor, Masters,|
Communication and Media Studies
|15 September 2022|
|Federal Medical and Dental College||Bachelor, Masters|
Community & Public Health Sciences
Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
|Foundation University School of Science & Technology (FUSST)||Bachelor, Masters||MBBS|
Post RN BSN
|26 July, 2022|
Universities in Punjab
Here is the list of some universities in Punjab. These Universities provide admissions to different faculties. You can take admission according to your interest.
- Lahore School of Economics, Lahore
- Information Technology University, Lahore
- University of Engineering and Technology
- Punjab University
- Lahore Garrison University
- University of South Asia
- Government College University
- Lahore University of Management Sciences
- University of Central Punjab
- University of Health Sciences
- University of Management Sciences
- Superior University
- The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Postgraduate Entry Test)
- National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (NUCES-FAST)
Universities in Sindh
You can take admission to these universities according to your interests. These universities offer admissions to different faculties.
- DHA Suffa University, Karachi
- Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology, Karachi
- Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
- Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, Karachi
- Sukkur IBA University, Sukkur
- Habib University, Karachi
- US-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Water, MUET Jamshoro
- Textile Institute of Pakistan, Karachi
- Bahria University, Karachi
- Institute of Business & Management, Karachi
- Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology, Karachi
- Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi
- Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology, Hyderabad
Universities in KPK
- GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Topi (Postgraduate Admissions)
- Namal Institute, Mianwali
- City University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar
- University of Peshawar
- Abdul Wali khan University, Mardan
- Hazara University, Mansehra
- University of Swat
- University of Swabi (UOS)
- Fata University, Kohat
- Rehman Medical College, Peshawar
Universities in Balochistan
- University of Balochistan, Quetta
- Bolan University of Medical and Health Sciences, Quetta
- University of Turbat, Turbat
- The Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water, and Marine Sciences (LUAWMS)
- Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar
- Islamia Girls College, Quetta
- Balochistan Agriculture University, Quetta
UHS Closing Merit Lists
The Merit List is a ranking system used to weigh individuals’ merit in various contexts. It is typically based on academic performance, professional experience, and/or other criteria that demonstrate an individual’s capabilities and accomplishments.
The Merit List can compare applicants for jobs or scholarship programs, assess students’ academic progress, determine award recipients, and many other purposes. It is an essential tool for ensuring fairness and objectivity in decision-making processes.
It can be used as a single source of evaluation or as part of a comprehensive assessment system that includes interviews, portfolios, and other measures. Organizations can use the Merit List to make informed decisions about who to hire, award grants, or admit into a program. This can help create more equitable access to opportunities and rewards.
Additionally, the Merit List encourages hard work and dedication by providing individuals with tangible evidence of their success.
Below are the closing merits for the University of Health Sciences and Federal Medical and Dental College. Medical students can find out how many marks they need to get into different medical Colleges.
1. Medical Colleges
Here is the previous year’s closing merit list for different medical colleges.
|Medical Colleges||Closing Merit|
|King Edward Medical University. Lahore||92.5225|
|Allama Iqbal Medical College. Lahore||91.7636|
|Services Institute of Medical Sciences. Lahore||91.3147|
|Ameer ud Din Medical College. Lahore||90 9091|
|Nishtar Medical College. Multan||90.8753|
|Fatima Jinnah Medical University. Lahore||90.4584|
|Rawalpindi Medical College. Rawalpindi||903810|
|Punjab Medical Colleges. Faisalabad||90.3506|
|Gujranwala Medical College||90.213|
|Quaid-e-Azam Medical College. Bahawalpur||90.1385|
|Khawaja Muhammad Safdar Medical College. Sialkot||90.0797|
|Sahiwal Medical Colleges||90.0554|
|Sargodha Medical College||89.9684|
|Nawaz Sharif Medical College. Gujrat||89.9571|
|Sheikh Zayed Medical College. Rahim.Yar.Khan||89.942|
|D.G. Khan Medical College. D.G. Khan||89.9294|
2. Dental Colleges
Here is the previous year’s closing merit list for different dental colleges.
|Dental Colleges||Closing Merit|
|de Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore||89.8494|
|Nishtar Institute of Dentistry, Multan||89.832|
|Dental Section Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad||89.8225|
FMDC Closing Merit List
Here is the closing merit list for Federal Medical and Dental College.
|Open Merit||6||94 .9047|
|Islamabad Capital Territory||10||91.4166|
|Federal Government Employee||9||93.0119|
Almost all the universities are finalizing their admission processes. So hurry up to grab your seat in one of the best institutions in Pakistan to pursue your higher studies. You must visit frequently and keep yourself informed about the admission dates. We will update you regularly regarding the important dates related to admissions to different Universities in Pakistan.
I hope you have got the latest information about admissions in different Universities in this article. If you are confused, contact us or leave a comment below. We will be happy to assist you.
Q. Is USAT applicable to all government Universities
Ans: Right now, USAT applies to the University of Punjab only. In some faculties of engineering, ECAT is also acceptable.
Q. What are some best Universities in Pakistan.
- University of Punjab
- National University of Sciences and Technology(NUST)
- COMSATS University Islamabad
- Agha khan University
Q. Can we use a single form for admission in different fields of the same University.
Ans: No, A separate form is needed for admission in different disciplines.