Admission Requirement

Admission Requirements

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

  • All applicants will be required to appear in an entrance test and interview/group discussion held by SZABIST.
  • Conversion of A-Level grades or equivalent must be 50% and above for all undergraduate programs.
  • Intermediate students are required to get their SSC and HSSC certificates attested by Inter Board Coordination Committee  (IBCC).
  • Equivalency from Inter Board Coordination Committee (IBCC) is mandatory for O & A Levels/High School Diploma/IB Diploma or equivalent.
  • High School Diploma or International Baccalaureate (IB) students appearing for examination from Pakistan shall have to pass Islamiat, Pakistan Studies & Urdu either with O Levels or SSC.
  • 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.
  • Admission of Foreign students are subject to clearance from the relevant Agencies/ NOC from HEC.
  • GRE/ GAT General / HAT Relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for all MS Programs
  • GAT  Subject with minimum 60% score is mandatory for admission in PhD Programs

EQUIVALENCY OF GRADES FOR THE CANDIDATES HAVING CAMBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFICATE

A-Level Grade

Equivalent Intermediate %

A

85

B

75

C

65

D

55

E

45

PROGRAM SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

Admission Requirement Management Sciences

BBA

The candidate must have completed O-Levels (minimum 8 subjects including 5 compulsory subjects; English, Urdu, Math, Islamiat & Pakistan Studies) and A-levels (minimum 3 Subjects)/ 12th Grade/ Intermediate or equivalent with minimum 50% marks from a recognized institution

BS (Accounting & Finance)

The candidate must have completed O-Levels (minimum 8 subjects including 5 compulsory subjects; English, Urdu, Math, Islamiat & Pakistan Studies) and A-levels (minimum 3 Subjects)/ 12th Grade/ Intermediate or equivalent with minimum 50% marks from a recognized institution.

BS (Accounting & Finance) 2.5 year

For admission in the BS (Accounting & Finance) 2.5-year program, the candidate must have completed O-Levels (minimum 8 subjects including 5 compulsory subjects; English, Urdu, Maths, Islamiat & Pakistan Studies), A-levels (minimum 3 Subjects)/12th Grade/Intermediate with minimum 50% marks or equivalent from a recognized institution and Certificate in Accounting & Finance (CAF) duly verified by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP).

MBA

The candidate must: have four year bachelor/ master degree with minimum 55% marks / CGPA 2.50 from an HEC recognized university.

MPM

Applicant with a minimum of sixteen 16 years of education / 4 year Bachelors / Masters degree from any HEC recognized educational institution with minimum 55% marks / CGPA 2.50 are eligible for MPM program.

MS (Project Management)

The candidates must possess 4-year Bachelor / Masters degree or equivalent qualification with minimum CGPA 2.50 OR 55% marks from a university recognized by HEC.

GRE/ GAT (General) or HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for MS PM.

MS (Management Sciences)

The 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 with minimum 50% score is mandatory for MSMS.

MS (Business Analytics)

The candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with minimum 55% marks / 2.5 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC
GRE/ GAT (General) or HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for MS
students

PhD (Management Sciences)

The candidate must possess a 17.5 – 18 year of relevant education with minimum 60% marks /CGPA 3.00 from an HEC recognized university. GAT Subject with minimum 60% score is mandatory for admission in PhD (Management Sciences)

MHRM

The applicant must possess a minimum of sixteen (16) years of education (4 years bachelor / Master degree) from HEC recognized educational institutes with minimum 55% marks / CGPA 2.50 and one year experience at managerial level at the minimum.

PMBA

The candidate must possess a 16 years educational qualification with minimum 55% marks / CGPA 2.50 from HEC recognized university in any field of study and three years managerial work experience at the minimum.

The PMBA is equivalent to Post Graduate Diploma as per HEC guidelines.

EMBA

The candidate must possess a 16 years educational qualification with minimum 55% marks / CGPA 2.50 from HEC recognized university in any field of study and three years managerial work experience at the minimum.
EMBA degree from SZABIST is equal to 18 year education and is recognized by HEC.

Admission Requirement Computer Sciences

BS (Computer Science)

The candidate must have completed O-Levels (minimum 8 subjects including 5 compulsory subjects; English, Urdu, Math. Islamiat & Pakistan Studies) and A-levels (minimum 3 Subjects)/ 12th Grade/ Intermediate or equivalent with minimum 50% marks from a recognized institution.
For BS Computer Science, candidates with mathematical background will be preferred.

BS (Software Engineering)

The candidate must have completed O-Levels (minimum 8 subjects including 5 compulsory subjects; English, Urdu, Math, Islamiat & Pakistan Studies) and A-levels (minimum 3 Subjects)/ 12th Grade/ Intermediate or equivalent with minimum 50% marks from a recognized institution.
For BS (Software Engineering), candidates with mathematical background will be preferred.

BS (Artificial Intelligence)

The candidate must have completed O-Levels (minimum 8 subjects including 5 compulsory subjects; English, Urdu, Math, Islamiat & Pakistan Studies) and A-levels (minimum 3 Passes)/ 12th Grade/ Intermediate or equivalent qualifications with minimum 50% marks from a recognized institution.
For BS (Artificial Intelligence), the candidates with mathematical background are preferred.

MS (Computer Science)

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

MS (Data Science)

The candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with minimum 50% marks /2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC.
GRE/ GAT (General) or HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for MS Data
Science.

MS (Cyber Security)

The candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education (including Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, and Mathematics) .with minimum 50% marks/2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC.
GRE/ GAT (General) or HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for MS Cyber
Security

PhD

The candidate must possess a 17.5 – 18 year of education with minimum 60% marks /CGPA 3.00 from an HEC recognized university in the relevant field of study GAT Subject with minimum 60% score is mandatory for admission in PhD (CS)

Admission Requirement Social Sciences

BS (Social Sciences)

The candidate must have completed O-Levels (minimum 8 subjects including 5 compulsory subjects; English, Urdu, Math, Islamiat & Pakistan Studies) and A-levels (minimum 3 Subjects)/ 12th Grade/ Intermediate or equivalent qualifications with minimum 50% marks from a recognized institution.

MS-Social Sciences (International Relations, Economics, Psychology & Sociology)

The candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with a minimum 2nd Division/ 2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC.
GRE/ GAT (General) or HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for MSSS.

MS (Development Studies)

The candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with a minimum 2nd Division/ 2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC.
GRE/ GAT (General) or HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for MSDS.

MS (Clinical Psychology )

The candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with a minimum 50% marks / 2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC.
GRE/ GAT (General) or HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for MS-Clinical Psychology.

MS (Sociology)

The candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with a minimum 2nd Division/ 2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC.
GRE/ GAT (General) or HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for MS-Sociology.

Admission Requirement Media Sciences

Bachelor of Media Science

The candidate must have completed O-Levels (minimum 8 subjects including 5 compulsory subjects; English, Urdu, Math, Islamiat & Pakistan Studies) and A-levels (minimum 3 Subjects)/ 12th Grade/ Intermediate or equivalent with minimum 50% marks from a
recognized institution

Master of Media Science (MMS)

The candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with a minimum 50% score / 2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC.
GRE/ GAT (General) or HAT relevant with minimum 50% score is mandatory for Master of Media Science (MMS).

ADMISSION TEST ALTERNATES

For Bachelors Programs Applicants may submit a minimum 1100/1600* score of SAT 1. The scoring of SAT 1 will be considered as follows:

SAT Score               

Test Marks (out of 50)         

1500-1600

50

1400-1499

45

1300-1399

40

1200-1299

35

1100-1199

30

*Candidates securing 100% marks in SZABIST’s admission test will be equivalent to 50.

For Masters Programs:
50% score of GMAT for Master Programs

For MS Programs:
GAT (General)/GRE/HAT relevant with minimum 50% score

For PhD Programs:
GAT (Subject) with minimum 60% score.

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