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Admission Requirement

Admission Requirements for Fall 2021

A. COVID-19 POLICY FOR FALL 2021 ADMISSION

Students who are waiting to take exams or waiting for their results and those who are in their final year of Intermediate/A Level or equivalent are also eligible to apply for admission in all undergraduate programs at SZABIST, subject to having 60% marks in Matriculation & meeting the other eligibility requirements mentioned in the Prospectus. Statement of entry is required from candidates of A levels while Roll no Slip is to be submitted as an evidence by candidates of HSSC/Intermediate examination.
The status of admission of such students will however-remain “Provisional”, subject to appearing in the HSSC/ A-level (or equivalent) final year exams in Oct/Nov session 2021 and submitting the results by 15th January 2022. SZABIST can allow reduced course load to such candidates (minimum three courses).
The provisional admission shall be canceled as under:
1. If a student fails to submit the results by the deadline.
2. If the student fails to get the desired grades (percentages) as required for the
admission in the program in which he/she was admitted. Please refer to the
Prospectus/ Website.

B. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

  • Two “E” grades in A-Level exam will not be entertained for accredited programs. i.e. BBA, BSCS, etc. (Conversion should be 50% and above).
  • Equivalency from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (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.
  • Verification of last degree from Higher Education Commission, 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.
  • Admission of foreign students is subject to clearance /NOC from HEC.
  • Students waiting for results can also apply.
  • An entrance test & interview/ group discussion will be given to all applicants for Bachelors/ Masters/ MS Programs at SZABIST. .Alternatively, applicants may submit acceptable scores of SAT 1 /NAT for BBA/BS, GMAT for MBA and GRE/GAT Gen/HAT relevant with minimum 50% score for MS Programs.
  • GAT subject with minimum 60% score is mandatory for admission in Ph. D program.

C. 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.

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 60% 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 60% 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 60% 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, Clinical 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

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

MS (Media Science)

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 (Media Science)