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NUST Undergraduate Admission Criteria

Merit of all disciplines (Undergraduate Degree programs) for Fall 2024 will be calculated as per following details

Engineering / Computer Science / Business Studies and Social Sciences / LLB / Architecture and Industrial Design / Biotechnology/ BS Mathematics / BS Physics / BS Chemistry

Proportion of Each factor of merit

NUST Entry Test
SSC / O Level / equivalent
HSSC (Part-1) / HSSC / A level * / Equivalent / DAE


O/A Level candidates who are in A Level (final year) will be assigned 25% weightage to their O Level equivalence marks as per equivalence certificate issued by IBCC, Pakistan.


  • The above policy is subject to change.
  • Merit for BS Biotechnology will be based on complete FSc / A Level or equivalent qualification (as per IBCC Equivalence Certificate) result.
  • It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide the academic record in time to the University, as per the deadline.
  • NUST will not be responsible if result of HSSC or equivalent exam is not declared in time.