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nca - National College of Arts Merit List Year 2024

Lahore (Punjab)

Merit System

To be eligible for the application a candidates have passed the Higher Secondary/Intermediate Examination or its equivalent from any recognized institution, with a minimum of 45% marks. Applicants meeting this requirement are eligible to take the admission test, for the Department of Fine Art, Design, Architecture, Musicology or Film and Television. The admission test is conducted in all major cities in all provinces of Pakistan.


The candidates who are qualified in aptitude test are called for interview.

Merit Calculation and Minimum Requirement of Test Score

Drawing and Fine Art Department

Candidates for the Department of Fine Art and Design are required to have high score in drawing and aptitude tests.

Department of Architecture

Candidates wishing to apply for the Department of Architecture are required to pass an examination in mathematics in addition to the drawing and aptitude test.

Department of Musicology

For admission in Musicology it is required to take a separate aptitude test.

Fall and Spring Merit Waiting Lists of Selected Candidates

Merit lists for selected candidates are pasted in the administrative office of each department. Similarly the waiting lists for next selected applicants are also pasted in the same place.


All candidates appearing in the test are called for an interview. The merit is calculated on the basis of past academic performance, test result, and interview performance.


NCA intake fresh student for Bachelor, graduate and post graduate studies once each year.