LUMS SSE Eligibility

LUMS offers the combination of a noteworthy student body, one of the most well read faculty of the region, a welcoming Residential College system and all the resources of an extraordinary university.

 

 

Eligibility for LUMS For Under Graduate Program

 

Applicants who have successfully completed FSc/ICS/A’ Levels/High School Diploma or International Baccalaureate are eligible to apply for admission if they fulfill one of the following academic qualifications:

  • Successful completion of Matric (60% marks or above) and FSc/ICS (65% marks or above)
  • O’ Levels results (in at least 6 subjects) and 2 Bs and 1 C grade in A’ Levels in at least 3 principal 1 subjects such that there should be no more than 1 C grade and no grade less than a C.
    • The principal subjects are Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics. Any deviations from this list would be examined on a case to case basis and the decision of the Admissions Committee would be final. No credit will be given for General Paper
  • American High School Diploma (80% or above or Grade point average of B or above)
  • International Baccalaureate (at least 30 out of 45 points)
  • Combination of the above
  • Any other equivalent qualification (minimum acceptable scores will be determined by the Admissions Committee)

 

Applicants who have not taken the final exams of their FSc/ICS/A’ Levels (in three principal subjects listed in subsection I-a)/High School Diploma or IB as yet and are expecting their final results by August 2013 will be given a conditional offer. Applicants must fulfill one of the following academic qualifications to be considered for a conditional offer:

  • Successful completion of Matric (with at least 60% marks) and FSc/ICS 1st year (65% marks or above)
  • O’ Levels results (in at least six subjects)
  • American High School Diploma (9th, 10th, & 11th year) results with 80% marks or above or Grade point average of B or above
  • International Baccalaureate (first year) results (at least 30 out of 45 points)

 

Applicants who are made a conditional offer must subsequently meet one of the following conditions for admission to LUMS by August 2012:

  • Successful completion of FSc/ICS (with 65% marks or above)
  • A’ Levels in at least 3 principal subjects with at least 2 Bs and 1 C grade such that there should be no more than 1 C grade and no grade less than a C. The principal subjects are Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics. Any deviations from this list would be examined on a case to case basis and the decision of the Admissions Committee would be final. No credit will be given for General Paper.
  • American High School Diploma (minimum required grades for the 12th year will be decided by the Admissions Committee)
  • International Baccalaureate (at least 30 out of 45 points)

 

1 Principal subject (full credit course)

 

Note:

 

  1. Candidates who have either completed or are in the last year of completion of 12 years of Education which does not lead to FSc/ICS/A’ Level or International Baccalaureate Certification will be required to get an equivalence certificate from the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC), Islamabad, Pakistan. For further information please contact:

    The Chairman FBISE Building,
    H-8/4, Islamabad.
    http://www.ibcc.edu.pk

  2. Candidates who have already completed their A' Levels (have taken the exam of minimum three A' levels principal subjects listed in subsection I-a) and do not meet the minimum grades requirement must improve their grades in order to be eligible for admission. A' Levels Exams are held in November and June. To be eligible for the admission in 2013, students must improve their A' Level grades in November 2012 exams. Applicants planning to improve their grades by taking June 2013 exams are not eligible for the Fall 2013 session.

  3. Applicants should be aware that the presentation of incorrect/false/forged/fraudulent information or document in connection with admission to the LUMS Undergraduate Programme is a criminal offence and the University reserves the right to initiate appropriate action.
    • Action may include, but is not limited to cancellation of an application for admission, an offer of admission, or of an enrollment.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Eligibility for LUMS For Graduate Program

 

A minimum of 16 years of education is a requirement for applying to the MS / PhD Computer Science / Engineering program. Any one of the following academic qualifications satisfies the minimum eligibility requirement for admission application submission:

  • Four-year degree in Computer Science or related fields such as Software Engineering and Information Technology;
  • Four-year degree in any engineering discipline;
  • M.Sc in Computer Science or related fields such as Software Engineering and Information Technology;
  • Other degrees with synergistic alignment with computing, such as Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Accounting, Economics, and Management Sciences, which include coursework in mathematics and strong programming background.

 

As a minimum academic performance, all applicants must have maintained:

  • A CGPA of at least 2.4 on a scale of 4 in all university-level degrees beyond Intermediate/A-levels (if a GPA based system is used)
  • At least 60% marks in all university-level degrees beyond Intermediate/A-levels (if a percentage based system is used)

 

Candidates, who have degrees from institutions that are not listed with the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan will be required to get an equivalence certificate from the HEC before the application submission deadline.