Undergraduate Admission Studies
The Admissions Committee formulates the admission policy in accordance with the rules laid down by the University. To apply for admission, the student should have the needed minimum qualifications set forth for each program. In view of inconsistency in schedules of examinations conducted by various bodies in Pakistan and overseas, applications for entry from students waiting for the results will also be entertained. Such applicants, if selected in the admission process, will be granted provisional admissions. These admissions will automatically stand cancelled if such candidates fail to attain the required minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications for Undergraduate Admissions
Candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary Certificates (HSC) / Intermediate Examination from any Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in Pakistan or an equivalent examination recognized by the University are eligible to seek admission to the relevant Bachelor’s Degree Program of this University. The programs are listed below:
|HSC (Pre-Medical, 70% minimum marks) OR
SAT-II (550 minimum: Biology & Chemistry, Any science subject) & TOEFL (500 or equivalent)/IELTS (5.5) if subjects are taught in other than English
|HSC (Pre-Medical, 60% minimum marks)
|HSC (Pre-Medical, 50% minimum marks)
|BS (CS), BS (ICT), BS (TC), BS (SE), BS (ES)
|HSC (Pre-Engineering, Pre-Medical, Computers,
Commerce and Economics), minimum 45% marks
|HSC (Any Subject), minimum 45% marks
|HSC (Pre-Engineering), minimum 60% marks
The Government of Pakistan evaluates all the overseas Higher Secondary Certificates for their equivalence. However, the concerned students may directly write to the following address to have their certificates evaluated:
Inter Board Committee of Chairmen,
Government of Pakistan,
Ministry of Education No. 342, Street 97, G-9/4, Islamabad, Pakistan
ISRA UNIVERSITY ADMISSION TEST
Applicants for admission to all the Bachelor and Master degree programs are required to take the Isra University Admission Test (IUAT). The admission is purely on merit attained in this test. The test consists of two parts with an intermediate phase of short listing for personal interviews. It may, however, be noted that overseas Pakistani and foreign students are exempted from taking the Isra University Admission Test. Applicants for M Phil, Ph D or postgraduate degree programs in clinical sciences, who fulfil the requisite conditions for admissions, will be called for a comprehensive interview or subject Graduate Records Examination or both.
This is a written test. Sample test papers are available for each program of study, and are provided to those candidates who complete the prescribed application form and register themselves for taking the admission test. The test will be conducted at the Isra University Campuses or other venues, as announced through news media. The time and date of the test will be communicated to the applicants individually by post or e-mail and through announcements in the news media.
Short Listing of Candidates
Short listing will purely depend upon the scores achieved by students in IUAT Part – 1. Only the short-listed students will qualify for IUAT Part – 2 and will be individually called for the interview.
This part of the test is a personal interview of the applicants to assess their communication skills, aptitude, integrity, motivation, maturity and interest in the selected degree program. An applicant will meet two interviewers for a period of 20 minutes each. The interviews will be held at Isra University Campuses or other venues, as announced through news media. The date and time of the interview will be communicated separately to each short listed applicant.
SELECTION FOR ADMISSION
The results of IUAT (both parts) are compiled and reviewed by Isra University Admissions Committee. The Committee recommends only those students for admission who are considered academically outstanding and have special aptitude for serving the community and the country of their permanent residence. The decision of the Committee is final and can not be challenged. Selected candidates will be informed individually. The results of the IUAT will neither be communicated on telephone nor will be revealed to sympathizers and friends. Selection of the candidates for the M Phil and Ph D programs is based on correspondence in the case of foreign students and interviews of the candidates residing in Pakistan.
PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH
All programs are conducted in the English language, the official medium of communication of the University. Students are required to demonstrate reasonably good proficiency in this language. However, those who are admitted because of excellent performance in the test but are not up to the required standard in English will be offered an intensive, non-credit course in Special English aimed at improving their proficiency in written and oral communication skills. The students attending this course must take a test at the completion of this course and achieve a satisfactory test score.