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How to Apply


The international students in pursuit of full degree program at IBA and visiting students have to apply online. The IBA Online Admission System contains application form that is required to be filled and submitted by given deadlines. The Online Admission System is activated once the admissions are announced on IBA website. Normally, admissions activity commences in the month of November for Spring Semester Admissions and February for Fall Semester Admissions.

The application fee is Rs.3000 that may be submitted online or through cheque or pay order at the following address:
Institute of Business Administration,
Main Campus ,University Road,
Karachi, Pakistan,74400

Only those incoming exchange students who are currently enrolled at our partner universities are eligible to apply.

The students applying for exchange program should be selected by their home university.

Selected students will be asked to mail the following documents:
- Copy of Passport (the page showing nationality and personal details).
- Letter from Home University certifying that you are a current student registered with the university.
- Academic Transcript/Consolidated Grade Record (s) issued by your Home University. (with English translation, if applicable). The transcript should be endorsed with the university's seal and official signatory.
- Passport size photograph.

The aforementioned documents have to be mailed via international courier at the following address:

Institute of Business Administration,
City Campus Kiyani Shaheed Road,
Karachi, Pakistan,74400

For International full degree program students & Visiting students:

- Undergraduate Programs
For BBA Program

- Intermediate (minimum 65% marks), or
- 'A' Levels (minimum of two 'B's and one 'C')
- Grades of General and AS level courses will not be accepted

For BS Program
- 60% marks in Intermediate (Pre-Engineering), OR
- 60% marks in Intermediate General Group with Mathematics, OR
- 1B and 2Cs in A-Level (with Mathematics)
- Grades of General and AS level courses will not be accepted
- Graduate Programs - (MBA, MBA-Evening, MS)
- Must have a bachelor's degree (with a minimum of 60%) from recognized university in any area of study
- Minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA
- 16 years of education is required
- 2 years experience for MBA mandatory
- The IBA also accepts holders of professional degrees (B.E., M.B.B.S., etc)
- The work experience is not required for admission to MS Economics program

Degree (In relevant subject)
- M.Phil. or M.S.
- 18 years of education
- Minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA

- Additional Requirements
- GRE (International) General Scores
- Two references from department A brief proposal indicating your research interest

Teaching Assistance
- Ph.D. students shall be required to either teach undergraduate level courses for which a monthly stipend shall be given
- Ph.D. students will be entitled to full waiver of tuition fee for the entire program

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