Pakistani University With Sat

6 Pakistani Universities where you can apply on basis of SAT!

Ever wondered if there was an “easy way in” to the university you dream of getting into? Wonder no more! The SAT is your passport to the most prestigious universities of the country. This article details universities from around Pakistan that require applicants to have a decent SAT score to get admission.
If you want to start the next Careem, Airlift, Johnny Jugnu or PakWheels in hopes of changing the world, you have come to the right place. If having your university top on Twitter trending every few weeks would be a matter of pride for you, LUMS is the ideal place. LUMS was established by Syed Babar Ali, with assistance from the Harvard Business School and industry leaders in 1984, and over the years, it has only added to its diverse programme portfolio. Not only is it the best business school in Pakistan, but it also offers degrees in various business, social sciences, engineering and law disciplines. Imagine working rigorously for the SAT just one time, and getting access to national-level swimming, fitness, and other sports facilities.

Degrees offered

● BA (Honours) English

● BA (Honours) History

● BA-LL.B (Honours)

● BS Biology

● BS Chemical Engineering

● BS Chemistry

● BS Computer Science

● BS Electrical Engineering

● BS Mathematics

● BS Physics

● Bsc (Honours) Accounting & Finance

● Bsc (Honours) Anthropology & Sociology

● Bsc (Honours) Management Science

● Bsc (Honours) Political Science

● Bsc Economics

● Economics & Mathematics

● Economics & Mathematics (Joint Major)

Specific requirements

(according to website)

● Essay component required

● No explicit requirement but aim for 1400 to be guaranteed a place in your desired degree

● Merit scholarships given to candidates with highest SAT scores

● For science degrees

  • ○ Either LUMS Entry Test along with SAT-I
  • ○ Or atleast 3 of the 4 subject tests listed below, along with SAT-I
    • ■ Biology-M
    • ■ Chemistry
    • ■ Mathematics II-C
    • ■ Physics

NUST

NUST
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Do you dream of having your own startup in a resourceful community like NUST’s Science and Technology Park? Or do you aspire to become part of a high-achieving research community and perhaps use this as a step to a phD abroad? Or does the idea of having a whole sector in Islamabad accessible to you under the label of “university” excite you? Founded in 1991 under the administration of the Pakistan Armed Forces, NUST has emerged as a leader in various degree programmes, with campuses in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Risalpur and Karachi. Consistently ranking amongst the top of all university rankings, NUST requires applicants to have a minimum score of 550 in all their SAT subjects. For information on which subject tests are required for which degrees, visit this link:http://www.nust.edu.pk/Admissions/Under-Graduate/Pages/International-Students.aspx

Degrees offered

● Civil Engineering

● Chemical Engineering

● Metallurgy and Materials Engineering

● Avionics Engineering

● Aerospace Engineering

● Geoinformatics Engineering

● Environmental Engineering

● Computer Software Engineering

● Software Engineering

● Computer Engineering

● BS Computer Science

● BS Applied Biosciences

● BBA

● BS Accounting and Finance

● BS Economics

● Bachelor in Public Administration

● BS Mass Communication

● BS Psychology

● B Architecture

● B Industrial Design

● BS Mathematics

● BS Physics

● BS Chemistry

Specific requirements

(according to website)

● For all Programmes, a minimum of 550 SAT score is required in each subject

● The merit list for candidates applying on the basis of SAT for national seats is prepared separately

● All subjects are not available at all campuses

● Engineering subject tests required

  • ○ Mathematics Level-II
  • ○ Physics
  • ○ Chemistry

● BS Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Software Engineering subject tests required

  • ○ Mathematics Level-II
  • ○ Physics

● BS Mathematics subject tests required

  • ○ Mathematics Level-II

● BS Physics subject tests required

  • ○ Physics
  • ○ Mathematics Level-II

● BS Chemistry subject tests required

  • ○ Chemistry

● BS Applied Biosciences subject tests required

  • ○ Biology (M)

● B Architecture and B Industrial Design subject tests required

  • ○ Mathematics Level II
  • ○ Physics

● Business Studies and Social Sciences

  • ○ SAT-I

PIEAS

PIEAS
Source:pieas.edu.pk
If you are an academically inclined engineering student with ambitions to pursue advanced research and phD, there is no better option than PIEAS with its holistic and highly specialized research academic environment. PIEAS was founded by the Pakistani Atomic Energy Commission in 1967 and offers BS, MS and PhD certifications in various natural science fields.

Degrees offered

● BS Chemical Engineering

● B.S. Computer and Information Sciences

● BS Electrical Engineering

● BS Mechanical Engineering

● BS Physics

Specific requirements

(as per latest website guidelines for 2017)

● PIEAS has reserved some seats for admission in BS programs through SAT scores

● Minimum score of 2000 in three SAT subjects; maths level II, chemistry and physics

IBA

IBA
Source:iba.edu.pk

Have you always aspired to become the next PM of Pakistan, like Shaukat Aziz? Or do you wish to rock the corporate world like Asad Umer did with Engro? Or do you just have a passion for organizing the biggest events of Pakistan? Founded with support from Wharton Business School and University of Southern California, IBA became a degree awarding university in 1994. Located in the industrial hub of the country, IBA requires students to take the SAT-I for its BBA and BS programs to avail an exemption from the university’s aptitude test with a minimum score of 600 in both components. BS programs in CS and EconMath also require students to take SAT-II.

Degrees offered

● BBA

● BS Accounting & Finance

● BS Computer Science

● BS Social Sciences

● BS Economics

● BS Economics & Mathematics

Specific requirements

(according to website)

● You need a certain minimum score for every degree to get an exemption from IBA’s aptitude test

● BBA

  • ○ Minimum 600/800 in mathematics and english, and 1270/1600 in total

● BS Computer Science

  • ○ Minimum 640/800 in maths and 600/800 in english
  • ○ Minimum 650/800 in SAT-II Mathematics

● BS Economics & Mathematics

  • ○ Minimum 640/800 in maths and 600/800 in english
  • ○ Minimum 650/800 in SAT-II Mathematics

● BS Accounting & Finance

  • ○ Minimum 600/800 in mathematics and english, and 1270/1600 in total

● BS Social Sciences

  • ○ Minimum 600/800 in mathematics and english

● BS Economics

  • ○ Minimum 600/800 in mathematics and english

Information Technology University

Information Technology
Source:eproperty.pk

Founded by Cambridge and MIT alumnus Umar Saif and located in Lahore, the Information Technology University was founded with a mission to emulate the superior teaching practices of the Massachussetts Institute of Technology.Subject-wise requirements can be read here:https://itu.edu.pk/admissions/faqs/

Degrees offered

● BS Economics with Data Science

● BS Management & Technology

● BS Computer Science

● BS Computer Engineering

● BS Electrical Engineering

Specific requirements

(according to website)

● Applicants may be exempted from the ITU Admissions Test if they have certain minimum scores in the SAT

● BS Management & Technology

  • ○ Minimum 550/800 in maths and english each

● BS Economics with Data Science

  • ○ Minimum 550/800 in maths and english each

● BS Electrical Engineering

  • ○ Minimum 550/800 in SAT-II Maths 1, Physics and Chemistry each

● BS Computer Science

  • ○ Minimum 550/800 in maths and english each

● BS Computer Engineering

  • ○ Minimum 550/800 in SAT-II Maths 1 and Physics each

Habib University

Habib University
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Not only is it blessed with a breathtaking campus, but it also has signifcant scholarship programs for merit based and need based students. Founded by the House of Habib in Karachi as a liberal arts institution and closely linked to respectable foreign universities like Stanford, Habib University allows applicants exemptions from its humanities and engineering entrance tests if they have taken the SAT-I with a minimum of 500 in both components, and 1200 in total, along with the essay.

Degrees offered

● BSc (Honors) Social Development & Policy

● BA (Honors) Communication & Design

● BA (Honors) Communication & Design

● BS Electrical Engineering

● BS Computer Engineering

● BS Computer Sciences

Specific requirements

(according to website)

● For social science degrees

  • ○ Minimum 600/800 in mathematics and english, and 1270/1600 in total, to get an exemption from the English component of the entry test
  • ○ Average essay score should be a minimum of 5 to get an exemption from the English component of the entry test
  • ○ Minimum 600/800 in SAT-II Mathematics(II) to get an exemption from the Mathematics component of the entry test

So there you have it, a list of institutions that accept you on the basis of your SAT scores. Remember though, that SAT is not their only requirement and you are advised to do research into what the other general and program-specific requirements your desired university may have.