. DUHS-IHM Admission Policy may be stated as follows:
. Admission will be offered to all those who qualify following a strict merit-based admission criteria irrespective of their race, religion, gender, ethnicity or socio-economic conditions.
. The criteria for admission is based on candidates meeting the following requirements:
. Applying online and registering for appearing in the Aptitude Test.
. Foreign Students and Non-Resident Pakistanis, and Pakistani Nationals:??
. All applicants (foreign students, non-resident Pakistanis, and Pakistani Nationals) with SAT scores exceeding 1900 and GMAT scores exceeding 600 are exempted from the IHM - DUHS undergraduate and graduate admissions test respectively, however they have to go through the interview process.??
. Appearing for an interview.
. Meeting the minimum academic eligibility requirement for the concerned program
. Providing equivalence certificate in case of holders of degrees / certificates Issued by non-Pakistani university / boards
. The aim of the aptitude test is to evaluate candidates for their quantitative and analytical abilities, logical reasoning, communication skills, reading comprehension, lexical resource, grammatical range, and aptitude for the program.
. The interviews are designed to bring out the qualities needed not only succeed in their chosen program of study but also their potential to contribute positively to the society when they graduate.
. There are no reserved / quota seats of any category at IHM - DUHS.
. No effort will be made to fill all available seats / lower criteria if insufficient numbers of candidates apply or an individual candidate fails to satisfy the above criteria.
. No qualified candidate will be refused admission on the basis of his / her inability to pay IHM - DUHS fees such candidate are however, required to apply for financial assistance and meet the criteria for the same.
. The cut-off for individual programs in the entrance test will be decided by the Admission Committee using rigorous methods based on statistical analysis.
. The test scores obtained by the test takers would remain valid till next semester/year admission ad, however, the minimum academic eligibility requirements will be those applicable at time of actual admission.
More specific information on the requirements for admission to the individual programs is appended as under:
Applicants to the BBA Program must have completed their:
Higher Secondary School Certificate with a minimum of 45% marks
`A` Levels with minimum of 2 `B`s and 1 `C` in 3 principal subjects that there should be on grade less than `C` across the 3 principal subjects. No credit is applicable for any subsidiary, general or advanced supplementary paper.
American High School Diploma with a minimum of 50% or an
International Baccalaureate with at least 30 points out of 45
Applicants to the MBA, MBA (Evening) Programs must have:
MBA - 2.5 years (66 credit hours)
A minimum of 16 years of education non business
(Post 16 years of education)
MBA 3.5 years (96 credit hours)
A minimum of 14 years education in the last degree
Applicants to the EMBA Programs must have:
A minimum of 14 years education with 4 years middle level management working experience
**All equivalency claims shall be evaluated by the HEC (www.hec.gov.pk)
Holders of professional degree/certificates (BE, MBBS, LLKB, CPA, CA, ACCA, etc) are encouraged to apply for MBA / Masters Programs. The University also admits, without any prerequisite, visiting students in single certificate and MBA courses depending upon availability of seats.
An eligible transfer candidate may be defined as a candidate who satisfies all the following conditions:
. A candidate who has attended any of the top 100 universities derived from the international rankings compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University`s Institute of Higher Education or by The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) or Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in the discipline applied for. Course credits are also acceptable from Lahore University of Management Sciences, Institute of Business Administration Karachi, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) Karachi.
. The candidate`s CGPA must be 3 or above on a scale of 4.0 or equivalent.
. The candidate must have secured a minimum of As and Bs during their A Levels, or 60% + in HSC exams.
Eligible candidates may apply for transfer to any of the IHM - DUHS degree programs with the following stipulations:
. IHM - DUHS reserves the right to accept or reject all or any such candidates.
. The IHM - DUHS admission test may be waived for such candidates if they meet SAT or GMAT requirements.
. Interviews would be conducted prior to admission if so desired by Admission Committee of DUHS. A transfer committee appointed by IHM shall determine the course the courses to be accepted for transfer of credits of such candidates.
. Transfer of credits will be applicable to those courses with `B` and above grades.
. A minimum of 50% of total degree credits must be completed at IHM - DUHS.
. Courses transferred shall be indicated in the final transcript as being transfer credits.
Transfer of Credits
A limited number of course credit exemptions may be given to those students who have been enrolled in degree programs at ranked foreign universities. These exemptions shall be given on a case to case basis on the following criteria:
. Course credits must be from any of the top 100 universities derived from the international rankings compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University`s Institute of Higher Education or by The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) or Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in the discipline applied for. Course credits are also acceptable from Lahore University of Management Sciences, Institute of Business Administration Karachi, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) Karachi.
. Students must have been enrolled in degree programs at these universities.