Admission FAQ
What is the scope of Aerospace Engineering and Electrical Engineering?

Aerospace Engineering is an emerging field of the new millennium. Presently, Pakistan has shortage of Aerospace Engineers and most of the seats reserved for Aerospace Engineers are vacant and very few Aerospace Engineers are coming from abroad to fulfill the needs.
Like wise Electrical Engineering has a vast market nationally and internationally. The Engineers in these fields are hired in Government Sector on enhanced pay scales.
For more details check out  About Aerospace Engineering About Electrical Engineering

Does the institute provide hostel facility?
IST provides furnished hostel facility for boys and girls.
Does the institute have affiliation with any university?
IST has its own university charter which requires no affiliation with any university.
Does PEC recognize the Institute?
Aerospace Engineering and Communication Systems Engineering that the institute offers are duly accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).
Does IST have enough qualified faculty?
Yes, IST has enough highly qualified and experienced faculty in the respective areas.
Does IST have proper lab facilities?
Yes, IST already has well furnished laboratories to support the programs. Specialized laboratories are also being established.
Does IST have sufficient computer facilities?
Yes, IST has a modern computer classroom equipped with state of art computers. The classroom is complemented by a 24 x 7 computer lab and Internet Cafe to provide internet facility.
Does IST have a library?
Yes, IST has a resourceful library with sufficient current editions of books, reference material to support the programs, which is constantly updated. Library is also subscribing more than 16 periodicals and on line professional publications.
What are the criteria for awarding scholarships?
This is decided by the Board of Directors on merit basis.
Are Intermediates in Computer Science (ICS) eligible for admission?

Students with HSSC/ A-Level/ Equivalent (Phy, Maths and Computer) are eligible to apply for the program of BS (Space Science) only.

What would be the strength of a class?
There will be forty (40) students admitted to each program.
What are the prospects of higher education?
The IST programs are accredited nationally and internationally and the student shall have no difficulty in getting admissions abroad.
How can I come to IST campus?
For details check out Directions and Location Map
What is the System of Education at IST?
IST follows the semester system. Each program is of eight semesters and each semester is of eighteen weeks duration. There will be two semesters in each year.
Are DAEs eligible for admission?
Yes, there are limited seats for DAEs.
For details check out General Eligibility Requirements for Diploma Holders
What subjects are required for A-level applicants?
Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Does PEC recognize the Institute?

All engineering programs of IST are duly accredited/approved by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).

IST conducts its own entry test?
No, IST doesn’t conduct its own entry test. IST accept NAT/ HAT/ SAT-II score which is conducted by NTS/ HEC/ College board.
Which category of NAT/ HAT/ SAT is acceptable to apply for undergraduate programs offered by IST?
The result of NAT-1E conducted by NTS from July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018 with ≥ 50% score is acceptable to apply for all undergraduate programs offered by IST.
The result of NAT-1CS conducted by NTS from July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018 with ≥ 50% score is only acceptable to apply for BS Space Science (Non-Engineering program) offered by IST.
The result of the HAT-UG-E announced/ available before June 30, 2018 with ≥ 50% score is acceptable to apply for all undergraduate programs offered by IST.
The result of the HAT-UG-CS announced/ available before June 30, 2018 with ≥ 50% score is only acceptable to apply for BS Space Science (Non-Engineering program) offered by IST.
The result of SAT II (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics level–II) test with at-least 50% marks in each subject announced/ available before June 30, 2018 is acceptable to apply for all undergraduate programs offered by IST.
I have appeared for NAT/ HAT but I do not receive result card yet issued by NTS/ HEC. What should I do?
Please get a print of your result card from NTS/HEC website on/before the closing date to apply for admission in IST and attach/upload with your online application form.
Can I edit information my online application form?
Yes, you can edit your online application form and attach documents by using your log-in information till closing date to apply for admission in IST.
Is it mandatory to deposit application processing fee?
Yes, it is mandatory to deposit application processing fee in any online branch of HBL otherwise your application will not be processed/considered for admission in IST.
How it will be confirmed that whether my application processing fee has been received at IST? Or I have to send copy of Paid Challan form to IST.
Nothing is required to send IST. Your fee status will be automatically updated on your application form within next 4 to 5 working days after deposit of application processing fee at any online branch of HBL. You can log-in and check the status.
What should I do if I have paid application processing but my fee status is not updated on online application form?
You are required to email scan copy of paid challan form at “info@ist.edu.pk” before the closing date to apply for admission in IST.
Is it mandatory to attach the documents with online application form?
Yes, it is mandatory to attach the desired documents with your online application form otherwise your application will not be processed/considered for admission in IST.
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