Allocation of Seats - Department Wise

Department  No. of Seats
BE-Aerospace Engineering
80
BE-Electrical Engineering
80
BE-Avionics Engineering
40
BE-Mechanical Engineering
40
BE-Materials Science & Engineering
40
BS-Space Science (Non Engineering Program)
40
General Eligibility Requirements for HSSC / A Level / Equivalent:

A candidate seeking admission to a baccalaureate degree program at IST must meet the following criteria:
Candidates must fulfill the following conditions:
For Engineering Programs

  • SSC/ Equivalent certificate (Science) with 60% marks
  • FSc Pre-Engineering with minimum 60% overall marks (Part-1 and Part-2 combined); however, a student must also have 60% marks each in Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry for admission
  • A-Level / Cambridge students should have IBCC certificate equivalent to FSc Pre-Engineering with overall 60% marks and must have at least C Grade each in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry for admission
  • 50% marks in NAT-1E/ HAT-UG-E or SAT-II (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics level–II) with at-least 50% marks in each subject
For Space Science Program:
  • SSC/ Equivalent certificate (Science) with 60% marks
  • FSc Pre-Engineering/ ICS/ equivalent certificate with minimum 60% overall marks
  • A-Level / Cambridge students should have IBCC certificate equivalent to FSc Pre-Engineering with overall 60% marks
  • 50% marks in NAT-1E/ NAT-ICS/ HAT-UG-E/ HAT-UG-CS or SAT-II (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics level–II) with at-least 50% marks in each subject

Pre-medical Students: 
Pre-medical students with additional math are eligible to apply for undergraduate programs at IST.

International Students: 
International applicants are also required to fulfill other requirements laid down by Higher Education Commission (HEC) for the admission of international students in Pakistani Higher Education Institutions/ Universities. The details can be accessed by using below link:
http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/Admission%20of%20Foreign%20Students%20Under%20Self-Finance%20Scheme/Pages/Procedure-of-admission.aspx

General Eligibility Requirements for Diploma Holders

Two (02) percent of the total numbers of seats in engineering programs are reserved for diploma holders.

A candidate seeking admission against reserved seats for the holders of Diploma of Associate Engineer, the candidate should have passed diploma examination from a Board of Technical Education in the relevant technology.

Candidates applying against the reserved seats for Diploma of Associate Engineer shall not be eligible unless their DAE discipline is in relevant technology as specified against each degree course given below:

Aerospace Engineering

  • Diploma in Materials
  • Diploma in Metallurgy
  • Diploma in Automobile
  • Diploma in Aerospace
  • Diploma in Mechanical
  • Diploma in Mechatronics
Avionics Engineering
  • Diploma in Avionics
  • Diploma in Electronics
  • Diploma in Telecommunication
  • Diploma in Computer
Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Electronics
  • Diploma in Telecommunication
  • Diploma in Electrical
  • Diploma in Avionics
  • Diploma in Instrumentation
Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical
  • Diploma in Automobile
  • Diploma in Aerospace
  • Diploma in Materials
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Diploma in Polymer Technology
  • Diploma in Ceramics Technology/ Glass Technology
  • Diploma in Composites
  • Diploma in Inspection and Testing of Materials
  • Diploma in Metallurgy and Welding Technology
  • Diploma in Metal and Sheet Metal
  • Diploma in Welding and Fabrication
  • Diploma in Foundry and Pattern Making
  • Diploma in Corrosion

 Applicant must meet the following criteria: 

  • SSC/ Equivalent (Science) with 60% Marks
  • DAE (Aggregate) with 60% Marks
  • 50% marks in NAT-1E/ HAT-UG-E or SAT-II (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics level–II) with at-least 50% marks in each subject
NAT Acceptable Test Dates

Please note that NAT-1E is acceptable for admission in all undergraduate programs offered by IST whereas NAT-1CS is acceptable only for admission in BS Space Science. 

The test is conducted by NTS in all major cities of Pakistan. Interested students are required to visit NTS website i.e. http://nts.org.pk/Products/NTSNAT/nat-schedule.php or contact NTS to get desired information related to the registration procedure for NAT-1E/NAT-1CS, test dates and centers etc.


The results of the NAT-1E/NAT-1CS tests taken from 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2018 are acceptable for admissions in Fall-2018 semester.
HAT Acceptable Test Dates
HEC has established Education Testing Commission (ETC) to hold Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) for UG admissions.
Following HAT categories are applicable for admission in IST:
a. HAT–UG–E: For all undergraduate programs 
b. HAT–UG–CS: For BS Space Science (Non Engineering Program) 
The results of the HAT-UG-E/ HAT-UG-CS tests announced/ available before June 30, 2018 are acceptable for admissions in Fall-2018 semester.
SAT II Acceptable Test Dates
The result of SAT II (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics level–II) test announced/ available before June 30, 2018 are acceptable for admissions in Fall-2018 semester.

The IST institutional code to receive SAT scores is 7966.

The last date for SAT II scores to reach IST is same as mentioned in admission advertisements/website. Scores received after the deadline will not be entertained. 

Candidates applying on SAT II basis have to enter their SAT II Subject Test scores in their online application form otherwise their application will not be processed. 
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