QAU >> Admissions >>Merit Criteria and Aptitude Test (Master’s programme)

Students will have to take-up Pre-admission Aptitude Test. The applicants are required to take an Aptitude Test and pass it with at least A0% marks as per schedule announced. The applicants who pass the aptitude test will be considered for admission which will be determined purely on merit basis without giving any credit to the test score. The applicants of BBS/MPA must qualify NTS NAT-II and MBA applicants are required to pass GAT (General) with a minimum 50% cumulative score. For registration and further details please visit website:

Candidates appearing for the Test must bring original CNIC and Admission Form Receipt, for identification. The collection of the slips for the admission test is the prime responsibility of the applicants. Applicants, who fail to receive their slips, three days prior to the test, must contact the staff of Admission Section on the day of test.


Formula For Calculating Merit

MOAC = 800 x (MOF/TM + MOB/TM) + HQ

MOAC = Marks of Academic Career out of 1600
MOF = Marks obtained in FA/FSc
MOB = Marks obtained in BA/ BSc/ BCom/ BBA
TM = Total Marks in the relevant Examination
HQ = Hafiz Quran (20 marks)