Admissions to Master’s Programme (Fall Semester-2019) >> Admission Notice

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Applications are invited for admission to Master’s programme from the applicants who possess at least second class Bachelor or its equivalent from HEC recognized University in the following subjects on or before 19-08-2019 by all means :

Faculty of Social Sciences
1. Anthropology 14-years Bachelor Degree with any Social Sciences subjects. No Test
2. Sociology 14-years Bachelor Degree with any Social Sciences subjects. No Test
3. Defence & Strategic Studies BA/BSc/B.Com/BBA, BA/BSc. (Hons) 3-Years. No Test
4. Gender Studies BA or BSc / BA (Hons) 3-years with one of the following subjects:
Gender/Women’s Studies/Sociology/Political Science/ Economics/ History/ Geography/International Relations/ Journalism/ Mass Communication/ Psychology/ Applied Psychology/Humanities/Anthropology/Development Studies/ Pakistan Studies/ Social Work/Demography/Media and Communication Studies.
No Test
5. Psychology 1. BA/BSc with one of the following subjects:Psychology/ Applied Psychology, Sociology, Education, Statistics, Social Work.
2. BSc in Behavioral Sciences/Home Economics. 3. BSc (Hons) Psychology (3-Years)
No Test


  1. Applicants must possess a Bachelor or equivalent relevant degree at least in second division (45% marks) from HEC recognized University.
  2. An applicant must have studied the courses, if any, which are specified above as pre-requisite for admission to the subject seeking admission in.
  3. An applicant who has either Bachelor degree or Higher Secondary School Certificate or both from a foreign institution, must obtain equivalence certificate from a competent authority and must get his/her grades converted in marks from a competent authority


The following are not eligible for admission to Master’s programme:

  1. Those who have failed in Master/BS Programme of this University;
  2. Those who have ceased to be the student of this University;
  3. Those who already possess a Master/BS or an equivalent degree from this or any other University;
  4. Students who are already on rolls of the Master/BS Programme of this University or any other University.
  5. For Anthropology/Sociology applicants with a degree of more than 14-years education are not eligible.

How To Apply

  • The candidates are advised to apply online and complete the “Admission Data Summary Sheet” available at University website.
  • The applicants will deposit Rs. 2115/- in any branch of Habib Bank Ltd. Or Rs. 2100/ in any branch of Askari Bank Ltd. in favour of the Treasurer, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • The candidates then take the printout of “Admission Data Summary Sheet” send it along with Challan of the Habib Bank Ltd. OR Askari Bank Ltd and requisite documents by courier/ Post on the following address: –


Subject Priorities

  • The applicants are advised to fill/opt the priorities carefully because once filled, the Subject Priorities shall not be changed in any case. An applicant can opt for a maximum of three priorities of subjects on Regular (R) OR on Self Finance (S) and/or on both basis in the same subjects 3 (R) + 3 (S) =6.
  • The priorities/preferences of the subjects shall remain intact till the applicant gets admission against his/her first priority/preference OR finalization of the admission process, whichever is earlier. The dues/fee paid by the applicant according to the earlier merit list shall automatically be shifted/adjusted accordingly if his/her name appears in a subsequent list(s) against already filled priorities.

Admissions on Regular (Provincial/Regional Quota) and Self-Finance Basis

  • Admissions on Regular basis (Normal Fee) shall be granted strictly on merit subject to Provincial/Regional Quota.
  • A limited number of seats shall be filled on Self-Finance basis only on merit irrespective of Provincial/Regional Quota.
  • Merit shall be determined on the basis of academic performance in previous (Intermediate Certificate and Bachelor Degree)

Equivalence Certificates and Conversion Of Grades Into Marks

Applicants having foreign certificates/degrees should provide equivalence certificates and conversion of the grades into marks from HEC, Islamabad for Bachelor level degrees and from Inter Board Committee for Matric and Intermediate levels. Certificates/Degrees with CGPA of local Universities/Institutions also require conversion of grades into marks from the Universities/Institutions concerned in Pakistan.

Display Of Merit Lists

S.# Description DATE
1. DISPLAY OF 1st MERIT LIST 26-08-2019
2. DISPLAY OF 2nd MERIT LIST 29-08-2019
3. DISPLAY OF 3rd MERIT LIST 03-09-2019
4. DISPLAY OF 4th MERIT LIST 06-09-2019
5. DISPLAY OF 5th MERIT LIST 10-09-2019
6. DISPLAY OF 6th MERIT LIST 13-09-2019
7. DISPLAY OF 7th MERIT LIST (If required) 17-09-2019

Hostel Accommodation

  • The University Hostel accommodations will be provided on availability of seats.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance

The University is providing scholarships/financial assistance to the deserving Pakistani National students seeking Admission at Master’s programme of the University in collaboration with the Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal, HEC, USAID, OGDCL, PEEF, Frontier Education Foundation, Eidee Foundation, Professional Education Foundation, Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarship, KPK Chief Minister Endowment Fund Scholarship and other donor agencies. For detail please visit (click here) .Scholarships are available in the University subject to the following conditions.

  • The Scholarship will be provided only to the poor and deserving Pakistani National students.
  • The authenticity of the information can be verified by cross-checking of the data provided.
  • The scholarship will be offered up to the level of funds available and number of slots provided by donor agencies.

Single orphan/double orphan & students who belong to far flung/deprived areas receive special consideration for award of scholarship/financial assistance. Scholarships are available in the university subject authenticity of the information to be verified by cross-checking of the data provided & physical verification.

Application Procedure

  • The applicant can obtain/send the Need Base Scholarship Form to the office of the Financial Assistance Room No.17, Admin. Block, QAU, Islamabad (Phone No.051-90644030-05190644091) OR directly download form QAU or HEC website.The duly filled HEC-need base Scholarship & USAID Funded Merit & Scholarship Forms should be submitted to Scholarship Office with the supporting documents at the time of submission of QAU form or the date announced by the office of Students Financial Assistance (OSFA) QAU separately.
  • The QAU will review the applications and only short-listed candidates will be called for the interview.


Important Instructions

  1. In case of incorrect/misleading information or concealment of facts, the University shall have a right to refuse/ cancel the admission and expel the applicant (student) from the University
  2. The admitted students will have to submit their original Migration Certificate from the institution last attended within 15-days from the date of admission;
  3. 3. To avoid any inconvenience please attach all the required documents (in triplicate) with the admission forms within stipulated time/period. However, the last date to submit left-over documents such as B.A/B.Sc. Result Cards/Domicile etc. along with the required fee amounting to Rs.1000/- is 22-08-2019;
  4. Data of all applicants shall be available on the University website on 20-08-2019; and will be refreshed on 22-08-2019
  5. Please contact on Ph No.051-90643265 to rectify the errors/mistakes in the data, if any by 22-08-2019 at the latest.
  6. The Admission Forms sent by Post/Courier/TCS must reach in the University on or before 19-08-2019; No Admission Form will be received or entertained after due date in any case.
  7. The office of Assistant Registrar (Admission) Camp office, Basement of Academic Block Undergraduate Social Sciences Near
    Football Ground, QAU will remain open to receive the left over documents from Monday-Friday
  8. No call letter/phone call shall be made separately for selection; applicants are advised to visit QAU website frequently.