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Applications are invited from Pakistani and Foreign Nationals for admission to Pharm-D Programme (Fall Semester-2016) by 01-09-2016 positively. A person holding HSSC (Intermediate Certificate)  OR equivalent is eligible for admission to Pharm-D Programme.

Faculty Of Biological Science

1. Pharm-D FSc (Pre-Medical) or equivalent with at least 60% marks. No Test

How to Apply

  • The Admission Forms can be downloaded from the QAU  (click here to download ), alongwith a Challan of the Habib Bank Ltd. OR Askari Bank Ltd. amounting to Rs.2000/-. Admission Forms are not available at QAU Campus.
  • The applicants are advised to deposit the same in the Habib Bank Ltd. OR Askari Bank Ltd. in favour of the Treasurer, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (throughout the country with bank charges, non-refundable).
  • The Bank Challan should be attached with the downloaded Admission Form along with other requisite documents, otherwise the application will not be entertained.
  • This Admission Form will be applicable for Pharm-D Programme only.


The following shall not be eligible for admission to BS/Pharm-D/LLB programme: –

1. Those who have failed under Clause 7(c) (i) (a) of the examination rules of this University. (QAU Prospectus)

2. Those who have ceased to be a student of this University under Clause 7(c) (i) (b) under the examinations rules. (QAU Prospectus)

3. Those who already possess BS/Pharm-D/LLB or its equivalent degree from this or any other University.

4. Those who are already on the rolls of this University.

5. Those who have been expelled from the University on disciplinary grounds.

6. No student of BS or equivalent degree holder shall be admitted to a second or subsequent BS/Pharm-D/LLB Programme (either on Regular OR Self-Finance basis) in the University Teaching Departments/ Centers/ Institutes/ School under any circumstances.

7. The admission shall be cancelled on the written request of the student concerned as per approved rules duly recommended by the respective Chairman/Director and the Dean of the Faculty concerned.

8. In case of incorrect/misleading information or concealment of facts, the University reserves the right to refuse/cancel the admission and expel the applicant (student) from the University at any time.

9. The Vice-Chancellor may cancel/refuse admission to any student without assigning reasons.

10. The students whose names were dropped or struck off from the rolls of QAU or any University Teaching Department/ Center/Institute due to shortage of lectures or non-payment of dues or poor performance or non-appearance in examination etc., in the semester, shall not be granted admission. The Syndicate may consider such cases on the recommendations of the University Admission Committee.

11. The students dropped or struck off from the rolls of any University Teaching Department/ Center/Institute due to poor performance under semester system shall not be granted re-admission in any case in the same Discipline.

12. Any student, who was rusticated, expelled, or whose entry in QAU or any University Campus was banned for any reason whatsoever at any time during his/her academic career, shall not be admitted to any class without the permission of the Syndicate. The Syndicate may not consider such cases except on the recommendations of the Admission Committee.

Attested Photocopies Of Documents

The applicants are required to attach the following relevant/required documents with Admission Form for verification of data and determination of merit:

S# Documents No. of copies
1. Detail Marks Certificate of SSC (Matriculation) Examination. 01
2. Detail Marks Certificate of HSSC (Intermediate Part-I) Examination. 01
3. CNIC OR Form B in case of under 18-years of age. 01
4. CNIC of Father/Parents/Guardian. 01
5. Domicile Certificate of candidate OR of father/mother if the applicant is under 18-years of age and his/her name is included in it. 01
6. Character Certificate from the institution last attended. 01
7. Equivalence Certificate and conversion of the grades, into marks from Inter Board Committee of Chairman (BCC) for Matric and Intermediate levels in case of qualifications OR certificate from foreign institutes 01
8. Sports Certificates i.e. District/Province/National/International level issued by the concerned Authorities (for applicants of Sports Reserve Seats) 01
9. Disability Certificate issued by the District Assessment Board (for applicants of Disabled Reserve Seats) 01
10. Minority Certificate issued by the Principal of last attended institute (for applicants of Minority Reserve Seats) 01
11. Army Personal Service Card OR Pension Book of Parent  (for applicants of Children of Army Personal) 01
12. Letter of Registration from Pharmacy Council of Pakistan duly verified by the Chairman concerned of the (parents) (For the Children of Registered Pharmacists on Reserve Seats in  Pharm-D program only) 01
13. (i). Proof from Health Department/Drug Regularity Authority of Pakistan duly verified by the Chairman concerned. (ii).  Donation in shape of cash/equipment/chemical worth at least Rs.100,000/- (For the Children of Proprietors, partners and directors of Pharmaceutical industry on Reserve Seats in  Pharm-D program only) 01
14. (i). Foreign Citizenship OR Passport for Foreign National and Dual Nationals (having Pakistani and some other nationality) Refugees (status recognized by Govt. of Pakistan) (for Foreigner Reserve Seats) 01
15. Any other supporting/relevant document 01

The above mentioned relevant attested documents can be sent by TCS/Courier/Post on the following address: –



Equivalence Certificates And Conversion Of Grades Into Marks

Applicants having foreign certificates are required to provide equivalence certificates and conversion of the grades, into marks from  Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC) for Matric and Intermediate levels.

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 either on Regular OR on Self Finance and/or on both basis in the same subjects: 3 (R) + 3 (S) =6.
  • The priorities/preferences of the BS 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 (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 in all the above-mentioned subjects only on merit irrespective of provincial/regional quota.
  • Merit will be calculated at 30:70 ratio i.e. 30% weightage to the Matriculation marks and 70% weightage to the Intermediate marks without giving any credit to the score (s) in Entry Test.

Reserved Seats

The quota of reserved seats is prescribed with terms/conditions and the seats will be filled on merit.

Only those candidates will be selected for admission to Pharm-D Programme that fulfilled the eligibility criteria of the respective Department and also on the basis of providing requisite documents.

The candidates already selected on his/her first priority on open merit (regular basis) in the merit list, will not be considered for admission on the reserved seats. However, if he/she selected on his/her lower priority and have not deposited the fee/dues within stipulated time, he/she will report in the Admission Section for consideration of his/her case on the reserved seat.

If the candidate shall not fulfill the prescribed terms/conditions, and also failed to produce requisite documents he/she will not be considered for admission against the reserved seat.

All admissions will be made in a meeting of the Admission Committee.

S# Details of Seats Terms/Condition No. of Seats/%
1. Children of Army Personal The seats will be filled ONLY on the nomination of GHQ. 01-seat in each Department
2. Disabled Persons Subject to the condition that the disabled person must provide his/her disability certificate duly issued by the District Assessment Board along with other conditions as approved by the University Statutory Bodies. 01-seat in each Department
3. Minorities Subject to production of certificate from the Institution last attended that the candidate belongs to the Minority Community. 01-seat in each Department
4. Sports Based Subject to production of  Sports Certificates, i.e. International/ National/ Provincial/District etc. level issued by the concerned Authorities and also on trials of the games basis. 02% seats of admitted students in the university with a maximum of one in a Department
5. Children of Registered Pharmacists Subject to production of Letter of registration from Pharmacy Council of Pakistan duly verified by the Chairman concerned. Upto 5% seats of the total annual admission in the First Professional in Pharm-D (normal fee)
6. Children of the Proprietors, Partners and Directors of Pharmaceutical Industry (i) Subject to Production of proof from Health Department/Drug Regularity Authority of Pakistan duly verified by the Chairman concerned.
(ii) Donation in shape of cash/equipment/chemical worth at least Rs.100,000/-
Upto 2% seats of un-availed seats mentioned at Sr.No.5 above on (self finance) basis in Pharm-D
7. Foreign Students (i) Foreign Nationals and Dual Nationals (having Pakistani and some other Nationality);
(ii) Refugees (status recognized by Govt. of Pakistan). These seats will be filled as per other conditions as approved by the University Statutory Bodies.
10% seats are  on (self finance) basis

Display Of Merit Lists

S.# Description DATE
6. DISPLAY OF 6TH MERIT LIST (if required) 03-10-2016

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 Undergraduate programme of the University in collaboration with the Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal, HEC/USAID and other donor agencies. For detail please visit QAU scholarship page.Scholarships are available in the University subject to the following conditions: –

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

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 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.

Provision of Migration Certificate

The admitted students will have to submit their Migration Certificates (in original) from the institution last attended within 15-days from the date of admission. In case of non-submission of the same, his/her admission will be treated as cancelled.

Important Instructions

  1. To avoid any inconvenience the candidates are required to submit all the required documents (as indicated above) with Admission Form within stipulated time period. However, the last date to submit left-over documents such as Intermediate Result Card, Domicile etc. along with required fee amounting to Rs.1000/- is 07-09-2016;(click here to download undertaking)
  2. Data of the applicants shall be available on the University website, on 03-09-2016 to 07-09-2016, so that each applicant can check it for any errors or omissions;
  3. Please contact on Ph No.051-90643265 to rectify the errors/mistakes in the data, if any by 08-09-2016 at the latest.
  4. The Admission Forms sent by Post/Courier/TCS must reach in the University on or before 01-09-2016;  No Admission  Form will be received or entertained after due date in any case.
  5. The office of Assistant Registrar (Admission) at the back of (DRSM), Library, QAU will remain open to receive the left over documents from Monday-Friday. The applicants may submit their documents by hand or by e-mail with reference to their allotted Registration Number/Tracking ID to:: (
  6. No call letter/phone call shall be made separately for selection; applicants are advised to visit QAU website frequently.
  7. The classes will be commencing w.e.f. 30-09-2016.
  8. For detailed advertisement, please visit the QAU website.