International Students Admissions

Spring 2022 Admissions Open

International Students Guide

Study at Bahria

Bahria University is a leading multidisciplinary higher education institution in Pakistan. Established in year 2000 by Pakistan’s Navy; University has emerged as one of the fastest growing public university and aims to attain highest standards in teaching, learning and research, at par with the international standards. Committed towards its vision of excellence in education and research Bahria University has earned a remarkable academic reputation and has developed academic partnerships of various natures with 43 partner universities and organizations across the globe. Currently university offers over 82 degree programs in 13 academic disciplines. In short span of time the university has reached strength of over 18,000 students enrolled in multi-campuses, research institutes and colleges all over Pakistan.

At Bahria, we believe that diversity is key to academic excellence. International students from diverse cultural and demographic backgrounds are welcomed to attend undergraduates, graduates and PhD level programs at our campuses. Bahria University offers skills driven contemporary curriculum ensuring international academic standards. BU remarkably facilitates international students to study on a discounted fee structure equivalent to local student (excl. Medical Programmes). The university has modern campus buildings equipped with state-of-Art facilities for conducive learning environment and has one of the highly qualified faculty from top-notch academic institutions of the world. Medium of instruction is English with a student-centred collaborative learning approach. Following are key highlights of University Profile:

  1. Federally Chartered Public Sector University
  2. Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and all relevant Regulatory bodies
  3. Multi-campus University with presence in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi
  4. Equal Fee for National and International students
  5. Well stocked libraries
  6. Good Student to Faculty Ratio
  7. On Campus health care facilities
  8. International Office
  9. Exchange programmes with International Universities
  10. Foreign Internships, Summer School Programmes and Study Tours
  11. Student Support Centre
  12. Career Office
  13. Counseling services/ Student Advisors
  14. Access to world leading digital library databases
  15. Applied Research
  16. Business Incubation Centre
  17. Leadership and Development Centre

 

BU campus life offers a rich and vibrant experience. It is truly welcoming and focus on personal and professional development. BU recognize each student as a unique asset and has designed academic and non-academic activities to cater individual attributes, aimed at holistic grooming of student. Intercultural diversity is encouraged and university works closely with students and departments to provide International students with an engaging experience that instil a sense of belonging and ensures career readiness with a blend of civic responsibility.

Bahria, is a multi-campus university. Its campuses are located at prime locations in metropolitan cities of Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi.University campuses are connected via main highways and are easily assessable via public/private transport. University has safe and secure modern campus buildings which offers all modern utilities for favorable learning environment. Some of the features are as below:

  1. Wifi Enabled
  2. Modern classrooms
  3. Fully Equipped Labs
  4. Gym/Gymnasium
  5. Well Stocked Libraries
  6. Health Care centre
  7. Centrally Heated/Air-conditioned
  8. Common Rooms
  9. Cafeterias
  10. ATM Machine Facility

 

Bahria University offers qualification in 13 academic disciplines with over 82 academic degree programs to its International students. University has highly qualified faculty with student-centric collaborative learning approach. Undergraduate, Graduate and higher academic degree programs can be pursued from following disciplines.

  1. Management Sciences
  2. Computer Sciences
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Computer Engineering
  5. Software Engineering
  6. Earth and Environmental Sciences
  7. Professional Psychology
  8. Media Studies
  9. Law
  10. Humanities and Social Sciences
  11. Health Sciences
  12. Maritime
  13. Islamic Studies

 

DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS DURATION SHIFT
Business Studies Bachelor of Business Administration 4 Years Morning
Master of Business Administration  1.5 Years Evening/Weekend
Master of Business Administration  2 Years Evening
Master of Business Administration  2 Years Weekend
Management Studies BS (Accounting and Finance) 4 Years Morning
BS (Economics) 4 Years Morning
BS (Supply Chain Management) 4 Years Morning
M.Phil (Management Sciences) 2 Years Evening
MS (Finance) 1.5 Years Weekend
MS (Management Sciences) 1.5 Years Weekend
MS (Project Management) 1.5 Years Weekend
MS (Supply Chain Management) 1.5 Years Weekend
MS (Marketing and Sales) 1.5 Years Weekend
PhD (Economics) 3 Years Evening
PhD (Management Sciences) 3 Years Evening
Computer Science BS (Computer Science) 4 Years Morning
BS (Artificial Intelligence) 4 Years Morning
BS (Information Technology) 4 Years Morning
MS (Computer Science) 2 Years Evening
MS (Data Science) 2 Years Evening
MS (Information Security) 2 Years Evening
PhD (Computer Science) 3 Years Evening
Media Studies BS (Media Studies) 4 Years Morning
BS (TV Broadcasting & Digital Media) 4 Years Morning
MS (Media Studies) 2 Years Evening
PhD (Media Studies) 3 Years Evening
Psychology BS (Psychology) 4 Years Morning
Law LLB 5 Years Morning
LLM (International and Maritime Law) 2 Years Evening
Humanities & Social Sciences Bachelor of Social Sciences 4 Years Morning
BS (Public Health) 4 Years Morning
BS (English) 4 Years Morning
MS (Applied Anthropology) 2 Years Evening
MS (International Relations) 2 Years Evening
PhD (International Relations) 3 Years Evening
Islamic Studies MS (Islamic Studies) (Islam and Life) 2 Years Evening
DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS DURATION SHIFT
Earth & Environmental Sciences BS (Environmental Sciences) 4 Years Morning
BS (Geology) 4 Years Morning
BS (Geophysics) 4 Years Morning
MS (Environmental Sciences) 2 Years Evening
MS (Geology) 2 Years Evening
Software Engineering MS (Software Engineering) 2 Years Evening
MS (Engineering Management) 2 Years Evening
PhD (Software Engineering) 3 Years Evening
Electrical Engineering MS (Electrical Engineering) 2 Years Evening
PhD (Electrial Engineering) 3 Years Evening
Department Program Duration Morning/ Evening/ Weekend
Business Studies Bachelor of Business Administration 04 Years Morning
Master of Business Administration 1.5 Years Morning
Master of Business Administration 1.5 Years Weekend
Master of Business Administration 2 Years Morning
Master of Business Administration 2 Years Weekend
MBA (Pharmaceutical & Health Management) 2 Years Weekend
Management Studies BS (Accounting and Finance) 04 Years Morning
MS (Management Sciences) 1.5 Years Evening
MS (HRM & Organizational Psychology) 02 Years Evening
MS (Project Management) 1.5 Years Weekend
PhD (Management Sciences) 03 Years Evening
Media Studies BS (Media Studies) 04 Years Morning
Computer Sciences BS (Artificial Intelligence) 04 Years Morning
BS (Computer Science) 04 Years Morning
BS (Information Technology) 04 Years Evening
MS (Computer Science) 02 Years Evening
PhD (Computer Science) 03 Years Evening
Earth & Environmental Sciences BS (Environmental Sciences) 04 Years Morning
MS (Environmental Sciences) 02 Years Evening
Humanities & Social Sciences Bachelor of Social Sciences 04 Years Morning
BS (English) 04 Years Morning
BS (Public Health) 04 Years Morning
Maritime Sciences BS (Maritime Business & Management) 04 Years Morning
Electrical Engineering MS (Electrical Engineering) 02 Years Evening/ Weekend
PhD (Electrical Engineering) 03 Years Evening
Software Engineering MS (Software Engineering) 02 Years Evening
PhD (Software Engineering) 03 Years Evening
Islamic Studies MS (Islamic Studies) (Islam and Life) 2 Years Evening
Department Program Degree Duration Shift
Computer Science BS (Computer Science) 4 Years Morning
BS (Information Technology) 4 Years Morning
MS (Computer Science) 2 Years Evening
Management Science Bachelor of Business Administration 4 Years Morning
Master of Business Administration 2 Years Weekend
Master of Business Administration 1.5 Years Weekend
MS (Project Management) 1.5 Years Weekend
MS (Management Sciences) 1.5 Years Weekend
PhD (Management Sciences) 3 Years Evening
Psychology BS (Psychology) 4 Years Morning
MS (Clinical Psychology) 2 Years Evening
Program Duration Shift
BS (Psychology) 4 Years Morning
MS (Clinical Psychology) 2 Years Evening
M.Phil (Professional Psychology) 2 Years Evening
PhD (Professional Psychology) 3 Years Evening

International students must meet the eligibility requirements set-forth by BU. Interested candidates are advised to confirm their eligibility prior to applying online. For eligibility details please visit:

  1. Undergraduates:
    https://bahria.edu.pk/admission/undergraduate/academic-eligibility-ug/
  2. Postgraduates:
    https://bahria.edu.pk/admission/postgraduate/academic-eligibility-pg/

 

Stage 1: Know if you are an International Student?

Students who hold foreign nationality by birth are considered as International Students.

Stage 2: Selection of Degree programme

International students seeking admission to Bachelor’s Level degree programs shall go through the list of programs offered for Spring 2022 semester by Bahria University. Detailed Road Map and eligibility criteria of each program is available on website for review and decision by the applicants.

Stage 3: Online Application

Once the applicant decides on the degree program he/she can Apply Online for Spring 2022 semester by the given deadline i.e. 30 Dec 2021. The admission application fee is waived off for International aspirants and applicants can apply by filling a simple user friendly form. Applicants are advised to keep soft copies of the following documents ready as applicants are required to upload softcopies of the below listed documents while applying online.

  1. Statement of purpose.
  2. Scans of degrees and transcript of all post-secondary degrees (with English translation where required).
  3. Latest passport size photograph with blue background.
  4. Scan of valid passport.
  5. IELTS minimum score 5.0 band or TOEFL minimum score 70 or English proficiency certificate from the last attended institution.

Stage 4: Scrutiny

Once the application is received it is scrutinized and the applicant is informed through email for any additional/missing documents, if required. The applicant is to submit the missing/additional documents through email to internationaloffice@bahria.edu.pk

Stage 5: Evaluation

Upon completion the application is forwarded to the concerned academic department for evaluation and decision on provisional admission. Once the decision is communicated by the departmental committee the applicant is informed in writing.  A provisional admission letter is issued to the successful applicants outlining the conditions to be fulfilled during the time frame of first semester as requirement of the admission process.

Stage 6: Entry Test

Please note that admission entry test is exempted for International Students applying for admission to Bachelor Level Degree Programs. However, academic departments retain the right to call applicants to appear for BU entry test if entry test is a compulsion by the regulatory body.

Stage 7: Fee Submission

Upon confirmation of provisional admission Fee challans are issued to the successful candidates. Bahria University charge same fee from local and international students. Copy of fee challan can be downloaded from student’s profile. A deadline to deposit the fees is communicated. Multiple options are provided to International Students residing in Pakistan and their home countries to deposit the fee including Online transaction. For details please click here.

Stage 8: Study Visa Application

Further to confirmation of provisional admission, the International Office assists applicants with documentation for securing study visa including provision of assistance for securing No Objection Certificate from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

Stage 9: Orientation Stage

To acquaint students with University Orientation session is held before commencement of each semester. The program of session is as follows:

  1. Brief introduction of Bahria University
  2. Departmental overview
  3. A brief description of On-Campus facilities
  4. Student handbooks
  5. Departmental brochures
  6. Provision of Student folder containing USB, timetable, and University ID by University Administration.

Stage 1: Know if you are an International Student?

Students who hold foreign nationality by birth are considered as International Students.

Stage 2: Selection of Degree programme

International students seeking admission to Master Level degree programs shall go through the list of programs offered for Spring 2022 semester by Bahria University. Detailed Road Map and eligibility criteria of each program is available on website for review and decision by the applicants.

Stage 3: Online Application

Once the applicant decides on the degree program he/she can Apply Online for Spring 2022 semester by the given deadline i.e. 30 Dec 2021. The admission application fee is waived off for International aspirants and applicants can apply by filling a simple user friendly form. Applicants are advised to keep soft copies of the following documents ready as applicants are required to upload softcopies of the below listed documents while applying online.

  1. Statement of purpose.
  2. Scans of degrees and transcript of all post-secondary degrees (with English translation where required).
  3. Latest passport size photograph with blue background.
  4. Scan of valid passport.
  5. IELTS minimum score 5.0 band or TOEFL minimum score 70 or English proficiency certificate from the last attended institution.

Stage 4: Scrutiny

Once the application is received it is scrutinized and the applicant is informed through email for any additional/missing documents, if required. The applicant is to submit the missing/additional documents through email to internationaloffice@bahria.edu.pk

Stage 5: Evaluation

Upon completion the application is forwarded to the concerned academic department for evaluation and decision on provisional admission. Once the decision is communicated by the departmental committee the applicant is informed in writing.  A provisional admission letter is issued to the successful applicants outlining the conditions to be fulfilled till by them till end of their first semester.

Stage 6: Entry Test

International Students seeking admission to Master Level Degree Programs at Bahria University are required to clear any of the following tests with minimum 50% passing marks:

  1. Bahria University entry test Known as CBT
  2. Graduate Assessment Test (General) (GAT)
  3. Graduate Record Examinations Test (General) (GRE)

Students who are available in Pakistan and wish to appear for the Bahria University Entry Test are informed through email and entry Test Slip is issued to them.  To know more about Bahria University entry test please visit:

Please note, in case if a candidate appears for Bahria University entry test (CBT) and fail to pass the test with minimum passing marks he/she will still be awarded provisional admission and time frame of first semester to clear and submit result of either GAT or GRE test with minimum 50% passing marks.

Stage 7: Fee Submission

Upon confirmation of provisional admission Fee challans are issued to the successful candidates. Bahria University charge same fee from local and international students. Copy of fee challan can be downloaded from student’s profile. A deadline to deposit the fees is communicated. Multiple options are provided to International Students residing in Pakistan and their home countries to deposit the fee including Online transaction. For details please click here.

Stage 8: Study Visa Application

Further to confirmation of provisional admission, the International Office assists applicants with documentation for securing study visa including provision of assistance for securing No Objection Certificate from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

Stage 9: Orientation Stage

To acquaint students with University Orientation session is held before commencement of each semester. The program of session is as follows:

  1. Brief introduction of Bahria University
  2. Departmental overview
  3. A brief description of On-Campus facilities
  4. Student handbooks
  5. Departmental brochures
  6. Provision of Student folder containing USB, timetable, and University ID by University Administration.

Stage 1: Know if you are an International Student?

Students who hold foreign nationality by birth are considered as International Students.

Stage 2: Selection of Degree programme

International students seeking admission to PhD degree programs shall go through the list of programs offered for Spring 2022 semester by Bahria University. Detailed Road Map and eligibility criteria of each program is available on website for review and decision by the applicants.

Stage 3: Online Application

Once the applicant decides on the degree program he/she can Apply Online for admission by the given deadline i.e. 30 Dec 2021. The admission application fee is waived off for International students and applicants can apply by filling a simple user friendly form. Applicants are advised to keep soft copies of the following documents ready as applicants are required to upload softcopies of the below listed documents while applying online.

  1. Research plan
  2. Scans of degrees and transcript of all post-secondary degrees (with English translation where required)
  3. Latest passport size photograph with blue background
  4. Scan of valid passport
  5. IELTS minimum score 5.0 band or TOEFL minimum score 70 or English proficiency certificate from the last attended institution

Stage 4: Scrutiny

Once the application is received it is scrutinized and the applicant is informed through email for any additional/missing documents, if required. The applicant is to submit the missing/additional documents through email to internationaloffice@bahria.edu.pk

Stage 5: Evaluation

Upon completion the application is forwarded to the concerned academic department for evaluation and decision on provisional admission. If the department finds the application meeting the minimum eligibility criteria the candidate is shortlisted for final interview.

Stage 6: Entry Test

International students seeking admission to PhD Programs at Bahria University are required to clear either Bahria University entry test Known as CBT  with 70% passing marks or submit score of GAT (Subject) with 60% passing marks.  Students who are available in Pakistan and wish to appear for the Bahria University Entry Test are informed through email and entry Test Slip is issued to them.  To know more about Bahria University entry test please visit:

    1. Entry Test Composition/Subjects
    2. Sample papers
    3. Demo test

Please note clearance of any of the above mentioned tests is a mandatory requirement for PhD candidates before award of the provisional admission.

Stage 7: Final Interview

If a candidate clears the entry test requirement, he/she is scheduled to appear for final interview. Decision on award of provisional admission is made during the final interview. If successful a provisional admission letter is issued to the applicant outlining the conditions to be fulfilled till by him/her till end of first semester.

Stage 8: Fee Submission

Upon confirmation of provisional admission Fee challans are issued to the successful candidates. Bahria University charge same fee from local and international students. Copy of fee challan can be downloaded from student’s profile. A deadline to deposit the fees is communicated. Multiple options are provided to International Students residing in Pakistan and their home countries to deposit the fee including Online transaction. For details please click here.

Stage 9: Study Visa Application

Further to confirmation of provisional admission, the International Office assists applicants with documentation for securing study visa including provision of assistance for securing No Objection Certificate from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

Stage 10: Orientation Stage

To acquaint students with University Orientation session is held before commencement of each semester. The program of session is as follows:

  1. Brief introduction of Bahria University
  2. Departmental overview
  3. A brief description of On-Campus facilities
  4. Student handbooks
  5. Departmental brochures
  6. Provision of Student folder containing USB, timetable, and University ID by University Administration.

Bahria University remarkably facilitates international students to study on a discounted fee structure equivalent to local student (excl. Medical Programmes). Please visit the following links for details:

  1. Undergraduate programs:
    https://bahria.edu.pk/admission/fee-structure/under-graduate-programs-fee/
  2. Graduate/postgraduate programs:
    https://bahria.edu.pk/admission/fee-structure/post-graduate-programs-fee/

 

Following inhouse and recommended hostel facilities are available to International Students

  • Islamabad Campus

    • InHouse
      • Fatima Hostel (for females only)
Location Inside Bahria University Islamabad Campus
Registration Fee 1,000/- (One time only)
Security Fee 15,000/- (Refundable) (One time only)
Hostel Fee 65,000/- Per Semester
Meals (3 times a day) 7,000/- per month
Accommodation Model Room Sharing
Facilities
Community Washrooms Yes
Internet Facility Yes
Laundry Facility Yes
Electric Oven, Coffee maker and Iron Yes
Medical Coverage/First Aid Yes
Air-conditioning/ Heating facility Yes
TV Lounge Yes
Dining Hall Yes

Contact:
Hostel Warden: Madam Samina Ch.
Mobile: 0300 5006681
Landline: 051 9260694

  • Recommended

The Royal Islamabad Boys Hostel (for males only)

Location Sector E-11 Islamabad
Distance from Campus 4.5 km
Security Fee (One time only) Equivalent to one month Hostel Fee (Refundable)
Hostel Fee
Single Occupancy 20,000/- per month
Double Occupancy 16,000 – 18,000 per month
Triple Sharing 15,000 – 17,000 per month
Four Seater 14,000 – 16,000 per month
Facilities
Attach Washrooms Yes
Community Washrooms Yes
Internet Facility Yes
Three Time Meals Yes
Laundry Facility Yes
Electric Oven and Iron Yes
First Aid Yes
Air-conditioning/ Heating facility On demand (with additional charges)
Dedicated Study Area Yes
TV Lounge Yes
Garden Yes
Shuttle Service to Campus Yes (Free of cost) 3-4 times a day

Contact:
Focal Person: Mr. Abdul Rehman
Mobile: 0092 331 5402667
0092 347 5177249

  • University Managed

BUM&DC Hostel (only for females)

Location On Campus
Hostel Fee
Double Occupancy 30,000/- per month
Facilities
Community Washrooms Yes
Internet Facility Yes
Three Time Meals Yes
Laundry Facility Yes
Electric Oven and Iron Yes
First Aid Yes
Air-conditioning/ Heating facility Yes
Dedicated Study Area Yes
TV Lounge Yes
Garden Yes

Contact:
Hostel Manager
Tel: 0092 21 35319491-9 (Extension: 1148)

BUM&DC Hostel (for females only)

Location NHS Karsaz
Distance from Campus 10 Km
Hostel Fee
Triple Occupancy 25,000/- per month
Facilities
Attach Washrooms Yes
Internet Facility Yes
Three Time Meals Yes
Laundry Facility Yes
Electric Oven and Iron Yes
First Aid Yes
Air-conditioning/ Heating facility No
Dedicated Study Area No
TV Lounge Yes
Garden Yes
Shuttle Service to University Yes

Contact:
Hostel Manager
Tel: 0092 51 35319491-9 (Extension: 1148)

  • Recommended

The United Girls Hostel (For Females)

Description Remarks
Distance from the Campus in Kilometers 7.4 KM (Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Block 13)
Per month Bed-space charges with respect of Occupancy e.g. Single, Double, and Triple Single Bed = Rs. 15,000/-, Double Bed Rs. 13,000/- and Triple Bed Rs. 9,000/- per month.
Security Amount One Month Advance
Attached Washroom Yes
Internet Facility Yes
Laundry Facility Yes
Three Times Meal Yes
Electric Oven and Iron Yes
Medical Coverage / First Aid Yes
Air-conditioning/ Heating facility Yes
Dedicated Study Area Yes
Gym No
TV Lounge Yes
Garden Yes
Shuttle Service from Hostel to University No
Website of facility Yes

Contact
Focal Person: Ms. Ayesha Mangrio
0092 331 2223136

Ashiyana Residency (For Males)

Description Remarks
Distance from the Campus in Kilometers 13 KM, (Kashmir Colony)
Per month Bed-space charges with respect of Occupancy e.g. Single, Double, and Triple Single Bed = Rs. 19,000/-, Double Bed Rs. 10,000/- and Executive Bed Rs. 22,000/- per month.
Security Amount One Month
Attached Washroom Yes
Internet Facility Yes
Laundry Facility Yes
Three Times Meal Yes
Electric Oven and Iron Yes
Medical Coverage / First Aid Yes
Air-conditioning/ Heating facility Yes
Dedicated Study Area Yes
Gym No
TV Lounge Yes
Garden No
Shuttle Service from Hostel to University Yes
Website of facility Yes

Contact
Focal Person: Mr. Sagar Abrar
00923332534773

Bahria University has a dedicated International office with aim to produce globally competent quality-students. BU International office is actively involved in tapping knowledge and research opportunities for its students, staff and faculty to gain global exposure and to enhance their skill set. Reflecting its dedication for global academic excellence; BU International office has active academic partnerships with 43 international universities and organizations of various natures. Provisions including exchange programs, credit hour transfers, summer school programs, international conferences, joint research, and internship opportunities are some of the prominent highlights.
Sr # Name Country
1 University of Plymouth United Kingdom
2 University of Bedfordshire United Kingdom
3 University of Leicester United Kingdom
4 York St. John University United Kingdom
5 Southampton Solent University United Kingdom
6 Brunel University United Kingdom
7 Ulster University United Kingdom
8 Montana State University Billings United States of America
9 University of Idaho United States of America
10 Valparaiso University United States of America
11 University of Missouri-Kansas City United States of America
12 Griffith University Australia
13 Macquarie University Australia
14 Edith Cowan University Australia
15 Shanghai Lixin University China
16 Beihang University China
17 Beijing Technology & Business University China
18 Southeast University China
19 Dalian Maritime University China
20 Shenzen University China
21 Heilongjiang International University China
22 Jiangsu University China
23 Capital Medical University China
24 Xi’​an Center of Geological Survey China
25 Yasar University Turkey
26 Izmir University of Economics Turkey
27 Altinbas University Turkey
28 Istanbul Aydin University Turkey
29 Dogus University Turkey
30 Yeditipe University Turkey
31 Istanbul Technical University Turkey
32 Uskudar University Turkey
33 ASFAT Turkey
34 Dalhousie University Canada
35 Amsterdam University of  Applied Sciences Netherlands
36 Groningen University Netherlands
37 Burapha University Thailand
38 La Sapienza University Itlay
39 Airlangga University Indonesia
40 AIMST University Malaysia
41 University of Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) Malaysia
42 The University of Málaga Spain
43 University of Almeria Spain
44 International  University of Business, Agriculture & Technology Bangladesh

Email: internationaloffice@bahria.edu.pk
Tel: 0092 51 9263422
WhatsApp: 00923340586017

Please note: Aspirants who hold foreign nationality by birth are considered as International Students. Local students are advised to please visit www.bahria.edu.pk for admission details. Thank you.