Quaid E Azam University QAU Admissions (Fee, Merit, Last Date, Hostels and programs offered)
Quaid E Azam University QAU Admission (Fee, Merit, Last Date, Hostels and programs offered)

Quaid e Azam University Islamabad- QUA Admissions 2021 are now open for undergraduate and post-graduate programs. Founded in 1967 QAU has achieved the best ranking among public sectors universities and is one of the largest public-sector universities in Pakistan. A large number of Foreign students enroll at QAU every year for quality education.

Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) has ranked #425 in global best universities which is a great achievement and a noticeable worldly rank. This ranking is on basis of the performance of the university. Also, QAU has ranked 100th in Asia’s leading universities competing with the numerous universities of Asia. In Pakistan, QAU has secured the top position as it is the largest and among Pakistan’s best-ranked universities.

QAU’s world ranking 2021 is 742 while its national rank is still number one. You can check its HEC ranking by clicking here. Initially, Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) offered only post-graduate programs but versatility expanded with the time being.QAU was founded as Islamabad university but later on, in the honor of Quid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, it was renamed the Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad.

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Admissions for 2021

QAU Admissions 2021 are now open. Interested students must hurry to apply. There will be an entry test for admission to Quaid-e-Azam Univesity. All the information that you need to know about QAU Admissions 2021 is discussed below just read it thoroughly and you’ll be able to understand its criteria and admission process easily.

QAU Departments

Quaid-e-Azam University consists of four faculties which are further categorized into different departments. The undergraduate program has three faculties while the postgraduate has four faculties. The departments under these faculties are given below.

Undergraduate Faculties & Departments

Following are three faculties for Undergraduate Programs of QAU.

Faculty of Social Sciences

Faculty of Social Sciences consists of the flowing departments

  • Politics and IR
  • Economics
  • School of Law
  • Management Sciences

Faculty Of Natural Sciences

The following departments fall under the faculty of Natural Sciences

  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • Department of Computer Sciences
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Electronics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Institute of Information Technology

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences offer the Doctor of Pharmacy/ Pharm-D program at QAU.

Post Graduate Faculties and Departments

There are four faculties for Post Graduate Programs. The departments under these four faculties are given below

Faculty of Biological Sciences

  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Animal Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Microbiology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Animal Sciences

Faculty Of Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • DSS
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Defense and Strategic Studies
  • Economics
  • Department of History
  • Historical and Cultural Research
  • Linguistics
  • Pakistan Studies
  • Psychology
  • Management Sciences
  • Politics and IR
  • Asian Civilization
  • Area Study Center

Faculty of Medicines

Some affiliated institutes offer some courses related to Medicines.

Faculty of Natural Sciences

  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Computer Sciences
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Electronics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • Institute Of Information Technology


For Undergraduate Programs, students must hold an Intermediate Degree with a minimum of 50% marks. While for Master’s Program students must hold Bachelor’s Degree (2 Years or 4 Years). For MPhil students are required to hold MA/MSc Degree or its equivalent. For the PhD Program, students must have MS/MPhil or its equivalent.

Law Admission Test (LAT)

The candidates interested in BH LLB have to register themselves at HEC for Law Admission Test. This test is compulsory for short listening the names but the merit will be made based on previous academic records. You can register yourself on HEC official website or click here.

Fee Structure

Quaid-e-Azam University fee structure for different Programs is given below

Bachelors Programs

Degree – CourseDurationFee/Year
BS – Anthropology4 Years70356
BS – Archaeology4 Years70356
BS – Biochemistry4 Years70356
BS – Bioinformatics4 Years70356
BS – Biotechnology4 Years70356
BS – BotanyAdmission4 Years70356
BBA – Business Administration2 Years70356
BBA – Business Administration4 Years73200
BS – Chemistry4 Years70356
BS – Computer Science4 Years73200
BS – Defense & Strategic Studies4 Years70356
BS – Economics4 Years70356
BS – Electronics4 Years70356
BS – English4 YearsNA
BS – Environmental Sciences4 Years70356
BS – Geophysics4 Years70356
BS – History4 Years70356
BS – Information Technology4 Years73200
BS – International Relations4 Years70356
BS – Mathematics4 Years70356
BS – Microbiology4 Years70356
BS – Pakistan Studies4 Years70356
PHARM.D – Pharmacy5 Years73200
BS – Physics4 Years70356
BS – Political Science4 Years70356
BS – Psychology4 Years70356
BS – Public Administration4 YearsNA
BS – Sociology4 Years70356
BS – Statistics4 Years70356
BS – Zoology4 Years70356

MA/MSc Programs

The fee structure of MA/MSc at QAU is given below

Degree – CourseDurationFee/Year
M.Sc. – Animal Sciences2 Years33598
M.Sc. – Anthropology2 Years33598
MA – Archaeology2 Years32406
M.Sc. – Biochemistry2 Years33598
M.Sc. – Chemistry2 Years33598
MCS – Computer Science2 Years32406
M.Sc. – Defense & Strategic Studies2 Years33598
M.Sc. – Electronics2 Years33598
M.Sc. – Environmental Studies2 Years33598
MA – Gender Studies2 Years32406
M.Sc. – Information Technology2 Years33598
MA – International Relations2 Years32406
M.Sc. – Mathematics2 Years33598
M.Sc. – Microbiology2 Years33598
M.Sc. – Pakistan Studies2 Years33598
M.Sc. – Plant Sciences2 Years33598
MA – Psychology2 Years32406
MPA – Public Administration2 Years33598
M.Sc. – Sociology2 Years33598
M.Sc. – Statistics2 Years33598

MS/MPhil Programs

The fee structure of MS/MPhil Programs is following

Degree – CourseDurationFee/Year
M.Phil. – American Studies2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Animal Sciences2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Anthropology2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Asian Studies3 Years41064
M.Phil. – Biochemistry2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Bioinformatics3 Years41064
M.Phil. – Biotechnology2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Chemistry2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Computer Science2 Years42370
M.Phil. – Defense & Strategic Studies2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Earth Sciences2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Economics2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Electronics2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Environmental Sciences3 Years41064
M.Phil. – History2 Years41064
M.Phil. – International Relations2 Years41064
MS – Management Sciences2 YearsNA
M.Phil. – Mathematics2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Microbiology2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Pakistan Studies2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Pharmacy2 Years42370
M.Phil. – Physics2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Plant Sciences2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Psychology2 Years41064
MS – Sociology2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Statistics2 Years41064
M.Phil. – Zoology2 YearsNA

Merit List

Merit list of QAU for Bachelors Programs is following

Degree – CourseDurationMerit %
BS – Anthropology4 YearsNA
BS – Archaeology4 Years89.67
BS – Biochemistry4 Years92.25
BS – Bioinformatics4 Years91.58
BS – Biotechnology4 Years92.63
BS – Botany4 Years91.32
BBA – Business Administration2 Years91.44
BBA – Business Administration4 Years91.44
BS – Chemistry4 Years93.16
BS – Computer Science4 YearsNA
BS – Defense & Strategic Studies4 YearsNA
BS – Economics4 Years88.66
BS – Electronics4 Years86.26
BS – English4 YearsNA
BS – Environmental Sciences4 Years91.05
BS – Geophysics4 Years78.04
BS – History4 Years87.65
BS – Information Technology4 Years87.59
BS – International Relations4 YearsNA
BS – Mathematics4 Years90.40
BS – Microbiology4 Years91.89
BS – Pakistan Studies4 YearsNA
PHARM.D – Pharmacy5 Years93.17
BS – Physics4 Years90.53
BS – Political Science4 YearsNA
BS – Psychology4 YearsNA
BS – Public Administration4 YearsNA
BS – Sociology4 YearsNA
BS – Statistics4 Years82.26
BS – Zoology4 Years91.66

Merit List for MA/MSc Programmes is given below

Degree – CourseDurationMerit %
M.Sc. – Animal Sciences2 Years
M.Sc. – Anthropology2 Years
MA – Archaeology2 Years
M.Sc. – Biochemistry2 Years
M.Sc. – Chemistry2 Years
MCS – Computer Science2 Years
M.Sc. – Defense & Strategic Studies2 Years55
M.Sc. – Electronics2 Years55
M.Sc. – Environmental Studies2 Years55
MA – Gender Studies2 Years
M.Sc. – Information Technology2 Years
MA – International Relations2 Years
M.Sc. – Mathematics2 Years55
M.Sc. – Microbiology2 Years
M.Sc. – Pakistan Studies2 Years55
M.Sc. – Plant Sciences2 Years
MA – Psychology2 Years
MPA – Public Administration2 Years
M.Sc. – Sociology2 Years
M.Sc. – Statistics2 Years

Merit List for MS/MPhil Programs is given below

Degree – CourseDurationMerit %
M.Phil. – American Studies2 Years
M.Phil. – Animal Sciences2 Years
M.Phil. – Anthropology2 Years65
M.Phil. – Asian Studies3 Years
M.Phil. – Biochemistry2 Years
M.Phil. – Bioinformatics3 Years
M.Phil. – Biotechnology2 Years
M.Phil. – Chemistry2 Years
M.Phil. – Computer Science2 Years
M.Phil. – Defense & Strategic Studies2 Years
M.Phil. – Earth Sciences2 Years
M.Phil. – Economics2 Years
M.Phil. – Electronics2 Years
M.Phil. – Environmental Sciences3 Years
M.Phil. – History2 Years
M.Phil. – International Relations2 Years
MS – Management Sciences2 Years
M.Phil. – Mathematics2 Years65
M.Phil. – Microbiology2 Years
M.Phil. – Pakistan Studies2 Years65
M.Phil. – Pharmacy2 Years
M.Phil. – Physics2 Years
M.Phil. – Plant Sciences2 Years
M.Phil. – Psychology2 Years65
MS – Sociology2 Years
M.Phil. – Statistics2 Years
M.Phil. – Zoology2 Years

Required Documents

Documents required for QAU Admissions 2021 are the following:

  • Matric Result Card
  • Intermediate Result Card
  • CNIC/B-form of Applicant
  • CNIC of Father
  • Character certificate of last intended institution
  • Domicile (if not a resident of Islamabad)
  • Letter of Registration from District Bar Association duly verified by the President concerned (only for BH LLB candidates).

How to Apply?

You can apply at Quaid-e-Azam University online by following these simple steps:

  • Go to the official website of QAU or click here.
  • Fill the online application form
  • Attach a scanned copy of all documents mentioned above
  • Submit after checking the information carefully
  • Pay the processing fee in any branch of HBL
  • Attach the scanned copy of processing fee with online application form

QAU Scholarships

Quaid-e-Azam University provides financial aid to its students. QAU provides scholarships on the basis of merit and financial need. Click here for the scholarships’ names and further information.

QAU Hostel Accommodation

Quaid-e-Azam University is one of the best universities in Pakistan. Therefore students from all over Pakistan and also from the world apply for admissions. To accommodate these students QAU provides hostel facilities. There is a total of nine hostels in QAU. Each hostel is controlled by 3 Wardens. Accomodation is provided on the basis of “come first, get first “. For further details click here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is Quaid-e-Azam University government or private?

Quaid-e-Azam University is a public research university. So, QAU is a government university and it is regarded as one of the finest universities in Pakistan.

Is QAU a good university?

Quaid-e-Azam University is a top university in Pakistan. It has achieved so much success by the quality they provide for education. QAU is considered one of the best choices.

Does QAU take the entry test?

Yes, an entry test is required to get admission at QAU. But,


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