​​​​How to ​Apply​

Admissions are currently​ open for 2018-2019 cycle. The last date to submit the application is May 28, 2018. Candidates are required to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application form, applicants are​ advised to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Understand the Online Process

Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates may request for a paper based application form by emailing​ at ied.ro@aku.eduThe last date for acceptance of application is ​May 28, 2018​​.​​​​​​​


App​​​lic​ati​on Fee​​​

A non-refundable application fee will be applicable as described below:​

Candidates applying from AKU resi​​d​ential countries*: Rs 5,800/-​
Candidates applying from AKU non-residential countries: US$ 300/-

*Afghanistan, Burundi, Kenya, Pakistan, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda​​

​Cash, money orders, postal orders and personal cheques are not acceptable.

Mode of Payment

You may use following options to make payment. The original deposit slip / bank acknowledgement receipt should be sent along with the application form​ to the Admission Office. Please do not send the payment request slip.

1. Bank Draft

The payment can be made by a demand draft/banker’s cheque/cashier’s cheque/pay order in favour of “The Aga Khan University”. This option is not available for payments in foreign currency.

2. Online Transfer

Candidates can pay through online deposit to any branch of the Soneri Bank using following banking details. Original deposit slip, issued by the bank, must also be sent with the Application Form.​ 

​Title​​​​​The Aga Khan University​
​Account Number​​​01020150472​
​Branch code​0020
​BranchFederal B. Area Branch, Shahrah-e-Pakistan, Karachi​


3. E-Payment

Candidates can choose to pay fee online through a credit/debit card. 

Please notify the Finance Office through email at student.finance@aku.edu when making e-payment. Student's name, address, application tracking ID, amount, payment reference number and the purpose of payment should be clearly stated in the notification. The acknowledgement email received against e-payment must also be sent with the Application Form.​


Before submitting applications, applicants must ensure that they have complied with the instructions given with the application form. There is no provision for processing applications after the closing date.

Note: it remains the responsibility of the candidate to complete the application requirements according to the instructions and time schedule. No reminders will be sent by the Admission Office. Once acknowledged, an application will not be returned.

Aga Khan University reserves the right to revoke admission and registration if an application form is discovered to be inaccurate or incomplete, or if supporting documents are discovered to be fraudulent. Any candidate who presents a fraudulent document in support of an application for admission may be identified to other universities and colleges.

All applications must be mailed to the following address:​

Office of the Registrar
Aga Khan University - Institute for Educational Development 
1-5/B-VII F. B. Area, Karimabad
Karachi 75950​​
Phone Number: +92 21 3634 7611-4​​​​ ​​​