​​​How to Apply​​​

Admissions are currently open for 2019-2020 cycle. The last date to submit the application is May 16, 2019.​

Candidates are required to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application, applicants are advised to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or 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 the Admission Office at ​sonadmission.query@aku.edu.​​

Submitting Paper-Based Application​​

Following documents are required to be submitted with paper-based application:

BScN and Post-RN BScN​​ Programmes

  • ​Completed paper application form

  • Two recent passport size colour photographs bearing your name and attestation on the back; for photographs specification, please review programme brochure

  • Attested photocopies of mark sheets/official transcripts/general certificates as entered on the form. All documents must be in A4 size

  • Birth certificate / Provisional certificate from school / Matric certificate

  • Copy of B Form/CNIC/NICOP for candidates applying from Pakistan or relevant pages of passport for overseas applicants

  • One attested copy of Domicile (Compulsory)

  • Applicants with overseas qualifications are required to obtain an equivalence certificate from IBCC. Admissions will not be finalised without equivalence certificates. (as applicable)

  • Last page signed by parent or guardian [applicable for paper application]

  • Original payment receipt of application fee.

Additional documents for Post RN-BScN Programme

  • ​Current RN Licensure of Pakistan Nursing Council or equivalent agency/authority

  • Letters of recommendation from at least 3 people. Please download reference form for Post RN-BScN from www.aku.edu/admissions/post-rnbscn.​ One of your referee’s must be your immediate supervisor or faculty and two others must be professionals you have known for at least 2 years (not relatives)

  • No Objection Certificate from employer / affiliated Hospital (refer to the eligibility requirements of the programme for details)

  • Attested copies of Work Experience Certificates to validate your statement in the application form.​

​Application Fee

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

Candidates applying from AKU residential countries*: Rs 6,300/-​
Candidates applying from AKU non-residential countries: US$ 306​/-

*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 uploaded on the AKU portal. Please do not upload the payment request slip

1. Online Funds Transfer to University's Bank Account

Pakistani Currency: Candidates in Pakistan can pay through online deposit to any branch of the Soneri Bank using following banking details.

​Account Title​​The Aga Khan University​​​The Aga Kh​​an University
​Bank Name​​Habib Bank Limited​Soneri Bank Limited
​Branch Name & Code​Karsaz Branch - 0896
​The Aga Khan University Branch, Stadium Road, Karachi - 0024
​Account Number0896-79006003-01
​​​​NTN Number​1206240-5​1206240-5
IBAN Number
​PK27 HABB 0008967900600301​PK93SONE00​​02420000014401

Foreign Currency: Candidates overseas can pay through telex transfer using​ following banking details.​

​​​Title​The Aga Khan University​The Aga Khan University
​Bank​Habib Bank Limited​Standard Chartered Bank
Branch Plaza Branch - Branch Code 786​Main Branch, I.I Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan
​Account Number​0786-79014650-11​05-0085242-01
​IBAN Number​PK11 HABB 0007 8679 0146 5011​PK02 SCBL 0000 1050 0852 4201
Intermediary Bank ​Details
Account withCitibank N.A. New York, USA​Standard Chartered Bank, New York, NY 10048, USA
​Beneficiary Account Number​36394582​3582-050996-001
​ABA Chips​-​UID 057048
Beneficiary BankHabib Bank Ltd, Head Office, Treasury, Karachi, Pakistan​Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd, Karachi, Pakistan
​Swift Code ​HABBPKKA007​​-

2. University E-Payment Facility

Candidates may 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.​

Note: it remains the responsibility of the candidate to complete the application requirements accord​ing 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.

For candidates submitting a paper based application; the application form together with the application fee and all required (attested) documents should be sent to the Admission Office through registered post or a reliable courier service to the following address:
Office of the Registrar
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Aga Khan University
Stadium Road, P. O. Box 3500
Karachi 74800​​
Phone Number: +92 21 3486 5454 / 5406​​​