​​​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 ​sonadmission.query@aku.edu​.​​​​​​​

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Submitting an Application​​

Please note that in either case, whether applying online or submitting the pre-printed application; a hard copy of the following documents must be couriered to the Admission Office.​​​

The application for BScN, Post RN BScN and Post RM BScM must include:

  • ​Hard copy of the completed application form; either submitted online or paper based

  • Two recent passport size colour photographs bearing your name and attestation on the back; for photographs specification, please review Pr​ogramme Information Booklet​

  • 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. Applications will not be processed without equivalence certificates (as applicable)

  • An extra envelope bearing your name, address and contact number. This envelope will be used to send the admit card to you

  • Last page signed by parent or guardian

  • Original payment receipt of application fee

Additional documents required for candidates applying to the Post RN-BScN and Post RM-BScM Programmes:

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

  • Letters of recommendation from at least 3 people. Download reference form for Post RN-BScN and for Post RM-BScM programmes. 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 (NOC) from employer / affiliated hospital (refer to the eligibility requirements of the programme in the Pr​ogramme Information Booklet 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 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. 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.

​Title​​​​​The Aga Khan University​
​Account Number​​​01021227508​
​Branch code​0024
​BranchThe Aga Khan University Branch, Stadium Road, Karachi
​​​​NTN Number​1206240-5
IBAN Number

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

​​​Title​The Aga Khan University
​Bank​Habib Bank Limited
​Branch​Plaza Branch – Branch Code 786
​Account Number​0786-79014650-11
​Swift Code​HABBPKKA
​IBAN Number​PK11 HABB 0007 8679 0146 5011
Intermediary Bank ​Details
Account withJP Morgan Chase Bank New York, USA
​Swift Code​CHASUS33
Beneficiary BankHabib Bank Ltd, Head Office, Treasury, Karachi, Pakistan

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.​

3. Bank Draft

This option is available only for payments in Pakistani currency. The payment may 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.​

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.

The completed online application (in PDF file) or paper based application, application fee should be sent by registered post, through a reliable courier service or by hand to the ​Admission Office. The last date to receive applications in the Admission Office is May 28, 2018. There is no provision for processing applications after the closing date.

All applications must be mailed 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​​​