​​​​How to Apply​

Admissions have closed for 2017-2018 cycle. The last date to submit the application was​​​ June 16, 2017 for PhD programme and June 5, 2017 for Masters programmes. ​​Please direct your queries at ied.ro@aku.edu​.​​​​​​​ 

For your information, following is the process that was applicable for 2017-2018 admission cycle.​

App​​​lic​ati​on Fee​​​

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

Candidates applying from AKU residential countries*: Rs 5,500/-​
​Candidates applying from AKU non-residential countries: US$ 275/-

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

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

Mode of Payment

You may pay your application fee through the following modes of 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.

For applicants in AKU residential countries*: The payment can be made in cash if deposited in person or through a demand draft in favour of "The Aga Khan University" or by online deposit to any branch of Soneri Bank Limited. The banking details are as follows:

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

For applicants in AKU non-residential countries: The payment can be made by a demand draft in favour of  "The Aga Khan University." or by telex transfer / international cheque. The banking details are as follows:

Title                :          The Aga Khan University​
Account #      :          0786-79014650-11
Bank               :          Habib Bank Limited​
Branch           :          Plaza Branch
Bra​nch code :          786
Swift Code     :          HABBPKKA 
IBAN#             :          PK 11 HABB 0007 8679 0146 5011

Intermediary Bank

Bank               :          Habib Bank Limited, New York, USA​
Swift C​​ode     :          HABBUS33

Before submitting applications, applicants must ensure that they have complied with the instructions given with the application form.

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 and the required documents must be sent by registered post or through a reliable courier service or by hand to the Admission Office. There is no provision for processing applications after the closing date.

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​​​