​The AKU Challenge (Scholar​ship) programme


This is a two week residential programme - there is no tuition fee.  The University pays for boarding and lodging. The programme offers rigorous, intellectually stimulating and developmental co-curricular activities. There are opportunities:

  • To enhance literacy skills. ​
  • To improve critical reasoning skills.
  • To understand the need for research and spend time in the AKU laboratories with highly qualified University faculty.
  • For career guidance to help you choose the ‘right’ career; to meet successful professionals and listen to their stories.
  • To learn First Aid.
  • To learn to swim and participate in sports.
  • To participate in discussions on current affairs.
  • To go into low-income areas and understand how you as an individual can make a difference in their lives.
  • To tour historical sites in Karachi.

The Aptitude Test includes components in English, Mathematics at the secondary school level and a component of Science Reasoning. For more information and for your queries, please contact us at +92 21 3486 5140 / 5535 or write us at aku.c​​hallenge@aku.edu.