IBA, today, is one of Pakistan's selective and highest-ranked institutes particularly known for its business program. It is one of the two Pakistani business schools to be awarded the coveted certification by the South Asian Quality System.
Getting into IBA gives you the opportunity to learn from the best minds, teaching at the institute. With an array of programs in Economics, Business Management, Social Sciences and Finance, your future is in your hands and secure. You can grow your network through the various professional networking events the university offers, as well as build a portfolio by helping organise these events. IBA is known for polishing its students' personalities, allowing them to stand out in a crowd. The faculty, staff, students and members of the industry work together to achieve learning goals. Students acquire knowledge and skills through constructive and distinctive processes that encourage them to develop understanding of business concepts and issues, think independently and to make rational choices.
With a business, finance or social sciences degree certifying your acumen, you can go on to work with top multinationals not only in Pakistan, but around the world. IBA being a university in Pakistan with having the strongest alumni network enables exceptional job placement. IBA's Career Development Center (CDC) is particularly dedicated to facilitate on board students, graduating apprentices and alumni in the overall process of self-evaluation, creating awareness about career opportunities, conducting career assessment & guidance, assisting in career development & job search, increasing the employability of IBA graduating students, developing strong and tangible linkages between employers and IBA graduates, and support IBA alumni in their career progression.
Moroever, one can also pursue higher education in a variety of different fields, including using full scholarship programs like Fulbright. IBA provides graduate, postgraduate and diploma degrees too with flexible class timings, catering to every student.
IBA is a living legacy with some reputable and notable individuals as its alumni. Mamnoon Hussain, Asad Umar, Shaukat Aziz, Shehryar Munawar are a few of the thousands to name. IBA has polished and groomed individuals over many years and continues to do so, who have lead or contributed in the development of the society and country at large.
The criteria for undergraduate
degrees is as follows:
The IBA Test, like many other aptitude tests, is designed to test a candidate’s stamina especially under pressure. The test consists of two sections: English and Math.
The total time for to attempt this test is about 2 hours and as of the past couple of years, IBA has removed its policy of negative marking.
- The English Section consists of 45 questions from the following areas
The Institute of Business Administration caters to all candidates that prove themselves to be academically eligible. Although IBA has removed merit-based scholarships, it still affiliated with a variety of organizations that provide funds and loans so deserving students can continue their education without any financial hindrance.
National Talent Hunt Program is a nationwide talent hunt designed the students across Pakistan. The procedure to avail the scholarship includes various prerequisites.
NTHP is an annual program and the students selected after screening are provided two months of training to prepare them for the IBA entry test.
For more information and deadlines: https://nthp.iba.edu.pk/about_nthp.php#ProgramOutline
The Ehsaas program caters to newly admitted students who are unable to meet the financial requirements of the university.
The scholarship is valid for all degree programs approved by the HEC and is awarded on merit basis (the students must have cleared the admission criteria of the university). Once the required documents are submitted, the students applications are thoroughly screened and eligible students are provided the scholarship.
Student studying privately or self-finance basis are not eligible.
To find out more about the Ehsas Program:
To apply for the Ehsaas Program:
The Ihsan Trust also provides an interest free loan to students who wish to continue their higher education. The Trust is affiliated with almost all leading universities in Pakistan. It is provided on a need cum merit basis.
The loan is repaid in nominal amounts both during the time of the students’ degree and after they have graduated. They amount is mutually decided upon by the Trust and the students’ family according to the financial status of the family.
For more information:https://www.iba.edu.pk/ihsan_trust_financial_assistance_program.php
Sindh Endowment Educational Fund is allocated for students on a need cum merit basis.
The eligibility for endowment fund scholarship is as following:
For more information:https://www.iba.edu.pk/financial-assistance.php