Registation open for LUMS National Outreach Program

​LUMS is a leading university in Pakistan for imparting quality education in the fields of business managemet, social sciences and technology. One of the prime programs of the university is National Outreach Program (NOP). The program is targeted at enabling talented and needy students to study at LUMS with a financial assistance from the university. Details of the program are as given:

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least 80% marks in Matric or equivalent in O-Levels
  • Financial need

The students shortlisted on the above criteria are invited to NOP summer coaching session, whereby they are examined through different exercises and tests. Students are evaluated on their performance at the coaching session and are registered for the entrance test, fully funded by LUMS. Finally, students who apply to LUMS and qualify on merit are offered admission on full scholarship.
All students irrespective of whether they apply directly or through the NOP programme are evaluatexd on the same admission criteria. While assessing financial need, a review committee ensures transparency in the process of awarding scholarships to all those who qualify for admission to LUMS.
Students who meet the eligibility criteria can apply.

STEP 1 – Application Process

Apply to NOP while you are in the first year of Intermediate or A-Levels. Students attending the coaching session in 2017 will be able to join LUMS in 2018. Application form can be downloaded from the following link:

STEP 2 – Summer Coaching Session

Shortlisted candidates will be called in for two weeks summer coaching session at LUMS. The session will be arranged during the summer holidays and all expenses will be covered by LUMS.

STEP 3 – SAT Registration
The next step for successful NOP summer coaching session candidates is to fill an online application for admission to LUMS through the following link:

STEP 4-Admission Test

When the candidate gets shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the summer coaching session, these students are then asked to register for the SAT Test. The application forms for undergraduate programmes are provided online. The admission status is communicated by the end of July each year. Finally, the applicants who qualify on merit are offered admission at LUMS and are eligible for the National Outreach Programme (NOP) scholarship.

Important dates Date
Summer Coaching Session Application Deadline March 02, 2017
Summer Coaching Session July – August 
Selection of Candidates for LUMS Undergraduate Application September – October
Deadline to apply for admission (online) February 16, 2017 till 5:00 pm (PST)
Deadline to submit supporting documents February 17, 2017 till 5:00 pm (PST)
Deadline to take SAT January 21, 2017
Admission decisions 1st May – 30th June 2017
Classes Start September 2017