Admissions to IAC are open to all Pakistani nationals and international students who meet the requisite admission criteria regardless of color, creed, gender or age. Candidates from underprivileged backgrounds, minorities and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. IAC seeks to have a diverse student body from a variety of educational, ethnic, economic and social compositions - from within and outside the country - thereby meeting the challenges of maintaining its standard and quality of education and creating equal opportunities for national and social integration.

  1. To apply to one of the undergraduate programs, an Intermediate with at least 45% marks (Second Division) is required.
  2. For qualifications other than intermediate i.e. GCE O/A level, an American High School Diploma or International Baccalaureate degree, the equivalence certificate from IBCC is required.
  3. Candidates awaiting their result can also apply, subject to the condition that they will submit their final result as soon as they receive it. The equivalence certificate must be submitted later.

Guidelines for Portfolio (SOA, SADU and SDCA schools)

Portfolio must contain 10 actualized pieces of artwork. There will be no restriction on medium and students may employ any one of the following or more:

  • 2D Drawings, Paintings, Sketchbooks
  • 3D Sculptures, Models, Objects
  • Performances Video and Digital Works

Students are required to bring their portfolio on the day of the interview. This will let the admission board see their work first-hand and engage with them on the basis of it.

The applicants seeking admission to undergraduate degree programs will have to go through the following tests:

  1. For admission to the School of Art (SOA), School of Digital and Cinematic Art (SDCA) and the School of Architecture Design and Urbanism (SADU), the applicants will be assessed on their ability to observe and express it through drawing, For admission to the School of Architecture, they will be further assessed through more tests to determine the level of their expertise in Mathematics.
  2. For admission in a degree offered by the School of Culture and Language (SCL), the applicant is required to write up to 200-word essay on the back of the application form, explaining what she/he wants to study and why.
  3. For admission in a degree program for the School of Informatics & Robotics, a mathematics test will be administered to the applicants.

A panel of members from the concerned School’s faculty will interview each candidate and assess her/his portfolio (for applicants of SOA, SADU and SDCA), aptitude, skills and communication proficiency.

Get started on your creative and most productive journey of your academic life at IAC! Follow the steps below to complete your registration.

Fee Details:

  1. Applicants must deposit the Admission Processing Fee (PKR 1,000/-) with the designated bank. The applicant must print the challan form, fill it out and go to the nearest branch of Faisal Bank for submission of the processing fee.
  2. Applicants who have submitted the Admission Processing Fee shall be sent their Roll Number Slips via email for the admission test. He/she must keep a copy of the bank challan and bring it at the time of admission if they are selected..

Note: Candidates, if selected, have to bring the original documents for verification and submit attested copies of educational certificates at the time of admission.

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