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Q1. How can I apply Online for admission at Riphah?

Riphah International University has set up a pretty simple and user friendly web based application system, where you can apply in the program of your interest, from anywhere in the world. Visit to apply.

Q2. What documents are required to be submitted along with online application?

All applicants are required to attach a recent passport size photograph. Candidates applying for MBBS/BDS are required to attach the result card of Provincial Government's Entry Test (UHS/ETEA etc.). Candidates applying for MS/M.Phil/PhD programs are required to attach their valid NTS (GAT-General/Subject) test result card. International applicants and those with foreign qualification (A-Levels etc.) are required to attach the IBCC equivalence certificate. Check IBCC details here

Q3. Where should I deposit the online application processing fee?

For all programs except MBBS/BDS, the application fee of Rs 1000 can be deposited in cash at any of our Admissions Offices. Payment can also be made through a Bank Draft of Rs. 1060 obtained from any bank. Candidates are required to mention their name, email, contact, program applied for and online application number on the back of the bank draft.
For MBBS/BDS, the application fee is Rs. 2000 in cash or Rs. 2100 in case of a bank draft.

Q4. Can I apply on NTS Basis?

NTS is not accepted for admission in following undergraduate programs: MBBS, BDS, BS Electrical Engineering, BS Biomedical Engineering, Pharm-D, DPT. However, university accepts NTS in following programs: BBA, BS Software Engineering and BS Media and BS Mass Communication. Candidates applying in the later shall be exempted from the university's entry test, however they shall be required to appear for an interview.

Q5. Is interview mandatory at undergraduate level for admission?

Yes for undergraduate programs students are required to appear for the interview. However, there will be no interview of candidates applying for Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D).

Q6. My result is awaited, can I still apply?

Yes, you can apply as in such case but have to submit Hope Certificate, duly attested by your institute's higher authority stating the minimum percentage required for the applied program.

Q7. What are the different Undergraduate Programs offered at Riphah?

The list of the current Undergrad programmes is:

  • MBBS
  • BDS
  • DPT
  • BS Mental Health
  • BS Audiology and Auditory Rehabilitation
  • Pharm-D
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Biomedical Engineering
  • BS Software Engineering
  • BS Computer Sciences
  • BBA
  • BBS Islamic Business and Finance
  • BS Media Studies
  • EMBA
  • BS. Accounting & Finance

Q8. What are the different Graduate/Post Graduate Programs offered at Riphah?

  • M. Phil Anatomy
  • M. Phil Psychology
  • M. Phil Pharmacology
  • M. Phil Biochemistry
  • M.Sc Pain Medicine
  • M. Phil Pharm. Chemistry
  • MS Electrical Engineering
  • MSc Electronics
  • MS Computer Science
  • MS Information Security
  • MS Management Sciences
  • MBA (3.5 Years)
  • MBA (1.5 Years)
  • MS Islamic Business and Finance
  • MBA Islamic Business and Finance
  • MA Broadcast Journalism
  • MA Media Production
  • M. Phil Mathematics
  • M. Phil Physics
  • M. Phil Statistics
  • MSc Mathematics
  • MSc Physics
  • MSc Statistics
  • M.Phil Education
  • M.Com (Masters in Commerce)

Q9. What are the different PhD programs offered at Riphah?

  • PhD Pharm. Chemistry
  • PhD Computing
  • PhD Management Sciences
  • PhD Mathematics
  • PhD Electrical Engineering
  • PhD Physiology
  • PhD Pathology
  • PhD Pharmacology
  • PhD Bio Chemistry
  • PhD Pharmaceutics
  • PhD Physical Therapy
  • PhD Speech Language Pathology/therapy

Q10. Does Riphah offer Scholarships/Financial Assistance?

Yes there are various scholarships offered at Riphah. The list is as under:

  • Ta'meer Scholarship
  • Salam Scholarship
  • Musabiqat Scholarship
  • Mumtaz Scholarship
  • Usra Assistanceship
  • Zulfiqar Assistanceship
  • Riphah Assistanceship
  • Mawakhat Assistanceship
  • Wali Assistanceship
  • Ammal Assistanceship
  • Assistanceship for nominees of Al Mizan Foundation
  • Assistanceship for nominees of Pakistan Railways

Q11. What is the eligibility criterion for applying in Engineering Programs?

  • Electrical Engineering: Matric / O level / Equivalent qualification (Science Group) and FSc / A level / equivalent qualification (Pre-Engineering Group) with minimum 60% marks.
  • Bio Medical Engineering: Matric / O level / Equivalent qualification (Science Group) and FSc / A level / equivalent qualification (Pre-Engineering Group/ Pre-Medical Group) with minimum 60% marks.
  • Candidate with Diploma (DAE) in Electrical/Electronic with Minimum 60% can also apply

Q12. What is the eligibility criterion for applying in BS Computer Sciences/BBA/BS Media Sciences/BBS Islamic Business and Finance?

A minimum of 45% marks in intermediate (FSc/A-Levels or Equivalent).

Q13. What is the eligibility criterion for applying in Medical Programs?

Matric / O level / Equivalent qualification (Science Group) and FSc / A level / equivalent qualification (Pre-Medical Group) with minimum 60% marks. Candidate is required to take entrance test conducted by Provincial Authority (UHS/ETEA etc.). NTS is not accepted for medical programs

Q14. Can I apply for Multiple Programs (Non medical)?

Yes, you can apply for multiple programmes. The admission form contains list of all the available programmes. You can apply for 3 programmes at the max; in case you didn't get admission in the 1st priority program, then your application will be automatically routed to the 2nd opted program.

Q15. Can I apply for Multiple Medical Programs?

Yes, you can apply for multiple medical programs without paying the additional admission processing fee.

Q16. I am a Pakistani living abroad; can I apply for admission as an international student?

  • Non Medical: You have to apply as an open merit candidate
  • Medical Programs: Yes, you can apply for admission against seats reserved for international students by submitting an IBCC equivalence of your intermediate result, and SAT-II score. Check IBCC details here .

Q17. Can I apply on the basis of O level/ A Level Degree?

Submission of only O&A level grade / mark sheets will not serve the purpose. Equivalence certificates duly issued by IBCC, Pakistan are necessary for those candidates who do not possess Matric &FSc / FA qualifications.

Q18. Is there any age limit for Undergraduate Admission?


Q19. Would the admission processing fee / tuition fee be refundable in case a student does not join the University?

The University will only refund the Tuition & Exams fee to the student who does not join the university. The Admission Processing fee is non-refundable.

Q20. I could not appear in Riphah Entrance Test, Can I take the Test on some other day?

Riphah conducts its test on one day as per the announced schedule. As per policy if a candidate misses the test session he/she is not given another chance. But in case of the conduction of 2nd test , the candidate can appear against the vacant seats.

Q21. Is there any negative marking in the Entry Test?

There is no negative marking.

Q22. Do I have an option to give entrance test from any other City?

Unfortunately not. You have to appear at the venue announced.

Q23. Whom should I contact for queries regarding the Programs offered?

You can contact us at +92-51-111-510-510 (Ext: 226, 227) or E-mail at:

Q24. Though I have submitted my admission form but I have not received my Admit Card, what should I do?

Please forward an email at or contact at: +92-51-111-510-510 (Ext: 226, 227) for the same.

Q25. What is the total time of Entry Test for the non-medical Programs?

Total time of entry test will be 2 hours approx.

Q26. Can I get some sample test papers of Riphah Entry Test?

You can download the sample papers for the non medical programmes from the Riphah Website: