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ILMA does not discriminate in its admissions and financial assistance policies on the basis of factors like race, gender, age, religion or ethnic background. ILMA maintains a documented policy for entry requirements describing minimum qualifications, grade/percentage/ division and marks obtained in the entry test which are totally aligned with the vision, mission and objectives of the University. Documented admission procedure also exists to ensure the principle of merit by adopting transparent procedures for selection of students. ILMA shall maintain evidence that the admission procedures have been thoroughly practiced on regular basis. ARC regularly review and monitor the admission processes and practices to improve their effectiveness and alignment with the vision, mission and specific goals of the University.

Minimum Entry Requirement


Entry Requirement


Intermediate with Second Division or A level with maximum 3 C's


Bachelor degree with 40% marks or 2.5 cgpa or above


Bachelor degree with 45% marks with minimum 4 years of job experience

Selection Criteria
All applicants for a program are assessed against the same entry criteria, which is three-phase process:
  • Previous Academic Performance = 20%
  • Aptitude Test/ARC Test = 40%
  • Interviews = 40%

    In case the student’s previous Academic Performance does not meet the Admission Entry Criteria, exception can be granted by ARC if the student has performed exceptionally well in Aptitude test and Interview. This exception is not valid for PHD students. PHD students must fulfill the entry criteria.
    In line with HEC guidance, ILMA takes following steps to improve quality of students’ intake:
    a. Entry Test to assess student academic background in multiple areas
    b. Minimum Criteria for admissions in all programs is being followed strictly
    c. All admissions are strictly on merit basis without any discrimination.
    d. Legal verification of the students to provide peaceful atmosphere within the University
    e. Attestation & verification of academic documents of the student to ensure students’ integrity and to follow the HEC guidelines of academic dishonesty
    f. Foreign qualified students are required to submit Equivalence Certificate/documents from HEC prior to admissions.
    Admissions are held twice in an academic year. Each Semester campaign comprises of multiple sub campaigns ranging between two weeks to three weeks. Each sub campaign has different scholarships on offer with variable discounts to perspective students.

    Provisional Admission
    You may be granted provisional admission if you are waiting for your entry level qualification results provided you have fulfilled the remaining part of the selection criteria. However, you will have to prove your qualification before the start of the academic session otherwise admission offer shall stand rescinded.

    When to Apply

    Admissions are held twice in an academic year:
  • For Fall Semester starting from August
  • For Spring Semester starting from January
    How to Apply
    Applying for admission at Ilma University is a hassle free process you need to follow few simple steps which are listed below: i. Go to Ilma University website: http://ibt.edu.pk and click the link to admission form.
    ii. Fill the online admission form carefully.
    iii. Visit any of the Ilma University campus, go to the admissions department get your submission (Admission Process) done with below mentioned documents and collect your Admit card for test.
    iv. Prepare for aptitude test. You will be informed of the admission date at the time of submission and will also receive a confirmation SMS.
    v. Appearing, clearing aptitude test is a must prerequisite for admission at Ilma University.
    vi. If you are among the few successful candidates you will receive an interview call. Doing well in interview is a must to finally get admissions at Ilma University.
    Documents Required for Admission:
    i. 3 Photographs (with White/Blue Background)
    ii. Photocopy of Last Degree/Transcript
    iii. Photocopy of Interim Transcript (if result awaited)
    iv. C.N.I.C., copy of parents and student (Form B in case student CNIC not available)
    v. Copy of NTS or ARC Test Certificate whichever is applicable
    vi. If you are a student with foreign origin you will have to submit following documents in addition:
  • Photocopy of visa and passport
  • A certificate from the embassy
  • Letter of validation of qualification by the embassy concerned to the satisfaction that the qualification of the candidate is equivalent to the locally required one.
    Cancellation of Admission

    Admission of any student will be cancelled and fee paid shall not be refunded on the following grounds:
  • if false documents have been submitted
  • if required educational qualifications or other documents are not submitted before final examination of first semester
  • if the minimum admission criteria is not fulfilled
  • if incorrect or wrong information is given
  • if the pre-requisite qualification is from an unrecognized board/university
  • If dues are not paid in time.
  • If the admission remain provisional before final examination of 1st semester.
  • If the attendance is not maintained equal 80%.
  • If dues are not paid in time.
  • If the student has been found guilty in the Academic Disciplinary Board
  • If student is continuously underperforming academically
  • If the student is not attending classes, dropping consecutive semester or not showing up for Thesis/Dissertation Supervision
  • If decided by Admission Review Committee, Research Review Committee or Board of Advanced Studies and Research
    Other Conditions

  • Scholarships shall be granted to eligible students subject to fulfillment of criteria as laid down from time to time and application from the student received well in time.
  • Late Payment Charges @ Rs. 1,000/- per month shall be applicable on those students who have any outstanding balance, which shall be irreversible.
  • Admission plan needs to be communicated by the student in writing (Lump sum or monthly installment)
  • Re-admission charges shall be imposed Rs. 15,000/- on all the students whose admission has been cancelled for the any reason by Ilma University and shall be irreversible.
  • Fee structure & other charges shall be applicable as signed by the student at the time of admission and no discount or waiver shall be given to any student, otherwise.
  • All discounts & scholarships are subject to clearance of total dues in time and maintenance of minimum CGPA.