In order to qualify for admission to Grade VIII, the candidate should have:
All candidates for admission have to sit for the Computer Based Test (CBT):
The tests assess the content knowledge of the key subjects (such as English, Mathematics, Science and Urdu). Following weightage is agreed:
Students who clear the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) (or its equivalent) annual examination from the AKU-EB or any other recognised Board / University, with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks in the Science Group, are eligible to apply for admission.
Students from Aga Khan Schools who achieve A grade or higher in the SSC examination are admitted to grade XI without a test and an interview, and are exempted from paying the admission fee.
All candidates for admission have to sit for the entrance test and an interview. The objectives of the entrance test include, but are not limited to:
The written test to interview ratio is 80:20. The duration of the written test is 2 hours and 30 minutes. The entrance test is structured separately for two Groups: Pre-Engineering and Pre-Medical.