International Students Admissions
Last updated on January 17th, 2020


Study at Bahria

Bahria University is a leading multidisciplinary higher education institution in Pakistan. Established in year 2000 by Pakistan’s Navy; University has emerged as one of the fastest growing public university and aims to attain highest standards in teaching, learning and research, at par with the international standards. Committed towards its vision of excellence in education and research Bahria University has earned a remarkable academic reputation and has developed academic partnerships of various natures with 42 partner universities across the globe. Currently university operates 12 academic departments and offers 75-degree programs. In short span of time the university has reached strength of over 17,000 students enrolled in multi-campuses, research institutes and colleges all over Pakistan


At Bahria, we believe that diversity is key to academic excellence. International students from diverse cultural and demographic backgrounds are welcomed to attend undergraduates, graduates and PhD level programs at our campuses. Bahria University offers skills driven contemporary curriculum ensuring international academic standards. BU remarkably facilitates international students to study on a discounted fee structure equivalent to local student (excl. Medical Programmes). The university has modern campus buildings equipped with state-of-Art facilities for conducive learning environment and has one of the highly qualified faculty from top-notch academic institutions of the world. Medium of instruction is English with a student-centred collaborative learning approach. Following are key highlights of University Profile:


  1. Federally Chartered Public Sector University
  2. Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and all relevant Regulatory bodies
  3. Multi-campus University with presence in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi
  4. Equal Fee for National and International students
  5. Well stocked libraries
  6. Good Student to Faculty Ratio
  7. On Campus health care facilities
  8. International Office
  9. Exchange programmes with International Universities
  10. Foreign Internships, Summer School Programmes and Study Tours
  11. Student Support Centre
  12. Career Office
  13. Counseling services/ Student Advisors
  14. Access to world leading digital library databases
  15. Applied Research
  16. Business Incubation Centre
  17. Leadership and Development Centre


Bahria University has a dedicated International office with aim to produce globally competent quality-students. BU International office is actively involved in tapping knowledge and research exchange opportunities for its students, staff and faculty to gain global exposure and to enhance their skill set. Reflecting its dedication for global academic excellence; BU International office has active academic partnerships with 39 international universities of various natures. Provisions including exchange programs, credit hour transfers, summer school programs, international conferences, joint research, and internship opportunities are some of the prominent highlights.

Bahria University offers academic qualification in 12 academic disciplines with a total of 75 academic degree programs to its International students. University has highly qualified faculty with student-centric collaborative learning approach. Undergraduate, Graduate and higher academic degree programs can be pursued from following disciplines.

  1. Management Sciences
  2. Computer Sciences
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Computer Engineering
  5. Software Engineering
  6. Earth and Environmental Sciences
  7. Professional Psychology
  8. Media Studies
  9. Law
  10. Humanities and Social Sciences
  11. Medical and Dental
  12. Maritime


Bahria, is a multi-campus university. Its campuses are located at prime locations in metropolitan cities of Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi. University campuses are connected via main highways and are easily assessable via public/private transport. University has safe and secure modern campus buildings which offers all modern utilities for favorable learning environment. Some of the features are as below:

  1. Wifi Enabled
  2. Modern classrooms
  3. Fully Equipped Labs
  4. Gym/Gymnasium
  5. Well Stocked Libraries
  6. Health Care centre
  7. Centrally Heated/Air-conditioned
  8. Common Rooms
  9. Cafeterias
  10. ATM Machine Facility


BU campus life offers a rich and vibrant experience. It is truly welcoming and focus on personal and professional development. BU recognize each student as a unique asset and has designed academic and non-academic activities to cater individual attributes, aimed at holistic grooming of student. Intercultural diversity is encouraged and university works closely with students and departments to provide International students with an engaging experience that instil a sense of belonging and ensures career readiness with a blend of civic responsibility.

International students must meet the eligibility requirements set-forth by BU. Interested candidates are advised to confirm their eligibility prior to applying online. For eligibility details please visit:

  1. Undergraduates:
  2. Postgraduates:


(Interested students are to submit their application online through Bahria University website ( by the given application deadline (6th December 2019) for admission in Spring -2020 semester.
International students are required to submit the following documents along with online application:


  1. Statement of purpose or Research plan for PhD Students.
  2. Scans of degrees and transcript of all post-secondary degrees (with English translation where required).
  3. Latest passport size photograph with blue background.
  4. Scan of valid passport.
  5. IELTS minimum score 5.0 band or TOEFL minimum score 70 or English proficiency certificate from the last attended institution.


Bahria University remarkably facilitates international students to study on a discounted fee structure equivalent to local student (excl. Medical Programmes). Please visit the following links for details:

  1. Undergraduate programs:
  2. Graduate/postgraduate programs: