Pakistan

The following information, regarding minimum equivalent qualifications and academic standing, and required credential, is intended as a guideline only and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes only

Admission to Master's Program

Minimum Equivalent Qualifications
For admission to a master’s program, the qualifications listed are normally recognized as equivalent to a Simon Fraser University 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade of B

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
All degrees must be awarded with an overall First Class or First Division standing

Required Credential or Degree
Completion of both Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in all disciplines except students graduated with a B Pharm., MBBS, B Tech, B Eng. or B Arch

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
All degrees must be awarded with an overall First Class or First Division standing

Required Credential or Degree
M.Phil., Master's Degree, Master's Degree (Honours)

Documentation

Applicants must arrange for the submission of detailed mark sheets and degree certificates with certified English (literal) translations.

Official proof of degree conferred is required in the form of a graduation diploma AND degree certificate with English translations.

To be official, original language documents and English translations must arrive together in official envelopes which have been sealed and endorsed by the issuing institution.

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are required to submit proof of English language competency

Education System

Language(s) of Instruction

Urdu, English

Grading System

Classification Scale

Percentage Classification
75-100% Distinction or Honours
60-100% First Division Pass
45-59% Second Division Pass
33-44% Third Division Pass
0-32% Fail

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) System*

Grade 4-point 5-point 6-point Percentage Division
A 3.30-4.00 4.30-5.00 5.30-6.00 80-100% Distinction
B 2.30-3.29 3.30-4.29 4.30-5.29 65-79% First Division
C 1.80-2.29 2.80-3.29 3.80-4.29 50-64% Second Division
D 1.00-1.79 2.00-2.79 3.00-3.79 40-49% Third Division
F 0.00-0.99 1.00-1.99 2.00-2.99 0-39% Fail