Applications are invited for the LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) for Pakistani Students.
LUMS launched its National Outreach Programme (NOP) in 2001 to extend the benefits of world-class education to talented students all over Pakistan and thereby become a truly national university. This prestigious scholarship programme focuses on identifying bright students with exceptional Matriculation and FA/FSc results and inducting them into the LUMS Undergraduate Programmes. The scholars that qualify as NOP are given full financial assistance. LUMS is very proud of its NOP scholars: to date LUMS has inducted approximately 800 NOP Students, around 370 have graduated and are out in the world pursuing their dreams and helping their families and communities.
Host University:

  • Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

Program Months:

  • July – August each year

Financial Support:

  • Summer Coaching Session and are registered for the entrance test, completely paid for by LUMS.

Elgibility Criteria:

  • At least 80% marks in Matric or equivalent in O-Levels
  • Financial need

The students shortlisted on the above criteria are invited to LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) for summer coaching session, where they are examined through different exercises and tests. Students are evaluated on their performance at the Summer Coaching Session and are registered for the entrance test, completely paid for by LUMS. Finally, students who apply to LUMS and qualify on merit, are offered admission on full scholarship.

How to Apply:

Students who meet the eligibility criteria can apply.

  • STEP 1 – Application Process
    • Apply to NOP while you are in the first year of Intermediate or A-Levels. This will be two years before the start date of the undergraduate programme at LUMS. Students attending the coaching session in 2018 will be able to join LUMS in 2019. You can fill out your online application at
  • STEP 2 – Summer Coaching Session
    • Shortlisted candidates will be called in for two week summer coaching session at LUMS. The session will be arranged during the summer holidays and all expenses, except travelling will be covered by LUMS.
  • STEP 3 – SAT Registration Fee
    • LUMS will pay the SAT registration fee of candidates who successfully complete the NOP Summer Coaching Session.
  • STEP 4 – LUMS Admission Form
    • The next step for successful NOP Summer Coaching Session candidates is to fill an online application for admission to LUMS through the following link: Qualifying students will become LUMS NOP Scholars.

Application Deadline:

  • March 01, 2018 till 5:00 pm (PST)

Note:  A student from anywhere in Pakistan can apply for the LUMS national outreach programme if he/she meets the criteria of marks and financial need. There are no separate seats/quota for students based on region, ethnicity and/or extra-curricular activities.


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