Admission Test Requirement for Fall 2017 Admissions
Applicants to the MS Programme in Physics are required to take the LUMS Graduate Admission Test (LGAT), which is comprised of quantitative, verbal, and analytical sections. In addition, applicants are required to take the SBASSE Subject Test in Physics.
Applicants residing outside Pakistan are required to take the GRE General Test as well as the GRE Subject Test in Physics (through the Educational Testing Service, ETS USA (www.ets.org)).
Exemption for applicants who have taken Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Tests
- Applicants who have taken the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test (through ETS USA) during the last two years and obtained an aggregate score of 300 in the quantitative and verbal sections may choose not to take the LGAT.
- Applicants who have taken the GRE Subject Test in Physics (through ETS USA) during the last two years and obtained a score at the 60th percentile or above may choose not to take the SBASSE Subject Test in Physics.
LGAT and SBASSE Subject Test Scores will be valid only for one year. The LGAT and SBASSE Subject Test scores will not be disclosed to the applicants.
LGAT and LUMS SBASSE Subject Test will be scheduled at the same time in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi on April 16, 2017.
Please also note that GRE scores must be reported to LUMS officially from the testing agency. The college code for reporting GRE (General) scores to LUMS is 0679.
Subject Test Guidelines:
Please visit the following link; Sample Guidelines