National College of Arts: Admission of Candidates from Sindh for Session 2012

National College of Arts (NCA) logoNational College of Arts (NCA), Lahore, has invited applications on separate prescribed forms from candidates domiciled in Sindh province for admission against seats reserved for the province of Sindh and Self Finance Scheme (all Pakistan basis) in Lahore and Rawalpindi Campuses in the following degree programs:

Allocation of Seats:

Lahore Campus:

Sr.Degree ProgramSindh ProvinceSelf Finance (all Pakistan)
15-year Bachelor of Architecture612
24-year Bachelor of Fine Art612
34-year Bachelor of Musicology24
44-year Bachelor of Design
Communication Design36
Textile Design24
Product Design11
Ceramic Design11
54-year Bachelor of Film and TV34

Rawalpindi Campus:

Sr.Degree ProgramSindh ProvinceSelf-Finance (all Pakistan)
15-year Bachelor of Architecture68
24-year Bachelor of Fine Art68

2% quota is reserved for admission at National College of Arts for disabled candidates. All such applicants should attach an application to the admission form indicating their desire to be considered for disable seats. A certificate from disability board issued by respective government hospital also should be attached with the application.

Eligibility to Apply:

  1. Boys and girls having passed F.A./F.Sc. or its equivalent with minimum 45% marks (not below 2nd division).
  2. Equivalence Certificate from IBCC is compulsory.
  3. No age limit.

Candidates awaiting F.A./F.Sc. annual result can apply provisionally. Such candidates will have to produce attested F.A./F.Sc. pass examination certificate before the holding of the admission tests otherwise their roll numbers shall be cancelled and no refund of admission test fee or prospectus cost will be made.

Admission Application Form:

Application forms along with prospectus for Rs. 800 each are available from Regional Directorate Sindh Technical Education of Vocational Training Authority, Government of Sindh, Block # 96-A/97, Sindh Secretariat, 4-B, Karachi.

Forms duly filled in all respects along with attested copies of documents as mentioned in the prospectus and admission test fee of Rs.700 each form should be submitted within due date in the above mentioned office.

Apart from the above Self Sponsored/Self Finance Scheme applicants are required to submit bank draft/ pay order of Rs.3,25,000 Rupees three lakh twenty five thousand) for 4-year duration course of studies and Rs.4,09,500 (Rupees four lakh nine thousand and five hundred) for 5-year duration course of studies in favor of “Principal, National College of Arts.”

Last Date:

The applications for admission on Sindh province reserved seats and Self Sponsored/Self Finance Scheme should reach the Director of Technical Education Government of Sindh, Block # 96-A/97, Sindh Secretariat, 4-B, Karachi not later than (Friday) November 11, 2011 by 4:00 pm. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Admission Tests and Interviews:

For Sindh Province reserved seats and Self Sponsored/ Self Finance Scheme:

Admission Tests and Interviews will be held according to the schedule given below at Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi M.R. Keyani Road, Karachi.

Interviews of shortlisted candidates for Self Sponsored/ Self Finance Scheme shall be held at National College of Arts, 4- Shahrah-e-Quaid Azam, Lahore, as per schedule mentioned. No separate calls for tests/interviews shall be issued.

The candidates should bring their own drawing boards, pen, pencils, erasers, colored pencils, markers, scissors and gum, etc. The college shall supply answer sheets and colored sheets.

Schedule for the Tests and Interviews:

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

  • Aptitude test: Fine Art, Design, Architecture at 9:00 am
  • Aptitude test: Film and TV, Musicology at 2:00 pm

Thursday, November 24, 2011

  • Drawing: Fine Art, Design, Architecture at 9:00 am
  • Mathematics: Architecture at 2:00 pm

Friday, November 25, 2011

  • List of candidates who qualify for interview will be displayed at 4:00 pm at test center.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

  • Interviews: Sindh Province Reserved Seats at 9:00 am at test center

Saturday, December 03, 2011

  • Selected candidates list: Display on College notice board at 3:00 pm.
  • Interviews Self Sponsored/ Self Finance Scheme

Thursday, December 08, 2011

  • Display of list of candidates who qualify for interview for Self Support/Self Finance Scheme at 400 pm at National College of Arts, 4- Shahrah-e-Quaid Azam, Lahore.

Monday-Thursday, December 12-15, 2011

  • Interviews: Self Sponsored/ Self Finance Scheme at 9:00 am at National College of Arts, 4-Shahrah-e-Quaid Azam, Lahore.


Candidates must apply on separate prescribed forms for each campus/ department / Self Sponsored/Self Finance Scheme.

The candidates should collect their roll number slips for tests when submitting their admission forms at The Director of Technical Education Government of Sindh, Block # 96-A/97, Sindh Secretariat, 4-B, Karachi by paying admission test fee of Rs.700 each. Roll number slips to out stationed candidates shall be sent by post.

The candidates must bring their roll number slips when reporting for tests.

No TA/DA is admissible to the candidates appearing in the tests and interviews.

Contact Details

For further information, you may please contact:

Principal, National College of Arts (NCA),
4-Shahrah-e-Quaid Azam, Lahore-54000, Pakistan.


  1. When will the next intakes take place at NCA for bachelors in Film and TV?

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