Admission to DCoBA is on a highly competitive basis, and only those who compete successfully on merit are selected for admission. They come from a variety of backgrounds. After joining DCoBA, students continue to pursue their studies with a high level of competitiveness aimed at professional development. The admission criteria for the Institute’s academic programs are described below:

Eligibility for Entrance to Diploma

  • An overall credit pass in 3 subjects; or
  • An overall credit pass in 3 subjects at O-Levels/GCSE; or
  • A qualification that DCOBA accepts as equivalent to the above

Eligibility for Entrance to Bachelor Programs:

The admission for Bachelor Programs would be based on any one of the following:

  • A Higher Secondary School (HSC) Certificate with at least *55% marks awarded by a recognized Provincial Intermediate Board
  • 3 A-Levels with a minimum of *two Cs, preferably in business-related subjects, excluding General Paper and Urdu or an American High School Diploma with CGPA 2.5 or equivalent
  • Recognized Overseas Equivalence Diploma
  • Any other qualification if an authority has issued an equivalence certificate
  • IBCC equivalence will be required for A-Level and other foreign qualifications

In addition:

  • At least 5C’s in O-Level exam or minimum 55% marks in SSC or equivalent
  • Success in the aptitude test and interview conducted by DCoBA

*Subject to revision by the DCoBA Management

Eligibility for Entrance to two years Master’s Programs:

The admission for Master’s Programs would be based on any one of the following:

  • A four year Bachelor degree in Arts, Science, Law, Commerce, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy or any other degree with high second division or equivalent from HEC/Provincial Government approved Institutes/Colleges/Universities in Pakistan.
  • A final qualification examination of a professional body recognized by the Higher Education Commissions of Pakistan, for example, ACMA, CA, ACCA (HEC equivalence certificate required)
  • Four years overseas bachelor degree or equivalent recognized by HEC

In addition:

  • Minimum 55% marks in overall academic career in annual examination system or 5C’s in O-Level and 3 A-level with minimum 2C’s excluding General Paper and Urdu or equivalent
  • Minimum CGPA 2.5 on a scale of 4 in semester system
  • Success in aptitude test and interview conducted by DCoBA

*Eligibility criteria is subject to revision by the DCoBA Management.