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Postgraduate Personal Statement Lse Lahore

The Lahore School of Economics (LSE) is an independentresearch university based in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan established in 1993 and chartered by the government in January 1997. It has currently 200 faculty members and over 3,000 students studying undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs.[1][2]

The Lahore School was founded by Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry, a McGill trained economist, who served as the deputy chair of the influential Planning Commission. The Lahore School has two campuses: the Main campus and the City campus. The Main campus, spread over 50 acres (200,000 m2) and the city campus is located in Gulberg. Its faculty comprise over 150 permanent faculty members with specialisations in Economics, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Environmental Studies, Media Studies, Art and Design.[3]

The Lahore School consists of two distinctive institutes, including the Graduate Institute of Development Studies which carries out research and training in international development, the Centre for Research in Economics and Business, which publishes the Lahore Journal of Economics and the Lahore Journal of Business.[4]

LSE is regarded as one of the more notable private research institutions of higher learning in Pakistan and since 2015 it's business school is consistently ranked the 2nd best business school in Pakistan according to the Higher Education Commission.[5][6]

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Admission Test for SDSB/MGSHSS/SAHSOL

The New SAT (with Essay) is mandatory for all applicants applying to the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities & Social Sciences (MGSHSS), Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL). SAT scores of exams taken before March 2016 will not be considered valid for Academic Year 2018-19 Admissions. The Essay Component of the SAT will be required for LUMS application. Best score of a single attempt will be considered for application evaluation.
SAT Registration can be done online through the following link: https://www.collegeboard.org.
Applicants are required to report test scores of all attempts to the University by submitting a copy of score report(s). The copy of the scores should be sent along with all other supporting documents and reported directly from College Board (College code for reporting SAT scores for LUMS is 0513).

Note: The deadline to take SAT (with Essay) for Fall 2018 is March 10, 2018.

Admission Test for SBASSE

Applicants applying to the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) are required to take the following admission tests in order to be considered for admission:

I. New SAT (with Essay); and
II. LUMS SBASSE Subject Test/ SAT Subject Test (SAT II) in at least 3 of the 4 SAT II subjects listed below:

  • Biology-M
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics II-C
  • Physics

I. New SAT (with Essay)
The New SAT (with Essay) is mandatory for all applicants applying to the Syed Babar Ali School of Science & Engineering (SBASSE). SAT scores of exams taken before March 2016 will not be considered valid for Academic Year 2018-19 Admissions. The Essay Component of the New SAT will be required for LUMS application. Best score of a single attempt will be considered for application evaluation.
SAT Registration can be done online through the following link: https://www.collegeboard.org.

II. LUMS SBASSE Subject Test/ SAT Subject Test (SAT II)

LUMS SBASSE Subject Test

In addition to New SAT (with Essay), subject knowledge in the area of Biology, Physics, Advanced Mathematics & Chemistry will also be evaluated through this test. Questions are designed to explore knowledge and skills acquired over a period of time. The test is designed to compare candidates with different academic backgrounds.

Difficulty Level: Admission Test is designed to determine the intellectual abilities of test takers. Questions will be at a difficulty level appropriate for students in the final year of A’ Levels/FSc./IB/HSD. They are typically Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), similar to the pattern used in SAT. LUMS SBASSE Subject Test is approximately two (2) hours long. Calculators are not allowed during Admission Test.

LUMS reserves the right to use any test pattern that best meets its admission’s objectives. Instead of preparing for the test, we recommend getting a deep knowledge of fundamental principles and focusing on a good understanding of your school subjects.

The SBASSE Subject Test Registration can be done through the LUMS online application system at: http://admissions.lums.edu.pk on or before January 30, 2018, 5:00 pm (Pakistan Standard Time).

The LUMS SBASSE Subject Test for the Fall & Spring semesters 2018-2019 will be conducted on February 18, 2018.
If you have not taken LUMS SBASSE Subject Test, you may alternatively provide your SAT II scores (in at least 3 SAT II subjects listed above).

SAT taken more than two years before the admission deadline will not be considered valid. 

Note: The deadline to take SAT (with Essay) & SAT II for Fall 2018 is March 10, 2018.

Applicants who have taken LUMS SBASSE Admission Test and also have taken (or are planning to take) the SAT I and/SAT II Subject tests are encouraged to submit a copy of their SAT score reports as part of their admission application. The copy of the scores should be sent along with all other supporting documents and reported directly from College Board (College code for reporting SAT scores for LUMS is 0513). For further details, please visit the following link: www.collegeboard.org.