National College of Arts NCA Lahore Admission 2024 Fee Structure Merit List

Degree Programmes Session 2024-2025

Applications for admission in NCA Lahore and Rawalpindi are invited on separate prescribed forms against reserved seats for domiciled quota Open Merit, Self Finance / Self Support Scheme (All Pakistan Basis) for the province of Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/Erstwhile Fata and Balochistan  in the degree programmes. Last date to apply is 23 April 2024.

Applications for admission should reach the respective NCA Lahore or Rawalpindi (as applicable) and at the provincial admission centers not later than 123-04-2024.

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Last date for submission of forms is 25 April 2024

NCA starts taking admission applications from Start of 24 October 2024 for Lahore and Rawalpindi Campuses. Applications for admission in NCA Lahore and Rawalpindi Campuses are invited on separate prescribed forms against reserved seats for domiciled Quota, Self Finance, and Self Support Scheme (All Pakistan Basis) for the province of Sindh.NCA Skill Development Programme Diploma & Certificate Courses.

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Admissions Open – Academic Session 2024-2025
Degree Programs Lahore Campus and Rawalpindi Campus

For candidates domiciled in province of Punjab, Gilgit – Baltistan & AJK and Self Support / Self Finance Scheme.

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Admission Notice

(Admission Test and Interview)

Admission test and interview of academic session (2024) program II and Self Finance / Self Sponsored Scheme academic session (2024) are postponed. New date will be announced soon.

National College of Arts NCA Admission Notice 2024

National College of Arts postgraduate center for multimedia arts admission notice for six months certificate courses. click here for admission form:

Media production

Video production

Computer Graphic and digital photography

3D animation and motion Graphics

Self Support / Self Finance Scheme All Pakistan

Eligibility: intermediate or equipment

Admission criteria: admissions will be on open merit basis. An aptitude test will be followed by an interview.

Full fee paying/self finance scheme

A number of students are admitted to the College as full fee paying students. At present their number is fixed at 25% of the total places available at the College. Admission tests on the basis of open merit for this scheme are identical to those conducted for other students. An equally high merit in the test is required to qualify for admission as a full-fee paying/self finance student under the full-fee paying/self finance scheme.

The full tuition fee for the length of the course for fine art, design, musicology and film and television is Rs. 325,000 and Rs. 409,500 for Architecture. These fees are non refundable in case a student is disqualified in the first or second year; expelled; or the voluntary discontinuation of the course on part of the student for whatever reason at any stage of his/her studies. In addition to the tuition fee stated above, students will be required to pay other dues and student charges.

Admission procedure

The college grants equal opportunities to women and men who possess exceptional aptitude for the visual arts and who have attained a reputable standard in general education before applying for admission. The College does not discriminate against admission for physically challenged persons.

Candidates wishing to join the department of fine art and faculty of design are required to obtain high grades in the drawing and aptitude tests. Candidates wishing to apply for the department of architecture are required to pass an examination in mathematics in addition to drawing and aptitude tests. Those wishing to apply for the department of musicology and film and television will be required to take an aptitude test. Only those candidates are eligible to take the admission examinations who have passed the Higher Secondary/Intermediate Examination or its equivalent from any recognized institution, with a minimum of second division (45% Marks). Students with third division are not eligible to apply.


In accordance with the policy of the Government of Pakistan with respect to admission in national institutions, the following places in each degree course are allocated to applicants from various areas of the Country.

Punjab 50%
KPK 10%
Azad Jammu & Kashmir 5%
Sindh 20%
Balochistan 7%
Gilgit and Baltistan 7%

Applications for admission in the following Graduate Programmes (Master of Multimedia Art, Master of Visual Art, Master of Interior Design and Mphil in Cultural Studies) academic session 2024 are invited. Interview dates and time schedule shall be intimated later.

Last date to apply is 10 November 2024. In case of any technical/administrative support, email to or call on these numbers: Mr. Hannan 0332-4216001, Mr. Kashif 0332-6896942

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NCA Lahore Fee Structure

For all Undergraduate Programmes
DescriptionOpen Merit Fee (PKR) (Regular)Self Finance / Self Support Fee (PKR)Open Merit Fee (PKR) (Regular) 2nd Semester OnwardSelf Finance / Self Support Fee (PKR) 2nd Semester OnwardPeriod
Admission/Registration Charges
Admission Fee28,60028,600One Time
Library Security (Refundable)3,8503,850One Time
College Security (Refundable)5,7005,700One Time
Registration Fee13,20013,200One Time
Examination Fee5,6505,650Annually
Student I.D Card500500
Charges Other than Admission Fee for All Students
Tuition Fee62,10062,100Per Semester
College Development17,00017,00017,00017,000Per Semester
Field Trip12,65012,65012,65012,650Per Semester
Students Sports Fund4,4004,4004,4004,400Per Semester
Student Medical Fund3,6503,6503,6503,650Per Semester
Student Stationary Fund7,0007,0007,0007,000Per Semester
Library Fund3,6503,650Per Semester
Student Guild/Socities Fund7,7007,700Per Semester
Student Locker8,2008,200Per Semester
Student Study Tour9,0009,000Per Semester
Computer/Internet Fee5,2005,200Per Semester
Electricity Charges (College)9,3509,350Per Semester
Endowment Fund (For S.F.S & SSP)6,0006,000Per Semester
Campus Security / Vigilance6,4006,4006,4006,400Per Semester
Bank Charges110110110110Per Semester
Grand Total at the time of Registration170,810157,810


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