Welcome to the website of the Lahore School of Economics - a distinguished seat of learning known for high quality teaching and research. The Lahore School of Economics or “The Lahore School” was established in 1993 and chartered by the Government of Punjab in January 1997, through the Lahore School of Economics Act 1997 (Provincial Assembly of the Punjab- Act II of 1997).
The Lahore School's academic programmes encompass Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Environmental Sciences and Media Studies, Art and Design. The School offers both Graduate and Undergraduate programmes within specialized faculties, departments and research centres. With more than 150 full time faculty and 3100 graduate and undergraduate students, it is a leading academic institution of Pakistan.
The Lahore School of Economics has two campuses, i.e., The Main Campus and the City Campus. The Main Campus, spread over 35 acres, is located on the intersection of DHA Phase VI Main Boulevard and Burki Road. The City Campus is located in a quiet setting of Gulberg near the central Liberty Market area.
The Lahore School offers Undergraduate degrees in the areas of Economics, Business and Social Sciences. The BSc (Hons), BBA (Hons) & BS (Hons) programmes at the Lahore School require 138 - 144 credit hours and are intended to be completed in 4 years. The objective of the Bachelors curriculum is to impart a specialized education of international standards. All classes of the Undergraduate programmes are held at the Main Campus.
Entrance Requirements: Admission into the Lahore School’s Bachelors (Hons) Programmes is regulated through an entrance examination and interview process. Entrance requirements for the Bachelors (Hons) Programmes are: (i) Matric and Intermediate with at least 60% marks (ii) American High School Diploma with IBCC equivalence of 60%. (iii) International Baccalaureate with IBCC equivalence of 60%. (iv) GCE ‘O’ Level passes in 8 subjects and A level in three principal subjects with IBCC equivalence of 60%. No credit in A Level will be given for any Advanced Subsidiary or General Paper or any other half credit course. Candidates awaiting final result can also apply subject to the condition that they submit their A Level / FA / FSc and High School result soon after their declaration in August. An equivalence certificate will be required for O-Level / American High School Diploma / International Baccalaureate and A-Level from IBCC.