Admission Guide For Intermediate Students in 2019

August 8, 2019 | Parents' Perspective | 0 comments

After the completion of matriculation, students must enter into 11th class in order to obtain their higher secondary school certificate (HSSC) qualification. For those students who haven’t cleared their matric exams, then they must register and have adequate supplementary exam preparation in order to clear the exams and be eligible for 11th class.

The process of seeking admission in colleges is a necessary process in order to appear for the HSSC Intermediate exams. 

Intermediate in the Faculty of Science, or FSc, is a popular route that many students follow after the clearance of their matric exams. FSc is offered by all BISE educational boards in Pakistan, including Federal Board, Lahore Board, Gujranwala Board, etc…  

Subjects For HSSC Intermediate Exams

In FSc, students must appear for 4 compulsory subjects, as well as 3 elective subjects according to their group. The 4 compulsory subjects for FSc students are as follows:

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Islamiat
  • Pakistan Studies

Along with compulsory subjects, students must appear for BISE exams for 3 elective subjects.


Students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine will opt for admission in the FSc pre-medical group. For students in the pre-medical group, the 3 elective FSc subjects are:

  • Physics 
  • Chemistry
  • Biology


Students who are interested in studying to become an engineer will gain admission in colleges to appear for BISE exams for the pre-engineering group. The 3 elective exams for pre-engineering are:

  • Physics 
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Intermediate Admissions 2019

Admission for intermediate opens in every college across the country shortly after the announcement of matric exams results, usually from mid July. This is generally during the time of supplementary exam preparation, and admissions will continue to be accepted throughout supplementary exam season.

Once admissions are open for intermediate, advertisements are posted on the official websites for each college, as well as in newspapers and posters on the entrances of the collages.

Currently, Intermediate admissions are open for FSc students in all colleges in Pakistan for intake in 2019. Intermediate admissions are open for Federal Board, Lahore Board, Gujranwala Board, etc… The sessions are set to commence from September 2019, following the completion of supplementary exams.

Students who are currently undergoing supplementary exam preparation must first clear their supplementary exams before they can seek admission in colleges for Intermediate.

The admission criteria and procedures differ from college to college and between educational boards, for example Federal Board and Lahore Board. The exact admission criteria for each college and educational board will be listed on the official websites, or can be made known by visiting the college directly.

However, whether you are applying for intermediate from Federal Board, Lahore board, or Gujranwala Board, there will be some basic requirements that must be fulfilled before you can gain admission for Intermediate.

The general and basic requirements are:

  • SSC matric exams result
  • Subject selection (from the courses offered by the college)
  • Submission of the application form before the mentioned deadline
  • Submission of application fees before the mentioned deadline
  • Clearance of entry test (in some colleges)
  • Payment of tuition fees

After successfully following this procedure, the student will gain admission into the college, where they will spend the year studying for the HSSC Intermediate exams for their relevant FSc subject group. Students will then appear for their final BISE examinations at the end of the term, on behalf of their college. 

The registration process for HSSC Intermediate exams will open prior to the commencement of the annual exam session.


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