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About IBA - OGDCL Talent Hunt Program

The Oil & Gas Development Company Limited is one of IBA Karachi’s long-standing strategic partners supporting the Institution in its mission of making quality education affordable for the underserved communities. The IBA & OGDCL’s partnership in 2016, 2017 & 2018 under the Baluchistan and K-P Talent Hunt Programs has supported 27 students to date with Rs. 76.9 million disbursed in scholarships to IBA - OGDCL Scholars.

The Institute of Business Administration and the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited, Pakistan have jointly initiated the IBA - OGDCL Talent Hunt Program. The Program will provide deserving students from selected districts across Pakistan an opportunity for aptitude skill development and training at IBA, to secure admission for a four-year undergraduate degree program at the Institute.

The IBA - OGDCL Program will select and train students from underserved regions and communities across the country for a two - month long Orientation Program at the IBA, Karachi. The training will help the students prepare for IBA’s admission tests.

Message from Zia Salahuddin, Managing Director, OGDCL
IBA - OGDCL Talent Hunt Program Orientation 2023








Program Highlights

Salient Features Of The Orientation Program

  • 1. Orientation training by highly qualified IBA faculty and mentors
  • 2. Aptitude test preparation (SAT format)
  • 3. Presentation & Communication skills sessions
  • 4. One-on-one tutoring & counselling
  • 5. Mock exams & panel interviews
  • 6. Guest speaker sessions
  • 7. Fully covered travel allowance, boarding & lodging facility for outstation candidates
  • 8. Monthly stipend for selected candidates

Eligibility Criteria

  • 1. Candidates holding domicile from the abovementioned districts only, are eligible to apply
  • 2. Candidates who have passed HSSC-I examination in year 2022 and will appear for HSSC-II examination in year 2023 are eligible to apply
  • 3. Candidates who have passed HSSC-II examination in year 2022 are eligible to apply

Program Outline

1. Candidates successfully qualifying Orientation Assessment test and Interview and wishing to pursue an undergraduate degree at IBA, Karachi in one of the following offered program;
Undergraduate Programs
are encouraged to apply

2. Upon successful completion of Orientation training, candidates will be required to appear for IBA’s Admission test for undergraduate programs
Admission Schedule Fall 2023 Undergraduate

3. Candidates qualifying for admission at IBA, will be considered for up to 100% scholarship and/or Qarz e Hasna facility for their tuition fee and other expenses depending upon candidate’s need assessment and the recommendation of the Financial Assistance committee at IBA

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