Documentation requirements - Pakistan
- Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) + at least 1 year of university education + English proficiency, or
- Intermediate Examination Certificate + at least 1 year of university education + English proficiency, or
- 3 A-levels (General Certificate of Education/GCE).
Documents to be uploaded:
All applicants must upload scanned copies of their supporting documents into the application portal, please name your uploaded files as suggested in the tables below.
|Copy of passport or ID card||
Please note that only a copy of the ID-page is required. The passport must be valid for at least six months after your departure from Norway.
Name the pdf file passport or idcard
|Documentation of name change (if applicable)||
Documentation of name change must be uploaded if your name appears different in any document.
Name the pdf file namechange
|Documentation of English language proficiency||
Please note, applicants with English as the medium of instruction are NOT exempt. See how to document English proficiency.
|What to submit||How to submit|
Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
Intermediate Examination Certificate
Upload copies of documents officially certified by the Controller of Examinations of the responsible board.
Documents certified by persons outside the Controller of Examination, such as external notary publics or IBCC and provisional certificates will not be accepted.
Name the pdf or jpg file secondarymarks.
|What to submit||How to submit|
Mark sheet(s) - Result Card(s)
final degree certificate(s) (if applicable)
The application process:
Upload a copy of the original transcripts and certificates. Name the pdf or jpg file(s) universitymarks.
If you have completed a degree:
Upload a scanned copy of the front and back pages of the transcripts and the diploma of the original document certified by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) with Rs.400 stamps (or higher). Please make sure we can read the HEC numbers after you have uploaded the documents. If you hold a master's degree you must upload your HEC-certified master's degree certificate and diploma too.
For more information, please visit the HEC website. Name the pdf or jpg file(s) universitydiploma.
Certifications from any other source, such as external notary publics and provisional certificates will not be accepted.
Statement of purpose
|Statement of purpose||
Your statement of purpose should be one page, typed, double spaced (max. 400 words). Tell us why the course is important to you, how it helps you fulfill future goals or how it relates to your current studies or employment. Briefly state your personal qualities that make you a good representative of your country.
Applicants to Norwegian Levels 3 and 4 must write their statement of purpose in Norwegian. Applicants to Norwegian courses who are currently taking NORA courses do not have to submit a Statement of purpose.
Name the file statement
For scholarship applicants only: scholarship form, CV and letter of recommendation
|ISS scholarship form||
Download, complete the scholarship form, and upload it in the Application Portal. Eligible scholarship applicants will get the scholarship form when they apply.
Name the file scholarship
|CV||Name the file CV|
|Letter of recommendation||
You should submit one letter of recommendation from a person who is not related to you by blood or marriage. The referee should give information regarding your character, intellectual ability and seriousness of purpose. The letter should be written on official letterhead and must include contact information for the reference person. The letter should come from your professor, lecturer, headmaster, or your employer.
Name the file recommendation
Applicants to Norwegian language levels II, III or IV should submit a copy of transcripts or test scores of previous Norwegian courses or exams.
For scholarship applicants to Levels II, III or IV, recommendations from a teacher or employer must be written on official letterhead.
If you have not taken any formal courses, simply explain how you have learned Norwegian in your statement of purpose.
Name the file norwegian
Important about documentation:
- Upload documents preferably in PDF or JPG format in the online application portal (Søknadsweb) by the application deadline.
- When uploading documents, you acknowledge that the University of Oslo may contact the issuing institution for verification.
- Submission of fraudulent documents is illegal, and will be reported to the proper authorities and may lead to dismissal and loss of right to study. You are liable for uploading true and unaltered documents.
- Incomplete applications will be rejected.