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Admission Test for SDSB/SHSSL:
The LUMS Common Admission Test (LCAT) is mandatory for all applicants (except applicants residing abroad) applying to the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) or the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (SHSSL). The LCAT for admission to the Fall 2012 semester will be held ONLY ONCE on February 12, 2012 at the designated cities of Pakistan.

Applicants residing outside Pakistan and currently studying or having completed their last year of schooling abroad are required to submit official results of the SAT Reasoning Test (SAT I). Applicants need to take the SAT Reasoning Test (SAT I) through CollegeBoard, USA latest by January 28, 2012 in order to be considered for admission. SAT scores must be reported to LUMS officially from the testing agency. The college code for reporting SAT scores to LUMS is 0513.

Applicants taking the LCAT and also have taken (or are planning to take) the SAT I are encouraged to submit a copy of their SAT score reports as a part of their admission application. The copy of the scores should be sent along with all other supporting documents OR reported directly from CollegeBoard (SAT code for reporting scores to LUMS is 0513).

LUMS Common Admission Test (LCAT)
The LCAT is a multiple choice test similar to the SAT I in terms of the type of questions. Like the SAT I, it measures reading, writing, and mathematics skills.

-Difficulty Level: O Level/Matriculation
-Question Type: Multiple choice and Paragraph writing
-Preparation: Any SAT I preparation book

The LCAT consists of seven (7) sections each of 25 minutes each. All sections are compulsory. First six (6) sections are a combination of verbal and math sections. The last section is of Paragraph writing.

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