Deadline to apply for NOP applications is March 01, 2018. 

National Outreach Programme

LUMS launched its National Outreach Programme (NOP) in 2001 to extend the benefits of world-class education to talented students all over Pakistan and thereby become a truly national university. This prestigious scholarship programme focuses on identifying bright students with exceptional Matriculation and FA/FSc results and inducting them into the LUMS Undergraduate Programmes. The scholars that qualify as NOP are given full financial assistance. LUMS is very proud of its NOP scholars: to date LUMS has inducted approximately 800 NOP Students, around 370 have graduated and are out in the world pursuing their dreams and helping their families and communities.


Happening at NOP

  • NOP Team Visits Swat

    The National Outreach Programme (NOP) Centre team visited Swat in the last week of October, where a total of 11 colleges spread out in Chitral, Mingora, Saidu Sharif and Kanju were reached. As always they were welcomed warmly by school administration and interactive sessions took place.

    The key goal was to not only orient students about the NOP and its processes but to also introduce

  • NOP Team Reaches Azad Kashmir

    As the National Outreach Programme (NOP) team reached north in their outreach efforts, they arrived at one of the most beautiful regions in the subcontinent, Azad Kashmir. The outreach representatives visited 10 colleges and reached out to 1150 students in Muzaffarabad and Rawalakot.

    One of the major highlights of this visit was that this was the largest audience encountered in the

  • NOP Representatives Reach Out to Bright Students of Hasilpur

    As the weather gets cooler, traversing on foggy roads and preparing for presentations on cold mornings would seem like a Herculean task. However what keeps the National Outreach Programme (NOP) Centre team going is the Centre's tireless search for talented yet underprivileged students.
    The NOP team visited Hasilpur, Bahawalnagar, Chistian, Alipur and Vehari where 15 different colleges

  • NOP Team Reaches Out to Bright Students in the Beautiful Valleys of Gilgit Baltistan

    The National Outreach Programme (NOP) Centre kicked off its outreach in the cold, crisp mountainous air of Gilgit Baltistan. The reception of our NOP Team representatives, however was very warm and welcoming. Due to the precedent set by Outreach efforts in previous years, the enthusiasm and eagerness to learn about the NOP was evident in all the participants.
    Starting off in Gahkuch,

  • NOP Team Visits Different Cities of Southern Punjab

    At the National Outreach Programme (NOP) Centre, our objective is to educate prospective Intermediate students about the National Outreach Programme and inspire them to apply to LUMS and take advantage of all the facilities being offered. This objective is met by our Outreach Team visiting various schools and colleges in different cities of Pakistan and disseminating marketing

  • BSc 2008 Establishes Scholarship Fund

    Inspired by the passion of helping their alma mater in the noble cause of providing equitable opportunities of higher education to the financially underprivileged, LUMS BSc Class of 2008, initiated a fundraising drive within their community a couple of months ago. Commitment, diligence and passion paid off and the class was able to generate a substantial amount of money in a relatively

  • NOP Summer Coaching Session 2017 – Making It Possible

    This year’s National Outreach Programme Summer Coaching Session (NOP SCS) took place from the 14th of July to the 28th of July 2017 and was a huge success. On the day of registration almost 500 successful applicants stood in front of the gates at LUMS ready to experience a grueling yet exhilarating 2 weeks of academic rigour. They were coached on subjects such as English, Mathematics,

  • NOP Coaching Sessions 2017 Come to a Close

    The 15-day Coaching Session of the National Outreach Programme (NOP) concluded on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). The Coaching Session 2017, organised for approximately 621 shortlisted applicants, had commenced on July 14, 2017.
    The coaching sessions entailed rigorous training for Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT) I and II. Student faculty

  • MBA Class of 1996 Establishes Endowment Fund

    On May 19, 2017, the LUMS (Lahore University of Management Sciences) Class of MBA 1996 came together to form the MBA 1996 Endowment Fund to support one student from the NOP (National Outreach Programme) at LUMS. The class managed to raise more than PKR 10 Million in a span of two weeks, which ranks it as the fastest class fundraising drive in the year 2016 and 2017.
    This is a formidable

  • National Outreach Programme Coaching Sessions 2017 Commence at LUMS

    Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) officially welcomed the 2017 batch of National Outreach Programme (NOP) Summer Coaching Sessions applicants on July 14, 2017. Approximately 621 shortlisted applicants from across the country assembled in the University’s academic block, where they were formally inducted through a streamlined process and briefed about the activities planned

  • LUMS Signs MoU with Stylo Group

    Stylo Group signed an MoU with LUMS to support the institution in its vision to provide world-class education to deserving talent. Present at the MoU signing ceremony, were Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi, Vice Chancellor, LUMS and Mr. Javed Iqbal Siddiqui, Director Stylo Group. Mr. Iqbal appreciated the efforts of LUMS in educating Pakistani students on purely merit-basis, regardless of

  • NOP Centre Makes Day Visits to Kasur, Gujranwala and Sheikhupura

    The National Outreach Programme (NOP) Centre team made day visits to selected cities of Punjab such as Kasur, Gujranwala and Sheikhupura to spread the light of education generally and create awareness about the NOP specifically. The following are some of the institutes visited:
    1.       Punjab Group of Colleges


  • Muhammad Salar Khan

    I am very fortunate to have been born in a family that had inclination towards education. Therefore, a friend of mine in Islamia College made me attend the National Outreach Program orientation session. This first encounter was the first push to stimulate me to LUMS.Majoring in Economics and Politics, to be honest, I was victim of my societal nature. With brilliant minds all around, even in LUMS...

  • Muhammad Waqas Ghouri

    I have 3 siblings, a brother and two sisters. My father worked in a private company as an accountant. At times, my dad worked 2-3 jobs to provide basic necessities for the family. I grew up in a small 2 bed room rental house in Lahore. During my FSc, father saw the LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) ad in Jang newspaper in his office. Back then, I was not even aware that there is an...

  • Shaheera Tahir

    I, coming from a humble background, five sisters, residing in area behind one of the gates of the walled city of Lahore, graduating from LUMS, was no less than a wonder. The journey began when I read on the website of LUMS that there is a program named “National Outreach Program” which caters to the underprivileged students. I told my parents about this opportunity and they encouraged...

  • Usman Khan

    Growing up in a one income household with four siblings, where my father was a government officer at Pakistan Steel Mills and my mother a house wife, aspiring to attend a prestigious university like LUMS was certainly a dream.During my four years at LUMS, I was involved in various extracurricular activities. I was the Vice President for Share, Director of Finance for M64 Residential College and a...

  • Haseeb Ahsan Javed

    Haseeb Ahsan Javed is a National Outreach Program (NOP) scholar, who recently graduated from LUMS, completing his BA-LL.B (Honors)."Law was the last choice on my priority list when I applied to LUMS. I was least interested in pursuing this degree.  However, despite my personal inclinations, I decided to study law (a decision which I certainly do not regret) because the National Outreach...

  • Husnain Nazir

    Being the youngest in the family and with the elder two sibings already getting expensive education, I knew it would be hard for my parents to afford my higher education at a good university. They were already under heavy debt because of my brothers' higher studies in England. After being a topper in my school and breaking a 40 year record of highest marks ever, I had to study hard in...

  • Akhtar Abid

    I was born in a village named Pir Abad which is located in Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa province of Pakistan. My father has worked as a laborer in a construction company in United Arab Emirates for thirty three years. My parents had always laid great importance on my education that’s why I always wanted to work very hard and peruse education from a reputable university that’s why I worked...

  • Fozan Fareed

    During my Intermediate, I came to know about the LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) when the NOP team came to Sadiq Public School to give a presentation about the programme. I applied for the programme, attended the summer coaching session at LUMS, and was fortunate to get the NOP scholarship. It was because of this scholarship that I got the opportunity to study at one of the most...

  • Abuzar Ali

    My family lives in Quetta and I am the eldest of the four siblings in our family. My father used to run a small cafeteria in my home city and is now working as a room attendant in a hotel.I heard about LUMS for the first time back in 2004 when I was in 8th grade studying in Balochistan Residential College, Loralai. It was that day when I aimed of being admitted to LUMS and I worked very hard...

  • Ahsan Hassan Usmani

    I was raised in an inimitable family milieu; where we lived in a joint family system of 36, my father is the eldest in his 14 married siblings (9 brothers and 5 sisters). All families were dependent on grandfather’s crockery shop as single source of income. We are 4 siblings and it was unmanageable for me to continue education, as my father was already having tough time paying tuition fees...