Application & Selection Process

Application and Selection Process for YES

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Application & Selection Process

STEP-1 Online Preliminary Application:

Students who meet the selection criteria and sign the YES Program Parent/Student Agreement and Policies can apply for the YES program. (Visit YES Pakistan to find these documents.) Students must fill out the online Preliminary Application and upload all the required documents. Female students, students with physical disabilities and students from non-elite and government schools who meet the criteria are strongly encouraged to apply. Participating schools/organizations are requested to help students who meet the eligibility criteria fill out the online Preliminary Application.

STEP-2 Online Interview:

After the initial online Preliminary Application screening, short-listed applicants will be notified for YES 2022-23 online interviews. Students who are shortlisted for online interviews will be notified via the e-mail they used when filling out the online Preliminary Application.

STEP-3 Proctored Essays, Group Activity and In-person Interview:

Students who qualify for the online interview will be required to appear in person for proctored writing essays and participate in a group activity and in-person interview. The YES Final Application and information about the venue and date for the interview will be sent via courier to the applicant at the address provided in the online Preliminary Application. Students will be required to bring and submit their completed YES Final Application, along with the other required documents to the interview.


Students who qualify for Step 3 will be required to take the English language proficiency exam.

STEP-5 Final Evaluation:

Final selection of students will be based on the following: online interview, group activity, in- person interview, completed YES Final Application with all required documents and the ELTiS test score. Finalists will be notified by a letter from the YES Program Director.

Keep checking the announcement section of the YES Pakistan website or Facebook page for updates and information.

Important Note: Providing any false/forged documents or information or any discrepancy found at any stage of the selection process will result in automatic disqualification of the applicant.