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Eligibility Criteria

​​​GENERAL ELIGIBILITY

1. 18 years of education in related discipline as given below with minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0, 3.75/5.0 (in the Semester System) or First Division (in the Annual System) in M.Phil/MS/Equivalent with research work. Percentage will be valid only if the CGPA is not mentioned in degree/transcript.

2. Must have qualified GRE Subject International (score > 60 percentile) or GAT Subject by NTS (score > 60 %) or local GRE subject type test (Score >70 %) conducted by NUST (as applicable).

3. MS/MPhil/Equivalent degree must be approved by HEC.


NUST is offering PhD Programs in Engineering (IT), Natural Sciences, Applied Biosciences, Management Sciences and Social Sciences Disciplines.

1. APPLIED BIOSCIENCES
 
§          Applied Biosciences

       MS/MPhil/ Equivalent degree in Basic Medical Sciences Subjects.

​​2. NATURAL SCIENCES
 
§         Chemistry

       MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering

§         Mathematics

       MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Mathematics.

§         Physics

       MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
​​3. ENGINEERING / SCIENCES
 
§         Electrical Engineering

       MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Telecom Engineering
  • Power Engineering
  • Computer  Engineering
  • Robotics and Artificial Intelligent
  • Physics
  • Energy Systems Engineering

§         Computer Engineering

       MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

§         Mechanical Engineering

       MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Agriculture field Engineering
  • Computational Science & Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
§         Design & Manufactring Engineering

       MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering

§         Robotics & Intelligent Ma​chine Engineering

       MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-
  • Robotics and Intelligent Machine Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical or Computer Engineering
​§         Environmental Engineering
​ 
      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Transportation / Structural / Geotechnical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering​
​​§​         Environmental Sciences
​​  
      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences
§​        Mechatronics Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Avionics Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Telecom Engineering
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Electronics

§​        Energetic Material Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical / Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Marine Engineering or any relevant Engineering qualification
  • Physics/Chemistry/Applied Mathematics or equivalent
§​        Materials and Surface Engineering​

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Materials and Surface Engineering.​

§​        Transportation Engineering

       MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Engineering & Management

§​        Construction Engineering & Management

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Construction Engineering & Management
  • Engineering Management
  • Project Management
  • Civil Engineering

§​        Structural Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Civil Engineering.

§​        Geotechnical Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Civil Engineering
  • Fire Engineering
  • Material Engineering
§​        Computational Sciences & Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the related field.

§​        Engineering Management

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Engineering Management.

§​        Water Resources Engineering and Management

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Water Resources Engineering & Management
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

§​        Urban & Regional Planning

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • City & Regional Planning
  • Urban & Regional Planning
§​        Remote Sensing & GIS

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Remote Sensing & GIS
  • Space Sciences
  • Geodesy, Cartography
  • Geomatrics / Geoinformatics Engineering
§​        Biomedical Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
§​        Biomedical Sciences

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Applied Biosciences
§​        Chemical Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Polymer Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Computational Sciences and Engineering
  • Energy Systems Engineering

§​        Nanosciences & Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • ​​Materials Science and Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biosciences
  • Computational Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
§​        Energy Systems Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Electronics
  • Environmental/Energy Science
  • Computational Science and Engineering
§​        Manufacturing Engineering and Management

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Design & Manufacturing Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Nanosciences

§​        Aerospace Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Avionics Engineering


§​        Avionics Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Avionics
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Computer
  • Software
  • Mechatronics
  • Aerospace
  • Telecom
  • Robotics
  • Systems
  • Computer/Computational Science
​​4. COMPUTER & IT
 
§​         Software Engineering

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Telecom  Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Avionics
§​         Information Security

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​​
  • Information Security
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Telecom  Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Avionics​

§​         Information Technology

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​​
  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Telecom Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Technology
§​         Computer Science

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • ​Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Technology
​5. SOCIAL SCIENCES
 
§​         Economics

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Economics.

§​         Business Administration

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Business Administration / Management Sciences.

§​         Peace & Conflict Studies

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Social Sciences / Humanities.

§​         Psychology

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Psychology.