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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.The candidate should have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours out of which 24 credit hours must be coursework. Percentage will be valid only if the CGPA is not mentioned in degree/transcript.

2. Must have qualified following:-

For National/InternationalStudents​

 a. GAT (Subject) Test for Direct PhD program by NTS (Score ³ 60%) 

     IF NTS (Subject) Test is not offered in particular subject then NUST local GRE Subject type test (Score ³ 70%). Detail is available at ​http://www.nust.edu.pk/Admissions/PhD-Program/Pages/Frequently-Asked-Questions.aspx​

   (It may be noted that NUST will only accept the scores of GAT (Subject), NTS conducted on or after September 02, 2017 for PhD admission Fall 2019 only.)

OR

b.   GRE(General) conducted by ETS, USA, with following minimum score separately in each section:- 

      (It may be noted that NUST will only accept the scores of GRE (General)  conducted by ETS, USA​ on or after September 02, 2016 for PhD admission Fall 2019 only.)

 Description

Scale

Quantitative

151/170​

Verbal​

146/170​

Analytical Writing

3.5/6.0​

          

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

4. GRE/GAT score must be valid at the start of semester date/joining date of PhD program

5.​ Foreign qualified candidates to provide recognition and equivalence certificate of MS/MPhil from HEC.

6. Percentage will be valid only if CGPA is not mentioned in degree / transcript


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 Scienc​​
​§​        Electrical  Engineering (Power)

      MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy Sytstems Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Telecom Engineering
  • Systems/Control Engineering
  • MS in other related disciplines
​​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.


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