Admissions PhD Programs ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA



General Eligibility 

18 years of education in a 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. The percentage will be valid only if the CGPA is not mentioned in the degree/transcript.

Must have qualified following:-

  • Valid GAT (Subject) Test for PhD programmes by NTS (Score => 60%).
  • IF NTS (Subject) Test is not offered in particular subject then NUST PhD admission test (Score=>70%) (Programmes wise details are available at ​FAQs section)

OR

  • GRE(General) conducted by ETS, USA, with following minimum score separately in each section:-
Quantitative 151/170​
Verbal​ 146/170​
Analytical Writing 3.5/6.0​
  • MS/MPhil/Equivalent degree must be approved by HEC
  • GRE/GAT score must be valid at the start of semester date/joining date of PhD programmes
  • Foreign qualified candidates to provide recognition and equivalence certificate of MS/MPhil from HEC
  • The percentage will be valid only if CGPA is not mentioned in degree/transcript

 

NUST is offering PhD Programmes 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

Software Engineering

Electronics

Biomedical Engineering

Electronics Engineering

Agriculture Engineering

Textile Engineering

Controls Engineering

Materials Engineering

Computational Sciences and Engineering

Software Engineering

Robotics and Intelligent Machine Engineering

  • 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.

Construction Management​
Environmental Engineering  Management​
Energy Management
Supply Chain Management
Industrial Engineering
Maintenance Management
Manufacturing Engineering
Manufacturing Management
Systems Engineering
Innovation 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​​​e

  • ​ 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

  • ​Mining Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

Geotechnical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Geological Engineering

​​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

  • Artificial Intelligence

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following: –

​Computer Science
Engineering

​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.