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
  • 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
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.

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

​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.