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 of coursework OR 24 credit hours of coursework and 06 credit hours of thesis/research work. The percentage will be valid only if the CGPA is not mentioned in the degree/transcript.

 

Must have qualified one of the following:-

 

Admission Test Title Administered by Minimum Requirement For More Information
Graduate -NUST Entrance Test (G-NET) NUST, Pakistan Overall score => 60% https://gnet.nust.edu.pk
GRE (General) Test ETS, USA Quantitative 130/170 https://www.ets.org/gre/test-takers/general-test/prepare/content.html
Verbal 130/170
Analytical Writing 3.0/6.0
NTS GAT (General) Test NTS, Pakistan Overall Score =>  60% https://www.nts.org.pk/new/GAT-G.php
HAT  Test HEC, Pakistan Overall Score ­=> 60% https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/US-Pakcorridor/Pages/HAT.aspx
  • MS/MPhil/Equivalent degree must be verified by HEC.
  • G-NET/GRE/GAT/HAT score must be valid at the start of semester date/joining date of PhD programmes.
  • Scores of GAT (General) conducted by NTS should be valid at the start of semester.
  • Special GAT (Gen) test conducted by NTS for other University/Organizations or scholarship will not be considered for admission.​
  • Scores of Graduate NUST Entry Test (G-NET) conducted by NUST should be valid at the start of semester
  • HAT conducted by HEC for admission will only be accepted.
  • ​HAT Test conducted for scholarship will not be accepted for admission in PhD Programs.​
  • The percentage will be valid only if CGPA is not mentioned in degree/transcript.

For International Students

  • MS/MPhil (i.e. 18 years of education) in relevant disciplines with a minimum of 30 credit hours coursework OR 24 credit hours coursework and 06 credit hours research work.
  • MS/MPhil with minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0, 3.75/5.0.

Must have qualified the following: –

  • Valid Score of GRE (General) conducted by ETS, USA   (as applicable).
    • GRE(General) conducted by ETS, USA, with following minimum score separately in each section:
Quantitative 130/170​
Verbal​ 130/170​
Analytical Writing 3.0/6.0​
  • Foreign candidates can also attend Graduate -NUST Entrance Test (G-NET) after submission of PhD admission application.
  • G-NET/GRE/GAT/HAT score must be valid at the start of semester date/joining date of PhD programmes.
  • Foreign qualified candidates have to obtain recognition and equivalence certificate of MS/MPhil from HEC.

1. APPLIED BIOSCIENCES

  • Applied Biosciences

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Biosciences
DVM
Agrisciences
Bioinformatics
Biochemistry
Pharmacy
Chemistry
Chemical Biology
Biotechnology
MBBS
Bio Engineering
Zoology (Animal Sciences)
Botany (Plant sciences)
Medical Lab technologies
Biomedical sciences
Agribusiness
BDS
Public health
Animal nutrition
Poultry Sciences

  • Bioinformatics

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Bioinformatics
Biological Sciences
Computer Sciences
Physical Sciences
Biotechnology
Pharmacy

​​2. NATURAL SCIENCES

  • Chemistry

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Chemistry
Chemical Engineering
Materials Engineering

  • Mathematics

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Mathematics
Physics
Computer Science
Computational Science and Engineering
Electronics
Statistics with BS in Mathematics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Avionics Engineering

  • Applied Mathematics

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Applied Mathematics:-

Mathematics
Physics
Computer Science
Data Science
Material Science
Electrical
Mechanical
Mechatronics
Computer
Manufacturing
Aerospace
Avionics
Electronics
Software

  • Physics

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Physics
Mathematics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Materials Engineering​

  • Statistics

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Statistics
Mathematics
Data Science
Economics

​​3. ENGINEERING / SCIENCES

  • Electrical Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Electrical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Telecom Engineering
Power Engineering
Computer Engineering
Robotics & Artificial Intelligence
Physics
Energy Systems Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Textile Engineering
Computational Mechanics
Mechatronics Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Avionics Engineering
Systems Eng
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Renewable Energy Systems
Nuclear Power Engineering
Mathematics
Cyber Security
Networking
IT
Software Engineering
Information Security

  • Computer Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Telecom Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Applied Mathematics
Textile Engineering
Computational Mechanics
Mechatronics Engineering
Mathematics
Industrial Engineering
Physics
Automotive Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Avionics Engineering
Systems Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Renewable Energy Systems

  • Mechanical Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Automobile/ automotive Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Agriculture field Engineering
Computational Science & Engineering
Materials Engineering
Systems Engineering
Civil Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Design and Manuf Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Polymer Engineering
Systems Engineering
Textile Engineering
Control Engineering Robotics & AI
Power Engineering
Energy Systems Engineering
Comp. Mechanics
Mathematics
Avionics Engineering
Physics
Computer Science
Naval Architecture
Textile Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Metallurgy
Engineering Management
Machine Engineering / Technology
Mining Engineering
Mathematics
Nuclear
Electrical
Physics, Chemistry
Automotive Engineering

  • Design & Manufacturing Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

​Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Design Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Agriculture Engineering
Software/Computer Engineering
Controls Engineering
Industrial& Manufacturing Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Telecom Engineering
Biomedical 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
Software Engineering
Controls Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Telecom Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Agriculture Engineering
Computer Science

  • Environmental Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Environmental Engineering ·
Civil Engineering ·
Chemical Engineering ·
Agricultural Engineering
Water Resources Engineering & Management
Remote Sensing & GIS
Nanoscience and Engineering

  • ​​  Environmental Sciences

​ MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Environmental Sciences
Biological Sciences
Medical Sciences
Agricultural Sciences
Urban and Regional Planning

  • 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
Biomedical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Agriculture Engineering
Textile Engineering
Control Engineering
System Engineering
Material Engineering
Computational Science & Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering (Power)
Energy System Engineering
Computer Engineering
System Control Engineering
Computer Science
Physics

  • Energetic Material Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

​Chemical Engineering
Mechanical / Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Marine Engineering
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
Geotechnical Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Structural Engineering

  • Construction Engineering & Management

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Construction Engineering & Management
Engineering Management
Project Management
Civil Engineering
Architecture Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

  •  Structural Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Civil Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Structural Engineering
Arch Engineering
Building Engineering
Material Engineering (Civil)

  • Geotechnical Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Civil Engineering
Geological Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering,

  • Computational Sciences & Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Engineering
Natural Sciences
Computer Science
Geology
Biosciences
Electronics
Pharmacy
OR
Aerospace Engineering
Biochemistry
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Computational Engineering
Computational Physics
Computational Science
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Information Technology
Materials Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Modeling & Simulation
Nuclear Engineering
Physics
Software Engineering
Statistics
System Engineering

  • Engineering Management

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Construction Management
Environmental Engineering Management
Energy Management
Supply Chain Management
Industrial Engineering
Maintenance Management
Manufacturing Engineering
Manufacturing Management
Systems Engineering
Innovation Management
Technology Management
Project Management

  • Water Resources Engineering and Management

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Water Resources Engineering & Management
Water Resources Engineering
Civil Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Remote Sensing & GIS (having BS in Civil or Agricultural Engineering)
Meteorology (having BS in Civil or Agricultural Engineering)

  • Urban & Regional Planning

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

City & Regional Planning
Urban & Regional Planning
Architecture

  • Remote Sensing & GIS

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Remote Sensing & GIS
Space Sciences
Geodesy, Cartography
Geospatial technologies
Digital Earth
Geoinformation
Geomatics / Geoinformatics Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Biomedical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Computer Engineering
Materials Engineering
Software Engineering
Computational Science & Engineering
Computer Science

  • Biomedical Sciences

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Biomedical Sciences
Molecular Biology
Biochemistry
Biotechnology
Applied Biosciences
Computer Science
Genetics
Rehabilitation Sciences
Orthotics & Prosthetics
Dental Sciences
Physiotherapy
Public Health

  • 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

Agriculture Sciences
Applied  Biosciences
Economics and Policy

  • Manufacturing Engineering and Management

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Engineering disciplines.

  • 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:-

Computer Sciences/IT/AI/Machine Learning

Economics and Policy

  • ​Mining Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Geotechnical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Geological Engineering
GIS/Remote Sensing
Civil Engineering
Geology/Management Field

  • ​Thermal Energy Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Physics
Chemistry
Environmental/Energy Science
Computational Science and Engineering
Economics and Policy

​​4. COMPUTER  & IT

  • Software Engineering

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Telecom Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Science
Information Technology
Avionics
Mathematics

  • Information Security

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Data Science
Artificial Intelligence
Information Security
Computer Science
Information Technology
Software Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Telecom Engineering
Computer Engineering
Avionics

  • Information Technology

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Data Science
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Telecom Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Information Technology

  • Computer Science

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Information Security
Data Science
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science
Software Engineering
Information Technology

  • Artificial Intelligence

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Data Science
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science
Engineering

  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development

MS/MPhil/ Equivalent in the following:-

Engineering
Natural Sciences
Business
Health Sciences
Life Sciences
Economics
Development studies
Law
Sociology
Sustainable development
Information Science
Business studies
Environmental Studies
Geography

​5. SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Economics

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Economics.

  • Business Administration

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Business Administration
Management Sciences
Financial Economics
Computer Sciences
Engineering Management
Industrial Engineering.

  • Peace & Conflict Studies

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

Peace and Conflict Studies
Political Science
International Relations,
Public Policy
Strategic Studies

  • Psychology

MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Psychology.