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Eligibility-Criteria

NUST is offering Masters (MS) Programs in Engineering (IT), Natural Sciences, Applied Biosciences, Management Sciences and Social Sciences Disciplines. Eligibility Criteria for each is given below:

 

1. Engineering IT

 General Eligibility:

  • Sixteen years of schooling or 4 years education after HSSC/A' Level in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 OR 55% marks (percentage will only be considered if CGPA is not mentioned on the transcript).
  • GAT (General) conducted on or after 01 August 2015 by NTS with at least 50 accumulative test score or GRE (General) conducted by ETS, USA, with following minimum score separately in each section:-  
  •  

    Description
    Scale
    Quantitative
    151/170​
    Verbal​
    146/170​
    Analytical Writing
    3.5/6.0
     

    Bachelors/Masters degree must be accredited by PEC/HEC (as applicable) in relevant disciplines as mentioned below:-  

    §  Aerospace Engineering
    ·        BE in Aerospace / Mechanical / Mechatronics / Industrial / Manufacturing / Electrical. 
    §  Avionics Engineering
    ·        BE in Electrical / Electronics / Avionics / Computer / Software/ Aerospace.
    §  Biomedical Engineering
    ·        BE Biomedical / Chemical / Electrical / Mechanical / Mechatronics / Computer / Materials.

    §  Bioinformatics
    ·        B​S  in Bioinformatics / Biosciences / Molecular Biology / Biotechnology / MBBS.

    OR

    ·        MSc in Molecular Biology / Biotechnology / Computer Science.

    §  Chemical Engineering
    ·        BE in Chemical / Petroleum.
    §  Computer Engineering
    ·        BE in Electronics / Industrial Electronics / Computer System / Electrical / Electrical & Communication / Telecommunication / Avionics.
    §  Computer Software Engineering / Information Technology / Computer Science
    ·        BE in any discipline.
    OR
    ·        MCS / BCS (4 years) / BIT (4 years) or MSc in Statistics / Physics / Applied Physics / Mathematics / Electronics with BIT / BCS (2-3 years).
    §  Computation Science & Engineering (Modeling & Simulation)
    ·        Masers/Bachelors in any discipline of Engineering, Natural Sciences, Computer Science / Software Engineering, Operation Research, Defense / Strategic Studies, Management Sciences.
    §  Construction Engineering and Management
    ·        BE Civil / Transportation, BE Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture.
    §  Electrical Engineering
    ·        BE in Electrical / Telecommunication / Mechatronics / Electronics / Industrial Electronics / Electrical & Communication / Avionics / Communication Technologies / Computer System.
    §  Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering
    ·        BE in Telecommunication / Electrical / Electronics / Industrial Electronics / Electrical & Communication / Avionics / Communication Technologies.
    §  Energy Systems Engineering / Thermal Energy Engineering
    ·        BE in any Engineering Discipline recognized by PEC
    OR 
    MSc/BS (04 years) in  Chemistry/Physics/Electronics/Environment.
    §  Electrical Energy Engineering


                          ·        BE in Electrical/Electronics recognized by PEC

    §  Energetic Materials Engineering 
    ·        BE in  Chemical / Mechanical / Metallurgical / Civil / Mining / Environmental / Marine.
    OR
    ·        MSc in Applied Chemistry / Physics / Mathematics.

    §  Engineering Management
    ·        BE in any discipline.
    §  Environmental Engineering
    ·        BE in any discipline from PEC / HEC (as applicable) recognized institution of Pakistan or abroad.
    §  Environmental Science        
    ·        MSc (Physics / Applied Physics / Chemistry / Biological Science / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Forestry / Agriculture Science) / MBBS / BDS.
    §  Geotechnical / Structural Engineering / Geotechnical & Tunneling
    ·        BE in Civil Engineering.
    §  Transportation Engineering
    ·        BE in Civil / Transportation Engineering.
    §  Information Security
    ·        BE in Electrical / Telecommunication / Computer Software/ Computer System/ Electronics / Industrial Electronics / Electrical & Communication / Avionics / Communication Technologies.
    OR
    ·        MCS / MIT / BCS (4 years) / BIT (4 years) or MSc in (Statistics / Physics / Applied Physics / Mathematics / Electronics) with BCS / BIT.
    §  Innovative Technologies in Education
    ·        16 years of education from HEC/PEC recognized institute in Computer Science / Information Technology / Basic Sciences OR BE in any discipline.
    §  Mechanical Engineering
    ·        BE in Mechanical / Mechatronics / Industrial / Manufacturing / Aerospace / Agricultural.
    §  Mechatronics Engineering
    ·        BE in Mechatronics / Mechanical / Electrical / Telecommunication / Computer / Industrial / Manufacturing / Aerospace/Avionics.
    §  Manufacturing Engineering and Management / Design & Manufacturing Engineering
    ·        BE in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering / Electrical / Electronics / Avionics.
    §  Materials and Surface Engineering
    ·        BE in Materials and Metallurgical / Mechanical / Mining / Petroleum / Chemical / Engineering Sciences.
    OR
    ·        MSc in Chemistry / Physics / Mathematics / Environmental Sciences.
    These candidates may be considered but will have to undertake additional courses as deemed necessary to cover deficiencies for Engineering degree essentials.
    §  Nanoscience & Engineering
    ·        BE in Material / Chemical / Mechanical / Environmental / Computer / Electronics / Polymer.
    OR
    ·        BS in Physics / Chemistry / Environmental & Bioscience.
    §  Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
    ·        BE in Naval Architecture / Marine / Mechanical / Industrial & Manufacturing / Civil / Aerospace / Electrical / Electronics / Avionics / Telecommunication / Communication.
    §  Process Systems Engineering
    ·        ​BE in Chemical / Petroleum / Mechanical / Environmental / Polymers / Materials.
    §  Remote Sensing and GIS
    ·        Masters/Bachelors in Remote Sensing and GIS / Geography / Geology / Computer Science / Environmental.
    OR
    ·        Masters / Bachelors in Town Planning / City & Regional Planning / Urban Planning / Forestry / Business Management / Health Management / Public Health / Architecture.
    OR
    ·        BE in Civil / Environmental / Electrical / Mechanical / Petroleum / Mining / Marine / Transportation. 
    OR
    ·        Masters / Bachelors in Archeology / Economics / Rural Development / Architecture / Business Management / Public Administration and Management or any other Social and Management Science disciplines.
    §  Robotics & Intelligent Machine Engineering
    ·        BE in Mechatronics/Mechanical/ Electrical/ Computer / Industrial / Manufacturing / Aerospace / Avionics / Computer Software / Computer Science OR equivalent degree.
    §  System Engineering
    ·        BE Mechanical/Mechtronics/Production/Industrial/Automobile/Electrical/Computer/Software.
    OR
    ·        BS Information Technology/ Computer Science.
    §  Urban and Regional Planning       
    ·        BE Civil / Construction  / Architecture or BS Architecture / Environmental / Geo Informatics/ City & Town Planning.     
    §  Water Resources Engineering
    ·        BE in Civil / Agriculture / Environmental / Geological / Geoinformatics / Transportation.
     
    2. Natural Sciences

    General Eligibility:

  • Sixteen years of schooling or 4 years education after HSSC/A' Level in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 OR 55% marks (percentage will only be considered if CGPA is not mentioned on the transcript).
  • GAT (General) conducted on or after 01 August 2015 by NTS with at least 50 accumulative test score. 
  •  §  Chemistry

    ·        Masters / Bachelors (4 years) in Chemistry.
    ·        Masters / Bachelor’s degree must be recognized by HEC.

    §  Mathematics

    ·        Masters / Bachelors (4 years) in Mathematics.
    ·        Masters / Bachelor’s degree must be recognized by HEC.

     §  Physics  

    ·        Masters / Bachelors (4 years) in Physics.
    ·        Masters / Bachelor’s degree must be recognized by HEC.
     
    3. Applied BioScience​s

    General Eligibility:

  • Sixteen years of schooling or 4 years  education after HSSC/A' Level in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 OR 55% marks (percentage will only be considered if CGPA is not mentioned on the transcript).
  • GAT (General) conducted on or after 01 August 2015 by NTS with at least 50 accumulative test score or GRE (General) conducted by ETS, USA with minimum acceptable score.     
  • §  Applied Biosciences (Industrial Biotechnology/ Plant Biotechnology/ Healthcare Biotechnology)
    ·        MSc in Life Sciences / BSc (4 years) in Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Molecular Biology / Biosciences / Bioinformatics / MBBS/ DVM / BDS.
    §  Biomedical Science 
    ·        BS (4 years) or Masters in Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Materials Science, Biosciences, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology or MBBS/BDS.
    4. Business and Social Sciences​

    General Eligibility:

  • Sixteen years of schooling or 4 years education after HSSC/A' Level in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 OR 55% marks except for MBA and MS Career Counseling & Education for which minimium CGPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 OR 60% marks are required. Percentage will only be considered if CGPA is not mentioned on the transcript.
  • GAT (General) conducted on or after 01 August 2015 by NTS with at least 50 accumulative test score. OR GMAT conducted by GMAC, USA with minimum 50 percentile score.    
  • §  MBA (2 years)
    ·        Sixteen years of schooling or 4 years education after FA/FSc/A Level.
    ·        Bachelors/Masters degree must be recognized by HEC.
    §  Executive MBA
    ·        Minimum 14 years education.
    ·        Minimum of 4 years full time experience in executive post.
    ·        Bachelors degree must be recognized by HEC.
    ·        NAT-II conducted by NTS with minimum score of 50.

    ·        MSc / MA / BS (4 years) in Psychology and must have studied Clinical Psychology as a subject.
    ·        Masters / Bachelors degree must be recognized by HEC recognized institute.
    §  MS Economics (1 1/2 years)
    ·        MS / BS (4 years) in Economics (minimum 124 credit hours).
    ·        Bachelors / Masters degree must be recognized by HEC.
    §  MS Human Resource Management
    ·        MBA / M.Com / BBA / B.Com (04 Years) / BE / MBBS.
    ·        Masters / Bachelors degree must be recognized by HEC/PEC/PM&DC (as applicable) recognized institute. 
    §  MS Logistic & Supply Chain Management
    ·        Engineering / IT / BBA / MBA and related discipline form HEC recognized institute.
    ·        Masters / Bachelors degree must be recognized by HEC/PEC/ (as applicable) recognized institute. 
    §  MS Mass Communication
    ·        Masters / BS (04 Years) in Mass Communication/Journalism/Media Studies/Public Relations.
    ·        Masters / Bachelors degree must be recognized by HEC/PEC/PM&DC (as applicable) recognized institute.  
    §  MS Development Studies
    ·        Masters / Bachelors (04 Years) in Social Sciences / Natural Sciences / Applied & Engineering Sciences / Commerce / Humanities
    ·        Masters / Bachelors degree must be recognized by HEC/PEC (as applicable) recognized institute.
    §  MS Peace & Conflict Studies
    ·        Masters / Bachelors (04 Years) in International Relations / Defence & Strategic Studies / Defence and Diplomatic Studies / Political Science / Pakistan Studies / Peace & Conflict Studies / Economics / History / Psychology / Sociology / Anthropology / Engineering / Natural Sciences / Management. 
    ·        Masters / Bachelors degree must be recognized by HEC/PEC (as applicable) recognized institute.
    §  MS Career Counseling & Education
    ·        Masters / BS (04 years) in any discipline from HEC recognized institute with minimum CGPA of 2.5/4.0 or 65% marks.
    §  MS Disaster Management
    ·         Masters / BS (04 years) in any discipline from HEC recognized institute.

     Note:

  • Candidates who are awaiting final results can also apply. In the online form these candidates will give CGPA / percentage till their second last semester. However, these candidates have to submit their final result, before commencement of classes.
  • Percentage will only be valid if CGPA is not mentioned on transcript.
  • NUST will only accept GRE/ GMAT Score received direct from ETS/GMAC USA.
  • NUST code to receive GRE and GMAT score direct from ETS and GMAC is 7014 and 7035 respectively.
  • Candidates with degree from foreign university have to submit equivalence certificate issued from HEC. This equivalence certificate should explicitly mention that their terminal degree is equivalent to 16 years (or more) of education in Pakistan.