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Eligibility-Criteria

NUST is offering Masters (MS) Programmes 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).
  • MS admission test requirement will be intimated later. 

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).
§  Computational Science & Engineering (Modelling & Simulation)
·        Masers/Bachelors in any discipline of Engineering, Natural Sciences, Computer Science / Geology / Biosciences/ Electronics / Statistics / Pharmacy and Public Health.
§  Construction Engineering and Management
·        BE Civil / Transportation, BE Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture.

§ Cyber Security
·        BE in Electrical / Teleocmmunication / Computer Software / Computer System/ Electronics / Industrial Electronics / Electrical & Communication / Avionics / Communication Technologies
OR
MCS / MIT / BCS (04 years) / BIT (04 years) / BS (MIS) (04 years)
OR
MSc in (Statistics / Physics / Applied Physics / Mathematics / Electronics)
§  Data Science
·        BS in Computer Science / Information Technology / Software Engineering / Statistics and Mathematics.
OR
·​     BE in Computer Engineering / Electrical engineering.
§  Electrical Engineering
·        BE in Electrical / Telecommunication / Mechatronics / Electronics / Industrial Electronics / Electrical & Communication / Avionics / Communication Technologies / Computer System.
§  Energy Systems Engineering / Thermal Energy Engineering
·        BE in any Engineering Discipline recognised by PEC
OR 
MSc/BS (04 years) in  Chemistry/Physics/Electronics/Environment.
§  Electrical Engineering (Power)


                      ·        BE in Electrical/Electronics recognised by PEC

§  Engineering Management
·        BE in any discipline.
§  Environmental Engineering
·        BE in any discipline from PEC / HEC (as applicable) recognised institution of Pakistan or abroad.
§  Environmental Science        
·        MSc (Physics / Applied Physics / Chemistry / Biological Science / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Forestry / Agriculture Science) / MBBS / BDS.
§  Geotechnical / Structural / Geotechnical & Tunnelling Engineering
·        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 Learning
·        16 years of education from HEC/PEC recognised institute in disciplines in Computer Science / Information Technology / Education / Social Sciences / Management Sciences / 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
·        BE in Naval Architecture / Mechanical / Electrical / Civil / Aerospace / Avionics Engineering or any other related Engineering discipline.
§  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.
§  Systems Engineering
·        BE Mechanical / Mechtronics / Production / Industrial / Automobile / Electrical / Electronics / Avionics / Telecom / Computer Engineering / Software Engineering.
OR
·        ​MCS / MIT / BCS (4 years) / BIT (4 years) or MCs in (Statistics / Physics / Applied Physics / Mathematis / Electronics) with BCS / BIT.
§  Urban and Regional Planning       
·        BE Civil / Construction  / Architecture / Geo Informatics or BS Architecture /  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).
  • MS admission test requirement will be intimated later.

 §  Chemistry

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

§  Mathematics

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

 §  Physics  

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

 §  ​Statistics  
·        Masters / Bachelors (4 years) in Statistics / Mathematics.
·        Masters / Bachelor’s degree must be recognised 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).
  • MS admission test requirement will be intimated later.​
§  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, MS Logistic & Supply Chain Management, MS Innovation and Entrepreneurship and MS Career Counselling & Education for which minimum 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.
  • MS admission test requirement will be intimated later.​
    §  MBA (2 years)
·        Sixteen years of schooling or 4 years education after FA/FSc/A Level.
·        Bachelors/Masters degree must be recognised by HEC.
§  Executive MBA
·        Minimum 16 years education.
·        Minimum of 3 years full time experience in executive post.
·        Bachelors degree must be recognised by HEC.

§  MS Innovation and Entrepreneurship
           ·        Sixteen years of schooling or 4 years education after FA/FSc/A Level.
           ·        Bachelors/Masters degree must be recognised by HEC.​

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

 

Note:

Valid GAT (Gen) / GRE (International) / GMAT / HAT score is admissible.

  • GAT (Gen) score (Any Category)​ conducted by NTS in or after October 2018 till August, 2020 is acceptable with at least 50 accumulative test score.
  • HAT score conducted by HEC in or after October 2018 is acceptable with atleast 50 accumulative test score.
  • GMAT score held in or after October 2017 is acceptable with atleast 50 test score.​
  • GRE (International) score held in or after October 2017 is acceptable with following minimum score separately in each section:-  
                Description                       Scale

                Quantitative                      151/170

                Verbal                               146/170

                Analytical Writing              3.5/6.0.​

  • The candidates who do not have valid GAT (Gen) score are advised to appear for GAT (Gen) Test to be conducted by NTS in August 2020. For more details, visit www.nts.org.pk.
  • Candidates having valid GRE (International)/GMAT/HAT score may submit their result card prior to interview to PGP Dte on email regn_pg@nust.edu.pk

§  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.

§  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.

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