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Eligibility Criteria

​​​​GENERAL ELIGIBILITY

1. 18 years of education in 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. Percentage will be valid only if the CGPA is not mentioned in degree/transcript.

2. Must have qualified following:-

For National/International Students​

 a. GAT (Subject) Test for Direct PhD programme by NTS (Score => 60%) 

    IF NTS (Subject) Test is not offered in particular subject then NUST PhD Admission Test (Score=>70%). Detail is available at ​http://www.nust.edu.pk/Admissions/PhD-Program/Pages/Frequently-Asked-Questions.aspx​

   

OR

 b.   GRE​(General) conducted by ETS, USA, with following minimum score separately in each section:- 

      (It may be noted that NUST will only accept the scores of GRE (General)  conducted by ETS, USA​.

 Description

Scale

Quantitative

151/170​

Verbal​

146/170​

Analytical Writing

3.5/6.0​

          

 3. MS/MPhil/Equivalent degree must be approved by HEC.

 4. GRE/GAT score must be valid at the start of semester date/joining date of PhD programme

 5.​ Foreign qualified candidates to provide recognition and equivalence certificate of MS/MPhil from HEC.

 6. 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
      o   Applied Biosciences

                MS/MPhil/ Equivalent degree in Basic Medical Sciences Subjects.


​​2. NATURAL SCIENCES

o   Chemistry

              MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

·         Chemistry

·         Chemical Engineering

·         Materials Engineering

o   Mathematics

              MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Mathematics.

 o   Physics

              MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Physics

·         Mathematics

·         Electrical Engineering

·         Mechanical Engineering

·         Materials Engineering​

​​3. ENGINEERING / SCIENCES
   
 o        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

 o         Computer Engineering

 

                MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

·         Computer Engineering

·         Electrical Engineering

  o         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

 o         Design & Manufactring Engineering

 

                MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

·         ​Mechanical Engineering

·         Manufacturing Engineering

·         Design Engineering

·         Industrial Engineering

·         Mechatronics Engineering

 o        Robotics & Intelligent Ma​chine Engineering

 

                MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

·         Robotics and Intelligent Machine Engineering

·         Mechatronics Engineering

·         Electrical Engineering

·         Mechanical or Computer Engineering

 o        Environmental Engineering
​ 

               MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

·         Environmental Engineering

·         Civil Engineering

·         Chemical Engineering

·         Transportation / Structural / Geotechnical Engineering

·         Agricultural Engineering​

​​  o       Environmental Sciences

​​                  MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-

·         Environmental Sciences

·         Biological Sciences

·         Medical Sciences

·         Agricultural Sciences

 o        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

 o      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

 o        Materials and Surface Engineering​

                MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Materials and Surface Engineering.​

 o        Transportation Engineering

                MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Civil Engineering

·         Construction Engineering & Management

  o       Construction Engineering & Management

                MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Construction Engineering & Management

·         Engineering Management

·         Project Management

·         Civil Engineering

  o        Structural Engineering

               MS/MPhil/Equivalent in Civil Engineering.

  o        Geotechnical Engineering

                MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Civil Engineering

·         Fire Engineering

·         Material Engineering

 o        Computational Sciences & Engineering

               MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the related field.

  o        Engineering Management

               BSc/BE in any Engineering discilpine recognized by PEC.

               MS/MPhil/Equivalent in following disciplines .

                  ·         Engineering Management

                  ·         Construction Management​

                 ·         Environmental Engineering  Management​

                  ·         Energy Management 

                  ·         Supply Chain Management

                 ·          Industrial Engineering

                  ·         Maintenance Management 

                  ·         Manufacturing Engineering

                  ·         Manufacturing Management

                  ·         Systems Engineering

                  ·         Innovation Management​

 

 o       Water Resources Engineering and Management

 

               MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Water Resources Engineering & Management

·         Water Resources Engineering

·         Civil Engineering

  o        Urban & Regional Planning

 

               MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         City & Regional Planning

·         Urban & Regional Planning

 o        Remote Sensing & GIS

                MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Remote Sensing & GIS

·         Space Sciences

·         Geodesy, Cartography

·         Geomatrics / Geoinformatics Engineering

 o       Biomedical Engineering

 

               MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Biomedical Engineering

·         Electrical Engineering

·         Mechanical Engineering

·         Mechatronics Engineering

·         Computer Engineering

·         Materials Engineering

 o       Biomedical Sciences

                MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Biomedical Sciences

·         Molecular Biology

·         Biochemistry

·         Biotechnology

·         Applied Biosciences

 o        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

 o Nanosciences & Engineering

 

              MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         ​​Materials Science and Engineering

·         Chemistry

·         Physics

·         Chemical Engineering

·         Biosciences

·         Computational Science & Engineering

·         Mechanical Engineering

 o       Energy Systems Engineering

 

              MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Chemistry

·         Physics

·         Electronics

·         Environmental/Energy Science

·         Computational Science and Engineering

 

 o       Aerospace Engineering

 

               MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Aerospace Engineering

·         Mechanical Engineering

·         Civil Engineering

·         Materials Engineering

·         Electrical Engineering

·         Avionics Engineering

 

 o       Avionics Engineering

 

               MS/MPhil/Equivalent in the following:-​

·         Avionics

·         Electrical

·         Electronics

·         Computer

·         Software

·         Mechatronics

·         Aerospace

·         Telecom

·         Robotics

·         Systems

·         Computer/Computational Scienc​​

        

​ o​        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

 

​​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.


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