Academic Eligibility Doctorate
Last updated on July 30th, 2019

Note:

  • The candidate passing University Entrance Test or having valid GRE/GAT (Subject) score for PhD admission at BU, needs to develop quality research proposal and submit to the Departmental Admission Committee.
  • The only exception to the 17.5/18 years education rule shall be a letter from the HEC authorizing a candidate with less than 17.5/18 years education in unambiguous terms for admission into a PhD program.

MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

PhD Management Sciences

  • 5/18 years of MS/MPhil or equivalent education from an HEC-recognized university in relevant discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

PhD Economics

  • MS/MPhil economics degree (17.5/18 years of education) with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

ENGINEERING SCIENCES

PhD Computer Sciences

  • 18 Years Education in the relevant discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

PhD Electrical Engineering

  • 18 Years Education (MS/MPhil/equivalent) in the relevant discipline from an HEC recognized university with minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

PhD Software Engineering

  • 18 Years of education (MS/MPhil/equivalent) in the relevant discipline from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% score in the relevant computing domain (Computer Science/Software Engineering/IT) or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

PhD Computer Engineering

  • 18 year of education (MS/MPHIL/equivalent degree) in relevant discipline form an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

PhD (Mathematics)

  • 18 year of education (MS/MPhil/equivalent degree) in Mathematics from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

PhD Geology

  • 5/18 years of education (MS/MPhil/equivalent degree) in Earth Sciences from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

PhD Environmental Sciences

  • 5/18 years of education (MS/MPhil/equivalent degree) in Environmental Sciences from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

PhD Geophysics

  • 5/18 years of education (MS/MPhil/equivalent degree) in Geophysics from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

PhD International Relations

  • 18 years of education (MS/MPhil/equivalent degree) in relevant discipline from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

PhD Clinical Psychology

  • 18 years of education in Clinical Psychology or relevant field of Psychology including clinical internship and course contents from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

PhD Organizational Psychology

  • 18 years of education in relevant field of Psychology from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

MEDIA STUDIES

PhD Media Studies

  • 18 year of education (MS/MPhil/equivalent degree) in relevant discipline from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.

LAW

PhD Law

  • LLM degree from an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.0/4.0 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System).
  • Pre-qualification of LLB is also mandatory requirement.
  • NTS-GAT (Subject) or GRE (Subject) Test passed with minimum 60% Marks or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks).
  • Initial Research Proposal/Statement of Purpose is required at the time of PhD admission.