Phd Admissions in Pakistan


Phd Admissions in Pakistan

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is considered the highest academic achievement in one’s life. Here you are now competent in your field of study; both in theoretical learning and research. You can do PhD. in any field of education like science, Arts business, humanities, and languages, whatever subject you study. In olden days, just a single or maximum two PhDs are graduated from a university but nowadays many young professionals and postgraduate students are easily qualifying their PhD criterion requirement. Fresh research is the key element to complete a PhD degree.

Eligibility Criteria:

To get enrolled in a PhD. Program the candidate should have:

  1. M. Pharm., M.S., MBA (with 4 years BBA). M. Phil. or equivalent degree in the relevant field from any HEC recognized university/institution can apply.
  2. For admission into the PhD program, students require minimum CGPA 3.0 in the Semester System or at least First Division in the Annual System in their previous exams.
  3. The admission will be granted on the basis of Test and then an Interview is conducted by the Departmental Research Committee of the concerned department/centre/institute.
  4. If candidates have qualified the International (subject) GRE/GAT then he is exempted from the PhD test however the interview is mandatory.

Duration of course:

The duration of PhD is minimum two (02) and maximum of five (05) years from the date of provisional admission.

Course Work requirement For PhD.

The following clauses are applied to public university students. For students studying in private universities, the criteria are more or less the same.

  1. The following clauses are applied to public university students. For students studying in private universities, the criteria are more or less the same.
  2. The enrolled student will have to submit a research proposal
  3. Faculty members of the University of /HEC approved supervisors will be appointed as research supervisors.
  4. The student should publish at least one research paper from the thesis in any HEC-recognized/refereed/ international/national journal.
  5. The thesis will be evaluated by two foreign authorized examiners.
  6. The Ph. D degree will be granted after the positive reports from the supervisor, two foreign examiners followed by the viva examination.

Fee Structure:

In public universities, the following fee structure is generally applied however private institutes charge much more than these figures. Only Tuition fee in private university starts from 1 lac per arum. Following is a generalized PD program fee structure in public universities.

  1. Admission Fee 13,200/-
  2. Test Fee 3,500/-
  3. Semester Fee (per six months) 22,000/-
  4. Departmental Charges (per semester) 5,000/-
  5. Thesis Evaluation/Viva Examination Fee 60,000


A person with a PhD degree can teach at the highest level as a professor in universities. They are also appointed to work for national and international journals, print media, laboratories, Electronic media, Research institutes as Researchers, Book writers, and as PhD supervisors. They are also hired in engineering firms, manufacturing and other industries and even in medical fields where research work has prime importance. With a PD degree in hand, you can apply for the highest level designation, especially if you are applying in an academic setting.


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