Attention All! National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad is accepting applications for the fall 2023 admissions. The NUST is accepting admission applications for the various MS and PhD programs. NUST is a renowned institution that offers high-quality education and research opportunities to students from across the country and abroad. The university's MS and PhD programs are designed to provide students with advanced knowledge and skills in their respective fields, preparing them to become leaders in their chosen careers. So, if you are looking for an excellent opportunity to advance your academic and professional goals, NUST is the perfect place for you. All interested candidates can apply now through university’s official website.



NUST MS Programs



NUST PhD Programs

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Materials and Surface Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Nanoscience & Engineering
  • Design and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Robotics and intelligent Machine Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermal Energy Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Security
  • Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Manufacturing Engineering & Management
  • Mining Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Avionics Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Applied Biosciences
  • Business Administration
  • Structural Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Remote Sensing & GIS
  • Water Resources Engineering & Management
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Information Technology


Documents Required for NUST Admissions

  • Matric or equivalent qualification certificate.
  • Undergraduate degree along with transcript showing the exact program duration.
  • Postgraduate degree along with transcripts showing the exact program duration.
  • Candidate’s Computerized National Identity Card CNIC.
  • NOC from their employer (for employed candidates).
  • Experience certificate (only for the MBA/EMBA candidates).
  • Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) result card (if applicable)


NUST Master’s Programs Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 16 years of education in a relevant field from an HEC recognized institution, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 or 55% marks.
  • Candidates must have a valid NTS-GAT (General) test conducted on or after May 2021 till May 2023 with a minimum of 50% cumulative score. or
  • HEC - Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) conducted in or after May 2022 till May 2023 with at least 50 accumulative test score.
  • Those candidates who are still waiting for the results can also apply. These candidates will provide a CGPA and percentage on the online application up until the second semester of their final year. However, before classes begin, these candidates must submit their final results.
  • Candidates who hold a degree from a foreign university or college are required to submit a HEC-issued certificate of equivalence.


NUST PhD Programs Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 18 years of education in a relevant field from an accredited institution, with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or first division in case of annual system.
  • Candidates must have a valid NTS-GAT (Subject) test score or equivalent with a minimum of 60% cumulative score.
  • Candidate’s MS/MPhil/Equivalent degree must be verified by HEC.
  • GRE/GAT score must be valid at the start of semester - joining date of the PhD programs.
  • International students, Pakistanis holding foreign nationality and Pakistanis living abroad can also apply for the NUST PhD programs.
  • International students are only eligible for PhD programs at H-12 Campus (Islamabad).




NUST Application Process

  • First of all candidates have to register themselves for the NUST admission application portal by providing their Email address. 
  • The candidates will be allotted a password to access the NUST application form after providing their valid e-mail addresses.
  • Candidates can apply for more than one program through their single registration, however, they have to pay admission application fee for each program separately.
  • Candidates have to upload scanned copies of the requested documents like academic transcripts, CNIC, Photograph etc.
  • If both the percentage and CGPA are mentioned on candidate’s Bachelors or Master’s Degree or Transcript, then only the CGPA will be entered.
  • Candidate, whose final result has not yet been announced, will enter the earned percentage or CGPA of the last semester.
  • After completing the application form generate the application fee challan.
  • Candidates can deposit the application fee in any branch of HBL, after taking the print of the challan form. The application fee amount and other details can found on the application fee challan. Before the admission deadline (8th May 2023) 
  • Candidates only have to mention the name of the HBL branch and date of application fee deposit in their online form to successfully submit your admission application.  


NUST Fall 2023 Admission Schedule

Details Dates
NUST is accepting application Only through online application portal
Last date to submit the application 8th May 2023
Commencement of classes September 2023



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