The PhD is a doctoral degree and known as "Doctor of Philosophy" degree. It is the greatest academic degree offered by the university. Those who want to get this degree must have considerable intellectual achievements/ skills, high scholarly ability and command over earn it must demonstrate significant intellectual achievement, high academic performance and ability, and great breadth of knowledge. The nature of the degree program depends upon the selected discipline. The doctoral program needs great intention and participation in research. For the award of PhD degree a candidate usually requires an Honours degree or a Master's Degree with outstanding performance. Hence it varies university to university and some institutes also specify supplementary requirements to get PhD degree. National and international institutes offer scholarship programs at PhD level. Applicants can pursue education in Pakistan as well as in abroad counties on scholarship basis. The list of all the PhD scholarships offered by public and private institutes is available below.