PhD Programs
3 Years (6 semesters)

PhD is offered in wide range of faculties including the following:

  • Business Administration
  • (Majors: Marketing, Management, Finance, Accounting, HRM, Project Management)
  • Economics
  • International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Applied Sciences & Technology
  • (Majors: Electronics,Telecommunication, Engineering Management)
Holders of any one of the following qualifications are eligible for admission to the PhD Program:

MS/MPhil in the discipline concerned with GPA= 3.0/4.0 or First Division in case of Annual System.


Preston GET Advance or NTS GAT Subject Score (60% score)


GMAT/GRE (50th percentile or a score equal or above 590)


Satisfactory Interview with Departmental Admission Committee of the Faculty concerned.



Other Requirements


Minimum GPA required for the award of PhD Degree = 3.0/4.0


Approval by PhD Student Supervisor
Approval by a Local External Supervisor
Approval by two Foreign Experts
Publication/Acceptance of at least one Research Paper in an HEC-approved “X” category journal.
Plagiarism Test (Turnitin) Similarity Index: ≤19%
(before the submission to Foreign Experts)
Copy of Dissertation (hard + soft) submitted to HEC

Program Structure:

18 Credit-hour course work plus 12 Credit-Hour Dissertation.


Course Delivery: 2-4 Days Per Week Afternoon / Evening classes or Full-day Weekend classes.


Assessment: Assignments (25%), Mid-Term (25%), Terminal Exam (50%).



Program Duration

3 Years (6 Semesters)
Extension allowed: Up to 2 years
Further extension at the discretion of the
competent authority on the merits of a case.


  Fee Structure  
6 Semesters  
Total Credits 30
Admission Fee (Once) 30,000
Tuition Fee Per Credit Hour 3,500
Tuition Fee Per 30 Credit Hours 105,000
Registration Fee (per semester) 8,000
Registration Fee for 6 semesters 48,000
Comprehensive Examination Fee: 10,000
PhD Thesis Fee: 55,000
Total Fee: 248,000
Payment Options  
Option 1:  
Uniform Monthly Installment
At the time of Admission Rs 20,500
+ Security Rs 3,000 (Refundable)
1st Installment 6,500
Monthly Installment 6,500
  (35 Installments)
Option 2:
Lumpsum for each Semester
At the time of admission  
(First Semester) + Security 51,000
Every Semester 40,000
  (6 Semesters)