MS/Ph.D. admissions 2018

Applications are invited for MS/Ph.D. admission in the following Departments against limited seats as per schedule given below;

S# Program Title  Subject Specialization in last degree Duration
01 Ph.D  in Food Science & Technology MS/M.Phil in Food Sciences & Technology 3-5 years
MS in Food Science & Technology BS/BSc(Hons) in Food Sciences & Technology 2-3 years
2 MS in Chemistry M.Sc or BS in Chemistry (one core course of organic chemistry in the last degree) 2-3 years
3 MS in Environmental Sciences BS(4 Years)/ B.Sc Hons./M.Sc (2 Years) in Environmental Sciences and Allied disciplines (Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Forestry, Earth Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry & Range Management, Geography, Geology, Watershed Management, Wildlife Management, Zoology).

Note: The graduates of other allied disciplines’ mentioned above may be awarded degree after passing at least four major courses of BS level without credit towards MS degree.

2-3 years
4 MS in Biological sciences BS(4 Years) in Plant Sciences/Animal Sciences 2-3 years
5 MS in Educational Development MA Education, B.Ed (Hons) 4 Years, MA or MSc in other field with M.Ed. 2-3 years


Eligibility Criteria

  • For MS admission, sixteen years of schooling (124-130 Credit Hours) after HSSC/F.Sc/ with at least 2.50 CGPA and for Ph.D. admission 18 years of education, with minimum CGPA of 3.0 from HEC recognized university as per rules is required.
  • Specific eligibility criteria shall also be determined for admissions as per HEC rules like NTS/GAT/ subject GRE (NTS type test, shall be conducted by KIU for MS/M.Phil admissions).
  • A candidate with foreign Masters degree shall be required to obtain equivalence certificate from HEC, stating his/her eligibility for admission into the Ph.D. program.
  • One page research proposal should be accompanied with application form duly accepted by a faculty member having Ph.D. degree who can be his/her supervisor in future.
  • The last date for submission of application is 30th Dec 2017.

Note: Government employees must provide NOC from concerned department. Once the admission is confirmed by the DASR office, the applicant shall submit a study leave certificate from his/her employer for the entire period of his/her study at KIU.

Admission Schedule

  • NTS type Entry test for M.Phil students shall be held on 12th Feb 2018.
  • Display of list of successful students::  19th Feb 2018         
  • Fee submission::  20th to 26th Feb 2018
  • Classes will be started:: 28th Feb 2018
  • Application form can be obtained from the DASR office KIU, Gilgit, from 28th October 2017.
  • No application will be entertained after 30th Dec 2017.



Dr. Muhammad Shahnawaz

Director,  Advanced Studies & Research

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