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Admissions

PhD Aerospace Engineering

  • Specializations:
    • Structural Design & Analysis
    • Guidance, Navigation & Control
    • Aerodynamics/Computational Fluid Dynamics
    • Propulsion
  • Eligibility:
    • MS/ M.Phil/ equivalent (18 Years of education) with a strong background in relevant discipline preferably Aerospace, Avionics, Electrical, Electronics, and Mechanical Engineering with minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 or First Division (where CGPA not available) from HEC/PEC recognized Institute/University or from Foreign Institute/University of good repute
    • Minimum 70% marks in GAT (Subject) type test conducted by the department in the relevant field of study or GRE International (General) conducted by ETS, USA, with minimum score as Quantitative: 145, Verbal: 145, Analytical: 3.5

PhD Electrical Engineering

  • Specializations:
    • Wireless Communications
    • Signal & Image Processing
    • Satellite Engineering
    • Antennas and RF / Microwave
    • Information & Cyber Security
    • Electronics & Embedded Systems
    • Computer Vision
  • Eligibility:
    • MS/ M.Phil/ equivalent (18 Years of education) with a strong background in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 or First Division (where CGPA not available) from HEC/PEC recognized Institute/University or from Foreign Institute/University of good repute
    • GAT (Subject) conducted by NTS in the relevant field of study i.e. Electrical Engineering/ Computer Engineering/ Electronics Engineering with ≥ 60% score or GRE International (General) conducted by ETS, USA, with minimum score as Quantitative: 145, Verbal: 145, Analytical: 3.5

PhD Materials Science & Engineering

  • Specializations:
    • Aerospace Materials
    • Nano-engineering Materials
    • Functional Materials
    • Coating & Tribology
  • Eligibility:
    • MS/ M.Phil/ equivalent (18 Years of education) with a strong background in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 or First Division (where CGPA not available) from HEC/PEC recognized Institute/University or from Foreign Institute/University of good repute
    • GAT-Subject (Metallurgy & Materials Engineering) conducted by NTS with ≥ 60% score or GRE International (General) conducted by ETS, USA, with minimum score as Quantitative: 145, Verbal: 145, Analytical: 3.5

PhD Mechanical Engineering

  • Specializations:
    • Mechanical Design & Analysis
    • Fluid & Thermal Systems
  • Eligibility:
    • MS/ M.Phil/ equivalent (18 Years of education) with a strong background in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 or First Division (where CGPA not available) from HEC/PEC recognized Institute/University or from Foreign Institute/University of good repute
    • GAT (Subject) conducted by NTS in the relevant field of study i.e. Mechanical Engineering with ≥ 60% score or GRE International (General) conducted by ETS, USA, with minimum score as Quantitative: 145, Verbal: 145, Analytical: 3.5

PhD Astronomy and Astrophysics:

  • Specializations:
    • Plasma Physics
    • Theoretical Astrophysics
  • Eligibility:
    • MS/ M.Phil/ equivalent (18 Years of education) with a strong background in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 or First Division (where CGPA not available) from HEC/PEC recognized Institute/University or from Foreign Institute/University of good repute
    • GAT (Subject) conducted by NTS in the relevant field of study i.e. Physics/ Mathematics (with specialization in Applied Mathematics) with = 60% score or GRE International (General) conducted by ETS, USA, with minimum score as Quantitative: 145, Verbal: 145, Analytical: 3.5

PhD Mathematics

  • Specializations:
    • Nonlinear Dynamics
    • Algebra / Singularity Theory
    • Fluid Mechanics
    • Computational Mathematics
    • Applied Analysis
  • Eligibility:
    • MS/ M.Phil/ equivalent (18 Years of education) with a strong background in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 or First Division (where CGPA not available) from HEC/PEC recognized Institute/University or from Foreign Institute/University of good repute
    • GAT (Subject) conducted by NTS in the relevant field of study i.e. Mathematics with ≥ 60% score or GRE International (General) conducted by ETS, USA, with minimum score as Quantitative: 145, Verbal: 145, Analytical: 3.5

PhD Remote Sensing & Geo-information Science – IST Islamabad

  • Specializations:
    • Remote Sensing
    • GIS & Geomatics
    • Photogrammetry
    • Big Geospatial Data & Machine Learning
    • Hydrological & Hydro-climatic Modeling
    • Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics
  • Eligibility:
    • MS/ M.Phil/ equivalent (18 Years of education) with a strong background in relevant discipline preferably Space Science, GIS, Geoinformatics, Geology / Geophysics, Environmental Science, Water Resources Engineering, Computer Science, Geology, Electrical Engineering, and others, with minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 or First Division (where CGPA not available) from HEC/ PEC recognized Institute/University or from Foreign Institute/University of good repute
    • Minimum 70% marks in GAT (Subject) type test conducted by the department in the relevant field of study or GRE International (General) conducted by ETS, USA, with minimum score as Quantitative: 145, Verbal: 145, Analytical: 3.5

Notes:

  1. Only those MS & PhD candidates who have passed the BS/ MS/ M.Phil./ equivalent examination shall be eligible for admission to the next higher class. The result of pre-requisite degree/certificate for admission in any discipline should be officially notified by the respective body/ authority of the university till the date of closing of admission.
  2. It is mandatory for MS/ PhD applicants to pass the GAT/ GRE/ HAT in the relevant field of study with required marks/ score to apply for admission in IST. However, provisional admission without GAT/ GRE/ HAT may be granted only for first semester subject to availability of seats.
  3. Applicants with a foreign qualification are required to obtain the equivalent certificate from HEC before applying for admission in MS/ PhD programs offered by IST.
  4. It is mandatory for Government employees to submit NOC from their organization on registration day
  5. If a sufficient number of students are available only then Program/ Specialization will be started.