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MS in Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering Department offers MS in Electrical Engineering in following 5 specializations:

  1. Wireless Communication
  2. Signal & Image Processing
  3. Electronics & Embedded Systems
  4. RF & Microwave
  5. Satellite Systems Engineering

For degree completion, students are required to complete 24 credit hours of course work, and 6 credit hours of thesis/ research.

Semester Courses
1 Advanced Engineering Mathematics
Stochastic Processes and Random Variables / Advanced Analog Electronics
Advanced Digital Signal Processing
2 Mandatory course 1
Mandatory course 2
Elective 1
3 Mandatory course 3
Elective 2
Thesis
4 Thesis

At the end of 1st semester, students will be required to select one of the following specializations:

  • Wireless Communications
  • Signal & Image Processing
  • RF & Microwave
  • Electronics & Embedded Systems
  • Satellite Systems Engineering

Mandatory courses and thesis topic will depend on the selected area of specialization.

*: Please note that the ordering of the courses in the proposed degree plan might change depending on the faculty availability

MS Electrical Engineering with specialization in Wireless Communications

Semester Mandatory Courses
2 Advanced Digital Communications
Advanced Wireless Communications
3 Satellite Communications

MS Electrical Engineering with specialization in Signal & Image Processing

Semester Mandatory Courses
2 Pattern Recognition
Advanced Digital Image Processing
3 Computer Vision & 3D

MS Electrical Engineering with specialization in RF & Microwave

Semester Mandatory Courses
2 Advanced Electromagnetic Field Theory
RF Circuit Design and Analysis
3 Antennas and Array Theory and Design

MS Electrical Engineering with specialization in Electronics and Embedded Systems

Semester Mandatory Courses
2 Electronics for Space Applications
Advanced Embedded Systems
3 Advanced Power Electronics

MS Electrical Engineering with specialization in Satellite Systems Engineering

Semester Mandatory Courses
2 Electronics for Space Applications
Spacecraft System Design
3 Satellite Communication

*: Please note that the ordering of the courses in the proposed degree plan might change depending on the faculty availability

Elective Courses

Depending on interest, students can select mandatory courses of other specializations as electives or any other elective being offered. A tentative list of other possible elective courses is below. 

Sr. No. Course Name
1 Signal Estimation & Detection Theory
2 Information Theory
3 Introduction to Cryptography
4 Methods of Optimization
5 Machine Learning
6 Operations Research
7 Spacecraft System Design
8 Low Power Design
9 Advanced Microprocessor and Memory Design
10 Advanced Computer Architecture
  • BS/ BE/ equivalent (16 Years of education) with a strong background in Electrical Engineering, Avionics Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Communication Engineering or Computer Engineering with minimum CGPA = 2.00 out of 4.00 or = 60% marks (where CGPA not available) from HEC and PEC (where applicable) recognized Institute/University or from Foreign Institute/University of good repute.
  • GAT-A (General) conducted by NTS in the relevant field of study with = 50% marks or HAT (General) conducted by HEC in the relevant field of study with = 50% marks or GRE International (General) conducted by ETS, USA, with minimum score as Quantitative: 150, Verbal: 150, Analytical: 3.5
One Time Charges Zero Semester* Regular Semester**
Local Fee
(Pak Rs)*
Intl Fee
(US $)*
Local Fee
(Pak Rs)+
Intl Fee
(US $)+
Admission Fee 20,000/- 2,000/- 20,000/- 2,000/-
Endowment Fund 5,000/- 250/- 5,000/- 250/-
Library Development Fund 5,000/- 250/- 5,000/- 250/-
Total One Time Charges 30,000 2,500/- 30,000/- 2,500/-
Per Semester Charges (Pak Rs) (US $) (Pak Rs) (US $)
Tuition Fee 20,000/- 1,050/- 55,000/- 4,250/-
Sports Fee 250/- 15/- 500/- 50/-
Service Charges 1,000/- 15/- 2,000/- 50/-
Library Fee 250/- 15/- 500/- 50/-
Laboratory Fee 500/- 30/- 1,000/- 100/-
Safe/ Smart Campus Charges 1,000/- 35/- 2,000/- 250/-
Total Per Semester Charges 23,000/- 1,160/- 61,000/- 4,750/-
*MS Programs (Zero Semester) For RS&GIS NCRG Karachi only
**All MS & PhD Programs (Regular Semester)

Optional Charges per Semester

Hostel Charges Local Fee Structure Intl Fee Structure
Dormitory Charges Pak. Rs. 38,500/- US $ 600/-
Shuttle Service Charges Pak. Rs. 3,500/- Pak. Rs. 3,500/-
Washing Charges Pak. Rs. 4,000- Pak. Rs. 4,000-
Transport Charges Pak. Rs. 22,000/- Pak. Rs. 22,000/-
Locker Rent Pak. Rs. 800/- Pak. Rs. 800/-

Continual Enrollment Fee per semester

Local Fee Structure Intl Fee Structure
after 8th semester of BS Programs =All Service Charges + 3 Cr. Hr. Fee + Fee of any Registered Course
(Rs. 9,000 + Rs. 20,550 = Rs. 29,550 + Fee of any Registered Course)
after 8th semester of BS Programs =All Service Charges + 3 Cr. Hr. Fee + Fee of any Registered Course
(US $ 370 + US $ 1,200 = US $ 1,570 + Fee of any Registered Course)
after 4th/6th semester of MS/PhD Programs=All Service Charges + 1 Cr. Hr. Fee + Fee of any Registered Course
(Rs. 6,000 + Rs. 6,850 = Rs. 12,550 + Fee of any Registered Course)
after 4th/6th semester of MS/PhD Programs =All Service Charges + 1 Cr. Hr. Fee + Fee of any Registered Course
(US $ 370 + US $ 400 = US $ 770 + Fee of any Registered Course)

Notes;

Local Fee Structure Intl Fee Structure
(a) Repeat/Add Course Fee will be Rs 6,850 per credit hour. Repeat/Add Course Fee @ US $ 400/- per credit hour will be charged.
(b) All Fees/ Charges are subject to change from time to time. All Fees/ Charges are subject to change from time to time.
(c) Charges are applicable only if services are offered by IST. Charges are applicable only if services are offered by IST.
(d) All Govt. Taxes will be charged as notified by FBR. All Govt. Taxes will be charged as notified by FBR.
(e) Health Insurance for student may be arranged by the Institute and charges / Premium will be charged as per actual. Health Insurance for student may be arranged by the Institute and charges / Premium will be charged as per actual.
(f) Student ID Card Fee is Rs. 500. Student ID Card Fee is Rs. 500/-.
(g) Application processing Fee will be Rs. 2500 Application processing Fee will be US $ 100/- through direct remittance in IST Bank Account.
(h) Freeze charges will be Rs. 5,000 per semester. Freeze charges will be US $. 500/- for each semester.
(i) Transcript Fee will be Rs. 1000 each. Transcript fee will be US $. 50/- (or equivalent to PKR) each.
(j) Degree Fee Rs. 5,000 will be charged in the last semester. Degree Fee US $. 250/- will be charged in the last semester.
(k) Duplicate Degree fee will be Rs. 10,000. Duplicate Degree fee will be US $. 500/-(or equivalent to PKR).
(l) Verification fee will be Rs. 1,000 per document. Verification fee will be US $. 50/- (or equivalent to PKR) per document.