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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, Biomedical 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: 145, Verbal: 145, Analytical: 3.5
One Time Charges Local Fee Structure
(Pak Rs)
Intl Fee Structure
(US $)
Admission Fee 20,000 2,000
Endowment Fund 5,000 250
Library Development Fund 5,000 250
Total One Time Charges 30,000 2,500
Per Semester Charges (Pak Rs) (US $)
Tuition Fee 66,550 4,675
Service Charges 4,000 250
Safe/ Smart Campus Charges 2,000 250
Total Per Semester Charges 72,550 5,175

Optional Charges per Semester

Hostel Charges Local Fee Structure Intl Fee Structure
Dormitory Charges Pak. Rs. 46,000 US $ 600
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. 22,500 = Rs. 31,500 + Fee of any Registered Course) after 8th semester of BS Programs =All Service Charges + 3 Cr. Hr. Fee + Fee of any Registered Course (US $ 500 + US $ 1,320 = US $ 1,820 + 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. 7,500 = Rs. 13,500 + 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 $ 500 + US $ 440 = US $ 940 + Fee of any Registered Course)

Notes;

Local Fee Structure Intl Fee Structure
(a) Repeat/Add Course Fee will be Rs 7,500 per credit hour. Repeat/Add Course Fee @ US $ 440 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 (non-refundable) is Rs. 2500 Application processing Fee (non-refundable) is 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. Direct remittance in IST Bank Account.