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Department of Biotechnology

Quaid-i-Azam University

​​​M.Phil. Program




The admissions to courses leading to the degree of Master of Philosophy, abbreviated as M.Phil. are invited from all over Pakistan and admissions are made on the basis of merit. Eligible foreign students are admitted subject to a valid visa and NOC from HEC.

Eligibility
To be eligible for admission to M.Phil., a candidate:

  • Shall possess an MA/MSc degree or its equivalent in the relevant discipline.
  • Shall have obtained first division in MA/MSc or BA/BSc or at least 60% marks in BS (Hons) and all other degrees (of 4-5 years duration).
  • Shall not have obtained third division in BA/BSc or MA or MSc.
  • In case of a third division in FA/FSc, the candidate should have obtained first division in both BA/BSc and MA/MSc; or at least 60% marks in BS (Hons) and all other degrees (of 4-5 years duration).
  • Provided that any of the conditions (ii) – (iv) above may be relaxed by the Vice-Chancellor in case of a teacher of a university/college and or an employee of a research organization.

Admission Process

​​(a)  Each candidate shall submit an application for admission in response to an advertisement by the University on a prescribed form along with required documents.
(b) The admissions to M.Phil. program are made on the basis of cumulative merit to be determined by the previous academic record (50%) and written test (50%). The written test is held in the Department according to the schedule announced in the advertisement for University admissions.
(c) The admission is approved by the Advanced Studies and Research Board after a candidate has qualified a written test and is recommended by the Selection Committee of the Department. 

Merit Calculation

​The scheme of merit calculation is given below:
Total Points: 100

Written Test: 50

Academic Record: 50 including,
FSc: Max. 15

BSc: Max. 17
MSc: Max.18

BS (Hons): Max. 35