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PhD Computer Engineering

The PhD program offered BY the department provides the students WITH an opportunity of being involved IN the IN-depth studies AND focused research IN selected areas of electronic engineering. The program IS intended TO foster high quality AND advanced research, so AS TO meet the society's demand for high caliber professionals who are knowledgeable and well versed with the latest technologies and can provide a leading role in the academia as well as in the industry. The candidate is expected to undertake a complete research project that proves the ability of the candidate in generating a piece of original knowledge to demonstrate a significant contribution in his/her field of study.

Admission Requirements

  • For admission into the PhD program a minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00 (in the Semester System) or First Division (in the Annual System) in MS or Equivalent shall be required.
  • A GAT (subject) test with minimum of 60% marks or GRE (subject) test having 60 or higher percentile shall be required for the confirmation of admission in the PhD program.
  • Interview

Degree Requirements

A student admitted to PhD program will have to complete the following degree requirement. The degree requirement may change as per the HEC policy issued from time to time.

  • 18 Cr. Hrs. Course Work with minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00.
  • 30 Cr. Hrs. Research Work
  • Comprehensive Examination
  • Research Synopsis
  • Publication /Acceptance of at least one research paper in ISI impact factor journal.
  • Foreign Evaluation
  • Local Defense

PhD scholars are required to comply with the following timeline:

ActivityPreffered TimeMaximum
Course Work2 Semesters3 Semesters
Comprehensive Exam 3 Semesters5 Semesters
Synopsis Qualification 4 Semesters 6 Semesters
Thesis Submission 6 Semesters 10 Semesters


A PhD student admitted in the PhD program can complete the program in a minimum of 03 years and a maximum of 05 years from the date of admission.

* Relevancy shall be established by the Graduate Admission Committee.