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PhD Computer Science

The Department provides a vibrant and dynamic environment that encourages excellence in research specifically in the areas of Software Systems & Engineering, Multimedia & Communications, Web and Information Systems and Computational Business Intelligence. The PhD program aims at producing graduates who could meet the challenges of emerging international trends in Computer Science. To achieve this objective, we have a team of highly qualified and dedicated faculty members; a cohesive and carefully designed PhD program. A due emphasis has been placed on the applied and industrial aspects of the research. For this purpose, the Department has established a strong liaison with Research & Development organizations and industry.

Admission Requirements

  • MS degree in relevant discipline*
  • Minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System)
  • Admission Test / HEC approved Test
  • Interview

Degree Requirements

A PhD candidate shall be awarded degree on successful completion of the following requirements:

  • 18 Cr. Hrs. Course Work with minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00.
  • 30 Cr. Hrs. Research Work
  • Comprehensive Examination (written and oral)
  • Synopsis Defence
  • Publication /Acceptance of at least one research paper in ISI impact factor journal.
  • Thesis 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

* Relevancy shall be established by the Graduate Admission Committee.