1.Admission to PhD programme will only be given to those students who have achieved a score of at least 60% in the NTS GAT subject test of their respective discipline or should have scored International GRE with 60% percentile.
2. If the Test is not available in NTS subject list, then University, as per HEC criteria will conduct the Test at par with GRE Subject Test and the qualifying score will be 70%.
3.NTS/GRE result cards shall be valid at least till 10.01.2014.
4. Those who seek admission in PhD without having obtained MPhil or its equivalent degree must pass MPhil entry test and interview. The schedule for MPhil entry test is available at QAU website: (Click here to view)
5.All applicants of PhD Physics are also required to appear in the written test scheduled on 23.01.2014at 9.30 AM in the Department of Physics; however the candidates having a score in GRE (Physics) > 45% percentile would be exempted from Department test in Physics.
6. Test for Biotechnology admissions will be conducted on 27.01.2014 in the Department of Biotechnology.
GRE Subject Test (Biotechnology)
Test Date: 27-01-2014 Time: 9:30 am
All interested candidates submit a form (given below) along with bank draft/bank challan in favor of Chairman Department of Biotechnology Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan before 24-01-2014.
Test fee Rs.1500/-
Total MCQs 100
Section A: Subject 70
Section B: English 15
Section C: Analytical Reasoning 15
Passing marks: 70
Test center: Department of Biotechnology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
Area of subject includes Basic Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology, Techniques in Biotechnology, Enzymology, Biotechnology
The GAT score will be valid for two years and the candidate can seek admission in PhD Biotechnology in all Pakistani Universities.