QAU >> Admissions >>Eligibility Criteria (Masters programme)

The admissions to various courses of study are invited from all over Pakistan and admissions are made on the basis of regional quota (Regular) and self-finance. Eligible foreign students are admitted subject to a valid visa and NOC from HEC.

A person holding a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent from any other recognized university, with at least a second division or its equivalent grade, is eligible for admission to the Master’s programme of study.

The candidates with Bachelor degrees who spent more than two years time after intermediate/HSSC such as BBA, BSc (Hons), B.C.S. three years time as B.Ed. or professional degrees viz. MBBS, BSc Engg. B.E. BSc (Pharmacy) or Agriculture are also eligible for admission to MSc Programme subject to the condition that they will not claim any exemption/relaxation in the courses of studies or the duration of studies (two years period/four semesters).

 

S#DisciplineSubject Eligibility
1.Anthropology14-years Bachelor Degree with any social sciences subjects.
2.ArchaeologyBA/ BSc/ B.Com/ BBA/ BPA/ BS/ BCS/ BIT or 3-years honors degree or MBBS or BE.
3.Animal SciencesBSc with Zoology in combination with any one of the following subjects: Chemistry/Botany/Environmental Sciences/Physiology and Bioinformatics.Three years BSc(Hons) degree holders in Zoology/Genetics/ Microbiology and Biochemistry are also eligible.
BSc (Ed) 3-years with Botany/Chemistry/Zoology
B.S (Zoology) 4-years programme with 2-years completed (pass).
BSc Degree holders in Medical Laboratory Technology are not eligible.
4.Biochemistry1. BSc or BSc (Hons)/BSc(Ed) 3-Years in Chemistry/ Biochemistry with any other subject of Life Sciences such as: Botany/ Zoology / Anatomy/ Physiology/ Pathology/ Pharmacology / Microbiology / Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Genetics/ Molecular Biology/Marine Biology (Technology) / Agriculture/ Environmental Sciences etc.
2. Candidates with BSc Medical Laboratory Technology are not eligible.
5.Bachelor’s of Business StudiesBA/BSc/BCom (2 years) or equivalent degrees.
6.ChemistryBSc with Chemistry as major subject or B.Sc (Hons. 03 -years) in Chemistry or BS (Ed) with Chemistry as major subject.
7.Computer Sciencea) BA/BSc (2 years duration) with Mathematics or Computer Science orb) Engineering graduates in all areas except in CS/ CE/SE/IT, orc) Masters in any subject with Mathematics or Computer Science as a course
8.Defence & Strategic StudiesB.A/B.Sc, B.Com/BBA, B.A/B.Sc (Hons) 3 – Years
9.EconomicsBA/BSc/B.Com with Economics.
10.Electronics1. BSc with Mathematics and Physics or 2. BSc (Electronics) or 3. B. Tech (Hons) or A. BCS or 5. BS.Ed (3-years)
11.Geophysics a) FSc with Physics
b) BSc/BSc (Hons) 3-years/B.Tech./B.S.Ed (3-years)
c) Mathematics and one of the following subjects:-
Physics or Geology or Statistics or Computer Science as mentioned in (b).
12.Gender StudiesBA or BSc/ BA (Hons) 3-years with one of the following subjects:
Gender/ Women’s Studies/ Sociology/ Political Science/ Economics/ History/ Geography/ International Relations/ Journalism / Mass Communication / Psychology / Applied Psychology Humanities/Anthropology / Development Studies/ Pakistan Studies/Social Works/ Demography / Media and Communication Studies
13.HistoryBA/ BSc/ BA (Hons) 3-years / BAML/ B.Com. with one of the following subjects: History/Political Science/ Economics / Psychology/ Applied Psychology/ Journalism/ Sociology/ Philosophy/ Geography/ International Relations/ Islamic Studies/ Ethics/
Social Work/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Botany/ Zoology/
Computer Science/ Languages/ Literature/ Education and Law.
14.Information TechnologyFSc with Physics and any Bachelor Degree with Mathematics as a major subject
15.International RelationsBA/ BSc/ B.Com/ BBA/ BA/B5c(Hons) 3-years degree holders with one of the following Elective subjects: –
Political Sciences/Journalism/ International Relations/History/
Geography/Psychology/ Applied Psychology/ Economics/ Philosophy/Sociology/
Business Studies/ Islamic Studies/ Social Work/ Education/ Law/English Literature/Ethics.
16.LinguisticsLinguistics being relevant to all disciplines, the eligibility is, any student having BA/ BSc/ B.Com/ BBA/ BPA/ BS/ BCS/ BIT or honors degree (3-years) in these subjects or MBBS or BE.
17.MathematicsBA/BSc with Math-A and Math-B Course (Applied Mathematics and Pure Mathematics) or Mathematics (General) with Physics or Math-B Course, BS.Ed (3 years)
18.Microbiology1.   (a) BSc Microbiology,
(b) BSc/BSc(Ed) 3- years with two of the following subjects:
Botany / Chemistry / Zoology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Biotechnology.
2. BSc (Hons. 3 years) Microbio logy/Botany/Zoology/Genetics/Biochemistry.
3. Candidates with BSc Medical Laboratory Technology are not eligible.
19.Pakistan Studiesi) BSc/BBA/B.Com/BA(Hons) 3-years.
ii) BA with Social Sciences (History/Economics/ Political Science/Sociology/Psychology/ Journalism/ Geography/lnternational Relations/Philosophy/Languages and Literature).
20.Political ScienceBA/ BSc/ B.Com/ BBA/ BA/BSc(Hons) 3- years degree holders wit h one of the following Elective subjects: –
Political Sciences/Journalism/ International Relations/History/ Geography/ Psychology/ Applied Psychology/ Economics/ Philosophy/Sociology/ Business Studies/ Islamic Studies/ Social Work/ Education/ Law/English Literature/ Ethics.
21.Physicsa)    BSc /BSc(Hons) 3-Years /B.S.Ed. Three years with Physics and Mathematics.
b)    B.E. in Electrical, Electronics, Computer Sciences.
c)    BS 4-years degree in Computer Science/lnformation Technology/Electronics with Physics & Mathematics as subjects.
Note: Candidates having degrees in B.E/BS as mentioned in serial (b & c) are eligible only for Open Merit (Self Finance) seats.
22.Plant SciencesMinimum 14 years of education with BSc/BSc (Hons.3-Years) /BSc(Ed) Three years with Botany in combination with any one of the following subjects:-Chemistry/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology/ Physiology/ Environmental Sciences/ Genetics/ Zoology/ Agriculture/ Bioinformatics.
23.Public AdministrationBA/BA(Hons), BSc/BSc(Hons), BBA/BBA(Hons), B.Com/B.Com(Hons), BPA/BPA(Hons), BS/BS(Hons), BCS/BCS(Hons), BIT/BIT (Hons), MBBS, BE (Bachelor of Engineering).
24.Psychology1. BA/BSc with one of the following subjects:
Psychology/ Applied Psychology, Sociology, Education, Statistics, Social Works
2. BSc in Behavioral Sciences/Home Economics
3. BSc (Hons) Psychology (3-Years)
25.StatisticsBA/BSc with Statistics and Math-A /Math-B Course/ Mathematics General.
26.Sociology14-years Bachelor Degree with any social sciences subjects.
27.Environmental SciencesMaximum 15 years of education with BSc / BSc (Hons 03 years)/BSc (Ed) or equivalent qualification with any of the following two subjects:
Zoology, Botany, Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Bio-informatics, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geology, Geography, Physics, Hydrology, Soil Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Chemical or Civil Engineering.
 

MBA

S#ProgrammeDurationDuration
1.MBA1.5 YearsAt least 2nd Division in BBA (4 years), BBS (2 years) B.Com (4 years), M.Com, ACMA, ACA and MBA (16 years), MPA (16 years) and other 4 years business degrees.
2.MBA2 YearsAt least 2nd Division in BCS (4 years), BIT (4 years), MBBS, BE and other nonbusiness 4 years Bachelors.