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# Discipline Subject Eligibility
1. Anthropology 14-years Bachelor Degree with any Social Sciences subjects.
2. Archaeology BA/BSc/B.Com/BBA/BPA/BS/BIT or 3-years honours degree or MBBS or BE.
3. Animal Sciences BSc 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. Biochemistry 1.  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 Studies BA/BSc/B.Com (2-years) or equivalent degrees.
6. Chemistry BSc with Chemistry as major subject or BSc (Hons. 03-years) in Chemistry or BS (Ed) with Chemistry as major subject.
7. Computer Science a)  BA/BSc (2-years duration) with Mathematics or Computer Science or
b)  Engineering Graduates in all areas except in CS/CE/SE/IT or
c)  Masters in any subject with Mathematics or Computer Science as a course.
8. Defence & Strategic Studies BA/BSc/B.Com/BBA, BA/BSc. (Hons) 3-Years.
9. Electronics 1. BSc with Mathematics and Physics  or  2. BSc (Electronics)  or 3. B.Tech (Hons) or 4. BCS or  5.  BS.Ed (3-Years)
10. Geophysics a)  FSc with Physics
b)  BSc/BSc (Hons) 3-years / B.Tech./ BS.Ed (3-years)
c)  Mathematics  and  one  of  the following subjects:
Physics or Geology or Statistics or Computer Science as mentioned in (b).
11. Gender Studies BA 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 Work/Demography/Media and Communication Studies.
12. History BA/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.
13. Information Technology FSc with Physics and Bachelor Degree with Mathematics as a major subject.
14. Linguistics Linguistics 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.
15. Microbiology 1.  (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, Microbiology/Botany/Zoology/Genetics/Biochemistry.
3.  Candidates with BSc Medical Laboratory Technology are not eligible.
16. Pakistan Studies i)    BSc/BBA/B.Com/BA (Hons) 3-years.
ii)   BA with Social Sciences (History/Economics/Political Science/Sociology/Psychology/Journalism/Geography/International Relations/Philosophy/Languages and Literature).
17. Plant Sciences Minimum 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.
18. Public Administration BA/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).
19. Psychology 1. BA/BSc with one of the following subjects:
Psychology/ Applied Psychology, Sociology, Education, Statistics, Social Work.
2. BSc in Behavioral Sciences/Home Economics.
3. BSc (Hons) Psychology (3-Years)
20. Statistics BA/BSc with Statistics and Math-A/Math-B Course/Mathematics General.
21. Sociology 14-years Bachelor Degree with any Social Sciences subjects.
22. Environmental Sciences Maximum 15 years of education with BSc/BSc (Hons) 3-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# Programme Duration Duration
1. MBA 1.5 Years At 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.