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Admission Notice Spring Semester 2020 (M.Sc. (H), MS, M.Phil. and PhD Degree Programs)
Directorate of Advanced Studies and Research

Admission Notice
Spring Semester 2020


M.Sc. (H), MS, M.Phil. and PhD Degree Programs:

The University of Agriculture Peshawar is unique and specialized institution in Agriculture as well as allied sciences established in 1981.It provides best learning environment for postgraduate studies in Agriculture and allied disciplines under the supervision of highly qualified faculty and believes in producing leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals.
  1. Online University Admission Test (UAT) forms will be available from November 26, 2019 http://portal.aup.edu.pk/
  2. Last date for submission of Test forms to the DASAR office December 13, 2019.
  3. University Admission Test will be held on January 05 , 2020.
  4. Online admission forms will be available from January 07, 2020 and the admission forms along with required attested documents be submitted to concern Department/Institutes by January 17, 2020.
M.Sc.(H) and PhD Degree Programs M Phil and PhD Degree Programs
  • Agricultural Mechanization
  • Agronomy
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agriculture & Applied Economics
  • Agricultural Extension Education & Communication
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Entomology (only M.Sc (H))
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Human Nutrition (only M.Sc (H))
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Protection
  • Poultry Science
  • Soil & Environmental Sciences
  • Livestock Management
  • Rural Development
  • Rural Sociology
  • Water Management
  • Weed Science
  • Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
  • Economics (IDS)
MS Degree Programs (SSEP)
  • Management Science
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Agribusiness Management
M. Phil Degree Programs (SSEP)
  • Sociology

University Admission Test:
GAT (General) will be conducted for admission in all Master Degree Programs and GAT (subject) will be conducted for all PhD Degree Programs. For model paper, visit www.etea.edu.pk

Required Test Score :
  1. 50% score for M.Sc. (H), M.Phil, and MS degree programs
  2. 60% score for all PhD degree programs
Procedure for Apply:
  1. Candidates shall apply online for admission test on University website (www.aup.edu.pk) or direct link http://portal.aup.edu.pk/ separately for each discipline.
  2. Copy of Admission test form along with receipt of Rs. 1500/- (Non-Refundable) to be deposited in AC# 14877902286403 Habib Bank Ltd Branch, University of Agriculture Peshawar, shall be submitted to the DASAR Office on or before December 13, 2019.
  3. Candidate who secures the qualifying test score shall deposit admission processing fee of Rs. 1500/-( Non-Refundable) in the above account and submit the form along with required documents and bank receipt to concerned Department/ Institute on or before January 17, 2020 .
  4. Candidates applying for more than one discipline, must fill and submit separate form alongwith receipt of Rs. 600/- (Non-Refundable) for each additional discipline.
  5. All those candidates whose results are awaited, can also apply for admission test only, however, provisional certificate/degree must be submitted for admission on or before the interview date.
  6. vi. Details about the admission schedule are available on the University website.
  7. Only those candidates, who have submitted the University Admission Test Form to the DASAR office within the due date will be allowed in the entry test. No forms will be entertained after the due date.
General Eligibility
  1. PhD:
    Master Degree (18 years of education) in the respective field of studies with CGPA 3.00 under semester system or 1st division with 60% marks or more under annual system (with at least 27 credit hours of course work). Only one second division or grade C is allowed in the academic career
  2. M. Sc. (H), MS, M. Phil:
    Four years Bachelor degree(after intermediate) with at least 56% marks (under annual system) or CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 2.50/4.00 (under semester system) with at least 130 credit hours from HEC recognized institution in the respective field of studies. No third Division or grade D in terminal degree.
Specific Eligibility
PhD Applicants possessing M. Sc. (Hons) Agri. in the relevant field of study. (Deficiency courses of undergraduate level will be given where necessary) except Rural Development and Extension Education & Communication.

Rural Development and Agric. Extension & Communication:
Applicants with M. Sc. (Hons) degree in any field of Agriculture (only) can apply. (Deficiency courses of undergraduate level will be given where necessary)

Biotechnology & Genetics Engineering:
M.Phil Biotechnology
M.Phil Biotechnology & Genetics Engineering:
B.Sc. (Hons) Agri./Animal Husbandry, Bachelor of Biotechnology, M.Sc. Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Forestry, DVM, MBBS/BDS. (Deficiency courses of undergraduate level will be given where necessary)

Economics, and Sociology:
Four years Bachelor or MA/M.Sc degree from HEC recognized University/Institute in the relevant field. (Deficiency courses of undergraduate level will be given where necessary)
MS Management Science:
BBA (Hons)/B.Com (Hons), MBA & M.Com, (16 years Education).
Computer Science:
BS (CS), MCS, M. Sc. (CS) (16 years Education).
Information Technology:
BS (IT/CS/SE), M. Sc. (CS)& M.Sc(IT) (16 years Education).
Agribusiness Management:
BBA (Hons), BS Degree in Agricultural Sciences & BS in Agribusiness or equivalent. (16 years Education).
M.Sc (H) Applicants possessing minimum four years B.Sc. (H) Agric./Animal Husbandry/DVM (HEC recognized ) degree in the relevant field of study.

General Instructions:
  1. Migration Certificate must be submitted within one month after admission.
  2. The employees of the government/other agencies qualified for admission to the degree of PhD at the University of Agriculture, Peshawar shall have to produce NOC at the time of admission. After provisional admission, it would be obligatory for the parent department to grant Study Leave or extend the leave in favor of the scholar within one semester (before start of examination); otherwise, provisional admission of the scholar shall stand cancelled and no separate notification shall be issued.
  3. Students awaiting results or without valid degree on closing date shall not be eligible for admission.
Scholarships available for meritorious and deserving students after admission:
  1. PAK- Scottish Scholarships for female students,
  2. HEC need based Scholarships,
  3. IJ/NEST Scholarships,
  4. FEF Scholarships,
  5. Endowment Fund Scholarships,
  6. Bait-ul-Mall Scholarships
  7. CMEEF Scholarships,
  8. Punjab EEFP Scholarships,
  9. HEC- FATA & Balochistan Scholarships.
Download Admission Notice (MS Word Format)

Director Advanced Studies & Research (DASR)
Office Phone: + 92 91 9221350 ext. 3256
Email: dasr@aup.edu.pk
 


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