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Admission Notice Fall 2020, M.Sc (H), MS, M.Phil., PhD Degree Programs: Last Date: September 02, 2020
Directorate of Advanced Studies and Research

Admission Notice
Fall Semester 2020

M.Sc (Hons), MS, M.Phil., PhD Degree Programs

The University of Agriculture Peshawar established in 1981 is unique and specialized institution in Agriculture as well as allied sciences. 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.
  • Availability of online admission form August 17, 2020
  • Last date of submission of admission forms to the concerned Departments September 02, 2020
  • Commencement of Classes: September 14, 2020
  • Candidates shall apply online for admission on University website (, or direct link separately for each discipline.
M.Sc. (H)/ Ph.D. Degree Programs PhD Degree Programs (Only)
  • Agricultural Mechanization
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agriculture & Applied Economics
  • Agricultural Extension Education & Communication
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Human Nutrition
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Protection
  • Poultry Science
  • Soil & Environmental Sciences (only M.Sc(Hons))
  • Livestock Management
  • Rural Sociology (only M.Sc(Hons))
  • Water Management
  • Weed Science
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
  • Pathology (Animal Health)
  • Theriogenology (Animal Health)
MS/MBA Degree Programs (SSEP)
  • Management Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Agribusiness Management
  • MBA
M.Phil Degree Programs (SSEP)
  • Pathology (Animal Health)
  • Theriogenology (Animal Health)

University Admission Test:
Conditional admission in M.Sc(Hons)/M.Phil/MS & PhD will be granted to eligible candidates in respective departments. All candidates shall have to clear GAT subject (for PhD) and GAT General (for M.Sc(Hons)/MS/M.Phil) within 1 year after admission. Otherwise their admission shall automatically stand cancelled.

Procedure for Apply:
  1. Copy of Admission form along with required documents and receipt of Rs. 1500/- (Non-Refundable) as a admission fee to be deposited in A/C No.14877902286403 Habib Bank Ltd Branch, The University of Agriculture Peshawar shall be submitted to concerned Department/ Institute on or before September 02, 2020
  2. Candidates applying for more than one disciplines, must fill and submit separate form alongwith receipt of Rs. 600/- (Non-Refundable) for each additional discipline.
  3. All those candidates whose results are cleared, can also apply for admission however, provisional certificate/degree must be submitted for admission on or before the interview date.
  4. Details about the admission schedule are available on the University website.
General Eligibility
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.

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 must possess 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 • Theriogenology and Pathology:
B.Sc. (Hons) Animal Husbandry, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or MBBS
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. (Hons) Agric./Animal Husbandry/DVM (HEC recognized ) degree in the relevant field of study with minimum CGPA of 2.50/4.00 (under semester system) or 2nd division with 56% marks under Annual System from HEC recognized Universities/Institutes.
MBA i. Four years bachelor degree (after intermediate) in BBA (Hons), BBS (Hons) and B.Com (Hons) with at least 56% marks under annual system or CGPA of 2.5/4.00 under semester system with at least 130 credit hours from HEC recognized institution.

ii. Two years masters' degree with at least 56% marks under annual system or CGPA of 2.5/4.00 under semester system from HEC recognized institution in respective field of studies (i.e. M.Com and equivalent).

iii. 16 years of education in any field other than business education with at least 56% marks under annual system or CGPA of 2.5/4.00 under semester system from HEC recognized institution

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:
The following scholarships are available for needy and deserving students:
  1. PAK-Scottish Scholarships for female,
  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.
Director Advanced Studies & Research (DASR)
Office Phone: + 92 91 9221350, + 92 919221304-11 ext. 3256

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