Directorate of Advanced Studies and Research

Admission Notice
Fall Semester 2021

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

The University of Agriculture Peshawar is a 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.
  • Online University Admission Test (UAT) forms will be available from July19, 2021
  • Last date for submission of Test forms to the DASAR office August 02, 2021
  • University Admission Test will be held on August 15, 2021
  • Online admission forms will be available from August 16, 2021 and the admission forms along with required attested documents be submitted to concern Department/Institutes by August 27th, 2021.
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M.Sc. (H)/ Ph.D. Degree Programs M.Phil / PhD Degree Programs
  • Agronomy
  • Agricultural Mechanization
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agriculture & Applied Economics
  • Agric. Extension Education & Communication
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Entomology
  • Food Science & Technology (only M.Sc(H))
  • Human Nutrition
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Protection
  • Poultry Science
  • Soil & Environmental Science
  • Rural Sociology (only M.Sc(H))
  • Water Management
  • Weed Science
  • Biotechnology and Genetics Engineering
  • Theriogenology (Animal Health)
  • Pathology (Animal Health)
MBA/MS/PhD Degree Programs (SSEP)
  • MBA
  • Management Sciences (MS)
  • Computer Science (MS)
  • Information Technology (MS)
  • Agribusiness Management (MS)
  • Data Science (MS)
  • Computer Science (PhD)
  • PhD Management Sciences (Marketing only)

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.

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 ( or direct link
  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 August 02, 2021.
  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 August 27, 2021.
  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. 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
PhD: Master Degree (18 years of education) in the respective field of studies with 1st division with 60% marks or more under annual system or CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 3.00/4.00 under semester 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 of 2.50/4.00 (under semester system) with at least 130 credit hours from HEC recognized institution in the respective field of studies.

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 Extension Education & Communication.
Extension Education & 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
Management Sciences With Specialization in Marketing:
Master degree (18 years of education) in Management Sciences with specialization in respective field of studies.
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)

• Theriogenology and Pathology:
B.Sc. (Hons) Animal Husbandry, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or MBBS
MS • Agribusiness Management:
BBA (Hons), BS Degree in Agricultural Sciences & BS in Agribusiness or equivalent. (16 years Education).

• 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).

• Data Science:
04 years bachelor's degree (after intermediate)/ 16 years education in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Software Engineering, Computer Engineering.
M.Sc. (H) Applicants possessing minimum four years B.Sc. (Hons) Agric. /Animal Husbandry/DVM (HEC recognized) degree in the relevant field of study.
  1. Four years bachelor degree (after intermediate) BBA (Hons), BBS (Hons), M. Com and B.Com (Hons).
  2. 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).
  3. 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 in this regard.
  3. 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 students
  2. HEC-Need Based Scholarship
  3. FEF Scholarships
  4. Endowment Fund Scholarships
  5. Bait-ul-Mall Scholarships
  6. CMEEF Scholarships
  7. Punjab EEFP Scholarships
  8. HEC- FATA & Balochistan Scholarships
Director Advanced Studies & Research (DASR)
Office Phone: + 92 91 9221350, + 92 919221304-11 ext.3256 & 3037

For Online Portal Contact:
Abdul Qadir
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