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Admission Notice (M.Sc (H), MS, M.Phil. MBA and PhD Degree Programs Spring Semester 2022)
Directorate of Advanced Studies and Research

Admission Notice
Spring Semester 2022

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) application forms are available on University website from 12 January, 2022
  • Last date for submission of hard copy of Test forms to the DASAR office on or before 24 January, 2022
  • University Admission Test will be held on 30 January, 2022
  • Online admission forms will be available on University website from 03 February, 2022.
  • The admission forms along with required attested documents be submitted to concern Departments/Institutes by 11 February, 2022.
Download Admission Notice Spring Semester 2021 in PDF format

Degree Programs Offered Self Support Degree Programs Offered
  • Agricultural Mechanization (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Agronomy (PhD only)
  • Agricultural Chemistry (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Agriculture & Applied Economics (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Agricultural Extension Education & Communication (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Animal Nutrition (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Food Science & Technology (PhD only)
  • Horticulture (PhD only)
  • Plant Pathology (M.Sc.(H) & PhD)
  • Plant Protection (M.Sc.(H) & PhD)
  • Poultry Science (M.Sc.(H) & PhD)
  • Soil & Environmental Sciences (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Livestock Management (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Animal Breeding & Genetics (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Rural Development (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Rural Sociology (M.Sc. (H) only)
  • Water Management (M.Sc. (H) only)
  • Weed Science (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Biotechnology (PhD only)
  • MBA (02 years) for Business & Non-Business Graduates
  • Management Sciences (MS & PhD)
  • Computer Science (MS & PhD)
  • Information Technology (MS only)
  • Agribusiness Management (MS only)
  • Data Science (MS only)
  • Theriogenology (Animal Health) (M.Phil & PhD)
  • Pathology (Animal Health) (M.Phil & PhD)
  • Sociology (M.Phil only)

GAT (General) will be conductedfor admission in all Master Degree Programs and GAT (subject) will be conducted for all PhD DegreePrograms.

General Eligibility
  1. 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).
  2. 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.
Required Test Score:
  1. 50% score for M.Sc. (H), M.Phil, MBA 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 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 24 January, 2022.
  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 11 February, 2022.
  4. Candidates applying for more than one discipline, must fill and submit separate form along with 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.
Specific Eligibility
PhD Applicants must possess M. Sc. (Hons) Agri. in the respective 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.
Computer Science:
Master degree (18 years of education) in Computer Science 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

• Sociology:
Four years Bachelor or MA/M.Sc degree from HEC recognized University/Institute in the respective field of study.(Deficiency courses of undergraduate level will be given where necessary)
MS • Agribusiness Management:
BBA (Hons), BS Degree in Agricultural Sciences & BS in Agribusiness or equivalent. (16 yearsEducation).

• 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 respected fieldof study.
    For Business Graduates:
  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 HECrecognized institution in respective field of studies (i.e. M.Com and equivalent).
  3. For Non-Business Graduates:
  4. 16 yeas of education in any field other than business education with at least 56% marks under annual system or CGPA of2.5/4.00 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 parentdepartment 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. Those candidates who did not possess valid degree/provisional certificate on interview date shall not be eligible for admission.
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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