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Admission Notice (M.Sc (H), MS, M.Phil. MBA and PhD Degree Programs Spring Semester 2023)
Directorate of Advanced Studies and Research

Admission Notice
Spring Semester 2023

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

NEW M.PHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES IN FOLLOWING DISCIPLINES OF AGRICULTURE HAS BEEN LAUNCHED:

M. Phil degree programs PhD degree program
  • Biochemistry
  • Clinical Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology

Scholarships are available for meritorious and deserving students after admission
  • Online University Admission Test (UAT) application forms are available on University admission portal from http://portal.aup.edu.pk/ from 20.01.2023.
  • Last date for submission of hard copy of Admission Test forms to the DASAR office on or before 30.01.2023.
  • University Admission Test will be held on 03.02.2023.
  • Online admission forms will be available on University admission portal http://portal.aup.edu.pk/ from 06.02.2023.
  • The admission forms along with required attested documents be submitted to the concerned Departments/Institutes by 10.02.2023.
Download Admission Notice Spring Semester 2023 in PDF format

Degree Programs Offered Self Support Degree Programs Offered
  • Agricultural Mechanization (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Agronomy (PhD)
  • Agricultural Chemistry and Biochemistry (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)
  • Diploma in Food Safety & Control (PGDC)
  • Entomology (M.Sc.(H) & PhD)
  • Horticulture (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Human Nutrition (PhD)
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • 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) & PhD)
  • Weed Science (M.Sc. (H) & PhD)
  • Biotechnology & Genetics Engineering (PhD)
  • Animal Biotechnology (M.Phil & PhD)
  • Genomics & Bioinformatics (M.Phil)
  • MBA (02 years) for Business & Non-Business Graduates
  • Management Sciences (MS & PhD)
  • Computer Science (MS & PhD)
  • Information Technology (MS)
  • Agribusiness Management (MS)
  • Data Science (MS)
  • Theriogenology (Animal Health) (M.Phil & PhD)
  • Pathology (Animal Health) (M.Phil & PhD)
  • Sociology (M.Phil)
  • Economics (M.Phil)
  • Islamiyat (M.Phil)

UNIVERSITY ADMISSION TEST:
GAT (General) will be conducted for admission in all Master Degree Programs and GAT (subject) for all PhD Degree Programs.

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, MBA, 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 (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 30.01.2023.
  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 10.02.2023.
  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 and Rural Development.

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)

Rural Development:
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

Microbiology: M.Phil Microbiology or relevant field.

Management Sciences:
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.

Biochemistry:
MS/M.Sc.(Hons)/M.Phil or equivalent in Biochemistry, Agricultural Chemistry & Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology and relevant fields.

Microbiology: M.Phil or equivalent in Microbiology

Pharmacology & Toxicology: M.Phil degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Zoology

Parasitology:
MSc(Hon) or Mphil degree in the relevant fields and related fields are also eligible, subject to fulfilment of the defeciency courses assigned by Admission committee.
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)

Animal Biotechnology:
Sixteen year of education in the relevant discipline from HEC recognized institution in the field. Qualified graduates from Biotechnology, DVM, Zoology, Animal Husbandry, Biological Sciences and relevant bachelor studies (Deficiency courses to be completed if needed).

Genomics & Bioinformatics:
Sixteen year of education in the relevant discipline (Bioinformatics/Biological Sciences/Computer Science/Biotechnology or equivalent in relevant disciplines from HEC reognized institution (Deficiency courses to be completed if needed)

Theriogenology and Pathology:
B.Sc. (Hons) Animal Husbandry, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or MBBS

Sociology/Economics:
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)

Islamiyat:
MA Islamiyat or equivalent degree from HEC recognised Universities/Institutes

Microbiology:
B.Sc.(Hons) in Microbiology or relevant field with minimum 45% marks.

Biochemistry:
BS (04 years) or Master's degree (16 years of education) in Biochemistry, Agricultural Chemistry & Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biotechnology, M.Sc. Chemistry, Molecular Biology, MBBS/BDS, DVM and relevant fields.

Parasitology:
04 or 05 years Bachelor degree in the subjects of DVM, Biology, Zoology, MLT, MBBS, Animal Biotechnology, Fresh water biology, Fisherie, Pharmacy and Pharmacology and associated fields of Medical and Animal Science

Pharmacology & Toxicology:
DVM, Zoology, Microbiology, Pharma D or MBBS.

Clinical Veterinary Medicine & Surgery:
DVM, B.Sc. (Hons) in any science subject.
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 respected field of study.
MBA
    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 HEC recognized 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 of 2.5/4.00 under semester system from HEC recognized institution

Director Advanced Studies & Research (DASR)
Office Phone: +92 91 9221350, +92 919221304-11 ext: 3256 & 3037
Email: dasr@aup.edu.pk, m.i2010@live.com

For Online Portal Contact:
Abdul Qadir
Email: qadeermarwat@gmail.com
 


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