Department of Computer Sciences
Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

PhD (Computer Science)

PhD is the highest degree awarded in an academic discipline and it is the most satisfying and rewarding educational experience. In our PhD programme, students work closely with a faculty member, performing original research, and tackling challenging and unsolved problems.

Admissions Requirements:

Students will be selected on the basis of scholarship and research potential among applicants with appropriate degrees from HEC recognized university as per university rules.
The minimum requirements for admission are:

  • MPhil (Computer Science or computing related discipline) or
  • MS (18 years Education) with Computer Science or computing related discipline
  • Must pass test and interview arranged by the department

MPhil (Computer Science)

The objective of M.Phil Computer Science program is to train students to initiate research work.

Admissions Requirements:
The minimum requirements for admission are:

  • M.Sc.(Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology) or
  • 4 years BS (Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology)
  • Must pass test (sample test available) and interview arranged by the department
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MS (Information Science & Technology)

The main aim of MS program in Information Science & Technology (IST) is to design and develop information related applications using information technology by understanding relationship between digital information, people and technology.
This program is particularly suitable for professionals working in the industry. The classes are held in the evening and usually two courses per semester are offered to the students, so that the students can enhance their knowledge and skills along with their jobs.

Admissions Requirements:
The minimum requirements for admission are:

  • M.Sc.(Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology) with experience in digital information management or
  • 4 years BS (Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology) with experience in digital information management
  • Must pass test and interview arranged by the department
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M.Sc (Computer Science)

The overall aim of M.Sc. Computer Science is to develop the ability in the students to construct reliable software products by applying sound scientific, management and engineering principles.

Admissions Requirements:
The minimum requirements for admission are:

  • B.A./ B.Sc. (2 years duration) with Mathematics or Computer Science or
  • Engineering graduates in all areas except in CS/CE/SE/IT or
  • Masters in any subject with Mathematics or Computer Science as a course
  • Must pass test arranged by the department

Note: Must pass the department's admission test with 40% marks. The admission is granted purely on merit which is determined on the basis of marks obtained in F.Sc. and B.Sc.

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BS (Computer Science)

The aim is to train graduates to be able to design, implement and manage systems combining rich scientific, computational, communication and multimedia facilities in different domains.

Admissions Requirements:
The minimum requirements for admission are:

  • Intermediate with Mathematics or
  • Equivalent Certificate of 12 years education with Mathematics
  • No test required