Ph.D-Basic Health Sciences

Ph.D. students in various faculties of Health and Medical Sciences will have to be full time research students for a minimum period of four academic years. The award of degree shall be both by course work and thesis. The programme is recognised by PMDC and HEC and follows regulations for registration to research studies leading to the degree of doctorate in the following subjects of Medical and Health Sciences:

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates possessing M.Phil. from HEC recognised university and PMD/PMDC/Ziauddin University are encouraged to apply.
  • Students have to submit a synopsis to Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR) followed by an interview.
  • The student has to pass HEC’s GRE (subject) with a raw score of 50 during the study programme.

Fee Structure

  • Application processing fees: PKR 5,000/-
  • Admission fees: PKR 200,000/- (Non-Refundable)
  • Tuition fees: PKR 70,000/- Per Semester (2 Semesters)
  • Examination fees: PKR 10,000/- Per Exam (2 Semesters + 1 Comprehensive)
  • Thesis defense fees: PKR 100,000/-

Note: Any additional taxes imposed by the government will be the liability of the students/parents/guardian.

The University reserves the right to increase the fees if required according to the recommendation of the Governing Body.

Advance fees to be paid semester-wise. All dues need to be cleared within two weeks of commencement of the academic year. 2% surcharge per month will be levied on outstanding fees after the due date.