MS/ M.Phil/ equivalent (18 Years of education) with strong background in relevant discipline preferably Aerospace, Avionics, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering with minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 or Fist Division (where CGPA not available) from HEC and PEC recognized (where applicable) Institute/University or from Foreign Institute/ University of good repute
GAT (Subject) conducted by NTS in the relevant field of study with = 60% marks or GRE International (Subject) conducted by ETS, USA, with minimum 60 percentile or minimum 70% marks in GAT (Subject) type test conducted by the concerned department in case of unavailability of GAT/ GRE subject option
The IST institutional code to receive GRE scores is 1758
Comprehensive examination is conducted after successful completion of PhD course work.
Student will be required to appear in comprehensive exam within year after completion of course work.
Schedule and structure of this exam will be as per IST policy. Students, who fails in comprehensive exam, will be allowed only once to reappear, failing which, the PhD-studentship will be terminated from IST
After successfully passing comprehensive exam, a student will write research proposal and present/defend proposal in front of DBGS. The presentation/defense of proposal will be accepted or rejected by DBGS
On the successful completion of research work, the student will write
a detailed report/ thesis about research outcome. This thesis/ report will then be recommended by
DGBS. Moreover, A plagiarism check will also be and endorsed by the respective supervisor as per
HEC policy. After getting a clearance certificate, this thesis will be sent to the international reviewer of technologically advanced countries (see guidelines of HEC for the advance countries list) and national expert of the relevant research area. An open defense of the thesis after positive feedback from foreign and national expert will be arranged. This defense will be conducted in the presence of defense committee and general audience. A viva meeting between candidate and defense committee to discuss corrections required in the dissertation will be held and the candidate will be informed about the outcome of defense
PhD degree will be awarded to the students after completion the following requirements