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 Undergraduate Eligibility    

Selection of candidates starts from the last week of May 2005 and continues till the completion of available seats; one month prior to the commencement of courses. Fsc (Pre-Engineering) from any board of intermediate and secondary education or an  equivalent qualification {Overseas High School Certificate/ British General Certificate of Education (Advanced level)/ International Baccalaureate} with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. In addition FSc/ equivalent with a combination of Physics, Mathematics and Computer Studies or Computer Science for admission in Computer Software Engineering and Telecommunication Engineering.

  • A minimum of 60% aggregate marks each in Matric and in FSc (excluding NCC marks)/equivalent exams. No deviation in this regard is allowed.
  • Computerised written entrance test as advertised in the national press will be held for various disciplines in the subjects as given below:

English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Computer science

  • Exact time and centres for NUST entrance test will be notified through press/letters.
  • Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria will be required to appear in NUST Entrance Test/SAT-I/SAT-II (internationally recognized). NUST entrance test will be held at different centres in the major cities of Pakistan depending upon the strength of the applicants. SAT-I/SAT-II is a computer based test which is under Details can be sought on the website
  • As per Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Regulations, intake criteria for BE Computer Software Engineering and Telecommunication Engineering also includes the Combination of Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science/Computer Studies at intermediate level. For these applicants NUST will conduct English, Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science test. Both the streams i.e (pre-engineering) and FSc (CS) will be eligible for BE Computer Software Engineering and BE Telecommunication Engineering. The NUST entrance test result of both these streams will be considered at par with one another.
  • Final merit list, for engineering programmes, will be prepared by assigning weightages as follows:-
          NUST Entrance Test/SAT-I/SAT-II       75%
          FSc/A level                                           15%
          Matric/O Level                                      10%
  • The weightage of subjects in the preparation of merit lists is as under:-
          Mathematics                                         40%
          Physics                                                  30%
          Chemistry or Computer Science            15%
          English                                                   15%
 Postgraduate Eligibility    

GRE (General) or local GRE (General) type test conducted by NUST/HEC with high scores and the following:-

Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering

  • BSc Engineering/BE in Telecommunication/Electrical/Electronics/Industrial Electronics /Electrical & Communication/ Avionics/ Communication Technologies or an equivalent qualification in relevant discipline from PEC/HEC recognized institution of Pakistan or abroad.

Computer Software Engineering

  • BSc Engineering/ BE in any discipline



  • MCS/ BCS (4 years)/ BIT (4 years)/ MSc (Statistics/ Physics/ Applied Physics/ Mathematics/ Electronics) with BSc Computer Science

Information Security

  • BSc Engineering/ BE in Electrical/ Telecommunication/ Computer Software/ Computer System/ Electronics/ Industrial Electronics/ Electrical & Communication/ Avionics/ Communication Technologies



  • MCS/ BCS (4 years)/ BIT (4 years)/ MSc (Physics/ Applied Physics/ Mathematics/ Electronics/ Statistics) with BSc Computer Science


 Phd Eligibility    
  • Master/MPhil/equivalent in the related field from an HEC recognized institution, with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or 70% marks.
  • First Division throughout academic career, though a maximum of one second division in Matriculation through Bachelor degree is acceptable, but no third division is allowed.
  • GRE (General) Revised Pattern / GMAT or local GRE (General) Revised Pattern / GMAT type test conducted by NUST / HEC with high scores.
  • Some practical experience with reputable National or International Organizations would be preferred.
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