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Program Description

The PhD program in Environmental Sciences acquaints the scholars with critical analysis of the present and future development activities in the light of its ultimate environmental impacts on climate change, water resources and quality, public health and food security and how such influences can be managed at local, regional and national level.

Application and admission

Admission requirements
  • MS/M. Phil. or its equivalent degree in the relevant field, from an accredited educational institution, with 70% marks or CGPA of 3.0/4.0. No third division or D grade throughout academic carrier
  • International GRE (Subject) Test with minimum of 50% Percentile Score, wherever applicable or NTS GAT (subject) Test with minimum of 60% marks as per requirement of HEC.

Program Duration

The duration of studies for PhD degree shall normally be, not less than three years and not more than five years.

Course Work Requirements:

a) A PhD scholar shall have to complete 18 credit hoursof graduate level course work from approved Scheme of Studies and 09 credit hours of PhD thesis. Supervisory committee will recommend the courses for each student. Courses will be selected from the list of all approved graduate level courses. Only 600 level and above courses are permitted for PhD.

b) The reigstration of PhD Thesis of 09 credit hours shall be allowed after the completion of course work for PhD degree.

c) If the scheme of courses completed by the candidates for their last degree in the relevant field does not provide adequate background for the PhD program into which they are seeking admissions, they may be required to rectify the defficiency by taking one or more additional courses proposed by the departmental advisory committee.

 

Note: Information regarding required oral and written examinations and detailed rules and regulation as specified in the CIIT Graduate Handbook will be considered final.