PhD Electrical Engineering

Criteria for PhD programs

Bahria University follows rules and regulation set by higher education commission (HEC) Pakistan for admission to PhD programs

Academic Requirements

18 year of education (MS/MPHIL/equivalent degree) in relevant discipline form an HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (semester system) or 60% marks (annual system).HEC’s Attestation is required for all local degrees (on the back of original degree. HEC’s equivalent certificate would be required for the candidate with foreign degree

Aptitude test

NTS-GAT (Subject Test). Result has to be submitted at the time of admission

Program Structure

The program structure for the PhD is as follows.

S No. Activity Credits
1. Course work

18

2. Thesis

36

Total

54

Info: The proposed road map of the PhD program is presented in the following. After passing the 18 credit hours course work, preferably in the first two semesters, the candidate will have to pass comprehensive exam. After qualifying the comprehensive exam, candidate will have to defend the synopsis and will be offered Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) of 36 credit hours.

Semester 1

Course Code Subject

Credits

EEN-801 Research Methods in PhD Studies

3

Elective-I

3

Elective-II

3

Total credit hours for the 1st semester

9

Semester 2

Course Code Subject

Credits

Elective-III

3

Elective-IV

3

Elective-V

3

Total credit hours for the 2nd semester

9

Semester 3

Course Code Subject

Credits

EEN-901 Comprehensive Exam

0

EEN-902 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including defense and acceptance of research proposal

9

Total credit hours for the 3rd semester

9

Semester 4

Course Code Subject

Credits

EEN-902 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including design and implementation of the proposed solution

9

Total credit hours for the 4th semester

9

Semester 5

Course Code Subject

Credits

EEN-902 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) – Submission of the final thesis for evaluation.

9

Total credit hours for the 6th semester

9

Total Credit hours for PhD Program

54

Course List (Faculty of Engineering & Sciences)

PhD students, as a part of their course work, are allowed to enroll in 700 or plus level courses (not in the PhD course list given below), if offered in MS programs at BU with the approval of FDRC.

S. No. Course Code Title of the Course

Credit Hours

1 EEN-710 MOS VLSI Circuit Design

3

2 EEN-711 Real Time DSP Design and Applications

3

3 EEN-712 Advanced Digital Communications

3

4 EEN-801 Research Methods in PhD Studies

3

5 EEN-802 Power management in wired and wireless systems

3

6 EEN-803 Low Power System Design

3

7 EEN-804 Advance System Modeling and Simulation

3

8 EEN-807 Special Topics in distributed systems

3

9 EEN-808 Power awareness in distributed systems

3

10 EEN-813 Power System Stability and Dynamics

3

11 EEN-814 Power System Transients

3

12 EEN-815 HVDC and Flexible AC Transmission

3

13 EEN-816 Rural Electrification and Distributed Generation

3

14 EEN-817 Artificial Intelligence techniques in Power systems

3

15 EEN-818 Power System Deregulation

3

16 EEN-819 Advanced Computer Architecture

3

17 EEN-820 Advanced Embedded Systems

3

18 EEN-821 Advanced Digital Signal Processing

3

19 EEN-822 Advanced Digital System Design

3

20 EEN-823 ASIC Design Methodology

3

21 SEN-805 Power Aware Computing

3

22 SEN-809 Advanced Artificial Intelligence

3

23 SEN-810 Advanced Neural Networks

3

24 SEN-811 Data Ware housing and Mining

3

25 SEN-812 Machine Learning

3

26 SEN-710 Formal Methods and Specifications

3

27 SEN-719 Human Aspects in Software Engineering

3

28 MAT-853 Advanced Engineering Mathematics

3

29 *MGT-801 Logic and Research

3

30 *MGT-802 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods

3

31 *MGT-806 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods

3

32 *MGT-803 Critical Review of Literature

3

33 CSC-750 Computer Vision

3

34 CSC-715 Pattern Recognition

3

35 CSC-815 Agent-Based Modeling

3

36 CSC-816 Bio Medical Image Analysis

3

* Only one course may be allowed with the approval of FDRC.