Academic Eligibility Postgraduate

Important for all candidates

  • Applicant for admission MUST MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS set-forth by Bahria University.
  • Candidates are advised to CONFIRM THEIR ELIGIBILITY prior apply.
  • In case of annual system, eligibility will be determined on the basis of result in percentages.
  • In case of semester system, eligibility will be determined on the basis of CGPA obtained out of 4.00.
  • In case the result is shown both in CGPA and percentage, CGPA will be considered.

The academic eligibility of each program is elaborated as under:

 

Note:

  • MBA (2years), MBA (1.5 years), MBA (weekend) (2years) are being run under “Business Studies” department of “Bahria Business School” at Islamabad Campus.
  • MS Project Management (Weekend), MS Supply Chain Management (Weekend), MS in Finance, MS in Islamic Banking & Finance, MS Marketing & Sales (Weekend), MS Management Sciences (Weekend), M Phil Management Sciences) are being run under “Management Studies” department of “Bahria Business School” at Islamabad Campus.

MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

MBA (2 Years Morning/Evening/Weekend)
16 years education with the minimum of 50% marks or CGPA 2.5/4.0 in any discipline.

MBA (1.5 Year Morning/Evening/Weekend)

The candidates with BBA (4 Years), ACCA, CA, ACMA, B.Com (4 Years), BS ( A & F ), MCom and MPA with the minimum of 50% marks or CGPA 2.5/4.0 is eligible for admission

MS Finance (1.5 Years Weekend)

  • 16 years of business/relevant education, 50% marks in annual exams. 2.5/4.0 CGPA in semester system.
  • 16 years of non-business education will be required to do 30 credit hours of deficiency courses to become eligible for the MS Finance program.

MS Islamic Banking & Finance(1.5 Years )

  • The Application from duly filled and supported with relevant documents including attested copies of degrees/certificates should be submitted to the University admission office.
  • Applicant must have 16 years of Business / Management /relevant education/ equivalent degree with 2.5/4 CGPA or 50% marks
  • Applicant must have accepted GAT/GRE/ Bahria University entry test result at the time of admission.
  • Students with non-business background will take deficiency courses as per HEC rules.

MS in Management Sciences (1.5 Years Program) (Evening classes at Karachi Campus, Weekend classes at Islamabad Campus)

16 years education from HEC recognized educational universities / institutes, students with business / management sciences backgrounds with the minimum of 50% marks or CGPA 2.5/4.0 in a discipline. must pass Bahria University admission test. AND/OR NTS – GAT general with 50 Marks obtained in less than two years prior to admissions. (Polices of HEC shall apply as amended from time to time).

MS Project Management (1.5 Years Weekend)

Minimum 16 years of education from HEC recognized educational institutes in any discipline, CGPA 2.5/4.0 or 50% marks in non – CGPA Degree – GAT General with 50% Marks(is accepted but not mandatory). or 50% minimum passing marks in BU Entry Test.

MS Supply Chain Management (1.5 Years Weekend)

Students eligible for the MS Supply Chain Management should have 16 years of business background or commerce education with the minimum of 50% marks in non-CGPA degree or CGPA 2.5/4.0. GAT General with 50% Marks (is accepted but not mandatory).

Candidate without business background can be admitted after completing 30-36 credit hours deficiency courses from business domain as given below:

S No Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
1. ECO 110 Microeconomics 3
2. MGT 111 Principles of Management 3
3. ECO 121 Macroeconomics 3
4. MGT 242 Organizational Theory & Behavior 3
5. MGT 301 Business Law 3
6. HRM 353 Human Resource Management 3
7. FIN 202 Financial management 3
8. OPM 360 Operation & Production Management 3
9. SCM 360 Supply Chain Management 3
10. MKT 110 Principles of Marketing 3

MS Marketing & Sales

Applicant must have 16 years of Business or Management education/ equivalent degree with 2.5/4 CGPA or 50% marks. Students with non-business background will take deficiency courses as per HEC rules.

M.Phil in Management Sciences

16 years of education with Masters/Bachelors/ equivalent degree from an HEC recognized university in the relevant discipline/field of study with a minimum CGPA 2.5/4.0 or 50% marks where CGPA is not given.

GAT (Gen)/GRE (General) passed with minimum 50% marks or BU test (50% minimum passing marks). Result are to be submitted at the time of application in case of GAT (General) or GRE (General) or as prescribed by the University.

HEC’s attestation on the candidate’s local degrees (on the back of the original degrees). HEC’s equivalency certificate for the candidate’s foreign degrees.

MS Economics (2 Year)

  • Applicant must have 16 years of Economics / Finance / Banking /Accounting /Statistics /relevant education/ equivalent degree with 2.5/4 CGPA or 50% marks
  • Applicant must have clear GAT/GRE or Bahria University admission test.
  • Students with non-business background will take deficiency courses as per HEC rules.
  • HEC`s attestation on the candidate`s local degree (on the back of the original degree.
  • HEC`s equivalency certificate for the candidate`s foreign degree.

MS Maritime Trade & Logistics, MS Maritime Port & Shipping Management

16 years of education with Masters/Bachelors or equivalent degree from an HEC recognized university in the relevant discipline/field of study with a minimum CGPA 2.5/4.0 or 50% marks where CGPA is not given. GAT (Gen)/GRE (General) passed with minimum 50% marks or BU test (50% minimum passing marks). Result are to be submitted at the time of application in case of GAT (General) or GRE (General) or as prescribed by the University.

ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Applicants must provide:

  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to the applicant’s academic or professional capabilities.
  • HEC verification of all academic certificates / degrees

MS Data Science

HEC recognized 4 years Bachelor degree in CS/SE/CE/EE/IT/Statistics/Mathematics or equivalent with CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System).

OR

MIT/MCS/M.Sc. (Computer Science) / MPhil Mathematics/ MPhil Statistics or equivalent with CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System).

NTS GAT (General)/ GRE/ University entry test passed with 50% marks.

MS Computer Engineering

Four years degree in BS/BSE/BEE/BET/CS/CE/IT/M.Sc Applied Physics/Electronics/equivalent with minimum 130 Credit Hours and CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System).

MS Software Engineering, MS Engineering Management

Four Year degree as BS/BCE/BSE/BE/BSC (Hons) in Computer Sciences/Software Engineering/Computer Engineering/ Information Technology is required. A minimum of 130 credit hours in Bachelors and a CGPA of 2.5/4.0 or 50%Marks in annual system or MCS/M.Sc (Computer Science) with minimum CGPA 2.5/4.0 or 50% marks in annual system or BCS 3 Year degree program with minimum 130 credit hours, CGPA 2.5/4.0 or 50%marks in annual system.

MS Computer Science

4 years degree in HEC recognized 4 years Bachelor degree in CS/SE/CE/EE/IT or equivalent with CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System).

OR

MIT/MCS/M.Sc. (Computer Science) or equivalent with CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System).

NTS GAT (General)/ GRE/University entry test passed with 50% marks.

MS Telecom & Networking

4 years degree in BS/BSE/BEE/BET/BSCS/CE/IT/Electronics/equivalent with minimum 130 Cr Hrs and CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System). NTS-GAT (General) or GRE passed with 50% marks. Result of NTS-GAT (General) or GRE must be submitted within six months after the admission.

MS Information Security

HEC recognized 4 years Bachelor degree in CS/SE/CE/EE/IT or equivalent with CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System).

OR

MIT/MCS/M.Sc. (Computer Science) or equivalent with CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System).

NTS GAT (General)/GRE/University entry test passed with 50% marks.

MS Mathematics

4 years Bachelor degree in BS (Mathematics)/M.Sc (Mathematics) or equivalent, with minimum 130 Credit Hours and CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System). NTS-GAT (General) or GRE passed with 50% marks.

MS Electrical engineering (2 Year)

Four Year Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Computer or Allied Discipline with minimum CGPA 2.5/4.0 or 50% marks. Students will be required to complete deficiency in earned credit hours.

Graduates from other engineering disciplines or 16-year degree in Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or any related discipline may be eligible for this program, subject to passing the prerequisite courses with minimum GPA 3.0 of 4.0 in each course, as recommended by the departmental graduate committee at admission time.

EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

MS Geology

  1. The Master of Science (M.S.) study programs in geology and geophysics are available to students who meet the admission requirements of the Bahria University and hold B S. degree in Geology or Geophysics (4 years education after F. Sc.) or an equivalent degree from recognized institutions.
  2. An applicant must have obtained at least 50% marks in his / her B.S. degree level. or obtained a GPA of 2.50 or better (on a 4.00 scale) or equivalent.

MS Geophysics

  1. The Master of Science (M.S.) study programs in geology and geophysics are available to students who meet the admission requirements of the Bahria University and hold B S. degree in Geology or Geophysics (4 years education after F. Sc.) or an equivalent degree from recognized institutions.
  2. An applicant must have obtained at least 50% marks in his / her B.S. degree level. or obtained a GPA of 2.50 or better (on a 4.00 scale) or equivalent.

MS Environmental Sciences

Passed 16 years in relevant discipline (Earth Sciences/ Natural Sciences) with CGPA 2.5/4.0 or 50% marks.

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

MS International Relations

Candidates  must  hold  16  years  of  education  from  a  recognized  university  with  majors  in International Relations, Anthropology, Sociology, Development Studies, Political Science, Gender Studies, Behavioral Sciences and Pakistan Studies or in a related field. the students must have a minimum CGPA of 2.5/4.0 or 50% marks where CGPA is not given. The students must also clear an admission test taken under BU rules (passed with minimum 50% marks) and a board interview to get admission.

MS Applied Anthropology

Candidates with 16 years of education in Social/Natural Sciences and related disciplines having CGPA of 2.5/4.0 in the semester system, or 50% marks in the annual system. Candidate must pass the entry test of Bahria University or GAT general.

PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

M.Phil Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Organizational Psychology

For 1 year Programme: PMD in the relevant field of Psychology with a minimum of 50% marks (in annual system) or CGPA 2.5/4.0 (in semester system). GAT (General) with minimum 50% marks required at the time of admission.

For 2 years Programme: Minimum 16 years of education in the relevant field of Psychology with a minimum of 50% marks (in annual system) or CGPA 2.5/4.0 (in semester system). GAT (General) with minimum 50% marks required at the time of admission.

MS Clinical Psychology

Minimum 16 years of education in the relevant field of Psychology with a minimum of 50% marks (in annual system) or CGPA 2.5/4.0 (in semester system).  GAT (General) with minimum 50% marks required at the time of admission or University Test.

MEDIA STUDIES

MS Media Studies

16 years of education with Bachelors/ equivalent degree from HEC recognized university in Media Studies/ Political Science/ International Relations or any other discipline of Social Sciences with the minimum CGPA of 2.5/4.0 or 50% marks where CGPA is not given.

GAT (Gen)/ GRE (General) passed with the minimum 50% marks or BU test (50% minimum passing marks). Results are to be submitted at the time of application in case of GAT (General) or GRE (General) or as prescribed by the University.

HEC’s attestation on the candidate’s local degrees (on the back of the original degrees). HEC’s equivalency certificate for the candidate’s foreign degrees.

LAW

LLM

LL.B degree from Pakistan Bar Council (PBC)/ HEC recognized university/institute with minimum CGPA of 2.5/4.00 or 50% marks where CGPA is not given.

LL.M in International and Maritime Laws

LL.B degree from Pakistan Bar Council (PBC)/ HEC recognized university/institute with minimum CGPA of 2.5/4.00 or 50% marks where CGPA is not given.

Media Sciences

MPhil Anatomy, Pathology, Pharmacology

16 years of education with MBBS/BDS From PMDC/HEC recognized university/institution With Minimum CGPA 2.5/4.0 or 50% marks if CGPA is not given. HEC attestation on the candidate’s local degrees (on the back of original degrees), HEC equivalency certificate for the candidate’s foreign degrees, GAT General score with minimum 50% cumulative score or BU Test (50% minimum passing marks) Result to be submitted at the time of application in case of GAT (General) or GRE (General).

MPhil Biochemistry & physiology

16 years of education with MBBS/BDS/MSc Biochemistry/BS Biochemistry from PMC/HEC recognized university institute with minimum CGPA 2.5/4.0 OR 50% marks where CGPA is not given.
Completion of one year house job at PMC recognized institution.
Valid PMDC/PMC registration certificate.
HEC attestation on candidate’s local degree and cumulative transcript (at the back of original
degree & transcript)
Two years teaching experience in the relevant subject will be given preference.
NB: All mentioned certificates duly attested by HEC to be produced at the time of interview
otherwise candidate will become ineligible for selection process.

Islamic Studies

Minimum Entry Level:

4 years Bachelor degree in BS (Islamic Studies)/M.A (Islamic Studies) or equivalent with Shahda Al Almia (Wafaq ul Madaras) with HEC equivalence or 16 year education in any field (Qualifying in the admission test of BUIC).

Admission Criteria:

4 years Bachelor degree in BS (Islamic Studies)/ M.A (Islamic Studies) or equivalent with minimum 126 Credit Hours and CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) or 50% marks (Annual System). NTS-GAT (General) or GRE passed with 50% marks. As per BUIC policy.