Admissions Test Criteria

  1. For MS/MPhil admission test (equivalent: NTS-GAT-General), there are 100 MCQs. Each question is presented with four answer options. Only one of which is correct. The test carries 100 marks and allowed time is 120 minutes.
  2. The test comprises of three sections, (1) Verbal Reasoning (2) Quantitative Reasoning and (3) Analytical Reasoning. However, the actual percentage of each of three, as shown below, is different faculties for which one seeks admission.

Category

Test Type

Verbal Reasoning

Quantitative Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning

Total

BU MS Test A Business & Engineering Students

35%

35%

30%

100%

BU MS Test B Humanities & Social Sciences Students

50%

30%

20%

100%

BU MS Test C Biological & Related Sciences Students

45%

35%

20%

100%

For PhD admission test (equivalent: NTS-GAT-Subject), there are 100 MCQs. Each question is presented with four answer options. Only one of which is correct. The test carries 100 marks and allowed time is 120 minutes.

The test distribution is as follows:

Test Contents:

  1. General Section = 30% of the Total Test
  2. Subject Section = 70% of the Total Test

Area of General Section:

  1. English (Verbal) = 15%
  2. Analytical Reasoning = 15%

PhD Admission Test: Distribution of Subsection of Subject (70%)

Management Sciences

Sr. No.

Core Areas

Percentage

1

Finance

10%

2

Accounting

10%

3

Marketing

15%

4

Management

15%

5

Quantitative Techniques

15%

6

Business Research Methods

15%

7

Business Communication and Report Writing

10%

8

Economics

10%

Total:

100%

Electrical Engineering

Sr. No.

Core Areas

Percentage

1

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

40%

2

Power

15%

3

Control Systems

10%

4

Electronics

10%

5

Telecommunications

06%

6

Computer

10%

7

Engineering Maths

09%

Total:

100%

Computer Engineering

Sr. No.

Core Areas

Percentage

1

Computer Architecture and Organization

10%

2

Electronic Devices and Circuits

5%

3

Operating Systems

10%

4

Discrete Structure

5%

5

Data Structure and Algorithms

5%

6

Computer Networks and Communications

10%

7

Programming Paradigms and Language

5%

8

Software Engineering

5%

9

Database Management Systems

5%

10

Digital Logic Design

5%

11

Microprocessor Systems and Interfacing

5%

12

Digital System Design

5%

13

5%

14

Signals and Systems

5%

15

Embedded Systems

5%

16

Human Computer Interaction

5%

17

Social and Professional Issues

5%

Total:

100%

Computer Science
S.No Core Areas Percentage
1. Programing Fundamentals 06%
2. Object Oriented Paradigm 05%
3. Discrete Structures 05%
4. Data Structure and algorithm 09%
5. Digital logic and Computer organization 06%
6. Operating systems 06%
7. Database systems 07%
8. Software Engineering & Development 05%
9. Computer communication & network 06%
10. Computer architecture & Assembly language 08%
11. Theory of automata and formal languages 08%
12. Analysis of algorithms 10%
13. Artificial Intelligence 07%
14. System programing 05%
15. Numerical computing 05%
  Total 100%