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PhD Electrical Engineering

The PhD program in Electrical Engineering is designed to foster research in the fields of:

  • Control Systems
  • Signal Processing
  • Communication and Networking
  • Microelectronics
  • RF Engineering

The PhD program in Computer Engineering is designed to foster research in the fields of:

  • Computer Architecture and Digital Design
  • Telecommunications
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Vision

The department has got close liaison WITH industry and R&D organizations to support its research activities. A PhD scholar can complete the program by opting either full time or part time studentship. A full time student is expected to complete the program in 3-4 years while a part time student can complete it in 3-5 years.

Admission Requirements

  • MS degree in relevant discipline*
  • Minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System)
  • Admission Test / HEC approved Test
  • Interview

Degree Requirements

A PhD candidate shall be awarded degree on successful completion of the following requirements:

  • 18 Cr. Hrs. Course Work with minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00.
  • 30 Cr. Hrs. Research Work
  • Comprehensive Examination (written and oral)
  • Synopsis Defence
  • Publication /Acceptance of at least one research paper in ISI impact factor journal.
  • Thesis Foreign Evaluation
  • Local Defense

PhD scholars are required to comply with the following timeline:

ActivityPreffered TimeMaximum
Course Work2 Semesters3 Semesters
Comprehensive Exam 3 Semesters5 Semesters
Synopsis Qualification 4 Semesters 6 Semesters
Thesis Submission 6 Semesters 10 Semesters

* Relevancy shall be established by the Graduate Admission Committee.