PhD Computer Science

Become part of a vibrant and dynamic community of researchers and academics by pursuing PhD Computer Science at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University. Here at the Department of Computer Science, our highly-qualified faculty provide in-depth support via a structured program of training and supervision.

We encourage students to come up with innovative ideas and develop the same into research results, software solutions, and hardware systems.

The program is intended to foster high-quality and advanced research so as to meet society’s demand for high-caliber professionals who are knowledgeable and well versed with the latest technologies and can provide a leading role in academia as well as in the industry. A due emphasis has been placed on the applied and industrial aspects of the research.

The candidate is expected to undertake a complete research thesis that proves the ability of the candidate to generate a piece of original knowledge to demonstrate a significant contribution in his/her field of study.

Admission Requirements

  • MS degree in relevant discipline. Relevancy shall be established by the Graduate Admission Committee.
  • Minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0 (Semester 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:

Activity Prefered Time Maximum
Course Work 02 Semesters 03 Semesters
Comprehensive Exam 03 Semesters 05 Semesters
Synopsis Qualification 04 Semesters 05 Semesters
Thesis Submission 06 Semesters 10 Semesters