Admission Guidelines
 

General Rules and Regulations for Admissions

The following postgraduate degree programs are being offered.

  1. M.Sc. (Wetland Management)
  2. M.Phil
  3. Ph.D

M.Sc. (Wetland Management)

Duration for M. Sc (Wetland Management)

  1. The duration of the course for the Degree of Master of Sciences (M.Sc.)  shall  be  four semesters.
  2. The medium of instruction and examination shall be English.

Eligibility

Minimum 2nd Div. with 50% marks according to annual system or minimum CGPA 2.50/4.00 according to the semester system from a recognized University in B.Sc with Zoology, Botany etc and B.Sc. Forestry.

M.Phil

Duration for M.Phil

  1. The duration of the course for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in full residence shall not be less than four semesters and more than six semesters for whole time students and not less than six semesters for the University employees admitted as part time students.
  2. The durations of the course for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) for part time students shall not be less than six semesters and more than ten semesters.
  3. The medium of instruction and examination shall be English.
      Min  Max
    Full Time Student 4 6
    Part Time Student 6 10

     Eligibility

16 years of schooling or 4 years education (130 credit hours) after HSSC /F.A /F.Sc./Grade 12 equivalents. Minimum 2nd Div. with 50% marks according to annual system or minimum CGPA 2.50/4.00 according to the semester system from a recognized University in related field of study. GAT (General) Test by NTS: Candidates will have to clear GAT (General) Test by  NTS before the last date of submission of applications.

Graduate Assessment Test (GAT) by NTS (50%cummulative score) is mandatory for admission to M.Phil.

M.Phil degree program is being offered in the disciplines of :

Lahore Campus

Pharmacology & Toxicology, Physiology, Anatomy & Histology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Forensic Sciences, Pharmaceutics, Microbiology, Pathology, Parasitology, Theriogenology, Clinical Medicine, Surgery, Epidemiology & Public Health and Food & Nutrition.  

Ravi Campus Pattoki

Animal Nutrition, Poultry Production, Livestock Management, Animal Breeding & Genetics, Dairy Technology Fisheries & Aquaculture and Wildlife & Ecology.

Ph.D.

Duration for Ph.D

The duration of the course for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, in full residence shall not be less than six semesters and more than ten semesters for whole-time students. In case of University employees admitted as part time students, the duration shall not be less than ten semesters and more than fourteen semesters.

  Min  Max
Full Time Student 6 10
Part Time Student 10 14

 

Eligibility

The candidates must have Master's degree (M.Sc. Hons./M.Phil) in related field of study with minimum of 1st  Division according to annual system or not less than CGPA 3.00/4.00 according to semester system from HEC recognized universities. Candidates will have to clear GRE subject test which will be arranged by university. Qualifying score 70% or GAT subject test by NTS in all disciplines qualification score 60% except these two subjects (Molecular Biology & Biotechnology and Biochemistry) requiring International GRE test.

Ph.D. degree program is being offered in the disciplines of:

Lahore Campus:

Pharmacology & Toxicology, Physiology, Anatomy & Histology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Pathology, Parasitology, Theriogenology, Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology Public Health and Food & Nutrition.

Ravi Campus Pattoki:

Animal Nutrition, Livestock Management, Animal Breeding & Genetics, Poultry Production, Dairy Technology, Wildlife & Ecology and Fisheries & Aquaculture,.

  1. The employees of the Government/other agencies nominated for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at this University shall have to take leave to pursue studies as a regular student, failing which he/she shall not be admitted.
  2. The supervisors of Ph.D. students shall submit a report with regard to each Ph.D. student showing general progress particularly in research. Such report shall be submitted on prescribed form after each semester to the Advanced Studies and Research Board through the Chairman of the Department/Dean/Director concerned.

    (Explanation: In case their progress is not satisfactory, they will be called during next semester to justify for the delay. In case their explanation, in the opinion of the Advanced Studies and Research Board is not found satisfactory, appropriate orders including cancellation of admission shall be passed by the Board).
  3. The medium of instruction and examination shall be English.

There will also be a Supplementary Semester of 8 to 10 weeks each year as part of an academic year which shall be optional. Students, who desire to take up deficiency courses as approved in their course work programs, failed courses and the courses in which they are allowed to improve' C' grade under the rules, may enroll during this session. It shall not count towards residential requirements

Nominations for Admission to Postgraduate Degree Programs

The candidates/nominees will have to apply through proper channel. Nominations received after the due dates will not be entertained. Nominees will also have to qualify the GAT (General) for M.Phil and GRE (Subject) test for Ph.D

Submission of Application

Application forms  and prospectus can be downloaded from the university website www.uvas.edu.pk, but an amount of Rs. 500/- per form will have to be paid at the time of submission of application form (at Habib Bank Ltd, Civil Branch, Lahore in Account No. 01277900351801 or in the form of Bank Draft in the name of Treasurer, UVAS, Lahore. )
Applications complete in all respect should reach in the office of the Director, Advanced Studies UVAS, Lahore within the prescribed period of time as notified by the University. Incomplete application or those received after due date, shall not be entertained and be rejected without any notice.

Note:
Admission is offered in those Departments which are mentioned in the advertisement.

 
 
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