How To Apply

Graduate (MS & PhD) Admissions

Fall 2024 Semester 

Applications are invited for admission to the graduate programs leading to MS and Ph.D. degrees as per the schedule below.

Applications DeadlineJune 12, 2024
Admission TestJuly 25, 2024
Interviews (Online)July 30-31, 2024
Session StartsSeptember 02, 2024

Application Procedure and Admission Requirements

The following materials must be submitted along with the application form for admission:

  1. Send a printed copy of online application form along with the following supporting material (Click here for online application form)
  2. Original receipt of application processing fee Rs. 3,000/- (nonrefundable) drawn on any online branch of Habib Bank Ltd. A/C No. 19790000085901.
  3. Attested copy of the result card: GRE/HAT Test (if any).
  4. Attested copies of:
    1. O-Level/SSC Certificate and DMC
    2. A-Level/HSSC Certificate and DMC
    3. BSc/BS Degree and Transcript
    4. MSc/MS/MPhil Degree and Transcript
  5. Two letters of recommendation: signed by the referee (class teacher of the last Institution attended) to vouch for the applicant’s academic record and performance. Click here to Download the Recommendation Letter
  6. Research proposal (for PhD Applicants only)
  7. Statement of purpose (for MS Applicants only): A one-page summary outlining the applicant’s previous research and/or his/her practical experience. He/she should also indicate his/her academic and research interests at GIK Institute and work interests after getting his/her degree.

Important note for submission of application form: 

i.  Application will not be processed if it is late, Incomplete, or unaccompanied by any of the above-mentioned document(s).

ii. Use only A-4 size paper for all documents.

iii.  Clip all documents in the above-mentioned order.

iv.  Do not staple or fold any document. Use a proper paper clip and an A-4 envelope.

v.  Mention the application for MS/PhD with the name of the degree program on top of the envelope.

Assessment Criteria

Admission Test

Candidates have to pass one of the following:

  1. GRE (General)
  2. HEC-ETC General
  3. GIKI Admission Test (to be conducted in physical mode at GIK Institute)
    • Pattern & Syllabus similar to GRE General


Short-listed candidates will be required to appear for an Online Interview (Zoom/Skype)

Intra-disciplinary Programs

Prospective students can pursue interdisciplinary admissions by meeting specific criteria. These include demonstrating a strong interest in an interdisciplinary program, completing 6-9 credit hours of deficiency courses, and obtaining approval from the admission committee in addition to fulfilling the institute’s admission requirements. The applicant should pass the GRE Subject/equivalent test with a minimum of 50% marks in the discipline of admission.

Transfer with Advanced Standing

A maximum of 6 credit hours (for PhD) and 9 credit hours (for MS) graduate work done at some PEC accredited and HEC recognized Institution may be transferred with the recommendation of the faculty, provided that;

  • The work fits into a logical program for the degree
  • The transfer is approved by the office of graduate studies
  • A minimum of grade B has been earned.

Contact Information

Completed application form to be addressed to the contact given below:

Graduate Admissions Office

GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology
Topi, District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Tel: (0938) 281026, Ext. 2450

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