The PhD in Biosciences is minimum 3 years program that requires completing a total of 48 credit hours. The maximum time limit to complete the PhD degree is 8 years. Maximum course load for a semester is 3 courses (9 credit hours).
The following is the break-up of the 48-credit hour courses:
A candidate with MA/MS/MBA/MPhil or any other equivalent degree with minimum 17.5 years of formal university education in the relevant field from HEC recognized local or foreign university may apply for direct admission in a PhD program.
To apply for admission in PhD program the candidate must have minimum 3.0 CGPA, cleared the admission test and interview, and have passed GRE/ GAT (subject) with minimum 60% score.
You need to complete 48 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://szabist.edu.pk/ph-d/
Followed by successfully completion of the course work, Comprehensive Examination is required to pass in order to acquire PhD Candidacy after which research period starts. The entire research work is carried out under the supervision of the PhD supervisor which is assigned and approved as per the university procedure. The complete research work is required to be submitted in the form of a “Dissertation” after a minimum period of two years.