The Department of Electrical Engineering offers following programs:
- Sc. in Electrical Engineering
- Sc. in Electrical Engineering
- D. in Electrical Engineering
B.Sc. Electrical Engineering:
- Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
The graduates of B. Sc. Electrical Engineering program will become professionals who will:
PEO-1: Serve competently in national and international industry or academia by showing excellent skills and knowledge in the field of Electrical Engineering
PEO-2: Exhibit the quest for learning and initiative through elevation in education or growth in professional status
PEO-3: Demonstrate commitment to ethical practices, community service and societal contribution
- F. Sc. (Pre-Engineering) or equivalent with minimum 60% marks.
- Entry Test.
- 3 years Post Matric Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with minimum 60% marks (Only against reserved seats for DAE’s).
- Entry Test.
Program Duration and Degree Requirements
Each candidate for the B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering degree is required to successfully earn 136 credit hours within 8-14 semesters. In addition, each student is required to secure at least 60% cumulative percentage and a minimum 2.5/4.0 CGPA on the completion of his/her degree requirements.
M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
The MSc and PhD in Electrical Engineering at MUST focuses to help students to develop the confidence to work as professionals and be ready to explore new research dimensions of the discipline as a researcher.
- Acquire in-depth knowledge and abilities with quality advanced education in the chosen area of specialization of Electrical Engineering. (Quality Education)
- Identify and solve engineering problems by conducting intensive research and development to create better engineering solutions and present results in scientific forums to contribute to the advancement of science and technology. (Advanced Studies).
- Innovate and engage by continuous professional development in response to meeting individual goals as well as develop lifelong learning habits and abilities to solve various traditional and contemporary issues in Electrical Engineering. (Lifelong Learning)
Full Time: Minimum Semesters = 3; Maximum Semester = 8
Credit Hours = 30; Semester Duration = 18 Weeks
16 Weeks Teaching; 2 Week Examination
Consent by the supervisor duly approved by the Chairperson and Dean Faculty shall be required for extension to 5th-6th semesters for regular and 7th to 10th semester for part time students, if required.
A candidate must successfully complete 24 credit hours of course work and 06 credit hours of research work with overall minimum CGPA of 2.5/4.0 for obtaining the degree.
PhD in Electrical Engineering
- Offer rigorous and innovative engineering education and training for the development of research-level scholars in the chosen area of specialization of Electrical Engineering. (Quality Education)
- Prepare graduates to identify and solve engineering problems by critically thinking, analyzing, and making decisions to create better engineering solutions that give due consideration to national as well as global issues in society and the environment. (Advanced Studies)
- Innovate and engage by committing to lifelong learning by embracing global challenges and opportunities to solve various traditional and contemporary issues to make a positive impact in the society. (Lifelong Learning)
A candidate must:
(a) Have passed 18-years education with following minimal grades:
For admission in PhD programs, a minimum CGPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0 in the semester system) or First Division (in the annual system) in the most recent degree obtained is required, whether such was degree obtained from Pakistani or foreign universities. The candidates must have passed the GAT subject test or any other test as required by the University.
- Admissions will be granted on open merit basis (there is no quota seat).
- A candidate shall be selected on the basis of cumulative merit to be determined from his/ her past academic record and achievements in the written tests conducted by the Controller of Examinations and Interview by Admission Committee of the concerned discipline.
- The allocation of marks for determining merit shall be as follows:
Academic Record 55 marks
Admission Test 35 marks
Interview 10 marks
PhD Degree Requirements:
The HEC has prescribed minimum criteria for the award of PhD Degrees. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that those who have been certified to have received the highest level of education in a particular field, and will perform consequential functions in society as teachers, researchers or experts, have truly invested their time and effort in developing a thorough understanding of that field of study. For the avoidance of doubt, the criteria in this section provides only the minimum requirements for completion, and universities are free to establish their own framework for the award of PhD degrees that may vary by discipline, provided it satisfies the minimum conditions set forth in this section.
Coursework and Residency Requirement. The following requirements shall be fulfilled before the award of a PhD Degree:
- a) The student shall complete coursework of at least 18 credit hours of which the majority shall be fulfilled through regular classes (i.e., classes that are taught on campus by fulltime faculty members of the university).
Following the completion of coursework, every PhD student shall be required to pass a comprehensive examination in order to be granted candidacy as PhD researcher; provided that if the student fails to pass the comprehensive test, he or she shall be allowed one more attempt to take the test.
Doctoral Dissertation. Each PhD researcher shall be required to write a doctoral dissertation that meets the following minimum criteria:
- a) The PhD dissertation shall be supervised by a faculty member who holds a PhD (or equivalent) degree and is an HEC approved supervisor. At the time of appointment as supervisor, the faculty member shall be a full-time faculty member of the university in which the student is enrolled.
- b) In addition to the PhD committee members, the PhD dissertation must be evaluated by at least two external experts who may be either (i) Pakistan-based Distinguished National Professors, Meritorious Professors, or Tenure Track Professors, or (ii) PhD experts from academically advanced countries (approved list of academically advanced countries for evaluation of PhD Dissertation is provided in Annex 4.4(b)); provided, however, that if the PhD candidate publishes his or her dissertation research in a peer reviewed journal that is classified by the HEC as category X or above, the PhD dissertation will only require evaluation by one external expert.
- c) A plagiarism test in accordance with the HEC’s Plagiarism Policy must be conducted on the dissertation before its submission to the external experts.
- d) An open defense of the dissertation is required after positive evaluation of the dissertation by the committee members.
Research Publication. Each PhD researcher shall be required to publish at least one research paper as its first author during his or her doctoral studies in an HEC approved Y category (or above) journal for the award of PhD degree.
Reporting Requirements. The following documents shall be submitted to the HEC following the completion of studies:
- a) A duly filled completion form shall be sent to the HEC from the Office of the Controller of Examinations of the university notifying the HEC that the PhD scholar has completed all the requirements for the award of the PhD degree (see Form 4.6(a)).
- b) A copy of PhD Dissertation for including in PhD Country Directory and for attestation of the PhD degree by the HEC. c) A duly filled Proforma for the PhD Country Directory, signed by the Principal Supervisor, Controller of Examination and the Vice Chancellor (or Rector).
Degree Completion Timeline.
The PhD degree shall be awarded by universities after a minimum of three (3) years and not more than eight (8) years after the enrolment of the student; provided that for students who are unable to complete the program within eight (8) years, the university may designate a competent authority to determine whether the delay was caused by circumstances beyond the student’s control, and if so, grant an extension in such exceptional circumstances; provided further that in no event shall the PhD degree be awarded more than ten (10) years after the enrolment of the student in the program. The date of notification of the award of the PhD degree subsequent to the PhD defense shall be considered to be the date of the completion of PhD studies.
Award of MS/MPhil Degrees on the basis of PhD Studies. If a student successfully completes the full set of requirements for the award of an MS/MPhil (or equivalent) degree during the course of their PhD studies, the university may award the applicable degree to such students upon completion of the relevant requirements.
Studentship is offered in various funded research projects.
The duration of the degree is 3 years minimum.