Aga Khan University Admission

Aga Khan University Admission For Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education

The three-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education programme is designed for professionals who are keen to improve the quality of education by asking critical questions, designing innovative methods of inquiry, producing usable knowledge for education practitioners, policy makers and s​ch​olars.​

Programme ​Features​​​​

  • Recognised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan
  • Highly selective, critical and rigorous​
  • Designed in collaboration with experts from University of Toronto, Canada and Oxford University, UK​​
  • Offered in a vibrant research environment where national and international scholars share their research findings regularly and interact with students

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Admissions are open for 2022-2023 cycle. The last da​te for submission of applications is April 28, 2022. ​

Candidates are required to apply online​. For assistance in completing the online application, please go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or Understand the Online Process​.

Eligibility Criteria

​Candidates who have at least two-years of full-time teaching / research / leadership / educational development experience and have 18 years of qualification in “Education” including a Master’s or equivalent degree with course and research work based on a minimum of 30 credits after 16 years of undergraduate degree. A minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0 in the Semester System) or First Division (in the Annual System) in MPhil / MS in Education / Equivalent degree is required. 

The University may request for additional documents to better understand and evaluate applicant’s eligibility as per University and regulatory body requirements.

​For more details please refer to the Admission Information​ document.

For further information you can reach us at​:
Office of the Registrar
Aga K​​han University
Institute for Educational Development​
1-5/B-VII F.B. Area, Karim​​abadKarachi-75950, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-36347611-4 (Ext. 8633)​