Aga Khan University Admission

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

The PhD programme in the Faculty of Health Sci​ences (FHS) at Aga Khan University is central to its mission of producing research-based knowledge that is rele​vant to the developing world and which will have impact. With this a​im in view,​ a ​​graduate programme in Health Sciences was implemented at AKU in Octo​ber 1999. 

The PhD in Health Sciences programme is accredited by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan. ​​​​This is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary programme with four specialities / streams. 

  • Biological Sciences 
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Nursing ​
  • Population and Public Health

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Admissions are open for 2022-2023 cycle. The last date for submission of applications is April 28

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 must have 18 years of education including a MS/MPhil or equivalent degree based on a minimum of 30 credits after 16 years of education. A minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0 in the Semester System) or First Division (in the Annual System) in MS / MPhil / FCPS / FRCP / 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. 

DisciplineMinimum Eligibility Requirement
​Biological Sciences​​MS / MPhil / Equivalent
​Clinical Sciences​FCPS / Equivalent
​Nursing​MSN / MScN / MPhil-Nursing
​Population and Public Health​MS / MPhil / Equivalent​

​For more details please refer to the Admis​​sion Information​ document.

For ​further information you can reach us at:Graduate Programme Admission Office
Office of the RegistrarAga Khan University (School of Nursing and Midwifery Building) ​​
Stadium Road, Karachi 74800
Tel: +92 21 3486 5456 / 5173