Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Applications are invited for admission to Master’s programme Fall 2015

Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Applications are invited for admission to Master’s programme  Fall  2015

Applications are invited for admission to Master’s programme from the applicants who possess at least second class Bachelor or its equivalent from a recognized University in the following subjects on or before20-08-2015 by all means:

Biological Sciences
1. Animal Sciences
2. Biochemistry
3. Microbiology
4. Plant Sciences
5. Environmental Sciences
Social Sciences
1. Anthropology
2. Archaeology
3. Sociology
4. Defence & Strategic Studies
5. History
6. Gender Studies
7. Linguistics
8. Psychology
9. Pakistan Studies


  1. Applicants must possess a Bachelor or equivalent relevant degree at least in second division (45% marks) from a recognized University.
  2. An applicant must have studied the courses, if any, which are specified in the prospectus (provided alongwith admission form) as pre-requisite for admission to the subject seeking admission in.
  3. Age limit to admission is 26 years on 20-08-2015. Those, who are above the age of 26-years, shall not be eligible for admission in any programme of study of this University unless granted relaxation by the Vice-Chancellor for special reasons on recommendations of the Chairpersons/ Directors/ Heads of respective Departments.
  4. An applicant must pass entry test with at least 40% marks, (if required) for the subject seeking admission in. The subjects for which entry test is required are given below under the heading ‘ENTRY TEST.’
  5. An applicant who has either Bachelor degree or Higher Secondary School Certificate or both from a foreign institution, must obtain equivalence certificate from a competent authority and must get his/her grades converted in marks from a competent authority.


The following are not eligible for admission to Master’s programme:

  1. Those who have failed in Master’s Programme of this University;
  2. Those who have ceased to be the student of this University;
  3. Those who already possess a Master or an equivalent degree from this or any other University (exempted for applicants of Computer Science, Physics (Self-Finance);
  4. Students who are already on rolls of the M.Sc. Programme of this University or any other University.
  5. For Anthropology/Sociology, applicants with any degree of more than 14-years are not eligible.

How To Apply

  • The Prospectus with Admission Forms can be obtained from the Habib Bank Ltd, or Askari Bank Ltd., QAU Branches by paying a fee for Rs.2000/- during banking hours. OR
  • The Admission Forms can also be downloaded (click here to download ), alongwith a Challan of the Habib Bank Ltd. OR Askari Bank Ltd. amounting to Rs.2000/-.(click here to download )
  • The applicants are advised to deposit the same in the Habib Bank Ltd. OR Askari Bank Ltd. in favour of the Treasurer, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (throughout the country with bank charges, non-refundable).
  • The Bank Challan should be attached with the downloaded Admission Form alongwith other requisite documents, otherwise the application will not be entertained.

Subject Priorities

  • The applicants are advised to fill/opt the priorities carefully because once filled, the Subject Priorities shall not be changed in any case. An applicant can opt for a maximum of three priorities of subjects either on Regular OR on Self Finance and/or on both basis in the same subjects 3 (R) + 3 (S) =6.
  • The priorities of the subjects shall remain intact till the applicant gets admission against his/her first priority OR finalization of the admission process whichever is earlier. The dues/fee paid by the applicant, according to the earlier merit list shall automatically be shifted/adjusted accordingly if his/her name appears in a subsequent list (s) against the filled priorities;

Admissions On Regular (Regional Quota) And Self-Finance Basis

  • Admissions on Regular basis (Normal Fee) shall be granted strictly on merit subject to Provincial/Regional Quota.
  • A limited number of seats shall be filled on Self-Finance basis only on merit irrespective of Provincial/Regional Quota.
  • Merit shall be determined on the basis of academic performance in previous degrees and certificates without giving any credit to the score (s) in Entry Test.

Entry Tests

  • Applicants seeking admission in the following subjects are required to appear in the Entry Test on the date, time and venue mentioned below.
  • Applicants appearing in the Entry Test must bring original CNIC and Admission Form Receipt for identification.
  • Entry test is just for short-listing and its score shall not be counted to determine merit.
  • The Entry Test shall be conducted as per schedule given below: –
1. Psychology 24-08-15 09.30.A.M Monday National Institute of Psychology
2. Sociology 24-08-15 11.00.A.M Monday University Gymnasium
3. Defence & Strategic Studies 24-08-15 01.00.P.M Monday University Gymnasium

Equivalence Certificates And Conversion Of Grades Into Marks

Applicants having foreign certificates/degrees should provide equivalence certificates and conversion of the grades into marks from HEC, Islamabad for Bachelor level degrees and from Inter Board Committee for Matric and Intermediate levels. Certificates/Degrees with CGPA of local Universities/Institutions also require conversion of grades into marks from the Universities/Institutions concerned in Pakistan.

Display Of Merit Lists

S.# Description DATE
5. DISPLAY OF 5TH MERIT LIST (if required) 23-09-2015

Hostel Accommodation

  • The University Hostel accommodations will be provided on availability of seats.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance
The University is providing scholarships/financial assistance to the deserving Pakistani National students seeking Admission at Master’s programme of the University in collaboration with the Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal, HEC/USAID and other donor agencies. For detail please visit QAU scholarship page. Scholarships are available in the University subject to the following conditions: –

    • The Scholarship will be provided only to the poor and deserving Pakistani National students.
    • The authenticity of the information can be verified by cross-checking of the data provided.
    • The scholarship will be offered up to the level of funds available and number of slots provided by donor agencies.

Application Procedure

  • The applicant can obtain/send the Need Base Scholarship Form to the office of the Financial Assistance Room No.17, Admin. Block, QAU, Islamabad (Phone No.051-90644030-05190644091) OR directly download form QAU or HECwebsite.The duly filled HEC-need base Scholarship & USAID Funded Merit & Scholarship Forms should be submitted to Scholarship Office with the supporting documents at the time of submission of QAU form or the date announced by the office of Students Financial Assistance (OSFA) QAU separately.
  • The QAU will review the applications and only short-listed candidates will be called for the interview.


  1. In case of incorrect/misleading information or concealment of facts, the University shall have a right to refuse/ cancel the admission and expel the applicant (student) from the University;
  2. The admitted students will have to submit their original Migration Certificates from the institution last attended within 15-days from the date of admission;
  3. To avoid any inconvenience please attach all the required documents (in triplicate) with the admission forms within stipulated time/period. However, the last date to submit left-over documents such as B.A/B.Sc. Result Cards/Domicile etc. along with the required fee amounting to Rs.1000/- is 26-08-2015;(click here to download undertaking)
  4. Data of all applicants shall be available on the University website on 21-08-2015;and will be refreshed on 23-08-2015;
  5. Please contact QAU Admissions Information Centre at the back of Askari Bank, QAU Branch by e-mail (admissions@qau.edu.pk) or by phone No. 051-90642036, to rectify the errors/ mistakes in the data, if any, by 23-08-2015 at the latest;
  6. The Admission Forms sent by Post/Courier/TCS must reach in the University on or before 20-08-2015; No Admission Form will be received after due date in any case;
  7. No call letter shall be sent separately for written test or interview; applicants are advised to visit the QAU Website frequently.

Important Instructions

  1. For information regarding admissions and submission of application forms etc. please contact: QAU Admissions Information Centre at the back of Askari Bank, QAU Branch.
  2. For sending any type of document by post/courier, the address must be
QAU Admissions Information Centre At The Back Of Askari Bank, Qau Branch, Quaid-I-Azam University, (45320) Islamabad

BPP University, UK Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship

BPP University, UK Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship

The Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship is open to any student who has applied to study an undergraduate or postgraduate BPP University programme.

How much is the scholarship worth?

The Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships covers the full cost of tuition and is valid for the duration of your programme.

Am I eligible?

To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • have applied to study an undergraduate or postgraduate programme at BPP University;
  • be a first generation student entering higher education (i.e. first higher education student in your family);
  • meet the admission requirements for the relevant programme;
  • be able to demonstrate academic excellence;
  • show a clear commitment towards a career within the relevant profession.

How much is the scholarship worth?

The Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships covers the full cost of tuition and is valid for the duration of your programme.

Scholarship dates and duration

There are three Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships available each year:

  • September intake (one available): Closing date for applications is 5pm on 1 July
  • January intake (one available): Closing date for applications is 5pm on 1 October
  • May intake (one available): Closing date for applications is 5pm on 1 February

How to apply?

To apply for this scholarship please download the Application Form indicating which programme you are applying for and submit it together with your 500 word summary detailing why you should be considered for the scholarship, demonstrating your commitment to your chosen career, together with your academic record to date. Then email your application touniversityscholarships@bpp.com.

University of Victoria New Zealand Doctoral Scholarships

University of Victoria  New Zealand Doctoral Scholarships

Victoria Doctoral Scholarships – application information

Application form available here. Full regulations can be downloaded here.

History or background of award
To encourage postgraduate research Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline.

Purpose of award
These Scholarships are intended to encourage and support doctoral study (PhD) at Victoria University of Wellington. As part of the requirements of this Scholarship, the recipient is expected to contribute 150 hours per annum to the academic life of the School in which they undertake study. The purpose of this contribution is to provide them with an insight into the work undertaken by, and the expectations placed on, the academic community in the University. It also provides an opportunity to develop enduring relationships with the School. This contribution may be as a tutor, research assistant, laboratory demonstrator or supervisor, or teaching assistant.

Selection criteria
The Scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enrol full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University. It is important to read the scholarship regulations available from the link above before application.

Applicants with Victoria University ‘offers of study’ of who are current Victoria University doctoral students must apply on the application form available from the link at the top of this webpage.

Please note: In most cases the process for applying for doctoral (PhD) study at Victoria and applying for a Victoria Doctoral Scholarship is one process. From 1 January 2010, for new doctoral (PhD) applicants there will be one application process for admission to the doctoral programme and University and for doctoral scholarships. The combined application form is available on the Faculty of Graduate Research Website www.victoria.ac.nz/fgr/prospective-phds/scholarships.aspx

Please note: Although funding applications will be considered from full time students seeking scholarship support for a doctoral degree for which they are already enrolled at Victoria, if you have applied for a Victoria PhD scholarship in the past, you must provide updated or additional information to apply for a second round. Such applications must be accompanied by clear strong support from supervisors.

Number of awards offered
35 each round

$23,500 stipend annually + tuition fees. Conditions apply see the regulations for details.

Tenure of award
Scholarships will normally be tenable for three years. For a student who has already been enrolled for a Doctorate at Victoria for more than three months at the time when the offer of a Scholarship is made, the maximum length of tenure of the Scholarship will be reduced at the discretion of the Research Scholarships Committee.

Closing dates for applications
Sunday 01 November 2015
1 March, 1 July and 1 November

How do students apply?
Application forms for new doctoral(PhD) students are available from the Faculty of Graduate Research
Website link http://www.victoria.ac.nz/fgr/prospective-phds/applying.aspx

Application forms for current doctoral students or those with an ‘offer of study’ are available from the links above.
Scholarship regulations covering both groups of applicants are also available from the links above.

Decision makers
The University Research Scholarships Committee, a sub-committee of the University Research Council

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Offers of Victoria PhD Scholarships will be made approximately six weeks after each closing date in March, July and November of the year of application. Because some applicants may in the event decline the offer of a Scholarship with the result that further offers have to be made, it is possible that some applicants will not be finally notified of the success or otherwise of their applications three months after application. Please provide a clear and correct email address.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Scholarship recipients must sign a Postgraduate Scholarships Contract agreeing to abide by the attached regulations. Recipients shall be required to devote themselves full-time to their programme of research during the tenure of the scholarship and may not hold a position of emolument without the approval of the University Scholarships Committee. Approval may be given for scholarship recipients to undertake paid employment (usually tutoring) for up to a further 400 hours in addition to their contribution in any one calendar year. All requests to undertake part-time employment must be supported in writing by the supervisor.
Once the period of tenure of a scholarship has commenced, the University Scholarships Committee may, at its sole discretion, grant a scholarship recipient a deferment of their scholarship for a period not exceeding one year. In most cases such a deferment will coincide with a formal suspension from their doctoral enrolment.
A scholarship shall be terminated if a scholarship recipient ceases to resume the aforesaid programme of research within one month of the last day of the period of the deferment.

Additional information
Applicants, other than those who have completed all of their study at Victoria, must include a certified copy of their academic record from other institutions with this application. Applicants whose degree has been conferred at any university other than a New Zealand University will be considered in two categories:
Category 1 – applicants from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Germany or Australia must supply an original or certified copy of their university transcript.
Category 2 – applicants from any other country must have their transcript verified and assessed with a course by course evaluation by the educational evaluators: Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)

Who else has information about this award?
Information on applying to do a Doctorate at Victoria University of Wellington and apply for funding to do so is also available from:

General information about doctoral study is also available from this website.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

The Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Phone: (04) 463 5113 or (04)463 5557
E-mail: scholarships-office@vuw.ac.nz
Application Forms for New Doctoral (PhD) students
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Wellington 6140