Admission Process

KUST offers admission on merit basis under different categories.  Candidates are required to apply for admission when the admissions are open using the following guidelines:

Admission Procedure/ Rules for Bachelor/ BS (4 year), Pharm-D, Master and B.Ed Programmes

  1. The admissions in studies programmes of Bachelor/BS (04 Year), Bachelor of Engineering and Pharm-D (after FA/F.Sc/Equivalent), Master programmes (after BA/B.Sc/Equivalent), B.Ed (after; B.A/ B.Sc/ Equivalent) and M.Ed (after B.Ed) will be advertised in the National Press by the Directorate of Academics alongwith eligibility criteria and will be open for both sex having domicile of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), FATA and the areas for which seats are reserved.
  2. Applications for admissions shall be submitted (by the eligible candidates) to the office of the concerned Department/ Institute/ Centre on the prescribed form (available in the prospectus) on or before the last date of form submission. The application form must be supported by the attested photocopies of the previously obtained Certificates/Degrees/DMCs, valid result card of NAT/ ETEA, Domicile, CNIC of the candidate and of his/her father/guardian and any other documents as mentioned in the advertisement or as mentioned in the prescribed application form.
  3. The candidates seeking admission in Bachelor of Engineering Programmes must fulfill the eligibility criteria for the programmes and have passed the Entrance Test for Engineering, conducted by ETEA of the Govt of KP for the current academic year with at least 33% marks.
    1. The candidates seeking admissions in Bachelor/BS (04 year) and Pharm-D Program must fulfill the eligibility criteria for the programmes and have passed either the Entrance Test of the current year, conducted by ETEA of the Govt of KP for engineering and medical programme with 33% marks & 40% respectively or NAT conducted by NTS Islamabad with 40% marks and result valid upto the last date of form submission.
    2. The candidates seeking admissions in Master programs, M.Ed (1 year), M.Ed (2 year) and B.Ed programmes must fulfill the eligibility criteria for the program and have passed the Entrance Test NAT with 40% marks and the result valid up to the last date of form submission.
    3. The candidate may apply for admission to more than one program on separate application form if he/she is eligible for that program.
  4. An applicant who is serving in government/ semi government/ autonomous/ corporation etc will submit application- form through proper channel alongwith relevant documents including NOC from parent department. After the confirmation of admission, such candidates will have to furnish approval of study leave for the entire duration of the program.
  5. The reserved seats (other then FATA) shall be filled up by the candidates who are nominated by the concerned authority and have the minimum eligibility including passing of relevant entrance test.
  6. The candidates who are applying on the basis of open merit/ quota should clearly mention the same in the prescribed column of the application form.
  7. After the closing date of form submission, the concerned Departmental Admission Committee shall scrutinize the application forms and shall prepare merit list as per following weightage/ formulae:

 

DETERMINATION OF MERIT for 4 years programs

  1. FOR ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

A 10% weightage to the percent marks in SSC/Equivalent

B 50% weightage to the percent marks HSSC/Equivalent

C 40% weightage to the percent marks in Entrance Test (ETEA)

Merit = A + B +C

  1. FOR BACHELOR/BS (4 YEAR) AND PHARM-D PROGRAMMES

A 30% weightage to the percent marks in SSC/Equivalent

B 30% weightage to the percent marks in HSSC/Equivalent

C 40% weightage to the percent marks in NAT / Entrance Test (ETEA)

Merit = A + B + C

  1. FOR MA/MSC, M.ED (2 YEAR) AND B.ED PROGRAMMES

A 20% weightage to the percent marks in SSC/Equivalent

B 20% weightage to the percent marks in HSSC/Equivalent

C 20% weightage to the percent marks in BA/BSc/Equivalent

D 40% weightage to the percent marks in Entrance Test NAT

Merit = A + B + C + D

  1. FOR M.ED (1 YEAR) PROGRAMME

A 5% weightage to the percent marks in SSC/Equivalent

B 10% weightage to the percent marks in HSSC/Equivalent

C 15% weightage to the percent marks in BA/BSc/Equivalent

D 20% weightage to the percent marks in B.Ed/Equivalent

E 50% weightage to the percent marks in Entrance Test NAT

Merit = A + B + C + D + E

  1. The merit list will be displayed on the notice board of the concerned department/institute/center as well as on university website on the prescribed date.
  2. In case of any query/ objection regarding merit list, the concerned Head of the Department/Institute/Center may be contacted.
  3. After entertaining the queries/ objections by the concerned Departmental Admission Committee and if necessary, the merit list will be revised.
  4. The 1st list of provisionally admitted candidates will be displayed/uploaded on the notice board/ website. The candidates will appear in person before the Departmental Admission Committee for verification of original documents and will deposit the admission fee as per prescribed schedule. Those who fail to appear before the Departmental Admission Committee alongwith original documents/ deposit the admission fee as per prescribed schedule, his/her provisional admission shall stand cancelled and the vacant seat(s) shall be filled up from the waiting list and the list(s) so prepared will be displayed/uploaded on the notice board/ website and the candidates will be admitted as per procedure mentioned above. No separate call letter will be issued for interview, provisional admission and fee deposit 

ADMISSION PROCEDURE/ RULES FOR MPHIL/MS, MPHIL/MS LEADING TO PHD AND PHD

  1. The MPhil/MS, M.Phil/ MS leading to PhD and PhD Programmes in various disciplines shall be advertised by the Directorate of Academics in the National Press subject to the availability of infrastructure, staff and facilities and shall be open to all eligible candidates.
  2. Application for admission shall be submitted to the office of the concerned Department/ Institute/ Centre on the prescribed form (available in the prospectus) on or before the last date of form submission. The application form must be supported by the attested photocopies of the previously obtained Certificates/Degrees/DMCs/ Transcripts, valid result card of GAT-General (NTS)/ GRE (International) Subject (ETS)/ GAT-Subject (NTS), Domicile, CNIC of the candidate and of his/her father/guardian and any other documents as mentioned in the advertisement or as mentioned in the prescribed application form.
  3. The clause 1(vii) shall be applicable.
    1. The concerned Departmental Academic/Admission Committee shall scrutinize the application forms in light of the prescribed eligibility criteria and shall prepare a merit list of eligible candidates which will be displayed/ uploaded on the concerned department/institute/centre notice board/ university website with copy to the concerned Dean and Director Academics.
    2. In case of query/ objection, the clause 1(xii) may be followed.
    3. After entertaining the queries/ objections by the concerned Departmental Academic Committee and if necessary, the merit list will be revised.
  4. The list of provisionally admitted candidates will be displayed/ uploaded on the notice board/ website, the candidates will appear in person before the Departmental Academic/Admission Committee for verification of original documents and will deposit the admission fee as per prescribed schedule. Those who fail to appear before the Committee alongwith original documents/ deposit the admission fee as per prescribed schedule, his/her provisional admission will stand cancel and the vacant seat(s) shall be filled up from the waiting list and the list(s) so prepared will be displayed/uploaded on the notice board/ website and the candidates will be admitted as per procedure mentioned above.

MERIT DETERMINATION CRITERIA FOR MPHIL LEADING TO PHD

1. 40% weightage shall be given to the aggregate of marks all examinations from SSC/equivalent to MA/M.Sc/Equivalent as per following formula:

Marks %age in SSC/equivalent x 1= A

Marks %age in HSSC/equivalent x 2= B

Marks %age in BA/B.Sc/equivalent x 3= C

Marks %age in MA/M.Sc/equivalent x 4= D

Aggregate = A+B+C+D

 

2. 05 marks for distinction (Gold Medal) in each examination in BA/B.Sc/Equivalent and MA/M.Sc/Equivalent.

3. 50% weight shall be given to the test equivalent to GAT/ GRE.

 

Note: In case of MPhil/MS, MPhil/MS leading to PhD in Education, the marks of B.Ed (1 year) and M.Ed (1 year) shall be added for getting the percentage of marks at par MA/MSc.

 


MERIT DETERMINATION FOR PHD

The merit will be determined by the concerned Departmental Academic/ Admission Committee keeping in view references and research proposal submitted by the candidate alongwith their application forms.


 

Internal Scholarships

Merit Scholarships:

A regular student of KUST will be eligible for merit scholarship if he / she obtains 70% marks or SGPA of 3.00 and above in a batch / semester. 20% amongst the said qualifying students of class/ semester will get the merit scholarship subject to clearance of University fee / dues / fine etc. Further break-up of these 20% students for award of merit scholarship is as under:

  • Top 5% of the qualifying students (among the above 20%) will avail 100% waiver in tuition fee.
  • Next 5% of the qualifying students (among the above 20%) will avail 75% waiver in tuition fee.
  • Next 5% of the qualifying students (among the above 20%) will avail 50% waiver in tuition fee.
  • Remaining 5% of the qualifying students (among the above 20%) will avail 25% waiver in tuition fee.

Poverty-Cum-Merit Scholarship

A student who secures at least 2.5 SGPA & whose parents’ total monthly income is not more than Rs.30,000/- may apply for the poverty-cum-merit scholarship. However, the student whose parents are dead and whose income is not more than Rs.40,000/-, may be considered for the award of this scholarship on humanitarian grounds (such as physical incapacity or consisting a large number of family members, etc)


Brother/Sister Concession

When two or more brothers/sisters are enrolled at KUST or any institution under the management of Kohat University, the one in the highest class shall pay the full tuition fee prescribed and the others will pay half of the full tuition fee. If the brothers/sisters are in the same semester then decision will be made on the basis of academics performance of both students in their latest semester result announced.


 

HEC Scholarships

Prime Minister’s Fee Re-imbursement Program

  • The students who got admission in Master , M.Phi and Ph.D programs
  • The student having domicile of the less developed areas/regions selected by HEC Procedure to apply:
  • All the students can be registered themselves on pmfrs.hec.gov.pk on online registration system.
  • When a student successfully register himself/herself than he/she will provide their CNIC, Domicile and Fee slip in original for further approval of the focal person.

HEC Need Based Scholarship.

Eligibility & Procedure for Apply: all the students who got admission in any department/Institute at KUST and are not availing any other scholarship from any organization can apply for the HEC Need Based scholarship. The continuation of the scholarship of already selected students is based on satisfactory academics performance. The application form for the said scholarship can be obtained from photocopier shops at kust and can also be downloaded from HEC website.
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HEC-German Need Based Scholarships:

Eligibility & Procedure for Apply: all the students who got admission in any department/Institute at KUST and are not availing any other scholarship from any organization can apply for the HEC Need Based scholarship. The continuation of the scholarship of already selected students is based on satisfactory academics performance. The application form for the said scholarship can be obtained from photocopier shops at kust and can also be downloaded from HEC website.


 

Govt. of KPK Scholarships

Mora Scholarship

Sponsored Agency: Local Govt. of each District.

Eligibility & Procedure for Apply: The student who enrolled in the respective department/Institute at KUST will be eligible to apply on the prescribed form subject to non-beneficiary of any other scholarship. The application for can be obtained from the photocopier shops at KUST or can be obtained from Local Zakat Committee of their respective districts.


FATA Scholarship

Eligibility & Procedure for Apply: The student who enrolled in the respective department/Institute at KUST and have the domicile of respective FATA,/FR will be eligible to apply on the prescribed form. The application form can be obtained from Photocopier shops at KUST and can be obtained from their respective Political Agent Office


Frontier Education Foundation (Fef) Scholarship

Eligibility & Procedure for Apply:  All the students enrolled in Kohat University of Science & Technology are eligible to apply except those whose parents are government employees, availing any other scholarship or have strong financial position. The application form can be obtained from the photocopier shops at KUST or can be downloaded from FEF official website.


Pakistan Bait Ul Mall

Eligibility & Procedure for Apply: All the students enrolled in Kohat University of Science & Technology are eligible to apply except those whose parents are government employees, availing any other scholarship or have strong financial position. The application form can be obtained from the photocopier shops at KUST or can be downloaded from Pakistan Bait ul Mall official website.

Fee Structure

Applicable: Fall 2018 Semester and onward.

Note: In order to facilitate students and their parents, the fee of the first semester can be paid in two equal installments.

 

All bachelor Degree Programmes and Pharm-D

Sr. #

Academic Programme

Total fee in Rs.

1st Installment at the time of admission

2nd installment Monday November 12, 2018

1

Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering

23450

11725

11725

2

Botany

23450

11725

11725

3

Chemistry

23450

11725

11725

4

Environmental Science

23450

11725

11725

5

Journalism & Mass Communication

23450

11725

11725

6

Microbiology

23450

11725

11725

7

Physics

23450

11725

11725

8

Zoology

23450

11725

11725

9

Economics

21150

10575

10575

10

B. Ed

21150

10575

10575

11

Associate Degree in Education

21150

10575

10575

12

Mathematics

21150

10575

10575

13

Pakistan Studies

21150

10575

10575

14

Social Work

21150

10575

10575

15

Sociology

21150

10575

10575

16

Statistics

21150

10575

10575

17

Computer Science

30100

15050

15050

18

Software Engineering

30100

15050

15050

19

Business Administration (BBA)

28650

14325

14325

20

Accounting & Finance

21150

10575

10575

21

Commerce

21150

10575

10575

22

English

28650

14325

14325

23

Pharm-D

43500

21750

21750

Note 1: Those students who will be sponsored by HEC and any other organization, the sponsoring organization will pay an additional fee for the student. The additional fee will be communicated to the sponsor agency with information to the students.

Note 2: the tuition fee may be increased by 5% each semester.

 

Fee Structure

Applicable: Fall 2018 Semester and onward.

Note: In order to facilitate students and their parents, the fee of the first semester can be paid in two equal installments.

 

All master Degree Programmes – MA/MSc (16 years)

Sr. #

Academic Programme

Total fee in Rs.

1st Installment on the time of admission

2nd installment Monday November 12, 2018

1

Botany

23450

11725

11725

2

Chemistry

23450

11725

11725

3

Computer Science

23450

11725

11725

4

Journalism & Mass Communication

23450

11725

11725

5

Physics

23450

11725

11725

6

Zoology

23450

11725

11725

7

Economics

21150

10575

10575

8

English

21150

10575

10575

9

Mathematics

21150

10575

10575

10

Social Work

21150

10575

10575

11

Sociology

21150

10575

10575

12

Education

21150

10575

10575

13

Commerce

21150

10575

10575

14

Islamiyat

21150

10575

10575

15

Public Administration

21150

10575

10575

 

Note 1: Those students who will be sponsored by HEC and any other organization, the sponsoring organization will pay an additional fee for the student. The additional fee will be communicated to the sponsor agency with information to the students.

Note 2: the tuition fee may be increased by 5% each semester.

 

 

Fee Structure

Applicable: Fall 2018 Semester and onward.

Note: In order to facilitate students and their parents, the fee of the first semester can be paid in two equal installments.

 

All master Degree Programmes – MS/MPhil (18 years)

Sr#

Academic Programme

Total fee in Rs.

1st Installment on the time of admission

2nd installment Monday November 12, 2018

1

Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering

32900

16450

16450

2

Botany

32900

16450

16450

3

Chemistry

32900

16450

16450

4

Computer Science

32900

16450

16450

5

Data Science

32900

16450

16450

6

Software Engineering

32900

16450

16450

7

Microbiology

32900

16450

16450

8

Pharmacy

32900

16450

16450

9

Physics

32900

16450

16450

10

Zoology

32900

16450

16450

11

Economics

24918

12459

12459

12

Education

24918

12459

12459

13

English (Linguistics)

24918

12459

12459

14

Mathematics

24918

12459

12459

15

Management Sciences

24918

12459

12459

16

MBA 1.5

24918

12459

12459

17

Public Administration

24918

12459

12459

 

Note 1: Those students who will be sponsored by HEC and any other organization, the sponsoring organization will pay an additional fee for the student. The additional fee will be communicated to the sponsor agency with information to the students.

Note 2: The tuition fee may be increased by 5% each semester.

Note3: Thesis evaluation fee of Rs.20,000/- will be deposited with submission of thesis in two installments.

 

 

 

Fee Structure

Applicable: Fall 2018 Semester and onward.

Note: In order to facilitate students and their parents, the fee of the first semester can be paid in two equal installments.

All PhD Degree Programmes

Sr#

Academic Programme

Total fee in Rs.

1st Installment on the time of admission

2nd installment Monday November 12, 2018

1

Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering

41750

20875

20875

2

Botany

41750

20875

20875

3

Chemistry

41750

20875

20875

4

Computer Science

41750

20875

20875

5

Microbiology

41750

20875

20875

6

Pharmacy

41750

20875

20875

7

Physics

41750

20875

20875

8

Zoology

41750

20875

20875

9

Economics

42050

21025

21025

10

Education

42050

21025

21025

11

Management Sciences

42050

21025

21025

12

Mathematics

42050

21025

21025

 

Note 1: Those students who will be sponsored by HEC and any other organization, the sponsoring organization will pay an additional fee for the student. The additional fee will be communicated to the sponsor agency with information to the students.

Note 2: the tuition fee may be increased by 5% each semester.

Note 3: Thesis evaluation fee of Rs.50,000/- will be deposited with submission of thesis in four installments.

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