Invitation letter regarding reopening of Institute

Dear Students,

Enclosed please find the invitation letter containing guidance in connection with reopening of the Institute for your information and compliance, please. In case of any query, please contact the Student Affairs Department of the Institute.
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Important Dates (Revised)

Fall Session 2020

Applications deadline (extended) 14 August 2020
Test/Interview of MS candidates  27 August 2020
Test/Interviews of PhD candidates  28 August 2020
Interviews of MS/PhD candidates who have passed GRE/GAT Test 28 August 2020
Session Starts (Tentative date) 21 September 2020

Application Procedure and Admission Requirements

Applications are invited for admission to the graduate programs leading to MS and PhD degrees. The following materials must be submitted for admission:

  1. Send a printed copy of online application form along with the following supporting material (Click here for online application form)

  2. Paste one recent passport size color photograph in the space provided on application form. 

  3. Original receipt of application processing fee Rs. 5,000/- (nonrefundable) drawn on any online branch of Habib Bank Ltd. A/C No. 19790000085901.

  4. Attested copies of CNIC and Domecile.

  5. Attested copies of:    i. SSC Certificate and DMC,     ii. HSSC Certificate and DMC,     iii.  BSc/BS Degree and Transcript,     iv. MSc/MS/MPhil Degree and Transcript

  6. Attested copy of the results card:  NTS GAT-General for MS,  NTS GAT/GRE-Subject for PhD   (for candidates who have passed NTS GAT Test).

  7. One-page summary outlining the applicant’s previous research and/or his/her practical experience. He/she should also indicate his/her academic and research interest at GIK Institute and work interest after getting his/her degree.

  8. Three letter of recommendation signed by the referees (class teachers of the last Institution attended) to vouch for the applicant’s academic record and performance. Click here to print the Recommendation Letter

Important note for submission of application form

i.  Use only A-4 size paper for all documents.

ii.  Clip all documents in order as mentioned above.

iii.  Do not staple or fold any document. Use a proper paper clip if required and use only A-4 size or large envelope. 

iv.  Clearly mention (application for MS or PhD) with degree/program name on the upper right corner of the envelope. 

v.  Application will not be processed, In case;    (a) It is late.  (b) Incomplete or unaccompanied by any supporting document (S# 1 to 8 above).  (c) Applicants who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria. 

Eligibility and Assessment Criteria

MS degree program

Graduates in Engineering, Sciences and Mathematics from HEC recognized institutions who have:

  • A minimum of sixteen years of schooling or 4 year education after FA/FSc (130 credit hours) in the relevant discipline.
  • Sound academic record (minimum 60% marks or equivalent) throughout the academic career.
  • Minimum 50% cumulative score in NTS GAT-General Test OR a similar graduate admission test conducted by GIK Institute.

PhD degree program

  • Applicants with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or above at MS/M.Phil and overall minimum 60% marks throughout the academic career.
  • HEC conditions apply.
  • Minimum 60% cumulative score in NTS GAT-Subject or GRE-Subject Test OR a similar graduate admission test conducted by GIK Institute in the following Subjects/Topics.

Degree Program

Subjects / Topics

Computer Science &

Computer Engineering  

Programming fundamentals, Data Structures, Digital Logic, Operating Systems, Computer Organization and Assembly language, Databases, Computer communications and Networks, Object Oriented Programming/Design, Artificial Intelligence.

Electronic Engineering

Electric Circuits, Electronics Circuits & Devices, Signals & Systems, Communications, Controls and Electromagnetics.

Engineering Sciences

Mathematics General / Physics General

Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Mechanics (Statics & Dynamics), Theory of Machines, Design of Machine Elements, Manufacturing Technology, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Dynamics and Control Theory.

Materials Engineering

Heat Treatment, Corrosion, Ceramics and Glasses, Polymers, Composites, Casting and Alloy Production and Welding.

Chemical Engineering

Heat and Mass Transfer, Thermodynamics, Reaction Engineering, Fuel and Energy, Process Modelling and Simulation, Fluid Mechanics, Instrumentation & Process Control, Plant Design.


Candidates have to pass test/interview conducted by the Institute for final selection. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria will be called for the test/interviews.

Transfer with Advanced Standing

A maximum of 6 credit hours (for PhD) and 9 credit hours (for MS) graduate work done at some PEC accredited and HEC recognized Institution may be transferred with the recommendation of the faculty, provided that;

  • The work fits into a logical program for the degree
  • The transfer is approved by the office of graduate studies
  • A minimum of grade B has been earned.

Contact Information

Completed application form and admission related queries maybe addressed to the contact given below:

Graduate Admissions Office
GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology
Topi, District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Tel: (0938) 281026, Ext. 2450