Admission Date Extended

The date for online data submission and receipt of applications extended till June 24, 2018

Admission Test/Interviews will be conducted on July 17, 2018 at GIK Institute.

The Application Procedure

Fresh induction to the graduate program is done twice a year in the fall and spring semesters. Applications are invited for admission to the Fall 2018 graduate programs leading to MS and PhD degrees. 

Apply online before 24 June 2018. The admission test and interviews will be held on 17 July 2018. Classes will start from 27 August 2018.

Admission Requirements

The following materials are required 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. 4,700/- (nonrefundable) drawn on any online branch of Habib Bank Ltd. A/C No. 19790000085901.

  4. Filled in admit card. Click here to print the admit card.

  5. Attested copies of CNIC, Passport and Domecile.

  6. Attested copies of degrees andcertificates along with completed transcripts and DMCs of all the undergraduate and graduate work completed (SSC, HSSC, BS/MSc & MS/MPhil etc).

  7. Copy of NTS GAT-Subject / GRE-Subject Result Card (if any).  

  8. 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.

  9. 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 except CNIC and fee challan. 

ii.  Clip all documents in order as mentioned above.

iii.  Do not staple or fold any document. Use a paper clip if required.

iv.  Clearly mention (application for MS or PhD) with degree/program name on the upper right corner of the envelope. Use A-4 size envelope. 

v.  Application which is late, incomplete or unaccompanied by any of the above mentioned supporting material, shall not be processed.

vi.   Applicants who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria shall not be shortlisted. 

vii.  Applications should reach the Graduate Admissions Office, GIK Institutte, Topi before the closing date.

Eligibility and Assessment Criteria

MS Degree Program

i. Graduates in Engineering, Sciences and Mathematics from HEC recognized institutions, with a minimum of sixteen years of education (minimum 130 credit hours) in the relevant discipline.

ii. First class (minimum 60% marks) throughout the academic career.

iii. Candidates have to pass the GIK Institute Graduate Admission Test (similar to GRE subject type) and Interviews.  (those applicants who have minimum 50% cumulative score in NTS GAT-Subject/GRE-Subject Test are exempted from the Institute's admission test) 

PhD Degree Program

i. Minimum CGPA of 3.00 at MS/MPhil.

ii. Other conditions as for MS degree Program (mentioned above).   

iii. Candidates have to pass the GIK Institute Graduate Admission Test (similar to GRE subject type) and Interviews.  (those applicants who have minimum 60% cumulative score in NTS GAT-Subject/GRE-Subject Test are exempted from the Institute's admission test).  * HEC conditions apply


Admission Test and Interview

Admission test for different disciplines/programs (similar to GRE subject type) is conducted by the GIK Institute in the following topics/subjects. Short-listed candidates in the written test are required to appear for interivews on the same day for final selection. Those candidates who have already qualified the NTS (GAT-Subject) Test or GRE-Subject Test are exempted from the Institute admission test. They can appear for interview in person or can opt for skype interview. 

Discipline/program Topics/Area
Computer Science & Computer Engineering Data Structures, Digital Logic, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Systems Programming, Databases, Automata and Complexity Theory, Computer Communications and Networks, Object Oriented Programming/Design, Artificial Intelligence. 
Electronic Engineering Electric Circuits, Electronics Circuits & Devices, Signal Processing, Communications, Controls and Electromagnetics.
Engineering Sciences Mathematics General / Physics General
Mechanical Engineering Mechanics of Solids, Engineering Graphics, Theory of Machines, Design of Machine Elements, Manufacturing Technology, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, HeatTransfer, dynamics and control.
Materials Engineering & Nanotechnology and 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.

Energy Systems Engineering Topics relevant to the BS degree in Engineering Program.
Engineering Management Topics relevant to the BS degree in Engineering Program.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Written test similar to Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) OR  International GMAT test score with 600 or above.

Transfer with Advanced Standing

A maximum of 9 credit hours of 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

Ismatullah Khan

Graduate Admissions Officer

Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology
Topi, District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Phone: (0938) 281026, Ext. 2450


  • 12 June 2018 Last date for receipt of applications
  • 17 July 2018 Admission Test & Interviews
  • 27 Aug 2018 Session Starts
  • Test Center: GIK