M.Phil. & Ph.D. programmes

Faculty of Pharmacy at Ziauddin University offers postgraduate degree programs (HEC & PCP Approved) in the following disciplines:

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Pharmacology

Master of Philosophy

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutics

The mission of postgraduate program at Faculty of Pharmacy is to produce high caliber postgraduates with exceptional academic, research and leadership skills in basic, applied and professional disciplines of pharmaceutical sciences by providing them with high quality and competitive learning and research environment. This will enhance their knowledge, enlighten them to foster innovation and train them to meet their respective intra-disciplinary as well as cross-disciplinary challenges on the frontiers of pharmaceutical sciences.

Admission, Eligibility & Selection Criteria

The admission for postgraduate degree programs (M.Phil. & Ph.D.) is announced once an academic year. Strong adherence to governing HEC rules is observed at the time of admission. The eligibility criteria for admission is as follows:

Doctor of Philosophy

  • M.Phil. / MS / or equivalent degree recognized by HEC/ PCP in relevant discipline with minimum 3.0 CGPA.
  • GAT – subjective (NTS or University based with a minimum cumulative score of 60% or 70% respectively).

Master of Philosophy

  • PharmD. degree from HEC recognized university.
  • GAT – General (NTS or University based) with a minimum cumulative score of 50%.


All candidates are selected on merit following evaluation of academic record and interview.

Fee Structure (in PKR)

Tuition (per semester)80,60780,607
Semester Exam (per semester)5,7505,750
Thesis Defense100,00050,000

Admission Office

Faculty of Pharmacy, Ziauddin University

ST – 4/B, Shahrah-e-Ghalib, Block 6, Clifton, Karachi

Phone: 021-35379207 (Timings: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

URL: https://zfp.zu.edu.pk/