AKU announces admissions in Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Education


The two-year Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Education develops leadership capacity for planning, conducting and disseminating r​esearch to improve curriculum, teaching, learning and educational planning and policymaking. The graduates of this programme are expected to conduct high quality research and lead educational reforms in the context of the developing world​​.​

The programme should be attended by Educational leaders, researchers, development practitioners, teacher educators, curriculum specialists, policy makers and experts.​

Admissions are currently open for 2019-2020 cycle. The last date to submit the application is May 16, 2019.​​

Candidates are required to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application, applicants are advised to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or Understand the Online Process.

Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates may request for a paper-based application form by emailing the Admission Office at ied.ro@aku.edu​.

Eligibility Criteria​​

  • ​​16-years of schooling in Education with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 point scale (semester system) or 65% score (annual examination system). Candidates with a master’s or an honours’ degree in areas other than Education must have a 1.5 year BEd* degree (54 credits).
  • Minimum two years teaching / research / leadership / educational development experience.​

Candidates applying with a one-year BEd degree are required to complete 6 bridging courses of 18 credits at IED.

for details: https://www.aku.edu/admissions/mphil-education/Pages/home.aspx?fbclid=IwAR2GCKw_zhs997rl61B0AKXZ2rlnPkU65qpuBqXXehhn4keNvWnYObTGmc4

AKU-IED announces admission in MEd programme

akuuuThe Master of Education (MEd) programme is open to outstanding teachers and educational leaders at all levels of the education system. The programme provides clear theoretical frameworks and principles that support quality professional practice, equipping graduates to be exemplary teachers and educational leaders in a variety of contexts.

Students can specialize ​in one of the following: Educational Leadership and Management; Early Childhood Care and Education; Language and Literacy in Education; Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation; Science in Education; and Ma​thematics in Education.​

​Admissions are open for 2019 admission cycle​. The last date for submission of application is April 30, 2019.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application form, applicants are advise​d to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or Understand the Online Process​.

Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates may request for a paper-based application form by emailing the Admission Office at regoff.tz@aku.edu​.​​

Eligibility Criteria

  • An undergraduate degree, with at least lower second-class (or equivalent) from a recognized University
  • Minimum two years’ teaching (5 years if from the Kenyan public sector) or equivalent educational experience
  • English skills sufficient to access a graduate level course
  • Ability to demonstrate strong reasoning and reflective skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear motivation for graduate level study

For more information, please go through the Programme Information​ document

Habib University’s Talent Outreach, Promotion and Support Program (HU TOPS)


Avail the opportunity to enroll in a fully funded program at Habib University for a world-class undergraduate degree

Habib University’s Talent Outreach, Promotion and Support Program is designed for students who are enrolled in Pakistan’s Board of Intermediate Education (BIE)Federal Board (FB) and the Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU EB) for their Intermediate Education. HU TOPS provides an opportunity to talented students of BIE, FB and AKU EB to apply for admission to Habib University and get admitted with full tuition and Laboratory fee waiver for their undergraduate degree based on their academic talent and passion to learn.

Habib University believes in providing equal opportunities and nurturing talent and potential irrespective of educational, socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds. HU TOPS is an example of this commitment to Pakistan. The University will ensure students enrolled through HU TOPS shape thoughtful careers and life paths for themselves. They will be supported in growing as life-long learners, creative problem solvers and dynamic leaders, with a passion to serve the society.

Benefits of HU TOPS

  • An exceptional opportunity to study at Habib University for a transformative learning experience.
  • Full Tuition, Laboratory and Semester Registration Fee waiver
  • Admission Application Fee waiver
  • Opportunity to attend a Summer Admission Preparatory Program at HU free of cost

For details:


QAU announces MPhil/MS admissions 2019

Islamabad: Applications from Pakistani/Foreign Nationals are invited for admission to M.Phil/MS Programme of the University in the following disciplines latest by 31-01-2019.



Admission Requirement:

The applicants must have to their credit:

First Division in MA/MSc or in BA/BSc or at least 60% marks in BS (Hons) and all other 4-5 years Degrees;

Shall not have obtained third division in BA/BSc or MA or MSc ;

In case of 3rd division in FA/FSc, the candidate should have obtained 1st division in both BA/BSc and MA/MSc; or at least 60% marks in BS (Hons) and all other 4-5 years Degrees;

No Objection Certificate from the employer is required to be attached with Admission Form and routed through Proper Channel in case of in-service applicants; (* Candidates applying for MS (IST) are exempted from this requirement.)

The following are not eligible for admission to MPhil programme:

Those who have been rusticated or expelled from any university or College for misconduct or use of unfair means in the examinations or any offence involving moral turpitude;

Those who were admitted earlier to MPhil programme but later were declared to have been ceased to be students of the university;

Those who are currently on the rolls of this or any other university.

The applicants must provide official certificate showing percentage of marks obtained in MSc/BS Hons/4-5 years programme.

How to Apply:

The Admission Data Summary Sheet can be downloaded from the QAU website,, along with a  Challan of the Habib Bank Ltd. OR Askari Bank Ltd. amounting to Rs.2000/-.

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 Data Summary Sheet along with other requisite documents; otherwise the incomplete and late applications shall not be entertained

One copy of the downloaded Admission Data Summary Sheet duly filled in and supported by the attested copies of educational testimonials i.e. Certificates and Degrees must be submitted directly to the Chairperson/Director of Department/School/Institute/Centre by hand/ courier etc. latest by 31-01-2019positively.

Admission Forms are not available at QAU Campus. For further details, please visit QAU website

Subject Test:

The admission to MPhil/MS programme shall be made on the basis of cumulative merit to be determined from previous academic record, University written subject test and interview.

No separate call letters for test/interview will be issued.

Only the test pass applicants will appear before the interview as per schedule of the Department/ Institute/ School/ Centre (DISC) concerned.

The lists of the pass applicants shall be displayed on the notice boards of the relevant Department/ Institute/ School/ Centre (DISC)

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Applicants appearing in the Entry Test must bring original CNIC for identification.

If a test date is declared as holiday or for any reason, the test will be conducted on the next working day.

Applicants seeking admission in the following subjects are required to appear in the Entry Test on the date, time in the image :-