Quaid-I-Azam University Islamabad
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Postgraduate institution only.
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Class/division I or very high class/division II range.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Master's degree following a 2-3 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official mark sheets/transcripts/records; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1965 as the University of Islamabad. Originally provided programs for MPhil. and PhD. degrees. Acquired current title ini 1976. Has 8 affiliated colleges and institutions. Usual admission requirement is a bachelor's degree since it offers postgraduate research and instruction only.
Some Pakistani institutions award class/division on last year's performance; some on honours courses; some do not count failed/repeated courses. We calculate average on all marks/grades. Grades can be reported in terms, semesters or years.
Languages of instruction: English.
Master's: Usually 2 years after specified first degree.
Ph.D.: 3 years.
Last updated: May 09, 2005