IoBM offers 17 Postgraduate degree programs in MS, MPhil and PhD. Those students interested in pursuing a career in research, academia or to further themselves in this field can benefit from these programs.

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Admission Requirements

The admission in MS/MPhil Programs would be based on the following:


  • Sixteen years of education in relevant field with high second division or equivalent from HEC recognized Institutes/Universi- ties in Pakistan
  • Four years overseas Bachelor’s degree or equivalent recognized by HEC

In addition:


  • Minimum 55% marks in overall academic career in annual examination system or 5C’s in O-Level and 3 A-level with minimum 2C’s excluding General Paper and Urdu or equivalent
  • Minimum CGPA 2.5 on a scale of 4 in semester system (CGPA will be considered, if both CGPA & Percentage are mentioned in the Transcript)
  • Candidates must score minimum 50% marks in NTS/ETC test
  • Success in panel interview conducted at IoBM

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  • Candidate having 18 years of education from an HEC recognized university is eligible to apply. For admission into the PhD program, minimum CGPA 3.0 on scale of 4 or First Division in MPhil/MS/ degree is required
  • Minimum CGPA 3.0 is required for candidates having MBA or equivalent degrees. They will have to do pre-requisite courses recommended by the committee (HEC equivalence certificate required)
  • Students with HEC recognized professional degrees i.e., ACMA, CA, ACCA may also apply subject to equivalence certificate issued by the HEC

 In addition:

  • Minimum 55% marks in overall academic career in annual examination system or 5C’s in O-Level and 3 A-Levels with atleast C grades in any subjects
  • Success in interview conducted by IoBM
  • Candidates must score minimum 60% marks in NTS/ETC test

PhD Eligibility Policy:

1)    MS with relevant degree

18 Credit Hours of Courses plus 30 Credit Hours of Thesis

2)    MS with irrelevant degree

Minimum 12 Credit Hours of deficiency Courses (from BS approved by Doctorial Committee) plus 18 Credit Hours of Courses plus 30 Credit Hours of Thesis

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When To Apply?

Aptitude test fee of Rs. 3,000/- will need to submitted to collect the admit card.

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Contact Us

To discuss any specific information please contact the admissions department:

E-mail: admissions@iobm.edu.pk, UAN: (+9221) 111 002 004

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Korangi Creek Road Karachi, Sindh, 7519

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Why Choose IoBM?

Institute of Business Management creates an environment for students to reach their full potential. With a purpose built campus with state of the art facilities and multiple student societies organising various events, students are groomed to be all rounders ready to take up any challenge given to them.

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Over 17 various MS, MPhil and PhD programs are offered for students to choose from. With a dedicated and experienced faculty member supervises each individual student thesis so ensure that the student is focused and prepared.

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Financial Aid and Scholarship

Various financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available for students who meet the merit and need criteria.

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The fee structure for this degree program, from Spring 2021, per semester is as follows:

Post Graduate Programs Registration Fee(1-2 Courses) Tuition Fee*Per Course Thesis Fee, External Examiner Fee, Viva Voce, Exam Fee, Supervisors Fee and Foreign Examiner Fee
MS / MPhil Programs 3,500.00 13,110 63,000.00
PhD Programs 5,000.00 14,250 325,000.00

* Subject to change
** Three courses for MS/Phil or PhD programs

Summer session fee is charged on the basis of courses taken. A Convocation fee of Rs. 12,500.00 is charged on completion of the degree program, inclusive of degree charges of Rs. 4,000.00

The registration duration of thesis is one year (3 consecutive semesters) after 3rd semester. Students will be required to get themselves re-registered in thesis by paying registration fee and one course fee for the subsequent semesters.

5% advance tax as per section 236I of the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 will be collected in addition to fees. Further, tax collected under above section shall be adjustable against the tax liability of either of the parents or guardian making payment of the fee.