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PhD (Computer Science)


The PhD in Computer Science program at DSU  is introduced for those who want to extend the universal horizon of knowledge and skills. The program is a mixture of course works and research which enables the students to create new knowledge, tools and paradigms. The course work enables the students to learn state-of-the-art and cutting-edge knowledge and tools of the selected field of interest. The research work enables the students to perform high quality research for the thesis/dissertation.

In their dissertation students are encouraged to work on the solutions related to the betterment of the lives of common people. Research focus of Department of Computer Science is on Computational Linguistics, High Performance Computing, Intelligent Systems, Ubiquitous Computing & Human Computer Interaction, Software Engineering & Information Management, and Network & Information Security.


  • Masters degree or equivalent with eighteen (18) years of education in Computer Science or a closely related field of study with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 in the semester system or 60% Marks in the annual system; and
  • NTS GAT Subject Test with minimum cumulative score of 60% or other such equivalent tests acceptable as per HEC guidelines.

Elective Courses

Based on the available faculty and its teaching and research interests PhD students can choose elective courses from areas of Software Engineering & Information Management, Networking & Information Security,  Intelligent Systems, High Performance Computing, Computational Linguistics, Ubiquitous Computing and HCI. The tentative list of Elective Courses for PhD Computer Science is given below:

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