KGS Admissions 2023

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General Eligibility Criteria and Timeline

B.Ed. (1.5 Years) Weekend & Online

Secondary Teacher Education (STE)

The Candidate must possess 16 years of education (MA, MSC, MCOM or equivalent) in any discipline, like Sciences, Humanities, and others with at least a second division/ 2.00 CGPA from a University recognized by HEC.

Educational Leadership & Management (ELM)


MS/ M. Phil

Environmental Sciences

  •  Sixteen years of schooling (BS/ M.Sc) or 4 years education (minimum 130 credit hours) after HSSC/F.A. /F.Sc/Grade 12 equivalent in the relevant and allied fields with at least 2.5 CGPA from a recognized University as per HEC rules. OR
  • MA/M. Sc in relevant and allied fields with at least second division or equivalent grade in case the candidate is from annual system.
  • GAT-General conducted by the National Testing Service with a minimum cumulative score of 50% or GRE (International) Subject Test with 50 % percentile score or GAT subject test with 60 % marks will be required at the time of admission. OR The candidates who do not possess the required score in the above mentioned tests must pass KIU entry test with a minimum of 50% marks.


Food Technology


Plant Sciences

Animal Sciences



Computer Sciences


Project Management

Management Sciences

International Relations



MS Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Students seeking admission in MS, Human Nutrition and Dietetics must possess a minimum CGP of 2.5 out of 4.0 and 60% in the annual system in any of the following disciplines:

  • BS/B.Sc. (Hons) Human Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Doctor of Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences (DDNS)
  • MBBS with 1 Year Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition
  • BS/B.Sc. (Hons) Food Science and Technology/Food Science
  • BS/B.Sc. (Hons) Dairy Technology
  • Sc. (Hons) Agriculture (specializing in Food Technology)
  • BS Home economics (Major Food and Nutrition)

*NTS test / GAT-General/ University Test/ subject test (minimum 50% marks) to be eligible for provisional admission.



Food Technology

  • A candidate seeking admission to the degree must have acquired 18 years of education, i.e. MS/M.Phil/ Six years education after HSSC/F.A./F.Sc/Grade 12 equivalent in the relevant field with CGPA ≥ 3.0.
  • A candidate with Masters (foreign) degree shall be required to obtain equivalence letter from HEC, stating his/her eligibility for admission into PhD program.
  • Subject/general test conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS) or ETS, USA in the area of specialization chosen at the PhD level must be cleared prior to admission for the PhD Program.
  • In the case of GAT Subject/ general test a minimum of 60% / 50% marks respectively is required to pass the test.
  • In the case GRE subject test (International), a minimum of 60% Percentile Score is valid for Admission.
  • Candidates who do not have valid GRE/GAT (subject) result must obtain 60% marks in the test arranged by Karakoram International University (Only regular faculty of KIU)




Ph.D Human Nutrition and Dietetics

The candidate seeking admission in Ph.D must have 18 years of education with minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0 in semester system) or first division in the Annual System in MS/M.Phil. MSc. (Hons) in the following disciplines;

  • Human Nutrition & Dietetics,
  • Nutrition Sciences,
  • Human Nutrition,
  • Food & Nutrition,
  • Food Technology,
  • Food Science and Technology,
  • Agriculture (Specializing in Food Technology),
  • Home Economics (Major Food and Nutrition),
  • MBBS with 1 Year Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition.


Admission Schedule for B.Ed. (1.5 Years) Programs

  1. Last date for submission of online admission forms: 09 April 2023
  2. Verification of Degrees/Preparation of Merit List: 12-13 April 2023
  3. Display of Merit List: 14 April 2023
  4. Submission of fee for selected candidates: 14 April, 2023


Revised Schedule of MS M.Phil, and P.hD Admission Spring semester 2023

Availability of Online Application form 

February 01, 2023

Last date for Submission of Online Application Form

April 25, 2023

KIU entry test M.Phil/Ms/PhD Main Campus Gilgit (2:00 PM)

April, 29-30, 2023

Display of Entry Test Result (M.Phil/Ms/PhD)

May,  04,2023

Interview of M.Phil/Ms/PhD Eligible Candidates

May 05, 2023

Final merit list of M.Phil/Ms/PhD)and Fee Submission by Candidates

May, 08, 2023  

Commencement of Classes

May 13, 2023