Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Eligibility Criteria

PhD Economics
  • Candidates possessing MPhil or equivalent degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Environmental Economics, Health Economics, Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Development Studies, Business Administration, Demography, Public Policy, Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science from an HEC recognized university / institution with at least a first division (annual system) or CGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 (in the semester system or equivalent) shall be eligible to apply for admission.
  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the admission test, interview, academic record, research publications, and letters of recommendation and statement of purpose.
  • Students without relevant background need to take additional courses (non-credit) to makeup the deficiency.
  • The in-service applicants will be required to submit No Objection Certificate issued by their employers before the beginning of the academic session.
PhD Econometrics
  • Candidates possessing MPhil or equivalent degree in Econometrics, Economics, Economics and Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science or all other relevant disciplines from an HEC recognized university / institution with at least a First Division (annual system) or CGPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00 in the semester system) shall be eligible to apply for admission.
  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the admission test, interview, academic record, research publications, and letters of recommendation and statement of purpose.
  • Students without relevant background need to take additional courses (non-credit) to makeup the deficiency.
  • The in-service applicants will be required to submit the No Objection Certificate issued by their employers before the beginning of the academic session.
MPhil Economics
  • BS/ MSc/ MS/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Econometrics/ Computer Science/ Economics and Finance or relevant degree with at least 3 CGPA (First Division) from a recognized institution will be eligible to apply for admission.
  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the admission test, interview, academic record, research publications, and letters of recommendation and statement of purpose.
  • Students without relevant background need to take additional courses (non-credit) to makeup the deficiency.
  • The in-service applicants will be required to submit the No Objection Certificate issued by their employers before the beginning of the academic session.
MPhil Econometrics
  • BS/ MSc/ MS/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Economics/ Econometrics/ Computer Science/ Economics and Finance or relevant degree with at least 3 CGPA (First Division) from a recognized institution will be eligible to apply for admission.
  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the admission test, interview, academic record, research publications, and letters of recommendation and statement of purpose.
  • Students without relevant background need to take additional courses (non-credit) to makeup the deficiency.
  • The in-service applicants will be required to submit the No Objection Certificate issued by their employers before the beginning of the academic session.
MPhil Business Economics
  • The program will be of two-year duration, for those with 16-year undergraduate qualification (in any discipline) with at least 2nd Division, 2.5/4.00 CGPA or B Grade. The candidates with research/publication and relevant job experience are highly encouraged to apply.
MPhil Economics & Finance
  • The program will be of two-year duration, for those with 16-year undergraduate qualification (in any discipline) with at least 2nd Division, 2.5/4.00 CGPA or B Grade. The candidates with research/publication and relevant job experience are highly encouraged to apply.
MS Management Sciences
  • The program will be of two-year duration, for those with 16-year undergraduate qualification (in any discipline) with at least 2nd Division, 2.5/4.00 CGPA or B Grade. The candidates with research/publication and relevant job experience are highly encouraged to apply.
MPhil Development Studies
  • The program is intended for students having Masters and/or four years BA/BSc degree with 2.5 CGPA out of 4.00 or equivalent in any field.
MPhil Public Policy
  • The program is intended for students having Masters and/or four years BA/BSc degree with 2.5 CGPA out of 4.00 or equivalent in any field.
MPhil Environmental Economics
  • The program is intended for students having Masters and/or four years BA/BSc degree with 2.5 CGPA out of 4.00 or equivalent in any field.