Admission to PhD degree

  • A relevant Master’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 or equivalent from the University; or
  • Other relevant qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree AND with relevant professional experience recognised by the Senate;
  • Incumbent Master’s degree Student who has fulfilled the requirement of the provisions for conversion and is approved by the JKPSU and the consent of the Senate to convert his/her study to Ph.D. degree.

Admission to Master’s degree

2.1          Admission to Master’s Degree by Research

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree with honours with a minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 or equivalent from the University or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with honours AND relevant professional work experience; or
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50/4.00 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75/4.00, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  • In case the CGPA does not meet the requirement of 2.50/4.00, the selection will subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
  • The number of credit hours for the relevant bachelor’s degree and advanced diploma shall be as follows:
  • bachelor’s degree ≥ 120 credit hours
  • advanced diploma ≥ 90 credit hours

Note: 1-year work experience is equivalent to 0.05 CGPA (To be added to the applicant CGPA)

2.2         Admission to Master’s Degree by Mixed Mode

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree with honours with a minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 or equivalent from the University or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with honours AND relevant professional work experience; or
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50/4.00 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75/4.00, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  • In case the CGPA does not meet the requirement of 2.50/4.00, the selection will subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
  • The number of credit hours for the relevant bachelor’s degree and advanced diploma shall be as follows:
  • bachelor’s degree ≥ 120 credit hours
  • advanced diploma ≥ 90 credit hours

Note: 1-year work experience is equivalent to 0.05 CGPA (To be added to the applicant CGPA)

2.3      Admission to Master’s Degree by Coursework

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree with honours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50/4.00 or equivalent from the University or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or
  • In case the CGPA does not meet the requirement of 2.50/4.00, the selection will subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
  • The number of credit hours for the relevant bachelor’s degree and advanced diploma shall be as follows:
  • bachelor’s degree ≥ 120 credit hours
  • advanced diploma ≥ 90 credit hours

Note: 1-year work experience is equivalent to 0.05 CGPA (To be added to the applicant CGPA)

Admission to Postgraduate Diploma

  • Requirement differs from faculty to faculty
  • Kindly refer USIM Admission Division or the respective faculty for more info

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