PhD-International Relations


The Program of PhD-International Relations aims at imparting quality education which meets national and international standards. It prepares students for conducting scientific and objective research to comprehend inter-state relations, international politics, and global issues with an unbiased and multi-dimensional approach as well as contributing to national policy debate. The specific mission of the programme is to prepare and lead the students to establishing scholarly grasp at International Relations and World Politics, and to compete confidently for careers in governmental and non-governmental institutions and international organizations.

The core purpose of this program is to achieve excellence in producing scholars equipped with in-depth knowledge and research skills, and capability of making significant contribution to the society. 


  1. MS/MPhil Degree (18 years of education with 6 credit hrs research) in relevant discipline from HEC recognized University with minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 CGPA under semester system OR 1st Division under annual system.
  2. Selection in the respective program will be subject to availability of seats, merit based on academic qualification, valid GRE International / NTS / NUML devised GAT- subject score and interview.
  3. Applicants with valid GRE International/GAT-Subject from NTS will have to pass written/subjective portion of NUML GAT-S (as per schedule of respective Faculties) to secure admission.