PhD English (Linguistics & Literature)


The Department of English offers PhD program in both English literature and linguistics in line with the Higher Education Commission guidelines. These programs offer courses in a vast variety of traditional as well as modern disciplines in English literature and linguistics. Our high qualified faculty members are conversant with the latest trends in their fields of specializations. The programs aim at educating and training scholars in theory, practice, and research with a view to promoting a rich research culture in the country. Our PhD graduates regularly contribute to the production of knowledge in diverse fields of literature and linguistics. Their subversive critical positions are recognized both at national and international levels when they publish in impact factor journals. Given the dynamic research ambience in the Department of English (GS), the faculty members and scholars are actively engaged in investigating the latest trends in research.


  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.