PhD ADMISSIONS-2022

 (Institute of National Capability in Applied Economics) 

UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI 

Applications from Pakistan ' Foreign Nationals are invited for admission to PhD (Applied Economics) Programme of the AERC, University of Karachi. The Applied Economics Research Center {AERC}. University of Karachi, is a leading research and teaching institute in the country imparting advanced training in applied economics since 1979,This Programmer trains students to work in research organisations. academic:c institutions. financial and banking institutions, development agencies and the private sector Graduates from AERC are currently holding high level positions in organisations like The World Bank, UNDP. State Bank of Pakistan, reputed national and international university and the private sector.

COURSES OFFERED

First Semester » Advance Environmental and Natural Resource

» Advanced Microeconomics (Compulsory) Economics (Optional)

» Advanced Macroeconomics (Compulsory} 7 Advanced Health Economics(Optional)

7 Advanced Econometrics (Compulsory) » Advanced international Economics(Optional)

Second Semester (Choose any 1 optional course)’ - Advanced Monetary Economes{ Optional)

~ Project Research Seminars (Compulsory) » Finance and Portfolio Investment Optional)

» Advanced Agriculture Economics (Optional) 7 Advanced Urban Economics{Optional}

7 Any other (Optional)

COURSEWORK

7 The selected PhD candidates will need to complete 18 credit hours coursework with an overall minimum grade B ‘CGPA 30

 THESIS REQUIREMENT

In Part-ll, successful students in Part-! are required to write and subsequently defend a thesis:s in one of the speaalized fields.

ELIGIBILITY

+ Candidates possessing I! Phil degree in Economics from HEC recognized University OR M PhiuMS (Economics| from

reputed foreign University OR Equivalent degree (Need to provide equivalency certificate by University of Karachi)

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

» Application Deadline December 13, 2021 » Display of list of selected candidates January 21, 2022

» Admission Test January 03, 2022 7 Orientation Day February 07, 2022

7 interviews January 10, 2022 7 Commencement of the classes February 14, 2022

SALIENT FEATURES

7 Highly Qua'iied Faculty 7 Outstation Allowance

» \Weli-Equipped Class Rooms 7 Stpend for Teaching Assistant lin Part II!

» Welt Developed Computer Lab Internet Facilities  ~ A Separate Well Equipped Room for PhD Students.

 individual Student Counseling r Excellent Research Library {full depository of IMF, ADB and the

» Regular Seminars on Econom Issues ‘World Bank}

» ‘Workshops for Students

TEST CENTRES

THE ADMISSION TEST WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, JANUARY 03, 2022 AT THE APPLIED ECONOMICS

RESEARCH CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI, KARACHI AT 10:30 A.M. SHARP

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

+ Application Form can be downloaded from the website: https!"www.aerc edu pk OR obtain from Graduate Studies

Programme Officer of the AERC.

» Deposit On-line Rs. §,000/- {as Admission Processing Fee! in A’c # 4100065605, National Bank of Pakistan/NBP}. Karachi!

University Campus Branch (0071) and please also mention On-line BT Number at the bottom of the admission form OR

Submit admission Processing Fee of Rs. §,000/- via (Pay Order ‘ Demand Draft along with the application form}

» In-service applicants are required to submit:t NOC / at least one year study leave issued by the employers before the

beginning of the academic session

» Envelope containing the applcation should be marked as “Application for the Ph D programme”

~ Three copies of the prescribed Application Form duly filled and the supported by the attested copies of education

testimonials i.e. Mark sheets, Certificates, and Degrees must reach by DECEMBER 13, 2021.

APPLY TO: 

Graduate Program Officer, Room # 121. First Floor.

Applied Economics Research Centre, University of Karachi, Karachi

Phone: (021) 99261541-3 Ext : 260. Fax: (021) 99261545 E-mail: gsp@aerc Edu pk Website’ www.aerc edu pk

NOTE:

 Incomplete and Late Application Forms will not be accepted. The candidates from outside of Karach: may also join the

admission test “Subject to the availability of faculty

PhD ADMISSIONS-2022   (Institute of National Capability in Applied Economics)   UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI