Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences offers full time MPhil and PhD programs in Mathematics. The School aspires to be a center of excellence in mathematical sciences carrying out cutting edge research which pushes the frontiers of knowledge.

Admission Requirements for the PhD Program

Applicants having an MPhil/MS or equivalent degree in Mathematics, from an institution recognized by HEC, are eligible to apply if they have at least 3.00/4.00 CGPA or First Division in MPhil/MS or equivalent degree program. Applicants waiting for the result of their final examination or those in the final semester of the MPhil/MS or equivalent degree program can also apply.

Admission to the program will be based upon past academic performance, admission test and interview conducted by the School. Applicants will also have to qualify subject GRE (International)/local GAT or the AS-SMS test, whichever is applicable, for admission in the PhD Program.

The School will require exclusive time commitment from its students. Financial assistance will be provided to the students, subject to the availability of funds.

The PhD admission test will be three hours long with five questions of subjective type. Four questions will be from topics for the GRE subject test available at:


  • The last date to apply for admission is February 26, 2021.
  • For more information, please contact: info@sms.edu.pk