PhD Pathology


Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology is an integrated program merging the fields of Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Histopathology, Microbiology and other subspecialties of pathology. This program aims to develop human resource in pathology by coaching the PhD scholar in a way to generate new scientific knowledge related to pathogenesis of disease and translational research in human to offer best possible solution for the industry, academia and services to the humanity

Eligibility Criteria:
  • MBBS or equivalent with First Division in the Annual System/ CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 in the Semester System         OR

MPhil/ FCPS or equivalent degrees in relevant discipline after MBBS First Division in the Annual System/ CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 in the Semester System.

  • BDS/Non-MBBS with sixteen years of education can apply for Molecular Medicine only.
  • Valid registration with regulatory body.
  • University entry test with minimum 70% qualifying score.
  • Each applicant will submit an Academic Statement of Purpose (ASOP)*.
  • NUMS interview.

              * Academic Statement of Purpose.

  •   Word limit.

Approximately 800 to 1000 words (12-point font)

  • It should have four sections, though they don’t need to be clearly defined as sections in the document:
    • Academic & Professional Preparation
    • Focused Interest in the Field
    • Career plans upon completion of the program
    • Any relevant strengths or weaknesses in background or ability to carry out professional responsibilities.


Commencement of Session:


Tentative Date

Admissions Start

July/ August

Merit List Display

October/ November

Commencement of Academic Year

1st week of January

NUMS Tuition Fee Structure:

Fee Structure

PhD Pathology

Tuition Fee

Pkr 136,000 /year

Institutes offering this course:
  • Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute, Rawalpindi
  • AFIP (Armed Forces Institute of Pathology)