Master of Engineering (M.E.)


Procedure of admission for the degree of Master of Engineering (M.E)

Minimum requirements  for the degree:
The academic  program is conducted in morning and  evening . The full time  morning  program for course  work is of two  terms  (one  year) plus a  minimum  of one  term  (six months)  of research.  The  evening  program consists of three  terms   (1-1/2year)  for course  work plus minimum  of one  term  (Six months)  for research. Each subject  has been  assigned a number  of credit  hours,  which  are a relative measures  of the work load  on  the  student  per  subject.  The minimum requirements for the  degree  of Master of Engineering in any field are course work of 30 credit hours and a thesis. Not more than 16 credit hours  shall be  taken  up  in one  Term.

Duration of Studies and Research: 
The minimum  period  for completing  the  course  work shall be two terms (one academic  year) for a full time morning and three terms (1-1/2 Academic years) for a evening student. After successful completion of the course work and meeting the requirements the  student  will select his/her thesis topic  in consultation  with his/her advisor and  submit the  Research Proposal for Master of Engineering in prescribed  Performa for the approval  of Advanced  Studies & Research  Board.  The minimum  period  for completing  all the  requirements of the  degree  of Master of Engineering shall be three  terms (1-1/2 academic  year) for full time morning and  four terms  (2-1/2  Academic  years) for a  evening  student.

Transfer of Credits:
Transfer of credits earned in other Institutions may be approved  in individual case  upto a maximum determined by the faculty.

Each student  is required  to register him/her self at the  University in the  course  work and  the  research  separately  in the  field in which  he/she  takes courses,  does  research,  and  receives degree.  Tuition  and  other  fees  must  be  paid  at  the  time  of registration.

The classes for M.E. course will commence when a substantial number  of the candidates are  enrolled.  The  maximum  number  of enrolments,  in each  field is limited  to  20  (twenty). A student  is expected  to attend  the classes regularly and is responsible for all assigned work whether present or absent. In case of absence from examination,  his/her grade shall be zero in that examination, unless the  Advisor concerned is satisfied with the  reason  for his/her absence  and  is willing to give a make  up  examination.

Entrance Requirements:
To be eligible for admission to the Master's degree or Diploma Program a student  must possess First Class Bachelor's degree  in an appropriate field of study. He/She is further required  to be  proficient  in the  use of English language,  and  be  physically and  mentally fit for the  study.  The candidates  will have  to  appear  & qualify the  pre-admission  test.

Procedure for Admissions:  
The applicant  must submit the  application  form duly completed  in all respects, along with the relevant documents by the last date fixed for this purpose.  The student may be  registered  for a full time morning  /evening  program. A full time morning  student, if employed,  will have  to obtain  study leave  from his/her employer  before  registration.  A full time evening  student  if employed  will submit  a No  Objection  Certificate (NOC)  from his/her employer  before registration stating that he/she would be permitted  to attend the classes regularly and during the period of his/her studies he/she  would  be  posted  near  Jamshoro. Incomplete  application  forms or applications not accompanied by the relevant documents and /or processing fee, or applications received after the due  date  will not be considered.  Each application  for admission will be processed  separately by the Graduate  Committee. The Committee reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicant without  assigning any reason,  or cancel  the  admission  of a student  at any stage if his/her conduct or progress in studies is not found  satisfactory. If any student  is found  to be deficient  in the pre- requisite  knowledge,  he/she  will be  required  to up  date  his/her knowledge  for which  extra classes may be arranged  during the first Term. The decision  to direct a graduate  student  to take up an extra course  to remove  his/her deficiency in a particular  field will be  made  by the  Graduate  Committee.

Each student shall complete to the satisfaction of the University the following minimum requirements for each course of study during the term.

  • Class tests and  assignments  as given by subject  teacher.
  • Final term Examination
  • 75% attendance

The distribution of marks shall be as under:

Class tests and assignments: 25%

Final term Examination: 75%
(Based on external Examiners system)

Each student  shall be attached  with an Advisor and  if possible or convenient  to co-advisor to assist him/her in matters  related  to  his/her course  work  and  to  the  choice  of his/her research  topic.

After successful completion  of the minimum requirements of course work, the student  may be considered fit for the award of a Post-Graduate  Diploma only or he/she may be recommended by his/her advisor to proceed to  work  for M.E. degree.

In case a student  is not  able  to complete  the course work required for the  M.E. degree  or for award  of Post- Graduate  Diploma,  he/she may be awarded  a Certificate for successful completion  of each  course.

The final comprehensive examination shall be held after the student  has submitted his M.E. thesis through his/her Supervisor. This examination  may be oral or both written and oral as may be decided by the  Examiners.

  • The report  of the Supervisor and  External Examiner appointed by the Advanced Studies and Research Board should be unanimous  for the award of the degree. In case of difference of opinion  the matter  shall be referred  to the Advanced Studies and  Research Board for its consideration.
  • If the examiners recommend that the student is successful at the comprehensive examination, he/she  may be  declared  to have  passed the Master of Engineering Degree examination. In case of failure, a second examination may be given on the recommendation of the examiners. No  student  will be permitted a third examination.
  • Any candidate, who secures minimum  50% marks in each  course and  not less than 60% aggregate marks in two terms for morning program and three terms for evening program may  be  allowed  to  register for the  degree  of Master  of Engineering.

Any candidate who does not qualify to register for the degree of Master of Engineering but secures not  less than  40% marks in each  course  and  not  less than  50% aggregate  marks in all subjects in two terms for morning  program  and  three  terms for evening program  may be  awarded the Post-Graduate  Diploma.

Any candidate who does not qualify for award of Post Graduate  diploma  but secures atleast 50% marks in any course  and  not  less than  40% marks in all other  subjects  may  be  awarded  Post- Graduate  certificate  for that/those course(s).

Amendment to Regulations: 

These  Regulations may be  amended from time  to time  as deemed fit by the  authorities  of the Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, and, unless specifically stated otherwise, the amended Regulations shall apply  to  the  already  registered  students  as well as to  the  new  students.

NOTE: The courses of 4 credit hours will be of 100 marks, courses of 3 credit hours will be of 75 marks and courses of 2 credit hours  will be of 50 marks.