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.


Eligibility Criteria for PhD

a.       CGPA of 3.0/4.0 in MPhil/MS/Equivalent degree in the Semester System OR

First Division in the Annual System.

b.       GAT- Subject/International GRE (subject) score as determined by HEC.

c.       Passing of entrance test/interview conducted by the university.


Degree Requirements.    NUML awards PhD degrees to the students who fulfill following conditions:-

          a.       Completion of 18 credits of course work with a minimum CGPA of 2.5.

          b.       Passing of Comprehensive Examination.

          c.       Successful completion of thesis/dissertation. The thesis/dissertation will comprise of 24 credits.

          d.       Publication/acceptance letter for the research paper in the relevant field in HEC specified Journal.