Ziauddin University

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Ph.D. (3 YEARS)

There is a strong demand for doctorate-prepared nurses in the healthcare industry and nursing educational institutes in Pakistan. The Institute of Nursing Sciences has the pride to be a leader in nursing education in the country in general and in Sindh in particular. ZUFONAM is distinguished in having highly qualified foreign and locally prepared nursing faculty in the country. The institute is now aspiring to be the third private sector institution in the country to start a Ph.D. program in Nursing.

The Ph.D. program in nursing will facilitate the scholars to acquire leadership roles in nursing health care, initiate and maintain collaborative relationships with nurses and individuals in other disciplines, advance nursing and health care knowledge by critically evaluating existing theories and knowledge, identifying new areas of inquiry for research and develop the science that guides nursing practice and health care by conducting original research using established ethical principles and disseminating research findings to advance new directions in theory, practice, and education.

Mission
To develop graduates capable of establishing a program of research that generates nursing knowledge, formulate policies and advances practice related to the health of individuals, families, and communities at all levels of healthcare
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or equivalent, with Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN/Post RN BSN) (18 years of education)
  • Minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 scale in a semester system or minimum first division in the annual system in Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) or equivalent from HEC recognized university
  • Passing University’s entrance test or Valid NTS-GAT/GRE score
  • Valid IELTS Academic Score 6.5 overall and not less than 6 in any component
  • Passing University’s interview and research synopsis presentation
  • Valid PNC license
Required Documents
The following documents will be required at the time of the interview.

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Attested Photocopies To be Submitted Original Documents to Be Present.
1 Matric Mark Sheet

Matric Mark sheet

2

Matric Certificate Matric Certificate
3 Intermediate Mark sheet (FSc. Pre Medical)**

Intermediate Mark sheet (FSc. Pre Medical)**

4

Intermediate Certificate  (FSc. Pre Medical)** Intermediate Certificate  (FSc. Pre Medical)**
5 General Nursing Diploma Mark Sheet*

General Nursing Diploma Mark Sheet*

6

General Nursing Diploma Certificate* General Nursing Diploma Certificate*
7 Specialization Mark Sheet*

Specialization Mark Sheet*

8

Specialization Certificate* Specialization Certificate*
9 BSN/Post RN BSN Mark Sheet

BSN/Post RN BSN Mark Sheet

10 BSN/Post RN BSN Degree BSN/Post RN BSN Degree
11 MSN Mark Sheet

MSN Mark Sheet

12

MSN Degree MSN Degree
13 HEC equivalency certificate of 18 years of education

Domicile

14

NOC from the employer * For Post RN Qualified Candidate
15

Proposed research project for PhD (write up + Presentation

16

Statement of purpose (mentioning motivation for seeking admission into PhD program)
17

03 Letter of Recommendation (One form Immediate supervisor and two academic references

18

Valid PNC License ** For BSN Qualified Candidate
19

Domicile

20

CNIC/ B.Form
21

02 Passport Size Photographs

22

Father’s/Guardian’s CNIC

*Subject to increase by ZU Examination Department Note: Any additional taxes imposed by the government will be the liability of the students/parents/guardians. The University reserves the right to increase the fees if required according to the recommendation of the Governing Body.

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Program Duration: 4 YearFrequencyFee
Admission Fee (non-refundable)One Time180,000
Enrollment FeeOne Time15,000
Laboratory ChargesOne Time10,000
Students FundOne Time15,000
Security Deposit (Refundable)One Time15,000
Tuition Fee Year I Semester IPer Semester314,760
Examination FeePer Semester12,000
Total= Admission & Semester-I Fee561,760
Thesis Process Fee (payable in Sem-III) 50,000
Thesis Defense Fee (payable in Sem-VI) 100,000
 
Introduction

This is a four years degree program, leading to practice as a Registered Nurse. The degree program fosters integrated nursing knowledge, skills and professional attitude. Upon completion of this program the graduate is prepared to be a safe clinical nurse, who will be able to provide comprehensive care at primary, secondary and tertiary levels within hospitals and community settings
Moreover, the BScN students will be registered with Pakistan Nursing Council after completing one year internship as per given PNC internship policy and must pass the PNC Licensure examination.

Admission Policy

Admission Test

 

Ziauddin University College of Nursing conducts an Admission Test through University Examination Department for all eligible applicants. The test consists of Multiple Choice Questions and short question of various types. The test comprises of four sections designed to assess each applicant’s performance in the areas of:

  • English
  • Science
  • General Knowledge
  • Mathematics

Interviews

Applicant will be interviewed to assess their suitability to complete concern course and pursue a career in nursing services. Interview will be held at the Ziauddin College of Nursing.

 

Application Selection

Applicant selection in Ziauddin College of Nursing is strictly based on merit and applicants are considered on the basis of admission test and interview results.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (4 YEARS)
  • FSc (Pre-Medical) with a minimum overall score of 50%
  • Domicile: Preferance Sindh
  • Gender: Male & Female
  • AGE: 17-35 years
POST RN BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (2 YEARS)
  • 03 Year Diploma in General Nursing
  • 01 Year Diploma in Midwifery or one year
  • Post Basic Specialty Diploma for male candidates in lieu of Midwifery Registered with PNC (Valid)
  • Experience: 01 Year Experience as Registered Nurse
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (2 YEARS)

CATEGORY – I (Post RN BSN)

 
  • Matriculation (Science Group)
  • 03 Years General Nursing Diploma
  • 01 Year Midwifery Diploma or any other
  • Post Basic Specialty Diploma for male candidates in lieu of Midwifery Registered with PNC (Valid)
  • 02 Years Post RN BSN Degree
  • Experience: 01 Year  Experience as Post RN BSN

CATEGORY – II (Generic BSN)

  • 04 Years Generic BSN Degree Registered with PNC (Valid) 01 Year Internship (Bedside Care)
  • 01 Year Experience as RN

(Excluding 01 Year Internship)
Note: Any additional taxes imposed by the government will be the liability of the students/parents/guardian. The University reserves the right to increase the fees if required according to the recommendation of the Governing Body. Examination Fee will be charged separately.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

 

 

  • Copy of Intermediate Marksheet/Certificate verified by concern board (Pre-medical group)
  • Copy of Domicile
  • Copy of candidate and parent/guardian CNIC
  • 15 recent passport photographs
  • 3 reference letters
Program Duration: 4 YearFrequencyFee
Admission Fee (Non -Refundable)One Time72,000
Enrollment FeeOne Time3,000
Laboratory ChargesOne Time10,000
Students FundOne Time6,000
Academic VisitPer Semester6,000
Security Deposit (Refundable)One Time6,000
Tuition Fee Year I Semester IPer Semester146,850
Examination FeePer Semester5,250
Total= Admission & Semester-I Fee255,100

* All fee structures are subject to change