Every Thing About MS Master of Science
MS or Master of Science is a two year Master level program after 4 year BS/MSc or 16 years of education. Duration of different MS programs may vary from 1 year to 2 years. MS is consider equivalent to M.Phil and student can get admission directly in PhD after completing his/her MS degree. Many public and private universities in Pakistan are offering MS programs in a wide variety of subjects. You can not appear in MS exams as a private candidate only regular students can pursue for MS degree. Allama Iqbal open university and virtual university are also offering some MS programs through distance learning. As its a pre-doctoral research based program, so one should select the university with great care.
16 years education in related subject is compulsory for getting admission in any MS program such as MSc, BS, MBA, MIT, M.COM, BSc (Hons), BE etc.
In most of the Pakistani universities candidates have to pass NTS– GAT- General test with minimum 50 percent marks. Some universities take their internal test for granting admission in Master of Science program.
The syllabus of MS program vary from program to program. But usually it is the mixture of theory, practical and research. Student have to write a thesis or research paper. Some Master of Science programs are completely research based. While some include course work too.
HEC awards number of foreign scholarships for various MS programs. So if you have good command over your subject and have good career history then you must apply for HEC scholarships. As an Master of Science degree from abroad can change your entire career.
Who Should Go for MS Program
1-Student who have thirst for knowledge and who want to enroll for Ph.D program should go for Master of Science program.
2-Research minded person should also pursue for MS program.
3-Students who want to join some university as faculty member must get MS degree as due to growing competition universities and even colleges are not recruiting simple MSc lecturers.
4-Perfectionist who want to become the master of their field and research scholar should acquire MS degree.
Career & Scope
MS degree holder can find job easily within the country and abroad in their related field. Teaching is one of the best option for you as you will get 18th grade. Do you know that Australia, Canada, UK and other developed countries prefer the 18 year degree holders for immigration and jobs. You must apply for immigration of these countries if you are interested in research based jobs. But one thing is very important for MS degree holders that they must enroll themselves for PhD program as after MS, PhD is not something difficult for you but it will boost your career. Confidence is very important for you people as now you have become scholars and you should act like scholars in job interviews. One last thing in the initial stage if you are offered a job which is not according to your desire and qualification, still you should accept it as experience also matters a lot for getting some high profile job.
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