Faculty Profile

Dr. Taraq Waheed
Acting Head of Department (Social Sciences)
Program Manager MS (SS)/ BS (SS)

PhD - Political Sciences (Aligarh Muslim University)
Mr. Wajid Zulqarnain
Program Manager BMS

M. Phil in Mass Communication (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
Dr. Shamim A. Sahibzada
Program Manager MS (DS)

PhD-Economics (State University of New York, USA)

MS (Social Sciences)

SZABIST offers the MS Degree (M.Phil equivalent) leading to a Ph.D Degree in Social Sciences in the specialized fields of Economics, International Relations, Political Science, Gender Studies, Education, Public Administration, NGO Management, Law & Human Rights, Public Policy, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology.

MS can be completed during the evenings in 1.5 year after the four year Bachelor or a Master degree. 8 MS courses and Thesis are required to graduate. A total of 30 credit hours must be completed.


  • 16 years of education in a related field with minimum 55% marks or CGPA 2.5.

  • An entrance test and group discussion / interview.

  • GAT General with minimum 50% score.

For non relevant degrees, the candidate will require to register for additional courses as core requirements.

Financial Assistance in the form of Teaching/ Research Associateship is available to needy and meritorious students. Candidates should apply early.