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Study at one of Pakistan’s top universities

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Why choose Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, LUMS?

As a leading research and teaching university in Pakistan, LUMS has consistently been ranked among top universities, both regionally and internationally and has received acclaim for its programmes by independent, external ranking bodies. Marking a momentous milestone for the University, LUMS has been ranked for the first time by the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings, and has been placed among the top 251-300 Asian universities. The employability ranking of the University has been acknowledged by the World QS Rankings by placing LUMS at the top in Pakistan.

Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) was ranked by World QS Rankings 2021 by Subject, #382 for Engineering and Technology category and #251 for the Computer Science and Information Systems category.

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Fully Funded PhD Positions - for International Students

Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering is an International and interdisciplinary center of excellence in basic and engineering sciences. It is home to a range of research groups across physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, electrical engineering, and computer science lead by a diverse group of experts. We are offering fully funded PhD positions in these research areas.

With our resolute vision, excellent faculty, committed students and modern state of the art infrastructure, SBASSE poised to become a globally competitive research leader in science and engineering.


  • Monthly Stipend: PKR 50,000 per month for the duration of four years
  • Group health insurance
  • On-Campus subsidised accommodation
  • On-Campus daycare facility
  • Conference travel grants
  • Career development opportunities
  • Access to dynamic startup ecosystem

PhD at SBASSE LUMS: Know the Facts

  • State-of-the-art experimental facilities
  • World-class faculty (>90)
  • Across the border research milieu
  • Recognition of research through Syed Babar Ali Research Awards
  • Teaching assistantship opportunities
  • A chance to avail various national (e.g. HEC-IRSIP) and international (e.g. DAAD) scholarships

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Research Facilities at SBASSE

By investing into the future, SBASSE has developed state-of-the-art facilities for research and innovation. SBASSE research facilities provides both undergraduates and graduates a dedicate workspace to perform their research experiments and draw precise results.


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