My Goal: #JustStart Experience

Amina Rahim
2 min readDec 18, 2020


Goal Selection:

Goal #2: I want to get admission to PhD (Environment Science) within the next 6 months and complete my research proposal by spending 3 hours a day to make it possible.

  1. I belong to the field of Environmental Sciences so I want to achieve the highest degree in this field which is PhD.
  2. I have this goal so that I can become a good scholar and professor in future.
  3. I attempted 2 times for admission in two universities and failed.
  4. Experience for this week was good as I got to know about useful information.
  5. I had to do deep research on universities offering this degree and then finding their criteria, syllabuses and admission processes.
  6. I learned many things during this week. I know about many universities and the process of getting admission to Phd Environmental Sciences.
  7. My next step will be creating course outlines and setting up a routine to cover as much as I can in six months.

Week #1 — Task #1: Research on universities and their admission criteria along with syllabus for admission test and interview.

Following universities offer admission in Phd Environmental Sciences:

  1. Lahore College for Women University, Lahore (LCWU)
  2. Government College University, Lahore (GCU)
  3. University of the Punjab, Lahore (PU)
  4. Agriculture University Faisalabad (AUF)
  5. International Islamic University, Islababad (IIUI)
  6. National University of Science and Technology (NUST)
  7. Bahria University, Islamabad

Admission Criteria: (Admission Test + Interview + Research Proposal and Minimum 3.0 CGPA in MS or M. Phil degree. Candidate should have done a thesis in his/her last degree.

Syllabus: Entry test syllabus will cover everything from recent degrees. However, the interview will be more specific to the field of specialization or your research work.

Research Proposal: In order to get admission to the PHD program, students should have prepared a research proposal which defines his/her future and specialization. If the research proposal is strong enough, the candidate’s chances of admission increase as universities require good researchers.

Week #2 — Task #2: Creating Course outlines and scheduling 6 months.

Week #3 — Task #3: Finding past paper material and learning basic questions.