In order to promote APSCO ‘Degree Education Program’ and make more benefit to APSCO Member States; the Secretariat of APSCO has initiated a cooperation with the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), China and jointly organize Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program and Master Program starting from the year 2018. To ensure transparency and fairplay for the selection process, the Secretariat established the joint Committee with NPU for evaluation and conducted interview with each nominated applicant from APSCO Member States over internet by skype on April 12, 2018. The selection was conducted on the basis of a pplicants’ academic excellence, language ability and background relevant to the program.
In total 24 nominated applicants from three Member States (Iran, Pakistan and Peru) applied for the following disciplines:
Navigation, Guidance and Control （School of Astronautics）
Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology （School of Astronautics）
Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology （School of Power and Energy）
The interview result would be announced within two (2) months.