The purpose of this study was to assess the mindset of the male and female, employed and unemployed and married and unmarried students regarding the future perspectives of the Ph.D students in Lahore. Literature review was completed for the purpose of clearing the future perspectives of the Ph.D program. The sample of the study was selected by using purposive sampling technique that was comprised of 14 Ph. D students of the university of Punjab. The study was delimited to the university of Punjab and Lahore lead university, Lahore. The in-depth interviews were used for the purpose of data collection as an instrument. Semi-structured questions were asked to the participants. Themes were made by using the transcribed data. After developing themes, it was changed into categories. Then, these were coded to meet the purpose. The results of the study revealed that the students of Ph. D program were not curious about making their future perspectives before taking the admission in Ph.D. program. They just want incentive, social status and recognition after completing the PhD.
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