According to web metric world ranking 2016, there is no public or private Pakistani university among the top 600 universities of the world. As far as the motivation of post-graduate in Pakistan is concerned, the supervision of researchers for retention of students and completion of research degree are the major critical issues. The Primary focus of this study is to explore the key factors affecting on motivation of post-graduate research students through the perception of students in the various fields.
For this purpose, we have focused on the sample of four universities (public and private universities) in Sindh, Hyderabad province. Universities were also stratum into 3 samples in terms of disciples: Engineering, Agriculture and Management science. Here particularly M.Phil and PhD research students were focused. The structured 5 likert questionnaire is used as an instrument for data collection. The multiple regression analysis is applied for research analysis.
Results showed that research supervisor and research facilities were insignificant but research course work is found significant impact on motivation of post-graduate research in Sindh. On basis of results it is recommended that in each studied disciple has to design polices for motivation among post-graduate research students especially research course work should be taken in consideration on important basis for better motivation of post-graduate research in future.
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