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University of the Punjab

Admission Notices

Admission Notice For Master Degree Programs Academic Year 2019-20


With Reference to the advertisement of M.A., M.Sc. "ADMISSION NOTICE" published in various National Newspapers i.e. Daily Jang, Nawa-i-Waqt, Dawn & News dated 28-07-2019 respectively. The schedule for masters Admission 2019-20 has been revised as the result of B.A., B.Sc. or equivalent programs for various universities (other than University of the Punjab) has not been declared yet. The online admission forms as well as submission of hard copy along with relevant documents will be received according to the given dates:

Closing date for online submission of Forms
Monday, 26th August, 2019 instead of Friday, 09-08-2019
Closing date for submission of hard copy
Friday, 30th August, 2019 instead of Monday, 19-08-2019
Revised Admission Schedule for Merit List of (Regular/Self-Supporting/Evening/Replica) Programs:
For Regular Programs
For Self-Supporting / Replica Programs
Dates / Time
Dates / Time
First Merit list
02-09-2019 (2:00 pm)
12-09-2019 (9:00 am)
Last date for submission of dues
04-09-2019 till Bank time
16-09-2019 till Bank time
Second Merit list
05-09-2019 (9:00 am)
17-09-2019 (9:00 am)
Last date for submission of dues
11-09-2019 till Bank time
19-09-2019 till Bank time
Third Merit list
12-09-2019 (9:00 am)
20-09-2019 (9:00 am)
Last date for submission of dues
16-09-2019 till Bank time
24-09-2019 till Bank time
Fourth & Final Merit list
(if any required )
17-09-2019 (9:00 am)
25-09-2019 (9:00 am)
Last date for submission of dues
19-09-2019 till Bank time
27-09-2019 till Bank time
Commencement of classes
Merit lists for each subject/program for the year; 2019-20 will be uploaded at Departmental and Punjab University website by the concerned Departments/Director, Information Technology according to above mentioned schedule.  The merit list shall not be displayed on the Notice Board of the Departments.
The other details in the admission notice shall remain unchanged.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar / Chairman Admission Committee,
Quaid-e-Azam (New) Campus, Punjab University, Lahore. Ph. No. 99230259
For online admission queries, Helpline #: 0314-4044661, 0330-4063864, 0330-4063866, 0308-0467798, 0308-0467800
Note:   Help line will remain open from 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

"Only online admission forms will be accepted"

The online admission form for academic year-2019-20 in the following Departments/Institutes/ Colleges/ Centers, available at:     or (for Online Admissions) (Online URL for PUCIT).

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

College of Art & Design
MA. Fine Arts (Morning & Replica)
M. Architecture (Evening)
MFA Fine Arts (Morning & Replica)
MFA Graphic Design (Morning & Replica)
MFA Textile Design (Morning)
Contact #. 99212729
Department of Archaeology
M.A. Archaeology(Morning)
Contact #. 99230328
Department of English
M.A. English (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231168
Department of History & Pak. Studies
M.A. Pakistan Studies (Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231170, 99233138
Department of Philosophy
M.A. Philosophy(Morning)
Contact #. 99230884, 99230298
Department of French*
M.A. French (Morning)
Contact #. 35293858
* Only Fresh graduates are eligible to apply in M.A. French

Faculty of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Institute of Communication Studies
M.Sc. Communication Studies (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Development Journalism (Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Film & Television Production (Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99230518
Institute of Social & Cultural Studies
M.Sc. Sociology (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Development Studies (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Criminology & Security Studies(Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Population Sciences (Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99233126
Department of Political Science
M.A. Political Science (Morning)
M.A. Diplomacy & Strategic Studies (Self Supporting)
M.A. International Relations (Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231229
Department of Gender Studies*
M.Sc. Gender Studies(Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99233124, 99233125
* Only Fresh graduates are eligible to apply in M.Sc. Gender Studies
Department of Social Work
M.Sc. Social Work (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231553

Faculty of Life Sciences

Institute of Applied Psychology
M.Sc. Applied Psychology (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231235
Institute of Biochemistry & Biotechnology
M.Sc. Biochemistry/Biotechnology (Morning)
Contact #. 99230355
Department of Botany
M.Sc. Botany (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231152
Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
M.Sc. Microbiology & Molecular Genetics (Morning)
Contact #. 35952811-22
Department of Sports Sciences & Physical Education
M.Sc. Physical Education (Moring & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231746
Department of Zoology
M.Sc. Zoology (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231246

Faculty of Commerce

Hailey College of Commerce
M.Com (3.5 Years) (Morning & Self Supporting)
(Separate advertisement would follow and for further information please visit the college website
Contact #. 99230325, 99230327
Hailey College of Banking & Finance
Separate advertisement would follow and for further information please visit the college website
Contact #. 99213791-3

Faculty of Education

Institute of Education & Research
M.A. Education Elementary (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.A. Education Secondary (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.A. Education Islamic (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.A. English Language Teaching & Linguistics (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.A. Education Early Childhood (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.A. Educational Research & Assessment (Morning & Self Supporting)
Master of Business Education (Morning & Self Supporting)
Master of Science Education (Morning)
Master of Technology Education (Morning & Self Supporting)
B.Ed (1.5 year) (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231263
Department of Special Education
M.A. Special Education (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99230211, 99230375

Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences

Institute of Administrative Sciences
Masters of Human Resource Management
(Morning& Self Supporting)
Masters of Marketing (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231164-5, 99231810-1
Department of Economics
Master in Business Economics (Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Economics (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231167
Department of Information Management
Master of Information Management
(Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231224

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Center for Coal Technology
M.Sc. Coal Technology (Morning)
Contact #. 99232050, 99233109
Institute of Quality & Technology Management
M.Sc. Quality & Performance Management (Morning)
Contact #. 99230084, 99230085

Faculty of Science

Institute of Chemistry
M.Sc. Chemistry(Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99230463, 99231269
College of Earth & Environmental Sciences
M.Sc. Applied Hydrology (Morning)
M.Sc. Tourism & Hospitality Management (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Environmental Sciences (Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99233121
Fax No. 99233120
Department of Mathematics
M.Sc. Mathematics (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231241 Ext. 108
Centre for Integrated Mountain Research
M.Sc. Mountain Conservation & Watershed Management (Morning)
Contact #. 99230625, 99230587
Department of Physics
M.Sc. Physics (Morning)
Contact #. 99231243, 99230428, Ext. 801, 802 & 806
Centre for High Energy Physics
M.Sc. Computational Physics (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99231137
Department of Space Science
M.Sc. Space Science (Morning)
Contact #. 99233107
College of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences
M.Sc. Actuarial Science (Regular & Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Statistics  (Regular & Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Biostatistics (Self Supporting)
M.Sc. Business Statistics & Management  (Self Supporting)
Master of Information & Operational Management (Self Supporting)
Contact #. 042-35962612-4
Department of Geography
M.Sc. Geography (Morning)
Contact #. 99230419
Center for Geographical Information System
M.Sc. Geographical Information System (Morning & Self Supporting)
College of Information Technology
M.Sc. Computer Science (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #. 99210885, 99212506, 99212240, 99212250
Ext.149, 161, 130
Candidates who are applying for online admission to a program at PUCIT and have appeared in entrance test, are required to fill in admission form using the following links
http//, http//

Faculty of Oriental Learning

Department of Arabic:
M.A. Arabic (Morning)
Contact #. 99233130
Department of Kashmiryat*
M.A. Kashmiryat (Morning)
Contact #. 99210835
* Only Fresh graduates are eligible to apply in M.A. Kashmiryat
Department of Persian
M.A. Persian (Morning)
Contact #. 99210833
Department of Punjabi
M.A. Punjabi (Morning)
Contact #. 99210834
Department of Urdu
M.A. Urdu (Morning)
Contact #.99210832

Faculty of Islamic Studies

Institute of Islamic Studies
M.A. Islamic Studies (Morning & Self Supporting)
Contact #.99231232

Gujranwala Campus

M.A English (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.Sc. IT (Morning & Self Supporting)
M.Com (3.5 Yrs) (Morning & Self Supporting)
Separate advertisement would follow and for further information please visit the campus website
Contact #. 055-9200985, 055-9201225-6)
Fax 055-9201223
For general admission queries about programs, respective departments may be contacted through above mentioned contact numbers/email addresses. However, for online admission queries, contact numbers are given at the end of the advertisement.

Eligibility for M.A., M. Sc. or Equivalent Regular Programs

The candidates holding B.A/B.Sc. (14-Years of Education) or equivalent qualification with at least 2nd Division and age not more than 26 years are eligible for admission. 3rd division holder candidate is not eligible for admission. No student shall be admitted to a second or subsequent Master’s degree or Law Courses (Regular and Self Supporting Program) in the University.
50% seats are reserved for graduates from Punjab University and rest of 50% shall be filled on open merit basis.  Pre-Admission Entry Test is mandatory for the admission against merit as well as reserved seats only in the Departments/Institutes/Centres/Colleges who have opted for the Entry Test.

Eligibility for M.A., M.Sc. Self Supporting (Afternoon/Replica/Evening) Programs

Eligibility and basic criteria for admission in Self Supporting (Afternoon/Replica/Evening) programs of M.A.,M.Sc or equivalent will be the same as for morning programs. Entry Test conducted by some Departments for morning courses is also mandatory and applicable for Self Supporting (Afternoon/Replica/ Evening) programs. There is no age limit or session preference for Self Supporting (Afternoon/Replica/Evening) programs. Hostel accommodation facility shall not be provided to the students admitted under Self Supporting (Afternoon/Replica/Evening) Programs.
The admissions of M.Sc. Computer Science shall be made on the basis of 70% academics and 30% entry test performance, while for College of Art & Design; the merit shall be made on the basis of 50% Academic & 50% Entry Test performance and interview. Testimonials (not necessarily attested) should be attached with the Application Form generated Online before dispatching to respective department.  Incomplete forms shall not be entertained.

Basic Criteria of Late Sessions/Years for M.A.,M.Sc. or equivalent Programs

2 marks will be deducted from percent academic marks for each late session to a maximum of previous five (5) sessions/years for male and female students.
Admission be made by the University Departments/Institutes/Centres/Colleges as per order of the Session/Year of preference mentioned below-
•  1st Late Session 1st Annual , 2018 & 2nd Annual, 2017
•  2nd Late Session 1st Annual , 2017 & 2nd Annual, 2016
•  3rd Late Session 1st Annual , 2016 & 2nd Annual, 2015
•  4th Late Session 1st Annual , 2015 & 2nd Annual, 2014
•  5th Late Session 1st Annual , 2014 & 2nd Annual, 2013

Admissions on Sports Seat

1% seats have been reserved for admission on Sports basis.  Only those applicants will be admitted on the sports basis who have qualified the sports trials and their names have been recommended by the Sports Admission Committee. No other candidates will be considered for admission on sports basis.

Admission on Reserved Seats

Nominations for admission from Baluchistan will be sent to the University by the Higher Education Department, Govt. of Baluchistan through the Higher Education Department Govt. of the Punjab.
Student’s nominee from Azad Kashmir (to be nominated by the respective Nomination Board and recommended by the Federal Govt.).
Student’s nominee from Gilgit-Baltistan (to be nominated by respective Nomination Board and recommended by the Federal Govt.).
Student’s nominee from Khyber PakhtunKhwa (FATA Area) (to be nominated by the respective Nomination Board of Khyber PakhtunKhwa).
Student’s nominee from Sindh (to be nominated by the respective Nomination Board).
Army reserved seats for Defense forces to be nominated by the GHQ, Rawalpindi.
Special persons (disabled persons) as per policy of the University of the Punjab.
Entry Test is not mandatory for the students of Sindh, AJK, KPK (FATA), Gilgit-Baltistan & Balochistan.

Admission for Foreign and Overseas Students

Applications from foreign candidates should be routed through his/her home country’s embassy and Pakistan Mission Abroad office (in case of overseas Pakistani). These applications should reach in the office of the Chairman Admission Committee, Centre for Undergraduate Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore.

How to Apply?

Online Filling of the Form
Online Admission Form is available for M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent programs at or
The portal for online submission will remain open from Thursday, 01-08-2019 to Friday, 09-08-2019 (5:00 pm) and all the candidates are required to fill & submit this form online till the given time.
Then, he/she has to take its print out and submit its hard copy (generated online) along with fee deposited challan of Rs.500/- per application/form for each program/department with all relevant documents etc., must reach through postal service/courier service to the concerned Department/ Institute/ Centre/College separately on or before Monday, 19-08-2019 till (5:00 pm).
Those candidates, who want to apply for admission against reserved seats, need to choose respective reserved quota category(s) in online form.
The challan amount may be deposited by the candidates in the following Habib Bank Limited (HBL) or United Bank Limited(UBL) accounts-
Habib Bank Account No. 0042-7900-0843-03, United Bank Account No. 2255-9255-1 (MCA)
Subject eligibility criteria of individual disciplines will be available online while filling the admission form and same will also be provided (through e-mail/ telephone only) by the concerned Department/Institute/ Centre/ College.
Admission form will be accepted by surface mail (By post) only. No form will be acceptable "by hand".
Incomplete application form in any respect will not be entertained.

Admission Schedule (Regular/Self Supporting/Evening/Replica) Programs

For Regular Programs
For Self Supporting/Replica Programs
First Merit list 26-08-2019 (200 pm) Monday 03-09-2019 (900 am) Tuesday
Last date for deposit of dues 28-08-2019 till Bank time Wednesday 05-09-2019 till Bank time Thursday
Second Merit list 29-08-2019 (900 am) Thursday 06-09-2019 (900 am) Friday
Last date for deposit of dues 02-09-2019 till Bank time Monday 12-09-2019till Bank time Thursday
Third Merit list 03-09-2019 (900 am) Tuesday 13-09-2019 (900 am) Friday
Last date for deposit of dues 04-09-2019 till Bank time Wednesday 16-09-2019 till Bank time Monday
Fourth & Final Merit list
(if any required )
05-09-2019 (900 am) Thursday 17-09-2019 (900 am) Tuesday
Last date for deposit of dues 06-09-2019till Bank time Friday 18-09-2019 till Bank time Wednesday

Commencement of Classes:

Commencement of classes
Gujranwala Campus will follow the same schedule as that of Main Campus, Punjab University.
The Admission Office will remain open on Saturday during the admission days.
Due to limited accommodation facility, therefore the University is not bound to provide hostel accommodation to each and every admitted student. Limited accommodation shall be allotted on merit basis. Transport & Accommodation facility is not available for the students at Gujranwala/ Jhelum Campuses.
Merit lists for each subject/program for the year, 2019-20 will be uploaded at the University and the concerned Department websites by the Heads of the Departments and Director, Information Technology according to above mentioned schedule.
The online application or form for each program or department with all relevant documents, etc must reach through postal service or courier service to the concerned Departments, Institutes, Centers, Colleges, separately on or before 19.08.2019 till (05:00 P.M.).

Important Dates to Remember


Closing Date for online Submission:

09.08.2019 (05:00 P.M.)

Closing Date for Hard Copy Submission:

19-08-2019 (05:00 P.M.)


Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar
Pro-Vice Chancellor / Chairman Admission Committee

Quaid-e-Azam (New) Campus, University of the Punjab, Lahore. Ph. No. 99230259
For online admission queries, Helpline # 0314-4044661, 0330-4063864, 0330-4063866, 0308-0467798, 0308-0467800
Note: Help line will remain open from 08:00 AM to 10:00 PM

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