Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Admission Notices



Pre Advertisement Information about Admission in MS / MPhil / Equivalent and PhD in University of the Punjab

All the HOD(s) are informed that the candidates whose fee challans are submitted till 25/09/2021 (Due Date) 04:00 p.m. but they could not submit their forms finally must be conditionally entertained for test and admission purposes.

For MS / M.Phil / Equivalent:

 
I.
M.A./ M.Sc./ LL.B./ BS(Hons.) 4 years/ B.Sc.(Hons.) 4 years, B.Sc. (Engineering)/ B.Pharmacy/ Pharm.D/ MBBS/ BDS degree or its equivalent in the relevant subject from a recognized University (16 years of education; 130 credit hours) as per HEC and PU rules.
 
II.
No 3rd division in the career.

For PhD:

 
I.
BS (Hons.) 4 years/ M.A. / M.Sc. / B.Sc (Hons.) 4 years / B.Sc. (Engineering) degree or equivalent from a HEC recognized University (At least 16 years of education; 130 credit hours) with minimum CGPA ≥ 3.0 out of 4.0 / first division as per HEC and PU rules.
 
II.
MS / M.Phil. / M.Sc. (Engineering / Hons.) or equivalent degree with minimum CGPA ≥ 3.0 out of 4.0 / first division as per HEC and PU rules.
 
III.
No 3rd division in the career.
Subject eligibility criteria of individual disciplines will be provided by the relevant DDPC / Board of studies of the Department / Institute / College / Centre / School before the admission.
 
The candidates must have to qualify the written test (GRE based designed by the departmental HEC approved committees) with 70% marks for PhD and 50% for M.Phil.
 
The admission regulations of MS / M.Phil. / M.Sc. (Engg./Hons) / Ph.D. can also be obtained from the respective Department / Institute / Centre / College / School. For further information, please contact the respective Department / Institute / Centre / College / School.
 
Candidates waiting for the result of 8th Semester BS / 4th Semester M.A / M.Sc / MS/MPhil can apply and have to provide the result notified by the Controller of Examinations or concerned department before test date. Otherwise, they will not be considered for admission.
 
Candidates without thesis in MS/MPhil can be admitted but they have to complete deficiency of 06 credit hours research thesis.
 
The PhD scholar shall complete coursework of at least 48 credit hours (as per new PhD policy guidelines) of which the majority shall be fulfilled through regular classes.
 
In case of those students who have previously completed a graduate degree in the same discipline (MS/MPhil or equivalent), such students shall receive credit for prior coursework and  final decision about the  exemption of credit hours will be given and notified by the respective DDPC /Board of studies of the Department / Institute / College / Centre / School.
 
If candidate admitted from other disciplines then deficiency courses must be taken by the PhD scholar to meet the requirement/s as recommended by the respective DDPC /Board of studies of the Department / Institute / College / Centre / School.
 
I.
The students may take exit from the program after fulfillment of MS/M.Phil requirement as per HEC provisions. If a student successfully completes the full set of requirements for the award of an MS/MPhil (or equivalent) degree during the course of their PhD studies, the university may award the applicable degree to such students upon completion of the relevant requirements.
 
II.
Students who are unable to maintain CGPA 3.00 and  GP 2.7 in individual course) throughout PhD shall be awarded MS/MPhil degree (but not less than CGPA 2.50)
 
Who want to have an exit from PhD after having 24 credit hours course work and 06 credit hours research shall be awarded M.S/M.Phil degrees. (but not less than CGPA 2.50)
 
Equivalence is required before admission: From PU required (Qualification from Institutions other than the University of the Punjab will be equalized by the Equivalence Committee of the University of the Punjab). Candidates have to apply to equivalence cell.
 
Equivalence of Degrees Awarded by chartered foreign universities will be also required  from HEC Pakistan. PU equivalence is also required.
 
A foreign candidate should apply through his/her Home Country’s Embassy or Consulate and Pakistan Mission/s Abroad office (in case of Overseas Pakistani). NOC and equivalence of degrees from HEC required.
   

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

Prof. Dr. Anjum Nasim Sabri
Chairperson DPCC


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