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University of the Punjab

Admission Notices



Admission Notice for MS / M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programme Spring Semester 2024 (Regular / Self Supporting) - Date Extended

Applications are invited for admission in the following programs:

Name of Faculty
MS / M.Phil. / M.Sc. (Engg/Hons) / equivalent
PhD
Written Test
(Date & Time)
Interview
(9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m.)
(9:00 a.m.
to
12:00 a.m.)
(2:00 p.m.
to
5:00 p.m.)
Art & Humanities Fine Arts (Painting, Graphic Arts, Sculpture)  
19.02.2024
23.02.2024
South Asian Studies  
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
Graphic Design  
12.02.2024
20.02.2024
Business, Economics and Administrative Sciences Public Administration,  Health Administration  
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
Business Administration (Gujranwala Campus)  
13.02.2024
20.02.2024
Business Administration (IBA)  
12.02.2024
20.02.2024
Chemical and Materials Engineering Metallurgy & Material Engineering Chemical Engineering
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
Polymer Technology, Textile Engineering,
Polymer Engineering
Polymer Technology
13.02.2024
19.02.2024
Education Education  
12.02.2024
20.02.2024
Electrical, Energy and Environmental Engineering Electrical Engineering  
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
Information and Media Studies Information Management Information Management
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
Geo-Sciences Geology Geology
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
Life Sciences   Biological Sciences (SBS)
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
Oriental Learning Persian  
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
Quality & Industrial Systems Engineering Supply Chain Management  
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
Science   Mathematics
13.02.2024
19.02.2024
High Energy Physics Higher Energy Physics
12.02.2024
19.02.2024
  Physics
12.02.2024
20.02.2024
Solid State Physics, Microelectronic Engineering and Semiconductor Physics, Nanotechnology (CSSP)  
13.02.2024
19.02.2024,
20.02.2024
I.
Online Form is available at http://admissions.pu.edu.pk , http://111.68.103.22/admissions w.e.f. 23-01-2024. The candidate will submit his/her online form along with scanned copies of academic certificates upto 31-01-2024 (11:59 p.m.)
II.
Written Test/Interview will be held in the concerned department /Institute/Centre/School/College or as informed (by observing all Covid-19 SOP’s)
III.
Further details regarding schedule of test and interview, eligibility criteria for admission, terms and conditions etc. are available at PU web site
Announcement of Test Results
16.02.2024
Interview of successful candidates who qualified written test
19.02.2024 to 20.02.2024
Display of General Merit List & 1st Merit List
22.02.2024
• Last Date for depositing fee
26.02.2024
Display of 2nd Merit List
27.02-2024
• Last Date for depositing fee
29.02.2024
Admission Closed:
01.03.2024
Commencement of Classes:
04-03-2024

Eligibility:

Eligibility criteria for a relevant field/discipline (inaccordance with the department’s policy) will be provided by the relevant Board of studies/DDPC of Department / Institute / College / Centre / School before the admission.

For MS/M.Phil/ M.Sc. (Engg/Hons.)/ MBA / M.Com/ Equivalent:

 
I.
BS (Hons.) 4 years/ M.A. / M.Sc. / B.Sc (Hons.) 4 years / B.Sc. (Engg) degree or equivalent in the relevant subject from a HEC recognized University (At least 16 years of education after HSSC/F.A./F.Sc/Grade 12 or Equivalent; 120 credit hours) as  per HEC and PU rules.
II.
No third division in the whole career.
III.
Qualifying marks in the admission test conducted by the University are 50%.
IV.
Qualifying marks in the interview are 50%.

For PhD:

Category A

 
I.
MS / M.Phil. / M.Sc. (Engg/Hons.) or equivalent degree with minimum CGPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) in the semester system or first division (60%) in the annual system as per HEC and PU rules.
 
II.
No third division in the whole career.
 
III.
Candidates without thesis in MS/MPhil/equivalent are eligible to apply but they shall complete deficiency of 06 credit hours research thesis.
 
IV.
The admission test conducted by the University of the Punjab will be as follow:
i). Part A: GRE/HAT general type it is mandatory to score 60% marks in it
ii). Part B: Relevant Subject based test
To qualifying test in cumulative 60% marks are also required for details visit the link (Admission Test for Ph.D)
 
V.
Qualifying marks in the interview are 50%.

Category B

 
I.
MS / M.Phil. / M.Sc. (Engg/Hons.)/ equivalent degree with minimum CGPA less than 3.00 (out of 4.0) in the semester system or first division (60%) in the annual system as per HEC and PU rules.
 
II.
No third division in the whole career.
 
III.
Qualifying marks in the interview are 50%.
 
IV.
The admission test conducted by the University of the Punjab will be as follow:
i). Part A: GRE/HAT general type it is mandatory to score 60% marks in it
ii). Part B: Relevant Subject based test
To qualifying test in cumulative 60% marks are also required for details visit the link (Admission Test for Ph.D)
 
V.
Qualifying marks in the interview are 50%.
 
VI.
Additional courses of 9-12 CH of level 7  in zero semester and score minimum 3.00 out of 4.00 GPA. (If both conditions are not fulfilled by the applicant the admission will stand cancel)
 
VII.
Candidates without thesis in MS/MPhil/equivalent are eligible to apply but they shall complete deficiency of 06 credit hours research thesis.

Eligibility for candidates from other disciplines.

 
I.
Eligibility criteria for a specific field/discipline (in accordance with the department’s policy) will be provided by the relevant Board of studies/DDPC of Department / Institute / College / Centre / School before the admission.
 
II.
The requirements mentioned below are in addition to the requirements set already stated or mentioned above for admission in  MS/M.Phil/ M.Sc. (Engg/Hons.)/ MBA / M.Com/ Equivalent and PhD.

For MS/M.Phil/ M.Sc. (Engg/Hons.)/ MBA / M.Com/ Equivalent:

 
I.
GRE-Subject Test (conducted by the university in the discipline of admission.) with minimum 50% marks
 
II.
6-9 CH of deficiency courses of level 6 after starting the program in zero semester.

For PhD:

 
I.
GRE-Subject Test (conducted by the university in the discipline of admission) with minimum 60% marks
 
II.
6-9 CH of deficiency courses of level 7 after starting the program in zero semester.

Other Requirements:

CGPA on a scale other than 4:00 will be converted accordingly for MS/M.Phil/PhD or equivalent.
Marks 40 are reserved for academic qualification (the merit formula table is available at www.pu.edu.pk/dpcc) to be added in the merit.
The admission regulations of MS / M.Phil. / M.Sc. (Engg./Hons) /equivalent/ 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.
The processing and examination fee, i.e., Rs.2000/- must be deposited in the bank through the online Bank challan form generated during application submission. After the submission of fee to the bank, (HBL, UBL or  Mobile banking through 1Bill)  details must be entered in the application. Final application must be generated for completion of  the online submission.
Application received (online) after due date and time will not be entertained in any case.
Equivalence from PU is 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 must apply for equivalence well in time to the Equivalence Cell,  PU and must provide the same before the interview.
Equivalence of Degrees Awarded by Chartered Foreign Universities will also be required from HEC Pakistan. PU equivalence is also required.
A candidate in the job should provide an NOC from his or her employer on the date of the interview; those who fail to submit will not be included in the merit list.
A foreign candidate should apply through his or her home country's embassy or consulate and Pakistan's mission abroad  (in the case of Overseas Pakistanis). NOC and equivalence of degrees from HEC are required.

Chairperson
Doctoral Programme Coordination Committee
Office: Room No.105, First Floor, Undergraduate Block, University of the Punjab,
Quaid-i-Azam Campus, Lahore - Pakistan

Email: info.dpcc@pu.edu.pk,  Phone: 042-99231238, 99231244


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