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Tuesday, January 30, 2018



Applications from Pakistani/foreign nationals are invited for admission to MPhil/MS programme of the University in the following disciplines latest by 09-02-2018
Faculty of Biological Sciences
S #DisciplineArea of StudyRequirement
1.BiochemistryBiochemistry, Molecular Plant Breading, Enzymology, Pharmacology, Clinical Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Immunochemistry.MSc Biochemistry, BS/BSc Hons./ Agriculture (4 years) or its equivalent degree from HEC recognized university, MBBS / DVM / Pharm.D are also eligible.Note: BSc (Hons) degree holder in Medical Laboratory Technology are ineligible.
2.BioinformaticsComparative and Evolutionary Genomics, Structural Proteomics, Software Development, Functional Genomics, Molecular Modeling, QM simulation, protein-protein interaction.MSc/BS Hons (4-years), Molecular Biology, Animal Sciences, Plant Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacy or any other field in Biology, Computer Science from HEC recognized university.
3.Environmental Sciences(1)  Environmental Biology, Ecotoxicology, Environmental Health (2) Environmental Geochemistry, Hydrology  (3) Environmental Biotechnology, Environmental Remediation (4) Chemical Stress Ecology, Environmental  Risk Assessment, Aquatic-toxicology  (5) Clean Energy, Batteries, Fuel Cells (6) Nano-Catalysis for Environmental and Energy.MSc degree or its equivalent in Biological/ Chemical/ Environmental Sciences from HEC recognized university.
4.Pharmacy(1) Pharmaceutics (2)  Pharmacy Practice (3) Pharmacology (4) Pharm. Chemistry(5) PharmacognosyPharm-D/B-Pharm (4 years).
Faculty of Natural Sciences
S #DisciplineArea of StudyRequirement
1.ChemistryInorganic/ Analytical Chemistry:Organometallic Chemistry, Co-ordination Chemistry, Organic/ Inorganic Materials, Bio-inorganic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry.
Organic Chemistry: Organic Synthesis, Natural Products, Reaction Mechanism, Heterocyclic Compounds, Photochemistry, Organic Polymers.
Physical Chemistry: Material Sciences, Surface and Solid-state Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy, (Radiation Chemistry, Electro-Chemistry), Chemical Kinetics, Polymer Chemistry, Solution Chemistry, Nano Technology, Colloids and Surfactants.
MSc degree in Chemistry or its equivalent with specialization in Inorganic/Analytical or Organic or Physical Chemistry from HEC recognized university.
2.Computer ScienceComputer Sciences/MS(IST)MSc/ BS (4 years) in CS/SE/IT from the HEC recognized university.
3.Earth SciencesGeophysics, Hydrogeology, Seismology, GeologyMSc/BS Hons (4 years) degree or its equivalent in Geophysics/ Hydrogeology/ Geology/Seismology from HEC recognized university.
4.ElectronicsWave Propagation and Scattering, Complex Media, High Frequency Electromagnetics, Metamaterials, Information Theory, Communications and Signal Processing, Coding Theory, Image Processing, Embedded Systems, Microelectronics.MSc/BS degree in Electronics/ Physics/ Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Information Technology or BS Electronic/ Electrical/ Computer Engineering/Telecommunications from HEC recognized university.
5.MathematicsApplied and Pure Mathematics.MSc/ BS (4 years) in Mathematics/Physics or its equivalent degree from the HEC recognized university.
6.PhysicsAtomic and Molecular Physics, Semiconductor Physics, Plasma Physics, Magnetism and Nanomaterials, High-Tc Super Conductivity,  Laser Physics, High Energy Physics and Cosmology, Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum Optics/Quantum Information Theory, Computational Physics.MSc/BS (4 years) in Physics or its equivalent degree from the HEC recognized university.
Applied/Mathematical Statistics.
MSc/BS (4 years) in Statistics or its equivalent degree from the HEC recognized university.
Faculty of Social Sciences
S #DisciplineArea of StudyRequirement
1.AnthropologyCultural Change and Development, Ethnographic Studies, Cultural Diversity and Integration.MA/MSc/BS (4-years) degree or its equivalent in Anthropology/Sociology/Gender Studies/Behavioral Sciences/Social Sciences from HEC recognized university.
2.Defence & Strategic StudiesInternational Security, South Asia, Global Political Economy, Arms Control and Proliferation Issues.MA/MSc degree or its equivalent in Defence & Strategic Studies, Security/ War Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Defence & Diplomatic Studies, Pakistan Studies from HEC recognized university.
3.EconomicsMicro/Macroeconomics, Econometrics, International/ Public/ Monetary/ Labour/ Development Economics.M.A/MSc/ BS (4 years) degree in Economics or its equivalent from HEC recognized university. (M.A/M.Sc. in Agriculture Economics/Business Economics & Home Economics are not eligible).
4.HistoryModern South Asian HistoryMA/MSc in History/Political Science/International Relations/Sociology and Pakistan Studies or its equivalent from HEC recognized university.
5.Pakistan StudiesAll fields of Social Sciences relating to Pakistan.MA/MSc/BS (4 years) degree or its equivalent in Pakistan Studies or any Social Science subject from HEC recognized university.
Admission Requirement:
  1. The applicants must have to their credit:
    1. First Division in MA/MSc or in BA/BSc or at least 60% marks in BS (Hons) and all other 4-5 years Degrees;
    2. Shall not have obtained third division in BA/BSc or MA or MSc;
    3. In case of 3rd division in FA/FSc, the candidate should have obtained 1st division in both BA/BSc and MA/MSc; or at least 60% marks in BS (Hons) and all other 4-5 years Degrees;
  1. No Objection Certificate from the employer is required to be attached with Admission Form and routed through Proper Channel in case of in-service applicants;
  2. The following are not eligible for admission to MPhil programme:
    1. Those who have been rusticated or expelled from any university or College for misconduct or use of unfair means in the examinations or any offence involving moral turpitude;
    2. Those who were admitted earlier to MPhil programme but later were declared to have been ceased to be students of the university;
    3. Those who are currently on the rolls of this or any other university.
  1. The applicants must provide official certificate showing percentage of marks obtained in MSc/BS Hons/4-5 years programme.
Subject Test:
  1. The admission to MPhil programme shall be made on the basis of cumulative merit to be determined from previous academic record, University written subject test and interview.
  2. No separate call letters for test/interview will be issued.
  3. Only the test pass applicants will appear before the interview as per schedule of the Department/ Institute/ School/ Centre (DISC) concerned.
  4. The lists of the pass applicants shall be displayed on the notice boards of the relevant Department/ Institute/ School/ Centre (DISC).
  5. Click here to view Test sample papers
  6. Applicants appearing in the Entry Test must bring original CNIC for identification.
  7. If a test date is declared as holiday or for any reason, the test will be conducted on the next working day.
  8. Applicants seeking admission in the following subjects are required to appear in the Entry Test on the date, time and venue mentioned below :-
Written tests shall be held in the respective Departments/School/Institutes/Centres according to the following schedule:
1.Physics13-02-2018Tuesday10:00 AMDepartment of Physics
2.Biochemistry13-02-2018Tuesday10:00 AMDepartment of Biochemistry
3.Chemistry13-02-2018Tuesday10:00 AMDepartment of Chemistry
4.Anthropology13-02-2018Tuesday10:00 AMDepartment of Anthropology
5.Statistics13-02-2018Tuesday10:00 AMDepartment of Statistics
6.Electronics13-02-2018Tuesday10:00 AMDepartment of Electronics
7.Bioinformatics13-02-2018Tuesday11:30 AMNational Centre for Bioinformatics (NCB)
8.D.S.S.13-02-2018Tuesday11:30 AMDepartment of D.S.S.
9.Mathematics14-02-2018Wednesday9:30 AMDepartment of Mathematics
10.History14-02-2018Tuesday10:00 AMDepartment of  History
11.Pharmacy14-02-2018Wednesday10:00 AMDepartment of Pharmacy
12.Earth Sciences14-02-2018Wednesday10:00 AMDepartment of Earth Sciences
13.Pakistan Studies14-02-2018Wednesday10:00 AMNational Institute of Pakistan Studies (NIPS)
14.Economics14-02-2018Wednesday10:00 AMSchool of Economics
15.Computer Science14-02-2018Wednesday10:00 AMDepartment of Computer Science
16.Environmental Sciences14-02-2018Wednesday11:30 AMDepartment of Environmental Sciences

How to Apply:
1. The Admission Data Summary Sheet can be downloaded from the QAU website (Click here to Download Admission Data Summary Sheet), along with a Challan of the Habib Bank Ltd. OR Askari Bank Ltd. amounting to Rs.2000/-.
2.The applicants are advised to deposit the same in the Habib Bank Ltd. OR Askari Bank Ltd. in favour of the Treasurer, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (throughout the country with bank charges, non-refundable).
3.The Bank Challan should be attached with the downloaded Admission Data Summary Sheet along with other requisite documents; otherwise the incomplete and late applications shall not be entertained.
4. Admission Forms are not available at QAU Campus
5.One copy of the downloaded Admission Data Summary Sheet duly filled in and supported by the attested copies of educational testimonials i.e. Certificates and Degrees must be submitted directly to the Chairperson/ Director of Department/School/Institute/Centre by hand/courier etc. latest by 09-02-2018 positively
6.For further details, please visit QAU website.