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Since 02-08-13

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programme

 
MS Programme M.Phil Programme PHD Degree Programme

 

 

MS/MPhil Programme

 

GC University, Lahore launched its MPhil Programme in 1999. MS/MPhil Programmes being offered in the following subjects to both male and female candidates:

 

MS Programme

 

Banking & Financial Economics, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Entrepreneurship & SME Management, Forensic Chemistry, Geography, Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry

 

 

MPhil  Programme

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Applied Physics, Biotechnology, Botany Chemistry, Economics, English, Environmental Science, History, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Microbiology, Persian, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Statistics, Urdu and Zoology.

 

 

Eligibility Criteria for MS/MPhil

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A person having sixteen years of Education or 4-year education (130 credit hours) after HSSC/ALevel/Grade-12/Equivalent, the minimum required marks/grades for admission in MS/MPhil will be as follows:

  1. Faculty of Science & Technology 2.50/4.00 CGPA or 60% in an Annual Examinations.

  2. Faculty of Engineering 2.50/4.00 CGPA or 60% in an Annual Examination.

  3. Faculty of Arts & Social Science 2.50/4.00 CGPA or 60% in an Annual Examination.

  4. Faculty of Languages, Islamic & Oriental Learning 2.00/4.00 CGPA or 50% in Annual Examination.

  5. Candidate must have passed NTS Graduate Assessment Test (GAT-General) at the time of admission with atleast 50% valid score.

  6. Persons working in Government/Semi Government or private institutions may apply. Such candidates shall have to submit “No Objection Certificate” from the Head of the Institution where they are working.

  7. There is no age limit for admission to MS/M.Phil Programme.

  8. A “Notification of Registration” of the candidates approved for admission in MS/MPhil Programme shall be issued by the Registrar.

Admission Criterion
 

The admission criterion is as under:

 

The weightage of Marks obtained in:

 

BA/BSc (Hons.) or MA/MSc                      100

The Weightage of GCU Entry Test               60

The Weightage of Interview                       40______

                                                 Total   200

 

Merit shall be determined on the basis of marks actually scored out of 200.

 

NOTE: Only those candidates will appear for interview who have passed the entry test.

 

 

PhD Degree Programme

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PhD Programme is being offered in the following subjects to male and female candidates:

 

Applied Physics, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Economics, English, Environmental Science, History, Mathematics (ASSMS), Persian, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Statistics, Urdu and Zoology

 

 

Eligibility for PhD Admissions

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  • A person holding MS/MPhil/Equivalent Degree in the relevant discipline is eligible for admission to PhD Programme if s/he possesses at least 3.00/ 4.00 CGPA (In case s/he has studied in Semester System) or 1 Division (In case s/he has studied in Annual System) in his/her MS/MPhil/Equivalent Degree from an Institution/University recognized in Pakistan.

  • Research work of minimum of 6 credit hours in MS/MPhil Programme is mandatory.

  • A candidate has to qualify a Subject GRE (International) Local (GAT/GCU) Test whichever is applicable at the time of admission.

  • Admission to PhD shall not be open for 'nonsubject' candidates. However, the criterion of related subject/field for eligibility shall be determined by the Academic Committee of the concerned Department.

  • Persons working in Government/Semi Government or private institutions may apply. Such candidates shall have to submit “No Objection Certificate” from the Head of the Institution where they are working.

  • A “Notification of Registration” of the candidate approved for admission to PhD Programme shall be issued by the Registrar.

Registration and Commencement of PhD Programme

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  • All the applications for admission to PhD Programme shall be submitted to Deputy Registrar (Admission). The Registrar shall pass on the applications to the Chairperson of the concerned department who shall get the eligibility of the candidates assessed from the Departmental Academic Committee and this Committee would also consider the feasibility of admission taking into consideration the availability of the supervisors and facilities, etc.

  • Each candidate for the PhD Programme shall submit a declaration to the effect:

  1. That s/he has not been registered for the similar Degree programme elsewhere.

  2. That no direct major work has already been done by him/her or anybody else on the topic s/he intends to work on, for PhD Degree.

  3. That the work s/he shall submit for the PhD Degree has not already been submitted elsewhere and shall not in future be submitted by him/her for obtaining similar Degree from any other institution.

  • The candidate recommended by the Departmental Academic Committee for admission to PhD Programme shall be given provisional admission subject to the fulfilment of following two conditions:

  1. Completion of 18 credit hours course work.

  2. Approval of the Research Synopsis for PhD thesis by the Departmental Board of Studies and Advanced Studies and Research Board.

  • The candidate must fulfil the above two conditions within one year from the date of his/her provisional admission to the PhD Programme. This period may be extended to further one year on the recommendation of the respective Chairperson.

Thesis for PhD Degree

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A student will be given three years for completion of thesis for PhD starting from the date of his/her provisional admission. An extension of two more years will be given in case of non-completion or rejection of PhD thesis.

 

A research paper on the topic of PhD thesis must be accepted /published in an HEC approved journal before the Viva Voce Examination.

 

University Examination Rules

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MPhil/MS Degree Programme

 

  • MS/MPhil Degree Programme is of 2 years' duration, divided into 4 semesters.

  • There will be Course Work of at least 24 credit hours in the first Academic Year, (i.e Semester-I and Semester-II).

  • There will be Thesis of 12 credit hours during the second Academic Year (i.e. Semester-III and Semester-IV).

  • The maximum duration allowed to a student for the completion of Course Work of MS/MPhil is 2 years from the date of first admission.

  • A student of MS/MPhil will be given 1 year for the completion of Thesis. An extension of 1 more year may be given in case of non submission, or rejection of Thesis.

  • A student has to complete at least 36 credit hours' study, out of which 12 credit hours are of Thesis, for the completion of the Degree.

  • He/she has to score 2.50 CGPA at the end of the Programme for the award of the Degree.

PhD Degree Programme

  • There shall be Course Work of 18 credit hours followed by a Comprehensive Examination. 

  • A student will be given 3 years for the completion of his/her Thesis for PhD, starting from the date of his/her provisional admission. An extension of 2 more years will be given in case of non-completion or rejection of PhD Thesis.

  • A research paper on the topic of the PhD Thesis must be accepted/published by a HEC approved journal before the Viva Voce Examination.

  • In order to earn the PhD Degree, the Thesis must contain:

    • Original work evidenced by discovery of new facts or by the exercise of independent critical judgment.

    • Addition to existing knowledge of the relevant field.

 

 

 


 


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M.Phil /Ph.D. Programme

 

Eligibility for MPhil/MS
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