Vice Chancellor: Prof. (Meritorious) Dr. M. Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, Izaz-i-Kamal

                                   Home    Library | Jobs | GCU Telephone | 150 Years Celebrations | Web Feed Back | Contact us | Latest News | Upcoming Events | Credits                            GCU Emails

Information for

Information about

Quick Links

Search


   WWW GCU
CHECK YOUR GCU MAIL
Quick Links on WWW
Last Modified
You are Visitor #

 

click analytics
 
Since 02-08-13

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programme

 
MS / 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:

 

Faculty Programme
Faculty of Science and Technology Applied Physics, BotanyBiotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Forensic Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology,

Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Physics, Zoology

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Banking & Financial Economics, Clinical Psychology, Economics, Entrepreneurship & SME Management, Geography, History, Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Statistics, One Year Top Up (Clinical Psychology)
Faculty of Languages English Literature, Islamic Studies, Persian, Urdu
Faculty of Engineering Electrical Engineering

 

 

Eligibility Criteria for MS/MPhil

TOP

A candidate having sixteen years of Education or 4-year education (130 credit hours) after HSSC/A-Level/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. All Candidates are required to pass the GCU General Assessment Test (General) for MS/MPhil admission to be conducted through NTS. The Schedule of registration and test shall be announced at an appropriate time.     OR

  6. The candidates who already posses valid GAT result through NTS are also eligible to apply for admission till 30-09-2014.

  7. Candidates 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.

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

  9. 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 Graduate Assessment 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.

 

 

Disability

  • 1 seat is reserved for special applicants. Such applicants should attach "Disability Certificate" obtained from District Disability Board, with the Admission Form.

  • There is no age limit for special/disabled students.

 

PhD Degree Programme

TOP

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

 

Faculty Programme
Faculty of Science and Technology Applied Physics, Botany Biotechnology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics (ASSMS), Physics, Zoology
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Clinical Psychology, Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, Statistics
Faculty of Languages English, Persian, Urdu

 

 

Eligibility for PhD Admissions

TOP

  • A candidate 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.

  • Only for Admission to PhD Computer Science Candidates with MPhil/MS degree having course work of six (6) credit hours instant of thesis work (06 credit hours) as per HEC Policy are eligible to apply for admission.

  • All candidates are required to pass GCU General Assessment Test (Subject) for PhD Admission to be conducted through NTS.    OR

  • The candidates who already posses valid GAT result through NTS are also eligible to apply for admission till 30-09-201.

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

  • Candidates 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.

 

Disability

  • One seat is reserved for special applicants. Such applicants should attach "Disability Certificate" obtained from District Disability Board, with the Admission Form.

  • There is no age limit for special/disabled students.

 

Registration and Commencement of PhD Programme

TOP

  • 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:

  • 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.

  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 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

TOP

 

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

TOP

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.

 

 

 


 


Admissions

M.Phil /Ph.D. Programme

 

Eligibility for MPhil/MS
Eligibility for PHD
 



 
 
 
   


© Copyright 2002- Chief Librarian GC University Library, Lahore. All Rights Reserved,   Disclaimer