Admissions for MPhil Programme (Fall-2021) >> Admission Notice

Note: Those students who are willing to apply on differently-abled students’ quota should submit an application to concerned department on the time of M.PHIL/Ph.D. test along with necessary documents.

Applications from Pakistani/Foreign Nationals are invited for admission to MPhil Programme of the University in the following disciplines latest by 02-09-2021

Faculty of Biological Sciences

S # Discipline Area of Study Requirement
1. Biochemistry Biochemistry, Molecular Plant Breading, Enzymology, Pharmacology, Clinical Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Immunochemistry, Stem Cell Biology. MSc Biochemistry, BS/BSc Hons./ Agriculture (4 years) or its equivalent degree from HEC recognized university, MBBS / DVM / Pharm-D and BSc (Hons) degree holder in Medical Laboratory Technology are also eligible.
2. Bioinformatics Comparative Genomics, Structural Proteomics, Software Development, Functional Genomics, Molecular Modeling, QM simulation, protein-protein interaction.For details:  http://ncb.qau.edu.pk/ MSc/BS Hons (4-years), Molecular Biology, Animal Sciences, Plant Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacy or any other filed in Biology, Computer Sciences from HEC recognized university.
3. Biotechnology Medical Genetics, Plant Cell Culture, Nanobiotechnology, Human Infectious diseases, Molecular Virology, Industrial Biotechnology. MSc/ BS/BSc Hons (4 years) degree or its equivalent in any field of Biological Sciences/ Agriculture from HEC recognized University, MBBS/DVM/Pharm-D are also eligible.
4. Environmental Sciences Environmental Biology, Ecotoxicology,
Environmental Health, Environmental Microbiology/Molecular biology, Bioremediation & Biodegradation, Environmental Geochemistry, Hydrology, Phytoremediation, Environmental Biotechnology, Molecular Plant Biology, Aquatic Toxicology & Pollution, Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Risk Analysis of Chemicals (Pesticides), Fate & Effects of Insecticides in Environment, Chemical Toxicology of Fishes, Chemical Stress Ecology, Limnological Studies, Impacts of Emerging Contaminants on Aquatic Fauna, Clean Energy, Batteries, Fuel Cells, Environmental Nanotechnology, Environmental waste management, Remediation and Revitalization of abandoned soils.
MSc/BS/BSc.Hons (4-years) or its equivalent in any field of Biological Sciences/Agriculture/Chemical/ Environmental Sciences from HEC recognized university.
5. Microbiology Applied & Industrial (Food, Microbial Metabolites), Environmental (Biotreatments, Biofuel/Bioenergy), Medical, Microbiology, Immunology and Veterinary Microbiology. MSc Microbiology, BS/BSc Hons. (4 years) in relevant field/Agriculture or its equivalent degree from HEC recognized university, MBBS/ DVM/Pharm-D are also eligible.
6. Plant Sciences Plant Physiology, Genetics, Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Plant Microbe interaction, Molecular Plant Pathology, Plant Systematics and Biodiversity, Plant Ecology & Conservation, Plant Proteomics, Plant Biology, Mycology. MSc Botany, MSc Biology, MSc Biochemistry, BS/BSc Hons (4 years) Agriculture or its equivalent degree, Pharm-D from HEC recognized university.
7. Pharmacy Pharmaceutics, Pharmacy Practice , Pharmacology, Pharm. Chemistry, Pharmacognosy Pharm-D/B-Pharm (4 years).
8. Zoology Endocrinology, Reproductive Physiology, Physiology, Parasitology, Fisheries and Aqua Culture, Human Genetics, Animal Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Entomology. MSc/BS Hons (4-years) in Zoology/ Animal Biochemistry/ Animal Biotechnology/ Environmental Sciences with Zoology or its equivalent degree from HEC recognized university.

Faculty of Natural Sciences

S # Discipline Area of Study Requirement
1. Chemistry Inorganic / Analytical Chemistry:Organometallic Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Organic/Inorganic Materials, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Polymers and Polymer Composites, Atmospheric Chemistry, Green Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Photonics, Environmental Chemistry.
Organic Chemistry:Organic Synthesis, Natural Products, Reaction Mechanism, Heterocyclic Compounds, Biomedicinal Chemistry, Catalysis, Supramolecular Chemistry, Organic Polymers.
Physical Chemistry: : Material Sciences, Surface and Solid State Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy, Radiation Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Polymer Chemistry, Solution Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Colloids and Surfactants, Photochemistry, Fuel Cell Chemistry, Time Resolved Spectroscopy, Colloids, Surface Chemistry and Computational Chemistry.
MSc degree in Chemistry or its equivalent with specialization in Inorganic/Analytical or Organic or Physical Chemistry from HEC recognized university.
2. Computer Science Computer Sciences MSc/ BS (4 years) in CS/SE/IT from the HEC recognized university.For details about the program, please visit the CS webpage (cs.qau.edu.pk)
3. Earth Sciences Geophysics, Geology and Hydrogeology. MSc/BS (4 years) degree or its equivalent in Geophysics/ Hydrogeology / Geology/Seismology from HEC recognized university.
4. Electronics Wave Propagation, Microwave Engineering, Scattering, Complex Media, High Frequency Electromagnetics, Antenna Theory Metamaterials, Information Theory, Communications and Signal Processing, Coding Theory, Image Processing, Embedded System, Microelectronics, Quantum Electronics, Advance Computer System, Computational Methods, Networking, Remote Sensing, Parallel computing, Machine learning, Opto- Electronics, Quantum Information, Atom Optics, Quantum Chaos. MSc/BS degree in Electronics/ Physics/ Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Information Technology or BE Electronic/ Electrical/ Computer Engineering/ Telecommunications from HEC recognized university.
5. Mathematics Applied and Pure Mathematics. MSc/ BS (4 years) in Mathematics/Physics or its equivalent degree from the HEC recognized university.
6. Physics Atomic 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.
7. Statistics Applied/Mathematical Statistics. MSc/BS (4 years) in Statistics or its equivalent degree from the HEC recognized university.

Faculty of Social Sciences

S # Discipline Area of Study Requirement
1. Anthropology Cultural Change and Development, Ethnographic Studies, Cultural Diversity and Integration. MA/MSc/BS (4-years) degree or its equivalent in Anthropology/Gender Studies/Behavioral Sciences/ Social Sciences from HEC recognized university.
2. American Studies American History, American Politics and Government, US Foreign Policy, US Literature, Latin American Politics. MA/MSc/BS (4-years) degree or its equivalent in American Studies, International Relations, Political Science, Defence & Strategic Studies, History, Pakistan Studies, Mass Communication, English Literature, Anthropology, Sociology, Peace & Conflict Studies & Economics from HEC recognized university.
3. Asian Studies Archaeology, Comparative Civilizations, Comparative Religions, Languages and Linguistics (Ancient). MA/MSc degree or its equivalent in Archaeology, Anthropology, History, Comparative Civilizations (Ancient) Comparative Religions, Languages and Linguistics (Ancient), Fine Arts from HEC recognized university.
4. Defence & Strategic Studies International 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, Peace and Conflict Studies, Mass Communication and Journalism from HEC recognized university.
5. Economics Micro/Macroeconomics, Econometrics, International/ Public/ Monetary/ Labour/ Development Economics. MA/MSc/ BS (4 years) degree in Economics or its equivalent from HEC recognized university. (MA/MSc/BS in Agriculture Economics/ Business Economics & Home Economics are not eligible).
6. Gender Studies Gender Studies 16-Years Education (MA/MSc/BS in Social Science and Humanities subjects) from HEC recognized university.
7. History All fields of History MA/MSc in History/Political Science/ International Relations/ Sociology/ Anthropology and Pakistan Studies or its equivalent and other relevant subjects of Social Sciences from HEC recognized university.
8. Management Sciences Management Sciences 16-years of relevant business education such as BBA (4-years), BBS (2-years), MBA (16-years), MPA (16-years) and other relevant or equivalent qualification/degree from HEC recognized university.
9. Pakistan Studies All 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.
10. Psychology Educational/School Psychology, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, Developmental/ Psychopathology/Mental Health,Psychology of Gender MA/MSc/BS (4 years) degree or its equivalent in Psychology/Applied Psychology/Behavioral Sciences from HEC recognized university.
11. Sociology Sociology MSc, BS Hons only in Sociology 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 Data Summary Sheet and routed through Proper Channel in case of in-service applicants
  1. 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;
  1. The applicants must provide official certificate showing percentage of marks obtained in MSc/BS Hons/4-5 years programme.

How to Apply:

  1. The applicants can apply through Online Application System from the QAU website, along with a Challan of the Habib Bank Ltd. OR Askari Bank Ltd. (Online Admission Facility will be available up to 30-08-2021 due to special circumstances of COVID-19).The applicants are advised to deposit Rs.2115/- in any branch of Habib Bank Ltd. OR Rs.2100/- in any branch of Askari Bank Ltd. In favour of the Treasurer, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
  2. The Bank Challan should be attached with the online Admission Data Summary Sheet along with other scanned requisite documents, otherwise the application will not be entertained
  3. The applicants are required to scan & attached the requisite/required documents with Online Application for verification of data and determination of merit:

 
Revised Schedule for Subject Test/Interview:

  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. Test sample papers are available on the QAU website.
  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 :-
S# DISCIPLINES DATE DAY TIME VENUE AT QAU CAMPUS
1. Pharmacy 13-09-2021 Monday 09:30 AM Department of Pharmacy
2. Psychology 13-09-2021 Monday 10:00 AM National Institute of Psychology (NIP)
3. Mathematics 13-09-2021 Monday 10:00 AM Department of Mathematics
4. Biochemistry 13-09-2021 Monday 10:00 AM Department of Biochemistry
5. Environmental Sciences 13-09-2021 Monday 10:00 AM Department of Environmental Sciences
6. Management Sciences 13-09-2021 Monday 10:00 AM Quaid-i-Azam School of Management Sciences
7. Asian Studies 13-09-2021 Monday 10:00 AM Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations (TIAC)
8. Earth Sciences 13-09-2021 Monday 11:30 AM Department of Earth Sciences
9. Gender Studies 13-09-2021 Monday 11:30 AM Center of Excellence in Gender Studies
10. Pakistan Studies 13-09-2021 Monday 12:00 Noon National Institute of Pakistan Studies (NIPS)
11. American Studies 13-09-2021 Monday 02:00 PM Area Study Centre (ASC)
12. Physics 14-09-2021 Tuesday 09:30 AM Department of Physics
13. Plant Sciences 14-09-2021 Tuesday 09:30 AM Department of Plant Sciences
14. Chemistry 14-09-2021 Tuesday 09:30 AM Department of Chemistry
15. Biotechnology 14-09-2021 Tuesday 09:30 AM Department of Biotechnology
16. History 14-09-2021 Tuesday 10:00 AM Department of  History
17. Zoology 14-09-2021 Tuesday 10:00 AM Department of Zoology
18. Statistics 14-09-2021 Tuesday 10:00 AM Department of Statistics
19. Electronics 14-09-2021 Tuesday 12:00 Noon Department of Electronics
20. Economics 14-09-2021 Tuesday 10:00 AM School of Economics 
21. Computer Science 14-09-2021 Tuesday 11:30 AM Department of Computer Science
22. Anthropology 14-09-2021 Tuesday 11:30 AM Department of Anthropology
23. Bioinformatics 15-09-2021 Wednesday 09:30 AM National Centre for Bioinformatics(NCB)
24. Microbiology 15-09-2021 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of Microbiology
25. D.S.S. 15-09-2021 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of D.S.S.
26. Sociology 15-09-2021 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of Sociology

In case of the continuation of COVID-19, the online subject tests will be conducted by the respective departments on the above said date & time.

Dr. Raja Qaiser Ahmed
Registrar