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

Applications from Pakistani/Foreign Nationals are invited for admission to MPhil/MS Programme of the University in the following disciplines latest by 08-02-2021

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. 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. 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 1. Environmental Biology, Ecotoxicology, Environmental Health.
2. Environmental Microbiology/ Molecular biology, Bioremediation & Biodegradation.

3. Environmental Hydro-geochemistry, Hydrogeology, Hydrology.
4. Phytoremediation, Environmental Biotechnology, Molecular Plant Biology.
5. Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Risk Analysis of Chemicals, Fate & Effects of Pesticides in Environment, Chemical Stress Ecology, Chemical Toxicology of Fishes.
6. Clean Energy and Environmental Photocatalysis.
7. Environmental Nanotechnology, Advance Water Treatment, Heterogeneous Nanocatalysis.
8. Environmental Waste Management, Remediation and Revitalization of abandoned soils.
MSc/BS/BSc (Hons (04-years) degree or its equivalent in any field of Biological/Chemical/ Agricultural/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 Or BS/BSc Hons (04-years in Botany, Biology, Biochemistry, 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, Environmental Chemistry.
Organic Chemistry:Organic Synthesis, Natural Products, Reaction Mechanism, Heterocyclic Compounds, Biomedicinal Chemistry, Catalysis, Supramolecular Chemistry, Organic Polymers.
Physical Chemistry: Chemical Kinetics, Thermodynamics, Molecular Spectroscopy, Quantum Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Electrochemistry: fuel cell chemistry, photovoltaics, Materials Chemistry: nanochemistry, polymer & composite materials, Surface Chemistry: solid state, colloids and surfactants, Photochemistry: time resolved spectroscopy, photonics.
BS (4 years)/MSc degree in Chemistry or its equivalent with specialization in Inorganic/Analytical or Organic or Physical Chemistry from HEC recognized university.
2. Computer Science Information Science and Technology – MS (IST)* *MS (IST) classes are in the evening from 5:00 PM-8:00PM Students are not entitled to University hostel. For more details, please visit the CS page on QAU website. MSc/ BS (4 years) in CS/SE/IT from the HEC recognized university.
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 Electromagnetics: Microwave Engineering, Antenna Theory, Wave Propagation and Scattering, Complex Media, High Frequency Electromagnetics, Metamaterials. Communication and Signal Processing: Information Theory, Coding Theory, Ad-hoc Networks, Communication Systems, Signal and Image Processing, Machine Learning, Embedded System and Microelectronics. Quantum Electronics: Opto- Electronics, Quantum Information, Quantum Chaos. MSc/BS degree in Electronics/ Physics/ Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Information Technology or BS 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 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. (M.A/M.Sc. in Agriculture Economics/ Business Economics & Home Economics are not eligible).
6. History History MA/MSc in History/Political Science/ International Relations/Sociology and Pakistan Studies or its equivalent and other relevant subjects of Social Sciences from HEC recognized university.
7. International Relations Theories of International Relations/International Law/ Comparative Politics/Global Economy MA/MSc degree or its equivalent in International Relations, Political Science, Mass Communication, Defence and Strategic Studies from HEC recognized university. Those engaged in teaching or research in the above disciplines may also apply.
8. 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.

 
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/MS 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/MS 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 08-02-2021 due to special circumstances of COVID-19).
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. The applicants are required to scan & attached the requisite/required documents with Online Application for verification of data and determination of merit:

 
Subject Test/Interview:

  1. The admission to MPhil/MS 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
1. Pharmacy 10-02-2021 Wednesday 09:30 AM Department of Pharmacy
2. Mathematics 10-02-2021 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of Mathematics
3. American Studies 10-02-2021 Wednesday 10:00 AM Area Study Centre (ASC)
4. Biochemistry 10-02-2021 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of Biochemistry
5. Environmental Sciences 10-02-2021 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of Environmental Sciences
6. History 10-02-2021 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of  History
7. Asian Studies 10-02-2021 Wednesday 11:00 AM Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations (TIAC)
8. Earth Sciences 10-02-2021 Wednesday 11:30 AM Department of Earth Sciences
9. Microbiology 10-02-2021 Wednesday 11:30 AM Department of Microbiology
10. Pakistan Studies 10-02-2021 Wednesday 12:30 PM National Institute of Pakistan Studies (NIPS)
11. Plant Sciences 11-02-2021 Thursday 09:30 AM Department of Plant Sciences
12. Biotechnology 11-02-2021 Thursday 09:30 AM Department of Biotechnology
13. Zoology 11-02-2021 Thursday 10:00 AM Department of Zoology
14. Statistics 11-02-2021 Thursday 10:00 AM Department of Statistics
15. Economics 11-02-2021 Thursday 10:00 AM School of Economics 
16. Bioinformatics 11-02-2021 Thursday 11:00 AM National Centre for Bioinformatics (NCB)
17. Computer Science 11-02-2021 Thursday 11:30 AM Department of Computer Science
18. Anthropology 11-02-2021 Thursday 11:30 AM Department of Anthropology
19. Chemistry 12-02-2021 Friday 09:30 AM Department of Chemistry
20. International Relations 12-02-2021 Friday 09:30 AM School of Politics & International Relations (SPIR)
21. Physics 12-02-2021 Friday 09:30 AM Department of Physics
22. D.S.S. 12-02-2021 Friday 10:30 AM Department of D.S.S.
23. Electronics 12-02-2021 Friday 11:00 AM Department of Electronics

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

Prof. Dr. Zahid Asghar
Registrar