Admissions for MPhil Programme (Fall-2020) >> Admission Notice

Applications from Pakistani/Foreign Nationals are invited for admission to MPhil Programme of the University in the following disciplines latest by 07-09-2020

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 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 degree or its equivalent in Biological/ Chemical/ Environmental Sciences from HEC recognized university.
5. Microbiology Applied, Environmental, Medical, Soil, Industrial, Molecular, Food, 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. 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 and Surface 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.
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 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. Gender Studies Gender Studies 16-Years Education (MA/MSc/BS in social science and humanities subjects) from HEC recognized university.
7. 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.
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. 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 04-09-2020 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 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 :-

(Revised Schedule)

S# DISCIPLINES DATE DAY TIME VENUE AT QAU
1. Pharmacy 15-09-2020 Tuesday 09:30 AM Department of Pharmacy
2. Psychology 15-09-2020 Tuesday 10:00 AM National Institute of Psychology (NIP)
3. Mathematics 15-09-2020 Tuesday 10:00 AM Department of Mathematics
4. American Studies 15-09-2020 Tuesday 10:00 AM Area Study Centre (ASC)
5. Biochemistry 15-09-2020 Tuesday 10:00 AM Department of Biochemistry
6. Environmental Sciences 15-09-2020 Tuesday 10:00 AM Department of Environmental Sciences
7. Management Sciences 15-09-2020 Tuesday 10:00 AM Quaid-i-Azam School of Management Sciences
8. Asian Studies 15-09-2020 Tuesday 11:00 AM Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations (TIAC)
9. Earth Sciences 15-09-2020 Tuesday 11:30 AM Department of Earth Sciences
10. Gender Studies 15-09-2020 Tuesday 11:30 AM Center of Excellence in Gender Studies
11. Pakistan Studies 15-09-2020 Tuesday 12:00 PM National Institute of Pakistan Studies (NIPS)
12. Plant Sciences 16-09-2020 Wednesday 09:30 AM Department of Plant Sciences
13. Chemistry 16-09-2020 Wednesday 09:30 AM Department of Chemistry
14. Biotechnology 16-09-2020 Wednesday 09:30 AM Department of Biotechnology
15. History 16-09-2020 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of  History
16. Zoology 16-09-2020 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of Zoology
17. Statistics 16-09-2020 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of Statistics
18. Electronics 16-09-2020 Wednesday 10:00 AM Department of Electronics
19. Economics 16-09-2020 Wednesday 10:00 AM Online 
20. Computer Science 16-09-2020 Wednesday 11:30 AM Department of Computer Science
21. Anthropology 16-09-2020 Wednesday 11:30 AM Department of Anthropology
22. Bioinformatics 17-09-2020 Thursday 09:30 AM National Centre for Bioinformatics (NCB)
23. Physics 17-09-2020 Thursday 09:30 AM Department of Physics
24. Microbiology 17-09-2020 Thursday 10:00 AM Department of Microbiology
25. D.S.S. 17-09-2020 Thursday 10:00 AM Department of D.S.S.
26. Sociology 17-09-2020 Thursday 10:00 AM Department of Sociology

Prof. Dr. Zahid Asghar
Registrar