The Department of Chemistry is one of the oldest departments at FCCU. It enjoys a rich heritage of eminence and scholarship in chemical sciences. Dr Carter Speers was Head of the Chemistry Department and Professor of Technical Chemistry, University of Punjab. Dr Robert F Tebbe, a prominent Organic Chemist and teacher, spent 12 years at FCCU as Professor of Chemistry and also served as the Principal of the College. Dr Khairat M Ibne-Rasa, a scientist of international repute, served as Professor of Organic Chemistry and Head of the Department. The present faculty is committed to continue these rich traditions.

MPHIL CHEMISTRY

MPhil Chemistry is a two year degree program. The first year is dedicated to coursework. In the second year, students conduct research under the supervision of a faculty member of the department. A full year of research activities plays a crucial role in training and preparing the students for further learning, or to pursue a career.

Admission Criteria

A 4-year BS (Hons) degree from an HEC recognized University in the discipline of Chemistry or a related field with a minimum of 2.5 CGPA and 130 credit hours

OR

A Conventional MSc in Chemistry or a related field with a minimum of 60% marks

NOTE: Acceptance is based upon the 1) departmental test, 2) interview and 3) an overall evaluation of the candidate, including: academic achievement, statement of purpose and English language proficiency.
Provisional admission can be sought by students awaiting final results. Their admission will only be confirmed once they have submitted their complete official Transcript within the due dates.

Dr Mariya-al-Rashida

Associate Professor & Chairperson

PhD (University of the Punjab, Lahore)

Dr Dildar Ahmed

Professor & Dean of Natural Sciences

PhD (HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi)
MSc (University of Karachi)
Course on Science Religion and Environment (Cambridge University, UK)
Room # 103, Armacost Science Building
Ext: 509

Dr Christy Munir

Professor Emeritus of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry

PhD (Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
MSc (University of Peshawar, Peshawar)
Ext: 304
Room # 122, Armacost Science Building

Dr Athar Yaseen Khan

Professor of Physical Chemistry

PhD (University of Southampton, UK) Postdoctorate (State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton)

Dr Muhammad Saeed Iqbal

Professor of Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry

PhD (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow)
MSc (University of the Punjab)
Room # 159, Peter H Armacost Building
Ext: 563

Dr Seemal Jelani

Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry

PhD (University of Punjab, Lahore)
MSc (University of Punjab, Lahore)
Ext: 595
Room # 163, Armacost Science Building

Dr Shazma Azeem

Assistant Professor of Inorganic/Analytical Chemistry

PhD (Government College University, Lahore in collaboration with the University of Nottingham, UK)
MPhil (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Ext: 601
Room # 164, Armacost Science Building

Dr Muhammad Nadeem Asghar

Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

PhD (Government College University, Lahore)
MPhil Chemistry (GCU, Lahore)
MPhil Mol. Biol. (CEMB, PU, Lahore)
Ext: 603
Room # 146, Armacost Science Building

Dr Hafiz Muhammad Abd Ur Rahman

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry

PhD (Regensburg University, Germany)
Postdoctorate (Regensburg University, Germany)
Ext: 564
Room # 147, Armacost Science Building

Dr Hira Khalid

Assistant Professor

MS (University of the Punjab)
PhD (GC University Lahore in collaboration with University of Washington, Seattle)
Room # 153, Armacost Science Building
Ext: 562

Dr Saadia Shaukat

Assistant Professor

PhD (Regensburg University, Germany)
MPhil (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Ext: 599
Room # 144, Armacost Science Building

Hina Abid

Lecturer of Applied Chemistry

MPhil (University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore)

The Department of Chemistry has state-of-the-art facilities available for research in several significant areas, including natural products, organic synthesis, organometallics, nano and composite materials, and pharmaceutical chemistry. It also provides opportunities for students to work on projects funded by organizations like Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and HEC. The Department of Chemistry has three dedicated large teaching labs, one equipment and research lab and seven postgraduate research labs.

Most of the faculty members are Higher Education Commission (HEC) approved PhD supervisors. They are meticulous teachers and active researchers. The Chemistry Department makes efforts to prepare its students to play a productive role in different capacities, such as educators, technical entrepreneurs, researchers, and chemists. It also lays a strong foundation for students who plan their further education in Pakistan or abroad.

Click here to find out about the Department of Chemistry’s Research Facilities and Patents

Click here to find out about the Department of Chemistry’s Funded Research Projects

Click here to find out about the Department of Chemistry’s Workshops/Conferences Organized

Fee Structure 

MPhil Chemistry

Fall 2018Spring 2019 
Tuition FeeAdmissionSecurityTotalTuition FeeTotalTotal Fee Year Excluding tax
117,50015,00010,000142,500117,500117,500260,000

Funding Options

  • Merit Scholarship (75% tuition fee waiver) available
  • Limited Teaching Assistantships (50% tuition fee waiver) available
  • PEEF Scholarships available for eligible students

Dr Mariya-al-Rashida

Associate Professor & Chairperson

PhD (University of the Punjab, Lahore)

Admission Schedule:

AAdmissions BeginJune 1, 2018
BLast Date to Submit the FormJuly 31, 2018
CAdmission Test

(Sample Test)

Date: August 06, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Venue: S-148

DInterviewDate: August 09, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Venue: S-142

EMerit List DisplayedAugust 16, 2018
FLast Date for Fee SubmissionAugust 31, 2018
GClasses BeginSeptember 10, 2018

 

How to Fill the Admission Form?

  • Click on the Admission Inquiry Form under “Online Application Links”
  • Fill in the Inquiry Form with your correct data
  • Don’t forget to fill in the Program of interest
  • In case you close the inquiry form without completing & submitting, you can use the Continuing Inquiry Form under “Online Application Links”
  • If you have successfully submitted the inquiry form you will get an email. Check your inbox
  • In your inbox, you will receive an email with your username and password which is your tracking code
  • In the email received use the Click Here link to access the FC Empower portal
  • Use the tracking code which is your username and password. Click on the Submit button
  • Click on the admission application tab
  • Click on the Access Form (Postgraduate or PhD) in which you are interested in applying
  • Continue to fill in the form. Once finished, print and then click on ‘I have finished – Submit’
  • Pay Rs. 2500 in HBL FCCU branch
  • Attach all the required documents including the paid challan form to the Admission form and submit it in the Admission Office. All applicants must collect their Admit Slip from the Admission Office

In case of any query regarding admissions, kindly fill and submit the Admission Inquiry Form under “Online Application Links”. You would be assigned a Counselor and you would be able to see the Name and Email Address of your respective Counselor from your Empower Account. Send an Email regarding any admission related query to your respective Counselor.
You can also call the Admission Office at +92 (42) 9923 1581 upto 88. The extensions are 566, 377, and 317.

Required Documents:

  1. An attested copy of the original Matriculation / O level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)
  2. In case of O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed
  3. An attested copy of the original Intermediate / A level / High School result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)
  4. In case of A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed
  5. A and O Level and American High School Students have to submit a copy of their Equivalence Certificate (attested and stamped from IBCC)
  6. Attested copies of the final transcript of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelors and 2-year Conventional Masters degree
  7. FCCU students need to attach the attested copy of their official Baccalaureate transcript
  8. Students can submit their Transcript at least till the 7th semester at the time of form submission. If offered admission they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester
  9. Students having a foreign Bachelors Degree must get their Equivalence from HEC
  10. Statement of purpose (300 – 500 words) describing the reason(s) why the student is applying to the program, long-term goals and the reason(s) for selecting Forman Christian College
  11. Two recent passport-sized photographs
  12. Two copies of the student’s CNIC and of the father / guardian

Attach all the required documents including the paid challan form to the Admission form and submit it in the Admission Office. All applicants must collect their Admit Slip from the Admission Office.
In case you are not located in Lahore then you can send us the Admission Form along with all the required documents through courier. You would need to make a pay order of Rs 2500 from any Branch of HBL in the name of Forman Christian College. Then send us the Courier at Admission Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600 by July 31, 2018.

Online Application Links:

New applications:

If you are not on the FCCU campus: Admissions Inquiry Form Link 1   or   Admissions Inquiry Form Link 2 

If you are on the FCCU campus: Admissions Inquiry Form Link

Continuing Inquiry Form Links:

If you are not on FCCU campus: Admission Inquiry Link 1  or  Admission Inquiry Link 2

If you are on the FCCU campus: Admission Inquiry Link for continuing applications

PHD CHEMISTRY

PhD Chemistry is a three year degree program that can be extended further as per policy. The program consists of 2 semesters of coursework of 18 credit hours followed by a minimum of 4 semesters of research of 12 credit hours. In the first year, students have to complete 18 credit hours coursework, which is followed by a comprehensive examination. The student must maintain a CGPA of >3.0. The student is expected to carry out original research work under the supervision of a faculty member (who is an HEC approved supervisor) from the Department. The Department of Chemistry is equipped with many state-of-the-art research facilities and has active collaboration with several universities and industries, such as HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry Karachi, PCSIR Laboratories Lahore, and NovaMed Pharmaceuticals Lahore. The PhD program aims to train highly skilled researchers with capability to carry out independent research work for the development of the country.

Admission Criteria

  • Minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) in the Semester System or First Division in the Annual System in MPhil / MS / Equivalent in Chemistry or related sciences
  • Passing a subject test conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS) or ETS (USA) in the area of specialization chosen at the PhD level
  • In the case of GAT subject test, a minimum of 60% marks are required
  • In the case of GRE subject test, a minimum of 60% score is required
  • Passing an interview conducted by the PhD admission committee
  • The candidate will submit a research statement along with the admission application

NOTE: Acceptance is based upon the 1) GAT / GRE Score, 2) interview and 3) an overall evaluation of the candidate, including: academic achievement, research statement and English language proficiency.
Provisional admission can be sought by students awaiting final results. Their admission will only be confirmed once they have submitted their complete official Transcript and GAT / GRE Score within the due dates.

Dr Mariya-al-Rashida

Associate Professor & Chairperson

PhD (University of the Punjab, Lahore)

Dr Dildar Ahmed

Professor & Dean of Natural Sciences

PhD (HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi)
MSc (University of Karachi)
Course on Science Religion and Environment (Cambridge University, UK)
Room # 103, Armacost Science Building
Ext: 509

Dr Christy Munir

Professor Emeritus of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry

PhD (Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
MSc (University of Peshawar, Peshawar)
Ext: 304
Room # 122, Armacost Science Building

Dr Athar Yaseen Khan

Professor of Physical Chemistry

PhD (University of Southampton, UK) Postdoctorate (State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton)

Dr Muhammad Saeed Iqbal

Professor of Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry

PhD (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow)
MSc (University of the Punjab)
Room # 159, Peter H Armacost Building
Ext: 563

Dr Seemal Jelani

Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry

PhD (University of Punjab, Lahore)
MSc (University of Punjab, Lahore)
Ext: 595
Room # 163, Armacost Science Building

Dr Shazma Azeem

Assistant Professor of Inorganic/Analytical Chemistry

PhD (Government College University, Lahore in collaboration with the University of Nottingham, UK)
MPhil (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Ext: 601
Room # 164, Armacost Science Building

Dr Muhammad Nadeem Asghar

Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

PhD (Government College University, Lahore)
MPhil Chemistry (GCU, Lahore)
MPhil Mol. Biol. (CEMB, PU, Lahore)
Ext: 603
Room # 146, Armacost Science Building

Dr Hafiz Muhammad Abd Ur Rahman

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry

PhD (Regensburg University, Germany)
Postdoctorate (Regensburg University, Germany)
Ext: 564
Room # 147, Armacost Science Building

Dr Hira Khalid

Assistant Professor

MS (University of the Punjab)
PhD (GC University Lahore in collaboration with University of Washington, Seattle)
Room # 153, Armacost Science Building
Ext: 562

Dr Saadia Shaukat

Assistant Professor

PhD (Regensburg University, Germany)
MPhil (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Ext: 599
Room # 144, Armacost Science Building

Hina Abid

Lecturer of Applied Chemistry

MPhil (University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore)

The Department of Chemistry has state-of-the-art facilities available for research in several significant areas, including natural products, organic synthesis, organometallics, nano and composite materials, and pharmaceutical chemistry. It also provides opportunities for students to work on projects funded by organizations like Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and HEC. The Department of Chemistry has three dedicated large teaching labs, one equipment and research lab and seven postgraduate research labs.

Most of the faculty members are Higher Education Commission (HEC) approved PhD supervisors. They are meticulous teachers and active researchers. The Chemistry Department makes efforts to prepare its students to play a productive role in different capacities, such as educators, technical entrepreneurs, researchers, and chemists. It also lays a strong foundation for students who plan their further education in Pakistan or abroad.

Click here to find out about the Department of Chemistry’s Research Facilities and Patents

Click here to find out about the Department of Chemistry’s Funded Research Projects

Click here to find out about the Department of Chemistry’s Workshops/Conferences Organized

Fee Structure 

PhD Chemistry

Fall 2018Spring 2019 
Tuition FeeAdmissionSecurityTotalTuition FeeTotalTotal Fee Year Excluding tax
117,50015,00010,000142,500117,500117,500260,000

Dr Mariya-al-Rashida

Associate Professor & Chairperson

PhD (University of the Punjab, Lahore)

Admission Schedule:

AAdmissions BeginJune 1, 2018
BLast Date to Submit the FormJuly 31, 2018
CInterviewDate: August 09, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Venue: S-142

DMerit List DisplayedAugust 16, 2018
ELast Date for Fee SubmissionAugust 31, 2018
FClasses BeginSeptember 10, 2018

 

How to Fill the Admission Form?

  • Click on the Admission Inquiry Form under “Online Application Links”
  • Fill in the Inquiry Form with your correct data
  • Don’t forget to fill in the Program of interest
  • In case you close the inquiry form without completing & submitting, you can use the Continuing Inquiry Form under “Online Application Links”
  • If you have successfully submitted the inquiry form you will get an email. Check your inbox
  • In your inbox, you will receive an email with your username and password which is your tracking code
  • In the email received use the “Click Here” link to access the FC Empower portal
  • Use the tracking code which is your username and password. Click on the Submit button
  • Click on the admission application tab
  • Click on the Access Form (Postgraduate or PhD) in which you are interested in applying
  • Continue to fill in the form. Once finished, print and then click on ‘I have finished – Submit’
  • Pay Rs. 2500 in HBL FCCU branch
  • Attach all the required documents including the paid challan form to the Admission form and submit it in the Admission Office. All applicants must collect their Admit Slip from the Admission Office

In case of any query regarding admissions, kindly fill and submit the Admission Inquiry Form under “Online Application Links”. You would be assigned a Counselor and you would be able to see the Name and Email Address of your respective Counselor from your Empower Account. Send an Email regarding any admission related query to your respective Counselor.
You can also call the Admission Office at +92 (42) 9923 1581 upto 88. The extensions are 566, 377, and 317.

Required Documents:

  1. An attested copy of the original Matriculation / O level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)
  2. In case of O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed
  3. An attested copy of the original Intermediate / A level / High School result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)
  4. In case of A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed
  5. A and O Level and American High School Students have to submit a copy of their Equivalence Certificate (Attested and stamped from IBCC)
  6. Attested copies of the final transcript of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelors and 2-year Conventional Masters degree
  7. An attested copy of the final transcript of MPhil / MS Degree
  8. FCCU students need to attach the attested copies of their official Baccalaureate and MPhil transcripts
  9. Students can submit their MPhil / MS Transcript at least till the 3rd semester at the time of form submission. If offered admission they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester
  10. Students having a foreign Bachelors Degree must get their Equivalence from HEC
  11. Students having a foreign MPhil / MS Degree must get their Equivalence from HEC
  12. An attested copy of the GAT Subject / GRE Subject result. If the result is not available at the time of form submission, Students can still apply. If offered admission they must submit an attested copy of their GAT Subject / GRE Subject result within the due dates
  13. Research statement (1000 – 1500 words) where you would provide a concise write-up about the research theme that you would like to pursue. Include a brief description of your proposed research work plan as well
  14. Two recent passport-sized photographs
  15. Two copies of the student’s CNIC and of the father / guardian

Attach all the required documents including the paid challan form to the Admission form and submit it in the Admission Office. All applicants must collect their Admit Slip from the Admission Office.
In case you are not located in Lahore then you can send us the Admission Form along with all the required documents through courier. You would need to make a pay order of Rs 2500 from any Branch of HBL in the name of Forman Christian College. Then send us the Courier at Admission Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600 by July 31, 2018.

Online Application Links:

New applications:

If you are not on the FCCU campus: Admissions Inquiry Form Link 1   or   Admissions Inquiry Form Link 2 

If you are on the FCCU campus: Admissions Inquiry Form Link

Continuing Inquiry Form Links:

If you are not on FCCU campus: Admission Inquiry Link 1  or  Admission Inquiry Link 2

If you are on the FCCU campus: Admission Inquiry Link for continuing applications