The Department of Economics at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) has been offering the undergraduate program since 1915. The Department has evolved over time, bringing it up to par with contemporary needs by building resources, introducing wide range of courses, upgrading curricula and adding new scholars. Currently there are 400 baccalaureate students majoring in Economics and it is rated as one of the most popular degrees at FCCU.

BS (HONS) ECONOMICS

The program provides a thorough understanding of economic theories pertaining to global economic issues with special focus on Pakistan’s economy. It also enables the students to perform both quantitative and qualitative analyses in research and present the findings effectively. The degree enhances the students’ personal and professional decision-making capacities. Further, it encourages them to contribute in policy formulation and participate in the economic development of Pakistan.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate understanding of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics
  • Perform quantitative research skills to critically analyze economic issues
  • Apply economic theory in wide range of real life problems and suggest policy changes
  • Effectively communicate economic ideas in oral and written form
  • Use their knowledge and abilities for the welfare of the people
  • Practice ethical and moral values in their professional and personal lives
  • Describe careers that apply economics in public, private, and international institutions

Roadmap for BS (Hons) Economics

Eligibility criteria For BS (Hons):

  • Students who have passed their Intermediate
  • A- Level students who have cleared at least 3 principal A-Level exams (not AS Level) Equivalence attested from the IBCC Needed .
  • A- Level students who have given their A levels exams in October, November and are awaiting results are eligible to apply, they need to attach a copy of the statement of entry.
  • Students who have done their American High School. Equivalence needed attested from the IBCC .
  • Students who have  done their Intermediate from the Technical Board
  • Students applying for BS (Hons) Biotechnology must have done FSc Pre-Medical or should have studied Biology and Chemistry in A-Level.

Dr Shabib Haider Syed

Chairperson & Professor

PhD (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad)
Post Doc (Australia)
MA (Government College, Lahore)
Ext: 365
Room # 207, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Muhammad Ali Bhatti

Associate Professor

PhD (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MPhil (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Ext: 367
Room # 209, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Tanvir Ahmed

Associate Professor

PhD (Development Economics) University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
MA (Economics), University of the Punjab, Lahore
MSc (Computer Science), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Ext: 400
Room # 006, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Zahid Iqbal

Associate Professor

PhD (Government College University, Faisalabad)
MPhil (GCU, Lahore)
Ext: 366
Room # 208, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Hafiz Rizwan Ahmad

Assistant Professor

PhD (GCU, Lahore)
MPhil (GCU, Lahore)
MA (PU, Lahore)
Ext: 398
Room # 223, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Uzma Hanif

Assistant Professor

Postdoc (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) in Climate Change and Indus River System Floods
PhD (University of the Punjab, Lahore) Economic Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture Sector
MPhil (GCU, Lahore) A Comparative Study of Power Generation Technologies in Pakistan
Ext: 401
Room # 226, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Ghulam Shabbir

Associate Professor

PhD (NCBA&E, Lahore)
MPhil Economics (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Ext: 390
Room # 217, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Abdul Jalil Khan

Assistant Professor

PhD (GCU, Lahore)
MAS (Applied Economics Research Center, University of Karachi)
Ext: 399
Room # 224, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Muhammad Naveed Tahir

Assistant Professor

PhD Economics (University Lumiere Lyon II, France)
MS Economics (University Lumiere Lyon II, France)
Ext: 364
Room # 007, Business and Social Sciences Building

Azma Batool

Assistant Professor

PhD Scholar (International Islamic University, Islamabad)
MPhil( Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc (LUMS, Lahore)
MSc (Gold Medalist) (International Islamic University, Islamabad)
Ext: 387
Room # 218, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Muhammad Salahuddin Ayyubi

Assistant Professor

PhD (UCP Lahore)
MPhil (UCP, Lahore)
MA (GCU, Lahore)
Ext: 391
Room # 219, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Humna Ahsan

Assistant Professor

PhD (University of Manchester, UK)
Ext: 380
Room # 206, Business and Social Sciences Building

Ayesha Anwar

Assistant Professor
Guardian Hope Tower

MPhil (GCU, Faisalabad)
MA (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad)
PhD Scholar (GCU Faisalabad)
Ext: 393
Room # 225, Business and Social Sciences Building

Zafar Manzoor

Lecturer

MPhil (Applied Economics) (FCCU)
Room # E-218-2, Business and Social Sciences Building
Ext: 387

Fatima Tariq

Lecturer

MS (Lahore University of Management Sciences)
Room # E 206 Business and Social Sciences Building
Ext: 445

FOR BS (HONS)

2018 FALL2019 SPRINGTotal Fee Year Excluding tax Per Credit Rate 
Tuition FeeAdmission Fee for Fall AdmissionsSecurity for Fall AdmissionsTotal Tuition FeeAdmission Fee for Spring AdmissionsSecurity for Spring AdmissionsTotal 
BS (Hons)      115,000       15,000       10,000     140,000     115,000       15,000       10,000     140,000           255,000                  7,077