MS Computer Science

The MS in Computer Science is an evening program and is in compliance with the guidelines of HEC. It is a 2-year program of 4 semesters comprising 30 credit hours (24 credits of coursework and 6 credits of thesis). It is aimed at preparing students not only for employment in the industry through its state-of-the-art courses, but also for academia and the pursuit of a doctoral degree through its research orientation. Specializations offered in this program (depending on availability of faculty and sufficient number of candidates) are Software Engineering, Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Computational Imaging and Vision, and Information Sciences and Technology.

  • Admission Criteria
    • A 4-year BS (Hons) degree (CS / SE / IT)
    • Computer Science Conversion Course 2-year Degree referred to as “MCS” or “MSc (CS / SE / IT)”
    • BCS 3-year Degree-Student will be required to complete the deficiency of difference of total earned credit hours and complete 130 credit hours
    • 16-year Science and Engineering graduates are eligible to apply but they have to cover deficiency
    • All degrees must have been obtained from HEC recognized local / foreign institutions
    • Minimum CGPA of 2.50 or a 1st division (60% marks) in the last awarded degree
    • In case of the BS (Hons) degree, 130 credit hours should be completed


    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.

Admission Timeline (Fall 2022)

A Admissions Begin July 1, 2022
B Last Date for Submission of Form September 7, 2022
C Admission Test Date: September 9, 2022
Time: TBD
Venue: TBD
D Interview

Date: September 13-15, 2022

(For all the updates check the university website)

Time: TBD

Venue: TBD

E Merit List September 19, 2022
F Last Date for Fee Submission September 23, 2022
G Classes Begin September 26, 2022

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 / or 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. Two reference letters

11. 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

12. Two recent passport-sized photographs

13. One copy each of the student’s CNIC and of the father/guardian

14. Receipt of the application processing fee (Rs. 3500)

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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. 3500 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

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