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 comprising 4 semesters. 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 are:

  1. Computational Imaging and Vision
  2. Data Science
  3. Information Sciences and Technology
  4. Intelligent Systems
  5. Software Engineering

The mission of MS Computer Science program seeks to inculcate in-depth and state-of-art knowledge of Computer Science, its applications, and implementation to students in order to prepare them as top-tier performers in industry, academia, and research.

PEO1: In-Depth Knowledge

Graduates will use specialized knowledge to competently enhance, transfer and utilize

advanced technologies and applications related to their field.

PEO2: Professionalism

Graduates will conduct their research and other academic activities in a professional manner

taking due account of the ethical dimension of their conduct.

PEO3: Leadership

Graduates will be effective as members/leaders of inclusive and multi-disciplinary teams,

communicating effectively, and engaging with society for creative problem-solving.

PEO4: Continuous Improvement

Graduates will be acquiring new knowledge professionally and/or academically.

PEO5: Research Readiness

Graduates will be able to investigate problems in different problem domains and creatively

develop and test computational solutions.

Program Learning Outcomes
PLO 1 Academic Education
Completion of a recognized program of study designed to prepare graduates as computing professionals and researchers.
PLO 2 Advanced Knowledge
Contribute new knowledge or evaluate existing knowledge based on the principles and theories of computer science and related disciplines
PLO 3 Research and Integration
Perform research, discovery, and integration by applying advanced knowledge of computer science to solve current and emerging problems in computer science and related disciplines
PLO 4 Individual and Teamwork
Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi -disciplinary settings
PLO 5 Communication
Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities
PLO 6  Professional Ethics
Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on ethical and legal principles rooted in service to the community.
PLO 7  Lifelong Learning
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning to stay relevant as the field of computer science rapidly evolves

Admission Criteria

  • A 4-year Bachelor’s degree in (Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Information Technology)
  • Computer Science Conversion Course 2-year degree referred to as “MCS” or “MSc (CS/SE/IT)”.
  • 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 2.0 or a 1st division (60% marks) in the last awarded degree.

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..

Postgraduate Admissions for the Fall 2024 Session will start from July 01, 2024

Required Documents

  1. Attested copy of the original Matriculation / O Level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable).
    • In case of the O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed. They should include English, Mathematics and 3 compulsory subjects (Pakistan Studies, Islamiyat and Urdu).
  2. Attested copy of the original Intermediate / A Level / High School / IB result (web downloaded results are not acceptable).
    • In case of the A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed.
  3. Attested copy of the O and A Level, High School or IB Equivalence Certificate (whichever applicable) issued by the IBCC.
  4. Attested copies of the final transcript and degree of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelor’s and 2-year Conventional Master’s.
    • In case you have not received your degree yet, you are required to apply for it.
  5. Students can submit their Transcript at least till the 7th semester at the time of Admission Form submission. If offered admission, it will be a provisional offer; they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester.‘ that (This point is applicable to Fall admissions only)
  6. Students having a foreign Bachelor’s Degree must get their Equivalence from the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
  7. Two Reference Letters.
  8. 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 (A Chartered University).
  9. One recent passport-sized photograph.
  10. One copy each of the Student’s CNIC and of the Father/Guardian.
  11. Receipt of the Application Processing Fee (Rs. 3500).

Note: All documents submitted must be attested by a Gazetted Officer.

Payment Modes for Admission Processing Fee

  1. Please click here for instructions on how to pay your Application Processing Fee over the counter in HBL, UBL, Meezan & Allied Bank.
  2. Please click here for instructions on how to pay your Application Processing Fee through HBL, Meezan Bank & UBL Mobile App & Internet Banking.
  3. Please click here to pay the Application Processing Fee online.

In case you are not located in Lahore, 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 ‘Admissions Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600’.

In case of any query, contact nasirgill@fccollege.edu.pk.

Click here for sample paper.
Click here to apply

Click here for the Merit List for Round 1 of Admissions.

Click here for the Merit List for Round 2 of Admissions.

MS Data Science

The MS in Data Science is an evening program that focuses on the exploration, analysis, and interpretation of complex data sets. It is a 2-year program comprising 4 semesters. The program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, tools, and techniques used in data science, including machine learning, statistical modeling, data mining, and data visualization. Students enrolled in this program learn how to apply these tools and techniques to real-world problems in various domains, such as finance, healthcare, marketing, and social media.

The mission of MS Data Science program seeks to inculcate in-depth and state-of-art knowledge of  Data Science, its applications, and implementation to students in order to prepare them as top-tier performers in industry, academia, and research.

PEO1: In-Depth Knowledge

Graduates will use specialized knowledge to competently enhance, transfer and utilize

advanced technologies and applications related to their field.

PEO2: Professionalism

Graduates will conduct their research and other academic activities in a professional manner

taking due account of the ethical dimension of their conduct.

PEO3: Leadership

Graduates will be effective as members/leaders of inclusive and multi-disciplinary teams,

communicating effectively, and engaging with society for creative problem-solving.

PEO4: Continuous Improvement

Graduates will be acquiring new knowledge professionally and/or academically.

PEO5: Research Readiness

Graduates will be able to investigate problems in different problem domains and creatively

develop and test computational solutions.

Program Learning Outcomes
PLO 1 Academic Education
Completion of a recognized program of study designed to prepare graduates as computing professionals and researchers.
PLO 2 Advanced Knowledge
Contribute new knowledge or evaluate existing knowledge based on the principles and theories of data science and related disciplines
PLO 3 Research and Integration
Perform research, discovery, and integration by applying advanced knowledge of data science to solve current and emerging problems in data science and related disciplines
PLO 4 Individual and Teamwork
Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi -disciplinary settings
PLO 5 Communication
Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities
PLO 6  Professional Ethics
Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on ethical and legal principles rooted in service to the community.
PLO 7  Lifelong Learning
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning to stay relevant as the field of data science rapidly evolves

Admission Criteria

  • A 4-year Bachelor’s degree in any of these disciplines (Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, or Mathematics).
  • Computer Science Conversion Course 2-year degree referred to as “MCS” or “MSc (CS/SE/IT)”.
  • 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 2.0 or a 1st division (60% marks) in the last awarded degree.

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.

Postgraduate Admissions for the Fall 2024 Session will start from July 01, 2024

Required Documents

  1. Attested copy of the original Matriculation / O Level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable).
    • In case of the O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed. They should include English, Mathematics and 3 compulsory subjects (Pakistan Studies, Islamiyat and Urdu).
  2. Attested copy of the original Intermediate / A Level / High School / IB result (web downloaded results are not acceptable).
    • In case of the A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed.
  3. Attested copy of the O and A Level, High School or IB Equivalence Certificate (whichever applicable) issued by the IBCC.
  4. Attested copies of the final transcript and degree of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelor’s and 2-year Conventional Master’s.
    • In case you have not received your degree yet, you are required to apply for it.
  5. Students can submit their Transcript at least till the 7th semester at the time of Admission Form submission. If offered admission, it will be a provisional offer; they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester.‘ that (This point is applicable to Fall admissions only)
  6. Students having a foreign Bachelor’s Degree must get their Equivalence from the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
  7. Two Reference Letters.
  8. 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 (A Chartered University).
  9. One recent passport-sized photograph.
  10. One copy each of the Student’s CNIC and of the Father/Guardian.
  11. Receipt of the Application Processing Fee (Rs. 3500).

Note: All documents submitted must be attested by a Gazetted Officer.

Payment Modes for Admission Processing Fee

  1. Please click here for instructions on how to pay your Application Processing Fee over the counter in HBL, UBL, Meezan & Allied Bank.
  2. Please click here for instructions on how to pay your Application Processing Fee through HBL, Meezan Bank & UBL Mobile App & Internet Banking.
  3. Please click here to pay the Application Processing Fee online.

In case you are not located in Lahore, 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 ‘Admissions Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600’.

In case of any query, contact nasirgill@fccollege.edu.pk.

Click here to apply

Click here for sample paper.

Click here for the Merit List for Round 1 of Admissions.

Click here for the Merit List for Round 2 of Admissions.

MS Software Engineering

The MS in Software Engineering is an evening program that aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to design, develop, and manage complex software systems. It is a 2-year program comprising 4 semesters. The program covers a wide range of topics, including software architecture, software project management, software testing and quality assurance, software security, and software maintenance and evolution. The program is designed to cater to the needs of students who want to pursue careers in the software industry or pursue further studies in the field.

The mission of MS Software Engineering program seeks to inculcate in-depth and state-of-art knowledge of Software Engineering, its applications, and implementation to students in order to prepare them as top-tier performers in industry, academia, and research.

PEO1: In-Depth Knowledge

Graduates will use specialized knowledge to competently enhance, transfer and utilize

advanced technologies and applications related to their field.

PEO2: Professionalism

Graduates will conduct their research and other academic activities in a professional manner

taking due account of the ethical dimension of their conduct.

PEO3: Leadership

Graduates will be effective as members/leaders of inclusive and multi-disciplinary teams,

communicating effectively, and engaging with society for creative problem-solving.

PEO4: Continuous Improvement

Graduates will be acquiring new knowledge professionally and/or academically.

PEO5: Research Readiness

Graduates will be able to investigate problems in different problem domains and creatively

develop and test computational solutions.

Program Learning Outcomes
PLO 1 Academic Education
Completion of a recognized program of study designed to prepare graduates as computing professionals and researchers.
PLO 2 Advanced Knowledge
Contribute new knowledge or evaluate existing knowledge based on the principles and theories of software engineering and related disciplines
PLO 3 Research and Integration
Perform research, discovery, and integration by applying advanced knowledge of software engineering to solve current and emerging problems in software engineering and related disciplines
PLO 4 Individual and Teamwork
Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi -disciplinary settings
PLO 5 Communication
Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities
PLO 6  Professional Ethics
Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on ethical and legal principles rooted in service to the community.
PLO 7  Lifelong Learning
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning to stay relevant as the field of software engineering rapidly evolves

Admission Criteria

  • A 4-year Bachelor’s degree in (Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Information Technology).
  • Computer Science Conversion Course 2-year degree referred to as “MCS” or “MSc (CS/SE/IT)”.
  • 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 2.0 or a 1st division (60% marks) in the last awarded degree.

NOTE:

Acceptance is based upon the ) 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..

Postgraduate Admissions for the Fall 2024 Session will start from July 01, 2024

Required Documents

  1. Attested copy of the original Matriculation / O Level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable).
    • In case of the O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed. They should include English, Mathematics and 3 compulsory subjects (Pakistan Studies, Islamiyat and Urdu).
  2. Attested copy of the original Intermediate / A Level / High School / IB result (web downloaded results are not acceptable).
    • In case of the A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed.
  3. Attested copy of the O and A Level, High School or IB Equivalence Certificate (whichever applicable) issued by the IBCC.
  4. Attested copies of the final transcript and degree of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelor’s and 2-year Conventional Master’s.
    • In case you have not received your degree yet, you are required to apply for it.
  5. Students can submit their Transcript at least till the 7th semester at the time of Admission Form submission. If offered admission, it will be a provisional offer; they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester.‘ that (This point is applicable to Fall admissions only)
  6. Students having a foreign Bachelor’s Degree must get their Equivalence from the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
  7. Two Reference Letters.
  8. 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 (A Chartered University).
  9. One recent passport-sized photograph.
  10. One copy each of the Student’s CNIC and of the Father/Guardian.
  11. Receipt of the Application Processing Fee (Rs. 3500).

Note: All documents submitted must be attested by a Gazetted Officer.

Payment Modes for Admission Processing Fee

  1. Please click here for instructions on how to pay your Application Processing Fee over the counter in HBL, UBL, Meezan & Allied Bank.
  2. Please click here for instructions on how to pay your Application Processing Fee through HBL, Meezan Bank & UBL Mobile App & Internet Banking.
  3. Please click here to pay the Application Processing Fee online.

In case you are not located in Lahore, 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 ‘Admissions Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600’.

In case of any query, contact nasirgill@fccollege.edu.pk.

Click here to apply

Click here for sample paper.

Click here for the Merit List for Round 1 of Admissions.

Click here for the Merit List for Round 2 of Admissions.