MPhil Physics 

The MPhil Physics is a two year program consisting of two semesters of coursework followed by two semesters of research. Coursework includes core courses and electives. Research is conducted in Experimental Material Science, Nanophysics and Nanotechnology and Theoretical Physics. The program consists of four regular semesters of 40 credit hours in total. 24 credit hours of coursework must be completed in the first two semesters while the 3rd and 4th semesters will be dedicated to research. Limited teaching assistantships are available.

Admission Criteria

A 4-year BS (Hons) degree from an HEC recognized University in either Physics or Mathematics with a minimum of 2.5 CGPA and 130 credit hours

OR

A Conventional MSc in Physics or Mathematics 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.

  • Main focus on research in both Theoretical and Experimental Fields
  • All Instructors have PhD Degrees and some have Post-doctoral foreign experience as well
  • We conduct international Physics convention every year
  • We have collaboration with different institutions at National and International Level. We have signed an agreement with The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, where every year two faculty members or two PhD candidates visit to attend conferences and workshops which are entirely funded by ICTP
  • We take our Students to participate in different Conferences

Research Collaborations

  • COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
  • Government College University (GCU), Lahore
  • The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy
  • National Centre for Physics (NCP), Islamabad
  • National Institute of Lasers and Optronics (NILOP), Islamabad
  • University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
  • University of Maryland, USA
Admission Timeline:

A Admissions Begin July 12, 2021
B Last Date for Submission of Form September 10, 2021
C Admission Test

(Sample Paper)

Date: September 20, 2021
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: S-039
D Interview Date: September 20, 2021

(For all the updates check university website)
Time: 1.00 pm
Venue:S-001

E Merit List September 21, 2021
F Last Date for Fee Submission October 1, 2021
G Classes Begin October 4, 2021

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)

Please click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee over the counter in HBL, UBL and Meezan Bank

Please click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee through HBL, Meezan Bank & UBL Mobile App & Internet Banking

Students have to submit admission application online and through TCS also on Admission Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600 by September 10, 2021.

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

Please click here for the application link

PhD Physics

PhD Physics 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 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 Physics is equipped with many state-of-the-art research facilities.

At FCCU, admission to the PhD program is made in the research areas which are supported through research projects, and in which faculty research groups are currently engaged. Current PhD students are enrolled and working in both theoretical as well as experimental disciplines.

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 Physics or Mathematics
  • 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

 

NOTEAcceptance 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.

    • Main focus on research in both Theoretical and Experimental Fields
    • All Instructors have PhD Degrees and some have Post-doctoral foreign experience as well
    • We conduct international Physics convention every year
    • We have collaboration with different institutions at National and International Level. We have signed an agreement with The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, where every year two faculty members or two PhD candidates visit to attend conferences and workshops which are entirely funded by ICTP
    • We take our Students to participate in different Conferences
      Research Collaborations

      • COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
      • Government College University (GCU), Lahore
      • The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy
      • National Centre for Physics (NCP), Islamabad
      • National Institute of Lasers and Optronics (NILOP), Islamabad
      • University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
      • University of Maryland, USA

     

Admission Timeline:

A Admissions Begin July 12, 2021
B Last Date for Submission of Form September 10, 2021
C Admission Test Date: September 20, 2021
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: S-039
D Interview Date: September 20, 2021

(For all the updates check university website)
Time: 1.00 pm
Venue:S-001

E Merit List September 21, 2021
F Last Date for Fee Submission October 1, 2021
G Classes Begin October 4, 2021

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 admission, 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
  16. Receipt of the application processing fee (Rs. 3500)Please click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee over the counter in HBL, UBL and Meezan BankPlease click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee through HBL, Meezan Bank & UBL Mobile App & Internet Banking

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. 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

Online Application Link:

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