MPhil Statistics

Launched in Fall 2018, MPhil Statistics is a two-year evening program, designed to introduce our graduate students to applied and theoretical knowledge, and scholarly research in Statistics. The objective is to produce noble thinkers, effective users, and leading researchers in Statistics. MPhil in Statistics program combines in it an approach based on cross-disciplinary interactions and understandings in a supportive environment, necessary for an individual’s growth as a critical thinker. This program has a strong emphasis on the research skills in the areas of Mathematical Statistics, Biostatistics, Sampling Techniques, Statistical Quality Control, and Computational Statistics. 

Admission Criteria 

  • A 4-year Bachelor’s degree from any HEC recognized university in the discipline of Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Mathematics, or any related discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.0. Students with a minor in Statistics are eligible to apply. 


  • A conventional MSc in Statistics or Biostatistics with a minimum of 60% marks.
  • Students with a degree other than Statistics are required to study deficiency courses recommended by the departmental admissions committee.

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.(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’.

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