MPhil Urdu

There has been a high demand among general public as well as the outgoing students of BA Honors program at FCCU to initiate an MPhil program to meet the growing need of Urdu Teachers in the country. The inauguration of MPhil in the department of Urdu will push us in the direction to meet the vision of a research University. The MPhil program is going to introduce more advanced and innovating courses proving vast understanding of Arts, Culture and Literature. The program contains vast number of emerging courses including Literary Theory, Translation Studies, Literature of Minorities, Comparative Literature and Literary Services of Orientals in Urdu etc. The MPhil Urdu program is an evening program, so that graduates of Urdu holding jobs may be benefited along with fresh graduates

A 4-year BA (Hons) degree from an HEC recognized University in the discipline of Urdu with a minimum of 2.5 CGPA and 130 credit hours


A Conventional MA in Urdu with a minimum of 45% marks

NOTEAcceptance is based upon the 1) departmental test, 2) interview and 3) an overall evaluation of the candidate, including: academic achievement and the statement of purpose
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.

  • Salient Features
    • Focus on research and critical theory
    • To produce skilled teachers, researchers, translators, creative writers and specialists of Urdu Language and Literature
    • New Courses have been introduced to explore new horizons of research in Urdu
    • Courses offered like Literature of Minorities, Literary Services of Orientals in Urdu, Literary Theory, Translation Theories and Creative Writing and Comparative Literature will be taught for the first time in any University in Pakistan
    • All Faculty holding PhD Degrees

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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