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Course Description/List:



Course Code

Title of Course


   P-601 Method of Mathematical Physics 3 Credits
   P-602 Electrodynamics - I 3 Credits
   P-603 Advanced Quantum Mechanics 3 Credits
   P-604 Quantum Field Theory 3 Credits
   P-605 Solid State Theory 3 Credits
   P-606 Materials Science - I 3 Credits
   P-607 Methods and Techniques of Experimental     Phys. - I 3 Credits
   P-608 Atomic and Electron Physics - I 3 Credits
   P-609 Advanced Nuclear Theory - I 3 Credits
   P-610 Experimental Nuclear Physics 3 Credits
   P-612 Laser Physics - I 3 Credits
   P-613 Plasma Physics - I 3 Credits
   P-614 Electronic Instrumentation - I 3 Credits
   P-615 Transmission Techniques - I 3 Credits
   P-616 Statistical Physics 3 Credits
   P-618 Semiconductor Physics 3 Credits



Course Code

Title of Course


   P-701 Group Theory 3 Credits
   P-702 Electrodynamics 3 Credits
   P-703 Quantum Field Theory - II 3 Credits
   P-704 Solid State Theory - II 3 Credits
   P-705 Materials Science - II 3 Credits
   P-706 Methods and Techniques of Experimental      Phys. - II 3 Credits
   P-707 Atom and Electron Physics - II 3 Credits
   P-708 Advanced Nuclear Theory - II 3 Credits
   P-709 Experimental Plasma Physics 3 Credits
   P-711 Particle Physics 3 Credits
   P-712 Laser Physics - II 3 Credits
   P-713 Plasma Physics - II 3 Credits
   P-714 Atomic and Molecular spectroscopy 3 Credits
   P-715 Electronic Instrumentation - II 3 Credits
   P-716 Transmission Techniques - II 3 Credits
   P-717 Many Body Theory 3 Credits
   P-718 The Physics of Semiconductor Devices 3 Credits


Research Work




          Admissions are opened twice a year for this course normally in January and August.The University shall call for this admission applications through proper media each year. M.Phil program shall be open only to persons selected as Junior Research Assistants by the University.To be eligible for selection as a Junior Research Assistant, a candidate:       

  • Must have good character.
  • Must have obtained 1st division in M.Sc./B.Sc.
  • Should not have obtained 3rd division in B.A./B.Sc. or M.A. /M.Sc.
  • In case of a 3rd division in F.A./F.Sc. the candidate should have obtained 1st division in both B.A./B.Sc. and M.A./M.Sc.

          The application forms can be collected from Manager, Bookbank/Book Shop of the University by paying a fee of Rs.100/-. Those wishing to apply shall have to submit properly filled-in admission application forms to the admission office of the University by the last date advertised for such a purpose.

          Eligibility Criteria for this course is:

  • M.Sc. degree in Physics from any recognised University.

          Each JRA shall be selected on the basis of cumulative merit to be determined from previous academic record and written and oral tests. The allocation of marks for determining merit shall be as follows:-

Academic Record 55 marks
Admissions Test 35 marks
Interview 10 marks
  • Table showing distributions of marks allotted to the academic record shall be as under:

    1st Division

    2nd Division

    3rd Division

    M.A./M.Sc. 20

    to be Distributed according to % of marks obtained

    B.A./B.Sc. 20 13 Zero
    F.A/F.Sc. 15 10 Zero
  • The selection of each JRA shall be approved by the advanced studies and research board after a candidate has qualified in the written and interview conducted by the Selection Committee of the department concerned.
  • The Selection Committee for each Department shall be constituted by the Vice-Chancellor in consultation with the Chairman of the Department.



  • In case of incorrect information/concealment of facts, University will have the right to refuse/cancel an admission or expel a student.
  • Copies of the following documents should accompany the application:
  1. Matric Certificate.
  2. Intermediate certificate and Detailed Marks Certificate.
  3. Bachelor's degree and Detailed Marks Certificate.
  4. Master's degree and Detailed Marks Certificate.
  5. Character Certificate from the institution last attended.
  6. Domicile Certificate of the Candidate.
  7. No Objection Certificate (in case of in-service candidate).
  8. I.D. Card of Candidate.
  • Originals must be produced later, when required.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.


  • M.Phil program shall be open only to persons selected as Junior Research Assistants by the University.
  • The requirements for the M.Phil. degree shall normally be completed within four consecutive semesters.
  • The requirements for the M.Phil. degree shall comprise Course work and Dissertation.
  • The course credit shall normally be completed within the first two semesters. The course requirements for each department shall be 24 credits.
  • Dissertation of 26 credits based on research shall normally be completed by the end of the fourth semester.
  • A course of one credit mean one hour of s.
  • The chairman of each department shall forward within seven days of  the commencement of the semester classes all the registration of courses cards to the Controller of Examinations. The JRA can change/drop course(s)within fifteen days from the date of commencement of semester on the recommendations of the teacher and the Chairman of the Department concerned.
  • A JRA must register in at least 50% of the credit courses in the first semester and the remaining credits in the second semester.

                The following Application Forms are not yet operational but in near future you will be able to apply through them.This form should be printed and filled in triplicate and submitted before the due date and according to the procedure laid down by the University for that purpose.

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Faculty List:


Dr. M. A. Baig


Dr. G. Murtaza
Dr. K. Ahmed
Dr. M. Zafar Iqbal
Dr. F. A. Khawaja
Dr.P. A. Hoodbhoy
Dr. A. Maqsood


Dr. A. H. Nayyar
Dr. Nasim Zafar
Dr. S. K. Hasanain



Dr. M. Zakaullah
Dr. Samina Masood
Dr. Arshad M. Mirza
Dr. M. Khalid. Khan
Dr. Imrana Ashraf


Job Opportunities:

            The Students who have completed this course find very lucrative job opportunities in the private sector as well as in the government sector. The students of this course tends to prefer PINSTECH (Pakistan Institute of Nuclear science And Technology), KRL (Dr. A.Q. Khan research labs.), PAEC (Pakistan Atomic Energy commission), CTC, CERN, KENOPE, and in Armed Forces for teaching in different areas, to name of few, for job opportunities in the prevailing job market of the country. The students of this course also have the opportunity to proceed abroad for further studies and research work.

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