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Course Description/List:


          The M.Phil Regular Program consists of course work of 24 credit hours and a thesis equivalent to 26 credits. The normal duration of this program is four semesters which spread over two years. During the first year (i.e. two semesters) students take courses in Research Methods, Statistics and Computer Programming as well as some advanced courses in Psychology.
          During the second year (i.e. last two semesters), the students concentrate on their research carried out under a supervisor. Students are also required to pass a non-credit proficiency examination in one of Pakistani Languages other than Urdu and the student mother tongue.


Course Code

Title of Course


   PSY-601 Psychological Research Methods 4 Credits
   PSY-602 Applied Statistics 4 Credits
   PSY-603 Introduction to Computers in Psychlogy 3 Credits
   PSY-604 Seminars in Theories of Psychology (Practicum) 1 Credit


Course Code

Title of Course


   PSY-605 Test Development 4 Credits
   PSY-606 Guidance and Counselling 4 Credits
   PSY-607 Development Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-608 Clinical Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-609 Cross-Cultural Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-610 Psychology of Attitude and Opinion 4 Credits
   PSY-611 Social Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-612 Consumer Behaviour and Marketing 4 Credits
   PSY-613 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-614 Deviance and Crime 4 Credits
   PSY-615 Community Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-616 School Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-617 Military Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-618 Psychological Problem of Special Education 4 Credits
   PSY-619 Women's Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-620 Population Psychology 4 Credits
   PSY-621 Cognitive Psychology 4 Credits




          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.A./M.Sc. degree in Psychology 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. Naeem Tariq


Dr. Muhammad Pervez
Dr. Syed Ashiq Ali Shah


Dr. Seema Pervez
Mrs. Surraiya J. Nasir
Miss Faridah Yasmeen Rifahi


Dr. Anila Kamal
M. Anis-ul-Haq
M. Naeem Durani
Miss Shagufta Aziz
Mrs. Sarwat Khan


Job Opportunities:

            There is an enormous need for graduates from the field of Psychology in the prevailing job market. Most of the graduates are being employed by the national and international organizations in the private sector but few are also offering their services in the government sector like in Armed Forces and in different reputable educational institutions etc. The demand for these Professionals from this University is much higher as this course is designed for the needs of the job markets for this particular field. The students also have ample opportunities to proceed abroad for further studies and research work.

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