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Admission Policy

Academic Session

The Academic Session of the University will start in September and conclude in June every year.
1. The University will admit students in BS classes according to the schedule advertised in the newspapers and the University website.

2. The University will display a list of the provisionally selected candidates on the University Notice Board and/or the University website.

3. The selected candidates will pay / deposit admission fee and other dues within the notified dates, Otherwise their admission will automatically stand cancelled.

4. The university will not accept an admission form after the due date fixed for the purpose.

5. The students of Lahore College for Women University will be admitted on merit only.

6. Shifting of submitted form from one department to another will be done if the candidate is on merit and the seat is available in the concern department.

Academic Session

The Academic Session of the University will start in September and conclude in June every year.
1. The University will admit students in BS classes according to the schedule advertised in the newspapers and the University website.

2. The University will display a list of the provisionally selected candidates on the University Notice Board and/or the University website.

3. The selected candidates will pay / deposit admission fee and other dues within the notified dates, Otherwise their admission will automatically stand cancelled.

4. The university will not accept an admission form after the due date fixed for the purpose.

5. The students of Lahore College for Women University will be admitted on merit only.

6. Shifting of submitted form from one department to another will be done if the candidate is on merit and the seat is available in the concern department.

Under-Graduate Programs

Courses of Study

The university offers BS (4-Year) Degree Programs and Pharm-D & B. Architecture (5-Year) Professional Degree program for female students only.

BS (4 - Year) Degree Program

Faculty of Natural Sciences

• Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Physics, Zoology

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

• Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

• Applied Psychology, History, Home Economics, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Mass Communication,
Pakistan Studies, Political Science, Social Work, Statistics

Institute of Education

• Education, B.Ed., Physical Education

Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences

• Economics, Management Science (BBA & B.Com), Public Administration

Institute of Pharmacy

• Pharm-D

Women Institute for Leadership and Learning

• Gender and Development Studies, Sociology

Institute of Design and Visual Arts

• Graphic Design, Visual Arts, Textile Design, Interior Design

Institute of Languages and Cultures

• Arabic, English Literature, Persian, Punjabi, TESOL, Urdu

Eligibility CRITERIA

• F.A/F.Sc./A-Level and equivalent students in relevant subjects with more than 60% marks and A- level students with high grades only are eligible to apply for BS programs.

• The student must have studied the major subject at intermediate level (in which she is seeking admission).

• The subjects like International Relations, Mass Communication, Social Work, Gender Studies, not offered at inter level are opened for all students.

• For B.Com /BBA/BPA the students with F.A (Mathematics / Statistics / Economics) / F.Sc Pre-medical & Pre – Engineering) / I. Com /I.C.S / A-Level and equivalent students are eligible to apply

• The students who wish to study English Literature, BFA and B.Arch. will have to qualify an aptitude test.

• The entire degree programs are under semester system except Pharmacy and Fine Arts

• The students are not allowed to change their major subjects unless they have applied for multiple programs and without the consent of the concerned HOD, minor subjects cannot be changed. They can change minor subjects within seven working days  after commencement of regular classes. No application for the change of subjects will be entertained after the notified due date.

Strength of students at BS and MS level:

• Total strength of Students at BS level may be 60

• Total strength of students at MS level may be 30

(The Ratio of students can be increased depending upon their resources, staff, etc. the workload must be justified).
SPECIAL PAPERS AT BS LEVEL ------Mandatory /optional: At BS level Special papers are offered in every department and research is not be mandatory for every student. According to HEC, internship and projects can be offered depending upon their CGPA.
Supplementary cases are not eligible to apply

  • Subject to approval from the relevant statutory board

Reserved SEATS

(a) Disability Basis
2% seats are reserved for the disabled and handicapped applicants. Physical disability means disability that cannot be rectified by any equipment. Being short sighted and hard of hearing does not fall under the definition of disability for admission purpose. The candidates must enclose the certificate of their physical disability duly signed by the Medical Superintendent, Services Hospital, Lahore with their forms.

(b) Sports Basis
2% seats are reserved on sports basis. The candidate must attach their Certificates of Board, Division and District level sports competitions and then appear for trials and interview on the dates duly notified.

(c) Other Provinces Seats
• 20 seats are reserved for the students of other provinces i.e. 4 each for Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and FATA.

• 5 seats are reserved for the backward regions of Punjab like Rajanpur & D.G Khan.

(d) Reserved seats for University Employees
• 2% seats are reserved for the daughters of University teachers on inter-se-merit

• 2% seats are reserved for the daughters of University employees on inter-se-merit.

(e) Foreign Students seats
• 20 additional seats are reserved for BS programs for Foreign Students. The candidates selected on these seats shall pay $ 1,455/- (US) per annum along with normal fee per year.

 Terms & Conditions

  • General conditions for admission against these reserved seats are the same as laid down for the candidates applying for admission on merit.
  • The candidates from the provinces other than Punjab have to route their complete Admission Forms for the reserved seats to the University Admission Office through the concerned Provincial Government along with domicile certificate within due date.  Only those candidates who have passed their HSSC Examinations from a college situated in the concerned province shall be eligible to apply for these seats.
  • The candidates from foreign countries have to route their application for admission through the concerned embassy and Higher Education Department, Govt. of the Punjab, Lahore within due date. The Admission Forms directly submitted to the University’s Admission Office shall not be considered.

Admission PROCEDURE

• The candidates can obtain admission forms along with prospectus from the university office on the dates notified.

• They are directed to attach the attested photocopies of the following documents with the form:

a. Matriculation Certificate / Equivalent

b. Intermediate Certificate / Equivalent

c. Provisional / Character Certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended.

d. Domicile Certificate.

e. CNIC/Form B. of the candidate

f. Monthly Income Certificate of Father / Guardian.

g. Three attested passport size photographs.

h. CNIC/Form B. of the candidate’s Father / Guardian.

i. For BS Electrical Engineering, Student must attached result card of UET Entry Test

• In case of Foreign Candidate:

a. Attested photocopy of Foreign Passport.

b. Forwarding letter from the concerned embassy and Higher Education Department, Govt. of the Punjab, Lahore.

• The declaration at the back of the form must be signed by the candidate as well as by the parent.

• The candidate must not be above 22 years of age on the last date of the receipt of form (Maximum 5 years age relaxation can be given, if the candidate is on merit of the concerned department)

• All the selected candidates are required to bring the original documents, one set of attested photo copies of these documents and four photographs at the time of depositing university dues.

• After payment of dues, the candidate will go to the teacher on duty and get her Roll No. and section written at the back of her fee receipt which once allotted cannot be changed.

• The selected candidates will be admitted provisionally and the Verification Committee of the University will make final admission after the verification of the documents. If at any stage after the admission it comes to the knowledge of the authorities that the documents presented by the candidate are fake or there is a misstatement or clerical error in the documents, her admission will be cancelled.

• Migration is not allowed.

Post Graduate PROGRAMS (MS)

MS is a 2 years degree program with maximum 36 credit hours. The program is divided into four semesters with two semesters in each year. Admission to M.S. after graduation (16 years of education) shall be made according to the schedule advertised in the leading newspapers. No admission form will be accepted after the due date and the lists of selected candidates will be displayed on merit after the written test and the interview. The selected candidates will be required to pay admission dues by the dates notified otherwise their seats stand cancelled.

Courses of STUDY

The university offers MS (2-Years) Degree Programs for female students only.

MS (2 - Years) Degree Program

Faculty of Natural Sciences

• Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Zoology, Pharmacy

Faculty of Engineering and Technology
• Computer Science, City and Regional Planning, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
• Health Psychology, Islamic Studies, Mass Communication, Political Science, Statistics

Institute of Education
• Education

Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences
• Economics, Management Science

Institute of Pharmacy
• M.Phil Pharmacology, M.Phil Pharmacy Practices

Women Institute of Leadership and Learning
• Gender and Development Studies

Institute of Design and Visual Arts
• Graphic Design, Fine Arts

Institute of Languages and Cultures
• English Literature, Persian, Punjabi, TESOL, Urdu,

Eligibility CRITERIA
As per policy of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) for admission to MS/M.Phil programs, the female candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

• Minimum 16 years of education (BS or MSC in the relevant fields) or equivalent

• The candidate must have obtained 2.50/4.00 CGPA in semester system or 50% marks in annual system

• Entry test (50% qualifying marks) and interview organized by University is mandatory for admission in MS Program.

Supplementary cases are not eligible to apply.

Admission CRITERIA

i) Open Merit
Admission to MS year part-I shall be made on open merit except few Reserved Seats for each department.

ii) Reserved Seats
The candidates must mention the Reserved Seat Quota in the Application Form.

a) Disability Basis
One seat per discipline is reserved for the disabled / handicapped applicant. Physical disability means the disability that cannot be rectified by any equipment. Being short sighted and hard of hearing does not fall in the category of disability for admission purposes. The candidate must enclose the proof of her disability duly signed by the MS Services Hospital with her form.

b) Sports Basis
One seat per discipline in all subjects is reserved for “Sports Basis”. Only University colour holders are eligible to apply for this seat

c) Other Provinces Seats
One seat in the each discipline is reserved for Other Provinces.

d) Reserved seats for University Employees

• 2% seats are reserved for the daughters of University teachers on inter-se-merit

• 2% seats are reserved for the daughters of University employees on inter-se-merit.

e) Foreign Students Seats

One seat per discipline has been allocated for Foreign Students. Candidates selected on inter se merit will pay $ 900/- (US) along with normal fee per year for year I and year II separately.

Terms & CONDITIONS
• General conditions for admission against these reserved seats are the same as laid down for the candidates applying for admission on merit.

• The candidates from foreign countries have to route their application for admission through the concerned embassy and Higher Education Department, Govt. of the Punjab, Lahore within due date. The Admission Forms directly submitted to the University’s
Admission Office shall not be considered.

• Admission test is compulsory for all the candidates applying on merit as well as on reserved seats.

Admission PROCEDURE
The candidates may obtain admission forms along with prospectus from the university office on the dates notified. They will fill out the form in their own handwriting. They will attach the photo copies of the following documents:

a. Matriculation Certificate / Equivalent

b. Intermediate Certificate / Equivalent

c. BS / equivalent degree

d. Provisional / Character Certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended.

e. Domicile Certificate

f. NIC of the candidate

g. Monthly Income Certificate of Father / Mother / Guardian.

h. Migration Certificate (Other Board / University).

i. NOC from the concerned department (in case of Govt./Semi Govt. Employee)

j. Three attested passport size photographs.

k. NIC of candidate’s Father / Guardian

In case of Foreign Candidate:

a. Attested photocopy of Foreign Passport.

b. Forwarding letter from the concerned embassy and Higher Education Department, Govt. of the Punjab, Lahore

• The selected candidates shall pay the dues by the dates notified otherwise their seats will be cancelled.

• Due to limited seats in the hostel, hostel seat will be granted on merit only.

• The candidates from the other universities shall provide NOC from their respective universities.

• All the selected candidates are required to bring all original documents and two passport size photographs at the time
of depositing the University dues otherwise they will not be allowed to pay the dues.

• Admission on general seats is granted strictly on merit.

Ph.D. Programs

(After 18 years of education)

Ph.D. Degree Programs

Faculty of Natural Sciences
• Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Zoology

Faculty of Engineering and Technology
• Computer Science, City and Regional Planning, Mathematics

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
• Islamic Studies, Political Science, Applied Psychology

Institute of Education
• Education

Institute of Design and Visual Arts
• History of Arts and Studio Practice

Institute of Languages and Cultures
• Punjabi, Urdu, Persian

Eligibility CRITERIA
• Female candidates with minimum Eighteen years of education (MPhil/MS) or equivalent in the relevant field are eligible to apply.

• The candidate must have obtained 3.00/4.00 CGPA in semester system or 60% marks in annual system

• Entry test (60% Qualifying marks) and Interview organized by university is mandatory for admission in Ph.D. Program

• Candidates working in Government/Semi Government institutions have to submit NOC from concerned organization

Terms & CONDITIONS
• Entry Test is compulsory for all candidates, only those candidates will be eligible to appear for interview that passes the written test with 60% marks.

• All candidates are required to bring their photograph, NIC Cards, receipt of forms at the time of written Test.

• Kindly read the Prospectus carefully before filling out the form.

• Candidates working in Government / Semi-Government institutions have to submit NOC (No Objection Certificate) from concern
organization.