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Scheme of Studies

Faculty of Degree Programs Offered:

  • BS Physics
  • MS Physics
  • Ph.D. Physics

Faculty of Degree Programs Offered:

  • BS Physics
  • MS Physics
  • Ph.D. Physics

BS PROGRAM (4-Year Degree Program)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students who have passed Intermediate (Pre-Medical) are not allowed for BS-Physics.
  • Students who have passed Intermediate (Pre-Engineering) with more than 60% marks.
  • A-Level and equivalent with good grades and pre-engineering subjects.
  • All other requirements as per university policy (please see university admission criteria for BS).

Duration:                    4 Years,                       Total Credit hours:     136

 

Scheme of Studies BS (4-Year) Physics

Duration: 4 Years                                                                               Total Credit hours:     136

Semester I

Course Code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-101

Language in use

3(3+0)

CC/Isl-101

Islamic Education

2(2+0)

Maj/Phy-101

Mechanics

4 (3+1)

Min/Chem-101

Min C/CS-101

Min/Stat-101

General Inorganic Chemistry

Introduction to Computers

Introductory Statistics                            (Choose Any One)

4 (3+1)

4 (3+1)

4 (3+1)

Min/Math-101

Elementary Differential & Integral Calculus

4+0

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester II

Course code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-102

Academic Reading & Writing

3+0

CC/PS-101

Pakistan Studies

2+0

Maj/Phy-102

Electricity & Magnetism

4(3+1)

Min/Chem-102

Min C/CS-102

Min/Stat-102

Physico-Organic Chemistry-I

Programming Fundamentals

Introduction to Probability Distribution     (Choose Any One)

4 (3+1)

4 (3+1)

4 (3+1)

Min/Math-102

Complex Numbers & Analytical Geometry

4+0

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester III

Course Code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-201

Communication Skills

3+0

CC/Stat-201

Basic Statistics

2+0

Maj/Phy-201

Heat & Thermodynamics

3+1

Maj/Phy-202

Modern Physics

3+1

Min/Math-201

3 Dimensional Analytical Geometry & Differential Equation

4

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester IV

Course Code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-202

Advance Academic Reading & Writing

3+0

CC/CS-201

Introduction to MatLab

2+1

Maj/Phy-203

Waves & Oscillation

4 (3+1)

Maj/Phy-204

Nuclear Physics

4 (3+1)

Min/Math-202

Infinite Series & Linear Algebra

4

Total Credit Hours

18

Semester V

Course Code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

Maj/Phy-301

Mathematical Methods of Physics-I

4+0

Maj/Phy-302

Classical Mechanics

3+0

Maj/Phy-303

Quantum Mechanics-I

4+0

Maj/Phy-304

Electronics-I

4+0

Maj/Phy-305

Modern Physics Lab.

0+2

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester VI

Course Code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

Maj/Phy-306

Mathematical Methods of Physics-II

4+0

Maj/Phy-307

Statistical Mechanics

3+0

Maj/Phy-308

Quantum Mechanics-II

4+0

Maj/Phy-309

Electronics-II

4+0

Maj/Phy-310

Electronics Lab.

0+2

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester VII

Course Code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

Maj/Phy-401

Solid State Physics-I

4+0

Maj/Phy-402

Introduction to Plasma Physics*

3+0

Maj/Phy-403

Electricity & Magnetism

4+0

Maj/Phy-404

Computational Physics

2+1

Maj/Phy-405

Advanced Electronics

3+0

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester VIII

Course Code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

Maj/Phy-406

Solid State Physics-II

4+0

Maj/Phy-407

Advanced Electronics Lab.

0+2

Maj/Phy-408

Introduction to Material Science

4+0

Res/Phy-421

Project

0+6

Total Credit Hours

16

 

* Student may opt any one of the following

Sr. No.

Course Code

Optional Paper *

Cr. Hrs.

  1.  

EC/Phy-409

Methods of Experimental Physics

03

  1.  

EC/Phy-410

Surface Physics

03

  1.  

EC/Phy-411

Medical Physics

03

  1.  

EC/Phy-412

Environmental Physics

03

  1.  

EC/Phy-413

Particle Physics

03

  1.  

EC/Phy-414

Laser Physics

03

  1.  

EC/Phy-415

Cosmology & Relativity

03

  1.  

EC/Phy-416

Introduction to Nanotechnology

03

 

Total Credit Hours: 17+17+17+18+17+17+17+16 = 136

 

MS PROGRAM (2-Year Degree Program)

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 16 years of education BS/MSc Degree in Physics or equivalent
  • All other requirement as per University policy (Please see University Admission eligibility criteria for MS Program).

Duration:                    2 Years,                       Total Credit hours:     36

 

Scheme of Studies MS (2-Year) Physics

Duration: 2 Years                                                                               Total Credit hours:     36


Semester- I

Course code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

MS/Phy-501

Fundamentals of Thin Films

3(3+0)

MS/Phy-502

Semiconductor Physics

3(3+0)

MS/Phy-503

Plasma Physics-I

3(3+0)

MS/Phy-504

Material Science

3(3+0)

Total Credit Hours

12

Semester- II

MS/Phy-505

Characterization Techniques

3(3+0)

MS/Phy-506

Semiconductor Electronic Devices *

3(3+0)

MS/Phy-507

Colloids & Nanoparticles *

3(3+0)

MS/Phy-508

Ceramic Processing

3(3+0)

Total Credit Hours

12

 



Optional Courses *

Sr. No

The student will opt  four courses from the following list

 

Course code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

  1.  

MS/Phy-509

Plasma Physics-II

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-510

Atmospheric Physics

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-511

Biomaterials

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-512

Research Methodology

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-513

Laser Physics

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-514

Bio Physics

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-515

Fuel Cell Fundamentals & Technology

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-516

Renewable Energy Technology

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-517

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-518

Nano-Physics

3(3+0)

  1.  

MS/Phy-519

Non-Linear Plasma Physics-I

3(3+0)

Semester-III & IV

Course Code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

MS/Phy -601

Research & Thesis

12

Total Credit Hours

12

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS = 12+12+12 = 36

 

Ph.D PROGRAM

Scheme of Studies Ph. D Physics

18 Credit Hours for Course Work in 2-Semester

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 18 years of education M.Phil/ MS in Physics or equivalent is required in the relevant field.
  • All other requirement as per University policy (Please see University admission eligibility criteria for Ph.D.  Program)

 

 

Duration: 3-5 Years,                                       18 Credit Hours for Course Work in 2-Semester

 

Specialization Offered:

 

1.Theoretical Plasma Physics

2.Semiconductor Physics

3.Material Science

 

 

EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS

 

SEMESTER-I (Material Science/ Nanotechnology)

Course code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

Ph. D/Phy-701

Measurements & Characterization Techniques

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-702

Advanced Materials

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-703

Research Reading-I

3(3+0)

 

SEMESTER-II (Material science)

Course code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

Ph. D/Phy-704

Research Reading-II

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-705

Magnetism in Condensed Matter *

3(3+0)

 

Any Optional Course

3(3+0)

OPTIONAL COURSES *

Ph. D/Phy-706

Microstructure Analysis

 

Ph. D/Phy-707

Advanced Ceramic Material

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-708

Advanced Ceramic Processing

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-709

Advance Engineering materials

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-710

Physical properties of Engineering materials

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-711

Advanced Fuel Cell Technology

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-712

Biomaterials And Biomechanics

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-713

Advanced Data Analysis

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-714

Advanced Renewable Energy Technology

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-715

Energy Storage And Conversion Devices

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-716

Material Science of Thin Films

3(3+0)

 
 

SEMESTER-II (Nanotechnology)

Ph. D/Phy-704

Research Reading II

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-717

Nano Structure & Nano Technology

3(3+0)

 

Any Optional Course

3(3+0)

OPTIONAL COURSES *

Ph. D/Phy-718

Catalysis

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-719

Characterization Tools in Nanotechnology

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-720

Self-Assembly, organization & Molecular Manufacturing

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-721

Nano Thermodynamics

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-722

Microelectronics/ Nano Fabrication Technology

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-723

Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-724

Nano-Biotechnology

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-725

Self-Assembly & Applications of Nanostructured Materials

3(3+0)

THEORETICALPHYSICS

 

SEMESTER-I (Plasma Physics)

Course code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

Ph. D/Phy-703

Research Reading I

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-726

Advanced Plasma Physics

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-727

Advanced Electromagnetic Fields and Waves

3(3+0)

 

SEMESTER-II (Plasma Physics)

Course code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

Ph. D/Phy-704

Research Reading II

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-728

Plasmas in Kinetic Theory

3(3+0)

 

Any Optional Course

 

OPTIONAL COURSES *

Ph. D/Phy-730

Non-Linear Plasma Physics-II

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-731

Nonlinear Optics

3(3+0)

Ph. D/Phy-732

Fourier Optics

3(3+0)

 

Semester III, IV, V and VI

Course code

Course  Title

Credit Hours

Ph. D/Phy-Thesis

Lab. Setting, Research and submission of thesis

 

Total Credit Hours

12

 

 

 

Specialization Offered:

 

  1. 1.      Theoretical Plasma Physics

2.Semiconductor Physics

3.Material Science