University of the Punjab: Admission, Fee Structure, Eligibility, Programs, Schedule and Everything you should know

University of the Punjab: Admission, Fee Structure, Eligibility, Programs, Schedule and Everything you should know

Also known as “Punjab University,” The University of Punjab was set up in 1882 in Lahore and is the oldest state-funded college of Pakistan. With campuses in multiple cities of Punjab, the university is honored to produce three Nobel laureates in the past.

  • Arthur Holly Compton received the Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of “Compton Effect,” in 1927.
  • Har Gobind Khorana received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his contributions in the research that showed the order of nucleotides in nucleic acids, in 1978.
  • Abdus Salam received the Nobel Prize in Physics for the contribution to the electroweak unification theory in 1979.

With notable mentions like Allama Iqbal, Chaudary Rehmat Ali and many more says a lot for its scholastic and research greatness. With the motto “Unity, Faith, Discipline,” the university aims to provide propitious conditions for its students. Nearly 50,000 students are currently studying at the university. The university also has the largest library in the country with more than 500,000 books, magazines, and periodicals in its collection. By virtue of its degree worth, low education costs, and the outstanding educational environment the University of Punjab is the best option for students.

All You Have to Know About the Admissions in University of Punjab

The University of Punjab offers a broad range of advanced educational programs. The students must fulfill the eligibility criteria before getting admitted to the university. The following are the details that you should remember before applying for the admissions, with respect to all programs.


Procedure of Admission

Deposit the application fee

  • Print Application Processing Fee Challan
  • Submit the duly filled application form along with copies of required documents and bank receipt in the admission office of Punjab University

Required Documents

  • Intermediate or equivalent degree
  • Matriculation or equivalent degree
  • National Identity Card
  • Migration Certificate – from intermediate board to the University of Punjab
  • Examination application form
  • Exam fee form – Challan form
Note: Migration certificate must be obtained from their respective Board of Intermediate.


Undergraduate Programs

The University of Punjab’s undergraduate programs as follows:

BS English B.Ed (1.5 years) BS Zoology BS Geography BS Mathematics
BS French B.Ed (4 years) B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Plant Pathology) BS Physics BS Space Science
BS History B.S.Ed (Hons) B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Agronomy) BS Chemistry BS (4-years) Applied Geology
BS Philosophy B.Sc. in Textile Engineering B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Horticulture) B. Architecture BFA Graphic Design
BS Political Science B.Sc. Engineering B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Food Science & Technology) BFA Textile Design BFA Painting
BS Social Work B.Sc (Engg.) Industrial Engineering & Management B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Entomology) BFA Sculpture BFA Graphic Arts
BS (4-Year) Program Communication Studies B.Sc (Engg.) Electrical Engineering BS (4-years.) in Applied Psychology BFA Book Illustration BBA (Hons) Insurance & Risk Management
BS (4-Years) Sociology &Socio-Cultural Studies B.Sc (Engg.) Metallurgy &Materials Engineering BS Biochemistry BBA (Hons) Banking & Finance Pharm.D

BS (Hons) Gender Studies


BS Islamic Studies


BS Biotechnology


BS Software Engineering


BS in Computer Science

B.Com. (Hons.) LL.M. BS Computational Physics BS Information Technology B.Com. Hons. (4 Years)
BS (4-Yrs) Economics BS (4 years) Clinical Psychology BS Environmental Science BBA (Hons.) LLB 3 years
B.S. Management BS Botany BS Statistics L.L.B 5 Years
BBIT (Hons.) BS Microbiology and Molecular Genetics BS of Operation Research BS Management
BBA (Hons.) BS Physical Education BS Actuarial Science BBA (Hons) 4 Years


Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates holding F.A/F.Sc or equivalent qualification with at least 2nd division and age not more than 24 years are eligible for admission
  • The candidates holding F.Sc. (Pre-Medical with 60% marks) are eligible in Pharm-D
  • The candidates holding F.Sc. (Pre-Engineering with 60% marks) are eligible for B.Sc. (Engg.) and age not more than 24 years.
  • The candidate holding the 3rd division is not eligible for admission in BE/B.Sc/BS or equivalent program
  • Pre-Admission Entry Test is mandatory. However, Foreign/GB/AJK/ KPK/ Sindh and Baloch students are exempted from the entrance test.

Masters/Graduate Programs

The University of Punjab’s masters/graduate programs as follows:

M.A Archaeology M.Phil Archaeology M.A English M.A. French MA Pakistan Studies
M.A. History M.A. Philosophy M.Phil Philosophy MA in Political Science MA Diplomacy & Strategic Studies
MA International Relations M.Sc Social Work M.Sc Communication Studies M.Sc Communication Studies (Film & Television) M.Sc Communication Studies (Development Journalism)
M.Sc Development Studies M.Sc. Criminology & Security Studies M.Sc. Population Sciences M.Sc Gender Studies M.Sc Sociology
M.Com (1 1/2 Years) M.Com (3 1/2 Years) M.Sc Economics Master of Business Economics (MBEcon) Master of Information Management
Masters of Human Resource Management Masters of Marketing Master of Public Administration MS Health Administration Masters of Human Resource
MBIT (1 1/2 Years) Executive MBA MBA (1 1/2 year) MA Special Education Master of Business Education (MBE)
M.A. Education M.A. in Educational Research and Assessment MA Education Elementary M.A. Education Islamic Master of Science Education (MS.Ed)
MA Education Secondary M.Ed Secondary Master of Technology Education (MTE) MA English Language Teaching and Linguistics M.Sc. (Engg.) Textile Engineering
M.Sc. Textile Processing Technology M.Sc (Engg.) Chemical Engineering M.Sc. Coal Technology M.Sc (Engg.) Energy & Environmental Engg. MS Industrial Engineering & Management
MS Total Quality Management (TQM) M.Sc Quality & performance Management M.Sc (Engg.) Metallurgy and Materials Engineering MA in Islamic Studies LL.M.
LLB 05-Yrs MS in Clinical Psychology M.Sc. Botany M.Sc. Microbiology & Molecular Genetics MSc Physical Education
M.Sc. Zoology M.Sc. (Hons.) / M.Phil Agriculture (Food Science & Technology) M.Sc. (Hons.) / M.Phil Agriculture (Plant Pathology) M.Sc. (Hons.) / M.Phil Agriculture (Horticulture) M.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Agronomy)
M.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Entomology) M.Sc Applied Psychology M.Sc. Biochemistry / Biotechnology MA Arabic M.Sc GIS
M.Sc Computational Physics M.Sc Statistics M.Sc Chemistry MFA Illustration MA Urdu
MSc in Mountain Conservation & Watershed Management M.Sc Biostatistics MFA Painting M. Architecture MA English
MS / MPhil in Geoenvironmental Conservation and Sustainable Development (GCSD) Master of Information and Operational Management MA Fine Arts MBA (2Years) M.Com (Hons.)
M.Sc. Seismology M.Sc. Actuarial Science MA Music MBA (3.5 Years) (Banking & Finance) M.Sc Tourism & Hospitality Management
MS Environmental Sciences M.Sc. Business Statistics and Management MS Art History MBA (3.5 Years) Insurance & Risk Management M.Sc. Space Science
M.Sc. Applied Hydrology M.Sc. Geography MFA Sculpture MBA (3.5 Years) Banking & Finance MFA Graphic Design
M.Sc Tourism & Hospitality Management M.Sc. Mathematics MFA Graphic Arts MA Kashmir Studies MA Punjabi
M.Sc Environmental Sciences M.Sc (Physics) MFA Textile Design MA Persian  


Ph.D. Programs

The University of Punjab’s Ph.D. programs as follows:

Ph.D. in South Asian Studies Ph.D. English Ph.D. in History Ph.D. Philosophy Ph.D. Pakistan Studies
Ph.D. International Relations Ph.D. Political Science Ph.D. in Social Work Ph.D. in Communication Studies Ph.D. Sociology
Ph.D. Gender Studies Ph.D. in Public Health Ph.D. (Commerce) Ph.D. (Economics) Ph.D. in Information Management
Ph.D. in Management Ph.D. in Business Administration Ph.D. in Special Education Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D.) Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
Ph.D. TQM Ph.D. Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Ph.D. Polymer Technology Ph.D. Islamic Studies Ph.D. in Law & Human Rights
Ph.D. Applied Molecular Biology and Forensic Sciences Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology Ph.D. in Molecular Biology Ph.D. Botany Ph.D. Zoology
M.Phil Leading to PhD Ph.D. (Agriculture) Ph.D. in Applied Psychology Ph.D. Biochemistry Ph.D. Biotechnology
Ph.D. Biological Sciences Ph.D. in Arabic Ph.D. (High Energy Physics) Ph.D. in Geoenvironmental Conservation and Sustainable Development (GCSD) Ph.D. Solid State Physics
Ph.D. Microelectronic / Nanotechnology Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Applied Hydrology Ph.D. Geomatics Ph.D. in Statistics
Ph.D. Geography Ph.D. in Mathematics Ph.D. Physics Ph.D. Chemistry Ph.D. Applied Geology
Ph.D. in Industrial Chemistry Ph.D. Optics and Photonic Systems Ph.D. Kashmir Studies Ph.D. Persian Ph.D. Punjabi
Ph.D. Urdu Ph.D. Pharmacy Ph.D. Computer Science Ph.D. (Commerce) Ph.D. Pakistan Studies
Ph.D. in South Asian Studies Ph.D. English Ph.D. in History Ph.D. Philosophy Ph.D. Sociology
Ph.D. International Relations Ph.D. Political Science Ph.D. in Social Work Ph.D. in Communication Studies Ph.D. in Information Management


Eligibility criteria for MA/MSc. or Equivalent

  • The candidates holding B.A/B.Sc (14-Years of Education) or equivalent qualification with at least 2nd division, and no more than 26 years old, are eligible for admission
  • The candidate holding the 3rd division is not eligible for admission in MA/MSc.or equivalent program
  • The pre-admission Entry Test is mandatory for the admission against merit as well as reserved seats if it having candidates by any department.
  • Academic Record: 70%
  • Entry Test: 30%

In case of admission to the college of Arts and design the Entry Test and Academic Qualifications weightage shall be as under:

  • Academic Record: 50%
  • Entry Test & Interview : 50%

Eligibility criteria for MS/M.Phil/Ph.D. or Equivalent

  • The applicant must have sixteen years of education (BS, M.A., M.Sc., or equivalent) as per HEC criteria for admission in MS, M.Phil, M.Sc. (Engg), M.Sc. (Hons), LLM, MBIT, MFA, M.Arch 1½ Yrs MBA, M.Com, or equivalent.
  • For Ph.D. admission, eighteen years of education with research LLM, M.Sc (Engg), M.Sc. (Hons), MS, M.Phil, MBIT, MFA, M.Arch/ 1½ years MBA, M.Com. with 3.0/4.0 CGPA/OPM 70% /1st division as per HEC rules.
  • The candidate will have to pass the GRE test, conducted by the approved committee of the concerned department with 50% marks for M.Phil and 70% for Ph.D.

Fee Structure

Sr. No. Name of Examinations Fee for Affiliated College Students Fee for Private/ Late College Students
(Including Postal Charges)
1. * B.A Part-I & Part-II 5,390/- 5,490/-
2. * B.Sc Part-I & Part-II 6,215/- 6,315/-
3. BCS / BSCS 7,260/- 7,360/-
4. B.F.A. Part-I & II 6,820/- 6,920/-
5. B.F.A. Part-III & M.F.A 7,750/- 7,850/-
6. B.Sc. Hons (Per Semester) / ADE 4,675/- 4,775/-
7. B.Sc. Physiotherapy (Part-I & II) 7,260/- 7,360/-
8. B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Tech 7,260/- 7,360/-
9. B.Ed 6,900/- 7,000/-
10. B.S. Ed. I,II,III and Final 6,900/- 7,000/-
11. B.Com Part-I & II (Affiliated College) 5,775/- 5,875/-
12. B.Com Part-I & II (Private) 7,100/-
13. B.B.A / M.B.A 7,260 7,360
14. M.Ed 7,020 7,120
15. * M.A Part I & II 6,215/- 6,315/-
16. * M.Sc Part-I & II / M.I.T 7,260/- 7,360/-
17. M.Com (Part I & II) 7,260/- 7,360/-
18. M.Sc / B.Sc. (Home Economics) Part I, II, III, Final 7,750/- 7,850/-
19. * L.L.B. Part I & II 6,510/- 6,610/-
20. * L.L.B. Part III 7,260/- 7,360/-
21. L.L.M. 10,050/- 10,150/-
22. M.B.B.S / Pharm-D (1st, 2nd, 3rd 4th & 5th) 11,350/- 11,450/-
23. (MD. MDS. MS) Part-I 10,480/- 10,580/-
24. (MD. MDS. MS) Part-II 31,185/- 31,285/-
25. M.Phil (Dentistry) 14,990/- 15,090/-
26. Diploma in Medical 14,080/- 14,180/-
27. D.T.L./ D.L.L./ D.C.M.A/ Computer Sc. and others 5,335/- 5,435/-
28. Diploma after Graduation 5,335/- 5,435/-
29. Diploma / Certificate in Language 2,510/- 2,610/-
30. Appeal against Decision 2,360/- 2,360/-
31. Change of Centre 3,470/- 3,470/-
32. Change of Faculty 7,040/- 7,040/-
33. Change of Practical Exam. Date / Change of Subject 1,840/- 1,840/-
34. Certificate / Degree fee all type 2,720/- 2,720/-
35. Exam Result before time 37,710/- 37,710/-
36. Registration fee (External Students) 4,090/- 4,090/-
37. ** Enrollment fee per year (Private affiliated college) 1,000/-
38. ** Enrollment fee per year (Govt. affiliated college) 500/-
39. Equivalence Fee 2,360/- 2,360/-
40. Migration Fee 2,720/- 2,720/-
41. Urgent Migration Fee 5,460/- 5,460/-
42. Ph.D. Registration fee 8,180/- 8,180/-
43. Rechecking fee 1,840/- 1,840/-
44. Registered Graduate Enrollment fee 580/- 580/-
45. Verification / Syllabus attestation fee 1,750/- 1,750/-
46. Notification fee 580/- 580/-
47. Degree Verification forms 30/- 30/-
48. All other forms (Single Page) 20/- 20/-
49. Correction before the declaration of result 675/- 675/-
50. Correction after the declaration of the result within 2 years 1,375/- 1,375/-
51. Correction after the declaration of result from 2 to 5 years 2,725/- 2,725/-
52. Correction after the declaration of result from 5 to 10 years 4,100/- 4,100/-
53. Correction after the declaration of result from 10 years to onward 6,925/- 6,925/-