Frequently Asked Question Regarding Admission in Faculty of Computing & Information Technology (FCIT)
Question 1: How many departments are there under FCIT?
Answer: There are four departments under FCIT:
Question 2: What degrees programs are offered by these four departments?
Answer: Following degree programs are offered by the four departments of FCIT:
Question 3: When does FCIT offer admission to its BS Programs?
Answer: FCIT offers admission to all undergraduate programs for Fall Semester only. Exact dates are announced through print and electronic media (newspaper, PUCIT website, PU website and social media).
Question 4: Which entrance test is required for admission in FCIT?
Answer: PU Admission Test is mandatory to apply for admission in all departments of FCIT in undergraduate programs for the session fall 2023
Question 5: Does FCIT consider any other standardized tests for admission (NTS, SAT, etc.)?
Question 6: Which scholarships does FCIT offer?
Answer: FCIT offers merit and need based scholarships every year from the University of the Punjab and its own resources to deserving students. Moreover, the HEC and Government of the Punjab also announce need–based HEC, EHSAAS and PEEF scholarships every year. Further, FCIT has signed an MOU with Professional Education Foundation (PEF) in Fall 2021which offers 100 scholarships per year for merit and needy students. https://pucit.edu.pk/scholarships/
Question 7: Does FCIT offer admission to the afternoon or evening session?
Answer: There will be no admission in afternoon/replica or evening program in Fall 2023 for BS CS, BS IT, and BSSE New Campus. However, Department of Data Science and Department of Software Engineering offers BS DS & BSSE (Old Campus) in both Morning and Afternoon/Self Support sessions.
Question 8: What are the fees for the undergraduate program?
Answer: Please check this page for fee information: https://pucit.edu.pk/fee-structure
Question 9: Are the degrees offered by the departments under FCIT, HEC recognized and accredited by PEC or NCEAC?
Answer: We are under process of accreditation of our degree programs. However, BSCS, BSSE, BSIT degrees of 2015 batch has already been accredited by NCEAC with the highest “W” Category.
Question 10: Does FCIT provide hostel facility?
Answer: University of the Punjab hostel facility is available for students admitted to the morning/regular programs only.
Question 11: Does FCIT give any transport facility to the students?
Answer: Yes, University of the Punjab bus service is available for different routes in the city.
Question 12: What are the timings for classes at FCIT?
Answer: Classes (lectures and laboratory sessions) are held from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.
Question 13: Does FCIT offer admissions for the Spring semester?
Question 14: Where are classes of undergraduate (BS ) programs held?
Answer: The classes for BS (CS, SE IT, DS) programs are held at both campuses of the college, i.e. Old campus and New Campus.
Question 15: How many PhD teachers does FCIT have?
Answer: FCIT currently has 39 PhD faculty members out of 65 faculty members, including Fulbright Scholars, Erasmus Mundus Scholars.
Question 16:What are the areas of research of the PhD teachers at FCIT?
Answer: The PhD teachers at FCIT are currently pursuing research in the following areas:
Question 17: How many merit-based seats does FCIT have for each of its undergraduate (BS) programs?
Answer: Following are the number of seats:
BS Computer Science (Morning/Regular) = 40 for each campus
BS Information Technology (Morning/Regular) = 40 for each campus
BS Software Engineering (Morning/Regular) = 40 for each campus
BS Software Engineering (Self Support/ Replica Old Campus) = 40 for each campus
BS Data Science (Morning/Regular) = 40 for new campus
BS Data Science (Self Support/ Replica) = 40 for new campus
Question 18: Is NOC required to submit if the candidate whose name appears in the merit list, has its terminal degree from any board other than BISE Lahore?
Answer: NOC is a must document to submit if the candidate is offered admission in BS (CS, SE, IT, DS). This is for those candidates who have their terminal degree from any board other than BISE Lahore, Federal Board, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Gujranwala. Without this document, admission would not be granted.
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