M.Phil (CS,AI,DS)

M.phil (Department of Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science)

1- Eligibility Criteria for Admission in MPhil :


To secure admission in MPhil , at the Department of Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science, University of the Punjab, the eligibility criteria is as follows.

The candidate must have 16 years of education, and must have obtained one of the following degrees (or their equivalent, as decided by the Equivalence Cell of University of the Punjab) from an HEC recognized university:

  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Software Engineering
  • BS Data Science
  • BS Artificial Intelligence
  • BS Cyber Security
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Information Technology

The applicant must pass an entrance test conducted by the Department of Computer Science, University of the Punjab. This test will be based on the following core areas of computer science:


Analysis of Algorithms, Computer Architecture, Computer Networks, Computer Programming, Data Structures, Database Systems, Operating Systems, Software Engineering, Theory of Automata.


 To further remain in the admission process, the candidate is required to secure a minimum of 50% score in this test.

Programme of Studies


  • M.S/M.Phil course will be for four semesters. In first two semesters, 24 credit hours course work and in 3rd and 4th semesters 6 credit hours research work / internship / project (as the case may be) will be carried out.
  • For MS/ M.Phil leading to Ph.D. student shall be required to acquire CGPA = 3.0 and to pass a comprehensive examination (written) within one month after completing course work of 24+6 credit hours. On qualifying the comprehensive exam the admission will be transferred to Ph.D. and on such students MS/ M.Phil degree will not be conferred. In case student also want to earn M.S/M.Phil degree, than he/she has to complete requisite for that i.e. research work / internship of 6 credit hours in second year before starting the course work of Ph.D. The research work submitted for M.Phil will not be part of Ph.D. thesis.