Admission Policy

Admission Policy 2021

  ADMISSION REGULATIONS

 Lahore College for Women University, Lahore

Admission Process
Online Admission Committee is responsible for admission to undergraduate & postgraduate classes. All departments shall coordinate with Online Admission Committee.

Advertisement in Newspaper and University Website

Admission Advertisement shall be published in National Newspaper and university website. All the offered programs along-with eligibility criteria and test / interview schedule will be uploaded on website.

Online Form Submission

University E-Prospectus will be uploaded on University Website (www.lcwu.edu.pk) along with the admission schedule and  all candidates interested for admission will apply online for the admission in  university and carefully fill the admission  form as per instructions uploaded on the University website with all relevant documents as per procedure provided on the University website.

Note: For all Degree Programs relevant original colored documents of high resolution will be uploaded by the applicant.

Scrutiny of forms
 
After the online form submission, concerned department Shall scrutinize the forms

Eligible Candidates for Test/ Interview

Lists of eligible candidates for Test & Interview for specific disciplines of BS and all MS &Ph.D. disciplines will be uploaded on university website.

Test & Interview

Candidates who will qualify the basic eligibility criteria of the concerned department shall appear inTest &Interview on the prescribed date / schedule uploaded on University website.

Display of Final Merit Lists

Final Merit Lists will be generated through MIS and will be displayed on University Website.

Fee Submission

The provisionally selected students shall submit the fee in any branch of National Bank of Pakistan or Bank of Punjab. The students who will not submit the fee on time, their seats will be cancelled & next Merit will be displayed until the No. of seats at BS & MS are filled.

Commencement of Classes

Commencement of classes will be as per Academic Calendar of the Session and it will also be displayed on the University Website

Registration & Issuance of Roll No

Every admitted student will be registered and enrolled

1. The Classes of BS, MS & Ph.D.  of Admitted students will be commenced according to schedule  the advertised in the Newspaper and the University website.

2.  Transfer of online admission form  from one department to another will be done. if the candidates applied for the said discipline on the following conditions and if Falls on departmental merit.
The seat is available in the concerned department.

Student’s enrollment in each discipline at BS & MS Level:

  • Total strength of students at BS Level may be 40 - 60 in each program.
  • Total strength of students at MS Level may be 20 - 30 in each program.·     

(Seats can be increased or decreased depending upon the resources, staff, etc workload must be justified)

Undergraduate Programs 

1.   The University offers BS (4-Year) Degree Programs, Pharm-D & B. Architecture (5-Year) Professional Degree program for female students only. Following programs are offered in different Faculties / Institutes.

BS (4 - Year) Degree Programs
Faculty of Science & Technology
 

1.Biotechnology
2. Botany
3. Chemistry
4. Environmental Science
5. Geography
6. Mathematics
7. Physics
8.
Zoology

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

1.      Applied Psychology 

2.      Economics 

3.      History  

4.      Home Economics 

5.      International Relations 

6.      Mass Communication 

7.      Philosophy 

8.      Pakistan Studies 

9.      Political Science 

10.   Social Work 

11.   Statistics

Institute of Design & Visual Arts

Offers BFA program in the following area of specialization
1.      Graphic Design

2.      Visual Arts  

3.      Textile Design  

4.      Interior Design

Ruth Pfau Women Institute for Leadership and Learning 

1.      Gender and Development Studies
2.      Sociology

Faculty of Islamic & Oriental Learning

1.      Islamic studies  

Sabiha Mansoor Institute of Languages and Cultures

1.      Arabic  

2.      English Literature  

3.      French 

4.      Persian

5.      Punjabi  

6.      Urdu  

Faculty of Management & Administrative Sciences

1.            BBA 
2.            B.Com  
3.            BPA Public Administration  

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

1.      Architecture  

2.      City and Regional Planning

3.      Computer Science 

4.      Electrical Engineering

5.     Software Engineering 

Faculty of Education

 Institute of Education

1.         B.Ed. (Elementary)

2.         B.Ed.(Secondary)

3.         B.Ed. (1.5 years)

4.         Health and Physical Education

5.         B.S. Ed (Science Education)

6.         TESOL  

Faculty of Pharmaceutical & Allied Health Sciences 

Institute of Pharmacy 

1.         Pharm-D

2.         Doctor of Physical Therapy  

BS Self Supporting Evening Program

1.         BS Biotechnology

2.         BS Botany

3.         BS Environmental Sciences 

4.         BS Geography

5.         BS Mathematics 

6.         BS Physics  

7.         BS Zoology  

8.         BS City and Regional Planning 

9.         BS Computer Science

10.     BS  Disaster Management

11.     BS English Literature

12.     BS Urdu

13.     B.Ed. Elementary

14.     B.Ed. Secondary

15.     BS TESOL

16.     Pharm-D

17.     Doctor  of Physical Therapy  (DPT)

18.     BS Applied Psychology

19.     BS Mass Communication

20.     BS International Relations 

21.     B.Ed. (1.5 years )

Note:Any department can offer self-support Evening program after fulfillment of requirements as LCWU rules. Student must visit the university website for the details of Self support programs offered at LCWU at the time of admission.

Eligibility Criteria of Undergraduate Programs: 

  • ·        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.  
  • ·         Percentage of marks may be relaxed in some programs like Punjabi, Persian, Arabic, History if seats are available. 
  • ·         Any candidate can apply for following subjects  like International Relations, Home Economics, Pakistan Studies , Persian, Education, Mass Communication, Social Work, Gender Studies, Sociology , Punjabi, Urdu, Arabic, Political Science , Fine Arts, History 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 &Engineering) / I.Com/I.C.S/ A – Level and equivalent students are eligible to apply.  
  • ·         For Economics 60% or above marks in Intermediate level. The students of General Science, F.Sc (Pre-medical/Pre-engineering), ICS (Physics/ Economics/ Statistics), I.Com and F.A with Economics & A-level with Economics are eligible to apply 
  • ·         For BS Statistics the students who have studied Mathematics of 200 marks at Intermediate level are eligible to apply along with 60% marks in Intermediate. 
  • ·          All degree programs offered at LCWU are run under semester system except Pharm-D & BFA.  
  • ·         The students are not allowed to change their major subjects unless they have applied for multiple programs and without the consent of the concerned COD. They can change major and minor subjects within 7 working days after commencement of regular classes. No application for the change of subjects will be entertained after 7 working days after commencement of classes.  
  • ·          The students must have studied Computer Science OR Mathematics at Intermediate Level for admission in BS Computer Science. 
  • ·         Admission in BS CRP is on Open Merit for female candidates having at least 60% Marks in F.Sc, (Pre-Engineering), ICS,Gen. Science(Stat, Math, Economics) are also eligible  

Eligibility Criteria for B.E. Electrical:

F.Sc (Pre-Engineering) / DAE (Electronics/Electrical) / B.Sc. (Math, Physics, Chemistry) with 60% are eligible to apply. 

Criteria:

Merit aggregate

Combined Entry Test Conducted by UET, Lahore 2021

(Subjects: Math, Physics, Chemistry, English)

30%

Intermediate Marks

70%

 Note: UET Entry Test Result for the year 2021 must be attached with the submitted form. Admission will be made on open merit (Punjab domicile). Reserved seats will be included as per university criteria.

Special Papers at BS Level … Mandatory /Optional·        

·         At BS Level special papers are offered in every department and research is not mandatory for every student. According to HEC, internship and project can be offered depending upon their CGPA. 

·         Note: Supplementary cases are not eligible to apply for admission

Reserved Seats 

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 online submit the certificate of their physical disability duly signed by the Medical Superintendent, Services Hospital, Lahore with their forms.

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 may appear for sports trail on the dates duly notified on University website.  

Note: No Seat / Sports Quota reserved for the Faculty of Science &Technology, Faculty of Engineering &Technology and Pharm-D. 

Other Provinces Seats  

1.  24 seats are reserved for the students of other provinces i.e. 4 each for Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, GilgitBaltistanand 8 seats for FATA. 

2.      5 seats are reserved for the backward regions of Punjab like Rajanpur& D.G Khan.

Reserved seats for University Employees 

1. 2% seats are reserved for the daughters of University teachers on inter-se-merit.  

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

Foreign / Overseas Students seats  

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

Minority Quota 

·         As per Govt. Policy at BS Level.  

Terms & Condition  

1. General conditions for admission against these reserved seats are the same as laid down for the candidates applying for admission on merit. 

2. The candidates from the provinces other than Punjab have to route their application for the reserved seats to the University Admission  through the concerned Provincial Government along with domicile certificate within due date mentioned in the University Website. 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.

3. The candidates from foreign countries have to route their application for admission through the concerned embassy and Higher Education Commission, Islamabad within due date. Pakistani dual nationals can apply directly.

Online Admission Forms Requirements 

1.      The candidates must read E-Prospectus carefully and apply online at the university website www.lcwu.edu.pk 

2.      They have to upload the attested photocopies of the following documents with the online form:

                      i.        Matriculation Certificate / Equivalent

                    ii.        Intermediate Certificate / Equivalent

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

                   iv.        Domicile Certificate.

                    v.        CNIC/Form B. of the candidate

                   vi.        Monthly Income Certificate of Father / Guardian.

                  vii.        Passport size photographs.

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

3.      For BS Electrical Engineering, Student must upload result card of latest UET Entry Test

4.      In case of Foreign / Overseas Candidate:  

      I.        Attested photocopy of Foreign Passport / Residential Permit.

    II.        Forwarding letter from the concerned embassy and Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.  

Note:: For all Degree Programs relevant original colored documents of high resolution will be uploaded by the applicant.

5.   The candidate must not be above 22 years of age on the last date of the online form submission (only 5 year relaxation can be given, if the candidate is on merit of the concerned department).

6.  After payment of dues online, the candidate shall get her Roll No. and section assigned in LMS.

7.  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.

8.      Migration is not allowed.

 Eligibility for Pharm-D

Only F.Sc. Pre-Medical group with minimum 60% marks and A-Level students with Pre-medical subjects and good grades are eligible to apply for Pharm-D admission on open merit seats as well as reserved seats.

Sr. No

Reserved Seats

No. of Seats

1.       

Pharmaceutical Industry Nomination

02

2.       

Pharmacist’s Real Daughter

02

3.       

Northern Area & other provinces

02

4.       

Disable students

01

5.       

Afghan Nationals

02

 Terms & Conditions

1.   General Conditions for admission against these reserved seats are the same as laid down or the candidates applying for admission on merit.

2.  The Candidates from Northern Areas shall submit their Admission Forms against the reserved seats through the Secretary Nomination Board, Northern Areas/ other provinces (Original letter must be attached) . Applications of only those candidates will be entertained, who have passed their HSSC Examination from the College situated in the respective Area.

3. For Pharmaceutical Industry Candidates should be nominated by the Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacture Association (PPMA) Pharma Bureau (Original  Nomination letter must be attached). The Candidates will have to pay Rs.82,500/- Annually Extra, if selected on this reserved Seat along with Normal dues and Fees.

4.        For pharmacist  Real daughter seats candidate must attached copy of  father/ mothers registration from the pharmacy council. Candidate must bring original registration certificate at the time of interview.

5.        On the directions of Prime Minister of Pakistan for award of scholarship to Afghan National Students, Pharmacy Council of Pakistan is pleased to allocate 02(two ) Seats in Pharm-D Program to Lahore College for women University, Lahore  on annual basis under this Higher Education Commission’s  Scholarships Program with no  financial liabilities  for pharmacy council of Pakistan after completion of all codal formalities.

Note :  In case of  No admission  against any reserved seats it may be converted into open merit  seats.

Eligibility for Doctor of Physical Therapy

F.SC. pre-medical with minimum 60% marks, and A-level students with Pre-medical subjects with Minimum 60% Marks are eligible to apply. All other requirements as per admission policy.

Diplomas

  1. One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE)

  2. PGDip TESOL/ELT

  3. One Year Diploma in Development Support Communication in Mass Communication Department

  4. Post Graduate Diploma in Heritage Management  (One Year Evening Program ) In Department of Architecture

  5. One-year Post-Graduate Diploma in International Affairs

One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • MA/MSc/ BS (4 year) degrees
  • 16 Years of Education in any Discipline

PGDip TESOL/ELT

Eligibility Criteria:

  •       BA/B.Sc / BS (4 year) degrees, Postgraduate Diploma or MA/M.Sc. in any discipline.

One Year Diploma in Development Support Communication in Mass Communication Department

Eligibility Criteria:
      

  •   Bachelor’s degree 2 year/4 years in Social Sciences

Post Graduate Diploma in Heritage Management  (One Year Evening Program ) In Department of Architecture

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  Minimum 16 Years of  formal higher education in following degrees/ Disciplines from an HEC recognized Institution.

B-Arch 5 Years

BSc Architectural Engineering

Bach. Archaeology

One-year Post-Graduate Diploma in International Affairs

Eligibility Criteria

  •       BA / B.Sc.  /  B. Com /  BS Hons ( Equal to Graduation)

Admission Criteria:

 Interview ( International Matters)

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMS

MS ADMISSION

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 MS after graduation (16 years of education) shall be made according to the schedule advertised in the leading newspapers and university website. The lists of candidates who qualify the Test&interview will be displayed on the university website. These 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 Science& Technology

1.      Biotechnology

2.      Botany

3.      Chemistry

4.      Environmental Science

5.      Mathematics

6.      Physics

7.      Zoology

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

1.      Health Psychology

2.      History

3.      Economics

4.      International Relations

5.      Mass Communication

6.      Political Science

7.      Statistics

Institute of Design and Visual Arts

1. MS Fine Arts

Ruth Pfau Women Institute of Leadership and Learning

1.      Gender and Development Studies

Faculty of Islamic & Oriental Learning

1.      Islamic studies

Sabiha Mansoor Institute of Languages and Cultures

1. English Literature

2. Persian

3. Punjabi 

4. Urdu

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

1.      Computer Science

2.      Electrical Engineering

Faculty of Education

Institute of Education

1.      Education

2.      TESOL

Faculty of Pharmaceutical & Allied Health Sciences

Institute of Pharmacy

1.      M.Phil. Pharmacology (Self Supporting)

2.      M.Phil. Pharmacy Practice (Self Supporting)

MS Self Supporting Evening Program

1.      Biotechnology

2.      Botany

3.      Chemistry

4.      Environmental Science

5.      Zoology

6.      Computer Science

7.      Education

8.      Urdu

Faculty of Management & Administrative Sciences

1.      MBA (Tourism & Hospitality Management , Human Resource Management )

2.      MBA Executive

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:

1. Minimum 16 years of education (BS or MA / MSC in the relevant fields) or equivalent.

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

3 Entry Test ( 50% qualifying marks  & interview organized by university is mandatory  for admission in MS program).

Eligibility Criteria for MBA

1.  For MBA(Tourism & Hospitality Management , Human Resource Management ). Female candidate with minimum 16 years of relevant business education ( BBA/B.Com/ACCA/ACMA/M.Com)  or equivalent are eligible to apply. The candidate must ha 2.5 /4.0 CGPA in semester system  or first division in annual system.  . Entry Test ( 50% qualifying marks ) & interview organized by  University is mandatory for admission in MBA Program . Candidate working in Govt/ Semi Govt  Institution have  to submit NOC from Concerned Department.

2.  For MBAExecutive Female candidate with minimum 16 years of Education from HEC recognized Institution with minimum  3 years of Professional Experience are eligible to apply  . The candidate must have 2.5 /4.0 CGPA in semester system  or first division in annual system.  . Entry Test ( 50% qualifying marks ) & interview organized by  University is mandatory for admission in MBA  Executive Program . Candidate working in Govt/ Semi Govt  Institution have  to submit NOC from Concerned organizations.

 Note: *The eligibility requirements are subject to change. Supplementary cases are not eligible to apply.

 Admission Criteria

Reserved Seats

  • The candidates who want to apply on reserved seat must select the Reserved Seat Quota in the Online Application Form.  They have to qualify test and interview.

1. 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 upload the proof of her disability duly signed by the MS Services Hospital with her form.

2. Sports Basis

One seat per discipline in all subjects except Faculty of Science & Technology and Faculty of Engineering & Technology is reserved for “Sports Basis”. Only University colour holders are eligible to apply for this seat.

3. Other Provinces Seats

One seat in each discipline is reserved for Other Provinces.

4. 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.

5. 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

1. General conditions for admission against these reserved seats are the same as laid down for thecandidates applying for admission on merit.

2. The candidates from foreign countries have to route their application for admission through the concerned embassy and Higher Education Commission, Islamabad within due date. Pakistani dual nationals can apply directly.

3. The candidates from the provinces other than Punjab have to route their application  for the reserved seats to the University Admission  through the concerned Provincial Government along with domicile certificate within due date mentioned in the University Website.

Note:  Qualifying Test/ Interview will be compulsory for all the candidates applying on merit as well as on reserved seats.

Online Admission Forms requirements

The candidates must read E-Prospectus carefully and apply online at University website www.lcwu.edu.pk. They will have to upload the following documents:

1. Matriculation Certificate / Equivalent

2. Intermediate Certificate / Equivalent

3. BS / equivalent degree

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

5. Domicile Certificate

6. CNIC of the candidate

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

8. Migration Certificate (if terminal degree is from other university)

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

10. Passport size photograph.

11. CNIC of candidate’s Father / Guardian

12. Research Proposal

 Admission Requirements for Foreign Candidate:

  • ·Attested photocopy of Foreign Passport.
  • ·Forwarding letter from the concerned embassy and Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.
  • ·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.
  • Admission on general seats is granted strictly on merit.

Ph.D. Program

Ph.D. Degree Programs are offered in the following Faculties / Institutes.

Faculty of Science & Technology

1. Biotechnology

2. Botany

3. Chemistry

4. Environmental Science

5. Mathematics

6. Physics

7. Zoology

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

6.      Applied Psychology

7.      Mass Communication

8.      Political Science

Institute of Design and Visual Arts

1. Fine Arts

Faculty of Islamic & Oriental Learning

1.      Islamic studies

SabihaMansoorInstitute of Languages and Cultures

1. Persian

2. Punjabi

3. Urdu

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

1. Computer Science

Faculty of Education

Institute of Education

1.      Education

Faculty of Management & Administrative Sciences

1.      Ph.D. Management Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

1.  Female candidates with minimum Eighteen years of education (MPhil/MS) or equivalent in the relevantfield are eligible to apply/

2.      The candidate must have obtained 3.00/4.00 CGPA in semester system or First Division  in annual system.

3.      Entry test (70% qualifying marks) and interview organized by university is mandatory for admission in Ph.D. program

Terms & Conditions.

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

2.      There is no reserved Quota for admission in Ph. D Program.

Online Admission Forms requirements

The candidates must read E-Prospectus carefully and apply online at University website www.lcwu.edu.pk. They will have to upload the following documents:

1. Matriculation Certificate / Equivalent

2. Intermediate Certificate / Equivalent

3. BS / equivalent transcript

4. MS/ equivalent transcript

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

6. Domicile Certificate

7. CNIC of the candidate

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

9. Migration Certificate (Other Board / University).

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

11. Passport size photograph.

12. CNIC of candidate’s Father / Guardian

13. Research Proposal