Introduction

   The Department of Physics came into being under the umbrella of the Riphah International University Islamabad. It aims to impart quality education at undergraduate and graduate level, thereby producing worthy students to cater for societal needs in the country and abroad.

The Department is presently offering MSc, M. Phil, and Ph.D. Physics. The curricula and syllabi of all offered programs are well-planned and designed according to recommendations and guidelines of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. Looking at the increasing societal demands and to impart quality education the department is going to launch 4 years BS-Physics Program in the Fall-2018 semester.  The academic curricula and necessary resources have already been established.

Carrier in Physics

Physics, being the key fields of sciences, deals with the core concepts of physics as well as their application in different fields. It is a diversified field which gives birth to many other disciplines over the decades, such as Electronics, Material Sciences, and Engineering etc.  

The main objective of the launch of undergraduate BS- Physics program is to effectively equip the students with a solid foundation in core areas of Physics because of which they would be able to pursue their higher education in their desired interest areas. The combination of high-quality curriculum, highly qualified faculty, well-equipped laboratories and all available necessities at the Department give exposure to leading-edge technologies. These facilities open up new avenues for a substantial contribution of graduates in respective industries and research organizations such as PIEAS, PAEC, KRL, SUPARCO, and Meteorology etc.

Teaching & Research Facility

   The Department of Physics holds highly qualified, motivated and professionally competent faculty who not only excels in their respective areas of specialization but also keep themselves abreast of recent developments in their respective areas of research.

Students Services

Student services department at Riphah provides a variety of services to the students.  It is responsible for all co-curricular and extra-curricular activities within and outside the University campus. It provides students with opportunities to exploit their potential in various sports and socio-cultural activities.  The department is committed to addressing all issues in an amicable way.

Library

The Library is situated in I-14 campus of Riphah International University. It is a central part of the academic pursuits of the students. The aim of the Library is to provide access to materials and information resources which will help the students in their studies and learning. All new students are offered an orientation tour of the Library and its facilities. Expert and helpful staffs are on hand to assist and facilitate the students.

Course Facts

Study Level

Study Mode

Course Length

Credit Hours

Intake

Class Timings 

1st Semester Fee 

Undergraduate

Full Time

04 years

(8 Semesters)

137

Fall & Spring

Morning & Afternoon

71,280

Entry To BS Physics

Eligibility 

Seats

Admission Criteria

Offered at

Faculty 

Start Date

Admission Application 

Intermediate securing at least 45% marks in aggregate.

Or

 

Any other examination of a Foreign University / Institution / Examining Body, equivalent to intermediate.

 

Equivalence and percentage of marks will be determined by IBCC.

Diploma of Associate Engineering Examination, securing at least 60% marks in aggregate.

 

30 Seats Per Semester

Academic Qualification   60%           

 

Interview    40%

Islamabad Main Campus:

 

Sector I-14, Islamabad.

 

Phone: +92 (51) 844 6000-7 (226, 227)

 

UAN:    +92 (51) -111-747-424 (226, 227)

Dr. Zafar Iqbal  

(Head of Department)

 

September & February 

 

 

 

 

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Program Structure

Course and Credit Hour Requirements

The BS Physics program spans over a time period of four years (eight semesters) and comprises 137 credit hours. It includes compulsory and elective courses along with research project in the final year. 

  The comprehensive detail of the courses is specified in the table below:

Domain

Number of courses

Number of Credit Hours

Compulsory courses

27

75

General courses

8

22

Discipline-specific foundation courses

8

22

Elective Courses/ Projects

 

4

18

Total

 

137