MS Electrical Engineering

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MS Electrical Engineering

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS
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MS Electrical Engineering is a Masters program taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain MS Electrical Engineering from Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS you are required to complete 36 credit hours. After completion of MS Electrical Engineering you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Electrical Engineer.

The MS programmes offered by the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS are rigorous and designed to impart specialised professional and research-oriented training. Students have the options to choose from MS-by-Coursework or MS-by-Thesis.

The vision of the Electrical Engineering department at LUMS is:

To become internationally recognised regional leaders in electrical engineering research and education, and to serve society through innovation, indigenous solutions, and development of valuable human resource.


  • To produce graduates having attributes essential for a leader in industry and academic institutions such as independence of thought, environmental and social responsibility, a professional and ethical outlook and a strong inter-disciplinary foundation built on fundamental scientific principles.

  • To achieve excellence in cutting-edge research by winning competitive grants and awards, knowledge creation and its dissemination at globally recognized forums, and generation of intellectual property.

  • To have a positive societal impact by translating engineering knowledge into solutions for locally relevant problems, and enabling entrepreneurship initiatives with a global footprint.

    The Electrical Engineering (EE) graduate programme is rigorous and designed to impart specialised professional and research-oriented training. It is geared towards solving complex issues of 21st Century pertaining to LIFE (Biomedical Devices and Point-of-Care Healthcare), DATA (AI Hardware and Theoretical Foundations), and SUSTAINABILITY (Systems View of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus) with design thinking in curricula to produce not only successful professionals but also thought leaders. Students will be taught to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems and assess the impact of their area of specialization on engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

      The programme is becoming internationally recognised for its research environment, international collaborations, and world-class faculty with training from leading international universities around the world. The Department of Electrical Engineering is one of the largest departments at SBASSE with 22 PhD faculty members, and numerous labs with dedicated staff members. EE faculty and students publish frequently in top journals and conferences with 215+ research publications during 2017-19 (27.5 % of entire LUMS publication). Further, faculty members at EE won research funding of over PKR 215 million during 2017-19 to support cutting-edge research being conducted at LUMS. 

      The MS programme in Electrical Engineering has 4 streams/areas of specialisation and Students have the option to choose from MS-by-Coursework or MS-by-Thesis.

      Admission Requirements

      The minimum requirements for admission in MS Electrical Engineering at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

      • program specific academic requirment set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS.
      • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS as pre-requiste for admission in MS Electrical Engineering.

      Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

      Applicants must meet the minimum eligibility criteria in order to be considered for admission to the Programme. The MS Electrical Engineering Programme at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) is a two-year Programme.

      Admission is purely merit-based and rests solely on the following criteria:

      • Academic Record;
      • Performance in Admission Tests *;
      • Application Review;
      • Interview Performance (If shortlisted);
      • Letters of Recommendation; and
      • Submission of complete Online Application, Application Processing Fee and supporting documents by the stipulated deadline

      Courses Units

      You need to complete 36 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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      Students must fulfil 30 credit hour requirements. Students can take up to 6 credit hours of elective courses outside the Department of Electrical Engineering including DGPC approved courses from outside of school and approved Suleman Dawood School of Business courses. In addition, a maximum of 6 credit hours of 400-level courses can be taken. All other courses taken towards the MS degree must be of 500-level or above. Students would be required to submit their tentative academic plan for degree completion to the GPC by add/drop deadline of their second semester.

      The MS programme degree requirements for each stream of specialisation are shown below. For a non-thesis option (course-work-only), a student may take an Independent Study/MS Project (3 credit hours) in addition to core and elective requirements to fulfil 30 credit hour requirement. The deliverable for Independent Study/MS Project will be an approved report and a presentation.  

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