Full Time

PhD Physics

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS
  • $ See Details
    1st year fees
  • 42
  • Campus
  • PhD
  • 4 years


PhD Physics is a 4 years PhD program taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain PhD Physics from Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS you are required to complete 42 credit hours. After completion of PhD Physics you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Physicist.

The LUMS PhD Physics programme, offered by the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), is an interdisciplinary degree that focuses on probing fundamental physical aspects of the universe and the underlying mathematics, as well as imparting a keen appreciation of applications. The programme helps prepare students to think scientifically and conduct high-quality research independently.

The Department of Physics at SBASSE has an outstanding teaching and research environment. The programme also focuses on novel applications in diverse areas, including Nanoscience, Optics, Nanophotonics, Quantum Dynamics, Spin and Photon Physics, Fundamental Theory, Photonics, Organic Semiconductor Optoelectronics, Cosmology and Magnetic Materials.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in PhD Physics 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 PhD Physics.

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 PhD Physics degree at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) is a four-year Programme.

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

  1. Academic Record;
  2. Performance in Admission Tests *;
  3. Application Review;
  4. Research Statement;
  5. Submission of complete Online Application, Application Processing Fee and supporting documents by the stipulated deadline;
  6. Letters of Recommendation; and
  7. Interview Performance (If shortlisted)

Courses Units

You need to complete 42 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://lums.edu.pk/programmes/phd-physics

More Information

An important characteristic of the Department is that it encourages students to get involved in research questions and exploratory experiments outside the formal classroom or laboratory coursework. Regular seminars and colloquia are led by the faculty, students and distinguished speakers from outside LUMS, providing students the opportunity to remain abreast of the cutting edge and high impact research.

To graduate, students must earn a total of 42 credit hours from which 18 must be from coursework and 24 from research work/thesis. Major milestones that must be achieved for the successful completion of the PhD degree include the Comprehensive (Qualifying) Examination, Thesis Proposal Defence, Peer-reviewed Publications and Thesis Defence.

Career Opportunities

You can join one of the following careers:

popular courses