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PhD Mathematics

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS
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  • 4 years


PhD Mathematics 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 Mathematics from Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS you are required to complete 42 credit hours. After completion of PhD Mathematics you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Statistician, Actuary.

The LUMS PhD Mathematics programme, offered by the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), prepares students to think scientifically and conduct high-quality research independently. Students can expect to be immersed in a rigorous programme that will quickly move them to the frontiers of real-world mathematical challenges.

One of the hallmarks of the Department of Mathematics at SBASSE is its commitment to research. This provides students an opportunity to become apprentice mathematicians. Graduates of this programme can pursue careers in research and development sectors of public and private institutions, the financial industry, data analytics industry and academia.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in PhD Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

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 Mathematics 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-mathematics

More Information

The faculty at the Department works across a wide spectrum of Mathematical fields with research in Pure, as well as Applied Mathematics. Some examples of interests within Pure Mathematics are Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic Topology, Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, Functional Analysis, Fixed Point Theory, Operator Theory and Symmetries of Differential Equations, while those in Applied Mathematics include Computational Statistical Mechanics, Numerical Methods, Mathematical and Computational Biology, Stochastic Processes, Epidemiology and Cancer Kinetics.

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 and PhD Thesis Defence.

Career Opportunities

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