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Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19


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VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY
The information provided in this prospectus is relevant to academic year 2018-19
and meant for the guidance of prospective students of Virtual University of
OF PAKISTAN
Pakistan and shall not be deemed to constitute a contract between the
University or any third party. While compiling the information, every effort has
been made to ensure its accuracy, correctness and completeness.
However, it shall not imply any legal binding or liability on part of the
University or its employees in any way.
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The University reserves the right to change the provisions of this prospectus at
any time, including, but not limited to, admission eligibility criteria, degree
requirements, course offerings and fees schedule etc. as necessitated by
University or legislative action.
Cont ents
Chancellor's Message
Rector's Message
Introduction
ú Organizational Structure
ú Board of Governors
ú Milestones
ú Memoranda of Understanding
ú Mode of Education
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Faculties and Academic Programs
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Science & Technology

Directorate of Quality Enhancement


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Admissions 09 Extra-Curricular Activities 201


ú Indigenous/Local 10 ú Life at VU 203
ú Overseas Pakistanis 10 ú Clubs and Societies 203
ú Foreign Nationals 10 s Camera Club 203
ú Conrmation of Admission 10 s Debate Society 203
s Environmental Protection Society 203
Fee Information 11 s Literary Club 203
ú Fee for Indigenous/Local Students 12 s Performing Arts Society 203
ú Fee for Overseas Pakistani & Foreign National Students 13 s IT Club 203
ú Schedule of other charges 14 s Quiz Society 204
s Sports Society 204
Studying at VU 15 s Tourism / Hiking Club 204
ú Orientation Program 16 s Character Building Society 204
ú Student Handbook 16 s Society for Rising Entrepreneurs 204
ú Academic Calendar 16
ú Lecture Schedule 16 Virtual Campuses 205
ú On-line Bookshop 16 ú Campus Life 207
ú Learning Management System 17 ú Diverse Community 207
ú Assessment and Evaluation 18 ú List of Virtual University Campuses 208
ú Examination System 18
ú Scholarships & Financial Assistance 18 Study at Home 229
ú Medals and Merit Certicates 18 Questions and Queries 230
01 02

Chancellor's Message Rector's Message


Riding on the new wave of Education
Education is a fundamental need that provides the base for the Assalam-o-Alaikum, Ladies and Gentlemen We are pleased to
social and economic development of a nation. It provides the welcome you to ride on the new wave of academics, learning and
critical human capital necessary for research, innovation, professional success – a new kind of University experience, unique
growth and development across all sectors of the economy in nature but leading to the brave new worlds. You will join over
100,000 students across the country and across the globe and
as well human character building. Inclusive and uniform upon completion of your program will become part of 50,000 plus
access to higher education can thus transform our strong Alumni – professionals and entrepreneurs. You will not only learn
demographic advantage into a peaceful, modern and and interact with the best and the brightest of the faculty but the
prosperous society. best and brightest of the student communities – your cohorts.
Whether you want to become a Computer Professional or
Chartered Accountant, Scientist or Statistician, Mathematician or
Nonetheless, supply of qualied faculty vis-a-vis demand is Molecular Biologist, Philosopher or Psychologist, Lawyer or
one of the key challenges in accomplishing the task without Linguist, Diplomat or Journalist VU will hone your skills and help
compromising the quality of education. A suitable and you unleash your mental and intellectual faculties to an unlimited
practical solution to the problem is the utilization of modern world of opportunities as well as possibilities. We guide and help
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools to you to select program and degree level that is closest to your
dreams. VU degree is a license to start your professional career at
provide education while maintaining the highest and well-respected businesses, public corporations or pioneer your
internationally acceptable education standards. own new business or proceed to world's acclaimed Universities
for further education. If you are determined, regular and
consistent to your studies and can exhibit self-motivation and self-
Virtual University of Pakistan is the pioneer in leveraging the control, VU can guarantee you the degree as well as personal and
use of ICTs for imparting the best possible education to its professional success. Established in 2002 VU is the only Federally
students all over the country including the remote areas, as Chartered Government University in Pakistan that employs state
well as the Pakistani diaspora overseas. With its extremely of the art ICT based instruction technologies and supports the
exible mode of education, Virtual University enables the students to manage studies at their own learners to explore new ways of learning from the elite instructors sparingly available at many traditional universities. The
convenience and provides opportunities to unearth their hidden talents. Virtual model leverages the working individuals in their professional growth by allowing the flexibility to advance the state of
human knowledge. VU continuously exert to provide equitable access, improve efficiency, and enhance quality and
relevance of the education to the national and global development needs. VU graduates are equipped with attributes and
needed traits to lead the communities where they dwell.
I feel proud that the Virtual University of Pakistan is playing its due role in promoting education and contributing
towards the socio-economic development of the country. I hope that the University will continue to ensure
quality of education, teaching and research and play a leading role in improving access to Higher Education in VU embeds a unique pedagogy involving video content delivered through multiple modes including TV, the World Wide
the country. Web and DVD. Through the mobile devices your University is a few key strokes away. Comprehensive student-teacher
interaction and support is provided over the Internet and supplemented using mobile devices. The University has
developed world-class courses for you and in order to fully benefit from them, you should become completely familiar with
Pakistan Paindabad! the University's Learning Management System (LMS). You will be provided a detailed orientation in order to help you to get
started with your studies at VU. Let me assure you the degree bearing the signature of VU is well worth your money and
effort. Welcome again to the Virtual University's world of learning - VU is ready to transform you to a globally beneficial
Dr. Arif Alvi citizen in you chosen field of studies. If ever you have any problems, questions or suggestions, please do not
hesitate to write to me. Your suggestions are very valuable and will help us further improve the programs of the
President, Islamic Republic of Pakistan Virtual University.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abbas Choudhary


rector@vu.edu.pk
03 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Introduction 04

Organizational Structure Board of Governors

Introduction
Sr. # Name/Designation Status/Position

Secretary, Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom,


1 Chairman
Government of Pakistan, Islamabad

2 Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan Member

Secretary , Ministry of Education, Islamabad or his nominee not


3 Member
below the rank of Joint Secretary
Secretary , Ministry of Information & Media Development,
4 Member
Government of Pakistan, Islamabad

5 Member

6 Member
Director Quality Enhancement

7 Registrar, Virtual University of Pakistan Secretary

8 One Retired Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Member

One Serving or Retired Rector or Vice Chancellor of a


9 Member
Public Sector University
Three Eminent Educationists or Scientists not being Employees
10-12 Member
of the University

13 One Expert from Financial Sector Member

14 One Dean of the University Member

Introduction
05 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Introduction 06

Milestones Memoranda of Understanding

Introduction
The Virtual University of Pakistan has signed a 13. Abudawood Trading Company Pakistan
Important Milestones Month-Year number of memoranda with renowned
organizations mainly focusing on the following 14. J & U International, Pakistan-Dubai-Canada
Federal Charter granted by Government of Pakistan Sep-02 areas:
15. Surgical Manufacturers Association of
Virtual University launches 2 free to air Educational Broadcast Ÿ Development of educational contents Pakistan.
Television Channels (VUTV 1 & VUTV 2) Mar-04
Ÿ Exchange of resources 16. The University of Agriculture, Peshawar
University adds 2 more channels to its Television Network (VUTV 3 & VUTV 4) Aug-06
Ÿ Joint Degree Programs 17. The Institute of Financial Market of Pakistan.
VU goes global - All video lecture placed on YouTube Jun-08
18. The Learning Alliance fo Knowledge for

2018
Launch of a unique VU e-Examination System Oct-08 Ÿ Research & Development
(LAKE) Through Community Economy Center.
Enrollment exceeds 50,000 students Sep-09 Ÿ Staff/Teachers Training
19. Lahore Collage for Women University, Lahore.
Launch of VU Open Courseware website Oct-11 Ÿ Strengthening of IT infrastructure
20. The Excellist Fzc.
VU Open Couseware website declared best website of the year Apr-12 A few prominent Higher Education Institutions/
21.Government Sadiq College Women University,
Deployment of VU Examination Software to NUST for conduct of Entry Test Jun-12 Organization which have signed MoUs with the Bahawalpur
Virtual University of Pakistan are listed below:
VU offers its educational resources to other universities free of cost Nov-12 22. Auditor General of Pakistan
1. National University of Science and Technology
VU partners with University of the Punjab and Technical University Kaiserslautern, (NUST) 23. Muslim Commercial Bank
Germany to launch B.Ed. in Technical Education Sep-14
Deployment of VU Learning Management System (VULMS) to Concordia Colleges Sep-14 2. IBA-Karachi 24. Maldives National University of Pakistan

University starts Degree Programs in Life Sciences Sep-14 3. Government College University, Faisalabad 25. Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design

Launch of VU Journal Sep-14 4. University of Gujrat 26. Kohat University of Science & Technology
Launch of Global Languages website Nov-14 5. University of Sargodha 27. Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi
Virtual University of Pakistan Revamps its Official Website Jul-15 6. University of the Punjab 28. National School of Public Police(NSPP), Govt.
National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative Awards Research Grants to of Pakistan
Virtual University Software House Students. Aug-15 7. FC College University, Lahore
2 9 . Te c h n o l o g y U p G r a d a t i o n a n d S k i l l
Initiation of Ph.D. Programs Sep-15 8. Pakistan Institute of Management Development Company (TUSDEC)
First Issue of the Journal of Distance Education and Research (JDER) Gets Published July-16 9. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa

2002
Initiation of Mathematics Program
Initiation of new MS Programs in Mathematics
VU launches VU WALL for students
Oct-16
Oct-16
Dec-17
10. Diamond Group of Industries

11. Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and


Industry (GCCI)
VU launches new web portals i.e. VSpace@VU for students Dec-17
12. Small & Medium Enterprise Development
VU won DigiSkills Training Project funded by IGNITE Jan-18 Authority (SMEDA)
Introduction 08

Mode of Education

Introduction
189
Admissions 10

Admissions Virtual University of Pakistan offers admission twice in an academic year namely Fall and Spring sessions.
Admission opening announcements are published in leading print, electronic and social media.

Admissions
Applicants fall into the following broad categories:

Indigenous/Local

Overseas Pakistanis

Foreign Nationals
Fee Information 12

Fee Fee for Local Students (in Pak Rupees)


Information

Fee Information
Security Admission Convocation
Admission Registration Enrollment Tuition
Fee (one Processing Fee
Degree Program Fee Fee Fee Per Fee per
time, Fee (Including (one time
(one time) (one time) Semester Cr. Hr.
refundable) prospectus) mandatory)
Associate Degree Programs 3,000 2,500 2,000 500 1,000 750 2,000
B.Ed * (1-Year) - - - - 1,000 750 2,000
B.Ed (1.5 Year & 2 Years) 3,000 2,500 2,000 500 1,000 750 2,000
Bachelors 3,000 2,500 2,000 500 1,000 750 2,000
BS 3,000 2,500 2,000 500 1,000 750 2,000
Masters 5,000 2,500 5,000 500 1,000 1,150 2,000
MS 7,000 2,500 10,000 500 3,000 2,100 2,000
Ph.D. 7,000 2,500 10,000 500 3,000 2,100 2,000
Deficiency Semester(s) 3,000 - - 500 1,000 1,150 -
Bridging Semester for B.Ed.-
3,000 - - 500 1,000 750 -
Elementary (2-Year)
Diploma 3,000 2,500 2,000 500 1,000 1,150 -
Specialization Certificate 3,000 2,500 - 500 3,000 1,150 -
Zero Semester ** 3,000 - - 500 - ** 7,500 -
Zero Semester for MS Programs
3,000 - - 500 - ** 12,500 -
**
Short Courses ** 500 500 - 500 - ** 3,500 -
MBA Top-up 7,000 - 500 3,000 2,100 -

Notes:
1. Admission fee includes degree verification fee from the previous institution.
2. Entry Test (where applicable) will be charged @ Rs. 1,000/- and will be non-refundable.
3. Tuition fee @ Rs. 1,150/- per credit hour will be charged from MS students enrolled in deficient course(s).
4. Lab fee for practical(s) will be charged (where applicable) at following rates:
a. Deficiency Semester & Zero Semester @ Rs. 2,000/- per credit hour
b. BS @ Rs. 2,000/- per credit hour
c. Masters @ Rs. 2,000/- per credit hour
d. MS @ Rs. 5,000/- per credit hour
5. Thesis fee will be charged at following rates (in addition to per credit hour tuition fee):
a. MS @ Rs. 15,000/-
b. Ph.D @ Rs. 25,000/-
6. Research fee will be charged at following rates:
a. MS in Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Genetics, Zoology and Molecular Biology @ Rs. 15,000/-
b. Ph.D @ Rs. 50,000/-
Research fee will be charged at the time of enrolment of research work and will be in addition to the Thesis fee.
7. Convocation fee @ Rs. 2,000/- will be charged in the final semester of the respective batch; the payment is mandatory to get transcript, degree and other
certificates from the University.
8. Endowment fund contribution will be charged@ Rs. 1,000/- one time during entire degree program.
9. Fee collection charges @Rs. 100/- per semester.
* 50% discount on Enrolment Fee per Semester and Tuition Fee per credit hour will remain valid for all continuing students of B.Ed (1-Year) program.
However, all other dues (if any) will be charged at prescribed rates of the university.
** Tuition fee will be charged for the full semester instead of per credit hour.
Disclaimer: The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.

Contact information for queries related to fee:


Study Program 042-111880880 0304 111 0880
(Ext.) (Ext.)
Associate Degree, BA, BS & PGD programs bs_fee@vu.edu.pk 433 4330
Masters program masters_fee@vu.edu.pk 431 3390
MS & Ph.D programs ms_fee@vu.edu.pk 433 4330
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Fee for Overseas Students (in US $)  Schedule of Other Charges

Fee Information
Convocation
Admission Registration Enrollment Tuition
Fee Local Overseas
Degree Program Fee Fee Fee Per Fee per
(one time Sr # Fee Type (Pak Rs.) (US$)
(one time) (one time) Semester Cr. Hr.
mandatory)
Registrar’s Office
Associate Degree Programs 100 50 15 40 50
B.Ed * (1-Year) - - 15 40 50 1. ID Card (Duplicate) 500 20
B.Ed (1.5 Year & 2 Years) 100 50 15 40 50 2. No Objection Certificate (NOC) / Migration Certificate 500 20
Bachelors 100 50 15 40 50 3. Bonafide Certificate (Student/CGPA/ Statements about English /Project Completion) 500 20
BS 100 50 15 40 50 4. Correction in Student's Profile 500 20
Masters 100 50 15 50 50 5. Course Exemption / Transfer of Credit 1,000 25
MS 150 50 25 60 50
6. Issuance of Course Contents 1,000 25
Deficiency Semester(s) 100 - 15 50 -
7. Readmission 2,000 50
Bridging Semester for B.Ed.-
100 - 15 40
Elementary (2-Year) 8. Semester Freeze 2,000 50
Diploma 100 50 15 50 - 9. Conversion/Change of Degree Program 2,000 50
Specialization Certificate 100 50 50 50 -
10. Study Program Change (Bachelors) 2,000 50
Zero Semester ** 100 - - ** 330 -
11. Study Program Change (Masters) 4,000 100
Zero Semester for MS Programs
100 - - ** 550 -
** Examination
Short Courses ** 25 25 - ** 190 - 12. Rechecking 500 20
MBA Top-up 150 - 25 60 -
13. Certificate Fee (for each qualified course) 500 20
14. Verification Fee for Documents/ Degree 500 20
Notes: 15. Transcript Fee (Partial / Duplicate) 500 20
1. Admission fee include degree verification fee.
2. Entry Test (where applicable) will be charged @ USD 50/- and will be non-refundable. 16. Degree Fee (Urgent / Duplicate) 2,000 50
3. Tuition fee @ $50/- per credit hour will be charged from MS students enrolled in deficient course(s). 17. Correction & Reissuance of Transcript & Set of Certificates -Before Issuance of Degree 1,000 25
4. On the enrollment of research /thesis work in MS programs, thesis fee @ $200/- will be charged in
addition to per credit hour tuition fee. 18. Correction & Reissuance of Degree, Transcript & Set of Certificates - After Issuance of Degree 3,000 75
5. Convocation fee @ $50/- will be charged in the final semester of the respective batch; the payment is 19. Date Sheet- Late Fee 500 20
mandatory to get transcript, degree and other certificates from the University.
6. Endowment fund contribution will be charged @$10/- one time during entire degree program. 20. Date Sheet- Double Late Fee 1,000 25
21. Rescheduling Fee (for each paper) 2,000 25
* 20% discount on Tuition Fee per credit hour will remain valid for all continuing students of B.Ed (1-Year)
program. However, all other dues (if any) will be charged at prescribed rates of the university. Rector’s Office
22. Appeal Against Decision of Committee of Unfair Means/ Discipline Advisory Committee 1,000 25
** Tuition fee will be charged for full semester instead of per credit hour basis.
23. Review Appeal Against the Decision of the Rector 2,000 50
Disclaimer: The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time. Academics
CS619-Late submission fee for Last deliverable of Final Year Project (within 15 days after
24. due date) 1,500 50
Contact information for queries related to fee: CS619-Late submission fee for Last deliverable of Final Year Project (for next 15 days after
25. extended date) 3,000 75
+92 42 111880880 +92 304 111 0880
Mode of Study
(Ext.) (Ext.)
Disclaimer: The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.
Overseas overseas_fee@vu.edu.pk 335 3390
Studying at VU 16

Orientation Program Lecture Schedule

Student Handbook On-line Bookshop

Academic Calendar
17 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Studying at VU 18

Learning Management
System
02

Faculties and
Academic Programs
The Virtual University of Pakistan consists of following faculties:
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Science & Technology
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Faculty of Arts
Department of Psychology
Ÿ Masters (2-Year) Programs Page
§ M.Sc. Applied Psychology 23
§ M.Sc. Organizational Psychology 25
Ÿ Bachelor of Science (4-Year) Program
§ BS (Psychology) 27
Ÿ Bachelor (2-Year) Program
§ BA Psychology 29
Ÿ Post Graduate Diploma (1-Year) Program
§ PGD in Applied Psychology 31
Department of Sociology
Ÿ Bachelor of Science (4-Year) Program
§ BS (Sociology) 33
Department of Mass Communication
Ÿ Masters (2-Year) Program
§ M.Sc. Mass Communication 35
Ÿ Bachelor of Science (4-Year) Program
§ BS (Mass Communication) 37
Ÿ Bachelor (2-Year) Program
§ BA Mass Communication (BA) 39
Ÿ Post Graduate Diploma (1-Year) Program
§ PGD in Television Production 41
Department of Economics
Ÿ Masters (2-Year) Program
§ M.Sc. Economics 43
Ÿ Bachelor of Science (4-Year) Program
§ BS (Economics) 45
English
Ÿ Master (2-Year) Program
§ MA English Language Teaching (ELT) 47
Ÿ Post Graduate Diploma (1-Year) Program
§ PGD in English Language Teaching (ELT) 49
§ PGD in Linguistics 50
Joint / Multi Discipline
Ÿ Bachelor (2-Year) Program
§ Bachelor of Arts (BA) 51
Ÿ Zero Semester 197
Ÿ Certicate Courses 198
NOTE: The Virtual University of Pakistan may add new course(s)/ subject(s) or replace existing ones at any time as a result of continuous
review of scheme of studies of the programs in order to bring them at par with the courses being taught at top notch foreign universities.
While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job markets are also given full consideration.
23 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Arts 24

M.Sc. APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Psychology
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 3

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MGT501 Human Resource Management (Elective)

PSY404 Abnormal Psychology 3 PSY407 Sport Psychology (Elective) 3

PSY405 Personality Psychology 3 (Option to select one)

PSY502 History & Systems of Psychology 3 PSY408 Health Psychology 3

STA630 Research Methods 3 PSY409 Positive Psychology 3

ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA PSY505 Developmental Psychology 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
Semester No 2 PSY512 Gender Issues in Psychology 3

PSY402 Experimental Psychology 3 PSY401 Clinical Psychology 3

PSY403 Social Psychology 3

PSY504 Cognitive Psychology 3 Semester No 4

PSY610 Neurological Bases of Behavior 3 PSY515 Cross Cultural Psychology 3

PSY631 Psychological Testing & Measurements 3 PSY406 Educational Psychology (Elective)

PSY632 Theory & Practice of Counseling 3 PSY513 Forensic Psychology (Elective) 3

(Option to select one)


Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for PSY510 Organizational Psychology 3

Required Courses 19 57 M.Sc. Applied Psychology Program. AWARD OF DEGREE


PSY514 Consumer Psychology 3
Elective Courses 2 6
Internship / Project 1 3 PSY619 Final Project-Psychology (Elective)

Total 22 66 PSYI619 Internship Report-Psychology (Elective) 3

(Option to select one)


DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
25 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Arts 26

M.Sc. ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Psychology
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 3

MGT503 Principles of Management 3 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3

PSY504 Cognitive Psychology 3 MGT504 Organization Theory & Design 3

STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 PSY409 Positive Psychology 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
STA630 Research Methods 3 PSY512 Gender Issues in Psychology 3

PSY632 Theory & Practice of Counseling 3

Semester No 2

MCM301 Communication skills 3 Semester No 4

PSY402 Experimental Psychology 3 MGMT611 Human Relations 3

PSY403 Social Psychology 3 MGMT623 Leadership & Team Management 3

PSY405 Personality Psychology 3 PSY510 Organizational Psychology 3


Summary of Courses
PSY511 Environmental Psychology 3 PSY514 Consumer Psychology 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 21 63 PSY631 Psychological Testing & Measurements 3 PSY619 Final Project-Psychology (Elective)
Internship / Project 1 3
Total 22 66 PSYI619 Internship Report-Psychology (Elective) 3

(Option to select one)


Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for M.Sc.
AWARD OF DEGREE Organizational Psychology Program.
To be eligible for the award of M.Sc. Organizational
Psychology degree, the students are required to qualify
the prescribed courses amounting to at least Sixty Six
(66) credit hours with a Minimum CGPA of 2.00.
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
27 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Arts 28

BS PSYCHOLOGY Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Psychology
Semester No 3 Semester No 6

MCM301 Communication skills 3 MGMT623 Leadership & Team Management 3

MGMT611 Human Relations 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

PSY403 Social Psychology 3 MGT502 Organizational Behavior 3

PSY405 Personality Psychology 3 PSY610 Neurological Bases of Behavior 3

STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 PSY505 Developmental Psychology 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS PSY512 Gender Issues in Psychology 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Semester No 4

MCM401 Fundamentals of Public Relations 3 Semester No 7

MGT503 Principles of Management 3 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3

PSY402 Experimental Psychology 3 PSY406 Educational Psychology 3

Summary of Courses PSY401 Clinical Psychology 3 PSY510 Organizational Psychology 3


Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
SOC401 Cultural Anthropology 3 PSY511 Environmental Psychology 3
Required Courses 44 130
Internship / Project 1 3 PSY513 Forensic Psychology 3
Total 45 133 Semester No 5 PSY632 Theory & Practice of Counseling 3
DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters

SCHEME OF STUDIES MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3


AWARD OF DEGREE
Code Title Cr. Hrs. MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 Semester No 8
To be eligible for the award of BS (Psychology)
Semester No 1 Degree, a student is required to earn prescribed PSY409 Positive Psychology 3 MCM511 Theories of Communication 3
number of credit hours with a minimum CGPA of
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 2.00. PSY504 Cognitive Psychology 3 PSY407 Sport Psychology 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs. PSY631 Psychological Testing & Measurements 3 PSY408 Health Psychology 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 Semester No 2 STA630 Research Methods 3 PSY514 Consumer Psychology 3

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 ECO401 Economics 3 PSY515 Cross Cultural Psychology 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 XYZ619 Internship Report/ Final Project 3
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) PSY404 Abnormal Psychology 3

ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 PSY502 History & Systems of Psychology 3

(Option to select one) SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3


29 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Arts 30

BA PSYCHOLOGY Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Psychology
Semester No 3 Semester No 4

MCM301 Communication skills 3 MCM401 Fundamentals of Public Relations 3

MGMT611 Human Relations 3 MGT503 Principles of Management 3

PSY403 Social Psychology 3 PSY402 Experimental Psychology 3

PSY405 Personality Psychology 3 PSY610 Neurological Bases of Behavior 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA STA630 Research Methods 3 SOC401 Cultural Anthropology 3

STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 PSY401 Clinical Psychology 3

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 21 61
Total 21 61 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters

AWARD OF DEGREE
SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 Semester No 2

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 ECO401 Economics 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) PSY404 Abnormal Psychology 3

ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 PSY502 History & Systems of Psychology 3

(Option to select one) SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3


31 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19

PGD IN APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY

ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
Bachelor's degree from a recognized university/
institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks
or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.
Note:
Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will
be eligible for admission after successful
completion of “Zero Semester”.

DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters


Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
10 30
AWARD OF DIPLOMA
Required Courses
Total 10 30 To be eligible for the award of Post Graduate
Diploma in Applied Psychology, students are
required to earn prescribed number of credit
hours with minimum CGPA 2.00.
SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 2

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSY402 Experimental Psychology 3

PSY404 Abnormal Psychology 3 PSY403 Social Psychology 3

PSY502 History & Systems of Psychology 3 PSY405 Personality Psychology 3

STA630 Research Methods 3 PSY632 Theory & Practice of Counseling 3

PSY631 Psychological Testing & Measurements 3 PSY610 Neurological Bases of Behavior 3


33 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Arts 34

BS SOCIOLOGY Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Sociology
Sociology offers an understanding towards everyday life experiences of the individuals and groups in society. Semester No 3 Semester No 6
It explores the ways in which the forms of social structure; groups, organizations, communities, social
ENG301 Business Communication 3 STA630 Research Methodology 3
categories (such as class, sex, gender, age, or race), and social institutions (such as kinship, political,
religious, economic) affect human attitudes, actions, and opportunities. PSY403 Social Psychology 3 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
The discipline of sociology is mainly concerned about social analysis. In a way it provides an opportunity to
deeply understand and analyze the human societies and cultures under the umbrella of sociological MGT503 Principles of Management 3 SOC605 Population Studies 3
perspectives. It also attempts to understand the evolutionary process of societies along with historical
SCO301 Introduction to Social Work 3 SOC606 Rural Sociology 3
transformations. Discipline of Sociology has also paid premium attention to methods of research as
contemporary sociology is more empirical and research oriented rather than theoretical.
SOC302 Sociological Theories 3 SOC607 Urban Sociology 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS MGMT627 Project Management 3


The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
based on continuous assessment throughout the Semester No 4
semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Intermediate (equivalent to 12 years of
Discussion Boards (GDBs), mid-term and nal term education) with at least 45% marks. MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3 Semester No 7
exams. The mid-term and nal term exams are conducted Note:
at VU's designated centers and usually count for 80 to 85% MCM301 Communication Skills 3 SOC608 Sociology of Health 3
of the total marks for a course. Ÿ Candidates having 'A' levels are required to
provide equivalence certicate from Inter SOC402 Sociological Perspectives 3 SOC609 Qualitative Research Methods 3
Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC),
Summary of Courses Islamabad.(www.ibcc.edu.pk) SOC403 Gender Studies 3 SOC610 Electronic Media & Virtual Community 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will SOC404 Pakistani Society & Culture 3 SOC611 Criminology 3
Required Courses 44 129 be eligible for admission after successful
Internship / Project 1 3 completion of “Zero Semester”. SOC612 Political Sociology 3
Total 45 132 Semester No 5 HRM627 Human Resource Development 3
DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters

SCHEME OF STUDIES SOC601 Social Policy and Governance 3


AWARD OF DEGREE
Code Title Cr. Hrs. SOC602 Sociology of Education 3 Semester No 8
To be eligible for the award of BS (Sociology)
Semester No 1 degree, a student is required to earn prescribed SOC603 Sociology of Development 3 SOC613 Social Change & Transformation 3
number of credit hours with a minimum CGPA of
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 2.00 out of 4. MGT502 Organizational Behavior 3 SOC614 Sociology of Religion 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs. SOC604 Community Development 3 PSC201 International Relations 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 Semester No 2 HRM624 Conict Management 3 SOC615 Environmental Sociology 3

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 ECO401 Economics 3 SOC616 Sociology of Globalization 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 SOC619 Research Project / Internship 3
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 SOC401 Cultural Anthropology 3 Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Report of 3-credit hours in the nal semester of the
program. The choice of the nal project is at the student's discretion. However, consultation with the student
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) 1 MCM101 Introduction to Mass Communication 3 advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up of the Project and may be required to give a
presentation.Student taking Internship course are required to complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in an
(Option to select one) PSY101 Introduction to psychology 3 organization and shall get internship certicate from the concerned organization. The students who are
already in service shall be exempted from Internship but required to submit the Project.
35 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Arts 36

M.Sc. MASS COMMUNICATION SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Mass Communication


Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 3

MCM101 Introduction to Mass Communication 3 MCM431 Development Communication 3

MCM301 Communication skills 3 MCM501 Advertising for Print and Electronic Media 3

MCM304 Mass Media in Pakistan 3 MCM511 Theories of Communication 3

MCM311 Reporting and Sub-Editing 3 MCM604 International Communication 3

MCM531 Community Journalism 3 PSY403 Social Psychology 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS PSC201 International Relations 3 STA630 Research Methods 3

Semester No 2 Semester No 4

MCM401 Fundamentals of Public Relations 3 MCM310 Journalistic Writing 3

MCM411 Introduction to Broadcasting 3 MCM532 Magazine Journalism 3

MCM514 Feature & Column Writing 3 MCM601 Media Management 3


Summary of Courses
MCM520 Contemporary Mass Media 3 (Print Media Specialization Courses)
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 18 54 MCM610 Mass Communication Law & Ethics 3 MCM515 Radio News Reporting & Production 3
Elective Courses 3 9
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MCM516 TV News Reporting & Production 3
Internship / Project 1 3
Total 22 66 AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION MCM517 Online Journalism 3

AWARD OF DEGREE (Electronic Media Specialization Courses)


Specialization Courses
To be eligible for the award of M.Sc. Mass
Electronic Media 3/3 9 MCM619 Final Project-Mass Communication
Communication degree, the students are
Print Media 3/3 9 required to qualify the prescribed courses MCMI619 Internship Report-Mass Communication 3
amounting to at least Sixty Six (66) credit
(Option to select one)
hours with a Minimum Cumulative Grade
Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00.
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
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BS MASS COMMUNICATION Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Mass Communication


BS Mass Communication program strives to provide students with a creative, diverse and challenging academic MCM511 Theories of Communication 3 GSC101 General Science 3
environment that encourages risk-taking and promotes an examination of human values, cultural differences and
MCM601 Media Management 3 STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
social questions and to prepare students for areas in the print and electronic media sectors.
MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 STA630 Research Methods 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MTH100 General Mathematics 3 Semester No 7

Semester No 4 IT430 E-Commerce 3

MCM304 Mass Media in Pakistan 3 MCM611 Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Media 3

MCM310 Journalistic Writing 3 MCM531 Community Journalism 3

MGT503 Principles of Management 3 PSC201 International Relations 3

Summary of Courses MCM604 International Communication 3 MGMT611 Human Relations 3


Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3 CS204 Cyber Law 3
Required Courses 39 114
Elective Courses 3 9 Semester No 5 Semester No 8
Internship & DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters
Project 3 9 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3 MCM311 Reporting and Sub-Editing (Print Media)* 3

Total 45 132 MCM610 Mass Communication Law & Ethics 3 MCM514 Feature & Column Writing (Print Media)* 3
AWARD OF DEGREE
Specialization/ Major Courses
Electronic Media 3/3 9 ECO401 Economics 3 MCM532 Magazine Journalism (Print Media)* 3

Print Media 3/3 9 MCM431 Development Communication 3 MCM411 Introduction to Broadcasting (Electronic Media)* 3

SCHEME OF STUDIES MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MCM515 Radio News Reporting & Production (Electronic Media)* 3

Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MCM516 TV News Reporting & Production (Electronic Media)* 3

Semester No 1 Semester No 2 Semester No 6 MCM619 Final Research Project 3

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 URD101 Urdu 3 MCM520 Contemporary Mass Media 3 MCMI619 Internship Report 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 MCM501 Advertising for Print and Electronic Media 3 MCM620 Specialized Project 3

MCM101 Introduction to Mass Communication 3 MCM517 Online Journalism 3 PROJECTS & INTERNSHIP REPORT *BS Mass Communication is offered with Major in
Print Media Electronic Media
Projects & Internship are mandatory for all students.
MCM401 Fundamentals of Public Relations 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3
Students are required to complete a Research Project (MCM619) of three credit hours in nal semester of the program.
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
The choice of nal project is at the student's discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor is compulsory.
Students will submit a detailed write-up of the research project and will give a viva presentation.
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) Semester No 3 In Internship Report (MCMI619), students are required to complete 6-8 weeks internship in any media organization, Ad
Agency or PR department. Students shall get Internship Completion Certicate issued by concerned organization.
Students will submit a detailed internship report and will give a viva presentation.
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 MCM301 Communication skills 3
In nal semester, students are required to complete a Specialized Project (MCM620). The students opting for Major in
electronic media will do projects on video production, music videos or documentary making; while the students opting for
(Option to select one) SOC401 Cultural Anthropology 3 Major in prints media should develop website of newspaper or magazine. In this way, they will be engaged in writing
articles and features as well. It will be a three credit hour course
39 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Arts 40

BA MASS COMMUNICATION Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Mass Communication


Semester No 3 Semester No 6

MCM301 Communication skills 3 MCM304 Mass Media in Pakistan 3

MCM311 Reporting and Sub-Editing 3 MCM310 Journalistic Writing 3

MCM511 Theories of Communication 3 MCM431 Development Communication 3

MCM515 Radio News Reporting & Production 3 MCM501 Advertising for Print and Electronic Media 3
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 MCM516 TV News Reporting & Production 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 21 60
Total 21 60 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters

SCHEME OF STUDIES AWARD OF DEGREE


Code Title Cr. Hrs. To be eligible for the award of BA in Mass
Communication Degree, a student is required
Semester No 1 to earn prescribed number of credit hours with
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
a minimum CGPA of 2.00.

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

MCM101 Introduction to Mass Communication 3 Semester No 2

MCM401 Fundamentals of Public Relations 3 ECO401 Economics 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MCM411 Introduction to Broadcasting 3

ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

(Option to select one) SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3


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POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TELEVISION PRODUCTION FINAL PROJECT

Department of Mass Communication


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters


Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 8 24 AWARD OF DIPLOMA
Final Project 1 6
Total 9 30

SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 2

MCD401 Camera basics, principles and practices 3 MCD403 Music Production 3

MCD402 Lighting for TV Production 3 MCD404 Audio-Visual Editing 3

MCD501 TV Direction 3 MCD503 TV News and Current Affairs 3

MCD502 Script Writing 3 MCD620 Final Project 6

MCD504 Acting and Performance 3


43 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Arts 44

M.Sc. ECONOMICS Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Economics
Master of Science in Economics is a 2-years degree program that is designed for those who want to excel their Semester No 2 Semester No 4
career in the eld of Economics. The degree program has been designed to equip students with in-depth
MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3 MGT411 Money and Banking 3
knowledge of the subject and research which fully train them for developing their career. Besides study of
different courses, the students are required to complete an Internship along with its report (or project for on job EDU301 General Methods of Teaching 3 XXX Elective II 3
students) which would introduce them the organizations and their work; and provide a platform to apply their
knowledge practically. STA630 Research Methods 3 XXX Elective III 3

ECO501 Development Economics 3 XXX Elective IV 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ECO404 Managerial Economics 3 XXX Internship/ Project 3
The students study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Semester No 3
Discussion Boards (GDBs), mid-term and nal-term 14 years of education e.g. BA/ B.Sc./ B. Com or
examinations. equivalent from a recognized University/
ECO601 Econometrics 3
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
Institute with at least 45% marks or CGPA of at Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Report of 3-
Summary of Courses least 2.00 out of 4. XXX Major Issues in Pakistan Economy 3 credit hours in the nal semester of the program. The choice of the
nal project is at the student’s discretion. However, consultation
Note:
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours XXX Islamic Economics 3
with the student advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a
Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will detailed write-up of the Project and may be required to give a
Required Courses 21 63 presentation. Students taking Internship course are required to
be eligible for admission after successful XXX Elective I 3
Project / Internship 1 3 complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in the organization and shall get
completion of “Zero Semester”.
Total 22 66 internship certicate from the concerned organization. The
Ÿ VU graduates holding 2-year Bachelor students who are already in service shall be exempted from
AWARD OF DEGREE degree are allowed only to continue in their Internship but required to submit the Project.
respective BS (4-year) study programs.
To become eligible for the award of M.Sc. Economics
degree, students are required to qualify prescribed
courses at least 66 credit hours with a minimum DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00 out of 4.

SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3

ENG301 Business Communication 3

ECO402 Microeconomic theory 3

ECO403 Macroeconomic theory 3

STA301 Statistics and Probabelity 3


45 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Arts 46

BS ECONOMICS Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Economics
BS Economics is a 4-years degree program. This program has been designed for those students who, after Semester No 3 Semester No 6
completing their 12 years of education, are looking for some knowledge based, career oriented and market
ENG301 Business Communication 3 Islamic Economics 3
determined educational program. This degree program is blend of different courses like theoretical,
quantitative, research based and applied areas in economics, which will enable the students to review, ECO401 Economics 3 STA630 Research Methods 3
analyze and provide solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence.
ECO406 Mathematical Economics 3 Advanced Mathematical Economics 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 ECO601 Business Econometrics I 3

The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is EDU101 Foundation of Education 3 ECOxxx Development Economics II 3
based on continuous assessment throughout the Intermediate (equivalent to 12 years of
semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, graded education) from a recognized University/ PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MGT411 Money and Banking 3
Institute with at least 45% marks.
discussion boards (GDBS), mid-term and nal-term
exams. The mid and nal term exams are conducted at Note:
VU's designated exam centers and usually count 80 to Ÿ Candidates having 'A' levels are required to Semester No 4 Semester No 7
85% of the total marks of a course. provide equivalence certicate from Inter
Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC) , ENG401 Introduction to Literature 3 Public Sector Economics 3
Islamabad. (http://www.ibcc.edu.pk)
Summary of Courses ECO402 Microeconomics 3 ECOxxx Business Econometrics II 3
Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours be eligible for admission after successful
STA404 Regression and Correlation Analysis 3 Financial Economics 3
completion of “Zero Semester”.
Required Courses 44 129
Internship/ Project 1 3 ECO403 Macroeconomics 3 MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3
DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters
Total 45 132 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3 Elective I 3
AWARD OF DEGREE Elective II 3
SCHEME OF STUDIES To b e e l i g i b l e f o r t h e a w a r d o f B S
Semester No 5
(Economics) degree, candidates are
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
required to complete at least 132 credit hours ECO603 International Economics 3 Semester No 8
Semester No 1 course work program by attending minimum
8-semesters with at least Cumulative Grade Major Issues in Pakistan Economy 3 Poverty and income Distribution 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Point Average of 2.00 out of 4.
ECO501 Development Economics I 3 ACC501 Business Finance 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
STA406 Statistical Inference 3 Elective III 3
ECO302 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Semester No 2
ECO602 Forecasting and budgeting 3 Elective IV 3
MTH100 General Mathematics 3 MTH302 Business Mathematics and Statistics 3
Elective V 3
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ECO303 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
XYZ619 Internship Report/ Final Project 3
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) (Elective) ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
ISL201 Islamic Studies (Elective) 1 MGT211 Introduction To Business 3 Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Report of 3-credit hours in the nal semester of their BS program. The choice of the
nal project is at the student’s discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed
(Option to select one) SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 write-up of the Project and may be required to give a presentation. Students taking Internship course are required to complete 6 to 8 weeks
internship in the organization and shall get internship certicate from the concerned organization. The students who are already in service
shall be exempted from Internship but required to submit the Project.
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MA English Language Teaching (ELT) SCHEME OF STUDIES

Joint / Multi Discipline


MA English Language Teaching (ELT) is a 2-years degree program designed to facilitate academic and Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.
professional development of those who aspire to teach English as a second language in Pakistan. The
Semester No 1 Semester No 3
program will be equally benecial for pre- service and in- service teachers. Focusing on current theory and
practice in English language teaching, MA ELT will contribute to their career development by introducing them ENG501 History of the English Language 3 ENG513 Language Teaching Methods 3
to eclectic teaching methods, curriculum and syllabus design, designing classroom activities and lesson
plans. The program will facilitate students to develop and reect upon their understanding of English ENG502 Introduction to Linguistics 3 ENG514 Teaching Listening and Speaking Skills 3
Language Teaching and lead them to explore the recent developments in teaching methodology and teacher ENG503 Introduction to English Language Teaching (ELT) 3 ENG515 Teaching Reading and Writing Skills 3
education so that they can amicably perform the role of teachers as well as model-facilitators. The program
specically helps to develop their knowledge and understanding of English with a specic focus on receptive ENG504 Second Language Acquisition (SLA) 3 ENG516 Teaching Business Communication 3
and productive skills of language.
ENG 505 Language Learning Theories 3 ENG517 Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) 3

ENG506 World Englishes 3 ENG518 Research Methodology 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The students' study progress evaluation is based on
continuous assessment throughout the semester through Bachelor's degree (14-year education) with Semester No 2 Semester No 4
assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Discussion Board 'English' as compulsory/optional subject (or any
(GDB), mid-term and nal-term exams. The mid/nal-term other equivalent qualication) with at-least 45% ENG507 Phonetics and Phonology 3 ENG519 Curriculum Design 3
exams are conducted at VUP's designated exam centers marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4 from a recognized
ENG508 Semantics and Pragmatics 3 ENG520 Testing and Assessment 3
and usually count 80% to 85% of the total marks of a University/ Institute.
course. The students are required to conduct one month Note: ENG509 Morphology and Syntax 3 ENG521 Technology in Language Teaching
teaching practice at the University's PVCs/Faculty Ÿ Candidates having 'A' levels are required to ENG510 Sociolinguistics 3 / Language Classroom Management 3
Campuses/Schools/Colleges. They are also required to provide equivalence certicate from Inter
submit a detailed write-up of their thesis along with a Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC) , ENG511 Psycholinguistics 3 ELT619 Teaching Practice 3
presentation. Islamabad. (http://www.ibcc.edu.pk)
Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for MA ENG512 Bilingualism 3 ELT620 Thesis 6
English Language Teaching (ELT) Program.
Ÿ VU graduates holding 2-year Bachelor
Degree are allowed only to continue in their
respective BS (4-year) study programs. TEACHING PRACTICE THESIS
Summary of Courses
Realizing teaching practice as a key influence on students' effective Students are required to complete a thesis of 06-credit hours in the
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters learning which is a desired outcome and primary goal of higher nal semester of MA English Language Teaching (ELT). They have
educational institutions, one month teaching practice in the to produce a properly supervised, investigated and formatted
Compulsory 21 63 University's PVCs/Faculty Campuses/Schools/Colleges is made research work (as per recommendations of HEC with regard to
Teaching Practice 1 3 compulsory for the successful completion of the degree program. layout, referencing and indexing) on an approved topic. Students
Thesis 1 6 AWARD OF DEGREE have to submit a detailed write-up of the thesis and may be
required to give a presentation.
Total 23 72 To be eligible for the award of degree in MA
English Language Teaching (ELT), the
students are required to qualify the
prescribed courses amounting to at least 72
credit hours with a minimum Cumulative
Grade Point Average of 2.00 out of 4.00.
Teaching practice and Thesis are mandatory
for the successful completion of the degree.
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PGD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (ELT) PGD IN LINGUISTICS

Joint / Multi Discipline


Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in English Language Teaching (ELT) is a one year (30CH) program that has Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Linguistics is a 30CH program spanned over one year. The program has
been designed for all those students who intend to enhance their teaching skills or knowledge or apply for a been designed for students who intend to enhance their knowledge of linguistics or apply for a master's
master's program in ELT or any other related eld. It will provide a baseline to the students who graduated in program in linguistics, ELT or any other second-language teaching program in future. In case of pursuing a
another eld and intend to change their eld of study. In case of pursuing higher degree i.e., MA ELT etc., higher degree like MA ELT or MA Linguistics, the students may apply for course exemption in VU on the basis
students may apply for course exemption in VU on the basis of PGD ELT. of PGD Linguistics. PGD in Linguistics will also provide a baseline to the students who have graduated in
PGD ELT provides the participants with a range of practical skills required to start a career in teaching English. another discipline and intend to change their field of study. The program will inculcate critical thinking in
This diploma program will help students to get training, improve their teaching skills and familiarize students about the way a language affects and is affected by the social and cultural environments. It aims to
themselves with the latest teaching methods and strategies. The program aims to develop their knowledge provide a rigorous investigation into various linguistic phenomena including phonology, phonetics,
and understanding of English language with a specic focus on language learning theories, second language morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Students will get benefitted by not only improving their
teaching methods, curriculum and syllabus design, designing classroom activities and testing and language skills, but also be able to polish their meta-learning about how language shapes itself. The program
assessment procedures. will also cultivate their e-learning, interpersonal and problem-solving skills through multitasking.

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The students' study progress evaluation is based on BA/ B.Sc. or equivalent relevant qualification
The students' study progress evaluation is based on BA/ B.Sc. or equivalent relevant qualification
continuous assessment throughout the semester through with 'English' as a compulsory/ optional subject continuous assessment throughout the semester through with 'English' as a compulsory/ optional subject
assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Discussion Board with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4 assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Discussion Board with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4
(GDB), mid-term and nal term exams. from HEC recognized university/institution. (GDB), mid-term and final term exams. from HEC recognized university/institution.

DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters


Summary of Courses Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours AWARD OF DIPLOMA Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours AWARD OF DIPLOMA
Required Courses 10 30 Required Courses 10 30
To be eligible for the award of Post Graduate To be eligible for the award of Post Graduate
Total 10 30 Diploma in ELT, students are required to Total 10 30 Diploma in Linguistics, students are required
complete course work program (minimum to complete course work program (minimum
two semesters) of at least 30 credit hours with two semesters) of at least 30 credit hours with
SCHEME OF STUDIES minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4. SCHEME OF STUDIES minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 2 Semester No 1 Semester No 1

ENG503 Introduction to English Language Teaching 3 ENG515/ Teaching of Listening and Speaking Skills/ ENG502 Introduction to Linguistics 3 ENG508 Semantics and Pragmatics 3
EDU516 Teaching of English 3
ENG506 World Englishes 3 ENG501 History of English Language 3 ENG509 Morphology and Syntax 3
ENG516 Teaching of Business Communication 3
ENG505 Language Learning Theories 3 ENG505 Language Learning Theories 3 ENG510 Sociolinguistics 3
ENG517/ Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)/
ENG513 Language Teaching Methods 3 EDU430 ICT in ducation 3 ENG506 World Englishes 3 ENG511 Psycholinguistics 3
ENG519/ Curriculum Design/
ENG514/ Teaching of Reading and Writing Skills / ENG507 Phonetics and Phonology ENG512 Bilingualism/ Computational Linguistics
EDU410 Teaching of Literacy Skills 3 EDU402 Curriculum Development 3

ENG520/ Testing and Assessment/


EDU405/ Classroom Assessment/
EDU431 Test Development & Evaluation 3
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BACHELOR OF ARTS SCHEME OF STUDIES

Joint / Multi Discipline


Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 3

PSY502 History & Systems of Psychology 3

(Psychology Elective/ Major Courses

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3

CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3

(Computer Science Elective/ Major Courses)


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
EDU201 Learning Theories 3

ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA EDU301 General Methods of Teaching 3

(Education Elective/ Major Courses)

Semester No 4

ENG401 Intro. to Literature: Short Story and Poetry 3

MGT503 Principles of Management 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3


Summary of Courses
(Business Elective/ Major Courses)
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
MCM311 Reporting and Sub-Editing 3
Required Courses 13 36
Elective/ Major 1 4 12 MCM401 Fundamentals of Public Relations 3
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Elective/ Major 2 4 12 (Journalism Elective/ Major Courses)
Total 22 60
PSY401 Clinical Psychology 3

PSY512 Gender Issues in Psychology 3


ELECTIVES/ MAJORS AWARD OF DEGREE
(Psychology Elective/ Major Courses)

CS403 Database Management Systems 3

CS507 Information Systems 3

(Computer Science Elective/ Major Courses)

EDU305 Classroom Management 3

EDU405 Classroom Assessment 3

(Education Elective/ Major Courses)


53 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19

Faculty of Computer Science and


Information Technology
Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
Ÿ Ph.D Program Page
§ Ph.D Computer Science 55
Ÿ Master of Science (2–Year) Program
§ MS Computer Science 57
Ÿ Masters (2-Year) Programs
§ Master of Computer Science 59
§ Master of Information Technology 61
Ÿ Bachelor of Science (4–Year) Programs
§ BS Computer Science 63
§ BS Information Technology 65
§ BS Software Engineering 67
Ÿ Bachelors (2-Year) Program
§ B.Sc. Computer Science 69
Ÿ Associate Degree (2-Year) Programs
§ ADP Computer Networking 71
§ ADP Database Management System 73
§ ADP Web Design and Development 75
Ÿ Post Graduate Diploma (1-Year) Programs
§ PGD Computer Science 77
§ PGD Information Technology 78
Ÿ Deciency Semesters
§ For Admission Towards MCS/MIT 79

Ÿ Zero Semester
§ For Admission Towards Undergraduate Programs 197

Ÿ Certicate Courses 198

NOTE
The Virtual University of Pakistan may add new course(s)/ subject(s) or replace existing ones at any time as a result of continuous review of
scheme of studies of the programs in order to bring them at par with the courses being taught at top notch foreign universities. While
reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job markets are also given full consideration.
55 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology 56

Ph.D COMPUTER SCIENCE SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


This program spans over a minimum of three years, provides an established and successful route to a Code Title Cr. Hrs.
professional doctorate. It is aimed at academics and professionals who wish to become effective members of
Semester No 1
the research community. This program is designed, structured and assessed in a way that supports distance
and on-campus study, research and training. It utilizes evaluation criteria and guidelines that lead to achieving CS703 Advanced Operating Systems 3
the PhD objectives.
CS704 Advanced Computer Architecture-II 3
Note: This program is offered once in an academic year during fall session
CS708 Software Requirement Engineering 3
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA CS711 Software Design 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the 18-year education i.e., MS / M.Phil in Computer CS712 Distributed DBMS 3
semester by giving assignments, academic paper, Science / Information Technology / Computer
CS713 Object Oriented DBMS 3
presentation, course viva, mid-term and nal-term Engineering / Software Engineering or
examinations. equivalent with thesis and minimum CGPA 3.0 CS716 Advanced Computer Networks 3
out of 4.0 in the Semester System or 1st Division
i n t h e A n n u a l S y s t e m . Fo r a n y o t h e r CS718 Wireless Networks 3
qualication, which corresponds to 18 years of
education but does not fall under semester
Summary of Courses
system or annual system or degree obtained
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours from foreign country, then the student should Semester No 2
Elective Courses 6 18 obtain degree equivalence certicate from
Higher Education Commission of Pakistan CS706 Software Quality Assurance 3
Thesis 1 12
(HEC) to determine the academic eligibility for
Total 7 30 CS707 Network Security 3
PhD.
Each candidate is required to pass the VU Entry CS709 Formal Methods for Software Engineering 3
Test with minimum 70% marks/ 60% marks in
GRE Subject along with interview and CS710 Mobile and Pervasive Computing 3
DEFICIENCY COURSES presentation
CS721 Network Performance Evaluation 3
If the schedule of courses pursued by a candidate does
not provide adequate background for the degree course, CS723 Probability and Stochastic Processes 3
which he/she intends to take up, he/she is required to
qualify the deciency course(s) during their initial
AWARD OF DEGREE CS724 Software Process Improvement 3

semester(s) prescribed by the University. Credit hours for For the award of the PhD in Computer Science CS725 Data Mining 3
deciency courses are not counted towards calculation of degree, students are required to complete 18
credits of course work with minimum CGPA of 3. CS726 Information Retrieval Techniques 3
CGPA and award of degree. The students also have to:
Ÿ pass written and oral comprehensive
examinations securing minimum 60% marks
with maximum two attempts
THESIS Semester No 3 & Subsequent
Ÿ Defend PhD research proposal after
completion of 18 credit hours of course
The students are required to submit a Research Thesis. RTS xxx Research Thesis 12
Ÿ Get published minimum one rst author
Topic of the thesis must be decided after consultation with research paper in HEC recognized journal
the supervisor. Present/ read one rst author research paper
in a national/international conference
Ÿ Get approved dissertation by two foreign
experts.
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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


[With Thesis OR Course Work] Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) is being offered by the Department of Computer Science and Semester No 1 Semester No 3
Information Technology within and outside Pakistan. The program is designed to produce academicians and
professionals of high quality. The designed course work provides depth and breath-based knowledge of core CS701 Theory of Computation 3 CS718 Wireless Networks * 3
computer science areas. Moreover specialization courses enable students to develop advanced expertise in
their chosen area of specialization, currently, three specializations are being offered: CS702 Advanced Algorithms Analysis and Design 3 CS723 Probability and Stochastic Processes * 3

Computer Networks, Databases, Software Engineering CS710 Mobile and Pervasive Computing * 3 CS713 Object Oriented DBMS ** 3

Note: - This program is offered once in an academic year during fall session CS712 Distributed DBMS ** 3 CS709 Formal Methods for Software Engineering *** 3

- Upon completion of at least 18-credit hours of course work in MSCS degree program, limited number CS706 Software Quality Assurance *** 3 CS720 Thesis 6
of seats will be available to students on merit for Thesis/ Research Work. Other students can complete
their degree program by choosing course work track option.
Semester No 2 Semester No 4
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA CS703 Advanced Operating Systems 3 CS707 Network Security * 3

CS704 Advanced Computer Architecture-II 3 CS721 Network Performance Evaluation * 3

CS726 Information Retrieval Techniques ** 3 CS711 Software Design *** 3

CS716 Advanced Computer Networks * 3 CS724 Software Process Improvement *** 3


ASSESSMENT TOOL MARKS
CS708 Software Requirement Engineering *** 3 CS725 Data Mining 3
Assignments 20
Academic Paper 15
Seminar/ Presentation 05
Mid-Term Exam 30 GUIDELINES FOR THESIS ENROLLMENT: AWARD OF DEGREE
Final-Term Exam 30 Thesis Track: To become eligible for the award of
TOTAL 100 MSCS degree, a student is required to complete at
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters least 24-credit hour prescribed course work and 6-
credit hour Thesis Research with minimum CGPA
Summary of Courses of 2.50 out of 4.
No of
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. OR
Required Courses 2 6 Course Work Track: To become eligible for the
Elective Courses 6 18 award of MSCS degree, a student is required to
Thesis OR Courses 1/2 6 complete at least 30-credit hour prescribed course
Total 30 work with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.

Specialization Courses
Computer Networks * 3/6 9
Databases ** 3/3 9
Software Engineering *** 3/5 9
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MASTER OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (MCS) SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3

CS402 Theory of Automata 3

CS601 Data Communication 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:
ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3
Bachelor degree from a recognized university/
institute in any of the following subject: STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science,
Commerce, Statistics, Economics, Engineering
wherein two courses must be from the same
Semester No 2
department in a semester system or at least 150
marks weightage under annual system.
CS301 Data Structures 3
Candidate must have at least 45% marks or
CGPA 2.00 out of 4. CS302 Digital Logic Design 3
Summary of Courses
No of Note:
CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. Ÿ Candidate holding PGD in Computer &
Required Courses 22 66 Information Technology, PGD in Business CS401 Comp. Arch. & Assembly Language Prog. 3
Administration duly issued by the recognized
Project 1 6
Institute / University are eligible for admission CS403 Database Management Systems 3
Total 23 72 towards MCS Program.
Ÿ Candidates who have not studied any one of MTH603 Numerical Analysis 3
the required above-mentioned subjects in
AWARD OF DEGREE their graduation are eligible for admission
provided they rst qualify “Deciency
To become eligible for the award of MCS degree, Semester for MCS/ MIT”.
students are required to qualify prescribed courses Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will
amounting to at least 72 credit hours with a minimum be eligible for admission after successful
completion of “Zero Semester”. Whereas
CGPA of 2.00.
those who have not studied above
mentioned required subjects must qualify
the “Deciency Semester for MCS/ MIT” as
PROJECT well.
Ÿ Candidates holding 2-year Bachelor's
Degree from VU will only be allowed to
continue seamlessly towards their
respective 4–year BS Degree Program.

DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters


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MASTER OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (MIT) SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 3

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 CS502 Fundamentals of Algorithms 3

CS601 Data Communication 3 CS506 Web Design and Development 3

ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 CS614 Data Warehousing 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 CS615 Software Project Management 3

Bachelor degree from a recognized university/ MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3
institute in any of the following subject:
Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, MGT503 Principles of Management 3 CS619 Final Project 3
Commerce, Statistics, Economics, Business
Administration or Engineering wherein two
courses must be from the same department in a
semester system or at least 150 marks Semester No 2 Semester No 4
weightage under annual system. Candidate
CS301 Data Structures 3 CS408 Human Computer Interaction 3
must have at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out
of 4. CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3 CS411 Visual Programming 3
Summary of Courses
No of Note:
CS401 Comp. Arch. & Assembly Language Prog. 3 CS604 Operating Systems 3
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. Ÿ Candidates holding PGD in Computer &
Required Courses 22 66 Information Technology, PGD in Business CS403 Database Management Systems 3 CS610 Computer Network 3
Administration duly issued by the recognized
Project 1 6 Institute / University are eligible for admission CS504 Software Engineering - I 3 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
Total 23 72 towards MCS Program.
Ÿ Candidates who have not studied any one of MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3 CS619 Final Project 3
the required above-mentioned subjects in
AWARD OF DEGREE their graduation are eligible for admission
provided they rst qualify “Deciency
Semester for MCS/ MIT”.
Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will
be eligible for admission after successful
completion of “Zero Semester”. Whereas
those who have not studied above
mentioned required subjects must qualify
the “Deciency Semester for MCS/ MIT” as
PROJECT well.
Ÿ Candidates holding 2-year Bachelor's
Degree from VU will only be allowed to
continue seamlessly towards their
respective 4–year BS Degree Program.

DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters


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BS COMPUTER SCIENCE Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


Semester No 3

CS301 Data Structures 3

CS302 Digital Logic Design 3

CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: CS601 Data Communication 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
PHY101 Physics 3

PHY301 Circuit Theory 3

Semester No 4

CS401 Comp. Arch. & Assembly Language Prog. 3


Summary of Courses
CS403 Database Management Systems 3
No of
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. CS504 Software Engineering - I 3
Required Courses 42 123
CS610 Computer Network 3
Elective 1 3 DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters
Internship/ Project 1 6 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3
Total 44 132
AWARD OF DEGREE
SCHEME OF STUDIES
Semester No 5
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
CS402 Theory of Automata 3
Semester No 1
CS501 Advance Computer Architecture 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
CS502 Fundamentals of Algorithms 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
MCM301 Communication skills 3
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 Semester No 2
MTH401 Differential Equations 3
MTH101 Calculus And Analytical Geometry 3 CS201 Introduction to Programming 3
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ECO401 Economics 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 PROJECT
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3

(Option to select one) MTH301 Calculus II 3


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BS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


Semester No 3 Semester No 6

CS301 Data Structures 3 CS602 Computer Graphics 3

CS302 Digital Logic Design 3 CS604 Operating Systems 3

CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3 CS605 Software Engineering - II 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: CS601 Data Communication 3 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
PHY101 Physics 3 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3

PHY301 Circuit Theory 3 MTH501 Linear Algebra 3

Semester No 4 Semester No 7

CS401 Comp. Arch. & Assembly Language Prog. 3 CS408 Human Computer Interaction 3
Summary of Courses
CS403 Database Management Systems 3 CS411 Visual Programming 3
No of
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. CS504 Software Engineering - I 3 CS506 Web Design and Development 3
Required Courses 42 123
Elective 1 3 CS610 Computer Network 3 CS508 Modern Programming Languages 3
DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters
Internship/ Project 1 6 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 MTH601 Operations Research 3
Total 44 132
AWARD OF DEGREE CS619 Final Project - CS619 6
SCHEME OF STUDIES
Semester No 5
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
CS402 Theory of Automata 3 Semester No 8
Semester No 1
CS501 Advance Computer Architecture 3 CS507 Information Systems 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
CS502 Fundamentals of Algorithms 3 CS615 Software Project Management 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
MCM301 Communication skills 3 MGT201 Financial Management 3
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 Semester No 2
MTH401 Differential Equations 3 MGT503 Principles of Management 3
MTH101 Calculus And Analytical Geometry 3 CS201 Introduction to Programming 3
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ECO401 Economics 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 PROJECT
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3

(Option to select one) MTH301 Calculus II 3


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BS SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Summary of Courses
No of
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs.
Required Courses 42 123
Elective 1 3
Internship/ Project 1 6 DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters
Total 44 132
SCHEME OF STUDIES AWARD OF DEGREE
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

MTH101 Calculus And Analytical Geometry 3 Semester No 2

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ISL201 Islamic Studies 1


PROJECT
MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3

(Option to select one) MTH301 Calculus II 3


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B.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 3

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 CS301 Data Structures 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 CS302 Digital Logic Design 3

MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:
MTH101 Calculus And Analytical Geometry 3 CS601 Data Communication 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 MTH401 Differential Equations

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) PHY101 Physics

ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 PHY301 Circuit Theory

(Option to select one) STA301 Statistics and Probability 3

(Option to select one from above group)

Summary of Courses Semester No 2


No of CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 Semester No 4
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs.
Required Courses 19 54 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters ECO401 Economics 3 CS401 Comp. Arch. and Assembly Language Prog. 3
Elective Courses 2 6
ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 CS403 Database Management Systems 3
Total 21 60
MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3 CS504 Software Engineering - I 3

MTH301 Calculus II 3 CS610 Computer Network 3


AWARD OF DEGREE
MGT301 Principles of Marketing

MTH501 Linear Algebra 3

(Option to select one from above group)


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ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN COMPUTER NETWORKING SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 3

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 CS205 Information Security 3

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 CS314 Introduction to Cellular Networks 3

CS601 Data Communication 3 CS407 Routing and Switching 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 CS431 Wireless Communication 3

MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3 CS435 Cloud Computing 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 CS604 Operating Systems 3


towards
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims)

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 Semester No 4


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (Option to select one) CS204 Cyber Law 3

CS315 Network Security 3

Semester No 2 CS432 Network Modeling and Simulation 3

CS206 Introduction to Network Design & Analysis 3 CS519 Final Project 3

CS301 Data Structures 3


PROJECT
CS610 Computer Network 3
Summary of Courses
No of ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. MTH101 Calculus And Analytical Geometry 3
Required Courses 22 63 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Final Project 1 3 STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
Total 23 66

AWARD OF DEGREE
To become eligible for the award of Associate Degree in
Computer Networking, students are required to qualify
prescribed courses amounting to at least 66 credit
hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average
(CGPA) of 2.00.
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ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN DATABASE SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 3

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 CS405 Database Programming using Oracle 11i 3

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 CS406 Web Based Database Applications 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 CS409 Introduction to Database Administration 3

MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 CS411 Visual Programming 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 CS504 Software Engineering - I 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 CS604 Operating Systems 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims)

ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 Semester No 4

(Option to select one) CS205 Information Security 3


towards BS Computer Science(4-Year) Program.
CS430 E-commerce 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: Semester No 2 CS441 Big Data Concepts 3

CS301 Data Structures 3 CS519 Final Project 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
CS312 Database Modeling and Design 3
PROJECT
CS403 Database Management Systems 3

CS506 Web Design and Development 3

CS507 Information Systems 3


Summary of Courses
ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
No of
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs.
Required Courses 22 63
Final Project 1 3
Total 23 66 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters

AWARD OF DEGREE
To become eligible for the award of Associate Degree in
Database Management System, students are required
to qualify prescribed courses amounting to at least 66
credit hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point
Average (CGPA) of 2.00.
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ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN WEB DESIGN AND SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


DEVELOPMENT Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 3

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 CS310 Open Source Web Application Development 3

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 CS311 Introduction to Web Services Development 3

CS202 Fundamentals of Front End Development 3 CS430 E-commerce 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 CS506 Web Design and Development 3

MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3 CS507 Information Systems 3

towards BS Computer Science(4-Year) Program. PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 CS604 Operating Systems 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims)

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 Semester No 4

(Option to select one) CS204 Cyber Law 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
CS408 Human Computer Interaction 3

Semester No 2 CS420 Web Development for Portable Devices 3

CS301 Data Structures 3 CS504 Software Engineering - I 3

CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3 CS519 Final Project 3

CS403 Database Management Systems 3


Summary of Courses PROJECT
No of CS601 Data Communication 3
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs.
ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
Required Courses 22 63
Final Project 1 3 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Total 23 66

AWARD OF DEGREE
To become eligible for the award of Associate Degree in
Web Design and Development, students are required to
qualify prescribed courses amounting to at least 66
credit hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point
Average (CGPA) of 2.00.
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POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university/ Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university/
institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks
or CGPA 2.00 out of 4. or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.
Note: Note:
Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will
be eligible for admission after successful be eligible for admission after successful
completion of “Zero Semester”. completion of “Zero Semester”.

DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters

Summary of Courses Summary of Courses


Course Type No of Courses Cr Hrs. AWARD OF DIPLOMA Course Type No of Courses Cr Hrs. AWARD OF DIPLOMA
Required Courses 10 30 Required Courses 10 30
Total 10 30 To become eligible for the award of Post Total 10 30 To become eligible for the award of Post
Graduate Diploma in Computer Science, Graduate Diploma in IT, students are
students are required to earn prescribed required to earn prescribed number of
number of credit hours with a minimum credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.
CGPA of 2.00.
SCHEME OF STUDIES SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 2 Semester No 1 Semester No 2

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 CS301 Data Structures 3 CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 CS403 Database Management Systems 3

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 CS202 Fundamentals of Front End Development 3 CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 CS504 Software Engineering - I 3

CS302 Digital Logic Design 3 CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3 CS202 Fundamentals of Front End Development 3 CS601 Data Communication 3

ENG201 Business & Technical English Writing 3 CS403 Database Management Systems 3 ENG101 English Comprehension 3 CS205 Information Security 3

MTH101 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3 CS601 Data Communication 3 MGT211 Introduction To Business 3 IT430 E-Commerce 3
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DEFICIENCY SEMESTER FOR ADMISSION TOWARDS MCS/MIT

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

DURATION: 18 Weeks / 1 Semester

SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs. COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS
Semester No 1

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3

MTH101 Calculus And Analytical Geometry 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3


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Faculty of Education
Department of Education
Ÿ Master of Philosophy (2–Year) Program Page
§ M.Phil Education (Educational Leadership & Management) 83
Ÿ Master’s (1–Year) Program
§ Master of Education (M.Ed.) 84
Ÿ Bachelor of Education (4–Year) Program
§ B.Ed. (Hons.) Elementary 85
Ÿ Bachelor of Education (2.5–Year) Program
§ B.Ed. Elementary 87
Ÿ Bachelor of Education (1.5–Year) Program
§ B.Ed. Secondary 89
Ÿ Associate Degree (2-Year) Program
§ ADP Education 91
§ Associate Degree (1-Year) Program

§ ADP Education (in Service) 93


Ÿ Post Graduate Diploma (1-Year) Program
§ PGD in Education 94
Ÿ Zero Semester 197
Ÿ Certicate Courses 198

NOTE
The Virtual University of Pakistan may add new course(s)/ subject(s) or replace existing ones at any time as a result of continuous review of
scheme of studies of the programs in order to bring them at par with the courses being taught at top notch foreign universities. While
reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job markets are also given full consideration.
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M.PHIL IN EDUCATION [EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP & MASTER OF EDUCATION (M.Ed)

Department of Education
MANAGEMENT] The Master of Education program is designed for people having one year B.Ed. after fourteen or sixteen years
M. Phil in Education [Educational Leadership & Management] is specially geared for teachers who are either of education or three years B.S.Ed. after intermediate. They may be in-service teachers in any public or private
teaching or serving as administrators at all levels in private and public sector institutions but have interest in school or college or yet have not joined the teaching profession. This degree will provide them an opportunity
research and would like to advance their educational career. The program aims at preparing education to enhance their knowledge, skills and qualication that may help them in better performance of their job,
leaders for the educational institutions in public and private sector who will be fully equipped with modern upgrade their professional status and lead to further higher education degree programs.
teaching-learning process. This research oriented program will enable its students to conduct research and
develop new techniques/padagogies of the teaching-learning process.
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
The students study progress evaluation mechanism is based on ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving
assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards (GDBs),
BS Education/ MA Education / M.Ed. or relevant B.Ed. (1 year) / B.S.Ed.(3 years) from a
presentations (wherein applicable), mid-term and nal-term
degree (equivalent to 16-year of education) with at recognized University/ Institute with at least 45%
least CGPA 2.50 out of 4 or 1st division.
examinations at VU designated campuses and usually count for
marks in annual system or CGPA 2.0 out of 4.
80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.
Candidates are required to pass the VU Entry Test with Note:
at least 50% marks.
Summary of Courses Ÿ Candidates having 'A' levels are required to
Zero Semester is not applicable for M.Phil. in
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours provide equivalence certicate from Inter
Education Program.
Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC),
Required Courses 9 27 Islamabad. (http://www.ibcc.edu.pk)
Summary of Courses DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Elective Courses 3 9
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for Master of
THESIS Total 12 36 Education (M.Ed.) Program
Required Courses 8 24
Only those students with CGPA 3 or above are qualified to
Thesis/ Course Work 1/2 6/6 opt for thesis. The number of students selected for the SCHEME OF STUDIES
Total 9 30 thesis track depends on the merit list. DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters
Note: Research Thesis: Code Title Cr. Hrs.
Ÿ Limited seats for Research Thesis on merit basis.
SCHEME OF STUDIES Course Work:
Semester No 1 AWARD OF DEGREE
Ÿ Two courses offered in lieu of thesis.
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
AWARD OF DEGREE EDU301 General Methods of Teaching 3 To be eligible for the award of M.Ed., the
Semester No 1
To be eligible for the award of M.Phil in Education[ELM] EDU402 Curriculum Development 3 students are required to complete at least 36
degree, the student is required to complete at least 30 credit hours with CGPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.
EDU201 Learning Theories 3 EDU406 Critical Thinking & Reective Practice 3
credit hours with Minimum CGPA of 2.50.
EDU430 ICT in Education 3
EDU712 Quantitative Research Methods in Education 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs. EDU601 Philosophy of Education 3 EDU201 Learning Theories 3
MGMT625 Change Management 3 Semester No 3 PSY406 Educational Psychology 3 EDU304 Introduction to Guidance and Counselling 3
PSY504 Cognitive Psychology 3
Semester No 2 EDU720 Thesis 6 Semester No 2 (Education Psychology Specialization Courses)

EDU603 Educational Governance: Policy & Practice 3 EDU706 Professional Development of Teachers 3 EDU431 Test Development & Evaluation 3 EDU501 School, Community and Teacher 3
EDU602 Educational Leadership & Management 3 PSY403 Social Psychology 3
EDU702 Advanced Educational Leadership 3 EDU710 Research Seminar 1
STA630 Research Methods 3 SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
(Sociology of Education Specialization Courses)
EDU713 Qualitative Research Methods in Education 3 Semester No 4 CS204 Cyber Law 3
CS408 Human Computer Interaction 3 MGMT623 Leadership & Team Management 3
EDU705 Writing for Research 2 EDU701 Human Resource & Management in Education 3
EDU654 Addressing problems of learning through MGMT630 Knowledge Management 3
technology and pedagogy 3 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3
EDU703 Organizational Behaviour in Education 3
(ICT in Education Specialization Courses) (Educational Leadership and Management Specialization Courses)
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BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (HONS.) ELEMENTARY Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Education
Semester No 3 Semester No 6

EDU403 Art, Crafts and Calligraphy 3 EDU401 Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education 3

EDU410 Teaching of Literacy Skills 3 EDU501 School, Community and Teacher 3

EDU411 Teaching of Urdu 3 EDU505 Education Development in Pakistan 3

EDU430 ICT in Education 3 EDU515 Teaching of Geography 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: GSC201 Teaching of General Science 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA EDU604 Comparative Education 3

Semester No 4 BT102 Microbiology 3

EDU405 Classroom Assessment 3 CS403 Database Management Systems 3

EDU510 Teaching of Mathematics 3 ECO403 Macroeconomics 3

EDU516 Teaching of English 3 MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3

BIO101 Basic I-Biology 3


Summary of Courses Semester No 7
No of CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 EDU304 Introduction to Guidance and Counselling 3
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs.
Required Courses 34 99 ECO401 Economics 3 EDU406 Critical Thinking and reflective Practice 3
Elective Courses 8 24 DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters MTH001 Elementary Mathematics 3 EDU431 Test Development & Evaluation 3
Teaching Practice 4 15
Research Project 1 3 Semester No 5 EDU602 Educational Leadership and Management 3
Total 47 141
AWARD OF DEGREE
EDU101 Foundations of Education 3 STA630 Research Methods 3
SCHEME OF STUDIES
EDU402 Curriculum Development 3 BT301 Introduction to Biotechnology 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 CS601 Data Communication 3
Semester No 1
PSY406 Educational Psychology 3 ECO501 Development Economics 3
EDU301 General Methods of Teaching 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
BT101 Ecology, Biodiversity & Evolution-I 3 MTH303 Mathematical Methods 3
EDU303 Child Development 3 Semester No 2
CS204 Cyber Law 3 Semester No 8
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
ECO402 Microeconomics 3 EDU620 Teaching Practice 6
GSC101 General Science EDU305 Classroom Management 3
MTH101 Calculus And Analytical Geometry 3 EDU630 Research Project - Education 3
URD101 Urdu EDU512 Teaching of Islamic Studies 3
RESEARCH PROJECT EDUA519 Teaching Practice - I 3
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) 1 MCM301 Communication skills 3 Students are required to complete a research project of 3 credit hours in the final year of the
program. The choice of the topic of final project is at the student's discretion. However,
EDUB519 Teaching Practice - II 3
consultation with the student advisor/ supervisor is compulsory. Students have to submit
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 MTH100 General Mathematics 3 a detailed write-up of the project and may be required to give a presentation.
EDUC519 Teaching Practice - III 3
(Option to select one) PAK302 Pakistan Studies 2 TEACHING PRACTICE
The students are required to complete the Teaching Practice of 15 credit hours in the final year of the program.
87 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Education 88

B.Ed ELEMENTARY (2.5-YEAR) Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Education
Semester No 1 Semester No 4
Education is a growing sector which requires dealing and educating students with different learning
capabilities/styles, and offers an exciting career with its own challenges and rewards. Elementary education is EDU101 Foundations of Education 3 EDU304 Introduction to Guidance and Counseling 3
the rst phase of education usually preceded by nursery or Montessori school education and followed by
middle and secondary school education. In Elementary education, children are usually engaged in classes EDU201 Learning Theories 3 EDU403 Art, Crafts and Calligraphy 3
with one teacher, who becomes responsible for their education and well-being for the entire academic year.
EDU301 General Methods of Teaching 3 EDU501 School, Community and Teacher 3
The continuity with a single teacher and the opportunity to build a close relationship within the class is a
distinguishing characteristic of Elementary education. The teacher guides the students based on their EDU402 Curriculum Development 3 EDU510 Teaching of Mathematics 3
abilities, competency and knowledge, and becomes a role model for them. The basic objective of a 2.5 years
Bachelor's in Education (Elementary) program is to equip prospective teachers with teaching tools and an in- EDU405 Classroom Assessment 3 EDU604 Comparative Education 3
depth knowledge to meet tomorrow's educational challenges. Virtual University of Pakistan aims at
PSY406 Educational Psychology 3 STA630 Research Methods 3
developing dynamic and skilled elementary school teachers who are uent in the use of latest technologies
and well-versed with the latest advancements in knowledge and pedagogy. Semester No 2 Semester No 5

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 EDU431 Test Development & Evaluation 3

EDU303 Child Development 3 EDU602 Educational Leadership and Management 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS EDU411 Teaching of Urdu 3 EDU630 Research Project - Education 6
The students study progress evaluation mechanism is
EDU512 Teaching of Islamic Studies 3 EDUA519 Teaching Practice - I 3
based on continuous assessment throughout the ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 EDUB519 Teaching Practice - II 3
Discussion Boards (GDBs), presentations (wherever BA/ B.Sc. (equivalent to 14 years of education)
applicable), mid-term and nal-term examinations at VU with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.0 out of 4 from GSC201 Teaching of General Science 3 EDUC519 Teaching Practice - III 3
designated campuses. The mid-term and nal-term a recognized university/institution.
Semester No 3
examinations usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks Note: RESEARCH PROJECT
for a course. Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will EDU305 Classroom Management 3 Students are required to complete a research project of 3
credit hours in the nal year of the program. The choice of
be eligible for admission after successful
EDU401 Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education 3 the topic of nal project is at the student's discretion.
completion of “Zero Semester”.
However, consultation with the student advisor/ supervisor
EDU410 Teaching of Literacy Skills 3 is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up
DURATION: 2.5 years / 5 Semesters of the project and may be required to give a presentation.
EDU430 ICT in Education 3
TEACHING PRACTICE
EDU515 Teaching of Geography 3
The students are required to complete the Teaching
Summary of Courses Practice of 9 credit hours during the final year of the
EDU516 Teaching of English 3
No of program.
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. AWARD OF DEGREE
Required Courses 26 78 To become eligible for the award of B.Ed.
Teaching Practice 3 9 (2.5-year) degree in elementary education,
Research Project 1 3 students are required to qualify prescribed
Total 30 90 courses with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.
89 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Education 90

B.Ed SECONDARY (1.5-YEAR) Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Education
This program is designed for students who wish to pursue leadership roles at the different levels within Semester No 1 MGMT630 Knowledge Management 3
educational organizations. The candidates will learn to manage organizations and develop solutions to issues
EDU301 General Methods of Teaching 3 PSY403 Social Psychology 3
in the education eld. They will be able to apply research skills in the classroom and institutions and will use
latest approaches to education. EDU402 Curriculum Development 3 PSY511 Environmental Psychology 3

EDU406 Critical Thinking and reective Practice 3 SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3

EDU430 ICT in Education 3 Semester No 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA EDU601 Philosophy of Education 3 TPT620 Teaching Practice (Long Term) 6
The students study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the
MA/M.Sc. (Equivalent to 16 years of education) EDU602 Educational Leadership and Management 3 EDU433 Professionalism in Teaching 3
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded from a recognized University/ Institute with at
Discussion Boards (GDBs), presentations (wherever least 45% marks or CGPA 2.0 out of 4. Semester No 2 EDU630 Research Project - Education 3
applicable), mid-term and nal-term examinations at VU
designated campuses. The mid-term and nal-term Note: EDU302 Human Development and Learning 3 BIT701 Introduction to Programming 3
examinations usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will
be eligible for admission after successful EDU431 Test Development & Evaluation 3 EDU304 Introduction to Guidance and Counselling 3
for a course.
completion of “Zero Semester”.
STA630 Research Methods 3 EDU501 School, Community and Teacher 3

Summary of Courses DURATION: 1.5 years / 3 Semesters CS204 Cyber Law 3 EDU654 Addressing problems of learning through

No of technology and pedagogy 3


CS408 Human Computer Interaction 3
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs.
AWARD OF DEGREE EDU201 Learning Theories 3
MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3
Required Courses 12 36
Elective Courses 4 12 To become eligible for the award of B.Ed. MGT510 Total Quality Management 3
EDU401 Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education 3
Teaching Practice 1 6 degree in Secondary education, students
are required to complete at least 54 credit PSY504 Cognitive Psychology 3
Research Project 1 3 EDU411 Teaching of Urdu 3
hours with minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4. SOC401 Cultural Anthropology 3
Total 18 57 EDU510 Teaching of Mathematics 3

EDU512 Teaching of Islamic Studies 3

EDU515 Teaching of Geography 3

EDU516 Teaching of English 3

EDU604 Comparative Education 3

GSC201 Teaching of General Science 3


TEACHING PRACTICE
MGMT623 Leadership & Team Management 3
The students are required to complete the Teaching
Practice of 6 credit hours during the final year of the
RESEARCH PROJECT program.
Students are required to complete a research project of 3 credit hours in the nal year of the program. The choice of
the topic of nal project is at the student's discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor/ supervisor is
compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up of the project and may be required to give a presentation.
91 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Education 92

ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN EDUCATION Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Education
Semester No 3 Semester No 4

EDU403 Art, Crafts and Calligraphy 3 EDU430 ICT in Education 6

EDU405 Classroom Assessment 3 EDU510 Teaching of Mathematics 3

EDU410 Teaching of Literacy Skills 3 EDU515 Teaching of Geography 3

EDU411 Teaching of Urdu 3 EDU516 Teaching of English 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
EDU512 Teaching of Islamic Studies 3 EDUA519 Teaching Practice - I 3

GSC201 Teaching of General Science 3 EDUB519 Teaching Practice - II 3

TEACHING PRACTICE
The students are required to complete the Teaching
Practice of 6 credit hours during the final year of the
Summary of Courses program.
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 21 63
Teaching Practice 2 6
Total 23 69 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters

AWARD OF DEGREE
SCHEME OF STUDIES To become eligible for the award of Associate
Degree in Education, the students are
Code Title Cr. Hrs. required to complete at least 69 credit hours
with minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.
Semester No 1

Cs101 Introduction to Computing 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

EDU303 Child Development 3 Semester No 2

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 EDU301 General Methods of Teaching 3

GSC101 General Science 3 EDU305 Classroom Management 3

URD101 Urdu 3 EDU501 School, Community and Teacher 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) (Elective) MCM301 Communication skills 3

ISL201 Islamic Studies (Elective) 1 MTH100 General Mathematics 3

(Option to select one) PAK302 Pakistan Studies 2


93 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Education 94

ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN EDUCATION (In-Service) POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION

Department of Education
The program is designed for working teachers having intermediate qualication with CT or Diploma in Post Graduate Diploma in Education has been designed with a core purpose of training and developing
Education. After 2018, the career progression opportunities for most of these practicing teachers will be teachers who either intend to join or already serving mainly the schools in private sector. The teachers already
closed throughout Pakistan as ADE or B.Ed. (4 years) degree will be mandatory for induction as a teacher as serving at schools in public/government sector can also be join the program to polish their skills further. The
well as for promotion. These teachers have neither any academic/ professional qualication enhancement program overall aims to equip its students with modern teaching techniques, classroom management & latest
opportunities nor any career pathway. Therefore, this degree will provide them an opportunity to enhance assessment techniques with an option to select an area of specialization from ‘General Science’, ‘Urdu’,
their knowledge, skills and qualication that may help them in better performance of their job, upgrade their ‘Mathematics’ and ‘English’. The students after successful completion can also join B.Ed. one year program.
professional status and lead to further higher education degree programs.
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
The students study progress evaluation mechanism is based on Intermediate (equivalent to 12 years of education) with Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university/
continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving at least 45% marks along with following: institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks
assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards (GDBs), 1. Professional Qualication: CT or Diploma in or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.
Education
presentations (wherein applicable), mid-term and nal-term
2. Minimum 3 years teaching experience in a school Note:
examinations at VU designated campuses and usually count for
80 to 85% of the total marks for a course. Note: Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will
Ÿ Candidates having 'A' levels are required to provide be eligible for admission after successful
equivalence certicate from Inter Board Committee of Summary of Courses completion of “Zero Semester”.
Summary of Courses Chairman (IBCC), Islamabad. (http://www.ibcc.edu.pk) Course Type No of Courses Cr Hrs.
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for
Required Courses 6 18 DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters
Required Courses 17 38 admission after successful completion of “Zero
Semester”. Elective Courses 4 12
Total 17 38
Total 10 30
DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters AWARD OF DIPLOMA
SCHEME OF STUDIES SCHEME OF STUDIES
To become eligible for the award of Post
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Graduate Diploma in Education, students
Semester No 1 Semester No 2 are required to qualify prescribed courses
Semester No 1
amounting to at least 30 credit hours with a
EDU101 English Comprehension 3 MCM301 Communication Skills 3
EDU101 Foundations of Educations 3 minimum CGPA of 2.00.
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 EDU403 Art, Crafts & Calligraphy 3
ENG201 Learning Theories 3
MTH100 General Mathematics 3 EDU205 Effective Classroom Management 2
EDU301 General Methods of Teaching 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
GSC101 General Science 3 EDU266 Teaching of Science 2
ENG201 Business & Technical English Writing 3 EDU510 Teaching of Mathematics 3
URD100 Urdu Languages 2 EDU508 Teaching English Language 2
Semester No 2 ENG301 Business Communication 3
PAK302 Pakistan Studies 2 EDU509 Teaching of General Mathematics 2
EDU405 Classroom Assessment 3 GSC101 General Science 3
EDU500 School, Community and Teacher 2 EDU404 Classroom Testing and Assessment 2
EDU411 Teaching of Urdu 3 GSC201 Teaching of General Science 3
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) (Elective) EDU409 Teaching of Literacy and Language 2
EDU430 ICT for Education 3 MTH100 General Mathematics 3
ISL201 Islamic Studies (Elective) 1 EDU511 Teaching Islamiat 2
EDU516 Teaching of English 3 URD101 Urdu 3
(Option to select one) EDU514 Teaching of Social Studies 2
95 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 96

Faculty of Management Ÿ Associate Degree (2-Year) Programs in:


§ Accounting & Finance 145

Department of Management Sciences


§ Human Resource Management 147
Department of Management Sciences § Islamic Banking 149
Ÿ Master of Science (2–Year) Program Page § Operations Management 151
§ MS (Business Administration) 97 § Sales and Marketing 153
§ Supply Chain Management 155
Ÿ Masters (2-Year) Programs
Master of: Ÿ Post Graduate Diploma (1-Year) Programs in:
§ Accounting 99 § Accounting 157
§ Accounting & Finance 101 § Accounting & Finance 158
§ Banking & Finance 103 § Banking & Finance 159
§ Business Administration (MBA)-Executive 105 § Business Administration 160
§ Business Economics (MB Econ) 107 § Entrepreneurship & SME Management 161
§ Business Studies (MBS) Equivalent to BBS 109 § Finance 162
§ Commerce (M.Com) 111 § Human Resource Management 163
§ Finance 113 § Marketing Management 164
§ Human Resource Management (MHRM) 115 § Public Administration 165
§ Operations & Supply Chain Management 117
§ Public Administration (MPA) 119 Ÿ Specialization Certicates 167

Ÿ Bachelors of Science (4–Year) Programs Ÿ Zero Semester(s)


§ BS (Accounting & Finance) 121 § For Undergraduate Programs 197
§ BS (Banking & Finance) 123 Ÿ Certicate Courses 198
§ BS (Business Administration) 125
§ BS (Commerce) 129
§ BS (Management) 131
§ BS (Marketing) 133
§ BS (Public Administration) 135
§ Bachelor of Business & Information Technology (BBIT) 137
Ÿ Bachelors (2-Year) Programs
§ BA Business Administration 139
§ B.Com 141
§ B.Sc. Mathematics, Statistics & Economics 143

NOTE
The Virtual University of Pakistan may add new course(s)/ subject(s) or replace existing ones at any time as a result of continuous review of
scheme of studies of the programs in order to bring them at par with the courses being taught at top notch foreign universities. While
reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job markets are also given full consideration.
97 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 98

MS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Management Sciences


The MSBA (2-year / 4-semesters) program has been designed for candidates who intend to pursue their Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.
professional career as teaching faculty member in an educational institution or serve the industry at senior Semester No 1 Semester No 3
management position. The program provides opportunities to learn special business techniques required to
excel in the challenging and rapidly changing world. FIN722 Corporate Finance 3 BNK704 Management of Financial Institutions 3

MGT703 Strategic Management 3 BNK725 Credit & Risk Management 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is based ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA STAT730 Advanced Research Methods 3 (Banking Specialization Courses)
on continuous assessment throughout the semester by FIN704 Managerial Accounting 3
giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards
(GDBs). Mid-term and final-term examinations are conducted Semester No 2 FIN725 Credit & Risk Management 3
at VU designated campuses and usually count for 80 to 85%
BNK701 Banking Laws & Practices 3 (Finance Specialization Courses)
of the total marks for a course.
Summary of Courses BNK703 Consumer Banking 3 HRM713 Performance Management 3

Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours (Banking Specialization Courses) MGT711 Business & Labor Law 3
Required Courses 4 12
FIN723 Taxation Management 3 (HRM Specialization Courses)
Elective Courses 4 12
Research Thesis 1 6 FIN730 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3 MGT722 Management Skills 3
Total 9 30 MGMT723 Leadership & Team Management 3
(Finance Specialization Courses)

HRM724 Conflict Management 3 (Management Specialization Courses)


Specialization Courses
Banking 4/4 12 HRM727 Human Resource Development 3 MKT724 Brand Management 3
Finance 4/4 12 MKT731 Consumer Behaviour 3
(HRM Specialization Courses)
HRM 4/4 12
MGMT725 Change Management 3 (Marketing Specialization Courses)
Management 4/4 12
Marketing 4/4 12 MGMT728 Organizational Development 3 MGMT731 Theory & Practice of Enterprise Resource Planning 3
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
SCM 4/4 12 MGMT715 Advanced Transportation and Logistics Mgmt. 3
(Management Specialization Courses)
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION MKT725 Services Marketing 3
(SCM Specialization Courses)

The students will have to select any one of the following RTS720 Research Thesis 6
specializations: MKT730 International Marketing 3
Ÿ Banking (Marketing Specialization Courses) 3
Ÿ Finance Semester No 4
Ÿ Human Resource Management MGMT714 Advanced Supply Chain Management 3
Ÿ Management MGMT727 Project Management 3
MGMT717 Advanced Production and Inventory Control 3
Ÿ Marketing MGMT730 Knowledge Management 3
Ÿ Supply Chain Management (SCM Specialization Courses)

AWARD OF DEGREE MKT703 Strategic Marketing Management 3 RESEARCH THESIS


To become eligible for th award of MS in Business Administration In order to enroll for research thesis for MSBA degree,
degree, students are required to complete at least 30 Cr. Hrs. of COURSE WORK students must have achieved at least CGPA 3.25 out
prescribed courses [For Research Thesis track: 24 Cr. Hrs. course work +6
Students who are not eligible for Research Thesis will of 4 upon completion of prescribed course work.
Cr. Hrs. Research Thesis and for Coursework Track:30 Cr. Hrs.] with minimum
CGPA of 2.50 out of 4. be offered two courses in lieu of Research Thesis.
99 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 100

MASTER OF ACCOUNTING Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The Master of Accounting program offers students high-quality and rigorous instructions focused on thorough Semester No 2 Semester No 4
understanding of accounting functions in the workplace. It offers an opportunity to pursue specialized and in
ACC501 Business Finance 3 FIN611 Advanced Financial Accounting 3
depth knowledge of the accounting discipline. The program prepares graduates to enter or further enhance
their career as a professional accountant in financial institutions, industry, NGOs, private and public sector. IT430 E-Commerce 3 FIN623 Managerial Accounting 3

MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3 MGT411 Money & Banking 3

MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3 MGT601 SME Management 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT705 Advanced Cost and Management Accounting 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
based on continuous assessment throughout the STA630 Research Methods 3
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term Semester No 3
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a ACC311 Fundamentals of Auditing 3
course. CS507 Information Systems 3

Summary of Courses FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3


Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 22 66 MGT404 Taxation Management 3

Total 22 66 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3

AWARD OF DEGREE MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3

SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Semester No 1

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3

ECO401 Economics 3

ENG301 Business Communication 3

MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

MGT211 Introduction To Business 3


101 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 102

MASTER OF ACCOUNTING & FINANCE Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The Master of Accounting and Finance program provides a unique and comprehensive blend of key areas of
accounting and finance. This program covers specialized topics like financial reporting, auditing, taxation,
Semester No 2

IT430 E-Commerce 3
I Chose
corporate finance, investments, and business strategy etc. This program is highly appropriate for the students
who are interested in joining careers in business, services, and academic research in the domain of MGT201 Financial Management 3
VU
accounting or finance. The program is equally beneficial for in-service people who are looking for
advancement in their career and knowledge. MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3
to GIVE BOOST
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3 TO MY CAREER
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term Semester No 3
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a CS507 Information Systems 3
course. FIN611 Advanced Financial Accounting 3

Summary of Courses FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3


Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
FIN623 Taxation Management 3
Required Courses 22 66
Total 22 66 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3

AWARD OF DEGREE MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3

Semester No 4

ACC311

FIN622
Fundamentals of Auditing

Corporate Finance
3

3

SCHEME OF STUDIES
FIN624 Islamic Mode of Financing 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
Semester No 1
MGT601 SME Management 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
MGT705 Advanced Cost and Management Accounting 3
ECO401 Economics 3

ENG301

MGT101

MGT211
Business Communication

Financial Accounting

Introduction To Business
3

3
Ijaz Ahmad
Regional Chief,
Bank of Punjab

103 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 104

MASTER OF BANKING & FINANCE Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 2
I Chose VU
ACC501 Business Finance 3
for an
IT430

MGT404
E-Commerce

Managerial Accounting
3

3
Experience WORTH
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS MGT411 Money & Banking 3
CHERISHING
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
based on continuous assessment throughout the MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses Semester No 3
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a
course. BNK601 Banking Laws & Practices 3

CS507 Information Systems 3


Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3
Required Courses 22 66
FIN622 Corporate Finance 3
Total 22 66
FIN623 Taxation Management 3
AWARD OF DEGREE
BNK604 Management of Financial Institutions 3
To become eligible for the award of Master of Banking
and Finance degree, students are required to qualify
prescribed courses amounting to at least 66 credit Semester No 4
hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average
of 2.00 out of 4.
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
BNK603

FIN624
Consumer Banking

Islamic Mode of Financing


3

3

SCHEME OF STUDIES
FIN625 Credit & Risk Management 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
Semester No 1
MGT601 SME Management 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
MKT610 Customer Relationship Management 3


ECO401 Economics 3

ENG301 Business Communication 3


Muhammad Naeem
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3
Director General,
MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 Frequency Allocation Board,
Government of Pakistan
105 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 106

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA-EXECUTIVE) Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The MBA (Executive) program is designed for candidates having 14-year of education with 4-year job Semester No 3 Semester No 4
experience at managerial cadre who want to adopt business as career and like to enhance their professional
CS507 Information Systems 3 ECO404 Managerial Economics 3
business skills. The program provides opportunities to learn special business techniques required to excel in
the challenging and rapidly changing world. ECO401 Economics 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 MGT603 Strategic Management 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
MKT501 Marketing Management 3 XYZ619 Internship Report/ Final Project 3
based on continuous assessment throughout the semester
by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards BNK601 Banking Laws & Practices 3 FIN625 Credit & Risk Management 3
(GDBs). Mid-term and final-term examinations are
conducted at VU designated campuses and usually count BNK603 Consumer Banking 3 MGT604 Management of Financial Institutions 3
for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.
(Banking Specialization Courses) (Banking Specialization Courses)
Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 CS610 Computer Network 3
Required Courses 19 57 CS403 Database Management Systems 3 CS615 Software Project Management 3
Elective Courses 4 12 Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for MBA
Executive Program.
Internship/ Project 1 3 (Information Technology Specialization Courses) (Information Technology Specialization Courses)

Total 24 72 Ÿ VU graduates holding 2-year Bachelor


degree are allowed only to continue in their FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3 FIN623 Taxation Management 3
respective BS (4-year) study programs.
Specialization Courses FIN622 Corporate Finance 3 FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
Banking 4/4 12
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters (Finance Specialization Courses) (Finance Specialization Courses)
Finance 4/4 12
HRM 4/4 12 HRM624 Conflict Management 3 HRM627 Human Resource Development 3
AWARD OF DEGREE
IT 4/4 12 MGMT611 Human Relations 3 MGMT628 Organizational Development 3
Management 4/4 12
(HRM Specialization Courses) (HRM Specialization Courses)
Marketing 4/4 12
MGMT623 Leadership & Team Management 3 MGMT625 Change Management 3
SCHEME OF STUDIES
MGT510 Total Quality Management 3 MGMT630 Knowledge Management 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.
(Management Specialization Courses) (Management Specialization Courses)
Semester No 1 Semester No 2
MKT610 Customer Relationship Management 3 MKT624 Brand Management 3
ACC501 Business Finance 3 ENG301 Business Communication 3
MKT621 Advertising & Promotion 3 MKT630 International Marketing 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 MGT201 Financial Management 3
(Marketing Specialization Courses) (Marketing Specialization Courses)
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3

MGT211 Introduction To Business 3 MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3 PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
MGT503 Principles of Management 3 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 STA630 Research Methods 3


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MASTER OF BUSINESS ECONOMICS (MB Econ.) Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 2
I Chose
CS507 Information Systems 3
VU
ECO403

MGT201
Macroeconomics

Financial Management
3

3
for a Guaranteed
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3
BRIGHT FUTURE
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the MGT411 Money & Banking 3
At least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4 in
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded B.Com, BBA (2- year) or B.Sc. (Math, Stat & MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term Economics courses) from a recognized
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses university/ institute.
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a
course. Semester No 3

ECO404 Managerial Economics 3


Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours FIN622 Corporate Finance 3

Required Courses 23 69 FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3


Internship/ Project 1 3
Total 24 72 MGMT629 Crisis Management 3

MGT404 Managerial Accounting 3


AWARD OF DEGREE
STA630 Research Methods 3
To become eligible for the award of Master of Business
Economics degree, students are required to qualify
prescribed courses with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.

SCHEME OF STUDIES
Semester No 4

ECO406 Mathematical Economics 3



DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Code Title Cr. Hrs. ECO501 Development Economics 3

Semester No 1 PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT ECO601 Business Econometrics 3

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 ECO602 Forecasting & Budgeting 3


ECO402 Microeconomics 3 ECO603 International Economics 3

ECO619 Final Project - Economics 3


MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 Muhammad Khalid
MGT211 Introduction To Business 3 ECOI619 Internship Report - Economics 3 Deputy Secretary,
Economic Affairs to US,
MGT503 Principles of Management 3 (Option to select one)
Financial Adviser
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3
109 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 110

MASTER OF BUSINESS STUDIES (MBS) Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The MBS program offered by the Department of Management Sciences is in-line with the roadmap for
business studies approved by National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC) and curriculum
Semester No 2
I Chose VU
revised by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. After successful completion of the program, candidates
can become eligible for taking admission to MBA (Eq. to MS)/ MSBA program. The program bridges the gap
ACC501 Business Finance 3
to Open Doors
for the candidates who have not taken business courses during their 2-year Bachelor’s degree (14-year
education) or equivalent degree from a recognized university/ institution and now intend to pursue education
ECO403

ENG301
Macroeconomics

Business Communication
3

3
for the WORLD of
in the area of business studies. The program is equivalent to BBS and old MBA (16-year education).
MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
OPPORTUNITIES
MKT501 Marketing Management 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3

The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is


based on continuous assessment throughout the ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Semester No 3
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term At least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4 in
CS507 Information Systems 3
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses Bachelor (2- year) from a recognized university/
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a institute. MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3
course. Note:
MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3
Ÿ Candidates having less than 45% marks will
be eligible for admission after successful MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3
completion of “Zero Semester”.
Summary of Courses
MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 24 72 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters STA630 Research Methods 3
Total 24 72

SCHEME OF STUDIES AWARD OF DEGREE


Semester No 4

ECO404 Managerial Economics 3



Code Title Cr. Hrs.
To become eligible for the award of Master of MGT201 Financial Management 3
Business Studies (MBS) degree, students
Semester No 1 are required to qualify prescribed courses MGT504 Organization Theory & Design 3
with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3

ECO402 Microeconomics 3 MGT610 Business Ethics 3

MGT101

MGT211

MGT301
Financial Accounting

Introduction To Business

Principles of Marketing
3

3
MKT530 Consumer Behaviour 3

Sultan Muhammad

MGT503 Principles of Management 3
111 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 112

MASTER OF COMMERCE (M.Com) Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 3 Semester No 4

MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3 MGT510 Total Quality Management 3

MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 MGT603 Strategic Management 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3 MGT613 Production / Operations Management 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
STA630 Research Methods 3 COMI /
based on continuous assessment throughout the semester
COM619 Internship Report/ Final Project 3
by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards MGT404 Managerial Accounting 3
(GDBs). Mid-term and final-term examinations are FIN611 Advanced Financial Accounting 3
conducted at VU designated campuses and usually count MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3
for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course. FIN623 Taxation Management 3
(Accounting Specialization Courses)
(Accounting Specialization Courses)
Summary of Courses BNK601 Banking Laws & Practices 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours BNK603 Consumer Banking 3
MGT411 Money & Banking 3
Required Courses 19 57
FIN624 Islamic Mode of Financing 3
Elective Courses 4 12 (Banking Specialization Courses)
Internship/ Project 1 3 (Banking Specialization Courses)
FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3
Total 24 72
FIN625 Credit & Risk Management 3
FIN624 Islamic Mode of Financing 3
Specialization Courses FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
(Finance Specialization Courses)
Accounting 4/4 12 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
(Finance Specialization Courses)
Banking 4/4 12 HRM613 Performance Management 3
Finance 4/4 12 AWARD OF DEGREE HRM617 Training and Development 3
MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3
HRM 4/4 12
To become eligible for the award of M.Com MGMT623 Leadership & Team Management 3
Management 4/4 12 (HRM Specialization Courses)
degree, a student is required to complete
Marketing 4/4 12 prescribed course work with minimum CGPA (HRM Specialization Courses)
MGMT611 Human Relations 3
SCHEME OF STUDIES of 2.00. MGMT622 Management Skills 3
MGT504 Organization Theory & Design 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. MGMT625 Change Management 3
(Management Specialization Courses)
Semester No 1 Semester No 2 (Management Specialization Courses)
MKT501 Marketing Management 3
ENG301 Business Communication 3 CS507 Information Systems 3 MKT621 Advertising & Promotion 3
MKT610 Customer Relationship Management 3
MGT201 Financial Management 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 MKT624 Brand Management 3
(Marketing Specialization Courses)
MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3 (Marketing Specialization Courses)

MGT601 SME Management 3 MGT503 Principles of Management 3 PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT


SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3

STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 MGT610 Business Ethics 3


113 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 114

MASTER OF FINANCE Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 2

ECO404 Managerial Economics 3

IT430 E-Commerce 3

MGT201 Financial Management 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT411 Money & Banking 3
based on continuous assessment throughout the
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a Semester No 3
course.
CS507 Information Systems 3
Summary of Courses FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 22 66 FIN622 Corporate Finance 3
Total 22 66 FIN623 Taxation Management 3

MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3
AWARD OF DEGREE
MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3
To become eligible for the award of Master of Finance
degree, students are required to qualify prescribed
courses amounting to at least 66 credit hours with a
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters Semester No 4
minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00.
FIN624 Islamic Mode of Financing 3

FIN625 Credit & Risk Management 3


SCHEME OF STUDIES
FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
MGT510 Total Quality Management 3
Semester No 1
MGT601 SME Management 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
STA630 Research Methods 3
ECO401 Economics 3

ENG301 Business Communication 3

MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

MGT211 Introduction To Business 3


115 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 116

MASTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Code Title Cr. Hrs. LIST OF ELECTIVE COURSES

Department of Management Sciences


The Masters of Human Resource Management (MHRM) has been designed for those who want to excel their Semester No 2 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
career in human resource management. This program is ideal for current and aspiring HR professionals who
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 MGT610 Business Ethics 3
are in the quest of sharpening their HRM skills and effectively dealing contemporary issues related to the
management of human resource. The courses offered under this program will enable the graduates to MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 MGT612 Corporate Law 3
manage and develop human resources, performance management, labor laws and industrial relations and
leadership. This program will also give an opportunity to learn from highly competent and experienced faculty. MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 HRM611 Human Relations 3

MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3 MGMT622 Management Skills 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGMT625 Change Management 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
based on continuous assessment throughout the
SOC401 Cultural Anthropology 3
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term Semester No 3 MGMT627 Project Management 3
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a CS507 Information Systems 3 HRM628 Organizational Development 3
course.
HRM617 Training and Development 3 MGMT629 Crisis Management 3
Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours MGT201 Financial Management 3 MGMT630 Knowledge Management 3

Required Courses 21 63 MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3 HRM624 Conict Management 3
Internship/ Project 1 3
Total 22 66 STA630 Research Methods 3 HRM630 International HRM 3

AWARD OF DEGREE HRM623 Leadership & Team Management 3

To become eligible for the award of Master of Human


Resource Management degree, students are required
to qualify prescribed courses amounting to at least 66 Semester No 4
credit hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
HRM613 Performance Management 3
Average of 2.00.
HRM626 Recruitment & Selection 3
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT SCHEME OF STUDIES
MGT603 Strategic Management/ HRM 3
Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Code Title Cr. Hrs.
Report of 3-credit hours in the final semester of the ABC--- Elective - I 3
program. The choice of the final project is at student’s Semester No 1
ABC--- Elective - II 3
discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up HRMI619/ Internship Report/
of the Project and may be required to give a presentation. ECO401 Economics 3 HRM619 Final Project 3
Students taking Internship course are required to
complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in an organization of ENG301 Business Communication 3
repute and shall get internship certificate from the MGT503 Principles of Management 3
concerned organization. The students who are already in
service shall be exempted from Internship but are required PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
to submit the Project.
117 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 118

MASTER OF OPERATIONS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Master of Operations & Supply Chain Management (MOSCM) is a comprehensive program that has been Semester No 2 Semester No 4
designed for those who want to excel their career in Operations and/or Supply Chain Management. This
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 MGMT615 Transportation & Logistics Management 3
program is ideal for current and aspiring professionals who are in quest of sharpening their operations/
procurement skills and effectively dealing contemporary issues related to the organizational operations. The MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 MGMT617 Production Planning and Inventory Control 3
courses offered under this program will enable the graduates to develop and manage organizational systems,
plan & control production, business operations and supply chain to gain competitive advantage. MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 MGMT631 Enterprise Resource Planning 3

MGT613 Production / Operations Management 3 MGT603 Strategic Management 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MTH601 Operations Research 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
based on continuous assessment throughout the
MGT619 Final Project-Management 3
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term Semester No 3 MGTI619 Internship Report-Management 3
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a MGMT627 Project Management 3
course.
MGMT614 Supply Chain Management 3
Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours MGT201 Financial Management 3

Required Courses 21 63 MGT510 Total Quality Management 3


Internship/ Project 1 3
Total 22 66 STA301 Statistics and Probability 3

AWARD OF DEGREE STA630 Research Methods 3

DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters

PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT SCHEME OF STUDIES


Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Code Title Cr. Hrs.
Report of 3-credit hours in the final semester of the
program. The choice of the final project is at student’s Semester No 1
discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up
of the Project and may be required to give a presentation. ECO402 Microeconomics 3
Students taking Internship course are required to
complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in an organization of ENG301 Business Communication 3
repute and shall get internship certificate from the MGT503 Principles of Management 3
concerned organization. The students who are already in
service shall be exempted from Internship but are required MTH100 General Mathematics 3
to submit the Project.
119 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 120

MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (MPA) Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Master of Public Administration (MPA) program offered by Department of Management Sciences has been
designed to prepare the individuals who intend to serve as managers in the executive arm of local, provincial
Semester No 2
I Chose
and federal governments, non-governmental and nonprofit organizations etc. It mainly focuses on the roles,
development and principles of public administration. It also gives insight to public policy management and its
PAD603 Governance, Democracy & Society 3
VU
implementation. It is an interdisciplinary study program drawing from fields such as anthropology, economics,
law, political science, sociology and regional planning in order to equip MPA graduates with relevant skills and
MGT101

MGT301
Financial Accounting

Principles of Marketing
3

3
to REALIZE
knowledge.
MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
MY DREAMS
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS SOC401 Cultural Anthropology 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Semester No 3
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term MGMT611 Human Relations 3
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3
course.
MGT510 Total Quality Management 3

MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3
Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours MGT603 Strategic Management 3
Required Courses 23 69
STA630 Research Methods 3
Internship/ Project 1 3 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Total 24 72

SCHEME OF STUDIES AWARD OF DEGREE


Semester No 4

ECO501 Development Economics 3

Code Title Cr. Hrs. HRM613 Performance Management 3

Semester No 1 HRM617 Training and Development 3

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 MGT522 Introduction to Public Policy 3

ECO401

MCM301

MGT111
Economics

Communication skills

Introduction to Public Administration


3

3
MGT621 Administrative Law and Accountability

PADI/PAD619 Internship Report/ Final Project

PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
3

3
Sapna Hayat
Founder and President,
Shaoor for Change (NGO)

Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Report of 3-credit hours in the nal semester of the program. The choice of nal
MGT503 Principles of Management 3 project is at student's discretion. However, consultation with student's advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up of
Project and to give a presentation. Students taking Internship course are required to complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in an organization of
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 repute and shall get internship letter from the concerned organization. The students who are already in service shall be exempted from
Internship but required to submit the Project.
121 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 122

BS ACCOUNTING & FINANCE Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 3 Semester No 6

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 ACC311 Fundamentals of Auditing 3

ECO402 Microeconomics 3 IT430 E-Commerce 3

MCM301 Communication skills 3 MGT510 Total Quality Management 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT201 Financial Management 3 MGT520 International Business 3

The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3 MGT610 Business Ethics 3
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a Semester No 4 Semester No 7
course.
ECO403 Macroeconomics 3 FIN611 Advanced Financial Accounting 3

Summary of Courses MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3 FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 44 129 MGT411 Money & Banking 3 FIN622 Corporate Finance 3

Internship/ Project 1 3 DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3 FIN623 Taxation Management 3
Total 45 132
MGT503 Principles of Management 3 MGT613 Production / Operations Management 3
AWARD OF DEGREE
STA630 Research Methods 3
SCHEME OF STUDIES
Semester No 5
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
ENG301 Business Communication 3 Semester No 8
Semester No 1
MGT601 SME Management 3 CS507 Information Systems 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
MGT603 Strategic Management 3 FIN624 Islamic Mode of Financing 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
MGT604 Management of Financial Institutions 3 FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 Semester No 2
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 ACC501 Business Finance 3
MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ECO401 Economics 3
XYZ619 Internship Report/ Final Project 3
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) (Elective) ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
ISL201 Islamic Studies (Elective) 1 MGT211 Introduction To Business 3

(Option to select one) MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3


123 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 124

BS BANKING & FINANCE Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 3 Semester No 6

ACC501 Business Finance 3 ACC311 Fundamentals of Auditing 3

BNK601 Banking Laws & Practices 3 CS507 Information Systems 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 MGT510 Total Quality Management 3
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is ECO402 Microeconomics 3 MGT520 International Business 3
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded MCM301 Communication skills 3 PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
MGT503 Principles of Management 3 STA630 Research Methods 3
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a
course.
Semester No 4 Semester No 7

Summary of Courses BNK603 Consumer Banking 3 FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3


Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
ECO403 Macroeconomics 3 FIN622 Corporate Finance 3
Required Courses 44 129
Internship/ Project 1 3 DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters MGT201 Financial Management 3 FIN623 Taxation Management 3
Total 45 132
MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3 FIN625 Credit & Risk Management 3

AWARD OF DEGREE STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 MGT610 Business Ethics 3

MGT613 Production / Operations Management 3


SCHEME OF STUDIES
Semester No 5
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
ENG301 Business Communication 3 Semester No 8
Semester No 1
IT430 E-Commerce 3 FIN624 Islamic Mode of Financing 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
MGT601 SME Management 3 FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
BNK604 Management of Financial Institutions 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 Semester No 2
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MGT603 Strategic Management 3
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 ECO401 Economics 3
MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
XYZ619 Internship Report/ Final Project 3
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) (Elective) MGT211 Introduction To Business 3
PROJECT/INTERNSHIP REPORT
ISL201 Islamic Studies (Elective) 1 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3

(Option to select one) MGT411 Money & Banking 3


125 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 126

BS BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The BS program in Business Administration offers the aspiring candidates a progressive curriculum to have Semester No 3
appreciable command of business fundamentals and higher level leadership skills. The specialization helps
ECO402 Microeconomics 3
students develop their managerial, interpersonal and professional skills required to excel in the career.
MCM301 Communication skills 3
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3
based on continuous assessment throughout the semester
MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3
by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion
Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term examinations are MGT603 Strategic Management 3
conducted at VU designated campuses and usually count
for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.
Summary of Courses Semester No 4
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
ACC501 Business Finance 3
Required Courses 38 113
Elective Courses 5 13 ECO403 Macroeconomics 3
Internship/ Project 1 6
IT430 E-Commerce 3
Total 44 132
DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters
MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
Specialization Courses
MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3
Banking * 4/4 12 AWARD OF DEGREE
Finance ** 4/4 12
HRM *** 4/4 12
Semester No 5
Management ¨ 4/4 12
MIS ¨¨ 4/4 12 CS507 Information Systems 3
Marketing ¨¨¨ 4/4 12 ENG301 Business Communication 3
SCHEME OF STUDIES MGT201 Financial Management 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.
MGT601 SME Management 3
Semester No 1 Semester No 2
MKT501 Marketing Management 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3


Semester No 6
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT503 Principles of Management 3
ECO401 Economics 3
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
MGMT627 Project Management 3
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims)
MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
(Option to select one)
127 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19

Code Title Cr. Hrs. PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT


Semester No 8

BNK603 Consumer Banking * 3

FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Mgmt. ** 3

HRM627 Human Resource Development *** 3

MGMT630 Knowledge Management ¨ 3

CS615 Software Project Management ¨¨ 3

MKT630 International Marketing ¨¨¨ 3

MGT520 International Business 3

MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3

MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3

XYZ620 Internship Report/ Project 6


129 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 130

BS COMMERCE Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The BS in Commerce is a well-rounded program, challenging students to become critical thinkers for strong Semester No 3 MGT613 Production / Operations Management 3
leadership in business. A focus on the "why" beyond the "how" in the curriculum helps students prepare for ECO402 Microeconomics 3 STA630 Research Methods 3
highly gratifying professional careers. Like business itself, management education is a living, breathing
discipline. The curriculum prepares students to solve practical problems, while building basic skill sets. MCM301 Communication skills 3 BNK601 Banking Laws & Practices 3

MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3 BNK603 Consumer Behaviour 3


(Banking Specialization Courses)
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS FIN611 Advance Financial Accounting 3
MGT411 Money & Banking 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3
based on continuous assessment throughout the Semester No 4
(Accounting Specialization Courses)
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded ECO403 Macroeconomics 3
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term FIN622 Corporate Finance 3
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 FIN625 Credit & Risk Management 3
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a
MGT503 Principles of Management 3 (Finance Specialization Courses)
course.
MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3 Semester No 8

Summary of Courses ENG301 Business Communication 3 FIN624 Islamic Mode of Financing 3

Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours Semester No 5 MGMT627 Project Management 3
Required Courses 44 129 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3
IT430 E-Commerce 3
Internship/ Project 1 3 DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters
MGT201 Financial Management 3 FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
Total 45 132
MGT610 Business Ethics 3 MGT604 Management of Financial Institutions 3
AWARD OF DEGREE
(Finance Specialization Courses)
MGT601 SME Management 3
FIN623 Taxation Management 3
SCHEME OF STUDIES SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
MGT404 Managerial Accounting 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs. STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
MGT605 Advance Cost & Management Accounting 3
Semester No 1 Semester No 6
(Accounting Specialization Courses)
CS507 Information Systems 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs. COM619 Final Project-Commerce
MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Semester No 2 COMI619 Internship Report-Commerce 3
MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 ACC311 Fundamentals of Auditing 3 (Option to select one)
MGT603 Strategic Management 3
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 ACC501 Business Finance 3 PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT
MGT510 Total Quality Management 3
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ECO401 Economics 3
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 Semester No 7
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
MGT211 Introduction to Business 3 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3
(Option to select one)
MGT520 International Business 3
131 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Management 132

BS MANAGEMENT Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The Department of Management Sciences offers a 4-year 8 semester program which has been designed for Semester No 3
candidates who want to adopt business as career and like to enhance their management skills. The program
is expected to provide opportunities to the students to learn latest management techniques being used in the ECO402 Microeconomics 3
business world. MCM301 Communication skills 3

MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3

The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3


based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
Semester No 4
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a ACC501 Business Finance 3
course.
ECO403 Macroeconomics 3

Summary of Courses IT430 E-Commerce 3

Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters
Required Courses 44 129
MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3
Internship/ Project 1 3
Total 45 132 AWARD OF DEGREE
Semester No 5
SCHEME OF STUDIES CS507 Information Systems 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
ENG301 Business Communication 3
Semester No 1
MGT201 Financial Management 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
MGT601 SME Management 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Semester No 2
MKT501 Marketing Management 3
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3


PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
(Option to select one)
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BS MARKETING Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The BS in Commerce is a multi-disciplinary program which nurtures critical thinking and leadership skills of Semester No 3 Semester No 6
students. A focus on the "why" beyond the "how" in the curriculum helps students to prepare for highly
gratifying professional careers. The Virtual University curriculum prepares students to solve practical ECO402 Microeconomics 3 ECO401 Economics 3
problems through building their basic skill sets." MCM301 Communication skills 3 MGT613 Production / Operations Management 3

MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3 MKT530 Consumer Behavior 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3 MKT621 Advertising & Promotion 3

The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is MGT610 Business Ethics 3 MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded STA630 Research Methods 3
Discussion Boards (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
Semester No 4
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a ACC501 Business Finance 3 Semester No 7
course.
ECO403 Macroeconomics 3 MGT411 Money & Banking 3

S u m m a ry o f C o u rs e s IT430 E-Commerce 3 MKT610 Customer Relationship Management 3


C o u rs e T y p e N o . o f C o u rs e s C re d it H o u rs
R e q u ire d C o u rs e s 44 129 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 MKT611 Marketing Research 3
DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters
In te rn s h ip / P ro je c t 1 3
T o ta l 45 132 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3 MGT510 Total Quality Management 3

AWARD OF DEGREE MKT624 Brand Management 3

Semester No 5 SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3


SCHEME OF STUDIES CS507 Information Systems 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
ENG301 Business Communication 3 Semester No 8
Semester No 1
MGT201 Financial Management 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
MGT601 SME Management 3 MGT603 Strategic Management 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Semester No 2
MKT501 Marketing Management 3 MKT630 International Marketing 3
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MGT520 International Business 3
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3
MKT625 Services Marketing 3
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3
PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT
MKT619 Final Project-Marketing
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3
MKTI619 Internship Report-Marketing 3
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
(Option to select one) (Option to select one)
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BS PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The Bachelor of Science program in Public Administration is designed to meet specific needs of public sector. Semester No 3
There are different goals of this program which include:
1. Providing a liberal arts education through the University's Core Curriculum; ECO402 Microeconomics 3
2. Assuring an understanding and appreciation of the political, social, and economic aspects of public services;
MCM301 Communication skills 3
3. Preparing students for entry and middle-level professional positions in public sector;
MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3

ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3 PAD603 Governance, Democracy & Society 3
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
MGT503 Principles of Management 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, graded
Semester No 4
discussion boards (GDBS), mid-term and final-term
exams. The mid and final term exams are conducted at ACC501 Business Finance 3
VU's designated exam centers and usually count 80 to
85% of the total marks of a course. ECO403 Macroeconomics 3

IT430 E-Commerce 3

S u m m a ry o f C o u rs e s MGT501 Human Resource Management 3


C o u rs e T y p e N o . o f C o u rs e s C re d it H o u rs
R e q u ire d C o u rs e s 44 129 DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters MGT603 Strategic Management 3
In te rn s h ip / P ro je c t 1 3
T o ta l 45 132
AWARD OF DEGREE
Semester No 5
To be eligible for the award of BS degree, the
students are required to complete ENG301 Business Communication 3
SCHEME OF STUDIES prescribed course work of 132 credit hours
with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point MCM401 Fundamentals of Public Relations 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
Average (CGPA) of 2.0 out of 4. MGMT611 Human Relations 3
Semester No 1
MGT201 Financial Management 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Semester No 2
MGT601 SME Management 3
MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 ECO401 Economics 3
PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT
MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Report in
the nal semester of their BS in Public Administration program. The
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3 choice of the nal project is at student's discretion. However,
consultation with student's advisor is compulsory. Students have
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT211 Introduction to Business 3 to submit a detailed write-up of the Project and to give a
presentation. Students taking Internship course are required to
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in the organization and shall get
(Option to select one) internship letter from the concerned organization. The students
who are already in service shall be exempted from Internship but
required to submit the Project.
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BACHELOR OF BUSINESS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BBIT) Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Bachelor of Business & Information Technology (BBIT) is a 4- year 8 semester program. Students are offered Semester No 3 Semester No 6
courses in Business and Information Technology which blend into a coherent and professional degree
program. The Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) is designed to provide students with CS302 Digital Logic Design 3 CS507 Information Systems 3
expertise in the development and use of computer systems for solving business problems and making CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3 CS605 Software EngineeringII 3
managerial decisions.
ECO402 Microeconomics 3 CS610 Computer Network 3

ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 CS615 Software Project Management 3
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
PSC201 International Relations 3 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the MGT504 Organization Theory & Design 3
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Semester No 4
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses ACC501 Business Finance 3 Semester No 7
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course. CS403 Database Management Systems 3 CS408 Human Computer Interaction 3

ECO403 Macroeconomics 3 MGMT627 Project Management 3


Summary of Courses
ENG301 Business Communication 3 MGT510 Total Quality Management 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 43 126 DURATION: 4 years / 8 Semesters MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 MGT601 SME Management 3
Project 1 6
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3
Total 44 132
AWARD OF DEGREE

Semester No 5 Semester No 8
SCHEME OF STUDIES
CS504 Software Engineering - I 3 CS614 Data Warehousing 3
Code Title Cr. Hrs.
CS506 Web Design and Development 3 MGT610 Business Ethics 3
Semester No 1
CS601 Data Communication 3 MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.
IT430 E-Commerce 3 MGT613 Production / Operations Management 3
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Semester No 2
MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3 IT620 Final Project - BBIT 6
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 CS201 Introduction to Programming 3
MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
MTH302 Business Mathematics and Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3


PROJECT
ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
(Option to select one)
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BA (BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION) Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program is a regular 2-year degree program which has been Semester No 3 Semester No 4
designed to equip the students with adequate knowledge and skills that would help them take an early start of
ECO402 Microeconomics 3 ACC501 Business Finance 3
their professional career so that they can earn their living and support their families too.
Note: Candidates holding 2-year BA in Business Administration will only be allowed to continue seamlessly MCM301 Communication skills 3 ECO403 Macroeconomics 3
towards their respective 4–year BS Degree Program.
MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3 IT430 E-Commerce 3

MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT603 Strategic Management 3 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course.

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 21 60
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Total 21 60

AWARD OF DEGREE
To become eligible for the award of Bachelor
SCHEME OF STUDIES
of Arts in Business Administration degree,
Code Title Cr. Hrs. students are required to qualify prescribed
courses with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.
Semester No 1

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Semester No 2

MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
(Option to select one)
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BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (B.Com) Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 3 Semester No 4

ECO402 Microeconomics 3 ECO403 Macroeconomics 3

MCM301 Communication skills 3 FIN611 Advanced Financial Accounting 3

MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3 FIN623 Taxation Management 3

MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3 MGT503 Principles of Management 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT411 Money & Banking 3 MGT611 Business & Labor Law 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course.

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 21 60
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Total 21 60

AWARD OF DEGREE
SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 Semester No 2

MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 ACC311 Fundamentals of Auditing 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 ACC501 Business Finance 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT211 Introduction to Business 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
(Option to select one)
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B.Sc. (MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS & ECONOMICS) Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The B.Sc. (Mathematics, Statistics & Economics) program is a well-renowned combination in 2-year B.Sc. Semester No 3 Semester No 4
degree program which has been designed to equip the students with adequate knowledge and skills which
ECO303 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ECO501 Development Economics 3
would help them take an early start of their professional career so that they can earn their living and support
their families too. IT430 E-Commerce 3 MCM301 Communication skills 3
Note: VU Graduates holding 2-year B.Sc. degree in Mathematics, Statistics & Economics will only be allowed
MTH303 Mathematical Methods 3 MGT503 Principles of Management 3
to continue seamlessly towards their respective 4–year BS Degree Program.
STA304 Applied Statistics 3 MTH403 Calculus and Analytical Geometry - II 3
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA STA406 Statistical Inference 2 STA404 Regression and Correlation Analysis 2
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the STA408 Design and Analysis of Experiments 2
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course.

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 22 60
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Total 22 60

AWARD OF DEGREE
To become eligible for the award of B.Sc.
SCHEME OF STUDIES
(Math., Stat. & Eco.) degree, students are
Code Title Cr. Hrs. required to qualify prescribed courses with a
minimum CGPA of 2.00.
Semester No 1

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

ECO406 Mathematical Economics 3 Semester No 2

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 ECO302 Principles of Microeconomics 3

MTH101 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MTH201 Multivariable Calculus 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3
(Option to select one)
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ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN ACCOUNTING & FINANCE Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 3

ACC501 Business Finance 3

MCM301 Communication skills 3

MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT501 Human Resource Management 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
MGT611 Business & Labour Law 3
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course. Semester No 4

FIN623 Taxation Management 3


Summary of Courses MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
MGT411 Money & Banking 3
Required Courses 22 63
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Internship/ Project 1 3 MGT404 Managerial Accounting 3
Total 23 66
FIN619 Final Project-Finance
AWARD OF DEGREE
FINI619 Internship Report-Finance 3
To become eligible for the award of ADP in
Accounting & Finance degree, students are (Option to select one)
SCHEME OF STUDIES required to qualify prescribed courses with a
minimum CGPA of 2.00.
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Semester No 2


PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT
ECO401 Economics 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction To Business 3

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2
(Option to select one)
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ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN HRM Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 3 Semester No 4

ACC501 Business Finance 3 IT430 E-Commerce 3

MCM301 Communication skills 3 HRM617 Training and Development 3

MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 HRM626 Recruitment & Selection 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3 HRM513 Performance & Compensation Management 3

The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 HRM619 Final Project-HRM
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded MGT611 Business and Labour Law 3 HRMI619 Internship Report-HRM 3
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
(Option to select one)
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT
course.

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 22 63
Internship/ Project 1 3 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Total 23 66

AWARD OF DEGREE

SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Semester No 2

ECO401 Economics 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2
(Option to select one)
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ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN ISLAMIC BANKING Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


Semester No 3 Semester No 4

ACC501 Business Finance 3 MGT411 Money & Banking 3

FIN624 Islamic Mode of Financing 3 BNK611 Economic Ideology in Islam 3

MCM301 Communication skills 3 BNK612 Financial Jurisprudence in Islam 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 BNK613 Islamic Ethics in Business 3

The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 BNKI619 Internship Report-Banking
based on continuous assessment throughout the
BNK610 Islamic Banking Practice 3 BNK619 Final Project-Banking 3
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term (Option to select one)
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course.

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 22 63
Internship/ Project 1 3 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Total 23 66

AWARD OF DEGREE

SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Semester No 2

ECO401 Economics 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2
(Option to select one)
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ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The Department of Management Science has designed an associate degree in operations management Semester No 3 Semester No 4
which provides the candidates a distinctive opportunity to develop their skills to face the challenges of
ACC501 Business Finance 3 MGMT627 Project Management 3
contemporary industries and markets and take an early start in the professional career. It enables them to deal
with routine tasks preformed by production or operation departments and evaluate the operations for STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 IT430 E-Commerce 3
continuos improvement and quality enhancement.
MCM301 Communication skills 3 MGT510 Total Quality Management 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 MGT614 Supply Chain Management 3

The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MGTI619 Internship Report-Management
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded MGT613 Production/ Operations Management 3 MGT619 Final Project-Management 3
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
(Option to select one)
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT
course.

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 22 63
Internship/ Project 1 3 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Total 23 66

AWARD OF DEGREE
To become eligible for the award of ADP in
Operations Management degree, students
SCHEME OF STUDIES are required to qualify prescribed courses
with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Semester No 2

ECO401 Economics 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2
(Option to select one)
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ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN SALES AND MARKETING Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The ADP in Sales and Marketing has been designed to develop knowledge of working in a sales and Semester No 3 Semester No 4
marketing business in the local & global marketplace; demonstrate an understanding of the basics of
ACC501 Business Finance 3 IT430 E-Commerce 3
marketing and supply chain management; develop the skills to understand and implement business plans;
enhance the skills necessary to formulate and plan selling the products; and understand the promotion and MCM301 Communication skills 3 MKT530 Consumer Behaviour 3
delivery of products or services as a key element in response to customer requirements. The graduates of the
proposed program are expected to be self-employed or employed by public enterprises and private MCM401 Fundamentals of Public Relations 3 MKT627 Sales Management 3
corporations at entry level jobs in marketing, procurement and sales/ distribution departments.
MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 MKT529 Export Marketing 3

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MKT619 Final Project-Marketing


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
MKT621 Advertising and Promotion 3 MKTI619 Internship Report-Marketing 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the (Option to select one)
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course.

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 22 63 DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Internship/ Project 1 3
Total 23 66 AWARD OF DEGREE
To become eligible for the award of ADP in
Sales and Marketing degree, students are
SCHEME OF STUDIES required to qualify prescribed courses with a
Code Title Cr. Hrs. minimum CGPA of 2.00.

Semester No 1 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Semester No 2

ECO401 Economics 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction To Business 3

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2
(Option to select one)
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ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Management Sciences


The ADP in Supply Chain Management has been designed for candidates having 12-years education who Semester No 3 Semester No 4
want to be capable of dealing with routine tasks of supply chain including procurement, distribution,
ACC501 Business Finance 3 IT430 E-Commerce 3
warehousing and logistics; understand how to implement supply chain strategies ; to learn to evaluate supply
chain practices for continuous improvement and quality enhancement; and gain in-depth knowledge related MCM301 Communication skills 3 MGT613 Production / Operations Management 3
to supply chain, align themselves with the latest developments and capacity building by applying their
knowledge practically. The graduates of the proposed program are expected to be employed by public sector MGMT614 Supply Chain Management 3 MTH601 Operations Research 3
enterprises and private corporations at entry level jobs in procurement, warehouse/ logistics, sales/
MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 MGMT615 Transportation and Logistics Management 3
distribution, quality control and operations departments.
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MGT619 Final Project-Management
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 MGTI619 Internship Report-Management 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
(Option to select one)
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
PROJECT / INTERNSHIP REPORT
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course.

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 22 63
DURATION: 2 years / 4 Semesters
Internship/ Project 1 3
Total 23 66
AWARD OF DEGREE
To become eligible for the award of ADP in
Supply Chain Management degree,
SCHEME OF STUDIES students are required to qualify prescribed
Code Title Cr. Hrs. courses with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.
Semester No 1 Code Title Cr. Hrs.

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 Semester No 2

ECO401 Economics 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3

ENG101 English Comprehension 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) MGT503 Principles of Management 3


ISL201 Islamic Studies 1
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2
(Option to select one)
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POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

Department of Management Sciences


Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Accounting has been designed to equip the students with comprehensive
book-keeping knowledge which will help in-service students strengthen their concepts and improve their
professional competencies. It will also suit candidates who intend to start their professional career with strong
book-keeping exposure.

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course. course.

Summary of Courses DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters Summary of Courses DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 12 36 Required Courses 10 30
Total 12 36 Total 10 30 AWARD OF DIPLOMA
AWARD OF DIPLOMA
To become eligible for the award of PGD in
Accounting, students are required to qualify
prescribed courses with a minimum CGPA of
2.00.
SCHEME OF STUDIES SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 2 Semester No 1 Semester No 2

ACC311 Fundamentals of Auditing 3 ECO401 Economics 3 ACC501 Business Finance 3 FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3

ENG301 Business Communication 3 FIN611 Advanced Financial Accounting 3 CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 MGT201 Financial Management 3

MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3

MGT211 Introduction To Business 3 IT430 E-Commerce 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3

MGT402 Cost & Management Accounting 3 MGT401 Financial Accounting II 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3 MGT411 Money & Banking 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MGT411 Money & Banking 3


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POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BANKING & FINANCE POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Department of Management Sciences


Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration equips the students and in-service employees to meet the
challenges and avail the opportunities of the corporate world. The main focus of the program is to provide
management-cum-computer education to in-service employees and interested students. It strengthens the
management and leadership capabilities of students. The program provides balanced coverage of the various
aspects of Business and Management that will also allow the diploma holders to meet the challenge of today's
technology. Candidates after obtaining diploma can seek admission in Master Degree Programs.
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course. course.
Summary of Courses
DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters Summary of Courses DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 10 30
Required Courses 12 36
Total 10 30
AWARD OF DIPLOMA Total 12 36 AWARD OF DIPLOMA
To become eligible for the award of PGD in
Banking & Finance, students are required to
qualify prescribed courses with a minimum
CGPA of 2.00.

SCHEME OF STUDIES SCHEME OF STUDIES


Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 2 Semester No 1 Semester No 2

BNK601 Banking Laws & Practices 3 BNK603 Consumer Banking 3 CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 CS507 Information Systems 3

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 ECO401 Economics 3

ECO401 Economics 3 MGT201 Financial Management 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 ENG301 Business Communication 3

ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 MGT411 Money & Banking 3 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 IT430 E-Commerce 3

MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 MGT604 Management of Financial Institutions 3 MGT503 Principles of Management 3 MGT411 Money & Banking 3

MTH302 Business Mathematics & Statistics 3 MKT501 Marketing Management 3


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POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP & POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN FINANCE

Department of Management Sciences


SME MANAGEMENT

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the
based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a course.
course.
Summary of Courses Summary of Courses DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 10 30 Required Courses 10 30
Total 10 30 Total 10 30 AWARD OF DIPLOMA
AWARD OF DIPLOMA

SCHEME OF STUDIES SCHEME OF STUDIES


Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 2 Semester No 1 Semester No 2

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 ACC501 Business Finance 3

ECO401 Economics 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 ECO401 Economics 3 FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3

ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 MGT520 International Business 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 FIN624 Islamic Mode of Financing 3

MGT503 Principles of Management 3 MGT601 SME Management 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3 FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MGT602 Entrepreneurship 3 MGT211 Introduction to Business 3 MGT411 Money & Banking 3
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POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT

Department of Management Sciences


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Summary of Courses
DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters Summary of Courses DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 10 30
Required Courses 10 30
Total 10 30
Total 10 30
AWARD OF DIPLOMA AWARD OF DIPLOMA

SCHEME OF STUDIES SCHEME OF STUDIES


Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 1 Semester No 1 Semester No 2

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 HRM617 Training and Development 3 CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 MCM401 Fundamentals of Public Relations 3

ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 HRM624 Conflict Management 3 ECO401 Economics 3 MGT503 Principles of Management 3

HRM626 Recruitment and selection 3 HRM627 Human Resource Development 3 ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 MKT610 Customer Relationship Management 3

MGT501 Human Resource Management 3 MGMT611 Human Relations 3 MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3 MKT621 Advertising & Promotion 3

PSY510 Organizational Psychology 3 MGMT622 Management Skills 3 PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 MKT624 Brand Management 3
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POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout the
semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded
Discussion Board (GDBs). Mid-term and final-term
examinations are conducted at VU designated campuses
and usually count for 80% to 85% of the total marks for a
course.

DURATION: 1 year / 2 Semesters

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
AWARD OF DIPLOMA
Required Courses 10 30
Total 10 30 To become eligible for the award of PGD in
Public Administration, students are required
to qualify prescribed courses with a
minimum CGPA of 2.00.
SCHEME OF STUDIES
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 2

CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 ECO401 Economics 3

ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 MGMT623 Leadership & Team Management 3

MGT111 Introduction to Public Administration 3 MGT101 Financial Accounting 3

MGT503 Principles of Management 3 MGT502 Organizational Behaviour 3

MGT522 Introduction to Public Policy 3 SOC401 Cultural Anthropology 3


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SPECIALIZATION CERTIFICATES HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT

Department of Management Sciences


Code Title Cr. Hrs.

MGMT623 Leadership & Team Management 3

MGMT625 Change Management 3

MGMT628 Organizational Development 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: MGT510 Total Quality Management 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM MARKETING


Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 MKT610 Customer Relationship Management 3

CS403 Database Management Systems 3 MKT621 Advertising & Promotion 3

DURATION: 18 Weeks / 1 Semester CS610 Computer Network 3 MKT624 Brand Management 3


AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Cs615 Software Project Management 3 MKT630 International Marketing 3
Students may select an area of specialization from the
following groups.
Ÿ Banking AWARD OF CERTIFICATE
Ÿ Finance
Ÿ Human Resource Management
Ÿ Management
Ÿ Management Information System, and
Ÿ Marketing

BANKING FINANCE
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

BNK601 Banking Laws & Practices 3 FIN621 Financial Statement Analysis 3

BNK603 Consumer Banking 3 FIN622 Corporate Finance 3

FIN625 Credit & Risk Management 3 FIN623 Taxation Management 3

MGT604 Management of Financial Institutions 3 FIN630 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
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Faculty of Science & Technology


Department of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Ÿ Master of Science (2–Year) Program Page
§ MS Bioinformatics 171
Ÿ Bachelor of Science (4–Year) Program
§ BS (Bioinformatics) 173

Department of Biology
Ÿ Master of Science (2–Year) Programs
§ MS Zoology 175
§ MS Genetics 177
§ MS Molecular Biology 179
Ÿ Masters (2–Year) Programs
§ M.Sc. Zoology 181

Department of Biotechnology
Ÿ Ph.D (3–Year) Program
§ Ph.D Biotechnology 183
Ÿ Master of Science (2–Year) Program
§ MS Biotechnology 185
Ÿ Bachelor of Science (4–Year) Program
§ BS (Biotechnology) 187

Mathematics & Statistics


Ÿ Master of Science (2–Year) Programs
§ MS Mathematics 189
Ÿ Masters (2–Year) Program
§ M.Sc. Mathematics 191
§ M.Sc. Statistics 193
Ÿ Bachelor of Science (4–Year) Program
§ BS (Mathematics) 195

NOTE
The Virtual University of Pakistan may add new course(s)/ subject(s) or replace existing ones at any time as a result of continuous review of
scheme of studies of the programs in order to bring them at par with the courses being taught at top notch foreign universities. While
reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job markets are also given full consideration.
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MS BIOINFORMATICS SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

16-year education i.e., BS/MSc in Zoology,


Biology, Botany, BS in Biotechnology, Biological
S c i e n c e s , M i c r o b i o l o g y, B i o c h e m i s t r y,
Environmental Sciences, Bioinformatics,
Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, DVM or
related sciences/ equivalent with at least 1st
Summary of Courses Division in annual system or at least CGPA 2.50
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours out of 4 in semester system.
Required Courses 4 12 Each candidate is required to pass the VU Entry
Elective Courses 4 12 Test with minimum 50% marks.
Thesis 1 6 Note:
Total 9 30 Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for MS in
Bioinformatics Program.
Ÿ Limited seats are available on merit basis.
DEFICIENCY COURSES Ÿ Only local students are eligible for admission
as it is not available in overseas mode.

DURATION: 2 Years / 4 Semesters

AWARD OF DEGREE
THESIS To become eligible for the award of MS in
The students are required to submit a Research Thesis Bioinformatics degree, a student is required
worth 6-credit hours. Topic of the thesis must be decided to complete at least 24-credit hour prescribed
after consultation with the supervisor. course work [maximum three courses from
Computer Science domain] and 6-credit hour
Thesis Research with minimum CGPA of 2.50.
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BS BIOINFORMATICS Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Department of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology


Semester No 2 Cs501 Database Management Systems 3+0

ECO401 Economics 3+0 BIF501 Bioinformatics – II 3+0

CS201 Introduction to Programming 3+0 MGT501 Human Resource Management 3+0

MTH101 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3+0 BIF402 Ethical and Legal Issues in Bioinformatics 2+0

CS502 Fundamentals of Algorithm 3+0

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3+0 Semester No 6
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
CS302 Digital Logic Design 3+0 BIF601 Bioinformatics Computing - I 3+0
Candidates having at least 45% marks in
CS607 Articial Intelligence 3+0
Intermediate (12 years of education)with Pre-
Engineering/ Pre-Medical/ Computer Science. Semester No 3 CS614 Dataware Housing 3+0
Note:
BIO201 Cell Biology 3+1 CS504 Software Engineering - I 3+0
Ÿ Candidates having 'A' levels are required to
provide equivalence certicate from Inter BIO301 Essentials of Genetics 2+1 CS506 Web Design & Development 3+0
Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC),
Summary of Courses Islamabad.(www.ibcc.edu.pk) BIO302 Molecular Biology 3+1 CS310 Open Source Web Application Development
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Ÿ Only local students are eligible for admission BIO202 Biochemistry - I 3+1 (PHP, PERL, CGI, Mysql) 3+0
Required Courses 36 114 as it is not available in overseas mode.
Elective Courses 4 12 ENG301 Business Communication 3+0
Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for BS
Project 1 6 Bioinformatics Program. Semester No 7
Total 41 132
DURATION: 4 Years / 8 Semesters Semester No 4 BIO701 Bioinformatics Computing - II 3+0

COURSE(S) PRACTICALS BIF401 Bioinformatics – I 3+0 BIO601 Proteomics 3+0

SCHEME OF STUDIES CS304 Object Oriented Programming 3+0 CS620 Modeling and Simulation 3+0

Code Title Cr. Hrs. BIO502 Genomics 3+0 CS408 Human Computer Interaction 3+0

Semester No 1 CS301 Data Structure 3+0 BIF619 Research Project 6

ENG101 English Comprehension 3+0 CS411 Visual Programming 3+0

BIO101 Basic-I Biology 3+0 MTH303 Mathematical Methods 3+0 Semester No 8

BIO102 Basic-II Chemistry 3+0 BIF604 Special Topics in Bioinformatics 3+0


AWARD OF DEGREE
MTH100 General Mathematics 3+0 Semester No 5 BIO401 Biostatistics 3+0

MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3+0 CS621 Graphics & Visualization 3+0


CS101 Introduction to Computing 3+0
BIO303 Biochemistry - II 3+1 BT505 Biosensors 3+0
PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2+0

ISL201 Islamic Studies / Ethics (For Non Muslims) 1+0


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MS ZOOLOGY SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Biology
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

BIO731 Advanced Molecular Biology 3

BIO732 Gene Manipulation and Genetic Engineering 3

BIF731 Advanced Bioinformatics 3

BT731 Modern Biotechnology: Principles & Applications 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Semester No 2

16-year education i.e., BS/MSc Zoology/ BIO733 Applied Biostatistics 3


Biology/ BS (Biotechnology/ Microbiology/
BIO731 Advanced Analytical Techniques 3
Environmental Sciences/ Bioinformatics/
Biochemistry/ Forestry/ Agriculture/ Public BIO734 Advances in Cell Biology 3
Health or in related sciences/ MBBS/ DVM etc.)
Summary of Courses or equivalent with at least 1st Division or CGPA of BIF732 Advanced Computing Approaches 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours 2.50 out of 4 .
Required Courses 2 6 Each candidate is required to pass the VU Entry
Elective Courses 6 18 Test with minimum 50% marks.
Semester No 3 & 4
Thesis 1 6 Note:
Total 9 30 Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for MS in ZOO720 Thesis 6
Zoology Program.
Ÿ Limited seats are available on merit basis.
DEFICIENCY COURSES Ÿ Only local students are eligible for admission
as it is not available in overseas mode.

DURATION: 2 Years / 4 Semesters

AWARD OF DEGREE

THESIS
The students are required to submit a Research Thesis
worth 6-credit hours. Topic of the thesis must be decided
after consultation with the supervisor.
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MS GENETICS SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Biology
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

BIF731 Advanced Bioinformatics 3

BIO732 Gene Manipulation and Genetic Engineering 3

Bt731 Modern Biotechnology:Principles & Applications 3

BT733 Bioethics, Biosecurity and Biosafety 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Semester No 2

16-year education i.e., BS/MSc Zoology/ BT732 Genetics & Genomics 3


Biology/ BS (Biotechnology/ Microbiology/
GEN731 Advanced Molecular Genetics 3
Environmental Sciences/ Bioinformatics/
Biochemistry/ Forestry/ Agriculture/ Public GEN732 Advanced Cytogenetics 3
Health or in related sciences/ MBBS/ DVM etc.)
or equivalent with at least 1st Division or CGPA of GEN733 Biometrical Techniques in Genetics 3
2.50 out of 4 .
Summary of Courses Each candidate is required to pass the VU Entry
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours Test with minimum 50% marks.
Semester No 3 & 4
Required Courses 4 12
Note:
Elective Courses 4 12 Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for MS in GEN720 Thesis 6
Thesis 1 6 Genetics Program.
Total 9 30 Ÿ Limited seats are available on merit basis.
Ÿ Only local students are eligible for admission
as it is not available in overseas mode.
DEFICIENCY COURSES
DURATION: 2 Years / 4 Semesters

AWARD OF DEGREE

THESIS
The students are required to submit a Research Thesis
worth 6-credit hours. Topic of the thesis must be decided
after consultation with the supervisor.
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MS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Biology
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

BIF733 Bioinformatics I (Essentials of genome informatics) 3

BIO731 Advanced Molecular Biology 3

BIO732 Gene Manipulation and Genetic Engineering 3

BT733 Bioethics, Biosecurity and Biosafety 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


Semester No 2
16-year education i.e., BS/MSc Zoology/
Biology/ BS (Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ BIO733 Applied Biostatistics 3
Environmental Sciences/ Bioinformatics/
Biochemistry/ Forestry/ Agriculture/ Public BIO734 Advances in Cell Biology 3
Health or in related sciences/ MBBS/ DVM etc.)
or equivalent with at least 1st Division or CGPA of BT732 Genetics & Genomics 3
Summary of Courses 2.50 out of 4 .
BT734 Research Methods in Biotechnology 3
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours Each candidate is required to pass the VU Entry
Required Courses 4 12 Test with minimum 50% marks.
Elective Courses 4 12 Note: Semester No 3 & 4
Thesis 1 6 Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for MS in
Total 9 30 Molecular Biology Program. MB 720 Thesis 6
Ÿ Limited seats are available on merit basis.
Ÿ Only local students are eligible for admission
DEFICIENCY COURSES
as it is not available in overseas mode.

DURATION: 2 Years / 4 Semesters

AWARD OF DEGREE

THESIS
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M.Sc. ZOOLOGY SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Biology
Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1 Semester No 3

BIO201 Cell Biology 4(3-1) BIF501 Bioinformatics - II 4(2-2)

BIO202 Biochemistry - I 4(3+1) BT102 Microbiology 3(2+1)

BIO302 Molecular Biology 4(3-1) ZOO502 Animal Physiology and Behavior 4(3-1)

ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA BIO301 Essentials of Genetics 3(2-1) ZOO501 Developmental Biology 3(2-1)
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
MTH100 General Mathematics 3(3-0) ZOO630 Research Methods in Biology 3(2-1)
Candidates having Bachelor's degree (14-year
education)from a recognized University/
Institute i.e. B.Sc. 2-year program with Zoology
or any other related/ equivalent subject with at Semester No 2 Semester No 4
least 45% marks in annual system or CGPA 2.00
out of 4 in semester system are eligible to apply. BIF401 Bioinformatics - I 3(3+0) ZOO503 Zoogeography and Paleontology 3(3-0)
Note: BT101 Ecology, Biodiversity & Evolution 3(3+0) ZOO504 Wildlife 3(3-0)
Summary of Courses Ÿ Only local students are eligible for admission
as it is not available in overseas mode. BIT301 Introduction to Biotechnology 3(3+0) ZOO602 Seminar 1(0-1)
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 18 60 Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for M.Sc. CS101 Introduction to Computing 3(3-0) ZOO620 Research 6(0-6)
Research Thesis 1 6 ZoologyProgram.
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3(3-0)
Total 19 66 DURATION: 2 Years / 4 Semesters
ZOO401 Limnology 3(3-0)

COURSE(S) PRACTICALS AWARD OF DEGREE


Participation in practical classes of a course(s) will be
compulsory for a student to qualify respective course(s)
that will be conducted at only VU designated laboratories
i.e. VKHI01: Karachi, VLHR03: Lahore, VMTN01: Multan,
and VRWP01: Rawalpindi.

THESIS
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Ph.D BIOTECHNOLOGY SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Biotechnology
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

BT731 Modern Biotechnology: Principles & Applications 3

BT733 Bioethics, Biosecurity and Biosafety 3

BT732 Genetics and Genomics 3


Note: This program is offered once in an academic year during fall session
BIO732 Gene Manipulation and Genetic Engineering 3

(Option to select any three courses)


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Semester No 2

BIO731 Advanced Molecular Biology 3

BT734 Research Methods in Biotechnology 3

BIF731 Advanced Bioinformatics 3

BT735 Advances in Fermentation Technology 3


Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours (Option to select any three courses)
Elective Courses 6 18
Semester No 3 to 6
Thesis 1 12
Total 7 30 BT720 Thesis 12

DEFICIENCY COURSES
AWARD OF DEGREE

THESIS
The students are required to submit a Research Thesis
worth 12-credit hours. Topic of the thesis must be decided
after consultation with the supervisor.
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MS BIOTECHNOLOGY SCHEME OF STUDIES

Department of Biotechnology
Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Semester No 1

BIF731 Advanced Bioinformatics 3

BIO732 Gene Manipulation & Genetic Engineering 3

Bt731 Modern Biotechnology: Principles & Applications 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS BT733 Bioethics, Biosecurity and Biosafety 3


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

16-year education i.e., BS/MSc in Zoology, Semester No 2


Biology/Botany/BS in Biotechnology/
Microbiology/ Environmental Sciences/ BIO731 Advanced Molecular Biology 3
Bioinformatics/ Biochemistry/ Forestry/
BT732 Genetics and Genomics 3
Agriculture/ Public Health or in related sciences/
MBBS/ DVM etc) or equivalent with at least 1st
BT734 Research Methods in Biotechnology 3
Summary of Courses Division or CGPA 2.50 out of 4.
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours Each candidate is required to pass the VU Entry BT735 Advances in Fermentation Technology 3
Required Courses 4 12 Test with minimum 50% marks.
Elective Courses 4 12 Note:
Thesis 1 6 Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for MS in Semester No 3 & 4
Total 9 30 Biotechnology Program.
Ÿ Limited seats are available on merit basis. Bt720 Thesis 6
Ÿ Only local students are eligible for admission
DEFICIENCY COURSES as it is not available in overseas mode.

DURATION: 2 Years / 4 Semesters

AWARD OF DEGREE

THESIS
The students are required to submit a Research Thesis
worth 6-credit hours. Topic of the thesis must be decided
after consultation with the supervisor.
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BS BIOTECHNOLOGY Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs

Department of Biotechnology
Semester No 2 BT302 Immunology 3+0

BIO201 Cell Biology 3+1 STA301 Statistics and Probability 3+0

BIO202 Biochemistry-I 3+1

BIO302 Molecular Biology 3+1 Semester No 6

BIO301 Essentials of Genetics 2+1 BT401 Genetic Resources & Conservation 3+0

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3+1 BT402 Microbial Biotechnology 3+0

BT403 Agriculture Biotechnology 3+0


Candidates having at least 45% marks in
Intermediate (12 years of education) with Pre- Semester No 3 BT404 Food Biotechnology 3+0
Medical.
MTH101 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3+0 BT406 Research Methodology & Skill Enhancement 3+0
Note:
Ÿ Candidates having 'A' levels are required to BT101 Ecology, Biodiversity & Evolution-I 3+0 BT405 Nano Biotechnology 3+0
provide equivalence certicate from Inter
Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC), BT301 Introduction to Biotechnology 3+0
Islamabad. (http://www.ibcc.edu.pk)
CHE201 Physical Chemistry 3+0 Semester No 7
Ÿ Only local students are eligible for
Summary of Courses admission as the program is not offered in ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3+0 BT501 Heath Biotechnology 3+0
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours overseas mode.
Required Courses 44 126 Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for BS ENG301 Business Communication 3+0 BT503 Environment Biotechnology 3+0
Project 1 6 Biotechnology Program.
BT504 Genomics and Proteomics 3+0
Total 45 132
DURATION: 4 Years / 8 Semesters Semester No 4 BT505 Biosensors 3+0

COURSE(S) PRACTICALS BIO303 Biochemistry II 3+1 BT502 Seminar-I 1+0

Participation in practical classes of a course(s) will SCHEME OF STUDIES BIO203 Methods in Molecular Biology 1+2 BT619 Research Project 6
be compulsory for a student to qualify respective Code Title Cr. Hrs.
BIO204 Principles of Biochemical Engineering 2+1
course(s) that will be conducted at only VU
designated laboratories i.e. VKHI01: Karachi, Semester No 1
BT102 Microbiology 2+1 Semester No 8
VLHR03: Lahore, VMTN01: Multan, and VRWP01: CS101 Introduction to Computing 3+0
Rawalpindi. CHE301 Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation 2+1 BT604 Industrial Biotechnology 3+0

Note: For detail, please visit VU website: www.vu.edu.pk ENG101 English Comprehension 3+0 Bt605 Biosafety & Bioethics 2+0 BT601 Virology 3+0

MGT301 Principles of Marketing 3+0 BT603 Fermentation Technology 3+0


AWARD OF DEGREE
MGT501 Human Resource Management 3+0 Semester No 5 Bt602 Seminar-II 1+0
To become eligible for the award of BS in
MTH100 General Mathematics 3+0 BIF401 Bioinformatics - I 3+0
Biotechnology degree, a student is required to
complete at least 132 credit hours course work PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2+0 BIO503 Biological Physics 3+0
including practical and Project worth 6 credit hours
with minimum CGPA of 2.00. ISL201 Islamic Studies / Ethics (For Non-Muslims) 1+0 BT201 Ecology, Biodiversity & Evolution - II 3+0
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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICS SCHEME OF STUDIES

Mathematics, Statistics & Physics


[With Thesis OR Course Work] Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Master of Science in Mathematics is a research based degree program. Mathematics as a subject has found Semester No 1 Semester No 3
tremendous acknowledgment in almost all areas of sciences and humanities. The program is designed for
CS723 Probability and Stochastic Processes 3 MTH720 Thesis 6
students’ needs and interests, with either a thesis or course work option. Mathematical techniques have been
found very effective in decision making, which has increased its demand in different elds. This program MTH704 Computational Software’s for Mathematics 3 MTH7123 Advanced Fluid Dynamics 3
serves as a bridge for candidates pursuing PhD program.
MTH706 Advanced Linear Algebra 3 CS702 Advanced Algorithms Analysis and Design 3

Semester No 4
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Semester No 2 MTH718 Topics in Numerical Methods 3
Candidates having 16-year education, i.e. M.Sc.
MTH701 Advanced Differential Equations 3 STA704 Statistical Software's and its Applications 3
Mathematics (2-year) or BS Mathematics (4-
year) or equivalent with at least CGPA 2.50 out of
MTH721 Commutative Algebra 3
4 or 1st division wherein GPA system is not
implemented. STAT730 Advanced Research Methods 3 AWARD OF DEGREE
Note:
Summary of Courses
Ÿ Each candidate is required to pass the GUIDELINES FOR THESIS ENROLLMENT:
No of University’s Entry Test (with minimum 50%
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. marks).
Required Courses 4 12 Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for MS in
Elective Courses 4 12 Mathematics Program.
Thesis OR Courses 1/2 6
Total 9 30 DURATION: 2 Years / 4 Semesters
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M.Sc. MATHEMATICS SCHEME OF STUDIES

Mathematics, Statistics & Physics


The program has been designed especially for those who wish to enter this highly exciting and challenging Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.
eld to meet the growing need of mathematics in the rapidly evolving 21st century job market. The program
Semester No 1 Semester No 3
provides a strong base that will enable the graduates to capitalize on the increasing career opportunities in this
sector. This specialization provides a highly demanded expertise, great mobility, exibility, and an impressive MTH501 Linear Algebra 3 MTH631 Real Analysis II 3
range of possible career choices in this area.
MTH401 Differential Equations 3 MTH633 Group Theory 3

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS: CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 MTH634 Topology 3

The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 CS502 Fundamentals of Algorithms 3
based on continuous assessment throughout semester ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 STA630 Research Methods 3
Moderated Discussion Boards (GMDBs), mid-term and Candidates having Bachelor's degree (14-year
STA641 Statistical Packages and its Applications 3
nal-term exams. The mid- term and nal-term exams are education)from a recognized University/
conducted at VU's designated exam centers. Institute i.e. B.Sc. 2-year program with
Semester No 2
Mathematics A & B courses with at least 45%
marks in annual system or CGPA 2.00 out of 4. MTH621 Real Analysis I 3 Semester No 4
Summary of Courses Note:
No of MTH622 Vectors and Classical Mechanics 3 MTH632 Complex Analysis and Differential Geometry 3
Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for M.Sc.
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. Mathematics Program. CS301 Data Structures 3 MTH643 Introduction to MATLAB 3
Required Courses 15 45
Elective Courses 5 15 DURATION: 2 Years / 4 Semesters CS402 Theory of Automata 3 MTH641 Functional Analysis 3
Project 1 6
MTH601 Operations Research 3 MTH620 Project for Mathematics 6
Total 21 66
MTH603 Numerical Analysis 3

AWARD OF DEGREE PROJECT


To become eligible for the award of M.Sc. degree, Students are required to complete a project of 6 credit hours in
the last semester. They have to submit a detailed write-up of the
students are required to qualify prescribed
project and may be required to give a presentation. The activity
courses amounting to at least 66 credit hours with will actually establishes a foundation for the students regarding
a minimum CGPA of 2.00. their future research in the eld of mathematics.
193 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Science & Technology 194

M.Sc. STATISTICS SCHEME OF STUDIES

Mathematics, Statistics & Physics


M.Sc. Statistics is 2-year program which has been designed for people from wide range of academic Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.
disciplines. Multinational companies, especially banks & nancial institutions need scientic approaches to
Semester No 1 Semester No 3
Statistical Analysis. Global demand for MSc-trained statisticians is notably strong and increasing. Our MSc
postgraduates will apply their skills in a number of elds, including medical, bioinformatics and ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 CS723 Probability and Stochastic Processes 3
pharmaceuticals research; actuarial work; investment banking; and government statistical analysis. Providing
a thorough grounding in statistical theory and techniques, the MSc Statistics Program provides a launching STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 STA621 Time Series Analysis 3
pad for a professional career involving statistics, or a prelude to a research degree. The program will enable
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3 STA631 Inferential Statistics 3
the students:
MTH101 Calculus and Analytic Geometry 3 MGMT622 Management Skills 3
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:
MTH302 Business Mathematics and Statistics 3 MGT510 Total Quality Management 3
The students' study progress evaluation mechanism is
based on continuous assessment throughout semester ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MTH603 Numerical Analysis 3
by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded
Semester No 2
Moderated Discussion Boards (GMDBs), mid-term and Candidates having Bachelor's degree (14-year
nal-term exams. The mid- term and nal-term exams are education)from a recognized University/ STA632 Sampling Techniques 3 Semester No 4
conducted at VU's designated exam centers. Institute i.e. B.Sc. 2-year program with Statistics
with at least 45% marks in annual system or STA641 Statistical Packages and its Applications 3 STA620 Project for Statistics 6
CGPA 2.00 out of 4.
Summary of Courses Note: MTH501 Linear Algebra 3 ECO601 Business Econometrics 3
No of Ÿ Zero Semester is not applicable for M.Sc. MTH601 Operations Research 3 STA642 Probability Distributions 3
Course Type Courses Cr Hrs. Statistics Program.
Required Courses 8 24 STA630 Research Methods 3 STA643 Experimental Designs 3
Elective Courses 12 36 DURATION: 2 Years / 4 Semesters
STA644 Non-Parametric Statistics 3
Final Project 1 6
Total 21 66
AWARD OF DEGREE PROJECT
To become eligible for the award of M.Sc. Statistics Students are required to complete a project of 6 credit hours in
the last semester. They have to submit a detailed write-up of the
degree, students are required to qualify
project and may be required to give a presentation. The activity
prescribed courses amounting to at least 66 credit will actually establishes a foundation for the students regarding
hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.00. their future research in the eld of mathematics.
195 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Faculty of Science & Technology 196

BS MATHEMATICS Code Title Cr. Hrs. Code Title Cr. Hrs.

Mathematics, Statistics & Physics


Mathematics is used throughout the world as an essential tool in many elds, including natural sciences, Semester No 2 MTH643 Introduction to MATLAB 3
engineering, medicine, and the social sciences. It plays a major role in solving complex issues in different CS201 Introduction to Programming 3 PHY101 Physics 3
elds. To enrich the human resource with such expertise. The program is designed for those students who
want to pursue their study in the eld of Mathematics. ENG201 Business and Technical English Writing 3 CS502 Fundamentals of Algorithms 3

MTH101 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3 CS602 Computer Graphics 3

MTH202 Discrete Mathematics 3 STA404 Regression and Correlation Analysis 3


ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
STA301 Statistics and Probability 3 STA406 Statistical Inference 3
Intermediate with Mathematics subject
(equivalent to 12 years of education) with at least PAK301 Pakistan Studies 2 Semester No 6
45% marks.
Semester No 3 MTH601 Operations Research 3
Note:
Ÿ Candidates having 'A' levels are required to ENG301 Business Communication 3 MTH603 Numerical Analysis 3
provide equivalence certicate from Inter
Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC), MCD401 Camera basics, principles and practices 3 MTH621 Real Analysis I 3
Islamabad. (http://www.ibcc.edu.pk)
MGT211 Introduction To Business 3 MTH622 Vectors and Classical Mechanics 3
Ÿ Only local students are eligible for
admission as the program is not offered in MTH304 Statics 3 CS402 Theory of Automata 3
Summary of Courses overseas mode.
MTH403 Calculus and Analytical Geometry - II 3 STA408 Design and Analysis of Experiments 3
No. of Credit
Course Type Courses Hours DURATION: 4 Years / 8 Semesters
CS301 Data Structures 3 Semester No 7
Compulsory Courses (C) 8 22
STA304 Applied Statistics 3 MTH631 Real Analysis II 3
General Courses (G) 7 24
Discipline Specific 10 30 Semester No 4 MTH633 Group Theory 3
Foundation Courses (F) ECO401 Economics 3 MTH634 Topology 3
Elective Courses 5 15
Major Courses including 13 39 SCHEME OF STUDIES MCD403 Music Production 3 STA630 Research Methods 3

Research Project (M) Code Title Cr. Hrs.


MTH201 Multivariable Calculus 3 STA641 Statistical Packages and its Applications 3
Total 43 130 Semester No 1
MTH404 Dynamics 3 Semester No 8
CS101 Introduction to Computing 3
MTH405 Elementary Topics in Pure Mathematics 3 MTH600 Final Project 6
ENG101 English Comprehension 3 SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 CS411 Visual Programming 3
AWARD OF DEGREE
GSC101 General Science 3 Semester No 5 MTH632 Complex Analysis and Differential Geometry 3
To become eligible for the award of BS Mathematics MTH102 Basic Algebra and Trigonometry 3 MTH401 Differential Equations 3 MTH641 Functional Analysis 3
degree, students are required to qualify prescribed
courses with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4. MTH302 Business Mathematics and Statistics 3 MTH501 Linear Algebra 3

ETH201 Ethics (for Non-Muslims) 1 PROJECT


Students are required to complete a project of 6 credit hours in the last semester. They have to submit a detailed write-up of the project and
ISL201 Islamic Studies 1 may be required to give a presentation. The activity will actually establishes a foundation for the students regarding their future research in
the eld of mathematics.
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ZERO SEMESTER FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS (Wherein Applicable) CERTIFICATE COURSES


The Virtual University of Pakistan has introduced Zero Semester for the candidates seeking admission to
Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelor (2 or 4 Year) or Masters programs (equivalent to 16 years of education)
who have passed the prescribed examinations, as per admission eligibility criteria, but failed to achieve
requisite percentage of marks or CGPA. Upon qualifying Zero Semester courses in a single semester, such
candidates can become eligible to apply for admission towards their desired study program.

ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS


ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Summary of Courses
Course Type No. of Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses 3 7 DURATION: 18 Weeks / 1 Semester
Total 3 7

EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL

LIST OF COURSES

DURATION: 18 Weeks / 1 Semester

AWARD OF CERIFICATE

VALIDITY
Zero Semester, once qualified will remain valid for all
subsequent admissions.

Note: Complete detail about courses of above mentioned programs is available on University’s website.
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Directorate of

Directorate of Quality Enhancement


Quality Enhancement
Extra-Curricular Activities
The Virtual University of Pakistan has its presence in more than 100 cities
of the Country which makes it a true challenge for the University to hold
extra-curricular activities but the University has managed to take it
students beyond the book.
203 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Extra-Curricular Activities 204

Extra-Curricular Activities
Virtual
Campuses
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Currently, there are over 189 Campuses operating in more than
100 cities across the country. The Virtual University of Pakistan is
operating its own 28 campuses in various cities. Virtual campuses
provide the required infrastructure for studies including computers,
internet connectivity and discussion rooms etc. Examinations are also
conducted at selected virtual campuses.
207 Virtual University of Pakistan - Prospectus 2018-19 Virtual Campuses 208

Campus Life to generate and create new knowledge through a


friendly, free environment conducive for freedom
Virtual University Campuses

Virtual Campuses
Note: For updated list, please visit University website: www.vu.edu.pk.
This combination of technologies and efcient of thought, expression and reasoning. VU is
utilization of national infrastructure allows the promoting these virtues and culture by providing BALOCHISTAN PUNJAB
Virtual University to offer an identical educational a pleasant and sociable atmosphere to interact
environment to students all over the country with the students of diverse backgrounds due to QUETTA BAHAWALNAGAR
including far-ung areas. For the rst time, which a great sense of fraternity and cultural Virtual University Campus, Quetta Virtual University Campus, Bahawal Nagar
students from small towns and remote areas have mixing is seen on the campus. The University is B-1, Model Town, Quetta Opp. MEPCO Complex, Minchanabad Road,
access to the same highly qualied professors providing condence and trust among the Campus Code: VQTA01 Bahawal Nagar
that were previously accessible to their large city students by providing welcoming and fearless Phone: 081- 9202983, 9202984 Campus Code: VBWN01
brethren only. Results indicate that talent hidden environment. Our graduates have great Email: vqta01@vu.edu.pk Phone: 063-2272187, Mobile: 0323-6488333
in these regions is now becoming visible and condence and trust on their abilities and a great Email: vbwn01@vu.edu.pk
empowered. This has far reaching positive desire to deliver in their future career as they are CAPITAL
implications for the socio-economic well-being of wiser and more knowledgeable. BAHAWALPUR
the country. Students may study from home or at ISLAMABAD Virtual University Campus, Bahawalpur
“virtual campuses” that have been established all Diverse Community Virtual University Campus, Islamabad Near Welcome Chowk, Opp.PANDA Restaurant,
over the country. These virtual campuses provide Plot No.26-B, Ali Arcade Near Babri Mosque & 1st Floor, Al-Noor Plaza, Railway Road,
an enabling electronic environment for students Virtual University is an equal opportunity Bank Al-falah Ltd, G-10 Markaz, Islamabad. Bahawalpur
to receive lectures and interact with their teachers institution for the students, so it always welcomes Campus Code: VIBD01 Campus Code: VBWP01
including television equipped classrooms and students from all the corners of Pakistan and Phone: 051-235575, 2355376 Phone: 062-2887313, 062-2887314
Internet connected computer laboratories. A around the globe. This brings in the diverse Email: vibd01@vu.edu.pk Mobile: 0321-6835671
subliminal benet of these campuses is that they community together, which generates great Email: vbwp01@vu.edu.pk
also provide the students with an opportunity to qualities of consideration, tolerance, KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA
interact with their peers in a conventional understanding and fellow feeling among the D.G.KHAN
environment and form study groups. graduates. The graduates of VU are over ABBOTABAD Virtual University Campus, D.G. khan
whelmed with a spirit of researching and serving Virtual University Campus, Abbotabad Younis Plaza, 2nd and 3rd oor, Block No. 5,
Friendly Campus Environment across the country and the globe. Alhamra Building Near Silk Plaza & KIPS Railway Road,
Academy, Mansehra Road, Abbotabad. Campus Code: VDGK01
The institutions of higher learning are the places Campus Code: VABT01 Phone: 064-2472812, 9260046
Phone: 0992-923007, 923010, 400105, Mobile: 0334-6080668
03335059399 Email: vdgk01@vu.edu.pk
Mobile: 03369829422
Email: vabt01@vu.edu.pk FAISALABAD
Virtual University Campus, Faisalabad
PESHAWAR Beacon Impex Plaza, 2nd Floor, Near Amban
Virtual University Campus, Peshawar Wali Pulli, Bilal Road, New Civil Lines,
8-Jamrud Road, P.O. Tehkal Bala, Adjacent Faisalabad.
Toyota Froniter Motors, Peshawar. Campus Code: VFSD01
Campus Code: VPSW01 Phone: 041-2600234, 041-9201915
Phone: 091-5701071, 9239303 Email: vfsd01@vu.edu.pk
Email: vpsw01@vu.edu.pk
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GUJAR KHAN Virtual University Campus (Feroze Pur Road), PATTOKI HYDERABAD

Virtual Campuses
Virtual University Campus, Gujar Khan Lahore Virtual University, Pattoki Campus Virtual University Campus, Hyderabad
Sultan Plaza, Takya baba Rahim shah, Ward No. 2nd Floor, 122 - Feroze Pur Road Lahore. (Near H # 13, Chaudry Street, Shadman Colony near Near McDonalds, Main Auto Bhan Road,
2, G.T Road Gujar Khan Ichra Bus Stop) SNGPL Ofce, Pattoki Latifabad, Hyderabad.
Campus Code: VGRK01 Campus Code: VLHR02 Campus Code: VPTK01 Campus Code: VHYD01
Phone: 051-3512707-08 Phone: 042-37422188, 37422172, 37422186, Phone: 049-4421228, 049-4421227 Phone: 022-3411217, 3411218
Email: vgrk01@vu.edu.pk 37422166 Mobile: 03344198525 Fax: 022-3411218
Mobile: 03086842436 Email: vptk01@vu.edu.pk, cm_ptk@vu.edu.pk Email: vhyd01@vu.edu.pk
GUJRANWALA Email: cm_lhr2@vu.edu.pk, vlhr02@vu.edu.pk
Virtual University Campus, Gujranwala RAWALPINDI KARACHI
Near Jamia Muhammadia, Kangniwala, G.T. Virtual University Campus (Davis Road) Lahore Virtual University Campus, Rawalpindi Virtual University Campus, Karachi
Road, Gujranwala. 1-Davis Road, Lahore D-102, M.A. Road Satellite Town, Rawalpindi. A-21, KCHS, Near Duty Free Centre, Baloch
Campus Code: VGJW01 Campus Code: VLHR03 Campus Code: VRWP01 Colony Bus Stop, Main Shahra-e-Faisal, Karachi
Phone: 055-4551109, 4808184, 4808385 Phone: 042-36297497, 042-36297498 Phone: 051 – 4853215, 4853216, 4853217 Campus Code: VKHI01
Mobile: 03214031855 Mobile: 04236297496 Email: vrwp01@vu.edu.pk Phone: 021-34313660-2
Email: vgjw01@vu.edu.pk Email: vlhr03@vu.edu.pk, cm_lhr3@vu.edu.pk Email: vkhi01@vu.edu.pk
SAHIWAL
JALALPUR PIRWALA MULTAN Virtual University Campus, Sahiwal Virtual University Campus (North Nazimabad),
Virtual University Campus, Jalalpur Pirwala Virtual University Campus, Multan Saudi Tower, Opposite Jinnah Hall, Kachehry Karachi
Old JPS, Multan Road Jalalpur Pirwala 23/3, Ofcers Colony, 2nd & 3rd Floor, Near Road, Sahiwal. D3. First Floor. Block-D above Ufone Customer
Campus Code: VJPW01 Chungi No. 9, Bosan Road, Multan Campus Code: VSWL01 Service & Burj Bank North Nazimabad, Karachi.
Phone: 061-4210012, 4210608 Campus Code: VMTN01 Phone: 040-4221311, 4221317 Campus Code: VKHI02
Mobile: 03007811929 Phone: 061- 6212273, 6212274 Mobile: 03325546342 Phone: 021-36631986, 36632001, 36631982
Email: vjpw01@vu.edu.pk Mobile: 03238134323 Email: vswl01@vu.edu.pk Email: vkhi02@vu.edu.pk
Email: vmtn01@vu.edu.pk
JHELUM SINDH
Virtual University Campus, Jhelum MUZAFFARGARH SUKKUR
Metro Trade Center, Al-Markaz Road, Civil Lines, Virtual University Campus, Muzaffargarh BADIN Virtual University Campus, Sukkur
Opposite Church, Jhelum. Khawaja Ghulam Fareed Arcade, Multan Road, Virtual University Campus Badin Mezzanine Floor, Agha Khan Laboratory, Military
Campus Code: VJHM01 Muzaffargarh. Hyderabad By-Pass Road, Near Nadeem CNG Road, Sukkur.
Phone: 0544-9270134-35 Campus Code: VMZG01 Station, Badin Campus Code: VSKR02
Email: vjhm01@vu.edu.pk Phone: 066-2422112, 2422113 Campus Code: VBDN01 Phone: 071-5632930 Mobile: 03129880460
Mobile: 03041894005 Phone: 0297-870502 Email: VSKR02@vu.edu.pk
LAHORE Email: vmzg01@vu.edu.pk Email: vbdn01@vu.edu.pk
Virtual University Campus (Faisal Town), Lahore
939, Block-C, Moulana Shaukat Ali Road, NANKANA SAHIB GHOTKI
Lahore. Virtual University Campus, Nankana Sahib Virtual University Campus, Ghotki
Campus Code: VLHR01 Naveed City Center, Shora Kothi Road, Nankana Government Degree College, Main Road,
Phone: 042-35163854, 35162997, 35169939 Sahib Ghotki.
Email: vlhr01@vu.edu.pk Campus Code: VNKN01 Campus Code: VGTK01
Phone: 056-2874400, 2874500 Phone: 0723-681092
Mobile: 03364565811 Mobile: 03337221709
Email: vnkn01@vu.edu.pk Email: vgtk01@vu.edu.pk
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MUZAFFARABAD CAPITAL CHITRAL


Private Virtual

Virtual Campuses
Tech Era College Of Sciences & IT Chitral Computer College
Campuses (PVCs) Bank Road, Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir .
Campus Code: AKMD02
ISLAMABAD
The Citi Campus
Near Govt. Girls High School, Muldeh, Chitral. .
Campus Code: NCHT01
Phone: 05822-447878 Mangoo Town, Main Muree Road, Bara Kahu, Phone: 0943-413590
The Virtual University of Pakistan has also
Mobile: 03454455841 Islamabad. Mobile: 03359600001
established Private Virtual Campuses (PVCs) in
Fax: 058810-47878 Campus Code: CIBD15 Email: ncht01@vu.edu.pk, binisic@hotmail.com
collaboration with its private sector partners in
Email: akmd02@vu.edu.pk, tecsit@gmail.com, Mobile: 03316214835
over 65 cities of the country. The complete list of
khabib08@gmail.com Email: cibd15@vu.edu.pk, HARIPUR HAZARA
the cities and campuses can be found at the
isb@thecitycampus.com Frontier Education Complex
University's website: http://www.vu.edu.pk. The
Opp. Noor Surgical Hospital, GT Road, Haripur
PVCs are equipped with the latest computers,
uninterrupted power supply and Internet
BALOCHISTAN Hazara.
GILGIT BALTISTAN Campus Code: NHPH01
connectivity. The campuses also have audio-
DERA BUGTI Phone: 0995-615732, 615738
visual lecture facility to receive television
Taaleem Foundation PVC-VU, Sui GILGIT Mobile: 03005631353
broadcasts.
Taaleem Foundation Educational Complex, Sui Karakuram College of Commerce & Modern Fax: 0995-614441
Gas Field, Distt. Dera Bugti. Sciences Email: nhph01@vu.edu.pk,
AZAD KASHMIR Campus Code: BDBT01 Halli chock near CSO ofce Jutial Gilgit. sech_ins@yahoo.com
Phone: 0835-420367 Campus Code: NGLT01
KOTLI Mobile: 03335191520 Phone: 05811-59875 KOHAT
Perfect Educators Post Graduate College Email: bdbt01@vu.edu.pk, vu@tf.edu.pk Mobile: 03122751475 Faran Educational Complex Kohat
Opposite MCB, Near Valley View Hotel Shaheed Email: nglt01@vu.edu.pk, sartaja5@yahoo.com Faran Edu Complex near FEF Girls College
Chowk, Kotli (A.K) . QUETTA Sangerh Kohat city .
Campus Code: AKKT01 Pearl Institute of Management and Information SKARDU Campus Code: NKHT01
Phone: 05826-930093, 0346-9770000 Technology, Modern Solutions For Education Phone: 0922-511367
Mobile: 03439770000 PEARL institute of MS&IT, 54-A, Samungli Road, Naguli Spang Near Alamdar Chowk, Skardu . Mobile: 03339638958
Fax: 05826-930093 Opposite to FIA building, Samungli Road Campus Code: NSKD01 Fax: 0922-511865
Email: akkt01@vu.edu.pk Quetta. Phone: 05815-960502 Email: nkht01@vu.edu.pk,
Campus Code: BQTA02 Mobile: 03138484193 info@faranfoundation.org
MIRPUR Phone: 081-2820615, 2838357 Email: nskd01@vu.edu.pk, ashskd@gmail.com
Savant College of Sciences & Information Fax: 081-820616 MANSEHRA
Technology Email: bqta02@vu.edu.pk, info@pearl.edu.pk Paragon International College of Commerce &
A-1/3, Sector B/4, Allama Iqbal Road, Mirpur, KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA Computers
Azad Kashmir. SIBBI DAB NO:1, Near NBP, Shelia Road, Mansehra .
Campus Code: AKMP01 Sibbi Scouts Campus ABBOTABAD Campus Code: NMSR02
Phone: 05827-446644,447777,448222 Near Commissioner Ofce Frontier Core Calypso Systems (PVT) Limited Phone: 0997-440008, 200590, 256715, 304121
Mobile: 03200483377 Campus Code: BSBI01 Suit # 01, 1st Floor, Ghakkar Plaza, Near Sethi Mobile: 03005611718
Email: akmp01@vu.edu.pk, Phone: 0833-9230035-6 Mosque, Masehra Road, Abbotabad. . Email: nmsr02@vu.edu.pk ,
vupvc137@hotmail.com Email: sibiscouts@gmail.com Campus Code: NABT03 pics_mns@yahoo.com
Phone: 0992-403429, 0992-506260
Mobile: 03335746004
Email: nabt03@vu.edu.pk,
abbottabad@calypso.com.pk
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PESHAWAR
MARDAN ARIFWALA BHAKKAR
National Institute of Design and Analysis,

Virtual Campuses
Baybay Institute of Information Technology Quaid - E - Azam Institute of Management & Pioneer College of Commerce
Peshawar.
Opposite Govt. Degree College for Girls, Swabi Computer Science Mandi Town Near Talab wali Masjid, Bhakker .
1st Floor Sarhad Chamber of Commerce &
Road, Mardan. 2-A, Fareedia Colony Near Finca Bank, main Campus Code: PBHK01
Industry, Peshawar. .
Campus Code: NMDN02 Muhammadi road Arifwala . Phone: 0453-511284
Campus Code: NPSW07
Phone: 0937-873442, 0937- 873965 Campus Code: PARF02 Mobile: 03336844377
Phone: 091-2563932
Mobile: 03018331480 Phone: 0457-834384, 0457-833384 Email: pbhk01@vu.edu.pk,
Fax: 091-2563934
Fax: 0937-871988 Mobile: 03076943485 shahidraque@gmail.com
Email: NPSW07@VU.EDU.PK,
Email: nmdn02@vu.edu.pk, Email: parf02@vu.edu.pk,
nida.pescourses@tusdec.org.pk
jehzeb@hotmail.com ms_zia@hotmail.com BUNGA HAYAT
Leads Group of Colleges
SWABI
MINGORA Smart Silicon Solutions 1-KM Haveli Lakha Road Bunga Hayat
Swabi College of Education
Max Tech Computer Institute 70-71 J Block, Near Madrassa Arabia Faroqia, Campus Code: PBHT01
Near Munir Hospital, Mardan Road, Swabi
Near Agricultural Development Bank, College Gulshan Iqbal Colony Road, Arifwala . Phone: 057520102
Campus Code: NSWB01
Colony Saidu Sharif Swat. . Campus Code: PARF03 Mobile: 03003875000
Phone: 0938223810
Campus Code: NMNG01 Phone: 0457831111 Email: pbht01@vu.edu.pk,
Mobile: 03139307510
Phone: 0946-729716 Mobile: 03216537229 rmtahiriqbal@gmail.com
Email: nswb01@vu.edu.pk,
Mobile: 03469470741 Email: parf03@vu.edu.pk,
fhayat55@yahoo.com
Email: nmng01@vu.edu.pk, info.vu@smartsiliconsol.com BUREWALA
junaidmtci@gmail.com Quaid-e-Azam College of Commerce
TIMERGARAH
ATTOCK Near Govt. College Of Commerce Chungi # 5,
Calypso Systems (pvt) LTD
Swat Educational Complex of Modern Studies Oxford College of Information Technology 505/EB Road Burewala.
Zeb City Centre, Timergara, District Dir (Lower).
(SECOMS) Opposite IESCO Customer Ofce Dar Ul Islam Campus Code: PBRW01
Campus Code: NTMG01
Gulbahar Colony, Near Dr.Gyan Clinic, Colony, Kamra Road, Attock. Phone: 0673770251, 03218840288
Phone: 0945-825584
Shahdara Watkay, Mingora, Swat . Campus Code: PATK01 Mobile: 03018840288
Mobile: 03025579958
Campus Code: NMNG02 Phone: 057-2613122, 057-2702330 Email: pbrw01@vu.edu.pk ,
Email: ntmg01@vu.edu.pk,
Phone: 0946-811966 ,814744 Mobile: 03132702330 pbrw01@gmail.com
timergara@calypso.com.pk
Mobile: 03472515005 Fax: 057-2602963
Fax: 0946-811966 Email: patk01@vu.edu.pk, Royal Institute of Management Sciences (RIMS)
Email: NMNG02@vu.edu.pk, patk01@hotmail.com 5-Gulistan Colony, Behind Passco Ofce
PUNJAB
shahjehanbacha@live.com Burewala .
BAHAWALPUR Campus Code: PBRW02
AHMED PUR EAST
NOWSHERA SOFT VISION COLLEGE of IT Phone: 067-3772212
Aiml College Ahmed Pur East
Pakistan Degree College 9-A, Block-W, Ra Qammar Road, Satellite Mobile: 03007592399
Qulandar Colony (backside of Public Stadium),
GT Road, Nowshera . Town, Bahawalpur. Email: pbrw02@vu.edu.pk,
Near Aslam Chowk Ahmed Pur East .
Campus Code: NNWS01 Campus Code: PBWP02 rimsbrw@gmail.com
Campus Code: PAPE01
Phone: 0923-612333 Phone: 062-2280240-41
Phone: 062-2273200
Mobile: 03219732333 Mobile: 03025555308 CHAKWAL
Mobile: 03005144761
Email: nnws01@vu.edu.pk, Email: pbwp02@vu.edu.pk, Global Institute of Information Technology
Email: pape01@vu.edu.pk,
padcis@yahoo.com softvision_bwp@yahoo.com 4th Floor, Kahoot Plaza, Anwaarabad, Bhoun
raees_nasir@yahoo.com
Road, Chakwal. .
Campus Code: PCKW01
Phone: 0543-554949, 550049
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Mobile: 03350550049 CHISHTIAN FAISALABAD Email: pgjr01@vu.edu.pk,

Virtual Campuses
Fax: 0543-554949 The Leeds College of Commerce & National College of IT jinnahcollege@hotmail.com
Email: pckw01@vu.edu.pk, Management 343-B, Peoples Colony, Satyana Road,
pckw01@gmail.com Building No. 11, block G-I, Baldia Colony, Faisalabad. The Future College
College Road, Chishtian . Campus Code: PFSD01 Opposite Govt. M.C. Primary School, Kot Abdi,
ARQAM Foundation, Chakwal Campus Code: PCHS01 Phone: 041-8716139 Hafeez Park Base Line, Gojra.
Govt. Girls College Road, near Madrisha Shah Phone: 06325-09090 Mobile: 03216681139 Campus Code: PGJR02
Zubair, Talagang Road, Chakwal. Mobile: 03006986481 Fax: 041-8735139 Phone: 046-3511788
Campus Code: PCKW02 Email: pchs01@vu.edu.pk, Email: pfsd01@vu.edu.pk, ncit@ncit.edu.pk Mobile: 03027239720
Phone: 0543-551577 leedsctn01@gmail.com Email: pgjr02@vu.edu.pk ,
Mobile: 03468551577 ORIEL COLLEGE OF Information Technology thefuturecollege@yahoo.com
Email: pckw02@vu.edu.pk, CHUNIAN 168-B Gulistan Colony Millat Chowk,
saedasmat@hotmail.com Chunian Institute of Management Sciences Sheikhupura Road Faisalabad. GUJAR KHAN
Ilah Abad Road, Near Chungi No.2, Chunian . Campus Code: PFSD06 Super Wings College of Commerce &
CHICHAWATNI Campus Code: PCHN01 Phone: 041-8581376, 8783006, 8813724 Management
Benazeer Institute of Information Technology Phone: 049-4311700 Mobile: 03217606610 Near Shell Petrol Pump, Din Building, G.T Road,
Block No. 16, St. No. 01, House No. 2087, near Mobile: 03450999950 Email: pfsd06@vu.edu.pk, ce@oriel.edu.pk Gujar Khan.
Crescent Girls College, Chichawatni . Fax: 049-2570495 Campus Code: PGRK01
Campus Code: PCHW01 Email: pchn01@vu.edu.pk, FATEH JANG Phone: 051-3513514, 3511293
Phone: 040-5487201 naeembhatti101@gmail.com Kashan Advance IT Education System Mobile: 03005143414
Mobile: 03027898049 2nd Floor, Mumtaz Plaza, Attock Road, Fateh Email: pgrk01@vu.edu.pk,
Email: pchw01@vu.edu.pk, DASKA Jang . wings.colleges@gmail.com
BIITCHICHAWATNI@GMAIL.COM Allama Iqbal Institute of Technology Campus Code: PFJN01
Ghalla Mandi, Circular Road, Opp. Tameer Phone: 057-2212460 GUJRANWALA
The National College of Commerce & IT Bank/Qaiser Electronics, Daska. Mobile: 03315044430 International Institute for Information Technology
Govt. Girls College Road, Chichawatni . Campus Code: PDSK02 Email: PFJN01@vu.edu.pk, (IIIT)
Campus Code: PCHW02 Phone: 052-6617108, 0321-5550867 vucampus.fatehjang@gmail.com DC Road, Gujranwala.
Phone: 040-5487552, Mobile: 03215550867 Campus Code: PGJW03
Mobile: 03336918578 Email: pdsk02@vu.edu.pk, FORTABBAS Phone: 055-3856384,055-3856963
Email: pchw02@vu.edu.pk, ammad.ghumman@gmail.com Fort Group of Colleges Mobile: 03328805916
nccmt786@yahoo.com Main Highway Morrot Road, Opposite Subhan Fax: 055-3856384
DEPALPUR Marriage Hall Fotabbas Email: pgjw03@vu.edu.pk,
CHINIOT The Professional College Campus Code: PFTB01 iiit_2000@hotmail.com
Pak Poly Technic Institute Katchehry Chowk, Pakpattan Road, Near Mobile: 03014300641
Sargodha Road, Chiniot. . Highway Ofce, Depalpur . Email: pftb01@vu.edu.pk, 0 Mr. Web Solutions
Campus Code: PCHT02 Campus Code: PDPP01 CB-15/D, Opp DC Colony Main Gate G.T Road
Phone: 047-6335172 Phone: 044-4542393, 4542493 GOJRA Gujranwala Cantt .
Mobile: 03457964591 Mobile: 03006967460 Jinnah college of Commerce Campus Code: PGJW04
Email: pcht02@vu.edu.pk, pcht02@vu.edu.pk Email: pdpp01@vu.edu.pk, Painsrah Road Gojra. Phone: 055-3828897
salmaninamch@gmail.com Campus Code: PGJR01 Mobile: 03318621111
Phone: 046-3513413 Email: gtvboss@yahoo.com
Mobile: 03346513552
Fax: 04651-516556
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GUJRAT Websol Institute of Career Building JHANG KAHUTA

Virtual Campuses
ETECH College of Business & Information House No. 56 Block Y Satellite Town, Rachna College Of Commerce-Jhang Kahuta Institute of Professional Studies, Kahuta.
Technology Haroonabad . Yousaf Shah Road Near Church Jhang Ahsan plaza near Hadi Mani CNG station,
Near Eid Gah Masjid, Main G T Road, Gujrat . Campus Code: PHRD04 Saddar,Jhang. Kahuta .
Campus Code: PGJT01 Phone: 0632301153 Campus Code: PJNG03 Campus Code: PKHT01
Phone: 053-3537570, 3524204, 0300-6259706 Mobile: 03363424532 Phone: 047-7652084 Phone: 051-3311200
Mobile: 03006259706 Email: phrd04@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03006506912 Mobile: 03335192210
Email: pgjt01@vu.edu.pk, cgilani@hotmail.com maliknaveed153@gmail.com Email: pjng03@vu.edu.pk, Email: PKHT01@VU.EDU.PK,
rachnacollege@yahoo.com kips.college@yahoo.com
ILM College of Commerce, Gujrat. HASILPUR
Younas Fans Building, Opposite Small IPS (Institute of Professional Studies) Global Institute of Future Technologies (GIFT) KALLAR KAHAR
Industries State, Gate No. 2, G.T. Road, Gujrat. . Jhalindar Colony Main Raod Hasilpur . Near Main Gate, Gojra Road, Satellite Town, Iqbal Institute of Sciences & IT
Campus Code: PGJT04 Campus Code: PHPR01 Jhang . 1st Floor, Allied Bank Plaza Main Kallar Kahar
Phone: 053-3516428 Phone: 062-2449685 Campus Code: PJNG04 Road .
Mobile: 03338406584 Mobile: 03037174622 Phone: 0477630614, 03327104052 Campus Code: PKKR01
Fax: 053-3515204 Email: phpr01@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03123820821 Phone: 0543588020
Email: PGJT04@VU.EDU.PK, ipscollege@gmail.com Email: pjng04@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03314339978
PGJT04@VU.EDU.PK giftjhang@gmail.com Email: pkkr01@vu.edu.pk,
Al-Noor Education College majid.jmc@gmail.com
HAFIZABAD Chonawala Road Near Grid Station Hasilpur . JOHARABAD
Hazabad College of Business Management Campus Code: PHPR02 Apex College of Science KALLAR SYEDAN
Near Bhoon CNG, Gujranwala Road, Hazabad. Phone: 0622442089 13-B Civil Line near Darul- Islam Choke, Al-Haq Institute of IT & Management
Campus Code: PHFZ02 Mobile: 03007852089 Jauharabad. . Choan Road, Kallar Syedan, Distt.Rawalpindi .
Phone: 0547522554 Email: phpr02@vu.edu.pk, Campus Code: PJRD02 Campus Code: PKSY01
Mobile: 03338295555 anechasilpur@gmail.com Phone: 0454-720966 Phone: 051-3570231, 3570232
Email: phfz02@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03006070966 Mobile: 03235586084
hcbm_hfd@hotmail.com JAMPUR Email: pjrd02@vu.edu.pk, rana_saif@msn.com Email: pksy01@vu.edu.pk,
Education Inn ulhaq69@hotmail.com
HAROONABAD Indus Road Near Govt. Post Graduate College KABIR WALA
NICE INSTITUTE OF COMPUTER EDUCATION for Boys Jampur Muslim College of Commerce and Computer KAMALIA
153 / A Opposite Mehboob Masjid, Madina Campus Code: PJMP01 Sciences, Kabir Wala. Bright Institute of Information Technology,
Colony, Haroonabad . Mobile: 03353811183 Near New General Bus Stand Kabirwala Distt. Kamlia
Campus Code: PHRD02 Email:pjmp01@vu.edu.pk Khanewal. Saleemi Plaza Mohalla Fatehpur, Rujhana Road
Phone: 063-2301116 Campus Code: PKBW01 Near Mandi Mor, Kamalia
Mobile: 03466336222 JARANWALA Phone: 065-2411666 Campus Code: PKML02
Email: phrd02@vu.edu.pk, Jaranwala Institute of Modern Sciences & Mobile: 03336221115 Phone: 046-3414049
nicelinkpk@yahoo.com Technology Email: PKBW01@VU.EDU.PK, Mobile: 03027898049
H. NO. 317, Street No. 1/A, Abuzar Colony, razakhan_mba@yahoo.com Email: pkml02@vu.edu.pk,
Jaranwala. biitchichawatni@gmail.com
Campus Code: PJRW02
Phone: 041-4016061, 4311455
Mobile: 03088718962
Email: pjrw02@vu.edu.pk,
jimsat.pk@gmail.com
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KAMOKE KHANPUR LAHORE AIMS (Abbas Institute Of Modern Studies), Lake

Virtual Campuses
Winware Group of Colleges Al-Barkat College of Computer Sciences Bedian Institute of Business and IT Studies Road
Nagri Abbas Shah, Near NADRA Ofce, G.T. Near Doaaba Pully, Quaid-e-Millat Road, 202 E-1, Defence Road, Bhatta Chowk, Lahore. . 13-B, Lake Road (Near Jain Mandar), Opposite
Road, Kamoke. Khanpur. Campus Code: PBAD01 University Ground, Lahore.
Campus Code: PKMK01 Campus Code: PKHP01 Phone: 04235740546,04235016905 Campus Code: PLHR25
Phone: 055-6814411, 055-6203411 Phone: 068-5573896 Mobile: 03208455622 Phone: 042-35092899, 37236107
Mobile: 03442121414 Mobile: 03337477005 Email: pbad01@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03154247610
Email: pkmk01@vu.edu.pk, Email: pkhp01@vu.edu.pk, bdnbibits@gmail.com Fax: 042-7124943
ceo@winware.edu.pk bccs1@hotmail.com Email: plhr25@vu.edu.pk, plhr25@vu.edu.pk
Apex Institute for Higher Education
KAMRA KHARIAN Punj Peer Stop, Near Wapda Grid Station, Kaizen Institute for Higher Education, Shalmar
Falcon Institute For Advanced Study Rosebelt College of Management Sciences & Lalpul, Lahore. Campus
Safdar & Mehran Plaza GT Road PAC Chowk, Information Technology Campus Code: PHRB01 1st Floor Adjacent Angoori Cinema Shalimar
Kamra. GT Road, Kharian. Phone: 0423-6524826, 36524825, 0322- Link Road, Moghalpura Lahore..
Campus Code: PKMR03 Campus Code: PKHN03 8877744 Campus Code: PLHR39
Phone: 057-2642462, 057-2642463 Phone: 053-7600121 Mobile: 03214047264 Phone: 042-6831098, 6851619, 6114305-6
Mobile: 03158880250 Mobile: 03316296300 Email: phrb01@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03457383546
Email: pkmr03@vu.edu.pk, Email: pkhn03@vu.edu.pk, Fax: 042-6366809
irshadali9@yahoo.com rosebeltcolleges@gmail.com Pak Polytechnic Institute Email: plhr39@vu.edu.pk ,
32-Civic Centre, Moon Market, Allama Iqbal tonyansar@yahoo.com
KASUR KOT ADDU Town, Lahore.
Elite College Kasur Sir Syed College Campus Code: PLHR02 Lahore Institute of Business & IT studies
Main Shehbaz Khan Road, Kasur . Near Khushali Bank G.T Kot Addu . Phone: 042-37808025, 37808016, 37808022 (Qanchi Ammar Sadhu)
Campus Code: PKSR03 Campus Code: PKAD01 Mobile: 03434678622 Opp Royal Arcade Mobile Plaza Main Ferozpur
Phone: 049-2773324 Phone: 066-2241523 Fax: 042-37847712 Road, Qanchi Ammar Sadhu, Lahore. .
Mobile: 03334921824 Mobile: 03005800128 Email: plhr02@vu.edu.pk, info@pimcs.edu.pk Campus Code: PLHR43
Email: pksr03@vu.edu.pk , Email: pkad01@vu.edu.pk, Phone: 042-35820123
elite.college@hotmail.com principalicba@gmail.com Prime ICS Mobile: 03036880082
96-E, Allama Iqbal Road, Garhi Shahu, Lahore. . Email: plhr43@vu.edu.pk, libis.org@gmail.com
KHANEWAL KUNDIAN Campus Code: PLHR03
Leads Universal College College Of Intellectual Novitiates (COIN) Phone: 042-36304537,042-36362579 Royal Institute of Management Sciences
1-B, Civil Lines, Khanewal. Near Al-Masoom Hotel, M.I. Road, Kundian, Mobile: 03004033071 (Township)
Campus Code: PKHW02 Post Ofce Kundian, Tehsil Piplan, District Email: plhr03@vu.edu.pk, 303-A1, Near Nursery Stop, Town Ship, Lahore.
Phone: 065-2555449 Mianwali. primeics@yahoo.com Campus Code: PLHR45
Mobile: 03136888656 Campus Code: PKUD01 Phone: 04235120088
Email: pkhw02@vu.edu.pk, Phone: 0459-241410 Jinnah Memorial College of Information Mobile: 03134245115
leads_pk1@yahoo.com Mobile: 03336185704 Technology Fax: 042-5150192
Email: pkud01@vu.edu.pk, 1-Poonch Road, Chouburgi Chowk, Lahore. . Email: plhr45@vu.edu.pk,
syedqaswar@gmail.com Campus Code: PLHR14 faddi1764@hotmail.com
Phone: 042-35244784, 042-35244761
Mobile: 03222220363
Fax: 042-37535522
Email: plhr14@vu.edu.pk,
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TIPS Institute of IT (Wapda Town) EXCL College Micro Inn TICIechnologies MAILSI

Virtual Campuses
3-H1, Wapda Town, Lahore . 207-Lalazar Commercial Market Phase # 2, 65- Main G.T. Road, Kot Shahab Din,(Opposite IPS (Institute of Professional Studies)
Campus Code: PLHR46 Adjacent Standard Chartered Bank, Raiwind Boys Degree College), Shahdara, Lahore . Boys College Road, off Multan Road, Mailsi,
Phone: 042-37036698, 042-35224538 Road Lahore. Campus Code: PSDR03 Disttrict Vehari.
Mobile: 03224719851 Campus Code: PLHR60 Phone: 042-37921827, 37941827 Campus Code: PMLS01
Email: plhr46@vu.edu.pk, Phone: 042-35963115, 35963116 Mobile: 03331210893 Phone: 067-3600072
tips.college@yahoo.com Mobile: 03054404995 Email: psdr03@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03007729685
Email: plhr60@vu.edu.pk, microinnchief@yahoo.com Email: pmls01@vu.edu.pk,
Seek School Systems (Dharampura) exclcollege@hotmail.com ipscollege@gmail.com
236 Allama Iqbal Road, Mustafaabad LAYYAH
(Dharampura), Lahore. Cantt. Institute of Business & I.T Studies Institute of Commerce & Business MAKHDUM PUR PAHORAN
Campus Code: PLHR49 2-B Zarar Shaheed Road, Guldasht Town, Administration Khanewal Knowledge Centre
Phone: 042-37173807 Lahore Cantt. Near Lawyer Colony, Bypass Road Layyah . Makhdum Pur Pahoran Distt. Khanewal .
Mobile: 03214904721 Campus Code: PLHR62 Campus Code: PLYH03 Campus Code: PMPP01
Email: plhr49@vu.edu.pk, Phone: 04236630283 Phone: 0606-412116 Phone: 0652-650666
khizar.seek@yahoo.com Mobile: 03204333200 Mobile: 03336201972 Mobile: 03008481124
Email: plhr62@vu.edu.pk, Email: plyh03@vu.edu.pk, Email: pmpp01@vu.edu.pk,
New Kashmir College (Shalimar Town) canttinstitute@gmail.com principalicba@gmail.com knowledgesharing@gmail.com
313-E-III, G.T. Road, Shalimar Town, Pakistan
Mint Last stop, Lahore . LOGS Campus LIAQUATPUR MANDI BAHAUDDIN
Campus Code: PLHR50 31 KM Ferozpur Road Lahore The Noor College Of Management Science Mandi Bahauddin Institute of Information
Phone: 042-6551300, 03334224660, Campus Code: PLHR63 Veterinary Hospital Road, Behind Govt. Girls Technology
Mobile: 03214338543 Phone: 042-35403174 College, Opp. Goal Masjid, Liaqat Pur. . Alhamd Gardens, Opposite District Complex,
Fax: 042-6551300 Mobile: 03007105037 Campus Code: PLQT01 Phalia Road Mandi Bahauddin.
Email: plhr50@vu.edu.pk, nkics@hotmail.com Email: plhr63@vu.edu.pk, Phone: 0685-792113 Campus Code: PMBD01
lahoreoxfordgrammarschool@gmail.com Mobile: 03008320984 Phone: 0546-650093,571144
Shadbagh Virtual Resource Center (SVRC), Fax: 068-5792289 Mobile: 03217753441
(Shadbagh) Institute of Higher Education, Multan Road Email: plqt01@vu.edu.pk, Email: pmbd01@vu.edu.pk,
New Plaza, 2nd oor, Main Shadbagh Road, 282-Awan Town Morh, Allied bank Plaza, muzafarsohail@gmail.com pmbd01@gmail.com
Opposite Total Petrol Pump, Shadbagh, Lahore. opposite Orange Line metro station, Main
Campus Code: PLHR55 Multan Road Lahore LODHRAN MIAN CHANNU
Phone: 042-37281100 Campus Code: PLHR65 IPS (Institute of Professional Studies), Lodhran Pakistan Institute of Emerging Sciences
Mobile: 03133240324 Phone: 042-37491226 Gulshan-e-Madina Town, Bahawalpur Road, House # 2, St# 3, Ilm-ud-Din Colony, Tulamba
Email: plhr55@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03249741505 Opposite Gourmet Bakers. Lodhran . Road, Mian Channu. .
shadbaghvrc@gmail.com Email: plhr65@vu.edu.pk, Campus Code: PLDH01 Campus Code: PMCH01
best.of.faddi@gmail.com Phone: 0608-361086 Phone: 065-2663090, 2664390
International Emerging Sciences Mobile: 03037174621 Mobile: 03007374896
First Floor E/197, Main Walton Road, Next to Shine Institute of Management Studies Fax: 061-6781053 Email: pmch01@vu.edu.pk,
Toyota Motors, Lahore Cantt.. Tayyaba Tower, Near Allied Bank, G.T. Road, Email: Pldh01@vu.edu.pk, pies_mch@yahoo.com
Campus Code: PLHR59 Shahdara, Lahore. . ipscollege@gmail.com
Phone: 042-36612910 Campus Code: PSDR02
Mobile: 03238993393 Phone: 0423-7941099
Fax: 042-36612910 Mobile: 03214661106 Fax: 0423-7941100
Email: plhr59@vu.edu.pk, Email: psdr02@vu.edu.pk,
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MIANWALI Phone: 044-2526285 PHALIA RAIWIND

Virtual Campuses
British International College of Computer Mobile: 03006954844 Noor College of Information Technology Japan Polytechnic Institute
Engineering Email: pokr01@vu.edu.pk, Main Gujrat Mandi Road Phalia . 1-KM Bypass Chowk, Manga Road, Raiwind .
Sultan Town, Near South Railway Crossing, malikadnan02@hotmail.com Campus Code: PPLA01 Campus Code: PRWD02
Mianwali . Phone: 0546-587735 Phone: 042 35391515
Campus Code: PMNW01 Gillani Educational Complex Mobile: 03338035584 Mobile: 03334426400
Phone: 0459- 231257 Al-Madina Plaza Near Bismillah Petrol Pump Email: ppla01@vu.edu.pk, Email: prwd02@vu.edu.pk,
Mobile: 03216830629 Faisalabad Road, Okara . rahman.ali.tarar@gmail.com yasar.abdullah@gmail.com
Email: pmnw01@vu.edu.pk Campus Code: POKR02
Phone: 044 2702760 PINDI GHEB RAJAN PUR
MULTAN Mobile: 03442722227 Center of Advance Studies Education Inn
CITI Campus Email: pokr02@vu.edu.pk, Near Raja CNG Attock Road, Nayyab Plaza Near Grid station & opposite Govt Post
E-41 Shah Rukn-e-Alam Colony Multan royjelani@gmail.com Pindi Gheb. Graduate College for boy Indus Highway road
Campus Code: PMTN10 Campus Code: NPGB01 Rajanpur.
Phone: 061-6774835 PAKPATTAN Phone: 057-2350700 Campus Code: PRJP01
Mobile: 03316216853 Allama Iqbal Institute Of Management Sciences Mobile: 03015254582 Phone: 0604-688117
Email: pmtn10@vu.edu.pk, (AIMS) Email: npgb01@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03322345354
mtn@thcitycampus.com Street Karkhana Khursheed near Dar-ul-Aman janjuacomputers@gmail.com Email: prjp01@vu.edu.pk,
College Road, Pakpattan Sharif, Pakpattan .
MURIDKE Campus Code: PPKT01 PIRMAHAL RAWALPINDI
Winware Institute of Computer Sciences Phone: 0457-374968 The National College Zainab Institute of Technology and Management
Behind Mujahid Hotel, G.T. Road Muridke. . Mobile: 03006942968 Rajana Road, Near ghousia chowk,Tehsil (ZITM)
Campus Code: PMDK01 Email: ppkt01@vu.edu.pk, aimsvu@yahoo.com Kamalia, Pir Mahal. . 40/3 Jahanzeb Center, Bank Road, Saddar,
Phone: 042-37950777 Campus Code: PPML01 Rawalpindi. .
Mobile: 03444141143 Hashim Institute of Information Technology Phone: 046-3366733 Campus Code: PRWP07
Email: pmdk01@vu.edu.pk, 20-A Kachehri Road Opposite session Court Mobile: 03009666024 Phone: 051-5519327, 5519399
khurshidanjum@yahoo.com Near Roa Naseem Hashim Khan House Fax: 046-3366733 Mobile: 03455333009
Pakpattan Email: ppml01@vu.edu.pk, Fax: 051-5524435
NAROWAL Campus Code: PPKT03 nauman_tts@yahoo.com Email: prwp07@vu.edu.pk, info@iitm.edu.pk
Centre For Business & Information Technology Phone: 0457-372333
(CBIT) Mobile: 03007136456 RAHIM YAR KHAN National Institute of Computer Sciences
Miran Shah Hussain, Opposit Masjid Minhajul Email: ppkt03@vu.edu.pk, azharz@gmail.com Aligarh College Bilal Plaza, Haider Road, Saddar, Rawalpindi. .
Quran, Circular road Narowal. 44-A, Satellite Town, Rahim Yar Khan . Campus Code: PRWP10
Campus Code: PNWL01 PASRUR Campus Code: PRYK01 Phone: 051-5565313, 5512508
Phone: 0542-412446, 470600, 470583 Centre for Business & Information Technology Phone: 068-5878492, 5870583 Fax: 051-5512508
Mobile: 03214709046 Gujranwala Road, Sattra Chowk, Pasrur Mobile: 03009673467 Email: prwp10@vu.edu.pk, info@nics.edu.pk
Email: pnwl01@vu.edu.pk, Campus Code: PPSR01 Email: pryk01@vu.edu.pk
cbitnarowal@gmail.com Phone: 052-6443536, 03016501501 RENALA KHURD
Mobile: 03456362800 NICAAS College Pakistan College of Commerce
OKARA Email: ppsr01@vu.edu.pk, 37-A, Satellite Town, Rahim Yar Khan . H# 31/B, Low Income Housing Scheme, Renala
National Institute of Management & Computer cbitpasrur@gmail.com Campus Code: PRYK03 Khurd, Dist. Okara.
Sciences (NIMCS) Phone: 068-5884191 Campus Code: PRKD01
Church Road, 2nd oor Apna Bank, Okara . Mobile: 03318887940 Fax: 068-5870193 Phone: 044-2622226 Mobile: 03004312963
Campus Code: POKR01 Email: pryk03@vu.edu.pk , nicas@yahoo.com Email: PRKD01@vu.edu.pk,
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SADIQABAD SARGODHA SHORKOT CITY TAUNSA SHARIF

Virtual Campuses
Microsolutions Logix College of Information Technology & Bahoo College of Emerging Sciences Sir Syed Institute of Information & Management
Old RCA Factory Area, Alfalah Town, Sadiqabad Business Studies THQ Hospital Multan Road Shorkot City,District Opposite Masjid Zun-Nurain, College Road
Campus Code: PSDQ01 Club Road, Shama Chowk, Opp: Passport Jhang . District D.G. Khan, Taunsa Sharif..
Phone: 068-5703385 Ofce, Sargodha. Campus Code: PSRT01 Campus Code: PTNS01
Mobile: 03353849186 Campus Code: PSGD01 Phone: 047-5311800 Phone: 064-2602277
Fax: 068-5703386 Phone: 048-3220901, 048-3220903 Mobile: 03408232170 Mobile: 03339993673
Email: psdq01@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03126026000 Email: PSRT01@vu.edu.pk, Email: ptns01@vu.edu.pk,
info@microsolutions.edu.pk Email: psgd01@vu.edu.pk, director.bahoo@gmail.com siims.taunsa@gmail.com
director_logix@yahoo.com
The Innovators Institute Of Higher Education SIALKOT TOBA TEK SINGH
SICS, Rais Enam Ullah Road, Alfalah Town, HI Aims College of Commerce & Management Computer Connection Institute The National College
District Rahim Yar Khan, Sadiqabad, . 85-A Sattelite Town, Sargodha . Green Wood Street, (next to Habib Bank City Qaim Center, Shorkot Road, Toba Tek Singh. .
Campus Code: PSDQ03 Campus Code: PSGD03 Branch),Railway Road, Sialkot.. Campus Code: PTTS01
Phone: 068-5957310 Phone: 0483-220773 Campus Code: PSKT01 Phone: 046-2516347, 0462-511547
Mobile: 03337129008 Fax: 0300-7821073 Mobile: 03004509095 Phone: 052-4598908-09-10 Mobile: 03006568592
Email: psdq03@vu.edu.pk, Email: psgd03@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03452882759 Fax: 0462-515132
Fax: 052-4598910 Email: ptts01@vu.edu.pk,
SAMBRIAL SHAKAR GARH Email: pskt01@vu.edu.pk, info@cci.edu.pk pvcptts01@gmail.com
Iqbal Vision International College International Computer College & IT Shakargarh
Daska Road Moor Sambrial . Railway / Zafarwal Road Shakargarh TALAGANG The CITI College
Campus Code: PSMB01 Campus Code: PSKG01 College of Leadership & Management 1st Floor, Habib Bank, Main Branch, Toba Tek
Phone: 0526524567, 0321-6524567 Phone: 0542-451555, 0300-7766162 Chowk Sadeeqabad Behind Sunny Market, Singh .
Mobile: 03330423562 Mobile: 03026337093 Talagang. Campus Code: PTTS02
Email: psmb01@vu.edu.pk, Email: pskg01@vu.edu.pk, Campus Code: PTLG01 Phone: 046-2516455
vusambrialcampus@gmail.com vuiccskg01@gmail.com Phone: 0543-286666 Mobile: 03346262147
Mobile: 03335920259 Email: ptts02@vu.edu.pk ,
SAMUNDRI SHEIKHUPURA Email: ptlg01@vu.edu.pk, the_citi_college@yahoo.com
Institute of E-Learning & Modern Studies (IEMS) Micro Inn Technologies umarmalik.128@gmail.com
VU Stop, Faisalabad Road, Housing Colony 16-Shami Road, Civil Lines, Sheikhupura. . VEHARI
No.1, Samundri. Campus Code: PSKP01 TANDLIANWALA Institute of Technology & Arts
Campus Code: PSMD01 Phone: 056-3613999, 3614999 Jelani Educational Complex (Formerly,Information Technology Academy)
Phone: 041-3425000, 041- 3425111 Mobile: 03219468398 Near THQ Hospital, Canal Road Tandianwala . 21-H Jinnah Road, Vehari. .
Mobile: 03007236471 Fax: 041-3426000 Email: pskp01@vu.edu.pk, Campus Code: PTND01 Campus Code: PVHR01
Email: psmd01@vu.edu.pk, info@iems.edu.pk microinnchief@yahoo.com Phone: 0413441444 Phone: 067-3365997, 3365999
Mobile: 03000666681 Mobile: 03336262699
SANGLA HILL Institute of Business & Information Technology Email: ptnd01@vu.edu.pk, Email: pvhr01@vu.edu.pk,
Al-Azeem Institute of Modern Studies (IBIT) royjelani@gmail.com khalid.munir.ch@gmail.com
Mohalla Sharif Pura Eid Gah Road Near Hussain 2nd Floor Al-Hamd Plaza, Batti Chowk Main
Trust Hospital Sangla Hill. Lahore Road Sheikhupura .
Campus Code: PSNH01 Campus Code: PSKP04
Phone: 056-3548207 Mobile: 03064870008 Phone: 056-3547676
Email: psnh01@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03223237574
azskeepsmile@gmail.com Email: pskp04@vu.edu.pk
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WAH CANTT Mehran Girls Degree College (Only For Girls) Educator Computer Institute & College MITHI

Virtual Campuses
Kenshu Institute of VU C-116,Block # 6, Federal B. Area, Aysha Manzil, B-74 Phase-I Gulshan-e-Hadeed Bin Qasim National Institute of Social Education
Last Floor, Al- behbood Plaza, Quide Avenue, Karachi . Town . Banglow # 3 Behind Wapda Grid Station Mithi .
The Mall, Wah Cantt . Campus Code: SKHI34 Campus Code: SKHI42 Campus Code: SMIT01
Campus Code: PWCT01 Phone: 021-6344924 Phone: 021-34713242, 34718788 Phone: 0232261505
Phone: 051-4902027, 4902037 Email: skhi34@vu.edu.pk, Mobile: 03332113313 Mobile: 03332511271
Mobile: 03314546200 mgdc116@yahoo.com Email: skhi42@vu.edu.pk, Email: smit01@vu.edu.pk, noor@cssp.org.pk
Fax: 051-4902100 ecic.karachi@gmail.com
Email: pwct01@vu.edu.pk, Onwire Education SANGHAR
ateeq_71@yahoo.com 2nd Floor, Shaes Center SB-25, Block 13-C, Noor College of Professional Education Sky Tech Computer College
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Above Faysal Bank, Main NCPE, 532/1, Business Recorder Road, Near H # A-60/1 Housing Society, Sanghar .
WAZIRABAD University Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi. . Gurumandir, Garden East, Karachi. Campus Code: SSGR01
Wazirabad Institute of Future & Technology Campus Code: SKHI37 Campus Code: SKHI43 Phone: 0235-543510
Opposite Punjab College G.t Road Wazirabad. Phone: 021-34802354-55 Phone: 02132251034 Mobile: 03342922555
Campus Code: PWRD02 Mobile: 03366669473 Mobile: 03332777871 Fax: 0235-407051
Phone: 055-6605799, 055-6605899 Fax: 021-4830190 Email: skhi43@vu.edu.pk, Email: ssgr01@vu.edu.pk,
Mobile: 03004991117 Email: skhi37@vu.edu.pk, info@onwire.pk usama@ncpe.edu.pk st_ccs@hotmail.com, stccs2000@yahoo.com
Email: pwrd02@vu.edu.pk,
wift.university@gmail.com The Excellence Cambridge Institute Hayat Institute
Plot No. 7 & 8, at 23rd East Street, DHA Phase-I, C-19 Block 7, Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi .
ZAFARWAL Karachi . Campus Code: SKHI44
Centre for Business & Information Technology Campus Code: SKHI40 Phone: 02134024266
Kamal Plaza, Near Radi Peer Darbar, Jandiala Phone: 021-35883327 Mobile: 03002003810 TO FIND YOUR NEAREST CAMPUS
Road Zafarwal Mobile: 03318889914 Email: skhi44@vu.edu.pk,
Campus Code: PZFW01 Email: skhi40@vu.edu.pk, chbahmad@gmail.com
Phone: 0542-538446 wassanbashir@yahoo.com
Mobile: 03456362800
Email: pzfw01@vu.edu.pk,
qasimali_700@yahoo.com,
ARPA College, Karachi
G-10 Block #03 Main Road Metroville SITE,
LARKANA
Classic Academy of Computer Science
1st Floor, Nizamani Labour Hall, GPO, Larkana .
SMS To: 034 33 880 880
cbitzafarwal@gmail.com Karachi . Campus Code: SLRK02
Campus Code: SKHI41 Phone: 074-4043334 Type City Name Here
SINDH Phone: 02136699286 Mobile: 03362730732
Mobile: 03008233281 Email: slrk02@vu.edu.pk, e.g. Lahore
KARACHI Email: skhi41@vu.edu.pk, roshan_lrk@yahoo.com
E-Cube arpapicture@gmail.com
B-02, Mehran Square, Chaudhary Khaliq-ue- MIRPUR KHAS
Zaman Road, Clifton, Karachi.. Quaid Institute of Management Science
Campus Code: SKHI13 A-383 New Town Near Post Ofce Chowk Mirpur
Phone: 021-5655695-7 Khas .
Mobile: 03333831545 Campus Code: SMPK02 SEND
Fax: 021-5655698 Phone: 0233-874989, 0335-3717098
Email: skhi13@vu.edu.pk, ecube@cyber.net.pk Mobile: 03332983753
Email: smpk02@vu.edu.pk,
saggi_noor@yahoo.com
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Study at Home Questions and Queries

Questions and Queries


Contact information for Admission:
042- 0304
Study Program vu.edu.pk 111 880 880 111 0880
(Ext.) (Ext.)
Ph.D Program

PhD Biotechnology phdbiotechnologyadmissions@vu.edu.pk 345 3450

PhD Computer Science phdcomputerscienceadmissions@vu.edu.pk 348 3480

MS/ M.Phil Programs

M.Phil Education mphileducationadmissions@vu.edu.pk 344 3440

MS Bioinformatics msbioinformaticsadmissions@vu.edu.pk 345 3450

MS Biotechnology msbiotechnologyadmissions@vu.edu.pk 345 3450

MS Business Administration msbaadmissions@vu.edu.pk 344 3440

MS Computer Science mscsadmissions@vu.edu.pk 348 3480

MS Genetics msgeneticsadmissions@vu.edu.pk 345 3450

MS Zoology mszoologyadmissions@vu.edu.pk 345 3450

MS Molecular Biology msmolecularbiologyadmissions@vu.edu.pk 345 3450

MS Mathematics msmathematicsadmissions@vu.edu.pk 348 3480

Master Programs
Note:
M.Sc. Zoology msczoologyadmissions@vu.edu.pk 345 3450
Ÿ Students will be required to follow Virtual University Students Rules & Regulations.
Ÿ There is no change in the tuition fee and other charges. M.Sc. Applied Psychology mscpsychologyadmissions@vu.edu.pk 348 3480
Ÿ Examinations will be conducted at VU designated exam centers. M.Sc. Mass Communication mscmasscommunicationadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470
Ÿ Students’ status i.e. “At Home”/ “At Campus”/ “Overseas” will not display on the transcripts. M.Sc. Organizational Psychology mscpsychologyadmissions@vu.edu.pk 348 3480

Master of Accounting maccountingadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470

Master of Accounting & Finance maccounting.nanceadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470

Master of Banking & Finance mbanking.nanceadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470

Master of Business Economics mbeconadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470

Master of Business Studies mbsadmissions@vu.edu.pk 344 3440

Master of Commerce (M.Com) mcomadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470

Master of Computer Science (MCS) mcsadmissions@vu.edu.pk 348 3480

Master of Finance mnanceadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470

MHRM mhrmadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470

MIT mitadmissions@vu.edu.pk 348 3480

M.Sc. Economics msceconomicsadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470


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Study Program vu.edu.pk 111 880 880 111 0880
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Why VU
M.Sc. Statistics mscstatisticsadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470

MA (ELT) maeltadmissions@vu.edu.pk 343 3430

Master of Operations & SCM moscmadmissions@vu.edu.pk 347 3470

MPA mpaadmissions@vu.edu.pk 344 3440

MBA-Executive mbaadmissions@vu.edu.pk 344 3440

M.Ed. medadmissions@vu.edu.pk 349 -

M.Sc. Mathematics mscmathematicsadmissions@vu.edu.pk 343 3430

Bachelors Programs

Associate Degree Programs associatedegreeadmissions@vu.edu.pk 242 2420

BS (4-year) bacheloradmissions@vu.edu.pk 242 2420

Bachelor(2-year) bacheloradmissions@vu.edu.pk 441 4430

PGD Programs

Post Graduate Diplomas diplomaadmissions@vu.edu.pk 441 4430

Specializations/ Certicates

Specialization Certicate specializationcerticate@vu.edu.pk 443 4430

Certicate Courses certicateadmissions@vu.edu.pk 443 4430

Deciency & Zero Semesters

Deciency Semester(s) deciencysemester@vu.edu.pk 441 4430

Zero Semester zerosemester@vu.edu.pk 349 -

Other Services

Admission Cancellation admissioncancellation@vu.edu.pk 349 -

Re-admission/to Continue studies readmission@vu.edu.pk 342 3420 189


Credit Transfer/ Course Exemptions courseexemptions@vu.edu.pk 342 3420

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