MS (Mathematics)
Program Objectives

This program aims at training the candidates in a number of advance mathematical courses. Having done this they are motivated to undertake research in some area of pure and applied mathematics. The successful candidates are expected to serve the nation as academicians as well as researchers.

Typical course load in a semester is four courses. However, NUCES staff cannot register for more than two courses in a semester.

A student has the option to persue MS either by undertaking a 6 credit hour MS thesis, or by taking a 3 credit hour Research Survey plus one taught course

Award of Degree

For the award of MS degree, a student must have:

  • Passed courses totalling at least 31 credit hours, including the four major courses
  • Obtained a CGPA of at least 2.5

Program offered in Campuses

Islamabad Karachi Lahore Peshawar Chiniot-Faisalabad
Tentative Study Plan
Semester 1
Crdt Hrs. Pre Req
SS310 Research Methodology 1 -
MTX17 Core Course-I 3 -
MTX18 Core Course-II 3 -
MTX08 Elective-I 3 -
Semester 2
Crdt Hrs. Pre Req
MTX19 Core Course-III 3 -
MTX20 Core Course-IV 3 -
MTX09 Elective-II 3 -
Semester 3
Crdt Hrs. Pre Req
MT591 MS Thesis - I 3 -
MTX10 Elective-III 3 -
Semester 4
Crdt Hrs. Pre Req
MT592 MS Thesis - II 3 MT591
MTX11 Elective-IV 3 -

Note: Registration in "MS Thesis-I" is allowed provided the student has:

  •   Earned at least 19 credits
  •   Passed the "Research Methodology" course
  •   CGPA is equal to or more then 2.5

Core Courses (Must pass any FOUR of the following courses)

  • MT502  Advanced Mathematical Statistics
  • MT507  Advanced Number Theory
  • MT505  Advanced Algebra
  • MT513  Adv. Numerical Methods for ODEs
  • MT506  Advanced Functional Analysis
  • MT610  Numerical Solutions for PDEs