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Overview

The Department of Physics at Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College (GQMGC), one of its founding departments, is offering courses and guiding students at Intermediate and BS levels. The department diligently caters to this massive demand all the while ensuring the quality of teaching and knowledge imparted to the student body. As an affiliated college of University of the Punjab, Department of Physics at GQMGC considers the curriculum mission and goals of PU as its precedent and simultaneously tailors its pedagogy and learning outcomes according to the enrolled students.

Scope

The Department of Physics at Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College (GQMGC), one of its founding departments, is offering courses and guiding students at Intermediate and BS levels. The department diligently caters to this massive demand all the while ensuring the quality of teaching and knowledge imparted to the student body. As an affiliated college of University of the Punjab, Department of Physics at GQMGC considers the curriculum mission and goals of PU as its precedent and simultaneously tailors its pedagogy and learning outcomes according to the enrolled students.

Vision And Mission

To take a prominent position in education, research, innovation, and technical advancement by upholding exceptional academic and research standards, all the while ensuring global quality benchmarks are met. Special focus is to be placed on preparing graduates equipped with basic concepts and let them capable enough to put theory into practice.

Contact

The Department of Physics
Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College
2- Durand Road, Lahore. Pakistan
Phone No: 042-6317078
Email:  physicsqmc@gmail.com

Head of Department Message

At Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College (GQMGC), the Physics Department is a renowned center for instruction, research, creativity, and commercialization. Our goal is to create an atmosphere where students may learn the most recent information and contribute significantly to both local and global growth. Our BS Physics program aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of both basic and advanced physics ideas while providing a solid foundation in a variety of physics fields through core courses. We are committed to educating our students for the demands of contemporary life and are always looking for ways to improve the standard of instruction and research. By encouraging a vibrant learning environment, we enable our students to develop into knowledgeable and creative professionals, ready to have a big contribution in the field of Physics and beyond.

Ms. Tahira Kalsoom

Head of Physics Department
Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College, Lahore.

Program offer

The Physics Department takes pride in offering its BS Physics program with the following key objectives:

  • To impart comprehensive knowledge of both traditional and advanced physics concepts.
  • To actively engage in basic and applied research to drive progress in the field of physics.
  • To produce skilled professionals for various sectors, including educational research, industries, medicinal research, and pharmaceutical companies.
  • To conduct activity-centered programs that emphasize observation and experimentation.
  • To bring up a supportive teacher-student relationship, promoting a healthy learning environment.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will demonstrate the following program outcomes:

  • Comprehensive understanding of fundamental and advanced physics concepts.
  • Proficiency in problem-solving and critical thinking for scientific challenges.
  • Skillful design and analysis of experiments, utilizing both traditional and modern instrumentations.
  • Ability to conduct research and explore new areas in physics and related fields.
  • Effective communication, teamwork, and ethical awareness in scientific endeavors.

Admission Criteria

Form Submission

Scrutiny of Forms

Eligible Candidates for Test / Interview

Test & Interview

Display of Final Merit Lists

BSCS - Study Scheme

ROAD MAP FOR BS (HONS) PHYSICS

1. Name of Program

BS (PHYSICS)

Admission Requirement of the Program

F.Sc.(Pre-Engineering) / A level (with Physics and Mathematics) with minimum 60% Marks

Objective of the Program

The four-year BS (Physics) program is offered on a semester system and consists of eight (08) semesters.

Duration of the Program

4 Years

Total Credit Hours

139 (135 Physics + 4 Holy Quran Credit Hours)

Number of Semesters

8

 

 

Load Per Semesters

 

 

Semester

Load

1

17

2

17

3

16

4

17

5

17

6

18

7

18

8

19

 

COURSE CONTENTS OF BS PROGRAM (SEMESTER WISE)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

HQ-001

Translation of Holy Quran

1 (Non Crd Hr)

PHYS-1002

Waves and optics

3

PHYS-1001

Mechanics

3

PHYS-1601L

Physics Lab

1

GEN-1001

English

3

Math-1001

Calculus-I

3

GEN-1003

Islamiyat

2

GEN-1002

Pak studies

2

Total

17

 

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

HQ-002

Translation of Holy Quran

1

GEN-1004

English-II (Composition Writing)

3

MATH-1002

Calculus-II

3

PHYS-1003

Thermal Physics

3

PHYS-1004

Electricity and Magnetism

3

PHYS-1602L

Physics Lab-II

1

MATH-1003

Probability and Statistics

3

                                                                   Total

17

 

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

HQ-003

Translation of Holy Quran

1 (Non Crd Hr)

PHYS-2001

Quantum Physics

3

PHYS-2603L

Physics lab-III

1

MATH-2004

Analytical Geometry

3

MATH-2003

Differential Equation

3

GEN-2005

Introduction to Computing

3

GEN-2003

Chemistry

3

                                          Total

16

 

FOURTH SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

HQ-004

Translation of Holy Quran

1

PHYS-2002

Modern Physics

3

PHYS-2003

Basic Electronics

3

PHYS-2604

Physics Lab-IV

1

MATH-2005

Linear Algebra

3

GEN-2006

Humanities / Social Science

(introduction to Philosophy)

3

MATH-2006

Applied Mathematics

3

                                        Total

17

 

FIFTH SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

HQ-005

Translation of Holy Quran

1 (Non Crd Hr)

PHYS-3101

Classical Mechanics

3

PHYS-3701

Electronics-I

3

PHYS-3501

Mathematical Methods of Physics-I

3

PHYS-3401

Solid State Physics-I

3

PHYS-3502

Computational Physics-I

3

PHYS-3605L

Physics lab-V

2

                                       Total

17

 

SIXTH SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

HQ-006

Translation of Holy Quran

1

PHYS-3503

Mathematical Methods of Physics-II

3

PHYS-3402

Solid State Physics-II

3

PHYS-3301

Quantum Mechanics-I

3

PHYS-3504

Computational Physics-II

3

PHYS-3702

Electronics-II

3

PHYS-3606L

Physics Lab-VI

2

                                      Total

18

 

SEVENTH SEMESTER

SPECIALIZATION

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

HQ-007

Translation of Holy Quran

1 (Non Crd Hr)

PHYS-4302

Quantum Mechanics-II

3

PHYS-4303

Statistical Physics

3

PHYS-4201

Classical Electrodynamics-I

3

PHYS-4303

Nuclear Physics-I

3

PHYS-XXXX

Elective-I

3

PHYS-XXXX

Elective-II

3

                                     Total

18

 

EIGHTH SEMESTER

SPECIALIZATION

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

HQ-008

Translation of Holy Quran

1

PHYS-4404

Solid State Physics-III

3

PHYS-4202

Classical Electrodynamics-II

3

PHYS-4304

Nuclear Physics-II

3

PHYS-4102

Relativity and Cosmology

3

PHYS-XXXX

Elective-III

3

PHYS-XXXX

Elective-IV

3

Total

19

Total credit hours for BS Physics: 139

LIST OF ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

Elective courses will be offered from the following list by the Department of Physics in view of availability of instructors and related resources. More titles in the list of elective courses can be added from time to time subject to the approval by relevant academic bodies.

Course Title

Course code

Introductory Particle Physics

PHYS-4305

Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

PHYS-4306

Topics in Solid State Physics

PHYS-4405

Advanced Solid State Physics

PHYS-4406

Quantum Information Theory

PHYS-4308

Introduction to Photonics

PHYS-4703

Quantum Solid State Magnetism

PHYS-4309

Quantum Electronics

PHYS-4310

Astrophysics

PHYS-4103

Medical Physics

PHYS-4607

Meet Out Faculty

Higher Education Department Cadre

Ms. Tahira Kalsoom
Associate Professor/ Head of Physics Department
tahirakalsoom9@gmail.com
Ms. Naila Touqeer
Associate Professor
nailatoqeeer02@gmail.com
Ms. Zunaira Fatima
Lecturer
zunairaf79@gmail.com
Ms. Ayesha Saleem
Lecturer
ayeshasaleem898@gmail.com
Ms. Ambar Riaz
Lecturer
ambarriaz54@gmail.com
Ms. Ammara
Lecturer
ammara.abdulrehma00@gmail.com

College Cadre (BOG)

Ms. Wardah Sejal
Lecturer
Ms. Unaiza Nafees
Lecturer
nailatoqeeer02@gmail.com

Visiting Faculty

Ms. Maleeha
Lecturer
Ms. Baseerat Waseem
Lecturer
Ms. Sundas Zubair
Lecturer
Ms. Maryam Shair
Lecturer
Ms. Iram Basharat
Lecturer
Ms. Tehreem Arshad
Lecturer