LAHORE: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has introduced three more disciplines for PhD programmes, bringing the total number of PhD programmes to 13.
On Thursday, the university also extended the closing date for PhD admissions for the spring semester till March 31.
Female candidates with a minimum of 18 years of education (MPhil/MS) or equivalent in a relevant field from HEC-recognised institutions are eligible to apply.
The candidates must have obtained minimum 3.0 CGPA in semester system or 60% marks under the annual system. Admission test and Interview are compulsory for all PhD candidates.
A statement issued by the university said admissions with reduced fee are being offered now for 13 disciplines: Persian, botany and chemistry, environment science, physics, zoology, botany, chemistry, maths, Punjabi, Urdu, Islamic studies and fine arts.
LCWU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Rukhsana Kausar said minimising the fee would support research culture and would attract more students to become research scholars.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 24th, 2017.