- To carry out research of international standard aimed to advancing the global scientific and technological knowledge.
- To enhance the intellectual development of Ph.D. graduates through creativity, analytical thinking, critical analysis, and innovative problem solving.
- To equip students with the Chemistry techniques to solve indigenous problems applied in industrial organizations.
- To strengthen academia-professional-world bonding by tailoring the courses and the trainings offered according to needs of the end-user.
In order to have more in-depth study of research projects of applied nature which are already going on in the existing Textile Engineering faculties of National Textile University.
- In order to elevate the industry based research in the field of Chemistry.
- To fill the space of more application oriented Chemists as far as sensitivity and demand of region is concerned.
- To enhance the teamwork among the Textile Engineers and Scientist of the University and region for producing quality research of international repute.
- In addition to above social concern, Department has worked out in detail as far as employment perspectives of graduates are concerned.
- Faisalabad is the Manchester of Pakistan with a large textile industry. The primary objective of PhD Chemistry is to train the manpower required to deal with the problems faced by textile industry through knowledge of Chemical techniques so as to achieve reduced costs, flexibility and high quality.
- A career in Chemistry is about inducing design oriented solutions for environmental problems of varying range. New application areas are being discovered constantly, with older techniques constantly replaced. All the branches of Chemistry are applicable to varying career options.
- The minimum period for completion of Ph.D. program shall be 6 semester. The period shall be counted from the commencement of semester for 18 credit hours course work.
- The maximum permissible period for submission Ph.D. thesis will be 10 semesters. After 10 semesters, and the scholar will have to get extension, maximum of two semesters, from the competent authority.
SEMESTERWISE LAYOUT OF COURSES
- The Ph.D. candidate has to take Ph.D. level course work of minimum 18 credit hours with the consent of his/her supervisor.
- The course content shall be proposed by the concerned Faculty Board of Studies, recommended by the Advanced Studies & Research Board (ARSB) and approved by the Academic Council.
- All courses may range from one credit hour to four credit hours.
- One credit hour stands for at least one hour class contact per week per semester.
Research Paper Requirement
Before final submission of thsis for evaluation, the Ph.D scholar would have to publish at least one research paperfrom his/her research, as first author, in an Internationally Abstracted Journal, recognized by the HEC, Pakistan. Onlypublished paper are acceptable for award of PhD degree.
(This list is not exhaustive and new courses can be added to this category at any time depending upon the availablefacilities/requirements)
|S.No.||Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|1||CH-8001||Advanced Physical Chemistry||3|
|2||CH-8002||Inorganic Materials Chemistry||3|
|3||CH-8003||Physical Organic Chemistry||3|
|4||CH-8004||Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Organic Chemistry||3|
|5||CH-8005||Advanced Mass Spectrometry||3|
|6||CH-8006||Advanced Polymer Chemistry||3|
|7||CH-8007||Special Organic Materials||3|
|10||CH-8010||Chemistry of Advanced Composite Materials||3|
|11||CH-8011||Advanced Applied Chemistry||3|
|12||CH-8012||Applied Environmental Chemistry||3|
|15||CH-8015||Advanced Chemical Treatment of Textiles||3|
|16||CH-8016||Advances in Textile Finishing and Coating||3|
- MS/ M.Phil Chemistry or equivalent degree with minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0 or 3.5/5.0 in semester system, 60% marks in annual system.
- Candidate will have to pass NTU GAT (subject) test.
- It is mandatory to pass interview in order to compete on merit.
- Applicant must not be already registered as a student in any other academic program in Pakistan or abroad.
- The Ph.D. program shall be advertised in the beginning of each academic session.
- An applicant shall apply on a prescribed form along with two letters of recommendation within due date givenin the advertisement for admission.
- The completed application form, along with required documents, shall be submitted in the admission office.
- The applications shall be evaluated according to the following criteria for making the merit list.
|M.Phill/MS Chemistry||50% weightage|
|M.Sc/BS Chemistry||30% weightage|
|Interview result||10% weightage|
|Publication/relevant experience||10% weightage|
- An HEC Scholarship holder will be given preference for admission.
- The candidate must have the supervisor’s (and co supervisor’s) willingness letter.
|Certificate Verification Fee||2000||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Red Crescent Donation||100||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|University Card Fee||300||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Student Activity Fund||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
*There is no Transport Fee for Hostel Residents but they will pay Hostel Charges