BS Physics


Within 4 to 5 years of students graduating with a degree from Physics at TUF, an alumnus should have the knowledge and skills to:

• Find and evaluate data, models, hypotheses, and conclusions published in publicly available scientific literature. Apply knowledge and techniques from physics, mathematics, and computing to help solve scientific problems.

• Conduct an independent scientific investigations.

• Make cogent presentations of scientific data, observations, interpretations, and conclusions in written and oral formats.

• Be aware of scientific issues that affect society at large. Collaborate with others, including multidisciplinary groups, to solve scientific problems, and to recognize ethical issues in each respective profession.

• Understand the need for, and develop the abilities to engage in, lifelong learning.

Role and Scope

Not Available

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    8 Semesters, 4 years

  • Eligibility

    F.Sc pre Engineering or equivalent with minimum 45% marks.

  • credit hours



Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-301 Mechanics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-303 Waves & Oscillations 3(3-0)
MTH-323 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3(3-0)
CSI-321 Introduction to Computing Applications 3(3-0)
ISL-321 Islamic Studies / Ethics 2(2–0)
ENG-321 Functional English 3(3–0)
MTH-111 Basic Mathematics – I (Deficiency Course for F.Sc Pre-Medical) 3(3–0)
  Total 17/20

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-302 Mechanics-II 3(3-0)
PHY-304 Heat & Thermodynamics 3(3-0)
PHY-306 Introduction to Programming for Physicists 3(3-0)
MTH-324 Multivariable and Integral Calculus 3(3-0)
PST-321 Pakistan Studies 2(2–0)
ENG-322 English Comprehension and Composition 3(3–0)
MTH-112 Basic Mathematics – II (Deficiency Course for F.Sc Pre-Medical) 3(3–0)
  Total 17/20

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-401 Electricity & Magnetism-I 3(3-0)
PHY-403 Modern Physics-I 3(3-0)
MTH-425 Differential Equations-I 3(3-0)
MTH-429 Introduction to Metric and Topological Spaces 3(3-0)
ENG-421 Communication Skills 3(3-0)
PHY-407 Lab Course-I (Mechanics, Heat and Vibrations) 3(0-3)
  Total 18

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-402 Electricity & Magnetism-II 3(3-0)
PHY-404 Modern Physics-II 3(3-0)
MTH-426 Differential Equations-II 3(3-0)
PHY-408 Lab Course-II (Optics & Modern Physics) 3(0-3)
MTH-424 Linear Algebra 3(3-0)
CHM-402 Chemistry (Special Topics) 4(3-1)
  Total 15



Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-501 Methods of Mathematical Physics-I 3(3–0)
PHY-503 Classical Mechanics 3(3–0)
PHY-505 Electrodynamics-I 3(3–0)
PHY-509 Relativity and Cosmology 3(3–0)
PHY-511 Lab Course-III (Electromagnetism) 3(0–3)
PHY-507 Electronics-I 3(3–0)
  Total 18



Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-502 Methods of Mathematical Physics-II 3(3–0)
PHY-504 Quantum Mechanics-I 3(3–0)
PHY-506 Nuclear Physics-I 3(3–0)
PHY-508 Electrodynamics-II 3(3–0)
PHY-510 Electronics-II 3(3–0)
PHY-512 Lab Course-IV (Atomic & Nuclear Physics) 3(0–3)
  Total 18



Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-601 Quantum Mechanics-II 3(3–0)
ENG-601 EFE (English for Employment) 3(3-0)
PHY-603 Nuclear Physics-II 3(3–0)
PHY-605 SolidState Physics-I 3(3–0)
PHY-607 Particle Physics-I* 3(3–0)
PHY-609 Advanced Electronics* 3(3–0)
PHY-611 Environmental Physics-I* 3(3–0)
PHY-613 Health and Medical Physics-I* 3(3–0)
PHY-615 Climatology and Metrology-I* 3(3–0)
PHY-617 Lab Course-V (Electronics) 3(0–3)
  Total 18/15**



Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-602 Plasma Physics 3(3–0)
PHY-604 Computational Physics 3(3–0)
PHY-606 SolidState Physics-II 3(3–0)
PHY-608 Laser and Optics 3(3–0)
PHY-610 Statistical Mechanics 3(3–0)
PHY-612 Particle Physics-II* 3(3–0)
PHY-614 Advanced Electronics Lab Course* 3(0–3)
PHY-616 Environmental Physics Lab Course* 3(0–3)
PHY-618 Health and Medical Physics -II* 3(3–0)
PHY-620 Climatology and Metrology-II* 3(3–0)
PHY-629 Seminar 1(1–0)
PHY-630 Thesis** 6(6–0)
PHY-631 Project*** 3(0–3)
  Total 19/22**
  Total Credit Hours: 147


• One optional subject to be chosen in 7th and 8th semester.

• Projects may be opted in lieu of option-II of the subject already taken by the student in 7th semester.

• Thesis will be allotted in the 2nd last semester. However, the credit hours for thesis will only count in the last semesters.