Postgraduate programs

Offered Programs:

  • M.Sc. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • M.Sc. Surface Science and Engineering
  • Ph.D. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

1(a). M.Sc. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

  • The students are required to complete Eight courses (4 Core and 4 Elective Courses, 3 credit hour each course) and a compulsory thesis (6 CH). Total no. of CH: 30. Minimum duration is 03 semesters and maximum is 08 semesters.
  • Students from following disciplines will be eligible for admission to this program:
    • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Polymer Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Sr. No. Course Codes Subjects CH
Core Courses
1 MME-501 Mechanical Behaviour of Engineering Materials 3+0
2 MME-502 Characterization of Engineering Materials 3+0
3 MME-503 Corrosion and Corrosion Control 3+0
4 MME-504 Production of Metals and Alloys 3+0
5 MME-500 Thesis 06
Elective Courses
1 MME-505 Advance Ceramics 3+0
2 MME-506 Composite Materials 3+0
3 MME-507 Joining of Materials 3+0
4 MME-508 Solidification Processes 3+0
5 MME-509 Metal Working Processes 3+0
6 MME-510 Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis 3+0
7 MME-511 Coating Techniques and Surface Analysis 3+0
8 MME-512 Polymeric Materials 3+0
9 MME-513 Electronic, Magnetic and Optical Material 3+0
10 MME-514 Phase Transformation in Materials 3+0
11 MME-515 Nuclear Materials 3+0

1(b)      M.Sc. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering with Specialization in Nano and Advanced Materials

Core Courses

  1. Mechanical Behaviour of Engineering Materials (MME-501), CH (03)
  2. Characterization of Engineering Materials (MME-502) , CH (03)
  3. Corrosion and Corrosion Control (MME-503) , CH (03)
  4. Production of Metals and Alloys (MME-504) , CH (03)
  5. Thesis (MME-500) , CH (06)

Elective Courses

  1. Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (MME-516), , CH (03)
  2. Energy Materials (MME-517) , CH (03)
  3. High Temperature Materials (MME-518) , CH (03)
  4. Biomaterials (MME-519) , CH (03)
  5. Advanced Materials (MME-520) , CH (03)
  6. Nanostructured Devices (MME-521) , CH (03)
  7. Carbon Nanomaterials (MME-522) , CH (03)
  8. Thin film Technology (MME-523) , CH (03)
  9. Advanced Powder Processing (MME-524) , CH (03)
  10. Nanocomposites (MME-525) , CH (03)

General Elective Courses for both streams:

  1. Production Management and Quality Control (MME-526) , CH (03)
  2. Industrial Safety and Occupational Hazards (MME-527) , CH (03)

2. M.Sc. Surface Science and Engineering 

  • The program started in July 2018
  • The students are required to complete Eight courses (4 Core and 4 Elective Courses, 3 credit hour each course) and a compulsory thesis (6 CH). Total CH: 30. Minimum duration is 03 semesters and maximum is 08 semesters.
  • Students from following disciplines will be eligible for admission to this program:
    • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Polymer Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Core Courses

  1. Principles of Surface Science and Engineering (SSE-501)
  2. Surface Analysis and Characterization (SSE-502)
  3. Mechanical behaviour of Thin films and Coating (SSE-503)
  4. Corrosion and Corrosion control (MME-503)
  5. Thesis (SSE-500)

Elective Courses

  1. Conventional Surface Engineering Methods (SSE-504)
  2. Advance Surface Engineering Practices (SSE-505)
  3. Tribology of Surfaces (SSE-506)
  4. Composite Materials (MME-506)
  5. High Temperature Materials (MME-518)
  6. Functional Materials and Coatings (SSE-507)
  7. Vacuum Technology (SSE-508)
  8. Biomaterials and Bioactive Coatings (SSE-509)
  9. Polymeric Materials (MME-512)

General Elective Courses:

  1. Production Management and Quality Control (MME-526)
  2. Industrial Safety and Occupational Hazards (MME-527)

NOC from HEC for M.Sc. Surface Science and Engineering

3. PhD in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

The program of PhD in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering started in 1978. Currently 14 students are pursuing PhD from this department and 09 students are already graduated.

The PhD students are required to complete total 90 CH (48 CH of course work) beyond B.Sc. Engineering and 66 CH (24 CH of course work) beyond M.Sc. Engineering.

The PhD students can choose courses from above given lists for M.SC. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and Surface Science and Engineering.

Minimum duration is 06 semesters and maximum is 16 semesters.