Master of Science in Computer Science (MS-CS)


The MS (Computer Science) comprises of both course work as well as research component. The ‘core courses’ aimed at strengthening the understanding and competence of students in computer science fundamentals. The University expects its MS graduates to pursue careers either as ‘Computer Science Faculty Members’ or as ‘Software Development Managers’ in the industry.

Following are the objectives of the program:
  • To provide students with a survey of the concepts and ideas related to computer sciences.
  • This program is especially designed for those individuals who want to do research in the field of computer and IT.
  • It is aimed to produce such graduates who will be good for IT industry and will do some wonders in future.
  • Communicate computer science concepts, designs, and solutions effectively and professionally;
  • Apply knowledge of computing to produce effective designs and solutions for specific problems;
  • Identify, analyze, and synthesize scholarly literature relating to the field of computer science; and
  • Use software development tools, software systems, and modern computing platforms.
  • Duration1.5 Years
    No. of Courses10
    Total Credit Hours30 Cr Hrs
  • Program will expire in 2 years from the date of admission.
  • NCEAC program to be reaccredited after 2 to 3 years.
  • Title of the Degree Master of Science in Computer Science
    Eligibility Criteria For Taking The Ilma University Aptitude test 16 years of relevant education with second division or 2.5 CGPA and NTS/ARC/ETC GAT (General) with minimum 50 score:

    For Master from foreign university HEC equivalency certificate required.

    Code Course Credit Hours
    First Semester

    CS513

    Advanced Computer Architecture

    3(2+1)

    CS518

    Advanced Database Management Systems

    3(2+1)

    CS520

    Information Security and Assurance

    3(3+0)

    MGT620

    Advance Research Methods

    3(3+0)

    Second Semester

    CS510

    Advanced Theory of Computation

    3(2+1)

    CS512

    Advanced Operating Systems

    3(3+0)

    CS591

    Independent Study I

    3(3+0)

    CS601

    Thesis Proposal

    3(3+0)

    Third Semester

    CS592

    Independent Study II

    3(3+0)

    CS602

    Thesis Defense

    3(3+0)