BS (Software Engineering)


Program Info
Learning Outcomes
  1. Student will be able to apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, knowledge of a computing specialization, and mathematics, science, and domain knowledge appropriate for the computing specialization to the abstraction and conceptualization of computing models from defined problems and requirements
  2. Student will be able to identify, formulate, research literature, and solve complex computing problems reaching substantiated conclusions using fundamental principles of mathematics, computing sciences, and relevant domain disciplines
  3. Student will be able to design and evaluate solutions for complex computing problems, and design and evaluate systems, components, or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations
  4. Student will be able to create, select, adapt and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computing tools to complex computing activities, with an understanding of the limitations
  5. Student will be able to function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings
  6. Student will be able to communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities by being able to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and understand clear instructions
  7. Student will be able to understand and assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues within local and global contexts, and the consequential responsibilities relevant to professional computing practice
  8. Student will be able to understand and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of professional computing practice
  9. Student will be able to recognize the need, and have the ability, to engage in independent learning for continual development as a computing professional
Career Opportunities

Your career prospects will be excellent: You may become software quality assurance engineer, systems programmer, embedded software engineer, software architect, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer, User Interface designer, Information Systems manager or computer graphic designer etc.

Award of Degree

For the award of BS (Software Engineering) degree, a student must have:

  • Passed courses totalling at least 130 credit hours, including all those courses which have been specified as Core courses.
  • Obtained a CGPA of at least 2.00

Offered Campuses

Chiniot-Faisalabad Islamabad Karachi Lahore Peshawar

Eligibility:

  • At least 60% marks in SSC (Matric) or an equivalent examination (such as O-levels) AND
  • Should have studied for HSSC or an equivalent qualification, for at least two years AND
  • Should have EITHER
    • studied Mathematics at the HSSC or equivalent level. OR
    • pass HSSC level Mathematics exam within one year of admission, conducted by any one of the following:
      • Local Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education
      • A recognized Foreign Board (Oxford, Cambridge, etc.)
      • NUCES (FAST)

Selection Criteria:

Candidates having passed SSC exam, and then followed the HSSC route
  • 50% weight to marks obtained in SSC AND
  • 50% weight to marks obtained in HSSC-I Exams
Candidates having passed O-level exam, and then followed the HSSC route
  • 50% weight to IBCC equivalent score x 1.1 AND
  • 50% weight to marks obtained in HSSC-I Exams
Candidates having passed O-level exam, and then followed the A-level route
  • 100% weight to IBCC equivalent marks (for O-level) x 1.1
Candidates having taken NTS-NAT IE exam
  • Cut-off marks in the NTS-NAT IE exam to be determined by the University
Candidates having taken SAT examination
  • Combined score of 1,000 or more in the SAT-I examination AND
  • At least 550 in the SAT-II (Math Level IIC) examination.
Tentative Study Plan
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 1
1 Intro to Info. & Comm. Technologies 1
2 Programming Fundamentals 3+1
3 Applied Physics 3
4 Calculus & Analytical Geometry 3
5 Pakistan Studies 3
6 English Composition & Comprehension 2+1
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Semester 2
1 Discrete Structures 3
2 Object Oriented Programming 3+1
3 Intro to Software Engineering 3
4 Islamic & Religious Studies 3
5 Communication & Presentation Skills 2+1
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Semester 3
1 Data Structures & Algorithms 3+1
2 Human Computer Interaction 3
3 Linear Algebra 3
4 Software Requirement Engineering 3
5 Social Science Elective 3
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Semester 4
1 Database Systems 3+1
2 Operating Systems 3+1
3 Software Design and Architecture 2+1
4 SE Supporting –I 3
5 Social Science Elective - I 3
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Semester 5
1 Computer Networks 3+1
2 Probability & Statistics 3
3 Software Construction and Development 2+1
4 SE Supporting – II 3
5 Technical and Business Writing 3
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Semester 6
1 Professional Practices 3
2 Software Quality Engineering 3
3 Web Engineering 3
4 SE Supporting – III 3
5 SE Elective – I 3
6 Social Science Elective - II 3
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Semester 7
1 Information Security 3
2 Software Project Management 3
3 Final Year Project – I 3
4 SE Elective –II 3
5 SE Elective – III 3
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Semester 8
1 Software Re-Engineering 3
2 Final Year Project - II 3
3 SE Elective – IV 3
4 SE Elective – V 3
5 Social Science Elective - III 3

Note: Registration in “Final Year Project-I” is allowed provided the student has earned at least 100 credit hours, and his/her CGPA is equal to or greater than the graduating CGPA (2.0).