MS (Applied Physics) and MS (Mathematics) has been started under
the Faculty of Basic Sciences to have inter-disciplinary research
activities for the better utilization of applied research experience
of the department of University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila.
Moreover this will improve the intra-disciplinary research activities
between all departments of the university.
University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila is rich in terms
of excellent faculty in all of its Engineering departments. Each
and every one of them is serving the country and university while
producing competent engineers and research work of international
repute in all disciplines. However, there is a perception of lack
of inter-disciplinary research activities among the departments
more specifically Engineers and Scientists which may affect the
overall repute of the UET, Taxila in the long run. Therefore, keeping
in view the importance of inter-disciplinary research and Engineers-Scientists
effective collaboration to improve the overall ranking of the university
within the country and have better utilization of research potential
of Basic Sciences Faculty, MS (Applied Physics) program has been
planned exactly in line with the similar program in the University
of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.