The department first offered MA Mass Communication program in spring 1997 and later on it was converted into MSc with the addition of some new courses in the program. The program is mainly based on social sciences focus, which consists of 60-credit and is completed in two-year duration. Medium of instruction of the program is English, however, students are allowed to do take examination in Urdu as well. The program also consists of research thesis as an option. At the end of the study period, students are required to do two months internship in an accredited media organization. At the end of the semester, students are required to attend mandatory workshop for each of the above courses. There are two days workshops for each three credit courses. The mode of teaching of this program is correspondence package including course books, readers and allied material, forth-nightly tutorial, presentation of assignments, workshop and internship. A great number of students across the country are interested in the in the program. Enrollment in the program is merit based on national quota system. About 700 students from all parts of the country are enrolled in the program every year in the spring semester. Eligibility for admission to the program is second-class bachelor degree from recognized institution. 20 seats are reserved for working journalists of accredited media organizations.