Data is emerging as the most valuable commodity on the planet. Organizations all around the world are working on strategies to organise and use data to achieve their strategic goals as data is being referred to as the future oil and analytics are being referred to as the engine to effectively run the organizations.

What is Data Science?

Data science is a field of study that works with a big volume of facts and uses advanced tools and techniques to uncover hidden patterns, extract useful data, and make business decisions. The Data Science curriculum is the amalgamation of Computer Science, Computational Mathematics, Statistics, and Management. Better decision-making, predictive analysis, and pattern finding are all aided by data science or data-driven science.

What is the importance of data science around the world?

Given the vast volumes of data created nowadays, data science is a crucial aspect of any industry. Its popularity has expanded over time, and businesses have begun to use data science approaches to expand their operations and improve customer experience. In the coming decade, it is expected that artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robots, among other innovative technology, will likely rule the world.

The World Economic Forum’s Future of Work Report 2020 predicts that by 2025, the job with the highest demand and growth will be that of a Data Scientist.

What are the major topics in data science?

  • Machine Learning
  • Modeling
  • Statistics
  • Programming
  • Databases

What are the qualifications required to become a data scientist?

  • Intermediate in Computer Science (ICS) or FSC. Engineering is needed for foundation course
  • Bachelors in Computer Science
  • Bachelors in Information Technology
  • Bachelors in Data Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Diplomas and short courses in data science

What is the average salary of a data scientist in Pakistan?

It starts from 50K and goes up to 2 million depending upon your qualifications, competency and skills. The average salary of a data scientist in Pakistan is around 800k.



An Introduction to Intermediate in Computer Science

The intermediate of Computer Science (ICS) programme is a collective study of computer and science to provide a general education in information technology and software development. Computers have revolutionised the way we live today, and they are now employed in both school and everyday life. Our Intermediate Computer Science programme assists students in developing computer and information technology skills, as well as preparing them to work in this rapidly growing field. Our state-of-the-art teaching and lab facilities enable students in becoming IT professionals with number of career opportunities.

Intermediate in Computer Sciences ICS PGC

The Compulsory Subjects of ICS

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Islamic Studies
  • Pakistan Studies

The Electives Subjects Combinations of ICS

  • Physics-Math-Computer Science
  • Physics-Statistics-Computer Science
  • Statistics-Economics-Computer Science

Facilities at PGC for ICS:

  • Well Equipped Computer labs
  • Microsoft Certifications
  • Robotics Lab

Top fields to opt for after ICS

  • Software Engineering
  • BS Information Technology
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Bachelors in Architecture
  • BS Space Sciences
  • BS Physics
  • BS Nanotechnology
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer System Engineering
  • BS Computational Physics
  • Robotics, Embedded Systems & Control Engineering

All About FSc. Pre-Engineering

FSc Pre-Engineering is a two-year foundation programme designed for students who dream to pursue higher studies in engineering. In Pakistan, FSc Pre-engineering is considered as one of the most sought inter-level programmes for those students who want to advance their career in the fields of mathematics, physics, chemistry, or related studies. This programme gives the right exposure to scientific knowledge and experience that helps them find their passion at the intermediate stage. It is important to have analytical and quantitative thinking along with the right aptitude for science and mathematics that will ascertain your admission into one of the top engineering universities.


Pre-Engineering Test Preparation:

After getting prepared by two years of rigorous training at the basic level for engineering, students are required to give an entry test in the name of ECAT, which determines your level of reasoning and aptitude to enter into your desirable engineering field.


The goal of FSc Pre-Engineering: 

The main purpose for students to study in Pre-engineering is to get into various fields of engineering and mechanisms such as:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Aeronautical and Space Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Atomic Engineering
  • Meteorological Engineer
  • Telecommunication Engineering

Prospective careers apart from Engineering: 

In such competitive times where one may not end up in the engineering field, it is important to be aware of other professional degrees which have a lot of scope of success and growth.


  • Bachelors of Sciences (BSc.)- In Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry
  • Bachelors of Business Administration
  • Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Law

A Guide to FSc Pre-Medical

FSc Pre-Medical is an initial inter-level programme associated with the medical field. This intermediate programme offers the core subject of biology that directs to a career path of MBBS and its related fields. FSc Pre-Medical is chosen by ambitious students that dream to get into top medical colleges. It is considered as one of the highly sought intermediate programmes with top merit among other inter-level programmes. FSc Pre-Medical is one of the most challenging intermediate programmes that require a lot of effort, determination and passion to succeed in order to get top scores for admissions in top universities.

Core Subjects of FSc Pre-Medical

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

How to Excel in FSc Pre-Medical

Students of FSc Pre-medical are highly ambitious, goal-driven and hardworking that study day and night to excel in it. It’s important to know some tips before heading out for your goal.

  • Schedule your timetable
  • Pay attention to concepts rather than just cramming
  • Learn how to memorize along with concepts
  • Get maximum benefit out of test sessions
  • Stay determined, patient and success-driven throughout your FSc journey

Career pathways of FSc Pre-Medical

While students mainly choose FSc Pre-Medical to become a doctor, it is necessary to understand that MBBS is not the only career pathway of this programme. Pre-Medical students have many career options at their hands. Such as:

  • Doctor of Nutrition
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (D. Pharmacy)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  • Nursing
  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Psychology
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • (Bachelor of Science)
  • BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
  • BSIT and BSCS
  • Arm Forces