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BS Biological Sciences (Biotechnology)

Mission:

To prepare the next generation of leaders in research, academia and industry through a focused, high-quality biological sciences undergraduate program, majoring in biotechnology, with an emphasis on research relevant to the needs of our population.

What makes the program unique?

This program has been conceived in light of the framework of the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan for BS programs. The degree program is designed to provide our graduates with a sound basis and conceptual understanding of the major theories and disciplines of biology, including foundations of cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, and molecular biology. This program will provide flexibility to our students to be able to pursue careers in various areas of research, academia and industry including health, food sciences, diagnostics, therapeutics, agriculture, nanotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Several courses related to philosophy, logic and social sciences have been included in this program to build our students’ capacity to excel in a multi-disciplinary world. This program necessitates the students to learn and carry out a meta-analysis in later part of their degree to acquire the ability to critically appraise scientific literature. A hands-on research project in their final semester will give the students an opportunity to utilize the acquired lab based skills to conduct research.

Career Prospects:

In addition to the vast higher education and research opportunities, a variety of possible employment opportunities will exist such as:

  1. Research Assistants/Associates
  2. Laboratory Technologists/Technicians
  3. Technical support staff in a variety of industries
  4. Teaching opportunities
  5. Entrepreneurship
Admission Criteria/Eligibility:
  • F.Sc. Pre-medical/A levels or equivalent with at least 60% marks
  • NAT (General)/ MDCAT with minimum 50% of cumulative score OR NUMS Admission Test
Courses:
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Commencement of Session

Session

Tentative Date

Admissions start

 21st January, 2021

Merit List display

12th February, 2021

Commencement of Academic year

3rd Week of March 2021

Tuition Fee

Fee Structure

BS Biological Sciences (Biotechnology)

Tuition Fee

Pkr 150,000 /semester

Admission Fee

Pkr 30,000  (One Time)

Security Fee

Pkr 10,000 (Refundable)