M.Sc. Biotechnology



In the discipline of Biotechnology, Degrees are offered at the level of MS, M.Sc. and BS. Faculty is highly competitive and strives to fulfill significant demand
in Biomedical, Pharmaceutical and Industry. A large number of students are seeking admission during each semester to qualify for higher research programs within the University while a good proportion of meritorious students aim to pursue further research studies in different overseas universities after completing degrees from FLS. Graduating students may seek employment in the renowned organizations in this country as well as abroad.

Road Map

Sample Course Plan for M.Sc. Biotechnology

  • Year 1, Semester 1

    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Introduction to Biochemistry4(3-1)
  • 2Introduction to Molecular Biology and Biotechnology4(4-0)
  • 3Genetic Resources and Conservation3(3-0)
  • 4Industrial Biotechnology2(2-0)
  • 5Environmental Biotechnology3(2-1)
  • Total (Credit Hours)16
  • Year 1, Semester 2

    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Recombinant DNA Technology4(3-1)
  • 2Immunology4(3-1)
  • 3Food Biotechnology4(3-1)
  • 4Agricultural Biotechnology2(1-1)
  • 5Biostatistics3(3-0)
  • Total (Credit Hours)17

  • Year 2, Semester 3

    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Techniques in Biotechnology.3(0-3)
  • 2Health Biotechnology.2(2-0)
  • 3Cell and Tissue Culture.3(3-0)
  • 4Genetics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics.3(3-0)
  • 5Research Methodology and Research for Thesis / Review Report.6(0-6)
  • Total (Credit Hours)17
  • Year 2, Semester 4

    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Nano-Biotechnology3(3-0)
  • 2Microbial Biotechnology and Vaccinology.4(3-1)
  • 3Bioinformatics.3(3-0)
  • 4Thesis / Review Report.6(0-6)
  • Total (Credit Hours)16

Admission Criteria


Fee Structure

MSc Biotechnology ( 2 yrs, 4 semesters)

  • Courses Cr. Hrs. Fee per course Admission Fee Total Fee 1st Semester
  • 19 Courses + Thesis6618,00025,000340,000106,000


The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.
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