BS Biotechnology

In the discipline of Biotechnology, MS, M.Sc. and BS level degrees are offered. The interdisciplinary programs are designed in order to provide the students with strong knowledge of sciences and equal importance to laboratory experiences. Faculty is highly competitive and strives to fulfill significant demand in Biomedical, Pharmaceutical, Business and Industry. The faculty aims at instilling up-to-date knowledge of biotechnology and its different aspects so that the student can pursue a successful career in biomedical, forensic science, government policy-making, economy and educational sector.

Outline

Each candidate for the BS Biotechnology degree is required to successfully earn 136 Cr. Hrs. with the CGPA of 2.0 on the scale of 4.0 as per the following detail:

  • Sr. No. Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Biotechnology Foundation Courses 36
  • 2Biotechnology General Courses 24
  • 3 Biotechnology Interdepartmental Courses 26
  • 4Biotechnology Core Courses 32
  • 5Biotechnology Elective Depth Courses 12
  • 6 Industrial Internship 0
  • 7Research Project/Internship/Review Paper 6
  • Total136

Road Map

Sample Course Plan for BS Biotechnology

  • Year 1, Semester 1


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1BTHU1003English IInter. Dept.3
  • 2BTHU1013Pakistan StudiesInter. Dept.3
  • 3BTHU1023Islamic studiesInter. Dept.3
  • 4BTCS1003Introduction to Computer ScienceInter. Dept.3
  • 5BT1203Physical ChemistryInter. Dept.3
  • 6BT1303Introduction to BiotechnologyInter. Dept.3
  • Total18
  • Year 1, Semester 2


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1BTHU1033English-IIInter. Dept.3
  • 2BTMT1003MathematicsInter. Dept.3
  • 3BT1213Inorganic ChemistryBT General3
  • 4BT1223Organic ChemistryBT General3
  • 5BT1803Ecology, Biodiversity & Eval.-IBT General3
  • 6BT1233Biochemistry-IBT Foundation3
  • Total18

  • Year 2, Semester 3


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1BTHU2043English-III (Writing & Comp)Inter. Dept.3
  • 2BTMT2013BiomathematicsInter. Dept.3
  • 3BT2813Ecology, Biodiversity & Eval.-IIBT General3
  • 4BT2403Biological PhysicsBT General3
  • 5BT2243Biochemistry-IIBT Foundation3
  • 6BT2603Cell BiologyBT Foundation3
  • Total18
  • Year 2, Semester 4


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1BTMG2003SociologyBT General3
  • 2BTMG2013Marketing & ManagementBT General3
  • 3BT2103Classical GeneticsBT Foundation3
  • 4BTMT2023Probability & BiostatisticsBT Foundation3
  • 5BT2253Analytical Chemistry & InstrumentationBT Foundation3
  • 6BT2503Molecular BiologyBT Foundation3
  • Total18

  • Year 3, Semester 5


    Type Course Cr.Hrs.
  • Major-IPrinciples of Biochemical Engineering3 (2 + 1)
  • Major-IIAgriculture Biotechnology3 (2 + 1)
  • Foundation-IXMicrobiology3 (3 + 0)
  • Foundation-XImmunology3 (3 + 0)
  • Foundation-XIMethods in Molecular Biology3 (1 + 2)
  • Total15
  • Year 3, Semester 6


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1BT3113Genetic Resources & ConservationBT Foundation3
  • 2BT3323Microbial BiotechnologyBT Foundation3
  • 3BT3333Health BiotechnologyBT Core3
  • 4BT3343Environmental BiotechnologyBT Core3
  • 5BT3353Food BiotechnologyBT Core3
  • 6BT3363Nano-BiotechnologyBT Elective3
  • Total18
  • Year 3, Semester 7


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1BT4123Genomics & ProteomicsBT Core3
  • 2BT4002Entrepreneurship in BiotechnologyBT Core2
  • 3BT4823BioinformaticsBT Core3
  • 4BT4373Industrial BiotechnologyBT Core3
  • 5BT4623Cell & Tissue CultureBT Elective3
  • 6BT4903Research Project-IProject3
  • Total17
  • Year 3, Semester 8


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1BT4713VirologyBT Elective3
  • 2BT4383Fermentation BiotechnologyBT Elective3
  • 3BT4023Research Methodology & Skill EnhancementBT Core3
  • 4BT4032Biosafety & BioethicsInter. Dept.2
  • 5BT4913Research Project-IIProject3
  • Total14

Admission Criteria

At least 45% marks or 2nd division in F.Sc. Pre-Medical/A-level (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) or equivalent.

Prospects

BS Biotechnology aims at providing the job market with scientists equipped with the knowledge and training required to work with genetic engineering, drug development and modern medical technologies. The graduate may contribute to the development of consumer good market, healthcare, agriculture, agriculture, environment conservation and education at an initial stage.

Fee Structure

BS Biotechnology ( 4 yrs, 8 semesters)

  • Sr. No. COURSE NAME ADMISSION FEE FEE PER CREDIT HOUR Total No. Of Credit Hours Total Fee
  • 1BS Biotechnology25,0006,0001368,41,000

Disclaimer

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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