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

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 BS Biotechnology

  • Year 1, Semester 1


    Type Course Cr.Hrs.
  • CompulsoryEnglish I3 (3 + 0)
  • CompulsoryPakistan Studies2 (2 + 0)
  • CompulsoryIslamic Studies / Ethics2 (2 + 0)
  • CompulsoryIntroduction to Computer Science3 (2 + 1)
  • General-IPhysical Chemistry3 (3 + 0)
  • Foundation-IIntroduction to Biotechnology3 (2 + 1)
  • Total16
  • Year 1, Semester 2


    Type Course Cr.Hrs.
  • CompulsoryEnglish II3 (3 + 0)
  • CompulsoryBiomathematics3 (3 + 0)
  • General-IIInorganic Chemistry3 (2 + 1)
  • General-IIIOrganic Chemistry3 (2 + 1)
  • General-IVEcology, Biodiversity and Evaluation-I3 (3 + 0)
  • Foundation-IIBiochemistry-I3 (2 + 1)
  • Total18

  • Year 2, Semester 3


    Type Course Cr.Hrs.
  • (Compulsory)English-III (Writing and Comp)3 (3 + 0)
  • CompulsoryMathematics / Biology3 (3 + 0)
  • General-VEcology, Biodiversity and Evaluation-II3 (2 + 1)
  • General-VIBiological Physics3 (3 + 0)
  • Foundation-IIIBiochemistry-II3 (2 + 1)
  • Foundation-IVCell Biology3 (3 + 0)
  • Total18
  • Year 2, Semester 4


    Type Course Cr.Hrs.
  • General-VIISociology3 (3 + 0)
  • General-VIIIMarketing3 (3 + 0)
  • Foundation-VClassical Genetics3 (3 + 0)
  • Foundation-VIProbability and Biostatistics3 (3 + 0)
  • Foundation-VIIAnalytical Chemistry and Instrumentation3 (2 + 1)
  • Foundation-VIIIMolecular Biology3 (3 + 0)
  • Total18

  • Year 4, 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 4, Semester 6


    Type Course Cr.Hrs.
  • Foundation-XIIGenetic Resources and Conservation3 (3 + 0)
  • Foundation-XIIIMicrobial Biotechnology3 (3 + 0)
  • Major-IIIHealth Biotechnology3 (3 + 0)
  • Major-IVEnvironmental Biotechnology3 (3 + 0)
  • Major-VFood Biotechnology3 (3 + 0)
  • Elective-INano-Biotechnology3 (2 + 1)
  • Total18
  • Year 4, Semester 7


    Type Course Cr.Hrs.
  • Major-VIGenomics and Proteomics3 (3 + 0)
  • Major-VIISeminar-I1 (1 + 0)
  • Major-VIIIBioinformatics3 (1 + 2)
  • Major-IXIndustrial Biotechnology3 (3 + 0)
  • Major-XResearch Project / Internship / Special Paper-I3 (3 + 0)
  • Elective-IICell and Tissue Culture3 (2 + 1)
  • Total16
  • Year 4, Semester 8


    Type Course Cr.Hrs.
  • Elective-IIIVirology3 (2 + 1)
  • Elective-IVFermentation Biotechnology3 (2 + 1)
  • Major-XISeminar-II1 (1 + 0)
  • Major-XIIResearch Methodology and Skill Enhancement3 (3 + 0)
  • Major-XIIIResearch Project/Internship/Special Paper-I3 (3 + 0)
  • CompulsoryBiosafety and Bioethics2 (2 + 0)
  • Total15

Admission Criteria

To apply for BS in any of the above-mentioned programs, a candidate must have at least 45% marks or 2nd division in F.Sc. Pre-Medical /A level or an 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)

  • Courses Cr. Hrs. Fee per course Admission Fee Total Fee 1st Semester
  • 4713418,00025,000826,000115,000

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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