MS/M.Phil

Program Structure

Biology is an interdisciplinary science combining major fields like, Zoology, Botany, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Genetics and Cell biology. A student of Biology study the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary subjects of Zoology & Botany . The Department promotes an active academic program to assist M.Phil students in deciding the career and satisfy requirements for graduation. This program can be completed in two years. The Program structure is dynamic and enable the M.Phil students to utilize the various options for future career.

Duration

2 Years

Eligibility Criteria

Sixteen years of Education or 4-year education (130 credit hours) after HSSC/A- Level/Grade-12/Equivalent in the relevant discipline. Minimum 2.50/4.00 CGPA in semester system or 2nd division in annual examination system in MA, MSc, BS, BS(Hons) or equivalent degree. The degree must be from any HEC recognized university or degree awarding institution. The candidate must have qualified the criteria as given by the HEC as an alternative to GAT (General) Test / UO Assessment Test (Subject Based) / interview Candidates working in Government / Semi- Government or private institutions may apply. Such candidates shall have to submit "No Objection Certificate" from the Head of the Institution where they are working. There is no age limit for admission to MPhil Program.

Scheme of Studies

Semester-1
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BIOL-720 MS/M.Phil Biology Seminar-II 1-0
BIOL - 725 MS/M.Phil Biology Animal Reproductive Biology 2-1
BIOL - 723 MSc Biology Immunology 2-1
BIOL - 721 MS/M.Phil Biology Fish Biology 2-1
Semester-2
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BIOL-719 MS/M.Phil Biology Special Problem 1-0
BIOL-720 MS/M.Phil Biology Seminar-I 1-0
STAT -700 MSc Biology Elements of Statistics and Biometry 3-0
BIOL - 717 MS/M.Phil Biology Plant Adaptation to Arid Environment 2-1
Semester-3
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BIOL-731 MS/M.Phil Biology Thesis 8-0
Semester-4
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BIOL-731 MS/M.Phil Biology Thesis 8-0

Degree Completion Requirements

Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 30 credit hours and having CGPA at least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0.