The Department of Biological Sciences offers majors in 4-year degree programs in Biology and Biotechnology.

BS (HONS) BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES & BS (HONS) BIOTECHNOLOGY

The BS (Hons) Biological Sciences is designed to offer a broad and general training in plant and animal sciences with opportunity for research. This is to ensure that the needs of both students preparing for postgraduate studies and/or the job market are catered by the department. This major is offered after the end of the Sophomore year.

Learning Objectives:

The Department of Biological Sciences offers one of the broadest and most comprehensive undergraduate programs in Pakistan. It is designed to offer a broad and general training in plant and animal sciences with opportunity for research to meet the needs of students preparing for postgraduate work or the job market.

It will enable the students to:

  • Explain the key concepts and principles of biological sciences
  • Plan and execute laboratory methods and procedures and be able to interpret scientific data
  • Demonstrate ability of creative thinking to ethically solve real life problems
  • Apply concepts and information related to biological sciences to real world
  • Demonstrate consistent behavior to learn and work cooperatively in groups
  • Integrate knowledge and skills necessary for the intelligent performance of major tasks required at the entry level of field
  • Evaluate biological literature and use it to explore opportunities in the field of biology such as entrepreneurship, research and development, teaching and consultation

Roadmap for BS (Hons) Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences offers the BS (Hons) Biotechnology program which is learner-centered and job oriented in different specializations of Biotechnology. It will establish an environment of collaborative and reflective learning based on modern concepts of Biotechnology.

Learning Objectives:

  • Master the key concepts and principles of life sciences
  • Explain the basic techniques used in biotechnology
  • Be able to analyze and interpret the experimental data
  • Demonstrate the use of various biotechnological processes for economic development
  • Be able to assess various biotechnologies from ethical point of view

Roadmap for BS (Hons) Biotechnology

Eligibility criteria For BS (Hons):

  • Students who have passed their Intermediate
  • A- Level students who have cleared at least 3 principal A-Level exams (not AS Level) Equivalence attested from the IBCC Needed .
  • A- Level students who have given their A levels exams in October, November and are awaiting results are eligible to apply, they need to attach a copy of the statement of entry.
  • Students who have done their American High School. Equivalence needed attested from the IBCC .
  • Students who have  done their Intermediate from the Technical Board
  • Students applying for BS (Hons) Biotechnology must have done FSc Pre-Medical or should have studied Biology and Chemistry in A-Level.

Dr Samina Mehnaz

Chairperson & Professor

PhD (Quaid –I- Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc (Punjab University, Lahore
Pre-Doctorate fellowship (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)
Three Post Doctorate fellowships (Ohio State University, Columbus, USA; Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ontario, Canada; Bonn University, Bonn, Germany)
Ext: 526
Room # 304, Armacost Science Building

Dr Mian Wajahat Hussain

Professor and Controller of Examinations

PhD (University of Florida, USA)
MSc (University of Punjab, Lahore)
Room # Armacost Science Building

Dr Kauser Abdulla Malik HI, SI, TI

HEC Distinguished Professor and Dean of Postgraduate Studies

PhD (University of Aston, UK)
Fellow Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS)
Fellow The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
Former Chairman PARC, Islamabad
Former Member Biosciences, PAEC, Islamabad
Former Member (Food/Agri) Planning Commission, Islamabad
Founder Director General NIBGE, Faisalabad
Room # 404, Armacost Science Building
Ext: 504

Dr M Rehan Siddiqi

Professor Emeritus

PhD (Miami, University, Oxford, Ohio, USA)
MS (University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA)
Ext: 505
Room # 403, Armacost Science Building

Dr Aftab Bashir

Professor

PhD Plant Molecular Biology (University of Illinois, USA)
MSc Microbiology (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad)
Ext: 548
Room # 339, Armacost Science Building

Dr Muhammad Arslan

Distinguished Professor

PhD (University of Wisconsin, USA)

Dr Aisha Saleem Khan

Associate Professor

Post-Doctoral Research (Miami University, Ohio)
PhD (University of Punjab, Lahore)
Ext: 520
Room # 118, Armacost Science Building

Dr Zaffar Mehmood

Associate Professor

PhD (The University of Queensland, Australia)

Dr Syed Sarfraz Hussain

Professor

PhD Molecular Biology (National Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB), University of The Punjab Lahore, Pakistan)
MSc (Hons) Plant Breeding & Genetics (University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan)
Room # 346, Armacost Science Building
Ext: 545

Dr Asma Maqbool

Associate Professor

PhD Molecular Biology (CEMB, University of the Punjab)
MPhil Molecular Biology (CEMB, University of the Punjab)
Ext: 523
Room # 441, Armacost Science Building

Dr Saba Butt

Assistant Professor

PhD (Punjab University, Lahore)
MSc (GC University, Lahore)
Ext: 524
Room # 435, Armacost Science Building

Dr Deeba Noreen Baig

Associate Professor

Post Doctorate from University of Nebraska Medical Center, NE, USA
Post Doctorate, National institute of physiological sciences, Okazaki, Japan
Post Doctorate, University of the Punjab, PhD (The university of Punjab)
Ext: 541
Room # 334, Armacost Science Building

Dr Muhammad Zubair

Associate Professor

Post Doc Fellowship (Molecular Virology), Wuhan Institute of Virology, Wuhan, China
Post Doc Fellowship (Nanobiotechnology), Peking University Beijing, China
PhD (Molecular Biology) Virology Division, CEMB, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
MS (Animal Nutrition) University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
BS (Animal Sciences) University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
Ext: 551
Room # 335, Armacost Science Building

Dr Adnan Arshad

Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator Molecular Pathology and Genomics

PhD (Radiobiology) Faculty of Medicine-University of Paris 11
MS (Oncology) Faculty of Medicine-University of Paris 11
MBBS -Allama Iqbal Medical College-University of Punjab
Ext: 542
Room # 328, Armacost Science Building

Dr Muhammad Irfan

Associate Professor

PhD Molecular Biology (CEMB, University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MSc Botany (Pir Mehar Ali Shah University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi)
Ext: 519
Room # 442, Armacost Science Building

Dr Ibatsam Khokhar

Assistant Professor

(On Leave)
PhD (Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan)
MPhil Biotech. (Govt. College University, Lahore)
Ext: 591
Room # 160, Armacost Science Building

Dr Syed Farhat Ali

Assistant Professor

PhD Biological Sciences (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MSc Biochemistry (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
Ext: 552
Room # 552, Armacost Science Building

Dr Muhammad Imran

Assistant Professor

PhD Biomolecular Sciences (The University of Manchester, UK)
MPhil Biotechnology (NIBGE, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Ext: 552
Room # 337, Armacost Science Building

Dr Muhammad Mustafa

Assistant Professor

PhD (Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul South Korea)
MS (Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul South Korea)
Ext: 537
Room # 117, Armacost Science Building

Dr Rana Salman Anjum

Assistant Professor

PhD (University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan)
MSc (University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan)
Ext: 539
Room # 118, Armacost Science Building

Dr Haroon Sheikh

Associate Professor

PhD Molecular Genetics (University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Room # 344, Armacost Science Building
Ext: 609

Dr Bilal Sadiq

Assistant Professor

PhD (Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand)
MSc. (Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand)
Ext: 375
Room # 310, Armacost Science Building

FOR BS (HONS) BIOTECHNOLOGY

2018 FA2019 SPTotal Fee Year Excluding tax Per Credit Rate 
Tuition FeeAdmission Fee for Fall AdmissionsSecurity for Fall AdmissionsTotal Tuition FeeAdmission Fee for Spring AdmissionsSecurity for Spring AdmissionsTotal 
BS (Hons) Biotechnology      137,000       15,000       10,000     162,000     137,000       15,000       10,000     162,000           299,000                  8,431

 

FOR BS (HONS)

2018 FALL2019 SPRINGTotal Fee Year Excluding tax Per Credit Rate 
Tuition FeeAdmission Fee for Fall AdmissionsSecurity for Fall AdmissionsTotal Tuition FeeAdmission Fee for Spring AdmissionsSecurity for Spring AdmissionsTotal 
BS (Hons)      115,000       15,000       10,000     140,000     115,000       15,000       10,000     140,000           255,000                  7,077