MPhil Biotechnology

MPhil Biotechnology is a two year program consisting of 2 semesters of coursework followed by two semesters of research. This is a rigorous program that is supported by modern infrastructure such as six dedicated research and four teaching laboratories with state-of the-art equipment.

Admission Criteria

  • A 4-year BS (Hons) degree or equivalent from an HEC recognized university in any of the life sciences including: Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology and Medical Lab Technology
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.50 or a 1st division (60% marks) in the last awarded degree
  • In case of the BS (Hons) degree, 130 credit hours should be completed

NOTE: Acceptance is based upon the 1) departmental test, 2) interview and 3) an overall evaluation of the candidate, including: academic achievement, statement of purpose and English language proficiency.

Provisional admission can be sought by students awaiting final results. Their admission will only be confirmed once they have submitted their complete official Transcript within the due dates.

Salient Features of the Biotechnology Program

● Collaboration with various national institutes
● Research being offered in Agriculture Biotechnology, Health Biotechnology, Microbiology, Food Biotechnology and Proteomics
● State-of-the-art Laboratory facilities
● The Courses offered are in accord with the international curriculum
● All Faculty holding PhD Degrees

Research Collaborations
● Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology (CABB), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
● Chughtai Laboratories
● Fatima Memorial System, Lahore
● National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), Islamabad
● National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad
● Jinnah Hospital, Lahore
● Punjab Agriculture Research Board
● Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Laboratories Complex, Lahore
● The University of California, Davis, USA
● University of Health Sciences, Lahore
● University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
● University of the Punjab, Lahore
● Zeenat Laboratories, Lahore

Admission Timeline: 

A Admissions Begin July 12, 2021
B Last Date for Submission of Form September 10, 2021
C

Admission Test

(Sample Paper)

Date: September 14, 2021

Time: 10:00

Venue: S-321

D Interview

Date: September 16, 2021

Time: 10:00

Venue: S-433

E Merit List September 21, 2021
F Last Date for Fee Submission October 1, 2021
G Classes Begin October 4, 2021

 
 

Required Documents:
1. An attested copy of the original Matriculation / O level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)

2. In case of O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed

3. An attested copy of the original Intermediate / A level / High School result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)

4. In case of A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed

5. A and O Level and American High School Students have to submit a copy of their Equivalence Certificate (Attested and stamped from IBCC)

6. Attested copies of the final transcript of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelors and / or 2-year Conventional Masters degree

7. FCCU students need to attach the attested copy of their official Baccalaureate transcript

8. Students can submit their Transcript at least till the 7th semester at the time of form submission. If offered admission they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester

9. Students having a foreign Bachelors Degree must get their Equivalence from HEC

10. Two reference letters

11. Statement of purpose (300 – 500 words) describing the reason(s) why the student is applying to the program, long-term goals and the reason(s) for selecting Forman Christian College

12. Two recent passport-sized photographs

13. One copy each of the student’s CNIC and of the father/guardian

14. Receipt of the application processing fee (Rs. 3000)

Please click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee over the counter in HBL, UBL and Meezan Bank

Please click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee through HBL or Meezan Bank Mobile App

Submit the challan form, printed application and all the required documents online and in the Admission Office, FC College, Lahore by September 10, 2021

In case you are not located in Lahore then you can send us the Admission Form along with all the required documents through Courier. You would need to make a Pay Order of Rs. 3500 from any above mentioned Banks in the name of Forman Christian College. Then send us the Courier at the Admission Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600 by September 10, 2021

Collect the ADMIT SLIP for the entrance test from the Admission Office, FC College, Lahore.

In case of any query, contact shineross@fccollege.edu.pk

Please click here for the application link

MPhil Food Safety and Quality Management

Access to safe, wholesome and nutritious food is a fundamental human right. Nevertheless, food systems in developing countries continue to be stressed due to lack of capacity to deal with pre- and post-harvest losses. This combined with increase in population, migration, urbanization, lack of resources and problems of environmental and food hygiene adversely affect quality and safety of food supplies in most parts of Pakistan.

FCCU’s resources and cross-disciplinary expertise in the fields of Food Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Business make it an ideal institution to offer an MPhil program in Food Safety and Quality Management (FSQM) to cater to the needs of the food industry, government sector, regulatory bodies and other sectors including new businesses.

Admission Criteria
● Minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) in the Semester System or First Division in the Annual System in MPhil / MS / Equivalent in any area related to life sciences is required
● Passing a subject test conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS) or ETS (USA) in the area of specialization chosen at the PhD level
● In the case of GAT subject test, a minimum of 60% marks are required
● In the case of GRE subject test, a minimum of 60% score is required
● Passing an interview conducted by the PhD admission committee
● The candidate will submit a research statement along with the admission application
NOTE: Acceptance is based upon the 1) GAT / GRE Score, 2) interview and 3) an overall evaluation of the candidate, including: academic achievement, research statement and English language proficiency. Provisional admission can be sought by students awaiting final results. Their admission will only be confirmed once they have submitted their complete official Transcript and GAT / GRE Score within the due dates.
Salient Features

  • As an evening program, MPhil Food Safety and Quality Management allows in-service professionals to benefit from this cross-disciplinary degree
  • Our partner organization, PCSIR Laboratories Lahore, is one of the largest government laboratories in Pakistan. FCCU’s MoU with PCSIR Laboratories Lahore, means that PCSIR’s expertise can also be used by students to help with research and internships
  • Collaboration with national institutes
  • Research being offered in vast domains of food safety issues, current and future safety challenges, supply chain management, food quality guidelines and regulatory frameworks
  • State-of-the-art Laboratory facilities
  • The Courses offered are in accord with the international curriculum
  • All Faculty holding PhD Degrees

Research Collaborations

  • Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Laboratories Complex, Lahore

 

Admission Timeline: 

A Admissions Begin July 12, 2021
B Last Date for Submission of Form September 10, 2021
C Admission Test

 

(Sample Paper)

Date: September 14, 2021
Time: 12:00
Venue: S-321
D Interview Date: September 17, 2021
Time: 10:00
Venue: S-433
E Merit List September 21, 2021
F Last Date for Fee Submission October 1, 2021
G Classes Begin October 4, 2021

Required Documents:

1. An attested copy of the original Matriculation / O level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)

2. In case of O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed

3. An attested copy of the original Intermediate / A level / High School result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)

4. In case of A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed

5. A and O Level and American High School Students have to submit a copy of their Equivalence Certificate (Attested and stamped from IBCC)

6. Attested copies of the final transcript of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelors and / or 2-year Conventional Masters degree

7. FCCU students need to attach the attested copy of their official Baccalaureate transcript

8. Students can submit their Transcript at least till the 7th semester at the time of form submission. If offered admission they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester

9. Students having a foreign Bachelors Degree must get their Equivalence from HEC

10. Two reference letters

11. Statement of purpose (300 – 500 words) describing the reason(s) why the student is applying to the program, long-term goals and the reason(s) for selecting Forman Christian College

12. Two recent passport-sized photographs

13. One copy each of the student’s CNIC and of the father/guardian

14. Receipt of the application processing fee (Rs. 3000)

Please click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee over the counter in HBL, UBL and Meezan Bank

Please click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee through HBL or Meezan Bank Mobile App

Submit the challan form, printed application and all the required documents online and in the Admission Office, FC College, Lahore by September 10, 2021.

In case you are not located in Lahore then you can send us the Admission Form along with all the required documents through Courier. You would need to make a Pay Order of Rs. 3000 from any above mentioned Banks in the name of Forman Christian College. Then send us the Courier at the Admission Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600 by September 10, 2021.

Collect the ADMIT SLIP for the entrance test from the Admission Office, FC College, Lahore.

 

In case of any query, contact shineross@fccollege.edu.pk

Please click here for the application link

MPhil Molecular Pathology and Genomics

Molecular pathology is a rapidly expanding discipline that connects pathology and molecular biology. The future of medicine and clinical diagnostics is molecular based.

MPhil Molecular Pathology and Genomics (MPGN) program provides training in the application and interpretation of advanced molecular technologies and their use in pathology and clinical diagnostics. This specialist training enables physicians, scientists and technologists to validate, use and develop molecular assays for improved management of patients.

Admission Criteria

  • A 4-year BS (Hons) degree or equivalent from an HEC recognized university in any of the life sciences including: Biosciences, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Nutrition Sciences and Medical Lab Technology
  • MBBS students who have completed six years of medical school and are currently engaged in a pathology residency program may also apply
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.50 or a 1st division (60% marks) in the last awarded degree
  • In case of the BS (Hons) degree, 130 credit hours should be completed

NOTE: Acceptance is based upon the 1) departmental test, 2) interview and 3) an overall evaluation of the candidate, including: academic achievement, statement of purpose and English language proficiency.

Provisional admission can be sought by students awaiting final results. Their admission will only be confirmed once they have submitted their complete official Transcript within the due dates.

Salient Features

  • As an evening program, MPhil Molecular Pathology and Genomics allows in-service professionals to benefit from this degree
  • Our partner organization, Chughtai Laboratories Lahore, is one of the largest private clinical diagnostic laboratories in Pakistan and provides clinical and practical expertise
  • Collaboration with national and international institutes
  • Research being offered in vast domains of medical field ranging from infectious diseases, oncology, neurological disorder, etc
  • State-of-the-art Laboratory facilities
  • The Courses offered are in accord with the international curriculum
  • All Faculty holding PhD Degrees

Research Collaborations

  • Chughtai Laboratories
  • Fatima Memorial System, Lahore
  • Jinnah Hospital, Lahore
  • The University of California, Davis, USA
  • University of Health Sciences, Lahore
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
  • University of the Punjab, Lahore
  • Zeenat Laboratories, Lahore

 

Admission Timeline: 

A Admissions Begin July 12, 2021
B Last Date for Submission of Form September 10, 2021
C Admission Test

(Sample Paper)

Date: September 14, 2021

Time: 2:00

Venue: S-321

D Interview Date: September 20, 2021

Time: 10:00

Venue: S-433

E Merit List September 21, 2021
F Last Date for Fee Submission October 1, 2021
G Classes Begin October 4, 2021

Required Documents:

1. An attested copy of the original Matriculation / O level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)

2. In case of O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed

3. An attested copy of the original Intermediate / A level / High School result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)

4. In case of A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed

5. A and O Level and American High School Students have to submit a copy of their Equivalence Certificate (Attested and stamped from IBCC)

6. Attested copies of the final transcript of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelors and / or 2-year Conventional Masters degree

7. FCCU students need to attach the attested copy of their official Baccalaureate transcript

8. Students can submit their Transcript at least till the 7th semester at the time of form submission. If offered admission they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester

9. Students having a foreign Bachelors Degree must get their Equivalence from HEC

10. Two reference letters

11. Statement of purpose (300 – 500 words) describing the reason(s) why the student is applying to the program, long-term goals and the reason(s) for selecting Forman Christian College

12. Two recent passport-sized photographs

13. One copy each of the student’s CNIC and of the father/guardian

14. Receipt of the application processing fee (Rs. 3000)

Please click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee over the counter in HBL, UBL and Meezan Bank

Please click here for instructions on how to pay your admission processing fee through HBL or Meezan Bank Mobile App

Submit the challan form, printed application and all the required documents online and in the Admission Office, FC College, Lahore by September 10, 2021.

In case you are not located in Lahore then you can send us the Admission Form along with all the required documents through Courier. You would need to make a Pay Order of Rs. 3000 from any above mentioned Banks in the name of Forman Christian College. Then send us the Courier at the Admission Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600 by September 10, 2021.

Collect the ADMIT SLIP for the entrance test from the Admission Office, FC College, Lahore.

 

In case of any query, contact shineross@fccollege.edu.pk

Please click here for the application link

PhD Biotechnology

PhD Biotechnology is a three year degree program that can be extended further as per policy. The program consists of 2 semesters of coursework of 18 credit hours followed by a minimum of 4 semesters of research of 12 credit hours. In the first year, students have to complete 18 credit hours coursework, which is followed by a comprehensive examination. The student is expected to carry out original research work under the supervision of a faculty member (who is an HEC approved supervisor)
from the Department. The Department of Biology is equipped with many state-of-the-art research facilities and has active collaboration with several medical laboratories, research institutes and universities.

Admission Criteria

  • Minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) in the Semester System or First Division in the Annual System in MPhil / MS / Equivalent in any area related to life sciences is required
  • Passing a subject test conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS) or ETS (USA) in the area of specialization chosen at the PhD level
  • In the case of GAT subject test, a minimum of 60% marks are required
  • In the case of GRE subject test, a minimum of 60% score is required
  • Passing an interview conducted by the PhD admission committee
  • The candidate will submit a research statement along with the admission application

NOTE: Acceptance is based upon the 1) GAT / GRE Score, 2) interview and 3) an overall evaluation of the candidate, including: academic achievement, research statement and English language proficiency.
Provisional admission can be sought by students awaiting final results. Their admission will only be confirmed once they have submitted their complete official Transcript and GAT / GRE Score within the due dates.

Salient Features of the Biotechnology Program

● Collaboration with various national institutes
● Research being offered in Agriculture Biotechnology, Health Biotechnology, Microbiology, Food Biotechnology and Proteomics
● State-of-the-art Laboratory facilities
● The Courses offered are in accord with the international curriculum
● All Faculty holding PhD Degrees

Research Collaborations
● Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology (CABB), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
● Chughtai Laboratories
● Fatima Memorial System, Lahore
● National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), Islamabad
● National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad
● Jinnah Hospital, Lahore
● Punjab Agriculture Research Board
● Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Laboratories Complex, Lahore
● The University of California, Davis, USA
● University of Health Sciences, Lahore
● University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
● University of the Punjab, Lahore
● Zeenat Laboratories, Lahore

Admission Timeline: 

A Admissions Begin July 12, 2021
B Last Date for Submission of Form September 10, 2021
C Admission Test

 

Date: September 14, 2021

Time: 10:00

Venue: S-321

D Interview Date: September 16, 2021

Time: 10:00

Venue: S-433

E Merit List September 21, 2021
F Last Date for Fee Submission October 1, 2021
G Classes Begin October 4, 2021

Required Documents:

  1. An attested copy of the original Matriculation / O level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)
  2. In case of O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed
  3. An attested copy of the original Intermediate / A level / High School result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)
  4. In case of A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed
  5. A and O Level and American High School Students have to submit a copy of their Equivalence Certificate (Attested and stamped from IBCC)
  6. Attested copies of the final transcript of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelors and 2-year Conventional Masters degree
  7. An attested copy of the final transcript of MPhil / MS Degree
  8. FCCU students need to attach the attested copies of their official Baccalaureate and MPhil transcripts
  9. Students can submit their MPhil / MS Transcript at least till the 3rd semester at the time of form submission. If offered admission they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester
  10. Students having a foreign Bachelors Degree must get their Equivalence from HEC
  11. Students having a foreign MPhil / MS Degree must get their Equivalence from HEC
  12. An attested copy of the GAT Subject / GRE Subject result. If the result is not available at the time of admission, Students can still apply. If offered admission they must submit an attested copy of their GAT Subject / GRE Subject result within the due dates
  13. Research statement (1000 – 1500 words) where you would provide a concise write-up about the research theme that you would like to pursue. Include a brief description of your proposed research work plan as well
  14. Two recent passport-sized photographs
  15. Two copies of the student’s CNIC and of the father / guardian

Attach all the required documents including the paid challan form to the Admission form and submit it in the Admission Office. All applicants must collect their Admit Slip from the Admission Office.
In case you are not located in Lahore then you can send us the Admission Form along with all the required documents through Courier. You would need to make a Pay Order of Rs. 3000 from any Branch of HBL in the name of Forman Christian College. Then send us the Courier at Admission Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600

Online Application Link:

Please click here to apply online

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