Biosciences is an interdisciplinary approach that executes cutting edge study in a wide range of areas including biochemistry, bioinformatics, genetics, genomics, biotechnology, microbiology and environmental sciences. Department promotes excellence interdisciplinary biological research by encouraging independent and original work and training..

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate or equivalent securing at least 45% marks in aggregate.
  • CUST Admission Test or HEC Approved Test.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Each candidate for the BS Biosciences degree is required to complete successfully 130 credit hours as per the following details:

AREACr. Hrs.
Biosciences Core Courses56
Biosciences Elective Courses24
Supporting Science Courses19
General Education / University Electives25
Internship0
Project06
Community Service0

ROAD MAP

Semester - 1

Course CodeCourse TitleLec. HrsLab. HrsSCH
BI1113Cell Biology333
CSBI1133Introduction to Programming333
MTB1003Basic Mathematics303
HM1002Pakistan Studies202
HM1013English – I (Functional English)303
BI1111Cell Biology Lab31
CSBI1131Introduction to Programming Lab031

Semester - 2

Course CodeCourse TitleLec. HrsLab. HrsSCH
BI1123General Ecology303
BI1133Microbiology and Immunology333
BI2213Chemistry303
MTB1033Calculus and Analytical Geometry303
HM1012Islamic Studies and Ethics202
HM1023English – II (Communications Skills)303
BI1131Microbiology and Immunology Lab031

Semester - 3

Course CodeCourse TitleLec. HrsLab. HrsSCH
BI2223Biochemistry333
BI2153Animal and Plant Physiology303
BI2143Biophysics303
HM2xx3Humanities – I303
HM2033Technical Report Writing303
BI2221Bichemistry Lab031

Semester - 4

Course CodeCourse TitleLec. HrsLab. HrsSCH
BI2423Molecular Genetics303
BI2723Biodiversity and Conservation303
BI2163Development Biology303
BI2033Statistical Methods in Biology303
HM3xx3Humanities – II303
BI2421Molecular Genetics Lab031

Semester - 5

Course CodeCourse TitleLec. HrsLab. HrsSCH
BI3513Protein Chemistry303
BI3813Introduction to Biotechnology303
BI3193Biosystematics and Classification303
BI3183Endocrinology303
BI3XX3Elective-I303
BI3XX3Elective-II303

Semester - 6

Course CodeCourse TitleLec. HrsLab. HrsSCH
BI3823Bio-ethics and Bio-safety303
BI3163Comparative Anatomy303
BI3173Evolutionary Biology303
BI3XX3Elective-III303
BI3XX3Elective-IV303
BI3723Biological Database and Tools303
BI3721Biological Database and Tools Lab031

Semester - 7

Course CodeCourse TitleLec. HrsLab. HrsSCH
BI4523Functional Genomics303
HM4XX3Management-I303
BI4XX3Elective-V303
BI4XX3Elective-VI303
BI4912Project (Part-I)092

Semester - 8

Course CodeCourse TitleLec. HrsLab. HrsSCH
BI4XX3Elective-VII303
BI4XX3Elective-VIII303
HM4xx3Management-II303
BI4924Project Part – II0124