PhD Biosciences

About The Program

The department offers a thought-provoking, multidisciplinary atmosphere for advanced studies and research through its state-of-the-art lab facilities, including fully equipped wet lab, tissue culture lab, green house, and computer labs.Department follows an interdisciplinary approach that executes cutting edge research in a wide range of areas including computational biology, systems biology, medical informatics, agri-informatics, computer aided drug designing, cancer cytogenetics, human genetics, molecular phylogeny and chemo-informatics.

Admission Requirements

  • MS degree in relevant discipline. Relevancy shall be established by the Graduate Admission Committee.
  • Minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System)
  • NTS GAT Subject Test with 60% Marks.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Interview

Degree Requirements

A PhD candidate shall be awarded degree on successful completion of the following requirements:

  • 18 Cr. Hrs. Course Work with minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00.
  • 30 Cr. Hrs. Research Work
  • Comprehensive Examination (written and oral)
  • Synopsis Defence
  • Publication /Acceptance of at least one research paper in ISI impact factor journal.
  • Thesis Foreign Evaluation
  • Local Defense

PhD scholars are required to comply with the following timeline:

Activity Preferred Time Maximum
Course Work 2 Semesters 3 Semesters
Comprehensive Exam 3 Semesters 5 Semesters
Synopsis Qualification 4 Semesters 6 Semesters
Thesis Submission 6 Semesters 10 Semesters