MPhil Biotechnology


• To produce experts who can work with industry, or in an academic environment

• To develop practical skills using the latest high-tech research equipment

• To unpack a practical and a theoretical understanding of the molecular techniques used in the biotechnology sector

• To produce expert scientific researchers, skilled trainers, qualified consultants and innovators in the biotechnology

• To develop biotechnology leaders with complementary skills in entrepreneurship


  Minimum Duration Maximum Duration
Regular 1.5-2 years / 3-4 semesters 3 years (6 semesters)
Part time 4 years/ 8 semesters 6 years (12 semesters)

Role and Scope

Biotechnology is responsible for many of the things that improve our lives. The field focuses on a wide range of new products designed to enrich life, make everyday life easier and make us healthier. From vaccine production to genetic modification, biotechnology is everywhere - and therefore biotechnology careers hold great promise for new graduates. This degree program focuses on the various aspects like entrepreneurship, jobs and expectations in biotechnology for those interested in the field.

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    Regular/ Part time

  • Eligibility

    16-year education i.e., BS in Biotechnology/ Biological Sciences/ Bioinformatics or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.0 (out of 4.0 in the Semester System) or 1st Division (in the Annual System). The candidate must have to score at least 50% marks in the entry test/GAT taken by the University

  • credit hours


  • Fee Rs



Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Biotech-801 Fundamental Biotechnology 3(3-0)
Biotech-802 Advances in Industrial Biotechnology-I 3(3-0)
Biotech-803 Environmental Biotechnology-I 3(3-0)
Biotech-804 Research Methodology 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 12

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Biotech-805 Advances in Medical Biotechnology 3(3-0)
Biotech-806 Advances in Industrial Biotechnology-II 3(3-0)
Biotech-807 Environmental Biotechnology-II 3(3-0)
Biotech-808 Biostatistics 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 12

Semester 3-4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Biotech-809 Research and Thesis 06
  Total Credit Hours 30