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MPHIL BIOTECHNOLOGY

Course Facts
Study Level Study Mode Program Duration Credit Hours

Post Graduate

Full-Time

4 Semesters (2 years)

30

Eligibility Criteria

BS Biotechnology/ Biological Sciences/ Bioinformatics or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.5 out of 4.00 GAT(General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

Objective

• 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

Duration:

  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.

Scheme of studies

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