MS/MPhil in Biotechnology

It is a 2 years postgraduate degree program that comprises 2 semesters in the first year and research plus thesis in the second year. The students must complete their thesis this year however they can have one more year to complete it. The duration of this degree can vary from the previous degree of the student. Therefore, we recommend checking the required credit hours you may require to get the MS degree. The prerequisite of admission in MS Biotechnology is 16 years of education in the relevant field with a minimum of 2.50 CGPA or 60% in the annual system. The aspirants must have passed NTS(GAT) with a minimum of 50% marks and they may have to clear the entrance exam of the university. It is recommended to check the admission criteria of the university you have applied for.

Core Courses

  • Enzymes - Mechanism & Kinetics
  • Advanced Molecular Genetics
  • Advanced Bioinformatics
  • Advances in Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics
  • Advances in Fermentation Technology
  • Advances in Biotechnology
  • Protein Structure and Function Engineering
  • Recombinant DNA Technology

Eligibility Criteria

  • BS (Hons) or equivalent in Biotechnology or relevant degree with 60% marks or 2.5CGPA
  • Entrance test with 50/60% score required by the institution.


MS in Biotechnology is a postgraduate degree that enables the aspirants to work in the different facets of daily life sciences to bring improvements in research and development. Biotechnology deals in different areas of medicine, food, agriculture, medicine, environments, and water management. This multidimensional daily life science degree enables degree holders to work as professionals in many labs and related industries. These departments provide multiple platforms to do research and bring new inventions in the daily lives to bring ease and prosperity. Thus, there are many opportunities with attractive packages with this degree. Both private and government sectors have good scope for the degree holders in Biotechnology. The degree holders can go for the doctorate in Biotechnology to get more expertise and learn extensive research skills. Besides, the MS Biotechnology degree holders have a good scope in the faculty of universities to carry on the teaching profession. Thus, they can teach and train future biotechnologists and scientists.

Universities Offering MS/MPhil Biotechnology in Pakistan

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