Ph.D. Entomology

Ph.D. students will study advanced topics in insect systems, biodiversity, ecology, physiology, and pest management as well as other related areas of study. You will learn how to develop integrated pest management systems, breed pest-resistant plants, address emerging pollination issues, and combat insect-borne diseases both in the Pakistan and abroad as part of this program. Students in this program conduct independent research and have the opportunity to conduct experiments in a variety of ecological conditions and cropping systems.

Core Courses

  • Insect Morphology
  • Insects as Educational Tools
  • Introduction to Entomology
  • Insect Ecology and Behavior
  • Insecticide Toxicology
  • General Plant Protection
  • Insect Biology
  • Insect Biodiversity Management
  • Introduction to Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  • Introductory Plant Pathology

Eligibility Criteria

  • MS/Mphil in Entomology from well know university with  minimum 2.5 CGPA or equivalent.
  • Passing marks in entry test.


This program, Ph.D. program in entomology, provides a deep understanding of insects and their impact on agriculture, human health and the environment. Graduates can pursue their career in following fields.

  • Agricultural, biological or genetic research
  • Forensic entomology
  • Public health
  • Consulting (agricultural, environmental, public health, urban, food processing)
  • State and federal government agencies
  • Conservation and environmental biology
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Natural resources management
  • Veterinary, medical, or graduate school
  • Production agriculture
  • Pest control
  • Seed, fertilizer, and chemical research companies
  • Apiculture

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