DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

Dr.Asad Hussain Shah

HOD | Chairman

E-mail: hodbt@uokajk.edu.pk/deansciences@uokajk.edu.pk Phone:

VISION

The Department of Biotechnology aspires to be internationally top-ranking center of excellence in teaching and research endeavors for society by utilization and conservation of biological heritage.

MISSION

Our mission is to produce outstanding graduates and nurture them to learn and apply advanced biotechnological knowledge on broader prospects of Agricultural, Pharmaceutical, Industrial and Environmental Research. We aim to conduct problem oriented applied research for the betterment of society utilizing biological resources with team work, enthusiasm, integrity, respect, quality and excellence.

 

PROGRAMS

BS 4 Years

M.Phil 2 Years

Ph.D 3-5 Years

 

SCHEME OF STUDIES BS BIOTECHNOLOGY (4 YEARS)

S/No      Categories

               No of courses     Credit hours

1.            Compulsory courses        9             24

2.            General courses

(to be chosen from other departments)   8             24

3.            Discipline specific foundation courses     13           39

4.            Major courses

(Including research project/ internships) 13           35

5.            Electives within the major            4             12

              

Total     

47          

134

 

 

Duration of program: 4 Years

Semesters 8

Semester duration     16-18 weeks

Course load per semester 15-18 credit hours

Number of courses per semester 5-6

Total credits: 134

 

 

 

 

 

Semester-I

S/NO     Course Code       Course title         Credit hours

1             BIOT-3101           Ecology, Biodiversity and Evolution- I (G)               3+0

2             BIOT-3102           Cell biology (F)   3(2+1)

3             BIOT-3103           Organic chemistry (G)     3(2+1)

4             MAT-3104           Mathematics- I (C)           3+0

5             ENG-3105            English-I (C)        3+0

6             PKS- 3106            Pakistan studies (C)         2+0

                                    Total              17

 

Semester-II

               Course Code       Course Title        Credit hours

1             BIOT-3201           Ecology, Biodiversity and Evolution- II (G)              3+0

2             BIOT-3202           Microbiology (F)               3(2+1)

3             BIOT-3203           Classical Genetics (F)       3(2+1)

4             MAT-3204           Bio-mathematics (C)       3+0

5             ENG- 3205           English-II (C)       3+0

6             ISL-3206              Islamic studies/Ethics (C)              2+0

                              Total      17

 

 

Semester-III

               Course Code       Course Title        Credit hours

1             BIOT-4301           Biochemistry-1 (F)           3(2+1)

2             BIOT-4302           Introduction to Biotechnology (F)             3+0

3             BIOT-4303           Nanobiotechnology (G)  3+0

4             BIOT-4304           Introduction To Computer Science (G)     3+0

5             BIOT-4305           Arabic (C)            3+0

6             BIOT-4306           Any Subject From Social Sciences (G)       3+0

                              Total      18

 

Semester-IV

               Course Code       Course Title        Credit hours

1             BIOT-4401           Molecular Biology (F)      3+0

2             BIOT-4402           Biochemistry-II (F)            3(2+1)

3             BIOT-4403           Analytical chemistry and instrumentation (F)       3(2+1)

4             BIOT-4404           Inorganic Chemistry (G)  3(2+1)

5             BIOT-4405           Biostatistics (F)_               3+0

6             BIOT-4406           Any subject from social sciences (G)         3+0

                              Total      18

 

 

Semester-V

               Course Code       Course Title        Credit hours

1             BIOT-5501           Physical Chemistry           3+0

2             BIOT-5502           Immunology       3+0

3             BIOT-5503                 Methods in Molecular Biology             3(1+2)

4             BIOT-5504           Principles of genetic Engineering (M)       3(2+1)

5             BIOT-5505           Cell and tissue culture    3(1+2)

                              Total      15

 

Semester-VI

               Course Code       Course Title        Credit hours

1             BIOT-5601           Genetic resources and conservation (F)   3+0

2             BIOT-5602           Microbial biotechnology(F)           3+0

3             BIOT-5603           Agriculture biotechnology (M)    3(2+1)

4             BIOT-5604           Food biotechnology (M) 3+0

5             BIOT-5605           Research methodology report writing     3+0

6             BIOT-(ele)            Elective-I             3+0

                              Total      18

 

Semester-VII

               Course Code       Course Title        Credit hours

1             BIOT-6701           Health biotechnology (M)             3+0

2             BIOT-6702           Seminar-I (M)     1+0

3             BIOT-6703           Environmental biotechnology (M)             3+0

4             BIOT-6704           Genomics and proteomics (M)    3+0

5             BIOT-(ele)            Elective-II            3+0

6             BIOT-6705           Research project/ Thesis or Internship (M)            3+0

                              Total      16

 

Semester-VIII

               Course Code       Course Title        Credit hours

1             BIOT-(ele)            Elective-III           3+0

2             BIOT--(ele)          Elective-IV           3+0

3             BIOT-6801           Seminar-II (M)    1+0

4             BIOT-6802           Industrial biotechnology (M)       3+0

5             BIOT-6803           Biosafety and Bioethics (C)           2

6             BIOT-6804           Research project or Internship or Special paper-1 (M)      3+0

                              Total      15

 

LIST OF ELECTIVE COURSES BS BIOTECHNOLOGY

S. No     Course Code       Subject Title       Credit hours

               BIOT- _901          Animal Biotechnology     3+0

               BIOT- _902          Marine Biotechnology    3+0

               BIOT- _903          Ethnobotany       3+0

               BIOT- _904          Radiobiology      3+0

               BIOT- _905          Hospital Waste Management 2+1             2+1

               BIOT- _906          Water and Waste-water Treatment 2+1  2+1

               BIOT- _907          Biotechnology for Global Economies 3+0               3+0

               BIOT- _908          Fungal Biotechnology     3+0

               BIOT- _909          Pharmaceutical Biotechnology    3+0

               BIOT- _910          Biosensors 3+0  3+0

               BIOT- _911          Biofuels and Bio refineries            3+0

               BIOT- _912          Molecular Diagnostics    3+0

               BIOT- _913          Cell and Tissue Culture   2+1

               BIOT- _914          Virology               3+0

               BIOT- _915          Fermentation Biotechnology       2+1

 

 

SCHEME OF STUDY FOR M. PHIL/PH.D BIOTECHNOLOGY.

M.Phil.

Duration              04-06  Semesters (2-3years)

Courses 24 Credits

 Thesis   06 Credits

Total      30 Credits

 

Ph.D.

Duration              06-10 Semesters (3-5years)

Courses 18 Credits

Written & Oral Comprehensive   Non-Credit

Thesis    24 Credits

Total      42 Credits

 

 

 

Compulsory Courses for M.Phil and Ph.D Biotechnology First and Second Semester

 

Course code       Course Title        Credit hours

 

BIOT-7101           Genomics (Compulsory) 3(3-0)

 

BIOT-7102           Applications Of Biotechnology (Compulsory)         3(3-0)

 

BIOT-7103           Genome Editing  (Compulsory)    3(3-0)

 

BIOT-7104           Molecular Genetics. (Compulsory)            3(3-0)

 

BIOT-7105           Enzyme Technology (Compulsory)             3(3-0)

 

BIOT-7106           Research Methodology and Report Writing  (Compulsory)              3(3-0)

 

BIOT-7107           Advanced Microbial Biotechnology (Compulsory)

               3(3-0)

 

BIOT-7108           Applied Molecular Biology (Compulsory)                3(3-0)

 

BIOT-7109           Biological Resources  and Biotechnological Management (Compulsory)     3(3-0)

 

BIOT-7110           Bio-safety and Invited Lectures (Compulsory)       3(3-0)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELECTIVE/ OPTIONAL COURSES FOR M.Phil/Ph.D

S. No     Course code       Course title         Credit hours

 

               BIOT-7201           Advanced Immunology   3+0

               BIOT-7202           Bioinformatics   3+0

               BIOT-7203           Advanced Agriculture Biotechnology       3+0

               BIOT-7204           Advanced Animal Biotechnology               3+0

               BIOT-7205           Medical Biotechnology   3+0

               BIOT-7206           Fundamentals of Biotechnology 3+0

               BIOT-7207           Proteomics and metabolomics    3+0

               BIOT-7208           Food Biotechnology        3+0

               BIOT-7209           Environmental Biotechnology     3+0

               BIOT-7210           Nanobiotechnology         3+0

               BIOT-7211           Pharmaceutical biotechnology    3+0

               BIOT-7212           Biotechnology For Global Economies       3+0

               BIOT-7213           Biostatistics        3+0

               BIOT-7214           Molecular plant pathology           3+0

               BIOT-7215           Economic and Ethnobotany         3+0

               BIOT-7216           Climate Change and Biotechnology.         3+0

               BIOT-7217           Microbial biotechnology               3+0

               BIOT-7218           Engineering and Solid Waste Management           3+0

               BIOT-7219           Water and Waste Water Treatment Process         3+0

               BIOT-7220           Forensic Science               3+0

               BIOT-7221           Plant Tissue Culture         3+0

 

Faculty


Dr.Asad Hussain Shah

Chairman

E-mail: hodbt@uokajk.edu.pk/deansciences@uokajk.edu.pk

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Dr. Simab Kanwal

Assistant Professor

E-mail: dr.sim.k@uokajk.edu.pk

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Dr. Muhammad Zubair Khan

Assistant Professor

E-mail: drzubair.khan@uokajk.edu.pk

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Dr. Sajida Rasheed

Assistant Professor

E-mail: drsajida@uokajk.edu.pk

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Ms. Sammaya Jannat

Lecturer

E-mail: sammaya@uokajk.edu.pk

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Mr. Raja Zafar Ishaque

Lecturer

E-mail: zafar.ishqaue@uokajk.edu.pk

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