University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS)

Duration: 4 years
Degree Type: BS
Department: Institute of Biochemistry & Biotechnology
Campus: City Campus

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How To Apply

The application forms are available in the prospectus which can be obtained from any campus, or it can be downloaded from the university website. The admission form with the required prerequisites must be mailed to the office of Convener Admission Committee.

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Biotechnology is playing a very important role in Medical Sciences using statistical techniques in latest molecular biology. In this field, knowledge of many branches is required like biology, mathematics, computer science, laws of physics & chemistry, and sound knowledge of IT to analyze biotechnology data. Biotechnology is being used in following fields: Molecular medicine, Personalized medicine, Preventative medicine, Gene therapy, Drug development, Microbial genome applications, Waste cleanup, Climate change Studies, Alternative energy sources, Biotechnology, Antibiotic resistance, Forensic analysis of microbes, Bio-weapon creation, Evolutionary studies, Crop improvement, Insect resistance, Improve nutritional quality, Development of Drought resistance varieties, and Veterinary Science.

Teaching and research in the field of biotechnology must be strengthened in Pakistan not only to assimilate the progress made in the world but also to undertake research for solving our own specific problems. The program trains its studets to become well-trained professionals who shall be instrumental in establishing and developing this crucial science and technology in Pakistan. The degree aims to place the graduates at maximum benefits in the competitive job market and to provide a sound base to future scholars who want to be expert in Biotechnology.

FSc (Pre-Medical/Pre-Engineering) from any Educational Board, or equivalent, with at least 60% marks and not over 23 years of age at the time of admission. (If an applicant is Hafiz-e-Quran, 20 marks will be added to their marks in FSc examination, however, the counting of 20 marks towards merit will depend upon the test conducted by the University.)

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