Scheme of Studies
A Ph.D. degree offers the chance to undertake a substantial piece of supervised work that is worthy of publication and which makes an original contribution to knowledge in a specific field. Research programs are designed to produce professional scientists, well-versed in a range of advanced techniques and methods in Biotechnology, in addition to having an in-depth knowledge of a particular area.
Coursework & Comprehensive Examination:
A Student with an M.Phil. degree is expected to complete Ph.D. level course work of at least 18 credit hours followed by a comprehensive examination.
A seminar on research topic is a prerequisite for thesis submission.
Acceptance or publication of at least one research paper in HEC recognized journal is essential for award of Ph.D. degree.
In the final semester of study, the student must submit a thesis to the controller of examinations. The thesis is evaluated by at least two experts from technologically advanced countries. Finally, the student must pass an oral examination defending his/her thesis.