M.Phil. Biotechnology (Weekend)

 Program Details

M.PHIL BIOTECHNOLOGY                               

Biotechnology is a futuristic and highly interdisciplinary field deals with chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics and engineering concepts that are pooled together to produce products that advances healthcare, medicine, agriculture, food, pharmaceuticals and environment control. It is one of the most progressive, advanced, evolving and fruitful branches of science and technology. Biotechnology is not restricted as a single discipline but includes many interdisciplinary fields of science rapidly gaining significance and opportunities for youngsters who want to explore the new frontiers of science. The M.Phil. Program in Biotechnology will empower students to become highly qualified scholars and professionals who would serve efficiently in academia and other relevant companies/ organizations through their quality education along with the analytical and research skills in the specialized areas of Biotechnology.


  • 5 years professional education (MBBS / DPT / Pharm-D) with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 OR 55% marks (percentage will only be considered if CGPA is not mentioned on the transcript).


  • 4 years professional education in Life Sciences (Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Molecular Biology/ Bioinformatics etc) after HSSC / A-levels with minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 OR 55% marks (percentage will only be considered if CGPA is not mentioned on the transcript)


  •  MSc after two years BSc / Three years BSc Hons, in any subject related to life sciences with minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 OR 55% marks (percentage will only be considered if CGPA is not mentioned on the transcript).


  •  4 years professional education in Biomedical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Technology or Relevant with minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 OR 55% marks (percentage will only be considered if CGPA is not mentioned on the transcript).


Applications for admission will be accepted between 8TH November and 30th December, 2021. Candidates must apply online by logging on to admission.zu.edu.pk.

Please Note: Seats are limited, first come first serve formula shall be followed


Tution fee/ courseExam fee/courseNo. of  course / semTution feesExam feesAdmission feeSecurity DepositEnrollment fees Semester fees
13000200033900060001500050005000          70,000


Ziauddin University ensures that the students acquire the best resources and facilities. Some of the facilities includes:

  • Ziauddin Hospital facility available for training purpose
  • Within city campus (easy-to-reach), district central
  • Fully equipped (AC, Multimedia, Computer facilities) classrooms
  • State-of-the-art labs at Education City (Link Road) Campus
  • Latest books available in library
  • E-access available, HINARI, PERN, IEEE (Digital Library)
  • PhD faculty
  • Affordable fee
  • Internship and Placement
  • Research Excellence
  • Highly equipped laboratory facility
  • International Collaborations


Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary field with a wide variety of career opportunities extending from the research and development to sales and marketing from manufacturing to quality control and assurance in industrial sector such as textiles industry, food & beverages industry, biological products, medicines and pharmaceuticals. There is a high demand of trained biotechnologist in both government and private sector. It is predicted that biotechnology will become one of the most important applied sciences of this century.

Biotechnologist can work in multidisciplinary fields:

  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Agriculture, Animal Technician, Animal Husbandry
  • Forensic DNA Analyst
  • Documentation Coordinator
  • Bioinformatics Specialist Environment Conservation
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Greenhouse and Field Technician
  • Health Care
  • Industrial Research and Development Medicine
  • Instrumentation/Calibration Technician
  • Laboratory Automation Specialist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Manufacturing Assistant
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Research Associate
  • Sales Representative

STRENGHT OF FACULTY MEMBERS (a short introduction that highlights their strengths/experience)

The faculty of biotechnology includes qualified professionals with expertise in both teaching and research. The faculty is engaged in research activities and have publication in national and international journals. The faculty performance strengths included knowledgeable and strategic teacher, creating a positive learning environment, demonstrating professionalism, displaying scholarly traits, and being supportive. The faculty is dedicated to provide the best scientific training also the faculty members are PhD scholars from national and international universities and have great knowledge about their subjects and have excellent research and teaching skills. Moreover the faculty is very active in developing linkages with national and international universities regarding teaching, research, publications and collaborative assignments between Universities and institutions.

Advisory Committee:

Dr. Saad Jawaid Khan

Associate Professor/Chairperson

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Dr. Ambrina Khatoon

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Fariha Ibrahim

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Syeda Bushra Zafar

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Muhammad Asif Nawaz
Assistant Professor
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sheringal Dir Upper KPK
Email: [email protected]

I would highly recommend Ziauddin University M.Phil. Biotechnology program because they provide excellent learning facilities to the students. They have qualified and competent faculty members which have extensive teaching and research experience. They have highly equipped classrooms and laboratories facilities.

Dr. Tayyaba Asif
Scientific Officer
Aquatic diagnostics and research center
Bahria university Karachi campus
Email: [email protected]

I would recommend Ziauddin University M.Phil. Biotechnology program. Ziauddin University is one of the top ranked Universities with excellent learning facilities. They provide students a platform to enhance their skills in the field of science and technology.

Dr. Asma Ansari
Assistant Professor
Dr. A. Q. Khan Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (KIBGE),
University of Karachi.
Email: [email protected]

Ziauddin University is one of the top ranked Universities originated with the vision of achieving excellent quality of education. I would recommend Ziauddin University M.Phil. Biotechnology program. They have different campuses with excellent infrastructure and equipped laboratories facilities. To enhance their student’s skills and give them in depth knowledge they have also utilized Ziauddin hospital laboratories facilities

Dr. Sidra Pervez
Assistant Professor
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar
Email: [email protected]

I would highly recommend Ziauddin University M.Phil. Biotechnology program because they have given various opportunities to the students for their excellent learning. They have qualified and competent faculty for the support of the students to achieve their goals and enhance their skills not only in research and academics but also in different extracurricular activities.

Contact Details:

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