Admission Elegibility

  • A person holding Intermediate Science Certificate (Pre-Medical) or an equivalent certificate from any recognized Institute/College with at least 50% marks excluding marks for Hafiz-e-Quran, or any other marks specified shall be eligible for admission to BS Biochemistry.
  • Admission will be on open merit basis based on marks obtained in the last degree.
  • Age: A candidate must not be more than 23 years of age on October of the year of admission provided that the vice-chancellor may relax the age limit is a very exceptional case.

Academic Standing

Grade point average:

  • Maximum grade point average 4.00
  • Minimum grade point average for obtaining the degree 2.50
  • To remain on the role of university a student shall be required to maintain the following minimum CGPA otherwise he/she shall be ceased on the university role.
  • A student who maintain the minimum GPA/CGPA for promotion and merits the requirements will be promoted to the next semester.
  • A student who does not meet the requirements made repeat the whole semester once only. The course creates that student earns in the repeated semester shall replace the previously earned course grades.
  • During the specified minimum duration for completing the degree, a student may repeat those course of the previous semester in which he/she secured the grade “F” provided the course load does not exceed the maximum limit of credit hours in a semester. Repetition of lowest grades will be allowed after completing last semester if, the CGPA is less than the degree requirements.
  • In the 8th semester if, a student fails to achieve the 2.5 CGPA, he/she have to repeat the course / courses with F & D Grades, so as to make CGPA of 2.5 within the maximum time period allowed for the degree.
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Scheme of Study For Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

SEMESTER 1
Sr. No Course Title Cr. Hr
1 Cell Biology 3(2-2)
2 Functional English 3(3-0)
3 General Mathematics 3(3-0)
4 Moral Foundations of Education 2(2-0)
5 Organic Chemistry 3(2-2)
6 Introductory Biochemistry 3(2-2)
SEMESTER 2
Sr. No Course Title Cr. Hr
1 Inorganic Chemistry 3(2-2)
2 Molecular Biology 3(2-2)
3 General Microbiology 3(2-2)
4 Introduction to Bioenergetics 2(2-0)
5 Introduction to Computing 3(2-2)
6 Statistics and Biometry 3(3-0)
SEMESTER 3
Sr. No Course Title Cr. Hr
1 Nucleic Acids 2(2-0)
2 Amino Acids and Proteins 3(2-2)
3 Carbohydrates 3(2-2)
4 Lipids 3(3-0)
5 Communication Skills 3(3-0)
6 Islamic studies/Ethics 2(2-0)
SEMESTER 4
Sr. No Course Title Cr. Hr
1 Principles of Genetics 3(2-2)
2 Fundamentals of Enzymology 3(2-2)
3 Integrated Metabolism 2(2-0)
4 Physical Chemistry 3(2-2)
5 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
6 Introduction to Sociology 3(3-0)
SEMESTER 5
Sr. No Course Title Cr. Hr
1 Genetic Engineering 3(2-2)
2 Protein Chemistry 2(2-0)
3 Plant Physiology 3(2-2)
4 Biochemical Techniques 3(1-4)
5 Biosafety and Ethics 2(2-0)
6 Bioinformatics 3(2-2)
SEMESTER 6
Sr. No Course Title Cr. Hr
1 Tissue and Cell Culture 3(2-2)
2 Biotechnology 3(2-2)
3 Human Physiology 3(3-0)
4 Cellular Signaling 3(3-0)
5 Biomembranes 2(2-0)
6 Plant Biochemistry 3(2-2)
SEMESTER 7
Sr. No Course Title Cr. Hr
1 Industrial Biochemistry 3(2-2)
2 Good Laboratory Practices & Quality Control 2(2-0)
3 Research Planning & Report Writing 3(1-4)
4 Nutritional Biochemistry 3(2-2)
5 Optional-I 3
6 Optional-II 3
SEMESTER 8
Sr. No Course Title Cr. Hr
1 Current Trends in Biochemistry 3(3-0)
2 Research Project/Internship 3(0-6)
3 Seminar 1(1-0)
4 Immunology & Immunochemistry 3(3-0)
4 Optional-III 3
5 Optional-IV 3
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