Applications on the prescribed forms are invited for admission to the M.Phil programme of the University in the following subjects:-
The candidate must have:- i) 1st Division in M.A/M.Sc. degree or its equivalent or in B.A./B.Sc. but no 3rd division in M.A./M.Sc. or B.A B.Sc. ii) In case of 3rd division in F.A/F.Sc., the candidate should have 1st division in both B.A/B.Sc. and M.A/M.Sc.or its equivalent degree.
Faculty of Biological Sciences
a) Requirement of the subject studied for M. Phil Animal Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Plant Sciences: –
i) M.Sc. degree or its equivalent in any field of Biological Sciences from a recognized University. ii) Candidates holding BS/B.Sc. Hons. (4 years), MBBS/ DVM/ B. Pharmacy/Agriculture 4 years with 1st Division may apply.
b) Requirement of the subject studied for M. Phil Bioinformatics: – M.Sc. degree or its equivalent in Molecular Biology/ Biochemistry from any recognized University. Candidates holding BS/ B.Sc.Hons. in Bioinformatics (4-years) with 1st Division may also apply. Computer knowledge holder will be preferable.
c) The M.Phil Biological Sciences programme offers the following specializations: –
|S #||Department||Area of Study|
|1.||Animal Sciences||Endocrinology, Reproductive Biology, Animal Physiology, Fisheries and Aqua Culture, Human Genetics.|
|2.||Biochemistry||Biochemistry, Molecular Plant Breading, Enzymology, Pharmacology, Clinical Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Nutrition, Immunochemistry, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics.|
|3.||Biotechnology||Infection diseases, Molecular Systematics & Applied Ethnobotany, Medical Genetics, Plant Tissue Culture & Bioprocess Technology.|
|4.||Bioinformatics||Evolutionary Genomics, Structural Proteomics, Software Development, Functional Genomics, Molecular Modeling and Drug Designing, (Persons with computational knowledge will be preferred).|
|5.||Microbiology||Applied Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Soil Microbiology/Mycology.|
|6.||Plant Sciences||Plant Physiology, Plant Taxonomy, Environmental Biology, Cell & Molecular Biology, Genetics & Genomics, Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Agriculture Biotechnology.|
The Admission Form can be obtained from the office of the Assistant Registrar (Admissions) @ Rs.650/- by hand or by sending self addressed envelope of 8.5 x 11(inches) along with a Bank Draft of Rs.700/- in favor of the Treasurer, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad by 17-01-2011.
Three copies of application on prescribed forms duly supported by the attested Photostat copies of the certificates of academic qualifications, domicile, character, detailed marks, migration (in original required at time of admission) along with 5 (five) passport size photographs and No Objection Certificate from the employer, in case of in-service candidates, should reach the Chairman/Director of the respective Department/ Institute/ Centre by 26-01-2011 during office hours.
The date and time of interview shall be announced by each department/Institute/Centre/School after the test.
No separate call up letter for test/interview will be issued. Hostel accommodation will only be provided, if available. Applications that are incomplete or received after due date shall not be entertained. To avoid the inconvenience, please submit your admission form well before the last date.