Welcome to Department of Botany

Department of Botany offers admissions to the following academic programs:

  1. BS Botany (4 Years)
  2. M.Sc. Botany (2 Years) - Morning & Self-Supporting
  3. MS Botany (2 Years) - Morning & Self-Supporting
  4. MPhil Botany (2 Years) - Morning & Self-Supporting
  5. Ph.D. Botany - Regular & Non-Regular

BS (4 YEARS) PROGRAME (Semester System)

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Criteria:

F.Sc. (Pre Medical) or equivalent examination. As per university admission policy

Merit Formula (A) :

Academic Record 100%

A = Marks earned (1/4th of Matriculation + F.Sc. or equivalent + Additional marks*)

Total marks (1/4th of matriculation + F.Sc. or equivalent)

Additional Marks:

Hafiz Quran 20 Marks

Age Limit: Candidates with age not more than 24 years are eligible for admission in BS programme.

Seats Available:

Total

Open Merit

Reserved

29

21

08

Scheme of study for BS in botany

Semester-I

Major Courses:

Plant Diversity 3 +1

Inorganic Chemistry 3 +1

Invertebrate Diversity 3 +1

English 2

Islamic Studies 2

Basic Computer 2

Semester-II

Major Courses

Plant Systematics, Anatomy and Development 3+1

Minor Courses

Organic Chemistry 3+1

Chordates Diversity 3+1

Compulsory Courses

Mathematics 2

English 2

Pakistan Studies 2

Semester-III

Major Courses

Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution 3+1

Minor Courses

Physical Chemistry 3+1

Biochemistry 3+1

Compulsory Courses

Mathematics 2

English 2

Elective Courses

Any language course recommended by University 2

Semester-IV

Major Courses

Plant Physiology and Ecology 3+1

Minor Courses

General Chemistry 3+1

Physiology 3+1

Compulsory Courses

Mathematics 2

English 2

Elective Course

Any course, other than parent faculty 2

Semester-V

Higher Fungi 3+1
Microbial and Molecular Genetics 3+1

Evolutionary Trends in Trachaeophytes 3+1

Environmental Biology 3+1

Semester-VI

Seminar 1

Plant Anatomy (Advance Course) 3+1

Gene Cloning (Advance Course) 3+1

Plant Tissue Culture (Advance course) 3+1

Palynology (Advance course) 3+1

Laboratory Techniques 1

Semester-VII

Research / Dissertation / Internship / Special Paper 03 Credit Hours

Papers from Serial No. Bot-401 to Bot- 430 (Annexure-I ) 03 Credit Hours

Semester-VIII

Research / Dissertation / Internship / Special Paper 03 Credit Hours

Papers from Serial No. Bot-431 to Bot- 468 (Annexure-I ) 03 Credit Hours

M.Sc. (2 Years) Program (Semester System)

Eligibility Criteria:

B.Sc. / equivalent

Admission Criteria:

As per university admission policy

Merit Formula (A):

Academic Record 100%

A = Marks earned (1/4 of Matriculation + 1/5 of F.Sc. or equivalent + B.Sc.+ Additional marks*)

Total marks (1/4th of matriculation + 1/5 of F.Sc. or equivalent + B.Sc.)

*Additional Marks:

Hafiz Quran 20 Marks

Combination of Botany, Zoology and Chemistry 20 Marks

Combination of Botany, Chemistry with any of the following subjects:-Statistics/Geography/Geology/Computer 10 Marks

Combination of Botany, Zoology and any of the following subjects:-

Geography/Psychology/Applied Psychology/Computer/

Agriculture/Biochemistry 10 Marks

Seats Available:

Total

Open Merit

Reserved

45

37

08

Scheme of study for MSc in botany

Semester-I

Bacteriology and Virology 2+1

Lower Fungi 2+1

Evolutionary Biology of Vascular Cryptogams 2+1

Cell and Molecular Biology 2+1

Plant Bio-chemistry-I (Structure & Catalysis) 2+1

Autecology 2+1

Semester-II

Phycology and Bryology 2+1

Higher Fungi 2+1

Evolutionary Biology of Spermophytes 2+1

Anatomy of Vascular Plants 2+1

Plant Bio-chemistry-II (Bioenergetic and Metabolism) 2+1

Synecology and Ecosystem 2+1

Semester-III

Plant Taxonomy 2+1

Biostatistics 2

Genetics-I 2+1

Plant Physiology-I 2+1

Conservation Biology 2

Research Methodology / Term Paper 1

Seminar 1

Special Paper / Research 2+1

Semester-IV

Genetics-II 2+1

Plant Physiology-II 2+1

Environmental Biology 2+1

Term Paper 1

Special Paper-I* 2+1

Special Paper-II* or Research 2+1 or 0+3

MS Botany (Semester System)

Eligibility Criteria:

BS Botany (Four years program)

Admission Criteria:

As per university admission policy

Seats Available: 15

Course work: 1 Year (2 Semester = 24 Credit hours) 0

esearch Work: 1 Year

M.Phil Botany

Eligibility Criteria:

M.Sc. Botany

Admission Criteria:

As per university admission policy

Seats Available: 15

Course work: 1 Year (2 Semester = 24 Credit hours)

Research Work: 1 Year

M.Phil. Botany

Eligibility Criteria:

M.Sc. Botany

Admission Criteria:

As per university admission policy

Seats Available : 30

Course work: 1 Year (2 Semester = 24 Credit hours)

Research Work: 1 Year

Ph.D. Botany Regular Program

Eligibility Criteria:

MS/M.Phil Botany /or related equivalent disciplines

Admission Criteria:

As per university admission policy

Seats Available : 20

Course work: 2 Semester (18 Credit hours)

Research Work: 2-4 Years

Ph.D Botany -Non-Regular Program (Old Scheme)

Eligibility Criteria:

MS/M.Phil Botany /or related equivalent disciplines

Admission Criteria:

As per university admission policy

Seats Available : 20

Course work: 2 Semester (18 Credit hours)

Research Work: 2-4 Years

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATIONS FOR RESEARCH WORK


  • Environmental Biotechnology and Applied Phytotechnologies
  • Biodiversity and Systematics
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Ecology of Invasive Species
  • Plant Biotechnology and Tissue Culture
  • Microbial Technology
  • Stress Physiology
  • Paleobotany and Palaepalynology
  • Environmental Biology and Air Pollution
  • Plant Breeding and Quantitative Genetics
  • Biodiversity and Systematics