FC College started the MPhil Biotechnology program in 2009 to keep up with the rapid advances in the life sciences and to prepare students for rewarding careers in the field of Biotechnology, whether in industry, academia or government.

The Biological Sciences Department is located in the new Armacost Science Building which has six dedicated research and six teaching laboratories as well as state-of-the-art equipment such as: PCR-thermal cycler, real-time PCR, microcentrifuges, electroporator, refrigerated tabletop centrifuge, ultra low freezer, nanodrop spectrophotometer, orbital shaker, infrared gas analyzer (IRGA), gas chromatogram, CO2 incubator, gel electrophoresis system, documentation system, biosafety cabinets etc.

We have a well-qualified and experienced faculty, who are involved in various research programs in which both graduate and undergraduate students are involved. Already among the premier academic institutions in the region, we are committed to making FCC one of the leading Biotechnology research institutions in the country.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • have a recognized university degree in the field of Biological Sciences (including Botany, Zoology, Agriculture or Chemical Sciences) equivalent to a minimum of 16 years of education. The degree may be a BS Honors (4 years), MSc, MBBS or DVM.
  • have a minimum GPA of 2.50 or the 1st division in their last awarded degree.
  • have passed the GAT with minimum 50%.
  • qualify in the FCC Aptitude Test in Biotechnology (FATB).

Please find the latest program information here: http://www.fccollege.edu.pk/academics/departments/academic-departments/department-of-biological-sciences/mphil-biotechnology

Cost & Fees

2015 FALL

Tuition Fee Admission Security Activity Fee Total
99,479 10,000 10,000 500 119,979


Tuition Fee Activity Fee Tax 5% Total Total Fee Year Including tax
99,479 500 10,498 110,477 230,456
Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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