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Detailed Scheme of Studies of BS, MS and PhD Botany

Detailed Scheme of Studies of BS, MS and PhD Botany

BS (4-Year) Botany (2013-2017 and onwards)

Structure of Scheme of study

Sr. No

Categories

No. of Courses

Credit Hours

1.

Compulsory Courses (No Choice)

07

18

2.

General Courses (To be chosen from other Department)

07

24

3.

Basic Courses/Foundation

04

08

4.

Major Courses (Including Research/Projects/Internships)

21

79

5.

Electives within the major

02

08

 

Total

41

136

 YEAR-1
SEMESTER-I

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-101

Language in Use

3(3+0)

CC/Isl-101

CC/Phil-101

Islamic Education/Ethics

2(2+0)

Maj/Bot-101

 Plants Systematics, Anatomy and Development

4(3+1)

Min/Zoo-101

Cell Structure & function

4(3+1)

Min/Chem-101

General Inorganic Chemistry

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

17

SEMESTER-II

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

CC/Eng -102

Academic Reading & Writing

3(3+0)

CC/PS-101

Pakistan Studies

2(2+0)

Maj /Bot -102

Diversity of Plants

4(3+1)

Min/Zoo-102

Invertebrate & Chordate Diversity

4(3+1)

Min/Chem-102

Physico-Organic Chemistry-I

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

17

YEAR-2
SEMESTER-III

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

CC/Eng -201

Communication Skills

3 (3+0)

CC/Stat-201

Basic Statistics

2 (2+0)

Maj/Bot -201

Cell Biology, Genetics & Evolution

4(3+1)

Maj/Bot -202

Plant Physiology & Ecology

4(3+1)

Min/Zoo-201/ Min/Chem 201

Animal Form & Function/ Physico-Organic Chemistry-II

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

17

 SEMESTER-IV

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

CC/Eng- 202

Advanced Academic Reading & Writing

3(3+0)

EC/CS-201

Introduction to Computer

3(2+1)

Maj/Bot -203

Microbiology

4(3+1)

Maj/Bot -204

Biodiversity and Conservation

4(3+1)

EC/Stat-201/Min/Geo-202

Inferential Statistics/Geography of Pakistan

(Choose any one)

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

18

YEAR-3
SEMESTER-V

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Maj/Bot -301

Phycology and Bryology

4(3+1)

Maj/Bot -302

Mycology and Plant Pathology

4(3+1)

Maj/Bot -303

Diversity of Vascular Plants

4(3+1)

Maj/Bot -304

Plant Systematics

4(3+1)

Maj/Bot -305

Plant Biochemistry

3(2+1)

 

Total Credits

19

SEMESTER-VI

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Maj/Bot -306

Plant Anatomy

4(3+1)

Maj/Bot -307

Plant  Metabolism

3(2+1)

Maj/Bot -308

Classical Genetics

3(2+1)

Maj/Bot -309

Plant Physiology

3(2+1)

Maj/Bot -310

Plant Ecology

3(2+1)

 

Total Credits

16

YEAR-4
SEMESTER-VII

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Maj/Bot -401

Molecular Genetics

3(2+1)

Maj/Bot -402

Plant Hormones and Photomorphogenesis

3(2+1)

Maj/Bot -403

Community Ecology

3(2+1)

Maj/Bot -404

Research Methodology

2(2+0)

Maj/Bot -40*

Opted from Annexure –A

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

15

 SEMESTER-VIII

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Maj/Bot -406

Environmental Biology

4(3+1)

Maj/Bot -407

Molecular Biology

3(2+1)

Maj/Bot -40*

Opted from Annexure –A

4(3+1)

Res/Bot -401**

 Research Thesis

6

 

Total Credits

17

Total Credit Hours:  17+17+17+18+19+16+15+17=136CR

*The course will be selected by the students from Annexure-A on the availability of faculty member expertise and number of students.

** Research will be offered in 7th Semester.

MS Botany(2013-2017 and onwards)

YEAR 1
SEMESTER-I

Course No

Course Title

Credits

BOT-517

Instrumental Botany

4(3+1)

BOT-523

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

4(3+1)

BOT-524

Principle and techniques of Molecular Biology

4(3+1)

Total Credits

12

SEMESTER-II 

Course No

Course Title

Credits

*

 

4(3+1)

*

 

4(3+1)

*

 

4(3+1)

Total Credits

12

YEAR 2

SEMESTER-III and IV 

Course No   

Course Title

Credits

BOT-601

Seminar

02

BOT-602

Research and Thesis

10

Total Credits

12

Total Credits= 12 +12+12 = 36 CR

*Courses selected from Annexure A according to the area of specialization of the student.

Specialization Offered

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemotaxonomy
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Ethnonbotany
  • Fungal Biotechnology
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Molecular Genetics/ Biology
  • Palynology
  • Phytochemistry
  • Phytopathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Taxonomy
  • Plant Tissue Culture
  • Stress Physiology

Ph.D Botany

Scheme of Study
Total Credit Hours: 48
List of Papers

Course Code

Title of courses

Credit Hours

BOT-Ph-01

Essential of Microbiology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-02

Basic concepts in Enzymology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-03

Biotechnology: its Techniques and Applications

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-04

Bioassay Techniques used in Plant studies 

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-05

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-06

Molecular Advances in Phytosystematics

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-07

Biotechnological Phytoremediation

4(3+1)

BOT-Ph-08

Plant Tissue Culture

4(3+1)

BOT-Ph-09

Commercial application of plant tissue culture

4(3+1)

BOT-Ph-10

Recent Trends in Ethnobotany

4(3+1)

BOT-Ph-11

Project Planning , Monitoring and Evaluation

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-12

Industrial Production of Secondary metabolites

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-13

Laboratory Techniques –I

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-14

Chemistry of Bio-Molecules

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-15

Advances in Microbial Genetics

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-16

Biotechnology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-17

Fermentation technology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-18

Medicinal Plants of Pakistan

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-19

Research Reading

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-20

Environmental Biotechnology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-21

Biosafety and Bioethics

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-22

Botanical Techniques and Instrumentation

4(2+2)

BOT-Ph-23

Protein Purification

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-24

Forensic Biology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-25

Recombinant DNA Technology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-26

Biochemistry of Plant Phenolics

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-27

Bioactive principles of Medicinal Plants

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-28

Principles and Techniques of Molecular Biology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-29

Plant Protemics

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-30

Plant Terpenoids

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-31

Stress Physiology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-32

Fungal Biotechnology

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-33

Phytochemistry

3(3+0)

BOT-Ph-34

Phytomedicine

3(3+0)

Laboratory Techniques –II Instrumental Botany Techniques and application in Biotechnology

Principles and Techniques of Microbiology Basic concepts in Enzymology , and techniques of protein and enzymes purifications