Bio Program

Biotechnology Program at RCLS

The biotechnology program at RCLS offers one of the broadest and most comprehensive undergraduate programs in Pakistan. It is designed to offer a broad and general training in plant and animal sciences with opportunity for research to meet the needs of students preparing for postgraduate work or the job market. Biotechnology is one of the most developing and energizing field of science around the globe. It utilizes any natural framework (living creatures or their subsidiaries) to offer novel solutions to any issue related to human life, from health to mass production of food and crops.

It is a multidisciplinary science which uses information produced in the field of genetic engineering, tissue culture, stem cell, molecular biology, microbiology, natural chemistry, vaccinology, virology, and bioinformatics to address existing issues. There are various parts of biotechnology which incorporates food biotechnology, wellbeing and clinical biotechnology, microbial biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, ecological biotechnology, drug biotechnology, & more.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will admissions open in RCLS?

Admissions will open after F.SC result generally in first week of September every year.

What are the eligibility criteria for admission in RCLS?

50% marks in F.Sc or Equivalent A-Level (with Biology and Chemistry)

Do I require to take an entrance test for admission?

No

Do I need MDCAT for admission?

No

What is the procedure of application for admission?

Apply online OR Visit our admission cell, purchase prospectus and fill the attached application form, attach required documents with the form and wait for the merit list.

What is the price of prospectus and admission form?

Prospectus and admission form are available at college reception@  Rs 500.?

Can I apply online?

Yes

What are the required documents?

Valid matric or equivalent certificate along with ‘O’ Level transcript

Valid F.Sc or equivalent certificate along with ‘A’ Level transcript

Domicile certificate

CNIC of the Father and C.N.I.C/B. Form of the student

Four passport size photographs with sky blue background (stapled on front page of form)

Do I need to have a domicile certificate?

Yes, domicile certificate is compulsory; however, you may submit the domicile by the time of interview.

My F.Sc is not from Lahore board what should I do?

You need to provide a migration certificate.

What is the eligibility for A-Level students? (TBA)

A-levels equivalent with chemistry and biology (equivalence certificate required)

What additional documents required by foreign students?

Equivalence of Certificates Up to H.S.S.C. Level. The equivalence and issuance of certificates, marks up to HSSC level other than issued by Pakistan’s Board is to be determined by the IBCC (Inter Board Committee of Chairmen) as per decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan) Such applicants are required to attach an Equivalence Certificate showing marks with the application for admission issued by the IBCC.

What is the date of commencement of classes?

Not confirm yet due to covid-19

Is there any hostel facility?

Yes, separate hostel facility is available for boys and girls.

What is the number of seats in a class?

50 Seats

Is there any fee concession for siblings /kin ship?

No

What is the Biggest Advantage of RCLS?

College is affiliated with GCU, Lahore which itself is one of the most reputable and prestigious institute. This means you will be awarded degree from top notch public sector University of Pakistan.

Is the degree internationally recognized?

Yes

Curriculum Outlines

B.Sc (Hons) Biotechnology

Year Semester Course Title Credit Hours
I I Basic Biotechnology-I 3 (2+1)
II Basic Biotechnology-II 3 (2+1)
II III Biochemistry-I 3 (2+1)
IV Biochemistry-II 3 (2+1)
Cell Biology 3 (2+1)
III V Metabolism-I 3 (2+1)
Bioremediation 3 (2+1)
Fermentation Technology 4 (3+1)
Molecular Biology 4 (3+1)
Microbial Genetics 3 (2+1)
VI Metabolism-II 3 (2+1)
Immunology 3 (2+1)
Enzymology 4 (3+1)
Recombinant DNA Technology 4 (3+1)
Techniques in Biotechnology 3 (2+1)
IV VII Food Microbiology 4 (3+1)
Bioinformatics-I 4 (3+1)
Research Project/Internship 3 (0+3)
VIII Bioinformatics-II 4 (3+1)
Skills and Research Methodology 4 (3+1)
Research Project/Internship 3 (0+3)

 

  • List of Elective-I and II Courses (Two Courses will be offered in Semester-VII)
Course Title Credit Hours
Bio fuel and bio energy 3 (2+1)
Drug design and Drug delivery 3 (2+1)
Radiobiology 3 (2+1)
Nano biotechnology 3 (3+0)
Genetic Resources and Conservation 3 (3+0)
Marine Biotechnology 3 (3+0)
Bio safety and Bioethics 3 (3+0)
Bioelectronics and Biosensor 3 (3+0)
Molecular Diagnostics 3 (3+0)
  • List of Elective-III and IV Courses (Two Courses will be offered in Semester-VIII)
Course Title Credit Hours
Animal Tissue Culture 3 (2+1)
Plant Tissue Culture 3 (2+1)
Biostatistics 3 (2+1)
Protein Purification 3 (2+1)
Medical Biotechnology 3 (2+1)
Principles of Biochemical Engineering 3 (2+1)
Environmental Biotechnology 3 (2+1)
Fungal Biotechnology 3 (2+1)
Economic and Business Applications 3 (2+1)
Forensic Sciences 3 (2+1)
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