M.Sc. On Campus


National University of Sciences and Technology

18 months
933 USD/year
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The Bioinformatics program of the National University of Sciences and Technology studies an interdisciplinary field that develops and improves methods for storing, retrieving, organising and analysing biological data.  


A major activity in the Bioinformatics program of the National University of Sciences and Technology is to develop software tools to generate useful biological knowledge.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics for Bioinformatics
  • Computing for Bioinformatics
  • Computational Immunology
  • Computational Vaccinology
  • Machine Learning in Drug Design
  • Data Analysis and Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
151 (verbal)
146 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B​S in Bioinformatics / Biosciences / Molecular Biology / Biotechnology
  • Sixteen years of schooling or 4 years education after HSSC/A' Level in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 OR 55% marks (percentage will only be considered if CGPA is not mentioned on the transcript).
  • GAT (General) conducted on or after 01 August 2018 by NTS with at least 50 accumulative test score or Higher Education Apptitude Test (HAT) conducted by HEC in or after March 2019 with atleast 50 accumulative test score or GRE (General) conducted by ETS, USA

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    933 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 933 USD per year during 18 months.
National: 77000 PKR (per semester)

Living costs for Islamabad

36883 - 51236 PKR /month
Living costs

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