Plant Pathology (Hons)

University of the Punjab

24 months
500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAGS) offers M.Sc. (Hons.) Plant Pathology (Hons) degree program is offered at the University of the Punjab . 


Course Overview

The Plant Pathology (Hons) degree offered at the University of the Punjab comprises of four semesters. In the first two semesters subject related courses are offered, and in 3rd and 4th semesters students have to complete thesis research. 

For necessary details of “M.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (Plant Pathology)” follow the links below.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mycology
  • Fungal systematics 
  • Fungal Plant Pathology
  • Plant Virology
  • Plant Bacteriology
  • Plant Nematology
  • Ecology and Epidemiology of Plant Diseases 
  • Biochemistry and Physiology of Diseased Plants 
  • Genetics of Plant Pathogens 
  • Seed Pathology 
  • Integrated Plant Disease Management 
  • Post-harvest Pathology 
  • Insects in relation to plant diseases 
  • Forest and Shade Tree Pathology 
  • Advances in Plant Pathology 
  • Molecular Plant Virology 
  • Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions 
  • Plant Pathology and International Obligations 
  • Biological Control of Plant Pathogens 
  • Bioinformatics in Plant Pathology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The first and third semesters will normally commence from 3rd week of September and the second and fourth semesters will commence from 2nd week of February.




64 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Eligibility:
BS/B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture Major in Plant PathologyNote: The candidates applying from other than University of the Punjab has to submit Equivalence Certificate from Punjab University Equivalence Cell alongwith hard copy of the admission form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

National fee in rupees

  • Semester I = 19,925
  • Semester II = 16,575
  • Semester III = 19,675
  • Semester IV = 17,825


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