18 months
1168 USD/year
1168 USD/year
Tuition fee
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It is envisioned that the Bioinformatics program offered at the Government College University Faisalabad, will develop Bioinformatics professionals with interdisciplinary approaches to explore different areas of life sciences with the help of state-of-art technologies being applied around the globe. 


For scientific community, the need to decode and interpret the information entrenched in the human as well as other genomes is growing every day because of the innovations in Bioinformatics and Biotechnology.  Introduction and promotion of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology in the country as emerging sciences is one of the primary objectives of the Department. The Bioinformatics program is offered at the Government College University Faisalabad.


The mission of the Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology (BNB) is to provide a collaborative learning environment that prepares students in higher education to reach the forefront of leadership by developing the sophisticated computational methods to conduct groundbreaking research in key areas of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, to make fundamental discoveries, generate innovative solutions to practical problems and to develop new technologies for commercial applications.

The Department is committed to provide an exceptional environment for specialized training and to mentor tomorrow’s workforce through a challenging curriculum, exploration of scholarly research, design and implementation of original investigations and interactive partnerships.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advances in Molecular Biology 
  • Advances in Bioinformatics 
  • Advances in Artificial Intelligence 
  • Advances in Information Retrieval and Processing
  • Research Methods in Biological Sciences 
  • Advances in Genomics and Proteomics
  • Modern Techniques in Molecular Biology 
  • Metabolomics 
  • Nanotechnology
  • Seminar (General) 
  • Seminar (Research)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




24 alternative credits

minimum 24 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.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The candidates must have passed MA/MSc or BS 4-years (minimum 130 credit hours) or equivalent degree in the relevant field from HEC recognized institution with at least  50%marks (Under Annual System) or 2.50 CGPA (Under Semester System) for admission  to MS/MPhil programs. 
  • The respective Dean/ acting Dean of the respective faculty shall supervise the test and interview and ensure the secrecy and transparency of the test
  • The candidate must have passed departmental test or GAT NTS test with 60%  score. However, the respective Department will arrange the written test and conduct the interview. (Online or Campus Test will be decided by Admission Committee at the time of admission)
  • Candidates working in the Government/Semi Government or private institutions shall have to submit “No Objection Certificate” from the concerned organization.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 584 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    1168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 584 USD per semester during 18 months.

Rs. 42700/ sem


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