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BS Botany

Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

BS Botany Program Educational Objectives

The BS Botany program aims to:

  • Pursue professional practices in botany or advanced studies based on the technical skills and knowledge in plant biology, ecology, physiology, and supported disciplines.

  • Encourage students to develop and use abstract models in addition to applying respective methodologies in practical and research situations.

  • Provide practical skills to the students to initiate their career in academic institutions, research organizations, agricultural sectors, and environmental agencies related to botany.

  • Prove mastery of the botany knowledge and skills necessary to work as a professional botanist, by demonstrating an understanding of current plant science models, ecological interactions, and research techniques.

  • Provide formal foundations for higher learning and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of botany and plant sciences.



Study Level

Study Mode

Program Length

Credit Hours


Class Timings


Full Time

4 Years (8 Semesters)


Fall & Spring

Weekdays Morning



Selection Criteria



The applicant must have passed higher secondary school (Pre-Medical) or
equivalent with a minimum of 50 % as per HEC criteria.

Academic Qualification: 30%
Test/Interview: 70%

Need & Merit Based upto 100%

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Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
Semester 5
Semester 6
Semester 7
Semester 8
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GEN1001 General Course-I 3(3-0)
GEN1002 General Course-II 3(3-0)
BOT1001 Diversity of Plants 3(2-1)
ENG1001 English-1 3(3-0)
UR150 Islamic Ethical Principles and Contemporary Issues (Islamic Studies) 2(2-0)
SC1005 Intro. to Computer Science 3(2-1)
  Total 17
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GEN1003 General Course-III 3(3-0)
GEN1004 General Course-IV 3(3-0)
BOT1002 Plant Systematics, Anatomy & Development 3(2-1)
ENG1102 English-II (Academic Reading and Writing) 3(3-0)
MAT1001 Mathematics 3(3-0)
  Total 15
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GEN1005 General Course-V 3(3-0)
GEN1006 General Course-VI 3(3-0)
BOT2001 Cell biology, Genetics & Evolution 3(2-1)
BOT2002 Diversity of Vascular Plants 3(2-1)
ENG2003 English-III (Technical Writing and Presentation Skills) 3(3-0)
UR-330 Introduction to Basic Teachings of Qur’an 2(2-0)
  Total 17
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GEN2007 General Course-VII 3(3-0)
GEN2008 General Course-VIII 3(3-0)
BOT2003 Mycology & Plant Pathology 3(2-1)
BOT2004 Biostatistics 3(3-0)
BOT2005 Phycology & Bryology 3(2-1)
UR-220 Pakistan Studies 3(3-0)
  Total 18
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
BOT3001 Biodiversity & Conservation 3(2-1)
BOT3002 Plant Biochemistry-l 3(2-1)
BOT3003 Bacteriology & Virology 3(2-1)
BOT3004 Plant Anatomy 3(2-1)
BOT3005 Plant Systematics 3(2-1)
UR324 Introduction to Hadith & Seerah 2(2-0)
BOT3006 Seminar 1(1-0)
  Total 18
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
BOT3007 Genetics-l 3(2-1)
BOT3008 Plant Biochemistry-ll 3(2-1)
BOT3009 Plant Ecology-l 3(2-1)
BOT3010 Plant Physiology & Ecology 3(2-1)
BOT3011 Plant Physiology-l 3(2-1)
BOT3012 Molecular Biology 3(2-1)
  Total 18
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
BOT4001 Plant Ecology-II 3(2-1)
BOT4002 Elective-I 3(3-0)
BOT4003 Research Planning and Scientific Writing 3(3-0)
UR-450 Professional Ethics 2(2-0)
BOT4005 Plant Physiology-II 3(2-1)
BOT4006 Environmental Biology 3(2-1)
  Total 17
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
BOT4007 Elective-III 3(3-0)
BOT4008 Genetics-II 3(2-1)
BOT4009 Evolutionary Biology 3(2-1)
*BOT4009 Internship/Elective-IV/Project Writing 3(0-3)
UR-460 Family Life in 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects 2(2-0)
  Total 14

Our graduates are serving in various national and multi-national companies. Some have established themselves as successful entrepreneurs while others are continuing higher education in renowned national and international universities. We strive to follow the motto of quality teaching and productive research.