Capital University of Science & Technology

BS Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the use of living organisms to create new products and processes. This field is an application of scientific and engineering principles to process materials by the use of biological agents to deliver goods and services. It is an applied science and has great scope in medical, agricultural, food and pharmaceutical sciences. Our BS Biotechnology curriculum has been designed to produce graduates with updated and practical knowledge of this multidisciplinary and emerging field.

Admission Requirements

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate or equivalent securing at least 45% marks in aggregate.
  • CUST Admission Test or HEC Approved Test.

Degree Requirements

Each candidate for the BS Biotechnology degree is required to successfully earn 130 credit hours as per the following detail:

AREACr. Hrs.
Core Courses 56
Elective Courses 24
Supporting Science Courses 19
General Education 25
Community Service 0
Project 6

Program Duration

This is a four year degree program comprising of 8 semesters with minimum of 130 semester credit hours (Cr. Hrs). There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The summer session will be utilized for internships or deficiency courses. The maximum duration to complete BS is 7 years.