Bachelor of Science in Microbiology (BSMB)

Graduates of this program will have developed the necessary skills to become productive
and ethical contributors to scientific research. They will be prepared to further their
educations through additional graduate training, entering the industry, and/or beginning an academic
career. Students with the microbiology degree are well-suited for positions as a
Microbiologists in

  • Academics
  • Government Institutes
  • Hospital
  • Pharmacy
  • Industrial laboratories
  • Dental schools

Eligibility criteria

F.Sc Pre-Medical

Program objectives

  1. To provide high quality and relevant education in the field of Microbiology and allied applied sciences.
  2. To identify problems and provide their solutions.
  3. To enable students to demonstrate their knowledge by promoting workshops, seminars and conferences in the field of
  4. To develop their creative, communication and managerial skills.
  5. To prepare a new generation of microbiologists that are capable of excelling in careers of their choosing.
  6. To make them aware of the ethical and social values in scientific research.

To prepare them to seek self-employment and to search for great careers in the industry.

To produce quality graduates with the highest standard in the field of Microbiology, to cater for the increasing demand in the country, the programme is designed in such a way to meet all the objectives mentioned above.

Program Outcomes

  1. Graduates will be able to utilize their knowledge in microbiology and other allied sciences.
  2. Graduates will be able to apply theory and concepts in the field of health, industrial and agriculture biotechnology.
  3. Graduates will effectively disseminate technical information using written progress reports, strategic reports, formal scientific written communications, and/or operations and procedures manuals.
  4. The graduate should demonstrate a comprehension of the process of microbiology commercialization to meet financial and regulatory compliance issues and goals.
  5. They will be able to perform their services in different Government and non-Government organizations.
  6. The ability to express thoughts and ideas through oral, written, and computer communications.


Year 1 Semester 1

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
SS104 English-I (Comprehension) 3+0 None
SS108 Islamic Studies/ Ethics (For non Muslims) 2+0 None
MT100 Basic Mathematics 3 None
MB203 Fundamental of Microbiology 2+1 None
MB102 Microbial Taxonomy 2+1 None
CS100 Introduction to Computing 3+0 None

Year 1 Semester 2

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
SS203 English-II (Communication Skills) 3+1 SS104
MB105 Cell biology 2+1 None
MB201 Parasitology 2+1 None
MB107 Biochemistry-1 3+0 None
SS118 Pakistan Studies 2+0 None
MT210 Biostatistics 3 MT100

Year 2 Semester 3

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
SS211 English-III(Technical Report Writing) 3+0 SS203
MB207 Biochemistry-II 2+1 MB107
SS216 introduction to Sociology 3+0 None
MB208 Microbial Anatomy and Physiology 2+1 None
MB212 Principles of Virology 3 None
MB316 Soil Microbiology 2+1 None

Year 2 Semester 4

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
MB217 Molecular Biology 2+1 None
MB205 Enzymology 2+1 None
MB216 Mycology 2+1 None
MB223 Immunology 3+0 None
MB312 Introduction to cell & Tissue culture 2+1 MB105

Year 3 Semester 5

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
MB219 Medical Microbiology 3+0 None
MB304 Biotechnology 3 None
MB318 Food and Dairy Microbiology 3 None
MB314 Industrial Microbiology 3+0 None
MB346 Bioinformatics 2+1 None
MB317 Environmental Microbiology and Public Health 2+1 None

Year 3 Semester 6

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
MB313 Clinical Bacteriology 3 None
MB402 Antimicrobial antiviral Agents 2+1 None
MB427 Medical Virology 2+1 None
MB426 Infectious Disease Diagnostics 2+1 None
MG403 Entrepreneurship 3+0 None

Year 4 Semester 7

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
MB428 Microbial Ecology 2+1 None
SS401 Research Methodology 3+0 SS211
MB4xx Elective - I 3+0 None
MB4xx Elective - II 3+0 None
MB499 Project/Internship - I 3+0 None
MB406 Genetic Engineering 3 None

Year 4 Semester 8

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
MB436 Veterinary Microbiology and Animal health 2+1 None
MB437 Microbial Pathogenesis 2+1 None
MB4xx Elective -III 3+0 None
MB4xx Elective - IV 3+0 None
MB499 Project/Internship - II 3+0 None


Students are required to take courses from this list.

Code Title CrHrs
MB436 Marine and Fresh Water Microbiology 3
MB423 Epidemiology 3+0
MB435 Diagnostic Chemistry for Microbial Diseases 3
MB425 Analytical Chemistry and Instrumentation 3
MB437 Clinical Hematology in Microbial diseases 2+1
MB429 Molecular Mechanism of Antimicrobial Drugs 2+1
MB430 Biosafety and Risk Management 3+0
MB431 Environment Biotechnology 2+1
MB434 Hospital Waste managements 3+0
MB432 Radio Biology 3+0
MB433 Food Biotechnology 3+0
MB438 Clinical Mycology 3

List of elective courses may be revised as per requirement.