Department of Life Sciences

Mphil Microbiology
Mphil Microbiology
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Mphil Microbiology

M.Phil. in Microbiology, offered by the Department of Life Sciences, is one of fastest growing post-graduate program at the campus. The faculty members are highly-qualified and are actively involved in teaching and research. The department has collaborative links with national research laboratories and institutes. The department has access to the modern laboratories and tools of microbiology, molecular biology, cell culture etc.

Candidates opting for M.Phil. degree program are encouraged to build upon the body of knowledge already acquired in their graduate studies by indulging in original research work and thesis. The degree program fulfills all the curriculum requirements for M.Phil. degree program as recommended by Higher Education Commission, consisting of core and elective courses. The students are required to complete 24 credit hours of courses and complete a research thesis of 6 credit hours.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are the attributes and abilities that the graduates are expected to demonstrate within few years of graduation.

The graduates of BECE program are expected to:

  1. Demonstrate competence in civil engineering profession by applying in-depth knowledge and technical skills with global, societal and sustainable perspectives.
  2. Practice civil engineering with professional integrity and commitment to social and ethical responsibilities.
  3. Demonstrate interpersonal and management skills in workplace.
  4. Demonstrate engagement in enhancing professional skills and exhibit quest for professional development.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) Mapping to Curriculum

The graduates of Civil Engineering program will attain the following attributes for their professional career during their stay in ABASYN University;

The graduates of Electrical Engineering program will attain the following attributes:

  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
  3. Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Investigate complex engineering problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and conduct of experiments, analysis and interpretation of experimental data, and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.
  5. Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solution to complex engineering problems.
  7. Understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.
  8. Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.
  9. Work effectively as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and/or multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Demonstrate management skills and apply engineering principles to one’s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.
  12. Recognize importance of, and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.
    1. Mapping of PEOs to Vision and Mission of University as well as Department and Program Mission

      Sr. No                                         University and Program Mission PEO 1 PEO 2 PEO 3 PEO 4
      1 University Vision Aspiring for a transformative impact on society2 through academic excellence1,3 and growth4. X X X X
      2 University Mission To build a nationwide knowledge community through quality education1,3, relevance1, critical thinking1,4, creativity1,4, research4 and high sense of social responsibility1,2. X X X X
      3 Program Mission Provide quality education1 in civil engineering fundamentals1, application1, and skills1,3 that prepare competent graduates who pursue professional excellence2,4 with responsibility2 and effective societal contribution1,2. X X X X

      Civil Engineering labs

      The University has established well equipped labs for the Department of Civil Engineering where well trained lab engineers and other technical staff is available to conduct the experimental training and research work in various specialities of civil engineering. Following labs are already functional to undertake lab classes of the program:

      1. Engineering materials testing and teaching lab.
      2. Concrete and concrete materials lab.
      3. Engineering mechanics lab.
      4. Engineering survey lab.
      5. Engineering drawing lab.
      6. Computer programming and design lab.
      7. Soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering lab.
      8. Fluid mechanics lab.
      9. Environmental engineering lab.
      10. Transportaion engineering lab.
      11. Hydrology and WRM lab.
      12. Hydraulic engineering lab.
      13. Construction engineering & management lab.

Semester Plan

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Pre Req
MB701 Proteomics and Genomics 3+0 None
MB702 Instrumentation and Analytical Techniques 3+0 None
MB7xx Elective-I 3+0 None
MB7xx Elective-II 3+0 None
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Pre Req
MB742 Research Methodology 3+0
MB7xx Elective-III 3+0
MB7xx Elective-IV 3+0
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Pre Req
MB7xx Supporting Elective 3+0 None
MB7xx Elective-V 3+0 None
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Pre Req
MB734 Seminar 3+0 None
MB790 Thesis / Dissertation 3+0 None

List Of Electives

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
MB741 Biostatics and Computer Application 3+0
MB742 Research Methodology 3+0
MB743 Analytical Tools for Microbiology Applications 3+0


Dr. Umbreen Rashid

Assistant Professor

Dr. Laila Jafri

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rehana Rani

Assistant Professor

Dr. Alam Khan

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sajjid Iqbal

Assistant Professor

Mr. Bin Amin


Mr. Rukhshan Zahid


Ms. Nida Khalid Ansari


Mr. Syed Mudarab Ali


Ms. Rabaila Riaz


Ms. Dua Zhaira Zaidi


Mr. M. Sheryar


Ms. Zahra Liaqat


Atif Ishaq Kiani


Mr. Kaifayat Ullah


Ms. Hizran


Mr. M Fayaz Khan


Mr. Shahid Hussain

Lab Demonstrator

Mr. Junaid Anwar

Lab Asistant