US Denim Mills Lahore-2nd and 3rd position by NTU-SOAD

Faisalabad, January 03, 2023 (PPI-OT):NTU Students’ of School of Arts and Design, participated in a graffiti competition organized by US Denim Mills Lahore on December 07, 2022. Dy. Director Job Placement Cell Dr Sharjeel Abid and Advisor Students’ Office facilitated the participation of NTU.

Eight groups from NTU were competed with other national HEIs of Pakistan. Among all NTU grabbed 2nd and 3rd positions along with cash prizes, well-done students!

For more information, contact:
National Textile University (NTU)
Sheikhupura Road, Faisalabad 37610, Pakistan
Tel: +92-41-9230081-90
Fax: +92-41-9230098

Flood-2022 Relief Scholarship 

Lahore, January 03, 2023 (PPI-OT):FCCU has announced the Flood-2022 Relief Scholarship Initiative for continuing students from flood-affected areas. Over the past several weeks, the Financial Aid team (among others) has received a number of petitions as well as letters of concern from students whose household incomes have suffered due to the catastrophic flooding which affected many parts of Pakistan earlier this year.

In particular, this assistance will help those students who have outstanding fees pending for spring 2022 and earlier periods who have experienced the following situations:

Business/Income Decline/Job loss due to Flood-2022, whether experienced by the student or a fee-paying parent or guardian

Household damage due to Flood-2022

Extensive health bills faced by immediate family members on account of Flood-2022 and/or its aftermath

Death of earning family members, thereby significantly affecting family income.

Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received (click here for the form). Once completed and returned to the Forman Financial Aid Office, the application will be reviewed by a committee that includes both academic and non-academic staff and has been charged with reviewing applications and overseeing the process.

Completed forms should be submitted to Room #15 (Ahmed Saeed Administration Building) between 9 AM and 12 AM. Deadlines for form submission are as below:

Baccalaureate Students – Wednesday, January 10, 2023.

For more information, contact:
Forman Christian College
Ferozpur Road, Lahore 54600, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99231581-8
Fax: +92-42-99230703

CUST Admissions Spring 2023: MS Biosciences

Islamabad, January 03, 2023 (PPI-OT):MS Biosciences is a course that maintains a proper balance between practical and theoretical knowledge to equip students to handle science, its techniques, and the scientific methods it holds. Biosciences, as a line of sciences, combines biology and chemistry to work for the benefit of nature, humankind, and the environment.

The article discloses the probable future perspectives, career development, and opportunities for students interested in biosciences and looking to enrol in undergraduate or graduate programs in the Biosciences in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Market Outlook for MS Biosciences in Pakistan

Biosciences is a vast field with various specialisations. With evidence of covid-19, its importance has been enhanced, and new research jobs are on a roll soon. Moreover, biosciences include biochemistry, biological chemistry, biomedical sciences, chemistry, human biology, infectious diseases, marine biology, pharmaceutical sciences, and zoology. In Pakistan, all the fields mentioned earlier are available for study purposes.

Opportunities for Graduates on International Sphere

After completing a professional degree in MS Biosciences, students would be able to join national and international organisations with a good number of opportunities. The opportunities could be any of the following.

Animal Health Officers,

Biomedical Scientists

Clinical Data Managers

Clinical Research Associates

Clinical Trial Associates

Customer Service Analysts

Data Scientists

Drug Safety Specialists

Government and Public Health Scientists

Healthcare Scientists

Laboratory Analysts

Technicians Pharmacy Assistants

Quality Engineers

Quality Officers

Research Analysts

Research Laboratory Assistants

Scientific Data Analysis Specialists

Earning Potential for Graduates of MS Biosciences

It is impossible to put an exact quote for remuneration and salary for any degree in the world. The reason behind it is the diversity in numerous factors, including the location, overall economic conditions, organisation scale, candidate profile, job description, and how the potential is uncovered at the interview time.

However, according to the data collected by the remuneration website, on average, after MS biosciences, one can gain up to $65k per year in the US market. At the same time, in Pakistan, the range lies between Rs. 83k to 253k PKR annually.

Curriculum Exploration for MS Biosciences

We are trying to analyse the syllabus being taught in MS Biosciences. The curriculum is developed according to the guidelines from authorities. At CUST MS Bioscience, the degree comprises four semesters in a two-year time.

The syllabus is designed to develop a durable foundation from the core, foundation, major, and elective courses. However, admission to MS Biosciences is possible after four years of BS completion in relevant fields. The criteria below are essential to be fulfilled.

A minimum education of 16 years of leading to BS Bioinformatics/ M.Sc. Biological Sciences or equivalent.

Minimum 2.00/4.00 CGPA or 50% marks

Admission Test / HEC Approved Test

The curriculum is defined with the inclusion of core courses. The following are the core courses of MS Biosciences at CUST.

Advanced Molecular Genetics

Advanced Bioinformatics

Applied Biotechnology

Advanced Microbiology and Immunology

In addition, the elective courses are available below.

Advanced Endocrinology

Eukaryotic Regulatory Mechanisms

Drug Design and Development

Advanced Environmental Biotechnology

Advanced Protein Chemistry

Bioremediation and Biodegradation

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

Advanced Systems Biology

Molecular Dynamics Simulation

Medical Genetics

Advanced Cancer Cytogenetic

Advanced Topics in Bioinformatics

Pathways and Networks in Biology

Protein Engineering and Enzyme Technology

Molecular Biophysics

Advanced Human Genetics

Gene Chip Technology

Advanced Nano-biotechnology

Advanced Forensic Biology

Medicinal Plants

Advanced Epidemiology

Sustainable Ecosystems


Biosafety and Biosecurity

Furthermore, the research project is also a prerequisite for degree completion.

Scope of Skills and Knowledge in MS Biosciences

MS Biosciences is an affluent and evolving option in formal education with respect to skills and knowledge. The degree equips students with comprehensive in-built information about various life sciences. The course introduces basic chemistry concepts as well as the concepts of life sciences and the biological features of living things.

It covers a wide range of topics, including what science is, the scientific method, physical quantities and phenomena, the cell, genetics, and human biology as the fundamental building blocks of life, as well as exploring matter and chemical reactions.

Moreover, with the passage of time and knowledge intake, students develop the most-demanded and required skills after completing a degree in MS Biosciences. The skills are undermentioned. These skills are crucial for career growth in biosciences.


Tissue Culture

Gel Electrophoresis

Protein Immunoblots

Molecular (Gene) Cloning

Flow Cytometry

Mass Spectrometry

Confocal Microscopy

Cell-based Assays

Statistical Analysis

In addition, communication skills, report writing skills, and research skills are also included.

Take Admission in spring 2023 in Biosciences

Now that you know the scope, area, and expansion of Biosciences on a national and international level. It is ideal for you to start your formal education at the master’s level if you fulfil the criteria. The CUST University in Islamabad has opened the spring 2023 MS Biosciences admissions.

For more information, contact:
Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST)
Islamabad Expressway, Kahuta Road, Zone-V, Islamabad, Pakistan
UAN: +92-51-111-555-666
Tel: +92-51-4486700-4

2nd Pakistan International Food, Nutrition and Healthcare Summit and Expo at Pak China Friendship Center Islamabad organized by National Alliance for Safe Food 

Haripur, January 03, 2023 (PPI-OT):2nd Pakistan International Food, Nutrition and Healthcare Summit and Expo on December 21-22, 2022 at Pak China Friendship Center Islamabad Organized by National Alliance for Safe Food. The University of Haripur in collaboration as a collaborator organized 2nd Pakistan International Food, Nutrition and Healthcare Summit and Expo in Pak China Friendship center Islamabad.

The aim of the conference was to highlight the issues and challenges for Pakistan’s Food-Nutrition and propose plausible recommendations for national sustainability. The 2nd Pakistan Food-Nutrition International Summit and Expo- 2022 highlighted the issues and solutions related to food, nutrition, its production, and the healthcare business.

For more information, contact:
The University of Haripur
Hattar Road near Swat Chowk, Haripur,
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Tel: +92-995-615384
Fax: +92-0995615384

IIUI Vice President inspects examination process 

Islamabad, January 03, 2023 (PPI-OT):On the directives of the IIUI President, surprise visits were made by Vice President Academics Dr. Ayaz Afsar along with Director Academics vat the male and female campuses where he inspected and reviewed the examination process. The Vice President at various examination rooms in both campuses was apprised about the arrangements and ongoing process. On the occasion, he was accompanied by officers of the exams, conduct session and other relevant officials.

During inspection visit, he reviewed examination process at exam centers and showed satisfaction over strict discipline at examination centers. On the occasion, he instructed the examination personnel to provide a comfortable environment to students during examination so that they can perform best during examination.

He advised the comprised committee to conduct visits on daily basis and ensure the smooth and disciplined arrangement of exams. During the inspection visit, Vice President also instructed the examination personnel to follow the devised procedure regarding conduct of examination at centers.

For more information, contact:
Public Relations,
International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI)
Room No.118, Admin Block, New Campus,
H-10 Sector, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9019249
Fax: +92-51-9257909

Event in connection with Christmas for Christian employees held at Female Campus 

Islamabad, January 03, 2023 (PPI-OT):The Office of the Vice President, Female Campus (FC) organized an event in connection with Christmas for the Christian employees serving at Female Campus. Prof. Dr. Samina Malik, Vice President Female Campus, was the chief guest in the cake cutting ceremony. The event was attended by all the Christian employees of female campus.

Vice President FC praised all male and female Christian staff members for their efforts and dedication towards the Female Campus. On the occasion, she announced the top five workers. She appreciated their efforts and hailed the association they have showed to the university. Prof. Dr. Samina Malik mentioned that the idea behind celebration of Christmas is to encourage of Christian staff members. At the end, tea party was also arranged for the Christian employees of Female Campus.

For more information, contact:
Public Relations,
International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI)
Room No.118, Admin Block, New Campus,
H-10 Sector, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9019249
Fax: +92-51-9257909