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It is indeed a matter of great pleasure and satisfaction to observe that NUST not only stands as a leading comprehensive university in Pakistan but has also joined the folds of top-notch universities across the world. The University has fruitfully created an ecosystem towards addressing higher education needs in a multi-disciplinary framework. After having risen to global prominence in terms of imparting high quality education in the engineering disciplines, NUST has now made its presence felt in the domains of life sciences, natural sciences, social sciences and business education as well. Medical profession demands highest degree of commitment and compassion towards humanity; so does the field of Applied Biosciences. NUST not only invokes these human values among its graduates but also enriches them with the wealth of requisite knowledge to exploit their potential for the well being of mankind. NUST has very strong credentials in medical education and life sciences. Our programmes in Medicine and Applied Biosciences match international standards. The curriculum is supported and complemented with state-of-the art research facilities. This helps create a research culture conducive to innovative pursuits. The publications of our scholars and their active participation in international conferences amply highlight the prevailing research environment. The Universitys highly experienced and truly sapient faculty gives an added impetus to our academic and research endeavours. It is evident from the success story of Army Medical College, having a longstanding history of producing skilled medicos for the service of humanity. One of our institutions has been also named as Atta-ur-Rehman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB) after an eminent contemporary scientist, Dr Atta-ur-Rehman, the former Federal Minister and Chairman HEC. His patronage and ready advisory will be to the institutions and students great advantage. NUST has also expedited work on the establishment of another medical college with a 500-bed teaching hospital at H-12, which will run its academic and research programmes in synergy with already functional institutions of the University. I wish you a fulfilling stay at NUST. Engr Muhammad Asghar Rector

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Noteworthy Statistics

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in the disciplines of Engineering and IT (250th) (QS UK 2011)

World Universities

Amongst top

300

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Engineering and Technology - 58th Arts and Humanities - 69th Life Sciences and Medicine - 53rd Natural Sciences - 73rd
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Asian Universities

Top 100

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Students applied for NUST admissions in 2011

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CONTENTS
About the University
Defining Futures 6 Why Choose NUST? 7 Location 8 Who to Contact 10 Developing Careers 12 Research and Development 14 R&D Eco-system 15 Student Support Services 17 Clubs and Societies 19 Accommodation 20 Quality Assurance 22 NUST Campuses 23 Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences 54
Faculty 56 National and International Collaborations 59 Student Support Facilities 61 Academic Programmes 62 BS Applied Biosciences 63 MPhil Virology and Immunology 66 PhD Virology and Immunology 67

Applying to NUST
National Students
Undergraduate Programmes 70 Postgraduate Programmes 74

Institutions and Programmes


Army Medical College (AM College) 31
Faculty 32 Programmes Offered 40 Student Support Facilities 41 Admission Schedule 44 Academic Programmes 45 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) 45 Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) 46 MPhil and PhD in Medical Sciences 47 Chemical Pathology 49 Biochemistry 49 Science of Dental Materials 50 Anatomy 50 Pharmacology & Therapeutics 51 Molecular Medicine 52 Community Medicine 53

International Students
Undergraduate Programmes 77 Postgraduate Programmes 78

Fee & Funding


National Students
Undergraduate Programmes 80 Postgraduate Programmes 81

International Students
Undergraduate Programmes 82 Postgraduate Programmes 82

NUST Entrance Test (NET)


Instruction for Computer-based NUST Entrance Test (CBNET) 83 Instructions for NET 84 Sample Answer Sheet for NET 85

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National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) was established in March 1991 for promotion of higher scientific education in the country, especially in the fields of science and technology by providing stable and disciplined academic environment together with need-based research, pertinent to industrial requirements. The University was granted its Charter in 1993. Over the years, the university has expanded in scope, services and stature and has emerged as a leading comprehensive University in the public sector. Within two decades, NUST has achieved important milestones and gained immense significance as an institution of higher education in Pakistan. The University produces professionals and researchers of very high calibre, capable of developing indigenous technologies to meet the growing demands of the 21st century. It is envisioned to grow as a centre of excellence for the countrys scientific and technological progress. An outstanding feature of the University is that while maintaining traditional values of excellence in teaching and research, it challenges conventional practices and creates new ways of developing and delivering courses, pertaining to emerging and cutting-edge disciplines, on most modern lines. NUST is a new-age university defining new frontiers in teaching and research. The programmes are distinctive for their high-quality research orientation. Notwithstanding the significance of undergraduate courses, there is ever-growing emphasis on postgraduate studies and research output. Creativity and innovation are embedded as core values in all scholastic activities. The conducive academic environment at the campuses facilitates educational pursuits. NUST has developed linkages with international universities of repute to ensure two-way flow of knowledge and to be in step with modern trends. Split programmes and visits of eminent professors from reputed foreign universities is a regular feature of the academic activity. These eminent scholars deliver lectures on the latest developments in their respective fields and also help 7 Medicine and Applied Biosciences NUST Prospectus 2012 www.nust.edu.pk update and review the academic programmes.

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Defining Futures
Vision
The National University of Sciences and Technology aims to emerge as a comprehensive residential institution responsive to technological change, dedicated to excellence and committed to international educational and research needs of the country. NUST will continue to champion a tradition of distinguished teaching, research and service through evolving undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programmes of study in various disciplines in collaboration with renowned universities inside the country and abroad. Besides traditional fields of Engineering, IT, Medicine, Management, Natural and Basic Sciences, NUST envisages exploring and initiating higher education in the emerging science and technology disciplines. In recognition of its place in the human society, the University will celebrate a faculty, staff and student body which will reflect the diversity of our nation. The University is entrusted with the responsibility of producing culturally enlightened, technologically knowledgeable, academically competent and research-oriented graduates who are prepared to lead, inspire and preserve our great traditions. The University commits itself and all its resources to this trust and responsibility.

Strategic Thrusts
Excellence in Teaching & Education
Provide high-quality education in sciences and technology while remaining accessible to all sections of the society

Focus on Research
Undertake high-quality yet relevant research to support the emerging knowledge-based economy and society

Spirit of Enterprise
Develop instruments and mechanism for promotion of enterprising spirit and entrepreneurial culture among NUST graduates and create strong linkages with industry

Internationalisation and Global Vision


Develop strong international linkages to ensure inflow of new knowledge and state-of-the-art technologies, while building a positive international image of the University and country

Positive Social Impact


Structure curricula and programmes to influence a wider crosssection of the population in terms of education and absorption of new technologies

Mission

To develop NUST as a comprehensive, research-led university with a focus on Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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Excellence does not grow in wilderness; it has to be pursued with singular zeal and commitment. National University of Sciences and Technology chronicles a tale of success inscribed with the galvanising force of progressive vision and commitment par excellence. Although barely two decades old, this premier national university justifiably feels proud of its unprecedented success as a centre of excellence.

NUST is currently ranked 422nd in the world by QS, UK. In subject-wise ranking, NUST is rated among the top 300 universities in Engineering & IT (250th). NUST is also ranked 84th in Asia by QS, UK. In subject-wise ranking, NUST is rated among top 100 Asian universities in the discipline of: Engineering & IT 58 Life Sciences and Medicine 53 Arts and Humanities 69 Natural Sciences 73 With its galaxy of 16 constituent institutions, NUST provides quality education to a student populace exceeding 11,000. NUSTs multi-disciplinary campuses offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a wide range of fields, including Engineering, IT, Medicine, Geoinformatics, Mathematics, Architecture, Mass Communication, Public Policy, Medicine, Dentistry, Economics, Applied Biosciences, Business Management and Environment. NUST is uncharitably competitive in engaging the best to serve as faculty members. NUST faculty of over 1100 highly qualified and capable men and women includes over 380 PhDs, mostly qualified from premier International universities. NUSTs high-profile international linkages for research and academic collaborations embrace celebrated centres of excellence in over 22 countries around the globe. NUST has few equals in generous funding for education of talented but financially challenged students. It also provides sponsored education to students hailing from economically backward areas of Pakistan. Because of sound education and trusted skill levels, NUST graduates stay in demand for jobs, both in public and private sectors. Several NUST graduates have launched their own business ventures. NUST is a place worth an ambitious students time, hard work and money to claim a place among those educated in the spirit of challenging times. Being a NUSTIAN is a great transforming experience. NUST accepts and invests in the best--those with a passion to excel in life.

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Why Choose NUST?

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Location
NUST is located in the heart of the Capital (Sector H-12) Islamabad, amid a hub of research organisations and institutions of higher learning. It is easily accessible from the Kashmir Highway. It is at 35-minute drive from Benazir Bhutto International Airport and 5 minutes from the Motorway (M1). Apart from fascinating tourist attractions in and around the city, some famous historical sites (like Taxila and Kittas Raj) and hill stations (like Murree and Patriata) are within easy access. There are museums, theatres, parks, shopping centres and a diplomatic enclave which houses the foreign missions. The city is also known for its universities, colleges and research organisations.

Climate
The city enjoys a continental climate with hot summers (May - June), rainy monsoons (July - August), fabulous fall (October November), cold winters (December - January) and a blooming spring (MarchApril). The climate is regulated by alpine mountains in the vicinity and manmade lakes (Khanpur, Rawal and Simli) which are also the sources of potable water for the twin cities. The temperature ranges from 4 C in January to 46 C in June.

Demography
The twin cities (Islamabad-Rawalpindi) have a population of 4.5 million. There is a happy blend of different ethnic communities including members of foreign missions. Urdu is the lingua franca. However, English is also generally understood and spoken by the educated sections of the society. English is also the medium of instruction in the universities.

Geography
Islamabad is located in the backdrop of lush green Margalla mountains in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, at the northern rim of the Potohar Plateau. The area is undulating, interspersed with mountain streams and rivulets. It is colocated with the historic Gakhar city of Rawalpindi; thus displaying a beautiful blend of the ancient and the modern.

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Academic Structure
NUST is a public sector university which functions under the aegis of the Ministry of Science and Technology. There is a Board of Governors and an Academic Council which oversee academic matters. Rector is the Chief Executive Officer. He is assisted by two Pro-Rectors. The University comprises six colleges (located away from the central campus) and schools, institutes and research centres at the main campus.

vacation from August to September. Admissions are offered in the Fall Semester. The University functions from 9am to 5pm, 5 days a week. However, laboratories and libraries remain accessible to the researchers till late at night and even on weekends.

Transportation
Rent-a-car service is available at the airport, hotels and bus terminals. Radio cabs are also easily accessible. Public transport plies on a number of routes in the twin cities besides yellow cabs (taxis) which ply round-the-clock. In case of yellow cabs, it is advisable to negotiate the fare in advance.

Academic Calendar
The academic year commences in September each year. There are two semesters of 18-20 weeks duration: September January and February - June. The University observes summer

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Who to Contact
At NUST, a student enters a novel phase of life; one that requires continuous support for ones academic, physical as well as mental growth and well-being. Keeping this in mind, the University offices function in a student-friendly manner and remain accessible and helpful. You can directly contact the right department or office for all your queries. Shown opposite are various student-related offices and their functions for you to find the right contact.

Pro-Rector (Academics)
Oversees all the offices which deal with academic and administrative issues of the students during their stay in the University.

Registrar
Deals with the entire life-cycle of the students--from applying to NUST and registration of undergraduate students to issuance of transcripts and degrees. He also deals with matters pertaining to scholarships, transfers, migrations, discipline, etc.

Director Academics
Handles matters pertaining to academic regulations, courses of studies and academic calendar.

Director Admissions
Deals with matters pertaining to NUST Entrance Test.

Director Finance
Deals with matters pertaining to fee and finances of the students.

Director Administration
Deals with hostel accommodation, messing, security, transport and sports.

Director Postgraduate Programmes


Deals with matters pertaining to academic life-cycle of postgraduate students: from application, admission, registration, scholarship, academic progress to issuance of degree.

Director Student Affairs


Oversees student-led activities including libraries, clubs and societies and discipline.

Director Research
Provides guidance and support to the institutions for activities related to research and development.

Director Medical Sciences


Supervises health care and medical services.

Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship


Promotes entrepreneurial culture within the University through IP protection, commercialisation & business incubation services for students & staff, besides other research, innovation & commercialisation support activities.

Centre for Counseling and Career Advisory


Staffed with professional counselors and psychologists, the Centre provides personalised counselling services to students to help them cope with adjustment problems and issues affecting their studies. They also conduct aptitude and psychological tests.

Career Development Centre


Helps the students in placement and job opportunities, guiding them in preparing resumes and learning interview techniques.

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Developing Careers
Career Development Centre (CDC)
CDC provides programmes and services to help students and alumni to explore and make effective career choices, foster professional networks with employers and assist employers in meeting their recruitment needs. The office offers various avenues to the students for personal and professional development and supports them in achieving their goals. As a NUST student or alumnus, you have access to Career Advisory Group (CAG) and Career Services. Some of the areas that can be addressed in career advice include: Exploring your interests, skills and values Investigating careers and employers Gaining relevant experience through internships, jobs or volunteer work Preparing for employment through resume and cover letter critiques as well as mock interviews Assisting in job search team help develop and enhance resumes, cover letters and related correspondence. They edit and review resumes and cover letters and recommend students to various multinational companies.

Interview Skills
CDC provides several resources to assist students in their future interviews. The office helps students through: Mock Interviewing: CDC can help students refine their skills by arranging mock interviews. Students receive valuable feedback that helps them identify their strengths and weaknesses. Informational Interviewing: Informational interviews are designed to expand students knowledge about a particular field by talking to people who are actually doing that work. Career Services helps students get in contact with alumni for such interviews. Internship Programmes: The internship programme at the CDC is designed to prepare students for practical job placement in their field of specialisation. Students are facilitated by providing guidelines and essential tools to make experiential education beneficial. Job Search: CDC provides an array of opportunities to help maximise job placement through various tools. Students

Career Advisory Group (CAG)

Resume and Cover Letter Assistance


Resumes and cover letters are essential components of job search and application process. The Career Development

NCVI named Atta-ur-Rehman School of Applied Biosciences


In order to pay tribute to Dr Atta ur Rehmans eminent services as leading scholar and proficient scientist, renaming ceremony of NUST Centre of Virology and Immunology (NCVI) as Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB) was held on Feb 7 at ASAB Auditorium, NUST H-12 campus.

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Career Library
A large number of books are available to assist students in their career journey such as job search, resume writing, negotiation, communication skills, salary negotiation and industry information. Students can use these books as reference material in their career development process.

In order to network with giants like Microsoft, Unilever, etc., CDC conducts annual Talent Expos at which Graduate Profile Books accompanied by students final projects are displayed for employers benefit. Graduates are interviewed and recruited on campus. This offers excellent opportunities for students to network with professionals, discuss career aspirations and practice their professional skills.

Career Development Workshops


Training courses are organised to build better careers at various colleges and schools. These workshops help graduates and students learn managerial skills, interviewing techniques, resume-editing and confidence-building skills. The office conducts workshops to enhance students career development and aid in achieving career targets.

Employers
CDC provides valuable means to help employers select professional human resource to fill their job slots by acting as a mediating office for both employers and graduates. The office helps students connect with their potential employers through job fairs and employer sessions. The office collaborates with over 500 companies, both national and international, in order to facilitate graduate employment. Notable multinational employers are on list which encompasses almost all high profile corporations operating in Pakistan.

Hours
Services of this office are available from Monday - Friday (0900 to 1600 hours).

Contact Information:
Tel: 051-90851211, 90851215, 90851218 e-mail: careerdevelopment@nust.edu.pk communication@nust.edu.pk

Samar Mubarakmand Research Institute for Microwave & Millimeterwave Studies


In recognition of his meritorious services as a nuclear scientist and to pay him tribute for his contribution towards the national development, the University has named one of its state-of-the-art research institutes after the renowned scientist, Dr Samar Mubarakmand. The plaque unveiling ceremony of the institute was held on December 1, 2011. Dr Samar Mubarakmand was the Chief Guest. www.nust.edu.pk Medicine and Applied Biosciences NUST Prospectus 2012

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and graduates are enabled to choose a focus, time their job search, prepare job search material, network with potential employers and search company websites and attend job fairs.

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Research and Development


Research is the focal point of university education all over the world. Universities significantly contribute towards creation of new knowledge and discovery of fresh frontiers of creativity and innovation.

Contribution to Research
NUST aims at emerging as a leading research-intensive university in Pakistan, comparable to the best in the world within the next 10 years. Our main thrust is on high-quality teaching and goal-oriented research and development (R&D). The Universitys PhD programmes help create the requisite research culture duly supported by well-qualified faculty and need-based research. In order to accomplish the requirements of research and development, high-quality laboratories and research facilities are made available to the faculty and students round-the-clock. In the last 5 years, the faculty members completed 152 sponsored R&D projects and these included 67 projects sponsored by the university per se. Concurrently, during the same period, NUST students and faculty also published 1284 research papers in journals of repute and presented 1599 research papers in conferences, workshops, symposia etc. around the globe.

Research Collaborations
NUST seeks to garner expertise from a wide variety of sources (within/ outside the country) in order to boost its academic & research activity. This in turn helps create deeper impact on the world of science and technology. Consequently, the University collaborates with leading international universities, professional organisations, commercial ventures, talented professionals and scholars to pursue its academic and research goals. Our faculty, researchers and students are constantly adding value to NUST by remaining actively engaged with professional groups and individuals in research, review of academic papers and organisation of conferences, seminars and workshops etc. NUST has developed linkages with as many as 62 international universities and organisations of 22 different countries. These collaborations help our faculty remain up-to-date with current knowledge and ensure a two-way flow of knowledge.

NUST Celebrates International Womens Day


International Womens Day was celebrated to pay tribute to female scientists and professionals. The event was held on March 8. Dr Bina Shaheen Siddiqui, Dr Asghari Maqsood and Engineer Muniba Zaheer graced the occasion as the guests of honour. The emphasis throughout the programme remained on recognition for women and their work.

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Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship


The Centre is a comprehensive facility that houses the Universitys Offices of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation under one roof. These include the Directorate of Research, Directorate of Innovation & Commercialisation, including Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Offices, Technology Incubation Centre, Professional Development Centre, Science and Technology Venture Ltd and a Marketing and Communication Office. The rationale behind creating a specialised facility is to reinforce the Universitys resolve to promote research, innovation and entrepreneurship by creating a dynamic environment that fosters innovation and creativity through strong inter-linkages between various partners in the R&D eco-system.

Technology Incubation Centre (TIC)


The Centre has been established to facilitate and support the innovation engine of the University. It is the first model technology business incubator of Pakistan established under the academia, to provide an environment that attracts and nurtures technology based start-up companies, and transforms them into commercially viable enterprises. TIC provides a platform for NUST faculty/students, having commercially viable R&D output, to establish their own start-up companies in order to commercialise their R&D work as entrepreneurs. The objectives of TIC include fostering an entrepreneurial culture, by providing the students and faculty of NUST, an opportunity to transform their technology-based business ideas to reality. These facilities are also open to the general public, provided they contribute to NUST knowledge base. It further aims to facilitate the availability of NUST resources to the incubatees in a mutually beneficial way by liaising with private/public sector funding sources, government agencies, industrial associations, chambers of commerce and industries to provide facilitation and networking for Incubatee companies. TIC has now also started offering services including pre-incubation, virtual Incubation and consultancies through Catalysts to incubatee companies, apart from its other business support services.

Directorate of Research
The Directorate is assigned the mission of developing NUST into a leading research-led university. It plays the lead role in promoting and facilitating research culture. It has been instrumental in facilitating the constituent colleges, schools and centres to undertake sponsored projects for capacity building and applied research, funded through different agencies, the researchers are consistently encouraged to think of and look for new innovative projects, mainly focusing on applied research. The Directorate also encourages and facilitates the faculty and students to actively participate in and present their research findings at various national and international conferences, seminars, workshops etc. They are also encouraged to make their research known by publishing their research findings in journals of repute.

Directorate of Innovation & Commercialisation

In order to achieve NUSTs vision of becoming an entrepreneurial University of international repute, a state-ofthe-art Knowledge Management System is being developed. It aims at nurturing research, innovation and commercialisation cycle at the University:

Professional Development Centre (PDC)


The Centre was established in July 2007 under an initiative of Higher Education Commission (HEC). It aims at transferring knowledge and technologies developed at NUST to the industry. In addition, it also plays the role of a catalyst to align coursework and R&D activities at NUST with industry requirements. It engages highly experienced trainers to conduct hands-on industry-problems-specific trainings. PDC has conducted hundreds of industry-focused workshops and trained more than 2,000 professionals from 500 organisations. PDC is a management training partner with IFC-World Bank as well as Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) for carrying out continued professional development of PEC registered engineers.

NUST Intellectual Property Office (IPO): In the increasingly knowledge-driven economy, Intellectual Property (IP) is a key consideration. Keeping in view its importance, the University established NUST Intellectual Property Office with the following objectives. Offering Intellectual Property protection to innovators/ researchers by filing of Patents, Copyright, Trademarks, and Design Rights, etc. Facilitating the commercial interests of and due rewards to innovators/researchers Establishing a national network of Intellectual Property Rights related services. Collaborating with International Organisation such as WIPO to facilitate the filing of Patents at international level Intellectual Property Management Technology Transfer Office (TTO): The mission of TTO is to encapsulate NUSTs research and intellectual property opportunities at the earliest stage, and to translate these benefits to industry by working closely with CIE constituent entities, as well as industry; through partnerships, collaborations, licensing and formation of spin-off companies. It is responsible for moving www.nust.edu.pk

Fact file Campus-wide optical fibre ring for

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R&D Eco-system

research results and discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace. It does so by being fully aware of the university R&D activities, invention disclosures and market needs. It assesses commercial potential and successfully transfers technology for commercial applications. It also creates and manages synergies and collaborations with other research entities and organisations to facilitate commercialisation.

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Science and Technology Ventures (STV)


Science and Technology Ventures Ltd also known as S T Ventures is a holding company of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) and is the first holding company established in academia in Pakistan. Conceptually, it is an instrument in the creation of new technologybased enterprises and research careers by accelerating commercialization of R&D outputs. It capitalizes on technical expertise and innovative products acquired from NUST and other universities, educational institutions and R&D organisations. The objectives for which the Company was established are given below: S T Ventures is formed to be the enabler in creating new enterprises and jobs by accelerating commercialization of R&D outputs. The core activity is to start businesses based on technology, research work, technical knowledge and innovative products acquired from universities, educational institutions and R&D organisations. Promote R&D and technological innovations through marketable products and systems. Form spin-off companies pertaining to development of Science & Technology into profitable business and to invest into technology based projects.

The Park will promote interaction between institutional elements, i.e., universities, research parks, large companies, venture funds, etc. and non-institutional elements, i.e., talent, bodies of knowledge and virtual communities to create job opportunities for the youth and link local assets to global markets in order to generate value. It aims to stimulate economic activity in the country by developing a unique knowledge-based multi-industry cluster around the capital. Based on the conviction that new research clusters in developing countries will capture an increasing share of global R&D investment and increase the volume added to technology innovations, NUST R&D initiatives will encompass an innovation centre, an R&D centre, a science centre, a technology incubation centre, a manufacturing resource centre and a learning academy that will provide technical and vocational expertise, and entrepreneurship and leadership training. The expansive park will also host a research commercialisation centre, university-industry liaison nucleus and event management and recreational facilities. The Park will have a distinctive knowledge brokering facility by means of which it will act as an information intermediary to provide advice on selection of goods or services, business intelligence or research data to interested parties.

University Development Office


University Development Office has been created with a mission to augment the efforts directed towards the realisation of the Universitys vision and strategic objectives. Its activities encompass resource generation and joint ventures by mobilising collective efforts and resources. The Office ultimately seeks to contribute towards self-sustenance of NUST.

Planning and Development


After shifting to the new campus, the University grew at a rapid pace. Since last two years the student strength has grown from 7309 to 11398 viz-a-viz the faculty strength has also increased from 640 to 801. Similarly, 14 new disciplines have been added during the year 2010-11. Last year very few projects were approved due to financial crunch, however, NUST succeeded in getting the following major projects such as:

National Science & Technology Park


NUST aims to become a hub for public and private technological, financial and human capital through the establishment of a Technology Park at the new campus in Islamabad. The project will encourage knowledge creation at the cutting-edge and develop organisational, human and social capital to compete in the global economy. It looks forward to building networks stretching far beyond major institutions to include entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and underprivileged communities for mentoring and learning.

Establishment of NUST Teaching Hospital and School of Health Sciences at Sector H-12, Islamabad Establishment of Grid Station at Sector H-12, Islamabad

During the year, the University has submitted projects to HEC/ MoST and as many as 16 projects are being pursued for approval.

NUST Technology Incubation Center, in collaboration with Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship and support HQ NUST launched a Paradigm Changing Student Level Business Plan Competition, entitled DISCOVER Prosperity through Entrepreneurship. The mission of DISCOVER was: to define a path towards creating a self-sustaining eco-system for higher education and wealth generation. In addition to all constituent schools/ colleges of NUST, 29 other universities actively participated in the program. This comprehensive program ran from Feb 2011 to Sep 2011, involving a number of rounds in which the teams went through a grueling mentoring and coaching program. Participating teams also had vantage access to over 100 experienced mentors, coaches and trainers. All the registered students were provided individual training on elevator pitch, executive summary and business Plan formulation for two days in Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. Honorable Prime Minister graced the occasion as Chief Guest and consented to name the event as Prime Ministers Entrepreneurial Challenge DISCOVER Prosperity through Entrepreneurship NUST Business Plan Competition.

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NUST offers a broad array of resources that allow students to extend and deepen their learning through civic engagement and participation in, and leadership of an active network of student-initiated projects and organisations. Services have been established to address all issues of the students pertaining to their university life-cycle, from selection to graduation and alumni network management. The services Include Centre for Counselling and Career Advisory, IT Facilities, Clubs and Societies Office, NUST Archive, Sports Office, Hostels and Messing Office, Internship and Placement Office, Alumni Office and a Bank.

Centre for Counselling and Career Advisory (C3A)


Counseling and Career Advisory is a unit of NUST that provides primary mental health services. NUST is the only university in Pakistan offering this service that extends to all NUST students, faculty, personnel and families of those associated, within and outside the H-12 campus. The core objective of C3A is to provide professional counseling service, for educational, social, emotional or psychological issues that may inhibit personal or professional performance and advancement. The center also conducts psychological tests for students of all schools of NUST uniformly. These activities are to provide psychological support as well as meet the growing need of the university to promote wellbeing and personal development of all associated. C3A consists of a professional staff of qualified psychologists/ counselors who provide short-term individual and group therapy. The program provides consultation, psychological testing, psycho-educational programs, trainings and workshops. The following testing/ analysis facilities are available at C3A: Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Emotional Quotient (EQ) Achievement Tests Personality Tests Aptitude Tests Ability Tests Tests measuring Career-related Issues Evaluating Interests, Values, Opinions and Attitudes Tests Tests measuring Anxiety and Depression Tests measuring Examination Stress, Anger, Leadership Styles, Psychological Well-being and Social Skills

Contact: Call: 051-9085-1571, 051-9085-1579 Email: c3a@nust.edu.pk

IT and Computing Facilities Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Facilities at NUST
NUST offers most modern computing and networking facilities and has the distinction of providing Internet access since early nineties. Gigabit Local Area Networks (LANs) are well established at the Headquarters and constituent colleges / schools / centers. High-speed Internet facility has also been provided to the users through Pakistan Education and Research Network (PERN) program of HEC. Computing laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art servers, computers, software and allied equipment, which are also connected through LANs. NUST Intranet has also been established connecting all campuses for information and resource sharing through PERN. To automate office tasks and to make data available over NUST Intranet, Oracle web-based NUST MIS Software has been implemented. It covers the whole spectrum of activities at the university including admissions, examinations & academics, finance, human resource, research & development, archives, library administration, public relations, etc. An elaborate NUST Website (www.nust.edu.pk) is available for dissemination of vital information to general public, students and the faculty. It has links to the web pages of all constituent schools/colleges/institutes which provides information about the programs and activities of those institutions. A complete online admission/registration system for NUST Entry Test has been provided to the prospective candidates to apply for

Center for Energy Systems


Inaugural Ceremony
CES Inaugural ceremony was held at NUST on Jan 9, 2012 to acknowledge and commemorate the generous contribution by NRG Biofuels Inc Canada in the form of high-end research equipment and their continued support toward the renewable energy program. Several overseas delegates participated in the ceremony. Initially, NUST launched the Centre for Energy Systems (CES) in 2011 to provide a pivot to its Institutions involved in energy sector and to further support and consolidate various projects/programs that make good sense for scalable and sustainable operations with a view to contributing to industry and national economy at the times of energy crisis.

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Student Support Services

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NUST. This system is available since 2010. Processes namely registration, online payments through credit cards, result announcement and discipline wise selections were made online to the prospective students. To promote paperless environment in the University, following computerised systems are in place: Electronic Inter Office Note (e-ION) system for official correspondence and task management. Electronic Mail Tracking System (e-MTS) to maintain mail movement record and location of document (files, letters, faxes, etc). To provide state-of-the-art ICT facilities at NUST new campus at Sector H-12, Islamabad, NUST Technology Smart Campus (TSC) project was initiated and completed during 2008. It

incorporates cutting-edge ICT infrastructure to provide triple play services (data, voice and video) to the whole campus. This includes: Main Data Center Campus-wide Fiber Optic Network Wi-Fi mesh for high-speed data connectivity Video Conferencing IP-Telephony IP Fax Smart White Boards Smart Podiums technology for effective teaching. These devices are electronic white boards, smart lecture podiums and Digital Bulletin Board System (BBS).

Human Resource Management/Development


NUST is a multi-campus university employing faculty and staff from diverse disciplines. The HR Directorate recruits andretains the best workforce to contribute towards the continuing success of the University. It is actively engaged in development of faculty and staff to ensure high standards and quality of education. The faculty at NUST is actively engaged in research activities and providing an environment of practical learning to the students. The HR Directorate supports such programmes for the faculty to keep their expertise up-to-date and develop their skills continuously. Eligible faculty is sent for higher studies and research programmes, and is also assisted for placement in various schools on their return. Career development is another notable function carried out by the Directorate. It has successfully carried forward the progress of the University to operate at an optimal level in times of financial crunch by exploring/offering Fully Funded Scholarships.

Faculty Development Programme


The programme was started in 2001. As many as 285 scholars were sent abroad for higher studies to reputed foreign universities, out of which 163 have joined back and 122 are expected to return by 2012 and beyond.

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Along with academic excellence, students at NUST display dynamic literary, creative and artistic abilities and aptitude for co-curricular activities. In order to provide them organised opportunities to pursue their passion in the company of like-minded individuals, Clubs and Societies Office has been established. General Secretary Student Affairs is the chief coordinator and responsible for smooth conduct of cocurricular activities at the campus. The following central clubs and societies provide students the opportunity to exhibit their talents:

The University publishes a literary magazine named THE NUSTIAN. It is a bilingual (English-Urdu) magazine, published annually. General Secretary Student Affairs is the editor of the magazine. Four assistant editors, two each for Urdu and English sections, are selected from amongst the students.

NUSTNEWS
NUSTNEWS is a quarterly publication created with the aim of keeping students, staff, and public up-to-date with the latest developments at NUST. It covers the updated news around the campus, including conferences, workshops, symposia, seminars, trainings, success stories and other significant events of national or international significance. The extra-curricular and co-curricular activities in various schools of NUST are also covered in the publication.

International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)-Islamabad Chapter NUST Entrepreneurs Club NUST Community Services Club NUST Science Society NUST Literary Circle NUST Book Club NUST Bazm-e-Pakistan NUST Adventure Club NUST Aero-Modelling Club NUST Drama and Debating Society NUST Media Club NUST Environment Club NUST Fine Arts Club

Sports and Recreation


NUST offers a wide variety of sports activities. All Colleges have elaborate sports infrastructure. The central campus is developing at a fast pace and would soon have facilities of international standards. Some sports facilities have come up and more are under development Athletics track, Volleyball courts, Tennis courts, Squash courts, Hockey ground, Indoor sports hall, Swimming pool, Gymnasia. Regular inter-college/school sports competitions are held every year at the University. NUST teams have been participating and performing well in HEC inter-varsity sports competitions both at the zonal and national levels.

NUST Archive
The Archive has been established to document and preserve archival material of historical significance including important records, documents, photographs, artifacts/objects, etc., pertaining to the development of the University from its very inception. The Archive is presently functioning at the Student Centre and will be shifted to the Central Library (Farabi Centre) when it is completed.

Healthcare Services
NUST is providing medical services to the entire H-12 campus through a purpose built NUST Medical Centre, while in colleges and institutes other than Islamabad the same are being provided through their respective medical outfits. NUST Medical Centre is having qualified medical officers and trained paramedical staff, who provide medical services round the clock. The Centre is supported with fully equipped ambulances to evacuate the sick and wounded to Armed Forces and other civil sector tertiary care facilities. With the upcoming hospital of NUST Medical Complex within H-12 campus, the services of a tertiary care hospital will be very much available at the doorstep.

Student Centre
The Centre deals with matters pertaining to students lifecycle, from selection to graduation and alumni. It is located on the top floor of Concordia-I and houses offices for student support facilities and front desks of the main directorates in the University.

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Clubs and Societies

THE NUSTIAN

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Accommodation
The newly built campus at H-12, Islamabad is located in the serene backdrop of majestic Margalla hills. The new campus blends both old and modern architecture. The Kashmir Highway, which leads to M-1 (Motorway) linking it to the rest of the country through a wide range of motorways network, coasts along the new campus which is only at 20-minute drive from all the main terminals-air, bus and railway. NUST Campus provides well-furnished and equipped male and female hostels named after great Muslim scholars as under:

Girls Hostels
Fatima Hostels (2 blocks) Zainab Hostel (1 block) Ayesha Hostel (1 block)

Boys Hostels
Rumi Hostels (3 blocks) Ghazali Hostels (2 blocks) Razi Hostels (2 blocks) Attar Hostels (2 blocks)

Monthly Accommodation Charges (H-12 Campus)


Single Students Independent room (single occupancy, with attached bath) Rs 5,000 Bi-seater (double occupancy (with attached bath) Rs 4,000 Bi-seater/double occupancy (with community bath) Rs 3,500 Married Students One-bedroom apartment Two-bedroom apartment Secure Environment In addition to highly effective Campus security arrangements, all hostels have protective boundary walls, security personnel and dedicated staff at each block. Hostel Management A qualified and experienced management team, composed as under, looks after hostel affairs: Deputy Director Hostels with Office Staff, Hostel Wardens and Caretakers Deputy Director Messing with experienced supervisors, cooks and waiters for preparing and serving food Each male and female hostel block is looked after by a dedicated hostel warden and a caretaker who reside in the hostel and are available round-the-clock.

Rs 8,000 Rs 12,000

Note Hostel Security of Rs 10,000 (refundable) is charged at the time of allotment. Accommodation charges do not include food. Visiting Faculty Accommodation A guest block has been created for visiting faculty in the married students hostel. The block is fully furnished with attached dining facilities.

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Facilities provided in the hostels include: Attached/community bathrooms Fully furnished rooms Central heating High-speed internet connectivity Cable TV Telephone Gymnasium TV lounges Dining halls

Aesthetically designed cafeterias and shopping complexes, called Concordia l and Concordia II, have been constructed in the northern and southern wings of the campus. Each complex offers the following services: Cafeteria Mini mart Barber shop Ladies shop Computer hardware shop Cellular shop Business centre services Stationery shop Book shop Dining/function halls Lawns with gazebos Information about hostel accommodation at other campuses is provided in the relevant sections.

Allotment Procedure
Hostel accommodation in the relevant category is allotted on first-come, first-served basis. Application form is available at www.nust.edu.pk

Messing
The hostels provide catering services and the boarders have a choice to enjoy a variety of wholesome food, prepared under hygienic conditions.

Shuttle Service
The shuttle service facilitates the students to move around the campus. On weekends/holidays, the shuttle service is extended to various terminals.

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Facilities

Cafeteria and Shopping Complex

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Quality Assurance and Internationalisation


Higher Education Commission set up Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in 2002 and facilitated the establishment of Quality Enhance Cells (QECs) at 10 public sector universities, in year 2006, including NUST. Up till now, a total of 84 such cells have been established at 69 public and 15 private sector universities. Directorate of Quality Assurance was established at NUST to ensure quality enhancement of academic and research activities. Since NUST is a multi-campus university, Local Quality Enhancement Cells have been established at all constituent institutions as field set-ups. NUST Quality Assurance website (www.qa.nust.edu.pk) has been developed on NUST web portal and relevant information has been uploaded. The Directorate is actively engaged in self assessment of programs, capacity building and implementation of HEC quality assurance policies, and programs at NUST and attaining international compatibility and competitiveness of its programs.

NUST is member of the following international Quality assurance networks: International Network of Quality Assurance for Higher Education Asia-Pacific Quality Network
NUST has also obtained the membership of the following international associations and networks, for the purpose of international visibility and sharing information and good practices related to higher education:

Association of Commonwealth Universities

International Association of Universities

The Talloires Network

International Association of University Presidents

Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia

United Nations Academic Impact

International Association of Science Parks

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Central Campus: H-12, Islamabad School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME)

NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (formerly NIIT) chronicles an incredible tale of what focused efforts with a clear vision, singular commitment and a passionate quest for excellence are capable of achieving within the span of a decade. From its embryonic appearance in 1999 as a tiny IT wing of NUST, this school has blossomed into one of the finest seats of higher education. The philosophy of education at SEECS puts due premium on an essential blending of engineering and computing education with a sound orientation of social and humanitarian interests of the society. With the relocation of SEECS to the idyllic setting of H-12 Campus, it is destined to set a new pace for cultivation of wholesome social and moral values in the students who are privileged to enter its portals.

The School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME) became functional in 2006 as a research-oriented school of NUST and is currently offering two undergraduate and two postgraduate degree programmes in the twin disciplines of Chemical Engineering and Materials Engineering. Setting up an educational institution in unique and highly specialised areas is a great challenge. It is very satisfying that within four years, the postgraduate programmes stand fully established. The School has acquired the services of one of the best faculty in the country, besides establishing a rigorous self-assessment Quality Assurance process to ensure that our graduates get the best education possible. An equal emphasis is laid on development of their character and personality.

NUST Business School (NBS)

NBS is a reputed institution for business and management studies. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE)

in Business Studies, Economics, Mass Communication and Public Administration. It has emerged as the fastest growing seat of business education in the country. Sited at the Universitys technology-smart central campus in the federal capital Islamabad, it employs top-of-the-line faculty in terms of teaching, research and industrial experience. Its newly-built premises prides itself on state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities. The School strongly believes in close interaction between academia and industry. Every effort is made to bring academia and industry closer through frequent liaison, joint field projects, research activities, workshops, seminars and lectures by industry experts. Its focus on research and the consolidated strength of various centres of excellence make it a business school par excellence.

SCEE is a modern and progressive engineering school of the country, the first of its kind that offers a wide choice of BE programmes in Civil, Geoinformatics and Environmental Engineering. In BE programmes, the students are given the option of selecting elective majors. SCEE has very strong postgraduate programmes (MS/PhD) in Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing and Construction Engineering & Management.

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School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME)

Research Centre for Modelling and Simulation (RCMS)

The School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME), one of the latest ventures of NUST, was established in 2008. SMME has been set up to prepare human resource with essential skills in Mechanical Engineering, with specific emphasis on manufacturing, automobile and power/energy sector to perform effectively in the technological world. The School has state-of-the-art laboratories related to mechanical and manufacturing fields. In addition, high-tech laboratories of robotics and related areas are also being developed. There is also a plan of developing a Manufacturing Resource Centre in the near future. The School is offering an undergraduate programme in Mechanical Engineering and postgraduate programmes (MS and PhD) in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Robotics and Intelligent Machine Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

Research Centre for Modelling and Simulation was established at NUST in 2007 to set up Modelling and Simulation facilities for design and development in various disciplines through education, training and research, and to act as a platform to integrate these efforts by the government, academia and industry. The Centre focuses on mathematical modelling and simulation of structures, fluids, electrical systems, communication systems, computer and network architecture, operations management, human behaviour and war scenarios. RCMS started its first MS degree programme in Computational Science and Engineering in Fall 2008 with specialisations in Fluid Flow and Structures and Computational Infrastructures and Visualisation. The curriculum has been structured to impart students with solid M&S foundational knowledge and skills.

School of Art, Design and Architecture (SADA)

Centre for Advanced Mathematics and Physics (CAMP)

The School of Art, Design and Architecture is the newest addition to the elite league of NUST constituent Schools and Colleges. The School is all set to bring a truly world-class dimension to the field of education in art, architecture and design by collaborating with the world-renowned Department of Architecture of the Middle East Technical University (METU) Turkey, the first department established at METU in 1956, which is affiliated with various international bodies of architecture. This collaboration will be instrumental in combining the strengths of both world class universities, that collectively hold over 7 decades of experience in creating, disseminating and re-inventing knowledge. This collaboration will go a long way in imparting a truly global perspective to our programmes; thereby amalgamating the best of both cultures in order to produce strikingly creative work by students and faculty alike.

The Centre for Advanced Mathematics and Physics (CAMP) is a constituent centre of the National University of Sciences and Technology. It was established to supply much-needed human resource in the vital fields of Mathematics and Physics. Current programmes offered at CAMP are MPhil, MPhil and PhD and direct PhD in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics with three thrust areas; Quantum Theory, Relativistic Physics and High Energy Physics. Established in May 2004, CAMP is a young and thriving centre and contributes vitally to the research output of not only NUST but Pakistan as well. The Centre also offers an undergraduate programme in Mathematics.

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The School was initially established as Centre of Virology and Immunology in October 2007, to provide research and teaching facilities in the field of Virology and Immunology. Recently, it has been named after the eminent scientist, Dr Atta-ur-Rahman, who has very graciously accepted to be its patron and advisor. The School has dynamic programmes that will prepare students for pursuits in research and teaching in various fields of applied biosciences and virology and immunology. The faculty members have specialisations in Virology, Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Biochemistry, Medicine, Neurology, Paediatrics, Rheumatology, Immunology and Oncology.

Since its inception, the Military College of Signals (MCS) has matured into a premier college of NUST and a centre of professional excellence. MCS was established in 1947 as School of Signals. In 1960, it was affiliated with Royal School of Signals to fulfil the requirements of Pakistan Army in the field of Telecommunication Engineering. In 1977, it was affiliated with University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore for award of Telecommunication degree, thereby gaining its elevation as Military College of Signals. In 1991, MCS became a constituent college of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST). The College also started undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Software Engineering and postgraduate programme in Telecommunication and Information Security. In 2001, the College introduced PhD degrees in all its programmes.

Centre for Energy Systems (CES)

The Centre for Energy Systems (CES) was launched in June

College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (C of E&ME)

2011 to provide impetus to energy sector programs and support and consolidate related activities/projects with a view to contributing to national economy in times of energy crisis. It was inaugurated on January 9, 2012. Collaborating partners from Canada, USA, UK, RSA and KSA warmly participated in the event. The Centre aims at providing sustainable supply of energy at affordable rates with greater share of renewable in the energy mix to reduce environmental footprint. The centres vision resides in setting up pilot plants to demonstrate the feasibility of specific programs in the various energy sectors. Thus, takes the lead in moving from research and development to demonstration; a step that is considered vital for meaningful academia-industry collaboration. The Center incorporates existing institutes to this core mission.

C of E&ME is situated along the Grand Trunk Road, at Rawalpindi-Islamabad nexus. Fascinating locale and congenial environment are indeed the hallmarks of this institution. It enjoys the distinction of being the largest constituent college of NUST in terms of doctoral positions in the faculty, student enrolment, diversity of training programmes, research and higher education, infrastructure and facilities. The College attained ISO-9001 certification in 1999; 9001-2000 in 2003 and 9001-2008 in 2009. It has been earning distinctions and acknowledgement in quality assurance and PEC accreditation evaluation. It offers a rich assortment of degree programmes ranging from undergraduate to postgraduate programmes in diverse disciplines, the main fields being Electrical, Mechanical, Software, Computer and Mechatronics Engineering as well as Engineering Management.

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Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences

Rawalpindi Military College of Signals (MCS)

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Army Medical College (AM College)

College of Aeronautical Engineering (CAE)

Army Medical College was established in 1977 in Rawalpindi as a residential institution. The College was initially affiliated with Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad for the award of MBBS degree. The College joined the elite league of constituent colleges of NUST in 1998. Bachelors in Dental Surgery (BDS) was introduced in 1998. The College also offers postgraduate studies in basic medical sciences, Science of Dental Materials, Molecular Medicine and Community Medicine.

NUST Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (NIPCONS)

College of Aeronautical Engineering (CAE) has a legacy which is as impressive as some of its aforementioned counterparts. Established in 1965, this premier College offers undergraduate degrees in Aerospace and Avionics Engineering. It also has the distinction of having qualified and experienced foreign officers as its pioneering Principal and Heads of Departments, offering the college a solid foundation. The College was initially affiliated with the University of Karachi and later with NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi. In December, 1994, the College became one of the constituent colleges of NUST. In 1999, CAE achieved ISO 9000 certification for Quality Management System of its academic programmes.

Karachi Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC)

NIPCONS has been established to develop as a centre of excellence and think-tank in the field of Military Art and Science and Peace and Conflict Studies. The Bachelors Programme in Military Art and Science (BMAS) has already commenced with effect from May 2010. The undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in International Relations and Peace and Conflict Studies will be offered in the near future.

Risalpur Military College of Engineering (MCE)

Offering comprehensive undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Pakistan Naval Engineering College (PNEC), Karachi has the distinction of being the first educational institution of the country to have obtained ISO-9001 certification. The genesis of PNEC lies in the Officers Training Section (OTS) established in 1962. It was affiliated with the University of Karachi and later with NED University of Engineering and Technology in 1966 and 1977 respectively. It joined the constellation of NUST constituent colleges in November 1995. Another milestone was achieved with the introduction of its first MS and PhD programmes in 1998. The College continues to diversify its programmes.

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Military College of Engineering is a premier college of NUST that offers an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering. It has a rich legacy dating back to the post World War II era. Passing several milestones, MCE was granted degree awarding status through Presidential Ordinance of 1962. With the emergence of NUST, MCE entered the folds of the Universitys constituent colleges in 1995. MCE was recertified as an ISO 9001-2000 institute after successfully meeting all quality standards in July 2008. MCE has the honour of producing 2885 BE graduates, including 53 foreign students. The Super Computer installed at NUST, the fastest GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), is graded as one of the best computing systems operating in any organisation/academic institution in Pakistan. This supercomputer can perform parallel computation at a peak speed of 132 Teraflops i.e. 132 Trillion Operations per second. It is equipped with multi core processors and graphics co-processors with inter-processor communication speed of 40 Gbps.

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Medicine
Medicine is the art and science of healing. It encompasses a range of healthcare practices to maintain and restore health through prevention and treatment. Contemporary medicine includes health science, bio-medical research and medical technology to diagnose and treat injury and disease, typically, through medication, surgery or some other form of therapy. Medicine is concerned with the training of knowledgeable, caring, competent and skilful professionals to look after the health of the humankind and treat the diseases it falls prey to. The medical curriculum followed at Army Medical College consists of learning about the science of the human body in health and disease (pre-clinical years) and then a period of applying that knowledge during an interaction with patients (clinical years). The unique programmes of the College lay emphasis on the art of effective communication with patients. Teaching is built on inter-disciplinary units of study and tasks that focus on clinical cases and conditions. There is a distinct emphasis on developing problem-solving skills through clinical reasoning. Students receive supervised study projects and assessments at each stage of learning. These projects help students explore and monitor their attitudes as future professionals and utilisation of acquired knowledge.

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB)


Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB) provides excellent research and teaching facilities in the field of applied biology in Pakistan. ASAB has dynamic interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which develop students interest for pursuits in research and teaching in pure molecular as well as applied biology. Based primarily on the ASAB programmes, the faculty includes members of Health, Plant and Industrial Biotechnology, Virology, Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Biochemistry, Medicine, Neurology, Rheumatology, Immunology and Oncology. The research and training programmes have research collaboration with other institutions in Pakistan as well as abroad.

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AM College has the unique distinction of being affiliated with two of Pakistans largest hospitals, and at least 10 national institutes for clinical training, house job and research.

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The College

Army Medical College was established at Rawalpindi in 1977 as a residential institution. The College was initially affiliated with Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad for the award of MBBS degree. The first batch of MBBS course comprising 100 students graduated in 1981 and the college was recognized by GMC-UK. It became a constituent College of NUST in 1998. Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) course was started during the same year. The college has unique distinction of imparting postgraduate training (MPhil/PhD and FCPS) in basic medical sciences since 2001. The College is located in the cantonment city of Rawalpindi. The twin cities of Rawalpindi-Islamabad are served by an international airport and linked with the rest of the country by rail, road and air. The city enjoys all five climates; summer, winter, autumn, spring and monsoon. Summer resorts like Murree and Abbottabad are not far away from this city. Archaeological sites of Gandhara and Taxila are located around 40-50 kilometres away from the city. The worlds largest earthfilled dams of Tarbela and Mangla are located within a radius of 100 kilometers. AM College is a residential institution, housed in a beautiful campus. It has five hostels for male students and two hostels for female students. It has well-equipped lecture halls, laboratories, a spacious auditorium and seminar rooms. The library is well-stocked with professional books. Clinical training is imparted to students at military hospitals and institutes located nearby.

AM College is committed to providing excellent medical education in order to produce skilled, compassionate and caring physicians. The College believes that only through lifetime learning can the society raise a broadly educated community of physicians and dental surgeons, valued in any part of the world.

Departments

The College has the following fully equipped and well-staffed teaching departments of basic and clinical medical sciences: Anatomy Physiology Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Pharmacology and Therapeutics Forensic Medicine and Toxicology Pathology Community Medicine Ophthalmology ENT Medicine Psychiatry Dermatology Paediatrics Surgery Radiology Anaesthesia Oncology Gynaecology and Obstetrics Medical Education Islamic and Pakistan Studies Science of Dental Materials Clinical Dental Science Prosthetic Orthodontic Oral Surgery Operative Dentistry NUST Prospectus 2012

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The College is proud of imparting quality education in medicine to enthusiastic, dedicated and academically gifted students. It has done exceptionally well in producing capable physicians and surgeons, well groomed in disciplines of medicine, sciences, ethics and public policy through its professionally sound programmes. The rich and supportive environment enables the students to actively pursue their educational goals. www.nust.edu.pk

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Faculty Profile
Dr Shahida Badsha
Principal
Dr Shahida Badsha graduated from Khyber Medical College, Peshawar in 1978. After house job at Khyber Teaching Hospital, she joined Pakistan Army in May 1979. She completed her FCPS (Paediatrics) in 1990 and received advanced training in Paediatric Oncology at Saint Bartholomews Hospital, London, UK. She was designated Professor of Paediatrics in 2001 and became Advisor to the Surgeon General in 2004. In recognition of her administrative acumen and academic experience, she was appointed as Principal Army Medical College in May 2010. She is a recipient of The Fatima Jinnah Gold Medal (2006).

Dr Zia Ullah Khan


Vice Principal
Dr Zia Ullah Khan, an alumnus of Punjab Medical College, attained DPH (PU, 1999) and MSc Medical Administration (QAU, 1998). He attended National Defence Course and received MSc in Defence and Strategic Studies. He is the recipient of Burki Gold Medal for standing first in MSc. Furthermore, he attended a course in International Law of Armed Conflicts held at Spiez Switzerland. Appointed as Advisor to Surgeon General in community medicine with effect from 1st April 2011, he is currently the Head of department of community medicine. He has authored eight research papers and is a member of the editorial board of Pak Armed Forces Journal of Army Medical Corps. He was awarded Commendation Card by the Chief of Army Staff for pioneering work in joint German Pakistan Medical Research Expedition to Broad Peak (8047m).

Professor Dr Abdul Khaliq Naveed


Dean
Professor Dr Abdul Khaliq Naveed, Dean of Army Medical College has the unique distinction of being the first medical graduate to have MBBS, MPhil, FCPS and PhD qualifications. He has published 70 research papers, 16 of which were indexed by Index Medicus of National Library of Medicine, USA. He holds membership of various national and international medical societies and associations. He is also on the editorial boards of various journals including International Journal of Biology, Canada. He has won Pak Academy of Sciences Gold Medal, Fellowship from National Academy of Medical Sciences, and Presidents Gold Medal for Best University Researcher and Best University Teacher Award for the year 2008.

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Anatomy Department
Dr Shadab Ahmed Butt, Professor & Head of Department
MBBS, MPhil, PhD Specialisation: Anatomy

Dr Shabnum Hamid

Dr Muhammad Rizwan Bashir Kiani


MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Anatomy

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Anatomy

Dr Khadija Qamar

MBBS, MPhil, FCPS Specialisation: Anatomy

Dr Atika Khurshid

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Anatomy

Dr Muhammad Marghoob Khan


MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Anatomy

Dr Abdul Rasool Qamar


MBBS Specialisation: Anatomy

Dr Irum Taqi

MBBS Specialisation: Anatomy

Physiology Department
Dr M Mazhar Hussain, Professor and Head of Department
MBBS, MPhil, FCPS Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Umbreen Ahmed

Dr Amina Nadeem

MBBS, PhD Specialisation: Physiology

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Muhammad Alamgir Khan


MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Iftikhar Yousaf

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Muhammad Khalid Anwar


MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Shoaib Bin Aleem

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Yasir Farooq

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Kamil Asghar Imam


MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Nadia Latif

MBBS Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Yasmeen Moten

MBBS Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Faizania Tausif

MBBS Specialisation: Physiology

Dr Sidra Arshad

MBBS Specialisation: Physiology

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Army Medical College

Army Medical College is the centre of excellence among medical institutions of the country having most qualified teachers both in basic medical sciences and hospital divisions. The College has Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors. All faculty members have highest degrees in their respective fields of specialisation. Following is the list of faculty members:

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Biochemistry Department
Dr Amir Rasheed
MBBS, PhD Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Maryam Wahid

MBBS, MPhil, PhD Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Sarah Sadiq

MBBS Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Khadija Mehboob

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Palvasha Waheed

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Asifa Majeed

MSc, MPhil, PhD Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Muhammad Jawad Yousaf


MBBS Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Zahid Azeem

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Gulshan Abbas

MBBS Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Syed Irfan Raza

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Zubair Hussain Shah

MBBS Specialisation: Biochemistry

Dr Naeema Ahmed

MBBS Specialisation: Biochemistry

Pharmacology & Therapeutics Department


Dr Akbar Waheed, Professor & Head of Department
MBBS, MPhil, PhD Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Bushra Tayyaba Khan

MPhil, BPharma Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Shabana Ali

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Aisha Qayyum

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Salman Bakhtiar

MBBS Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Kulsoom Farhat

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Amberin Taqi

MBBS Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Nuzhat Usmani

MBBS Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Mahjabeen Sharif

MBBS Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Mudassar Noor

MBBS Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Junaid Aslam

MBBS Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Mehwish Nawaz

MBBS Specialisation: Pharmacology & Therapeutics

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Dr Muhammad Ayyub, Professor and Head of Department


MBBS, PhD, MRC Path, FRC Path, Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Suhaib Ahmed

Dr Rizwan Hashim

MBBS, MCPS, FCPS, PhD Specialisation: Pathology

MBBS, MPhil, MCPS,FCPS Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Javaid Usman

MBBS, MCPS, MPhil, FCPS, DFM Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Iqbal Muhammad

MBBS, MCPS, FCPS Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Muhammad Asif Nawaz


MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Tariq Masood Malik


MBBS, MCPS, FCPS Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Nasira Shaheen

MBBS, MCPS, FCPS Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Qayas Ahmed

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Alia Zubair

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Azhar Qayyum

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Aiza Sadia

MBBS, MPhil Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Ambreen Zafar

MBBS Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Samina Waqar

MBBS Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Mehwish Latif

MBBS Specialisation: Pathology

Dr Mehreen Gillani

MBBS Specialisation: Pathology

Forensic Medicine Department


Dr Safdar Hussain, Head of Department
MBBS, DMJ Specialisation: Forensic Medicine

Dr Naseer Ahmed Ch

MBBS, DMJ Specialisation: Forensic Medicine

Dr Naseem Irshad

MBBS, DMJ Specialisation: Forensic Medicine

Dr Mashooque Ali

MBBS, DMJ Specialisation: Forensic Medicine

Dr Noreen Hafiz

MBBS Specialisation: Forensic Medicine

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Pathology Department

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Community Medicine Department


Dr Zia Ullah Khan, Head of Department MBBS, DPH, MPH, MSc (Med Adm), MSc (Def & Strategic Studies) Specialisation: Community Medicine Dr Syed Fawad Mashhadi
MBBS, MPH Specialisation: Community Medicine

Dr Mahmood Ur Rehman

MBBS, FCPS, DPH, MCPS, MSc (Med Adm) Specialisation: Community Medicine

Dr Naseer Alam Tariq

MBBS, MSc, MPH Specialisation: Community Medicine

Dr Tahmina Azhar

MBBS, MCPS, MPH Specialisation: Community Medicine

Dr Muhammad Rashid Anjum

MBBS, DPH Specialisation: Community Medicine

Dr Aliya Junaid

MBBS, MPH Specialisation: Community Medicine

Medicine Department
Dr Zafar Ul Islam, Head of the Dept MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Specialisation: Medicine Dr Syed Badshah Hussain Zaidi
MBBS, FCPS, FRCP, FCP, MRCP Specialisation: Medicine

Dr Hamid Shafique

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Medicine

Dr Muhammad Farooq
MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Medicine

Dr Jawad Khaliq Ansari

MBBS, FCPS, MRCP, FCP, FRCP Specialisation: Medicine

Dr Iftikhar Hussain

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Medicine & Oncology

Dr Muhammad Babar Khan


MBBS, FCPS, FRCP Specialisation: Medicine

Dr Javaid Iqbal Khattak

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Medicine & Oncology

Dr Shahzad Saeed

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Medicine

Dr Aslam Khan

MBBS, FCPS, MRCP Specialisation: Medicine

Dr Adnan Qadir

Dr Arshad Naseem

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Medicine

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Medicine

Dr Muhammad Nadeem
MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Medicine

Dr Raja Khalid Mehmood


MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Medicine

Surgery Department
MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Surgery

Dr Abdul Halim Nayyar, Professor and Head of Department

Dr Shabbir Hussain

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Surgery

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MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Surgery

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Surgery

Dr Sohail Hafeez

MBBS, FCPS, FRCS Specialisation: Surgery

Dr Aurangzeb

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Surgery

Dr. Asif Zaman Rashid


MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Surgery MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Surgery

Dr Muhammad Asad Qureshi


MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Surgery MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Surgery

Dr Chaudhry Aqeel Safdar

Dr Farhan Ahmed Majeed

ENT Department
Dr Muhammad Ashfaq, Professor and Head of Department
MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: ENT

Ophthalmology Department
MBBS, MCPS, FCPS Specialisation: Ophthalmology

Dr Muhammad Dawood Khan, Head of the Department

Dr Mazhar Ishaq

MBBS, FRCS, FRCO (Ophth) Specialisation: Ophthalmology

Dr Sameer Shahid Ameen

MBBS, MCPS, FCPS Specialisation: Ophthalmology

Dr Waqar Muzaffar

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Ophthalmology

Psychiatry Department
Dr Salim Jehangir, Professor and Head of Department MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Specialisation: Psychiatry

Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department


Dr Mamoona Mushtaq, Professor and Head of Department Dr Abeera Ch MBBS, FCPS, MCPS MBBS, FCPS, MRCOG Specialisation: Gynaecology and Obstetrics Specialisation: Gynaecology and Obstetrics Dr Rubina Mushtaq Dr Saira Saeed

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Gynaecology and Obstetrics

MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Specialisation: Gynaecology and Obstetrics

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Dr Muhammad Ahmed

Dr Maqbool Ahmed

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Paediatrics Department
Dr Salman Ali, Professor and Head of Department MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Pediatrics Dr Muhammad Mahmood Iqbal
MBBS, DCH, FCPS, Specialisation: Pediatrics

Dr Shahid Mahmood

MBBS, FCPS, MRCP EYE(ie), MRCP CH Specialisation: Pediatrics

Radiology Department
Dr M Hamid Akram, Professor & Head of Department
MBBS, FCPS, MCPS, DMRD Specialisation: Radiology

Dr Shemraze Khan

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Radiology

Dr Afshan Fayyaz

MBBS, FCPS, FRCR Specialisation: Radiology

Dr Abdul Samad Syed

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Radiotherapy

Anaesthesia Department
Dr Waqas Ahmad Kazi, Professor and Head of Department Dr Shahab Naqvi
MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Specialisation: Anaesthesia MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Specialisation: Anaesthesia

Dr Inam Ul Haq

MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Specialisation: Anaesthesia

Dr Manzoor Ahmed Afridi


MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Specialisation: Anaesthesia

Dr Mohammad Tariq

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Anaesthesia

Dr Farrukh Mahmood Akhtar


MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Specialisation: Anaesthesia

Dr Aamer Mahmood Malak


MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Specialisation: Anaesthesia

Dermatology Department
Dr Zafar Iqbal Sheikh, Professor and Head of Department
MBBS, FCPS, Dip GUM Specialisation: Dermatology

Dr Naseer Rashid Dar

MBBS, FCPS Specialisation: Dermatology

Dr Mansoor Dilnawaz

MBBS, FCPS, FRCP, CCT, RCP Specialisation: Dermatology

Dr Nadia Iftikhar

MBBS, FCPS, MRCP Specialisation: Dermatology

Islamic/Pakistan Studies Department


Mr Khalid Mehmood
MA Political Science, MA Educational Administration Specialisation: Islamic/Pak Studies

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Dr Zubair Babar

BDS, MCPS Specialisation: Periodontology

Dr Abida Aslam

BDS, MCPS Specialisation: Orthodontics

Dr Manzoor Ahmed Manzoor


BDS, MCPS, FCPS Specialisation: Operative Dentistry

Dr Muhammad Mansoor Ayub


BDS, MCPS Specialisation: Prosthodontics

Dr Zahir Shah

BDS, Grd Specialist Specialisation: Orthodontics

Dr Waseem Ahmed

BDS, FCPS, MGDS Specialisation: Oral Surgery

Dr Azad Ali Azad

BDS, MCPS, FCPS Specialisation: Prosthodontics

Dr Abdul Rehman

BDS, FCPS Specialisation: Prosthodontics

Dr Syed Gulzar Ali Bukhari


BDS, MCPS, FCPS Specialisation: Oral Surgery

Dr Azhar Ali

BDS, Grd Specialist Specialisation: Orthodontics

Dr Mohibullah

BDS, Resident in Operative Dentistry Specialisation: Operative Dentistry

Dr Muhammad Perwez Chaudhry


BDS, MCPS Specialisation: Periodontology

Dr Haque Nawaz

BDS, MGDS Specialisation: Operative Dentistry

Dr Ahmed Talal

BDS, MSc, PhD Specialisation: Science of Dental Materials

Dr Muhammad Kaleem

BDS, MSc, PhD Specialisation: Science of Dental Materials

Dr Aamir Mushtaq Baig

BDS, Resident in Oral Surgery Demonstrator

Dr Afsheen Ali Khan


BDS Demonstrator

Dr Bushra Rehman
BDS Demonstrator

Dr Syeda Mariam Bukhari


BDS Demonstrator

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Dental Faculty

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Programmes Offered
Postgraduate Programmes
The postgraduate programmes of the college include: MPhil in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, and Sciences of Dental Material, Pharmacology, Chemical Pathology, Hematology, Histopathology, Microbiology and Community Medicine. PhD in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Chemical Pathology, Biotechnology, Molecular Medicine FCPS in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Chemical Pathology, Histopathology, Hematology, Microbiology, Community Medicine.

Laboratory Facilities
Department of Biochemistry: The department has a wellequipped laboratory to cater for the needs of practical training of undergraduate medical and dental students (1st year & 2nd year MBBS and 1st year BDS). Department of Anatomy: The salient facilities at this department include: Fully airconditioned well-maintained Dissection Hall Well equipped Histology Laboratory having teaching microscope and individual light microscopes A well-established museum, having a vast collection of dissected specimens and plastic models of human body parts Comprehensive teaching facilities include a spacious lecture hall, overhead projector room equipped with anatomy dissection films and slides for surface anatomy teaching.

Undergratuate Programmes
The College offers the following undergraduate programmes in conformity with the rules of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council:

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) 5-year duration


The MBBS programme is a blend of bio-medical and clinical sciences which are traditionally required for medical graduates to meet the responsibilities of providing preventive as well as curative healthcare. Clinical training is important at the respective departments of affiliated teaching hospitals: Military Hospital, Combined Military Hospital, Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology including Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiotherapy, Urology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Neurosurgery, Cardiac Surgery, Radiology, Dermatology, Tuberculosis and Chest diseases, Cardiology, Neurology, and Paediatric Surgery.

Physiology Department
The department has new scientific devices as power lab, audiometers, computerised spirometers, highly sophisticated ECG. The power lab is a real research facilitator instrument with provision of EEG, EMG, ECG, Nerve conduction studies and recording of evoke potential.

Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology


The students are trained on the practical methods of examinations of the medico-legal importance of different body fluids such as blood, semen and saliva. In toxicology museum students observe specimens of different nature concerning toxicology, traumatology and other pathological conditions.

Bachelor Of Dental Surgery (BDS) 4-year duration


The four-year degree programme of BDS meets the requirements of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. It is a combination of hardcore subjects of dentistry with medical and basic sciences. Clinical training in the dental disciplines is imparted at the Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry (AFID) which is equipped with modern facilities in the field. The specifically designed programme aims at exposing the students to real life problems including radical art in clinical dental practice. The students are provided with a solid foundation of basic principles of medicine, diagnostics and surgical techniques to meet the challenges of the future in the field of dentistry.

Pathology Department
The department has two labs, a museum and a histopathology section. Histopathology section deals with cases from attached teaching hospitals. Keeping abreast with modern trends in diagnostic medicine, the department has introduced fine needle aspiration cytology.

Community Medicine
Department has an impressive museum for the students. The subject is taught during first fours years of MBBS course. The bulk of teaching takes place through general lectures and demonstrations, and is supplemented by visits to vaccination centres, family planning centres, infectious diseases hospitals, drug addiction centres, and the institute of nuclear medicine, community water supply and sewerage disposal plants.

Pharmacology Department
The Pharmacology Department houses a Pharmacology Laboratory to teach experimental Pharmacology to medical students. Besides audiovisual teaching aids, the lab is well equipped with experimental devices and instruments like Kymograph, tissue organ bath, Bell Jar and chemical reagents. Effects of various pharmacological agents on Frogs heart, Ileum and eye of Rabbit are demonstrated to students.

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Computing Facilities
To meet the challenges and demands of the computer technology era, and to provide students with adequate Internet services, the college maintains separate well-equipped computer labs both for undergraduate and postgraduate classes. Local area network is provided at all computers installed in the college area. High performance servers have been commissioned to handle e-services all over the college. LAN high-speed Internet services are available not only on lab PCs but also on office computers. There are also central arrangements to meet printing, scanning, and CD writing needs of students. Presently, the Internet services are available only in college teaching areas but there are plans to extend this facility to students living area as well. A dedicated computer club has been established with 92 outlets both for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The club also has six scanners, two heavy duty printers and three photocopiers.

Inter College Sports Championship: The inter college


sports championship is carried out each year held for both male and female cadets during which various sports competitions are played under international rules and regulations.

The sports include swimming, table tennis, badminton, squash, tennis, volleyball, basketball, cricket, football, hockey, athletics, body building and net ball. The college is equipped with high standard facilities for each sport. The college has a newly built basketball court and wooden squash courts of international standard, a clay court and hard court for tennis, an indoor badminton court, a gymnasium equipped with appropriate facilities for physical fitness and bodybuilding and lavish grounds for field games. The students actively participate in every sport providing a high level of competitiveness injecting spirit and excitement into each event.

Cafeteria
A respectable cafeteria, with separate service arrangements for male and female cadets, is located on the College premises from where students can buy snacks. Cafeteria facility is also provided to the cadets in their hostels.

Inter NUST Competition: Apart from having a highly competitive inter college championship, AMC also actively participates in the Inter NUST sports competitions. The colleges various teams have been part of multiple Inter NUST competitions and have performed outstandingly at the highest level.

College Mosque
A mosque is situated in the vicinity of the college campus near hostels, for which a full-time Khateeb is employed.

Sports Facilites
College Sports Committee plans, organizes, and conducts competitions for athletics, cricket, hockey, football, basketball, table tennis, squash and body building. Sufficient indoor facilities exist on campus to hold competitions on a regular basis. The recently built swimming pool has added more charm to the college life. The major outdoor and indoor sports facilities include: Sports/Athletics Ground Swimming Pool Physical Fitness Center/Gym Squash Court Tennis Court Basket Ball Court www.nust.edu.pk Medicine and Applied Biosciences NUST Prospectus 2012

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Student Support Facilities

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Healthcare
Medical care is provided to cadets free of charge throughout their stay at college. The college Medical Inspection Room (Ml Room) is staffed by a male and a female medical officer and trained paramedics. Cases requiring admission and consultation of specialists are referred to Military Hospital. For their treatment, NUST cadets are covered by NUST medical insurance scheme.

Guidance and Counselling Cell


In order to provide the students with necessary counseling to meet the challenges they come across in their day-to-day lives, a counseling cell headed by professional counselors is established in the educational institution. This cell is responsible to establish communication between students, teachers, and parents and thus helps students overcome their problems on their own.

Co-curricular Activities
To inculcate sound qualities of leadership and civic responsibility in students, as well as to nurture their creative and literary talents, the college provides ample opportunities. Cadets are encouraged to exhibit and polish their talents through Qirat, Debates, Quiz, Drama, Photography and Painting competitions. The cadet-speakers actively participate in all national speech competitions held at other institutions like Government College Lahore, PMA, Kakul and PAF Academy, Risalpur. The college literary magazine AMCOL is a regular biennial feature.

Accommodation
Hostels
Presently, residential arrangements for medical and dental cadets are divided into 7 Hostels or Companies. Male cadets are allotted one of five companies i.e. Qasim, Razi, Sina, Ayub and Luqman. Female cadets are accommodated in newly built Ayesha and Fatima companies/hostels. Ayub company has the distinction of being the only company to commemorate the

Library
Army Medical College has an amply stocked library with a holding of 10,790 textbooks and 7,207 medical circulation books respectively. The reference books figure at 1,787. Additionally, there are well over 4,233 general books. The library has as many as 277 atlases and an equal number of audio-visual cassettes. In addition to these 570 CDS and 34 thesis, the total collection of the library exceeds the figure of 25,168 (exclusive of 45 foreign professional and complimentary medical journals and their 13,953 assorted issues).

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The Amcolian Blood Donors Society (ABDS) was established on 10th November, 2010 with the cooperation of the College Administration to facilitate the college personnel in getting blood at the hour of need. ABDS proved to be a great asset of the college among all the societies. A successful blood camp was arranged by the society in March 2011 in collaboration with Armed Forces Institute of Transfusion (AFIT) and 137 donations were made by the Officers, Cadets, JCOs, NCOs and civilian staff of the college and civilians from outside the college in the blood camp. The college principal Maj. Gen. Shahida Badsha set an example by donating the blood herself in the camp. Society has collected 341 donations in a year and has issued them to officers, cadets, JCOs, NCOs, civilian staff of the college and civilian patients. The society also benefited people outside the college by giving 15% of the donations to the children fighting with thalassemia. In addition, 50 pints were issued to the children in Thalassemia Ward on the World Thalassemia Day.

In case of female cadets, only those visitors are allowed whose names have been notified to the college authorities by the parents/guardians. All the hostels have mess facilities for the students. Each mess is spacious, highly hygienic, and elegant.

Extra-curricular Activities

In order to refine students capabilities other than their study skills, various clubs and societies have been formed which target students personality development to the truest sense of the word. The following clubs and societies are actively functioning at the campus.

Debating Society Events And Dramatics Society Naat and Qiraat Society

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distinctive contributions of the first Principal, Lt Gen (Late) Ayub Khan. In hostels, cadets have to observe the rules and regulations laid for the purpose by the college authorities. Rooms once allotted to the cadets in the company hostels are not changed without specific sanction. Visiting hours are strictly observed.

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Programme Description
The 5-year MBBS programme, accredited by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, is a blend of biomedical and clinical sciences which are traditionally required by medical graduates to meet the responsibilities of providing preventive as well as curative healthcare.

Career Opportunities
Career opportunities include: commissioning in Army as Captain (for those who choose to join Army Medical Corps and get selected) and appointment as House Physicians/Surgeons for one year in PM&DC-recognised hospitals, pursuing a career in different clinical specialties, scientific research, hospital/medical administration, etc.

Programme Outline
1st Professional Part I (1st Year)
Anatomy Physiology Biochemistry Pakistan Studies, Islamic Studies (Ethics for nonMuslims)

1st Professional Part II (2nd Year)


Anatomy Physiology Biochemistry

2nd Professional (3rd Year)


Pharmacology and Therapeutics Pathology General, Microbiology Forensic Medicine

3rd Professional (4th Year)


Community Medicine Special Pathology Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) Ophthalmology

Final Professional (5th Year)


Medicine including Psychiatry & Dermatology Surgery including Orthopedics and Anaesthesia Gynaecology and Obstetrics Paediatrics

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Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

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Bachelors in Dental Surgery (BDS)


Programme Description
This 4-year degree programme meets the requirements of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. This specifically designed programme aims at exposing the students to real life problems, including radical art in clinical dental practice. The students are provided with a solid foundation in basic principles of medicine, diagnostics and surgical techniques to meet the challenges of the future in the field of dentistry.

Research Facilities
Research facilities in the domains of periodontology, prosthodontics, operative dentistry, oral/maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics are available for students.

Career Opportunities
Career opportunities include commissioning in Pakistan Army as Captain (for those who choose to join the Army Dental Corps and get selected) and appointment as House Physician/Surgeon for one year in AFID as well as the opportunity to pursue a career in orthodontics, periodontics, pedodontics and preventive dentistry, prosthodontics, operative dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Amcolians Alumni Association (AAA)

The AAA, an academic and research body, has been constituted for the graduates of the College under the patronage of the Principal, with the President of Pakistan as its Patron-in-Chief. This body has been formed to place Pakistan on the international map in the fields of health, medical education and research.

Programme Outline
1st Professional Part I (1st Year)
General Anatomy General Physiology Biochemistry Science of Dental Materials Pakistan Studies, Islamic Studies and (Ethics for non-Muslims)

2nd Professional (2nd Year)


General Pathology Oral Biology and Tooth Morphology Community and Preventive Dentistry Pharmacology

3rd Professional (3rd Year)


General Medicine General Surgery Oral Pathology Periodontology/Oral Medicine

Final Professional Examination (4th Year)


Prosthodontics Orthodontia Operative Dentistry Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Introduction
Postgraduate training is imparted in all relevant subjects of the specialty, under the direct supervision of qualified and experienced supervisors. The College has an impressive legacy of imparting high quality postgraduate training. An opportunity to apply the learnt knowledge is provided by delivering lectures and facilitating the publication of research projects.

Specialisations
MPhil in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Chemical Pathology, Haematology, Histopathology and Microbiology, Community Medicine and Science of Dental Materials PhD in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Chemical Pathology, Molecular Medicine FCPS in Physiology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Chemical Pathology and Community Medicine

Research Facilities
Along with facilities mentioned in Research and Development section, the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology has an autopsy section, a biological laboratory and a museum. The Pathology Department has two labs, a museum and a histopathology section. The histopathology section deals with cases from attached teaching hospitals. To keep pace with the modern trends in diagnostic medicine, the Department has introduced fine needle aspiration cytology. The Community Medicine Department has an impressive museum for coaching the students. The teaching is supplemented by visits to vaccination centres, family planning centres, infectious diseases hospitals, drug addiction centres, institutes of nuclear medicine, community water supply and sewerage disposal plants.

Career Opportunities
The postgraduate fellows can assume the noble profession of education. They can also pursue their careers as postdoctoral research fellows in different research laboratories and organisations within or outside the country.

MPhil in Physiology
Course Code PHY-866 PHY-867 PHY-868 PHY-869 PHY-870 PHY-871 Course Title Cell Physiology and Homeostasis Body Fluid, Lymph and Blood Physiology Nerve, Muscle, Sports and Physiology of Unusual Environment Gastrointestinal Liver and Renal Physiology Cardio VascuIar and Pulmonary Physiology Neurosciences Credits 01 1.5 1.5 02 03 03 Course Code Course Title PHY-872 PHY-873 PHY-874 PHY-875 Physiology of Endocrines and Reproduction Applied Physiology Essential Biochemistry Basic Physiology Lab Work Total Credits 02 02 03 05 24

Essential Non-credit Courses


PHY-801 PHY-802 PHY-803 PHY-879 PhD Courses PHY-901 Advanced Course on Biostatistics, Data Processing and Research Methodology 01 Research Methodologies and Medical Writing Biostatistics and Library Sciences Animal Handling Thesis Elective Courses (Any one of the following) PHY-906 Advanced Course in Endocrines & Reproductive Physiology 06 02 02 02 6

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MPhil and PhD in Medical Sciences

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PHY-902

Laboratory Techniques including Auto Analyser, Spectra Photometry, RIA, ELISA, Electrophoresis, Chromatography, HPLC, PCR, Mass Spectroscopy Advanced Course on Cell Culture Technique Advanced Course on Cell Biology Power Lab System/Interphase System of Experimental Physiology

PHY-907 02 PHY-908 PHY-909 PHY-910 PHY-911 PHY-912 PHY-914

Advanced Course in Cardiovascular Physiology Advanced Course in Neurophysiology Advanced Course in Respiratory Physiology Advanced Course in Renal Physiology Advanced Course in Haematology Advanced Course in Gastroentrology & Hepatolagy Dissertation

06 06 06 06 06 06 30

PHY-903 PHY-904 PHY-905

03 03 03

MPhil in Chemical Pathology


Course Code Course Title CHP-804 CHP-805 CHP-806 CHP-807 CHP-808 CHP-809 CHP-810 Basic Laboratory Principles Basic Technique and Procedure: Lab-I Pathophysiology Biochemical Analytes Major Biochemical Assay Methods: Lab-II Analytical Techniques & Instrumentation Evaluation of Analytical Methods: Lab-III Credits 1 2 4 2 2 3 2 Course Code Course Title CHP-811 CHP-812 CHP-813 CHP-814 CHP-815 CHP-879 Clinical Endocrinology Clinical Data Interpretation Principles of QC and Assurance Molecular Diagnostic & Genetics Seminar-1 Thesis Total 6 30 Credits 2 2 2 2

Essential Non-credit Courses


ASC-801 ASC-802 ASC-803 Research Methodology Biostatistics & SPSS Data Analysis Animal Handling ASC-804 ASC-805 Literature Search and Medical Writing Instrument Handling: Labs -1V

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Course Code CHP-816 CHP-817 CHP-818 CHP-819 CHP-820 CHP-821 CHP-822

Course Title Analytical Principles (Molecular Biology Technique) Principle of Laboratory Medicine Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Advanced Analytical Techniques Advance Lab Methods: Lab-V Paediatric Chemical Chemistry Laboratory Management

Credits Course Code 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 CHP-823 CHP-824 CHP-825 CHP-826 CHP-827

Course Title Mass Spectrometry Advanced Endocrinology Automation and Paint Care Testing Advance Immune Chemical Technique Seminar-II Total

Credits 2 2 2 2

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Research Work
CHP-829 Dissertation 30

MPhil in Biochemistry
Course Code Course Title General Biochemistry Proteins Biochemistry of Blood Enzymes Carbohydrates Lipids Digestion and Absorption of Basic Nutrients and Hepatobiliary System Bioenergetics and Oxidative Metabolism Intermediary Metabolism Nutrition Carbohydrate Metabolism Lipid Metabolism Amino Acid Metabolism Metabolic Inter-relationships Nucleotide Metabolism Deoxyribonuclic Acid (DNA) Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) Protein Synthesis Recombinant DNA Technology Regulation of Gene Expression Credits Course Code Course Title Iron and Heam Metabolism Acid-base Balance Water and Electrolyte Metabolism Extra Cellular-intracellular Communication Endocrines Credits

BCH-882

BCH-887

BCH-883

BCH-888

BCH-884

BCH-889

Clinical Biochemistry

BCH-885

BCH-890

Biochemistry Lab Work

BCH-886

BCH-891

Lab Techniques and Instrumentation 2

Teaching Methodology & Practical Work


BCH-892 BCH-893 Library Study, Teaching Methodologies and Practical Demonstrations Seminar and Journal Club (1st Year) Seminar and Journal Club at the End of 1st Year 1 1 BCH-894 Thesis Total 6 30

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PhD in Chemical Pathology (Any 9 courses)

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Essential Non-credit Courses


BCH-801 BCH-802 Research Methodologies, Medical Writing Biostatistics and Library Science BCH-803 Animal Handling

PhD in Biochemistry
Course Code Course Title BCH-901 BCH-902 BCH-903 BCH-904 Cell Biology Organic Chemistry Data Processing and Information Technology Bioinformatics Credits 5 2 2 1 Course Code Course Title BCH-905 BCH-906 BCH-907 Molecular Biology Nucleic Acid Neurochemistry and Tumour Makers Total Credits 6 1 1 18

Research Work
BCH-908 Dissertation Total 30 48

MPhil in Science of Dental Materials


Course Code Course Title DM-801 DM-802 DM-803 DM-904 Dental Materials-1 Advanced Topic in Dental Materials-I Biomaterials Material Characterisation Credits 05 04 04 04 DM-807 Course Code Course Title DM-805 DM-806 Biocompatibility of Dental Materials In Vivo Aging of Dental Materials Total Thesis Credits 04 03 24 6

PhD in Science of Dental Materials DM-901 DM-902 DM-903 Dental Materials-II Dental Biomaterials Imaging, Testing and Modeling Dental Hard Tissues and Bonding 05 05 04 DM-905 DM-904 Advanced Topic in Dental Materials- II Total PhD Dissertation 04 18 30

MPhil in Anatomy
Course Code Anatomy-836 Anatomy-837 Anatomy-838 Anatomy-839 Course Title General Anatomy & Human Osteology Embryology Microtechniques Human Histology Credits 3-1 3-1 3-1 3-1 Course Code Anatomy-840 Anatomy-841 Anatomy-842 Course Title Human Neuroanatomy Regional Anatomy Thesis Total Credits 3-1 3-1 6 30

Essential Non-credit Courses


Anatomy- 801 Anatomy- 802 Anatomy- 803 Biostatistics Medical Writing Animal Handling

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PhD in Anatomy Anatomy -843 Anatomy - 844 Biostatistics and Research Methodology Instrument Handling and Lab Technique Data Processing and Information Technology 02 04 04 02 02 Anatomy - 849 Anatomy - 850 Anatomy 852 Library sciences courses Molecular Biology Dissertation Total 01 03 30 48

Anatomy - 845 Advanced Anatomy Anatomy - 847

Anatomy - 848 Animal Handling Courses

MPhil in Pharmacology & Therapeutics


Core Corses Course Code PHR-851 PHR-852 PHR-853 PHR-854 PHR-855 PHR-856 PHR-857 PHR-858 PHR-859 PHR-860 PHR-861 PHR-801 PHR-802 PHR-803 PHR-804 Course Title General Pharmacology Drugs Acting on Autonomic Nervous System Drugs Acting on CNS Analgesics and Drugs Used in Inflammatory Disorders Drugs Acting on Cvs & Diuretics Chemotherapy Endocrinology Drugs Acting on Blood Drugs Acting on GIT Drugs Acting on Respiratory System Miscellaneous Topics Research Methodology & Instrumentation Biostatistics Animal Handling Total Thesis Total Credit Hours Credits 2 2 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 24 6 30

Essential Courses

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PHR-863

PhD in Pharmacology and Therapeutics: Clinical Pharmacokinetics, including Mathematical Derivation of Parameters Use of Drugs in Special Patient Groups (Pregnancy, Extremes of Age, Liver & Renal Disease) Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement Therapy Drug Treatment of Pheochromocytoma Drug Treatment of Obesity Drug Treatment of Rickets/Osteomalaria Drug Treatment of Dementia/ Alzhiemers Disease Drug Management Acute Myocardial Infraction Drug Treatment of Glaucoma Treatment and Prophylaxis of Migraine Therapeutic Immunosuppression Prophylaxis of Infections in Immunocompromised Patients Chemotherapy of Bru Cellosis Chemotherapy of Toxop lasmosis Surgical Prophylaxis of Infections Non Surgical Prophylaxis of Infections Drug Treatment of Viral Hepatitis Drug Treatment of Influenzas Chemotherapy of HIV/AIDS Drug Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia Drug Treatment of Systemic Fungal Infections Chemotherapy of Leukemias Chemotherapy of Lymphomas Chemotherapy of Selected Malignancies Showing Good Response to Chemotherapy Chemotherapy of Cushing Syndrome Drug Treatment of Complications of Diabetes Mellitus (Nephropathy, Retinopathy, Neuropathy, Gastroparesis) Chemotherapy of Drug-resistant Malaria Pharmacologic Reversal of Drug- resistance in Malaria Gene Therapy Monoclonal Antibodies as Therapeutic Tools Anti Sense Drugs: Concept and Prospects Dissertation

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MPhil in Molecular Medicine


Core Corses Course Code MM-891 MM-892 MM-893 MM-894 MM-895=MVI-901 MM-896 Course Title General Molecular Biology Medical Biochemistry Cellular Biology Trends in Biotechnology Bioinformatics Biostatistics Credits 03 03 03 03 03 03 Elective Courses (Any two) Course Code MM-897=MVI-800 MM-898 MM-899 MM-900 MM-901 Course Title Molecular Virology Endocrinology Molecular Biology Techniques General Organic Chemistry Thesis Total Credits 03 03 03 03 06 30

PhD in Molecular Medicine


Core Courses MM-911 MM-912 MM-913=MVI-830 MM-914 Advanced Molecular Biology Human Genetics Molecular Immunology Molecular Basis of Diseases 03 03 03 03 Elective Courses (Any two) MM-905 MM-906 MM-907=MVI-910 MM-908=MVI-800 MM-909 Molecular Research Tools Genomics & Proteomics Stem Cell Biology Gen & Molecular Virology Pharmacogenomics 03 03 03 03 03

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Medical Biostatistics Dissertation Total

03 30 48

MPhil in Community Medicine


Core Corses Course Code Course Title CM 801 CM 802 Principles of Epidemiology Introduction to Biostatistics Credits 3 3 Course Code CM 803 CM 804 Course Title Computer Applications in Public Health Research Methodology and Scientific Writing Credits 3 3

Major Courses (Select any one Major) 6 Credit Hours Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Biostatistics CM 805 CM 806 CM 807 CM 808 CM 809 CM 810 Infectious Diseases Epidemiology I Infectious Diseases Epidemiology II Public Health Surveillance Epidemiologic Methods Intermediate Biometrics Biostatistical Methods for Rates and Proportions Introduction to Health Administration and Public Health Practice Health Planning Introduction to Environmental Health Waste Management Introduction to Health Promotion and Education Health Promotion: Program Planning and Evaluation 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Elective Courses (Select any 2 elective) 6 Credit Hours Course Code Core Courses CM 851 CM 852 CM 853 CM 854 CM 855 CM 856 CM 857 CM 858 CM 859 CM 860 CM 861 CM 862 Cm 901 Chronic Diseases Epidemiology Epidemiology and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Epidemiology and Control of Parasitic Diseases Population Dynamics Health Data Systems Effective Data Management Community Nutrition Maternal and Child Health Occupational Health Water and Air Pollution Community Dental Health Health Promotion in Hospital Setting Thesis Credits 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 6

Public Health CM 811 Practice and CM 812 Administration Environmental Health CM 813 CM 814

Health CM 815 Promotion and CM 816 Education

PhD in Community Medicine (Any six courses)


Course Code CM 911 CM 912 CM 913 CM 914 CM 915 CM 921 CM 922 CM 923 CM 924 CM 925 CM 926 CM 927 Course Title Cancer Epidemiology Cardiovascular Diseases Epidemiology Epidemiologi Methods II Epidemiologic Methods III Advanced Biometrics Clinical Trials Health Survey Research Methods Survey Data Analysis Ethics in Public Health Categorical Data Analysis Survival Analysis Outcomes and Effectiveness Research Credits 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Course Code CM 928 CM 929 CM 916 CM 917 CM 918 CM 919 CM 931 CM 932 CM 933 CM 934 CM 981 CM 991 Course Title Research Designs in Biomedical Sciences Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Major Disasters and Emergency Preparedness Nutritional Health Studies Environmental Risk Assessment Occupational Epidemiology Field Epidemiology Research Management Health Informatics Seminars in Public Health Special topics for PhD program (Any subject on the research interest of the faculty available) PhD Dissertation NUST Prospectus 2012 Credits 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 30

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Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB) provides excellent research and teaching facilities in the field of applied biology in Pakistan. ASAB has dynamic interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programmes which prepare the students for pursuits in research and teaching in pure molecular as well as applied biology. The faculty includes members of Health, Plant and Industrial Biotechnology, Virology, Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Biochemistry, Medicine, Neurology, Rheumatology, Immunology and Oncology. The research and training programmes have research collaborations with other institutions in Pakistan and abroad.

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Faculty Profile
Dr Muhammad Ashraf, Principal
Dr Muhammad Ashraf is a professor of Cell Biology at ASAB, NUST. Prior to the appointment, Dr Ashraf was a Professor at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. He received his Masters from Government College, Lahore and Doctorate from University of London, England. After a Post Doctoral fellowship at Laval University, Canada, he joined Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria as an Assistant Professor. Since his return to Pakistan in 1985, he has taught and researched in the field of Cell and Molecular Biology. He has successfully participated in Pak-US and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan research initiatives, published extensively in national and international Journals and co-authored four scientific books. His passion for this discipline and sheer hard work have won him many accolades such as awards from DAAD, British Council, TWA, Royal Society, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fulbright and Mari Curie. He is a member of a number of scientific societies and Fellow of Royal Microscopic Society and Mari Curie. He actively participates in outreach activities of the US educational foundation in Pakistan and is also the President of Pakistan National Association of Fulbright Alumni (PAK-NAFA).

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Dr Shaukat Iqbal Malik

2nd Postdoc LBCCC-Uiversity of North Carolina -CH, USA, Ist Postdoc NHEERL, CBB, USEPA, RTP-NC, USA, PhD N&KU (EU-Athens) Discipline: Cancer Genetics Specialisation: Cancer Cytogenetics, Bioinformatics, Microarray Gene Expression, Biological Dosimetry

Dr Peter John

PhD (Quaid-i-Azam University) Pakistan Discipline: : Molecular Biology/Biochemistry Specialisation: Identification & Characterization of genes of rare autoimmune diseases in Pakistani populations

Dr Attya Bhatti

Dr Hajra Sadia

PhD (Quaid-e-Azam University) Pakistan Discipline: Molecular Genetics/ Molecular Biology Specialisation: Genomics of autoimmune diseases (Diabetes & Arthritis), Development of diseases animal models (Diabetes & Arthritis)

PhD (NIBGE Faisalabad) Pakistan Discipline: Leukemia, Cancer Biology Specialisation: Immune modulation of leukemia, Therapeutic interventions against HBV infections

Dr Najam-us-Sahar Sadaf Zaidi

Dr Muhammad Tahir

Post Doctorate: (Virology) France PhD (University of Punjab) Pakistan Discipline: Biotechnology, Virology Specialisation: Dengue Viruses, Influenza Viruses, Industrial enzymes

PhD (University of Punjab) Pakistan and DSMZ, Germany Discipline: Molecular plant Virology Specialisation: Artificial Micro-RNA-based Gene Silencing, Begomoviruses, Pathogenderived Resistance, Plant Transformation & Antibodies Development

Dr Alvina Gul Kazi

Dr Muhamad Faraz Bhati

PhD (NIBGE Faisalabad) Pakistan Discipline: Plant Biotechnology Specialisation: Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, Production of novel wheat germplasm

PhD Imperial College London, London, UK Discipline: Molecular Biology Specialisation: Mycoviruses

Dr Saadia Andleeb

PhD (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad) Pakistan Discipline: Microbiology Specialisation: Bacteriocin production, Bacteriophage therapy, Immobilized microbial Bioreactor

PhD (Medical University of Vienna) Austria Discipline: Molecular Immunology, Dermatology Specialisation: Wound healing, establishing a transgenic mouse model for studying in-vivo role of Dendritic cells subsets

Dr Sheeba Murad Mall

Dr Muhammad Yameen

PhD (Xiamen University) PR-China Discipline: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Specialisation: Three dimensional structure elucidation of Macromolecules, Characterization of Proteins, Antiviral techniques

Dr Sobia Manzoor

PhD University of The Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan Discipline: Molecular Stem Cell Biology, Molecular Virology Specialisation: Signaling Pathways involved in Hepatitis C Viral pathogenesis, Pathophysiology of P2X receptors

Dr Qasim Hayat

Dr Touqeer Ahmed

PhD (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad) Pakistan Discipline: Taxonomy & Molecular Phylogenetics Specialisation: Antimicrobial activity of Medicinal plants, Bar code of Life, Phylogeny & Evolution

Discipline: Neurobiology, pharmacology Specialisation: Learning and memory, Neurodegenerative diseases, Molecular Pharmacology

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Dr Nasar-um-Minullah

PhD Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R.China Discipline: Plant Immunology Specialisation: Plant innate immunity, Signaling in plant defence, MAPKs in plant stress responses

Dr Arsalan Yousuf

PhD Medical University Vienna, Austria Discipline: Neurobiology Specialisation: Signal transduction, Electrophysiology

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Dr Kashif Asghar

MPhil (University of Nantes) France, MSc (Hons) Veterinary Pathology, DVM, Pakistan Discipline: Cancer Immunology Specialisation: Indoleamin 2, 3-dioxdygease, Dendrite Cell Activation, Poultry Pathology

MS International Islamic University, Malaysia Discipline: Biotechnology Engineering Specialisation: Enzymatic modification of therapeutic proteins, Molecular dynamic simulations to study structure-activity relationship of proteins

Ms Ayesha Masroor

Mr Tahir Ahmad Baig

MPhil G. C. University, Lahore, Pak Discipline: Environmental Virology Specialisation: Enteric Viruses, Water pollution, Polio virus, Biohazardous wastes

Ms Sadia Tahir

MPhil University of Punjab, Pak Discipline: Molecular Virology Specialisation: Viral Pathogenesis, Immune evasion by viruses, Bio informatics studies in viral Immunology

Dr Taimour Ashiq

MBBS (Rawalpindi Medical College) Pakistan Discipline: Clinical Microbiology Specialisation: RSV, Antimicrobial Resistance, Immune pathogenesis

Discipline: Microbiology Specialisation: Bacteriocins, Bacteriophage Biology and Phage Therapy, Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology

Mr Waqas Nasir Chaudhry

Ms Yasmin Badshah

MPhil (COMSATS) Pakistan Discipline: Microbiology Specialisation: Medical Microbiology, Viral Diagnostics

Ms Shama Rehman

MPhil (Quaid-e-Azam University) Pakistan Discipline: Physics Specialisation: Nano-biotechnology

Mr Yasir Waheed

Fact file
Dr Hajra Saadia has been recently received a grant of USD 358,906 from HEC, US Bioengagement Programme, USAID and Ministry of Science and Technology to conduct research on Hepatitis B Virus. Dr Muhammad Tahir has been awarded Dr Abdus Salam prize in Biology.

MPhil (NUST University Islamabad) Pakistan Discipline: Molecular Virology Specialisation: Viral replication, Epidemiological patterns of different viral diseases

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Collaborations
Besides working in partnership with some key national institutes, ASAB has active international collaborations with 20 foreign universities including centres of excellence in China, the US and Europe. These collaborations enable students to go abroad for training to acquire professional skills. Information on these collaborative initiatives is given below. ASAB 59

National Collaborations
University/Institute Scientist/ Researcher with whom Collaboration is Signed Project National Analytical Laboratory for Substances of Abuse Bioactive compounds of Plants Transgenic Mice, Small Primate Model for HCV Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV)

Pakistan Council for Sciences & Technology Dr Mudassar Israr (PCST) HEJ University of Animal and Veterinary Science, Lahore King Edward Medical College, Lahore Dr Iqbal Choudary Prof Dr Muhammad Nawaz Vice Chancellor UAVS, Lahore Dr Mulazim Hussain Bukhari Prof Dr Muhammad Munir Prof Dr ZafarUllah Khan Vice Chancellor KEMC Dr Anwar-ul-Hassan Gillani Dr Masroor Ikram Dr Mohammad Atif Dr Shamaraz Firdaus Dr Birgees Ahmad Dr Sohail Zaidi Dr Rubina T Siddiqui

Agha Khan University, Medical College, Karachi Pakistan Institute of Applied Engineering and Sciences (PIAES), Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Islamabad National Institute of Health, Islamabad National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad

Antiviral Testing Biophotonics, Confocal Microscopy Dengue Virus Leukaemia

International Collaborations
University/Institute The Rockefeller University, USA Scientist/Researcher with whom Collaboration is Signed Project

Dr Charles Rice, Professor, Scientific and Executive Molecular Biology of HCV Director, Centre for the Study of Hepatitis C Adenoviral- mediated Hepatitis C Virus Chimera Production HCV-induced Fatty Liver HCVinduced Fatty Liver

University of Colorado at Denver Gene and Dr Jerry Schaack, Associate Professor Therapy Health Sciences Centre Fitzsimons at Aurora, USA Institute Pasteur, Lille, France Department of Paediatrics, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Centre, Aurora, USA Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), USA University of California San Francisco (UCSF), USA Dr Jean Dubuisson, Professor Jacob E (Jed) Friedman, Professor

Dr Sharof Tugizov, Associate Professor Dr Yasin Sheikh, Professor and Head Division of Haepatalogy/ Gastroenterology

Human Papilloma Virus Hepatitis C Virus

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Department of Medicine/Endocrinology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Centre Cancer Aurora, USA Department of Paediatrics, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, USA Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, USA

Dr Hani Abdul Hafiz, Associate Professor

Role of DNA Viruses in the Development of Breasts

Dr Mizanoor Rehman, Assistant Professor

Steatosis and Inflammation Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV) HBV

Aleem Siddiqui, PhD Professor

Prof Dr Hannes Stockinger, Director Institute of Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Centre of Physiology, Prof Dr Hans Goldenberg, Head Pathophysiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria Institute of Molecular Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, UK Institute Albert Boniot, France Prof Dr Vaclav Horejsi, Director IMGASCR, Head, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology Prof Wanquan Chen, Deputy Director General Prof Dr Feng Lin Dr Kongming Wu, Director General Dr Yulong Zhang, President Prof Mike Sutcliffe

Autoimmunity, Allergy

Molecular Immunology, Monoclonal Antibodies Wheat Stripe Rust and Identification of the Pathogen Virulence Structure and Folding of MAL Proteins HCV

Dr Patrice Marche

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ASAB has established the following laboratories, with state-ofthe-art equipment:

Viral Hepatitis Laboratory Hepatitis B Virus Lab Bacteriophage Laboratory Flavivirus Laboratory Antiviral Laboratory Cancer Research Laboratory Vaccinology Laboratory Molecular Immunology Laboratory Plant Pathology Laboratory Plant Virology Laboratory Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory and Insectory Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory Nanobiotech Laboratory Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory Functional Genomics & Immunogenetics Laboratory Laboratory Animal House

Library
ASAB library is well-stocked with books, journals and magazines. The library database is remotely accessible. The library can arrange reading material from other libraries when required.

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ASAB faculty members and scholars published 79 research papers in reputed journals on various topics in the fields of Virology and Immunology between 2009-11 while 40 ASAB papers await publication.

Events
The exchange of scientific information and ideas is very important for scientific discoveries. With the global economic recession, science in developed countries is suffering from deep budget cuts. Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB) is committed to embodying a creative force in our researchers through a multidisciplinary research program. According to Dr. Craig Venter, a world leading genetic scientist, if the 20th century was the century of physics, the 21st century will be the century of biology. Bioscience Club at ASAB is an effort to bring together scientists from different fields of biology at NUST platform to keep us updated with the recent advances in the field of biology. We, at ASAB welcome you to our weekly Bioscience Club. Dr Patrice Marche (France) gave impressive talks on HCV, nano-medicine and endogenous retroviruses. Dr Shoaib Ahmed (Commandant Armed Forces Institute of Pathology) delivered a lecture on Molecular Diagnosis of Thalassemia Dr Rob W Briddon (NIBGE) gave a comprehensive overview of The Emergence and Control of the Cotton Leaf Curl Disease Complex Dr Johannes Schmid from Austria highlighted the Application of Flow Cytometer/ Prospects of Collaboration in Future. Dr Schmid also conducted a Workshop on the use of Imaging Techniques in Biological Sciences Dr N Matthew from USA conducted a seminar on Use of Veterinary Model to Develop Treatment for Inborn Errors of Metabolism

NUST Journal of Natural Sciences


For efficient dissemination of information about molecular biology, biotechnology and virology/immunology, ASAB is contributing the biennial publication of a Journal by the name of NUST Journal of Natural Sciences.

Student Societies
Currently, the following societies are functional at ASAB ASAB Art and Culture Society NUST Horticulture Society

CONTACT US
Website: www.asab.nust.edu.pk Telephone: Students Affairs: +92-51-90856118 Fax: +92-51-90856102 Address: Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences NUST, H-12 campus, Islamabad, Pakistan

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Research Laboratories

Our researchers get ample opportunities to visit foreign universities of repute to receive training in their respective fields of specialisation. Brief details are given below: Ms Kaneez Fatima attended a one-year training programme at University of Colorado, USA. Mr Taimoor Ashiq visited Australia to attend a training course in the field of stem cells. Mr Taimoor Islam Sheikh visited biotech and pharmaceutical companies in Toronto, Canada. Mr Yasir Waheed went to Japan on a two-week training programme. Sher Zaman Safi and Ms Rukhsana visited South Korean University, Korea for the completion of their doctorate. Ms Saadia Tahir (1 year) and Dr Sadaf Zaidi (3 months) visited France for training programme. Mr M Sohail Afzal went to Austria for a training period of two months.

Academic Programmes
Biotechnology (Health, Plant, Industrial, and Entrepreneurial), the specialized MS/PhD Program of Study, provide resources to the teacher to facilitate rigorous instruction and increase the level of student understanding related to biotechnology concepts. Students will complete hands-on activities, projects, and problems designed to build content knowledge and technical skills in the field of biotechnology. Research and experimental design will be highlighted as students develop and conduct industry appropriate investigations. The MS/PhD Biotechnology Program is designed to provide a more rigorous preparation for advanced study in the Applied Biosciences. The programs are tailored not only to students who intend to pursue a career in academic or research but also for student who obtain employment in commercial organization in the biotechnology field. The curriculum will increase the breath of graduate training and afford a greater range of educational possibilities and career options. The courses will provide platform for students in understanding the theoretical and practical aspects of biotechnology. ASAB

BS Applied Biosciences Programme Description


ASAB is determined to deliver rigorous and inspiring education in the field of Applied Biosciences. The curriculum for BS Applied Biosciences is designed to promote innovative learning styles and a solid foundation in applied biosciences. The courses are dynamic, internationally aligned and evolve with the changing requirement of Industry.

Research
The proposed programme will provide opportunities for students to develop knowledge and understanding of biosciences within the context of applications in biomedical, health and food sciences. It will also build work-related competences, enterprise skills and transferable skills. It will enhance their employability as professional as public health, mediscience and food industry staff, and open up progression pathways to higher degrees in biosciences. It is planned for graduates intending to develop their careers in the biosciences and biotechnology sectors, especially: Healthcare, Molecular Clinical Diagnostic Technologies, Agricultural Biotechnology, Food Sciences and Associated Fields.

Career Opportunities Biotechnology Firms Academic and Scientific Institutions Pharmacological and pharmaceutical companies Research and Diagnostic domains
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Year-1
Semester I Course Code CS-101 HU-107 MATH-100 BIO-100 BIO-101 BIT-110 Course Title Computer Fundamentals Pakistan Studies Maths-I (Basic Mathematics) Biochemistry Biophysics Biotechnology Total Credits 3 (2-1) 2 (2-0) 3 (3-0) 4 (3-1) 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0) 18 Semester II Course Code HU-108 HU-101 BIO-102 BIO-103 BIO-104 BIO-105 Course Title English-I (Communication and Interpersonal Skills) Islamic Studies Maths-II (Biostatistics) Biodiversity General Genetics Cell Biology Total Credits 3 (3-0) 2 (2-0) 3 (3-0) 3 (2-1) 4 (3-1) 3 (2-1) 18

Year-2
Semester III Course Code HU-210 BIO-206 VAI-240 BIO-207 BIO-209 BPH-276 Course Title English-II (Technical Writing) Plant Physiology Immunology Molecular Biology Enzymology Toxicology Total Credits 3 (3-0) 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0) 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 18 Semester IV Course Code HU-223 BIO-208 BIO-205 VAI-248 BIO-203 BIO-204 Course Title Professional Ethics Animal Physiology Computers II: Bioinformatics Microbiology and Virology Cell Signaling Human Biology and Pathology Total Credits 3 (3-0) 3 (2-1) 3 (2-1) 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 3 (2-1) 18

Year-3
Semester V Course Code FAB-368 BIT-313 ABT-320 BIO-301 Course Title Fermentation Biotechnology Food Biotechnology Principles of Crop Production Vaccinology Elective I Elective II Total Credits 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0) 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0) 18 Semester VI Course Code FAB-369 BIT-311 FAB-361 ABT-321 BIT-319 Course Title Marine Biotechnology Intro to Laboratory medicine Food Nutrition and Public Health Livestock Development Modern Research Techniques Elective III Total Credits 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0) 3 (2-1) 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 18

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Semester VII Course Code Course Title Gene Therapy and Viral Vectors Entrepreneurship Elective IV Elective V RAB-499 Project Total Credits 3 (3-0) 2 (2-0) 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0) 2 (0-2) 13

Semester VIII Course Code BIT-412 RAB-491 RAB-499 Course Title Principles of Healthcare management Research Planning and Report Writing Project Credits 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0) 4 (0-4)

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VAI-442 MGT-471

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ASAB has established international collaboration with 14 universities of repute in USA, China and European countries. It has active linkages with 6 reputed universities in Pakistan. A state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory at ASAB is rendering community services based on the philosophy that no one should be denied adequate healthcare due to lack of means. Special discounts ranging between 40 to 50% are available on the already reduced prices for each test. ASAB plans to add new programmes to its already impressive portfolio such as Forensic Biology, Cancer Biology, Organ Transplantation, Plant Virology and Medicinal Plant Biology.

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Minor Specialties
Virology & Immunology
Course Code VAI-343 VAI-345 VAI-341 VAI-444 VAI-446 Course Title Plant Immunology Plant Virology Credits 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0)

Molecular Diagnostics
Course Code MTD-352 MTD-353 MTD-356 MTD-451 MTD-457 Course Title Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases Clinical Biochemistry Clinical Genetics Hematology and Transfusion Molecular Techniques in Diagnostics

3 (1-2) 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 3(2-1) 3 (1-2)

Bacteriophages and Phage therapy 3 (3-0) Antiviral Approaches Clinical Immunology 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0)

Food and Agriculture Biotechnology


Course Code FAB-360 FAB-362 FAB-366 FAB-464 FAB-465 Course Title Introduction to Food Analysis Plant Biotechnology Food Microbiology Food Safety and Quality Assurance Sustainable Agriculture Credits 3 (2-1) 3 (2-1) 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0)

Biopharmaceuticals
Course Code BPH-370 BPH-372 BPH-375 VAI-444 BPH-473 Course Title Intro to Biopharmaceuticals Pharmacology Immunopathology and Immunotherapy Antiviral Approaches Medicinal Plants Credits 3 (3-0) 3 (2-1) 3 (2-1) 3 (3-0) 3 (3-0)

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Credits

MPhil Virology and Immunology


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Programme Description
The Virology and Immunology programme provides students a unique opportunity to study all aspects of pathogenesis using a spectrum of cutting-edge molecular and cellular techniques that look at effects, treatment and cure at the level of the organism. The programme provides an opportunity to tailor coursework and research activities to fit the career goals of individual students.

Research
The ASAB interdisciplinary research programmes reflect the richness and diversity of our research endeavours. ASAB programmes focus on understanding the molecular organisation, structure and associated gene expression profile of viruses. This understanding can help curb major viral pathogenesis in the animal and plant kingdoms because the hallmark of all viruses is to induce molecular gene expression leading to aberrant cellular alterations, the cause of over 500 major viral diseases.

Career Opportunities
Our degree programmes fully meet employers needs and so our graduates enjoy excellent career prospects. Our graduates are well-equipped to tap the vast opportunities available in academia, biotechnology, the pharmaceutical industry and research and diagnostic domains.

MPhil Coursework
Core Courses (Only five)
Course Code Course Title MVI-800 MVI-810 MVI-830 General Virology Molecular Biology General & Molecular Immunology Credits 3 3 3 Course Code Course Title MVI-814 MVI-811 MVI-856 Research Techniques in Molecular Biology Cell Biology - I Molecular Genetics Credits 3 3 3

Elective Course (Any three)


Course Code Course Title MVI-804 MVI-816 MVI-820 MVI-831 MVI-834 MVI-850 MVI-870 Bacteriophage Biology Recombinant DNA Techniques Microbiology Clinical Immunology Immune Pharmacology Signal Transduction Vaccinology Credits 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Course Code Course Title MVI-880 MVI-891 MVI-899 MVI-930 MVI-952 MVI-960 Molecular & General Toxicology Biopharmaceuticals MPhil Thesis Research Biosafety and Bioethics Advances in Plant Virology Viral Pathology Total Credits 3 3 6 3 3 3 30

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PhD in Virology and Immunology


The Virology and Immunology programme provides students a unique opportunity to study all aspects of pathogenesis using a spectrum of cutting-edge molecular and cellular techniques that look at effects, treatment and cure at the level of the organism. The programme provides an opportunity to tailor coursework and research activities to fit the career goals of individual students.

Research
The ASAB interdisciplinary research programmes reflect the richness and diversity of our research endeavours. ASAB programmes focus on understanding the molecular organisation, structure and associated gene expression profile of viruses. This understanding can help curb major viral pathogenesis in the animal and plant kingdoms because the hallmark of all viruses is to induce molecular gene expression leading to aberrant cellular alterations, the cause of over 500 major viral diseases.

Career Opportunities
Our degree programmes fully meet employers needs and so our graduates enjoy excellent career prospects. We have excellent resources for teaching. In addition to the standard provision you would expect of a top-class university, we have many specialist facilities applicable to this field of study. These facilities coupled with a world class curriculum and research facilities equip graduates from ASAB with all the necessary skills to tap the vast opportunities available in academia, biotechnology, the pharmaceutical industry and research and diagnostic domains.

PhD Coursework
Core Courses
Course Code MVI-815 MVI-851 Course Title Advances In Mol Biology Medical Genetics Credits 3 3 Course Code Course Title MVI-802 MVI-833 Advances In Virology Advances in Immunology Credits 3 3

Elective Courses (Any two)


Course Code MVI-840 MVI-852 MVI-861 MVI-910 MVI-940 MVI-950 Course Title Trends in Pharmacology Immunogenetics Molecular Mechanisms of Disease Stem Cell Studies Experimental Therapeutics Plant Virology Credits 3 3 3 3 3 3 Course Code Course Title MVI-812 MVI-813 MVI-901 MVI-952 MVI-999 Cell Biology - II Genomics & Promotics Bioinformatics Advances in Plant Virology Dissertation Total Credits 3 3 3 3 30 48

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Undergraduate Programmes Dates to Remember
Online Registration NUST Entrance Test Selection of Candidates: Commencement of Courses: AM College ASAB 17 April to 09 July 2012 September 2012 September - October 2012 November 5, 2012

Submission of Online Applications

NUST accepts only online application forms for UG programmes. A candidate can fill and submit the application form, available online at: www.ugadmission.nust.edu.pk For subsequent correspondence with NUST, the following address may be used: Admissions Directorate, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Sector H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan. Tel: +92-51-90856878, 90851414 email: infoadmissions@nust.edu.pk

Submission of SAT Results: July 15, 2012 SAT Subject test scores from College Board, USA should reach NUST by July 15, 2012. It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide the SAT scores by due date.

Salients of NUST Entrance Test-2012


Mode of Test

Application Processing Fee


From 17th April to 9th July, 2012 NUST Entrance Test Rs 2,500 or USD 30 SAT National Seat Rs 2,500 or USD 30 SAT International Seat Rs 5,000 or USD 60 From 10th to 24th July, 2012 NUST Entrance Test Rs 3,000 or USD 35 SAT National Seat Rs 3,000 or USD 35 SAT International Seat Rs 6,000 or USD 70 From 25th July to 8th August, 2012 NUST Entrance Test Rs 5,000 or USD 60 SAT National Seat Rs 5,000 or USD 60 SAT International Seat Rs 10,000 or USD 120

Computer Based Test NUST Campus Sector H-12, Islamabad Paper Based Test Karachi, Quetta and Multan

Candidates will have an option to appear either in computer based test at Islamabad or the paper based test at Karachi, Quetta and Multan General Awareness portion covering Pakistan Studies, International Affairs and General Knowledge having 5% weighting has been added in NET. Candidates will have an option to change their preferences after the announcement of results within the given time frame.

Eligibility Criteria FSc (Pre-Medical Group) from any Board of Intermediate

and Secondary Education or an equivalent qualification like Overseas High School Certificate/British General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level)/International Baccalaureate/Advanced Placement with Biology, Chemistry and Physics as approved by PM&DC. Any other combination will not be accepted. All non-FSc stream candidates to obtain equivalence certificates from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC), Pakistan to apply for the programmes. Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric or equivalent (Science Group) and FSc or equivalent exams (Pre-Medical Group). No deviation in this regard is allowed. Marital status for AM College: Unmarried

Following candidates will be considered ineligible: Having less than 60% marks in Matric and FSc Failed/not appeared in any subject in FSc Part-I/Part-II Having less than 60% marks in equivalence certificate issued by IBCC Not in possession of valid O level or equivalent qualification, equivalence certificate issued by IBCC, at the time of applying to NUST.

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Admission Process
Submission of online application at www.ugadmission.nust.edu.pk Confirmation of receipt of application from NUST by e-mail (within 24 hours of submission) Fee deposit through credit card or deposit at any branch of Habib Bank Ltd. (HBL) or Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd Confirmation of receipt of payment by NUST by e-mail (within 15 days of payment) Online filling of choice of Test Date and Session by candidates of Islamabad centre

For Islamabad test centre, confirmation of Test Date,

Test Session and allocation of Roll Number, Log-in ID, Password for Computer Based NUST Entrance Test For test centres of Karachi, Quetta and Multan, issuance of Roll Numbers and allocation of test centres through email (within 24 hours of payment confirmation)

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Printing of Admit Cards by the candidates

Provisional Merit List on NUST website (within 20 days of completion of Entrance Test)

Change/Confirmation of choices of Programmes

e-mail address. Candidate will be allotted a password to access the online application form. Upload recent photograph (with plain background). Candidates can apply for admission to all undergraduate programmes on the basis of NUST Entrance Test or SAT Score or both, according to eligibility criteria. Candidates applying on SAT basis have to enter their SAT Subject Test scores at link available on My Account page after submission of application form. Those who do not enter their SAT scores by 15 July 2012 will be assigned zero weighting. Candidates can deposit the fee either through credit card or make deposit, at any branch of HBL or Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd., after taking printout of the Challan Form. Candidates of Islamabad centre will have to choose Test Date and Session out of the available options. Allocation of Test Date and Session will be made on First Come First Served basis. Candidates of Islamabad centre will be allocated Roll Number, Test Centre, Test Session, Log-in ID and Password for Computer Based NUST Entrance Test (CBNET). For test centres of Karachi, Quetta and Multan, candidates will be informed through email regarding Admit Card containing exact time and centre for Entrance Test. Candidates are required to print their Admit Cards and bring the same to the Test Centre along with original CNIC or a document with Photo ID such as Passport, original Matric/FSc certificate, etc, bearing photograph. Candidates can change their preferences after the announcement of NUST Entrance Test results/merit positions during the given time. No application for change of preferences will be entertained thereafter. Closing merit of session 2011 for different programmes will be available on the website for guidance.

Issuance of Selection List on NUST website Printing of Provisional Selection Letter, Medical Certificate Form and Admission Dues Challan Form by the selected candidates Deposit of admission dues (in any branch of HBL or Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd.) and submission of required documents to the UG Section, Registrar Directorate, NUST, Sector H-12, Islamabad Issuance of Joining Instructions to the selected candidates who have completed all admission formalities by the respective institution

Admit Cards will be retained at the Test Centre for further verification. Note: Misrepresentation of facts or false information will lead to cancellation of candidature/admission at any stage.

Equivalence Certificate
Candidates submitting A Level, 12th Grade, International Baccalaureate or Advanced Placement certificate are also required to submit equivalence certificate, obtained from the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC), within two weeks after joining the respective programme. Offices of the IBCC are located in all the provincial capitals. The address of IBCC office at Islamabad is as under: Inter Board Committee of Chairmen, Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Building, Sector H-8/4, Islamabad. Phone: +92-51-9235017, 9235019 Web: www.ibcc.edu.pk

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Instructions for Online Application Form Visit www.ugadmission.nust.edu.pk and register with valid

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Candidates are advised to contact IBCC for their eligibility regarding issuance of equivalence certificate of relevant category as per their subjects of study in O/A level or equivalent examinations.

assigning weighting as follows: NUST Entrance Test FSc/A Level/equivalent Matric/O Level

50% 40% 10%

Important Note
Candidates who are appearing or have appeared in any of the above prerequisite examinations during the current year, can apply. However, such candidates are required to enter their complete FSc/Equivalent marks in online application form after declaration of final result by the respective Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education.

Final merit list for BS Applied Biosciences programme will be prepared by assigning weighting as follows:

NUST Entrance Test FSc/A Level/equivalent Matric/O Level

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NUST Entrance Test (NET)


NUST Entrance Test will be Computer-based for the candidates of Islamabad centre, conducted in two sessions daily on different dates whereas for the candidates of Karachi, Multan and Quetta centres, it will be paper based to be conducted on one day for all the candidates. The standard of test will be that of intermediate level education, aimed at evaluation of factual knowledge, comprehension and its application. Instructions to attempt computer based entrance test along with mock test module is available on NUST website for guidance of candidates. For paper based entrance test, correct filling of answer sheets is essential. Detailed instructions for the same are given in the NET section to help the candidates. Entrance Test for Medical and Applied Biosciences Programme will be held in the following subjects along with their weighting: Biology Chemistry Physics English General Awareness* 40% 30% 15% 10% 05%

Note The above policy may be reviewed by the University whenever deemed necessary. It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide his/ her academic record in time to the University, as per the deadline. NUST will not be responsible if result of FSc/equivalent exam is not declared in time.

SAT Seats for National Students


NUST has a few reserved seats in Medical and Biosciences programmes for induction through SAT scores to facilitate admissions of candidates from O/A Level background. Pakistani candidates of both O/A Level and FSc streams can exercise this option and compete for SAT seats by taking SAT subject test and submitting the following results.

Medical Biology (E or M) Physics Chemistry Note: A minimum of 550 score is required in each subject for Medical programmes only.

BS Applied Biosciences Biology (M)

SAT Subject Test

* General awareness questions will pertain to basic level knowledge about Pakistan Studies, International/Regional Affairs and General Knowledge expected of an intermediate/ equivalent level student.

SAT Subject Test is a computer-based test held under the management of College Board, USA. For more information on SAT and how to apply, please visit their website at www.collegeboard.com Last date for SAT scores to reach NUST is July 15, 2012. Scores received after the deadline will not be entertained. NUST institutional code to receive SAT scores is 2790. Merit list for candidates applying on the basis of SAT for national seats is prepared separately.

Re-checking of NET Papers


Re-checking of Entrance Test papers may be requested on the prescribed form available on the website, within 15 days of the declaration of result along with a fee of Rs 500/- in the form of a bank draft/pay order in favour of NUST. Re-checking involves the verification of paper for any unmarked answers and error free totaling of marks.

Provision of Entrance Test Results


Desirous candidates may obtain the result details of their test from the link available on NUST website.

Medical Fitness
Selected candidates will be required to provide Medical Certificate for joining the relevant programme. Medical Certificate Form will be emailed/sent to the selected candidates along with the Provisional Selection Letter for endorsement from any government hospital or a registered medical practitioner.

Selection Procedure
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Rejection of Application
The University may reject any application for admission without assigning any reason.

Submission of Documents
Candidates are required to print the Provisional Selection Letters and send attested photocopies of the following documents along with paid Challan Form (NUST copy) of admission dues to UG Section, Registrar Directorate, NUST, H-12, Islamabad: Matric/equivalent certificate along with Detailed Marks Certificate FSc/equivalent certificate along with Detailed Marks Certificate Equivalence certificate(s) from IBCC in case of equivalent examinations

Candidates are also required to confirm whether they want to stay in the Programme allotted or would like to remain in up-gradation process. The seats becoming available as a result of dropouts will be re-allocated and filled through upgradation of candidates who have confirmed their willingness by depositing the admission dues in time. Names of those candidates who do not deposit admission dues will not be considered any further.

Cancellation of Admission
Admission is liable to be cancelled if the candidate is found guilty of suppression or misrepresentation of material facts at any stage. The University can further debar him/her from seeking admission elsewhere. Other universities in the country will also be informed about the same. The seats of those candidates who, after submission of admission dues, do not join within 15 days of commencement date of programmes will be declared vacant and filled up by candidates next on merit.

Allocation of Programmes
Selection and allotment of programmes will be carried out strictly according to the merit position and preferences exercised by the candidates. Candidates will be provided an opportunity to change their preferences given earlier in the online application form after the announcement of NUST entrance test results/merit

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positions. For Medical candidates this option will be available in first week of October 2012. No application for change of preferences will be entertained after this.

Postgraduate Programmes
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Dates to Remember

Commencement of Programmes AM College ASAB Submission of MCAT/GAT (Gen) score

November 05, 2012 September 10, 2012 July 23, 2012

NUST will accept the scores of GAT (General) conducted by NTS on or after October 1, 2010. Postgraduate Programme (PGP) Directorate, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) Sector H-12, Islamabad Note: Candidates who are awaiting final result can also apply for postgraduate admission provided their CGPA/Percentage till last semester is equal to 2.0/4.0 or 55% marks and they submit their final result before August 17, 2012.

(Anatomy, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Histopathology, Microbiology, Haematology, Chemical Pathology and Community Medicine) MBBS with minimum 55% marks in aggregate from an institute recognised by PM&DC and one year house job for basic Medical Sciences. MBBS/BDS with minimum 55% marks in aggregate from an institute recognised by PM&DC and one year house job for Community Medicine. MBBS/MSc/BS (4 years) in Biochemistry or Molecular Biology with at least CGPA 2.0 out of 4.00 (3.0 out of 5.0) or at least 55% marks for MPhil in Bio-chemistry & Molecular Biology. Percentage will only be valid if CGPA is not mentioned on transcript.

Programme Specific requirements Basic Medical Sciences

Science of Dental Materials BDS with minimum 55% marks in aggregate from an institute recognised by PM&DC and one year house job.

Masters Programme
Eligibility Criteria
Bachelors/Masters degree from an PM&DC/HEC recognised institution of Pakistan or abroad. MCAT conducted by AAMC with minimum 50 percentile score or GAT (General) conducted by NTS with at least 50 raw score. Only One 2nd Division/Grade C is allowed in academic career (Candidates from Balochistan or FATA are allowed two 2nd Divisions/Grade C). No 3rd Division/Grade D is allowed in academic career.

Molecular Medicine MBBS with at least 55% marks in aggregate from an institute recognised by PM&DC and one year house job, or MSc/BS (4 years) in Molecular Biology/Genetics/ Biochemistry with at least CGPA 2.0 out of 4.0 (3.0 out of 5.0) or 55% marks. Percentage will only be valid if CGPA is not mentioned on transcript

Applied Biosciences MSc in Life Sciences, BSc (4 years) in Agriculture/Chemical Engineering/Pharmacy/Life Sciences with CGPA 2.0 out of 4.00 (3.0 out of 5.0) or MBBS/BVM/BDS with at least 55% marks in aggregate. Percentage will only be valid if CGPA is not mentioned on transcript

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Medical Sciences MBBS and MPhil in relevant discipline with at least 70% marks or MBBS plus FCPS (Basic Medical Sciences and clinical subjects) from an institution recognised by PM&DC. 1st Division/Grade B/CGPA 2.5 out of 4 through out academic career Maximum of one 2nd Division or Grade C in SSC through Bachelors degree is acceptable No 3rd Division/Grade D is allowed. GRE Subject International (minimum score 60 percentile) or GAT Subject by NTS (minimum score 60%) or local GRE Subject type test (minimum score 70%), as applicable, conducted by ETS/NTS/NUST. Molecular Medicine MPhil in Molecular Biology/Genetics/Biochemistry with at least 70% marks, from PM&DC/HEC recognised institution in Pakistan or abroad or FCPS in Medicine & Allied subject or in Surgery & Allied subject 1st Division/Grade B/CGPA 2.5 out of 4 throughout academic career Maximum of one 2nd Division or Grade C in SSC through Bachelors degree is acceptable No 3rd Division or Grade D is allowed. GRE Subject International(minimum score 60 percentile) or GAT Subject by NTS (minimum score 60%) or local GRE Subject type test (minimum score 70%), as applicable, conducted by ETS/NTS/NUST.

PhD Programmes

1st Division/Grade B/CGPA 2.5 out of 4 throughout academic career Maximum of one 2nd Division or Grade C in SSC through Bachelors degree is acceptable No 3rd Division or Grade D is allowed. GRE Subject International(minimum score 60 percentile) or GAT Subject (minimum score 60%) or local GRE Subject type test (minimum score 70%), as applicable, conducted by ETS/NTS/NUST.

Note Percentage will only be valid if CGPA is not mentioned on degree/transcript. Desirous candidates for PhD programmes (all types) may apply to PGP Dte online or on prescribed application form according to the advertised schedule of admissions. Application form may be downloaded from NUST website www.nust.edu.pk (link: Downloads). All the instructions to fill the same are given in the form. Each candidate finally selected for admission to the direct PhD programme will be informed formally. Before applying, candidates are to ensure that they are eligible for the applied programme(s) by referring to the eligibility criteria given in the prospectus or on NUST website. Candidates are advised to avoid misrepresentation of facts, which may lead to cancellation of their candidature/admission at any stage.

Selection and Admission Procedure


Admission of Masters students in various programmes of Medicine and Applied Biosciences will be based upon GAT (General) conducted by NTS/MCAT, previous academic record and interview conducted by the respective College/Centre. Admission in MPhil programme will be based on the following weighting:

Applied Biosciences MPhil in Bio-chemistry/Molecular Biology or FCPS (clinical subjects) with at least CGPA 3.0 out of 4.0 (3.75 out of 5.0) or 70% marks for PhD in Bio-chemistry & Molecular Biology. BDS and MSc/MPhil with minimum 70% marks in Dental Materials or FCPS in any discipline of Dentistry from an institute recognised by PMDC for PhD in Dental Materials. MPhil in Virology/Immunology or equivalent qualification with at least 3.0 out of 4.0 (3.75 out of 5.0) or 70% marks for PhD in Virology/Immunology.

MCAT/GAT (General) Score Previous Academic Record Interview

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Submission of Online Applications


MPhil Programmes
Only online applications will be accepted

Admission Process
Submission of online application form through web-link www.pgadmission.nust.edu.pk along with scanned copies of required documents Confirmation of receipt of application form through e-mail within 24 hours Deposit application fee through credit card or online in any branch of HBL or Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd. Confirmation of receipt of payment via e-mail within 15 days Confirmation of status through e-mail/website within 5 days of confirmation of receipt of application fee GAT Score submitted by candidates will be verified from NTS Eligible candidates are asked to appear for interviews

Instructions for Online MPhil Application Form


Visit www.pgadmission.nust.edu.pk and register with valid e-mail address. Candidate will be allotted a password to access the application form. Fill the application form. Enter CGPA only, If both percentage and CGPA are mentioned on Bachelors/Masters Degree/Transcript. Enter earned percentage/CGPA of last term/semester, in case final results are awaited. Upload recent photograph (with plain background). Upload scanned copies of the following documents with the online application: > Matric/equivalent certificate > Intermediate/equivalent certificate > Undergraduate degree along with final transcript(s) showing the exact duration > Masters degree along with transcript showing the exact duration (if applicable). > Computerised National Identity Card Consult eligibility criteria before opting for the programme(s). Candidates will not be considered for the programmes for which they are not eligible. Candidates can deposit the fee either through credit card or make online deposit, after taking print of Challan Form, in any branch of HBL or Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd.

Interviews at the respective Institutions in August 2012 Selection list uploaded on NUST website, by the end August 2012 Selected candidates take printout of Provisional Selection Letter, Willingness Certificate, Medical Certificate and Admission Dues Challan Form from NUST website Candidates can deposit admission dues in any branch of HBL or Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd. and submit the required documents to the PGP Directorate, HQ NUST, H-12, Islamabad by hand or through courier service. Issuance of joining instructions to the selected candidates by the respective Institutions Successful candidates join the respective programmes

Misrepresentation of facts or false information will lead to cancellation of candidature/admission at any stage.

PhD Programmes
Desirous candidates for PhD programmes (all types) may apply to PGP Directorate NUST online or on the prescribed application form according to the advertised schedule of admissions. Application form may be downloaded from NUST website www.nust.edu.pk (link: Downloads). All the instructions to fill the same are given in the form. Each candidate finally selected for admission to the PhD programme will be notified formally. Note Before applying, candidates are to ensure that they are eligible for the applied programme(s) by referring to the eligibility criteria given in the prospectus or on NUST website. Candidates are advised to avoid misrepresentation of facts which may lead to cancellation of their candidature/ admission at any stage.

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Admission at NUST can be cancelled at any stage of studies if any document/information provided by a student is found to be fake/incorrect or not meeting the eligibility criteria, with no liability on NUST.

Rejection of Application
The University may reject an application for admission of any student without assigning any reason.

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Undergraduate Programmes
NUST has some SAT specific seats in Medical and BS Applied Biosciences for international candidates. Desirous candidates can avail the facility accordingly, provided they meet the specified eligibility criteria and are willing to pay tuition fee and allied charges of the category.

Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric (Science Group) and FSc or equivalent exams (Pre-Medical Group). Note: SAT subject test is a computer based test held under the management of College Board, USA. For more information on SAT and how to apply, see their website www.collegeboard.com SAT subject test scores should reach NUST directly from College Board, USA. It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide the SAT scores on the given address by due date:

Entry Requirements
Medical The following categories can only apply for international seats: Pakistani national students having passed an examination equivalent to intermediate level of Pakistan while being abroad, from a foreign education system. Foreigners and Pakistanis having dual nationality, irrespective of the place of their pre-medical study, Pakistan or abroad. Pakistani students studied abroad for pre-medical but appearing in the Pakistani board from abroad. International candidates will take SAT Subject Test and submit the scores as per the following details: Biology (E or M) Physics Chemistry A minimum of 550 SAT score is required in each subject to apply for Medical programmes.

UG Section, Registrar Directorate National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Sector H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan. Last date for SAT scores to reach NUST is July 15, 2012. Scores received after the deadline will not be entertained. NUST institutional code to receive SAT scores is 2790

Merit List
Merit list of international students is prepared separately.

Final Approval
Cases of the international students, finally selected for admission, will be referred to Higher Education Commission and relevant government department(s) for final approval as per policy in vogue.

Minimum 60% aggregate marks each in Matric/ equivalent (Science Group) and FSc or equivalent exams (Pre-Medical Group) with minimum 60% marks each in Biology, Chemistry and Physics subjects in FSc or A Level/ equivalent exams (certified by IBCC).

Accommodation
Hostel accommodation to international students is guaranteed.

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International Students

Applied Biosciences International candidates will take SAT Subject Test and submit the scores as per the following details: Biology (M)

Postgraduate Programmes
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International students, Pakistanis holding foreign nationality and Pakistanis living abroad can apply for postgraduate programmes. They have to compete with the local students for admission on merit.

Fact file
Atta-ur-Rehman School of Applied Biosciences places great emphasis on research. The focus on research and development is reflected in its impressive faculty profile. Despite being one of the youngest Centres of NUST, ASAB holds an impressive number of PhD faculty. It is currently being served by 16 internationally and nationally qualified PhD faculty members. Furthermore, its faculty and students have contributed as many as 79 research publications in a short span of time.

Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility criteria is the same as for national students.

MCAT Score
International applicants are required to appear for MCAT conducted by AAMC, USA. Last date for scores of MCAT to reach NUST is July 23, 2012. The candidates are responsible for providing MCAT score directly to NUST on the following address: Postgraduate Programme (PGP) Directorate, National University of Sciences and Technology Sector H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan. Minimum score required in MCAT is 50 percentile.

Processing
Cases of international students selected for admission will be processed through HEC/relevant government departments.

Accommodation
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Fee and Funding

Undergraduate Programmes Fee Structure


Admission Dues Admission Processing Fee (Non-refundable) Security Deposit (Refundable) to be paid at the time of admission PKR 30,000 10,000 144,000 60,000 12,000 3,000

For continuation of the financial assistance in the range of 15 to 75% of the tuition fee, the student has to maintain 70% or more marks in subsequent professional exams.

ASAB Top 15% merit position holders in NUST Entrance Test with respect to total seats in Applied Biosciences programme will be awarded waiver of tuition fee for the 1st semester. For continuation of the financial assistance in the range of 15 to 75% of the tuition fee, the student has to maintain CGPA of 3.5 or more in subsequent semester exam.

Tuition Fee AM College (per annum) ASAB (per semester)

Need-based Scholarship/Fee Waiver


NUST has launched a need-based scholarship scheme to enable financially under-privileged but talented students to acquire higher education. Salient features of the scheme are:

Miscellaneous Dues (Maximum) AM College (per annum) ASAB (per semester)

Payment of Dues Tuition fee will be charged on six monthly/semester basis except the first semester fee which will be payable in two equal installments. Challan for admission charges along with first installment of first semester fee and provisional selection letter will be available on NUST website. Challan is payable at any branch of HBL or Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd. Note: All fees are subject to revision.

Scholarships will be awarded to needy students of the new batch every year. The scholarship will be for full duration of the programme in which the student is enrolled.

Deferred Payments
Financially under-privileged students, who cannot pay their fees and do not qualify for merit-based scholarship are allowed deferred payment, on case-to-case basis on completion of 1st semester/academic year of their studies.

Refund Policy
The University will refund only the security deposit if the student does not join the University. Admission Processing Fee is not refundable. Study period for 15 days or more will be counted as full month for charging tuition fee from students and for less than 15 days it will be 50%.

Other Opportunities for Financial Assistance

Penalties for Late Payment of Tuition Fee


The following fines will be levied for payments after due date:

Some philanthropic organisations provide scholarships to the orphans and disabled studying at NUST. Such students will be informed on how to apply once they are selected. Students may also apply on their own for other scholarships such as those offered by: > Higher Education Commission (HEC) > Shell Pakistan, etc Further details are available with the respective institutions.

For first fifteen days after due date: 5% of the total payable amount After fifteen days up to one month after due date: 10% of the total payable amount One month after due date: Student will not be allowed to attend classes Two months after due date: Registration will be suspended

Note: The award of scholarship/financial assistance is subject to availability of funds, high performance and good conduct.

For re-activation of registration, the student will be required to pay the Admission Processing Fee again along with all outstanding dues and fines.

Merit-based Financial Assistance


NUST gives financial assistance to students on performance basis as mentioned below:

AM College Top 15% merit position holders in NUST Entrance Test with respect to total seats in MBBS and BDS programmes will be awarded full waiver of tuition fee for 1st academic year.

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MPhil
Admission Dues Admission Processing Fee (Non refundable) Security Deposit (Refundable) Tuition Fee per semester PKR 10,000 7,000 42,000

Masters Programmes Selected students are awarded monthly stipend/tuition fee waiver subject to availability of funds.

PhD
Admission Dues Admission Processing Fee (Non refundable) Security Deposit (Refundable) Tuition Fee per semester Note: All fees are subject to revision. Supervisors Fee and Research Fund Sponsored Students: As per scholarship/sponsorship award. Non-sponsored Students: To be paid by the University as per policy in vogue 5,000 7,000 42,000

PhD Programmes NUST sponsored PhD students will be paid monthly stipend in addition to supervisor remuneration. There are numerous opportunities for additional academic pursuits, e.g. students will be provided financial support for attending seminars, conferences and making presentations/publication of research papers within Pakistan and abroad. During research phase of PhD studies at NUST, students can also get an opportunity for collaborative/joint research training programmes with other well-reputed foreign universities. Self-sponsored PhD students can also be exempted from payment of tuition fee, if they are willing to do Teaching Assistant (TA)/Research Assistant (RA) duties as and when required.

Refund Policy
The University will refund only the security deposit if the student does not join the University. Admission Processing Fee is not refundable. Study period for 15 days or more will be counted as full month for charging tuition fee from students and for less than 15 days it will be 50%.

Need-based Scholarship/Fee Waiver


NUST has launched a need-based scholarship scheme to enable financially under-privileged but talented students to acquire higher education. Salient features of the scheme are:

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Scholarships will be awarded to needy students of the new batch every year. The scholarship will be for full duration of the programme in which the student is enrolled.

Penalties for Late Payments (Tuition Fee) For first fifteen days after the due date:
5% of the total payable amount After fifteen days up to one month after due date: 10% of the total payable amount One month after due date: Student will not be allowed to attend classes Two months after due date: Registration shall be suspended

Bond for NUST Sponsored Students


NUST sponsored MS/PhD students will be required to complete the programme. NUST sponsored MS/PhD Students will work as TA/RA, as and when required. The students who fail or do not fulfil the undertaking, will have to reimburse the total amount spent on them (including Tuition Fee, Stipend, Supervisors Fee and Research Expenditure, etc).

For re-activation of registration, the student will be required to pay the Admission Processing Fee again along with all outstanding charges and fines.

HEC and Other Sponsorships


HEC will bear the cost of HEC scholarship awardees, as per their scholarship award details. For other sponsored students, all charges as per the details provided above, will be borne by their sponsoring agency. Students will be responsible for timely deposit of dues by their sponsoring agency. Scholarship provisions for postgraduate studies for candidates from FATA and Balochistan are also available through HEC for which they may apply directly to HEC.

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Fee and Funding

Merit-based Scholarship/Tuition Fee Waiver

International Students
Fee and Funding

Postgraduate Programmes
Finances (PG Programmes)
International students selected through this process will be required to pay the applicable charges in USD. Please note that admission is granted only to those candidates who come up to the required position on the merit list meant for open merit.

Undergraduate Programmes
Finances (UG Programmes)
Students selected through this process will be required to pay their fees and other charges in USD.

Fee Structure
Medical Programmes (MBBS/BDS) Admission Processing Fee (Non-refundable) Tuition Fee (per annum) Security Deposit (Refundable) Health Facilities (per annum) USD 1,150 10,000 850 120 USD 575 3,500 250 120

Fee Structure
The fee structure of the programmes of study is as under: Medical and Applied Biosciences Programmes Admission Processing Fee (Non refundable) Tuition Fee (per annum) Security Deposit (Refundable) Health Facilities (per annum) USD 300 4,000 300 120

Applied Biosciences Programme Admission Processing fee (Non-refundable) Tuition Fee per annum Security Deposit (Refundable) Health Facilities (per annum)

Fact file
Army Medical College prides itself on the conducive environment it provides to its students for high quality research and education. The College understands the important role published materials including books and journals, etc, play in stimulating intellectual activity. In this context, the College is proud to house one of the largest medical libraries of the country.

Tuition fee for first academic year (two semesters in case of Applied Biosciences) will be deposited at NUST at the time of admission. Subsequently, tuition fee will be paid through challan forms provided by Finance Directorate, NUST. The structure and schedule of payment will be intimated to the selected candidates. Security deposit is payable along with the admission processing fee at the time of admission. All fees are subject to revision from time to time.

Monthly Accommodation Charges (H-12 Campus)


Single Students Independent room (single occupancy, with attached bath) USD 100 Bi-seater (double occupancy USD 75 (with attached bath) Bi-seater/double occupancy USD 60 (with community bath)

Married Students One-bedroom apartment Two-bedroom apartment

USD 150 USD 200

Note A Security Fee of USD 117 (Refundable) is charged at the time of allotment. Accommodation charges do not include food. Accommodation information in NUST Colleges can be found in their respective sections of the prospectus.

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The entrance test at Islamabad centre will be computer based as per the schedule announced by NUST. However, for centres of Karachi, Quetta and Multan it will be paper based and held in one session. Candidates will have an option to appear either in computer based test at Islamabad or the paper based test at Karachi, Quetta and Multan. The pattern and the standard of question papers for both types of tests will be the same. The computer based test is designed according to the on-line examinations practiced throughout the world. It is easy to attempt with minimal practice for which a demonstration module will be available on NUST website. All kinds of data carriers and calculators, including mobile phone, Bluetooth, hands free devices, etc, are strictly prohibited inside the examination hall.

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Instructions for Paper-based Entrance Test of Medical and Applied Biosciences


The Entrance Test will comprise the following subjects: a. English b. Chemistry c. Physics d. Biology e. General Awareness

These instructions deal with multiple choice answer sheets, which will be provided for examination. The answer sheets will have two parts, i.e., personal information and answers. A filled in answer sheet is printed on the next page for illustration and guidance. Answer sheets are marked through computer, therefore, it is important that the candidates read and understand these instructions thoroughly before taking the exam. Non-compliance will affect scoring adversely. PERSONAL INFORMATION (See appropriate block in the specimen answer sheet). Exam superintendent will brief on filling in of this portion before start of the exam.

Clearly write your name in Capital Letters in the box titled FULL NAME. Fill corresponding circles. If the name is longer than the space provided, fill in as much as fits in the given space. (In the specimen answer sheet, Babar Ajmal is the name of a candidate). Write your Roll No in the box titled ROLL No. (In the specimen answer sheet, the Roll No of the candidate is 452177). In the SUBJECT column, use 444 as subject code for Medical and Applied Bio-sciences. In the NET CODE column, write NET Code written inside the question booklet. (NET Code 002 is marked In the specimen answer sheet) In the CITY/CENTRE column, use the following codes and fill in the corresponding circles. (In the specimen sheet, KI is marked for Karachi). KI: Karachi QA: Quetta MN: Multan

Put your date of birth in the column Date of Birth. 11-04-92 is marked as the Date of Birth on the specimen sheet. In the SEx column, fill M for male candidates and F for female candidates and O for other candidates. (In the example a male candidate is marked).

MARKING Of ANSWER SHEET In the specimen answer sheet, first 6 questions have been attempted. See the specimen sheet and the following instructions:

Mark your choice with 2B lead pencil by filling in the appropriate circle completely, making it a dark black circle as shown below.

Some examples of improper marking are shown below:

(The computer will mark improperly filled circle as wrong answer)


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Do not mark more than a single circle for an answer choice. Multiple answers for a single question will be regarded as an unanswered question. If you need to erase an answer, do so clearly/cleanly, using a good quality eraser. Do not bend/fold your answer sheet, make stray marks or mark any area outside the provided circles.

MISCELLANEOUS Answer sheet is to be signed both by the invigilator as well as by the candidate, in respective blocks, with ballpoint pen only. PLEASE DONT FORGET TO BRING A CLIPBOARD ALONG. USE 2B lead pencil only. DO NOT USE ink pens, ballpoint pens or felt-tip pens on the answer sheet. You are allowed to bring along clipboard, pencils, eraser and sharpener only. Use your time effectively. Do not spend too much time on one question, otherwise you will run short of time for other questions. Write your Roll No on the front page of the QUESTION BOOKLET and the back side of the answer sheet in the given blocks. Do not write elsewhere. Return the complete questions booklet along with the answer sheet on completion of the test. NUST Prospectus 2012 Medicine and Applied Biosciences www.nust.edu.pk

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You are not allowed to take away any part of the question booklet or note questions elsewhere. Non-compliance will be regarded as use of unfair mean. You are NOT ALLOWED to use any device which could assist in calculation such as a calculator, tables, digital watch, mobile phone, electronic diary, Palm Pilot, etc. There is no negative marking.

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