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Courses Offered

PARC Institute of Advanced Studies in Agriculture

COURSES OFFERED

The degree programs are comprised of course work and thesis/project. All course work may preferably be completed in the first two semesters. A minimum of 24 credit Hours of course work and 26 credits hours of thesis research are required to qualify for M.Phil degree while a minimum of 18 credit hours of course work and no credits hours are limited for PhD thesis research, required to qualify for degree.

The listings of courses being offered in different departments are as under:

Department of Plant Genomics and Biotechnology (PGB)

 Major Courses                                                                                            Credit Hours

1.

PGB-701

Introduction to Bioinformatics

2(1-1)

2.

PGB-702

Molecular Biology

3(3-0)

3.

PGB-703

Genetic Engineering and its application in Agriculture

3 (2-1)

4.

PGB-704

Plant Tissue Culture

3(2-1)

5.

PGB-705

Proteome and Proteomics

3(2-1)

6.

PGB-706

Techniques in Biotechnology

3(2-1)

7.

PGB-707

Recombinant DNA Technology

3(2-1)

8.

PGB-708

Biosafety-Environmental Aspects of Gene Technology

3(3-0)

9.

PGB-709

Advances in Molecular Cytogenesis

3(2-1)

10.

PGB-710

Molecular Techniques in Crop Improvement

3(3-0)

11.

PGB-711

Advances in Plant Genomics and Bioinformatics

3(2-1)

12.

PGB-712

Special Topics in Biotechnology

2(2-0)

13.

PGB-713

Plant-Microbe Interaction

2(2-0)

14.

PGB-714

Molecular Microbial Ecology

3(2-1)

15.

PGB-715

Molecular Virology

3(2-1)

16.

PGB-716

Molecular Biology Lab Management, Calculations and Instrumentation

3(2-1)

17.

PGB-717

Special Problem

1(1-0)

18.

PGB-718

Seminar

1(1-0)

19

PGB-719

Biochemistry (Deficiency course)

3(3-0)

20

PGB-720

Molecular stress physiology

3(3-0)

21

PGB-721

Genomics

3(3-0)

22

PGB-722

Developmental biology morphogenesis

3(3-0)

23

PGB-723

Ethics in Biotechnology Research

3(3-0)

Minor Courses

1.

AE-736

Research Philosophy and Methods

3(3-0)

2.

AE-737

Agriculture Systems, Planning and Management

3(3-0)

3.

AE-738

Statistics and Biometrics

3(3-0)

4.

AE-739

Scientific Writing

2(2-0)

 

 Department of Animal Genomics and Biotechnology (AGB)

Major Courses

Course #

Course title

Credit Hours

AGB-700

General Biotechnology  

3 (2-1)

AGB-701

Advances in Animal Biotechnology

3 (2-1)

AGB-702

Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics 

3 (2-1)

AGB-703

Animal Cell Culture

3 (2-1)

AGB-704

Infectious diseases for food animals

3(2-1)

AGB-705

Advances in aquaculture production system

3 (2-1)

AGB-706

Integrated Fish Farming

3 (2-1)

AGB-707

Advances in reproductive  biotechnology

3(2-1)

AGB-708

Animal Reproductive Biotechnologies

3(2-1)

AGB-709

Rumen Digestion and feed biotechnology

3 (2-1)

AGB-710

Molecular diagnostics and Vaccinology

3 (2-1)

AGB-711

Animal Molecular Genetics

3(3-0)

AGB-712

Special Topics in animal biotechnology

2(2-0)

AGB-713

Special problem

1(1-0)

ABG-714

Seminar

1 (1-0)

Minor Courses

 AE-736

 Research Philosophy and Methods

3(3-0)

AE-737

 Agricultural Systems, Management and Planning

3(3-0)

AE-738

 Statistics/Biometrics for Biological Scientists 

3(3-0)

AE- 739 

Scientific writing 

2(2-0)

       
 
Department of Plant and Environmental Protection (PEP)

 

 

S. No.

Course Title

Credit Hour

Compulsory  Courses - For all Disciplines

1

AE -738: Statistics/Biometrics for Biological Scientists

2 (2-0)

2

AE-740: Research Planning and Scientific Writing

3 (3-0)

Core Courses - Plant and Environmental Protection

1

PEP-701: Plant Quarantine and SPS Measures 

3 (2-1)

2

PEP-702: Ecotoxicology

3 (2-1)

3

PEP-703: Bioremediation

3 (2-1)

4

PEP-704: Environment and Its Relationship to Plant Pests 

3 (2-1)

5

PEP-705: Integrated Pest Management

3 (2-1)

6

PEP-706: Pest Biosystematics

3 (2-1)

7

PEP-707: Environment and Society

3 (3-0)

8.

PEP-708: Techniques in Molecular Biology

3 (1-2)

9.

PEP-709: Botanical Pesticides

3 (2-1)

10.

PEP-710: Pest-Host Plant Interaction

3 (3-0)

11.

PEP-711: Methods and Research Techniques in Plant and Environmental Protection

3 (1-2)

12.

PEP-712: Biological Control

3 (2-1)

Optional Courses

13.

PEP-713: Environmental Microbiology

3 (2-1)

14.

PEP-714: Plant Pathology

3 (2-1)

15.

PEP-715: Vertebrate Pests Management

3 (2-1)

16.

PEP-716: Weeds Management

3 (2-1)

17.

PEP-717: Plant Virology

3 (2-1)

18.

PEP-718: Plant Pathogenic Bacteria                            

 

3 (2-1)

19.

PEP-719:Microbial Control of Insect

3 (2-1)

20.

PEP-720:Plant Nematology

3 (2-1)

21

PEP-730:Seminar

1(1-0)

22

PEP-735: Special Problem

2 (2-0)

23

Synopses Defense

 

24

Theses Defense