Gomal University

Institute of Biological Sciences

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Introduction of Deportment

Institute of Biological Sciences was upgraded in 2014. It was established as Department of Biological Sciences in 2003. IBS is currently graduating PhD, MPhil, MSc, and BS 4years program. The institute has also planned to start Diploma programs in accordance with need of market and community.

Chairperson's Message

It is my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the Institute of Biological Sciences, Gomal University, D-I-Khan. As the Director, I am excited about the collaborative and innovative journey that lies ahead of us. Our institute is dedicated to fostering excellence in biological sciences education, research, and community engagement. We take pride in our commitment to providing a stimulating academic environment where curiosity is nurtured, critical thinking is encouraged, and a passion for discovery is ignited.

At the Institute of Biological Sciences, we believe in the transformative power of education and research. Our dedicated faculty members bring a wealth of expertise to the classrooms and laboratories, ensuring that our students receive a cutting-edge education that prepares them for the challenges of the future. Our research endeavors are aimed at pushing the boundaries of knowledge in biological sciences. We encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and seek to address pressing global challenges through our research initiatives. Our goal is to make meaningful contributions to the scientific community and society at large.

Thank you for being part of the Institute of Biological Sciences family. I look forward to a successful and fulfilling academic year ahead. 

Warm regards,


Prof. Dr. Jabbar Khan

Director, Institute of Biological Sciences

Gomal University, D-I-Khan

  1. Providing high-quality education and training in various fields of biological sciences, including but not limited to biology, biotechnology, genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, and ecology. This involves offering undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs that equip students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills relevant to the biological sciences.
  2. Conducting cutting-edge research to advance knowledge in biological sciences and contribute to scientific discovery. This includes fundamental research aimed at understanding biological processes, as well as applied research focused on addressing real-world challenges in areas such as healthcare, agriculture, environmental conservation, and biotechnology.
  3. Engaging with the local community, industries, and relevant stakeholders to address societal needs and promote the application of biological sciences for the benefit of society. This may involve collaboration with government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private sector partners to implement outreach programs, technology transfer initiatives, and community-based projects.
  4. Promoting ethical conduct and values in scientific research and practice, including integrity, respect for life, and responsible stewardship of natural resources. This involves instilling ethical principles in students, faculty, and researchers, and fostering a culture of integrity and professionalism within the department.
  5. Building capacity within the department by recruiting and retaining talented faculty members, supporting professional development opportunities for staff and students, and fostering collaboration and interdisciplinary research both within the department and with other academic institutions and research organizations.
  6. Contributing to sustainable development goals by addressing pressing societal and environmental challenges through the application of biological sciences. This includes research and education initiatives aimed at promoting environmental sustainability, biodiversity conservation, and the development of environmentally friendly technologies.
  1.  To provide a comprehensive and high-quality education in biological sciences at undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels. This includes offering a curriculum that covers fundamental principles, theories, and practical skills in various sub-disciplines of biology, fostering critical thinking, and preparing students for careers or further studies in academia, research, industry, or government.
  2. To conduct innovative and impactful research in biological sciences that contributes to the advancement of knowledge, addresses significant scientific questions, and has practical applications in fields such as healthcare, agriculture, biotechnology, and environmental conservation. This involves supporting faculty members, researchers, and students in their research endeavors, securing funding for research projects, and disseminating research findings through publications and presentations.
  3. To actively engage with the local community, industries, and relevant stakeholders to address societal needs, raise awareness about the importance of biological sciences, and promote scientific literacy. This may include organizing outreach activities, workshops, seminars, and public lectures, as well as collaborating with external partners on community-based projects and initiatives.
  4. To support the professional development of faculty members, researchers, and students by providing opportunities for training, mentorship, and skill development. This includes encouraging participation in conferences, workshops, and professional societies, as well as facilitating collaborations and networking opportunities within the scientific community.
  5. To uphold ethical standards and values in all aspects of academic and research activities, including teaching, learning, and scientific inquiry. This involves promoting integrity, honesty, and transparency in research practices, respecting ethical principles and regulations governing research involving human subjects, animals, or the environment, and fostering a culture of academic integrity and professionalism within the department.
  6. To foster collaborations and partnerships with other academic institutions, research organizations, industry partners, and governmental agencies at the national and international levels. This includes sharing resources, expertise, and facilities, as well as collaborating on joint research projects, exchange programs, and initiatives aimed at addressing global challenges and promoting scientific innovation and cooperation.
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