1. : M.Sc/BS with at least 2ndClass in Biological and Physical Sciences (with Biology at B.Sc. Level).
  2. : The candidates already possessing MS/M. Phil. degree in Marine Biology with course work or its equivalent are eligible to apply for direct admission in Ph.D. program.

HEC/University of Karachi criteria will be followed for the award of M. Phil./Ph. D. degrees.


Application form may be obtained from the office of the Centre of Excellence in Marine Biology, University of Karachi or could be downloaded from Centre’s website: [www.cemb-ku.edu.pk].

a)      Application form duly filled and supported with attested photocopies of certificates, degree, domicile, etc. must be submitted with
         Bank Draft of Rs.-----------/- payable to the Director, CEMB.  A soft copy must be submitted through e-mail to      

b)      Candidates awaiting their BS/M.Sc. result may also apply. Results of last two semesters should be attached.

c)      In-service candidates must apply through proper channel.

d)      The applications complete in every respect should reach the undersigned within 15 days from the date of publication of this    

e)      The shortlisted candidates are required to clear CEMB Entry Test and Interview. Entry test will be comprised of MCQs in the
         Subject (80%) plus Basic English & General Knowledge (20%). The minimum qualifying marks shall be 60%.