Biology – 9700

The subject provides through well-designed experimental and practical activities, a worthwhile educational experience for all learners, whether or not they go on to study science beyond this level. In particular, it enables them to become confident citizens in a technological world, with an informed interest in scientific matters. Recognizing the usefulness, and limitations, of scientific method and its application in other subjects and in everyday life. It makes student suitably prepared for studies in biological science beyond Cambridge International ’Level, in further or higher education, and for professional courses.

There are a total of 5 papers. Papers 1,2 and 3 are prepared and assessed at AS level and paper 4 and 5 are taken at A2 level.


How is the subject taught at The City School?

The City School is one of the leading education systems in Pakistan. All its campuses have experienced and well-staffed faculties and well equipped labs. Along with theoretical knowledge required for the syllabus, practical work is a must at least once a week. In addition to this, research work in the field is also undertaken to help students understand the more difficult concepts.

Importance of the Subject for Higher Studies and University Programmes

Biology is a compulsory subject for students wishing to pursue a career in medicine, biotechnology, gene technology or bioinformatics. Many top ranked universities prefer students opting for engineering to have studied Biology at A-levels. This subject also adds an additional support for students who want to pursue careers in law, psychology or sociology.

The subject is being offered at

Central Region:

A Level Gulberg Campus Lahore, Bahawalpur Campus, Burewala Campus, Chenab Campus Faisalabad, DHA Campus Lahore, Gujranwala Campus, Multan Campus, Ravi Campus Lahore, Sahiwal Campus, Sargodha Campus, Sialkot Campus

Northern Region:

Capital campus, Islamabad, E-11 campus, Islamabad, Rawal Campus, Rawalpindi, Peshawar Campus

Southern Region

PAF Chapter, Gulshan A Level, North Nazimabad A Level, Darakhshan A Level, Jinnah Campus Hyderabad, Quetta Campus


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