University of the Punjab is the premier institution of higher education in the country. Historically this university has played a leading role in the subcontinent ever since it was established in 1882. The University continues to play its role by producing large number of graduates in over 65 disciplines. One of its goals is to promote development-oriented research. In this connection, University offers MS / M.Phil. / Ph.D. Programmes in 49 disciplines. For an effective coordination between various departments of this University regarding these Programmes, Doctoral Programme Coordination Committee (DPCC) was established in 2001. It is a non-teaching department, in the beginning DPCC office was located in Botany Department. It was shifted to Centre for High Energy Physics and later on in the Department of MicroBiology & Molecular Genetics. Now it is working in Botany Department under the supervision of Chairperson, Prof. Dr. Anjum Nasim Sabri.