The Institute of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology (IPBB) offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in the subjects of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Seed Science and Technology, and Biotechnology. The institute was established with the aim of developing improved crop varieties and improving seed systems through the integration of conventional plant breeding techniques with modern biotechnological tools. The institute has qualified faculty actively involved in developing latest curriculum and promoting effective research and development activities in the University. The institute is running a number of research projects funded by national and international funding agencies including Agricultural Development Program (ADP), Govt. of the Punjab, Punjab Agricultural Research Board (PARB), Higher Education Commission (HEC), Agricultural Linkages Program (ALP), DFID, ACIAR and USAID. The institute has also initiated outreach program for establishing linkages between the farming community, industry and the researchers to solve the problems of the stakeholders. The institute frequently arranges seminars, conferences and workshops to discuss burning issues of agriculture and also to bring new research ideas for the young faculty and postgraduate students.