Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Admission criteria

Admission shall be made on the basis of the Basic Criteria and Additional Criteria, if applicable to any of the individual / Constituent College / Department.
i) Basic Criteria for MA / M.Sc or Equivalent
Marks earned (1/4 of matriculation + 1/5 of FA / F.Sc or equivalent + BA / B. Sc + Additional marks*)
____________________________________________________________________________ = A
Total mark (1/4 of matriculation + 1/5 of FA / F.Sc or equivalent + BA / B.Sc
Additional Marks*:
Hafiz-e-Quran**
=
20
Elective
=
20
Optional
=
10
Diploma
=
20
Additional Elective
=
10
Additional Optional
=
05
Combination of subject
=
10
Subject marks***
=
Marks obtained
Any other
=
5-10
In case of 100% academic weightage A above will be multiplied by 100 while in case of 70% academic weightage A will be multiplied by 70.
Two marks will be deducted from the marks obtained out of 100 marks for each late year to a maximum of two years.
**
The candidate should produce a certificate from a well established institution to the effect that he/she is Hafiz-e-Quran Moreover, Departmental Admission Committee shall interview the candidate and make sure that the candidate had learnt the Holy Qur'an by heart and could recite it from whatever portion he/she is required to recite.
***
When subject marks (earned) are included in the earned marks as additional marks then total subject marks will be added in the denominator total marks.
ii) Basic Criteria for BS (4-Yrs) Program
Marks earned (1/4 of matriculation + FA / F.Sc or equivalent + Additional marks
____________________________________________________________________________ =A
Total marks (1/4 of matriculation + FA / F.Sc or equivalent
Additional Marks*:
Hafiz-e-Quran**
=
20
Elective
=
20
Optional
=
10
Diploma
=
20
Additional Elective
=
10
Additional Optional
=
05
Combination of subject
=
10
Subject marks***
=
Marks obtained
Any other
=
5-10
In case of 100% academic weightage A above will be multiplied by 100 while in case of 70% academic weightage A will be multiplied by 70.
Two marks will be deducted from the marks obtained out of 100 marks for each late year to a maximum of two years
**
The candidate should produce a certificate from a well established institution to the effect that he/she is Hafiz-e-Qur'an. Moreover, Departmental Admission Committee shall interview the candidate and make sure that the candidate had learnt the Holy Qur'an by heart and could recite it from whatever portion he/she is required to recite.
***
When subject marks (earned) are included in the earned marks as additional marks then total subject marks will be added in the denominator total marks.
iii) Basic Criteria for Diploma holders
(Marks obtained in DAE + Additional Marks*)
________________________________________ = A
(Total Marks of Diploma)
Additional Marks*:
Hafiz-e-Quran**
=
20
Elective
=
20
Optional
=
10
Diploma
=
20
Additional Elective
=
10
Additional Optional
=
05
Combination of subject
=
10
Subject marks***
=
Marks obtained
Any other
=
5-10
In case of 100% academic weightage A above will be multiplied by 100 while in case of 70% academic weightage A will be multiplied by 70.
Two marks will be deducted from the marks obtained out of 100 marks for each late year to a maximum of two years
**
The candidate should produce a certificate from a well established institution to the effect that he/she is Hafiz-e-Qur'an. Moreover, Departmental Admission Committee shall interview the candidate and make sure that the candidate had learnt the Holy Qur'an by heart and could recite it from whatever portion he/she is required to recite.
***
When subject marks (earned) are included in the earned marks as additional marks then total subject marks will be added in the denominator total marks.
iv) Basic Criteria for MS / M.Phil/ MD / Ph. D / LLM
Admission shall be made on the basis of the Basic Criteria given below:-
  Sr. No.  
  Description
Marks
1
Academic qualifications*
40
2
Publications in HEC approved journals/ Exhibitions/ Design Projects (One mark for each publication)
05
3
Professional experience in relevant field (one mark for each year for job in the relevant field/as per Departmental preference)
05
4
Subject written Entry Test*
40
5
Interview*
10
Total
100
Note: 50% marks required to be obtained in academic merit, written test & interview separately for M.Phil/equivalent program. However, for Ph.D program 50% marks required to be obtained in academic merit, 70% marks in written test & 50 % marks in interview separately
*Break up of 40 marks for academic qualifications:

MS / M.Phil

Course / Degree
% age marks
 
45%
50%
55%
60%
70%
≥80%
Matric
Marks
2
4
5
7.5
8.5
10
F.A / F.Sc.
Marks
2
4
5
7.5
8.5
10
B.A / B.Sc.
Marks
2
4
5
7.5
8.5
10
M.A./M.Sc
(Annual System)
Marks
2
4
5
7.5
8.5
10


M.A./M.Sc
(Semesterl System)
CGPA
 
2.5
2.7
3.0
3.4
≥3.8
Marks
5
6
7.5
8.5
10
BS (Hons.) 4-Years/
B.Sc(Hons) 4 Years/
(16 years edu)
Marks
10
12
15
17
20

Ph.D

Course/ Degree
% age marks
 
45%
50%
55%
60%
70%
≥80%
Matric
Marks
2
4
5
6
7
8
F.A / F.Sc.
Marks
2
4
5
6
7
8
B.A./ B.Sc
Marks
2
4
5
6
7
8
M.A / MSc
(Annual System)
Marks
2
4
5
6
7
8


BS Hons 4-Years /
B.Sc Hons
(16 years edu.)
CGPA
 
2.5
2.7
3.0
3.4
≥3.8
Marks
8
 10
12
14
16
M.A./ M.Sc
(Semester System)
Marks
4
 5
6
7
8
M.S. / M.Phil / LLM
(18 Years Edu.)
Marks
3.0 CGPA/1st Div
3.3
3.6
≥3.8
5
6
7
8


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