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Rules & Regulations
      Notwithstanding anything contrary to the rules contained in any of the University Regulations, admission for each academic year in the University Departments / Centers / Institutes / Constituent / Affiliated Colleges shall be made in accordance with these regulations.
 
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There shall be an Admission Committee to supervise admissions. The Admission Committee constituted     for the purpose shall be as under:-
 
1
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Chairman)
 
2
Deans of all the Faculties
 
3
Principals of Constituent Colleges
 
4
Chairman, Semester Implementation Committee
5
Director, Undergraduate studies
6
Chairperson, DPCC
7
Adviser Students
 
8*
Vacant
 
9*
Vacant
 
10
Registrar, University of the Punjab, Lahore (Secretary)
 
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Admission shall be made, except for the Reserved Seats on the basis of merit in     accordance with the criteria laid down by the Academic Council from time to time. However,
 
(a)
In case of admission to BS or equivalent and MA/M.Sc or equivalent classes including Senior Diploma in physical Education two marks will be deducted for each late year to a maximum of two years as fixed by the Admission Committee and approved by the Vice-Chancellor. The deduction of marks for the late years is not applicable to MS/Phil and Ph. D programs. More so, the immediate last two sessions will be considered for admission only.
 
(b)
The criteria for admission to all other classes, not enumerated in clause (a) above will be notified separately after it is chalked out by the Admission Committee and approved by the Vice- Chancellor but admission to the other classes shall also be governed mutatis mutandis by these regulations. The affiliated colleges will, however, frame their own Rules and Regulations for admission to undergraduate classes.
 
3
 
Students whose names were dropped or struck off from the rolls of any University Teaching Department/ Center/Institute/Constituent/Affiliated College due to shortage of lectures or non-payment of dues or poor performance or non-appearance in examination etc., in the annual system, shall not be granted readmission without the permission of the Syndicate. The Syndicate may not consider such cases except on the recommendations of the University Admission Committee. The University Admission Committee may consider such cases on the recommendations of the respective Deans of the Faculties/Principals of Affiliated Colleges. However, the students dropped or struck off from the rolls of any University Teaching Department/Center/Institute/Constituent/Affiliated College due to poor performance under semester system shall not be granted re-admission in any case in the same Department/ Center/Institute/Constituent/ Affiliated Colleges .
 
4
 
Only those candidates who have passed the BA/B. Sc/ BS/ BFA/ BBIT/ B. Com/ BBA/ MBBS/ B. Sc (Engg) / Pharm.-D/ MBI T/ M. Com/LLB/ MPA/ MA/ M. Sc/ LLM/ M. Sc (Engg)/ MS/ M. Phil or any equivalent examination shall be eligible for admission to the next higher class.
 
5
 
The Chairmen/Directors/Principals of the Departments/Centers/Institutes/Constituent/Affiliated Colleges shall, each year, communicate for approval to the Admission Committee through the Dean of the Faculty concerned/Principal of the Affiliated Colleges, prior to admission, the total number of students to be admitted including the students to be admitted against the reserved seats. This number shall not be increased without the prior approval of the Vice-Chancellor, nor shall the criteria be modified without his approval. Special criteria for weightage in admission to a particular discipline. against merit seats will equally apply to the Affiliated Colleges. The Affiliated Colleges may, however, determine their own special criteria for filling the Reserved Seats.
 
6
 
Any student, who was rusticated, expelled, or whose entry in any College/University Campus was banned for any reason whatsoever at any time during his/her academic career, shall not be admitted to any class without the permission of the Syndicate. The Syndicate may not consider such cases except on the recommendations of the Admission Committee.
 
7
 
All difficulties connected with admission shall be resolved by the Admission Committee. Difficulties arising out of the Implementation of the Scheme for MA/ M. Sc/ BS program or equivalent under semester system shall, however, continue to be resolved by the Semester Implementation Committee.
 
8
 
Any Reserved Seat which remains unfilled may, with the approval of the Vice-Chancellor, be transferred to the Merit Quota. The Affiliated Colleges shall have their own Regulations for admission of students against the Reserved Seats.
 
9
 
Any person who has attained the age of twenty-six years on the last date fixed for the receipt of the applications for admission shall not be admitted to MA / M. Sc or equivalent classes. Age limit for students seeking admissions after passing Intermediate or equivalent Examination in any discipline of this University will be 24 years. In case of real hardship, however, the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendations of the Chairmen/ Directors/ Principals and Dean of Faculty concerned, may relax this Regulation for ( a) female candidates (b) foreign students (c) students who join the BS / MA/M. Sc or equivalent classes after passing the FA/F. Sc/ BA/ B. Sc and (d) up to a maximum of one year for male candidates seeking admission to the undergraduate/ Graduate Course other than those mentioned in (c) above.
 
10
 
The above Regulations relating to the year of graduation to be decided by the Admission Committee each year and age shall not apply to in-service teachers and librarians of recognized institution for admission to M.A. in Physical Education, Library Science and Information Technology.
 
11
 
Lists of students selected for admission shall be prepared in accordance with the Prescribed Proforma and submitted to the Dean concerned for approval prior to notification. BS or equivalent, MS/ M. Sc or equivalent, MS/ M. Phil or equivalent and Ph.D. admission lists will also be signed by the Director, Undergraduate and Chairperson, Doctoral Program Coordination Committee (DPCC) respectively.
 
12
 
In the case of admission to the Afternoon / Evening Classes of the Department/Centers/ Institutes/Constituent Colleges, the Regulations relating to the deduction of marks for the late years and age shall not be applicable to the part-time students, who are employees of the Government or Semi- Government or Autonomous Bodies created by an Act of Legislature.
 
13
 
Persons who were on the rolls of the University during the preceding five years shall not be admitted to a Certificate/Diploma Class, without the prior approval of the Admission Committee.
 
14
 
No student shall be admitted to a second or subsequent Master's Degree or Law Courses in the University Teaching Departments/Centers/Institutes/Constituent/ Affiliated College without the approval of the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendations of the Admission Committee.
 
15
 
All admissions made in contravention of these Regulations shall be void.
 
16
 
A migration certificate (in case the applicant graduated from a University other than the Punjab/all Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education) must be produced by the final date of admission.
 
17
 
The migration will be allowed only in accordance with the Migration Policy already approved by the competent authority/body. The above decision is also applicable to all disciplines of the University of the Punjab .
 
18
 
The relevant authenticated certificate in respect of Hafiz-e-Qur'an must be attached with the original admission application failing which no credit will be given.
 
19
 
If there is a tie between two or more candidates having equal merit, their merit will be determined on the basis of the marks obtained by them in the BA/B. Sc or equivalent examination. If that is also equal, then marks in FA/ F. Sc will be considered. In case that is also equal, then marks in Matriculation will be considered. Thereafter, if the candidates have equal merit, the candidate older in age will be given preference over the younger in age. Similarly in case of tie between two or more candidates for admission in BS program above said criteria will be applicable.
 
20
 
Under extraordinary circumstances, the Vice-Chancellor, on the recommendation of the Heads of the Institutions, may allow migration of students from another University to the University of the Punjab or from an Affiliated College to a Teaching Department of the University/Affiliated College and vice-versa, provided that:-
 
(a)
The Institutions concerned agree for the migration of such a student;
 
(b)
The courses of studies are recognized as equivalent;
 
(c)
The student would have been offered admission on eligibility as well as on merit basis determined in accordance with the Regulations contained in this booklet; and
 
(d)
The condition relating to the year of passing examination applicable to the corresponding admission of the University of the Punjab shall also be applicable to the students seeking migration.
 
21
 
The / BA / B. Sc / BS degree of other Pakistani Universities where the subject of English is not compulsory will not be considered as equivalent to the respective degrees of the University of the Punjab and students holding such degrees shall not be admitted in MA/ M. Sc and /or LLM/ MS/ M. Phil/ Ph.D.
 
22
 
The marks obtained by a candidate in the additional subject can neither be counted nor given any weightage for the purpose of admission.
 
23
 
The dues other than notified by the University should not be charged by the Departments from the students.
 
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The eligibility for admission to BS or equivalent, MA/ M. Sc or equivalent, MS/ M. Phil or equivalent and Ph. D is as under:
a) The entry test is optional to Departments/Centers/Institutes/Colleges for BS Program as well as for MA/M. Sc or equivalent Programs after Intermediate/ BA/B. Sc or equivalent respectively. However, entry test for LLM/ M. Sc (Engg)/MS/M. Phil /MBIT/ MFA /M.Arch./ 1 ½ years MBA/M.Com /Ph. D admissions shall be mandatory for all Departments/ Centers/ Institutes/ Colleges. All the candidates for admission in BS/B.Sc (Engg.)/ BBIT/ Pharm-D / B.Com / BBA/ BFA/ LLB (5years) /B.Arch/ or equivalent and MA /M.Sc/ MPA/ MBA/M.Com /MB ECON/ MLS/ MIOM / MBSM/ LLB (3 years)/ LLM/ M.Sc (Engg.)/ MS/ M.Phil /MBIT/MFA/M.Arch./ 1½ years MBA/ M.Com or equivalent /Ph.D programs shall qualify the Entry Test (If the Departments/Centers/Institutes/Colleges has opted for the test or it is mandatory) to become eligible for the admission.

Eligibility for BS or Equivalent:

The candidates holding F.A/B.Sc or equivalent qualification and age not more than 24 years are eligible for admission in BS/B.Sc (Engg)/BBIT/Pharm-D/B.Com/BBA/BFA/ LLB (5 Years)/B.Arch/or equivalent. 2 marks will be deducted from percent academic marks for each late session to a maximum of two sessions. Clearance of Pre-Admission Entry Test is mandatory for the admission against merit as well as reserved seats only in the Departments/Centers/Institutes/Colleges who have opted for the entry test.

Eligibility for MA/M.Sc or Equivalent:

The candidates holding B.A/B.Sc (14-Years of Education) or equivalent qualification and age not more than 26 years are eligible for admission in MA/M.Sc or equivalent/MPA/ MBA/ M.Com/MB Econ MLS/MIOM/MBSM/LLB (3-Years). 2 marks will be deducted from percent academic marks for each late session to a maximum of two sessions . 50% seats are reserved for graduates from Punjab University and rest 50% shall be filled on open merit basis. Clearance of Pre-admission Entry Test is mandatory for the admission against merit as well as reserved seats only in the departments/Centre/Institutes/Colleges who have opted for entry test.

b) Eligibility for MS/M.Phil or Equivalent/ Ph.D:

The candidates seeking admission in LLM/M.Sc (Engg) MS/ M.Phil/MBIT/MFA/M.Arch./ 1½ years MBA/M.Com or equivalent Program shall qualify GAT-General conducted by National Testing Service (NTS), by obtaining a minimum of 50% marks, prior to admission while the candidate for the Ph. D program shall qualify the following test prior to admission.

i) Subject test conducted by NTS in the area of specialization.
OR
GRE test conducted by ETS , USA .
ii) Subject test conducted by departmental committee, consisting of at least three Ph. D faculty members in the respective field if the subject tests at (i) above are not available.

These Regulations shall apply to all the categories of candidates seeking admission for the Morning /Self-Supporting/ Evening programs. The requirement of marks/ percentile score for the qualification of subject test for admission in Ph. D is as under: 

Subject test conducted by NTS. 60% marks
OR

GRE conducted by ETS, USA percentile score up to December 31, 2011. 50
After December 31, 2011 GRE conducted by ETS , USA , the percentile score. 60
Subject test conducted by the respective department 70% mark

The applicant must have s ixteen year education (BS / MA / M. Sc or equivalent) with 2.5/4.0 CGPA (as per HEC criteria) or 1st division for admission in LLM/ MS/ M. Phil/MBIT/MFA/M.Arch/1 ½ years MBA/M.Com or equivalent and eighteen year education (LLM)/ M.Sc (Engg) / MS/ M.Phil/ MBIT/ MFA/ M.Arch/ 1½ years MBA/ M.Com) with 3.0/4.0 CGPA (as per HEC criteria) or 1st division for admission in Ph.D.

NOTE:  The applicants, admitted in MS/M.Phil/Ph.D programs on quota system from other provinces, who have not studied subject of English in B.Sc (14 year education) shall have to pass two English courses of 2 credit hour each of BS program of University of the Punjab to become eligible for the award of MS/M.Phil/Ph.D degree.

c) Subject to the Admission Criteria, all the admissions for MA/M. Sc or equivalent/LLB and BS Programs shall be made on the basis of Entry Test (if conducted) and Academic Qualifications as under:-

i.    Academic Record    :    70%
ii.    Entry Test                  :    30%

In case of admission to college of Arts and design the Entry Test and Academic Qualifications weightage shall be as under:-

i. Academic Record    :    60%
ii. Entry Test                  :    40%

 
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(a)
A uniform policy to determine the merit will be observed in all the Departments, as laid down in the Admission Regulations.
 
(b)
Only those candidates who have Degrees/Certificates duly recognized by University of the Punjab will be eligible to apply.
 
(c)
Students from other universities will obtain Equivalence Certificate from Punjab University before admission.
 
(d)
Criteria for admission of Foreign Students is prescribed in Reserved Seats Section.
(e)
Quota of reserved seats for the following categories is prescribed in Reserved Seats Section.
 
 
1. Foreign students
2. Children/Wards of Martyrs/War Disabled Personnel of the Defense Forces
3. Azad Kashmir
4. Northern Areas
5. Children of Refugees from IHK
6. Baluchistan
7. Sindh


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