Admission Policy
Office of Admission

INTRODUCTION

"Notwithstanding anything contrary to the provisions of The University of Faisalabad Ordinance, 2002, the University shall offer Under-and-postgraduate, degree programs approved by the Competent Authority. This policy described hereunder shall be called “The University of Faisalabad Admission Policy” and shall come into force with immediate effect. The Policy is amendable from time to time with the approval of the Academic Council as and when required.”.

AGE LIMIT

  • Undergraduate

    Age limit for admission in undergraduate program is maximum 22 years.

  • Postgraduate

    Age limit for admission in postgraduate program is maximum 35 years.

  • Others

    On the recommendation of Admission Committee, the Rector will approve the relaxation in age limit (where required) on case to case basis.

Time of Admission

The admission will be carried out in Fall semester of each academic year. However, these will also be announced in Spring semester, as and when required.

Applying for Admissions

The candidate is required to apply for admission through online admission portal after following the prescribed procedure by visiting website www.tuf.edu.pk/admission. S/he can apply in three programs simultaneously in order of preference. The candidates are advised to select degree program according to their qualification and minimum eligibility criteria at their own before submitting online application. The applications which were submitted in a degree program, found not matching with entrant criteria will not be considered even after grant of provisional admission at any stage without assigning any reason. They are required to submit scanned copies of following documents through online portal. Incomplete applications, without personal email, mobile number, important data or those received after due date will not be accepted without any prior notice. No column of form should be left blank:-

  • Passport size photograph with blue background having not more than image of 2Mb.

  • Copy of candidate CNIC/Form-B(if age is less than 18 years) as well father/guardian (in case father is not alive)

  • Copy of Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or equivalent certificate/detail marks

  • Copy of Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (HSSCE) or equivalent certificate/ detail marks

  • Bachelor or equivalent degree and detail marks for admission to Master/MPhil programs

  • MS/MPhil or equivalent degree and detail marks for admission to PhD programs

  • Equivalence certificate in case of possessing equivalent qualification issued by the IBCC in the case of O, A level and HEC in the case of Bachelor, Master, MPhil. If the result is awaited, candidate shall be required to submit prescribed equivalence certificate within four weeks of the commencement of the semester, failing which admission shall stand cancelled without any prior notice

TUF admission criteria
  • Character certificate issued by the Head of Institution last attended

  • Domicile Certificate

  • Migration certificate (if passed Intermediate/equivalent examination from Board other than Punjab)

  • The Children of Overseas Pakistanis shall submit copy of passport of his/her father with work permit. A foreign national shall submit copy of passport having valid entry visa in Pakistan

  • After provisional selection, the candidates are required to submit attested copies of following documents as a part of completion of admission formalities: -

  • Three attested photocopies each of:

    • Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or equivalent certificate/detail marks. Those who submitted detail marks are required to produce certificate immediately on receipt of same from Board concerned

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (HSSCE) or equivalent certificate/detail marks. Those who submitted detail marks/ downloaded result are required to produce certificate immediately on receipt of same from Board concerned

    • Bachelor or equivalent degree and detail marks for admission to Master/MPhil programs

    • MS/MPhil or equivalent degree and detail marks for admission to PhD programs

  • Two attested photocopies each of:

    • Self CNIC or Form B (in case age is less than 18 years)

    • CNIC of father/guardian (in case father is not alive)

    • Domicile certificate

    • Migration certificate (if applicable)

    • Passport/work permit

  • Six passport size photographs with blue background attested from back and bearing the name of the applicant

  • Affidavit/undertaking on judicial paper worth Rs.200/- duly signed by the candidate, father/guardian (in case father is not alive), two witness, for abiding by the existing Rules, Regulations, Policies, guidelines and those framed hereinafter by the University from time to time

  • Prescribed undertaking for accepting existing decision/policies of HEC/ Professional Councils or those framed/circulated hereinafter

  • Original character certificate issued by the Head of Institution last attended

  • Depositing of Rs.3,000/- (non-refundable) for processing fee

  • Hostel accommodation application form, if required accommodation in University hostel

  • Payment of 1st semester University dues prescribed for each program

  • Submission of postdated cheques on account of dues for entire degree program

  • Prescribed fee concession application out of Zakat Fund or Need Based awarded by Madinah Foundation

  • Qualifying entry test or interview (where applicable)

Note:
The University reserves the right to refuse admission to any individual without assigning any reason.
A candidate shall not be entitled to claim admission as a matter of right even if s/he is otherwise eligible.

MS/MPhil and PhD Programs

MS/MPhil candidates must qualify University Entrance Test or GAT (General) securing minimum 50% marks and PhD candidate must qualify entrance test as specified with minimum 50% marks (This criterion is subject to revision as per HEC instructions).

Undergraduate Engineering Programs:

Candidates are required to appear and pass admission test and interview conducted by University. Merit list shall be prepared with following weightage formula:-

  • Matric or Equivalent 10%

  • Intermediate or Equivalent 40%

  • Admission Test 40%

  • Interview 10%

  • Selected candidates are required to confirm their acceptance of admission by depositing the prescribed fee, completion of documents and submitting the postdated cheques as per Fee Policy

  • he admission in the University will be provisional subject to the verification of the certificate/ degrees of the students

  • Applicants should be aware that submission of incorrect/ false/ forged/ fabricated/ fraudulent document(s) or information is a criminal offence and the University reserves the right to initiate legal proceedings in addition to cancellation of admission from retrospective effect at any stage without any prior notice

Fee Structure

  • Fee structure for each degree program may be perused from University website

  • The tuition fee and other dues would be increased annually to cover the inflationary trend in the country. Although the inflation rate is up to 10%., yet a moderate increase of upto 3% in tuition fee will be charged annually

  • The applicants are advised to plan their financial obligations realistically before joining a particular degree programs, so that they may not face any problems for paying dues during remaining study duration

  • Applicants doubtful of fee status should seek clarification from the Admission Office or Accounts Section. No excuse whatsoever shall be accepted later on

  • Students defaulting on payments within due dates may be suspended and/or debarred from attending classes and appearing examinations until the clearance of dues in accordance with the Policy of the University

  • The fee for the entire degree program will be received at the time of admission in the form of postdated cheques. The students shall be required to submit additional cheques whenever there is a raise in the fee or seek permission to pay dues of a semester in installments

  • Those desire to pay fee in cash should obtain prescribed fee voucher from the Accounts Office minimum five (5) working days prior to last date and get postdated cheque on submission of fee payment proof

  • Security is refundable only through cross cheque in the name of father/ guardian either on completion of entire degree program or on permission to leave the studies at any stage

  • Comprehensive ‘Fee Policy’ may be perused from University website

Refund of Dues

After seeking admission/enrolment of a semester, if a student withdraws from the academic program, the fee will be refunded as per percentage and time limit given below according to ‘National Fee Refund Policy’ of HEC adopted by TUF:-

Full (100%) refund of total dues/ hostel dues (if deposited) excluding admission fee

Upto 7th day of convene of classes or depositing of dues whichever is later (*)

Half (50%) refund of total dues/ hostel dues (if deposited) excluding admission fee

From 8th to 15th days of convene of classes or depositing of dues whichever is later (*)

No Refund

From 16th day of convene of classes or depositing of dues whichever is later (*)

(*) in case where dues were deposited after commencement of classes, the next day from depositing dues will be considered as convene of classes

Inter Program Transfer

A student registered in a program after paying dues, may be transferred to another program in the University subject to the condition that s/he has applied in the program of 2nd choice and falls on merit (if applicable) with the permission of the concerned Dean/HOD and Registrar or nominee within fifteen (15) days of commencement of classes. Afterwards, no permission for inter program transfer will be accepted in any case. In the case of transfer of program, the fee of new program will be charged/adjusted accordingly.

SEMESTER FREEZE

The freezing in first semester is not possible. However, under special circumstances, freezing can be allowed in first semester. The detailed Regulation for freezing semester may be perused in the Semester Rules and Regulations.

Cancellation of Admission
  • If a student absenting himself/herself from the classes for ten (10) consecutive working days, his/her name shall be struck off from the rolls of the University. Provided that a student whose name has been struck off the University rolls due to said continuous absence may if desire seek re-admission with the permission of the Registrar on the recommendations of the HOD upto the time within which s/he could complete prescribed attendance requirements in lecturers and practicals of each subject separately. If a student fails to do so under any circumstances, will be treated as discontinued studies without prior permission of the Competent Authority and his/her request for continuation of studies, if received, will be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 13.4 governing semester freeze

  • After commencement of classes of a semester on the notified date, if a student fails to attend any lecture/practical under any circumstances during the first four weeks, his/her admission shall stand cancelled without any prior intimation/notice. S/he shall not be allowed to seek re-admission during that semester. Such student shall be considered discontinue studies without prior permission and shall be dealt with as per provisions of Regulation 13.4 governing semester freeze

  • A student may be allowed re-admission twice during the entire degree program

MIGRATION/TRANSFER OF CREDITS

The Rector, on the recommendations of the Head of Department through the Registrar may allow migration/transfer of credits of a student earned from HEC recognized Institutions to this University, subject to fulfilment of following conditions/submission documents:-

  • The applicant concerned should fulfill minimum entrant criteria of the program of this University. No migration will be allowed in first two semesters. Similarly, migration within the District is not permissible

  • The applicant will submit application on proper form giving genuine and plausible reasons for migration through his parent Institution to the Registrar office alongwith required documents

  • The application complete in all respects will be referred to the Head of Department concerned who shall securitize the same and determine (i) whether the applicant fulfill the entrant criteria (ii) semester in which s/he be allowed migration (iii) deficiency course(s) to be studied by the applicant during his/her stay in this University, if allowed or declare course(s) as exempted, so that his/her studies at parent Institution could be declared at par with the students of this University. Such recommendations shall be submitted by the HOD concerned to the BOF for endorsement and onward consideration of the Registrar

  • The request of applicant who has been dropped out, rusticated, expelled, or whose entry in the parent Institute was banned for the reasons whatsoever at any time during his/her academic career, shall not be considered

  • Credits hours will be transferred on course to course basis i.e. a person taking course A at University X is allowed to transfer his/her credits to University Y provided that course A is equivalent to course B taught at the Y University

  • Courses with credit hours and course contents equivalent to the degree program at this University, shall be considered for transfer

  • Exempted courses along with their credit hours shall be depicted on the final/official transcript but their grades obtained from the parent Institution will not be displayed. Such subjects will be marked as “Transferred Credits” (TR)

  • The applicant should have to complete minimum 50% of the courses from the University of Faisalabad

  • No credit hours of a course will be transferred if the grade is ‘C’ or less for undergraduate and ‘B’ or less for graduate programs

The Rector has the powers to regret any request for migration after recording proper reason(s) or relax any of the above condition(s) to be determined on case to case basis, if situation warrants.