"Not with standing anything contrary to the provisions of The University of Faisalabad Ordinance, 2002, the University shall offer Undergraduate, Graduate and Postgraduate degree programs approved by the Authority. University is committed to building an inclusive community and shall welcome all people, regardless of gender (including identity and expression), religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social or economic class, nationality, disability, or age". This policy described hereunder shall be called “The University of Faisalabad Admission Policy Fall-2020”.
Age limit for admission in undergraduate program is maximum 22 years.
Age limit for admission in postgraduate program is maximum 35 years.
On the recommendation of Admission Committee, the Rector will approve the relaxation in age limit (where required) on case to case basis.
A candidate can apply for admission through online admission portal.
Prospectus and application forms are available at www.tuf.edu.pk
An applicant can apply in three programs at a time
The applicants are encouraged to read the information carefully before filling up the online admission form
Basic requirements for a candidate to apply for online admission are as under:-
Personal email address.
Personal mobile number
Passport size photograph (preferably blue background) with signature (at bottom)
Scanned copy of CNIC/Form-B (If CNIC is not issued)
Scanned copy of following documents:
Certificate/detailed mark sheet of Secondary School Examination or equivalent certificate
Certificate/detailed mark sheet of Intermediate Examination or equivalent certificate
Bachelor or equivalent degree for admission in Master/MPhil program
MS/MPhil or equivalent degree for admission in PhD program
DAE certificate issued by the Board of Technical Education (if applicable)
Character certificate from last institution attended
Migration certificate (in case of Intermediate from Board other than Punjab)
The overseas candidate shall have to submit a copy of passport of his/her father, and copy of work permit along with the application form
Processing fee (non-refundable) will be charged at the time of submission of semester fee.
Applications with incomplete documents shall not be considered for admission.
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 she/he is otherwise eligible.
Meeting eligibility criteria
Qualifying from HEC recognized degree awarding institution/university for admission in MS/MPhil/ PhD
Qualifying interview and admission test (where applicable)
Payment of all dues for semester I and submission of postdated cheques for subsequent semesters as per the prescribed schedule
MS/MPhil candidates must qualify University Entrance Test or GAT (General) securing minimum 50% marks and PhD candidates must qualify GAT (Subject) / TUF Entry Test with minimum 70% marks as per HEC criteria.
Candidates are required to appear and pass admission test and interview conducted by University. Merit list shall be prepared by a weight age formula as under:
Matric/O Level/Equivalent 10%
FSc/A Level/Equivalent 40%
Admission Test 40%
Selected candidates are required to confirm their acceptance by depositing the prescribed fee.
Initially, all admission in the University are provisional subject to the verification of the certificate/ degrees of the students
Applicants should be aware that the presentation of incorrect/false/forged/fraudulent information or document is a criminal offence and the university reserves the right to initiate legal action and cancel his/her admission at any stage.
Fee structure of degree programs can be seen on website.
The tuition fee and other dues would be increased annually to cover the inflationary trend in the country. A moderate increase of upto 3% in tuition fee will be charged annually, although the inflation rate is up to 10%.
Applicants should be advised to plan their financial obligations realistically before joining a particular program of study.
Applicants doubtful of fee status should seek clarification from the Admission Office
Students defaulting on payments within due dates may be suspended and/or debarred from attending classes and examinations until the clearance of dues in accordance with the policy of the University.
Comprehensive ‘Fee Policy’ can be seen on website.
‘Fee Refund Policy’ of HEC is being followed as under:
Within 7 days of commencement of classes or joining of classes (incase student is admitted late)
From 8th to 15th day of commencement of classes 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
After 15th day of commencement of classes no fee will be refunded
As per its mission TUF invests in the personal, academic and professional growth of students. This investment requires a financial partnership between the university and students. TUF believes that no one should be deprived of getting education merely on the grounds of inability to pay dues. Scholarship Policy/Financial Assistance ‘Application Form’ can be downloaded here.
A student registered in a program may be transferred to another program in the University (eligibility condition applies) with the permission of the concerned Dean/HOD and Registrar/Nominee within 15 days of commencement of classes.
If a student freezes a semester (s) s/he will resume his/her studies from the same stage where s/he left (froze). No freezing during the semester will be allowed. The maximum duration of the degree program will remain the same.
If a student is not enrolled in any course in a semester, s/he will not be considered a regular student of university in that period. The student may then enroll in these courses in a subsequent semester; however, s/he will have to meet pre-requisites of any course taken. In addition, it is understood that the university is not required to offer all courses in each semester.
In special hardship cases, freezing during a semester is allowed with the prior permission of the Rector/Pro Rector. Medical certificate must be duly signed by the University Medical Officer.
A student may discontinue his/her studies by seeking semester freeze prior to enrollment in the second/subsequent semester on medical grounds or circumstances beyond his/her control with written permission of the Head of the Department concerned subject to fulfillment of condition that the student has passed the final examination of the previous semester with minimum prescribed GPA/CGPA required for academic standard of the University to remain on roll. The student shall have to pay 10% of the tuition fee per semester for the freeze semesters.
If semester fee is deposited earlier for the freezed semester, the remaining fee after deduction shall be transferred to the next semester as may be prescribed by the University regulation.
A student who sought discontinuation of a semester shall have to get approval from the Head of the Department to rejoin the program before the commencement of the semester to be rejoined.
The duration of Freezing is one year; a candidate who gets a semester freeze can get readmission next year with upcoming session but hardship cases can be considered by the competent authority only.
Freezing of first two semesters for BS and first semester for MS is not allowed.
Under following special hardship circumstances freezing of first semester can be considered by the approval of competent authority
Death in the immediate family
Any other subject to acceptance on justified rationale
If a student freezes a second or subsequent semester (s), s/he will retake admission in the same semester whenever offered by the University subject to the condition of maximum time limit.
During the freeze semester, bona fide status of the student shall remain suspended.
If a student fails to attend any lecture during the first four weeks after the commencement of the semester as per the announced schedule, his/her enrolment/admission shall stand cancelled automatically without any notification.
Admission of student shall be cancelled in case if
Presentation of false/forged/fraudulent information/documents (no re-admission shall be given)
Students did not submit their required documents within six weeks of the commencement of classes
Dues are not paid on the scheduled date
Defaulters of 100% fee in respective semester can be re admitted twice in an academic career on payment of re admission fee along with the outstanding dues as prescribed by the University.
The Rector, on the recommendations of the Head of Department may allow migration/transfer of credits of students from HEC recognized institutions/ relevant accreditation bodies, to the University, provided that:
The institution concerned agree for the migration/transfer of credits of such a student;
Migration /transfer of credits cases shall initially be scrutinized by the Head of Department concerned.
Eligible candidates must satisfy the following conditions:
A student must fulfill the required entry qualification of the program.
A student, who has been dropped out, rusticated, expelled, or whose entry in the parent institute was banned for any reason whatsoever at any time during his/her academic career, the case for transfer of credits shall not be considered.
Credits are 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, shall be considered for transfer.
Exempted courses along with their credit hours shall be displayed 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).
S/he has to provide NOC from the institution from where migration is required.
In case of outward migration the condition of accepting institution of credit hour transfer shall be applicable.
In case of inward migration a candidate shall 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 less than C for undergraduate and B for graduate.