ADMISSION POLICY - FALL 2020

1. Preamble

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.

2. Short Title and Commencement

This policy described hereunder shall be called “The University of Faisalabad Admission Policy Fall-2020” and shall come into force for all the admission of Fall-2020 onward.

3. Academic Programs & Eligibility Criteria

Following undergraduate and graduate programs being offered are based on internationally recognized semester system of teaching and assessment.

a. Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Serial Degree Nomenclature Short Title Duration Eligibility Criteria HSW EW

1.

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Specialization in Electronics, Power and Computer System Engineering

BEE

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate (Pre-Engineering) with minimum 60% marks or its equivalent

2.

Bachelor of Civil Engineering

BSCE

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate (Pre Engineering) with minimum 60% marks or equivalent. One seat is reserved for candidates with Diploma of Associate Engineering with 1st Division

3.

BS Engineering Technology (Electronics & Civil)

BSET

8 semesters (4 years)

DAE / Intermediate Pre Engineering with minimum 50% marks

4.

MS Electrical Engineering

MSEE

4 semesters (2 years)

Bachelors in Electrical Engineering/ equivalent degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 or 60% marks. GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

5.

PhD Electrical Engineering

PHDE

6 semesters (3 years)

MPhil degree with minimum CGPA=3 or first division with thesis GAT (General) with minimum 60% score /TUF Entry Test with minimum 70% score

b. Faculty of Information Technology

Serial Degree Nomenclature Short Title Duration Eligibility Criteria HSW EW

6.

BS Computer Science

BSCS

8 semesters (4 years)

Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate or Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examination or equivalent qualification

7.

BS Software Engineering

BSSE

8 semesters (4 years)

Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate or Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examination or equivalent qualification

8.

BS Information Technology

BSIT

8 semesters (4 years)

Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate or Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examination or equivalent qualification

9.

BS Artificial Intelligence

BSAI

8 semesters (4 years)

Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate or Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examination or equivalent qualification GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

10.

MS Computer Science

MSCS

4 semesters (2 years)

BSCS/BSSE/BSIT/Master of Computer Science/ Master of Information Technology/MSc Computer Science or equivalent. Minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 or 60% marks. GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

c. Faculty of Management Studies

Serial Degree Nomenclature Short Title Duration Eligibility Criteria HSW EW

11.

BS Commerce

BCom

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate or its equivalent with minimum 45% marks

12.

BS Taxation

BSTAX

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks

13.

Bachelor of Business Administration

BBA

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate or its equivalent with minimum second division

14.

Master of Commerce

M COM

4 semesters (2 years)

Minimum 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4 in B Com / equivalent

15.

Executives Master of Business Administration

MBE

4 semesters (2 years)

16 years of education with minimum second division or CGPA= 2.5 out of 4. Three years of professional work experience. GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

16.

Master of Business Administration (with Specialization in Finance, Marketing, HRM

MBA

4 semesters (2 years)

16 years of education with minimum second division or CGPA= 2.25 out of 4. GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

17.

MS Management Sciences

MSB

4 semesters (2 years)

BBA or B Com (4 years) with minimum CGPA 2.5 out of 4.00/MBA /M Com or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.0 out of 4.00 GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

18.

PhD Management Sciences

PhDM

6 semesters (3 years)

MPhil degree with minimum CGPA=3 or first division with thesis GAT (General) with minimum 60% score /TUF Entry Test with minimum 70% score

d. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Serial Degree Nomenclature Short Title Duration Eligibility Criteria HSW EW

19.

Bachelor of Interior Design

BSID

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate with minimum Second division or its equivalent

20.

Bachelor of Visual Communication Design

BSVCD

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate with minimum Second division or its equivalent

21.

BS English

BSEN

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate with minimum Second division or its equivalent

22.

BS Islamic Sciences

BSIS

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate with minimum Second division or its equivalent

23.

MA Islamic Sciences

MAIS

4 semesters (2 years)

Bachelor degree with minimum second division or its equivalent

24.

MA English

MAE

4 semesters (2 years)

Bachelor degree with minimum second division or its equivalent

25.

MPhil English Literature

MPEL

4 semesters (2 years)

BS English 4 years or MA English with minimum second division or its equivalent

26.

MPhil Islamic Studies

MPIS

4 semesters (2 years)

MA Islamic Sciences / Arabic with minimum second division Al-Shahadat-ul-Aalamia from any recognized Tanzeem or Wifaq with BA from a recognized university with minimum second division GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

27.

PhD Islamic Studies

PhDIS

6 semesters (3 years)

MPhil degree with minimum CGPA=3 or first division with thesis GAT (General) with minimum 60% score /TUF Entry Test with minimum 70% score

e. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Serial Degree Nomenclature Short Title Duration Eligibility Criteria HSW EW

28.

Doctor of Pharmacy

Pharm D

10 semesters (5 years)

Intermediate Pre-Medical with minimum 60% marks or its equivalent

29.

MPhil Pharmacology

MPM

4 semesters (2 years)

Doctor of Pharmacy/ MBBS/BDS/DVM/equivalent with minimum CGPA=2.00 or 60% marks in annual system GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

30.

MPhil Pharmaceutics

MPC

4 semesters (2 years)

Doctor of Pharmacy/ MBBS/BDS/DVM/equivalent with minimum CGPA=2.00 or 60% marks in annual system GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

f. Faculty of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences

Serial Degree Nomenclature Short Title Duration Eligibility Criteria HSW EW

31.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

DPT

10 semesters (5 years)

Intermediate (Pre-Medical) with minimum 60% marks or its equivalent

32.

BS Optometry

BSOD

10 semesters (5 years)

Intermediate Pre-Medical with minimum 55% marks or equivalent

33.

BS Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences

BSDNS

10 semesters (5 years)

Intermediate Pre-Medical with minimum second division or equivalent

34.

BS Dermatological Sciences

BSDS

10 semesters (5 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

35.

BS Medical Imaging Sciences

BSMIS

10 semesters (5 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

36.

BS Medical Laboratory Sciences

BSMLS

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

37.

BS Nursing

BSN

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

38.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post RN)

PRN

4 semesters (2 years)

As per Pakistan Nursing Council

39.

BS Audiology

BSAU

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

40.

BS Biotechnology

BSBIO

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

41.

BS Anesthesia Technology

BSAT

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

42.

BS Dental Technology

BSDT

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

43.

BS Emergency and Intensive Care

BSEICS

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

44.

BS Operation Theatre Technology

BSOT

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

45.

BS Respiratory Therapy

BSRT

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

46.

BS Speech and Language Pathology

BSSLP

8 semesters (4 years)

Intermediate Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

47.

MS Physical Therapy with specializations in

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Orthopedics Manual
  • Neuro Musculoskeletal

MSPT

4 semesters (2 years)

Doctor of Physical Therapy/BS Physical Therapy by securing minimum CGPA=2.0 or first division. GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

48.

MPhil Optometry

MPO

4 semesters (2 years)

Doctor of Optometry/ BS Optometry with minimum CGPA 2.0. GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score

49.

PhD Biochemistry

PhDB

8 semesters (4 years)

MPhil degree with minimum CGPA=3 or first division with thesis GAT (General) with minimum 60% score /TUF

4. Age Limits

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

b. Post Graduate: : Age limit should not exceed from 35 years for MS/MPhil.

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

5. Applying for Admission

a. A candidate can apply for admission through online admission portal.

b. Prospectus and application forms are available at www.tuf.edu.pk

c. An applicant can apply in three programs at a time

d. The applicants are encouraged to read the information carefully before filling up the online admission form

e. 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
  • Domicile certificate
  • 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

f. Processing fee (non-refundable) will be charged at the time of submission of semester fee.

g. Applications with incomplete documents shall not be considered for admission.

h. The University reserves the right to refuse admission to any individual without assigning any reason.

i. A candidate shall not be entitled to claim admission as a matter of right even if she/he is otherwise eligible.

6. Entry Requirements

Admission in the university is subject to the following conditions

a. Meeting eligibility criteria

b. Qualifying from HEC recognized degree awarding institution/university for admission in MS/MPhil/ PhD

c. Qualifying interview and admission test (where applicable)

d. Payment of all dues for semester I and submission of postdated cheques for subsequent semesters as per the prescribed schedule

7. Entrance Test

a. MS/MPhil and PhD Programs: 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.

b. Undergraduate Engineering Programs: 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:

i. Matric/O Level/Equivalent 10%

ii. FSc/A Level/Equivalent 40%

iii. Admission Test 40%

iv. Interview 10%

8. Confirmation of Admission

a. Selected candidates are required to confirm their acceptance by depositing the prescribed fee.

b. Initially, all admission in the University are provisional subject to the verification of the certificate/ degrees of the students

c. 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.

9. Fee Structure

a. Fee structure of degree programs can be seen on website

b. 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%.

c. Applicants should be advised to plan their financial obligations realistically before joining a particular program of study.

d. Applicants doubtful of fee status should seek clarification from the Admission Office.

e. 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.

f. Comprehensive ‘Fee Policy’ can be seen on website.

10. Refund of Dues

‘Fee Refund Policy’ of HEC is being followed as under:

Application Date Amount to be refunded

Within 7 days of commencement of classes or joining of classes (incase student is admitted late)

Full tuition fee will be refunded

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 refund

11. Scholarship Policy /Financial Assistance

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.

12. Inter Program Transfer

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.

13. Semester Freeze

a. 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.

b. 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.

c. 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.

d. 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.

e. 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.

f. 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.

g. 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.

h. Freezing of first two semesters for BS and first semester for MS is not allowed.

i. Under following special hardship circumstances freezing of first semester can be considered by the approval of competent authority

  • Iddat
  • Maternity/Delivery
  • Death in the immediate family
  • Any other subject to acceptance on justified rationale

j. 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.

k. During the freeze semester, bona fide status of the student shall remain suspended.

14. Cancellation of Enrollment/Admission/Re Admission

a. Cancellation of Enrolment
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.

b. Cancellation of Admission
Admission of student shall be cancelled in case if

i.Presentation of false/forged/fraudulent information/documents (no re-admission shall be given)
ii. Students did not submit their required documents within six weeks of the commencement of classes
iii. Dues are not paid on the scheduled date

c. Re-Admission

i. 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

15. Migration/Transfer of Credits

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:

a. The institution concerned agree for the migration/transfer of credits of such a student;

b. Migration /transfer of credits cases shall initially be scrutinized by the Head of Department concerned.

c. Eligible candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

d. A student must fulfill the required entry qualification of the program.

e. 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.

f. 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.

g. Courses with credit hours and course contents equivalent to the degree program, shall be considered for transfer.

h. 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).

i. S/he has to provide NOC from the institution from where migration is required.

j. In case of outward migration the condition of accepting institution of credit hour transfer shall be applicable.

k. In case of inward migration a candidate shall have to complete minimum 50% of the courses from the University of Faisalabad.

l. No credit hours of a course will be transferred if the grade is less than C for undergraduate and B for graduate.

16. General

General admission procedure is available on website