Admission Criteria/Semester Rules

   SEMESTER RULES

   TOTAL PERIOD OF STUDY
The normal duration of Bachelors, Masters and M.S / M. Phil program will be as under:

a)  4 years Bachelors (BS) after twelve years education                               Four Years

c)  2 years master after 14 year education (MA/M.Sc)                                    Two Years

d)  2 years M.S / M. Phil after 16 year education                                              Two Years   

 

CLASS ATTENDANCE

  1. 1.   A candidate with less than 75% of the attendance in lectures and Practicals separately shall be dropped from the course.
  2. 2.   In case of absence on the medical grounds, the teacher will provide extra material for the compensation of the resultant deficiency.
  3. 3.   In case the student remains absent from the class for seven consecutive days without leave her name shall be removed from the rolls.

EVALUATION SYSTEM

The number and nature of tests and assignments depends on the nature of course. However, in case of taught courses there will be at least  one home assignment, two quizzes and two tests (mid -term and final examination) in each course with the weightage as under:

A.      Assignments:

i.)          Assignment                             10%

ii.)         Quizzes                                    10%

iii.)        Class Attendance                    05%

B.         Mid Term                                                     25%

C.         Final Term                                                   50%

To pass a course, student must obtain ‘D’ grade (50 % marks) separately in Assignment, Mid semester and Final examination. In case of MS / M.Phil to pass a course, student must
obtain 60% marks (GP 2.3) separately in assignment, Mid term and Final examination.

 

Duration of Examinations: In view of the weightage for the various examinations the duration of the papers will be as follows:
i. Mid Term Examination:                       One hour

ii. Final Examination:                               Two hours

 

Comprehensive Examination: There shall be a qualifying Comprehensive Examination only for 2 years MS / M.Phil degree at the end of the program. A maximum of two chances will be given to a candidate to pass the Comprehensive Examination. The Comprehensive Examination will be held twice a year.

 

GRADING SYSTEM

1.            Equivalence in numerical grades, letter grades and grade points will be as follows:

Percent                                                Letter                              Grade

                                Marks                                   Grade                             Points

85-100                                   A+                                          4.00

80-84                                     A                                             3.70

75-79                                     B+                                           3.30

70-74                                     B                                             3.00

65-69                                     B-                                            2.70

61-64                                     C+                                           2.30

58-60                                     C                                             2.00

55-57                                     C-                                            1.70

50-54                                     D                                             1.00

Below 50                              F                                              0.00

Withdrawal                         W

Incomplete                         I

 

 

2.         Maximum possible Grade Point Average is 4.00

3.         Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average for obtaining 4 years   Bachelors  (BS) and 2 years MA/ M. Sc degree is 2.00.

4.         Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average for obtaining 2 year MS/ M.Phil is 2.50.

RULES FOR PROMOTION

BS and MA/M.Sc

1.    At the end of the first semester a student must obtain a minimum Grade Point average (GPA) of 2.00 (and qualify all the courses) to be promoted to the second semester.

2.    In case a student is able to obtain GPA of 1.50 or more but less than 2.00 she will be promoted to the second Semester on probation. The candidate, who fails to secure 1.50 GPA in the first Semester, shall stand automatically dropped from the rolls.

3.    At the end of the second semester, a student must obtain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00 and must also pass at least 50% of the courses offered by her in order to be promoted to the third semester. If any of the preceding two conditions is not complied with by a student she shall be removed from the rolls of the Department / Centre / Institute / College.

4.    In all the following semesters a student has to maintain CGPA 2.00 for her promotion otherwise she will be removed from the rolls of the Department / Centre / Institute. If a student has not availed opportunity of probation during the first two semesters then she will have the right to avail probation once in the following semesters.

5.    In the third semester a student will be required to repeat those courses of the first semester in which she had failed.

6.    In the fourth, sixth, eighth and tenth semester, a student will be required to repeat those courses of the second, fourth, sixth and / or eighth semester in which she had failed.

7.    A student, who completes all the courses and has not been required to repeat any course(s), obtains CGPA of less than 2.00 but not less than 1.90 at the end of the
4th semester in case of 2 years MA / M.Sc.,  8th semester in case of 4 years BS may be allowed to repeat up to two courses (varying from 2 to 4 credit hours each) in which she had obtained the lowest grades, in order to improve the CGPA so as to obtain the minimum of 2.00 failing which she shall not be awarded degree and removed from the rolls of the Department / Centre / Institute.

2 years MS/ M. Phil

1.    At the end of the first semester a student must obtain a minimum Grade Point average (GPA) of 2.50 to be promoted to the second semester.

2.    In case a student is able to obtain GPA of 2.30 or more but less than 2.50 she will be promoted to the second Semester on probation. The candidate, who fails to secure 2.30 GPA in the first Semester, shall stand automatically dropped from the rolls.

3.    At the end of the second semester, a student must obtain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50 and must also pass at least 50% of the courses offered by her in order to be promoted to the third semester. If any of the preceding two conditions is not complied with by a student then she shall be removed from the rolls of the Department / Centre / Institute.

4.    In the 3rd and 4th semesters a student will carry out research under the supervision of  her supervisor and submit research thesis / report / project by the end of 4th semester.

5.    In the third semester a student will also be required to repeat those courses of the first semester in which she had failed and maintains CGPA of 2.50 failing which her name will be removed from the Department / Centre / Institute.

6.   In the fourth semester, a student will be required to repeat those courses of the second semester in which she had failed and maintains CGPA of 2.50 failing which her name will be removed from the Department / Centre / Institute.

7.    A student, who completes all the courses and has not been required to repeat any course(s), obtains CGPA of less than 2.50 but not less than 2.40 at the end of the
4th semester, may be allowed to repeat one course (varying 2-4 credits) in which she had obtained the lowest grades, in order to improve the CGPA so as to obtain the minimum of 2.50 failing which she shall not be awarded degree and removed from the rolls of the Department / Centre / Institute.

  

ADMISSION  POLICY 2013

Eligibility for BS or Equivalent:

The candidates holding F.A/ F.Sc or equivalent qualification and age not more than 24 years are eligible for admission in BS or equivalent. 2 marks will be deducted from percent academic marks for each late session to a maximum of two sessions. Candidates qualified prior to two years will not be eligible. Clearance of Pre-Admission Entry Test is mandatory for the admission against merit as well as reserved seats

                                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. 2 marks will be deducted from percent academic marks for each late session to a maximum of two sessions. Candidates qualified prior to two years will not be eligible. Clearance of Pre-admission Entry Test is mandatory for the admission against merit as well as reserved seats. 

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

The candidates seeking admission in MS/ M.Phil 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.

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                                      60

The applicant must have sixteen year education (BS / MA / M. Sc or equivalent) with 2.5/4.0 CGPA or 1st division for admission in MS/ M. Phil  or equivalent and eighteen year education (MS/ M.Phil ) with 3.0/4.0 CGPA or 1st division for admission in Ph.D.

NOTE:  The applicants, admitted in MS/ M.Phil/ Ph.D programs 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 The  Women University to become eligible for the award of MS/ M.Phil/ Ph.D degree.

  • Subject to the Admission Criteria, all the admissions for MA/M. Sc or equivalent and BS Programs shall be made as          under:-

                        i.          Academic Record       :           70%

                        ii.         Entry Test                   :           30%

  • Students from other universities will obtain Equivalence Certificate from the Women University Multan before admission.

 

 

 

4-Years BS  or Equivalent Program ;  MA/ M. Sc or Equivalent (Reserved Seats)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Economics, Commerce and Management Sciences , Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Religion and Languages, Faculty of Science
Note:-
Reserved Seats shall be allotted only to students eligible according to the Regulations for Admission in the particular Program.

 

i)        Foreign students:              1%

ii)      Expatriates:                       1%

iii)    Extracurricular :                2%

iv)    Sports:                               2%

v)      Disabled Persons:              2%

ADMISSION CRITERIA:

Admission shall be made on the basis of the Basic Criteria and Additional Criteria, if applicable to any of the Department/Constituent College.

a)                  Basic Criteria for MA/M. Sc or Equivalent

70% Academics:

 

                 1/4 of marks obtained in  matriculation + 1/5 of marks obtained in FA/F. Sc or  equivalent + marks obtained in BA/B. Sc  

b)                 Basic Criteria for BS (4-Years) Program

1/4 of marks obtained in matriculation + marks obtained in FA /F. Sc or equivalent

 

  

 

c)                  Basic Criteria for Diploma holders

 

Marks obtained in DAE + Departmental criteria 

 

d)                 Basic Criteria for MS/ M. Phil/ Ph. D

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 written test & interview separately

 *Break up of 40 marks for academic qualifications
 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   MS/M. Phil or Equivalent, MS/M.Phil or equivalent leading to MD/ Ph. D

Course/Degree

Marks allocated against %age marks (Annual System)

45%

46-49%

50-54%

55-59%

60-64%

65-69%

70-79%

≥80%

Matriculation or equivalent

2.0

3.0

4

5

7

8

9

10

FA / F. Sc or equivalent

2.0

3.0

4

5

7

8

9

10

BA/B.Sc or

equivalent

2.0

3.0

4

5

7

8

9

10

MA/M.Sc or equivalent

——

—–

—–

—–

7

8

9

10

MBBS/BDS

—–

—–

—–

—–

7

8

9

10

Course/Degree

Marks allocated against CGPA in Semester System (out of  CGPA 4.0)

2.0

2.5

2.7

3.0

3.40

3.7

4.0

BA/B.Sc (2-years)

3

5

6.5

7.5

8.5

9

10

MA/M.Sc or equivalent

—–

5

6.5

7.5

8.5

9

10

BS or equivalent

—–

10

6.5

15

17

9

20

 

Ph.D

Course/Degree

Marks allocated against %age marks (Annual System)

45-49%

50-54%

55-59%

60-69%

70-79%

≥80%

Matriculation or equivalent

2

4

5

6

7

8

FA / F. Sc or equivalent

2

4

5

6

7

8

BA/B.Sc or equivalent

2

4

5

6

7

8

MA/M.Sc or equivalent

—–

——

——

6

7

8

MBBA/BDS

—–

——

——

6

7

8

MS/M.Phil or equivalent

——

—–

—–

6

7

8

Course/Degree

Marks allocated against CGPA  in Semester System (out of CGPA 4.0)

2.5

3.0

3.40

≥3.7

BA/B.Sc or equivalent

5

6

7

8

MA/M.Sc or equivalent

5

6

7

8

BS or equivalent

10

12

14

16

MS/M.Phil or equivalent

—–

6

7

8

 

Note:   Qualification from Institutions other than the Women University Multan will be equalized by the Equivalence Committee of the University. Ph.D. Program emphasizes full time coursework/research. Part-time coursework or research is not permissible.  Study leave is mandatory for in service students.

Eligibility Criteria and Allocation of Seats:

  1. I.                    FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

1.    Department of Applied Psychology

Sr.

No.

Name of Program/

No. of Seats

Criteria laid down for admission

i

 M. Sc

Applied Psychology

 

Total      Merit      Res.

  50         45           05

 

Eligibility:
B.A./B.Sc. with Psychology/Applied Psychology as an Elective subject  (200 Marks)
Admission Criteria: Basic+Marks in Applied Psychology/Psychology.The students admitted against reserved seats must fulfill the requirement of having passed Applied Psychology/Psychology as an elective subject in B.A/B.Sc of 200 marks securing 60% marks in subject as well as in aggregate.

v

 

BS ( 4 years)

Applied Psychology

 

Total Merit            Res.

  50         45           05

 

 

Eligibility: For admission to BS (4-year) Programme the candidates must have passed intermediate examination F.A (with Psychology) or (Pre-Medical or Pre-Engineering)  or an equivalent examination recognized by university with Psychology as an elective subject securing at least 60% in Psychology as well as in the aggregate of intermediate or an equivalent examination.
Admission Criteria:                                                        Basic
Additional Marks:    F. Sc.                                          10 marks

 

2.    Department of Art & Design

Sr.

No

Name of Program/Seats Criteria laid down for admission
i

Diploma in Fine Arts

 

Eligibility:

 All eligible candidates are offered

 

3.    Department of Education

Sr.No.

Name of Program/

No. of Seats

Criteria laid down for admission

i

 BS Education

 

Total    Merit     Res.  

  50         45        05

Eligibility:

FA/ F. Sc or equivalent with  English and Urdu compulsory at least in 2nd Div. with one school subject from the following: (Urdu Elective, English Literature, Islamiyat, Arabic, History, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Home Economics, Computer Sciences, Psychology, Philosophy, Education, Statistics, Sociology, Social Work, Economics, Pakistan Studies, Civics, Fine Arts).

 

Admission Criteria:                                                              Basic

 

4.    Department of History and Pakistan Studies

Sr.No.

Name of Program/

No. of Seats

Criteria laid down for admission

i

BSHistory and Pakistan Studies

Total       Merit      Res.

  50           45       05

Eligibility:

Intermediate examination F.A/F.Sc. or an equivalent examination recognized by the University.

ii

 MA

History and Pakistan Studies

 

Total     Merit        Res.

50              45       05

Eligibility: 

1. The candidates who have passed B.A examination Securing at least 45% marks in the subject of History or Pakistan Studies as an elective subject of 200 marks are eligible.

2.The candidates who have passed B.A examination with political science, Islamic studies, Education, Economics and Sociology as an elective subject of 200 marks are also eligible

 

5.   Department of Political Science and International Relations

Sr.No.

Name of Program/

No. of Seats

Criteria laid down for admission

i

BSPolitical Science and International Relations

 

Total Merit           Res.

50           35          05

Eligibility:FA with Social Sciences subjects (Political Science, Journalism, Social Work, Sociology, Gender Studies)  as elective

Admission criteria:                                             Basic

 

II.            FACULTY OF ECONOMICS, COMMERCE AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

1.  Department of Economics

Sr.No.

Name of Program/

No. of Seats

Criteria laid down for admission

i

BS  Economics

 

Total    Merit    Res.

   50       45         05

Eligibility:

Intermediate examination F.A/F.Sc or an equivalent examination recognized by the University

i

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ii

 M. Sc

Economics

 

Total    Merit    Res.

   50       45         05

 

 

 

 

Eligibility:

BA/ B. Sc  Second division marks in Economics                                      OR

B. Com Second division marks in Economics

Seat Distribution (Merit)

BA/ B. Sc                                                                                25

B. Com                                                                                    05

Graduates with PGDAE (PU)                                               05

Admission Criteria:                                                              Basic

Additional Marks:

Subject Marks:                                Marks of Economics out of 200 Marks

Statistics or Mathematics (Elective or Optional):

Statistics or Mathematics of 100 marks in B. Com:

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