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Admission Schedule

Virtual University of Pakistan offers admission twice in an academic year namely spring in the month of February/March and fall in the month of August/September each year.

ADMISSION SCHEDULE - Fall 2024

Description Day Date
Admission Open – Fall 2024 Friday July 12, 2024
Last Date to apply for Admissions Tuesday September 10, 2024
Last Date to apply for Course Exemption Tuesday September 10, 2024
Last Date to deposit Admission Processing Fee (Rs. 500) Friday September 14, 2024
Biological Sciences Programs (BS Biotechnology, BS Zoology) Merit Dates
Display of 1st Merit List (Tentative Date) Wednesday September 18, 2024
1st Merit List fee submission deadline Monday September 23, 2024
Display of 2nd Merit List (If required) Wednesday September 25, 2024
2nd Merit List fee submission deadline Monday September 30, 2024
MS Program(s) Entry Test and Merit Dates
VU Entry Test Wednesday September 18, 2024
Declaration of Entry Test Result Tuesday September 20, 2024
Display of 1st Merit List (Tentative Date) Wednesday September 25, 2024
Interviews of the Selected Candidates Monday September 30, 2024
1 st Merit List fee submission deadline for successful applicants of MS Programs Friday October 04, 2024
Display of 2 nd Merit List (If required) Monday October 07, 2024
Interviews of the selected candidates (2nd Merit List) Thursday October 09, 2024
2nd Merit List fee submission deadline for successful applicants Friday October 11, 2024
Last date for Fee submission (2nd voucher) for all programs Friday October 11, 2024
Commencement of Class – Fall 2024 Monday October 14, 2024





Note: The University reserves the right to make any change(s) in the admission schedule.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS - Fall 2024

1. Faculty of Arts
  1. BS Mass Communication
  2. BS Economics
  3. BS English (Applied Linguistics)
  4. BS Psychology **
  5. BS Sociology
  6. Associate Degree in Arts (equivalent to old BA Program)
  7. Associate Degree in Mass Communication
  8. Associate Degree in Psychology
  9. Diploma in Applied Psychology
  10. Diploma in Television Production
  11. Diploma in English Language Teaching (ELT)
  12. Diploma in Linguistics
2. Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
  1. MS in Computer Science
  2. BS Computer Science
  3. BS Information Technology
  4. BS Software Engineering
  5. Associate Degree in Computer Science
  6. Associate Degree in Computer Networking
  7. Associate Degree in Database Management system
  8. Associate Degree in Web Design and Development
  9. Diploma in Computer Science
  10. Diploma in Information Technology
3. Faculty of Education
  1. B.Ed. (Hons.) Elementary 4-Year
  2. B.Ed. (Hons.) Early Childhood Care and Education
  3. B.Ed. Elementary 2.5-Year
  4. B.Ed. Secondary 1.5-Year
  5. Associate Degree in Early Childhood Care and Education
  6. Associate Degree in Education
  7. Diploma in Education
4. Faculty of Management
  1. MBA (equivalent to MS)
  2. BS Business Administration
  3. Bachelor in Business & Information Technology (BBIT)
  4. BS Commerce
  5. BS Public Administration
  6. Associate Degree in Commerce
  7. Associate Degree in Business Administration
  8. Associate Degree in Accounting & Finance
  9. Associate Degree in Islamic Banking
  10. Associate Degree in Human Resource Management
  11. Associate Degree in Operations Management
  12. Associate Degree in Sales and Marketing
  13. Associate Degree in Supply Chain Management
  14. Diploma in Accounting
  15. Diploma in Accounting & Finance
  16. Diploma in Business Administration
  17. Diploma in Banking & Finance
  18. Diploma in Finance
  19. Diploma in Public Administration
  20. Diploma in Marketing Management
  21. Diploma in Entrepreneurship & SME Management
  22. Diploma in Human Resource Management
  23. Specialization Certificate (areas; Banking, Finance, HRM, Management, and Marketing)
5. Faculty of Science & Technology
  1. BS (Bioinformatics)***
  2. BS (Biotechnology)*
  3. BS (Zoology)*
  4. BS (Mathematics)
  5. Associate Degree in Science (equivalent to old B.Sc)
  6. Diploma in Molecular Biology***
  7. Diploma in Bioinformatics***

  *Limited Seats on Merit Basis - Only within Pakistan.
** Only within Pakistan.
*** Open Merit. However, selection of lab preference is necessary.
Note:
Students can apply only in designated city/region. Each city will have its own merit. If any student wants to apply for more than one city, he/she must apply separately. They will not allow to go for practical other than merit city after admission.
 


Faculty of Arts
4-years BS Degree 2-years Associate Degree One-Year Diploma
  • Mass Communication
  • Economics
  • English (Applied Linguistics)
  • Psychology *
  • Sociology
  • Arts (equivalent to old two-year BA) With combination three subjects of the following: (Business Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Education, English, Psychology, Sociology, Mass Communications, Statistics, Data Analytics)
  • Mass Communication
  • Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Television Production
  • English Language Teaching
  • Linguistics
* Only within Pakistan.
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
4-years BS Degree 2-years Associate Degree One-Year Diploma
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Networking
  • Database Management system
  • Web Design and Development
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
Faculty of Education
B.Ed Degrees Associate Degree One-Year Diploma
  • Elementary (4-Years Hons)
  • Early Childhood Care and Education (4- Years Hons)
  • Elementary 2.5-Year
  • Secondary 1.5-Year
  • Early Childhood Care and Education (Two Year)
  • Education (Two Year)
  • Diploma in Education
Faculty of Management
4-years BS Degree 2-years Associate Degree One-Year Diploma
  • Business Administration
  • Business & Information Technology
  • Commerce
  • Public Administration
  • Commerce
  • Business Administration
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Islamic Banking
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Accounting
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Banking & Finance
  • Finance
  • Public Administration
  • Marketing Management
  • Entrepreneurship & SME Management
  • Human Resource Management
Specialization Certificate (areas; Banking, Finance, HRM, Management, and Marketing)
Faculty of Science & Technology
4-years BS Degree 2-years Associate Degree One-Years Diploma
  • Bioinformatics**
  • Biotechnology**
  • Zoology**
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Equivalent to old 2-years B.Sc) **
  • With combination three subjects of the following: (Zoology, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, Computer Science, Statistics)
  • Molecular Biology**
  • Bioinformatics**
** Limited Seats on Merit Basis - Only within Pakistan.
*** Open Merit. However, selection of lab preference is necessary.
NOTE:
  1. Merit will be determined for each Lab City based on the seating capacity of the Lab.
  2. If any applicant wants to select more than one lab city for admission, he/she has an option to select three lab city preferences for a study program.
  3. Students are not allowed to go for Lab practical other than merit city after admission.


LAB CITIES (For Biological Sciences Programs)
LAHORE/KALA SHAH KAKU FAISALABAD MULTAN RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD
PESHAWAR KARACHI GUJRANWALA ABBOTTABAD
SAHIWAL BAHAWALNAGAR BAHAWALPUR JHELUM
MUZAFFARGARH QUETTA HYDERABAD GUJJAR KHAN

FACULTY OF ARTS

Study Programs Admission Eligibility Criteria
BS
  • Mass Communication
  • Economics
  • English (Applied Linguistics)
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or equivalent qualification with at-least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • Candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester” (except BS English Program).

BS Entry Route:
Applicants having B.A./B.Sc./Associate Degree (14 years of education) from an HEC recognized university / institute with at-least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out 4.0 are eligible for course exemption (as determined by the Equivalence Committee of VU). However, applicants shall meet admission entry requirements based on their 12 years of education as stated above.
ADP
  • Arts
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or equivalent qualification with at-least 45% marks.

Note:
  • If students opt statistics and computer science as their major and they have not studied these subject(s) at intermediate level, they will have to qualify the deficiency course (s) first.
  • An IBCC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • Candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”.
ADP
  • Mass Communication
  • Psychology
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or equivalent qualification with at-least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • Candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”.
Diploma
  • Applied Psychology
  • Television Production
  • English Language Teaching
  • Linguistics
Bachelor’s or Associate Degree (14-Year of education) or Equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Note:
  • HEC equivalence certificate will be required in case of a foreign or local qualification that demands an additional clarification.
  • candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester” (except Diploma in Linguistics & Diploma in English Language Teaching).

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Study Programs Admission Eligibility Criteria
B.Ed. (Hons)
  • Education
  • Early Childhood Care and Education
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or equivalent qualification with at-least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC Equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • Candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”

BS Entry Route:
Applicants having B.A./B.Sc./Associate Degree (14 years of education) from an HEC recognized university / institute with at-least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out 4.0 are eligible for course exemption (as determined by the Equivalence Committee of VU). However, applicants shall meet admission entry requirements based on their 12 years of education as stated above.
ADP
  • Education
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or equivalent qualification with at-least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • “Zero Semester” is not applicable.
ADP
  • Early Childhood Care and Education
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or equivalent qualification with at-least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • Candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”
B.Ed. Elementary
  • B.Ed. Elementary (2.5 Years)
Bachelor or Associate Degree (14 years of education) or equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Note:
  • An HEC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that demands an additional clarification.
  •  candidates having 33% -44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”
B. Ed. Secondary
  • B.Ed. Secondary (1.5 Years)
2-year Master’s or 4-year BS Degree (16-Years of education) or Equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Note:
  • An HEC equivalence certificate will be required in case of a foreign or local qualification that demand additional clarification.
  • Candidates having 33% -44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”
Diploma
  • Education
2-year Master’s or 4-year BS Degree (16-Years of education) or Equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Note:
  • An HEC equivalence certificate will be required in case of a foreign or local qualification that demand additional clarification.
  • Candidates having 33% -44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”

FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Study Programs Admission Eligibility Criteria
BS
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or Equivalent qualification with Mathematics having at-least 50% marks.

Note:
  • The students who have not studied Mathematics at Intermediate level have to pass deficiency courses of Mathematics (06 credits) in first two semesters.
  • An IBCC Equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • “Zero Semester” is not applicable.

BS Entry Route:
  • Bachelor or Associate Degree (14 years of education) from an HEC recognized university / institute with at-least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out 4.0 are eligible for course exemption (determined by the Equivalence Committee of VU). However, applicants shall meet admission entry requirements based on their 12 years of education as stated above.
  • The candidates who have acquired Associate Degree or 14 years of education prior to the implementation of new admission criteria (Fall 2023) for Associate Degree are also eligible for admission in BS (CS) / BS(IT) & BS (SE) Programs.
ADP
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Networking
  • Database Management system
  • Web Design and Development
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or Equivalent qualification with Mathematics having at-least 50% marks.

Note:
  • The students who have not studied Mathematics at Intermediate level have to pass deficiency courses of Mathematics (06 credits) in first two semesters.
  • An IBCC Equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • “Zero Semester” is not applicable.
Diploma
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
Bachelor or Associate degree (14 years of education) or equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Note:
  • An HEC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that demands an additional clarification.
  • candidates having 33% -44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”.
MS
  • Computer Science
MSCS Program is offered once in a year during each Fall session)
2-year Master’s or 4-year BS Degree (16-Years of education) in computing or a related discipline from a recognized University/Institute with at least CGPA 2.00 out of 4.0 or first division wherein GPA system is not implemented.

Note:
  • An HEC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that demands an additional clarification.
  • Each candidate is required to pass the University’s Entry Test (with minimum 50% marks).
  • Limited seats on merit basis.
  • Offered within Pakistan only.

Deficiency Courses:
If the schedule of courses pursued by a candidate for MS in CS degree, does not provide adequate background, then he/she may be required to make up the deficiency by taking one or more additional course(s). The following courses have to be completed before entering the MS (CS) program: 1. Analysis of Algorithms 2. Assembly Lang/ Computer Architecture 3. Computer Networks 4. Computer Programming 5. Data Structures 6. Database Systems 7. Operating Systems 8. Software Engineering 9. Theory of Automata. A candidate with deficiency of more than four courses will NOT be considered eligible for admission.

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT

Study Programs Admission Eligibility Criteria
BS
  • Business Administration
  • Business & Information Technology (BBIT)
  • Commerce
  • Public Administration
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or equivalent qualification with at-least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • Candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”.

BS Entry Route:
  • Applicants having B.A./B.Sc./Associate Degree (14-Year of education) from an HEC recognized university / institute with at-least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out 4.0 are eligible for course exemption (as determined by the Equivalence Committee of VU). However, applicants shall meet admission entry requirements based on their 12 years of education as stated above.
ADP
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Commerce
  • Islamic Banking
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Intermediate (12 years of education)/ A- Level or Equivalent qualification with at-least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • Candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”.
Diploma
  • Accounting
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship & SMS Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Public Administration
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree (14-Year of education) or Equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Note:
  • An HEC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that demands an additional clarification.
  • candidates having 33% -44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero Semester”.
Specialization Certificate
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • HRM
  • Management
  • Marketing
16 years of education or equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute.

Note:
  • An HEC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that demands an additional clarification.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Study Programs Admission Eligibility Criteria
BS
  • Mathematics
Intermediate / A -level / I. Com / DAE or equivalent relevant qualification with Mathematics having at least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • “Zero Semester” is not applicable.

BS Entry Route:
Applicants having B.Sc./Associate Degree (14 years of education) from an HEC recognized university / institute with at-least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out 4.0 are eligible for course exemption (as determined by the Equivalence Committee of VU). However, applicants shall meet admission entry requirements based on their 12 years of education as stated above.
BS
  • Bioinformatics
Intermediate with Pre-engineering / Pre-medical / Computer Sciences or equivalent qualification having at least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • Limited seats on merit basis within Pakistan only.
  • “Zero Semester” is not applicable.

BS Entry Route:
Applicants having B.Sc./Associate Degree (14 year of education) from an HEC recognized university/institute with at-least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out 4.0 are eligible for course exemption (as determined by the Equivalence Committee of VU). However, applicants shall meet admission entry requirements based on their 12 years of education as stated above.
BS
  • Biotechnology
  • Zoology
Intermediate with Pre-medical or equivalent qualification with at least 45% marks.

Note:
  • An IBCC Equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • Limited seats on merit basis within Pakistan only.
  • “Zero Semester” is not applicable.

BS Entry Route:
Applicants having B.Sc./Associate Degree in Science (14-Year of education) from an HEC recognized university / institute with at-least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out 4.0 are eligible for course exemption (as determined by the Equivalence Committee of VU). However, applicants shall meet admission entry requirements based on their 12 years of education as stated above.
ADP
  • Science
Intermediate with science subject(s) or equivalent qualification having at least 45% marks.

Note:
  • The students will take deficiency course(s), if they have not studied the related subject(s) at intermediate level.
  • An IBCC Equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that requires an additional clarification.
  • “Zero Semester” is not applicable.
Diploma
  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Biology
Bachelor's degree (14 years) from a recognized university/ institute in relevant fields of Biological/ Life Sciences with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Note:
  • An HEC equivalence certificate will be required in case of foreign or local qualification that require additional clarification.
  • Limited seats on merit basis within Pakistan only.
  • “Zero Semester” is not applicable.

Admission Instructions
[ Fall 2024 ]
  1. WHO CAN APPLY FOR ADMISSION

    The applicants who fulfill the minimum prescribed admission requirements for the particular study program as published at VU website. Such applicants must have the following:

    1. Valid CNIC / B Form number (scanned copy not mobile photo)
    2. Valid Email address (Preferably applicant’s own)
    3. Cell Phone number (Preferably applicant’s own)
    4. Photographs of applicant (Passport Size with Blue Background - scanned not mobile photo)
    5. Scanned copies of the educational documents with clear readability (not mobile photo).
    6. Equivalence Certificate from IBCC or HEC in case the applicant having A / O Level Certificates or Foreign Degrees as applicable.
    7. Course Contents, original NOC from Previous Institute/University and original Incomplete Result Card (Only for the applicants who are seeking admission on the basis of credit transfer/course exemption through General Route based on the Incomplete Bachelor’s Result Card).
    8. Admissions to the Foreign or Dual National students will be offered after completing necessary codal formalities / confirmation from the respective offices (HEC, vetting agencies). Such applicants may visit VU website link https://www.vu.edu.pk/pages/AdmissionForeign.aspx
  2. INFORMATION FOR MERIT BASED PROGRAMS
    1. For MSCS and MBA (Equ. to MS) programs each candidate is required to pass the Virtual University’s Entry Test (with minimum 50% marks). Limited seats on merit basis.
    2. The applicants seeking admission towards Biological Programs BS Bioinformatics, BS Biotechnology, BS Zoology Programs, Diploma in Bioinformatics & Diploma in Molecular Biology will be required to select Lab preferences as merit will be determined LAB Wise.
    3. The applicants applying towards merit based biological programs are directed to select the lab preference carefully. Merit is determined on the basis of lab city based on the available seats. Therefore, once admission is confirmed against any lab city then biological students shall not be entitled to change lab city during entire study duration.
    4. The merit list of the successful candidates of Biological Science & MS Programs will be published at VU website on the prescribed admission schedule dates.
    5. Successful candidate will deposit fee within due date.
  3. GENERAL INFORMATION
    1. Admissions will open according to the published admission schedule.
    2. Applicants are advised to enter their correct CNIC number(s) when filling out the Registration form during "SIGN UP" to avoid rejection of the admission form.
    3. Admission forms submitted after the due date will not be accepted.
    4. Documents must be uploaded in the Registration Interface according to the given instructions.
    5. Incomplete admission forms will be rejected. Carefully upload readable, complete sets of documents to avoid any inconvenience.
    6. If a candidate is already enrolled at VU and their admission status is regular/inactive, they must cancel their old admission before applying for a new admission or marking pass out.
    7. Applicants should deposit the admission fee for one admission form only. If an applicant submits fees for multiple programs, the University is authorized to cancel one or all admissions and confiscate the deposited fees.
    8. Applicants must provide accurate information without concealing any facts.
    9. The University will blacklist and confiscate the fee/degree at any time if false information or bogus documents are found in the admission form.
    10. The University reserves the right to disregard admissions for applicants with incomplete admission forms or those who have paid the admission form fee/dues after the due date.
  4. RESULT AWAITING APPLICANTS (HSSC/Intermediate):
    • Result awaiting applicants (HSSC/Intermediate – Board of Intermediate & secondary Education) may apply for admissions based on their Part-I result card of the HSSC/Intermediate, under the following condition: -
      1. At least 45% marks in Part-I (HSSC/intermediate) for ADP/BS programs except ADP/BS Computing programs (e.g. BSCS/IT/SE).
      2. For ADP/BSIT/BSCS/BSSE computing programs applicant must have at least 50% marks in Part-I with subjects specified in the admission eligibility criteria.
      3. Such applicants will be admitted provisionally and must upload and provide their Part-II / Final results in the LMS/Registration by the announced date. Failure to provide or upload the Part-II/Final Result card will result in the cancellation of the applicant’s admission, and the fee will be refunded according to University policy.
      4. Additionally, such applicants must submit the following documents at the nearest Virtual University Campus or courier them directly to the Admission Office, Virtual University of Pakistan, Sir Syed Memorial Building, G-5/1, Ataturk Avenue, Islamabad, on or before the commencement of classes (October 14, 2024): -
        • Attested copies of Educational Documents (two sets).
        • Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) two copies.
        • Two Passport Size Photographs with blue back ground.
        • Equivalence Certificates etc. (If applicable in case of A/O level)
      5. Result awaiting applicants will be categorized at the time of filling admission form/registration.

      NOTE: In case, successful/selected Result Awaiting Students fails to submit the above-mentioned documents within the stipulated time frame then the University may block student’s Learning Management System (LMS) OR permanently cancel student’s enrolment.

    • MSCS, BS Psychology BS Bioinformatics, Biotechnology and Zoology, Diploma in Molecular Biology, and Bioinformatics Programs are NOT AVAILABLE FOR OVERSEAS APPLICANT.
    • Zero Semester is not applicable on the following Programs: -
    • MS Computer Science/MBA (Eqe.to MS), BS English (Applied Linguistics), Diploma in Linguistics, Diploma in English Language Teaching (ELT)., BS Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, ADP Computer Networking, Database Management System, Web Design and Development, Computer Science, ADP Education, BS Bioinformatics, BS Biotechnology, BS Zoology, BS Mathematics, Diploma in Molecular Biology, Diploma in Bioinformatics.
  5. Course Exemption:
    1. General Route
      The applicants of the below category can apply for Course Exemption through general route:
      1. Applicant(s) intend to apply for Course Exemptions based on already qualified courses or Incomplete Degree/Diploma/Certificate from VU; subsequent to admission eligibility of the desired program; qualified within last five years.
      2. Applicants studying at any HEC recognized University/Institute and intend to transfer/exempt their qualified courses towards Virtual University of Pakistan.
      NOTE: The applicants applying for Course Exemptions through General Route are required to submit Course Exemption Proforma in Hard Copy filled at the time of filling admission form along with original NOC, Original Incomplete transcript issued by the concerned authority of the University/Institute and Course Content of qualified courses.
    2. BS Entry Route (Admission into BS Program)
      1. The applicants who have completed Associate Degree/Bachelor’s degree e.g. BA/B.Sc./B. Com, Associate Degree and BS degree programs may apply for admission through BS Entry Route option. However, such applicants shall meet the minimum prescribed admission eligibility criteria of the BS Program
      2. The Equivalence Committee of the University will evaluate the course exemptions on case-to-case basis based on applicant’s qualification.
      3. Credit Hours Transfer / Course Exemption policy/rules are given at https://www.vu.edu.pk/Admissions/TransferStudents.aspx
      4. Decision of the Equivalence Committee will be communicated to applicants via email.
      5. Such applicants should pay the admission fee after the decision of their BS Entry Route exemption application.
  6. SUBMISSION OF HARD COPY DOCUEMENTS BY THE PROVISIONALLY ADMITTED STUDENTS:
    • Result awaiting provisionally admitted students shall upload their Part-II/Final Result Card from the LMS/Registration interface on or before October 14, 2024. The admission office will verify the uploaded result and the confirm the acceptance of admission; otherwise failing to upload their Part-II/Final Result Card such applicant’s admission will be marked cancelled.
    • All provisionally admitted students shall submit hard copy of their documents at the nearest selected Virtual University campus or the Registrar’s Office /Admission Office, Virtual University of Pakistan, Sir Syed Memorial Building, G-5/1, Ataturk Avenue, Islamabad OR Virtual University of Pakistan, M.A. Jinnah Campus, Defence Road, Off Raiwind Road, Lahore.
    • Provisionally admitted students shall be responsible to submit the following documents before the commencement of mid-semester Examinations Fall 2024: -
      • Attested copies of Educational Documents (two sets).
      • Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) two copies.
      • Two Passport Size Photographs with blue back ground.
      • Equivalence Certificates etc. (If applicable in case of A/O level)

    NOTE:

    • The University reserves the right to block or cancel the admission of provisionally admitted students of the result awaiting admitted students who fail to upload their documents in LMS/Registration interface by the prescribed date, October 14, 2024.
    • The University reserves the right to block or cancel the admission of provisionally admitted students who fail to submit two set hard copies of required documents before the commencement of mid-semester examinations.
    • Fees of such students will be refunded as per the University policy.



NOTE:
  • The University has zero tolerance on quality. Therefore, applicants are advised to proof read Admission Forms before clicking submit button and do not upload blurry documents in order to avoid any inconvenience.
  • The University reserves the right to straight away Reject the incomplete admission forms during the closing/last dates of the admissions without giving further chance to the applicant for completion of admission forms after closing of admissions.