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Transfer Students

Students who have completed part of their study in another HEC recognized institution and wish to transfer their completed courses/credit hours to Virtual University of Pakistan will be accepted for admission by the Virtual University of Pakistan in accordance with the following conditions:

  1. Each student seeking admission on credit transfer basis shall apply through Admission Form which is available at VU website (  at the time of admission of every semester.
  2. Transfer of credit hours to Virtual University of Pakistan will be considered on case to case basis by its Equivalence Committee that is authorized to review and approve the equivalence of courses completed at other recognized degree awarding institution.
  3. Courses completed at other institution's prior to transfer shall be shown in the same transcript as exempted issued by university but not counted towards GPA/CGPA requirements. Moreover, transfer student will not be eligible for merit position.

Transfer of Credit Hours of Course(s)

  1. The accumulative credits accepted for exemption /transfer in any program should not exceed one-half (50%) of the total credits required to complete that particular program, in any case.
  2. Exemption shall be granted only by the Equivalence Committee of the university which are relevant to the degree at the University according to the following conditions:
    1. The course must correspond to a course offered by VU or be deemed equivalent in depth and intensity.
    2. Courses with less than B grade will not be considered.
    3. Course Exemptions are granted according to VU program scheme of study and candidate’s degree base academic background. Diploma, short course(s) or professional course(s)/ professional experience are not counted in this regard.


Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree with at least 45% marks from a recognized University and admitted to a BS program will be exempted on their request from the following subjects:

1. English Comprehension (3 credits)
2. Islamic Studies (1 credit)
3. Pakistan Studies (2 credit)

The following courses will be exempted for students, who have studied any of the following subjects at the graduation level.

B.A./B.Sc. Graduates

No. Subjects Studied Subjects Exempted Credits
1. General Mathematics Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3
2. Mathematics A Course & Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3
Mathematics B Course Calculus II 3
Differential Equations 3
Linear Algebra 3
3. Statistics Statistics and Probability 3
4. General Physics Circuit Theory/Physics 3
5. Psychology / Applied Psychology Psychology 3

B. Com. Graduates

No. Subjects Studied Subjects Exempted Credits
1. All B.Com Graduates Financial Accounting 3
Financial Management 3
Economics 3
Business and Technical English Writing 3

Engineering Graduates

All B.E. degree holders from recognized universities shall be exempt from the following courses:

  1. Calculus and Analytical Geometry
  2. Multi Variable Calculus
  3. Differential Equations
  4. Linear Algebra
  5. Statistics and Probability
  6. Circuit Theory
  7. Introduction to Computing

In addition, the following courses will be exempted for students who have qualified the specializations listed below:

No. Subjects Studied Subjects Exempted Credits
1. Electronic Engineering (all)/ Electronics 3
Computer Engineering Digital Logic Design 3
Computer Networks 3
Data Communications 3