Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations


General Regulations Relating to the Degrees Awarded by the University

  • Changes in the General University Regulations
    In addition to the general regulations given in the University Catalogue, (except 1.c given below) the following regulations are also applicable to all the degrees:
           1.  Definitions:- In these regulations unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context:-
                 Credit Hour means the successful completion of a course of one semester hour in theory or three semester hours in practicals per week.
  • The Regulations Relating to the Award of BS(CS),and BS(IT)
    Minimum Requirements for Award of Bachelor's Degree
    1. The minimum duration for completing the course for the degree of BS(CS), BS(IT) shall be 8 semesters and maximum 12 semesters.
    2. The course requirement will be 136 credit hours for BS(CS), BS(IT).
    3. Full time student shall be required to take courses not less than 16 credits hours in a semester.

  • Admission and Registration
    1. Minimum Academic Requirements for BS(CS) and BS(IT): A person holding Intermediate Certificate, A-level or an equivalentcertificate from any recognized Institute with at least second division or overall 45% marks excluding N.C.C., Hafiz-e-Quran, or any other marks specified shall be eligible to apply for admission.
    2. Admission will be on open merit basis
    3. Students with Computer Science background will be given preference.
    4. Students with FSc Pre-Engineering will be eligible to transfer to BCE degree program from BS (CS) degree program.

  • Authority for Admission

The admitting authority shall be the Director of the Institute with the recommendation of the Admission Committee.

  • Minimum and Maximum Credit Hours
    1. Each student shall register himself/herself in the first and second semester for all the credit hours prescribed for these semesters.
    2. Subsequently he/she shall have to register for courses carrying not less than 15 and not more than 20 credit hours.
    3. In the last semester a student may register himself/herself for the courses carrying the remaining credit hours; provided that the maximum does not ordinarily exceed 24 credit hours; provided further that this limit may be extended by the Vice Chancellor up to 27 credit hours in 7th semester if no odd semester course is left behind and similarly he may be allowed to enroll up to 27 credit hours in 8th semester if no even semester course is left behind, in special circumstances to be determined carefully in each individual case. The same will be applicableto the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th semester.
  • Improvement of Grade
    1. During the specified minimum duration for completing the degree, a student may repeat those courses of the previous semester(s) in which he/she had secured the grade 'F', provided the course load does not exceed the maximum limit of credit hours in a semester.Repetition of lowest grade(s) will be allowed after completing 8th semester if, the CGPA is less than 2.50 i.e., degree requirement.
    2. The course grades that a student earns in the repeated courses shall replace the previously earned course grades. However, the previous grade shall stand if the repeated grade is less than the previous one.
    3. The prerequisite courses in which the student has failed, will have to be cleared immediately at the next available opportunity, provided that his maximum workload, including the courses being repeated by the student, will not exceed the normal workload.

  • Academic Standing
    1. Grade Point average
                   (a) Maximum grade point average:   4.00
                   (b) Minimum grade point average:    2.50
    2. To remain on the rolls of the university a student shall be required to maintain the following minimum CGPA in each semester:
    3. Semester                                 Promotion CGPA
      1st    Semester                                      0.75
      2nd   Semester                                      1.00
      3rd    Semester                                      1.25
      4th    Semester                                      1.50
      5th    Semester                                      1.75
      6th    Semester                                      2.00
      7th    Semester                                      2.25
      8th    Semester                                      2.50

    4. student who does not meet the above requirement for promotion shall cease to be on the university rolls. However, he/she may repeat the whole semester only once.
    5. he course grades that a student earns in the repeated semester shall replace the previously earned course grades.
    6. In the 8th semester, if a student fails to achieve the 2.5 CGPA, he shall have to repeat the course/courses with lowest grades, so as to
    7. Make CGPA of 2.5 within the maximum time period allowed for the degree.

 

  • Transfer of Credits
    1. Students who meet the admission criteria for BS(CS) & BS(IT), shall be allowed to transfer up to 6 credit hours from approved Punjab Information Technology Board Diploma programs or other Diploma programs where similar curriculum is being followed (which include Oracle OCP program, and Microsoft MCSD/MCS-DBA programs).
    2. The Minimum residential requirement at UAAR for transfer cases shall be 4 semesters, where credit has been awarded for the remaining courses by the competent authority.

 

The Regulations Relating to the Award of Degree of MS(CS)

  • Minimum Requirements for the Award of Master's Degree
    1. For full-time students the minimum duration of Master degrees shall be 4 semesters and maximum duration shall be 6 semesters. When admitted as part-time students the minimum duration shall be 6 semesters and maximum duration shall be 8 semesters.
    2. The requirements to be completed by each student for award of MCS and MIT degrees shall be:-
      (a)   70 credits, and will comprise as follows:
        i ). For MCS and MIT with coursework option: 70 credits of course work.
      ii ). For MCS and MIT with project option: 64 credits of course work, and 6 credits of programming project based on approved project.
      iii ). The requirements above are excluding the credits required for rectifying course deficiency if any.
    3. All masters’ students will be required to pass a Comprehensive Examination
            
  • Admission to the Course
    1. Must have passed the Bachelor Degree Examination with at least second division or overall 45% Marks from a recognized institution, in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, Commerce, Statistics, Economics, and Business Administration
    2. Admission will be on open merit basis
  • Credits
    1. Ordinarily a whole time student shall not be enrolled for more than 19 and less than 15 credits in a semester except the last semester.These credits will include the credits earned in respect of deficiency courses.
    2. A part-time student shall not take more than three courses in a semester.
    3. The Advanced Studies and Research Board may, on the recommendations of Board of Studies, count towards the requirements of the Course,credits earned by a student at another recognized institution, subject to maximum of 50 per cent of the minimum credits requirements laid down in these regulations provided that:
    4. Provided that the above conditions may be relaxed by the Vice Chancellor on the recommendations of the Director Advanced Studies and the concerned Board of Study.
    5. Credits earned for a course shall lapse on the expiry of five years for regular students and seven years for part-time students from the end of the semester in which the course was qualified. The Advanced Studies and Research Board may, however, revalidate the lapsed courses for special reasons to be recorded

    • Improvement of Grade
      1. During the specified minimum duration for completing the degree, a student may repeat those courses of the previous semester(s) in which
      2. He had secured the grade 'F'. Repetition of lowest grade(s) will be allowed after completing 4th semester if, the CGPA is less than 2.50 i.e., degree requirement.
      3. The course grades that a student earns in the repeated courses shall replace the previously earned course grades. However, the previous grade shall stand if the repeated grade is less than the previous one.
      4. The prerequisite courses in which the student has failed, will have to be cleared immediately at the next available opportunity, provided that his maximum workload, including the courses being repeated by the student, will not exceed the normal workload
    • Academic Standing
      1. Grade Point average
                     (a) Maximum grade point average:   4.00
                     (b) Minimum grade point average:    2.50
      2. To remain on the rolls of the university a student shall be required to maintain the following minimum CGPA in each semester:
      3. Semester                                 Promotion CGPA
        1st    Semester                                      1.50
        2nd   Semester                                      1.75
        3rd    Semester                                      2.00
        4th    Semester                                      2.50

      4. student who does not meet the above requirement for promotion shall cease to be on the university rolls. However, he/she may repeat the whole semester only once.
      5. he course grades that a student earns in the repeated semester shall replace the previously earned course grades.
      6. A student, who obtains CGPA of 2.00 or above, but less than 2.50, upon the completion of entire approved course work, may be allowed to repeat the courses of the previous semesters in which he had obtained the lowest grades, in order to improve the CGPA so as to  obtain the minimum of 2.50.
      7. In case of MCS and MIT students, if they fail to achieve the required minimum CGPA at the end of their program (6 semesters full-time and  8 semesters part-time). However, their CGPA is above 2.00, they shall be awarded a PGD in Computer Science, and shall cease to be on the rolls.

 

The Regulations Relating to the Conduct of Examination

Please refer to the University Catalogue for Regulations relating to the conduct of examination.

The Regulations Relating to Discipline and Conduct of Students

Please refer to the University Catalogue for Regulations relating to discipline and conduct of students.