ADMISSION REGULATIONS 2019

Short Title

These regulations shall be called the Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering & Information Technology (KFUEIT), Rahim Yar Khan Admission Regulations 2019.

Commencement

These regulations shall come into force at once on approval of the Syndicate.

Application

These regulations govern the admission to all degree programs at the Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering & Information Technology (KFUEIT), Rahim Yar Khan.

Admissions Committe

Vice Chancellor shall constitute an Admissions Committee for Undergraduate Programs to oversee the undergraduate admission process. Graduate Programs Committee, which is constituted by the Vice Chancellor, shall oversee the graduate admission process in addition to other responsibilities.  These committees will ensure that admission to the University is conducted in a transparent manner and that Admission Rules and Regulations are faithfully observed.

Admission Notice

The University shall conduct admission to its degree programs after publishing Admission Notice in the national press, informing potential candidates about the degree programs for which admission are open. Other advertisement and publicity channels will also be utilized. The relevant guidance and instructions will be provided to the potential candidates.

Admission Procedure

To the extent possible, the University shall facilitate the admission procedure and application procedure by adopting information and communication technologies.
(a)        A candidate seeking admission in any degree program shall apply online as per the following procedure:
(i)         Candidates shall register himself/herself through the University website www.kfueit.edu.pk, on admission portal by filling the online registration form.
(ii)        After completing registration, candidate will be able to fill the Admission Application Form and upload the required documents.
(iii)       After submitting the application, the system will generate a challan form, to be printed by the candidate.
(iv)       The applicant shall deposit the prescribed admission processing fee on auto-generated challan in the bank and upload it to the admission portal.
(v)        The candidate will be able to check the status of his/her application online.
(vi)       If the candidate’s name appears in a merit list, then within due date he/she has to submit all required documents including deposited fee challan to the admission office and follow any other instructions provided by the admission office.

General rules

  1. All selected candidates will be granted provisional admission.
  2. In case of revelation or discovery at any stage before or after graduation, of forged, fake, and/or tempered degree, certificate, documents, or any incorrect information provided by candidate, he/she shall stand expelled from university, his/her graduate status null and void, or any decision made by university authorities. Furthermore, candidate shall be liable to legal action leading to imprisonment as provided in the law and he/she shall also stand disqualified to seek admission in any university of Pakistan, as may deem suitable by the university authorities.
  3. In case of expulsion, removed from the university rolls and/or graduate status null and void, a student shall not claim any compensation and/or damages including but not limited to fees and dues.
  4. The university reserves the right to rectify/correct any error, omission or clerical/typographical mistake at any stage. In case, a candidate/student becomes ineligible or fall out of the merit due to aforementioned correction(s) by the university, he/she shall be removed from the rolls of the University at any time or any decision made by university authorities.
  5. Conditional admission(s) may be granted in any discipline/degree program with the approval of Vice Chancellor.
  6. The university reserves the right to start or discontinue any program / discipline. In case of discontinuation of a program, such candidates may be offered to apply for admission in other discipline/program where vacant seat(s) are available, if the candidate fulfill the admission eligibility criteria for the desired program/discipline.
  7. The University may open second phase of Admission as it may deem fit, with the approval of Competent Authority.

Equivalent Examinations

The University recognizes the following examinations as equivalent to the Intermediate (Pre-Engineering) examination with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry of the Pakistani Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education:
(a)        Intermediate (Pre-Engineering) Examination of the Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Azad Kashmir.
(b)        Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
(c)        British General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
(d)        Intermediate (Pre-Medical) with Mathematics as an additional course.
(e)        American High School Graduation Diploma (12th Grade) or equivalent.
Such applicants are required to attach an equivalence certificate showing marks with the application for admission issued by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC).

Eligibility Criteria AND MERiT Determination for Admission

A candidate must fulfill the eligibility criteria to get admission in any discipline/degree program at KFUEIT. The eligibility criteria and merit determination for all disciplines/degree programs are provided in Annex-A, which may be revised from time to time with the approval of concerned authorities.

Seats for diploma holders

(a)        For admission in Engineering Programs against seats reserved for the holders of Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE), the candidate should have passed diploma examination of a Board of Technical Education in the relevant technology. Number of reserved seats / quotas against each discipline/program is mentioned in Annex-A, which may be revised from time to time with the approval of concerned authorities.
(b)        Applicants seeking admission against seats reserved for the holders of Diploma of Associate Engineer shall not be eligible unless their diplomas are in the relevant technology as specified against each degree course mentioned in Annex-B, which may be revised from time to time with the approval of concerned authorities.

Age Limit

There is no age restriction for seeking admission to any degree program at the University, unless otherwise specified in the eligibility criteria.

Applicant’s Gender

All applicants regardless of gender are eligible to apply for all seats.

Credit For Hafiz-e-Quran

Up to 20 marks will be added to the academic marks in H.S.S.C/B.Sc. or equivalent examination of an applicant who is Hafiz-e-Quran. He will get the benefit only if he has:
(a)        Filled in the necessary check box (option) provided in the application form; and
(b)        Appeared before the Hafiz-e-Quran Committee for oral test carrying zero to twenty marks and the Committee has awarded marks according to the degree of his proficiency.

Tie-breaker in case of equal merit percentage/score

If two or more candidates have equal merit percentage/score up to three places of decimal, then tie breaker in the following order will be considered
(a)        The candidate with higher percentage of marks in the latest degree/certificate on the basis of which the candidate applied for admission (e.g. Intermediate, if the candidate applied for a BS program).
(b)        The candidate with higher percentage of marks in the degree/certificate immediately before the latest degree/certificate on the basis of which the candidate applied for admission (e.g. Matriculation, if the candidate applied for a BS program).
(c)        A coin flip or lucky draw among the candidates, as seems appropriate, in the presence of candidates.

Transfer of degree program/desicipline

In case an applicant who has already secured admission in any program and appears in another merit list, he/she will submit a written application to Admission Office within due time and his/her admission and semester fee will be transferred to the desired discipline/program. Mutual transfer can be allowed on submission of written application within 15 days after commencement of classes, if both applicants have higher merit score than the closing merit of respective degree programs after fulfilling the eligibility criteria.

Variation in Seats

The University authorities may exercise their right at any time to increase or decrease the number of seats allocated to any program and there shall be no appeal against such a decision.

Reserved Seats

Since the University has been established for the uplift of the higher education of the region, it may enforce a system whereby at least 60% of the student intake is from the region of Rahim Yar Khan and adjoining districts. Furthermore, the University under Government policy directives may also admit students against open merit seats. The list of reserved seats is attached at Annex-C. The reserved seats may be created / revised from time to time with approval of competent authority. In case reserved seat(s) remain vacant, these seat(s) will be transferred to open merit. The fraction will be rounded upward to the whole number.

Interpretation

If any question arises regarding the interpretation of these regulations, the matter shall be deliberated by the academic administration consisting of Head of Admission Department, Convener Admissions Committee, Registrar, Dean, and Vice Chancellor, and their decision thereon shall be final.

Removal of Difficulties

If any difficulty arises in giving effect to any of the provisions of these Regulations, the Vice Chancellor in individual cases may make such decision, not inconsistent with the spirit of these Regulations, as may appear to necessary for the purpose of removing the difficulty, provided that such a decision is not ultra vires of the Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan Act 2014.