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Admission Policy


Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology offers admissions in its degree programmes as given below:

Faculty of Engineering & Architecture


BS in Biomedical Engineering
BS in Civil Engineering
BS in Computer Engineering
BS in Electrical Engineering
BS in Electronic Engineering
BS in Telecommunication Engineering
Bachelor in Architecture

Faculty of Basic & Applied Sciences


BS in Bioinformatics
BS in Computer Science
BS in Information Technology
BS in Software Engineering

Eligibility Conditions


Minimum marks obtained in HSC / Equivalent examination
(i) For admission in any Programme of Faculty of Engineering & Architecture 60% (SIXTY PERCENT) of the aggregate marks.
(ii) For admission in any Programme of Faculty of Basic & Applied Sciences 50% (FIFTY PERCENT) of the aggregate marks.
Combination of courses at the level of HSC / Equivalent Examination.
(i) With combination of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics eligible for all Programmes.
(ii) With combination of Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science eligible for Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering & Information Technology.
(iii) With combination of Physics, Chemistry and Biology eligible for Biomedical Engineering.
(iv) With combination of Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry / Biology / Computer Science eligible for Bioinformatics & Architecture.
Applicant possessing Diploma of Associate Engineering with minimum 60% (Sixty Percent) of the total marks are eligible against reserved seats in relevant discipline.
Grace Marks will not be considered to determine eligibility.

Submission of Application for Admission


Candidates for admission must submit their applications neatly completed in all respects. The Prospectus and Application Form (Form – 1) can be obtained from the prescribed branches of the Banks on payment of RS; 3,500/- (Rs: Three Thousand & Five Hundred).
The candidate applying for admission must attach attested copies of the following documents:
a) Matriculation (SSC) Certificate and Marks Sheet / O-level Mark Sheet*.
b) Intermediate (HSC) Marks Sheet / A-level Mark Sheet*.
c) Copy of CNIC of candidate or Parent in case it is not been issued to the candidate.
*Equivalence Certificate from IBCC required.
Original document should not be attached.
Application Form and the documents attached to it shall not be returned.
Incomplete Application shall not be considered.
The Application shall be rejected in case the candidate is found guilty of any suppression or misrepresentation of material facts. In case at any stage it is found that the documents on the basis of which admission was granted are forged/ tempered, the admission will be cancelled and the fee paid shall be forfeited. The University reserves the right for legal action also.
Note: Application form may also be submitted online. For instruction and procedure please visit the official website of the University, www.ssuet.edu.pk

Admission Open to All


Keeping in view the “Aligarh Spirit” the admissions are open to all purely on merit basis, irrespective of caste, creed, colour, culture, religion, sex, or domicile.
Note:Acceptance of admission form does not guarantee admission, which is made on the basis of merit and availability of seats.

Rejection of Application


The University can reject any application or cancel/withdraw any admission of a student without assigning any reason.

Aptitude Test


a) An Aptitude Test will be conducted equivalent to the standard of Intermediate Science (HSC) for all applicants.
b) Applicants interested in Architecture Programme will be assessed through Drawing Test and Interview conducted by the University in addition to the Aptitude Test separately. c) Candidates with ETC (HEC) held test results will also be considered.

Sample Test Papers


The sample test papers of the previous aptitude tests are available at the Al Baraka Bank of SSUET University Branch.

Hafiz-e-Quran


Addition of 20 marks to the marks obtained by the candidate in HSC /Equivalent examinationwill be allowed to Hafiz-e-Quran subject to:
a) Production of original sanad fromWifaq-ul-Madaris Arabia Pakistan.
b) Qualifying the Oral Test to be conducted by the University for Hifz-Quran.
This addition will be considered for determining merit of the candidate and will not affect the eligibility condition for accepting of admission form.

Merit Determination


The Admission Committee will process the applications on the basis of merit as determined by the applicant's previous academic record, his/her performance in the Aptitude Test.
Different weightages are assigned to these selection criteria as detailed below:
Intermediate (HSC) /
Equivalent Examination Marks -----30%
Aptitude Test -------------------------- 70%

Tie Resolution


In case of tie for merit position in the selection for admission, the tie shall be resolved by the following criteria:
a) Aggregate marks obtained in Aptitude Test shall be the criterion for resolving the tie.
b) Any further tie shall be resolved by considering marks obtained in sections of Physics and then English of the Aptitude Test conducted by the Sir Syed University on scheduled date and time.

MODE OF ADMISSION
Personal Appearance
Applicants whose names appear in the Merit list should personally report for Submission of documents and for the completion of Admission Process on the date and time specified for reporting, according to the schedule, provided by the University.
Documents Required
Candidate must submit the following documents as mentioned against each of them, to the Admission Office at the time of admission:
a) Admit Card of Aptitude Test ---------------------------------------------Attested Photocopy
b) S.S.C. or Equivalent Examination Mark sheet and Certificate ------ Attested Photocopy
c) HSC or Equivalent Examination Mark-Sheet ------------------------- Original - to be retained by the University
d) Equivalence Certificate from IBCC for Foreign Examination; if applicable ------ Originalto be retained by the University
e) Declaration of non-participation in political activities and non-indulgence in unwanted activities on Non-Judicial Stamp Paper of Rs.20/. -----------------------Original
f) Three Passport Size Photographs
g) Hafiz-e-Quran Sanad -------- if applicable -----------------------Original
• Original documents retained by the University will be returned after the completion or termination of the studies at this University.
•Applicants are warned that in their own interest they should retain sufficient number of attested photocopies of their documents/ certificates as the originals are not likely to be returned during their period of study at the University. However, the Photostat of the required documents can be provided to the students on submission of application on the prescribed form on payment of Rs. 50/- each of documents on the notice of seven working days, subject to availability of the documents.
•The name of applicants who do not submit the original documents on the specified scheduled date, may be deleted from the Merit List.
Selection of Discipline
The selection of Discipline/Programme is based on a computerized interactive process. The choice ofavailable seats would decrease as one goes down in the order of merit and each candidatewill have to make “on-the-spot” choice from the seats available. To assist the candidate in makingthe decision he/she may bring his/her parents (or guardian) on the day of admission.
Non-appearance on the Schedule date for admission
(a) If the candidate is unable to appear for admissionin case of ‘exceptional circumstances’ he/she may authorise any person, preferably a parent, to come on the admission day and take decision on behalf of candidate. The person so authorized shall have to complete all formalities required by the University regarding admission process. Candidates who expect to face ‘exceptional circumstances’ should contact the Chairman Admission Committee before the scheduled date for admission.
(b) The names of candidates do not submit the original documents and/ or fail to appear for Admission on the specified scheduled dates shall be deleted from the Merit List. The candidate may, however, appeal, giving justification for non-appearance on the scheduled date for consideration for admission against the available seats.
DURATION OF PROGRAMME
Courses of studies leading to the degree of Bachelor of Sciences (BS) in any Engineering Discipline, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Bioinformatics and Information Technology shall be of four (4) academic years’ duration.
Courses of studies leading to degrees of Bachelor of Architecture shall however be of five (5) academic years’ duration.
Any student who fails to complete all requirements for his/her degree in the prescribed time may continue study for further three academic years. Consequently,
a) Maximum seven academic years shall be allowed for each Four-year degree programme.
b) Maximum eight academic years shall however be allowed for each Five-year degree programme.
Medium of Instruction
Instructions in all courses and laboratories are carried out in English Language. The examinations are also conducted in English.
Employment / Simultaneous Enrolment
All undergraduate degree programmes are regular full time day programmes. No student admitted in this University shall be allowed to engage himself/ herself in employment or maintain simultaneous enrolment in any other course of studies in other educational institutions. Violation of above may lead to cancellation of admission.

EXAMINATION


Semester Examination
Semester Examinations are held at the end of each semester. Schedule of such examinations shall be as notified by the Examinations Department.
Class Attendance
(a) Any candidate, who registered in the semester, will be allowed to appear only in such course(s) in which his/her attendance is at least 75% during the semester.
(b) Any candidate, who registered in the semester, will be allowed to appear in all courses of the semester provided his/her aggregate attendance in all courses is at least 75% of the total of all classes held in the courses during the semester.
(c) Dean of the concerned faculty may condone shortage of attendance by 5% for genuine reasons on the recommendation of the Chairperson. In exceptional cases the Vice Chancellor on the recommendation of the Dean may further condone 5% shortage in the attendance.
Admit Card
(a) Admit Card for the examination shall be issued to any candidate who is eligible / allowed to appear in the course(s) as mentioned on his/ her Card.
(b) The Admit Card must be in possession of the candidate while appearing in the examination for any course for which he / she has been allowed.
Grading System
Grade Grade Point % Marks Remarks
A+ 4.0 95-100 Extra Ordinary
A 3.5-3.9 85-94 Excellent
B+ 3.2-3.4 75-84 Very Good
B 3.0-3.1 70-74 Good
C+ 2.5-2.9 65-69 Average
C 2.0-2.4 60-64 Satisfactory
D+ 1.5-1.9 55-59 Pass
D 1.0-1.4 50-54 Pass
F 0 Below 50 Fail

REGISTRATION IN SUBSEQUENT SEMESTER/YEAR OF STUDY


Registration in any Semester shall be allowed before the commencement of classes of that Semester.
Registration in Fall Semester of any Year shall be open to any student who was registered in the Spring Semester of that Year. Similarly, admission in Spring Semester of any Year shall be open to any student who was registered in Fall Semester of the preceding Year.
a) student who fails to obtain at least 2.0 CGPA in any Semester shall remain on probation during next Semester. A student may be allowed at most two consecutive probations.
b) Any further registration in subsequent semester shall be allowed subject to the condition that the student has obtained at least 2.0 CGPA after at most two probations.
c) Admission is liable to be cancelled if above mentioned conditions are not satisfied.
In all circumstances, re-admission to any student shall only be granted in the semester where the student has discontinued his/her study due to any reason.
a) A student admitted in any Semester shall be registered in all such courses prescribed in that Semester which the student has not passed earlier.
b) In any Semester, the student may be allowed to register in maximum of two repeating courses in addition to the courses prescribed for that particular semester.
c) Registration in any repeating course(s) offered for any junior batch(es) in theSemestermay also be allowed by the Chairperson of the Department concerned subject to payment of prescribed fee.
AWARD OF DEGREE
Any student who was admitted and has passed all courses as prescribed for his/her Discipline with CGPA of at least 2.0 shall be eligible for the award of Degree in that Discipline.
CANCELLATION OF ADMISSION/ENROLMENT
a) If a student fails to attend classes for three weeks consecutively in a semester, without prior approval, his/her admission may be cancelled. However, he/she may be allowed re-admission on the recommendations by the Chairperson/ Dean on the payment of prescribed re-admission fee.
b) Admission of any such student of any Year/ Semester who has been rusticated from the University on account of serious breach of discipline for any specified period shall be cancelled and notified. However, after expiry of the period the student may be allowed readmission in the same Year/ Semester with junior batch, if otherwise eligible.
c) Admission and enrolment of any such student of any Year/ Semester who has been expelled from the University on account of major breach of discipline shall be cancelled after due process and subsequently notified. The student shall not be eligible for any subsequent admission in the University.
d) Admission and enrolment of any such student shall be cancelled:
i. who after being on second probation fails to obtain 2.0 CGPA on completion of that semester.
ii. who without information fails to register in any Semester even after passing of the permissible registration duration.
Appeal in Case of Cancellation of Admission due to submission of forged documents.
Candidates whose admissions are cancelled from the University on account of submission of forged / tempered documents at the time of admission may file appeals against such decision with the Vice Chancellor within 15 days from the date of Notification along with a fee of Rs.500/- (refundable in case the appeal is upheld)
WITHDRAWAL FROM SEMESTER/PROGRAMME
Withdrawal from any semester or programme may be allowed only in extra-ordinary circumstances. Withdrawal from First Year Spring Semester shall not be allowed.
The student shall be required to apply for withdrawal through concerned Chairman along with evidence supporting his/her request for withdrawal.
Any such student(s) seeking readmission after withdrawal shall only be considered for readmission with junior batch provided that:
a) The applicant has officially withdrawn earlier from the semester or programme.
b) The period of discontinuation of his studies does not exceed three academic years. c) He / She produces an Affidavit on Stamp Paper of prescribed amount declaring thatduring the period of his/her discontinuation of studies he/she was neither on the Rolls of any other Educational Institution nor was convicted by any Court of law.
S. No. Name of Discipline Code Total Seats Open Overseas Self Finance Faculty Staff Sports DAE Sponsors
01 Biomedical Engineering BM 120 103 ----- 05 02 02 02 02 04
02 Civil Engineering CV 200 148 45 00 01 01 01 02 02
03 Computer Engineering CE 200 178 ----- 10 02 02 02 02 04
04 Electrical Engineering EL 80 68 ----- 07 01 01 00 02 01
05 Electronic Engineering EE 200 178 ----- 10 02 02 02 02 04
06 Telecommunication TE 120 103 ----- 05 02 02 02 02 04
07 Architecture AR 50 42 ----- 03 01 01 00 02 01
08 Bioinformatics BI 50 38 ----- 05 01 01 01 02 02
09 Computer Science CS 350 294 ----- 20 05 05 10 06 10
10 Information Technology IT 120 96 ----- 10 02 02 02 04 04
11 Software Engineering SE 350 298 ----- 20 05 05 10 02 10
-- -- -- 1840 1546 -- 95 24 24 32 28 46
Note:
a) The seats between sub-categories Faculty and Staff are inter-transferable, whenever considered necessary by the University.
b) If the number of candidates is less than the allocation of seats in the category/categories other than the category for open merit, the unfilled seats will be transferred to its respective discipline in the category for open merit.

Description of Categories and payable fee at the time of admission.


Open:
It is open to all candidates who qualify the eligibility conditions of para 1.3. The fee payable at the time of admission to any discipline except Architecture is amounting to PKR: 1,72,300/- and for Architecture PKR: 221,300/- either in cash or through Pay Order in favour of Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, which should have been acquired earlier.
Overseas (Pakistanis):
Candidate must qualify the eligibility conditions of para 1.3 and the fee payable at the time of admission is amounting to US $: 8,650/-
Self-Finance:
It is open to all candidates who qualify the eligibility conditions of para 1.3. The fee payable at the time of admission is amounting to PKR: 4,50,000/- either in cash or through Pay Order in favour of Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, which should have been acquired earlier.
Employees:
Apart from qualifying the conditions of para 1.3, Candidates - Real Sons/ Real Daughters of the Sir Syed University are eligible for admission provided his/her real father/mother is serving in the University and has put in a minimum of three years’ continuous service in the University; or has expired after completion of minimum of three years’ continuous service in this University.
Sports:
The candidates who are outstanding Sportsmen are eligible for admission under this category provided candidates fulfill the eligibility conditions of para 1.3, Fee payable at the time of admission to any discipline except Architecture is amounting to PKR: 1,72,300/- and for Architecture PKR: 221,300/- either in cash or through Pay Order in favour of Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, which should have been acquired earlier.
Sponsors:
Candidates who are the nominees of the Sponsors and fulfill the conditions of Para 1.3 are eligible for this Category, Fee payable at the time of admission to any discipline except Architecture is amounting to PKR: 1,72,300/- and for Architecture PKR: 221,300/- either in cash or through Pay Order in favour of Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, which should have been acquired earlier.
Note: HEC and all concerned accreditation bodies’ Rule and Regulations are applicable in addition to Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology’s Rules and Regulations.