Admission Procedure

Admission Procedure


(i) Admission to different classes shall be completed according to the schedule fixed by the concerned Education Board or University, as the case may be. Admission forms shall be made available to the candidates just after declaration of the result till reasonable opportunity is provided to all the eligible candidates of different Education Boards and Universities of the Province, including FBISE (Islamabad).

(ii) (a) Admission forms for admission to each group shall be entered in a separate register under specified serial numbers, which shall serve as reference for any information in respect of a candidate who has applied for admission. A receipt of admission form shall also be issued to each candidate who applies for admission.

(b) Where online admission facility is available, candidates shall apply online and hardcopies of their application forms along with required documents shall be submitted to the concerned colleges.

(iii) The Principal shall constitute separate Admission Committees for different faculties/groups at various levels. Each committee shall consist of a Senior Staff Member as Chairperson along with other staff members drawn from the relevant faculty/group. These committees should thoroughly check/scrutinize the application forms and make their recommendation regarding eligibility of the candidates for admission in a particular group of studies according to the rules/instructions issued by the government and concerned affiliating Education Board or University.

(iv) The application form duly filled by the candidates shall be supported by the attested photocopies of following documents:

a. SSC Certificate for admission at any level of studies
b. Detail Marks / Provisional Certificate of the last exam passed
c. Character Certificate issued by the learning institution last attended. Where the candidate has passed the last examination in private capacity such certificate shall be signed by a gazetted officer.
d. Domicile Certificate
e. Self / father CNIC / Form B
f. Required number of coloured photographs as per college policy.
g. Quota eligibility certificate in case a candidate applies for a specified quota notified by the government, e.g Sports, Disable or Education Employees quotas, etc.
Note: Affidavit in light of Supreme Court decision for refraining from politics shall be obtained from the candidates at the time of admission.

(v) Applications which are not registered within due date, whether online or manually, shall not be considered for admission.

(vi) The principal may keep 10 % of the total number of seats in each faculty for 15 days for meritorious students who may not turn up for admission within the prescribed time for admission due to unavoidable circumstances. The minimum marks declaring a candidate as meritorious shall be determined by the concerned committee of each college.

(vii) If a student applies for admission one or more years late then he/she shall produce an affidavit to the effect that he/she has not been admitted at any college previously and he/she is availing the opportunity for admission for the first time.

(viii) Students passing in supplementary examination shall not be eligible for admission in the academic year in which he/she has passed the examination.

(ix) Students who failed in any class or did not appear in the examination or discontinued their studies shall not be allowed readmission in the same or lower class.

(x) The admission Committee(s), while recommending the candidates for admission shall pay due consideration to the following:

a) Students failed in one or more subjects shall not be allowed to take admission in Part-I /1st Semester of Intermediate, Degree, Postgraduate or BS classes.
b) Students placed in “E” grade in SSC exam shall not be allowed admission in 1st Year in any faculty / group.
c) Candidates who obtain less than 45% in the last examination passed shall not be allowed admission to 3rd year / Degree Part-1st or BS 1st Semester.
d) General conditions as well as conditions specific to particular faculty/group or subject for admission to the Intermediate, Degree, BS and Postgraduate Level shall be in accordance with those set by the concerned Education Board or University for the relevant level, faculty or subject.
e) No regular admission in any class shall be allowed to a candidate who has already passed equivalent examination in another faculty / group or subject.

(xi) Candidates who fail to confirm their seat by depositing the required fee within the specified period shown on any merit list shall lose their right of admission and his/her seat shall be allotted to the next candidate in order of merit. However, if such candidate(s) turn for admission at a later stage and vacant seats are available then such candidates may be given opportunity before offering admission to next candidate(s) having lower stage on the merit list.

Change of Subject

Change of faculty is not allowed. However, change of subject is allowed subject to the following conditions:

a. The student must apply for change of subject within 21 days of the start of the classes at each level of studies.
b. Change of subject is allowed only within a faculty or group of subjects.


Migration to or from a college may be allowed by the Principals of both the colleges subject to the conditions:

(i) That the applicant is seeking migration from a college situated beyond 16 kilometre of the college to which he/she wants to migrate
(ii) That the request is based on genuine grounds like parents / spouse transfer , family shifting , family enmity or marriage duly supported by documentary proof
(iii) Marks obtained by the candidates in the last examination passed are not less than the minimum marks obtained by a regular student of that class.
(iv) The migration is within the prescribed time period of the concerned Education Board / University.

Upper Age Limit

(i) The upper age limit of Male Candidates for admission to various levels/classes, except sports quota, shall be as under and shall be counted with respect to the closing date for receipt of applications for admission to the concerned level or faculty.
a. Ist year 19 years
b. 3rd year / BS 1st Semester 22 years
c. M.A / M.Sc Previous 25 years

(ii) Their shall be no upper age limit for female candidates except under sports quota.
(iii) For admission on sports quota (both for male and female candidates) maximum age shall be considered one year less than the prescribed age limit under rule 6(i)(a, b, c) so that candidates admitted on sports quota are eligible to participate in the Board / University tournaments.

Age Relaxation

a. Overage candidates can apply for relaxation in the upper age limits for upto three years by giving cogent reasons for availing such relaxation. Applications for age relaxation must be submitted before the closing date of submission of application forms, whether online or manual. Principal of the college is authorised to grant one year relaxation in the upper age limits at all levels as defined in rule 6(i)(a, b, c).
b. The Director Higher Education is authorised to grant age relaxation upto three years. The principal may submit such genuine hardship cases by giving cogent reasons to the Director Higher Education after providing provisional admission to such students , if otherwise eligible.
b. The provisional admission shall stand cancelled if the relaxation in upper age limit under section 7(a) and 7(b) is not granted by the competent authority within 30 days of making such a request.