Admission Policy

Admission

(i)
Admissions to the First Year for all the degree courses are made according to the policies and rules, framed by the authorities of the University from time to time. The rules mentioned in this prospectus are subject to revision by the competent authority as and when deemed necessary and without notice. There are other categories of candidates who are also eligible for admission, which are described in detail in the subsequent sections
(ii)
The candidates who have been allowed admission previously with any batch by this University shall not be considered for fresh admission. Their admission forms, if received by the University shall be rejected without any notice. However, if any admitted student desires to seek admission in any discipline under Self Financing Scheme, or University Support Program, he/she may apply for the same and submit an undertaking on the stamp paper to the effect that he/she will not claim admission under Regular Scheme of the year. Similarly, if the admitted student under Self Financing Scheme, or USP, if apply for admission under Regular Scheme, he/she may apply for the same for which he/she will be required to submit an undertaking on the stamp paper to the effect that if he/she is admitted in the desired discipline he/she will not claim the refund of the money whatsoever, he/she has paid with the previous batch.
(iii)
The candidates who apply for their admission on the basis of fake certificates/documents (detected before or after their admission) shall be prosecuted under criminal law and their admission shall be cancelled. Additionally, they may also be debarred for a period of three years for future admissions and all payments made to the University shall be forfeited in favour of the University.

Eligibility for Admission

(i)
The candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) Pre-Engineering Examination or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in Annual Examination 2017 or earlier up to Annual Examination of 2015 and have secured atleast 60% marks (Grace marks shall not be considered) from any recognized Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in Pakistan or from international countries, are eligible to apply for admission. In addition, the candidates who have passed Intermediate (General Science Group) in Annual Examination 2017 or earlier up to Annual Examination of 2015 and have secured atleast 60% marks (Grace marks shall not be considered) are also eligible for their admission only in Computer Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electronic Engineering and Telecommunication Engineering and they will not claim their admission in any other discipline. The candidates who have passed Intermediate (Pre-Medical Group) in Annual Examination 2017 or earlier upto Annual Examination 2015 and have secured atleast 60% marks (Grace marks shall not be considered) are eligible for their admission only in Bio-Medical Engineering and they will not claim their admission in any other discipline. The candidates who have passed the above examinations or equivalent examinations before Annual Examination 2015 shall not be eligible for admission.
(ii)
Candidates who have passed three years diploma from a recognized Board of Technical Education in Pakistan in an approved discipline (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Chemical, Glass & Ceramics, Petroleum and Architecture Technology) before last date of submission of admission form or earlier up to Annual Examination 2015 , the result of diploma must be declared atleast 10 day before entry test and have secured atleast 60% marks (Grace marks shall not be considered) are also eligible to apply for admission under category ‘B’ in the same discipline only under the Regular scheme. The candidates who have passed three years Diploma before Annual Examination 2015 shall not be eligible for admission.
(iii)
Those students, who were admitted to any other institutes/Universities before applying for admission in Mehran University and were rusticated, debarred or their admissions were cancelled, shall not be considered for admission in the University. Additionally, if the students withhold information regarding such a disciplinary action and were granted admission; their admission will be cancelled immediately after ascertaining such facts. Those candidates who have been convicted involving moral turpitude shall also be refused admission in the University.

Application Form for Admission

Call for admissions will be advertised in the prominent newspapers of national and regional repute as well as on the University website www.muet.edu.pk The candidates are required to apply for admission following the guidelines mentioned on the website www.admissions.muet.edu.pk . A valid email address is mandatory to complete the registration process. The candidates are required to deposit the admission processing fee in the designated branches of banks. The candidate has to upload the scanned copies of all the required documents as indicated. The Mehran University authorities after recipt of a application and processing fee will email admit slips to candidates for admission test only. The appearance/passing in the admission test does not mean the candidate is eligible for admission. The eligibility of candidate for admission will be decided by the admission office of the University after scrutinizing the provided documents. The eligibility criterion for admission is given in section 9.2. The candidate has to print the admit slip and bring it on the day of admission test along with original CNIC/B-Form.

Since the admission form is a legal document, any wrong information provided there-in, or tampering in any other way is illegal and may result in rejection of the form outright.

Pre-admission Test

In accordance with the policies adopted by the Federal as well as Provincial Government of Sindh all the eligible candidates applying under any category are now required to appear in the Pre-admission Test organized by the University.

Candidates having secured less than 40% marks (with no negative marking) in the Pre-admission Test shall not be eligible for the admission in this University.

The final merit list of the candidates for each district/category will be prepared by calculating the overall merit, based on the marks obtained in each of the following examinations, multiplying them with the respective weightage and adding the result to calculate the “Composite Percentage Number” (CPN) as described below:

Percentage of Marks in: Multiplying Weightage
A Secondary School Certificate
(Science group) (Matriculation):
0.10
B Higher Secondary School Certificate
(Pre-Engg./ General Science / Pre-Medical group) or equivalent adjusted marks*:
0.30
C Pre-admission Test 0.60

For example, if a candidate has secured 70% marks in SSC, 65% marks in HSSC and 50% marks in pre-admission test; his/her CPN would be given by:

CPN = 70*0.1+65*0.4+50*0.5 =7+26+25= 58 (Percent)

*Adjusted marks means marks secured in HSSC examination plus additional marks if any.

Note:
All nominees local/foreigners should submit the result of SAT, UET’s, NUST or officially approved National/International Organization or other International level Test they have passed for their admission purpose or appear in the Pre-admission Test of this University and clear the same. In case they do not clear the test they will not be considered for admission at this University.

Interviews

After the receipt of the results of Pre-admission Test, a comprehensive merit list will be prepared for each district/category and a number of candidates equivalent to the reserved seats of concerned category will be called for interview before the Admission Committee. The candidate must accompany with his/her guardian declared in his/her admission form during interview. The interviews will be held at Mehran University, Jamshoro on the dates as announced in the newspapers and also on Website www.muet.edu.pk

The candidates will also be required to bring their original certificates for verification, particularly the following seven certificates.

(i)
Marks Sheet of SSC (Matriculation)
(ii)
Marks Sheet of HSC (Intermediate Pre-Engg. /General Science/Pre-Medical) Group (in case change of group, bring marks sheet of both Groups).
(iii)
Domicile Certificate of candidate/guardian
(iv)
PRC on ‘C’ Form of candidate
(v)
National Identity Card/B-form (as applicable)
(vi)
Medical Certificate on prescribed performa*
(vii)
Undertaking Certificate on prescribed performa*

*Performa can be downloaded from Admission Website

Without above documents/short of any document, the candidate shall not be allowed to appear in the interview and will not be considered for admission. The admission in discipline/technology shall be allocated on the day of interview. If admitted the above original documents would be retainted by the University for atleast one entire year.

It is mandatory to appear before the admission committee for interviews with all required document, failing to which will result in disqualification from the process of admission. The candidate has to deposit the fees at the time of interview.

Award of Discipline

From this year the award of discipline/technology shall be made on the day of interview. The candidate has to opt technology/discipline from their own respective district/category. However, if the candidate has applied in more than one category (regular, Self Finance e.t.c) he has to select/decide on any one of them on the day of interview, on the category, if they are not interested in any of them, they have to withdraw from admission in writing and his/her name shall be deleted from the list(s).The candidates shall have to pay the admission fees on the same day and obtain roll number accordingly.

Rectification of mistakes

The admission lists announced by the University will be provisional and if any mistake is detected shall be rectified.

Admission of candidates who fail to deposit the admission fees on the interview day.

If any candidate fails to deposit admission fees on the day of interview, his/her seat is allotted to another candidate in merit.

Additional Marks

The candidates, who have a certificate of Hafiz-e-Quran on printed form from a registered Maderasah and passed the test of Hifz conducted in the University, will also be considered for additional 20 marks to be added in the marks of HSC.

Deduction of Marks due to gap in Education

In case of a gap or repetition of HSC/Diploma Examinations, the merit will be determined as described below.

One percent of the aggregate marks will be deducted for each gap of one academic year after Matriculation examination from the total marks of the HSC/Diploma examination or equivalent, for the purpose of determination of merit in each District/Category. This deduction is applicable whether the HSC/Diploma examination had been repeated or the gap had occurred owing to any other reason.

Selection procedure against various categories

All the candidates who have applied for admission against the seats reserved under category C will be considered first for admission against the seats reserved for their respective districts under Category-A. If a candidate who is selected against the district quota but does not get the discipline of his/her choice, his/her seat and discipline of that district may be transferred to the category applied for and he/she will be given priority on merit basis in that category.

Cancellation of Admission

The admission of student, who remains absent continuously for three weeks from the date of start of classes / date of admission of First Semester of First Year, without obtaining permission from Dean Faculty concerned through the Chairman/Director of concerned Department/Institute shall stand cancelled automatically without issuing any notice thereof.

Closing of Admissions

The admissions for the session will be made up to the end of FOURTH week from the date of start of classes. After this period no new admissions will be made. However, any change of discipline on merit will be made up to 07 days after the closing date of admission. The seats fallen vacant will not be filled-up.

Admission on Reciprocal Basis

There is a provision for transfer of students admitted in Mehran University with some other Institutions of Pakistan as described below :-

Three candidates, two in Chemical Engineering and one in Civil Engineering having the domicile of Categories A.1 to A.4 will be nominated for admission to the University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, on reciprocal basis. The candidates desiring to be considered for this nomination should give their intent in writing in the option form. The Mehran University authorities will make the final selection for this purpose.

One candidate in Civil Engineering having the domicile of Categories A.1 to A.4 will be nominated for admission to the University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila on reciprocal basis.

Similarly, the UET, Lahore is authorized to nominate three candidates and UET Taxila is authorized to nominate One candidate for admission in Mehran University in the same branches as mentioned above.

Three candidates, one in Civil Engineering, one in Mechanical Engineering and one in Architecture having the domicile of categories A.1 to A.4 will be nominated for admission in NWFP University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar on reciprocal basis. They will be required to pay Rs. 38000/- as educational expenses in addition to admission and other normal user charges at the time to admission to NWFP University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar. Similarly the nominees of NWFP University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar on reciprocal basis will be required to pay Rs.38000/- as educational expenses in addition to admission and other normal user changes at the time of admission to Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro. The candidates desiring to be considered for this nomination should give their intent in writing in the option form. The final selection for this purpose will be made by the Mehran University authorities.

NOC and Study Leave Order for Candidates Already in Service

The candidates who are already in service at the time of submission of admission form should attach NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE from their employers for their admission. After selection to the First Year Class, they will be required to submit study leave order and relieving order from their employers for study purpose at the University because the Bachelor’s degree program is a regular full time and day program and no student admitted in this University is allowed to engage himself/herself in any employment during his/her studies.

Admission in any Other Institute

Being a full-time program of studies, no student of this University shall be allowed to enroll in any other full time or part time courses of studies in any other educational institution without prior permission of the authorities of the University. Violation of the above may lead to the cancellation of his/her admission.

Identity Card

The students, after getting admission at the University, will be issued University smart identity cards by the Chairman/Director of the concerned Department/Institute. It is necessary for the students to keep their valid identity cards with them while attending the classes, traveling in the point buses or staying on the campus.

Change of Discipline/Technology

No student shall be allowed to change his/her discipline/technology after the specified period

Re-admission Policy

Those students who are eligible for any semester of any year and remained absent from their classes and examinations for any reason, will be considered for re-admission in the appropriate semester where they left their studies, with the appropriate batch subject to application of other relevant rules by the Re-admission Committee, provided their absence is not more than two calendar years. However their attendance to determine their eligibility to appear in the semester examination will be considered from the date of issue of re-admission letter. Such admissions may be made within four weeks from the date of start of classes of particular session. The application for re-admission shall be submitted through the chairman/chairperson/director of the concerned department/institutes to the Dean of the faculty concerned giving the cogent reasons.

Enrolment Card

Each student is required to enroll himself/herself in the University after the finalization of the discipline in the First Semester of First Year and obtain smart enrolment card accordingly. In case of failure, he/she will not be allowed to appear in the examination of the First Semester of the First Year.