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 their Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC Part-II) Annual Examination of 2021 under Pre-Engineering Group or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or have passed their HSC Part-II Annual Examination earlier up to 2018 under Pre-Engineering Group or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and have secured at least 60% marks (Grace marks shall not be considered) from any recognized Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in Pakistan or from foreign countries, are eligible to apply for admission.

In addition, the candidates who have passed their HSC Part-II Annual Examination of 2021 under General Science Group or equivalent and have passed their HSC Part-II Annual Examination earlier up to 2018 under General Science Group and have secured at least 60% marks (Grace marks shall not be considered) are also eligible to apply for 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 their HSC Part-II Annual Examination of 2021 under Pre-Medical Group or have passed their HSC Part-II Annual Examination earlier up to 2018 under Pre-Medical Group or equivalent and have secured at least 60% marks (Grace marks shall not be considered) are eligible to apply for admission only in Bio-Medical Engineering and they will not claim their admission in any other discipline.

(ii)
The candidates who have passed their HSC Part-II Annual Examination before 2018 under any of the above-mentioned groups or equivalent shall not be eligible to apply for admission. The provisional admission of all the candidates (admitted on the basis of SSC Part-II with Science Group), who would not be able to secure 60% marks (Grace marks shall not be considered) in their HSC Part-II Annual Examination of 2021 under all groups, will be cancelled immediately and their tuition fee will be reimbursed in full without any deduction. Besides that, all the students of BS Programs of the University are eligible to apply for admission in any of the Engineering, B.Arch. and CRP Programs, if they meet the eligibility criteria under Clause (i) of B.
(ii)
The candidates who have passed their Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE)* Annual Examination of 2021 or earlier up to 2018 from any Board of Technical Education of Sindh Province recognized by HEC, Pakistan in any approved discipline (i.e., Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Chemical, Glass & Ceramics, Petroleum and Architecture Technologies) and have secured at least 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 whose result of DEA Annual Examination of 2021 has declared at least 10 ten (10) days before pre-admission test of the University are also eligible to apply for admission. Whereas, the candidates who have passed their DAE Annual Examination before 2018 shall not be eligible to apply for admission.

* Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE) is a three years post-secondary program of instruction in various engineering disciplines. It includes regular studies with classroom lectures, workshop assignments, laboratory experiments, industrial projects and industrial tours.

(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 they were granted admission; their admission will be cancelled immediately after ascertaining such facts. Those candidates who have been convicted involving of 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 and paid copy of bank challan 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 documents provided by the candidates. The eligibility criteria for admission are given here above in Eligibility for Admission Since the admission form is a legal document, any wrong information provided therein or tampering it in any other way is illegal and may result in rejection of the form out rightly

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):
0.30
B Pre-admission Test 0.70

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

CPN = (70*0.3)+(50*0.7) =21+35= 56 (Percent)

*Adjusted marks means marks secured in HSC examination plus additional marks if any, as defined in Additional Marks , minus marks to be deducted as defined in Deduction of Marks .

* The CPN of the candidates on the merit list may be calculated with four digits after decimal point. The following steps may be taken, in case of tie of CPN even after exercising the above action:
i. The candidate having higher pre-admission test marks will be higher in merit.
ii. The candidate having higher HSC marks will be higher in merit.
iii. The candidate having higher SSC marks will be higher in merit.
iv. The candidate having higher HSC Math-II marks will be higher in merit.
v. The candidate having higher HSC Math-I marks will be higher in merit.

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 roughly 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 Certificate of HSC Part-II (Pre-Engg. / General Science / Pre-Medical Group - in case of change of group from Pre-Medical to Pre-Engg., marks certificate of Pre-Medical Group)*.
(iii)
Domicile Certificate of candidate
(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*

* The candidates whose result is not declared up to the date of interview are required to submit the same soon after the declaration of the result.

** Performas 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 for the candidates to appear before the Admission Committee for interview. If any candidate fails to produce all or any of the above-mentioned documents, he / she shall not be allowed to appear in the interview and will be disqualified from the process of admission.

The admission in any of the disciplines shall be allowed on the day of interview; and if admitted, all the above original documents would be retained by the University for at least one entire year. The candidates are advised to keep a photocopy of all the documents with them. The candidate has to deposit the fees as mentioned in Clause 9.21 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 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.

The candidates who are selected but do not get the discipline of their choice they may give up to 5 choices of their desired disciplines/technologies. They will be considered on merit, in accordance with the order of their choices, for their desired discipline/technology if later on it becomes available.

The candidates who after selection cancel their given choices by exercising their retaining / freezing option of the system (freeze their selected discipline) but later on withdraw from their admission for any reason, they will not be entitled for refund of their paid fees.

Rectification of mistakes

The Admission Merit Lists / Call Lists announced by the University are provisional and if any mistake is detected, it is rectified accordingly.

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 clear the test of Hifz taken by the University, will also be considered for additional 20 marks to be added in the marks of HSC Part-II.

Deduction of Marks due to gap in Education

In case of a gap or repetition of HSC/Diploma Examinations, the merit is 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 are 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 is 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 is 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 is made up to 07 days after the closing date of admission. The seats fallen vacant are not filled-up.

Transfer 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 are 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 is 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 are nominated for admission in NWFP University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar on reciprocal basis. They are 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, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on reciprocal basis are 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 are required to give their intent in writing at the time of interview. The final selection for this purpose is made by the Mehran University authorities as per merit. Similarly, the UET, Lahore is authorized to nominate three candidates, UET, Taxila is authorized to nominate one candidate and UET, Peshawar is authorized to nominate three candidates for admission in Mehran University in the same disciplines as mentioned above.

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 are 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 is 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 ICPC. 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, are 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 is 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.

Fee Refund Policy

(i)
Admission fee is payable only once in the beginning
(ii)
Candidates once admitted under these schemes shall not be allowed to change the discipline except the seats in the desired disciplines are available.
(iii)
The University follows the National Level Fee Refund Policy at Higher Institutions of Pakistan which is as under:

% of Tuition Fee Timeline for Semester
Full 100% fee refund Upto 7th day of convene of classes
Half 50% fee refund Upto 15th day of convene of classes
No Refund 0% From 16th day of convene of classes

(iv)
The candidates applying under these schemes will also be considered for admission under Regular Scheme, if they are in merit against their districts.
(v)
The University also follows the Fee Refund Policy for the students admitted against Self-Financing Scheme which is as under:

% of Self-Finance Fee Timeline for Refund
20% Penalty Upto 7th day of convene of classes
40% Penalty From 8th to 15th day of convene of classes
100% Penalty-No Refund From 16th day of convene of classes

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 is not allowed to appear in the examination of the First Semester of the First Year.