ADMISSIONS REGULATIONS

1.           Admissions will be conducted twice a year.

2.          At the time of granting new admissions, University will invite applications through
advertisement in major national newspapers, University website, social networking websites,
etc.

3.        Candidates applying for admission to University are required to submit an application
complete in all respects. Admission/enrollment in any program will be limited to the number of
students who can be accommodated.

4.        Applicants for admission must meet the relevant academic qualifications required for the
program being applied for. These qualifications will be determined by the Academic Council and
will be notified from time to time.

5.        Admission will be granted subject to the following conditions:

a)        applicants who are waiting for the announcement of the results will be granted
admission, provisionally and conditionally, based on the result of parts already
completed successfully;

b)      applicants admitted conditionally, will have to submit their marks sheet within one month
of declaration of the results and upon declaration of the result, if the applicant fails to
achieve the basic eligibility criteria, he/she will stand automatically disqualified and
his/her admission shall stand cancelled;

c)    supplementary in any subject will be considered as failing the examination even if the
candidate has obtained the minimum requirement of division/grade and therefore
admission of such students will be cancelled immediately on declaration of result; and

d)     all admissions will remain provisional till the successful verification of the original
academic documents submitted by the applicant with his/her admission application.

ELIGIBILITY

1.        Candidate for admission to a Bachelors’ Degree program must fulfill the eligibility criteria
prescribed by DHA Suffa University and, as applicable, those of Higher Education Commission
(HEC)/Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC)/Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and
other relevant regulatory bodies, as amended from time to time. Pre-requisites for eligibility of
candidates for admission shall be announced through the prospectus/newspapers or website.
It shall be the candidate’s own responsibility to get the equivalence established through Inter
Board Committee of Chairmen, Islamabad (IBCC) or its Camp Office at Karachi.

2.       Candidate for admission to a Bachelors’ Degree program must be up to the medical
standards which shall allow the student to go through the intense studies and training in the
University.

SELECTION

1.        Merit for admissions shall be determined on the basis of the University’s Entrance Test
and applicant past academic record. If required, an interview along with any other criteria, as
laid down from time to time by the University, may also be prescribed.

2.      All admissions shall be recommended by the University Admissions Committee for the
approval of the Vice Chancellor. The University Admissions Committee shall comprise of the
following:

Dean of the Faculty – President

Heads of all Departments in the Faculty – Members

Registrar – Member/Secretary

3.         The Admissions Committee shall be responsible for ensuring smooth conduct of the
admissions process and for ensuring compliance of DSU policies on the subject. It shall ensure
that the admissions criteria are strictly followed.

4.           Each selected candidate will be issued an “Admission Offer Letter” by the Admissions
Office.

MIGRATION AND CREDIT TRANSFERS

1.      Migration of a student will only be allowed from the HEC recognized institutions/
universities with minimum CGPA 2.50 / 4.0 subject to the approval of the University. No
migration will be allowed in one-year programs. Students desiring to migrate to the University
are required to produce an NOC from their previous institute/university.

2.     Transfer of Credits for courses taken at other institutions will be considered on the basis
of course contents, Credit Hours and basic eligibility criteria. The Equivalence Committee will
make a recommendation on the case to Dean of the Faculty. Credits will be transferred subject
to following conditions:

            a)   a maximum of 50% of the total credits in the program to which transfer is sought can
be transferred;

            b)   only those courses will be transferred where the original earned grade is ‘C’ or better
for undergraduate programs and ‘B’ or better for graduate programs;

            c)    transferred courses are not to be used in calculating student’s CGPA at DSU; and

            d)    students with transferred courses will not be eligible for award of medals except
where exempted as per rules.

3.    The migration and transfer of credits policy shall not violate the regulations of HEC/PEC
or any other accreditation body.

4.    Cases for Migration will require approval of the Vice Chancellor and Transfer of Credits
will require the approval of the Dean of the Faculty. In both cases, the Registrar will issue
notification of approval.