Transfer Policy

1. Credit Transfer Policy

The merit of the applicant should be higher or equivalent to the minimum admission criteria in that particular discipline/degree program/batch.

The applicant desiring credit transfer will submit an application form accompanied by copies of all previous transcripts, course outlines, his/her latest photograph, duly verified by the Registrar/Principal/Chairperson/Head of the Department of the institution in which he/she is currently enrolled.

The applicant must have CGPA of at least 2.00 for undergraduate programs and 2.50 for graduate programs.

Depending upon the similarity and equivalence of the courses, only credit hours of courses shall be transferred which shall have at least 60% marks in annual system or C+ and above grade in Bachelor or B and above grades in Master programs in semester system.

The participant will provide a clearance certificate from his/her previous institution and will register himself/herself with UMT within the stipulated time.

The participant will have to cover the entire deficient course(s) (if any) within the stipulated time for the completion of his/her degree.

The credits transferred are counted towards degree requirements of a participant. However, GPA of transferred credits will not be counted towards the calculation of CGPA, and that only 'Transferred' will be written against those courses whose transfer of credits was allowed by the respective Dean.

Program/School specific credit transfer policy is also applicable as stated below;

1.1. Credit Transfer Policy for Undergraduate or Master Level Programs

50% courses of the total credit hours for the program can be transferred at the undergraduate level and 30% can be transferred in graduate programs of the course work only.

1.2. Credit Transfer Policy for MS/MPhil or 18 Years Program

On the recommendations of the concerned Dean, the Rector may allow to transfer maximum of two courses of MS/MPhil or equivalent to complete that program at UMT. The Academic Council is authorized to transfer more than the aforesaid limit on exceptional grounds/cases examining the merit and genuineness of the case on the recommendations of the concerned Dean.

On the recommendations of concerned Dean/BASAR, the Academic Council may allow any student, who has completed course work of MS/MPhil or equivalent in any other HEC approved university, for transfer of credit hours. Such candidates should at least have CGPA of 3.3 and must have taken almost same courses or courses which can be substituted provided that such credit hours are not less than the B grade, in each course under consideration for transfer.

1.3. Credit Transfer Policy for PhD Program

On the recommendations of the concerned Dean, the Rector may allow to transfer maximum of two courses of PhD to complete that program at UMT. The Academic Council is authorized to transfer more than the aforesaid limit on exceptional grounds/cases examining the merit and genuineness of the case on the recommendations of the concerned Dean.

On the recommendations of concerned Dean/BASAR, the Academic Council may allow any student, who has completed course work of PhD in any other HEC approved university, for transfer of credit hours. Such candidates should at least have CGPA of 3.3 and must have taken almost same courses or courses which can be substituted provided that such credit hours are not less than the B grade, in each course under consideration for transfer.

The Scholar will be charged with half of the total fee of course work in addition to prescribed dissertation/thesis fee.

The Scholar has to fulfill residency requirement of one year after the transfer of credit hours at UMT, even if the research work is at its final stage. Otherwise, normal duration of the program will have to follow for completion of degree.

1.4. Cross-Campus Credit Transfer Policy

A participant may transfer his/her credits earned at UMT in either campus by submitting the following requirement two weeks before the start of upcoming semester.

  1. Credit transfer form with approval of the concerned Dean of destination school and parent department
  2. Clearance from lab, library and accounts of parent campus
  3. Progress report signed by the examination office of parent campus

1.5. Inter-Schools Program Change

Participants can change their program of study with the permission of their parents/guardians and on the acceptance of the Dean of the School to which a participant wishes to transfer, by submitting program change form and clearance form within add/drop week. It is to be noted that program change is provided to participants who meet admission criteria of the program which they intend to pursue.

The Dean of the School accepting the transfer of the program will determine the road map to be completed. The previous course grades and credits applicable to the new program will be counted towards calculating CGPA of the new program. After approval, form will be submitted to Office of the Registrar; the team of ORG will issue new ID after checking all documents and will also block previous ID.

Admission fee paid by the participant for the previous program will be fully adjusted in the admission fee of the new program, However, Rs 5000/- shall be charged as program change fee irrespective of the semester of admission. All new policies and fee structure will be applicable as per new program and schedule.

2. Re-Admission Policy

Re-admission, without going through the admission process, is granted to only those bachelor and MS/Master participants who have been dismissed on academic grounds. Dismissal based on expiration of maximum degree duration from the date of first registration shall also render such participants inadmissible for re-admission.
PhD participants may be relegated to the MS/Masters program after dismissal from the PhD program on academic grounds.
The admissions committee may or may not transfer a course taken by the re-admitted participant prior to re-admission, depending on the approved criteria being followed at the time of re-admission. The new transcript will only show those courses that have been transferred towards the continuation of the degree by the participant. The participant will have to pay the readmission fee again of Rs 20000/- and will respond to new package.
Registrar’s decision regarding readmission will be considered final.

3. Policy Limitation

The University reserves the right to change or revise any admission related policy at any time without prior notification.
In matters where UMT Admission Policy is unclear or ambiguous, the policies of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan will prevail.

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