Registration

Students are required to complete their registration formalities before a trimester starts. The Admission Office will notify the newly admitted students about the time and place of their registration. Students should consult their course advisors for planning their courses and to be familiar with UIU policies and procedures related to registration. Students can make registration through online.

Late Registration and Add-Drop of Courses

A student seeking to register after the scheduled date has to take permission of the concerned respective Head of the Department. A student given permission to register late has to pay late registration fee. A student may drop course(s) only within the date mentioned in the Academic Calendar with the approval of the Head of the department. The last day of dropping a course in a trimester without a record (i.e., “W”) in the transcript, is mentioned in the academic calendar.

Students’ Advising

Faculty Advisors, prior to registration, will advise students of the undergraduate and graduate programs. Students of undergraduate & graduate programs have to register a minimum of 9 (nine) credits and 6 (six) credits respectively in a single Trimester.

Change of Program/Department

School of Business and Economics:

  • Concerned Heads of the Departments/Programs must agree to the department/ program change.
  • A student on probation will not be eligible to apply for department/program change.
  • A student willing to shift from BBA to BBA in AIS and Vice Versa must have a minimum CGPA of 2.75 for being eligible to apply for program change.
  • A student willing to shift from BBA to BSECO is free to go provided he/she has a minimum CGPA of 2.75. In such cases, the student will have to pay his/her tuition fees as per the rate fixed for students of BSECO program after the change takes effect.
  • A student of BSECO willing to change his/her program to BBA will not be allowed to do so unless he/she sits for the Admission Test for BBA Program and qualifies in such a test. Same condition will be applicable for a student of an academic program under School of Business & Economics intending to shift to a program of School of Science & Engineering.
  • A regular student changing his/her department/program will not require paying Admission Fee anymore. Tuition Fee rate will remain unchanged for the students shifting from BBA to BBA in AIS and Vice Versa. For the students shifting from School of Business & Economics to School of Science & Engineering, Tuition Fee rate applicable for the Trimester in which he/she appeared at Admission Test for the respective program will remain in force.
  • Grades of equivalent courses can be transferred in the case of ‘Department/Program Change’.
  • Students intending to change department/program must apply within the deadline given by the Dean of the School of Business & Economics.
  • A student seeking department/program change before getting admission will require approval/permission from the concerned Heads of the Departments/Programs.

School of Science and Engineering:

  • Concerned Heads of the Departments/Programs must agree to the department/ program change.
  • A student on probation will not be eligible to apply for department/program change.
  • A student willing to shift from CSE Dept. to EEE Dept. and Vice Versa must have a minimum CGPA of 2.75 for being eligible to apply for department change.
  • A student willing to shift from B.Sc. in ETE to B.Sc. in EEE and Vice Versa must have a minimum CGPA of 2.75 for being eligible to apply for program change.
  • A student of an academic program under the School of Science & Engineering intending to shift to a program of School of Business & Economics has to appear at a fresh Admission Test for the respective program and to qualify the Test as well.
  • A regular student changing his/her department/program will not require paying Admission Fee anymore. Tuition Fee rate will remain unchanged for the students shifting from CSE Dept. to EEE Dept. and Vice Versa as well as B.Sc. in ETE to B.Sc. in EEE and Vice Versa. For the students shifting from School of Science & Engineering to School of Business & Economics, Tuition Fee rate applicable for the Trimester in which he/she appeared at Admission Test for the respective program will remain in force.
  • Grades of equivalent courses can be transferred in the case of ‘Department/Program Change’.
  • Students intending to change department/program must apply within the deadline given by the Dean of the School of Science and Engineering.
  • A student seeking department/program change before getting admission will require approval/permission from the concerned Heads of the Departments/Programs.
Minimum Attendance in the Class

Students are expected to attend classes regularly.  A student would be required to attend at least 80% of classes in every course in order to sit for the Final Exam.

Withdrawal of Course(s)

Students, willing to “Withdraw” any course due to sickness or other unavoidable circumstances, must collect a form for “W” grade from the Program Office. Students have to collect signature(s) for endorsement of the respective course teacher(s) and submit it to the concerned Head of the Department for final approval. The duly approved application must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office within 7th day of the ending of the Mid-Term II Exam.  Tuition fees for the withdrawn course(s) will not be refunded.  

Repeat & Retake of Course(s)

A student obtaining “F” grade in any course in any Trimester will have to “Repeat” the course with full payment of tuition fee for that particular course. Students desiring to improve their grade(s) may again take up course(s) which are termed as “Retake”. Such students will also have to make payment of 100% tuition fee for retaking a course. Students would not be entitled to scholarship/tuition fee waiver for ‘repeat/retake’ courses.

Trimester Drop

A student may drop a Trimester before Mid-Term II Exam only on medical ground. Students have to apply in writing to the respective Head of the Department for dropping the Trimester with documents. If the case is found genuine by UIU authorities, the student may be allowed to drop the current Trimester after making payment of Trimester Fee and an additional charge of Tk 2,500/-. However, if any amount is deposited against payment of tuition fees, the amount would no way be refunded; it will only be adjusted with the tuition fees to be payable in the next Trimester. After Mid-Term Exam, no application seeking Trimester Drop will be entertained.  In those cases, students may however apply for “I” (Incomplete) grade.

“I” (Incomplete) Grade

“I” (Incomplete) grade is granted only in exceptional cases. “I” (Incomplete) grade may be assigned to students in special circumstances after Mid-2 Exam. A student must appear in the Exam in which he/she is given “I” grade within one month of the following Trimester, otherwise “I” will turn into “F” automatically. In case of absence of concerned course teacher from whom a student receives an “I” grade, the disposition of the case involving “I” (Incomplete) grade(s) resides with the concerned Head of the Department.

Project/Thesis/Internship/Field Work

Graduate students willing to take Thesis will not be able to register more than 12 credits out of a total of 18 credits in a single trimester. The completion period of all undergraduate Project/Thesis/Internship works irrespective of credit hours shall be 2 (two) trimesters following the trimester on which last registration of the same has been made. The completion period of Thesis/Research Paper or Project/Internship/Field Work in case of Graduate Programs having 3 Credit Hours will be same as above. The completion period of all such works having more than 3 Credit Hours will, however, be 3 (three) trimesters following the trimester on which the last registration is made.

Self-Study System

A student can take course(s) under Self-Study System if only 20 credits out of the total credits remain to be completed. However, a student will not be allowed to take a course under self-study system if that course is offered by the department in that particular trimester. Maximum number of students shall not exceed 6 (six) in a particular course under Self-Study System. The courses taken under Self-Study System should be completed within the trimester in which the registration of courses has been made. If the courses are not completed within the scheduled trimester, concerned students will be given “F” grade for the respective Self-Study courses.

Period of Time for Completion of Degree

The maximum allowable time for completion of any undergraduate degree will be 6 (six) years and for any graduate degree 4 (four) years.

Academic Probation
  • For the students of both undergraduate & graduate programs, the minimum CGPA requirement for acceptable academic standing will be 2.0. If a student’s CGPA falls below 2.0 at any time, he/she will be placed on academic probation.
  • Undergraduate students, who have completed less than 60 credits, will be given maximum 3 ‘Probation Notices’ in consecutive trimesters (once in a trimester) to come out of the state of probation. If such students fail to raise their CGPA to the level of 2.00 within the given time period, they will be dismissed from the respective Program. The students, whose completion of credits are 60 and above, may be given more than 3 ‘Probation Notices’ (once in a trimester) which would require placing in a meeting of Academic & Admin Committee along with justification(s) for its approval.
  • In case of graduate programs, maximum 3 ‘Probation Notices’ in consecutive trimesters (once in a trimester) will be given to the students to come out of the state of probation whose completion of credits are below 15 credits. In case of failure to raise the CGPA to the level of 2.0 within the stipulated time period, concerned students will be dismissed from the respective Program. If concerned students complete minimum 15 credits, they may be given more than 3 ‘Probation Notices’ (once in a trimester) which would also require placing in a meeting of Academic & Admin Committee along with justification(s) for approval.
  • Students on probation’ of undergraduate programs may be allowed to register minimum 2 courses (6 credits) in a trimester.
Punishment for adopting Unfair Means

Following types of punishment will be meted out for adopting unfair means in the examination:

i) Class Test: Course Expulsion
ii) Mid-Term (1/2) & Final Exam: Trimester Expulsion
i) Any type of Test/Exam: Trimester Expulsion
i) Any type of Test/Exam: Expulsion from the University
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