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.
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.
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.
- Department/Program change within the same School: If any UIU student intends to change his/her department/Program within the same school must have a minimum CGPA of 2.0. All grades of students willing to change the departments/programs will be accepted provided the courses match and the current tuition fees of the new department/ Program will be applicable for the students.
- Department/Program change between Schools: If a student wants to change the Program/Department that belongs to a different school, the student must have a minimum CGPA of 2.0 and must sit for the admission test to qualify for the admission to the new Program/Department. A Student, who is not on Probation, will not be required to pay the admission fee. All grades of such students changing their departments/programs will be accepted. In case of students on probation, only courses with ‘C’ and above grade will be accepted. Grades of the accepted courses of all students changing Department/ Program will be taken into account while calculating the CGPA. Tuition fees for all such students will be as per the current tuition fees of the new program/department.
- Re-admission Policy for Irregular Students: Irregular students who remain absent for 6 consecutive trimesters will have their admission cancelled. If an irregular student intends to take admission in UIU again for the continuation of his/her studies and has a minimum CGPA of 2.0, will not be required to sit for the admission test. During the re-admission process, a new student ID will be assigned and he/ she will have to pay the tuition fees at the new rate if there has been any change in the tuition fee structure in the meantime. There will be no residency requirement for the re-admitted students. Department Equivalence Committee will recommend and approve the courses and grades for acceptance. Academic Transcript will contain the accepted grades and these accepted grades will be accounted in calculation of the CGPA. Irregular Students with probation must sit for the admission test to qualify for the re-admission. New student ID will be assigned during the admission and will have to pay their tuition fees at the new rate if there has been any change in the tuition fee structure in the meantime. There will be no residency requirement for such re-admitted irregular students. Department Equivalence Committee will recommend and approve the courses and grades for acceptance. For students on Probation, only the courses with ‘C’ and above grade will be considered. Accepted grades will be accounted in calculation of the CGPA. Students, who are absent for four years and above from the last date of registration and intend to take re-admission, must submit application which will be forwarded to the Academic and Admin Committee of UIU for their approval.
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.
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.
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” course(s). Repeating a particular course or courses as well as retaking a particular course or courses by a student, the names of such repeated or retaken courses would be shown on his/her Transcript as ‘R’.
A student may drop a Trimester only on medical ground or other valid reasons. Students have to apply in writing to the Registrar through respective Head of the Department for dropping the Trimester. If the case is found genuine by the authorities, the student may be allowed to drop the current Trimester after making payment of 50% of Tuition Fee, Trimester Fee and Transport Fee (if applicable). However, if an additional 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.
“I” (Incomplete) grade is granted only in exceptional cases. “I” (Incomplete) grade may be assigned to students in special circumstances after Mid-Term Exam. Students will collect a form for “I” (Incomplete) grade from the Exam Controller’s Office/ Departmental Office. After filling up the forms, students will collect signature(s) for endorsement of the respective course teacher(s) and then they will submit the forms to the respective Head of the Department for final approval. A student must appear in the Exam in which he/she is given “I” grade within 15 (fifteen) days from the beginning of classes 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. Students applying for ‘I’ (Incomplete) Grade in a particular Trimester would not be eligible for any Scholarship Scheme of UIU for the corresponding Trimester.
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.
A student has to apply for grade change of a course to the concerned Head/Director/Coordinator of the Dept./Program within 1 (one) week of the beginning of the classes of the following Trimester. The concerned Head/Director/Coordinator has to complete the formalities within 3 (three) days of the receiving of the application of the student and submit the same to the office of the Controller of Examinations.
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.
The maximum allowable time for completion of any undergraduate degree will be 6 (six) years and for any graduate degree 4 (four) years.
Students’ served with 3 probation notices and unable to raise their CGPA to a minimum level of 2.0 within three consecutive trimesters, will not receive the dismissal notice, instead university will allow them to continue as long as they maintain a minimum term GPA of 2.0 till they come out of the state of probation (CGPA 2.0). In the meantime if he/she remains on probation and fails to get minimum term GPA of 2.0, then he/she will be dismissed.
Following types of punishment will be meted out for adopting unfair means in the examination:
ii) Mid-Term (1/2) & Final Exam: Trimester Expulsion