Admission Policy and Procedure

Incomplete application forms shall not be processed.

Original documents must be produced at the time of interview.

All original documents except the marks certificates of the last examination shall be returned to the candidate.

Admissions are granted on merit, determined by the applicant's previous academic record and aptitude test/interview.

List of provisionally selected applicants shall be displayed after interview.

The fee should be deposited within seven days. In case of default, the applicant shall forfeit the claim for admission.

The date of opening of admissions, availability of forms, submission of forms and other details are announced on Jinnah University website, and through advertisement in the newspapers.

A merit list will be prepared for every department after verification of the eligibility and mark sheets of the applicants, on the basis of criteria set down for that department.

Students who have passed their last examination from Board, College or University out side Karachi have to submit a migration certificate from the respective institute in order to complete the enrolment formalities.

It is to be pointed out that all admissions are provisional subject to verification of documents. If any candidate secures admission on the basis of misinformation and/or fake documents, his/her admission can be cancelled at any time and the deposited fee shall not be returned. Suitable punitive action will also be taken which can extend up to debar from any educational institution for three years.

The University offers Academic Programs in BS, BA/BSc/B.Com/BBA/ Pharm-D (Pharmacy), MS, M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., MBA and Ph.D.

Every student taking admission in the University has to be conversant with the University rules and regulations and abide by them. Rules governing attendance and promotion are of special importance.

The four years Bachelor of Studies (BS) program is equivalent to the old Masters degree. A student of BS, B.Sc/B.A/B.Com/BBA will have to take two subsidiary subjects besides a major subject and compulsory subjects

 Admissions of students to university is open exclusively for girls.

Admission forms duly completed in all respect shall be submitted to admission office along with an attested copy of certificate of the last examination passed and other relavent documents notified for the purpose.

A student placed in 3rd division or obtaining less than 45 per cent marks in the pre-requisite examination is not eligible for admission in the University.

 A candidate who has already obtained a BS or Masters degree is not eligible for re-admission or fresh admission in any BS or Masters Program. If any such case is noticed, the student's admission will be cancelled and legal action can be initiated against her. However, students who have done their masters in Urdu or English can apply for admission to M.A. Urdu (Linguistics) or M.A. English (Linguistics), respectively. Similarly, students who have completed M.A Final English Linguistics can do second masters in English Literature. These candidates will have to comply with the general rules for admission.

Only those candidates can apply for admission who have passed the pre-requisite examination with in last five years.

Seats in each department have been allocated on merit for candidates who have passed the prerequisite examinations more than 5 years ago.

Those students of BS who have successfully completed their two years of studies at the University may apply for two years B.Sc (Pass) degree from the University and then will take admission in master in the desired department when admissions are in process fulfilling all requirements.

Candidates desirous of taking admission on the basis of degrees/ certificates awarded by public sector institutions in Pakistan should get the equivalence of their degrees/ certificates determined by the University Equivalence Committee. Before the scheduled date of admissions.

Inadvertent admission of candidates from nonrecognized institutions can be cancelled at any time.

 The migration from one department to other within faculty i.e; change of Major subject will be allowed only after one year (02 semesters) with the condition that the student has achieved 60% marks on aggregate in the two semesters and 70% marks in the relavent subject where the student is interested to migrate.

 Students seeking change in any of the minor subject can apply for change within 30 days of the start of the semester of 1st year as well as 2nd year. All such permissions would be granted by the Dean on the recommendation of the Chairperson, provided there is a provision of such combinations in the statutes.

Major and Subsidiary subjects for BS in the Faculty of Science


                                            Subsidiaries Combination



Chemistry & Botany

Chemistry & Microbiology

Botany & Zoology


Biochemistry & Zoology

Chemistry & Microbiology

Zoology & Microbiology

Chemistry (Pre Medical) Biochemistry & Zoology Biochemistry & Microbiology Botany & Zoology

Biochemistry & Chemistry

Chemistry & Botany

Microbiology & Biochemistry

Chemistry (Pre Eng.)

Physics & Statistics

Mathematics & Statistics

Economics & Mathematics


Mathematics & Statistics

Physics & Mathematics

Statistics & Physics


Economics & Statistics

Statistics & Physics

Physics & Chemistry


Zoology & Biochemistry

Chemistry & Botany

Biochemistry & Botany


Mathematics & Chemistry

Mathematics & Economics

Mathematics & Statistics


Mathematics & Physics

Mathematics & Chemistry

Mathematics & Economics

Major and Subsidiary subjects for BS in the Faculty of Arts

  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • International Relations
  • Islamic Studies
  • Library and Information Science
  • Mass Communication
  • Political Science
  • Home Economics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Urdu

International Relations cannot be offered together with Political Science.


  1. Students who offer Physics or Applied Chemistry as subsidiary should have passed the Intermediate or Higher Secondary Examination with Mathematics or Statistics.
  2. Any student who has not passed Intermediate Science with Biology is not permitted to choose any subject fom Biology group.
  3. Only those students can offer Mathematics as a subsidiary subject who have taken Mathematics as an optional subject in the Intermediate, or who have passed certificate Course in Mathematics.

All BS students are advised to select their subsidiary subjects in consultation with the Chairperson of their major Department.

Degrees Offered by Different Departments of the University

Computer Science and Information Technology BS(CS), BS(IT), BS(SE) MCS, MIT MS
Business Administration BBA MBA MS, Ph.D
Physics BS M.Sc  
Pharmacy Pharm D   MS, Ph.D
Commerce BS M.Com  
Economics BS M.A MS, Ph.D
Education BS M.A MS, Ph.D
Englsih BS M.A MS, Ph.D
Islamic Learning BS M.A MS, Ph.D
Internation Relation BS    
Political Science BS M.A MS
Urdu BS M.A MS, Ph.D
Mass Communication BS M.A MS, Ph.D
Biochemistry BS M.Sc MS, Ph.D
Botany BS M.Sc MS, Ph.D
Chemistry BS M.Sc MS, Ph.D
Mathematics BS M.Sc MS
Statistics BS M.Sc  
Microbiology BS M.Sc MS, Ph.D
Zoology BS M.Sc MS, Ph.D
Education (Teachers training) B.Ed, BS M.Ed MS, Ph.D
Visual Studies BS    
Enviornmental Science BS M.Sc  
Biotechnology BS M.Sc  
Home Economics BS M.A  
Sociology BS M.A  
Library Science BS MLIS  
Psychology BS M.A  


  • All BS courses are of FOUR YEARS duration, after HSC in the relevant field.
  • Pharm-D course is of Five Years duration after HSC Pre-medical.
  • BBA Courses are of Four years duration.
  • All M.A, M.Sc., M.Com., MBA, MCS and MIT courses are of TWO YEARS duration,after graduation in the relevant subject.
  • All MS courses are of two years duration after four years BS or two years M.Sc.

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