Minimum 60% marks in F. Sc. ( Pr e- Engg) / D.A.E (Relevant Technolog)
Student with A-level or other Equivalent qualification, shall submit Equivalency Certificate’ (issued from I.B.C.C.) with minimum 60% marks for BE programs
Minimum 45% marks in Intermediate with F.Sc.(PreEngg, ICS & Commerce)
D.A.E in Relevant Technology
Student with A-level or other Equivalent qualification, shall submit’ Equivalency Certificate’ (issued from I.B.C.C.) with minimum 45% marks
Entry Test & Interview 50%
HSSC. / D.A.E/ A. Level 40%
The passed entry test scores of NTS/UET, Lahore/NUST/NED/MUET will be ‘acceptable as a waiver’ to admission test & interview at HIET. The validity of test acceptance shall not be more than 01 year. Such candidates have to present valid official evidence that they have ‘successfully passed the entry exam’ of those institutions.
‘Absolute grading’ is used for Undergraduate Programs (BE/BS) as per the following table:
|80 to 84||A||3.7|
|75 to 79||B+||3.4|
|70 to 74||B||3|
|65 to 69||C+||2.5|
|60 to 64||C||2|
|55 to 59||D+||1.5|
|50 to 54||D||1|
(a) The degree (at Bachelor’s level) shall be awarded at a minimum of 2.00 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) at Hamdard Institute of Engineering and Technology.
(b) All other requirements of (completion of total number of credit hours, all course and Final Year Project of respective degree programs must be fulfilled by the student.
There are two regular semesters offered at FEST for all Undergraduate programs:
However, the ‘summer semester’ (06 weeks duration) is also offered for students who want to cover their deficiency/improve their GPA of previous attempted courses.
There are two regular Semesters offered at FEST for all undergraduate and master programs in a year. A regular semester (spring / fall) will be of 18-weeks duration including 2 weeks reserved for final examinations. However, the duration of the semester may be extended up to two weeks for make-up classes if required. There shall be only one (1) mid-term exam which shall be conducted in 8-9th week of the semester. The distribution of semester duration shall be as follows:
Regular classes/lectures : 16 weeks (48 lectures)
Make-up classes : 1-2 weeks reserved 19-20 weeks
Final Exams : 02 weeks reserved
The minimum course load per semester shall be 2 courses or six (6) credits whereas, maximum course load per semester shall be six (6) courses (including theory and practical) or 20 credit hours in regular Spring and Fall semesters. Maximum 02 courses are allowed to the students for summer semesters to cover deficiency of failed courses or improve GPA of already passed courses.
Distribution of Marks (in each subject)
For undergraduate programs, marks distribution shall be as follows:
|Mid-term Exam||1.5-2 hours duration each||30|
|Sessional marks||Quizzes / Assignments/ Presentation||20|
|Final Exam||Three (3) hours duration each||50|
|Lab Sessionals||Quizzes / Assignments/ Presentation||20|
|Viva Voce Exam||
Student satisfying the following two conditions is considered ‘passed in the semester’ and is promoted to the next semester:
A student registering in 5th semester and in subsequent semesters has to ensure that he/she has cleared all the subjects of previous years as shown below:
In 5th semester Cleared all subjects of 1st year with min. 2.0 CGPA
In 6th semester Cleared all subjects of 2nd year with min. 2.0 CGPA
In 8th semester Cleared all subjects of 3rd year with min. 2.0 CGPA
Relegation means that a student has to re-commence his/her studies from an appropriate lower semester. A student shall be relegated if following two (2) conditions exists:
A student shall not be allowed to appear in the final examination of any subject, if he/she fails to maintain at least 75% attendance in that subject.
The Examination Admit cards, bearing the current photograph and other particulars of the students, are issued to enable them appearing in the Mid-term and final examinations. The Admit Card shall be issued on the following conditions:
(a) All dues should be cleared.
(b) The defaulters up to an extent of Rs.10, 000/= may be allowed, subject to the permission of the head of the institute or the person designated for the said purpose.
Students may be allowed ‘additional courses’ (shall be separately mentioned of student transcript’) of their interest upon recommendation of respective HoD and approval of Director of the institute. In case, if a student gets average grade in an elective subject, and he/she registers in another (but approved) elective subject then, the ‘highest grade marks in any of the subject’ shall be acceptable while recording grading student transcript.
Temporary suspension is allowed to students facing acute domestic problems /valid reasons subject to the approval of head of institute on the positive recommendations of concerned HoD. During suspension period, the student shall be required to pay semester charges as ‘Retention Fee’ for each suspended/missed semester whether undergraduate or postgraduate programs to continue his/ her registration with FEST.
The migration policy shall be as follows: