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2-Year Bachelors Programs

2-YEAR BACHELORS PROGRAMS

These programs have been specially designed to provide an opportunity for students to obtain a 2-Year Bachelors degree for early entry into the job market, in order to gain practical experience. They may then return and continue seamlessly into their respective 4-year programs at a later stage. After successful completion of their first four semesters, students may apply for the 2-Year degree or continue with the 4-year BS program. These programs provide an opportunity to qualify for a 2-Year Bachelors degree in the following subjects:

Tuition Fees and Expenses

Duration:

It is 2-Year full time study program spread over four semesters. Each semester has 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants for admission to all 2-year Bachelor Programs must have passed with at least 45% marks, Intermediate (Part I and II, or equivalent examination), or I.Com or ICS or DAE or ‘A’ level examinations. The General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) ‘O’ levels and School Certificate (SC) examinations are considered equivalent to Matriculation, and the GCE ‘A’ levels is considered equivalent to the Intermediate examination. For the GCSE (‘O’) and SC examinations, grades in 6 subjects are considered. ‘A’ level candidates must have passed 3 subjects and required to provide equivalence from Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC), Islamabad http://www.ibcc.edu.pk/.

Admission application forms are same for 2-year and 4-year bachelor degree programs.
 
However, candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero Semester”.

 
Assessment of Study Progress:

The students’ study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Moderated Discussion Boards (GMDBs), mid-term and final term exams. The mid-term and final term exams are conducted at VU’s designated centers and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.

Award of Degree:

To be eligible for the award of 2-Year Bachelors degree, the students are required to complete 60 credit hours with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00 out of 4. The students after obtaining 2-Year degree can complete their 4-Year BS degree requirements at any time by successfully completing remaining minimum 72 credit hours in at least four semesters.

Course of Study:

The courses are listed in a semester wise breakup. The courses may be revised from time to time as a result of continuous review conducted every term to bring them at par with courses being taught at top-class foreign universities. While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.

SEMESTER WISE BREAKUP OF 2-YEAR BACHELORS PROGRAMS

B.Sc. (Computer Science)

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After successful completion of 2-Year B.Sc. (Computer Science), student is required to continue 4-Year BS in Computer Science or BS in Information Technology by taking remaining at least 72-credit hours in at least 4-semesters.

 

B.Com

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After successful completion of 2-Year B.Com, student is required to continue 4-Year BS in Commence by taking remaining at least 72-credit hours in at least 4-semesters.

BA (Business Administration)

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After successful completion of 2-Year BA (Business Administration), student is required to continue 4-Year BS in Business Administration by taking remaining at least 72-credit hours in at least 4-semesters.

BA (Mass Communication)

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After successful completion of 2-Year BA (Mass Communication), student is required to continue 4-Year BS in Mass Communication by taking remaining at least 72-credit hours in at least 4-semesters.

BA (Psychology)

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After successful completion of 2-Year BA (Psychology), student is required to continue 4-Year BS in Psychology by taking remaining at least 72-credit hours in at least 4-semesters.

BA (Bachelor of Arts)

 

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BA (Bachelor of Arts) with a combination of any two of: Business, Journalism, Psychology, Computer Science.

After successful completion of two-year BA, student has an option to continue 4-Year BS in Commerce or BS in Psychology or BS in Mass Communication or BS in Computer Science by taking remaining credit hours in at least 4-semesters.

Tuition Fees and Expenses

Bachelors (2-year) Programs

Admission Fee Rs. 1,500 one time
Registration Fee Rs. 2,000 one time
Security Fee Rs. 2,000 (one time, refundable)
Enrollment Fee/Semester Rs. 1,000
Tuition Fee/credit hour Rs. 500
Admission Processing Fee Rs. 200 (Online admission form)/ Rs. 50 (on VU purchased admission form)

Fee payable at the time of admission is Rs. 5,500 (includes admission fee, registration fee, security and enrolment fee) plus admission processing fee.

Overseas Fee Structure
A student should deposit his/her fee through Foreign Telegraph Transfer (Virtual University of A/C No 3464-12, Habib Bank Ltd, Stock Exchange Branch,Lahore,Pakistan.) or bank draft inclusive of Bank charges that is minimum up to $15 per transaction.

Bachelors (2-year) Programs

Admission Fee & Registration Fee $110 one time
Enrollment Fee/Semester $15
Tuition Fee/credit hour $25

Fee payable at the time of admission is $110/-(includes admission fee, registration fee, and enrolment fee)

All Programs

The schedule for the payment of dues will be notified at the start of each semester. The fees will be deposited in the authorized bank branches by the date announced. If the candidate, once offered admission in a degree program, enrolls himself/herself by depositing university dues and subsequently leaves the university under any circumstances, the university dues already deposited by him shall not be refunded (except security fee under rules) in any case. Refund of tuition fee and other dues can be made to a student only if the University considers the student to be ineligible for the enrollment in a semester