ADMISSION POLICY Regulations regarding the Admission in the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Architecture and Planning at the Centre of Excellence in Art & Design, under Section 5 (2a) Act No. XXIV of 1974 as amended through Act No. IX of 1976 for the establishment of Centre of Excellence in the Universities. 1.Short Title: These Regulations may be called Centre of Excellence in Art & Design, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro for Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Architecture & Planning Degree Regulations. 2.Commencement: These Regulations shall have come into force with immediate effect.3.Definitions: In these Regulations, unless otherwise stated:(i)“University” means the Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro.(ii)“Centre” means Centre of Excellence in Art & Design, MUET, Jamshoro.(iii)“Board” means the Board of Governors/Controlling Authority of the Centre. (iv)“Chairman” means the Chairman Board of Governors/Vice Chancellor of the University.(v)“Director” means the Director of the Centre.(vi)“Academic Year” means the Academic Year of the Centre.(vii)“Term” means a Period of 22 weeks of an Academic Year.(viii)“Teacher” means the Teacher of the Centre.4.Admission Procedure: (i)Applications for Admission shall be invited on prescribed forms by the Centre through advertisement in the Prominent regional and National Newspapers as well as on official website with full schedules for the submission of applications and the details of the Admission and Examination are specified.(ii)All candidates shall apply on the prescribed forms for Admission. Forms are available at the office of the Director of the Centre on payment.(iii)Out-station candidates should add an extra amount for Registered Book Post and send the money-order / postal-order / bank draft addressed to “The Director, Centre of Excellence in Art & Design, MUET, Jamshoro”.(iv)Candidate from all the categories should submit their Application forms in the Centre Office.5. International Students (i)Foreign students can apply on prescribed form and should send the appropriate number of International Reply Coupons to receive the Prospectus by airmail. (ii)All International Students should forward, their application forms to their respective Embassies in Islamabad. The Embassies route their applications to the Centre through the Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro.(iii) Candidate must forward their applications to these agencies in time to ensure that the applications are received in the Centre by the due date.(iv) The decision of the Committee of the Heads of the Departments, Centre of Excellence in Art & Design, MUET, Jamshoro shall be final in all matters related to all admissions in Centre.6. Equal Opportunities (i)Centre of Excellence in Art & Design, MUET, Jamshoro is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities throughout its educational program to women and men who possess exceptional aptitude and who have attained a reputable standard in general education before applying for admission.7. Pre Admission Test and Interviews(i)The Centre conducts Pre Admission Test for all categories which shall be held in the Centre office at Jamshoro.(ii)The Centre conducts Interviews which shall also be held in the Centre Office.(iii) Candidates of all provinces take their test in the Centre office.8. The Eligibility Criteria The candidates, who have passed the Higher Secondary / Intermediate, Diploma (three years) or equivalent Certificate from any recognized institution, with a minimum of 55% marks, can opt for the Faculty of Fine Arts & Design. However, only those candidates, who have passed Higher Secondary / Intermediate, Pre- Engineering and Diploma in Architecture (three years) with a minimum of 60% marks, can opt for Architecture and Planning. The Candidates are required to submit the attested Photostat copies of the following documents along-with Application Form for admission. 1) Secondary School Certificate (Pass certificate showing date of Birth)2) Higher Secondary / Intermediate / Diploma or equivalent (Pass certificate)3) Certificate with details of marks obtained (SSC-HSC / Diploma or equivalent)4) Documents in support of additional qualification obtained 5) Character Certificate from last institution attended6) Computerized National Identity Card or (Form B)7) Annual income certificate of Father/Guardian8) Physical Fitness Certificate to be filled within the Application Form by a competent Medical Practitioner 09) 06 attested passport size recent photographs for National Students & 8 Passport size recent photographs for International students.10) Domicile Certificate 11) Form ‘C’12) Resident Certificate13) Affidavit on stamp paper (in original)14) Two envelops Self Addressed (4”x9”)9.Rules and Procedures for Admission9.1Admission (i)Admissions to the First Year for all the degree courses are made according to the policies and rules, framed by the authorities of the Mehran University from time to time. The rules mentioned in this prospectus are subject to revision by the competent authority as and when deemed necessary and without notice. (ii)The candidates who have been allowed admission previously with any batch by this Centre of Excellence in Art & Design, MUET, Jamshoro shall not be considered for fresh admission. Their admission forms, if received by the Centre shall be rejected without any notice. However, if any admitted student desires to seek admission in any discipline under Self Financing Scheme, he/she may apply for the same and submit an undertaking on the stamp paper to the effect that he/she will not claim admission under Regular Scheme of the year. Similarly, if the admitted student under Self Financing Scheme, if apply for admission under Regular Scheme, he/she may apply for the same for which he/she will be required to submit an undertaking on the stamp paper to the effect that if he/she is admitted in the desired discipline he/she will not claim the refund of the money whatsoever, he/she has paid with the previous batch. (iii) The candidates who apply for their admission on the basis of fake certificates/documents (detected before or after their admission) shall be prosecuted under criminal law and their admission shall be cancelled. Additionally, they may also be debarred for a period of three years for future admissions. 9.2Eligibility for Admission(i)The candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC/HSSC) /Intermediate, Diploma (three years) in an approved discipline or equivalent Certificate in Annual Examination 2016 or earlier up to Annual Examination of 2014 and have secured at least 55% marks from any recognized institution are eligible to apply for admission to the Faculty of Fine Arts & Design. However, only those candidates, who have passed Higher Secondary / Intermediate, (Pre- Engineering) and Diploma in Architecture (three years) with a minimum of 60% marks, can opt for Architecture and Planning. The candidates who have passed the above examinations or equivalent examinations before Annual Examination 2014 shall not be eligible for admission.(ii)Those students, who were admitted to any other institutes/universities before applying for admission in Centre of Excellence in Art & Design, MUET, Jamshoro and were rusticated, debarred or their admissions were cancelled, and shall not be considered for admission in the Centre. Additionally, if the students withhold information regarding such a disciplinary action and they were granted admission; their admission would be cancelled immediately after ascertaining such facts. Those candidates who have been convicted involving moral turpitude shall also be refused for admission in the Centre. 9.3Application Form for AdmissionCall for admissions, is advertised in the prominent regional, national newspapers as well as on website www.cead.edu.pk. All candidates have to apply on the prescribed application form for Admission. The forms are available at the Admission-Cell of the Centre on the production of Draft / Pay / Money order of worth Rs. 3000/= in the favor of Director, CEAD. Candidates from all over the country shall submit their Application Forms to the Office of the Director, CEAD, MUET, Jamshoro, by hand / registered post or a courier service. Out station candidates can obtain admission forms by post courier service by sending a draft / pay order of Rs. 3200/= addressed to the Director, CEAD, MUET, Jamshoro. The Application Forms are also available at the Centre’s Website www.cead.edu.pk Foreign students can apply on prescribed form and should send the appropriate number of International Reply Coupons to receive the Prospectus by airmail. All International Students should forward, their application forms to their respective Embassies in Islamabad. The Embassies route their applications to the Centre of Excellence in Art and Design, through the Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro. These application forms will be scrutinized and the in-eligible applications will be rejected. After this scrutiny the discipline would be awarded strictly on merit and on the basis of available quota of seats in each Degree Course for various regions of the country against which they have applied keeping in view the prioritized choices of the candidate. Since the application form is a legal document any wrong information provided there-in over-writing or tampering in any other way is illegal and may result in rejection of the form outright. The Candidates are required to submit the attested Photostat copies of all documents along-with Application Form for admission as printed on page # 04 of the application form. 10.Pre-admission Test(i)The Centre conducts Pre Admission Test from the candidates of all categories at CEAD, MUET, Jamshoro. After scrutiny of test score, eligible candidates will be interviewed at CEAD, MUET, Jamshoro.(ii)The Admit Cards will be collected at the time of Pre-Admission Test, therefore, the candidates are advised to retain a photocopy of their admit card. Candidates having secured less than 25% marks in the Pre-admission Test shall not be eligible for consideration of their names for the purpose of admission in this Centre on regular or self finance scheme / Special Scheme. The final merit list of the candidates for each category will be prepared by calculating the over all merit, based on the marks obtained in each of the following examinations, multiplying them with the respective weightage and adding the result to calculate the “Composite Percentage Number” (CPN) as described below: Percentage of Marks in:Multiplying Weightage(A)Secondary School Certificate (Matriculation): 0.10 (B)Higher Secondary School Certificate(Pre-Engg / ICS, Diploma or Equivalent) 0.30or equivalent adjusted marks*:(C)Pre-admission Test 0.60 For example, if a candidate has secured 70% marks in SSC, 60% marks in HSSC, 50% marks in pre-admission test, his/her CPN would be given by: CPN = 70*0.1+60*0.3+50*0.6 = 7+18+30 = 55 (Percent) Pre-Admission Test will be having following composition:•Drawing50%•English25%•Aptitude Test/Mathematics25%100%*Adjusted marks means marks secured in HSSC examination plus additional marks if any, as defined in clause 15, minus marks to be deducted as defined in clause 16.11.InterviewsThe Interviews are conducted at the CEAD, MUET, Jamshoro and the schedule is sent to the candidates individually on the dates as announced in the newspapers and also on website www.cead.edu.pk. The candidates are also required to bring their original certificates for verification particularly the following Certificates.1) Secondary School Certificate (Pass certificate showing date of Birth)2) Higher Secondary / Intermediate / Diploma or equivalent (Pass certificate)3) Certificate with details of marks obtained (SSC-HSSC / Diploma or equivalent.4) Domicile Certificate If any document is short/missing his/her name will be kept in pending till the preparation of next list and then if the applicant still fails to submit documents then his/her name shall be deleted from the merit list without notice except those who have a genuine reason and submit the application.If a candidate is selected for admission his/her Higher Secondary Marks Certificate will be retained at the Centre for 1st year and subsequently to be returned. The names of those candidates, who failed to appear for the interview before the Admission Committee on the scheduled date and time shall be deleted from the merit list and they shall not be considered for the admission. Thus their absence from the interview shall amount to forfeiture of their right of admission.
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