Any student who has successfully completed at least one semester of studies and is registered for a relevant degree programme in a degree awarding institution recognised by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is eligible to apply.
At the time of KUST regular admissions, the office of the Director Academics (KUST) accept applications for transfer of credits to a degree programme offered at KUST provided the criteria for admission to the intended/ sought programme offered at KUST are fulfilled and a seat is available in the programme. No migration is allowed after the second week of the start of a semester.
At the time of application, the student’s academic standing must be good and he/she must be clear off any indiscipline at the leaving university/ institution. A good character certificate from the leaving institution must accompany the application.
Every application shall be accompanied by the official transcript issued by the leaving university/ institution.
Depending on the availability of seats in the programme sought by the applicant, the Director Academic put up the case to the Credit Transfer Committee of KUST. The Credit Transfer Committee may evaluate all the relevant courses with a minimum grade of “C” or 60% marks for the Undergraduate and a minimum grade of “B” or 70% marks for Graduate applicants.
The Credit Transfer Committee makes its recommendations to the Dean of the respective Faculty for placement in a particular semester in a particular degree programme. After the approval the Dean, the Director Academics’ office informs the applicant and the Head of the respective academic department with a copy to the CoE.
The Dean’s Office also informs the CoE’s office about the transferred credits. Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) shall be based only of the courses studied at KUST. Only the total number of transferred credit hours will appear on the transcript issued by KUST without any reference to the details and grades achieved (marks scored) in the transferred courses.
The minimum transferable courses shall be equal to the minimum of the normal one-semester loads and the maximum shall be 50% of the respective degree programme. After acceptance, the student will have to fulfil the registration formalities according to the rules set for the students of the same degree programme and must furnish a migration certificate from the deserting/leaving institution.