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Associate Degree Programs
Virtual University of Pakistan offers variety of Associate Degree Programs in accordance with Higher Education Commission (HEC) guidelines.  These Programs are skill-oriented and especially designed to enable the graduates for an early entry into the job market or to become entrepreneurs. The Associate Degree Programs are equivalent to a Bachelor Degree (B.A. /B.Sc.) i.e. 14 years of study.

FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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FACULTY OF EDUCATION
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FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT
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ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants for admission to Associate Degree Program 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 are required to provide equivalence certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC), Islamabad.

Candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero Semester”.

DURATION

All Associate Degree Programs are two-year full time study programs spread over four semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations etc.

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 and final term exams are conducted at VU’s designated exam 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 Associate Degree, a student is required to complete at least Sixty Six (66) credit hours with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00 out of 4.

FEE STRUCTURE

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