Guidelines for Change of Programme

1. A student currently studying in a programme will normally not be allowed to change his programme. However, under exceptional circumstances, a student may be allowed to change his programme after approval. 2. A student can apply for the change of programme by submitting an application on the prescribed application form (Annexure 1) to the Division of Academic Affairs. 3. Change of Programme will be done only once during the entire programme. For example: If a student applies for a change of programme and it is approved and implemented, he cannot apply for another change during the entire programme. 4. A non-refundable application processing fee of Rupees 1000/- will be payable along with the application. 5. A student will be eligible to apply for change of programme, only if: (a) there are seats available in the programme to which transfer is sought. (b) the student fulfils all the requirements of admission including the marks requirement prescribed by the University relating to the programme to which he/she wishes to transfer Explanation: If a student is seeking transfer to 3rd term of B. Tech. CSE in the year 2008 then the applicant shall satisfy the eligibility criteria as was prescribed for this batch of B. Tech. CSE at the time of admission i.e. in year 2007. (c) the student is not or has never been under disciplinary probation. (d) it does not involve the change of mode of education. Explanation: Change of mode from regular to ODL / Part-Time or vice versa is not allowed. (e) the student is not an advanced standing student. (f) the student is not a lateral entry student admitted in a standalone regular programme. Explanation: A lateral entry student already admitted in a dual degree integrated programme is allowed to change his higher degree option only. For example: a student who was admitted in year 2008 as a lateral student in B.Tech – M.Tech is eligible to apply for change of higher degree i.e. from M.Tech – MBA. 6. Change of programme may be allowed as per the following: S. No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 From a/an Pass Programme Honours Programme Honours Programme International Programme International Programme Honours Programme Pass Programme Pass Programme To a/an Pass Programme Pass Programme Honours Programme Honours Programme Pass Programme International Programme Honours Programme International Programme Status Allowed Allowed Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed

Tech applicable to such a student will be of the year 2007. For the students admitted in dual degree integrated programme. then such .Tech applicable to such a student will be of the year 2008.Tech in the year 2007. the student has to apply for the change of programme. In case such a higher degree programme was not being offered as a standalone programme in the year in which student took admission in a dual integrated programme. such courses shall be considered as ‘backlog’ courses. the credits of only those courses passed in the previous programme (programme from which the student is seeking the change) will be transferred to the new programme that will be considered relevant to the new programme by the Equivalence Committee. 10. then in such a case. such courses shall not be considered as ‘backlog’ courses. So. if the student is transferred to the new programme he/she need not re-register or reappear (as required depending on the grade) in such courses as these will become irrelevant for the degree to be awarded for the new programme. All other conditions of ‘change of programme’ mentioned in these guidelines will be applicable. For example: A student has taken admission in B. the cumulative fee difference (between new programme and current programme.Tech was not offered in the year 2007 and was introduced in the year 2008. In case a student is allowed to change to a new programme. In case M. the fee applicable for higher degree shall be the fee of this standalone programme in the next academic session. If the term fee for the current programme is more than that of the new programme. the fee for higher degree will be the fee applicable to that standalone higher degree programme in the year in which such student took admission. If the term fee for the new programme is more than that of the current programme. 9. The total number of students per programme entitled for change of programme should not exceed 1% of the total strength of the programme from which the transfer is being sought. Student may be allowed to change the program with few backlogs depending on the difference in the courses covered by such candidate in the previous programme of LPU. the cumulative fee difference (between current programme and new programme) for all the future terms is to be paid by the student at the time of depositing the ‘Change of Programme Fee’ and fee of the new programme shall be applicable (for all future terms) to such students in their new programme. A student of dual degree integrated programme who has given his option to continue/discontinue the pursuance of the higher degree. This may also lead to decrease in CGPA. then the fee of M. later on wishes to change his option. 12.7. 13. In other words. 8. If a student has not passed (has an F or E grade) in any course in his/her current programme which is not required for the new programme (upto the point of time when change of programme is being sought). 14.Tech – M. If a student of regular standalone programme opts for change of programme to a dual degree integrated programme and his request for change of programme gets approved. An undertaking (Annexure 4) regarding the same will be obtained from the student at the time of application for change of programme. ‘Change of Programme Fee’ for Academic Session 2011-12 will be Rupees 5000/-. 15. If a student applies for a change of programme and it is approved and implemented then the courses studied by him in his current programme which are not relevant for the new programme will be deleted from his Academic Transcript. then the fee of M. Please Note: If a student has not passed (has an F or E grade) in any course in his/her current programme which is required for the new programme (upto the point of time when change of programme is being sought). Students will be allowed to change a programme after paying the prescribed ‘Change of Programme’ fee. for all the term(s) till the change of programme is sought) is to be paid by the student at the time of depositing the ‘Change of Programme Fee’ and in future such student will continue to pay the fee as applicable to the new programme. 11.

For example: A student who has taken admission in a regular standalone programme in the year 2008 applies for change of programme to a dual integrated programme in the year 2011. . No relaxation in the same shall be made. 18. Number of terms/years spent in the previous programme will be considered for the calculation of maximum duration for the completion of new programme. 16.student will pay the fee for the higher degree in a dual degree integrated programme as per the current fee structure (as applicable). If his request for change of programme gets approved. Change of programme may lead to extension in the time taken to complete the requirements for the award of degree for the programme. 17. Promotion Criteria in Integrated / Integrated Dual degree programme’ shall be applicable to such students also. ‘Minimum CGPA/Marks requirement for the award of degree’. All the rules of new programme such as rules mentioned under head ‘Promotion to Next Year’. then such student will pay the fee for the higher degree in a dual degree integrated programme as per the fee structure of 2011.

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