A new student (other than a credit transfer student) is automatically registered in the semester in which he/she gets admitted. After this, to enroll in a semester, a student shall pay registration fees within the date announced in the Academic Calendar of the Semester. The registration starts usually after the mid-term exams. of a semester. The date/period of registration is announced by the university on the notice boards and on website. As seats are limited in a course, a student may not get the advised course for delay in registration.
- An admitted student is attached to an Academic Advisor (a Faculty Member designated to advise) for the purpose of counseling the student in career planning, selection of courses, understanding academic rules and regulations, etc. The Adviser assesses performance and potential of a student and suggests which courses he/she should take in a given semester and what are the associated pre requisite courses, if any, to take.
- All student have to advised in semester courses. However, if a new student has credit transfer or course exemption/waiver, he/she must collect the name of his academic advisor from the concerned Dean Office of the program, contact him/her and complete advising. A regular student seeking advising must first pay registration fees and two days after payment should enroll in courses on the City University website. Before enrolling or advising, a student must carefully study the Academic Rules, Semester Calendar, Advising Rules, Program Course sequence and class schedule of the semester. However, the Academic Advisor of the student shall confirm his/her course enrollment and if a student has not followed enrollment rules properly, he/she will be notified to meet the advisor. If a student faces any problem in registration, enrolment or advising, he/she should contact his/her Advisor. Students are encouraged to contact their Advisers for any problem- academic or otherwise.
Course Load and Sequence
The course sequence and load varies from program to program and the students are advised to consult their respective program curriculum. A student must follow the course sequence stipulated in the program curriculum. A student must pass all prerequisite courses in order to be eligible to register for a higher-level course required for a given program. Course load is allocated according to the course sequence of the program. Nine to twelve credit hours per semester are the normal course load for a full time undergraduate or graduate student according to City University standards. An undergraduate student is a full time student. For a graduate part time student, the normal course load is between 6 to 9 credit hours. However, a student may enroll for more or less than the normal number of credits/courses with permission from the respective Faculty Dean or Adviser.
Add, Drop and Section Change
An undergraduate/graduate student may withdraw from one or more courses, add one or more courses or change section with the permission of the Academic Advisor within the deadline announced in the Semester Calendar. Please consult the Semester Calendar for exact date for add, drop and section change. A student must have a convincing reason to add/ drop a course or change section. If a student drops a course after the deadline without permission of the Dean, he/she will have to pay the tuition fees and shall earn “F” grade in the course.
Withdrawal from a Semester
- If, before registration, a student wants to withdraw from one or more semesters he/she should apply to the Dean for permission to withdraw including the permission of coordinator of the department.
- If a registered student wants to withdraw from the semester by dropping all courses, he/she must apply to the Dean for permission. The Dean may allow such withdrawal only under convincing reason such as serious or prolonged illness, death of parent etc.
- If a student absent for a full semester then he/she have to continue with next batch.
- If a student present for a full semester but absent only in semester final then he/she have to seat for a supplementary exam.