University School Of Open Learning
Panjab University, Chandigarh
Post Graduate Admission (Session 2016-17)
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  • All types of enquiries can be made from the Reception/ Enquiry Counter or on the telephone number 0172-2534302 or the USOL’s e-mail: and enquiries can also be made on Help Lines as mentioned in the Prospectus.
  • The examination for all the courses shall be open to a student who has passed not less than one academic year previously to the qualifying examination.
  • A student of USOL can offer only one subject/option other than those in which reading materials are provided. He/she shall have to prepare such subject on his/her own because no study material will be provided by the USOL.
  • A student must mention the optional subjects in the Admission cum Examination Form positively. If any student does not fill up the option of the paper at the time of Admission, his/her option of that paper may be treated as in which USOL imparts the Instructions in the paper/option.
  • Change in Subject/Medium of Instruction
    While requesting for change of subjects one may keep in mind the combination of subjects mentioned in the prospectus.
    1. A student may be permitted to change his/her subject/medium of instruction within one month of the commencement of session or within one month of the date of joining whichever is later. For USOL students, the session may be deemed to have commenced with effect from the last date on which the introductory lesson is mailed to the student by the USOL.Only such lessons shall be sent to the student as may become due after the change has been permitted.
      1. After the specified time-limit of one month, as given above, the student will be required to pay fee for the change of his/her subject/medium of instruction/option up to 21st November, 2016 as under :-
        1. Change of subject/medium of instruction/option   Rs. 250/-
        2. Change of Course               Rs. 500/
      2. In case no study material is provided by USOL in the subject/option to which the change has been permitted, the student shall have to prepare the same on his/her own and the USOL shall not provide any guidance or study material to the student on that subject.
  • Those candidates whose eligibility will be confirmed after the declaration of result will have to pay Rs. 1000/- in the fee-code as eligibility fee.
  • In case any relevant information is not given by the Candidate, the candidature may be cancelled.
  • The students of USOL are to pay their Fee separately for Odd Semesters (1st or 3rd or 5th) and Even semesters (2nd or 4th or 6th) in all Courses. However Students of Certificate Courses are to pay fee only once at the time of Admission.
  • The payment for odd Semesters (1st or 3rd or 5th) will be made at the time of Admission.
  • Information about the amount to be paid for Even Semesters (2nd or 4th or 6th) will be communicated to the students by USOL.
  • The payment for Even Semesters(2nd or 4th or 6th) (also balance fee,if any) should be paid by 17-02-2017. if student fails to pay the said fee within time limit, an additional late fee of Rs. 1000/- will be charged upto 17-03-2017 and thereafter Rs. 5000/- upto 31-03-2017.
  • While filling up the Online Admission-cum-Examination Form, students should indicate preferences for Cities of Examination center along with city codes of Examination Center of his/her choice as mentioned in the prospectus. The University reserves the right to abolish any city for Examination Center
  • In case a student is placed in Compartment / Re-appear in any subject in the lower Examination, he/she will be required to fill up a separate Examination Form for the said subject as a private student. In such cases, UG Candidates visit and PG Candidates visit
  • In case a student does not receive any intimation regarding examination Roll no. in three days before the start of the examination, he/she should contact the 0172-2541143 .
  • The concession of 5% marks for SC/ST/BC students in admission is available in USOL as per Panjab University rules. But the same concession will not be given who have been placed under compartment in +2 examination by the Recognised Board/Body/Council
  • 5% marks concession shall be given to Physically Handicapped persons in the minimum eligibility criteria for a course subject to minimum disability of 40% provided they have obtained minimum pass marks prescribed by regulations.
  • A candidate is allowed to appear in two examinations simultaneously, i.e. one for improvement and one regular full-time course, in addition to a Certificate/Diploma/Advanced Diploma/Post Graduate Diploma course offered in the evening session or through University School of Open Learning, being pursued by him/her as a regular student/private candidate of the University Teaching Department/University School of Open Learning/Affiliated Colleges of the University/in private capacity, as the case may be. Appearance at the improvement examination will be allowed only after completion of the entire course as per the existing regulations/rules.