Dress code and appearance

When you are in College, the dress code is not an issue of the personal style. Dress Code is implemented for keeping conducive learning environment, promoting safety while working in laboratories and professionalism. This rule is applied in every educational institute around the world and students must comply with the dress code policy of the College. Here is the summary of our Dress Code Policy.

  • In general: The tight fitting, low cuts, backless cloths and attire are not acceptable.

  • Appearance and hair: The appearance and hair of the students should be non-detracting you and others during class.

  • Tops/Shirts: The shirts can be long or short sleeve that cover shoulders (not without sleeve). They must be text or logo free (unless it is PUCP or PU logo). For boys, they must be tucked in.

  • Bottoms/trousers: Pants or trousers worn at waistline. The shorts, tights or leggings are not allowed.

  • Shoes and Socks: Shoes must be closed toe. For girls, the heels should not be too high.

  • During lab sessions and work, Students are required to use white laboratory coats with their names inscribed.

Discipline Rules

The Principal is responsible for maintaining discipline in the college. Students are required to abide by the rules and maintain discipline in the college. Any student found guilty of committing an act which is likely to affect the discipline is liable to punishment with fine or expulsion or rustication from the college. Students must not be involved in any of the following activities:

  • Uttering, doing or propagating anything contravening to the Islamic Principles within or outside the premises of the university.

  • Saying or doing anything which is a verse to the ideology of Pakistan or the university and its teachers.

  • Smoking in the college premises and examination hall.

  • Association with an organization/ society/club or any other body, promoting caste distinction and inciting parochial/ linguistic/ regional feelings.

  • Organize or hold any function within the premises of the university except in accordance with the prescribed rules and regulations.

  • Collect money or receive donations or pecuniary assistance for or on the behalf of the university or any other university organization except with the written permission of the competent authority.

  • Indulge in immoral activities, use indecent language/ wear immodest dress, make indecent remarks, joke or gestures or behave in an improper manner.

  • Stage, incite or participate in a walkout, strike or any other form of agitation which creates or is likely to create law and order problem for the university administration and affect or is likely to affect its smooth functioning.

  • Disturb peace and tranquility of the College.

  • Keep or carry weapons, narcotics, immoral or subversive literature.

    • Use insulting or abusive language or resort to violence against a fellow student or employee of the university disciplinary action taken by the principal of the College or the Disciplinary Committee against the student may be in one or more of the following form, depending upon the severity of the offence.


      • A written warning may be issued to the students concerned and a copy of the same may be displayed on the Notice Board.

      • The matter may be reported to the parents/guardians who may be called in the college if necessary.

      • A student may be fined and the fine imposed shall have to be deposited with the treasurer and intimated to the Chairman/Secretary Disciplinary Committee (Constituted under Statute II of the University of the Punjab Act as the case maybe).

      • A student may be turned out of the class by the teacher concerned and may not be permitted to attend the same course up to three periods at one time under intimation to the principal.

      • A student may be placed on probation for a fix period not exceeding 3 months. If during the period of probation he/she fails to improve conduct, he/she may be rusticated or expelled from the college.


  • The College had done well with many new initiatives to enhance our students' learning. In this connection we have commenced classroom-upgrading project. One classroom has already been upgraded and the reaming will be done level by level. You will enjoy the upgraded lecture theater 1.


  • Rustication whenever, imposed on a student means the loss of one academic year, as far as his/her appearance in the university examination is concerned. The period of absence from the college will, however, depends upon the time of the year when penalty is imposed. The student under rustication may be, at the discretion of the principal of the college, allowed to rejoin the class in the beginning of next academic year.

  • A student expelled from the college shall not be re-admitted in the college or to another college or department without the permission of the Syndicate which is a competent body to deal such cases.

    • A council comprising the following staff members will consider the cases of rustication and expulsion of the students:


      • Prof. Dr. Nadeem Irfan Bukhari

      • Prof. Dr. Khalid Hussain

      • Dr. Abida Latif and

      • Dr. Amjad Hussain as Student Advisors


  • All Muslim students must show in words and deeds, their full faith in Islam.

  • All students must have faith in and respect for the ideology of Pakistan.

  • All students must respect the convictions of others, pertaining to the matters of religion.

  • Every student is expected to:

  • be loyal to Pakistan.

  • obey the law of the Land as well as the Rules and Regulations of the University.

  • maintain law and order as well as the dignity and prestige of the Alma Mater.

  • have respect for morality and personal honor and rights of others.

  • practice honesty and integrity in dealing with fellow students, teachers and all others both on and off the campus.

  • help in protecting the life, dignity, honor and the property of the University/Faculty/College and that of the employees and fellow students.

  • respect teachers, all elders and any person in authority in the University/ Faculty/College.

  • Be courteous and helpful to all.

  • Work hard and complete the course of study within the prescribed period and endeavor to positively contribute towards creating an atmosphere conducive to healthy academic pursuits.


  • A student who completes the required percentage [75%] of attendance in theory and practical both and submit exam admission form for the respective professional class will be allowed to join the next higher class provisionally. However, if such candidate fails to qualify at least two subjects in any Professional 2nd Annual Examination of Doctor of Pharmacy or declared as ‘must appear’, his provisional promotion to the next higher class will stand automatically cancelled. “Must Appear” means that a student who fails to qualify 2nd, 3rd, 4th and Final Prof. examination in four consecutive attempts, will have to reappear in all the papers of that examination. Those students who have been promoted after second annual examination will appear in the next examination after the completion of one year academic session and they have to fulfill the attendance requirement.

  • Before examination of each Prof. clearance from all concerned facilities is mandatory. If any student have severe shortage or declared to be ineligible to appear in examinations, appear by any reasons (such as our omissions or their false statements) will be barred from appearing in examinations. If they still appear in examinations, their results will be withheld. The College / University reserves the rights to cancel the examinations or admission at any stage.

  • A student who is promoted to next higher class provisionally on the basis of attendances will be considered as regularly promoted, if he passes at least two subjects at least up to the 2nd Annual Examination of that class. However, such category of students shall not be allowed any further promotion to next higher class unless he passes all the lower examinations.

  • A student who qualifies at least two subjects in an examination, he/she should immediately apply to the Principal for promotion to the next higher class.

  • A student will not be allowed to appear in the higher professional examination unless he/ she gets through all of the lower Professional Examinations.

  • A student who fails to qualify 1st Professional Examination in four consecutive attempts including the 1st Annual Examination of that class will be struck from college roll. He will not be allowed further to appear in any of the Pharmacy Examination. However in case of hardship, the Vice- Chancellor, may give one special chance on the recommendation of the Board of Studies in Pharmacy.

  • A student shall cease to be a regular student as soon as his classes are terminated towards the end of the academic year.

  • A student who remains absent without prior sanction of leave for a continuous period of 14 days, (excluding holidays), will automatically stand dropped from the rolls of the University on the 15th day of absence, unless the cause of absence is explained to the satisfaction of the Principal of the College. In such case the student may be re-admitted within 10 days after his dropping from the rolls. The term “University classes” will include lectures, practicals, tutorials, seminars, group discussion etc., duly notified by the College to be held during an academic term or session.

  • Students whose names are dropped or struck off the rolls of the University teaching Departments/College due to shortage of lectures or non-payment of dues or poor performance or non-appearance in the examination etc., shall not be granted readmission without permission of the Syndicate.

  • The Admission Regulations approved by the main Admission Committee of the University of the Punjab will also apply to the Pharmacy Admission, in Self-supporting Evening Programme.

Same code of conduct, Regulation and policies given in Pharm. D Section will be applicable to the postgraduate scholars.

  • Only those students, who have attended not less than 75% of lectures and practicals separately in each course, shall be eligible for admission to such examination.

  • A teacher shall report the names of the students who are absent from the lectures/practicals continuously for 14 days (consecutive two weeks) to the Principal of College who will forward the names of the student/s to the Dean/DPCC to enable him/her to strike off the names of such student/s. The Dean/DPCC may for valid reasons readmit such a student/s on the recommendation of DPC.

  • The teacher shall send the final award list to the Principal of the College who will forward it to the DPCC, Controller of Examinations and a copy to the respective Dean.

Note: Rules and Regulations may be changed without prior information and the college will follow the current Rules and Regulations.

  • The freezing of second semester to onward will be dealt on case to case basis by the DPCC office.

The students who cannot appear in examination because of genuine excuse / reason shall be allowed to appear in re-sit examination within one week after the examination subject to the payment of special examination fee of Rupees 5000/- for one course. If the number of courses is more than one then a lump sum of Rs. 10,000/- shall paid as special examination fee to the department.

A student who discontinues studies on medical/emergency ground will be allowed to seek readmission in the same semester next year after paying semester fees. During the period of discontinuation of studies the hostel, medical and transport facilities shall be withdrawn which are normally available to regular students. If they fail to appear next year, the admission should be considered cancelled.

Cancellation of Admission/Registration

M. Phil admission shall be cancelled by the department on the recommendation of the DPC and notified by the Principal, if the Scholar:

  • Earns adverse progress reports from his supervisor

  • Fails to contact his supervisor or leaves the program

  • Does not complete the course work

  • Does not meet 75% attendance criteria in theory and practical separately

  • Is found guilty of misconduct

The aggrieved scholar may file an appeal against cancellation of M.Phil admission to the Dean of Pharmacy within a period of 15 days. The Dean will give him/her an opportunity to be heard in person and the case will be send with the Comments of Dean through DPCC to the Vice-Chancellor for final approval/decision. The final decision will be notified by the Registrar office.

Ph.D. Registration shall be cancelled by the Registrar on the recommendations of the Chairperson/DPC, Doctoral Programme Coordination Committee followed by the approval of the Vice-Chancellor, if the scholar:-

  • earns two consecutive adverse progress reports from his supervisor.

  • fails to contact his supervisor or leaves the programme

  • does not complete the course work

  • does not qualify the Comprehensive Examination even in the second attempt

  • does not meet 75% attendance criteria in theory and Practical separately

  • is found guilty of misconduct.

The aggrieved scholar may file an appeal against cancellation of Ph.D. registration to the Advanced Studies and Research Board within a period of 30 days. The Advanced Studies and Research Board will give him an opportunity to be heard in person. However, the decision of the Advanced Studies and Research Board will be final and will not be questioned in any court of law.

Note: Any rule mentioned in the website can be changed by the competent authority without prior information. The PUCP will follow the current rule laid down by the University of the Punjab, Lahore.