Bivha Open School


Admission Guidelines

  • Information published by Bivha Open School  in this Prospectus,  website, advertisements or otherwise in any manner must be read in conjunction with supplements, updations, rectifications, clarifications, corrigendums, notices etc. as and if issued by the university from time to time. Applicants and other concerned must ensure that they know up-to-date information before applying for admission or any other purpose whatsoever.
  • Any degree/diploma obtained from a university, board, council, institution, college etc. declared recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) or COBSE or any other concerned apex body as applicable shall be considered for admission to the Bivha OS. In case any degree/ diploma obtained is not recognized by UGC or COBSE or any other concerned apex body, result of the entrance test or interview (if applicable) and admission if granted, shall stand cancelled and the applicant shall have no claim, whatsoever against the university. Fee and other charges, also including amount paid for provisional registration by the candidate shall stand forfeited and the candidate shall further be liable to pay the fee and other charges for remaining/ entire duration of the programme.
  • Applicants will be required to produce certificate/documents in original during the admission process and even thereafter, as and when instructed byBivha Open School.
  • Original certificates of an applicant normally will not be retained and will be returned after verification; however, if required, Bivha OS  may retain original certificates for verification from the Board/Council/University from where the certificates are supposed to be issued.
  • If an applicant is found ineligible for admission on verification of the document(s) at any stage or otherwise, his/her admission to university if granted, shall stand cancelled and the case may be handed to the relevant authority under the law of land. In such a case, the applicant shall have no claim whatsoever against the university. Fee and other charges, also including amount paid for provisional registration, paid by the candidate shall stand forfeited and the candidate shall further
  • be liable to pay the fee and other charges for remaining/ entire duration of the programme.

    • Applicants who are either awaiting for the result or due to appear for qualifying exam may also apply; provided that the result of the qualifying exam must be furnished to the university either by the last date of provisional registration or at the time of admission, or by the last date as specified by the university.
    • In case an applicant fails to produce the proof of fulfillment of the prescribed eligibility criteria or any other document prescribed by the university or fails to provide original documents for verification by the stipulated date(s), he shall not be considered eligible for admission, and admission, in any case, if granted due to any reason, shall be cancelled and the applicant shall have no claim, whatsoever against the university. Fee and other charges, including amount paid for provisional registration by the candidate shall stand forfeited and the candidate shall further be liable to pay the fee and other charges for remaining/ entire duration of the programme.
  • Application Form(s) received without fee(s) or otherwise incomplete in any respect or received after the stipulated dates for submission may not be considered/evaluated for admission or may be summarily rejected without assigning any clarification or intimation.
  • Submission of Application Form(s)/ Fee or any other document and/or acknowledgment thereof by the university or generation of ID card and registration number etc. does not guarantee admission to any programme or allotment of any facility of  Bivha OS.
  • Bivha OS shall not be responsible for any postal delay or loss in transit.
  • The eligibility criteria for various programmes are specified under Programme Details section of the prospectus. Rounding off marks for calculating the aggregate marks is not allowed.
  • Other Fees
    • In addition to programme fee and other charges prescribed under programme details, applicants will be required to pay fee and charges for following and such other facilities/ purposes as and if applicable and/ or announced by the university.
      • Employability Enhancement Programmes (EEP)/ Professional Enhancement Programme (PEP)
      • Competence Building Activities including but not limited to Soft Skills, Business Communication, Personal development, Communication Skills or any other related activities conducted in the shape of group / individual classes or group / individual sessions (interactive or otherwise) may be online using web (internet or intranet) or by making use of some software modules or some sort of test series etc.
      • Various Software / Applications for different platforms like laptop, PC Tablets, Mobile Phones etc. required for various activities of academic / professional learning, evaluation, routine or specific usage or for other purposes during the course of study in the university
      • Diagnostic / Pre-Assessment / Assessment / Benchmarking Tests
      • Summer School / Summer or Winter classes
      • Scrutiny and/ or Re-evaluation Fee
      • Reappear/ Make up Examination Fee
      • Backlog courses/ subjects
      • Additional courses/ subjects pursued during regular term/semester
      • Pre-Term / Post- Term
      • Workshop / Training / Internship/ Survey etc.
      • Tours including educations tours & Visits including industrial visits
      • Optional or compulsory courses/ subjects/ certifications/ trainings offered in tie-up with industry/ educational/ training institute.
      • Programme Transfer Fee
      • Migration Fee
      • NOC / Migration for joining elsewhere, if permitted
      • Vehicle Registration and/ or Parking Fee
      • Term Evaluation fees, Thesis evaluation fees, Lab, Experimentation & other fees
      • Membership fee for Professional Bodies
      • Subscription fee for Newspaper, Magazines, Journals etc.
      • Alumni Association Fee (in the last semester/year)
      • Eligibility verification or authentication fees
      • Various Letters/Certificates issued by the university including but not limited to Character certificate, Migration certificate, Bona fide Certificate, Certificate specifying certain Course requirements, Academic Transcripts of a term/semester or of year or for whole Programme, Provisional degree/Certificates, Detail Marks Card and any other certificate as issued by the university on student request or otherwise.
      • Any expenditure incurred for postage/ out of pocket expenditure/ for written or / telephonic or electronic communication with the parents/ guardian etc.
      • Kits / dresses / uniforms for sports activities / cultural & co-curricular activities / labs / workshops etc.
      • Any other fee/ charges as prescribed by university from time to time.
    • Government taxes, levies and such other charges, if any, as and when applicable will be payable by the student and will be added to the fee to be charged from him.
    • Unless otherwise specified, the fee for other facilities/ purposes as described above, shall be charged in Indian currency only.
  • Payment of fees
    • The fee(s) and other charges must be deposited by the stipulated date, failing which the admission shall be declined/ cancelled.
    • Separate demand drafts or pay orders for payment on account of Programme fee, Examination Fee and Late Fee, whichever applicable, may be submitted by the applicant.
    • Applicant must always write Applicant Name, Application No. (if any), Programme applied for and Programme Code on the backside of the demand draft or pay order.
    • Incomplete or wrong demand draft or pay order will not be accepted.
    • If the last date for payment of fee is a holiday, the fee should be paid on the first working day after the holiday.
    • All type of fee and charges as prescribed by the university and the various facilities provided by it are subject to revision/change from time to time.
    • In case a student is given waiver of any course(s) in term and is allowed to register for lesser than prescribed number of courses/ subjects, no relaxation or waiver in fee would be given and the full term fee will be charged.
  • International applicants (including PIO/ OCI/ Foreign Nationals)
    • Fee for International applicants will be different from the fee specified for Indian applicants and will be specified separately except for the International Applicants who are willing to enroll in India and appear for examination in India. For such international applicants fee is same as for Indian applicants, as mentioned in the Prospectus.
    • Courier charges for the dispatch of study material or other material or other related cost will be borne by the applicant, in addition to the fee and charges prescribed in the Prospectus.
    • The International applicants are also required to fulfill all the conditions and comply with regulations, guidelines enforced by concerned foreign country as well as India at their own for the purpose of entry, stay, study and other purposes including but not limited to visas, foreigner regional registration, medical certification etc.
  • Change of Programme/ Specialization(s)/ Elective(s)/ Medium before the Stipulated Date
    The request for change of Programme/ Specialization(s)/ Elective(s)/ Medium may be entertained only in the first Year/ Semester of the programme, according to the dates mentioned in the Academic Calendar/ Important Dates. For this purpose, an applicant is required to fill the prescribed form (to be obtained from university or such other places as specified by the university from time to time) and deposit the same along with the requisite fee, as per the schedule/ dates stipulated by the University.However, such a change will be purely at the discretion of the university. Programme transfer is subject to fulfillment of eligibility and other admission requirements and any other condition prescribed by the university. In case the student is found ineligible in a specific programme or for any other reason, the university may transfer the programme of a student based on his request or otherwise.
    Important Note:-

    • The student whose programme transfer is accepted by the university will be liable to pay the Programme Fee and other charges as prescribed for the programme in which transfer has been done.
    • In case a student is allowed to transfer to a programme having lesser fee, the balance will be adjusted in the fee of next term.
  • Late Admission
    Application for admission will not be entertained after the last date of admissions. However, the university may allow late admissions because of exceptionality of circumstances. In case an applicant is admitted after the start of programme/ session, no compensation for the loss of any component of continuous assessment will be made by the university.
  • Confirmation of Admission by Applicant
    An e-mail/ SMS will be sent to the applicant by the university, on the e-mail ID/ mobile number specified by the applicant in his Application Form, providing the status of his admission within 2 months of his submission of Application Form to Bivha Open School. In case an applicant does not receive such e-mail/ SMS from the university, he must contact Bivha OS and get status of his admission. Bivha Open School shall not assume any liability for any ignorance or default on the part of the applicant or the intermediatory, or in case of change of correspondence address or mobile number or mobile being switched off or network failureor change / default in e-mail address etc.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Bivha OS/The university reserves the right to introduce, modify or withdraw or discontinue any programme/course at any point of time.
    • Bivha Open School may upgrade admission of student(s) to any programme at any time, as deemed appropriate, provided it should not affect the student(s) adversely.
    • Bivha OS  may discontinue a programme if the number of admissions in that programme is less. In that case the fee of the concerned students will be refunded without any deduction and students shall have no other claim against the university.
    • Any course(s) / term (s) of a programme may be offered in combination with course(s) / term(s) of other programme offered at any Department/School/Institute/F aculty of the University or outside the university with other educational institute/ university or industry or any government or non Govt. or any other organisation.
    • It is the responsibility of the students to procure and install licensed/ legitimate software/ applications for different platforms like laptop, PC Tablets, mobile phones etc. as required for various activities of academic / professional learning, evaluation, routine or specific usage or for other purposes during the course of study in the university.
    • Scanner (hand held), internet dongle (device to enable wireless access from computer/ laptop to the internet via high speed broadband) or any other gadgets can be made compulsory at any time as per requirement of the programme during the course of study.
    • Unless otherwise specified by the university, the medium of instruction, examination and question paper will generally be English in all cases except in specific language programmes.
    • Unless otherwise specified by the university, the question paper will be in English only but in exceptional circumstances the student may be allowed to answer questions in Hindi/ Punjabi or other regional languages as per the requirement of the course.
  • In case of any matter not covered herein and/ or for interpretation of any content herein, the decision of the competent authority of the university shall be final and binding on all concerned