BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (4-year) Programs   

The Bachelor of Science (BS) program prepares a student to meet the demanding challenges of the modern workplace. The BS degree comprises more than 130 credits of work. During final year, student will be required to spend a good deal of time in completing a project. This project will usually be done in collaboration with industry, under the guidance of a professional nominated by the University. The curriculum for various majors is based on the recommendations of the National Curriculum Revision Committees approved by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad. However, the Academic Council of the University may update the curricula from time to time. Please note that all courses detailed in the BS programs below may not be offered in a given academic session. The specific courses being offered will be notified in the semester schedule on the University Learning Management System web site. 


Programs by Faculty

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology

BS (Computer Science)
BS (Information Technology)

Faculty of Management

BS (Business Administration)
BS (Public Administration)

Faculty of Arts

BS (Accounting and Finance)
BS (Commerce)
BS (Mass Communication)
BS (Psychology)



It is four-year full time study program spread over eight semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations etc.


Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants for admission to all Bachelor of Science (BS) Programs must have passed with at least 45% marks, Intermediate (Part I and II, or equivalent examination), or I.Com or ICS or DAE or ‘A’ level examinations. The General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) ‘O’ levels and School Certificate (SC) examinations are considered equivalent to Matriculation, and the GCE ‘A’ levels is considered equivalent to the Intermediate examination. For the GCSE (‘O’) and SC examinations, grades in 6 subjects are considered. ‘A’ level candidates must have passed 3 subjects and required to provide equivalence from Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC), Islamabad.

Admission application forms are same for 2-year and 4-year bachelor degree programs.

Note: candidates having less than 45 % in their intermediate or equivalent examination from a recognized institute are eligible to apply for BS provided they firstly qualify Mathematics, Computer Proficiency, and English courses in a single semester (called “Zero semester”) and achieve a semester GPA of at least 2.00 out of 4. Fee for the Zero semester within Pakistan is Rs 6,000/- payable in two equal installments. Fee (1st fee installment) payable at the time of admission is Rs. 3,000/-. However, fee for the Zero semester for Pakistani students abroad is US $ 250. Such student would be responsible to pay additionally cost of Lecture CDs/DVD’s, Lecture Handouts plus shipment cost.  

Assessment of Study Progress:

The students’ study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Moderated Discussion Boards (GMDBs), mid-term and final term exams. The mid-term and final term exams are conducted at VU’s designated centers and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.


Award of Degree:

To be eligible for the award of four-year BS degree, the students are required to complete at least 132 credit hours with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.25 out of 4.00.  


Course of Study:

The scheme of studies for BS program is outlined as under. The courses may be revised from time to time as a result of continuous review to bring them at par with courses being taught at top-class foreign universities. While reviewing the courses needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.







Students are required to complete a project of 6 credit hours in the final year of their BS degree program. The choice of the final project is at the student’s discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up of the project and in some cases may be required to give a presentation.

BS (Business Administration)

The bachelor's degree program offers a progressive curriculum designed to teach business fundamentals and higher level leadership skills. This specialization in business administration helps you develop the management, interpersonal, and professional skills you need to advance your career.

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BS (Public Administration)

The Bachelor of Science program in Public Administration is designed to meet specific needs of the public sector. Goals of the program include:

  • Providing a liberal arts education through the University's Core Curriculum;
  • Assuring an understanding and appreciation of the political, social, and economic aspects of public services;
  • Preparing students for entry and middle-level professional positions in public service;

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The bachelors degree program in accounting and finance prepares students for entry-level positions in accounting and financial management. The program is designed to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities that will enable a student to cope successfully with the challenges of a rapidly evolving, global business and financial environment. The degree provides a strong foundation for a successful career in accounting and finance, and prepares highly motivated students for future graduate-level study.Click here  to View Study Scheme of BS Accounting and FinanceBS (Commerce) 






The BS in Commece is a well-rounded program, challenging students to become critical thinkers for strong leadership in business. A focus on the "why" beyond the "how" in the curriculum helps students prepare for highly gratifying professional careers.

Like business itself, management education is a living, breathing discipline. The Virtual University curriculum prepares students to solve practical problems, while building basic skill sets.

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BS (Mass Communication)


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BS (Psychology)

Psychology is the science of behavior and the mind. In the B.S. program, the study of psychology provides an understanding of basic processes of sensation, perception, learning, cognition, development, and personality along with principles of social psychology, clinical psychology, and behavioral neuroscience. Knowledge of psychological principles and of scientific methods for evaluating theories and research in the social sciences is essential in our rapidly changing society.

The basic goal of the B.S. program is to integrate the scientific foundation of psychology with a strong humanities background along with basic science to better prepare students for advanced training in psychology, medicine, cognitive science, neuroscience, and other related disciplines. The B.S. degree program is explicitly aimed at helping to prepare students for advanced graduate study in the sciences and science-based professions. 


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(a) Fee structure for student within Pakistan:


Tuition fee rates are fixed and are independent of the number of courses being taught in one semester. Security, Admission and Registration fee are charged once at the start of the first semester. The remaining charges are payable monthly. Security fee is refundable on completion of degree or in case of withdrawal from the University under rules.

Admission Fee

Rs. 1,500 one time

Registration Fee

Rs. 2,000   one time


Rs. 2,000 (one time, refundable)

Fee (payable monthly)

Rs.1,300   per month

Admission Processing Fee

Rs. 200 (online admission form)/ Rs.50 (on VU purchased admission form)

NOTE: Fee payable at the time of admission is Rs. 5,500 (includes admission fee, registration fee, and security deposit) plus admission processing fee.


(b) Fee structure for Student outside Pakistan:

Student outside Pakistan should deposit fee through FTT (Foreign Telegraph Transfer) or bank draft inclusive of Bank charges that is minimum up to $15 per transaction. 

Admission Fee & Registration Fee

US $110  one time

Tuition fee

US $400  for six months

NOTE: Fee payable at the time of admission is US $510 (includes admission fee, registration fee, and Tuition fee for six months).




The Mass Communication Program strives to provide students with a creative, diverse, and challenging academic environment that encourages risk-taking and promotes an examination of human values, cultural differences, and social questions and to prepare students for areas in the print and telecommunications media sectors.


BS (Accounting and Finance)





BS (Computer Science), BS (Information Technology)

The Department of Computer Science offers a four-year program leading to either a BS degree in Computer Science or in Information Technology. The specialization is determined by the choice of required and elective courses taken by a student. The programs are designed to meet the growing need for computer science / IT experts in the rapidly evolving 21st century economy. Their mission is to provide graduates with a strong Computer Science / IT base that will enable them to capitalize on the increasing career opportunities in the information technology sector, to expand the limits of their knowledge by pursuing further studies, and to explore innovative approaches to computer or information technology related problems. These specializations provide highly demanded expertise, a great mobility and flexibility, and an impressive range of possible career choices in the IT industry.

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