Imperative Maintenance Activity 10 Nov 2021

 Published On: Nov 19, 2021

Imperative Maintenance Activity

Dear Students,

We are going to perform maintenance activity from 12:00 AM to 1:00 AM tonight. All VU portals will be unavailable during the activity window. Inconvenience is regretted.


Technical Team
Virtual University of Pakistan

Thematic Competitions for University Students

 Thematic Competitions for University Students

  The Higher Education Commission, Pakistan is organizing thematic competitions for university students to celebrate Pakistan's Independence Day with  zeal and fervor.


Fall 2020 Semester Result Declared and Published

Fall 2020 semester result has been declared and published. The students are advised to check their LMS Grade Books.

A student who wishes to get his/her paper(s) rechecked is advised to visit the Student Services section and request for Paper(s) Rechecking on VULMS within the prescribed period. For details about Paper Rechecking rules and procedure, please visit:
Those students who have fulfilled their degree completion requirements (with the declaration of current result) but wish to improve their CGPA/Course(s) grade (under defined rules) are advised to give their consent at before April 7, 2021, 12:00 noon. After that, their pass-out status shall be updated which will be irrevocable for 2nd chance in any case whatsoever.

In case of any result related query, you may contact us by sending an email to

Instructions for Fee Submission Mar 26, 2021

Due to some unavoidable technical issues, the University's real-time fee collection system through Telenor EasyPaisa and FINCA (Omni Dukan's) is inaccessible. Students / Candidates seeking admission are advised to deposit University’s dues ONLY through the following channels, in order to secure admission within due time.
HBL Bank (Branch Network)
HBL Internet Payment Gateway Services (By using “Pay Online” option available at VULMS / Admission Portal through Debit / Credit Card)
Bank Alfalah (Branch Network)
UBL Bank (Branch Network)
NADRA E-Sahulat (Agent Network)



Dear Students!

It is announced that Higher Education Commission has decided to issue remaining/ leftover laptops from the Prime Minister’s National Laptop Scheme (PMNLS) Phase 4 & 5 to selected DIFFERENTLY ABLED/ PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED STUDENTS only, (who are currently enrolled at the Virtual University of Pakistan in their respective degree programs), without any merit consideration. 

According to students' record available with the university each student has been allocated a nearby Vu campus as a collection point of the laptop.   Students are advised to wait for an invitation e-mail from University Focal Person and/ or telephone call from a respective VU Campus before proceeding for the collection of their assets.

In case the collection the point mentioned in the list below does not suit a student then he/ she should inform via e-mail to

The list of collection points are as follows, there is no possibility of designating an additional collection point, under any circumstances:

Beware that laptops will be awarded to the students without any initial deposit or payment in any form.  All laptops distributed via this scheme are absolutely free of cost. Furthermore, these laptops are not transferable.




















VU to facilitate ICAP for Chartered Accountancy Examination through Electronic Format across Pakistan


Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP) and Institute of Chartered Accountancy of Pakistan (ICAP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the committee room of the Ministry of IT & Telecom on Wednesday.  

The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Federal Secretary MoITT Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui. Dr. Faisal Tehseen Shah, Controller Examination VU, and Syed Masood Akhtar, Secretary ICAP signed the MoU.

At the MoU signing ceremony, Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque sent his congratulation message to  Rector, Virtual University on achieving yet another milestone. He said that the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication is doing its best to digitalize every educational activity through Virtual University. 

Federal Secretary, MoITT Shoaib Ahmad Siddique praised Virtual University for its continuous efforts to uplift the educational standards in every aspect. He said that VU has extreme potential to discover new horizons and we want VU to collaborate with more organizations to switch every institution on the digital platforms. 

While briefing about MoU, Rector Virtual University  Naeem Tariq said that IT has revolutionized our educational sphere, it's the need of the hour that we must implement the latest ICT-based technologies in every educational activity. 

President ICAP Iftikhar Taj said that according to the MoU, Virtual University will conduct ICAP’s Assessment of Fundamental Competencies (AFC) exam at its campuses across Pakistan, keeping a strict check and balance on transparency and COVID-19 SOPs.

Newly appointed Rector of VU, Prof. Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti, President ICAP  Iftikhar Taj, Vice President ICAP Ashfaq Yousuf Tola, distinguished guests from ICAP, VU, and senior officers of MOITT attended the ceremony. 

Later, the Chief Guest awarded mementos to the distinguished guests

Welcome to the New Rector Prof. Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti


Welcome to the New Rector Prof. Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti

Today is the start of a new chapter in the history of the Virtual University of Pakistan as the new Rector, Prof. Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti has joined the University.  

Prof. Arshad Saleem Bhatti obtained his first degree in Physics from the University of the Punjab, Lahore. He then completed one year of training in Computer Hardware and Software from the Computer Training Center, University Grants Commission by winning President Scholarship. He joined the University of Punjab as Lecturer in 1989 and proceeded to the United Kingdom for higher education. He obtained his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge, the UK in Microelectronics and Optoelectronics. He did Post Doctoral work at the University of Roma in Italy, the University of Nottingham, UK, and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA.  He has supervised 14 Ph.D. students, more than 50 MS students. He has published more than 130 research articles in ISI indexed journals and International Conferences. His cumulative impact factor is more than 275 and has more than 1200 citations. His research achievements include four US Patents granted. He has delivered many lectures in local and international conferences and at several institutions.

He also has e-Education Experience and has developed online Video Lectures and web-based courses for the MIT BLOSSOMS project, ISESCO, and virtual laboratory. He has been a Regular Associate and Senior Associate of the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste Italy from 1997 to 2015. His last assignment was as the Dean of Faculty of Science in COMSATS University, Islamabad, where he developed a laboratory for Micro and Nano Devices. His research interests encompass materials science, nanostructures, optoelectronics, and low-temperature physics.

Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti has been awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz in 2012 and  Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2020.

Blocking of VU-LMS Accounts


The University has blocked LMS accounts of all those students who have payable dues. Students with blocked accounts will not be able to view Fall'2020 (Final Term) results and make course selections for the Spring'2021 semester. It is therefore advised to clear outstanding dues at the earliest and get LMS accounts unblocked.