Financial Rules
Fee Structure and Mode of Payment

The fee is charged on Semester basis and it becomes due two weeks earlier than the start of a semester at the time of course registration.

Fees are paid in the bank through bank challan available in Accounts Office/Flex.

All fees are non-Refundable

All fees are non-refundable (except security deposit) and also the University reserves the right to review the fee structure from time to time. Any revision of fees would be uniformly applicable to all students of the University.

Financial Assistance (Loan)

FAST, being a non-profit organization, charges subsidized fees from all its students. Realizing that even the subsidized fee may not be affordable for some of its students. FAST tries to arrange financial assistance in the form of loan for such indigent students. This assistance is subject to renewal every semester in the light of the student's academic performance and financial need. The financial assistance is limited to tuition fees only and is discontinued if the student's CGPA falls below 2.00 for undergraduate degree and 2.5 for graduate degree.

The repayment of loan starts three months after graduation or getting a job, whichever is earlier. The total amount has to be repaid within a period of four years after graduation. Students are required to sign to this effect.

All those who are admitted and are in real need of financial assistance should apply on the prescribed Financial Aid form. A notice to this effect will be posted on the notice board.


Merit Scholarships

Merit scholarship is awarded to the Top THREE position holders of each Board. This scholarship is available for four years of un-interrupted studies with full course load and is equal to the full tuition fee. Continuation of merit scholarship is subject to maintaining semester GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Top Three position holders in each semester

The university awards certificates to those undergraduate students, who are the top three in their department. Students are selected from each of the four years of every degree program. Only those students are eligible who have undertaken the prescribed course load and have SGPA of 3.00 or higher.

Sindh Government Endowment Board

This is offered on need-cum-merit to rural and urban students in both Undergraduate and Graduate level for all disciplines. Scholarship covers full tuition fee for entire duration of the program, renewable every year. The scholarship quota for rural sector is 60% and for Urban is 40%.

HEC Scholarships for MS and PhD students

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) provides liberal scholarships to students desirous of studying for the MS and PhD degrees at this university. The scholarship covers tuition fee, monthly stipend and book allowance.

Other Scholarships

In addition to the above scholarships there are various community-based scholarships offered by various committees and foundations such as, Memon Community Scholarships, Bohra Community Scholarships, Hindu Community Scholarship INFAQ Foundation scholarships, Agha Khan Foundation Scholarships, etc.


The University may utilize the services of its graduate students in its different activities. These students are compensated for rendering their services. Preference is normally given to indigent students.

Bank Loans

Bank Alfalah, Meezan Bank, Bank Islami and MCB offer loans to students.