“Article 26 of the Unified Regulation for Graduate Studies at Saudi Universities”:
Cancelling registration is to terminate the student's relationship to postgraduate studies, and not to allow him to resume studying.
The student’s registration is cancelled in the following cases:
- When he/she is accepted and is not registered within the period specified for registration.
- When he/she does not pass the supplementary courses with at least “Very Good” grade.
- When he/she withdraws from or stops study for a semester without an acceptable excuse.
- When he/she proves to be not serious academically or violates any of his/her own academic duties.
- When his/her accumulative grade in two consecutive semesters is less than (Very Good).
- When the specific postponement opportunities are exceeded.
- When he/she commits plagiarism at the stages of study or thesis preparation, and does an act that violates university regulations and traditions such as breaching some of the acceptance conditions.
- When the comprehensive test - if any - is not passed after it has been allowed to be repeated once.
- When the Committee decides that the thesis is not valid for discussion or not acceptable.
- When the student does not receive the grade within the maximum period.