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EXAMINATION SCHEME

The academic performance of students is adjudged by the aggregate of continuous mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) and the End Semester Exam ination (ESE)\

  • The weightage of End Semester Examination (ESE) to Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) of the courses of School of Architecture is 50% to 50%.
  • The weightage of End Semester Examination (ESE) to Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) of the courses of all Schools other than School of architecture is 60% to 40%.
  • The weightage of End Semester Examination (ESE) to Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) of Trans-disciplinary and Soft Skills course is 40% to 60%.
  • Scheme of Mid Semester Evaluation for the Courses of School of Architecture:
  • Mid Semester Evaluation: 50 marks
  • End Semester Examination: 50 marks

The scheme of mid semester evaluation will depend upon the nature of the course.

  • Scheme of Mid Semester Evaluation for courses of all Schools except for the Courses of School of Architecture
    • For a course of 100 marks of only Theory Component or Lab Component

Distribution of Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) of 40 marks will be as follows:

  1. Internal Test 15 marks
  2. Quiz/Presentation/Lab Work 10 marks
  3. Assignment 05 marks
  4. Attendance05 marks
  5. Faculty Assessment 05 marks
    1. For a course including Theory & Lab component both amounting to 100 marks
  6. Distribution of Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) of 40 marks will be as follows:
    1. Theory Component: 25 marks
  7. Internal Test (Theory)10 marks
  8. Quiz/Presentation 07 marks
  9. Assignment 03 marks
  10. Attendance 5 marks
  11. Faculty Assessment 5 marks
    1. Lab Component:15 marks
  12. Internal Test (Lab) 10 marks
  13. Lab Assessment 5 marks

 

 

GRADING SYSTEM

The level of student’s academic performance as the aggregate of continuous evaluation and final examination shall be reflected by letter grades on a four point scale according to the connotation as per table given below:

Grade Qualitative Meaning Grade Point Attached
A Excellent 4
B Good 3
C Average 2
D Borderline 1
F Fail 0

General guidelines for award of Grades are:

  1. For the courses of all Schools except School of Architecture:
  2. The range of marks for “A” grade shall be the upper limit of “B” grade to 100%. The range of marks for “C” grade shall be from 50% to lower limit of “B” grade. The lower limit of “D” Grade will be 40%. Students getting less than 40% marks will be declared fail in that course.
  3. For the courses of School of Architecture:
  4. The range of marks for “A” grade shall be the upper limit of “B” grade to 100%. The range of marks for “C” grade shall be from upper limit of “D” to lower limit of “B” grade. The lower limit of “D” Grade will be 45%. Students getting less than 50% marks will be declared fail in that course.

 

PASSING CRITERIA

 

A student has to fulfill the following conditions to pass any academic programme except B. Arch of the University:

  • A student should earn minimum “D” grade in all courses separately. However, he/she can improve his/her grade (“D” grade onwards) by re-appearing.
  • To pass a course, student must obtain 40% marks in the aggregate of Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) & End Semester Examination (ESE). In order to pass a particular course, student must appear in the Final examination irrespective of the marks obtained in the Mid Semester Evaluation.
  • For successful completion of a programme, the student should secure a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.0 at the end of final year of the Programme.

 

For courses of SSAA, a student has to fulfill the following conditions:

  • To pass a course, student must obtain 50% marks in the aggregate of Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) & End Semester Examination (ESE) subject to the condition that he/she must have obtained a minimum of 50% in the Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE). Students who have not secured minimum of 50% in the Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) will not be allowed to appear in the End Semester Examination (ESE).
  • For successful completion of a programme, the student should secure a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.0 at the end of final year of the Programme.

 

PROMOTION TO NEXT SEMESTER/YEAR

 

  1. The promotion rules for any programme except B.Arch will be as follows:
  2. The students will not be debarred from going to the 2nd year, irrespective of their result of the 1st year.
  3. They will be promoted to 3rd year only if atleast 60% of the courses prescribed in the 1st year (excluding TDL & Soft Skills) are clear.
  4. Similarly, the condition for promotion to 4th year and 5th year will be clearing of minimum of 60% courses in 2nd year and 3rd year respectively
  5. Finally the candidates will become eligible to earn the degree only if minimum 2.00 CGPA on the scale of 4.00 CGPA is achieved.
  6. For B. Arch programme, student will be promoted to next year only if he/she has cleared at least 50% of the courses of the current year and 75% of the courses of the previous year. If the number of courses is odd, then it will be rounded to lower integer. In case, the student is not promoted to next year, he/she has to appear as a regular student in the current year. In addition to the above condition, it is compulsory for students to pass two courses, Building Construction & Structures and Structural System & Design, every year in each semester. In case, student fails in any of these courses, he/she will not be promoted to the next year. However, if there are any minimum requirements for promotion prescribed by any regulatory body the same shall be applicable.

 

RE-APPEARING

 There is a provision for re-appearing in the examination (without attending the course-work again) for a course. Re-appearing in examination will be in following cases:

  1. A student, who has fulfilled the attendance requirement and is eligible to appear in an examination but fails to appear in the examination, shall be eligible to subsequently re-appear in the examination when scheduled for next batch of students.
  2. In case, a student re-appears in the next session, permission will not be granted to re-appear in Internal Exams.
  3. In case, a student re-appears in the next session, permission to re-appear in Internal Exams will be granted to improve to only those students who have secured less than 40% marks in the Internals.

IMPROVEMENT OF SCORE

  • A student shall be allowed to improve his SGPA and CGPA by re-appearing in the Examination(s) in the Courses of his choice when these examinations are held in normal schedule in which case his Mid Semester Evaluation (MSE) shall be carried forward. However, In case of students having poor marks in Mid Term exam (Internal Test), a chance will be given to improve to only those students who have secured less than 40% marks in Internals. The marks obtained in that course(s) shall be taken into consideration for calculating the SGPA and CGPA and eligibility for award of a degree.
  • A student, who has failed to secure the required passing CGPA i.e. 2.0 shall, have the option to re-appear in the Final Examinations of those courses in which he/she desires to improve his/her performance in order to secure the minimum CGPA, when these examinations are scheduled for next batch of students.

 

RE-CHECKING/RE-EVALUATION OFANSWER BOOKS OF END SEMESTER EXAMINATION

  1. Student is entitled to ask for re-checking or re-evaluation of any of his/her paper(s) on the payment of prescribed fee within 15 days from the declaration of the result.
  2. If the re-evaluated/ re-checked marks are less than the earlier obtained marks, the same less marks will be treated as final.

 

DISCIPLINARY CONTROL OF STUDENTS IN EXAMINATIONS

  1. The student shall maintain proper discipline and orderly conduct during the examinations. They shall not make use of any unfair or dishonest means or indulge in disorderly conduct in the examinations.
  2. No student will be allowed to appear in the Examination unless he/she is carrying his/her ID card during Mid Term Examination and Admit Card during End Semester Examination.
  3. If a student is found in possession of written/printed matter related to the subject of examination on anything (such as mobile phone, piece of paper or cloth, scribbling pad etc.), other than the answer book, any other response sheet specifically provided by the University to the candidate, it will be treated as act of unfair means and such cases will be forwarded to Unfair Means Committee.
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