EXAMINATION

1.  There shall be university examinations at the end of each semester.
2.  Practical examinations shall be conducted by the University at the end of fourth and sixth semester.
3.  External Viva voce: If any, shall be conducted along with the practical examination/Project evaluation.


Evaluation and Grading:
1.  Mark system is followed instead of direct grading for each question. For each course in the semester, letter grade, grade point and percentage of marks are introduced in 7 point indirect grading system.

2.  Course Evaluation: The evaluation scheme for each course shall contain two parts (1) Internal Assessment (2) External evaluation.

3.  Internal Assessment: 20% of the total marks in each course are for internal examinations. The internal assessment shall be based on the predetermined transparent system involving written test, assignments/ seminars, viva and attendance in respect of the theory courses.

4.  Core courses: Core courses are the courses in the major (Core) subject of the degree programme chosen by the student. Core courses are offered by the parent department. The number of core course varies from 10 to 18 ,including a project work.

5.  Complementary courses: Complementary courses cover one or two disciplines that are related to the core subject and are distributed in the first four semesters.

7.  Open courses: There shall be one open course in core subjects in the fifth semester. The open course shall be open to all the students in the institution except the students in the parent discipline. (They can choose an open course from a different discipline). Each department/discipline can decide the open course from a pool of three courses offered by the university.

8.   Credits: Each course shall have certain credits. For completing the degree programme the student shall be required to achieve a minimum of 120 credits of which 38 ( 22 from common (English) courses+16 for common Languages other than English) credits shall be from common courses, a minimum of 2 credits for project and credits for the open course (in the case of LRP Programmes,14 credits for common courses, 8 credits for Additional Language courses and 16 credits of General courses). Minimum credits required for Core, Complementary and Open courses put together are 82. However the credits to be set apart for the core and complementary courses shall be decided by the faculty concerned. The maximum credits for a course shall not exceed 5. Honours and dual core programmes have separate credits distribution.

COLLEGE INTERNAL EXAMINATIONS

All UG classes will have one internal examination in each semester, before the commencement of the university examination for the semester. The marks obtained in the internal examination make up 50% of the total marks for internal assessment. Out of 20 marks for internal assessment, 10 marks is allotted for the test paper. The PG classes will have two internal examinations in each semester, before the commencement of the university examinations. The average of the grade points obtained in the two examinations will be considered for internal assessment .

In addition to these general examinations, special test papers will be given from time to time at the discretion of the Head of the Department or the teacher handling the subject.

Exemption from attendance at the college exam is granted only by the Principal. Class PTA meetings will be held by the various departments to discuss the overall performance of the students in each semester.