Academics

All students are expected to perform very well in their academic activities. The academic activity for each semester consists of internal as well as external assessments. The internal assessment is carried out by the respective departments in the institution and external assessment by the university.

Internal Assessment

Sessional marks will be awarded on the basis of the attendance, assignments and series test carried out by the respective departments in the institution. The allocation of sessional marks by the Colleges for the individual subjects of each semester shall be on the following basis.

Theory sessional mark allocation:

Mark for attendance Marks for assigments Marks for series test Total sessional marks.
No.1 No.2 No.3 No.1 No.2
10 5 5 5 12.5 12.5 50



Laboratory sessional mark allocation:

Scheme of examination Maximum marks
2006 admission onwards *100


*50 marks will be awarded on the basis of continuous evaluation performed through out the semester/year. Remaining 50 marks will be awarded on the basis of final evaluation. Both the evaluations will be carried out by the respective department in the institution.Marks will be awarded on the basis of attendance, lab performance, continuous evaluation lab test, final evaluation lab test and maintenance of lab records. For a pass in the respective lab examination, a seperate minimum of 25 marks each is required in continuous evaluation and final evaluation. There will be no external examination conducted by the university.

Minor Project

Each batch of (max of 3) students shall design, develop and realize a product. Basic elements of product design must be considered. . Students have to submit a project report at the stipulated time. Project has to be demonstrated.

Marks will be awarded on the basis of attendance and Regularity, Work knowledge and Involvement, Overall quality of work, Level of completion and demonstration of Project, and Project Report. External projects are not encouraged They have to complete the project work in strict adherence to the project calendar published by the institution.

Seminar

Each student shall individually prepare and submit a seminar report on a topic of current relevance on stipulated time. Few panels consisting of three teachers (internal) each should evaluate the seminar report and the presentation. Marks should be distributed considering report writing, presentation, technical content, depth of knowledge(viva), brevity and references and their participation in seminar. The time allotted for presentation is 30 minutes.They have to complete the seminar work in strict adherence to the seminar presentation calendar published by the institution.

Project work

The project work commencing from the VII th semester shall be completed and project report shall be submitted by each student by the end of the VIII th semester. There will be an internal examination of the project that includes demonstration and oral examination of the project work. The evaluation panel shall consisting of at least three faculty members including the project guide as appointed by Head of the department. Students will be allowed to complete their project work in batches. The maximum number of students in a batch is limited to 4. They have to complete the project work in strict adherence to the project calendar published by the institution.

Rules for Re-Tests

All students are supposed write the series tests per the schedule. However re-tests may be allowed under very special circumstances and on genuine grounds only. Request for re-tests shall be made prior to the scheduled day of the test(s) In case of late requests, they shall be made within one week from the scheduled day of the test. All requests for re-tests should be made to the Chairman (Examinations) in the prescribed form and should be recommended by the class tutor/HOD. The application form for retest is available with the HoD of the concerned Department. The Exam Committee will make necessary arrangements for re-tests. Late requests will not be considered under any circumstances. If a student is seeking retest under medical grounds, he/she should produce a medical certificate from a government medical officer not below the rank of Assistant surgeon. All re-tests will be conducted only after the final series examination for the semester. The question papers will be prepared on the basis of entire syllabus. All re-tests will carry a weightage of 80 percentage only

Promotion to Higher semesters

A candidate shall be eligible for promotion from one semester to the next semester only if:

  • He/She has secured a minimum of 75% attendance.
  • His/Her progress and conduct has been satisfactory.

Guidelines for Industrial Visit

  1. Maximum Five working days can be used for industrial visit during the entire four year course of study.
  2. The visit must be planned in consultation with the HOD, Tutor and accompanying faculty.
  3. Minimum one permanent male faculty member and permanent female faculty member (if girls are participating) from the respective department should accompany the industrial visit.
  4. The request from the students recommended by the Tutor and HOD, with the following details should reach the Principal fifteen days prior to the date of the visit.
    • Duration with dates.
    • List of students.
    • Budget details.
    • Willingness of the parents in the prescribed format.
    • Details of conveyance.
    • Conformation letter from the industries to be visited.
    • Details of accommodations during visit.
    • Mobile Numbers of the organizers and the accompanying staff.

Pass Requirements and classification of successful candidates

A candidate who secure not less than 45% marks in a subject at the University examinations and 50% aggregate marks in the University examination and Sessional put together shall be declared to have passed in the examination in the subject. In subject where there are no University examinations a candidate shall secure 50% Sessional marks for a pass in that subject. A candidate who qualifies for the degree passing all the subjects of all the examinations in the first chance and secures an aggregate of not less than 75% of the grand total of marks including sessional marks for all the eight semesters shall be declared to have passed in First Class with Distinction.

  • A candidate who qualifies for the degree passing all the subjects of the examination and secures not less than 60% of the grand total of marks including sessional marks for all the eight semesters shall be declared to have passed in the First Class provided he has completed the course within a period of six academic years.
  • All other successful candidate shall be declared to have passed all the examinations for the degree in Second Class.
  • Ranking among the candidates will be limited to those who have passed all the examinations in the first available chance and have secured at least First Class.

 


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