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Testing and Evaluation for Post Graduate Programmes
Scheme of Assessment

Assessment of CIA for Theory of Post Graduate Programmes (with effect from the academic year 2011 - 2012 onwards)

The maximum marks for each course awarded for CIA is 25 and end semester examination is 75 for all PG programmes and the total maximum marks is 100.

Core and Elective Courses (including one Open Elective Course)

CIA Examination will have three components viz.,
a) Internal Class Tests
b) Assignments and
c) Rehearsal Examination

  • Internal Class Tests

During every semester, each student should write three tests for each of the course prescribed for him/her in the curriculum. The duration of each class test is one hour. Each test is conducted for a maximum of 25 marks. Of the three tests, the best two tests are taken for the calculation of CIA. The mean score secured by each candidate in these two tests is converted for 10 marks. Each test is conducted with a time interval of 20-25 days covering the syllabus taught during the respective periods.

  • Assignments

During every semester, each student will have to prepare and submit three assignments for each of the course prescribed for him/her in the curriculum. Each assignment is evaluated for a maximum of 10 marks. Of the three assignments, the best two are taken for the calculation of CIA. The mean score secured by each student in these two assignments is converted for 5 marks. Each assignment is obtained from the student with a time interval of 20-25 days.

  • Rehearsal Examination

Every semester, one centralized Rehearsal Examination for each course is conducted covering the entire syllabus prescribed for that course. The duration of Rehearsal Examination for each course is Three hours. Each examination carries a maximum mark of 75. The marks secured by each student in the Rehearsal Examination are converted for 10 marks.

The mark secured by each student in all these three components is summed up and the same is awarded as CIA mark out of 25 for each course.

Project work

Each candidate will have to undertake a project work during fourth semester (sixth semester for MCA candidates) of his/her post graduation programme. The candidate should prepare his/her research project work in the form of a dissertation and submit it to the COE office. The project report is evaluated by both Internal (Project Supervisor) and an External Examiner appointed by COE. The project evaluation will have two components viz., evaluation of dissertation and viva-voce. The maximum mark for the evaluation of dissertation is 75 and viva voce is 25 and the total maximum mark is 100.

ASSESSMENT OF CIA FOR PRACTICAL of PG Programmes (with effect from the academic year 2011 - 2012 onwards)

CIA marks for practical courses are awarded based on the performance of students in model practical examination, maintenance of observation note book, regularity and attendance. The model practical examination is conducted for a maximum mark of 75. The duration of model practical examination for each course is Three hours. The marks obtained by each student in the model practical examination are converted for 25 marks.

The duration of end semester examination for all core (Theory and Practical), elective and open elective courses offered is Three hours. Each PG programme is offered with a minimum of 90 credits and a candidate should earn this in order to obtain his/her degree certificate.

Distribution of Marks for CIA and External Evaluation (with effect from the academic year 2011 - 2012 onwards)
Maximum Total Minimum (Pass Marks) Total
CIA External Evaluation CIA External Evaluation
Practical Examination PG 25 75 100 10 30 50*
Theory Examination PG 25 75 100 10 30 50*
*Passing minimum Aggregate for PG courses (Internal + External) should be 50 marks
Components of CIA and their distribution of marks (with effect from the academic year 2011 to 2012 onwards)
Post Graduate ProgrammesInternal Class Tests10
Assignment  5
Rehearsal Examination10
Total Marks25

Assessment of CIA for Theory for Post Graduate Programmes (with effect from the academic year 2015-2016 onwards)

The maximum marks for each course awarded for CIA is 40 and end semester examination is 60 for all PG programmes and the total maximum marks is 100.

Core and Elective Courses (including one Open Elective Course)

CIA Examination will have three components viz.,
a) Internal Class Tests,
b) Assignments,
c) Seminar
d) Rehearsal Examination

  • Internal Class Tests

During every semester, each student should write three tests for each of the course prescribed for him/her in the curriculum. The duration of each class test is one hour. Each test is conducted for a maximum of 25 marks. Of the three tests, the best two tests are taken for the calculation of CIA. The mean score secured by each candidate in these two tests is converted for 10 marks. Each test is conducted with a time interval of 20-25 days covering the syllabus taught during the respective periods.

  • Assignments

During every semester, each student will have to prepare and submit three assignments for each of the course prescribed for him/her in the curriculum. Each assignment is evaluated for a maximum of 10 marks. Of the three assignments, the best two are taken for the calculation of CIA. The mean score secured by each student in these two assignments is converted for 10 marks. Each assignment is obtained from the student with a time interval of 20-25 days.

  • Seminar

During each semester all the students individually will have to present a seminar for each of the courses prescribed for him/her in the curriculum. Each seminar is evaluated for a maximum of 10 marks. The marks secured by each student in the seminar are used as it is for the calculation of CIA marks.

  • Rehearsal Examination

Every semester, one centralized Rehearsal Examination for each course is conducted covering the entire syllabus prescribed for that course. The duration of Rehearsal Examination for each course is Three hours. Each examination carries a maximum mark of 60. The marks secured by each student in the Rehearsal Examination are converted for 10 marks.

The mark secured by each student in all these three components is summed up and the same is awarded as CIA mark out of 40 for each course.

Project work

Each candidate will have to undertake a project work during fourth semester (sixth semester for MCA candidates) of his/her post graduation programme. The candidate should prepare his/her research project work in the form of a dissertation and submit it to the COE office. The project report is evaluated by both Internal (Project Supervisor) and an External Examiner appointed by COE. The project evaluation will have two components viz., evaluation of dissertation and viva-voce. The maximum mark for the evaluation of dissertation is 60 and viva voce is 40 and the total maximum mark is 100.

ASSESSMENT OF CIA FOR PG PRACTICAL (with effect from the academic year 2015-2016 onwards)

CIA marks for practical courses are awarded based on the performance of students in model practical examination, maintenance of observation note book, regularity and attendance. The model practical examination is conducted for a maximum mark of 60. The duration of model practical examination for each course is Three hours. The marks obtained by each student in the model practical examination are converted for 40 marks.

The duration of end semester examination for all core (Theory and Practical), elective and open elective courses offered is Three hours. Each PG programme is offered with a minimum of 90 credits and a candidate should earn this in order to obtain his/her degree certificate.

Distribution of Marks for CIA and External Evaluation (with effect from the academic year 2015 - 2016 onwards)
Maximum Total Minimum (Pass Marks) Total
CIA External Evaluation CIA External Evaluation
Practical Examination PG 40 60 100 16 24 50*
Theory Examination PG 40 60 100 16 24 50*
*Passing minimum Aggregate for PG courses (Internal + External) should be 50 marks
Components of CIA and their distribution of marks (with effect from the academic year 2015- 2016 onwards)
Post Graduate Programmes Internal Class Tests10
Assignment10
Seminar10
Rehearsal Examination10
Total Marks40

Classification of Results

Candidates who have passed the courses of Examinations in various programmes securing the marks

  • 60 percent and above and
  • 50 percent and above but below 60 percent

in the examinations prescribed for the programme in the various semesters shall be declared to have passed in First Class and Second Class, respectively

Further, the Candidates who have passed all the Examinations in First Attempt within his/her study period of two years / three years in the case of MCA securing 75% and above in aggregate marks shall be declared to have passed the Examinations of PG in First Class with Distinction.

Attendance

Every student having a minimum of 75% attendance is eligible to appear for End-of-Semester examinations.

Issue of Rank Certificates

The rank certificates will be issued to the First, Second and Third rank holders of all UG and PG programmes. This certificate will be presented to the candidates at the time of convocation.