Exam Section

i.   The performance of a student in each semester / I year shall be evaluated subject –wise with a maximum of 100 marks for theory and 75 marks for practical subject. In addition seminar and project work shall be evaluated for 50 and 200 marks respectively.

ii.   For theory subjects the distribution shall be 30 marks for Internal Evaluation and 70 marks for the End-Examination.

iii.   For theory subjects, during the semester there shall be Two midterm examinations. Each mid term examination consists of objective paper for 10 marks and subjective paper for 20 marks with duration of 1hour 50 minutes (20 minutes for objective and 90 minutes for subjective paper). Objective paper is set for 20 bits for 10 marks. Subjective paper shall contain 5 questions of which student has to answer 3 questions evaluated* for 20 marks. First mid term examination shall be conducted for I-IV units of syllabus and second mid term examination shall be conducted for V -VIII units. The total marks secured by the student in each mid term examination for 30 marks is considered and the better of the two mid term examinations shall be taken as the final sessional marks secured by each candidate in the subject.

However for first year, there shall be THREE midterm examinations as in the above pattern and the average marks of the best two midterm examinations secured in each subject shall be considered as final marks for sessionals.

*Note 1: The subjective paper shall contain 5 questions of equal weightage of 10 marks and the marks obtained for 3questions shall be condensed to 20 marks, any fraction rounded off to the next higher mark

*Note 2: The mid term examination shall be conducted first by distribution of the Objective paper simultaneously marking the attendance, after 20minutes the answered objective paper is collected back. The student is not allowed to leave the examination hall. Then the descriptive question paper and the answer booklet are distributed. After 90minutes the answered booklets are collected back.

iv.   For practical subjects there shall be a continuous evaluation during the semester for 25 sessional marks and 50 end examination marks. Day-to-day work in the laboratory shall be evaluated for 25 marks by the concerned laboratory teacher based on the report of experiments/jobs. The end examination shall be conducted by the laboratory teacher and another examiner.

v.   For the subject having design and / or drawing, such as Engineering Drawing, Machine Drawing and estimation, the distribution shall be 30 marks for internal evaluation and 70 marks for end examination. The Internal evaluation for sessionals will be 15 marks for day-to-day work in the class that shall be evaluated by the concerned subject teacher based on the reports/submissions prepared in the class. And there shall be two midterm exams in a Semester for a duration of 2hrs each, evenly distributed over the syllabi for 15 marks and the better of the two shall be considered as internal test marks. The sum of day to day evaluation and the internal test marks will be the final sessionals for the subject. However in the I year class, there shall be three midterm exams and the average of best two will be taken into consideration.

vi.   There shall be a seminar presentation in IV year II Semester. For the seminar, the student shall collect the information on a specialized topic and prepare a technical report, showing his understanding over the topic, and submit to the department before presentation. The report and the presentation shall be evaluated by the Departmental committee consisting of Head of the department, seminar supervisor and a senior faculty member. The seminar shall be evaluated for 50 marks and marks shall be submitted to the University along with internal marks. There shall be no external examination for seminar.

vii.   Out of a total of 200 marks for the project work, 60 marks shall be for Internal Evaluation and 140 marks for the End Semester Examination (Viva-voce). The viva-voce shall be conducted by a committee consisting of HOD, Project Supervisor and an External Examiner nominated by the University. The evaluation of project work shall be conducted at the end of the IV year. The Internal Evaluation shall be made by the departmental committee, on the basis of two seminars given by each student on the topic of his project.

viii.   Laboratory marks and the sessional marks awarded by the College are not final. They are subject to scrutiny and scaling by the University wherever necessary. In such cases, the sessional and laboratory marks awarded by the College will be referred to a Committee. The Committee will arrive at a scaling factor and the marks will be scaled as per the scaling factor. The recommendations of the Committee are final and binding.

ix.   The laboratory records and internal test papers shall be preserved in the respective institutions as per the University norms and shall be produced to the Committees of the University as and when the same are asked for.

  1. Minimum Academic Requirements: The following academic requirements have to be satisfied in addition to the attendance requirements mentioned in item no.6

i.   A student shall be deemed to have satisfied the minimum academic requirements and earned the credits allotted to each theory, practical, design, drawing subject or project if he secures not less than 35% of marks in the end examination and a minimum of 40% of marks in the sum total of the internal evaluation and end examination taken together. In the Seminar he should secure 40%.

ii.   A student shall be promoted from II to III year only if he fulfils the academic requirement of securing 40 credits from

a.   One regular and one supplementary examinations of I year.

b.   One regular examination of II year I semester irrespective of whether the candidate takes the end examination or not as per the normal course of study.

iii.   A student shall be promoted from third year to fourth year only if he fulfils the academic requirements of securing 68 credits from the following examinations,

a.   Two regular and two supplementary examinations of I year.

b.   Two regular and one supplementary examinations of II year I semester.

c.   One regular and one supplementary examinations of II year II semester.

d.   One regular examination of III year I semester. irrespective of whether the candidate takes the end examination or not as per the normal course of study.

And in case of getting detained for want of credits by sections ii and iii above, the student may make up the credits through supplementary exams of the above exams before the date of class work commencement of Third or Fourth year I semester respectively.

iv.   A student shall register and put up minimum attendance in all 220 credits and earn all the 220 credits. Marks obtained in all 220 credits shall be considered for the calculation of percentage of marks obtained.

v.   Students who fail to earn 220 credits as indicated in the course structure within eight academic years from the year of their admission shall forfeit their seat in B.Tech course and their admission shall stand cancelled.

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