Examinations

CONTINUOUS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT

The college conducts Three C.I.A. Tests per semester in a centralized manner.

 Attendance in all the three C.I.A. tests is compulsory.

 Progress Reports are sent to the parents after each of these tests. Parents /Guardians are advised to note the performance of their wards and take remedial measures if needed.

 Students must take these tests seriously.

 A student must secure a minimum of 20 marks out of 45 in the C.I.A. Tests I & II and 30 marks out of 75 marks in the C.I.A. Test III (Model examinations).

 Absentees and failures have to answer the respective question papers and submit them to the faculty concerned within one week after the distribution of the answer scripts (This assignment will not be valued under 5 marks criteria).

 Internal marks will not be given to the absentees and a fine of Rs.50 /- per paper will be collected from each absentees.

 The final internal marks are calculated on the basis of the marks secured in the C.I.A. tests.

 The test papers are distributed to students after every internal test.

 The student shall go through the answer script and acknowledge the marks secured and return the paper to the faculty concerned.

 The test papers are preserved in the Departments till the end of the academic year.

 Retests are conducted for the students who have availed medical leave on genuine grounds and for the students who have represented the College in NSS, NCC, Sports and Yoga. For the students who attend placement interviews on the exam days shall be permitted to write the retest.

UG

S.NO
COMPONENTS
MARKS
1
C .I.A. Tests I& II (Best out of two)
10Marks
2
C.I.A. Test III
10Marks
3
Assignment / Seminar
05 Marks
Total
25 Marks

PG

S.NO
COMPONENTS
MARKS
1
C.I.A. Tests I & II (Best out of two)
05 Marks
2
C.I.A. Test III
10Marks
3
Assignment
05 Marks
4
Seminar
05
Total
25 Marks

Portions of C.I.A. & Marks

TESTS
PORTIONS
MARKS
C.I.A. Test I
Units I & II
45
C.I.A. Test II
Units III and IV
45
C.I.A. Test III
Unit V and Full Portions
75

Progress reports of C.I.A. tests are dispatched to parents within one week of completion of the tests.

Academic performance of students is evaluated both by Continuous Internal Assessment (C.I.A.) and Semester Examinations. The following is the ratio of marks allotted for C.I.A. and University Examinations;

COURSES
C.I.A.
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION
TOTAL
U.G. & P.G.
25%
75%
100

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS

University examinations are conducted at the end of every semester

* External examination is of three hours duration for all the theory papers.

* Students should satisfy the eligibility criteria of 75% attendance in each Semester and required pass percentage in the Continuous Internal Assessment (C.I.A.) to appear for University Examinations.

* The payment of condonation fee is restricted to students who have taken leave for genuine reasons. The decision of the Principal is final.

PRACTICALS

A student must have done a minimum of 75% of the list of practicals arranged by the faculty concerned in order to appear for the University Practical Examinations. The minimum marks required for pass is the same as for the theory papers.

Supplementary Examinations

Supplementary Examinations will be held by Bharathiar University for final year regular students who have appeared and failed in any one of the Semester theory papers within one month.

Reappearing/Recounting/Revaluation

 As per the University norms, students who have failed will be permitted to appear for the papers based on the syllabus in force at the time of admission for a period of two years from the year of normal completion of the same course. Hence for U.G. it would be 3+2years; for P.G. 2+2years and for M.Phil. (regular) 1+2years.

 Re-totalling is permitted for U.G. students who apply for it within the stipulated time on payment of prescribed fee allotted by Bharathiar University.

 Revaluation is permitted only for the papers written in regular U.G. examinations and not for arrear examinations.

RULES TO BE ADOPTED BY STUDENTS DURING EXAMINATIONS

1. A candidate entering the examination hall must possess Hall Ticket and Identity Card issued by the Principal; else, he/she will be detained admission to write the examination. In case of impersonation, the accused will be handed over to police authorities for investigation and necessary action.

2. Candidates have to occupy their allotted seats 10 minutes before the commencement of examination and maintain discipline and silence inside the examination hall. They have to give due attention to the instructions given by the Hall Superintendent before the commencement and also during the examination.

3. No candidate will be permitted to enter examination hall after 30 minutes from the commencement of examination. Similarly, no candidate will be permitted to leave the hall before 45 minutes from the commencement of examination. A candidate who leaves the examination hall will not be permitted to re-enter the hall on any account.

4. Candidates are expected to bring their own pens, pencils, erasers, geometrical instruments, calculators, etc., and will not be allowed to borrow from others.

5. Candidates should use only blue or black ink or ball point pen while answering their papers. Only for drawing diagrams or chart colour pens / sketch pens are allowed.

6. Clark’s Mathematical and Statistical tables will be supplied to candidates on request and the same should be returned immediately after use, without any scribbling. However, the candidates will be allowed to use their own Mathematical and Statistical tables / Data sheets which are uncommon and specifically required to answer a particular paper after obtaining permission from Chief / Hall Superintendent. Such sheets or tables with any scribbling will not be permitted.

7. Candidates are permitted to use only non-programmable calculators.

8. Candidates are strictly prohibited from possessing cell phone, pager and any such instruments of communication, inside the examination hall.

9. Candidates must verify and satisfy themselves that they have received correct question papers before they start answering for questions. Question papers which are not relevant should be returned to the Hall Superintendent at once.

10. As soon as the students receive the answer scripts, they have to count and check whether there are 32 pages. Additional sheets are not given to the students. They should write on both sides without omitting any line in the answer script issued during the End Semester Examinations.

11. Candidates are not allowed to write beyond the time prescribed for the examinations.

12. Rough work, if any, must be done by the candidates on the bottom of page itself. Candidates can reserve, if necessary, one fourth of the page at the bottom exclusively for the purpose. No separate answer book for rough work will be supplied to the candidates. Rough work carried out by a candidate will become part and parcel of the answer paper.

13.The candidates are forbidden from asking questions or clarifications of any kind from the Hall Superintendent during the examination.

14. Candidates should not detach any sheet from the main answer book. Violation of this rule will attract appropriate sections under Indian Penal Code.

15. Candidates should handover the answer books personally to the Hall Superintendent, before leaving the examination hall.

16. Writing the name or making any appeal to the examiner or writing the internal assessment marks or any other identifiable marking will be treated as an attempt to Influence the examiner. Hence, any such act will attract disciplinary proceedings.

17. The students who indulge in any types of malpractice while writing the examination will be seriously viewed and punished accordingly.

18. In the event of public holiday being declared after the publication of timetable, the examinations will not be postponed or cancelled. The examinations will be conducted as scheduled unless otherwise notified by the College.

19. Any letter or telegram or phone call to a candidate shall not in any case be delivered / informed to the candidate until he / she completes the examination.

20. Candidates who are not in a position to write the examination themselves due to temporary illness or Visually Challenged candidates may be provided a scribe after getting the prior permission of the Principal and the Controller of Examinations.

Examination Rules and System:

Students can note down the rules for C.I.A. and University examinations from the notice board of the Department or Office.

Examination Schedule:

C.I.A. Test I & II : 08.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.

C.I.A. Test III : 09.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

University Exams: 10.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m. & 02.00 p.m. to 05.00 p.m.

 Timing will be observed as per the college clock which will be set to the standard time.

 All the candidates shall be duly present in the exam hall 10 minutes prior to the start of the session.

 All the candidates shall possess their hall tickets and identity cards with them.

 No incriminating material shall be in the possession of the candidate inside the examination hall.

 No exchange of material including paper, pencil, eraser etc. will be permitted.

 Strict silence shall be maintained inside and outside the

 Examination hall during the conduct of examination.

 Mobile phones are strictly prohibited inside the examination hall.