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EXAMINATION PROCESS                                                                                          Examination Process Handbook

All the Internal and End Semester Examinations for UG & PG Programmes shall be conducted as per the below regulations.

    1. The performance of a student in each semester shall be evaluated course-wise.
    2. Performance evaluation in each course (theory/ practical) shall be based on a total of 100 marks. The relative weightage for Internal Evaluation and End Semester Examination shall be followed as below :

    3. UG Programmes (as per R14 Academic Regulations):
              Internal Evaluation: 40 %
              End Semester Evaluation: 60 %
      PG Programmes (as per R16 Academic Regulations):
              Internal Evaluation: 50 %
              End Semester Evaluation: 50 %


    4. Audit courses shall be evaluated entirely on the basis of internal evaluation.

CONTINUOUS INTERNAL ASSESMENT

The total internal weightage for theory courses is 40 /50 marks for UG/PG Programmes with the following distribution.


      UG Programmes (as per R14 Academic Regulations):
              Mid-Term-Test: 30 Marks
              Assignments: 10 Marks
      PG Programmes (as per R16 Academic Regulations):
              Mid-Term-Test: 30 Marks
              Assignments: 20 Marks


END SEMESTER EXAMINATION

For UG & PG Programmes, End semester Examinations Question Paper Pattern is strictly adhere to corresponding Academic Regulations.

EVALUATION

    1. The answer scripts shall be evaluated by internal examiners of MITS and External Examiners from other Institutions/Universities, and shall be supervised by Chief Examiner.
    2. Final marks = Average of two examiners awarded marks.

PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS

    1. The internal evaluation for practical courses shall be 40 marks for day to day work based on conduction of experiment/prerequisite work/ record/ Viva.
    2. The end semester examination shall be conducted by the laboratory teacher concerned and one senior teacher of the same department nominated by the Principal.
    3. In a practical course consisting of two parts (ex: Electrical & Mechanical Lab), the end semester examination shall be conducted for 60 marks in each part and final marks shall be arrived by considering the average of marks obtained in the two parts. Internal examination shall be evaluated as above for 40 marks in each part and final internal marks shall be arrived by considering the average of marks obtained in the two parts.

AUDIT COURSES

      An audit course is an educational term for the completion of a course of study for which a nominal assessment of the performance of the student is made without awarding grades. In this case, 'audit' indicates that the individual merely has received teaching and achieved a given standard of knowledge of the subject, rather than being evaluated. A student who audits a course does so for the purpose of self-enrichment and academic exploration.

MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES (MOOCS)

In general, MOOCs providers provide the result in percentage. In such case, the departments shall follow the grade table given below, while providing CGPA for the MOOCs.

LETTER GRADE GRADE POINTS % OBTAINED IN MOOCS
O (Outstanding) 10 90 - 100
A+ (Excellent) 9 80 - 89
A (Very Good) 8 70 - 79
B+ (Good) 7 60 - 69
B (Above) 6 50 - 59
C (Average) 5 45 - 49
P (Pass) 4 40 - 44
F (Fail) 0 < 40
Ab (Absent) 0
  • In case of any deviation from the clause 6.5.5, the committee appointed by the Principal shall take a decision for converting MOOC results in to the relevant grade points.
  • The Credits for MOOC(s) shall be same as given for the respective discipline core or discipline electives.
  • The details of MOOC(s) shall be displayed in Grade card of a student, provided he/she submits the proof of completion of it or them to the department concerned though the Coordinator/Mentor, before the end semester examination of the particular semester.
  • The Provisional Degree Certificate and/or consolidated grade sheet shall be issued only to those students, who have submitted proof of completion of MOOC(s), for the courses they have registered with.

SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATIONS

At the end of each Semester there will be regular examinations for the current Semester. Those students who could not clear their courses in their previous attempt can appear for the examinations under supplementary category along with the regular students after registering themselves at the examination section.

MINIMUM ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Students need to acquire necessary credits to get promoted to the subsequent academic year in addition to the attendance requirements mentioned in section no.5.

    1. The minimum letter grade required for pass in each theory/practical/Seminar/Project work is “P” (internal evaluation + End Semester Examination). However a minimum of 40% marks in each theory/practical in the end semester examination have to be secured.
    2. If a student found to be guilty due to malpractice in the end semester examinations, he/she shall be awarded a letter grade “F” .
    3. A student shall be promoted from II to III year only if he/she acquires 40% of the credits from the courses that have been studied up to II year I semester from the following examinations, irrespective of whether the candidate takes the end semester examination or not as per the normal course of study.
      • One regular and three supplementary examinations of I Year I Semester.
      • One regular and two supplementary examinations of I Year II Semester.
      • One regular and one supplementary examination of II year I semester
    4. A student shall be promoted from III to IV year only if he/she acquires 40% of the credits from the courses that have been studied up to III year I semester from the following examinations, irrespective of whether the candidate takes the end semester examination or not as per the normal course of study.
      • One regular and five supplementary examinations of I year I semester.
      • One regular and four supplementary examinations of I year II semester.
      • One regular and three supplementary examinations of II year I semester.
      • One regular and two supplementary examinations of II year II semester.
      • One regular and one supplementary examination of III year I semester.
    5. In case a student is detained due to lack of required credits for promotion to the next academic year, he/she needs to obtain the same by taking the supplementary examinations.
    6. Students, who fail to earn 180 credits as indicated in the course structure within eight academic years from the year of their admission, shall forfeit their seat in B.Tech. Programme and their admission shall stand cancelled.

WITHHOLDING OF RESULTS

If the candidate has any dues to the institution or any case of indiscipline or malpractice pending against him/her, the result of the candidate shall be withheld and he/she shall not be allowed/ promoted to the next semester. The issue of awarding degree is liable to be withheld in such cases.

RECOUNTING/RE-TOTALING

  • The facility of re-totaling of the answer scripts shall be followed for both Theory & Practical Examinations.
  • Students can apply for re-totaling of marks for any number of Courses.
  • A candidate shall submit an application for re-totaling with the prescribed fee within the specified date as per the notification.
  • A candidate shall be awarded corrected grade after the re-totaling. However, if the candidate secure lesser grade than the awarded grade, the original grade shall be retained.

AWARD OF CLASS

                                                                        UG PROGRAMMES

If the candidate has any dues to the institution or any case of indiscipline or malpractice pending against him/her, the result of the candidate shall be withheld and he/she shall not be allowed/ promoted to the next semester. The issue of awarding degree is liable to be withheld in such cases.

Class CGPA
First Class with Distinction ≥ 7.5 & 10.0
First Class ≥ 6.5 & < 7.5
Second Class ≥ 5.5 & < 6.5
Pass Class ≥ 4.0 & < 5.5
Based on the aggregate of grades secured from the total Credits.

                                                                        PG PROGRAMMES

Class CGPA
First Class with Distinction ≥ 7.5 & 10.0
First Class ≥ 6.5 & < 7.5
Second Class ≥ 5.5 & < 6.5
Based on the aggregate of grades secured from the total Credits.

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) will be computed for every student as follows:

                                     

Where ‘m’ is the total number of subjects the student has registered and cleared from the first semester onwards up to and including the semester S, ‘ci’ is the number of Credits allotted to a particular subject ‘si’ and ‘gi’ is the grade-point carried by the letter corresponding to the grade awarded to the student for the subject ‘si’. CGPA will be rounded off to the second place of decimal and recorded as such.

RANKING

    1. Ranks are awarded based on the CGPA secured by the candidates for all the courses from first to final year, provided the candidate:
      • Has completed the entire program in the college itself.
      • Has passed all the courses in first attempt only.
      • Has not discontinued the program for any period during the course of study.
      • Has not been awarded any punishment for being involved in malpractice or indiscipline during the course of study in the Institute.
    2. In case, more than one student secures same CGPA, then first rank shall be awarded based on:
      • Student who secured more number of letter grade “O”,” A+” and so on in decrementing order of grades.
    3. After the applying the above clause, if still there is tie among the students, then all such students shall be awarded the same rank.
    4. Certificate and medal/award shall be given to such students as an appreciation for their achievement.