EXAMINATION & EVALUATION
1. Examination and evaluation shall be done on a continuous basis.
2. There shall be 20% marks for Internal Assessment and 80% marks for end semester examination in each course every semester.
3. There shall be no provision for re-evaluation of the answer scripts of the end semester examinations. However, a candidate may apply for re-scrutiny.
(A) INTERNAL ASSESSMENT:
(i) In Internal Assessment diﬀerent tools may be employed such as written Tests, Assignments, paper presentations, laboratory work etc.suitable to the courses. The Procedure for Internal Assessment shall be as prescribed by the concerned Board. There shall be Three InternalAssessments for each Paper and the average best of two shall be taken into account for University examination.
(ii) The Students shall be informed in advance about the nature of assessment. Students shall compulsorily attend the process of Internal Assessment, failing which they will not be allowed to appear in the end semester examinations.
(B) END-SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS:
(i) There shall be one End semester examination carrying 80% marks in each course of a semester covering the entire syllabus prescribed for the course. The end semester examination is normally a written/ laboratory-based examination/Project work/ Dissertation as the case may be.
(ii) The Controller of Examinations shall then take necessary arrangements for notifying the dates of the End semester examinations and other procedures as per Rajiv Gandhi University Rules and the AcademicCalendar notified by the University.
iii) The end semester examination for each course shall be of THREE hours duration.
(iv) PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS: Practical examinations of a semester in Practical oriented streams/subjects shall be held prior to the End-Semester examinations.
(C) IMPROVEMENT EXAMINATIONS:
(i) A student shall be allowed to take the improvement examinations in any four theory courses of any of the six semesters after passing the sixth-semester examination only once. In this case, the higher marks secured by the student shall be retained. The candidate shall have to apply for improvement examination within one year of passing the sixth Semester Examination.
(ii) No improvement shall be allowed in the Practical examinations.
(iii) Any diﬃcultywhich may arise in the course of operation of these guidelines/regulations relating to the holding of examinations shall be removed by the Examination Committee of the Rajiv GandhiUniversity.
RESULTS AND PROGRESSION
(i) A candidate shall be declared as Passed a course provided he/she secures –
a) At least 35% marks in the course and 40% in aggregate in the End-Semester examinations.
b) At least 40% marks in the Sessional/Internal examination (In-Semester)in the In-Semester and End-Semester examinations separately.
(ii) A candidate shall be declared as passed a semester, provided he/she passes all the courses of a semester independently both in Internal and End-Semester examinations.
(iii) The marks of In-Semester examinations/Sessional tests obtained by the candidate shall be carried over for declaring a result.
(iv) A Candidate who fails or does not appear in one or more courses of any End semester examination shall be provisionally promoted to the next higher semester with the failed course as carried over the course(s). Such candidates will be eligible to appear in the carryover course in the next regular examinations of those courses. However, the following restrictions shall be applicable:-
(a) In order to move from a lower to higher semester, a candidate must pass in at least two theory courses and all the practical courses with an aggregate of 40% marks in the pass papers/courses.
(b) A candidate shall be entitled to a maximum of three consecutive chances to clear a back paper course.
(c) A candidate shall be allowed to get a maximum of TWO BACK PAPERS in each semester.
(d) If a candidate clears the sixth-semester examination before clearing all the backlog courses of the previous semesters, the final result of the candidate shall be kept withheld until he/she clears the backlog courses of the previous semesters.
(v) A student must pass all his/her semester examinations within six years i.e. within 12 continuous semesters. In no circumstances, this requirement shall be relaxed.
(vi) Since the semester system involves continuous assessment, there shall be no scope for a student who appears as a Private candidate in any Programme in this system.
(vii) A candidate shall be declared to have passed the six semesters Degree B.A. Programme provided he/she has passed all the semesters and in all the courses separately securing an aggregate of at least 40% marks.
(viii) The degrees shall be conferred to a candidate, who passes the six-semester degree B.A. Programme in the following manner.
60% and above marks in aggregate FIRST CLASS
40% to less than 60% marks in aggregate SECOND CLASS