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Masters Program    M.phil Program    Ph.D Program

   Masters Program:

 
  • A student shall be evaluated in each course on the basis of sessional test, class assignments or terminal examination, of which 50% marks shall be reserved for sessional tests, class assignments and 50% marks for the terminal examination.
  • The terminal examination will be held at the end of each semester on the dates to be fixed by the controller of examination in consultation the chairman of the departments.
  • A student shall be eligible to appear in the terminal examination provided that:
    • He/She has has been on the rolls f the University during that semester.
    • has registered himself/herself to the courses of study, and
    • has attended, not less than 80% of the lectures/seminars delivered to his her class in each course and 80% of the practicles/laboratory demonstrations prescribed for the respective courses.
    • The chairman of the department concerned may, on the recommendation of the teacher of the course concerned, condole the deficiency in attendance upto 5% of the total lectures, seminars, practicals, and laboratory demonstration.
    • The student falling short of required percentage of attendance of lectures/seminars/practical/laboratory demonstration etc., shall not be allowed to appear in the terminal examination of the concerned course and shall be treated as having failed in that course.
  • A  date-wise record of the attendance of the students shall be maintained by each department.

   GRADES PROMOTIONS AND MERITS:

  • The minimum pass marks of each course shall be 50%. Candidate obtaining less than 50% marks in any course shall be deemed to have failed in that course. Less than 50% marks secured by the student in any course shall not be counted towards the aggregate marks.
   A Grade    80% and above
   B Grade    60% - 79%
   C Grade    50% - 59%
   Fail    Below 50%
  • If a student fails to appear in the terminal examination in a course(s) on medical or any other reason, he/she shall be treated as absent and failed.
  • At the end of each semester a student shall be required to pass at least 12 credits for less than 12 credits shall required to pass all the registered credits, if he/she has availed one chance as concession, failing which he/she has cease to be a student of the University.
  • A student repeat the compulsory course(s) in which he/she has failed, as soon as the course(s) are offered next.
  • No student shall be allowed to continue studies beyond SIX semesters under any circumstances.
  • Courses of different credit values shall be weight with different total marks, as under:

 

    Course Credit Value Marks of Sessional Tests/Class Assignment Marks of Terminal Examination Total Marks
    1-Credit 25 25 50
    2-Credit 50 50 100
    3-Credit 75 75 150
    4-Credit 100 100 200

    The total marks for the Master's degree shall, thereof, be 3000. Fractional parts of the marks awarded shall be disregarded.

  • Percentage of marks shall be calculated upon three significant figures. If the second fraction after decimal is 4 or less, it will be ignored. However, if the second fraction is 5 or more Science, Master of Business Administration or Master of Public Administration. A transcript shall also be issued to each candidate showing the marks and grades obtained in each course, also the aggregate marks, percentage and the grade. For students completing the course work in five or six semesters, specific mention of it shall be made in the transcript.
  • The controller of examinations shall issue a certificate of Merit to a student who stands first in the subject on the basis of over all result, provided that the student has obtained 80% marks or more in the aggregate, has not failed in, or repeated any course and has completed the course work in four semesters. The recipient for the award of Certificate of Merit shall also be awarded the Chancellor's Medal.
  • There shall be no re-evaluation of answer books. A student may, on payment of Rs. 100/- per paper, get the answer book re-checked for totaling and for verification that all questions or parts thereof have been fully marked, in the presence of the concerned teacher, the chairman of the department and the controller of examination within one month from the date of declaring of the results. Errors or omissions, if any, shall be rectified.
  • M.Sc. Project/Thesis/Seminar/Research Report and Master Essay which is of 6 credits or more shall be evaluated by an external examiner, the internal Examiner/Supervisor and the chairman of the department concerned. The external examiner will be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor from the approved panel of examiners, on the recommendation of the chairman.

   M.Phil Program:

  • A JRA shall be evaluated in each course on the basis of periodical Test(s)/Assignment(s) during the semester and Terminal Examination at the end of the semester. Each course shall carry 100 marks of which 50% shall be reserved for class test(s)/Assignment(s) and 50% for the terminal examination.
  • There shall be a written examination for each course at the end of each semester on the dates fixed by the Controller of Examination in consultation with the Chairman/Dean.
  • A JRA shall be allowed to appear in the examination provided that he has been on the roll of the University during that semester, has registered himself for the courses of study and has attended at least 80% of the lectures/laboratory work and completed the course work to the satisfaction of the teacher and the chairman of the department concerned.
  • A JRA who has completed the following requirements shall be eligible for admission to M.Phil final examination: -
    • That has been a JRA on a regular basis in the teaching Department of the University for prescribed period.
    • That he has successfully completed the prescribed courses guided reading and class assignments, including seminars, colloquia and tutorial to the satisfaction of the teacher and the chairman of the department concerned.
    • That he has completed a dissertation on research topic approved by the Advanced Studies and Research Board.
  • A JRA who has completed the requirements stated above, shall submit an application in a prescribed form of the Controller of Examination for admission to the final Examination for M.Phil.
  • The Supervisor shall inform the Controller of Examination through the chairman of the department concerned about the date on which the viva-voice examination is to be held. The vice-chancellor shall on the advice of the Supervisor/Chairman, appoint an External Examiner from the panel of Examiners approved by the Advanced Studies and Research Board.
  • The examination shall be held on the University campus on such dates as may be notified by the Controller of Examinations in consultation with the Supervisor/Chairman of the department concerned.
  • The viva-voice Examination in defense of the dissertation shall be conducted by the committee consisting of the chairman of the department concerned, Supervisor of the JRA and the External Examiner.

   DISSERTATION AND APPOINTMENT OF SUPERVISORS:

  • Each JRA shall work under the supervision of a person appointed for the purposed by the Advanced Studies and Research Board on the recommendations of the Chairman of the Department and the Dean of thtion approved by the Supervisor to the Controller of Examinations before the viva-voice examination. The bound copy will be deposited by the Controller of Examination in the Library of the concerned Department.

   GRADES, PROMOTION AND MERITS:

  • The minimum pass marks for each course shall be 50%. Candidate securing 80% marks or shall be placed in Grade ‘A’, those securing 65% or more but less than 80% marks in Grade ‘B’ and those securing 50% or more but less than 65% marks in grade ‘C’.
  • A JRA obtaining less than 50% marks in any course shall be deemed to have failed in that course, and shall have to repeat the same course, if it is compulsory or to repeat the same or take an alternate course if the course in which he failed in option on the advice of the Chairman of the department provided that he has maintained the Cumulative Grade point average of 2.5, Failure shall be shown by letter ‘F’ in the transcript.
  • To continue as a JRA in the second semester, a JRA must have obtained the Grade Point Average of at least 2.5 at the end of the first semester. The GPA will be constructed to be the CGPA of the first semester.
  • To continue as a JRA in the third semester, a JRA must have obtained a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 2.5 at the end of the second semester.
  • In addition to a satisfactory progress report in the third semester a JRA must continue to maintain a CGPA of 2.5 on the basis of course work taken up in that semester. If the CGPA is less than 2.5/
  • The supervisor shall submit two progress reports of the JRA to the controller of examination during the forth semester. If both reports are unsatisfactory he/she will cease to be a JRL.
  • A JRA who fails to complete the requirements of the M.Phil degree in the normal period of four semesters will cease to be a JRL.
  • In case a JRA fails to complete the M.Phil requirements within the normal period of four semesters the Advanced Studies and Research Board may allow his/her extension for one semester on the recommendation of the Supervisor duly endorsed by the chairman. Extension for another semester may be allowed by the Advanced Studies and Research Board, provided the supervisor justifies the extension to the satisfaction of the board by indicating the circumstances which lead to non-completion of M.Phil program within five semesters provided that no fellowship or any type of assistantship shall be provided during the extended period of 5th or 6th semester.
  • No extension beyond six semesters will be granted under any circumstances.
  • A JRA obtaining first position shall be awarded a certificate of Merit provided that he/she obtains a CGPA of at least 4.0 points, and has not failed in, or has not repeated any course and has completed the entire requirements for M.Phil degree within four consecutive semesters.
  • A JRA failing ill within one week prior to or during the semester terminal examination may be allowed a make up examination within one week following that particular examination in a particular course. This concession will be however, be available only to a JRA who produces a certificate to the effect that he/she was actually admitted as an in-door patient in any Government Hospital.
  • In case of prolonged a JRA would be allowed to drop course(s) and not considered as having failed in that course(s) provided that he/she produces a certificate to the effect that he/she actually remained in-door patient in any Government Hospital for more than a month during the currency of semester or Terminal examination. The JRA will then be allowed to repeat that course(s) when next offered by the department.
  • The result of a JRA in each course whether passed or failed will indicated on a transcript by letter grade. A separate transcript will however be issued to each JRA showing percentage of marks, grade obtained in each course and cumulative grade point average.

   Ph.D Program:
  • The candidate must submit seven copies of his completed  thesis along with an application form for the evaluation of his thesis, duly approved by his supervisor and Chairman of the Department concerned.
  • The board of Studies will suggest to the Advanced Studies and Research Board two separate panels of external examiners one for the evaluation of thesis and other for the viva-voice examination.
  • The Advanced Studies and Research Board will consider and approve the panels of examiners.
  • The Vice-Chancellor shall appoint three external examiners from the approved panel, approved by the Advanced Studies and Research Board, and the Supervisor for the evaluation of the thesis.
  • The reports of the examiners will be placed before the Advanced Studies and Research Board for consideration.
  • If the thesis is adjudged as adequate by two of the three examiners, the Advanced Studies and Research Board shall allow the candidate to appear in the oral examination (defense of thesis examination).
  • If two of the three examiners find that the thesis is wholly inadequate it may rejected.
  • If any of the examiner suggest modification/revision of the thesis, the candidate will be required to resubmit a revised version of the thesis within one year.
  • The revised version of the thesis shall be approved by the same examiner who suggests modification of the thesis.
  • If any of the examiners find the thesis adequate but suggests minor modification/revision, this may be incorporated without referring again to the examiner.
  • The viva-voice examination will be conducted by the two external examiners appointed by the Vice-Chancellor from the panel approved by the Advanced Studies and Research Board, the Supervisor and the Chairman of the department concerned.
  • The Viva-Voice examination shall be open to the public but the evaluation will be done only by the panel of examiners appointed.
  • If the candidate fails to satisfy the examiners in the viva-voice examination they may require the candidate to defend the thesis for the second and final time within a period of Six months.
  • If the candidate passes the viva-voice examination, the degree of Ph.D. under the seal of the University shall be awarded to the successful candidate sfter reports of the examiners for the thesis and oral examination are approved by the Syndicate on the recommended of the Advanced Studies and Research Board.

 


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