Testing and Evaluation

ii. END OF SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS (ESE)

General

A semester consists of a minimum of 90 days excluding the End-of-Semester Examination days. End-of-Semester Examinations for all subjects taught in a semester will be held at the end of the semester. The Theory examinations are conducted for 75% of marks and the practical for 60% of marks.

Passing Minimum

Requirement to appear for the End-of-Semester examinations:

(a) A candidate will be permitted to appear for the End-of-Semester examinations for any semester if:

Examinations, Time-table & Hall-ticket & Pattern of Evaluation:

(a) End-of-Semester theory Examinations for Hard core subjects, Job-oriented courses, Advanced learners courses, Career oriented Programmes, Diploma and PG Diploma courses are held in November and April every academic year. Practical Examinations are conducted prior to the theory examinations. Supplementary Examinations for arrear papers are conducted in November or April along with current papers or separately. Time-table for examinations is displayed well in advance i.e., 20 days prior to the commencement of examination and the Hall tickets are issued to the students who are eligible by attendance, 5 days before the commencement of examination.
(b) On-line examination is conducted for the Papers – General Awareness, Common Aptitude skills & Competitive Science
(c) The duration of End-of-Semester theory examinations is increased by 10 minutes per subject, in order to provide time for reading question paper. The time schedule for the examinations from April 2008 is as follows:

Particulars
Forenoon session
Afternoon session
Students should occupy the allotted seats
9.20 am
1.50 pm
Issue of answer papers
9.25 am
1.55 pm
Issue of question paper
9.30 am
2.00 pm
Warning bell to arrange and tie the papers
12.25 pm
4.55 pm
Submission of answer script to the invigilator
12.30 pm
5.00 pm

(d) Evaluation: Internal and External examiners will be appointed to evaluate the Theory, Practical and Viva-voce.

Rules & Regulations pertaining to End-of-Semester Practical Examinations: