Academic Requirements

Academic Requirements:

Progressive Assessment/Team Work:

During a semester, a student should obtain 40% of the PAl marks in the Term Work in addition to the attendance criteria.The PA/TERM WORK consists of:
a) Three monthly tests will be conducted in each semester. Each class test will be conducted for 40% of the Marks allotted for the Term Work component. The average of marks of the 2 (two) best scoring class tests will be considered for assessment of 40% of the Term Work marks.

b) Assignments, in any form as considered suitable for the particular course by the Course Co-ordinator viz. field visit, report, problem solving, survey, case study etc., will be conducted for 40% of the Term Works marks.

c) The overall performance of the student in the course in the semester viz., punctuality, attendance, discipline etc. will have a weightage of 20% of the Term Work marks.

Note: In case, any course doesn’t have marks allotted for Term Work in the Curriculum, assessment as above will be done for 25 marks.A student will have to qualify in the term work as mentioned above in the semester to be eligible to appear the end semester examination. However, in such cases, the marks will not be reflected in the Marks Statement.

A student should have a minimum of 75% attendance in lectures and practical separately held in each course of the respective semester.

Attendance in a course will be counted from the date of commencement of classes of the semester except for the I st semester where the attendance will be counted from the date of admission/registration of the student.

The percentage of attendance will be calculated on the basis of the total number of classes held in a semester for each of the individual courses (Theory and Practical individually) and also the aggregate of all the courses of the semester.

Each Course Coordinator will submit the attendance report of all the students to the Principal every month through their respective HODs and the Principal will notify the attendance status of all the students and issue necessary instructions to irregular students with a copy to the guardian from time to time.

A student will not be allowed to appear (not to allow in any one of the subjects) in the end semester examination, if he/ she could not come up to the required attendance for the individual courses (Theory and Practical individually) and also on aggregate.

Notwithstanding the above, if the attendance of a candidate falls below 75% but not less than 60% on account of protracted illness, the Principal may condone such as deficiency and permit the candidate to appear in the examination, if otherwise eligible, provided that the candidate has submitted a medical certificate from the authorized medical practitioner during the course of sickness or immediately after the sickness. The Principal may also condone the deficiency as stated above on account of any abnormal exceptional reason reported immediately. provided he is fully satisfied about the genuineness of the reason(s).

Attendance is not compulsory in a course in which a student has failed and wants to appear as a backlog paper provided that the student had completed the attendance requirement in the course in an earlier semester.

Condonation of Attendance:

                If the attendance of candidate fall below 75%, but not less than 60% on account of illness be/ she will have to submit a medical certificate from a govt. authorized medical practitioner with prescription slip voucher/ cash memo of the medicines within one week of the completion of treatment for consideration of condonation of attendance on medical grounds

Industrial Training:

                Students have to undergo Industrial Training in one phase during the vacation after the 4th semester. The training shall be for a duration of not less than 5(five) weeks. A Student who does not complete the Industrial Training shall not be eligible for admission in the 5th Semester.

Award of Diploma:

A student shall be eligible for award of Diploma only if he/she passes in all courses as per the scheme of examination i.e. he earns the minimum credit of 200(two hundred). The award of class shall be based on the marks obtained in the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th semester examinations.

Classes and division:

The percentage determining the award of class will be as under as a percentage of the combined aggregate marks:

i) First class with Distinction : 75% and above in a single sitting
ii) First class : 60% & above but less than 75%. Also, 75% and above in more than one sitting.
iii)  Second class : 50% and above but less than 60%.
iv) Pass class : 35% and above but less than 50%

Rules for Lateral Entry:

From new academic session 2015-2016 a new syllabus will be implemented designed by NITTTR, Kolkata. This is to be undertaken by the lateral entrants as an Audit Course.

This audit course comprises of two subject namely Basic Science-I and Basic Science-II having 3 credits each to each to be studied in 3rd & 4th semester respectively.  Each pap0er carries 100 marks.