Two examinations are held in a year for all the odd and even semester by the Institute on behalf of Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Technical Education.
The passing criteria of a course is as follows:
Theory – 35% of total marks.
Practical – 40% of total marks.
The distribution of marks for the Practical component of a course is as follows:
Final Test – 70% of total marks.
Viva-voice – 30% of total marks.
Student shall be permitted to appear in the End-Semester Examination if he/she fulfills the following eligibility criteria:
He/She should fulfill the conditions laid down for attendance.
He/She should have fulfill all the academic requirement for the semester.
He/She has paid all fees and dues up to date.
A student failing to attain the minimum attendance and not keeping the Term even in a single course will not be allowed to appear in the End-Semester Examination and he/she has to repeat the semester by attending the classes and will not be allowed to move to the higher semester without appearing in the previous End-Semester Examination.
A student will be allowed to appear all together in 10 courses only in an End-Semester Examination including the regular semester courses.
A student must clear all backlog courses of 1st Semester for promotion to 5th Semester. Similarly, he/she must clear all backlog courses of 2nd Semester for promotion to 6th Semester.
Those students who are not promoted and cannot take admission in 5th and 6th Semester can appear in Backlog courses of lower semesters.
Maximum permissible period for completion of Diploma course by a student shall be 6 years from the date of admission.
4. Malpractice During Exam
Any candidate violating the rules or adopting unfair means shall be liable to be expelled.
The candidate indulging in any of the following or similar acts in the exam hall will be considered as committing malpractice/unfair means in the examination and will be booked for the same:
Possessing handwritten or printed materials, programmable calculators, mobile phone etc.
Writing any appeal to the examiner in the answer book.
Tearing of sheets from the answer booklet.
Noting down answers of problems etc. in the question paper.
Talking to neighbors, showing signs or signals to others in the hall/verandah.
Exchanging or showing answer booklets to other examinees.
Refusing to give written statement, destroying evidences and running away from exam hall when caught for any malpractice.
Acts of threats, violence, creating disturbances, misbehavior with the invigilators etc.
Taking away the answer booklet.
Causing damage to examination records or examiner or their belongings.
The candidate who have been booked under any of the above mentioned or similar malpractices will be enquired by an enquiry committee formed by APSCTE.
5. Disciplinary Action
All papers of the concerned semester written by the candidate including practicals will be cancelled.
In repeated cases, the candidate may be debarred from appearing in the Council’s examination for a specific duration.