Principal & Chief Controller of Examinations
Discipline Committee on Examinations, having Principal as Chairman, Controller of Examinations as non-member Secretary and all heads of the department as members, consider and give punishment to the candidates who have committed malpractice in the examinations.
|Chairman||Dr. R. Venkatachalam M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D|
Principal & Chief Controller of Examinations
|Member Secretary||Dr. M. Venkatachalam M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D|
Controller of Examinations
|Member||Mr. K. Poopathi, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,D.Ed|
Deputy Controller of Examinations
|Member||Chairman Board of Studies|
Heads of the Department
We have a calendar for the conduct of examination with specific deadlines for various activities starting from calling of applications from the candidates to dispatch of statement of marks to the Principal and provisional pass list to the Bharathiar University to which our college is affiliated.
|S. No.||Descriptions||Odd Semester||Even Semester|
|1||Notification in the media for calling application||August II Week||February I Week|
|2||Receipt of application||September IV Week||February III Week|
|3||Commencement of Examination||October IV Week||April II Week|
|4||Commencement of Valuation||November IV Week||May II Week|
|5||Publication of Results||December II Week||May IV Week|
|6||Sending Provisional List to the University||January I Week||June IV Week|
Choice based credit system is offered for both UG and PG candidates. It is aimed that the students will have the option and flexibility in taking up courses of their choice and interest such that enable and ensure them more employable in the most competitive job arena. Each course is associated with a Credit value of 140 credits for all UG courses and MCA course. All other PG courses have 90 credits when they successfully complete the Programme. Semester System with both internal and external evaluation is followed.
The Examination System is fully automated with IT Software.
Question Paper Setters and Examiners for valuation are selected by the Controller of Examinations from the Panel, which include vast experienced faculty members from various colleges and universities, being prepared by different Boards of Studies and approved by the the Academic Council.
End Semester Examination Pattern is followed. The Examinations include written, practical and viva voce are conducted by the Chief Superintendent assisted by Additional Chief Superintendent and by both internal and external Hall Superintendents.
The Institution has a well defined performance assessment system of the learning levels of the students. Semester pattern of Examination System with Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA) and End Semester Examination (ESE) followed under Autonomy. The students are evaluated for both CIA and ESE. Internal Assessment on continuous basis is done for 25% for theory and 40% for practical subjects and the remaining being evaluated in the End Semester Examinations. The break-up marks for CIA are Assignments 5 marks, Tests 10 marks and 3 hour Model Examination 10 marks.
The Learning Levels of the students assessed through Continuous Assessment which includes three Internal Tests of one hour duration Two Assignments with sufficient interval of time. Continuous Internal Examination is monitored by the respective Head of the departments The students are informed well in advance the date of the test to be held and the course content in which the test to be carried. After each Internal Test, the faculty advisors personally counsel the students who did not attend the test or did not submit the assignments. Periodical Parents Meetings are conducted every year before the distribution of mark sheets to the students in the department by the faculty head.
Assessment of students for End Semester Examinations made by both Internal and External Examiners at the ratio of 50 %.However the question papers for all courses are set by the External Examiners only. The Examination System in the college has been computerized right from the stage of registration of candidates in the first semester till the publication of results and the issue of consolidated mark statements in the final semester.
For the evaluation of answer scripts detailed scheme of valuation for the question papers is given to the examiners for the purpose of maintaining uniformity in valuation After the evaluation by the examiners, tabulation of marks is also done by the tabulators specifically assigned for this purpose, to eliminate errors if any, in the totaling of marks awarded to the candidates by the examiners.
Practical Examination is conducted with one Internal and one External Examiner.
Classification of Successful Candidates admitted from 2010 - 2011 and onwards.
The following method is followed to calculate the Conversion of marks to Grade Points and Letter Grade
|Range of Marks||Grade Points||Letter Grade||Description|
|90 – 100||9.0 – 10.0||O+||Outstanding|
|80 – 89||8.0 – 8.9||D+||Excellent|
|75 – 79||7.5 - 7.9||D||Distinction|
|70 – 74||7.0 – 7.4||A+||Very good|
|60 – 69||6.0 - 6.9||A||Good|
|50 – 59||5.0 – 5.9||B||Average|
|40 – 49||4.0 – 4.9||*C / **U||* Satisfactory/ ** Reappear|
|00 – 39||0.0 - 3.9||U||Reappear|
* applicable to U.G. Programme
** applicable to P.G. Programme
Languages, UES, VBE and NME subjects are not considered for classification of final results for UG courses.
|CGPA||GRADE||Classification Of Final Result|
|9.5 - 10.0||0+||First Class – Exemplary|
|9.0 and above but below 9.5||O|
|8.5 and above but below 9.0||D++||First Class with Distinction|
|8.0 and above but below 8.5||D+|
|7.5 and above but below 8.0||D|
|7.0 and above but below 7.5||A++||First Class|
|6.5 and above but below 7.0||A+|
|6.0 and above but below 6.5||A|
|5.5 and above but below 6.0||B+||Second Class|
|5.0 and above but below 5.5||B|
|4.5 and above but below 5.0||C+#||Third Class # / Re-appear ##|
|4.0 and above but below 4.5||C #|
|0.0 and above but below 4.0||U||Re- appear|
Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) are worked out using
# Applicable to UG Programme / ## Applicable to PG Programme
Sum of multiplication of Grade Points by the Credits of the Courses
Sum of the Credits of the Courses in a Semester
Sum of multiplication of Grade Points by the Credits of the Entire Programme
Sum of the Credits of the Courses of the Entire Programme
Candidates involved in Malpractice during the semester examinations should appear before the Discipline Committee on the prescribed date and time announced by the Controller of Examinations.The Discipline Committee will decide the punishment to be given to the candidate.
Supplementary Examinations for the regular candidates who have FIVE arrear papers in the final semester will be conducted within fifteen days after the publication of results of IV and VI semester examinations of PG and UG courses and the results are published within fifteen days from the last date of the last supplementary examinations which enable the successful candidates to join for higher education or profession by avoiding wastage of one year.
Special Supplementary Examinations for the regular candidates (U.G.) who have arrear papers in the VI Semester and ANY ONE theory paper in the remaining semester, the regular candidates (P.G) who have arrear papers in the IV Semester and ANY ONE theory paper in the remaining semester and M.C.A. candidates who have ONE arrear paper from I To V Semester will be conducted within fifteen days after the publication of results of IV and VI semester examinations of PG and UG courses respectively and the results are published within fifteen days from the last date of the last supplementary examinations which enable the successful candidates to join for higher education or profession by avoiding wastage of one year.
The candidates who desire to obtain Xerox copies of the answer scripts can apply within five working days from the date of the publications of the results.
The candidates can apply for retotalling of answer scripts for theory papers within 10 days from the date of publication of results.
Revaluation system is adopted from 1998 onwards for the students of undergraduate courses. This system has been extended to PG courses from 2010 onwards.
UG and PG candidates shall be given a chance to improve their performance in one or more theory papers in the immediate next semester examination. The candidates can also improve their performances in practical in the next / year examination.
A candidate who qualifies for the degree passing all the examinations in the first attempt, within the minimum period prescribed for the course of study from the date of admission to the course and secures I or II class shall be a eligible for ranking and such ranking will be confined to 10% of the candidates qualifying for that particular branch of study, subject to a maximum of 10 ranks.
The improved marks will not be taken into consideration for Ranking.
Academic audit on examinations conducted every year. Student feedback obtained at the end of semester examinations for further improvement of Examination System. The Feedback analyses report is submitted to the statutory authorities for further action.
The internal audit committee constituted to scrutinize and verify the entries of the marks secured by the candidates appeared for End Semester Examinations which is to submit the report to the Principal for further action.
The Audit Committee is to make a thorough random check on the entries made in the mark sheets of UG and PG students appeared for the said examination.
The Register number of the candidate, dummy number, marks secured by the candidate in the external examinations in both theory and practical examinations to be verified.
The particulars like Name of the candidate, Register Number, Date of Birth Degree & Branch, Semester, Month & Year of Examinations Subject Code, Title of the Paper, Credits earned, Maximum marks, Marks secured by the candidate, Grade Points, Grades, the Result of the candidates printed in the mark sheets and the Photograph of the candidate to be checked by the Audit Committee before the distribution of the mark statements to the students.
To ensure genuineness of the Mark Statement, Consolidated Mark Statement and Pass Certificate more security features are incorporated and are issued to the successful students in the examinations. This avoids malpractices and mischief while enter in to profession.