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Evaluation and Examination

Scheme of Evaluation and Examination

Save as otherwise provided in the Rules or elsewhere, every course at Glocal University shall carry a total of 100 marks. Of these, 25 marks are allocated to the Continuous Assessment (CA), 20 marks to Mid-Semester Examination (MSE) and 50 Marks for End-Semester Examination (ESE).

Attendance

Save as otherwise provided in the Rules or elsewhere, every course at Glocal University shall carry a total of 100 marks. Of these, 25 marks are allocated to the Continuous Assessment (CA), 20 marks to Mid-Semester Examination (MSE) and 50 Marks for End-Semester Examination (ESE).

  • 1. Eligibility to Appear in End-Semester Examination: Students having less than 75% attendance in a course shall not be permitted to take the End-Semester Examination for that course.
  • 2. For calculating attendance, the time period taken shall extend from the beginning of the term until the end of classes prior to the End- Semester Examinations. However, if a student has secured at least 66% attendance in a course and can provide valid grounds for the shortfall in attendance, the Vice-Chancellor may at his or her discretion condone the shortfall. The valid grounds shall include:
    • (a). Medical grounds, provided the student satisfies the criteria specified in Glocal University Examination Rules (Rule 20);
    • (b) Participation in a moot-court competition, including the journey period;
    • (c) Participation in a seminar, workshop or conference, including the journey period;
    • (d) Participation in voluntary programmes conducted by the University;
    • (e) Any other ground which the Examination Committee, in consultation with the Vice-Chancellor, may approve.
  • 3. The application for condonation along with all relevant proofs shall be submitted to the Department within six days of resuming class attendance.
  • 4. Five Marks are allocated for the attendance as per following scheme:

  • S. No.

    Range of Attendance

    Marks Allocated

    1.

    96% and above

    5 Mark

    2.

    91% to 95%

    4 Mark

    3.

    86% to 90%

    3 Mark

    4.

    81% to 85%

    2 Mark

    5.

    76% to 80%

    1 Mark

    6.

    75%

    Only permitted to appear in the exam

    7.

    Between 66% to 75 %

    May appear in the exam if there are genuine reasons.

    8.

    Below 66%

    Cannot appear in the exam.


  • 5. Failure to secure the minimum required attendance in one course within an academic year shall lead to compulsory re-registration in that course in the forthcoming academic year.

Continuous Evaluation System

1. The Glocal University has adopted the continuous assessment system which shall be designed according to the need of teaching-learning process in the course as approved by the Board of Studies of respective Schools of Glocal University.

2. The scheme of continuous evaluation shall be made known to the students at the beginning of every semester by the teacher concerned.

3. The Continuous Assessment shall consist of following components:

  • a. Announced / Monthly / Modular Tests
  • b. Unannounced / Snap Tests
  • c. Case Studies
  • d. Project Work
  • e. Court Room Exercises (CRE)
  • f. Laboratory Exercises
  • g. Any other assessment process administered by the course teacher with the prior approval of the Head of the School.

Explanation: Notwithstanding anything stated here or anywhere else in these Rules, the coordinator of each course with the prior approval of the Head/Dean of the School shall have the discretion to specify what components are to be included in the Sessional Work aspect of the course, the nature of the various components, and the proportion of marks allocated to each component.

Mid-Semester Examination

1. The Mid-Semester Examinations shall be held approximately mid-way between the commencement and the conclusion of each semester, after about eight to nine weeks of classes.

2. The Committee shall notify at the beginning of each semester an examination schedule containing the date and other details of each paper.

3. The duration of each paper in the Mid Term Examinations shall be of 90 minutes.

4. The results of the Examinations shall be declared on the Notice Board within two weeks of the last examination.

End-Semester Examination

1. End-Semester Examinations shall be held at the conclusion of each semester.

2. The Committee shall notify at the beginning of each semester an examination schedule containing the date and other details of each paper.

3. Any change in the examination schedule shall be notified by the Examination Committee at least one month prior to the examination.

4. The duration of each paper in the End- Term Examinations shall be of two hours and thirty minutes.

Grading System

1. Once the evaluation process of a given course is completed, students shall be assigned grades based on the marks secured in the examinations and continuous assessment. This shall be done on the basis of a nine-point scale recommended by University Grants Commission (UGC) as specified below:

Qualification

Score on 100 percentage point

Grade

Grade Value

Outstanding

90.1-100

O

10

Excellent

80.1-90

A+

9

Very Good

70.1-80

A

8

Good

60.1-70

B+

7

Above Average

50.1-60

B

6

Average

50-55

C

5

Pass

40-50

P

4

Failed

Below 40%

F

0

Malpractice

M

Absent

S


2. In order to pass the course, a student must secure at least a P grade (40%). If a student fails to secure a P grade, she or he shall be required to re-register for the course in the same semester of the following year, along with regular students of the batch immediately following. Re-registered students are required to fulfill all the requirements of the course (e.g. project, presentation, snap-tests and Examinations) except for class attendance.