VTU Examination Guidelines

Readmission of Detained Students from OLD SCHEME to NEW SCHEME The candidates admitted to B. E. / B. Tech. before the academic year 2002-2003 and detained in second semester have to repeat the whole semester with new course. In such cases,

  • If the students had studied his/her I semester with Chemistry group subjects will have to join II Semester New Scheme with physics group. However, they will have to study ELEMENTS OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING – MES14 in place of Elements of Civil Engineering – CIV23. Provision should be made to conduct MES14 theory classes and internal assessment test for these students by the respective colleges.
  • Students studied I semester with Physics group will be readmitted to II Semester Chemistry (New Scheme) along with the regular students without any replacement of subjects.

Rejection of semester results A candidate if desires, shall reject the results of whole semester irrespective of performance of any individual subject. However, there is no provision for the rejection of results of any individual subject. Such rejection shall be permitted only once during the entire course of study.

  • A candidate can reject the semester results and can take readmission. In such cases, candidate should attended the classes and obtain new internal assessment marks. For such rejection application shall be sent to the Registrar (Academic) within 30 days from the date of announcement of results.
  • A candidate can reject the semester results by keeping the term attended. In such cases of rejection, Internal Assessment will not be changed. For such rejection application shall be sent to the Registrar (Evaluation) within 30 days from the date of announcement of results.

Not Fit for Technical Course A candidate who has not obtained eligibility for third semester after a period of three academic years from the date of first admission shall discontinue the course. However, the candidate is eligible for readmission for first year B.E./B. Tech. in any college of the University. The candidate shall complete the course within a period of eight academic years from the date of first admission, failing which he/she has to discontinue the course It implies that, any candidate not getting the eligibility for the

  • 5th semester within 6 academic years or
  • 7th semester within 7 academic years
  • from the date of first admission will not be able to complete the course and hence will have to discontinue after 6th or 7th academic years, respectively as the case may be.

GRACING POLICY GMR 01: Grace marks shall be awarded to a Subject / Paper / Practical / Head of passing to a maximum of 2% of University Examination marks if, after gracing the candidate gets minimum prescribed marks in the Theory / Practical and passes in the subject. GMR 02: A candidate shall be eligible to a maximum of 5 grace marks, provided,

  1. He/she has failed in only one subject (Pr/Th/Head of Passing) of the examination
  2. Passes the whole examination by such gracing
  3. Gets minimum prescribed marks in the paper/ practical and aggregate for passing by such gracing

GMR 03: Grace Marks shall be awarded for declaration of classes also. For obtaining a higher class a candidate is eligible for getting a maximum of 5 grace marks, which will be added to the total aggregate marks of the candidate and will declare the candidate to have passed the examination in I Class or FWD GMR 04: Grace marks awarded as per GMR 01 for passing a subject and GMR 02 for passing the whole examination are shown only in the ledger and not in the statement of marks. However, the grace marks awarded for getting a higher class shall be indicated along with the aggregate total of the examination. GMR 05: A candidate is entitled for grace marks only under any one of the regulations either as per GMR01 or GMR 02 or GMR 03. GMR 06: A candidate is entitled for grace marks of 05 for the award of class of the degree. Evaluation of Answer Scripts of PG Course

  • All answer scripts of PG courses will be evaluated by two examiners
  • If the difference between First Evaluation and the Second Evaluation is more than 15, the third examiner shall evaluate the script.
  • The average of the marks of nearest two valuations shall be considered as the marks secured by the candidate. However, if one of the three marks falls exactly midway between the other two, then the higher two marks shall be taken for averaging.

The same process of third evaluation will be carried out for scripts of undergraduate courses during revaluation Project work of MBA OMB 7. Corporate Exposure and Learning (CEL) OMB 7.1 All the candidates shall undertake a CEL of ten weeks duration at the end of the 2nd semester and before the commencement of the 3rd semester. The CEL shall be organization specific OMB 7.2 The CEL report shall be submitted by the students as per the guidelines prescribed by the University from time to time. OMB 7.3 The CEL Guide shall carry out the internal assessment of the assignment for 50 marks OMB 7.4 A panel of Examiners consisting of an external and an internal examiner shall jointly value the CEL report for 100 marks. Out of 100 marks 50 marks for CEL report and 50 marks for Viva-Voce examination. This examination has to be conducted in batches of 5 students. OMB 7.5. A candidate shall secure a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate, in the internal assessment, evaluation of CEL report and viva-voce examination. In the event of his failing to secure the 50% marks he shall have to re-do the CEL


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