EXAMINATION AND EVALUATION:
1. Examination and Evaluation shall be done on a continuous basis, at least two times during each semester.
2. There shall be 20% marks for internal assessment and 80% marks for End-Semester examination in each course during every semester.
3. The marks allotted for Internal Assessment (20%) in each course shall be based on the following :
Ø Sessional Examination I (Written) - 25% of the marks allotted for Internal Assessment.
Ø Sessional Examination II (Written) - 25% of the marks allotted for Internal Assessment.
Ø Seminar/Group Discussion/Home Assignment - 25% of the marks allotted for Internal Assessment.
Ø Attendance - 25% of the marks allotted for Internal Assessment.
4. The marks of internal assessment secured by a candidate shall be carried over to next legitimate chances.
5. If any student fails to appear in internal assessment she shall not be eligible to appear in the end-semester examinations of the course(s) concerned. The college/ institutes shall notify the same.
6. There shall be no provision for re-evaluation of the answer scripts of the end-semester examinations. However, a candidate may apply for re-scrutiny.
7. A student who has less than 75% attendance (in theory and practical as applicable) shall not be permitted to sit for the end-semester examination in the course in which the shortfall exists.
8. There shall be one End Semester examination carrying 80% Marks in each course of a semester covering the entire syllabus prescribed for the course.
9. Setting of question papers, moderation of question papers, evaluation of answer scripts, scrutiny, tabulation of marks etc. and announcement of examination schedule & results shall be governed by the Dibrugarh University Examination Ordinance, 1972 (as amended upto date)
10. Practical Examination of a Semester shall normally be held prior to the End Semester Examinations. No betterment shall be allowed in the Practical Examinations.
11. A candidate shall be declared passed a semester provided she passes all the courses of a semester independently.
12. A candidate shall be entitled to a maximum of three chances to clear a course.
13.If a candidate clears the sixth semester examination before clearing all the courses of the previous semesters, the result of the sixth semester examination of that candidate shall be withheld till she clears the courses of the previous semesters.
14. A student must pass all her semester examinations within FIVE (5) years from the date of admission to the First Semester of any programme.
15. Since the Semester System involves continuous assessment, there shall be no scope for a student to appear as a private candidate in any programme in this system.
16. A candidate, shall be declared passed a course, provided he/she secures- (i) at least 30% marks in the course in the end semester examinations. (ii) at least 30% marks in the course in aggregate in the in- and end-semester examinations.
17. A candidate shall be declared as passed a semester, provided she passes all the courses of a semester independently.
18. The marks of in-semester examinations obtained by the candidate shall be carried over for declaring any result.
19. A candidate who fails or does not appear in one or more courses of any end semester examinations up to Sixth Semester shall be provisionally promoted to the next higher semester with the failed course as carry over course(s). Such candidates will be eligible to appear in the carry over course in the next regular examinations of those courses. However, the following restrictions shall be applicable.
If a candidate clears the sixth semester examination before clearing all the courses of the previous semesters, the result of the sixth semester examination of that candidate shall be kept withheld and her results shall be announced only after he/ she clears the courses of the previous semesters.
20.The degrees shall be offered to each candidate, who has passed the Six-Semester Degree B.A./B.Sc./ B.Com programme in the following manner:
(i) A student, who secures 60% and above marks in all the courses individually in all the semesters shall be declared passed with first division (in case of the students pursuing General programmes) with distinction or first class (in case of the students pursing Major/ Specialty Programmes) with distinction.
(ii) General (Non-Major) Programme Major/ Specialty Programme 60% and above marks in aggregate First Division 60% and above marks in major courses in aggregate First Class 50% and above but less than 60% marks in aggregate Second Division 50% and above but less than 60% marks in major courses in aggregate Second Class 40% and above but less than 50% marks in aggregate Simple pass 30% and above but less than 50% marks in major in aggregate Simple pass (the same degree shall be treated as general degree for B.A./ B.Sc./B.Com
21. A student shall be entitled to take the “betterment examinations” in any two theory courses of any of the six semesters after passing the Sixth Semester examination only once. In this case, the higher marks secured by the student shall be retained. The candidates shall have to apply for betterment examination within one year of passing the Sixth Semester examination.
22.No betterment shall be allowed in the practical examinations. Any difficulty which may arise in the course of operation of these regulations relating to holding of examinations shall be removed by the Examination Committee of the Dibrugarh University.