Acharya Nagarjuna University Faculty of Engineering Academic Regulations 2015 (R15) for B. Tech (Regular) Applicable for the students admitted during the Academic Year 2015-2016
Acharya Nagarjuna University ANU BTech Credits
- Academic Year: One academic year consist of 2 consecutive semesters – one odd + one even semester.
- Choice Based Credit System (CBCS): It offers choice for students to select from
- the prescribed courses (core, elective or minor or soft skill courses).
- Credit: Coursework is measured by assigning credits to a subject course.
Acharya Nagarjuna University ANU B tech Distribution of Marks
The performance of a student in each semester shall be evaluated subject-wise as given below:
Theory hundred marks – 40 marks for Internal Evaluation and 60 marks for the External Evaluation. For theory subjects, there shall be two midterm examinations during the semester. Each midterm examination shall consist of assignment for 12 marks and sessional test for 18 marks with duration of 120 minutes respectively.
1st midterm examination shall be conducted for 50% coverage of syllabus and 2nd midterm examination shall be conducted for remaining 50% of syllabus. It is compulsory to appear in both the midterm exams.
Weightage of marks: Final midterm examination marks for a total of 30 marks shall be arrived at, by considering the 80% weightage (24 marks) to that midterm examination in which the student scores more marks and the remaining 20% (6 marks) for other midterm exam.
Practical hundred marks – 40 internal marks and 60 end examination marks.
Day-to-day work in the laboratory- 25 marks (10 marks for the record submitted and 15 marks for day to day work). The end examination for 15 marks (10 marks for experiment and 5 marks for viva-voce)
Internship hundred marks – 60 marks shall be awarded by external supervisor and 40 marks by departmental Committee – There shall internship at the end of IIIyear II Semester. For the internship, the student/institute shall select any organization and a minimum of 4 weeks work must be carried at the organization. A report on work done shall be evaluated by the external supervisor/mentor and department committee. There shall be no external examination for internship.
Project work 200 marks – 80 marks shall be for Internal Evaluation and 120 marks for the End Semester Examination (Viva-voce). The project work shall start in IV year I semester and shall continue in the semester break. The evaluation of project work shall be conducted at the end of the IV year II semester. The Internal Evaluation shall be done on the basis of weekly progress (a minimum of 12 weeks and 3 marks for each week progress) and minimum two seminars (one at the beginning of IV B.Tech II semester (20 marks) and the other before submission of project work(24 marks) given by each student on the topic of his project.
Acharya Nagarjuna University B tech. Attendance Requirements
The student is required to have a minimum of 75% of attendance in aggregate of all the subjects in a semester, in order to be eligible to appear for end examinations.
Condonation of shortage of attendance in aggregate up to 10% (65% and above and below 75%) in each semester may be granted by the College Academic Committee.
A student will not be promoted to the next semester unless he satisfies the attendance requirements of the present semester, as applicable. They may seek readmission for that semester when offered next.
A weightage in sessional marks upto a maximum of 5 marks out of 40 marks in each theory subject shall be given for those students who have a minimum of 75% attendance in the respective subject as given below.
|≥85% but < 90%
|≥80% but < 85%
|≥75% but <80%
Acharya Nagarjuna University B tech Minimum Academic Requirements
The following are minimum academic requirements:
A student should secure a minimum of 50% aggregate from midterm examination marks else the student shall not be eligible to appear for the semester end examination and shall have to repeat that semester.
A student should secure minimum 40% of marks in the end examination and a minimum of 50% of marks in the sum total of the internal evaluation and end examination taken together. A student should secure minimum 40% marks in the internship & project. A student should secure minimum 50% of marks in the semester end examination of practicals.
A student shall be promoted from I to II year only if he/she fulfils the academic and attendance requirements as mentioned above irrespective of back log subjects in I/IV B.Tech.
A student shall be promoted from II to III year only if he/she fulfils the academic and attendance requirements as mentioned above and also must secure 70% of the credits of the subjects that have been studied up to I year II semester. It is necessary that at the time of commencement of class work, he must attain the required credits
A student shall be promoted from III year to IV year only if he fulfills the academic and attendance requirements as mentioned above and also must secure 70% of the credits of the subjects that have been studied upto II year II semester. It is necessary that at the time of commencement of class work, he must attain the required credits.
In case of getting detained for want of credits as mentioned above, the student may make up the credits through supplementary exams of the above exams before the date of class work commencement of Third or Fourth year I semester respectively.
Minimum Academic Requirements (For Lateral Entry Students)
The following are minimum academic requirements:
A student should secure min 40% of marks in the end examination and a minimum of 50% of marks in the sum total of the internal evaluation and end examination taken together. In the Seminar & Comprehensive viva-voce he/she should secure min 40%.
A student should secure a minimum of 50% aggregate from midterm examination marks to be eligible to appear for the semester end examination otherwise he shall have to repeat that semester.
A student shall be promoted from II to III year only if he/she fulfils the academic and attendance requirements as mentioned above irrespective of back log subjects in II/IV B.Tech
A student shall be promoted from III to IV year only if he/she fulfils the academic and attendance requirements as mentioned above and also must secure 70% of the subjects that have been studied up to III year I semester
Acharya Nagarjuna University grading system
Following is the grading and marks distribution system followed by Acharya Nagarjuna University:
Letter Grade: It is an index of the performance of students in a said course. Grades are denoted by letters O, A+, A, B+, B, C, P and F.
Grade Point: It is a numerical weight allotted to each letter grade on a 10-point scale.
Grade F: A student obtaining Grade F shall be considered failed and should reappear for that subject when the next supplementary examination offered.
Acharya Nagarjuna University B tech Gap – Year:
Students who want to pursue entrepreneurship shall be permitted to take a break of one year at any time after I year/II year/III year to pursue entrepreneurship full time. This period may be extended to two years. These two years will not be counted in the maximum time for graduation.
Acharya Nagarjuna University B tech Award of Class:
Based on the performance of a student division or class is awarded as follows:
|Division / Class
|First class with distinction
|≥6.5 but < 8
|≥5.5 but < 6.5
|≥4 but <5.5
Above rules are subject to the change from time to time.
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