BANGALORE UNIVERSITY BU PG CBCS GRADING SYSTEM ARTS COMMERCE SCIENCE
Following are the rules and regulations for the Choice Based Credit System in the Postgraduate PG Degree Programmes in the Faculties of Arts, Science and Commerce. These rules are effective for the students admitted from the academic year 2014-15.
DURATION OF THE PROGRAMMES:
For the regular Masters Degree duration of the postgraduate programmes shall be of two academic years or four semesters. The max. duration is twice the number of years of the programme.
Each semester shall be of min. 16 weeks of study with a minimum of 90 working days and (i) 2 weeks of examination in case of Arts programmes (ii) 2 to 3 weeks of examinations in case of science and commerce programmes.
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BU PG INTERNAL ASSESSMENT:
Subject marks consists of two parts 1) continuous internal assessments (30%) and 2)end term examinations (70%).
Total Marks for each subject = 100%
Continuous assessment (C1) = 15% marks
Continuous assessment (C2) = 15% marks
Semester End Examination (C3) = 70% marks.
BU PG GRADE POINTS
Bangalore University distinction percentage is 70% marks (Letter grade = A).
BANGALORE UNIVERSITY MINIMUM MARKS FOR PASSING IN PG:
Following are the Bangalore University minimum passing marks for PG Programs (Arts, Science and Commerce).
The candidate is required to get min. 35% marks in written examination / practical examination and 40% marks in the aggregate of written / practical examination and internal assessment put together in each of the subjects. The candidate is required to get 40% marks (including IA) in Project work & viva.
If a candidate fails in a subject, he/she can appear for that subject only at any subsequent regular examination.
A candidate who fails in a lower semester examination may go to the higher semester examination.
For getting a Rank it is compulsory that the candidates should have passed all the semester examinations in the first attempts in Two Academic Years or Four Semesters. However, only those students will be considered for rank who secure above 60% marks or at least an Alpha-Sign Grade B+.
BANGALORE UNIVERSITY PG REJECTION OF RESULTS
If a candidate is not satisfied with his performance in the semester exam, he can reject the result. Result of the whole examination of any semester can be rejected by a candidate. Candidate can not reject paper-wise. The candidate who has rejected the result shall appear for the immediately following examination.
The candidate can reject the result only once in each semester and the rejection once exercised shall not be revoked.
The candidate should apply within 30 days from the date of publication of the result.
BU PG IMPROVEMENT OF RESULTS
i) A candidate may be permitted to improve the result by reappearing for the whole examination of that semester in which he / she has passed in all the papers.
ii) The reappearance in the whole semester exam could be permitted twice during double the period. It will not be necessary to take the subsequent examination only.
iii) The student should apply for the improvement examination 45 days in advance of the pertinent semester examination.
iv) The candidate will be awarded higher of the two aggregate marks secured by the candidate for that semester.
v) A candidate who has appeared for improvement will not be considered for ranking.
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