Bharath University CBCS BArch Grading System Passing grade marks attendance rules

(Last Updated On: 12/11/2019)

Bharath University CBCS BArch Grading System Passing grade marks attendance rules: Bharath University CBCS BArch Grading System Passing grade marks attendance rules applicable from the year 2015-16 are explained here.

Bharath University Credit System

Credits are the weightage given to each course of study or subject. 

Credit System is the course of study under this regulations in which weightage of credits are spread over to different semesters during the period of study. A total of 214 credits are prescribed for the 05 years Bachelor of Architecture Undergraduate Programme.  

Bharath University Grading System

Performance of a candidate will be given by letter grades, each assigned a number of points, based on the range of total marks obtained by the candidate in each course.

Range of Marks  Letter Grade  Grade Points
91 – 100 S 10 
81-90 A 9
71-80 B 8
61-70  C 7
57-60 D 6
50-56  E 5
00 – 49 U 00
Incomplete I 00
Withdrawal W 00

“U” grade means reappearance is required for the examination in the course

“W” grade means withdrawal from the course. 

“I” denotes inadequate attendance and hence prevention from writing the end semester examination and Viva voce examination.

Bharath University Minimum Passing Marks 

A candidate shall move to the next higher semester if he/she has satisfied the semester  completion requirements. 

Theory courses, elective courses and dissertation: A candidate who obtains not less than 45% in the University (external) Examination and 50% marks in the external examination and continuous internal assessment put together in any course is considered to have passed the examination in the subject. If a candidate fails, he/she shall reappear in the University examinations of the subsequent semesters as supplementary candidate unless specified otherwise. 

Theory cum studio based courses: A candidate who obtains not less than 45% in the University (external) Examination and 50% marks in the external examination and continuous internal assessment put together in any course is considered to have passed the examination in the subject. If a candidate fails, he/she shall reappear in the University examinations of the subsequent semesters as supplementary candidate unless specified otherwise. 

The internal assessment marks secured by the candidate in the first attempt shall be retained for all subsequent attempts. From the 3rd attempt onwards if a candidate fails to obtain pass marks (Internal Assessment + End Semester Examination) then in order to pass the candidate should secure min 50% marks prescribed for the course in the University examinations alone.

Studio courses:  A candidate who obtains not less than 50% of the total marks in the continuous internal assessment and viva voce examination put together and a minimum of 50% in the continuous internal assessment is considered to have passed the examination in the subject.  In addition he/she should secure minimum of 45% marks in the viva – voce examination of the portfolio of class records. 

If a candidate fails, he/she shall take an arrear and present the portfolio during the subsequent semester.

Internship Programme: The candidate should secure a minimum of 45% in the viva-voce examination with a minimum aggregate of 50% of the total marks in the internal assessment and the viva-voce examination put together.

Thesis: The candidate should secure a minimum of 50% of the total marks in the continuous internal assessment and viva voce examination put together with a minimum of 50% marks in the continuous internal assessment by the review committee and a minimum of 45% marks in the viva –voce examination. 

If a candidate fails to obtain a minimum of 50% marks in the continuous internal assessment the candidate shall not be permitted to submit the thesis. The candidate is required to rejoin the VII semester when in session next and obtain the minimum marks and submit the thesis as in the case of regular candidates. 

If a candidate fails to obtain a minimum of 45% in the viva voce examination and/or 50% marks in the viva-voce examination and internal assessment put together, the candidate is required to improve, resubmit the thesis on the same topic and appear for viva-voce examination in the next semester as an arrear subject. In such cases, the continuous internal assessment marks by the review committee already obtained by the candidate shall remain valid. 

If a candidate fails to get a minimum of 45% marks in the viva-voce examination and interested to change the topic, The candidate is required to rejoin the VII semester when in session next and go through the procedure as in the case of regular candidates

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Duration of the BArch Programme

The course shall extend over a period of 05 academic years comprising 10 semesters. A student is ordinarily expected to complete the B.Arch. Programme in 10 semesters but in any case not more than 16 Semesters.  

Bharath University Attendance rule

Every student is expected to earn 100% attendance. However due to certain unavoidable reasons student is expected to earn at least 75% of classes. 

To meet extraordinary circumstances such as illness/ participation in sports activities the student may  be permitted to appear for the end semester examination with a minimum of 65% overall attendance in all the enrolled subjects. 

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