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Calicut University B tech grading system rules and regulations 2014 CBCSS

(Last Updated On: 21/06/2018)

Calicut University B tech grading system rules and regulations 2014 CBCSS (Choice Based Credit Semester System) are given below:

Course duration

The duration of the B Tech degree course shall be of 4 academic years ( 8 semesters). Maximum duration allowed for completing the course is 8 years. The first and second semesters shall be combined.

Procedure of evaluation

The evaluation of the candidate will be done through continuous assessment and end semester examination. The continuous assessment (CA) of the candidate should be done on the basis of everyday work (such as home work, group discussions, quiz, literature survey, seminar, term-project, etc.)  The distribution of assessment marks shall be as follows

Calicut University assessment in theory subjects

Internal continuous assessment marks:  50 marks

End semester University examination marks: 100 marks

Award of internal continuous assessment marks (Weightage)

Particulars Weightage
Test papers minimum 2 60%
Assignments minimum 2 30%
Regularity in the class 10%

Calicut University assessment in practical subjects

Internal continuous assessment marks:  50 marks

End semester University examination marks: 100 marks

Award of end semester practical examinations mark (Weightage) except project

Particulars Weightage
fair record 10%
Viva Voce 20%
Conducting experiment results and inference 70%

End-semester examinations of combined first and second semesters and 3rd to 6th semesters will be conducted only once in a year. However, end-semester examinations of 7th & 8th semesters will be conducted once in every semester.

Calicut University moderation of marks

Internal assessment marks of all theory and practical subjects should have a class average limited to 80%. In case the class average of internal assessment marks of any theory subject is greater than 80%, then it should be normalized to limit it to 80%. In case the class average is less than 80%, then absolute marks should be given. For practical subjects, end-semester examination marks of the candidates who have secured 40% or more marks should have a class average limited to 80%. If the class average of end-semester examination marks of practical subjects is greater than 80%, it should be normalized to limit the class average to 80%. If it is not greater than 80%, absolute marks should be given.

The candidates having attendance 90% or more will be given full marks of attendance. The candidates having attendance less than 90% then their attendance marks will be reduced proportionately.

Calicut University B Tech grading system 2014

Students will be awarded letter grade corresponding to their total marks in the subjects. Calicut University B Tech letter grades are assigned grade points on a 10 point scale as given below:

Minimum marks/  grading for passing

(a) A candidate is required to secure minimum 40% marks in a subject at the end-semester examinations and is required to secure minimum 50% of the total marks assigned to the subject (end sem + internal)

OR

(b) A candidate  is required to secure minimum 40% of the total marks assigned to a subject (end sem + internal)  in end-semester examination itself. Candidates will be assigned grades according to the marks scored.

For Seminar, Project, and Viva Voce, candidate is required to secure minimum 50% of the total marks assigned to the respective examination.

If a candidate does not pass a subject as per the conditions given above, he/she will be awarded an Unsatisfactory grade ‘U’ irrespective of his/her total marks. Letter grade ‘U’ has zero grade point and the candidate has to write the examination again to improve the grade. If a student does not pass a subject in two attempts, the maximum grade he/she can get is ‘C’.

Calicut University SGPA and CGPA

How to calculate SGPA CGPA in Calicut University B Tech 2014 scheme

Semester Grade Point Average SGPA shall be calculated for all the students for each semester, as follows:

where, n = number of subjects registered during the semester,

Ci = number of credits allotted to ith subject as per the scheme,

Gi = grade points corresponding to the grade awarded to the student for the subject

Cumulative Grade Point Average CGPA shall be calculated for all the students for each semester, as follows:

where, m = number of courses registered up to that semester,

Ci = number of credits allotted to ith subject as per the scheme,

Gi = grade points corresponding to the grade awarded to the student for the subject.

Calicut University Conversion of CGPA to percentage of marks

Following formula can be used for converting CGPA to percentage of marks-

Percentage marks = ( CGPA – 0.5 ) x 10.

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