Hindustan University CBCS UG BTech Grading System Passing grade marks attendance rules applicable from the year 2015 are explained here.
Hindustan University Credit System
Each course / subject has been assigned credits as given below. Credits are assigned depending upon number of lecture, tutorial and laboratory contact hours in a week in a semester.
- Credits for Lectures/Tutorial: 01 lecture/tutorial hour per week per semester= 01 credit
- Credits for Laboratory: 03 laboratory hour per week per semester= 01 credit.
- Three to four weeks of industrial training = 02 credit
- Theory with Practical Component = 4 /5 credit
- For the award of degree the curriculum for B. Tech. programmes are designed to have a minimum of 180 credits distributed across 08 semesters of study. For Lateral entry students, the minimum requirement is 136 credits for the award of B. Tech. degree.
Hindustan 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 (out of 100) obtained by the candidate in each course.
|Range of Marks||Letter Grade||Grade Points||Remarks|
|90 – 100||S||10||Outstanding|
|45 – 49||E||05||Pass|
|<45||U||00||To Reappear for end-semester examination|
|RI||00||Incomplete: Failure due to want of minimum internal marks (40%). Subsequently to be changed into pass (E to S) or U grade in the respective semester|
|RA||00||Failure due to insufficient attendance for the course. Subsequently to be changed into pass (E to S) or U grade in the respective semester.|
The students awarded with letter grade RA, RI and U in certain subjects, these grades will not be included in the computation of GPA and CGPA. These grades will be included in the computation of GPA and CGPA after those grades are converted to the regular grades.
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Continuation of the Programme – (Promotion from one academic year to next)
- A student is required to earn not less than 15 credits in the previous academic year to proceed to the next academic year. The student has to discontinue the programme till he/she earns the minimum required credits as specified during the preceding year.
- If a student earns RA or RI grade in all courses prescribed in a semester, he/she is detained and will not be allowed to proceed to the next semester. The student has to re-register for the courses in the next academic year only.
- A student is allowed to take a break up to a maximum of two semesters during the entire programme to complete the backlog requirements.
Duration of the BTech Programme
(i) Full-Time: Every full-time student is expected to complete the B. Tech programme in minimum 8 semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters.
(ii) Lateral Entry: Every lateral entry student is expected to complete the B. Tech programme in minimum 6 semesters and a maximum of 10 semesters. The semesters withdrawn on medical ground are not included. (iii) A student completing the B.Tech programmes in the extended period will not be considered for University ranking.
Award of degree
Hindustan University final Degree is awarded based on the following:
- CGPA ≥ 8.0 – First class with distinction
- CGPA ≥ 6.5 < 8.0 – First class
- CGPA ≥ 5.0 < 6.5 – Second class
- The award of “First class with distinction‟ is subject to the condition that the student having passed the examination in all the courses in his/her first appearance with effect from II semester, within the minimum duration of the programme.
- The award of “First Class‟ is subject to the condition that the student having passed the examination in all the courses within 10 semesters for B.Tech programmes.
Hindustan University Attendance rule
All the students are required to have a minimum attendance of 75% of the total number of classes held in a course including lectures, tutorials and practicals. The student who is not meeting attendance criteria shall not be allowed to appear in the end term examination for that course. The student shall be awarded RA grade. The student shall be required to re-register for the course when offered next. The student will have to get new internal assessment marks to become eligible to appear for the end semester examination for that course.
Hindustan University Internal and End Semester Assessment
Theory Course : The assessment will be done on a continuous basis as follows:
|Test / Exam||Weightage||Duration of Test / Exam|
|First Periodical Test||10%||2 Periods|
|Second Periodical Test||10%||2 Periods|
|Third Periodical Test||15%||2- 3 Periods|
|End – semester examination||50%||3 Hours|
*76-80% – 1mark; 81-85 – 3 marks; 86-90 – 4 marks; 91-100 – 5 marks
Practical Course: The assessment will be done as below:
(i) Weekly lab records, assignment/Observation notebook / and viva – weightage 60%.
(ii) End semester examination including viva– weightage 40%.
Theory courses with practical Component: The assessment will be done as follows.
Theory Component – 60% (Internal Assessment – 30% + End Semester Exam – 30%)
Practical Component – 40% (Internal Assessment – 20% + End Semester Exam – 20%)
Hindustan University Minimum Passing Marks, Declaration of results
Theory courses: A student shall pass in a course if he secure the following minimum marks in each theory course in a semester
- Individual minimum in End Semester Examination marks — 50%
- Individual minimum in Internal Assessment marks — 40%
- Passing minimum – 45% (End Semester Examination marks and Internal Assessment marks taken together)
Practical courses and Project Work: For practical courses and project work a student shall obtain a minimum of 50 % in the internal assessment and End semester examinations to secure a pass.
- Individual minimum in End semester Examination marks — 50%
- Individual minimum in Internal Assessment marks — 50%
- Passing minimum – 50% (End Semester Evaluation and Internal Assessment marks put together)
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