Kerala University B Arch grading system rules and regulations 2013 are explained here:
B Arch Course duration
The duration of the Kerala University B Arch degree course shall be of 5 academic years or 10 semesters (including Practical training and Thesis Project). Maximum duration allowed for completing the course is 6 years.
Kerala University B Arch procedure of evaluation
The evaluation of the BArch student will be done through continuous assessment (CA) and end semester examination. The continuous assessment (CA) of the candidate should be done on the basis of everyday work, minimum 2 mid-semester examinations, and minimum 2 assignments. All subjects of the B. Arch Degree Course are grouped into two (excluding Dissertation, Practical Training I&II Thesis & Viva-Voce).
Group I: Basic Design, Architectural Designs I, II, III, IV, V, and VI, Building Materials and Construction – I, II, III, IV, V and VI, Architectural Drawing and Graphics, Architectural Graphics I and Architectural Graphics II, and Interior Design.
Group II: All subjects other than mentioned in Group I.
The distribution of BArch continuous assessment (CA) marks should be as follows:
|Group I||Assignments/ class projects||70%|
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.
There will be KU B Arch end semester examinations at the end of first academic year (First semester + second semester combined) And at the end of the 3rd semester and subsequent semesters. The examinations will be held for all the semesters twice in a year except for VII, IX & X semester.
Kerala University B Arch grading system 2013
Students will be awarded letter grade corresponding to their total marks in the subjects. Kerala University B Arch letter grades are assigned grade points on a 10 point scale as given below:
Kerala University B Arch Minimum marks/ grading for passing:
For passing in semester examination the candidate should secure at least E grade in all the subjects of that semester and he should secure GPA of 5.5 or above.
Minimum passing grade in an individual subject is E.
If a student scores in a subject below 40% in end semester examination or below 50% in the total mark (CA marks plus University exam marks) then he will be awarded ‘F’ letter grade.
Letter grade F will be given if continuous assessment marks are below 50% in a subject with no University end examination.
Grade and absolute marks both will be shown in the grade card.
Kerala University B Arch GPA and CGPA
How to calculate GPA & CGPA in Kerala University B Arch 2013 scheme
Grade Point Average GPA is equal to the Sum of (grade points earned in a subject x the credits for the subject) divided by sum of credits of all the subjects of the semester. Mathematically,
Cumulative Grade Point Average CGPA is equal to the Sum of GPA of all the semesters divided by sum of credits of all the semesters. Mathematically,
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These rules and regulations may be amended at any time. Be in touch with official website of University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala https://www.keralauniversity.ac.in/