Visvesvaraya Technological University VTU, Belagavi, Karnataka has adopted Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) scheme for the students admitted in 1st year on and after July 2015.
In order to improve the performance of a student who passes a course of a semester shall not be allowed to reappear for the same course again, unless he/she opts for rejection of results.
At VTU the rejection of performance is permitted only once during the entire course of study.
- A student may reject his/her total performance of a semester (including IA Internal Assessment marks) or
- he/she may reject the result of his/her performance in University examination of a semester only.
The student shall have to reject performance in all the courses of the semester, irrespective of whether the student has passed or failed in any subject.
However, the rejection of performance of 8th semester project result shall not be permitted.
A student, who want to reject the total performance of the semester including Internal Assessment is required to take readmission for the relevant semester. The student should apply for such readmission to the Registrar through the Principal of College within 30 days from the date of the announcement of the results. Readmission to First semester in such cases shall not be considered as fresh admission i.e., the student will continue to have the same University Seat Number, which was allotted earlier.
The student, who want to reject only the results of University examination of a semester and does not require readmission, shall be permitted to re-appear for examinations of all the subjects of the semester in the subsequent examinations. However, the IA marks obtained by the student in the rejected semester shall be retained. Applications for such rejection shall be sent to the Registrar (Evaluation) through the Principal of the College within 30 days from the date of announcement of the results. If the rejection of the University examination results of the semester happens to be of the odd semester, the student shall be allowed to take admission to the immediate next even semester. However, if the rejection of the University result is of the even semester, the student shall not be allowed to take admission to the next odd semester.
Such students who opt for rejection at final year are eligible for the award of class and distinction at the B.E./ B.Tech. degree level, but are not eligible for the award of ranks.
A student shall be declared to have completed the program of B.E. / B.Tech., degree, provided the student has undergone the stipulated course work as per the regulations and has earned at least 200 Credits.