College Of Management Bussiness School

Evaluation Components

I. Evaluation Components:

The special evaluations components detailed in Table 1 shall be implemented in various courses specified in Table 2

Table 1: Special Evaluation Components:

Code Evaluation Component Description Evaluation Weightages
Written report Presentation
A Operation Workout Each student shall be given a separate title based on concepts of a Course. The student is expected to make field visit to see the concept in operation. Information shall be collected from the organization and presented in a written report. Normally a student is required to spend 2-3 hours per Operation Workout. Presentation shall be made for 5 minutes on the concept studied. Target: Two Operation Workouts per course 10 per OW 5 per OW
B Live Project Each student shall be given a separate title based on concepts of a Course. The student is expected to visit an organization and study the concept in operation. Information shall be collected from the organization and presented in a written report. Evidence of the concept in operation has to be brought out clearly. Normally a student is required to spend 10-15 hours per Live Project. Presentation shall be made for 15 minutes on the concept studied. Target: One Live Project per course 10 per LP 5 per LP
C Case Analysis A case study shall be given in the classroom, which was not discussed in the classroom previously. Students shall be given 45 minutes to read the case study and write an analysis of the same.Target: One case per course 15 Marks -
D Reading Seminar Each student shall be assigned a topic of the course. The student is expected to identify relevant literature from EBSCO and select 3 research papers. Student shall review the literature and present a report in prescribed format.Target: One Reading Seminar per course. 10 per RS 5 per RS
E Paper Presentation Instructor shall identify papers for presentation by the students. Papers suggested for presentation shall be classic articles/books related to the Program. It is preferable to give one paper to each student. In case of a book, students could be given a team task with each student assigned some chapters.Target: One paper presentation per course 10 marks for summary of the paper/ book. 5 marks for presentation
F Assignment Test Ten questions shall be given to the students in advance. The students have to come prepared for writing a test based on these questions. Duration of the test would be 60 minutes. Students would be required to answer three questions. There will be no choice.Target: One assignment test per course. 15 marks per assignment test -
G Mini-Project Each student shall be assigned with a mini-project based on the curriculum for the course. The guidelines for mini-project shall be published separately.Target: One mini-project per course 10 marks for report 5 marks for presentation
H Assignment This component is based on literature or problem solving. If it is based on problem solving, the students would be required to answer in the classroom. For literature based assignment plagiarism should be checked. 15 Marks per assignment -

Note: Evaluation parameters for components such as Operation Workout, Live Project, Reading Seminar, Case Analysis, Assignment, Paper Presentation and Mini Project would be issued separately. All Course Instructors are required to implement them. For evaluation of presentations, apart from the Course Instructor one subject matter expert (SME) should also be present. Name of the SME may be identified in consultation with the Head of the Department.

Note: Anomalies, if any, in the above table may be brought to the notice of the undersigned.

II. Evaluation Scheme:

a) Formative Assessment:

SR. NO. COMPONENT DURATION WEIGHTAGE
1. Internal assessment Exams  (Test 1, 2 & 3 )      1½ hours 30
2. Assignment/Assignment Test/Written Case  Analysis/ Live Project/Reading Seminar/Mini-project/Paper Presentations/Operation workout 15
3. Class attendance 5
Total   50

i. Three internal assessment exams (Test 1, 2 & 3) will be conducted for all courses during the semester. The internal exams will be conducted for 20 marks which in turn will be scaled to 10 marks. The schedule of exams will be notified by the Principal.

ii. Assignment/Assignment Test/Written Case Analysis/ Live Project/Reading Seminar/Mini-project/Paper Presentations/Operation workout: One or two of these components as detailed in Table No. 1 & 2 above will be implemented for each course. Applicable component(s) will also be detailed in the Course Handout. Wherever applicable, presentation by a student would be integrated with the component.

iii. Class attendance is monitored by each Instructor and based on the percentage of attendance marks are awarded.

iv. In order to maintain transparency in evaluation, the answer sheets of all formative assessment components shall be shown to the students within THREE days of conducting the tests. If a student is not convinced with the marks awarded he/she can apply for recheck. However, the student can apply for recheck on the day of returning the answer sheet within the classroom only.

v. It shall be the responsibility of the Course Coordinator to display solution key on the notice board immediately after the evaluation component with evaluation scheme. The Instructor should stick to the evaluation scheme announced while checking the answer sheets.

vi. Where there are multiple Course Instructors, the Coordinator shall ensure that a common question paper is administered for Test 1, 2 & 3.

B) Summative Assessment:

A comprehensive examination of three hour-duration is held at the end of the semester for 50 marks. Students will be tested on the entire curriculum.

C) Grading::

Submission of final grades to the Examination Committee is the sole responsibility of the Course Coordinator. Course Instructors should cooperate with the Course Coordinator.

d) General Structure of the Question Paper for the Test 1, 2

S. No. Pattern Marks
1. Section A:  Questions based on concepts, theories, etc. shall be included in this section. Questions will be evenly spread over the prescribed syllabus. Each question carries two marks. All questions are compulsory to answer. There will be no sub-questions.
2 X 2 = 4
2. Section B: Questions based on the application of concepts, models, problem-solving, etc. would be included in this section. One question from each unit will be given. Students have to answer Three questions out of five. 3 x 3 =9
3 Section C:  Students have to analyze and write the given case or solve a problem or answer an application essay question. There is no choice provided. No sub-questions are permitted. 1 x 7 = 7
  Total 20

e) General Structure of the Question Paper for Test 3.

S. No. Pattern Marks
1 Students have to analyze the given case or cases or solve a problem or answer an application essay question. There is no choice provided. No sub-questions are permitted. 20
Total 20

f) General Structure of the Question Paper for the Comprehensive Examinations:

S. No. Pattern Marks
1. Section A:  Questions based on concepts, theories, etc. shall be included in this section. Questions will be evenly spread over the prescribed syllabus. Each question carries one mark. All questions are compulsory to answer. There will be no sub-questions. 10 X 1 = 10
2. Section B: Questions based on the application of concepts, models, problem-solving, etc. would be included in this section. One question from each unit will be given. Students have to answer four questions out of six. 4 x 7 = 28
3 Section C:  Students have to write a written case analysis or solve a problem or answer an application essay question. There is no choice provided. No sub-questions are permitted. 1 x 12 = 12
  Total 50

REQUIREMENT OF MINIMUM MARKS:

a. A student should secure a minimum of 40% in both UG and PG Programs in internal exams. This means that a student must secure minimum 20 marks out of 50 marks.

b. A student of UG Program must secure a minimum of 40% in Comprehensive Examination i.e. 20 marks out of 50 marks.

c. A student of PG Program must secure a minimum of 40% in Comprehensive Examination i.e. 20 marks out of 50 marks.

d. Students who do not secure minimum marks in internal evaluation would be detained in that course.

e. Students who do not secure minimum marks in comprehensive evaluation would be awarded F grade.

f. A student who fails in Lab component of evaluation for a course shall be detained in the theoretical component also.

ATTENDANCE :
% of Attendance
Marks awarded
≥ 95 5
≥ 90 and < 95 4
≥ 85 and < 90 3
≥ 80 and < 85 2
≥ 75 and < 80 1

All concerned are requested to comply with the above. In case of doubts please do not hesitate to consult the undersigned.