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Evaluation process

A student’s academic progress is examined through one or more of the following methods as decided by the Course Coordinator and duly approved by the Dean, Academic.

  • Assignment
  • Quiz
  • Sessional
  • Project Report
  • Review
  • Seminar
  • Group Discussion
  • In Class Participation / Active Learning
  • Case Study Report
  • Capstone Design Project
  • Simulation
  • Comprehensive Exam

The Sessional tests and the Semester-End Examinations will be conducted as per the Academic Calendar.

As per the necessity, the Supplementary examinations will be conducted at the discretion of Vice Chancellor.

Students may have to take more than one examination in a day either during Sessional, Semester End Examinations /Supplementary examination.

In-Semester Evaluation

The process of evaluation should be continuous throughout the semester and involves components as listed in course handout

The maximum distribution of marks for In-Semester evaluation must not exceed 60% of aggregate marks of the course

The distribution of weightage for various evaluation components will be decided and notified by the course coordinator through the course handout after approval by the Dean Academics, at the beginning of the semester.

The students are informed of the syllabus to be covered and the question paper pattern

During a semester there shall be maximum of 2 In-semester sessional tests of comprehensive type for a duration of 2 hours

Each student shall be examined in all the topics of a Course Outcome (CO) of respective course and hence there shall be a minimum of one question from each topic of CO.

Each question shall contain a question on all Blooms Taxonomy Levels (BTL), for which the course is designed.

In order to maintain transparency in evaluation, answer scripts will be shown to the students for verification, within one week of conduct of exam. If there is any discrepancy in evaluation, the student can request the course coordinator to re-evaluate.

The solution key and scheme of evaluation for all examinations will be displayed in the appropriate web portal of the course, within 2 days after the conduct of examination, by the course coordinator.

The evaluation of outcomes through Active Learning tools will be carried out by using either direct or indirect methods depending on the type of course.

The direct assessment method includes Lab taken to class, Tutorials, Home assignment etc., where as indirect method include the following tools that uses Rubrics to evaluate students:

  • One minute paper
  • Group Discussion
  • Seminars
  • Fish Bowl
  • Debate
  • Video synthesis
  • Quiz/Test Questions
  • Brain storming session
  • Immediate feedback
  • Case Study
  • Shadowing
  • Leading question
  • Puzzle, Enigma, Contradiction
  • Statement-Opinion-Summary
  • Think / Pair / Share
  • Peer review
  • Just in-time teaching
  • Peer survey
  • Focused listing
  • Role playing
  • Student field work with reflection
  • Infusing humor into class sessions

No correction is permitted once the course coordinator submits the marks/grades to the Controller of Examination.

In case the student is unable to appear for any such examination owing to medical grounds, participation in extra/ co curricular activities representing KLEF/ state/ country; make up examination may be conducted as per the discretion of the Director / Principal of concerned College/ school after approval by the Dean Academics.

End-Semester Evaluation

End-semester examination shall be of comprehensive type and conducted for duration of 3 hours.

Student will be examined in each CO as defined for each course. However, COs that are not examined during continuous In-semester evaluation, shall be examined during End-semester exams, weightage to ensure the equal distribution to all COs.

All UG answer scripts will be valued by single examiner and the marks awarded in single valuation shall be taken as the final mark.

All PG answer scripts will be double valued by one valuation from internal examiner and second valuation from external examiner and the marks awarded in average valuation shall be taken as the final mark.

The entire course team including course coordinator of the respective course shall be participated in valuation of answer scripts.

The marks secured by the students will be scaled to the appropriate weightage

Revaluation of answer scripts is allowed only in respect of semester end theory Examinations.

For internal assessment tests, practical examinations, dissertation, thesis, viva voce etc., there is no revaluation.

Application for revaluation should be in the prescribed form.

The last date for submission of application and payment of fee for revaluation is announced by the Examination Branch. Late applications should not be entertained.

After receiving the valued answer scripts from the Re-examiner along with Award lists of marks with columns duly filled in, are scrutinized to see that all the answers are valued, marks are correctly posted on the title sheet of the answer booklet and the total is verified.

If the marks obtained in revaluation is higher, it will be considered for revising the “grading” by the Controller of Examinations with the concurrence of result committee and then submitted to the V.C for his kind approval for publishing the result, and displaying on the University website. These revised grades obtained on revaluation should be printed on the grade cards.