Examination and Evaluation

(a) Examination and Evaluation shall be done on a continuous basis, at least three times during each semester.

(b) There shall be 20% marks for internal assessment and 80% marks for End-semester examination in each course during every semester.

(c) There shall be no provision for re-evaluation of the answer-scripts of the end-semester examination. However, a candidate may apply for re-scrutiny.

(d) Internal Assessment:

(i) In internal assessment, different tools such as objective test, written tests, assignments, paper presentation, laboratory work, etc. suitable to the courses may be employed. The Procedure for Internal Assessment is prescribed in Annexure III.

(ii) The student shall be informed in advance about the nature of assignment. Students shall be required to compulsorily attend internal assessment including appearing the Sessional Test, failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the End-semester examination. A Student cannot repeat In-semester examinations. The department may arrange special in-semester examination whenever necessary.

(e) End-Semester Examination:

(i) There shall be one End-semester examination carrying 80% Marks in each course of a Semester covering the entire syllabus prescribed for the Course. The End semester examination examination is normally a written/laboratory-based examination/Project Work/Dissertation.

(ii) The Controller of Examinations shall make necessary arrangements for notifying the dates of the End-semester examinations and other procedures as per Dibrugarh University Rules (at least 20 days in advance) and the Academic Calendar notified by the University. Normally,

(iii) The End-semester examination for each course shall be of three hour duration.

(f) Confidential Work:

Setting of question papers, moderation of question papers, evaluation of answer scripts, scrutiny, tabulation of marks, etc. and announcement of results, shall be governed by the Dibrugarh University Examination Ordinance.

(g) The mode of the conduct of the end-semester examination of the practical/dissertation courses shall be partially external as below:

1. The end-semester examinations of all practical/dissertation courses shall be con-duct by a Board of Examiners consisting of the internal examiner (the concerned course teacher) and an external examiner appointed by the Controller of Examinations.

2. A student shall not be allowed to take more than one project work in a single semester.

(h) The mode of end-semester examination and evaluation of the Course shall be specified in the detailed syllabus of the Course concerned.

(i) End-semester Practical examinations shall normally be held before the theory examinations.

(k) Betterment Examination:

(i) A student shall be entitled to take the betterment examination in any two theory courses of the six semesters after passing the Sixth Semester examination only once. In this case, the higher marks secured by he student shall be retained The candidates shall have to apply for betterment examination within one year of passing the Sixth Semester examination.

(ii) No betterment shall be allowed in the practical examinations.

7. Results and Progression:

(a) A candidate shall be declared as passed a course, provided he/she secures -

(i) At least 40% of marks in each Course in the End Semester Examinations.

(ii) At least "P" grade in the 10 point scale combining both the in-semester and End Semester Examination performance.

(iii) There shall be no separate pass mark for Internal Assessment.

(b) A candidate shall be declared as passed a semester/programme, provided he/she se-cures at least "P" grade in 10 point scale (given in clause) in all the Courses separately.

(c) There may be moderation of Internal Assessment marks/End Semester marks as and when necessary.

(d) The marks of In-semester examinations obtained by the candidate shall be carried over for declaring any result.

(e) A candidate who fails or does not appear in one or more courses of any end semester examinations up to Sixth Semester shall be provisionally promoted to the next higher semester with the failed course as carry over course(s). Such candidates will be eligible to appear in the carry over course in the next regular examinations of those courses.

(f) If a candidate clears the sixth semester examination before clearing all the courses of the previous semesters, the result of the sixth semester examination of that candidate shall be withheld and his/her results shall be announced only after he/she clears the courses of the previous semesters.

A student must clear all his/her Semester Examinations within Six(6) years from the dates of admission to the First Semester of any Programme irrespective of the number of examinations appeared by the student, viz First and Second Semester Examinations shall have to be cleared in six consecutive chances, Third and Fourth Semester Examinations shall have to be cleared in five consecutive chances and Fifth and Sixth Semester Examinations in four consecutive chances.
However, after the first chance of the  Fifth and Sixth Semester Examinations, the candidate shall be considered as a non-regular candidate.

(g) Since the Semester system involves continuous assessment, there shall be no scope for a student to appear as a private candidate in any programme in this system.

(h) A candidate shall be declared t have passed the Bachelors Degree in the concerned discipline provided he/she has passed all the Semesters and in all the Courses separately.

(i) The Controller of Examinations shall declare the results for the DU-UG CBCS Examinations and issue Grade-sheets.

(j) The first rank holder of a programme shall be decided on the basis of the CGPA. However, the Overall Weighted Percentage of Marks (OWPM) of a candidate shall be considered in case of tire in CGPA.