Academic Regulations

Academic Regulation

CODE OF CONDUCT
1. Dress code:

Students shall come clean, tidy and smartly dressed. All students are expected to observe the dress code – for boys full pants with shirt and for girls Salwar Kameez / Chudidhar with Dupatta neatly pinned / Sarees only. They are not permitted to wear T-Shirts, Jeans, Leggings and Rubber cheppals.

2. Identity card:

            Students shall wear student’s identity card issued by the college at all times both inside the college campus and while travelling in the college bus. In case of loss / damage of identity card students can apply for duplicate ID card along with the prescribed fee.

3. Use of Mobile Phones:

            Students are not permitted to use mobile phones inside the college campus.

4. Loss of property:

Students are advised not to wear costly and precious jewels and bring any costly or valuable items or heavy cash. The college authorities are not responsible for the loss.

5. College Property:

Students should not damage / deface any college property.  Any student indulging in such activities are liable to pay fine to the extent of cost of damages / replacement of the asset whichever is higher and may be suspended from the college.

6. Punctuality and attendance:

Students are expected to attend the college regularly and punctually. As per the University regulations, students with less than 75% attendance will not be permitted to write the university examinations.

7. Leave:

Students are advised not to absent himself / herself without applying leave or previous permission from the Principal. Any student who wants to avail leave should apply well in advance with the signature and knowledge of the parents.  In case of emergencies the leave letter should be submitted on the date of joining. All medical leave for more than 3 working days must be accompanied with a medical certificate from registered medical practitioners.  However, submission of medical certificate shall not entail the student for attendance.

8. Conduct:

While attending the college or any college function, students will conduct themselves in such a way as to bring credit to themselves and to the college. Any student whose behavior / conduct is not up to the satisfaction of the Principal, serious action will be taken including dismissal.

9. Assignment and Test:

Students should submit the assignments in time and should prepare seriously and appear for the continuous assessment test / class test / model examination which will be taken for the purpose of internal assessment for university examination.

10. Discontinuation of the course:

The transfer certificate and conduct certificate to the students who are discontinuing the course for any reason will be issued only on payment of the fees to the college for the rest of the period of study and any other fees due to the college.

11. Ragging:

Ragging is a serious offence and punishable under Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Ragging Act 1997. Any student indulging in such activities will be summarily dismissed and shall not be admitted in any other educational institution and shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 2 years and shall also be liable to a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.

12. Misconduct:

1. Chewing betel nut, chewing gum, smoking and consuming alcohol in the college campus and college bus is strictly prohibited and such students will be summarily dismissed from the college.

2. Malpractice such as copying or attempt to copy in the test or university examinations will lead to debarring such students for 3 years from appearing for all the examinations.

3. Strict silence must be maintained in the class and students should not leave the class without the permission of the teacher.

13. Payment of Fees / Dues:

Students shall pay the fees or any other dues to the college / University in time before the due dates without fine / with fine within the dates stipulated to avoid further course of action.

14. Professional Boundaries:

All students should maintain dignity and decorum in their interaction and conduct with the fellow students, teachers, administrative staff, Principal and Management of the college.

15. Notices and circulars:

Students are expected to read notices put up in the college notice board. Ignorance of any notice displayed in the notice board / class circular /calendar will not be accepted as an excuse for failing to comply with the directions contained in it.

DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME

  1. Three years (six semesters) for UG programmes and two years (four semesters) for PG programmes.
  2. Each academic year shall be divided into two semesters. The odd semesters shall consist of the period from June to November of each year and the even semesters from December to April of each year.
  3. There shall be not less than 90 working days for each semester.
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
For UG Programmes

A pass in the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational Stream) conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu or an Examination accepted as equivalent thereof by the Syndicate of the University of Madras and the subjects specified below:

Sl.No.Program & Branch

Major Subjects

Study in HSE (+2)

1Criminology and Police AdministrationA pass in the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational Stream)
2English
3B.B.A.
4CommerceAccountancy and Commerce
5Bank Management
6Corporate Secretaryship
7BCAComputer Science or Mathematics or Statistics or Business Mathematics
8Computer Science
9BiochemistryChemistry and Biology or Chemistry, Botany and Zoology or Biochemistry and Chemistry
10BiotechnologyAny subjects
11MicrobiologyBiology or Botany or Zoology
12Nutrition Food Service Management & DieteticsChemistry and Biology
13Visual CommunicationAny subjects
14MathematicsMathematics or Physics or Chemistry or Statistics or Computer Science

For PG Programmes

Pass in any undergraduate degree program offered by any College or a University recognized by the UGC.

Sl.No.Program & BranchMajor Subjects of Study
1Applied MicrobiologyPass in B.Sc. Degree program in any Branch of Science or Medicine or any other degree recognized as equivalent by the Syndicate
2Biochemistry

Pass in B.Sc. degree program with Biochemistry / Chemistry / Microbiology / Life Science / Nutrition and Dietetics as Main

Subject

3Computer SciencePass in B.Sc. degree program with Computer Science and Tech or B.C.A.
4Food Service Management and DieteticsPass in B.Sc. Nutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics / B.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics / B.Sc. Home Science or any Science Graduate with PG Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics or PG Diploma in Catering Technology
5Commerce

Pass in any under graduate ‘Commerce’ degree program or BBA

degree program offered by any College or a University recognized by the UGC

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR PROCEEDING TO SUBSEQUENT SEMESTER

Eligibility: Students shall be eligible to go to subsequent semester only if they earn sufficient attendance as prescribed by the University of Madras.

Attendance: All Students must earn 75% and above of attendance for appearing for the University Examination. (Theory / Practical)

Condonation of shortage of attendance: If a Student fails to earn the minimum attendance (Percentage stipulated), the Principals shall condone the shortage of attendance up to a maximum limit of 10% (i.e. between 65% and above and less than 75%) after collecting the prescribed fee for Theory / Practical examination separately, towards the condonation of shortage of attendance. Such fees collected should be remitted to the University.

Non-eligibility for condonation of shortage of attendance: Students who have secured less than 65% but more than 50 % of attendance are NOT ELIGIBLE for condonation of shortage of attendance and such Students will not be permitted to appear for the regular examination, but will be allowed to proceed to the next year / next semester of the program and they may be permitted to take next University examination by paying the prescribed condonation fee for Theory / Practical separately. Such fees shall be remitted to the University.

Detained students for want of attendance: Students who have earned less than 50% of attendance shall be permitted to proceed to the next semester and to complete the Program of study. Such Students shall have to repeat the semester, which they have missed by rejoining after completion of final semester of the course, by paying the fee for the break of study as prescribed by the University from time to time.

Condonation of shortage of attendance for married women students: In respect of married women students undergoing UG programs, the minimum attendance for condonation (Theory / Practical) shall be relaxed and prescribed as 55% instead of 65% if they conceive during their academic career. Medical certificate from the Doctor (D.G.O) attached to the Government Hospital and the prescribed fee together with the attendance details shall be forwarded to the university to consider the condonation of attendance mentioning the category.

Zero Percent (0%) Attendance: The Students, who have earned 0% of attendance, have to repeat the program (by rejoining) without proceeding to succeeding semester and they have to obtain prior permission from the University immediately to rejoin the program.

EXAMINATION AND EVALUATION

Register for all subjects: Students shall be permitted to proceed from the First Semester up to Final Semester irrespective of their failure in any of the Semester Examination. For this purpose, Students shall register for all the arrear subjects of earlier semesters along with the current (subsequent) Semester Subjects.

Marks for Internal and End Semester Examinations
CategoryTheoryPractical
Internal Assessment2540
End semester (University) Examination7560
Procedure for Awarding Internal Marks
CourseParticularsMarks
Theory PapersTests (best 2 out of 3)10
Attendance05
Seminars05
Assignments05
Total
25
Practical PapersAttendance05
Tests (best 2 out of 3)30
Record05
Total40
Project

Internal Marks

(best 2 out of 3 presentations)

20
Viva-Voce20
Project Report60
Total100

(i)   Awarding Marks for Attendance (out of 5)

Attendance below 60% = 0 mark, 60 % to 75% = 3 marks, 76 % to 90% = 4 marks, above 90% = 5 marks

(ii)  Conducting Practical and Project Viva-voce Examination: By Internal and External Examiners

Question Paper Pattern for End Semester (University) Examination
For UG Programmes:
SECTION – A
10 questions out of 12 questions30 words10 x 220 Marks
SECTION – B
5 questions out of 7 questions200 words5 x 525 Marks
SECTION – C
3 questions out of 5 questions500 words3 x 1030 Marks
Total75 Marks
For PG Programmes except Mathematics:
SECTION – A
10 questions out of 12 questions50 words10 x 110 Marks
SECTION – B
5 questions out of 7 questions200 words5 x 525 Marks
SECTION – C
4 questions out of 6 questions500 words4 x 1040 Marks
Total75 Marks
For M.Sc. Mathematics Programme:
SECTION – A
5 questions out of 6 questions5 x 210 Marks
SECTION – B
5 questions out of 7 questions5 x 525 Marks
SECTION – C
4 questions out of 5 questions4 x 1040 Marks
Total75 Marks
Passing Minimum
  1. There shall be no passing minimum for Internal.
  2. For external examination, passing minimum shall be 40% [Forty Percentage] of the maximum marks for UG programmes and 50% [Fifty Percentage] of the maximum marks for PG programmes prescribed for the paper for each Paper / Practical / Project and Viva-Voce.
  3. In the aggregate [External / Internal] the passing minimum shall be of 40% for UG progammes and 50% for PG progammes.
  4. He / She shall be declared to have passed the whole examination, if he / she passes in all the papers and practical wherever prescribed as per the scheme of the examinations to qualify for the Degree.
Instant Examination

Instant Examinations is conducted for the students who appeared in the final semester examinations. Eligible criteria for appearing in the Instant Examinations are as follows:

  1. Eligibility: A Student who is having arrear of only one theory paper in the current final semester examination of the UG Degree programme alone is eligible to appear for the Instant Examinations.
  2. Non-eligibility for one arrear paper: A Student who is having more than one arrear paper at the time of publication of results is not eligible to appear for the Instant Examinations.
  3. Non-eligibility for arrear in other semester: Student having arrear in any other semester is not eligible and a Student who is absent in the current appearance is also not eligible for appearing for the Instant Examinations and those Student who have arrear in Practical/Project are not eligible for the Instant Examinations.
  4. Non-eligibility for those completed the program: Students who have completed their Program duration but having arrears are not eligible to appear for Instant Examinations.
Retotalling, Revaluation and Photocopy of the Answer Scripts:
  1. Re-totaling: All UG Students who appeared for their Semester Examinations are eligible for applying for re-totaling of their answer scripts.
  2. Revaluation: All current batch Students who have appeared for their Semester Examinations are eligible for Revaluation of their answer scripts. Passed out candidates are not eligible for Revaluation.
  3. Photocopy of the answer scripts: Students who have applied for revaluation can download their answer scripts from the University Website after fifteen days from the date of publication of the results.
CLASSIFICATION OF SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS FOR UG PROGRAMMES
PART I TAMIL / OTHER LANGUAGES; PART II ENGLISH AND PART III CORE SUBJECTS, ALLIED, ELECTIVES COURSES AND PROJECT:

Successful Students passing the Examinations for the Part I, Part II and Part III courses and securing the marks

  1. 60 percent and above shall be declared to have passed the examination in the FIRST class and
  2. 50 percent and above but below 60 percent in the aggregate shall be declared to have passed the examination in the SECOND class;
  3. All other successful candidates shall be declared to have passed the examination in the THIRD Class.
CLASSIFICATION OF SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS FOR PG PROGRAMMES
  1. Students who secured not less than 60 % of aggregate marks (Internal + External) in the whole examination shall be declared to have passed the examination in the First Class.
  2. All other successful Students shall be declared to have passed in Second Class.
  3. Candidates who obtain 75% of the marks in the aggregate (Internal + External) shall be deemed to have passed the examination in First Class with Distinction, provided they pass all the examinations (theory papers, practical, project and viva-voce) prescribed for the course in the First appearance.
MARKS AND GRADES FOR UG PROGRAMMES

The following table shows the marks, grade points, letter grades and classification to indicate the performance of the Student:

RANGE OF MARKSGRADE POINTSLETTER GRADEDESCRIPTION
90 – 1009.0 – 10.0OOutstanding
80 – 898.0 – 8.9D+Excellent
75 – 797.5 – 7.9DDistinction
70 – 747.0 – 7.4A+Very Good
60 – 696.0 – 6.9AGood
50 – 595.0 – 5.9BAverage
40 – 494.0 – 4.9CSatisfactory
00 – 390.0UReappear
ABSENT0.0AAAAbsent
MARKS AND GRADES FOR PG PROGRAMMES

The following table shows the marks, grade points, letter grades and classification to indicate the performance of the Student:

RANGE OF MARKSGRADE POINTSLETTER GRADEDESCRIPTION
90 – 1009.0 – 10.0OOutstanding
80 – 898.0 – 8.9D+Excellent
75 – 797.5 – 7.9DDistinction
70 – 747.0 – 7.4A+Very Good
60 – 696.0 – 6.9AGood
50 – 595.0 – 5.9BAverage
00 – 494.0 – 4.9UReappear
ABSENT0.0AAAAbsent
Computation of Grade Point Average (GPA) in a Semester, Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) and Classification

That is, GPA is the sum of the multiplication of grade points by the credits of the courses divided by the sum of the credits of the courses in a semester.

That is, CGPA is the sum of the multiplication of grade points by the credits of the entire programme divided by the sum of the credits of the courses of the entire programme

Where,

Ci = Credits earned for course i in any semester,

Gi = Grade Points obtained for course i in any semester

n = Semester in which such courses were credited.

Letter Grade and Class for UG Programmes
CGPAGRADE

CLASSIFICATION OF

FINAL RESULT

9.5 – 10.0O+

First Class –

Exemplary *

9.0 and above but below 9.5O
8.5 and above but below 9.0D++

First Class with

Distinction *

8.0 and above but below 8.5D+
7.5 and above but below 8.0D
7.0 and above but below 7.5A++First Class
6.5 and above but below 7.0A+
6.0 and above but below 6.5A
5.5 and above but below 6.0B+Second Class
5.0 and above but below 5.5B
4.5 and above but below 5.0C+Third Class
4.0 and above but below 4.5C
0.0 and above but below 4.0UReappear

*   The Students who have passed in the first appearance and within the prescribed semester of the UG Programme (Major, Allied and Elective courses only) are eligible.

Letter Grade and Class for PG Programmes
CGPAGRADE

CLASSIFICATION OF

FINAL RESULT

9.5 – 10.0O+

First Class –

Exemplary *

9.0 and above but below 9.5O
8.5 and above but below 9.0D++

First Class with

Distinction *

8.0 and above but below 8.5D+
7.5 and above but below 8.0D
7.0 and above but below 7.5A++First Class
6.5 and above but below 7.0A+
6.0 and above but below 6.5A
5.5 and above but below 6.0B+Second Class
5.0 and above but below 5.5B
0.0 and above but below 5.0UReappear

*   The Students who have passed in the first appearance and within the prescribed semester of the PG Programme (Major, Allied and Elective courses only) are eligible.

RANKING

Students who pass all the examinations prescribed for the Program in the FIRST APPEARANCE ITSELF ALONE are eligible for Ranking / Distinction.

CONCESSIONS FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED STUDENTS
Dyslexia students:

For students, who are mentally disabled, learning disability and mental retardation, who are slow learners, who are mentally impaired having learning disorder and seizure disorder and students who are spastic and cerebral Palsy, the following concessions shall be granted:

  1. Part I Foundation course Tamil or any other Language can be exempted (for UG programmes only).
  2. One-third of the time of paper may be given as extra time in the examination.
  3. Leniency in overlooking spelling mistakes, and
  4. Amanuensis for all courses provided the request is duly certified by the Medical Board of the Government Hospital/ General Hospital/ District headquarters Hospitals and they shall be declared qualified for the degree if they pass the other examinations prescribed for the degree.
Hearing, Speaking Impaired & Mentally Retarded:

For UG students who are hearing and speaking impaired and who are mentally challenged, the following concessions shall be granted:

  1. One Language paper either Part I Foundation course Tamil or any other Language or Part II English or its equivalent can be exempted
  2. Part IV Non-Major Elective (NME) or Basic Tamil or Advanced Tamil can be exempted.
Visually Challenged students:
  1. Exempted from paying examination fees.
  2. A scribe shall be arranged by the College and the scribe be paid as per the College decision.
MAXIMUM PERIOD FOR COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAMS TO QUALIFY FOR A DEGREE
  1.  A Student who for whatever reasons is not able to complete the program within the normal period (N) or the Minimum duration prescribed for the programme, may be allowed two years period beyond the normal period to clear the backlog to be qualified for the degree. (Time Span = N + 2 years for the completion of programme).
  2. In exceptional cases like major accidents and child birth an extension of one year be considered beyond maximum span of time (Time Span = N + 2 +1 years for the completion of programme).
  3. Students qualifying during the extended period shall not be eligible for RANKING.
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