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Examination & Assessment
Midterm and Final examinations are conducted in a formal, proctored environment at examination centers designated for the purpose by the Controller of Examinations.
A Mid-Semester examination is normally held after the 22nd lecture of a 3-credit course and at equivalent time for other courses, and usually carries 25-35% of the total marks allocated for the course.
In addition, quizzes, home assignments, term papers carrying 10-20% of the total marks allocated for the course are conducted throughout the semester.
Participation in class discussion through the Moderated Discussion Board of each subject normally carries up to 5% of the total marks.
A Final examination of up to three hours duration is normally held at the end of each course, and carries a weight of 40-50% of the total marks allocated for the course.
The specific allocation of marks for any course is determined by the concerned teacher.
Minimum Pass Marks:-
In order to complete a course successfully, a student is required to obtain at least 40% marks (at least 50% marks for MS[CS]) provided he/she obtains at least 20% marks separately in semester work (including marks obtained for Midterm, quizzes, assignments, and class discussion) and the Final examination.
Grade and Grade points:-
Grade of a course is awarded by teacher, recorded as evaluative and the symbols/letters used are listed below; whereas quality of achievement in a course is measured as Grade Point, that is, points per course hour assigned to a passing grade, indicating numerical value of the subject grade.
*MS(CS) Program has A,B,C and F grades.
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