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PRESIDENCY COLLEGE

(AUTONOMOUS)

CHENNAI - 600005

Reaccredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council with Grade "A"
Tamil Nadu Government Under Taken

EXAMINATION

Details of the Examination to be held in the course of the year will be notified in the respective departments. It is mandatory on the part of all the students on the rolls of the college to appear for the examinations. The absence of the students from the examinations without proper reason or leave will be seriously dealt with. Promotion to the higher classes will be decided by the College Council on the basis of the results in the College/ University Examinations. The decision of the Council in this regard will be final.

It is compulsory for first year students to pay the first semester exam fees and register themselves, failing which their names will be dieted from the college roll list and they cannot continues with the studies.


1. Components of Evaluation:

The Semester End Examination and Continuous Assessment carrying 75 percent and 25 percent respectively of the total marks of 100 for each paper, will form the basis for grading each paper and for the award of the Degree.


2. Semester – end Examination:

  1. B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., and B.C.A., Degree Examination will be held in November for old semester and in April for Even semester
  2. M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., and MCA., Degree Examinations will be held in November for Odd Semester and in April for Even Semester
  3. All the Scripts (both UG & PG) are evaluated by External and Internal Examiners.
  4. Examination fees once paid will not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances.
  5. The students are required to know the Continuous Assessment (CA) marks affix their signature against their names of each subject before the last university day of the semester.

3. Grading System

Grading will be as prescribed by each department in general accordance with University practice.


1. Passing Minimum for B.A., / B.Sc.,/ B.Com., & BCA ., :

A candidate who secures not less than 35 percent at the semester end examinations in each subject and not less than 40 percent of the total marks for the subject taking into consideration the semester end examination and continuous assessment marks put together shall be declared to have passed the examination in that subject. There is no passing minimum for internal assessment tests.


2. Passing Minimum for M.A., / M.Sc.,/ M.Com., & MCA ., :

  1. A candidate who secures not less than 45 percent at the semester end examinations in each subject and not less than 50 percent of the total marks for the subject taking into consideration the semester end examination and continuous assessment marks put together shall be declared to have passed the examination in that subject. There is no passing minimum for internal assessment tests.
  2. A candidate who fails to secure the prescribed minimum for a pass in any subject in any semester shall be required to appear only for such theory papers and practical (including viva-voce) when such examinations are conducted by the college, within the period for completion of the course and subject to the number of appearances permitted.
  3. A candidate failing in the project work shall be required to resubmit the project work.
  4. A Candidate who successfully completes the course and passes the examinations prescribed in all the subjects of the four semesters for M.A., / M.Sc., and M.Com, and 6 semesters for B.A.,/ B.Sc., / B.Com., / BCA and MCA shall be declared to have qualified for the degree.
  5. Any appeal regarding autonomous examinations should be made within thirty days from the date of the publication of the results.

3. Number of Appearances:

UG students who don’t clear their papers within their 3 years study, will be allowed to reappear for their uncleared paper upto 5 years (10 semesters) after the 3 years of study failing which they will have appear for all the exams (irrespective of whether already passes or absent) under the new existing regulations to qualify for the degree.

PG students who don’t clear their papers within their 2 years of study (3 years for MCA) will be allowed to reappear for their uncleared papers upto 3 years (6 semesters) after 2 years of study (3 years for MCA) failing which they will have to appear for all the exams (irrespective of whether already passed or absent) under the new existing regulations to qualify for the degree.


4. Detained Candidates:

The Candidates detained for want of attendance in a semester will have to rejoin the corresponding semester after the completion of the course to make up for the deficiency in attendance. However, they will not be entitled to the rights and privileges of a regular student.


5. Supplementary Examination:

Students who have failed in one subject only in the final semester end examination in UG and PG courses are eligible to appear for this examination. They have to pay INR ₹ 400/- for UG and INR ₹ 500/- for PG as examination fee


6. HALL TICKETS & MOBILE PHONES

Students should bring the Hall-Tickets and college Identity Card without fail during exam days. Once if he/she lost or forget to bring the Hall-Ticket the student should pay a fine of INR ₹ 50/- (Rupees Fifty Only) to get a duplicate Hall-Ticket from the office of the controller of Examinations. Otherwise, the student will not be permitted to write the examination.


Mobiles Phones are strictly prohibited inside the examination halls and hence the students are advised not to bring their mobiles to the exam halls. If any student is found to possess the cellphone, he will be booked under malpractice.


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REMARKS OF SEMESTER EXAM

It is compulsory for first year students to pay the first semester exam fees and register themselves, failing which their names will be deleted from the college roll list and they cannot continue with their studies.


Candidates who don’t qualify within the stipulated period i.e., UG – 5 years after completion of course (10 semesters) & PG 3 years after completion of course (6 semesters) will have to appear for all the exams (irrespective of whether already passed or absent) under the new existing regulations only to qualify for the degree.


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