Examination Reforms

Auxilium College (Autonomous), Vellore – 6

EXAMINATION REFORMS 

For UG and PG

  1. The maximum marks for CA is 40 and semester is 60, both for theory and practical papers.
  2. Each written test is of two hours duration for 50 marks. The tests will be conducted centrally.  The average of two such CA is calculated for 35 marks.
  3. Other Innovative Components – 5 marks.
  4. For SBE courses – 2 CA tests of one hour each for 25 Marks converted to 40 marks. Semester Examinations is of 2 hours duration for 60 marks
  5. For Environmental Studies – One CA of one hour for 25 marks, Project for 25 marks, converted to 40 marks. Semester Examinations of 2 hours duration – 60 marks
  6. The semester examination will be of 3 hours with maximum 100 marks which will be converted to 60 marks.
  7. The PG students have a common paper based on SET Paper I during the III Semester which has 3 credits. The classes will be on Saturdays handled by separate staff.
  8. As suggested by the Autonomy Review Committee Report, all M.Phil. Courses will have a common paper on Disaster Management with 2 credits.

For M.Phil. Courses the Components of CA and the distribution of marks shall be as follows:

There shall be two CA examinations of 2 hours for 50 marks which will be converted to 25 marks.

There shall be one problem solving session (or) published paper presentation in the proceedings of State/National Conferences, which carries 5 marks.  If a student has published at least one paper in the proceedings of State/National Conferences 5 marks shall be given to papers I, II and III.

The third component of CA is seminar, which carries 10 marks.

The semester examination will be of 3 hours with maximum 100 marks which will be converted to 60 marks.

  1. The Head of each department report to the Principal every month and review the performance of the students and the department activities.
  2. Each student should spend at least 20 hours in every semester in the College Library (Main or Department library). A card system will be followed for monitoring.