Faculty of Arts & Languages
Prof. Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Mashori
SEMESTER RULES & REGULATIONS
FACULTY OF ARTS & LANGUAGES (APPLICABLE FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017 AND ONWARDS)
New semester rules shall be applicable for all students enrolling for BS (Part-I) and M.A (Previous) degree programs offered by the Faculty of Arts & Languages from academic year 2017 and onwards.
1. Grading Plan
2. G.P.A: The Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of each student shall be determined as under:
(i) G.P.A. Total GP of courses per semester
Per Semester = Total No. of courses per semester
(ii) G.P.A G.P.A of Two semesters
Academic Year. = 2
G.P.A of n Academic Years (iii) C.G.P.A. = —————————————— Number of Years
(d) In case of allowing probation in a course, and promotion in the next semester to a student, if the second fraction after decimal is 5 or more, it will be taken into account by raising the first fraction to the next higher digit that will be as G.P.A 0.95 or 0.96 can be raised to 1.0.
(e) C.G.P.A. and Percentage in Marks Sheet: The C.G.P.A. of student shall be recorded in the Marks sheet/ Transcript along with overall percentage obtained by the student in four semesters.
(f) No “make up” exam is allowed in any course under any circumstance.
GRADE POINT (GP)
A student who is fail in any course shall be allowed probation to pass the course. No semester break will be allowed to the probationers.
(a) A student failing to obtain a minimum G.P.A of 2.0 in any semester will be placed on probation provided he/she shall not be fail in more than three courses and his/her G.P.A not less than 1.33.
(b) Two consecutive probations are permissible in each course to pass or to maintain GPA of 2.0.
(c) A student who is fail in four courses in any semester or did not maintain G.P.A 1.33 in a semester or did not maintain continuity in appearing in the Examinations but avail semester break he/ she shall be placed on term back from the rolls of the Department. A student accumulating three consecutive probations shall cease to be the student of the University.
(d) A student failing to maintain GPA of 2.0 or fail in any course but maintaining GPA 2.0, shall be
placed on probation and he/she shall be promoted to next semester provided his/her GPA is not less than 1.33.
(e) A student placed on probation shall repeat all the courses in which he/ she is fail and or such other courses as recommended by the department as soon as the course (s) are offered next semester.
(f) A student who is fail in four courses in any semester or could not maintain G.P.A 1.33 in a semester or could not maintain continuity in appearing in the Examinations but avail semester break he/ she shall be dropped from the rolls of the Faculty of Arts & Languages Main campus.
(g) Restoration of Admission
Student achieving less than GPA 1.33 and declared “drop” in any semester, may be provided with one chance to repeat the same semester in order to improve GPA up to or more than 1.33, till that he/she will not promoted in the next semester for which he/she has to submit a fresh application for restoration of admission and to pay full fees of the academic year.
3. Improvement of Grade ‘C’:
A student whose Degree in Grade C or a student shall be allowed to improve his/her grade C in the course (s) in any
The marks distribution for probationer/failure/improver student is as under:
4. Course Marks Break-up
a) Each credit course carries 100 marks of which 50 marks are reserved for mid Term, attendance & assignment marks and awarded by teacher during the conduct of classes and the remaining 50 marks are for the Final Test Examination.
b) Minimum pass marks in each course are 60%.
c) The break-up of marks of each course is as under:
Note: A student who is failure/ improver or on Probation, shall have to pay Examination Fee Rs.500.00 (Rupees five hundred) for each course.
The class attendance requirement, for each student shall be 75 percent in each course to become eligible for appearing in
the Mid Term & Final Test Examinations.
SHORT ATTENDANCE & RESTORATION OF ADMISSION IN SEMESTER
A student who fails short attendance in any case will not be eligible to appear in Mid Term or final test examination. That student case shall be examined by the chairman, or medical ground, if genuine, he /she will be recommended for the restoration of admission to continue education from that semester from where he/she discontinued education.
FEED BACK SYSTEM AND ASSESSMENT OF SCRIPTS
In semester system, the Teacher shall return the scripts of Mid Term Test after assessment of the test within a week to the student for feedback.
PAPER REVIEW DAY
Teacher will fix a “Paper Review Day” for students within twelve days after conduct of the final test paper to discuss the result. He/ She will later submit the result to the Chairman/Director for further process to the Controller of Examinations.
SUBMISSION OF FINAL TEST RESULT
Once the “Paper Review Day” is held the result of the Final Test will be displayed by the teacher on the notice board
within fifteen days after the conduct of paper. The teacher will submit assessed scripts of Final Test after a period of two months.
DECLARATION OF THE RESULT BY CONTROLLER
All the HoDs will submit the result of final test to the Controller Examination with in eighteen days of the conduct of the
paper. Subsequently the controller of examination will finalize and announce the final result within forty five days of the conduct of the last paper.
That if any Student applies for re-assessment his/her application will be entertained within 7 days of the announcement
of the result by the Controller of Examinations with the payment of Rs. 500/- per subject. However, if his/her request is found genuine and marks are enhanced the fees will be refunded to the student. Semester Committee will be comprised of three most senior teachers of the department. The decision of Semester Committee will be final.
VICE CHANCELLOR’S AUTHORITY
The Vice Chancellor has powers to issue orders, and instructions where the regulations are silent and in cases of
ambiguity or discrepancy regarding the interpretation of semester rules and regulations, the decision of Vice Chancellor shall be final.