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Rules & Regulations

Dept Logo In line with the mission and vision assumed, the University has its obligation to the society and the country, to remain in forefront to keep up to the Science and Technological developments in the world. Especially, in disseminating quality knowledge to prepare the youth to cope up with the needs of the industry and society at large. UG and PG Boards of Studies of all faculties have been constituted separately involving as many as 200 experts from Premier institutions, Industry, Constituent and affiliated colleges of JNTU Anantapur with an objective of revising and updating the syllabi of all existing UG, PG courses , as well as framing curriculum for the new courses and programmes. The revised curriculum has stressed upon the necessary skills needed for the technical and overall improvement of the knowledge base of the students to make them fit for the fast changing needs of the global employment and industrial scenario.

ACADEMIC REGULATIONS 2013 FOR B.TECH (REGULAR)

1. Award of B.Tech. Degree

A student will be declared eligible for the award of the B.Tech. Degree if he fulfils the following academic regulations, if:

  • He as Pursued a course of study for not less than four academic years and not more than eight academic years from the academic year of admissions.
  • He has registered for 1800 credits and secured 1800 credits with compulsory subjects as listed Table 1.
Sl.No Subject Particulars
1 All the subjects
2 All Laboratory Courses
3 Seminar
4 Project Work

2. Students, who fail to fulfil all the academic requirements for the award of the degree within eight academic years from the year of their admission, shall forfeit their seat in course and their seat shall stand cancelled.

3. Courses of study

The following courses of study are offered at present for specialization for the B.Tech. Degree:

Sl.No Specialization
1 Civil Engineering.
2 Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
3 Mechanical Engineering.
4 Electronics and Communication Engineering
5 Computer Science and Engineering.

And any other course as approved by the authorities of the University from time to time.

4. Credits

I Year Semester
Periods /Week Credits Periods /Week Credits
Theory 03 06 04 04
02 04
Practical 03 04 03 02
Drawing 06 06 03
06
02
04
Seminar 02
Project 8 10

 

5. Distribution and Weightage of Marks

  • The performance of a student in each semester / I year shall be evaluated subject wise with a maximum of 100 marks for theory and 75 marks for practical subjects. In addition seminar and project work shall be evaluated for 50 and 200 marks respectively.
  • For theory subjects the distribution shall be 30 marks for Internal Evaluation and 70 marks for the external End-Examination.
  • For theory subjects, during the semester there shall be 2 midterm examinations.Each mid term examination consists of objective paper for 10 marks and subjective paper for 20 marks with duration of 1hour 50 minutes (20 minutes for objective and 90 minutes for subjective paper).
    Objective paper is set for 20 bits for 10 marks. Subjective paper shall contain 5 questions of which student has to answer 3 questions evaluated* for 20 marks. First mid term examination shall be conducted for I-IV units of syllabus and second mid term examination shall be conducted for V -VIII units. The total marks secured by the student in each mid term examination for 30 marks is considered and the better of the two mid term examinations shall be taken as the final sessional marks secured by each candidate in the subject.
    (However for the first year, there shall be 3 midterm examinations as in the above pattern and the average marks of the best two midterm examinations
    secured in each subject shall be considered as final marks for sessionals).
    *Note 1: The subjective paper shall contain 5 questions of equal weightage of 10 marks and the marks obtained for 3 questions shall be condensed to 20 marks, any fraction rounded off to the next higher mark
    *Note 2: The mid term examination shall be conducted first by distribution of the Objective paper simultaneously marking the attendance, after 20 minutes the answered objective paper is collected back. The student is not allowed to leave the examination hall. Then the descriptive question paper and the answer booklets are distributed. After 90 minutes the answered booklets are collected back.
  • For practical subjects there shall be a continuous evaluation during the semester for 25 sessional marks and 50 end examination marks. Day-to-day work in the laboratory shall be evaluated for 25 marks by the concerned laboratory teacher based on the report of experiments/jobs. The end examination shall be conducted by the laboratory teacher and another examiner.
  • For the subject having design and / or drawing, such as Engineering Drawing, Machine Drawing and estimation, the distribution shall be 30 marks for internal evaluation and 70 marks for end examination. The Internal evaluation for sessionals will be 15 marks for day-to-day work in the class that shall be evaluated by the concerned subject teacher based on the reports/submissions prepared in the class. And there shall be two midterm exams in a Semester for a duration of 2hrs each, evenly distributed over the syllabi, for 15 marks and the better of the two shall be considered for the award of marks for internal tests. The sum of day to day evaluation and the internal tests will be the final sessionals for the subject. However in the I year class, there shall be three mid exams and the average of best two will be taken into consideration.
  • The Engineering Drawing/Graphics course, wherever offered is to be treated as a Theory Course. Evaluation method adopted shall be same as for any other Theory Course.
  • There shall be a seminar presentation in IV year II Semester. For the seminar, the student shall collect the information on a specialized centeric and prepare a technical report, showing his understanding over the topic, and submit to the department before presentation. The report and the presentation shall be evaluated by the Departmental committee consisting of Head of the department, seminar supervisor and a senior faculty member. The seminar shall be evaluated for 50 marks. There shall be no external examination for seminar.
  • Out of a total of 200 marks for the project work, 40 marks shall be for Internal Evaluation and 160 marks for the End Semester Examination. The End Semester Examination (viva-voce) shall be conducted by Board of examiners consisting of Project Supervisor, Hear of the Department and an external examiner. The evaluation of Project work shall be conducted at the end of the IV year II semester. The Internal Evaluation shall be on the basis of two seminars given by each student on the topic of his project. Out of the two seminars of each 20 marks one will be presented to the project supervisor and another will be presented to the Department committee comprising Head of the Department, Project supervisor and one senior faculty of the Department.
  • The laboratory records and internal test papers shall be preserved in the respective Departments as per the University norms and shall be produced as and when required..

6. Attendance:

  • A student has to put in a minimum of 75% of attendance in aggregate of all the subjects for acquiring credits in the I year and / or each semester thereafter.
  • Shortage of Attendance in aggregate up to 10% (65% and above below 75%) in each Semester or I year to be condoned by the College Academic Committee on valid and genuine grounds.
  • A student will not be promoted to the next semester unless he satisfies the attendance requirement of the present semester / I year, as applicable.
  • Shortage of Attendance below 65% in aggregate shall in no case be condoned.
  • Students whose shortage of attendance is not condoned in any semester / I year are not eligible to take their end examination of that class and their registration shall stand cancelled. They may seek re-admission for that semester / I year when offered next.
  • Condonation of shortage of attendance as stipulated in 6(ii) above shall be granted on genuine and valid grounds with supporting evidence.
  • A stipulated fee shall be payable towards condonation of shortage of attendance.

7. Minimum Academic Requirements:
The following academic requirements have to be satisfied in addition to the attendance requirements mentioned in item no.6

  • A student shall be deemed to have satisfied the minimum academic requirements and earned the credits allotted to each theory, practical, design, drawing subject or project if he secures not less than 35% of marks in the end examination and a minimum of 40% of marks in the sum total of the internal evaluation and end examination taken together. For the Seminar he should secure 40% in the internal evaluation.
  • A student shall be promoted from II to III year only if he fulfils the academic requirement of securing 40 credits from
    • One regular and one supplementary examinations of I year.
    • One regular examination of II year I semester irrespective of whether the candidate takes the end examination or not as per the normal course of study.
  • A student shall be promoted from third year to fourth year only if he fulfils the academic requirements of securing 68 credits from the following examinations,
    • Two regular and two supplementary examinations of I year.
    • Two regular and one supplementary examinations of II year I semester.
    • One regular and one supplementary examinations of II year II semester.
    • One regular examination of III year I semester irrespective of whether the candidate takes the end examination or not as per the normal course of study.And in case of getting detained for want of credits by sections ii and iii above, the student may make up the credits through supplementary exams of the above exams before the date of class work commencement of Third or Fourth year I semester respectively.
  • A student shall register and put up minimum attendance in all 180 credits and earn all the 180 credits. Marks obtained in all 180 credits shall be considered for the calculation of percentage of marks obtained.
  • Students who fail to earn 180 credits as indicated in the course structure within eight academic years from the year of their admission shall forfeit their seat in B.Tech course and their admission shall stand cancelled.

8. Course pattern:

  • The entire course of study is of four academic years. The first year shall be on yearly pattern and the second, third and fourth years on semester pattern.
  • A student eligible to appear for the end examination in a subject, but absent at it or has failed in the end examination may appear for that subject at the next supplementary examination offered.

9. Award of Class:
After a student has satisfied the requirements prescribed for the completion of the program and is eligible for the award of B.Tech. Degree he shall be placed in one of the following four classes:

Class Awarded % of marks to be secured From the aggregate marks secured for the total 180 Credits.
First Class with Distinction 70% and above
First Class Below 70% but not less than 60%
Second Class Below 60% but not less than 50%
Pass Class Below 50% but not less than 40%

(The marks in internal evaluation and end examination shall be shown separately in the marks memorandum)

10. Minimum Instruction Days:
The minimum instruction days including exams for each semester / I year shall be 90/180 days respectively, excluding examination days.
There shall be no branch transfers after the completion of admission process.

12. There shall be no place transfer within the Constituent Colleges.

13. General:

  • The academic regulations should be read as a whole for purpose of any interpretation.
  • Malpractices rules-nature of punishments is appended.
  • Where the words “he”, “him”, “his”, occur in the regulations, they include “she”, “her”, “hers”.
  • In the case of any doubt or ambiguity in the interpretation of the above rules,the decision of the principal is final.
  • The College may change or amend the academic regulations or syllabi at any time and the changes or amendments shall be made applicable to all the students on roles with effect from the dates notified by the College.
Nature of Malpractices/Improper conduct Punishment
If the candidate:
1.
(a)
Possesses or keeps accessible in examination hall, any paper, note book, programmable calculators, Cell phones, pager, palm computers or any other form of material concerned with or related to the subject of the examination (theory or practical) in which he is appearing but has not made use of (material shall include any marks on the body of the candidate which can be used as an aid in the subject of the examination) Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject only.
(b) Gives assistance or guidance or receives it from any other candidate orally or by any other body language methods or communicates through cell phones with any candidate or persons in or outside the exam hall in respect of any matter. Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject only of all the candidates involved. In case of an outsider, he will be handed over to the police and a case is registered against him.
2. Has copied in the examination hall from any paper, book, programmable calculators, palm computers or any other form of material relevant to the subject of the examination (theory or practical) in which the candidate is appearing. Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject and all other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted to appear for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that Semester/year.
The Hall Ticket of the candidate is to be cancelled.
3. Impersonates any other candidate in connection with the examination. The candidate who has impersonated shall be expelled from examination hall. The candidate is also debarred and forfeits the seat. The performance of the original candidate who has been impersonated, shall be cancelled in all the subjects of the examination (including practicals and project work) already appeared and shall not be allowed to appear for examinations of the remaining subjects of that semester/year. The candidate is also debarred for two consecutive semesters from class work and all University examinations. The continuation of the course by the candidate is subject to the academic regulations in connection with forfeiture of seat.If the impostor is an outsider, he will be handed over to the police and a case is registered against him.
4. Smuggles in the Answer book or additional sheet or takes out or arranges to send out the question paper during the examination or answer book or additional sheet, during or after the examination. Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of performance in that subject and all the other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year. The candidate is also debarred for two consecutive semesters from class work and all the examinations. The continuation of the course by the candidate is subject to the academic regulations in connection with forfeiture of seat.
5. Uses objectionable, abusive or offensive language in the answer paper or in letters to the examiners or writes to the examiner requesting him to award pass marks. Cancellation of the performance in that subject.
6. Refuses to obey the orders of the Chief Superintendent/Assistant – Superintendent/any officer on duty or misbehaves or creates disturbance of any kind in and around the examination hall or organizes a walk out or instigates others to walk out, or threatens the officer-in charge or any person on duty in or outside the examination hall of any injury to his person or to any of his relations whether by words, either spoken or written or by signs or by visible representation, assaults the officer-in-charge, or any person on duty in or outside the examination hall or any of his relations, or indulges in any other act of misconduct or mischief which result in damage to or destruction of property in the examination hall or any part of the College campus or engages in any other act which in the opinion of the officer on duty amounts to use of unfair means or misconduct or has the tendency to disrupt the orderly conduct of the examination. In case of students of the college, they shall be expelled from examination halls and cancellation of their performance in that subject and all other subjects the candidate(s) has (have) already appeared and shall not be permitted to appear for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year. The candidates also are debarred and forfeit their seats. In case of outsiders, they will be handed over to the police and a police case is registered against them.
7. Leaves the exam hall taking away answer script or intentionally tears of the script or any part thereof inside or outside the examination hall. Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of performance in that subject and all the other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year. The candidate is also debarred for two consecutive semesters from class work and all the examinations. The continuation of the course by the candidate is subject to the academic regulations in connection with forfeiture of seat.
8. Possess any lethal weapon or firearm in the examination hall. Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject and all other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year. The candidate is also debarred and forfeits the seat.
9. If student of the college, who is not a candidate for the particular examination or any person not connected with the college indulges in any malpractice or improper conduct mentioned in clause 6 to 8. Student of the colleges expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject and all other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year.The candidate is also debarred and forfeits the seat.
Person(s) who do not belong to the College will be handed over to police and, a police case will be registered against them.
10. Comes in a drunken condition to the examination hall. Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject and all other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year.
11. Copying detected on the basis of internal evidence, such as, during valuation or during special scrutiny. Cancellation of the performance in that subject and all other subjects the candidate has appeared including practical examinations and project work of that semester/year examinations.
12. If any malpractice is detected which is not covered in the above clauses 1 to 11 shall be reported to the University for further action to award suitable punishment.
Malpractices identified by squad or special invigilators
1. Punishments to the candidates as per the above guidelines.
2. Punishment for institutions : (if the squad reports that the college is also involved in encouraging malpractices)
(i) A show cause notice shall be issued to the college.
(ii) Impose a suitable fine on the college.
(iii) Shifting the examination centre from the college to another college for a specific period of not less than one year.
Note: Whenever the performance of a student is cancelled in any subject/subjects due to Malpractice, he has to register for End Examinations in that subject/subjects consequently and has to fulfill all the norms required for the award of Degree.

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