ASSESSMENT MECHANISM UNDER AUTONOMY

a. Evaluation process is controlled to a large extent by the rules and regulations of University of Madras

b. Evaluation has two components:

    1. Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA)

    2. End Semester Examinations(ESE)

c. Evaluation methods are communicated to students and parents at the beginning of the year by Principal during the orientation programme

d. Subject faculty orients the students on various components of continuous assessment.

e. The weightage of marks is 25% for CIA and 75% for ESE


a) Continuous Internal Assessment

Continuous assessment is carried out by the concerned faculty of the Department through continuous assessment tests, model examination, aptitude tests, quiz, seminars etc. All tests and examination are compulsory for a student.

1. Core Major

THEORY Internal 25% and External 75% PRACTICAL Internal 40% and External 60%
Internal breakup Internal breakup
              Components     Weightage
(in %)
          Components      Weightage
(in %)
1. Seminar 5 1. Model test(best 2 out of 3)25
2. Surprise / Objective test 5 2. Observation5
3 Continuous assessment test -I 53. Record10
4. Continuous assessment test -I I
5. Mid semester /model
Total 25Total40

2. Core Major / Allied


 
THEORY Internal 15% and External 60% PRACTICAL Internal 20% and External 30%
Internal breakup Internal breakup
Components
Weightage
(in %)
Components
Weightage
(in %)
1. Seminar
2. Assignment / Objective test
3 Continuous assessment test -I
4. Continuous assessment test -I I
5. Mid semester /model
3
3
3
3
3
1. Model test(best 2 out of 3)
2. Observation
3. Record
10
5
5
Total 15 Total20

3. Project & Soft skills

THEORY Internal 15% and External 60% PRACTICAL Internal 20% and External 30%
Internal breakup Internal breakup
              Components     Weightage
(in %)
          Components      Weightage
(in %)
1. Periodic Review
2. Presentation ( best 2 of 3)
10
10
1.Attendance
2. Presentation / Assignment
 
10
30
Total 15 Total20

b)End Semester Examination

The End semester examination will be a comprehensive examination of 3 hours duration. Two End Semester examinations are conducted in a year-

Odd semester examinations in October/ November and

Even semester examination in April/May

Practical examination / Project viva is held 3 weeks prior to the theory end semester examinations