Conducting exams for Intermediate/Final Semester (GGSIPU)
Subject: Guidelines/Policies related with results/conduct of exams for Intermediate/Final Semester/annual students for all UG and PG programmes for the academic session 2019-20.
1. In supersession of the notice dated May 5, 2020 on revised academic calendar for the session 2019-20 due to the Covid19 pandemic and in view of the continued lockdown and non-favourable health conditions, the following Guidelines/Policies related with results/conduct of exams for Intermediate/Final Semester/Year students for all UG and PG programmes as one time measure for the academic session 2019-20 have been recommended by Academic Council, subject to Govt. Approval.
a) Conduct of Pen and Paper exams for final year/semester only : 10th July 2020 (This can be reviewed/amended in view of the prevailing guidelines of the Govt.)
b) No exams to be conducted for all intermediate semesters/years and their
unconditional promotion to next semester/year. The students would be promoted to the next semester on the basis of composite 50% weightage to marks in the previous semester/year only and 50% weightage of marks in internal assessment of the current semester in each subject.
2. Some new steps adopted in accordance with UGC Guidelines for the even final semester/year of 2019-20:
a) The duration for all the physical end term exams would be two hours.
b) Holding theory exams first and labs afterwards. Lab exams to be conducted online if physical lab exam not feasible.
c) Exams shall be scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays also, if required.
d) Holding two exams per day to minimise the visit of the students, if required.
e) Each exam to have 8 questions covering full course and 3 questions to attempt.
f) The viva voce of projects/dissertation/thesis to be undertaken online, if required.
g) As far as possible, the exam centre will be the college where the student is
h) The norms of social distancing, masks, sanitization to be enforced by all
colleges/centres in the conduct of exams.
3. The carry forward (for the subjects in which the student has failed in previous year/semester) would be allowed for the current academic semester/year and every student would be promoted to the next semester/year, irrespective of the approved promotion criteria. However, such students would be required to clear the examinations for the subject/course in which he/she is failed/remained absent as and when examinations are held for the same in future.
4. Any student of intermediate semester/annual, who wishes to improve his result in any of the subject/course for the current semester under promotion criteria, can opt to appear in the examination, whenever they are held in the succeeding year.
5. This notification will not be applicable to Programs under the control of statutory bodies such as Council of Architecture for B.Arch., Medical Council of India, Dental council of India, Central Council of Indian Medicine, Central Council of Homeopathy (CCH), Indian Nursing Council, Rehabilitation Council of India, Delhi Council for Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, which shall continue to follow the examination schedule and methodology prescribed by the respective regulatory/statutory bodies.