Alagappa University Examination Guidelines

A.Continuous Evaluation through LMS:

Continuous Evaluation have 25% weightage in assessments. After completing the above learning activities the student would get access to the subject wise assignments

Particular A1 (Objective Type) A2 (Subjective Type) A3 (Discussion Forum)
Weightage% 10% 10% 5%
Marks 100 100 100
Passing Score 40 40 40
(12 out of 30 is Passing at Subject Level) Passing 40% at Subject Level

Assignment 1 (MCQ Based Objective Type Questions)

  • The Assignment 1 would be conducted through the Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Students should submit the aadhar credentials for accessing the assignments through OTP verification process.
  • The student would get 50 random questions of 2 marks each (100 marks).
  • The said assignments are based on the course outcome for every subject. After clicking the timer is set at 1 hour and student need to attempt all 50 questions.
  • Passing criteria is 40% in Assignment 1.
  • The system evaluates the objective assignments and displays the scores to the students.
  • In case the student is not able to achieve the 40% criteria the student has to re-attempt the said assignment.

Assignment 2 (Subjective Assessment):

  • The subjective assignments are based on the course outcome for every subject.
  • Students should submit the aadhar credentials for accessing the assignments through OTP verification process.
  • There would be 5 questions of 20 marks each. (Long Answers).
  • The questions would be based on the course outcome and a rubric would be displayed for the student for the same.
  • The students would need to download the questionnaire from LMS and upload the response sheet on LMS.
  • The response sheet would have a plagiarism check with 10% similarity limit set for evaluation purpose. Response sheet found with plagiarized content above 10%, the student would need to re-submit the same by uploading the same in LMS.

Assignment 3 – Discussion Forum for every Subject

  • The student should attend the discussion forum scheduled for every subject.
  • There would be one discussion forum per subject scheduled for every subject which would be part of continuous evaluation.
  • Every graded discussion forum for a subject would be of 100 marks, as scheduled on website calendar.
  • The said discussion forum would be scheduled within the learning period available for the students
  • Passing criteria is 40%

Evaluation of Subjective Assignment:

  • Assignment 2 – Subject Evaluation by the Faculty:
  • The faculty would evaluate the assignments and assign scores to the said assignment for clear cases that is 10% or less than 10% of similarity limit of response content shared by the student.

Lab Assessments (Continuous Evaluation)

  • Lab (For Applicable Courses): Continuous Evaluation
  • The students download the lab assignments after the Aadhar verification and uploads the lab assessment response sheet in LMS.
  • There would be 2 Lab based assignments which would have a overall weightage of 25%. Students would download the lab assignments from LMS. The student would upload their lab-based assignments in the LMS and submit the same for evaluation.

Weightage for Lab Assessments (where applicable):

Continuous Evaluation
Weightage% 12.5% 12.5%
Marks 100 40
Passing Score 40 40
40% Passing in each lab

Evaluation

  • The University evaluators would assess and enter the marks in the system for every subject for every student in case of subjective assessments
  • The objective type of questions is evaluated by the assessment engine itself.

Grading System:

  • At the end of all evaluation components based on the performance of the student, each student is awarded based on absolute grading system. As per the UGC norms, the list of absolute grades and its connotation are given below:
Grade Grade Points Range
O (Outstanding) 10 85 100
A+ (Excellent) 9 80 < 85
A (Very Good) 8 65 < 80
B+ (Good) 7 60 < 65
B (Above Average) 6 50 < 60
C (Average) 5 45 < 50
P (Pass) 4 40 < 45
F (Fail) 0 <40 -
AB (Absent) 0 - -

B.Semester End Examinations:

  • The semester end examinations have 75% weightage.
  • Based on the academic calendar of the university, the exam form would be opened through the website.
  • The university controller of exams declares the exam date sheet (Timetable) for every subject based on various programs offered by the university
  • The students must submit the exam form during this period for the forthcoming exam cycle. Refer Academic Calendar.
  • Students should successfully submit all their assignments before the semester end exams.

Examinations Conduction:

  • The exam centers would have all the required infrastructure to conduct the said assessments at their exam centers.
  • The exams would be conducted at university exam centers.
  • The exams would be mix of questions (Objective Type – 49 Questions with 1 mark each – Total 49 marks) and 3 subjective questions (7 marks each – Total 21 marks) Total 70 Marks.
  • The duration for exams would be of 1 hour 30 minutes
  • The student would provide his ID card and hall ticket before the exam starts for verification to the invigilator.
  • The student would be provided with user id and password at the exam center for every exam, by the invigilator, who is present at the exam center.
  • The student logs in on the computer provided at the exam center and start attempting the questions and enters the response in the system for every question.
  • Results are declared within 30 days from last date of exam. Mark sheets would be generated with 15 days from date of declaration of result. Refer Academic Calendar for details.

GRADE BOOK

  • Every subject would have continuous evaluation and semester end examination
  • Weightage on every subject: Continuous Evaluation : 25% and Semester End Exams : 75%
  • The continuous evaluation would be done through the learning management system, while the semester end examinations would be conducted at university exam centers.
  • The university follows the grading system for evaluation purpose please refer the university website for the same.
  • The semester end exams information would be mentioned on university website and the same would be communicated to students well in advance.
  • The score of Objective type of assignment (A1) would be displayed immediately after the assignments are submitted at the respective assignment tab in LMS as the same is system evaluated.
  • The score of Subjective assignment (A2) would be displayed at respective assignment tab in LMS only after the faculty has evaluated the scores.
  • The score of Graded Discussion Forum (A3) would be displayed at respective assignment tab in LMS only after the faculty has evaluated the scores.
  • Lab Test as Applicable would be conducted similar to subjective assessment after aadhar verification.
  • Only after the semester end results are published the results would be displayed in Grade Book in the student LMS.

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