Scheme of Examination: M.Com
POST GRADUATE SCHEME OF EXAMINATIONS, PASSING STANDARDS & PROGRESSION
RULES (CREDIT BASED EVALUATION NORMS) FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
FACULTY OF COMMERCE
The performance of the learner will be evaluated in two components. The first component will be Continuous Assessment with a weightage of 25% of total marks per course. The second component will be the Semester End Examination with a weightage of 75% of the total marks per course. The allocation of marks for the Internal Assessment and Semester End examination is as shown below:
Internal Assessment (theory course)
- b) Semester end Examination -75% of the total marks per course
- i) These examinations shall be of a duration of two and a half hours.
- ii) Theory question paper pattern shall be decided by the respective Board of Studies.
- c) Project:
Every learner shall choose one project-based course. The project-based course will be in the form of a dissertation based on a live project or a research assignment related to the specific discipline of the parent department. To pass in the project, the learner should obtain a minimum of 40% marks out of the maximum total marks allocated to the project.
- d) Passing Standards
To pass a course, the learner should obtain a minimum of 40% marks in aggregate out of the total marks allotted for each course where the course consists of both Internal Assessment and Semester End Examination. The learner shall also obtain a minimum of 40% marks (i.e.16 out of 40 if the maximum marks allocated for Internal Assessment is 40) out of the total marks allotted to the Internal Assessment, and minimum 40% marks out of the total marks allotted to the Semester End Examination (i.e. 30 out of 75 if the maximum marks allocated to Semester End Examination is 75) separately, to pass the course and a minimum of Grade D, wherever applicable, to pass a particular semester.
A 10-point grading system will be followed for declaration of results for both Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes. It involves calculations for a Grade Point Average (GPA) and the final Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).
|Grade Points and Letter Grades|
|Percentage of Marks Obtained||Grade Point||Letter Grade||Performance|
90.00 and above
|55- 59.99||6||B||Above Average|
|Less than 40||0||F||Fail|
A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester II irrespective of the number of failures in Semester I.
A learner shall be allowed to take admission and to keep terms and appear for Semester III examination, irrespective of number of heads of failure in the Semesters I and II.
A learner after attending Semester III is allowed to continue to Semester IV.
A learner shall be allowed to keep terms and also allowed to appear for the examinations of Semester IV, irrespective of the number of heads of failure in semester I, II and III. However, the result of the Semester IV shall be kept in abeyance until the learner passes Semester I, Semester II, and Semester III.
A learner will have to earn a minimum of 96 credits to pass the M.Com. Degree,
VALIDITY OF PROGRAMMES
The learners should fulfil the requirements of the respective programmes as per the validity period given in the table below, including academic break. No readmission/ re-examination attempts will be granted after validity period is over. In case the validity period expires, the learner will have to seek admission, on merit basis, from the first year of the Programme.
Duration of the Programme
|Maximum duration permissible for completion of the Programme (in years)|