HomeTest and Examination

Test and Examination

The following types of Tests/Exams will be conducted during a semester of studies for the purpose of grading.

Minor tests/Quizzes:

 Five quizzes will be conducted frequently in each course at irregular intervals throughout the semester with /without intimation and three best shall be considered for awarding grade.

Major tests:

  • Mid Semester Examination:

 A 1-2 hours duration test will be conducted at the mid semester.

  • Terminal Examination:

The terminal examination will be conducted at the end of the semester in each course having duration of three hours.


Two assignments spread over the entire course outline of a course will be given by the concerned teacher. The first assignment must be given before the mid-semester examination and second should be given before the terminal examination. These assignments shall be graded.

Laboratory work:

This will be evaluated by the concerned teacher to ascertain that the student has achieved the desired competency of the said laboratory work.  


Project is a theoretical / laboratory / both research work aimed at testing the ability of a student to translate the theoretical / experimental knowledge in the form of report/thesis. The project topic will be related to specialized field and will be assigned in second last semester. The report / thesis has to be submitted by the end of the final semester of the Program. The project / thesis will be presented to a committee, constituted by the Head of the Department.  

Comprehensive Examination:

After the successful completion of all courses of the academic program, there shall be a written comprehensive examination to be qualified by each student, obtaining at least 50% compulsory marks. The comprehensive examination will be based on the core courses. The question paper will be set by the external examiner and he will also evaluate the scripts. The Controller of Examinations(UOB) will conduct the comprehensive examination of eligible candidates within twenty days. The evaluation of comprehensive examination would not be considered for Grading / GPA. The candidate failing in the comprehensive examination shall be given two more chances to qualify the examination with in three months from the date of declaration of result of the first comprehensive examination. A student who fails to qualify the comprehensive examination within the authorized period i.e. three chances, whether availed or not availed, would be awarded a Undergraduate Diploma and not a degree in that subject.  

Distribution of marks:

Nature of Examination






Mid Semester Exam


20 %


15 %

10 %



25 %

Terminal Exam