Aided

From Academic Year 2017-18, all the examinations will be held by the college on behalf of University of Mumbai as per the dates and rules prescribed by the University from time to time.

As per the revised O.6086 brought into effect from 2014-15, via University Circular No. UG/01 of 2014 dated 5th May 2014

Every bonafide learner (student) shall ordinarily be allowed to keep terms for the given semester in a program of his enrolment, only if he fulfills at least seventy five percent (75%) of the attendance taken as an average of the total number of lectures, practicals, tutorials etc. wherein short and/or long excursions/field visits/study tours organized by the college and supervised by the teachers as envisaged in the syllabus shall be credited to his attendance for the total no of periods which are otherwise delivered on the material day/s. Further it is mandatory for every learner to have min 50% attendance for each course & average attendance has to be 75%.

 

To know the dates of commencement of the University examinations please click on www.mu.ac.in  for details

 

The University of Mumbai had adopted the CREDIT BASED SEMESTER AND GRADING SYSTEM which was implemented for Undergraduate Programs from 2011-12 and Post graduate programs from 2012-13 by all its affiliating Colleges. Manuals for the Arts, Science and Commerce published by the University can be found here.

 

 

 

Implementation status of CBSGS from 2011-12 onwards

 

Academic Year with effect from Class Exam Pattern Class Exam Pattern
2011-12 FY 60:40 SY & TY 100
2012-13 SY & TY 60:40
2013-14 FY, SY & TY 60:40
2014-15 FY, SY & TY 75:25
2015-16 FY, SY & TY 75:25

 

From Academic Year 2016-17, Mumbai University has adopted the CHOICE BASED CREDIT AND GRADING SYSTEM.

 

Implementation status of CBCGS from 2016-17 onwards

 

For Aided Course

Academic Year with effect from Class Exam Pattern Class Exam Pattern
2016-17 FY 100 SY & TY 75:25
2017-18 FY and SY 100 TY 75:25

 

 In brief,

  • The undergraduate degree course is of three years integrated course.
  • Divided into Six semesters. Two semesters at each year
  • Evaluation as of 30thMay 2017
    • For First year and Second Year courses– Semester End Theory Examination of 100 marks.For Foundation Course, the performance of the learners shall be evaluated into two components. An internal assessment of 25 Marks (20 Mark project work and 5 mark for active participation and attendance) and semester end theory examination of 75 Marks.
    • For third yearcourses – Internal Assessment of 25 marks (20 mark test paper, pattern decided as per respective board of studies and 5 mark for active participation and attendance)& Semester End Theory Examination (75 marks)
  • Passing criterion: 40% (in each component separately where evaluation is for internal and external separate) and 40 % forsingle semester end theory exam.
  • Examinations & Results at the end of each semester.
  • Award of Degree based on cumulative performance at each of the six semesters.

 

The semester examination shall be based on the portion of the syllabus taught in that semester as prescribed by the Boards of Studies and approved by the Academic Council. The Practical Examination in a subject shall be held in each semester at the end of the semester.

  • For 75 Marks paper the duration of exam will be of 2 Hr. and 30 min and the pattern of the question paper based on the syllabus and as recommended by the individual board of studies for that paper
  • For 100 Marks paper the duration of exam will be of 3 Hr. and the pattern of the question paper based on the syllabus and as recommended by the individual board of studies for that paper
  • Examination of every practical course (if applicable) is only at the end of every semester. 50 Marks corresponding to every theory paper of 100 marks or 75 marks.

 

For PG Courses

The performance of the learners will be evaluated in three components

Component-I Internal Assessment (Theory) of 40 marks

Component-II External Semester end examination (theory) of 60 marks

Component-III External Examination (Practical) of 50 marks[wherever applicable]

THE SEVEN (7) POINT GRADING SYSTEM implemented from 2011-12 till 2015-16 for SY, 2016-17 for SY and 2017-18 for TY

 

Grade MARKS Grade point
O 70 & above 7
A 60 – 69.99 6
B 55 – 59.99 5
C 50 – 54.99 4
D 45 – 49.99 3
E 40 – 44.99 2
F Less than 40 1

 

THE TEN POINT GRADING SYSTEMimplemented from 2016-17 for FY, 2017-18 for SY and 2018-19 for TY

 

Marks Grade Point Grade Performance
80 & Above 10 O Outstanding
70 – 79.99 9 A+ Excellent
60 – 69.99 8 A Very Good
55 – 59.99 7 B+ Good
50 – 54.99 6 B Above Average
45 – 49.99 5 C Average
40 – 44.99 4 D Pass
Less than 40 0 F Fail

Other parameters:

GRACING: Additional provisions are made to Ordinances 5042A, 5043A, 5044A, 5045A and 5046 A in view of the Grading and Credit System

 

O.5042A GRACE MARKS FOR PASSING IN EACH HEAD OF PASSING (THEORY/PRACTICAL, ORAL/SESSIONAL) EXTERNAL / INTERNAL) (@)
The examinee shall be given the benefit of grace marks only for passing in each head of passing (Theory/Practical/Oral/Sessional) in External or Internal examination as follows:

 

Head of Passing Grace Marks upto
Upto — 50 2
051 — 100 3
101 — 150 4
151 — 200 5
201 — 250 6
251 — 300 7
301 — 350 8
351 — 400 9
and 401 and above 10

 

Provided that the benefit of such gracing marks given in different heads of passing shall not exceed 1% of the aggregate marks in that examination.

Provided further that the benefit of gracing of marks under this Ordinance shall be applicable only if the candidate passes the entire examination of semester/year.

O.5043A GRACE MARKS FOR GETTING HIGHER CLASS (@)
A candidate who passes in all the subjects and heads of passing in the examination without the benefit of either gracing or condonation rules and whose total number of marks falls short for securing Second Class/Higher Second Class or First Class by marks not more 1% of the aggregate marks of that examination or up to 10 marks, whichever is less, shall be given the required marks to get the next higher class or grade as the case may be.

Provided that benefits of above mentioned grace marks shall not be given, if the candidate fails to secure necessary passing marks in the aggregate head of passing also, if prescribed, in the examination concerned.

Provided further that benefits of above mentioned grace marks shall be given to the candidate for such examination/s only for which provision of award of class has been prescribed.

O.5044A GRACE MARKS FOR GETTING DISTINCTION IN THE SUBJECT ONLY (@)
A candidate who passes in all the Subjects/Heads of passing in the examination without benefit of either gracing or condonation rules and whose total number of marks in the subject/s falls short by not more than three marks for getting distinction in the subject/s shall be given necessary grace marks up to three in maximum two subjects, subject to maximum 1% of the total marks of that Head of Passing whichever is more, in a given examination.

Provided that benefit of the above mentioned grace marks shall be given to the candidate only for such examination/s for which provision for distinction in a subject has been prescribed.

O.5045A CONDONATION (*)
If a candidate fails in only one head of passing having passed in all other heads of passing, his/her deficiency of marks in such head of passing may be condoned by not more than 1% of the aggregate marks of the examination or 10% of the total number of marks of that head of passing in which he/she is failing, whichever is less. However condonation, whether in one head of passing or aggregate head of passing be restricted to maximum up to 10 marks only.
O.229: EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIVES (#)

Grace marks will be awarded to students under the above ordinance for extracurricular activities like NCC, NSS, Sports, Cultural activities, LLLE etc.

  • Only at the examination for the first time/attempt.
  • If fails in one or more heads of passing, the benefit of grace marks shall be granted to the extent of 5% of the maximum marks allotted to the concerned subject.
  • 1 CG will be granted for the purpose of enabling a candidate for the award of class and or distinction in the examination.
  • If benefit of grace marks is not availed in the above 3 cases, in case of CBGS  the 0.1 will be added in the final grade to the GPA. However, if the benefit is given to for passing the subjects the same may be proportionately deducted from the total grade point (0.1) e.g. 0.01 shall be deducted from final grade, for every one mark given for passing the subjects.
  • Grace Marks under this ordinance WILL NOT be counted for the award of Scholarship’s Prizes and Medals or Any other award
  • Rules related to gracing under this ordinance shall be applied first and the same will be shown separately.

 

Students with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia & Dyscalculia or are visually impaired /low vision/physically challenged are requested to contact college office to obtain details about the facilities available to them for examinations viz. Extra time and writer.  They are required to produce the relevant documents to avail the benefits.

 

Exemption in head of passing/course:
An unsuccessful candidate who obtains minimum percentage of marks prescribed for passing a subject/practical will be exempted, at his option, from appearing in that subject/practical at subsequent appearance and he will be declared to have passed the whole examination after passing in the remaining subject/practicals.

 

PHOTO COPYING & REVALUATION

The examinee can independently apply for Revaluation or photocopy or both simultaneously, if he/she desires so.

The Examinee who desires to apply for revaluation are requested to note that, his / her original marks will become null & void as soon as he submits his application for the revaluation.

Under these rules applying for the Photocopy(ies) of answer-books shall be permitted in respect of,

  • For theory papers of all the examinations conducted by the College/University in the current session.
  • The Scripts of practical examination / session work / project work /dissertation / internal assessment / term work (including theory part) wherever the written scripts are available, in the current session.

The revaluation facility shall be for theory papers of all the examinations conducted by the University for the respective current session and the applications received within prescribed time limit. Under these rules the revaluation of answer books shall also be permitted in respect of;

  • For theory papers of all the examinations conducted by the College/University in the current session.
  • The marks awarded to the scripts of practical examination / session work / project Work / dissertation / internal assessment / term work (including theory part) wherever written scripts are available.
  • All Examinees can apply for the revaluation of the answer book(s) with whatever marks he / she secured and even the Zero Marks.

 

ATKT Examination
Candidates who have been declared failed at the examination or who have been allowed to keep terms for the higher class shall appear as Ex-student for the respective semester examination held by the college.
ATKT Examination will be conducted only in the month of October and April every year for all Semester i.e. Semester I, II, III and IV.

 

 

 

ATKT rules for Arts & Commerce

  • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester II irrespective of grades obtained in each course of Semester I.
  • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester III if he/she passes (grade ‘E’ or above in each course) each of Semester I and Semester II

OR

  • He/she fails in not more than two courses, in each of Semester I and Semester II.
  • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester IV irrespective of grades obtained in each course of Semester III.
  • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester V if he / she passes Semester I, Semester II, Semester III and Semester IV

OR

  • He/she has passed Semester I and Semester II and fails in not more than two courses in each of Semester III and Semester IV.
  • He/she has to either pass First year or Second year with above criteria. Cross KT across years not allowed.
  • A learner shall be allowed to keep terms for Semester VI irrespective of grades obtained in each course of Semester V.
  • The result of Semester VI shall be kept in abeyance until the learner passes each of Semester I, Semester II, Semester III, Semester IV and Semester V.

 

 

 

ATKT rules for Science

  • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester II irrespective of grades obtained in each course of Semester I.
  • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester III if he/she passes (grade ‘E’ or above in each course) each of Semester I and Semester II

OR

  • He/she fails in not more than three courses, in each of Semester I and Semester II. (For all subjects, carrying 900 or more marks).
  • He/she fails in not more than three courses with not more than total 200 marks, in each of Semester I and Semester II. (For all subjects carrying less than 900 marks.)
  • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester IV irrespective of grades obtained in each course of Semester III.
  • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester V if he / she passes Semester I, Semester II, Semester III and Semester IV

OR

  • He/she has passed Semester I and Semester II and fails in not more than three courses in each of Semester III and Semester IV. (For all subjects, carrying 900 or more marks).
  • He/she has passed Semester I and Semester II and fails in not more than three courses with not more than total 200 marks, in each of Semester III and Semester (For all subjects carrying less than 900 marks.)
  • He/she has to either clear First year or Second year with above criteria. Cross KT across years not allowed.
  • A learner shall be allowed to keep terms for Semester VI irrespective of grades obtained in each course of Semester V.
  • The result of Semester VI shall be kept in abeyance until the learner passes each of Semester I, Semester II, Semester III, Semester IV and Semester V.

 

 

 

UNFAIR MEANS ADOPTED DURING EXAMINATIONS:

THE QUANTUM OF PUNISHMENT SHALL VARY FROM ANNULMENT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE STUDENT DURING EXAMS IN FULL, (INTERNAL TEST, SEMESTER THEORY & PRACTICALS) TO DEBARRING THE STUDENTS FROM APPEARING IN ANY FUTURE EXAMS.

 

THE MINIMUM PUNISHMENT, THEREFORE, IS CANCELLATION OF THE ENTIRE EXAMINATION.