The academic system at GKU, Talwandi Sabo is framed on a credit based semester examination system. The credit system envisages a continuous evaluation of student’s performance, and provides flexibility for academic progress based on individual ability and convenience, subject to the constraint of the minimum requirements for continuation of the academic programme.
The students are awarded a letter grade from the prescribed grading system in each course registered by them. For each pass grade, the students accumulate the course credits as earned credits. The academic performance of the students is indicated in terms of the number of credits that he/she earns and the weighted grade point average. A specified minimum number of credits should be acquired on semester or session basis in order to qualify for continuation in the academic programme and for the award of degree.
It is a procedure of laying down minimum academic requirement for awarding Diploma / Degree. A course credit (often credit hour, or just credit or "unit") is a unit that gives weightage to the value, level or time requirements of an academic course taken at an educational institution.
One subject taught for One Hour Theory (Lecture / Tutorial) or Two Hour Practical for 15 to 16 Weeks is equal to 1 Credit. Example: - For a subject taught for 15 to 16 weeks with weekly load
|Credits offered per semester||=||23 to 30 Credits|
The 7-point letter grade system followed by the institute in assessment of student’s performance in a subject is as follows:
|Performance||Letter Grade||Grade Point Value Per Credit||Corresponding Range of Numerical Marks in Percentage|
|Outstanding||A+||10||90% and above|
|Excellent||A||9||80% to 90%|
|Very Good||B||8||65% to 80%|
|Good||C||6||50% to 65%|
|Satisfactory||D||4||40% to 50%|
|Fail / Detained||F||0 (Zero)||Less than 40% marks or detained in subject for attendance less than 75% (Less than 65%, if condoned)|
The performance of a student shall be evaluated in terms of two indices, viz., the Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) which is the Grade Point Average for a semester and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) which is the Grade Point Average for all the completed semesters at any point of time.
k = No. of Subject in the semester
l = No. of semester(s) completed upto date.
|Sr. No||Degree||Minimum CGPA Required|
|3.||DIPLOMA LEVEL COURSES||4.50|
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