I.A. AND PRACTICAL MARKS
- As a part of Internal Assessment, the candidates will have to complete assignments in the booklets provided by DDE and submit them to the Directorate of Distance Education within the specified date. The Topics & Instructions for I.A. will be notified in the Students Corner section of the website and also issued to the students directly or through Learners’ Support Centres.
- It is mandatory to submit the I.A. in the same year of registration.
- There is no provision for resubmission of I.A.
- Each paper of B.A., B.Com. papers, and B.Sc. & B.B.A. language papers, also M.A., M.Com. papers will be of 100 marks of which 80 marks shall be for theory, 20 marks for I.A. Out of the 20 I.A. marks, 15 marks for Assignments and 5 for candidates regularity (attendance) at the orientation / contact programme.
- For B.B.A., each of the Optional papers, 80 marks for theory and 20 marks for I.A. Out of the 20 I.A. Marks, 10 marks for Skill Development Activity, 5 marks for assignments and 5 marks for attendance.
- Each of the Science Programmes papers (B.Sc. & M.Sc.) (except Mathematics) will be of 100 marks of which 85 shall be for Theory and 15 for Internal Assessment (10 for the assignment and 5 for attendance at the orientation and practical classes).
- For M.Sc. Mathematics papers, 80 marks for theory and 20 marks for I.A.
- For B.Sc. Mathematics papers, 90 marks for theory and 30 marks for I.A.
- In the M.L.I.Sc. Programme, for Papers 1,2,3,4 & 5, theory will be of 85 marks and 15 marks for I.A. (10 for assignment and 5 for attendance at the orientation and practical classes). For Papers 6, 7 & 8, practicals will be 90 marks and 10 marks for I.A. given during practical session.
- B.L.I.Sc. Each paper is of 100 marks of which 85 marks is for Theory and 15 for Internal Assessment (10 for assignment and 5 for attendance at the orientation and practical classes). Practicals are of 100 marks of which 90 is for Practicals and 10 for Internal Assessment given during practical session.
- Papers of all the P.G. Diploma Programmes (except PGD Industrial Safety) will be of 100 marks of which, 80 marks for theory and 20 marks for IA. PGD Industrial Safety - each paper is of 100 marks of which, 15 marks for IA, 85 marks for theory.
For Science Programmes with practicals, the candidates will have to attend practical work for specified days at designated University Departments / Colleges / Student Support Centres.
For Post Graduate Programmes (M.Sc.), Practicals will be for 75 marks of which 65 for experimental work and 10 marks for Record.
- For Under Graduate Programmes (B.Sc.), Practicals will be for 50 marks, of which, 40 marks for experimental work and 10 marks for records.
The practical examination can be repeated if the candidate has failed to take up the practicals and practical examination in the concerned year. If a candidate fails to attend the regular practical Programme and exam, he/ she may attend the same during next year along with theory papers.
Note : For practical orientated programmes, if students in any centre are fewer than 10, the University reserves the right to shift such students to a nearby Student Support Centre or to the University campus.
- Practicals and practical exams will be held by the respective Learners Support Centres/ Colleges. However, the KUDDE reserves the right to decide on the number of examination centres, and it may attach one or more Centres to a designated examination centre. And, the students will have to take their exams in the designated exam centres only. However, the University will make efforts to designate examination centres- within reasonable distance from the Centre where the students have applied for admission.
- The unsuccessful candidates at the P.G. Examinations of a particular year are required to reappear for those papers/examinations only as per the syllabus of that year. The repeaters are therefore advised to preserve the syllabus and study material until they pass the final year of the Programme.
- For science students with practicals, practical courses and practical exams are mandatory. However, his / her completion of the course will be declared only after he/she completes the practical course and exam of the years concerned.
- Candidates will have to complete all the exams within double the duration of the course (and not the number of attempts). The double the duration is reckoned from the year of registration.
- A candidate is permitted to register for M.A. / M.Com./ M.Sc. final year examination irrespective of the number of papers failed at the previous theory exam.
- Study material provided is only to guide and help the students in the concerned subject. Students are advised to make use of reference books in the list of books provided along with Syllabus.