Examination
 

CBCS

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS):   All Undergraduate Programmes offered by the College shall be under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). Choice based credit system is introduced with the aim of offering flexibility in the choice of courses to the students.  

Objectives of the Choice Based Credit System:

  • To facilitate the students to have greater flexibility in their choice of courses.
  • To widen the spectrum of knowledge of students by means of Core, Allied, Project/Electives,
  • Value Education, Environmental Studies and Skill Based Subjects.
  • To revamp the curriculum, to impart entrepreneurial skills and placement potentials
  • To incorporate need based knowledge in tune with the location and neighborhood of the institution.
  • To allocate credit points to each paper of the study based on the weightage of the contact hours, content and quality.
  • To extend opportunities to fast learners in order to earn additional/extra credit from advanced as well as additional courses.
  • To maintain the total credit points of each programme on par with international standards.
  • To assess the Performance of students in terms of Marks & Credit points
  • Each department will offer not less than 3 papers under additional credit system. The papers are job oriented.
  • The respective department will offer guidance outside the working hours. Students can choose any one subject from IV semester onwards.


  • Credit System (CBCS):                                                                                         UG   PG    MBA Minimum Credits to be earned by the Students:140   90    90 Marks    :                                                        3600  2200  2300

    To earn Extra Credit under CBCS: 

  • UG students have an option to choose any one of the Advanced Learner Course (ALC) papers during IV, V & VI semester with one credit each.
  • PG students have an option to choose any 1 paper each in III and IV semester of study with one credit each. 
  • MBA students have an option to choose totally five extra credit papers during III & IV semester of study not more than three in each semester with four extra credit for each paper.
  • COE Profile

          Dr.D.Gnana Sentthil Kumar, MBA., M.Com.,M.Phil.,PGDCA.,Ph.D., Controller of Examinations of Park’s College(Autonomous) has 17 Years of Teaching and Research experience in the field of Management Studies. He is a Graduate of Commerce and obtained MBA from Bharathiar University. He is a Ph.D holder in Management from Bharathiar University. He is a recognized Research Supervisor for M.Phil and Ph.D Programmes and has successfully produced 25 M.Phil scholars and currently has 8 Ph.D scholars under his guidance. Since 2000 he worked in various capacities as Assistant Professor, HOD of Management, Admission Co ordinator and Assistant Controller in Parks College (Autonomous).

          He is an active resource person for International, National and State level conferences, Seminars and Workshops in various institutions. He is presently member of BOS of Management of Bharathiar University and NGM College (Autonomous), Pollachi and also the University Nominee as the Member of Academic Council of CIMAT.

          He has presented 30 research papers and published 15 research articles in National and International Journals and has organized several national level Seminars, Workshops and Conferences while being the HOD of Management Studies.

          He has served as Member Secretary of Academic Council of Parks College (Autonomous) and presently the Member of Finance Committee of Parks College (Autonomous).

          He also served as Chairman of Board of Studies of Management of Park’s College (Autonomous) for the period of Six Years and taken effort to frame Industry Oriented syllabi to Management Students.

          Also he served as Member of NAAC Steering Committee of Park’s College. He was the Convenor of the Autonomous Committee of Park’s College to which the college attained Autonomous Status.

          His contribution of knowledge to the students and the society is worth - mentioning. He was the Senate Member of Bharathiar University representing Graduate Constituency of Tirupur District and also the Member of AIMA.

    Evaluation System



    Examination Rules & Regulations

    Conduct of Examinations and Evaluation shall be looked after by a full time officer duly appointed as the Controller of Examinations (COE) by the Governing Body of the College.

  • Examination Reforms Committee (ERC) has been set up separately for UG & PG Courses
  • Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) has been introduced for all courses in the college since 2007.
  • Evaluation system

  • The Evaluation is carried out by Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA) & End Semester Examinations (ESE)
  • 25 + 75 pattern is followed for Theory Examinations.
  • 40 + 60 pattern is followed for Practical Examinations
  • Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA)

  • There is no passing minimum for CIA.
  • CIA (Theory) has three components namely i) Written Test ii) Assignment & iii) Seminar.
  • The CIA marks 25 are distributed as 15, 5 & 5 respectively.

    The Students have to take 2 written tests out of which the BEST will be taken.

    They have to submitat least 3 Assignments and participate in Seminar is must .

    · Is there any representation regarding CIA marks, the student can approach Grievance Committee, functioning in the college.

    END SEMESTER EXAMINATION ( ESE)

    End Semester Examinations are conducted at the end of each semester after completion of 90 days of contact classes.

    End Semester Examinations for the even semesters are generally held during April-May and odd semesters during November-December.

    To write the ESE candidate is to earn minimum of 75% attendance is must.

    The eligible students will be issued hall ticket with photo attestation by HOD and allowed to write the examination with college ID.

    The Examination Time Table will be notified before one month in advance. The draft Time Table will be finalized after taking into account the suggestions of students and staff.

    The Time Table will also be announced on the college Website.

    END SEMESTER EXAMINATION ( ESE) timings :

    i) For Theory Exam

    Examination Timings for FORE NOON Session (FN) – 10.00 am –01.00 pm

    AFTER NOON Session(AN) 02.00 pm – 05.00 pm

    i i) For Practical Exam

    Examination Timings for FORE NOON Session (FN) – 09.30 am –12..30 pm ( 3 Hours Practical)

    AFTER NOON Session(AN) 01. 30 pm – 04.30 pm( 3 Hours Practical)

    Examination Timings for FORE NOON Session (FN) – 09.00 am –01.00 pm( 4 Hours Practical)

    AFTER NOON Session(AN) 01. 30 pm – 05.30 pm( 4 Hours Practical)


    Question Paper pattern for ESE

    i) For 75 Marks

    Section –A - Objective type Questions with no choice 10 x 1 = 10

    ( 10 Questions – 2 questions from each Unit)

    Section –B - Short answer questions of either/ or type 5 x 5 = 25

    ( 5 Questions – 1question from each Unit)

    Section –C - Essay type questions of either/ or type 5 x 8 = 40

    ( 5 Questions – 1question from each Unit)

    ii) For 38 Marks

    Section –A - Objective type Questions with no choice 6 x 1/2 = 03

    ( 10 Questions – 2 questions from each Unit)

    Section –B - Short answer questions of either/ or type 5 x 2 = 10

    ( 5 Questions – 1question from each Unit)

    Section –C - Essay type questions of either/ or type 5 x 5 = 25

    ( 5 Questions – 1question from each Unit)

    Passing Minimum for ESE :

    For UG Degree Courses - 40 % (CIA + ESE)

    For PG Degree Courses - 50 % (CIA + ESE)

    Generally each theory paper has 75 marks with 3 hours duration.

    Reappearance for arrear subjects

    Students who fail in the End Semester Examinations (ESE) can write their arrear papers in the following Semesters.

    Exam Schedule

    Grace Mark

    GRACE MARKS FOR HIGHER CLASSIFICATION:

                  As per our Examination SystemGrace Marks” of 10 will be added in the total marks secured if it helps the candidate in getting higher class viz., Second Class and First Class.  

    CONDITION FOR AWARDING GRACE MARKS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

    1. The candidate should not have been awarded moderation marks to the subjects appeared for the final semester or to the subjects of previous semester appeared along with the final semester subjects.
    2. If the award of 10 Marks as grace marks does not help the candidate in getting higher class, the marks should not be added.
    3. When the candidate is eligible for the award of grace marks, the marks will be added to the final result paper in which the student has got the lowest mark.

    Improvement of Marks

    IMPROVEMENT OF MARKS:

    Those candidates desirous of improving the marks already obtained in a subject which he/she has already passed will be permitted to do so within the subsequent semester after the candidate has passed that paper(s).The marks obtained by the candidate, will be taken into account. The improved marks will be taken into consideration for classification but not ranking. If there is no improvement in the marks, the old marks stand good.    

    Malpractice

    MALPRACTICE During Examinations, is there any malpractice committed by the student, the student is booked, but allowed to write the remaining Examinations if any, on his / her own risk. The student has to face the Malpractice Enquiry Committee & the punishment will be decided by the Committee Guidelines for the Disciplinary Action/ ENQUIRY COMMITTEE on Malpractices in the ESE

    Sl. No. Nature of Malpractice Punishment
    01. Writing his/her sessional marks and request for a pass Warning for first time. If repeated, cancel the examination taken.
    02. Writing of Register No. other than the first Page in the main sheet of answer paper. Fine of Rs.500/- per paper. For maximum of 2 papers Rs.1000/-  More than 2 papers Rs.1500/- to be imposed.
    03. Letter of appeal coupled with promise of any form of consideration. Cancel the particular examination/ examinations depending upon the seriousness of appeal.
    04. Possession of incriminating material for copying. Cancel the particular examination/examinations taken.
    05. a) Using or actual copying from i) Notes, bits or books bearing on the subject of the Examination. Current Semester examination are cancelled and is debarred from writing Examination in the ensuing semester Examinations.
       ii) The answer of another candidate to        copy Current Semester examination are cancelled and is debarred from writing Examination in the ensuing semester Examinations.
    b) Abetting another candidate to copy Current Semester examination are cancelled and is debarred from writing Examination in the ensuing semester Examinations.
    06. a) For inserting previously written answer sheets brought from outside. Current Semester examination are cancelled and is debarred from writing the Examinations for the next 2 years.
    b) Aiding and assisting for copying from additional book pilfered already or passing on written the bits for copying. Current Semester examination are cancelled and is debarred from writing The Examination for the next 2 years.
    07. a)  For threatening the invigilator or insubordinate behaviors. Cancel the examinations taken and debar for the next 2 years.
    b) For manhandling/injuring the      Superintendent, Hall Superintendent and   examination official/ personnel Inform the police and cancel the examinations taken and debar for the next 3 years.
    08. Case of impersonation Cancel the examination taken and debar for the next 3 years and refer to the police for further investigation.
    09. Tampering in the statement of Marks or any other certificates issued by the College. 1. The tampered certificates be retained in the College and duplicate be not  given. 2. Current semester examination cancelled. 3. Debarred from appearing for any examination conducted by the College  for 5 years 4. Matter be referred to police for further action, if warranted.
    NOTE :
    1. For repeated malpractices, the committee can enhance the punishment suitably.
    2. The above rules are intended to guide the committee and not intended to be applied mechanically.
    3. Any other case of malpractice not covered, under any clause above, shall be suitably
    dealt with by the disciplinary action committee by taking cognizance of the case.

    Marks & Grades

    Marks & Grade:             Once the marks of the CIA and end-semester examinations for each of the course are available, they shall be added. The mark thus obtained shall then be converted to the relevant letter grade, grade point as per the details given below and classification to indicate the performance of the candidate.  

    Conversion of Marks to Grade Points & Letter Grade :( Performance in a course/paper)

    RANGE OF MARKS GRADE POINTS LETTER GRADE DESCRIPTION
    90-100 9.0-10.0 O OUTSTANDING
    80-89 8.0-8.9 D+ EXCELLENT
    75-79 7.5-7.9 D DISTINCTION
    70-74 7.0-7.4 A+ VERY GOOD
    60-69 6.0-6.9 A GOOD
    50-59 5.0-5.9 B AVERAGE
    40-49 4.0-4.9 C SATISFACTORY
    00-39 0.0 U RE-APPEAR
    ABSENT 0.0 AAA ABSENT


    Grade Point Average (GPA): Grade point average (GPA) is calculated for each part taking into account all the courses studied under each part. Calculation of grade point average semester-wise and part-wise is as follows:


             Sum of the multiplication of grade points
    by the credits of the courses

    GPA =                      ------------------------------------------

    Sum of the credits of the courses
    in a semester

     


    i(Ci *Gi)

    GPA =                           ----------------                     

    iCi

    Where Ci = Credit earned for course i in any semester. Gi= Grade points obtained for course i in any semester.  

    Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA):

                For the entire program CGPA is calculated in the following manner.                                

    niCni*Gni

    CGPA =                       --------------------

    niCni



     

    Sum of the multiplication of grade points by the
    credits of the entire programme under each part

    CGPA =                        ----------------------------------

    Sum of the Credits of the Courses of the
    entire programme under each part



    Classification of CGPA:
                 A candidate who has passed all the examinations under different parts (Part-I to Part V) is eligible for the following part wise computed final grades based on the range of CGPA. Based on the Cumulative Grade Points Average the performance of the students is classified as follows:
    CGPA GRADE CLASSIFICATION OF FINAL RESULT
    9.5-10.0 O+   First Class - Exemplary
    9.0 and above but below 9.5 O
    8.5 and above but below 9.0 D++   First  Class with Distinction
    8.0 and above but below 8.5 D+
    7.5 and above but below 8.0 D
    7.0 and above but below 7.5 A++   First Class
    6.5and above but below 7.0 A+
    6.0and above but below 6.5 A
    5.5 and above but below 6.0 B+ Second Class
    5.0 and above but below 5.5 B
    4.5 and above but below 5.0 C+ Third Class
    4.0 and above but below 4.5 C
    0.0 and above but below 4.0 U Re-appear
          A candidate who passes all the examinations in Part I to Part V securing following CGPA and Grades shall be declared as follows for Part I or Part II or Part III:  
    1. A candidate who has passed all the Part-III subjects examination in the first appearance within the prescribed duration of the UG programmes and secured a CGPA of 9 to 10 and equivalent grades “O” or “O+” in part III comprising Core, Electives and Allied subjects shall be placed in the category of “First Class – Exemplary”.
    2.  
    3. A candidate who has passed all the Part-III subjects examination in the first appearance within the prescribed duration of the UG programmes and secured a CGPA of 7.5 to 9 and equivalent grades “D” or “D+” or “D++” in part III comprising Core, Electives and Allied subjects shall be placed in the category of “First Class with Distinction”.
    4.  
    5. A candidate who has passed all the Part-I or Part-II or Part-III subjects examination of the UG programmes and secured a CGPA of 6 to 7.5 and equivalent grades “A” or “A+” or “A++” shall be declared to have passed that parts in “First Class”.
    6.  
    7. A candidate who has passed all the Part-I or Part-II or Part-III subjects examination of the UG programmes and secured a CGPA of 5.5 to 6 and equivalent grades “B” or “B+” shall be declared to have passed that parts in “Second Class”.
    8.  
    9. A candidate who has passed all the Part-I or Part-II or Part-III subjects examination of the UG programmes and secured a CGPA of 4.5 to 5 and equivalent grades “C” or “C+” shall be declared to have passed that parts in “Third Class”.
    10.  
    11. There shall be no classifications of final results; therefore, award of class for Part IV and Part V, however, those parts shall be awarded with final grades in the end semester statements of marks and in the consolidated statement of marks.
     

    Message

    Message

    Welcome to Office of the Controller of Examinations. Exam related information / services for all the students of Park’s College, Tirupur will be available in this link. The College is affiliated to Bharathiar University and it was granted autonomous status by the UGC and Government of Tamilnadu with effect from the Academic Year 2007 - 2008.    

    Rank Holders

    Rank Holders

    CLASSIFICATION OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES:

                (i) A candidate who passes all the Part III examinations in First attempt within a period of three years securing 75% and above in the aggregate of Part III marks shall be declared to have passed the degree examination in FIRST CLASS WITH DISTINCTION.

                (ii) Successful candidates passing the examinations for Part I, Part II or Part III securing not less than 60% of total marks for the concerned part shall be declared to have passed that part in FIRST CLASS.

                (iii) Successful candidates passing the examinations for Part I, Part II or Part III securing not less than 50% but below 60% of total marks for the concerned part shall be declared to have passed that part in SECOND CLASS.

                (iv) All other successful candidates shall be declared to have passed the Part I, II or III examinations in THIRD CLASS.

    RANKING:

                A candidate who qualifies for the UG degree course passing all the examinations in the first attempt, within the minimum period prescribed for the course of study from the date of admission to the course and secures I or II class shall be eligible for ranking.

    Norms for the Rank Holders under the Autonomous System

    1. Top 5% of the students in a course can be given ranks with a minimum of three candidates.
    2. One who comes first will be given first rank. A gold medal along with a certificate shall be given on the Graduation day.
    3. One who comes second will be given second rank and a silver medal along with certificate shall be given on Graduation day.
    4. One who comes third will be given third rank and a bronze medal along with certificate shall be given during Graduation day.
    5. Other ranks follows similarly and will be given Certificates only.
    6. The candidates should have passed all the papers in the first attempt.
    7. Improvement marks will not be considered for ranking.
    8. Revaluation and Retotalling marks shall be considered.
    9. Absence in a paper will be treated as reappearance and hence will not be considered for ranking.
    10. Aggregate in Part III should be 60% or above for the award of ranks.
    11. There should not have been any disciplinary action against him/her.
    12. Further, if two or more candidates have secured same marks in Part III Examinations, the marks secured in Part I, II, III & IV may be considered for ranking.
    13. For PG courses, the extra credit papers/attendance percentage may be considered for ranking in case of same marks secured.
    14. Students with break in studies are not eligible for ranking.
     

    Result

    Result

    PUBLICATION OF RESULTS:

    1. Within 10 days from the date of the last examination, the results will be published through website after the Passing Board Meeting.
    2. Results are announced on the College website  www.parkscollege.ac.in
     

    Scheme of Examination

    Scheme of Examination

    Scheme of Examination

    i) UG - PROGRAMMES (CBCS) Except BA English Literature

    Break up of 140 credit points and tenure of study of each part for B.Com/B.COM (C.A)/ B.Com (IT)/B.B.A/B.B.A (CA) /B.Sc (C.S)/B.Sc (IT)/B.C.A/B.Sc (CD&F) & B.Sc Maths (CA) programme offering languages for two semesters.

    Parts

    Courses

    Semesters

    Credit Points

    Marks

    I

    Tamil\ Other Languages

    I & II

    6

    200

    II

    English

    I &II

    6

    200

    III

    a) Core Subjects

    b) Allied Subjects

    c) Projects/Electives

    I – VI

    I – IV

    III – VI

    72

    20

    15

    1500

    400

    300

    IV

    1. Other Languages

    2. Skill Based Subjects(Electives)

    3. General Awareness

    4. Human Rights and Constitution of India

    5. Environmental Studies

    6. Soft Skills

    III & IV

    III - VI

    I

    II

    V

    VI

    4

    12

    1

    1

    1

    2

    200

    600

    50

    50

    50

    50

    V

    Extension Activities

    (NSS/NCC/Sports & Games)

    I-IV

    -

    -

    Total

    140

    3600

    Additional Credits

    IV – VI

    2

    200

    • No CIA marks for Additional Credit and, Foundation courses.

    · No CIA Tests or ESE for Extension Activities- Results – Grade only

    · For Additional Credit the Students can choose two papers out of 3 papers offered by their department.

    ii) UG – PROGRAMME (CBCS) for BA English Literature

    Break up of 140 credit points and tenure of study of each part for BA English Literature Programme offering languages for four semesters.

    Parts

    Courses

    Semesters

    Credit Points

    Marks

    I

    Tamil\ Other Languages

    I & IV

    12

    400

    II

    English

    I & IV

    12

    400

    III

    a) Core Subjects

    b) Allied Subjects

    c) Projects/Electives

    I – VI

    I – IV

    III – VI

    60

    20

    15

    1400

    400

    300

    IV

    1. Other Languages

    2. Skill Based Subjects(Electives)

    3. General Awareness

    4. Human Rights and Constitution of India

    5. Environmental Studies

    6. Soft Skills

    III & IV

    III - VI

    I

    II

    V

    VI

    4

    12

    1

    1

    1

    2

    200

    300

    50

    50

    50

    50

    V

    Extension Activities

    (NSS/NCC/Sports & Games)

    I-IV

    -

    -

    Total

    140

    3600

    Additional Credits

    IV – VI

    2

    200

    • No CIA marks for Additional Credit and, Foundation courses.

    · No CIA Tests or ESE for Extension Activities- Results – Grade only

    · For Additional Credit the Students can choose two papers out of 3 papers offered by their department.

    ii) PG - PROGRAMME (CBCS) for MBA Programme

    S. No

    Courses

    Semester

    Credit points

    Marks/Grade

    1

    14 Core Theory courses

    I to IV

    56

    1400

    2 Core Practical

    I

    -

    Grade

    Major Project AND Viva Voce

    IV

    8

    200

    2

    6 Elective courses

    III

    24

    600

    3

    Internship Training

    III

    -

    Completed / Not Completed

    4

    POC

    III

    -

    Grade

    5

    NMC

    II

    2

    100

    Total

    90

    2300

    6

    Extra Credit Courses

    III to IV

    20

    500

    POC - Placement Oriented Course NMC - Non-Major Course

    Examination and Evaluation pattern under CBCS

    Courses

    Semester

    Nature & Evaluation

    Passing Minimum

    CIA+ESE =Total

    Minimum Credit Points/Grade

    CIA

    ESE

    Core: Theory

    I to IV

    CIA & ESE

    No Passing Minimum

    38 / 75(50%)

    50%

    56

    Core: Practical

    I

    -

    No CIA

    50/ 100 (50%)

    50%

    Grade

    POC

    III

    -

    No CIA

    50 / 100 (50%)

    50%

    Grade

    Internship Training

    III

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Completed / Not Completed

    Core: Project work

    IV

    CIA &ESE

    No passing Minimum

    100/ 200 (50%)

    50%

    08

    NMC

    II

    -

    No CIA

    50/100 (50%)

    50%

    02

    Elective courses

    III

    CIA & ESE

    No Passing

    Minimum

    38 / 75

    (50%)

    50%

    24

    Total

    90

    Extra credit courses

    III to IV

    ESE only

    No CIA

    50/100

    (50%)

    50%

    20*

    *Extra credit points & marks – not a minimum requirement and a pass or fail in the extra credit course will not affect the award of the degree of MBA.

    ii) PG - PROGRAMMES (CBCS) Except MBA Programme

    I .Break up of 90 credit points and tenure of study for MCom, MIB and MSc(CDF).

    Parts

    Courses

    Semesters

    Credit Points

    I

    Core

    I to IV

    68

    II

    Elective

    I to IV

    20

    III

    Soft Skill

    I to IV

    02

    Total

    90

    ALC

    III – IV

    -

    EXAMINATION AND EVALUATION PATTERN UNDER CBCS

    For MCom, MIB and MSc(CDF).

    Parts

    Semester

    Nature& Evaluation

    Passing Minimum

    CIA+ESE= Total

    Minimun credits

    Mark

    CIA

    ESE

    Part-I Core

    I to IV

    CIA&ESE

    No Passing Minimum

    38/75 (50%)

    50%

    68

    1750

    Part-II Elective

    I to IV

    CIA&ESE

    No Passing Minimum

    38/75 (50%)

    50%

    20

    400

    Part-III

    Soft Skill

    I to IV

    ESE only

    -

    25/50 (50%)

    50%

    02

    50

    ALC*

    III – IV

    ESE only

    No CIA

    50%

    50%

    -

    -

    Total 90 2200

    * Self study with department guidance. The department will offer minimum three courses.

    * Each Paper carries one credit.

     

    Supplementary Exam

    SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATION:

    Supplementary Examination will be conducted after the VI semester for the students who have failed in only one subject in the VI semester and no standing arrear in any of the semesters.

    Supplementary Examination will be conducted in the month of June of every Year.

     

    Transparency

    TRANSPARENCY IN EXAMINATION SYSTEM:

    Both UG and PG students have the facility to have Retotalling, Revaluation and obtaining Xerox copy of answer scripts are permitted in the current semester papers at  UG / PG levels.  In the case of arrear papers and practical examination this system is not permitted.

    Separate forms are available in the COE office for applying for retotalling, obtaining Xerox copy, direct revaluation and revaluation after obtaining Xerox copy.

    Dates of applying for the above system are as under:

    1. Applying for Retotalling - Within Three days from the date of

                                                                      publication   of result

    1. Applying for Xerox copy of -   Within Three days from the date of

                   answer script                                    publication   of result

    1. Applying directly for - Within Three days from the date of

                 Revaluation                                       publication   of result

    1. Applying for revaluation after -   Within Six days from the date of

                 obtaining Xerox copy                             publication of result.