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DOCTORAL PROGRAMME (PhD)

The Institute has a full-time Doctoral programme through research in all subjects/areas which have Master’s Programmes leading to the award of PhD degree. Students are encouraged to work in frontline and emerging areas in Arts, Commerce, Education, Management, Science, Social Sciences and Technology. Additionally, the employees of the institute are encouraged to improve their qualifications and enrich their knowledge by undertaking part-time research.

1.1 Research Entrance Test (RET) for PhD Programme:

Candidates possessing minimum qualifications with requisite percentage of marks and academic record, as mentioned below shall be eligible to appear in the Research Entrance Test & Interview.

1.2 Details of Qualifying Examinations:

  • Master’s degree in the concerned subject with at least 55% marks in the aggregate or equivalent CGPA of 5.5/10 in the qualifying examination (first postgraduate degree).
  • For candidates from Engineering discipline:  Applicants having a BTech or an equivalent Engineering degree with at least 75% marks, or equivalent CGPA of 7.5/10, or 90 percentile or  more in GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering), with at least  one year relevant professional experience or one published paper  in a standard journal are also eligible.
  •  There shall be a relaxation of 5% marks (or equivalent grade point average) forScheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Physically Challenged candidates in the qualifying examination.

(i)      There shall be a separate Research Entrance Test (RET) for each Department.

(ii)    In case a large number of applications are received by a department, only a limited number of candidates will be called for written test. The list will be prepared on the basis of marks (or CGPA) obtained in various pre-qualifying and/or qualifying examinations.

(iii)   Candidates are required to check the number of available seats in the respective departments before applying for admission.

(iv)  The written test shall be of 1½ hour duration and will have the following 3 sections:

·         Section A – Questions of (i) General Awareness (ii) Logical Reasoning (iii) Quantitative Ability and (iv) Computer Awareness.

·         Section B - Questions to assess the research-related reasoning and writing skills of the candidates.

·         Section C - Subject related questions of specialized nature related to the particular discipline/subject of the concerned Faculty.

 All questions will be of multiple-choice type in nature. There is no negative marking for a wrong answer.

(v)    No revaluation of the answer books of the written test shall be allowed.

(vi)              The Institute reserves the right to modify the pattern of the conduct of RET as well as minimum qualifying mark(s).

(vii)             Reservation for SC/ST/PC category will be applicable as per norms based on the available seat in each department.

(viii)           The RET written examination will be of 75 marks, and the interview will be of 25 marks. Final merit list will be prepared out of a total of 100 marks.

(ix)              For those candidates who are exempted from appearing in the written test, the Interview marks will be multiplied by 4 to bring all candidates on a common scale of 0 to 100.

(x)                At the time of the Interview, the candidates are required to produce all relevant original certificates, such as, NSS, Games and Sports, Co-curricular Activities, Community Service, Additional Academic Qualifications, Participation in Workshops/Seminars/Conferences, Publications in journals/ Proceedings, etc.

(xi)              If a candidate who has been admitted after selection and payment of all dues, remains absent continuously for more than seven days during the first two weeks without permission, his/her admission will be cancelled.

(xii)             Admission granted to a student in the Institute shall be cancelled if it is discovered at a later date even after the completion of the course of study that the student had obtained admission by fraudulent means or by misrepresentation of facts. In such a case, he/she shall forfeit all the accruing benefits and if the degree/diploma has been awarded, it shall be cancelled.

(xiii)           All such candidates whose result of the final year of the qualifying degree (MA/MCom, etc.) in the concerned subject is still awaited or those who have not attached their final year marksheets, will be given provisional permission to appear in the RET, based on the details submitted in their application forms. They are required to produce the final year/semester marksheets in original at the latest, one hour before the commencement of the RET, failing which their candidature will be cancelled.

1.3 Exemption from Research Entrance Test (RET)

A candidate who fulfils one of the following requirements may be considered for admission to PhD programme without having to appear in the written Test. However, he/she will have to appear for the Interview and obtain minimum marks (to be specified) in the Interview:

·         A candidate who has qualified National Eligibility Test as NET-JRF (Junior Research Fellowship). However, candidates qualifying NET-LS (National Eligibility Test for Lectureship), or SLET (State Level Eligibility) only, shall not be eligible for the RET exemption.

·         A permanent teacher of the Institute with post-graduate qualification and at least two papers published in a standard journal or two full papers in reputed conference proceedings.

·         MPhil students of the Institute who have qualified the RET of the Institute for admission to MPhil are exempted from appearing in the RET for PhD admission.

·         Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) will be considered for admission to disciplines under Faculty of Engineering only.

·         A candidate who is a recipient of National Doctoral Fellowship or any other research fellowship of government/semi-government organizations, such as, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), and similar national-level organizations awarded through an All India selection procedure conducted by the agency/organization concerned. (However, candidates selected/working in research project funded by such organizations shall not be eligible for the RET exemption).

1.4 Direct Admission

·         Those candidates of the Institute who have (A) been awarded Director’s Medal in their post-graduate   qualifying  examination (such as MA/MCom, etc.), (B) passed the post-graduate qualifying examination from respective departments of the DEI, and (C) scored CGPA 9.0/10.0 or above may be granted direct admission to the PhD programme. In the absence of an applicant with Director’s Medal, the best candidate of the discipline concerned satisfying criteria (B) and (C) may be considered, subject to availability of seats. Number of seats in such cases shall be treated supernumerary subject to a maximum of 20% of the total available seats.

 

2. DOCTORAL PROGRAMME (PhD) UNDER THE PART-TIME OPTION IN THE INSTITUTE

(Applicable for the Faculty & Staff Members of the Institute and other candidates who are eligible for part-time registration under joint supervision of a teacher at DEI and a teacher of another Institute with which DEI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding)

Part-time PhD admissions in the Institute against a rolling advertisement will be held as under:

(i)    Details of Qualifying Examinations:

a.       Master’s degree in the concerned subject with at least 55% in the aggregate or equivalent CGPA of 5.5 / 10 in the qualifying examination (first post-graduate degree)

b.      BTech or an equivalent Engineering degree with at least 75% marks or equivalent CGPA of 7.5 / 10, or 90 percentile or more in GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering), with at least one year relevant professional experience or one published paper in a standard journal (for candidates without Master’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology).

c.   There shall be a relaxation of 5% marks (or equivalent grade point average) for Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Differently Abled candidates in the minimum marks (or CGPA) required in the qualifying examination.

(ii)   The candidates under this option would be required to appear for a Research Entrance Test (RET) before a Central Committee.

(iii) The candidates willing to avail of this opportunity can apply for admission to the PhD programme in the department concerned against the rolling advertisement. Their applications will be considered every quarter, subject to the availability of supervisory vacancies in the department.

(iv)                 On selection into the PhD programme, a Research Advisory Committee (RAC) would be formed for such candidates in the same way as is followed for regular PhD candidates.

(v) The functions of the RACs for the part-time PhD candidates would be the same as that for the regular PhD candidates.

(vi) For any other modality, these candidates shall be governed by the Bye-Laws of the Institute on the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

DETAILS OF SUBJECT OPTIONS

(1)  Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours

A.  Major Subjects - Two subjects for the first 4 semesters, selecting not more than one from any of the following three groups, such that at least one should be English or Hindi or Drawing & Painting or Sanskrit or Home Science or Music. The number of students which can be accommodated in a Major Subject (taking BA and BA Soc. Sc. together) is given below in parentheses against each:

Group 1: English (100), Hindi (100)

Group 2: Drawing & Painting (40), Sanskrit (30), Economics (50), Psychology (50)

Group 3: Home Science (30), Music (40), Political Science (50), Sociology (50)

Note:

1)      If a language is not offered as a major course, it shall be compulsory to offer one language as a Half Course.

2)      Candidates opting for the subjects of Music and Drawing & Painting may be required to appear for an aptitude test and these subjects will be allowed only to those who pass in the test.

3)      Candidates shall not be allowed to take the same subject both as a major and as an ancillary elective.

B.    Inter-disciplinary and ancillary electives - Two, at least one from the non-faculty courses.

(a)                                                                                                                Faculty Half Course: Drawing & Painting/English/Hindi/Home Science/Music (Sitar/Tabla/Vocal)/ Sanskrit.

(b)                                                                                                                Non-faculty Half Courses: Psychology/Sociology/Education/ Accountancy & Law/Applied Business Economics/Business Administration/Environmental Education/Botany/Chemistry/Mathematics & Statistics/ Physics/Zoology.

C.    (i)   Work-based Training: One, allied to a Major Subject (see below).

        Major Subjects                         Work-based Training

a)    Drawing & Painting                  Commercial Art/Batik Painting/Textile Designing and Fabric Painting/ Sculpture- Clay Modeling

b)    English                                          Secretarial and Journalistic Skills/Journalism & Mass Communication/ English for Secretarial and Office Management Skills

c)    Hindi                                              Patrakarita/Creative Writing

d)    Home Science                           Food Preservation/Quilting and Knitting/Hand Embroidery/Cooking

e)    Music                                            Repair & Maintenance of Musical Instruments/Applied Music

f)     Sanskrit                                        Secretarial and Journalistic Skills/Applied Sanskrit

g)    Economics, Political Sc.,
 Psychology, Sociology           For details please see para 2.C

(ii)   Additional Work- based Training (optional)

Note: Option in any subject (major subject/half-course/work-based training) will be allowed only when a sufficient number of students offer to take that subject.

 

(2)  Bachelor of Arts (Social Science) [BA (Social Sc.)] Honours

A.  Major subjects: Two subjects for the first 4 semesters, selecting not more than one from any of the following three groups, such that at least one should be Economics or Psychology or Political Science or Sociology. In addition, students can also opt for a combination of Mathematics & Economics as major subjects in the first four semesters and major in Economics in their last two semesters. The number of students that can be accommodated in a major subject [taking BA (Soc. Sc.) and BA together] is given below in parentheses against each:

A.         Group 1: English (100), Hindi (100)

B.         Group 2: Economics (50), Psychology (50), Drawing & Painting (40), Sanskrit (30)

C.         Group 3: Political Science (50), Sociology (50), Home Science (30), Music (40)

Note:

1.    If a language is not offered as a major course, it shall be compulsory to offer one language as a half course.

2.    Candidates opting for the subjects of Music and Drawing & Painting may be required to appear for an aptitude test and these subjects will be allowed only to those who pass in the text.

3.    Candidates shall not be allowed to take the same subject both as a major and as an ancillary elective.

B.    Inter-disciplinary and ancillary electives: Two, at least one from the non-faculty courses:

(a)   Faculty Half Courses: Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Management

(b)  Non-faculty Half Courses: Drawing & Painting/English/ Hindi/Home Science/Music/Sanskrit/Accountancy and Law/ Applied Business Economics/Business Administration/Education/ Environmental Education/ Botany/Chemistry/Mathematics & Statistics/Physics/Zoology. Students having passed Intermediate with Commerce are not eligible to take Commerce as Non- Faculty Half Course.

C. (i)      Work-based Training: One allied to a Major Subject.

Work-based Training courses offered under different subjects are listed below:

(a)  Economics: Banking Methods/Accounting Applications/Business Applications/Financial Applications

(b)  Political Science: Empirical Study of Local Self Government.

(c)   Psychology: Workshop Practice and Fabrication of Psychological Equipment/Diagnosis and Psychological Treatment of Behavioral Problems.

(d)  Sociology: Upliftment of Weaker Sections. Additional Work -based Training: Construction of Research Tools and their Administration, Project Work.

(e)  English, Hindi, Sanskrit: For details, please see para 1.C.

(ii)   Additional work- based training (optional)

 

(3)   Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Honours

A.    All Major Subjects from following streams (All Compulsory):

(1) Managerial Sciences     (2) Applied Commerce   (3) Quantitative Analysis   (4) Communicative English

B.    Work-Based Training (Compulsory):

(a) 10 days Practical Training during second semester

(b) 6 weeks Practical Training after fourth semester

 

(4) Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Honours

A.    Major subjects:  This is an integrated programme covering areas in the field of Commerce in three major subject disciplines in the field of Commerce, as under, in the first 4 semesters leading to BCom and additional 2 semesters for the Honours course:

(1) Accountancy & Law

(2) Applied Business Economics  

(3) Business Administration

B.    Inter-disciplinary and ancillary electives (All compulsory): English and Hindi.

C.    Work-based Training: One, allied to any major subject as listed below:

(a) Accountancy & Law: Book-keeping Practice and Accounting Applications

(b) Applied Business Economics: Banking Methods and Financial Applications

(c) Business Administration: Secretarial Work and Business Applications

(5) Bachelor of Science (Home Science) Honours

A.    Major Subjects (All compulsory):

(i)    Human Development, Food and Nutrition, Family Resource Management, Clothing and Textiles and Extension Education

B.    Inter-disciplinary and ancillary courses (All compulsory):

(a)  Faculty Half Courses: English/Hindi/Sanskrit

(b)  Non-faculty Half Courses: Botany, Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry   

C.    Work-based Training: Food Preservation, Quilting and Knitting, Hand Embroidery, Cooking

 

(6) Bachelor of Education (BEd)

A.      Major Subjects:

                                    I.         Childhood and Growing Up

                                   II.         Contemporary India and  Education

                                 III.         Basics of Pedagogy

                                 IV.         Epistemological  & Sociological Perspectives of Education

                                   V.         Language Across the Curriculum

                                 VI.         Language  and Communication Skills (Hindi)

                                VII.         Learning and Teaching 

                              VIII.         Assessment for Learning

                                 IX.         Guidance and Counseling

                                   X.         Educational & Information Technology

                                 XI.         Language  and Communication Skills (English)

                                XII.         ICT For School Teaching learning & Management

                              XIII.         Pedagogy of School Subjects

                              XIV.         Understanding and Strengthening Self

                                XV.         Creating an Inclusive School

                              XVI.         Knowledge and Curriculum

                             XVII.         Gender School and Society

                           XVIII.         Environmental Education

                              XIX.         Ethics and Values in Teaching Profession

                                XX.         Elective Courses

B.   School Internship will be of 20 weeks in 2 phases-Phase-I of 4 weeks and phase -II of 16 weeks. In phase -I of the internship, focus will be on learning by observation, whereas in phase-II, it will be on learning by working in real school conditions.

C.   Core Course :

      (i)      Indian Civilzation and Culture

      (ii)     General Knowledge and Current Affairs

      (iii)    Co-curricular Activities

D.   Working with community

               (i) Agricultural Operations                             (ii) Social Service

E.  Scouting & Guiding, Yoga & Self Defence

F. Work- based Training

G.Additional Advanced Level Work-Based Training (Optional)

      (i)Kitchen and Ornamental Gardening             (ii) School Craft

 

(7) Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours

A.    Major subjects: Any two of the following for the first 4 semesters, and out of the two chosen any one for the additional 2 semesters for Honours course:(1) Botany (2) Chemistry (3) Mathematics (4) Physics (5) Zoology (6) Computer Science. Any specific combination of subjects would run only if there are minimum 10 students opting for it. In addition, students can also opt for a combination of Mathematics & Economics as major subjects in the first four semesters and major in Mathematics in their last two semesters.

B.    Inter-disciplinary and ancillary electives: Two; One Faculty Half Course and one Non-Faculty Half Course chosen from the list as given below:

(1)  Faculty Half Courses: Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology.

(2)  Non-faculty Half Courses: English, Hindi, Drawing & Painting, Home Science, Accountancy & Law, Applied Business Economics, Business Administration, General Engineering, Psychology, Workshop Practices, Digital Electronics & Computers.

C.    Work-based Training Course:

One, allied to a major subject, is compulsory for the first two semesters.

In addition, after the second semester, students having CGPA > 8.5 may opt for Modular Courses in any subject of their interest. Modular courses will have the same number of credits as major courses. These will be add-on courses and the credits earned under them would be an overload. If the student is able to acquire credits equivalent to those in the major course, he/she is eligible to pursue Honours Degree in that subject.

Work-based training courses offered by different departments are as:

Botany: (i) Maintenance of Botanical Gardens, (ii) Dairy Products, (iii)Modern Crop Production Technology, (iv) Techniques in Cell & Molecular Biology, (v) Bio-Fertilizers

Chemistry: (i) Soil Testing, (ii) Extraction of Natural Products, (iii)Physical and Chemical aspects of  Leather Processing(iv) Dairy Products, (v) Pollution Control of Air and Water

Mathematics: (i) Computer, Aided Statistical Techniques.

Physics: (i) Practical Electronics, (ii) Entertainment Electronics, (iii) Computer Science Applications

Zoology: (i) Bioinformatics (I – II Semesters) (ii) Cell Biotechnology (I - VI Semesters)

Computer Science: Computer- Aided Statistical Techniques

Note: The inter-disciplinary and ancillary electives, work-based training and core courses are completed during the first four semesters of BA, BSc (Home Science), BBA, BCom., BSc and BA (Social Science) Programmes.

 

(8)  Bachelor of Technology (BTech)

A.    Major subjects: Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering/Footwear Technology

B.    Specialization by Electives: Various electives to be taken up in the last four semesters. For further details, please refer the syllabus.

C.    Non-Faculty Half Courses: Any two of the following in the first two semesters (one in each semester):

        Household Management, Environmental Science, Sociology, English and Art Appreciation.

D.   Work-based Training: One of the following in the fourth semester:

Automobile Engineering/Repair and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment/Photography/Refrigeration and Air-conditioning/Radio & TV Repair/Commercial Art/Furniture Design and Manufacture/Printing Techniques/Metallurgical Analysis/Electronics Design/Computer Maintenance/D.B.M.S./Still Photography, Audio & Video Productions/Physical & Chemical Aspects of Leather Processing/ Rural Technology.

E.    Additional Advanced Level Work-Based Training (optional): Computer Maintenance/Electronic Design/Still Photography, Audio and Video Production.

F.   Five month internship in selected Industries under Co-operative Education Programme of DEI.

 

(9) Bachelor of Vocation [BVoc]:

 (9.1) BVoc in Dairy Tehnology:

A.   Major Subjects

(i)    General Education – Soft skill and Ethics, Biochemistry: Microbiology, ICT application, Workshop Practice, Computer Application, Human Resource Management

(ii)   Skill Education :  Dairy Technology, Dairy Microbiology, Dairy Process Engineering, Technology of Manufacturing Various Milk Products, Dairy Plant Design, Dairy Farm Management Safety & Quality Control, Dairy Business Management, Dairy Plant Operation & Management, Marketing & Packaging of Dairy Product Etc.

B.      Core Components:  Culture Education, Comparative Study of Religion, Agricultural Operation, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Co-curricular activities, Environmental Education.

Apart from this, there is provision of 6 week summer term industrial internship & Projects and industrial visits during course of study.

 

(9.2) BVoc in Renewable Energy:  Following are the thrust areas in Renewable Energy:

·         Solar Photovltaic Technoligies and System

·         Solar Thermal Technology

·         Bio Mass Systems

·         Wind Energy Systems

·         Smart Grids

·         Green Buildings

 

(9.3) BVoc in Textile:

A.   Major Subjects - All compulsory

                (i)   General Education – Psychology

(ii)  Skill based – Designing, Dyeing, Drawing, Weaving, Printing, Colour matching, Designing using                 softwares like Coral Draw, illustrator, Wilcome.

(iii)  Two (one and a half month each) industrial intership in selected areas are mandatory.

 

(9.4) BVoc in Automobile

A.     Major Subjects (Auto Engines, Motor Vehicle Technology, Auto Electric. Equipment Etc.)

B.     General Education (Physcis, Chemistry, Maths, IT, Soft Skill)

C.     Skill Based in Automobile Fields

                (i)   Fundamental of Automobiles            

                (ii)  Different System of Automobiles (Two & Four Wheelers)

                (iii) Hybrid, Electric & Smart Cars

D.    3 months Co-opt. training in industry after IInd year

E.     Multiple exit option after every year (Diploma, Advance Diploma, BVoc Degree)

 

(9.5) BVoc in Food Processing

A.      Major subjects (All compulsory)  

i)        General Education - Chemistry, Computer Science and Botany.

ii)       Skill-Based subjects in various electives to be taken. For further details, please refer the syllabus,

·         Fruits & Vegetable processing  

·         Milk & Diary products

·         Agro products

·         Entrepreneurship

iii)     Two (One and a half month each) industrial internships in selected areas are mandatory.

 

(9.6)  BVoc in Apparel Design

A.      Major subjects (All compulsory)  

i)        General Education – Home Science, Sociology and Psychology.

ii)       Skill Based – Various papers related to Apparel Manufacturing, Pattern making, Sewing, CAD, Textile Technology and Entrepreneurship to be taken. For further details please refer the syllabus, Two (One and a half month each) industrial internships in selected areas are mandatory.

 

(10) P.G. Diploma in Theology (PGDT)

The programme includes specific study of all the major religions of the world, centering around subjects like Methodology of Science of Religions (Traditional and Modern), Mysticism, Mythology and Symbolism, Religions and Science, Religion and Future Man, etc.

 

(11)  P.G. Diploma in Computer Science & Applications (PGDCSA)

The programme imparts the essential skills required for programming along with an extensive exposure to core areas in computer science. Besides the course work that includes data structures, database management systems, internet technologies,  programming languages, such as, C, C++ and Java, the program offers several electives, such as, Computer Graphics, Computer Networks, Computer Systems Architecture, Operating Systems, Software Engineering and Cryptography and Security. The programme offers intensive hands-on experience through extensive laboratory work, projects and summer internship.

Candidates enrolled through the Distance Education Programme have the option of completing the course part time with one additional semester.

 

(12) P.G. Diploma in Textile Designing & Printing (PGDTDP)

The programme is totally committed to the creative development of the individual. The Institute collaborates with leading design houses to bring in new technology and provides exposure to students. Candidates are expected to have an aptitude for design and capacity to innovate and experiment. A totally integrated curriculum comprises design, projects, production, marketing, general costing and management with creative computer-aided designing. The students are required to visit textile mills and exhibit their works.

 

(13) P.G. Diploma in Big Data, Logistics and Operations Research(PGDBD)

The objective of this programme is to provide a strong foundation in Statistics, Analytics, Information Systems and Operations Research for effective decision making and building systems based on considerations of data mining, risk, prescriptive and predictive analysis and the application of decision tools and techniques.

 

(14)P.G. Diploma in Business Economics (PGDBE)

The programme is centred at the development of skills as applied to the Business Environment. The syllabus includes courses on Principles and Practice of Management, Accounting and Finance, Business Statistics & Mathematics, Business Environment, Economic Policy, Marketing, Communication, Computer Applications and Project.  Students passing PGDBE with CGPA of 5.5 or more are eligible to be admitted to the third term (summer) of MA (Applied Economics) in the Integrated PGDBE-MA (Applied Economics).

 

(15)P.G. Diploma in Devotional & Folk Music (PGDDFM)

The programme is meant to acquaint students with the large variety of musical traditions lying dormant in the Folk Music and Devotional Songs of various regions of our country and thus awaken them to the rich heritage of Indian culture.

 

(16) P.G. Diploma in Safety, Health and Environment (PGDSHE)

The specialized courses are Environmental Law, Environmental Impact Assessment, Social Ecology and Environmental Pollution & Control.

 

(17) P.G. Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication (PGDJMC)

The programme focuses on various dimensions of Journalism & Mass Communication leading to exposure in news media, i.e., Cyber Journalism, Desktop Printing, Video/Audio Editing, Film and TV Script Writing.

 

(18) P.G. Diploma in Environmental and Green Technology (PGDEGT)

Themain aim of the course is to make students well versed with the concepts of environment, its impact on life, outrages on environment, etc. Students will also be imparted training in various aspects of environmental assessment, techniques to measure pollution, instruments used in environment study. Besides, various legal issues related to environment will also be taught. To contain damage to environment and improve it, knowledge will be imparted on Green Technology interventions, and various aspects of bio-remediation processes. The course will aim at training them in both theoretical and practical aspects of environment study. The major endeavor of the course is value addition to improve employability of Chemistry and Biology students.

 

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

The postgraduate Programmes have duration of four terms, except for MEd, MBA & MTech, and are designed to acquaint students with the latest developments in the subject concerned and to make them familiar with tools of research. The first two terms (semesters) are devoted to course work and most of the third term (summer term) and the fourth term (semester) to research methodology, dissertation and project work.

 

(19) Master of Arts (MA)

Master’s Programmes in Arts, in addition to traditional subjects, have an essential bias to application and stress on training students in participation and verbal discussions. Thus, seminars and group discussions not only form regular part of the curriculum in each subject, but also form part of the evaluation of the students. The following Programmes are offered at present:

(1) Drawing and Painting: Besides conventional courses, specialization in murals and graphics is available. Students are also required to take part in seminars, group discussions and organize exhibitions of their paintings.

(2) English: Stress is laid both on literature and language. Besides self-study courses, seminars and group discussion in each semester, following electives are available in addition to conventional courses: Business Communication, Translation, ELT, Linguistics, African/American Literature, and Indian Writing in English.

(3) Hindi: A term paper, a seminar and a viva in end semester examinations to be evaluated by external examiners are special features of the curriculum. Besides, the course contents also include specialization in Folk Literature, Journalism, etc.

(4) Music: Provides instructions in Vocal, Sitar or Tabla at present. Greater stress is laid on practical performance rather than theoretical knowledge and the weightage on the two aspects is accordingly distributed for assessment. A special feature is the requirement of giving two stage performances in each semester by a student. Course includes the latest and relatively unknown Ragas and also history and aesthetics of both Indian and Western Music.

(5) Sanskrit & Culture: The course covers, in addition to traditional components like Sanskrit language and literature, Indian Culture, Dharma and Philosophy. Term papers and Seminars & Group Discussion in each semester, all through the medium of Sanskrit language, go a long way to strengthen the comprehension and expression of a student in Sanskrit language.

 

(20) Master of Arts (Social Science) [MA (So. Sc.)]

(1) Applied Economics: Specialized fields are, Analysis & Policy, Computer Application in Business & Economics, Forecasting, and Money & Financial Markets.  Students interested in joining MA (Applied Economics) must apply for PGDBE only.  After completion of PGDBE with CGPA of 5.5 or more, the candidate is admitted to MA third term (Summer) in the Integrated PGDBE-MA (Applied Economics).

(2) Political Science: Specialized fields are International Relations & Politics, Administrative Management & Public Policy.

(3) Psychology - Specialized fields of the course are Clinical and Environmental Psychology.

(4) Sociology: The specialized courses are Sociology of Development, Sociology of Religion, Women Studies, Globalization & Change and Advance Sociological Theories.

 

(21) MSc (Home Science)/MSc (Home Science) with specialization in Human Development

This is a general course with broad-based knowledge of Home Science. MSc(Home Science) with specialization in Human Development is also available.

 

(22) Master of Education (MEd)

This course is a professional programme in the field of teacher education with specialization either in elementary education or in secondary education. It aims at preparing educational administrators and planners, school principals, teacher educators, curriculum developers, educational policy analysts, supervisors and researchers. It seeks to develop specialized knowledge and understanding about the philosophical, sociological and psychological basis of education, curriculum development, measurement and evaluation, teacher education, ICT, and educational administration & planning.  The program also tries to develop knowledge, understanding and skills for educational research.

 

(23) Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The programme has been structured keeping industry’s requirements in view. Case methodology, role plays, group discussions, industry interaction and interactive teaching are used in addition to the traditional teaching system. Keeping in mind future requirements, relevant courses on information technology, projects, industry analysis, etc, in the following categories have been incorporated: Foundation, General Management, Work Term and Specialization. Online courses are offered during the Work Term. The Program envisages both class room instruction and field industrial training so as to provide students an opportunity to learn application of management techniques in real life situations.

 

(24) MCom /MCom with specialization in International Business

The programme has been designed to provide students with advance theoretical and practical knowledge in Commerce and Business. Project work and seminars are the essential part of the programme. Course contents are contributed by all the three streams, i.e., Accountancy & Law, Applied Business Economics and Business Administration. In addition to the general course of MCom, MCom with specialization in International Business is also offered.

 

(25) Master of Science (MSc)

The Institute offers MSc Programmes in Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Zoology, with Specialization in Emerging Areas. The syllabi have contemporary relevance and are continually updated. Dissertations and Seminars are essential parts of all Programmes.

(1) Botany: Besides covering basic Botany, the syllabus provides exposure to modern aspects of ecological management of natural resources. Specialization is available in Plant & Microbial Bio-Technology.

(2) Chemistry: Besides covering basic Chemistry, the course covers several frontier areas, such as, Environmental, Polymer, Photo, Laser and Applied Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Techniques, Biochemistry and Bio-inorganic Chemistry.

(3) Computer Science: MSc in Computer Science offers the candidates an exposure to all the major areas in Computer Science through core courses with the flexibility for undertaking in-depth study of a chosen area through a flexible system of electives.

(4) Mathematics: (a) MSc Mathematics: The focus of this program is on exposing students to the topics of Mathematics and to train students in the rigour and abstraction required for further research in Mathematics (b) MSc Mathematics with Specialization in Computer Applications: Besides covering core subjects in Mathematics, the program provides a strong specialization in Computer Applications with compulsory subjects, such as, Database Management Systems, Software Engineering, Internet Technologies and Computer Systems Architecture and also through electives.

(5) Physics: Fundamental Physics in the curriculum is supplemented by courses in frontline areas with options, such as, Quantum computing, Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Systmes Modeling, Microwave Techniques, Opto-electronics, Solid State and VLSI Technology, Computer System Architecture, Programming in JAVA and Computer Networks and a number of electives. MSc Physics with Specialization in Electronics and MSc Physics with Specialization in Computer Science are also being offered.

(6) Zoology: The Postgraduate programme is designed to enable a seamless transition from fundamental Zoology to exploitable technology and seeks to provide students with opportunities to develop insight and improve their analytical, communication and professional skills. The Department has its thrust areas in the emerging fields of Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology; Bio-pesticides & Vector Control; Environmental Parasitology; Molecular Evolution & Systematics; Wildlife Biology & Conservation Management.

 

(26) Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

MPhil is a 2 semester term programme intended to develop the foundation required for students to take up research effectively with a broader outlook.

 

(27) Master of Technology (MTech)

MTech programme in Engineering Systems is available in full-time and part-time modes. MTechin Engineering Systems with Specialization in Computer Science is a full-time programme. These programmes lay emphasis on the interdisciplinary nature of several emerging thrust areas in Engineering to meet the requirements of a higher level of skill in planning, analysis, design and operation of Engineering Systems with a strong foundation in computers.

 

(28) Diploma in Ayurveda (Up-Vaid)

Diplomain Ayurveda (Up-Vaid) of two years with additional three month Internship in registered pharmacy is for High school pass out students. The course does not provide the permission for clinical practice but a chance to serve and get employment as Up-Vaid. Students of Up-Vaid course are imparted teaching (Theory and Practical) and training of preparation and dispensing of Ayurvedic medicines. 

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH OTHER UNIVERSITIES/INSTITUTES AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

 The Institute has signed MoUs with following Universities/Institutes:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • University of Waterloo, Canada
  • University of Maryland, College Park, USA
  • Michigan State University, USA
  • University of Missouri, USA
  • HAN University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
  • Irwin & Joan Jacobs School of Engineering, Univ.  of California, San Diego, USA
  • OaklandUniversity, Rochester, Michigan, USA
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, New Delhi
  • Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), Pune
  • Mitsubishi Electric India Private Limited, Gurgaon, Haryana                                                         
  • India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd., Noida                                                                                                      
  • Oasis Fabrications, Yamunanagar, Haryana                                                                          
  • Mahatma Gandhi Chitrkoot Gramoudhyog Vishva Vidyalaya, Chitrakoot, Satna, MP        
  • Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Delhi                                                                    
  • National Dairy Research Instititue, Karnal, Haryana
  • Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission (UPSDM), Government of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Faridabad

SCHOLARSHIPS

The Institute provides various types of scholarship and loans to meritorious and financially weak and certain other categories of students awarded by Government, Charitable Institutions & also through its own resources. Applications for such scholarships and loans can be recommended provided the applicant’s conduct and progress in studies are good. In case of unsatisfactory progress or undesirable conduct, the scholarships, stipends or loans are liable to be stopped.

ANTI-RAGGING MEASURES

Ragging is a punishable offence at DEI. Each prospective student is expected to give an undertaking that he/she is fully aware of the law regarding prohibition of ragging. The form is at Annexure-1. In addition, an undertaking as at Annexure-2 is to be signed by the parent.  Besides, the following specific Anti-Ragging measures are adopted by the Institute:

(i)      The Chief Proctor of the Institute, along with the Proctors and Chief Wardens of hostels shall constitute the Anti-Ragging Committee. The Director shall be the Chairman of this committee. The committee will counsel senior students with a view to curb ragging.

(ii)    The Director shall constitute an Anti-Ragging squad consisting of the Chief Proctor and Faculty Members to do mobile patrolling during break, and at the start and the end of the day.

(iii)   Night checks are carried out at the junior students’ hostels.

(iv)  Prominent posters are displayed at all vantage points of the Institute regarding the Anti Ragging Policy of the Institute.

ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

Immediately after admission, students will undergo an Orientation Programme in order to acquaint themselves with the various aspects of the course content and the educational system of the Institute as under:

(a)    The environment, traditions and Education Policy Objectives of the Institute.

(b)   The distinctive features of the innovative and comprehensive scheme of education.

(c)    The subject combinations available and suitable to the students’ aptitude.

(d)   The semester system, grading system and the continuous system for evaluation. 

(e)   The facilities available in the Institute.

REGISTRATION FOR PhD PROGRAMME

(A)      The candidate shall apply on the prescribed form for admission, stating his/her qualification and specifying the broad field in which he/she desires to carry on the research work, subject to the availability of vacancies in the concerned department/area.

(B)      The candidate shall submit the topic of his/her proposed research work along with SIX copies of synopsis thereof duly endorsed by the proposed Supervisor, Head of the Department and the Dean of the concerned faculty within six months of admission which shall be placed before the Research Degree Committee (RDC) for consideration.

(C)      A candidate shall be a full-time/part-time research scholar of the Institute for pursuing his research studies for a duration of at least two calendar years (three calendar years in case of part-time candidate) from the date of registration in case of a post-graduate candidate and at least three calendar years from the date of registration in case of a candidate with BTech or an equivalent degree.

(D)      Provided that a research scholar fails to complete his research work and submit his/her thesis, within four calendar years from the date of registration in case of a post-graduate candidate and five calendar years from the date of registration in case of a candidate with BTech or an equivalent degree or a part-time research scholar of the Institute and other candidates who are eligible for part-time registration, his/her registration shall lapse automatically. In a very exceptional situation the Director may allow extension of one year for submission of thesis provided the candidate applies giving reasons for extension before the expiry of the normal term.

(E)       A full-time scholar shall be required to ensure a minimum 75% of attendance of at least four hours of research work daily in the Institute during working hours from the date of his admission in the Institute till he/she  submits his/her thesis or till he/she is  exempted from daily attendance in the Institute.

(F)       A research scholar shall submit a semester-registration form along with a six-monthly progress report on the work done by him through his Supervisor, Head of the Department, and the Dean of the Faculty. Failure to submit semester-registration form and the progress report or unsatisfactory progress report shall result in cancellation of the concerned semester (which shall, however, count in the reckoning of the maximum duration of research work). Cancellation of three semesters shall result in the cancellation of the registration.

FEE COLLECTION AND REGISTRATION

ALL COURSES EXCEPT PhD PROGRAMME

A.         All the students selected for admission will have to pay semester fee on the scheduled fee collection day, which is notified by the respective faculties.

B.         Newly selected students failing to deposit their semester fee on the scheduled fee collection day or by bank draft by the next working day will forfeit their claim for admission.

C.         Fee collection will take place during 10.30 A.M. to 1.30 P.M. Fee can be paid, using pay-in-slips provided by the respective faculties, either by cash or bank draft payable to "Dayalbagh Educational Institute" at Agra.

D.         Students on the waiting list for admissions are advised to enquire from the office of the faculty concerned, following the fee collection day, if any vacancy exists on account of non-payment of fee by the initially selected students. In case of vacancies, the students in waiting list in order of merit will be permitted, to the extent of existing vacancies, to deposit semester fee at the notified place and time.

E.          Registration of the students followed by collection of semester fee will be done on the first day or the next working day of the scheduled opening of classes of the respective faculties and regular teaching will commence from the same day. The schedule of beginning of classes will be notified through a notification issued by the Institute before the end of the preceding semester.

F.          Beyond First Semester, students failing to register by the scheduled date or by the next working day, may be allowed to register within two more weeks by paying a late fee of Rs.100/- only, payable by bank draft. Provided also that the Director, may, for special reason(s) to be recorded, allow further time for late registration till 31st August of the session, with a late fee of Rs.200/- only, payable by bank draft.

G.        Beyond First Semester, students failing to deposit the prescribed fee by the scheduled date or by bank draft by the next working day, may be allowed to deposit the prescribed fee within two more weeks by paying a late fee of Rs.100/- only, payable by bank draft. Provided also that the Director may, for special reason(s) to be recorded, allow further time till 31st August of the session, with a late fee of Rs.200/- only, payable by bank draft.

H.         All registrations for new admissions shall close two weeks after the prescribed registration day. Thereafter, no student shall be registered and his/her admission shall stand cancelled.

I.           For changes in the registered courses, students may apply on fresh registration forms up to two weeks from the prescribed registration day.

J.           Students, who get themselves registered late, shall be deemed to have secured zero mark in all the components of continuous evaluation that might have been conducted up to the date of registration.

K.         Permission for the registration in the next academic session would depend upon the satisfactory performance throughout the previous academic session of two semesters (the odd and the next even semester taken together).

L.          In an undergraduate course, an elective course shall be offered only if the number of students is not less than five.

 

 

DISCIPLINE

The Institute places highest importance on the maintenance of discipline, cultivation of good manners and inculcation of the habits of regularity and punctuality.

Students are expected to be regular in attending classes and studies. The names of such students, who remain absent continuously for more than 15 days without any application are liable to be removed from the rolls unless there are sufficient grounds for such absence acceptable to the Institute.

Neglect and inattention to studies, undesirable conduct and activities inside and outside the class-room, bullying others, disobedience of orders, strikes, causing damage to the properties of the Institute, indiscipline and use of unfair means during examinations, etc., will constitute acts of indiscipline and students found indulging in such acts of indiscipline are liable to punishment, by fine in cash, deduction of marks, suspension or even expulsionfrom the Institute.

RAGGING IS PROHIBITED AND PUNISHABLE AND MAY RESULT IN EXPULSION/RUSTICATION/SUSPENSION/ FINE, ETC.

Students shall not bring any non-vegetarian food, alcohol, drugs and other intoxicants inside the campus.

Students wishing to represent any matter to the authorities should do so through their Proctor to the Chief Proctor/Dean of their respective faculty. They should not take law into their own hands but may report grievance(s), if any, to the authorities of the Institute for enquiry and action.

Students are required to wear helmet while driving motorized two wheelers.

Students are required to observe the rules, bye-laws and regulations of the Institute that may be framed from time to time.

PROCTORIAL SYSTEM

With a view to effect closer contact between students and teachers, to oversee the regular progress of the students and to help students in general, all the students of the Institute will be divided into groups of 15 to 20 each and placed under a member of teaching staff, called the Proctor. The Proctors will meet periodically to sort out the various issues and problems of the students in a free, frank and cordial manner.

Each Faculty will have a Proctorial Board consisting of Faculty Proctor, Class Proctors and Class Captains. A senior faculty would be assigned the responsibility of the Chief Proctor of the Institute and he/she will be responsible for the maintenance of overall discipline in the campus.

 

PROCTORIAL BOARD

Name

Faculty

Position

Prof. Emeritus S.B. Rao

Engineering

Chairperson

Prof. J.K. Verma

 

Dr. (Ms) Gurpyari Satsangi

Arts

 

Education

Chief Proctor (Male students) &

I/c Flying Squad

Chief Proctor  (Female students)

Prof. (Ms) Lovely Sharma

Dr. Soami Pyari Kaura

Arts

Member, Faculty Proctor

Prof. Praveen Saxena (Boys)

Dr. Shalini Dubey (Girls)

Commerce

Member

Member

Dr. Lajwanti (Girls)

Dr. Sona Ahuja  (Girls)

Prof. N.P.S. Chandel (Boys)

Education

Member

Member

Member

Dr. Rahul Swarup Sharma

Engineering

Member

Dr. Sandeep Paul (Boys)

Dr. (Ms) Alka Prakash  (Girls)

Science

Member

Member

Dr. (Ms) Resham Chopra (Girls)

Mr. Abhinav Pandey (Boys)

Soc. Sciences

Member

Member

Vacant

Dr. J.K. Arora (Technical)

Tech. College

Member

Member

 

UNIFORM

Students are required to wear the prescribed uniform. Failure to do so may result in a fine and/or loss of marks in discipline, or any other disciplinary action.

 

For Summer:

Girls  -

White Kurta, White Salwar, White Dupatta or White Saree.

Boys  -

White Shirt and Grey Trousers.

For Winter: (Over and above the summer dress)

Girls  -

Grey Cardigan/Grey Jacket.

Boys  -

Navy-blue Blazer/Grey Cardigan/ Grey Jacket.

 

ECO-FRIENDLY CAMPUS

Several initiatives have been undertaken by the Institute to develop it into an eco-friendly campus. Some of the measures are:

·         The Institute is a 100% solar powered campus.

·         Ban on motorized vehicle movement within the campus.

·         Ban on use of tobacco in any form.

·         Ban on use of plastic carry bags within the campus.

·         Development of green belts.

·         Rain water harvesting.

FACILITIES

3.1    Buildings: The Institute has a sprawling complex and the constituent faculties are housed in magnificent buildings with all modern amenities and essential fixtures.

3.2    Libraries, Books and Book-banks: The Institute's libraries contain about 1.75 Lakh books and subscribe to about 180 periodicals and journals in addition to 22 newspapers and magazines. Book-banks in all the faculties cater to the needs of the students who are economically weak.  Access to more than 5,000 e-journals and five databases are available through INFLIBNET service of UGC. The library has also purchased five databases of engineering and management disciplines. Scanning, printing and Internet facilities are available for the users of the library. The Central Library is fully computerized with bar-code system.

3.3    Laboratories and Workshops: All the faculties have well-equipped and neatly maintained laboratories and workshops which meet all requirements of the syllabi, consultancy programmes and demands of taking technology to the villages.

3.4    Computer Facilities: The main Computer Centre and other computer facilities at various faculties, colleges, offices, etc., cater to the growing needs of computer courses and a variety of processing applications of the students and the staff of the Institute.   All the computers of the Institute are interconnected through a local area network via fiber optic backbone with supervised access to Internet.  The facility is extended to the hostels also.

3.5    Multimedia Laboratory: A state-of-the-art Multimedia Laboratory housing cameras, projection systems, video/editing stations amongst other equipments, provides a central point where the Institute generates content for its Distance Education Programmes. This facility is also used on a regular basis to receive and transmit live lectures, and hold interactive sessions with students in remote classrooms both in India and abroad on a regular basis.

3.6  Multimedia Extension: In view of the rapid expansion of courses, an extension to the Multimedia Building has been constructed and is available as central facility.

3.7   International Seminar Hall Complex:  The Institute has an InternationalSeminar Hall (area 250 sq. m.) with a seating capacity of 250. In the same complex, 16 rooms are also available to accommodate visitors/guests. The facility is used for organizing International Seminars, Workshops, Symposia and Guest Lectures, etc.

3.8   Information and Communication Technology Building:  The Institute has got an Building constructed to facilitate greater accessibility of information through ICT facilities and to receive and transmit programmes in synchronous mode. 

3.9    Facilities for Games and Sports: The Institute has a number of large play-grounds which fully cater to the needs for athletics and all outdoor games, like, football, hockey, cricket, basketball, lawn tennis, volleyball and kho-kho. Besides, there are indoor facilities for badminton, table tennis, etc. Games and sports are an integral part of the curriculum of the Institute.

3.10 Medical and Health Care: Students and Staff of the Institute are attended to by the Medical Officer of the Saran Ashram Hospital, Dayalbagh, and are administered treatment for ordinary ailments without charges. The Hospital has provision for pathological testing, diathermy, X Ray and ECG, etc., on payment basis.

3.11 Non-Resident Student Centres: There is a Non-Resident Students Centre (NRSC) for Girls which serves as a composite Reading Room-cum-Common Room-cum-Canteen for the spare time needs of the female day scholars. For male students, there is also an NRSC canteen facility.

3.12  Hostels: Limited accommodation in the hostels of the Institute run by Co-operative Educational Societies in Dayalbagh is available to students who are prepared to live a simple, disciplined and studious life in harmony with other inmates. Students who are desirous of having such accommodation should apply on a prescribed form with a passport size photograph to the Chief Warden of the hostel concerned, through the respective Deans after their admission to the Institute. Students shall be recommended for hostel admission on the basis of merit and availability of seats. Admission to the Institute does not guarantee a seat in the hostel. Only vegetarian food is served in the hostels. Alcohol, drugs and other intoxicants are strictly prohibited.

3.13 National Service Scheme: This Institute has been a pioneer in implementing the scheme since its inception in U.P. Its students have earned a name for the Institute for its consistently good record of social service. Its activities include grow-more-food campaign, shramdaan, adoption of villages for rural reconstruction, campus improvement, sanitation drive, establishing and running of youth clubs and community Centres, teaching child-care to mothers, giving non-formal education and training in self-employment skills. With the coordinated efforts of all faculties, multi-pronged efforts have been made to make a more effective contribution towards rural reconstruction. Participation in N.S.S. Camp is compulsory for all students in the first semester of undergraduate Programmes.

3.14 Scouting/Guiding: Students of BEd have to undergo Scout Masters’/Guides’ training as an essential part of their course requirements. Dayalbagh has the honour of being a separate district within Agra for Bharat Scouts and Guides on account of its glorious contribution to the Scout Movement.

3.15 Co-curricular Activities: The Institute has always encouraged and provided ample opportunities to its students for participation in a wide range of literary & cultural activities and games. Inter-faculty programmes are held by the Institute from time to time. Our students have regularly won prizes at National level-Debates, Seminars, Symposia and National Youth Festivals.

3.16 Guidance & Counseling: Apart from receiving sympathy and sound advice in moments of personal stress and problems, career guidance and counseling are available to the students both for choosing the right subjects and electives when joining the innovative programme and also for knowing their aptitude while deciding their professional career.

3.17 Student’s Diary: A Diary is supplied to every student in which a record of his/her curricular and co-curricular activities is maintained. Guardians are expected to see it from time to time for information regarding the performance of their wards.

3.18 Identity Card: Every student is supplied with an Identity Card containing his/her photograph bearing the signatures of the student duly countersigned by the Dean/Principal concerned. The student will have to produce it when asked for by any competent authority. The Identity Card is not a valid document for issue of a mobile phone SIM card.

3.19 Entrepreneurship Virtual Incubation Cell (EVIC):

          TheEVIC aims to adopt an inter-disciplinary systemic approach, whereby initiatives will be institute-wide, without regard to departmental barriers. These initiatives will be incubated in-house with the objective of nurturing social entrepreneurs who will focus on providing low cost solutions in the following primary domains: Education (Culture, Values and Quality), Energy, Health, Water and Waste Management. The EVIC will provide all possible assistance to promote creative thinking and an entrepreneurial mindset among the students so as to help convert socially relevant innovative ideas into market accepted products.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

2.1          Courses will be organized in semesters, each of about 16 working weeks, besides a mid-semester break and an end-semester break.

                The Institute and the Departments would observe working hours as notified from time to time.

2.2          Sports, Games, Social Service, Rural Development and Co-curricular Activities, participation in which is compulsory, will be suitably arranged. A student will participate at least once a week in each of these activities.

2.3          Session: A session means both the semesters of a session taken together and it includes the period from 1st of July to the succeeding 30th of June.

2.4          Semester:

                                Odd Semester   - July to 24th December

                                Even Semester                 - 26th December to 21st May

                                Summer Term   - May to July

2.5          Summer Vacation (40 days)        - 22nd May to 30th June

SEMESTER-CUM-CONTINUOUS EVALUATION SYSTEM

1.1 This is the soul of our innovative programme and radically alters the learning process to the benefit of the students. The result of a single examination does not determine the fate of the students. Examination and evaluation is a continuous and convenient exercise. 75% weightage is assigned to continuous evaluation while 25% weightage is assigned to external end semester evaluation in each major and half course.

1.2 Course: Each course is identified by a course number which contains three letters and three integers. The syllabus of each programme is divided into a convenient number of courses spread over the various semesters.

1.3. Continuous Evaluation: The academic progress of students registered under different programmes is evaluated continuously through a series of periodic evaluation comprising the following:

THEORY COURSES

PRACTICAL COURSES

(i)   Class Tests

(i)   Record-cum-Home Assignments

(ii)  Daily Home Assignments

(ii)  Practical Tests

(iii) Additional Assignments

(iii) Viva-voce

(iv) Seminars & Group Discussions

(iv) Attendance

(v)  Attendance

(v) Semester/Module End-Semester Examination

(vi) Semester/Module End-Semester Examination

 

The Institute follows the credit-system of evaluation. Each course is allotted credits in proportion to the time expected to be devoted by the candidate for that course.

A progress report is issued after each semester and the result of each academic session is declared based on a student's performance in both the semesters of the session. An academic session means both semesters of the session taken together.

Based on their academic performance, students are graded on an 11 point scale. A description of the grades, corresponding grade point values and the achievement level is given in the table below:

 

Grade

Grade Points

Achievement Level

A

10

Outstanding

A-

9

Excellent

B

8

Very Good

B-

7

Good

C

6

Above Average

C-

5

Average

D

4

Below Average

D-

3

Just Pass

E

2

Unsatisfactory

E-

1

Poor

F

0

Very Poor

The Grades ‘E’, ‘E- ’, and ‘F’ are fail grades. Grades are separately awarded for internal and external evaluation in each course. The weightage of internal and external evaluation is in the ratio of 75% : 25%. Students are awarded Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) in each semester by averaging the Grade Points (GP) in the ratio of the credit weightage (C) of each course.

     The procedure for calculation of SGPA is as follows:

                                                          GP1 x C1 + GP2 x C2 + ………. + GPn x Cn

SGPA = -------------------------------------------------------

    C1 + C2 + …….. + Cn

The overall performance of all semesters for a given programme is given as Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) which is calculated in a similar way for the subjects credited during the entire programme. Multiplication of CGPA by 10 yields the equivalent percentage marks gained by a student.

Award of Division: The minimum CGPA for different divisions is given in the following table and is common for both PG and UG Programmes:

S.No.

Division

CGPA

1

First with Distinction

8.5

2

First

6.0

3

Second

4.5

A.                 

B.                 

C.                 

D.                 
Minimum Grade for a pass in all the courses of studies is ‘D-‘ in each individual course. Securing less than this Grade in any course will be treated as having failed in that course.

If a student fails in three or less than three courses in one academic session or up to one course each in odd and even semesters of an academic session for the Honours and Masters Programmes, the student may opt for Summer Remedial Course(s).

Failure in a course due to non-appearance in studies and/or examination(s) on medical or any other ground, whatsoever, will be treated as failure in that course.

If a student fails in more than three courses or up to one course each in odd and even semesters of an academic session for the Honours and Masters Programmes in one academic session or if he/she fails to pass all the courses after the summer remedial courses or if he/she misses one/both the semesters of an academic session in part or whole, he/she will get only one more chance to repeat all the courses of the said session in the next succeeding session but in that case he/she can do so only when he re-registers for all the courses afresh.

During the repeat session also, if a student fails to pass both the semesters of the academic session, he/she will be required to leave the Institute and he/she will not be re-admitted in the same course of study.

A student will be allowed to remain on the rolls of the Institute for a particular course of study for the duration not exceeding twice the period required in one attempt for passing that course of study. The aforesaid duration will be treated as maximum and shall also include failures as well as break(s) in study, if any, for that course of study.

Candidates opting for summer remedial courses shall prepare for the course content during the summer vacation and take remedial training in each course in the following July before being examined. Students appearing in the Remedial Examinations will be placed in the Grades D or lower only. Grade higher than D is not awarded in the Remedial Examinations. Students getting E, E- or F grades will be declared as failed.

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