Examination Rules

Mid-term, home assignments, class participation, quizzes, viva and final exam or final project are means of student evaluation.

Grades shall be allocated to a student according to her overall performance in any course. FJWU’s Grading System is based on “absolute Grading system”, Grades are as follows:

 

for Fall 2015 to Spring 2018

(PhD & MPhil Degree Program From Fall 2015 to onwards)
(For 16 Year Degree Program from Fall 2018 to Onwards)

16 Years Degree Program

Marks

L.G

G.P

Marks

L.G

G.P

85  & above

A

4.00

85  & above

A

4.00

80-84

A-

3.70

80-84

A-

3.70

75-79

B+

3.30

75-79

B+

3.30

70-74

B

3.00

70-74

B

3.00

65-69

B-

2.70

65-69

B-

2.70

61-64

C+

2.30

61-64

C+

2.30

58-60

C

2.00

58-60

C

2.00

55-57

C-

1.70

55-57

C-

1.70

50-54

D

1.00

40-54

D

1

Below 50

F

0.00

Below 40

F

0

Maximum Grade: A                                        Maximum Grade Point Average (GPA): 4.0

Minimum Passing Grade: D                            Minimum Passing GPA: 2.0

  • The minimum required Cumulative GPA (CGPA) for all disciplines both at Graduate and undergraduate level is 2.0.
  • The minimum required Cumulative GPA (CGPA) for all disciplines both at MPhil and PhD level is 2.5.

 

Probation/Dropped Criteria

  • Running sessions ( 2016-2020, 2017-2021)(2016-2018)
  • A student with GPA below 2.0 but above 1.5 shall be placed on probation and shall be allowed to continue the next semester.
  • All probationary students may continue with regular course load; however, on their request the course load can be reduced with the condition that they has to complete their degree within the maximum duration allowed for the degree completion and such students are required to submit an undertaking.
  • A Student on probation for two consecutive semesters with CGPA below 2.0 in Graduate /Undergraduate level is dropped from the University rolls.
  • A student with a GPA below 1.5 in any semester and with a CGPA below 2.0 shall be dropped from the University rolls.
  • A student with a GPA below 1.75 in any semester and with a CGPA below 2.5 shall be dropped from the University rolls at PhD and MPhil level.

Induction from Fall 2018 onwards  (16 Years Degree)

  • Students acquiring GPA below 1.70 are dropped from the university rolls.
  • Students acquiring GPA between 1.70-2.00 are on probation.
  • There are maximum two academic probations in 16 years degree program and both probations cannot be availed/granted in first four semesters. Therefore a student who is on probation 2nd time in first four semesters will be removed from rolls of university. However, they can seek fresh enrollment only once during 16 years degree program.
  • Students securing “F” grade are required to improve it as per degree requirements.

M.Phil./Ph. D

  1. A student with a GPA below 1.75 in any semester and with a CGPA below 2.5 shall be dropped from the University rolls at PhD and MPhil level.

Induction from Fall 2019 onwards (16 Years Degree)

  • Minimum qualifying CGPA for Graduate & Undergraduate Level is 2.0
  • If the GPA is below 1.7, the student will be dropped from university rolls.  However, she can seek fresh enrolment only once during 16 years degree program.
  • Those students acquiring GPA between 1.7-2.0 will be placed on probation and promoted with the condition to achieve GPA 2.0 and above in next semester. 
  • There shall be maximum two academic probations in 16 years degree program.
  • Both the probations should not be granted / availed in first four semesters.
  • A student who is on probation 2nd time in first four semesters shall be removed from rolls of university. However, she can seek fresh enrolment only once during 16 years degree program.

 

M.Phil./Ph. D

  1. Minimum qualifying CGPA for M.Phil./Ph.D Level is 2.50
  2. Those students acquiring GPA between 1.75-2.50 will be placed on probation and promoted with the condition to achieve GPA 2.50 and above in next semester. 

A student with GPA below1.75 in any semester shall be dropped from University rolls.

Criteria for passing a Course (Started from Fall 2018)
To pass a course, it is mandatory for a student to obtain at least 50% marks in Practical, Projects, Thesis, Assignments, Test and Theory Paper separately/aggregate.