Examination Details

Autonomy in St. Joseph’s College of Commerce
St. Joseph’s College of Commerce is an Autonomous College under the Bangalore University . Autonomy provides the College the right to frame this own syllabi and conduct its own internal and semester examinations. The Bangalore University will confer the Degree with the name of the College.

Academic Evaluation:
Academic evaluation is an important administrative function to find out how well the students have learnt the various courses of the degree programme.

Credit System:
In tune with the concepts and suggestions of the UGC an NAAC, the College has adopted Credit-Grade based Performance Assessment for all the courses run in the College.

Curriculum – Evaluation.
Examination Unit. The Principal heads the Examination unit. The Controller of Examinations (COE) is the coordinator for the entire assessment system. The other members of the Examination Committee are appointed by the Principal.

EVALUATION:
Evaluation for UG & PG course consists of two components, viz. Continuous Internal Assesment (CIA) and End Semester Examination (ESE) with the weightage of 30% and 70% respectively.

Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA) includes a centrally organised MID TERM TEST and other exercises administered by the teacher such as Unit test/Online test/Snap-test/Surprise test/Quiz/Assignment/Presentation/Project/Research article/Seminar etc.

Each Teaching faculty is required to maintain a record of the Continuous internal Assessment marks and make entries of the same in the ERP software.

The End Semester Examination will be conducted at the end of each semester. The duration and maximum marks for the End Semester Examination is 3 hours and for 70 marks.

MINIMUM FOR A PASS: An UG student has to get a minimum of 40% marks in the ESE (28/70) and 40% aggregate in CIA & ESE (40/100) for a pass in each subject. The minimum SGPA to qualify for the UG degree is 4.00 and a pass in all subjects.

CLASSIFICATION OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES UG :
Grading System For Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) - The College adopts a ten point grading system. The modalities and the operational details are as follows.

Grade Points – The papers are marked in a conventional way for 100 marks. The marks obtained are converted to grade point according to the following table. If a student is absent for the paper the grade point assigned is 0.

The semester grade point average (SGPA )- is the sum of the product of the credits with the grade points scored in all subjects divided by the total credits in the semester. SGPA = ∑Credits x Grade Points / Total Credits Minimum SGPA for a pass is 4. If a student has not passed in a subject or is absent then the SGPA is not assigned.

The cumulative grade point average ( CGPA)- is the weighted average of all the subjects undergone by a student over all the six semesters of a course. CGPA = ∑ Total credits in the semester x SGPA / Total credits of the course. SGPA and CGPA will be rounded off to two decimal places. Interpretation of SGPA/CGPA/ Classification of final result for a UG course



CLASSIFICATION OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES PG :
MINIMUM FOR A PASS: A PG student has to get a minimum of 40% marks in the CIA (12/30) and minimum of 40% in ESE (28/70) and 40% aggregate in CIA & ESE (40/100) for a pass in each subject. The minimum SGPA to qualify for the PG degree is 5.00 and a pass in all subjects.

Grade Points – The papers are marked in a conventional way for 100 marks. The marks obtained are converted to grade point according to the following table. If a student is absent for the paper the grade point assigned is 0.



The semester grade point average (SGPA )- is the sum of the product of the credits with the grade points scored in all subjects divided by the total credits in the semester. SGPA = ∑Credits x Grade Points / Total Credits Minimum SGPA for a pass is 4. If a student has not passed in a subject or is absent then the SGPA is not assigned.

The cumulative grade point average ( CGPA)- is the weighted average of all the subjects undergone by a student over all the six semesters of a course. CGPA = ∑ Total credits in the semester x SGPA / Total credits of the course. SGPA and CGPA will be rounded off to two decimal places. Interpretation of SGPA/CGPA/ Classification of final result for a UG course