GENERAL REGULATIONS FOR EXAMINATIONS
ADMISSION TO EXAMINATIONS
1.Application for admission to an examination shall be made on the prescribed form accompanied by the requisite fee to reach the University by the date fixed by the Syndicate.
2.1 Applications for admission to examinations shall be accompanied by the following certificates signed by the authority specified in the admission form:
- a) of good character;
- b) that the candidate is eligible to appear in the examination under the Regulation prescribed for the examination concerned.
2.2 In the case of a late college student, the application for admission shall be accompanied by a certificate signed by the Principal of the College/Department last attended, that the candidate completed the prescribed course of lectures, etc., within the period specified by the regulations for the examinations.
2.3 The application for admission of regular as well as private candidates shall be accompanied by three copies of the candidate’s photograph indicating his/her name and that of his/her father. The photograph should be authenticated by the authority signing the admission form.
3.1 In examinations in which a candidate has to appear in various parts within a specified period of passing the lower part, if a candidate is unable to do so within that period, he may be allowed to reappear in the entire examination, provided he surrenders the certificates for the parts which he has already passed.
3.2 In examinations in which a candidate has to appear in various Parts within a specified period of passing the lower part, the period between the examination that he passed before joining the Army and the next examination shall not exceed five years, but the period between the first examination he passes after joining the Army and the next shall not exceed three years.
3.3 A student of Technical or Professional course who joins the emergency service before the completion of the course, may have the period already spent by him on training in the course counted if he wishes to complete his post-graduate training during the emergency or within three years of his being disembodied or otherwise becoming non-effective.
- The Syndicate shall have power to exclude any candidate from examination permanently or for a specified period for reasons to be recorded, if it is satisfied that such candidate is not a fit and proper person to be admitted to the examination.
5.1 If a candidate, after admission to an examination–
- commits an immoral act; or
- is discovered to have committed an immoral act which in the opinion of the Syndicate is such that had it come to their knowledge in time, they would have excluded him from the examination.
the Syndicate may–
(i) cancel his candidature for that examination and order that his result be not declared; and/or
(ii) disqualify him permanently or for a specified period.
5.2 If a candidate subsequent to the issue of Roll Number or subsequent to appearance in an examination, is found to be ineligible to take the examination, his candidature shall be cancelled by the Controller of Examinations.
5.3 If a candidate, before issue of Roll Number or before appearance in an examination, is found to be ineligible to take the examination, his candidature shall be cancelled by the Assistant Registrar (Examinations).
- A candidate seeking admission to course/examination, who–
(i) has been disqualified by this University or any other University/Board in India shall not be eligible to appear in any University examination during the period of disqualification; and
(ii) willfully suppresses/neglects to disclose information pertaining to a previous disqualification incurred by him/her, shall be disqualified for a further period of two to three years commencing from the year in which the previous disqualification expires, and both the disqualifications shall runs consecutively.
7.1 Where the chances of a candidate to clear an examination are limited, and he is disqualified from appearing in the University examination for a fixed period he may be allowed by the Vice-Chancellor one more chance to appear in the examination after the period of disqualification is over in lieu of the chance or chances missed by him during the period of disqualification.
Provided that such a candidate had no normal chance available to him, after the period of disqualification out of the limited chances, and that the extra chance shall only be immediately next to the last admissible chance.
Provided further that if a candidate is disqualified at the last chance available to him or the extra chance granted to him, he shall not be considered to have missed any chance and such a candidate shall not be entitled to any other chance.
7.2 Where the chances of a candidate to clear an examination are limited, the Syndicate shall have authority to grant an extra chance, for valid reasons, in lieu of one or more chances missed by a candidate. Provided that the extra chance shall be immediately next to the last admissible chance.
7.3 Where a candidate for an examination in which the number of chances available are limited has missed one or more chances on account of illness an additional chance or chances in lieu thereof will be available only if the candidate, having submitted his admission form and fee, informs the Controller of Examinations of the University at least seven days before the commencement of the examination of his inability to appear in the examination due to serious illness necessitating his confinement to bed, duly supported by a Medical Certificate from a Government Doctor
The additional chance or chances shall be availed of immediately next to the last admissible chance.
7.4 A candidate against whom a complaint/case regarding use of unfair means, etc., is registered and who in this process is prevented from appearing in an examination, may be given, by the Vice-Chancellor, one or more chances immediately next to the last admissible chance in lieu of the chance or chances missed by him.
(i) Where a candidate for Professional Examination, in which the number of chances available are limited, has exhausted all the chances provided under the relevant Regulations to pass the said examination within the stipulated period after completing the attendance requirements of the final semester, but has passed in 90 per cent of the course, he may be given an additional consecutive chance to clear the backlog.
(ii) If he still fails, he may be given another consecutive chance by the Vice Chancellor on the recommendation of the Board of Control.
(iii) Such a candidate shall be required to appear in the back-log papers as per the current syllabus. He may, on his request, be permitted to attend the classes.
- For examinations where the number of chances to clear the first examination are limited and if there are Semesters in such examination, the first examination shall mean the first Semester.
- A candidate who has been placed in compartment shall have the option to appear in all the subjects. Having exercised the option, the candidate shall not be allowed to change it.
- Unless otherwise provided, a person who has already passed an examination of this or any other University shall not be permitted to reappear in that examination or a corresponding examination.
- For purposes of admission to an examination, if the minimum marks required involve a fraction, the fraction shall be ignored to the advantage of the candidate.
- 45 per cent of 175 marks works to 78.75; the fraction .75 in this case will be ignored and a person obtaining 78 marks shall be eligible.
- 45 per cent of 650 being 292.5 a student obtaining 292 marks shall be eligible but a student obtaining 291.9 or less shall not be eligible because his percentage works to less than 45 per cent.
- 45 per cent of 600 being 270, a student with 270 and above will be eligible but not the one whose percentage works out to 44.9 per cent.
- Notwithstanding anything contained in any other Regulation, the Syndicate shall, for reasons to be recorded, have power to admit a person provisionally to the next higher class pending his qualifying in the paper or papers, which he may have missed through no fault of his. The Syndicate shall record reasons for granting such permission in each case.
- A candidate whose result of the examination taken by him is notified as ‘Later’ may be allowed to join the next higher class provisionally. In case he is ultimately declared as having failed, his provisional admission shall stand cancelled, and he shall forthwith revert to the lower class. Fees paid by him for the higher class shall be adjusted against the lower-class dues. No refund shall be admissible to the student who discontinues his studies.
14.1 Notwithstanding anything contained in any other Regulation, the Syndicate shall have power to admit a person residing in a foreign country to appear in B.A. examination, without attending the prescribed course in an affiliated college, provided he possesses the requisite minimum qualification for admission to B.A. examination:
14.2 Notwithstanding anything contained in any other Regulation, a person of Indian origin residing in foreign countries may be allowed to appear in O.T./M.I.L. examinations as a private candidate.
14.3 Notwithstanding any other Regulation, the Syndicate in the case of –
- a) a foreign scholar, who is not of Indian domicile; or
- b) a person who is not an Indian national; or
c)a person of Indian origin studying in a foreign country shall have power to.
(i) admit him to any class of a college affiliated to this University for which he is considered fit by the Syndicate.
(ii) permit him to take a University examination after studying in an affiliated college for a shorter period than prescribed by the Regulations for the examination concerned;
(iii) grant permission to offer a special paper in English in lieu of the additional optional paper in B.A./B.Sc. examinations.
14.4 The Syndicate may prescribe a special course and/or test in English for foreign students coming from countries where the standard of English renders it necessary to enable them to prosecute their studies properly. Exemption may be granted to students who have already qualified in Cambridge University School Certificate examination and General Certificate of Education examination or any other examination of equivalent standard.
- Notwithstanding anything contained in any other Regulation, the Syndicate, in order to avoid hardship to a candidate, shall have power to relax the requirements of Regulations, under exceptional circumstances, for any examination regarding change of subjects or other similar requirement where the mistake is primarily of the Head of the institution or on the part of the University Office.
Provided that these powers shall not include relaxation of the minimum qualifications laid down for admission to the examination.
- A candidate appearing privately for any examination may apply for permission to make a change in the admission form in respect of (a) subject or subjects, or (b) any other entry, provided that–
(a) the request is permissible under the Regulations.
(b) the application accompanied by a fee, as prescribed by the Syndicate from time to time, is received in the University office not later than one month before the commencement of the annual examination and 15 days before the commencement of supplementary examination.
- A prisoner serving a term of imprisonment may be allowed to appear in an examination if –
- the certificate of good conduct is given by the Superintendent of Jail concerned; and
- he is eligible under the Regulations for the examination concerned and also under the Regulations for private candidates.
Provided that if such examination is arranged in the Jail, the expenditure involved shall be paid to the University by the Jail authorities.
- The Controller of Examinations/Vice-Chancellor, as the case may be, shall have power to grant extension of date of submission or condone delay, in receipt of a thesis/dissertation for an examination, other than Ph.D. as under:
(i) up to one month … by the Controller of Examinations.
(ii) beyond one month … by the Vice-Chancellor.
19.If a candidate has passed any additional subject at the graduate level (subsequent to his passing B.A./B.Sc. examination) from this University, the marks obtained by him in that subject may be counted towards determining his eligibility and merit for admission to M.A. in the same subject in which he has passed in the additional subject/s, in the University affiliated colleges. The merit shall be calculated by substituting the marks obtained by him in that additional subject, in place of one of the elective subjects passed by him earlier (other than English) at his option.