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Department of Applied Physics and Electronic Engineering

Syllabus for B. Sc. (Honours)

Session: 2006 – 2007

Examinations:

2007[1st year ]

2008[2nd year]

2009[3rd year]

2010[4th year]

The B.Sc. (Honours) courses in Applied Physics & Electronic Engineering (APEE) consist of total 160 credits of 4000 marks (40 units) distributed over four academic years. No students shall be allowed to stay for more than two academic years in each of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year of the program. There shall be theoretical, practical and viva-voce examinations at the end of each academic year. The mark, unit and credit distributions are given in Table 1. One unit course carries 4 credits (100 marks) and half unit course carries 2 credits (50 marks). The theoretical examination of one-unit courses shall be of 4 hours duration and half unit course shall be of 3 hours duration. There shall be a continuous assessment (including class attendance) carrying half unit (50 marks) in each academic year
Degree requirements: The degree shall be awarded on the basis of Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) obtained by a candidate in B. Sc. (Honours) Part-1, Part-2, Part-3 and Part-4 examinations. In order to qualify for the degree B.Sc. (Honours), a candidate must have to obtain the following within six academic years from the date of admission: (i) A minimum CGPA of 2.50,( ii) A minimum GPA of 2.00 in the practical courses in each of Part-1, Part-2, Part-3 and Part-4 examinations, (iii) A minimum total credit point (TCP) of 160, and ( iv) “S” letter grade in English course( the details are given in the grading system section. The letter grade “S” corresponds to at least 30 % marks).

Publications of results: The overall results of a successful candidate covering all examinations of four years shall be declared on the basis of CGPA with the corresponding letter grade (LG). The transcript in English shall show the course number, course title, credit, grade and grade point of individual courses, GPA of each year, CGPA and the corresponding LG for the overall result.

Promotions: In order to eligible for promotion from one class to the next higher Honours class, a candidate must secure (i) at least 2.00 GPA in each of Part-1, 2.25 GPA in Part-2, 2.50 GPA in Part-3 examinations (ii) at least 2.00 GPA in each of Part-1, Part-2, Part-3 and Part-4 practical course examinations(iii) 30 credits for each of Part-1 and Part-2, and 34 credits in Part-3 examinations.

 

Table 1: Mark, Unit and Credit Distributions

 

Course

Unit

Marks

Credit Point

1ST YEAR

Theoretical

7.5

700

30

 

English (noncredit)1

0.5

50

00

 

Practical2

1.0

100

4

 

Viva-voce

0.5

50

2

 

Continuous  Assessment3

0.5

50

2

 

Total

9.5

950

38

2ND YEAR

Theoretical

7.0

700

28

 

Practical2

1.5

150

6

 

Viva-voce

0.5

50

2

 

Continuous  Assessment

0.5

50

2

 

Total

9.5

950

38

3RD YEAR

Theoretical

7.0

700

28

 

Practical2

2.5

250

10

 

Viva-voce

0.5

50

2

 

Continuous  Assessment3

0.5

50

2

 

Total

10.5

1050

42

4TH YEAR

Theoretical

6.5

650

26

 

Practical2

2.5

250

10

 

Research Project

0.5

50

2

 

Viva-voce

0.5

50

2

 

Continuous Assessment3

0.5

50

2

 

Total

10.5

1050

42

 

Grand Total

40

4000

160

 

1A candidate shall not be allowed to continue the B.Sc. Honours program if he/she fails to obtain the letter grade “S” in the English course in 4 academic years from the date of admission. The letter grade “S” corresponds to at least 30% marks.

230% of the total practical marks shall be allotted for continuous laboratory assessment.

320% of the assessment marks shall be awarded for the attendance in the class on the basis of the following table.

 

Table 2: Marks on Attendance 

Attendance

Marks

Attendance

Marks

Attendance

Marks

95-100%

20%

90-95%

18%

85-90%

16%

80-85%

14%

75-80%

12%

70-75%

10%

65-70%

8%

60-65%

6%

<60%

00%

 

 

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