College Examinations

It is mandatory for the students to appear in all the college examinations for their internal assessment and eligibility for the admissions to be sent to the B.I.S.E, Lahore or the University of the Punjab.

Intermediate Internal Assessment

There are variety of ways through which an intermediate student's assessment is performed, some are mentioned below

1

December Test

2

April Test (Pre Board Examination)

3

Monthly Tests

RULES REGARDING COLLEGE EXAMINATIONS

1. It is compulsory for intermediate students to successfully qualify the monthly and other college tests during each academic year so that their admissions along with the internal assessed grades may be sent to BISE Lahore. Names of the students who remained absent in two consecutive monthly tests or fail in the send up test would be struck off the college rolls.
2. Father / Guardian of an ailing student would personally submit a medical certificate along with a leave application to the College Office prior to the commencement of the college examinations.
3. Board Admission can be withheld for showing poor performance in the college tests/send up examinations.
4. Strict disciplinary action including rustication from the college will be taken against the students for using unfair means in the college examinations.
5. A fine of Rs. 100/- will be charged from a student not appearing in a paper during College examinations. Besides, an absentee from class test is also liable to be fined Rs. 100/-
6. It is mandatory for the students to appear in the send up examination to be held in the month of December and Pre-Board exam in the month of March or April every year. The admission of the students who do not appear in this examination will be withdrawn.

Internal Assessment System

According to the policy of the BISE, Lahore there exists an internal system for the intermediate students of the college. In this internal assessment, the student's performance is evaluated on the basis of academic and non-academic activities, moral conduct and ethics. The college sends this assessment in the form of Grade to BISE which is reflected in the certificates of the successful candidates issued by the Board.

BS/M.A./M.Sc. Assessment

BS/M.A./M.Sc. student's assessment is performed on the basis of,

1

Mid Term Examination

Conducted by college after two months of semester commencement.
2

Semester Contribution

Assignments/ Quizzes/ Presentations/ Projects etc.
These  activities take place throughout the semester.
3

Final Terms

Conducted by the University of the Punjab after approximately four months of commencement of semester.

Semester Rules and Regulations for the
4-Years Undergraduates (BS) Degree Programs
at the Colleges Associated with University of the Punjab

1. Letter grading should only be used for representing the individual courses and not for semester GPA or CGPA.
2. Equivalence in numerical grades, letter grades and grade points will be as follows:
Percent Marks          Letter Grade          Grade Point
85 & above                 A                        4.00
80-84                        A-                       3.70
75-79                        B+                      3.30
70-74                         B                        3.00
65-69                         B-                       2.70
61-64                         C+                      2.30
58-60                         C                        2.00
55-57                         C-                        1.70
50-54                         D                        1.00
Below 50                     F                         0.00
Withdrawal W

3. Maximum possible Grade Point Average is 4.00
4. Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average for obtaining a 4-year BS degree is 2.00.
5. A fraction of mark in a course is to be counted as '1' mark e.g. 64.1 or 64.9 is to be shown as 65.
6. Letter Grade and Grade Point for a course will be calculated according to the above table.
 3. Maximum possible Grade Point Average is 4.00
4. Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average for obtaining a 4-year BS degree is 2.00.
5. A fraction of mark in a course is to be counted as '1' mark e.g. 64.1 or 64.9 is to be shown as 65.
6. Letter Grade and Grade Point for a course will be calculated according to the above table.

Example

Examination Weightage     Marks Obtained
Mid Semester              10%            8.0
Assignment                 10%            8.4
Final Examination           80%           55.0
Total:                    100%               71.4

• The score will be rounded to 72.
• Letter Grade in this case will be 'B'
• Grade Point in this case will be 3.00

7. Calculation of Grade Point Average (GPA) for a Semester.

In order to calculate the GPA, multiply Grade Point with the Credit Hours in each Course to obtain total grade points, add up to cumulative Grade Points and divide by the total number of Credit Hours to get the GPA for the Semester.



Example No.1: Courses with equal credit hours

Course Grades
Course No. Credit Hours Grade Grade Point Total Grade Points
 231      3           B         3.00      (3.00x3)      9.00
 234       3         C+       2.30       (2.30x3)       6.90
 247      3           A         4.00       (4.00x3)     12.00
 250       3          A-        3.70         (3.70x3)       11.10
 271       3          F         Zero       (0.00x3)      00.00
   Cumulative Grade Points 39.00
   Total Credit Hours 15
   Grade Point Average 2.60

Example No.2: Courses with unequal credit hours

Course Grades
Course No. Credit Hours Grade Grade Point Total Grade Points
310        4          B           3.00            (3.00x4)         12.00
311        3           A-          3.70            (3.70x3)          11.10
312        4          C+         2.30            (2.30x4)          09.20
550        2          A           4.00            (4.00x2)         08.00
375        2          C           2.00            (2.00x2)         04.00

   Cumulative Grade Points 44.30
   Total Credit Hours 15
   Grade Point Average 2.94

Course with 'F' grade will be counted as 'Zero' Grade Point for calculation of semester Grade Point Average. Calculation of cumulative grade point average will only be made when a candidate has passed all the courses required for the award of degree.

8. Only the course number, course title, course credit hours, percentage marks in a course, course grade, semester GPAs, overall percentage marks in the degree, and CGPA will be reported on the transcripts.

X. Promotion Rules

l. A student must obtain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of
2.00 at the end of each semester for promotion to the next semester.
2. In case a student is able to obtain GPA of 1.70 or more but less than 2.00 except first semester where GPA of 1.50 or more but less than 2.0, he/she will be promoted to the next Semester on probation (1st probation). If the student does not achieve the desired CGPA of 2.0 but obtain CGPA greater than or equal to 1.7, will go to 2nd (last) probation. The candidate, who fails to secure 1.50 GPA in the first semester or 1.70 CGPA in a subsequent semester, will stand automatically dropped from the’ rolls of the college.
3. A student will have the right to avail probation twice in the following semesters.
4. A student has to obtain CGPA 2.00 in the last semester of each program for the award of the degree.
5. In the third, fifth, seventh, and ninth (where applicable) semesters a student will be required to repeat those courses of the first, third, fifth and seventh semesters, respectively, in which he/she had failed.
6. In the fourth, sixth, eighth and tenth (where applicable) semester, a student will be required to repeat those courses of the second, fourth, sixth and eighth semesters, respectively, in which he/she had failed.
7. If a student gets D grade, he/she can repeat the course when offered to improve his/her grade.
8. A student, who completes all the courses and has not been required to repeat any course(s), obtains CGPA less than 2.00 but not less than 1.90 at the end of the 8th

semester may be allowed to repeat 12 credit hour courses in which he/she had obtained the lowest grades, in order to improve the CGPA so as to obtain the minimum of 2.00 CGPA failing which he/she shall not be awarded degree and removed from the rolls of the College.
9. In case a student repeats the course(s) for the improvement of graders) which he/she has already taken, the better of the two grades of the course(s) will be counted for CGPA calculations.

XI. Probation
The promotion of a student on probation will be allowed twice in all the degree programs. If a student in the first semester obtains CGPA less than 2.0 and greater than or equal to 1.5, he/she will be considered on probation. In the subsequent semesters (i.e., second semester onwards), the student will be considered on probation if he/she scores CGPA less than 2.0, and greater than or equal to 1.70. In case student does not achieve the minimum desired CGPA of 2.0 in any semester after availing two probations, he/she will be dropped from the rolls of the College and cannot be re-admitted by the same College under any circumstances.

XII. Calculation of Final Result
1. Minimum requirements for the award of a degree.
i. A candidate must have qualified in accordance with the existing Rules and Regulations in each one of the semesters from 1-8 separately, i.e. by securing at least a 'D' in the course(s) as to fulfill the requirements laid down in (ii & iii) below:
ii. He/She must have earned the prescribed number of credits required for the degree, i.e., 124 - 136 credits, as the case may be for a particular degree.
iii. He/She must have obtained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00.
2. Method for Calculation of the Final CGPA.
i. Add up Cumulative Grade Points of all Semesters to obtain grand total and then divide the grand total by total number of credits of the courses studied. The resulting figure will represent the Cumulative Grade Point average secured by a candidate. The CGPA will be reported up to two decimals but for the determination of merit position CGPA will be calculated up to any decimal.
ii. For the award of Gold Medal or some other award(s), the 1st position will be calculated on CGPA basis of the whole course.
iii. For the award of Gold Medal of University of the Punjab a student must have passed all the examinations at least in B grade, in the first attempt.

XIII. Approval of Subjects and Appointment of Supervisors for Research Work or Projects.

The approval of subjects for research and appointment of internal and external supervisors in examinations will be accorded by the concerned Board of Studies.

XIV. Course Workload and Change of Course

1. A student who had earned an 'F' grade in a course in 1st semester may be allowed to take one additional course during the 3rd semester. .

2. A student who had earned an 'F' grade in a course in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th semester may be allowed to take one additional course during the 4th 5th, 6th,7th or 8th semester, respectively.
3. The student who had earned an "F" grade in a course in 7th and 8th semester will enroll again in 7th and 8th semester of next class (i.e., the following year).
4. The students who have earned ‘F’ grade in any course or have earned 'D' grade in any course and want to improve grade will enroll the course in the same semester in the following year.
5. The teacher will provide a detailed course outline to the students within seven days of the beginning of the semester and will send a copy of the course outline and work plan to the Chairman/Principal.

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