Student Assessment and Awards

7.1
Assessment strategy of
student learning is considered
as an integral part of
programme design, with a clear relation between assessment tasks and the programme outcomes

Assessment strategy is emphasized well in the programme design and described in the Faculty By-laws and make students aware through the student handbooks. Different assessment tasks have been utilized in relation to the programme out comes

FOS /7.1.1
FOS /7.1.1.a
FOS /7.1.2
FOS /7.1.3
FOS /7.1.4
FOS /7.1.5

7.2 Programme Specific Standard (See Part II)

7.3 The Faculty has procedures for designing,
approving, monitoring and reviewing the assessment strategies for programmes

The Faculty has approved procedure for designing, approving, monitoring and
reviewing the assessment strategies for programmes

FOS /7.3.1
FOS /7.3.2
FOS /7.3.3
FOS /7.3.4
FOS /7.3.5

7.4
The Faculty reviews and amends assessment strategies and regulations periodically as appropriate and remains fit for purpose.

The Faculty reviews and amends assessment strategies and regulations periodically.

FOS /7.4.1
FOS /7.4.2
FOS /7.4.3
FOS /7.4.4

7.5
The Faculty ensures the weightage relating to different components of
assessments are specified in
the programme/course
Specifications.

The assessment procedure and weightage assigned for different components are clearly stated in student handbooks and information is clearly communicated to the students through course coordinators.

FOS /7.5.1
FOS /7.5.2
FOS /7.5.3

7.6

The Faculty adopts policies and regulations governing the appointment of both internal and external examiners and provides them with clear TORs.

External and internal examiners are appointed considering their subject expertise. Specific guidelines are provided for all the examiners with clear ToRs.

FOS /7.6.1
FOS /7.6.2
FOS /7.6.3
FOS /7.6.4
FOS /7.6.4

7.7

Faculty ensures that the reports from external/Second examiners are considered by the examination board in finalizing the results.

The Final mark is based on the reports of the second examiners and considered by the examination board in finalizing the results.

FOS /7.7.1
FOS /7.7.2
FOS /7.7.3
FOS /7.7.4
FOS /7.7.5

7.8
Students are assessed using
published criteria, regulations,
and procedures that are adhered to by the staff and communicated to the students at the time of enrollment.

Rules and regulations on assessments are communicated to the students during their orientation programme.

FOS /7.8.1
FOS /7.8.2
FOS /7.8.3

7.9

The Faculty ensures that staff involved in assessing the students are competent to undertake their roles and responsibilities and have no conflict of interest.

The staff has no conflicts of interest in assessing the students and only permanent academic staff are handling all assessment procedures.
Newly appointed permanent staff is given proper training on rules and regulations related to student assessment, through CCPDHE programme.

FOS /7.9.1
FOS /7.9.2
FOS /7.9.3
FOS /7.9.3

7.10
Appropriate arrangements/adjustments/facilities are made available by the Faculty regarding examination requirements for students with disabilities wherever relevant.

Faculty makes appropriate arrangements according to requests from students with disabilities.

FOS /7.10.1
FOS /7.10.2
FOS /7.10.3

7.11
Students are provided with
regular, appropriate and
timely feedback on formative
assessments to promote effective learning and support the academic development of students

Assessment and examination marks are displayed through LMS and notice boards well before commencing the respective next examinations.

FOS /7.11.1
FOS /7.11.2
FOS /7.11.3
FOS /7.11.3

7.12
The Faculty/Institute adopts
well defined marking scheme, various forms of internal second marking(open marking, blind marking) and procedures for recording and verifying marks etc., to ensure transparency, fairness and consistency

The Faculty adopts well defined marking schemes which are approved by the moderator during the setting of question papers. Both first and second marking are based on approved marking scheme and open marking procedure is followed for all theory and practical examinations. Blind marking procedure is followed for evaluation of project reports, presentations etc. Faculty allows students to appeal for verifying their marks within two weeks after releasing the results.

FOS /7.12.1
FOS /7.12.2
FOS /7.12.3
FOS /7.12.3
FOS /7.12.3

7.13

Graduation requirements are ensured in the degree certification process and the transcript accurately reflects the stages of progression and student attainments

A special examination board is held to finalize results of students to be eligible for graduation. After the approval of the Senate transcripts are issued on request. Transcripts accurately reflect the stages of progression and student attainments.

FOS /7.13.1
FOS /7.13.2
FOS /7.13.3

7.14

A complete transcript indicating the courses followed, grades obtained and the aggregate GPA/grades, and class (where appropriate) is made available to all students at graduation.

The complete transcript indicating courses followed, grades obtained and the aggregate GPA/grades, and class is made available to all students at graduation.

FOS /7.14.1
FOS /7.14.2
FOS /7.14.3
FOS /7.14.4

7.15

Examination results are documented accurately and communicated to students within the stipulated time.

All end semester results are documented accurately and communicated to the students within the stipulated time. Final results also documented accurately and kept at examination branch of the university.

FOS /7.15.1
FOS /7.15.2
FOS /7.15.3
FOS /7.15.4

7.16

The Faculty ensures that the degree awarded and the name of the degree complies with the guidelines (qualification descriptor), credit requirements and competency levels (Level descriptor) detailed in the SLQF

The Faculty has ensured the degrees awarded are complies with the SLQF.

FOS /7.16.1
FOS /7.16.2
FOS /7.16.3
FOS /7.16.4
FOS /7.16.5

7.17

The Faculty ensures the implementation of examination By-Laws including those on academic misconduct, and strictly enforces the according to the institutional policies and procedures, in a timely manner.

Assessment procedures are strictly enforced. Disciplinary procedures are in place for handling breaches of examination violations. by Disciplinary Inquiry Committee appointed and approved by the Senate.

FOS /7.17.1
FOS /7.17.2
FOS /7.17.3
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FOS /7.17.6