Examination Rules For BS Home Economics:
- According to the Punjab University regulations only those candidates can appear in the final annual examination who have attended not less than three fourth of the periods devoted to the theory and practical instructions. Names of students falling short of 75% attendance will not be sent for final University Examination.
- Students who do not show satisfactory result in Send up Exam, (Dec. – Jan.) or have short attendance, shall not be allowed to submit their University forms for final examination. An annual university examination is normally held in the last week of May every year.
- Second annual examination is held in October/November.
- In the course of an academic year parent-teacher meetings are held at various times.
- Parents of all the undergraduate students are expected to attend these meetings. (Check college web site).
- No student will be issued examination forms without showing college ID cards,
- D. Card is compulsory for entrance to the Examination Hall.
- The examination shall be divided into SIX PARTS, namely, First Examination in Home Economies at the end of the first academic year; second examination in Home Economics at the end of second academic year, third examination in Home Economies at the end of third academic year, fourth examination in Home Economics at the end of fourth academic year, fifth examination in Home Economics at the end of fifth academic year and the final examination in Home Economics at the end of sixth academic year, followed by the Second Annual Examination of that year.
- Each Academic Year, normally beginning in September, shall be of twelve months duration, Eight months for teaching and the remaining four months for examinations and vacation.
- English shall be the medium of examination in all subjects except Urdu, Islamic Studies and Pakistan Studies in which the medium of examination shall be Urdu.
- No students shall be allowed to sit in a higher examination without first clearing the, lower year examination.
Students failing in more than 50% subjects shall not be allowed to join the next year classes.
- Students who left college for a valid reason during studies can resume their studies within a period of three years. She shall be readmitted only if the same scheme of studies is in practice and this concession can he availed only once in the whole degree programme and she shall take the examination in the syllabi enforced at that time.
- A college candidate accepted for the examination to whom the Roll No. has been issued but who fails to appear in or complete the examinations on account of a serious illness or of an accident or due to her selection for and /or participation in an international sports contest [or girls guide rallies] as a national representative of Pakistan may, on the recommendation of the principal and on production of a medical certificate, be permitted to appear in the Second Annual Examination to be held in September/October the same year, in the whole or part of the examination missed by her, on payment of the prescribed fee.
The candidates shall be intimated free of charge, as to whether she had obtained the minimum pass marks or not in the paper/s in which she had appeared,
The application of such a candidate shall be entertained only if the following conditions are fulfilled:
- The application is submitted without any delay and in no case later than the 10th day from the date of the candidate being incapacitated from taking or completing the examination and is submitted through the principal of her college with proper certificates.
- The principal of the college shall certify after making necessary enquiries, (i) that the candidate could not appear in or complete the examination without grave danger to her health or that of others taking the examination and that it was physically impossible for her to appear in or complete the examination and (ii) that the candidate had a reasonable chance of success if she had appeared in the examination.
- A candidate to whom this concession is granted shall be provisionally allowed to Study in the next higher class in the college till the publication of the result.
Provided that no candidate who passes under this regulations shall be eligible for a scholarship or prize or medal or any other distinction.
- Notwithstanding anything contained in Regulation 13, the syndicate shall have power to permit, in exceptional circumstances, a student to appear in the Second Annual Examination if, in the opinion of the Vice – Chancellor, it was physically impossible for the student to appear in the Annual Examination.
- Admission to a Second Annual Examination as in Regulation 13 shall also be allowed if a candidate is unable:
- to complete her examination on account of the death of a [near relative] on one of the days of examination certified by the Principal; or
- to appear in her examination on account of the death of a near relative not more than 15 days
Examination Rules For M.Phil HOME ECONOMICS
- A regular student will normally be required to take workload (for course work) of eight to fifteen credit hours in each semester.
- At the end of the first semester a student must obtain a minimum Grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 to be promoted to the second semester. In order to qualify a course GP 2.30 required.
- In case a student is able to obtain GPA 2.30 or more but less than 2.50 she will be promoted to the second Semester on probation. The candidate, who fails to secure 2.30 GPA in the first semester shall stand automatically dropped from the rolls.
- At the end of second Semester, a student must obtain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50 and must also pass at least 50% of the course offered by her in order to be promoted to the third Semester. If any of the preceding two conditions is not fulfilled by a student she shall be removed from the rolls of the College.
- In the 3rd or 3rd and 4th Semesters a student will carry out research work /internship under the supervision of her supervisor and submit a research thesis / report / project by the end of 3rd and 4th Semester.
- In the third semester a student will also be required to repeat those courses of the first semester in which she had failed and maintain CGPA of 2.50 failing which her name will be removed from the College rolls.
- In the fourth semester a student will be required to repeat those course of the second semester in which she had failed and maintain CGPA of 2.50 failing which her name will be removed from the College.
- A student who completes all the courses and has not been required to repeat any course(s) obtains CGPA of less than 2.50 but not less than 2.30 at the end of the 4th semester, may be allowed to repeat up to two courses (varying 2 – 6 credits) in which she had obtained the lowest grades, in order to improve the CGPA so as to obtain the minimum of 2.50 failing which she shall not be awarded degree and removed from the rolls of the college.
- A student who earned ‘F’ grade in a course in 1st Semester may be allowed to take one additional course during the 2nd / 3rd semester with the permission of the DPC of the College.
- A student who earned ‘F’ grade in a course in 2nd Semester may be allowed to take one additional course during the 3rd / 4th semester with the permission of the DPC of the College.
- The teacher shall send a copy of the activity record of the courses on prescribed proforma to the DPC, Principal at the end of each semester.
- After two semesters (24 credit hours) of course work, research work, internship of six credit hours will be carried out in third or third and fourth semesters. Title of the thesis, report, project will be recommended by DPC / Board of Studies routed through DPCC for the approval of the Vice Chancellor. Thesis / report shall be submitted within six weeks of the termination of third or fourth semester (as the case may be). In case of genuine reason on the recommendation of the supervisor, DPC, DPCC Vice Chancellor can give extension up to six months for the submission of thesis / report / project. Evaluation of thesis will be by External Examiner. Board of Examiners for the examination of thesis shall be appointed by the Vice Chancellor out of the panel recommended by DPC concerned routed through DPCC. Evaluation normally be completed within six weeks of submitting the thesis.
- Only those students who scored CGPA 2.5 will be awarded M. Phil. Degree. The marks awarded in each subject shall be divided along the following lines:
|a)||Assignment / Presentation||25 %|
|b)||Mid – Term Examination||25%|
The final examination shall include at least 30% from the course component taught before the mid-term examination. Letter grades will be assigned as per the approved semester rules of the university.