Credit System

UG Programme & PG Programme

Credit System
A 'credit' is generally a 'value' used to measure a student's work load in terms of learning time required to complete course units, resulting in learning outcomes. The total credits to be earned by an UG student for Graduation is given in the syllabus. The UG programmes follow Choice Based Credit System. All programmes under autonomous system will follow credit system.

Nature of Course(Subject)
The entire list of courses offered for the UG students fall under any one of the following four categories:
1. Core Course : A course, which should compulsorily be studied by a student. It can be:
Discipline Specific Core Course (DSCC)
Discipline Specific Core Project (DSCP)

2. Elective Course : Generally a course which can be chosen from a pool of courses. It can be:

  • Discipline Specific Elective Course(DSEC) or Discipline Specific Elective Project(DSEP): An elective course chosen generally from a pool of courses specific to the discipline of study.
  • Generic Elective (GE) Course: An elective course chosen generally from an unrelated discipline (CBCS Course during Fourth semester of UG Programme).
  • 3. Ability Enhancement Course (AEC)
    It includes:
    Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)
    They include:

  • Environmental Science.
  • General English & English Communication
  • Modern Indian Language (MIL)
    The institution offers Kannada, Hindi and Additional English under MIL.
  • Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
    SEC is value-based and/or skill-based and is aiming at providing hands-on-training, competencies, skills, etc. These courses are designed to provide value-based and skill-based knowledge. It is a 2 credit course and the total duration will be 30 hours.

    4. Non-CGPA Credit Courses (NCCC): These courses are co-curricular and extra-curricular activity based courses. It is mandatory that an UG student earns 4 credits through NCCC. It comprises of
    Life Skills Education (LSE)
    Students earn 2 credits through LSE during first semester.

    Extra-curricular & Extension Activities
    In addition, all students should take part in extension/extra-curricular activities (NSS, Center for Social Activities and specified extra-curricular activities) in order to earn two credits as part of Extra-curricular and Extension Credits (EEC) before the completion of fourth semester.

    Non Core Course
    Non Core theory course of the Under Graduate Programme is “Environmental Science” which comes under AECC category. BA / B Sc. / BCA programmes will have this course during their second semester and B Com / BBA students will have this course during their third semester.

    Choice Based Credit System
    UG students have the freedom to choose among the different courses offered by other deaneries during the fourth semester of their UG programme. The Choice Based Credit Course comes under the category namely “Generic Elective”. It can be Theory (GET) or Practical (GEL) in nature.

    Credit System
    All PG programmes under autonomous system will follow credit system. A 'credit' is generally a 'value' used to measure a student's work load in terms of learning time required to complete course units, resulting in learning outcomes. The total credits to be earned by a PG student for Graduation is given in the syllabus. The PG programmes follow Choice Based Credit System.

    Nature of Course (Subject)
    The entire list of courses offered for the PG students fall under any one of the following four categories:
    1. Core Course: A course, which should compulsorily be studied by a student. It can be:
    Discipline Specific Core Course (DSCC)
    Discipline Specific Core Project (DSCP)

    2. Elective Course: Generally a course which can be chosen from a pool of courses. It can be:

  • Discipline Specific Elective Course (DSEC) or Discipline Specific Elective Project (DSEP): An elective course chosen generally from a pool of courses specific to the discipline of study.
  • Generic Elective (GE) Course: An elective course chosen generally from an unrelated discipline (CBCS Course during Third semester/trimester of PG Programme).
  • 3. Ability Enhancement Course (AEC)
    It includes:

    Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)
    They include:

  • Environmental Science.
  • General English & English Communication
  • Modern Indian Language (MIL)
    The institution offers Kannada, Hindi and Additional English under MIL.
  • Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
    SEC is value-based and/or skill-based and is aiming at providing hands-on-training, competencies, skills, etc. These courses are designed to provide value-based and skill-based knowledge. It is a 2 credit course and the total duration will be 30 hours.

    4. Non-CGPA Credit Courses (NCCC): These courses are co-curricular and extra-curricular activity based courses.

    Choice Based Credit System
    PG students have the freedom to choose among the different courses offered by other deaneries during the third semester/trimester of their PG programme. The Choice Based Credit Course comes under the category namely “Generic Elective”. It can be Theory (GET) or Practical (GEL) in nature.

    A 'credit' is generally a 'value' used to measure a student's work load in terms of learning time required to complete course units, resulting in learning outcomes. Maximum credits for a UG programme will range between 130 and 150.

    All programmes under autonomy system will follow credit system. The following credit structure will be followed for courses having 15 weeks of classes per semester(1.5 Hours per week - 1 Credit).

    Hours per week Credits
    3 Hours 2
    4 Hours 3
    5 or 6 Hours 4
    7 or 8 Hours 5

    Choice Based Credit System
    The 2015 UG & PG programmes follow Choice Based Credit System. The Choice Based Credit Course will be offered during the fourth semester of the UG programme/third semester of the PG programme. Details regarding the choice based credit courses are available in the syllabus.

    Credit Structure - UG Programmes
    The total credits to be secured by the students for achieving pass status for a UG programme varies from programme to programme(ranges between 130 and 150 credits). Credits assigned for Life Skill Education (2 Credits) should be acquired by the student in the first semester of the UG programme. Credits assigned for Extension activities (3 Credits) should be acquired compulsorily by the students during the first four semesters of the UG programme. Life Skills Education and Extension credits (2+3=5 Credits)is mandatory to be achieved for a student to be declared as pass in the UG programme. Students can achieve Extension credits through their active participation in NCC/NSS or University Tournaments/Fests. Besides students may enroll in any of the add on courses offered by the institution and achieve the Extension credits.

    Credit Structure - PG Programmes
    The total credits to be secured by the students for achieving pass status varies from programme to programme among the Post Graduate programmes. Detailed credit structure of the Post Graduate programmes are given in the syllabus.

    Grading and CGPA
    The individual semester/trimester marks card will have the marks, grade, total credits awarded and grade point average details. The CGPA (Cumulative GPA) is calculated as follows:
    CGPA =

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