Academic Regulation


GENERAL INFORMATION

Timings

The college works under staggered system of timings. Some courses will be conducted from 8.00 a.m. to 1.20 p.m. and others from 12.25 p.m. to 5.45 p.m.  PG programmes shall be conducted between 9.45 am and 5 pm.

Scheme of Instruction for UG Programmes

The academic year consists of two semesters and each semester consists of 90 instructional days. Each programme is completed in six semesters i.e., three years. The curriculum, scheme of instruction and evaluation are prescribed by the respective Boards of Studies and Academic Council of the college. The college works from 9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M. The traditional lecture method continued to be the principal means of instruction. However, instruction through seminars, guest lectures and audio visual aids is encouraged. ICT enabled teaching methodology well supported the conventional teaching in the college.

Structure

Choice Based Credit System coupled with grading, an innovative method of curriculum design and evaluation is followed. This is a modern system introduced in Higher Education Institutions to keep the curriculum relevant to the demands in job market.  Students are offered with a choice of a variety of Core subjects, Add-on courses, Supporting courses and Elective courses. They can choose any course of their interest and need during the period of the study and earn extra credits and certificates in addition to the regular compulsory subjects (core).  The college follows CBCS in semester pattern.  Under this system, every subject is fixed with certain credit points, based on the quantum of the subject matter, complexity of the content and the contact hours allotted.  This is done after thorough analysis of the content and sequence of each course by the Members of Board of Studies.

Credit System for UG

The college follows Choice Based Credit System.

·     to recognize the learning achievement.

·     to offer a wide choice of courses.

·     to provide a tool of quality assurance.

 

Under the Choice Based Credit System, the student of a programme, while pursuing the core courses of his/her programme, can choose some courses offered by the same department or other departments of the college. This cafeteria model offers wide choice of courses to the student and he/she is free to choose a specified number of courses from the list. The student should earn prescribed credits from the core courses of his /her programme and from the courses of optional nature offered by his/her own department (intra disciplinary) or other departments (inter disciplinary). The students are encouraged to earn credits more than the required minimum and these extra credits are recorded in their marks statements which may help them in employment or higher studies.

Grading for UG Programmes

For Part-I (languages) component A and Part-II (core subjects) grades are also awarded to all the passed candidates. Relative grading is given on a five point scale following the standard deviation method.

For Part-III, Extracurricular activities - Direct grading is awarded by the teacher concerned.

The Programmes Committee shall fix the credits for each Part and subject depending on its weightage in the curriculum.

structure fOR ALL under-graduate PROGRAMMES

          The Programme structure for all degree programmes will be intimated in due course through our college handbook.

 

Add-on / Supporting Courses           

 

1.     English Communication Proficiency-I   

2.     English Communication Proficiency-II  

3.     Media Reporting

4.     Multi SIM

5.     S.P.S.S. (Statistical Package for Social Sciences)

6.     Financial Accounting

7.     Financial Management               

8.     Salesmanship

9.     Programming in C                                  

10.   Desktop Publishing                    

11.   Multimedia

12.   Network System Administration

13.   Basic Medical lab Technology

14.   Basic Mathematics & Statistics

Teaching for Add-on / Supporting Courses will be arranged outside the college working hours, if a minimum of 15 students opt for any of these courses.

Scheme of instruction for p.g. Programmes

The University follows Semester System. Internal Examinations, Assignments, Seminars are part of the semester system monitored by the teachers. The instruction to the PG programmes is between 9 am to 4 pm.

Award of Degree

UG

No student shall be eligible for the award of the degree unless he/she has successfully completed a programme, of not less than three years duration (6 semesters) and secure the minimum number of credits prescribed hereunder within a period of six years. The minimum number of credits required for the award of degree will be intimated in due course after receiving guidelines from the affiliating University.

PG

The degree will be awarded by Krishna University, Machilipatnam as per its norms.

Certificate Courses and Additional Courses

The college has also introduced a number of Certificate courses which can be opted by the student along with main programmes.

Certificate courses

1.       Certificate course in Web Designing.

2.       Certificate course in Networking & System Administration

3.       Certificate course in PCB Designing

4.       Certificate course Medical Lab Technology

5.       Certificate course in Plant Tissue Culture

6.       Certificate course in Human Resource Management   

7.       Certificate course in Event Management

8.       Certificate course in Retail Management

9.       Certificate course in E-Commerce

10.     Certificate course in Front Office

11.     Certificate course in Yoga

12.     Certificate course in HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography)

Additional courses

1.       Financial Accounting

2.       Financial Management

3.       Advanced English Communication-I

4.       Advanced English Communication-II

5.       Salesmanship

6.       MultiSIM

7.       Network System Administration

8.       Web Designing

9.       Basic Medical Lab Technology                      

10.     Spoken English

11.     Media Reporting

12.     Translations

13.     Medical Botany

14.     Practice of Life Insurance

15.     Industrial Chemistry

16.     Desk Top Publishing

17.     Basic Mathematics and Statistics

18.     Medical Chemistry