Jagan Nath University, Bahadurgarh, Haryana, India
THE ACADEMIC SYSTEMIntroduction
The Academic System of Jagan Nath University, Bahadurgarh, Haryana has been designed such that it promotes realization of Founders’ Vision of ‘developing University as a centre of excellence with focus on quality education, research, skill development, industry linkage and holistic concerns of human life, environment and society for the ultimate benefit of the youth of the country’. The system focuses on providing education that helps students acquiring desirable skills through in depth study of discipline specific courses as well as broad knowledge of the wider world. The basic objective is to give students right type of education and preparing them deal with challenges of modern organizations characterized by complexity, diversity and change in the new economy. The emphasis is on promoting interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary perspectives of learning along with study in major subjects. The system is in full consonance with the UGC guidelines on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). The features of CBCS which include flexibility in the choice of courses and credits, continuous evaluation process, uniform grading system, and courses classification into core, electives, ability enhancement compulsory courses and skill development courses are in-built in the process. The CBCS provides for flexibility in designing curriculum with Mark to Market approach and assign credits based on course content and hours of teaching. It accelerates the teaching-learning process and enables vertical and horizontal mobility in learning. To enhance quality standards the system lays special emphasis on research, innovations, skill development, technology and human values in learning process. The four pillars that drive the university education at JNUB are quality education, skill development, holistic approach and industry linkage. This academic system applies to all UG and PG programs offered by the University.Programs
The University offers UG and PG programs in various disciplines. The list of the programs and duration are given as at Annexure -1. The general guidelines governing the conduct of the programs are as under:
Courses in a program of study are classified into four categories i.e. Core, Electives, Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC) and Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC).
They are the depth courses designed to achieve any/all of the above objectives in any degree program. They help build expertise and skills in the degree domain area. Further, elective courses may be divided into two categories i.e. Generic Centric/Open Elective and Discipline Centric/Specific Elective. ‘Generic Elective’ refers to those courses which add generic proficiency to the students and may be chosen from unrelated discipline. ‘Discipline Centric’ adds to subject expertise and are offered under the main discipline/ subject of study.
The weightage for electives in degree program is suggested to be 60 percent.
The weightage for category 3 & 4 above is suggested to be 20-25 percent of the total credits. However, keeping in view the nature and specific requirements of any degree program there may be some variations in the relative weightage with in the categories as suggested above.
The Academic System of JNUB has the following salient features:
The system reflects implementation of the UGC guidelines on Choice Based Credit System. The semester system is followed to implement CBCS in all the programs.
The Grading System
1. The grading system takes into account the performance of a student in examinations conducted at various stages i.e. classroom tests, mid-term and end-term examination. The evaluation of different components of a course is done in terms of marks first. The aggregate marks (internal + external) obtained in a course are taken as notional marks. The notional marks are multiplied by credits assigned to the course and divided by 10 to obtain Grade Point (GP).
2.The sum of Grade Point of all the courses in a particular semester divided by the total number of credits in that semester determines the Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA.) The SGPA is calculated only on passing of all courses of a semester.
3. The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is determined on the basis of sum of GP of all courses up to that semester divided by the number of total credits up to that semester.
4.The CGPA will be calculated only on passing of all papers of the preceding semester (s).
The GP, SGPA and CGPA will be calculated by the following formula: i)GP= (Notional Marks X No. of credits of course)/10 ii)SGPA= (Sum of GP of all Course) / (Total Number of Credits in Semester) iii)CGPA= (Sum of GP up to that Semester) / (Total Number of Credits up to that Semester)
5. The overall percentage of marks obtained is determined by multiplying the SGPA or CGPA, as the case may be, by 10.
6. Two methods i.e. Relative Grading and Absolute Grading are in vogue for awarding grades in a course. The relative grading is based on the distribution (usually normal distribution) of marks obtained by all the students of the course and grades are awarded based on a cut-off marks or percentile. Under absolute grading, the marks are converted into grades based on pre-determined class intervals. The University follows absolute grading system on 10 point scale in all the courses.
7. The Letter Grades are determined on the basis of overall percentage of marks as per the following table:
|Marks (%)||Letter Grade||Marks(%)|
A student obtaining Grade F shall be considered failed and will be required to reappear in the examination. For non credit courses Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory shall be indicated instead of the letter grade and this will not be counted for the computation of SGPA/CGPA.
8.The academic performance of a candidate will be determined on the basis of Letter Grades and will be displayed in final transcript, as under:
|Letter Grade||Grade Point|
The successful candidates shall be classified into divisions on the basis of marks obtained by them and the division will be indicated in their degree as given under:-
|First Division with distinction||If marks are 75% or more.|
|First Division||If marks are 60% or more and less than 75%.|
|Second Division||If marks are 50% or more and less than 60%|
|Pass||If marks are 40% or more and less than 50%|
Continuous Evaluation Process
Each course has a certain number of credits, which reflects its weightage. Credit is a unit by which course work is measured. It determines the number of hours of instructions required per week Credits of a course are determined as under:-
For all lecture/tutorial work, one lecture (one hour duration) per week per semester constitutes one credit. For practical/field work two hours of work per week for semester is one credit. The Program structure of degree will clearly indicate the credits assigned to different courses.
Every candidate shall be examined in the course (s) as laid down in the syllabus approved by the Academic Council from time to time. The credits for each paper and the contact hours per week will be specified in the Program scheme.
Each paper will have Maximum Marks 100 in the ratio of 70% end-term and 30% internal continuous evaluation process, irrespective of the credits assigned to it. The marks obtained by a student out of 100 will be treated as notional marks. These notional marks (marks obtained) will be multiplied by the Credits to get grade point for each course.
The grade awarded to a student in any particular course will be based on performance of the student in Mid-Term, attendance and co-curricular activities (assignment, viva-voce, lab. work, seminar, workshop, presentations, group discussions, quiz, etc.) and external End Semester examination conducted at the end of semester.
The details of evaluation process for internal and external assessment are given in University Regulations of Examination and Evaluation, available on the Website also
The End Semester examination for the Odd semesters shall ordinarily be held in the month of December and for the Even semesters in the month of May, on such dates as may be scheduled by the University. It will be an external examination, to be conducted by the Examination Branch of the University.Annexure-I
|List of Programs Offered|
|Sr. No||Program||Duration||Eligibility||Selection Procedure|
|Faculty of Engineering and Technology|
|1||B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering||4 Years||
Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject. Obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together
|AIEEE/JUEE & Interview|
|B.Tech. in Computer Sciences Engineering|
|B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering|
|B.Tech. in Civil Engineering|
|B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering|
|2||M.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering||2 Years||B.Tech./ B.E. (60%)/ MCA/ M.Sc. (Physics/ Maths)/ M.Sc. (Electronics), M.Sc. (CS/IT) (55%)||GATE/ NET/ SLET/ JUEE & Interview|
|M.Tech. in Computer Sciences Engineering|
|M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering|
|M.Tech. in Civil Engineering|
|M.Tech. in Electrical Engineering|
|3||Ph.D. (CSE, ME, CE, ECE)||3 Years||Masters in relevant discipline with min 60% marks||Entrance Exam & Interview|
|Faculty of Architecture and Planning|
|4||Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)||5 Years||
Passed 10+2 (Or) 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject having obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) marks in Aggregate and Qualifying NATA (Or) Any other Aptitude Test conducted by Competent Authority of the State Government.
|NATA/ JEE (Main) & Interview|
|5||Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)||4 Years||10+2 (Maths) with min. 50% marks||NATA/ JEE (Main) & Interview|
|Faculty of Computer Science and Technology|
|6||Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)||3 Years||10+2(Maths) with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|7||Master of Computer Application (MCA)||2 Years||
Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in BCA, B. Sc (IT/Computer Science) with Mathematics as a course at 10+2 level or at Graduate Level. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination.
|JUEE & Interview|
Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate Level. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination.
|Faculty of Management and Commerce|
|8||Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)||3 Years||10+2 with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|9||BBA (Professional) * 1. Management and Marketing of Insurance 2. Marketing Management and Retail Management 3. Management of Small and Medium Enterprises||3 Years||10+2 with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|10||B.Com (H)||3 Years||10+2 with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|11||MBA||Finance, Marketing, HRM, Financial Markets and Entrepreneurship||2 Years||
Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination.
|JUEE & Interview|
|12||MBA (Entrepreneurship Development)||2 Years||Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration with minimum 50% marks.||JUEE & Interview|
|13||Master of Commerce (M.Com)||2 Years||Graduate in Commerce with min. 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|14||Ph.D. in Management||3 Years||Masters in relevent discipline with min 60% marks||Entrance Exam & Interview|
|Faculty of Law|
|15||Bachelor of Arts and Laws (BA.LLB-H)||5 Years||10+2 with min 45% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|16||Master of Laws (LLM)||1 Year||LLB/ BA.LLB/ BBA.LLB from a Recognized University||JUEE & Interview|
|17||Ph.D. in Law||3 Years||LLM with min 60 %marks||Entrance Exam & Interview|
|Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication|
|18||Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BA-JMC)||3 Years||10+2 with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|19||PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGD-JMC)||1 Years||Graduate in any discipline with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|20||PG Diploma in Photography||1 Year||Graduate in any discipline with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|21||MA (Journalism and Mass Communication)||1 Year||Graduate in any discipline with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|Faculty of Education|
|22||Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)||2 Years||Graduate/ PG in any discipline with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|23||Master of Education (M.Ed.)||2 Years||B.Ed. with min. 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|23||Bachelor of Arts/Science and Education ( BA.B.Ed./B.Sc.B.Ed. (Integrated)) *||4 Years||10+2 with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|25||Ph.D. in Education||3 Years||MA Education/M.Ed. with min 60% marks||Entrance Exam & Interview|
|Faculty of Social Science|
|26||BA (Pol. Sci., History, Eco.)||3 Years||10+2 with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|27||BA (Hons.) Economics||Medical and Non-Medical||3 Years||10+2 with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|Faculty of Food Processing and Agriculture Science|
|28||Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Agriculture) *||4 Years||10+2 in Science Stream with min. 50 % marks||JUEE & Interview|
|29||M.Sc.(Food Technology)*||2 Years||Graduate in Science/Technology in any stream with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|30||Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)||Medical and Non-Medical||3 Years||10+2 in Science Stream with min. 50 % marks||JUEE & Interview|
|Faculty of Allied Health and Medical Sciences|
|31||Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)||4 Years||Candidate should have passed 10+2 (12th standard) or equivalent examination with science stream i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with at least 50% marks.||JUEE & Interview|
|32||Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)||2 Years||BPT with min. 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|33||M.Sc. Osteopathy||2 Years||Licensed, qualified Physiotherapists (Graduated/Post Graduated) passed out from recognized university/institution.||JUEE & Interview|
|34||Ph.D. in Physiotherapy||3 Years||Ph.D. in Physiotherapy||JUEE & Interview|
|Faculty of Vocational Studies|
|35||B.Voc. ( Bakery and Cookery)||3 Years (Modular Form)||10+2 with min 50% marks||JUEE & Interview|
|* Programs to be introduced from the Session 2017-18|
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