Evaluation Norms-GITAM

Evaluation Norms

Primary responsibilities of the Student Evaluation Division are the conduct of the examinations and evaluation of their performance through continuous internal assessment and term-end examinations. Read in detail about GITAM University’s evaluation guidelines.

• Assessment
Attendance requirements
• Eligibility for award of degree


  • The assessment of the performance of the students in a theory programme shall be based on two components: continuous evaluation and semester-end examination.
  • A student has to secure a minimum of 40% in the theory component of the programme and an aggregate of 40% together in the above two components, to be declared to have passed the programme.
  • Practical / Project Work / Industrial Training / Viva voce / Seminar etc. programme are completely assessed under continuous evaluation for a maximum of 100 marks and a student has to obtain a minimum of 40% to secure pass grade.
  • A student whose attendance is less than 85% in all the programmes put together in any semester will not be permitted to attend the end - semester examination and he / she will not be allowed to register for subsequent semesters of study. He / she has to repeat the semester along with his / her juniors.
  • However, the Vice Chancellor on the recommendation of the Principal / Director of the Institute / School may condone the shortage of attendance to the students whose attendance is between 66% and 74% on genuine medical grounds, on payment of prescribed fee.
  • Duration of the program : A student has to normally complete the program of study within the stipulated time period, with an additional grace period of two years.
  • However, the Vice Chancellor at his discretion can relax the above regulation in individual cases for cogent and sufficient reasons.
  • A student shall be eligible for award of a degree subject to fulfilling the following conditions.
  1. Registered and successfully completed all the programmes and projects.
  2. Successfully acquired the minimum required credits as specified in the curriculum corresponding to the branch of his / her study within the stipulated time.
  3. Has no dues to the Institute, hostels, Libraries, NCC / NSS etc, and
  4. No disciplinary action is pending against him / her.
  5. The degree shall be awarded after approval by the academic council.