Choice Based Credit Semester System ppt

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It introuduces the details of the newly introuduced CCSS for its undergraduate degree programmes

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Choice Based Credit Semester System ppt

  1. 1. University of Calicut Choice Based Credit Semester System (CCSS) -by abbasvattoli@yahoo.com
  2. 2. UG Education Restructuring Kerala State Higher Education Council recommended to restructure the Under Graduate education by Introducing Semesterisation and Grading. Calicut University implemented CCSS From 2009-2010 academic year onwards
  3. 3. The New Names ‘Programme’ - Entire course of study (traditionally referred to as course). ‘Course’ - subject (traditionally referred to as paper) ‘Credit’ (Cr) - weekly unit of work
  4. 4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE• Duration: 6 semesters distributed in a period of 3 years The odd semesters: June to October Even semesters: November to March Each semester: Min 90 working days of 18 weeks, 5 Days and 5 Hours
  5. 5. Courses Total 31 courses 10 Common Courses (Code A) 16 Core Courses (Code B) 04 Complimentary Courses (Code C) 01 Open Courses (Code D)
  6. 6. Credits To pass: Achieve a min of 120 credits Common: 38 credits Core and Complimentary: 78 credits Open: 4 credits
  7. 7. Attendance Min 75% during a semester for each course Condonation: max 10 days in a semester and max 2 times during the programme
  8. 8. Extra credits NCC weightage certificate- 1 NSS weightage certificate -1 University level participation in sports -1 Participation in inter zone arts festival -1 Participation in inter University meets -1
  9. 9. Extension activities Compulsory social service (CSS) for a period of 30 days
  10. 10. EVALUATION AND GRADING Two parts Internal Evaluation (25% Weightage) External Evaluation (75% Weightage)
  11. 11. Internal Evaluation Based on Direct Grading System Five components for internal assessment Assignment - 1 wieghtage Seminar - 1 weightage Test Paper (2 test papers) 2 weightage Attendance 1 weightage Total 5 weightage There shall not be any chance for improvement for internal grade
  12. 12. External Evaluation Immediately after Each Semester Based on Direct Grading System Four types of questions 1. Multiple Choice/Objective Type questions 2. Short Answer type questions 3. Short Essays/Problems 4. Long Essays
  13. 13. External Evaluation Questions are given different weights. Weights are similar to marks in the traditional marks system. Weights of these 4 types of questions ¼, 1, 2, 4 respectively
  14. 14. DIRECT GRADING SYSTEMLetter Grade Grade Point Grade Point Range A 4 3.5-4 B 3 2.5-3.49 C 2 1.5-2.49 D 1 0.5-1.49 E 0 0-0.49
  15. 15. Passing a course • Aggregate C grade in each course for a pass and also for awarding a degree
  16. 16. Grade of Internal AssessmentTheory Weight Grade Grade point Weighted grade pointAssignment 1 A 4 4Seminar 1 A 4 4Attendance 1 B 3 3Internal Test 1 1 B 3 3Internal Test 2 1 A 4 4Total 5 17Internal Grade Sum of weighted grade points/ sum of weights 18/5 = 3.4 B
  17. 17. Internal Grade for Attendance % of Attendance Grade Above 90% A 85 – 89.9 B 80-84.9 C 75-79.9 D Less than 75 E
  18. 18. Grade of a CourseExam Weight Grade Grade Point Weighted Grade PointExternal 3 B 3.13 (ext wgpa) 9.39Internal 1 B 3 3Total 4 12.39Grade of a Overall WGPA= Sum of weighted gradecourse points/sum of weights B =12.39/4 = 3.10
  19. 19. Calculation of SGPACourse Code Credits Overall Overall Credit points Grade WGPA01 3 B 3.10 9.3002 3 C 2.40 7.2003 4 A 3.70 14.8004 4 B 2.60 10.4005 4 A 3.80 15.20Total 18 56.90SGPA Sum of credit points/sum of credits 56.90/18 =3.16 B
  20. 20. Calculation of CGPASemester SGPA Credits Credit points I 3.16 18 56.88 II 2.80 20 56.00 III 3.58 20 71.60 IV 3.35 20 67.00 V 3.65 22 80.30 VI 3.70 20 74.00 Total 120 405.78CGPA Sum of credit points/total credits 405.78/120 = 3.38 B
  21. 21. CGPA CGPA is calculated at the end of the programme CGPA will be calculated seperately for Core courses Common Courses – English Common Courses – Other than english Complementary Courses Open courses And overall CGPA
  22. 22. Overall Grade in a Programme A seven point scale letter grade will be used CGPA Overall Letter Grade 3.80- 4.00 A+ 3.50- 3.79 A 3.00- 3.49 B+ 2.5-2.99 B 2.00-2.49 C+ 1.50- 1.99 C 1.00-1.49 D
  23. 23. Percentage equelence Percentage = CGPA/4 *100 = 3.38/4 *100 = 84.5%
  24. 24. AWARD OF DEGREE The successful completion of all the courses (common, core, complementary and open courses) prescribed for the degree programme with C grade shall be the minimum requirement for the award of the degree.
  25. 25. Thank you Edited by: Abbas Vattoli Assistant ProfessorAmal College of Advanced Studies Nilambur abbasvattoli@yahoo.com www.dcamal.wordpress.com

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