AUTHORITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY

The Examination Committee

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The University shall have an Examination Committee which shall be chaired by the Pro-Vice Chancellor. The Controller of Examination shall be the Member Secretary. The composition of other members, the power and the functions of the Examination Committee shall be specified in the Regulations framed by the Academic Council and approved by the Executive Council.

The composition of the Examination Committee shall be as under:

  • Pro Vice Chancellor/Dean/Sr. HoI - Chairperson
    (to be nominated by the Vice Chancellor)
  • Deans of Faculties/Heads/ Teachers of Departments/ Constituent Units not exceeding eight nominated by the Vice Chancellor
  • Controller of Examinations - Member Secretary

The tenure of the Examination Committee shall be two years. Two third members will form the quorum of the meeting. There will be at least one meeting of the Examination Committee in each semester. The decisions of the Examination Committee shall be placed before the Academic Council.

Functions of the Examination Committee shall be:

  • To frame detailed guidelines and procedures for an efficient, transparent and fair evaluation of students performance and conduct of examinations as well as for tabulators/programmers for preparing the results of the examinations.
  • To supervise generally all the examinations of the University and issue such directions as it may consider necessary for conduct of examinations.
  • To review from time to time the results of the University examinations and submission of reports thereon to the Academic Council.
  • To make recommendations to the Academic Council for improvement of the examination system.
  • To appoint such number of sub-committees as it may think fit, and in particular, may delegate to any one or more persons or sub-committee(s), its powers to deal with examination matters.
  • To consider the complaints received against Officers and Staff engaged for conduct of examinations and recommend to the Vice Chancellor about the action to be taken against the concerned person(s).
  • To consider and recommend the rates of remuneration for the Examiners, Superintendents of Examination Centres and other staff engaged on examination duty, Tabulators and Collators etc. associated with the examination duty.
  • To consider any written   report/ representation/complaints received  within seven days after completion of the examination regarding setting up of question paper etc. along with specific recommendations of the Examination Sub-Committees of Departments/Constituent Units and to recommend for consideration of the Vice Chancellor the action to be taken against any examiner/ paper-setter/moderator in cases of mistakes/ omissions/ negligence/ leakage in paper-setting/ moderation/ evaluation etc.,
  • To investigate the cases of understandable divergence in the results of any Course Unit. For this purpose, the Examination Committee may itself scrutinize the answer books or may order their scrutiny by other person(s), and may also call an explanation from the examiner concerned for the divergence of marks.  If after the investigation, the Committee is of the opinion that such divergence is due to leakage of paper, personal favouritism or animosity, it may recommend to the Vice Chancellor such action as it may deem fit such as debar the examiner/evaluator from examinership permanently or for a specified period, revaluation of the answer books etc.