Highlights of Academic
The University follows a Semester System.
Each academic year has 200 to 210 net instructional days.
A student has to study 5 to 7 courses per semester.
Depending on the quantum of contents of a course a credit weight (1, 2, 3 or 4
credits) is assigned to it.
Completion of a degree program requires successful study of courses as
approved by the Academic Council for the program in question.
Course contents of all subjects are periodically updated and new courses are
occasionally added to the degree requirement to cope up with the challenges of
The university follows 10 point scale evaluation system
named CGPA/ OGPA.
Each student is evaluated in each course continuously throughout the semester.
Pre-Final exams and laboratory assignments account for 50%-60% of the marks
in a course.
The semester final examinations account for 40%-50% as the case may be.
If a student fails to attain a CGPA of 5.0 at the end of an academic year he/ she
is dropped from the University for poor academic performance.
The University ensures individual attention to each and every student through its advisory system. The advisory system is supplemented by a system of student counsellors. For each group of 15 to 20 first-degree students, a teacher advisor is appointed. At the postgraduate level, for each student, an advisory committee, consisting of 3-4 teachers is appointed. The teacher-advisor guides, supervises and monitors the academic performance of his advisees besides helping them in their personal problems. He also maintains a close contact with parents/ guardians of the students.
The University has introduced a programme called 'Liberal Education', which includes courses on Cultural Heritage of India, Yoga, Philosophy, Practical Psychology, Global Ecology, Population Studies, Word Power etc. The programme aims at the development of character and personality of the students besides making them aware of the rich cultural heritage and social problems.
The University is the first in India to introduce "Earn while You Learn Programme".