LU changes pass percentage in UG courses
From this year, the pass percentage in individual papers for first year undergraduate students in Lucknow University will be 33% and aggregate pass percentage 36%.
In BA (Hons) the pass percentage in individual papers would be 36% and aggregate pass percentage 40%.
To note, from this year, the LU has introduced semester system in undergraduate courses.
A meeting of LU officials was held on Friday under vice chancellor, SP Singh to formulate modalities for examination reforms, with special reference to result preparation for the newly admitted students in the current academic session (2018-19).
It was decided that if required, grace marks up to a maximum of 7 would be awarded to students by splitting them across papers during the preparation of results, said LU spokesperson NK Pandey , adding it was also decided that each paper for BA/B Sc/B Com would carry 80 marks for theory and 20 marks for continuous internal assessment.
To bring uniformity in all UG/PG courses, second division in all UG/PG courses would be awarded at 45% marks. Previously it was 48%, informed NK Pandey.
In professional courses like BBA/MBA/LLB/LLM/B Com (Hons)/B Ed/M Ed and BCA/MCA , pass percentage in individual papers would be 40% and aggregate pass percentage 50%.
For UG/PG courses of the College of Arts and Crafts and B P Ed/ M P Ed, semester system has been introduced from the current session. The pass percentage for individual papers for these courses would be 40% and aggregate pass percentage 50%.
“Those students who fail in both semesters I and II will not be promoted to semester III,” Pandey said.
To bring uniformity in PG courses, the pass percentage of MSc would be 33% in individual papers and aggregate pass percentage 36%.
For syllabus and other guidelines for agricultural courses, a committee of experts from agricultural universities and Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) would be constituted so that they may be upgraded from the next academic session, Pandey said.
He said the decisions were taken in the interest of the students, with the caveat that they needed to be passed by the appropriate academic bodies of the varsity through standard procedures.
The meeting was attended among others by the pro vice chancellor, deans of faculties, DSW, dean of College Development Council, director, Legal Cell, chief provost, controller of examinations and his team and registrar and his team.