Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

RULES and REGULATIONS

For the Award of  B. Com. Degree

Applicable for the Autonomous College Students

i.e. F.Y. B. Com Students w.e.f. academic year 2017-18

1.     Short Title and Commencement:

(a) These Regulations shall be called as “BMCC Regulations for the Award of B.Com.  

      Degree”;

(b) They shall come into effect from the date of getting approval from the appropriate   

     authorities and governing body of the Autonomous College.

(c) They shall be applicable for all the students enrolling in the First Year of  B.Com. Degree

     Programme at BMCC from the academic year 2017-18.

2.     Full forms of the abbreviations used in BMCC B.Com. Rules and Regulations :

       i.           “B.Com.”-  Bachelor of Commerce, an under graduate three years degree  course of  autonomous BMCC, awarded by the Savitribai Phule Pune University

     ii.           “GB”- Governing Body of the autonomous BMCC

   iii.           “College”- Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce, Pune

   iv.           “AC”- Academic Council of the autonomous college

     v.           “BOS”- Board of Studies of the autonomous college, with the specific functions

   vi.           “COE”- Controller of Examination of the autonomous college

  vii.           “IQAC”- Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the autonomous college

viii.           “Principal”- Principal of the autonomous college

   ix.           “Vice Principal” - Vice Principal of the autonomous college

     x.           “Government”- Government of Maharashtra

   xi.           “Prescribed”- prescribed by these or any other regulations of the college

  xii.           “Regulations”- Rules and Regulations framed by Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce, Pune(Autonomous)

xiii.           “University”- Savitribai Phule Pune University

xiv.           “DES”- Deccan Education Society, the parent body of the college

  xv.           “CIE”- Continuous Internal Evaluation

xvi.           “SEE” - Semester End Examination

xvii.           “PIS”-Performance Improvement Scheme

xviii.           “MCQ”– Multiple Choice Question

3.     Preamble:

The Regulations prescribed herein have been framed by the college, an autonomous college under the Savitribai Phule Pune University, to facilitate the smooth and orderly conduct of its academic programmes, examinations and evaluations, activities and functions at the B. Com. level. It is expected that the regulations will enable the students to take advantage of the various academic opportunities at the college and prepare them to face the challenges in their careers ahead. It may be noted that:

(a) The provisions made herein shall be applicable to all B. Com. programmes offered at the college, under autonomous status.

(b) They shall also be applicable to all the new programmes, which may be introduced at the college in the future.

(c) Academic and non-academic requirements prescribed by the ‘AC’ have to be fulfilled by a student to obtain the degree.

4.     Academic Calendar

Semester                 Two semesters in an academic year. Total six semesters in the three year degree course.

Duration                  Each semester will be of minimum 19 working weeks. It includes actual teaching, evaluation and examination  programmes, seminars, etc.

Credit Courses        The pattern of credit system can be changed by the Academic Council as per the need and experience. The changes made by the Academic Council and granted by the Governing Body can be applicable from the same academic year.

Semester

Credits

Courses

Semester  I

21

3 Compulsory and 4  Elective courses @ 3 credits each

Semester II

21

3 Compulsory and 4  Elective courses @ 3 credits each

Semester III

18

5 Compulsory courses and 1 Elective course @ 3 credits each

Semester IV

18

5 Compulsory courses and 1 Elective course @ 3 credits each

Semester V

18

4 Compulsory courses and 2 Elective course @ 3 credits each

Semester VI

18

4 Compulsory courses and 2 Elective course @ 3 credits each

 

114

from Regular Courses

 

01

Environmental Studies

 

05

from Skill Courses or Department Experience

Total

120

minimum required for award of degree

 

                       


5.     Evaluation and Examination:

a)     Continuous Internal Evaluation (CIE) worth 40 marks and External Examination, i.e. Semester End Examination (SEE) of 60 marks for each course is mandatory. A student has to obtain minimum 40% marks to qualify in CIE and SEE.

b)     A student is allowed to carry all courses from first semester one to semester two,semester three to semester four and semester four to semester six.  A student is allowed to keep terms only for three regular courses from first year to second year and  second year to third year, but he/she has to pass in all regular courses of the first year to take admission in third year.

6.    A student has to qualify for skill courses that carry weightage of 5 credits during the degree period of three years. Skill courses include the courses listed and approved by the AC. A student has to choose minimum one skill course, except when he/she is selected in any of the Experiential Learning Departments i.e. National Service Scheme (NSS), National Cadet Corps (NCC), Cultural, Sports and Students Development Board (earlier known as Student Welfare Board). Experiential Learning Departments will evaluate the selected and enrolled students for minimum 5 credits during the three years. The students who are not selected in these departments have to gain minimum 5 credits from skill courses offered by the college.

6(a). All skill courses shall be recommended by the Academic Council and Finance Committee and approved by the GB. The skill courses may ask for the payment of additional fees if required. The college may involve some outside training institutes or professional bodies for such skill courses to make them student centric and to improve students employability.

7. The examination andevaluation related rules and regulations for all courses should be framed by the Examination Committee in consultation with all BOS and with the approval of the AC and the GB.

8. The college shall arrange regular academic and co-curricular activities for the students during academic year. The academic activities in a year shall normally include inter collegiate and intra collegiate competitions, seminars, workshops, guest lectures, industrial visits, study tours, internships programs, collaborative activities and any other activity connected with the academic learning of the students. The participation and performance in such activities can be considered for the evaluation of students.

9. The College shall arrange extracurricular activities for the students during an academic year.The activities in a year shall normally include inter collegiate and intra collegiate competitions, Cultural Activities, NSS, NCC, activities of Students Development Board, Heritage Collective, Sports Department, Social Forum, Nature Club, Red Cross etc. and any other activity organized by the college and connected with the value inculcation and social learning of students. The participation and performance in such activities may be considered for the evaluation of students.

10. Admissions:

a)      The intake capacity of each programme shall be as per the directives and sanction of the Government. The increase and decrease in the same shall be approved by the Government.

b)      The admission policy shall be as per the Government regulations of social reservation and on merit basis. The college can take decision about the need of an entrance test for the admission in first year B.Com.

c)      Admissions to the first year of all the programmes shall be made before the start of each academic year

d)      The College shall also admit a  limited number of students from the Non-Resident Indian (NRI), Persons ofIndian Origin (PIO) and Foreign National categorie to the First Year of  all the programmes, as per Government rules.

e)       BMCC reserves the right to revoke the admission of any candidate, if it is found at any time after admission that he/she does not fulfill all the requirements stipulated in the offer of admission.

f)       BMCC also reserves the right to cancel admission of any student and discontinue his/her studies at any stage of studentship for the unsatisfactory academic performance and/or undisciplined  conduct.

11.Hostel Facility:

a)      Hostel facility for boys and girls students, is available for limited seats. Interested students may apply for hostel accommodation at the time of admissions. Hostels are governed and managed by the Deccan Education Society and a student has to follow the norms of hostels and pay the fees as per the DES Norms. The college can accommodate a limited number of boys and girls students in the hostels.

b)      The method of admission to hostels, rent payable per seat and the discipline is to be followed by the residents shall be as per rules and regulations of the DES.

12.Attendance:

a)      Each student shall be required to attend at least 75 per cent (of all the academic activities) lectures in the college.For tutorials, guest lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, competitions,and other activities of the college also the attendance is must.

b)      Extra-Curricular Activities (EAC): Students should also participate in activities like Cultural Activities, NSS, NCC, Students Development, Heritage Collective, Sports, Social forum, Nature Club, Red Cross etc. Such activities shall be available for interested students,with minimum attendance of 75 percent in selected activity by the student.

c)      Students shall also be required to take part in  other academic and non-academic activities and attend requisite camps, as and when arranged by the College during the academic year.

d)      Students, desirous of leave of absence for less than two weeks during a semester, shall apply for it in advance to the class mentor (faculty) or Vice Principal giving reasons and providing supporting documents, if any and get it approved.

e)      Absence, due to the illness or any other reason for a period of less than two weeks in a semester, for which a student could not make prior application may be condoned by the college authorities after the proper verification of students.

f)       The Principal and Vice Principal shall be the authority for sanctioning the leave of students outside clauses (d)and (e) above, after receiving their applications along with recommendations of the Faculty Mentor.

g)      In the case of long absence of a student in a semester with prior approval or otherwise, the Principal or Vice Principal shall decide whether the student should be asked to withdraw from the programme for that particular semester or not.

h)      In all cases of leave of absence as per Clauses (d)-(f) above, the period of leave taken shall not be condoned for the purposes of fulfilling the attendance requirements stipulated in the Clauses (a) and (b).

i)       It shall be the responsibility of a student residing in the hostel to inform  Rector of the  hostel and also to the concerned course instructor,regarding his/her absence before proceeding for the leave.

13.Conduct and Discipline:

a)      All students shall be required to conduct themselves in a manner befitting the students of a national institution of high reputation, within and outside the premises of the College.

b)      Unsocial activities like ragging in any form shall not be permitted within or outside the premises of the college and if the student found indulging in them would be dealt with severely and would be dismissed from the College.

c)      The following additional acts of omission and/or commission by the students within or outside the premises of the college shall constitute gross violation of code of conduct, punishable as indiscipline:

·        Lack of courtesy and decorum, as well as indecent behavior;

·        Willful damage to the property of the College/Hostel or of fellow students;

·        Possession/consumption/distribution of tobacco, alcoholic drinks and banned drugs in the campus;

·        Mutilation or unauthorized possession of library material, like. Books;

·        Noisy and unseemly behavior, disturbing peace in the College/Hostel;

·        Hacking in computer systems, either hardware or software or both;

·        Any other act considered by the College as mentioned as indiscipline.

d)      In each case the punishment shall be based on the gravity of offence,  consisting of reprimand, levy of fine,expulsion from Hostel, debarring  from examination, rustication for a period to outright expulsion.

e)      The reprimanding Authority for an offence committed by students in the Hostels and in the Department or the classroom shall be respectively the Rector of the Hostel and the Principal.

f)       In all the cases of offence committed by the student in jurisdictions outside the purview of Clause (c),the Vice Principal shall be the Authority to reprimand them.

g)      All major acts of indiscipline involving punishment other than mere reprimand, shall be considered and decided by the Chairman, Students Disciplinary Committee.

h)      All other cases of indiscipline by the student, such as adoption of unfair means in the examinations shall  be reported to the Vice Principal for taking the appropriate action and deciding on the punishment to be levied.

i)       In all the cases of punishment levied on the students for any offence committed the aggrieved party shall have the right to appeal to the Principal, who shall constitute the appropriate Committees to review the case.

14.Course Structure:

a)  Each course offered in the B. Com. curriculum at the College shall be denoted by a code using a total number of three to four numbers, and a letter in case of elective courses. i.e.            a course in Semester I ‘Compulsory English Paper I’ is denoted by code 101 and indicates semester 1 paper number 01, a paper in Semester II “ Marathi” is denoted by 207B and indicates semester 2paper number 07, B indicates that the other subjects are available as options. The code of new syllabus and courses introduced will be decided by the COE and the Assistant COE.

b)  In addition to the credit requirements prescribed above for the Degree award, each student shall have to complete the requirements of Extra Activities as referred to earlier in the section 8 and 9.

c)  A student shall register for the regular course credits per semester explained above to acquire in the section 4 during his/her studentship at the College. He/She has to register for the additional skill courses for minimum 5 credits during the period of three years. However, a student can register for extra credits offered by the college over and above 120 credits which will be reflected in his transcript.

d)  The medium of instruction for course work and examinations at the College shall be English. The course work for the pogramme shall be broadly divided into six main Boards of Studies, as follows:

·  Accounting,Taxation and Law

·  Language Studies

·  Economics and Banking

·  Business Studies

·  Computer Application and Business Mathematics and Statistics

·  Experimental Learning

f)  Each BOS shall be responsible for planning the curriculum and syllabi for all the courses included for the Programme for approval by the AC. However, the IQAC shall be the  in-charge for Quality assessment of the programs and activities. The IQAC shall depute a committee to fix the timetable and to collect the feedback from the students.

g)  The BOS shall have departments according to the subjects and each department shall have the flexibility to decide the parameters for internal evaluation worth 40 marks of which the MCQ exam of 20marks is recommended.

h) The Principal shall assign Faculty Mentor for all the classes. It shall be the responsibility of the Faculty Mentor to help the students in planning their course work and other academic activities in the class, and also to monitor and advise them regularly on their academic and other performance at the College.

15.Registration for Skill Courses:

a)      The students who are not selected in any of the Experiential Learning Department must register themselves for as many skill courses as required as to earning minimum 5 credits. However, a student can register for more courses and gain as many credits as he or she wants. However,the Principal will have the right to assign some tasks, project, survey or any other project to interested students for these 5 credits in exceptional cases and for deserving students.

b)      With the approval of the AC and the GB, the College can introduce the paid as well as free skill courses as per the students’ requirements to increase the employability of the students.

c)      Students shall be permitted to register for skill course work only if they have:

i.       Cleared all dues of the College, Hostel and Library, including fines (if any) of the previous semester,

ii.     Made all the required advance payments towards the College and Hostel dues for the current semester before the closing date, and

iii.   Not been debarred from registration of courses on any other specific ground.

iv.   Qualified the required courses as per Section 5

16.Allowed To Keep Term (ATKT):

a)      A student is allowed to keep term for only four courses (subjects) to get into the next semester three or five.If a student exceeds failure in more than four subjects he/she will not be eligible to get admission in the next year. If a first year student has four or less than four failed subjects, then he/she should appear and pass all failed courses in second year in order to be eligible to be admitted in third year i.e. Sem V.  The backlog examinations are conducted prior to the regular examinations.

b)      A student who has not passed in four out of twelve regular courses in Second academic year is allowed to get admitted in Third year i.e. Sem VI (subject to provision in clause (a) .Student should appear and pass all the courses in Third year in order to be eligible to get the degree.

c)      Student must enroll and pass skill courses of 5 credits during the period of three years  in order to get the degree certificate.Failure in evaluation in skill courses should not be counted in the ATKT rules.

d)      Students who will be unable to attend internal evaluation or external examination due to inter collegiate participation, university, state, national or international level participation through proper channel, are eligible for re-exam in the same semester only.

e)      Re-exam shall be conducted for internal evaluation and external exam as well for those students covered under clause (d) and some special cases recommended by AC of the college. The re-exam parameters for such students can be different than other students under the discretion of the teacher and head of the department. The decision regarding change in the parameter of internal evaluation should be properly documented and approved in the meeting of BOS.

17.Programme Duration:

a)      The Programme duration for a student to complete the academic and other requirements at the College and to qualify for the award of Degree by the University shall be normally  of 6 semesters. However, the college may extend the same for two academic years after the completion of three years of regular duration. In case the student is unable to pass the particular semester or qualify for the admission in the next year, he/she can be allowed maximum period of 5years from the date of his admission in first year to qualify the degree.  In case of failure to comply a student has to take re-admission in the first year. The student should pass the course within3 years from his/her admission to the respective Semester. The re-registration would be necessary in case of failure to pass in three years.

b)      A student will not be awarded degree if his/her CGPA at the end of the course is less than 5.0 For such students the Performance Improvement Scheme is recommended wherein

he/she is eligible to take any three subjects for the class improvement.

18.Temporary Withdrawal:

a)      A student shall be permitted to withdraw temporarily from the College on the grounds like prolonged illness,grave calamity in the family or any other serious happening. The withdrawal shall be for periods which are integral multiples of a semester, provided that

                      i.   He/She applies to the College within at least 3 weeks of the commencement of the semester or from the date he/she last attended the classes, whichever is later, stating fully the reasons for such withdrawal along with supporting documents and endorsement of his/her guardian.

                    ii.   The College is satisfied that,even by taking into account the expected period of withdrawal, the student has the possibility to complete the Programme requirements of 120 credits within the time limits specified earlier.

                  iii.   The student shall have settled all dues of the College including those of Hostel, Department, Library and other units.

b)      A student availing of temporary withdrawal from the College under the above provisions shall be required to pay fees and/or charges as may be fixed by the College. However, it shall be noted that the fees/charges once paid shall not be refunded.

c)      Normally, a student shall been titled to avail of the temporary withdrawal facility for maximum one academic year and only once during his/her studentship of the Programme at the College.This temporary withdrawal should not be counted in the five years duration as per section 17 (a).

19.Termination from the Programme:

A student shall be required to leave the College on the following grounds :-

       i.     Absence from classes for more than six weeks at a time in a semester  without leave of absence being approved by the competent authorities shall result in student’s name being struck off from the college rolls.

      ii.      Failure to meet the standards of discipline as prescribed by the College from time to time shall also result in the student being recommended by the Students Disciplinary Committee to leave the College.

    iii.      If at the end of the given term of five years student is unable to qualify the regular courses and skill courses of the program.

20.Examination and Performance Assessment:

a)      Continuous Internal Evaluation(CIE) is to be normally conducted by the subject teacher of the semester; This shall include MCQ Exam, Presentations by the students, project viva voice,tutorial, assignments, lab assessment, etc. as prescribed and decided by the BOS in official meeting. Internal evaluation marks will be communicated to the Exam Department by the respective teachers.

b)      External Exam called as Semester End Examination (SEE) is to be conducted by the Exam Department preferably jointly with external examiners. This shall include written examination for all courses.

c)      The evaluation of the project work shall be based on the work assigned by the project supervisor. Seminars, presentations,project reports and assessments is by the Project Evaluation Committee appointed by the BOS and COE.

d)      In the case of other requirements, such as seminar, comprehensive viva voice the assessment shall be made as determined by the Authority of the College.

e)      While the conduct of CIE for a course shall be the responsibility of the subject teacher and the Department concerned and SEE shall be conducted centrally by the Examination Department of the College. The record of both CIE and SEE shall be maintained by the Examination Section.

f)       The performance of students at every stage of the CIE may be announced by the concerned subject teacher. The subject teacher can also show the assessed answer books to the students on demand before the submission of final marks to the Controller of Examinations.

g)      Question Papers: For being able to conduct the testing of the students in an effective manner, good question papers shall be used as the principal tool, making it necessary for the question papers at CIE and SEE to:

                               i.           Coverall sections of the course syllabus uniformly;

                             ii.           Be unambiguous and free from any defects/errors;

                           iii.           Emphasize knowledge testing, problem solving & quantitative methods;

                           iv.           Contain adequate data/ other information on the problems assigned;

                             v.           Have clear and complete instructions to the candidates.

h)      In case of errors in the question papers, students should be notified within first 30 minutes of the examination.

i)       Therefore,the question papers, particularly at SEE, shall be set covering the entire syllabus and the students given opportunity to answer questions from the full syllabus of the course by restricting their choice out of each unit in the syllabus.

j)       Besides,the course syllabi shall be well drafted, defect-free and properly unitized (or modularized) to enable the distribution of questions in the question papers to cover the whole syllabus. These aspects shall have to be taken into account, in particular,by the concerned BOS.

k)      There shall be two sets of question papers to be set by the subject teacher for every exam and to be submitted to Exam Department as per the methods, rules and regulations decided by the Examination Department.

l)       Multiple Choice Questions having each question to be answered by tick marking the correct answer from the choices (commonly four) given against it. Such a question paper shall be useful in the testing of knowledge, skills, comprehension,application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation and understanding of the students.Usually CIE shall be of this type.

m)    Comprehensive Questions having all questions of the regular type to be answered in detail. Such a question paper shall be useful in the testing of overall understanding and maturity of the students of the subject through long questions relating to theoretical/practical knowledge, derivations, problem solving and quantitative evaluation.

n)      The College shall maintain a high standard in both the CIE and the SEE and ensure the declaration of final results including the SGPA and the CGPA of the courses attended by a student in a semester before the end of the semester. Regular courses and Skill Courses shall be considered while calculating the SGPA and CGPA of the student.

For meeting these requirements, Examination Department shall undertake following steps:

                   i.     CIE shall be conducted exclusively by the subject teacher, who shall spell out the components of CIE in advance, maintain transparency in its  operation, declare the evaluation results in time and return the answer sheet and assignment sheets to the Examination Department on a regular basis after the evaluation is completed.

                 ii.     SEE shall be preferably conducted jointly by the Examination Department considering the tight time schedule for the various tasks connected with SEE, the external examiner shall be associated with the teacher only in the setting of the question paper.

               iii.     The answer sheets of SEE shall be evaluated by the subject teacher only; but, an external review of the entire SEE shall be conducted under the aegis of the Board of Examiners of the College before declaring the results. This step shall be useful to the College to gain the confidence of the University on the fairness and transparency in the system.

               iv.     Suggested passing standard for each of the courses shall be 40 % of the marks from the CIE and SEE separately and jointly.

                 v.     Attendance at all examinations, both CIE and SEE of each course shall be compulsory for the students. Students having the following deficiencies shall not be permitted to attend the SEE:

1.  Disciplinary action by the College pending against him/her;

2.  Irregular in attendance at lecture/laboratory and other classes;

3.  Failure to meet the standards of attendance prescribed;

4.  CIE Performance far below the passing standard

21.Grading System:

a) The College shall follow the award of SGPA system to the students based on their performance at the end of every semester, and CGPA  system for the award of transcript (mark sheet) at the end of degree program.

Credit System Evaluation Method

Sr. No.

Range of Marks

Letter Grades

Grade Points

1

96-100

O

10.0

2

91-95

A++

9.5

3

86-90

A+

9.0

4

81-85

A

8.5

5

76-80

B++

8.0

6

71-75

B+

7.5

7

65-70

B

7.0

8

61-65

C++

6.5

9

56-60

C+

6.0

10

51-55

C

5.5

11

46-50

P+

5.0

12

41-45

P

4.5

13

40

P

4.0

14

0-39

F

0.0

 

Grade Point Average:

i.                   A Grade Point Average (GPA) for a year is calculated as:

 

GPA =

∑ (C * G)

 

∑C

                        

 

               Where C= Number of credits for the subject paper

                         G= Grade points obtained by the candidate in that subject paper

ii.                 Grade Point Average (GPA) is awarded to a candidate who passes in all the subject papers in the academic year.

iii.               Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is calculated by the end of third Year by  using the same formula provided a candidate passes in all subject papers of all the three years.

iv.               Declaration of class is based on CGPA as follows:

Distinction             ≥  7.5 and above

First Class              ≥ 6.5 but less than 7.5

                  Second Class         ≥ 5.5  but less than 6.5

Pass Class              ≥  4.5  but less than 5.5 

Example of Calculation of SGPA :

SGPA Calculation

Course Code

Course Credits

Marks

Grade Points

Credit Points

101

3

68

7.0

21

102

3

94

9.5

28.5

103

3

73

7.5

22.5

104

3

61

6.5

19.5

105

3

59

6.0

18

106

3

83

8.5

25.5

107

3

78

7.5

22.5

Total

21

Total Credit Points

157.5







SGPA =

Total Credit Points



Total Credits



SGPA =

157.5

7.5



21



CGPA =

Total of Credit Points (6 Semesters)


Total Credits (6 Semesters)

 

b)      A student is considered to have completed a course successfully and earned the credits if he/she secures CGPA4.0

c)      A transcript shall include all the regular courses, skill courses and additional or outside courses if approved and accepted by the AC.   

d)      Both the SGPA and CGPA shall notbe rounded off to the first place of decimal and recorded as it is for ease of presentation. The CGPA is used for the purpose of determining the merit ranking.

e)      Other academic requirements of the Programme include activity participation record, Skill Courses record to issue the transcript and the award of Degree.

f)       It shall be open to each student to take additional courses from outside over and above the minimum limit of 125credits from the third semester onwards, with the concurrence approval of the AC and BOS.

g)      Withholding of Grades: The Grades of a student in a semester shall be withheld and not declared if the student fails to pay the dues to the College or has disciplinary action pending against him/her.

22.Eligibility for the Award of Degree:

(a)A student shall be eligible for the award of B. Com. Degree from the College and the University provided:

·  Completed all the prescribed credit requirements for the award of Degree with 4.0 grade points or higher in each of the courses, has satisfactorily completed skill courses and participated in the workshops, seminars, and activities organized by the College;

·  Satisfactorily completed all the non-credit requirements.

·  Obtained a CGPA of >= 4.00 at the end of the semester in which he/she completes all the requirements for the award of Degree;

·  Paid all the dues to the College including the Departments, Hostels, Library and other units; and,

·  No case or disciplinary action pending against him/her.

(b)The AC shall be the recommending authority for the award of B. Com. Degree to the student fulfilling all the requirements specified under the clause (a) and the Board shall be the approving authority.

(c)The Degree shall then be granted by the University to the student.

23.CGPA improvement after completion of prerequisite credits for the award of Degree

a)      A student who secures CGPA between 4.0 and 6.0 after completing the pre-requisite credits for the award of degree, and wish to improve their CGPA are permitted for CGPA improvement. Such students be permitted to withdraw their grade in a given course with poor grade and permitted to reappear for the examination for improving the grade and in turn CGPA.

b)      A student can appear for grade improvement examination within one year from the date of passing of his/her Examination. He should not have taken (i) Leaving Certificate from the Institute and ii) Degree from University of Pune through convocation. He/she will submit a written application to the Dean academics seeking his/her permission to register for class improvement within one month from the date of declaration of result or one week before the date of convocation of University of Pune whichever is earlier. This application will be forwarded to AC through the Examination Committee and payment of fees prescribed by the college. No student will be admitted once the subject registration process of that semester ends.

c)      For grade improvement a student will have to take maximum 3 courses in which he/she has secured 4.0 to 6.0grade points in one stretch.

d)      A student can choose maximum three theory courses from a particular semester offered for F.Y , S.Y or T.Y B.Com in which he/she has secured .0 to 6.0 grade points. A student will have to register for these courses in a particular semester in which those subjects are offered.

e)      At the time of registration a student will surrender all the original mark lists given to him by the College. He will have to give an affidavit that he/she will not do any use of surrendered marklists till he/she gets official result of the subjects for which he/she wishes to appear for grade improvement. No change of subjects or drop of subjects will be allowed after registration.

f)       A student wishing to improve his/her grade will have to pay required fees as laid down by the college time to time.

g)      A student wishing to appear for grade improvement is exempted from attending regular classes as he/she has already undergone the course instructions but he/she will have to appear for all the evaluation tests conducted for the particular subjects. No re-exam or retest will be allowed for the class improvement, in case of such students misses any of the tests or examinations. Absentee for Semester End Examination will automatically lead to award of FF grade in that subject.

h)      The grading process as used for the regular students appearing for that subject will be applicable and no concession of any sort will be granted on account of absentee for any of the examinations.

i)        A student wishing to use the facility of grade improvement will have to pass in all the three subjects at a time for which he/she has registered for. He/she will not be entitled for the summer term or re-examination in such cases.

j)       Only one attempt will be permissible for any candidate wishing to use the facility of grade improvement. If the student fails to secure higher grades resulting in reduction in overall CGPA then the original result of the student before registering for grade improvement will be retained.

k)      A student who improves his/her CGPA will be issued fresh mark lists by the College. These mark lists will have star against the subjects for which he/she has appeared for grade improvement and will state “Grade Improvement”. The date on the new mark lists will be that as issued for other students appearing in those subjects. Name of the student will be communicated to the University and he/she will have to apply for Degree Certificate from the University.