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Flood Rehabilitation: Grace Marks

APJAKTU – Encouraging Participation in Rehabilitation Activities of Flood Affected Areas – Award of Grace Marks to students – sanctioned – orders issued – PROCEEDINGS NO. KTU/ASST(ACADEMIC)/2936/2017 Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 23.08.2018

Read:- Minutes of the first meeting of the Syndicate held on 21-08-2018.

As per the Government decision to involve the Students of the Engineering Institutions of the
State in various rehabilitation activities of the flood affected areas, the Principal Secretary Higher
Education Department has directed the University to formulate a policy for awarding motivational
incentives. Accordingly, the University has formulated a proposal and placed it before the Syndicate
for consideration. The Syndicate has approved the proposal of awarding Grace Marks to the eligible
students of the affiliated institutions of the University who are actively involving in various
rehabilitation activities of flood affected areas by treating this as participating in state level
community outreach activities representing the University. It was decided to award the grace marks
to all eligible students admitted during the AY 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 subject to the
following guidelines.

1. Only bona-fide, regular candidates are eligible for the award of Grace Marks.

2. The Marks shall be awarded for the end semester examinations conducted by the University.

3. The Marks that can be awarded to the candidate is 25% of the marks scored by the candidate
in each course.

4. The maximum marks that can be awarded to a student for a course for all activities put
together shall not exceed 10% of the maximum marks prescribed for the course.

5. Transfer of marks from one paper to another shall not be permitted. Fractions of marks if any,
while computing shall be discarded.

6. Transfer of Marks from one semester to another semester shall not be permitted.

7. The Marks shall be awarded for all theory papers/courses/subjects for which the University
conducts End Semester Examination.

8. The Grace Marks shall not be awarded to a student for Practical/ Lab/ Viva Voce/ internal
assessment/ Seminar etc even though she/he fails for the same.

9. This Grace Marks shall be awarded for the regular and supplementary examinations to be
conducted during the end of current semester (August to December 2018). Grace Marks shall
not be awarded for subsequent examinations.

10. The request for Grace Marks shall be submitted to the Controller of Examinations through the
principal along with all relevant documents, within the time limit prescribed by the University.
The request for Grace Marks received after the time limit shall not be entertained on any
account.

2019 KTU Handbook : Grace Marks

KTU 2019 Handbook Gracemark Rules .
16. Grace Marks for Sports /Arts Competitions.
R16.1Only bona-fide, regular candidates are eligible for the award of Grace Marks
R16.2The criterion for the award of Grace Marks is representing the University in officially
sponsored national level competitions/championships/ tournaments when called upon
to do so
R16.3The grace marks that can be awarded to a candidate in a particular semester for all
activities put together shall be 5% of the aggregate maximum marks of all theory
papers for which the University conducts End Semester Examinations.
R16.4 The maximum grace marks that can be awarded to a student for a th
R16.4The maximum grace marks that can be awarded to a student for a theory paper in a
particular semester for all activities put together shall not exceed 10% of the maximum
marks prescribed for the paper.
R16.5The Grace Marks shall be calculated on the basis of the maximum marks of each theory
paper
R16.6The Grace Marks shall not be awarded to a student for Practical/ Lab/ Viva Voce/ internal assessment/ Seminar etc even though she/he fails for the same.
R16.7Eligible Grace Marks shall be distributed equally on all papers/courses of an
examination.
R16.8The Grace Marks shall be awarded for all theory papers/courses/subjects in a semester.
R16.9Re – distribution of Grace Marks shall be allowed only in the case of those courses of
an examination for which the candidate have passed: re-distribution is possible from
passed courses to failed courses only. Re-distribution of Grace Marks is not permissible
from failed courses to other courses for a pass
R16.10Re- distribution shall be done only for enabling a candidate to obtain the minimum
marks required for a pass
R16.11Grace Marks shall not be re – distributed from one semester to another semester
R16.12If the candidate does not secure the minimum marks required for a pass even after
effecting re- distribution, eligible moderation fixed by the respective board if any, shall
be awarded to that candidate in addition to the Grace Marks for a pass.
R16.13Eligible Grace Marks shall be awarded for the regular examination of the performing
semester only. Grace Marks shall not be awarded for supplementary examinations.
R16.14The performing semester shall be considered from 1st July to 31st December (Odd
semester) and 1st January to 30th June (Even Semester).
R16.15Grace Marks shall be awarded on the basis of performance in the respective semester
R16.16The request for Grace Marks shall be submitted to the Controller of Examinations
through the principal along with all relevant documents, within the time limit
prescribed by the University. The request for Grace Marks received after the time limit
shall not be entertained on any account
R16.17Grace Marks shall be awarded only for the end semester examinations conducted by
the University
17.Grace Marks to differently abled candidates
R17.1Deaf and Dumb candidates with disability 40% or above or hearing impaired
candidates with disability 70% or above are eligible for the award of Grace Marks on
production of medical certificate issued by the Medical Board appointed by the
Syndicate.
R17.2The Grace Marks that can be awarded for differently abled candidates is 25% of the
marks scored by the candidate in each course at the time of finalization of the results.
R17.3Transfer of marks from one paper to another shall not be permitted. Fractions of marks
if any, while computing the Grace Marks shall be discarded.
R17.4Differently abled candidates who are eligible for Grace Marks shall be awarded Grace
Marks for regular and supplementary chances until they pass the whole examination.
R17.5Grace Marks shall be awarded only for the marks of the end semester examinations
conducted by the University
R17.6Grace Marks shall be awarded for enabling differently abled candidates to obtain the
minimum marks required for a pass for Practical/ Lab/ Viva Voce/ / Seminar for which
the University does not normally conduct End Semester Examinations. However the
maximum grace marks awarded in this case shall not be more than 25% of the marks
scored by the candidate in each course.
R17.7The request for Grace Marks shall be submitted to the Controller of Examinations through the principal along with all relevant documents, within the time limit
prescribed by the University. The request for Grace Marks received after the time limit
shall not be entertained on any account.
R17.8The award of Grace Marks to other categories of differently abled candidates shall be
based on the recommendations of the Medical Board appointed by the Syndicate.

Physically Disabled :- Grace Marks

APJAKTU – Award of Grace marks for differently abled students of B.Tech courses- Orders issued – 18.12.2018

Read:-

1.Resolution of the BoG vide the item No B-008-007 held on 24.11.2018

2.Resolution of the Syndicate vide the item No S-002-017 held on 17.11.2018

The Board of Governors in its meeting held on 24.11.2018 resolved to approve the decision of the
Syndicate to award grace marks to differently abled students with prospective effect. Accordingly, the
following guidelines are issued for awarding the grace marks.

1. Profoundly deaf candidates with disability 40% or above or hearing impaired candidates with
disability 70% or above are eligible for the award of Grace Mark.

2. The Grace Marks that can be awarded for differently abled candidates is 25% of the marks
scored by the candidate in each course at the time of finalization of the results.Transfer of
marks from one paper to another shall not be permitted. Fractions of marks if any, while
computing the Grace Marks shall be discarded.

3. Differently abled candidates who are eligible for Grace Marks shall be awarded Grace Marks
for regular and supplementary chances until they pass the whole examinations.Grace Marks
shall be awarded only for the marks of end semester examinations conducted by the
University.

4. Grace Marks shall be awarded for enabling differently abled candidates to obtain the
minimum marks required for a pass for Practical /Lab/Viva Voce/ Seminar for which the
University does not normally conduct End Semester Examinations. However the maximum
grace marks awarded in this case shall not be more than 25% of the marks scored by the
candidate in each course.

5. The request for Grace Marks shall be submitted to the Controller of Examinations through the
principal along with all relevant documents ,with in the time limit prescribed by the University.

6. Grace marks shall be awarded based on the learning disability certificate used by the CEE at
the time of allotment to the course.

7. The request for Grace Marks received after the time limit shall not be entertained on any
account.

Orders are issued accordingly.

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