JNTUA B.Tech R19 Academic Regulations PDF Download (Regular-Full time)
Academic Regulations (R19) for B. Tech (Regular-Full time)
(Effective for the students admitted into I year from the Academic Year 2019-2020 onwards)
1. Award of B.Tech. Degree
A student will be declared eligible for the award of the B.Tech. degree if he/she fulfills the following academic regulations:
i) Pursues a course of study for not less than four academic years and not more than eight academic years. However, for the students availing Gap year facility this period shall be extended by two years at the most and these two years would not be counted in the maximum period permitted for graduation.
ii) Registers for 160 credits and secures all 160 credits.
iii) A student will be eligible to get Under Graduate degree with Honours or one Minor Engineering, if he/she completes an additional 20 credits.
iv) A student will be permitted to register either for Honours degree or one Minor Engineering but not both.
2. Students, who fail to fulfil all the academic requirements for the award of the degree within eight academic years from the year of their admission, shall forfeit their seat in B.Tech. course and their admission stands cancelled.
3. Programs offered by the University:
The following programs are offered at present as specializations for the B. Tech. course for non-autonomous, constituent & affiliated colleges from 2019-2020.
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
- Information Technology
- Food Technology
and any other course as approved by the authorities of the University from time to time.
5. Weights for Course Evaluation:
5.1 Course Pattern:
The entire course of study is for four academic years. Semester pattern shall be followed in all the academic years
A student eligible to appear for the end examination in a subject, but absent or has failed in the end examination may appear for that subject at the next supplementary examination when offered.
When a student is detained due to lack of credits/shortage of attendance he/she may be re-admitted when the semester is offered after fulfillment of academic regulations. In such case, he/she shall be in the academic regulations into which he/she is readmitted.
5.2 Evaluation Process:
The performance of a student in each semester shall be evaluated subject wise with a maximum of 100 marks for theory and 100 marks for practical subject. Project stage-I, Socially relevant project and Internship shall be evaluated for 50 marks each & Project stage II shall be evaluated for 200 marks whereas mandatory courses with no credits shall be evaluated for 30 mid semester marks.
i. For theory subjects the distribution shall be 30 marks for mid semester Evaluation and 70 marks for the End-Examination.
ii. For practical subjects the distribution shall be 30 marks for mid semester Evaluation and 70 marks for the End- Examination.
iii. If any subject is having both theory and practical components, they will be evaluated separately as theory subject and practical subject. However, they will be given same subject code with an extension of ‘T’ for theory subject and ‘P’ for practical subject.
5.3 Mid Semester Examination Evaluation:
i. For theory subjects, during the semester, there shall be two midterm examinations. Each midterm examination shall be evaluated for 30 marks of which 10 marks for objective paper (20 minutes duration), 15 marks for subjective paper (90 minutes duration) and 5 marks for assignment.
Objective paper shall be set for maximum of 20 bits for 10 marks. Subjective paper shall contain 3 either or type questions (totally six questions from 1 to 6) of which student has to answer one from each either or type question. Each question carries 5 marks.
5.4 End Examination Evaluation:
i. End examination of theory subjects shall have the following pattern:
a. There shall be 6 questions and all questions are compulsory.
b. Question I shall contain 10 compulsory short answer questions for a total of 20 marks such that each question carries 2 marks. There shall be 2 short answer questions from each unit.
c. In each of the questions from 2 to 6, there shall be either/or type questions of 10 marks each. Student shall answer any one of them.
d. The questions from 2 to 6 shall be set by covering one unit of the syllabus for each question.
ii. End examination of theory subjects consisting of two parts of different subjects, for Example: Electrical & Mechanical Technology shall have the following pattern:
a. Question paper shall be in two parts viz., Part A and Part B with equal weightage.
b. In each part, there shall be 3 either-or type questions for 12, 12 and 11 marks.
Note: The answers for Part A and Part B shall be written in two separate answer books.
6. Attendance Requirements in Academics:
6.1. A student shall be eligible to appear for University examinations if he/she acquires a minimum of 75% of attendance in aggregate of all the subjects in a semester.
6.2. Condonation of shortage of attendance in aggregate up to 10% (65% and above and below 75%)in each semester may be granted by the College Academic Committee.
6.3 Shortage of Attendance below 65% in aggregate shall in NO CASE be condoned.
6.4 A stipulated fee shall be payable towards condonation of shortage of attendance to the University.
6.5 Students whose shortage of attendance is not condoned in any semester are not eligible to
take their end examination of that class and their registration shall stand cancelled.
6.6 A student will not be promoted to the next semester unless he satisfies the attendance requirements of the present semester. They may seek readmission for that semester when offered next.
7. Minimum Academic Requirements and Award of the Degree:
The following academic requirements have to be satisfied in addition to the attendance requirements mentioned in section 6.
7.1 A student shall be deemed to have satisfied the minimum academic requirements and earned the credits allotted to each theory, practical, design, drawing subject or project if he secures not less than 35% of marks in the end examination and a minimum of 40% of marks in the sum total of the mid semester and end examination marks taken together. In case of mandatory courses he/she should secure 40% of the total marks.
7.2 A student shall be promoted from IV to V Semester only if he/she fulfils the academic requirement of securing 40% of the credits (24.5 credits) in the subjects that have been studied up to III semester from the following examinations, irrespective of whether the candidate takes the end examination or not as per the normal course of study.
- One regular and two supplementary examinations of I Semester.
- One regular and one supplementary examination of II Semester.
- One regular examination of III semester.
7.3 A student shall be promoted from VI semester to VII semester only if he/she fulfils the academic requirements of securing 40% of the credits (42 credits) in the subjects that have been studied up to VI semester from the following examinations, irrespective of whether the candidate takes the end examination or not as per the normal course of study.
- One regular and four supplementary examinations of I Semester.
- One regular and three supplementary examinations of II Semester.
- One regular and two supplementary examinations of III Semester.
- One regular and one supplementary examinations of IV Semester.
- One regular examination of V Semester.
And in case a student is detained for want of credits for particular academic year by sections 7.2 and 7.3 above, the student may make up the credits through supplementary examinations and only after securing the required credits he/she shall be permitted to join in the V semester or VII semester as the case may be.
7.4 A student shall register and put up minimum attendance in all 160 credits and earn all the 160 credits.
7.5 Students who fail to earn 160 credits as indicated in the course structure within eight academic years from the year of their admission shall forfeit their seat in B.Tech. course and their admission shall stand cancelled.
8. With–holding of Results:
If the candidate has any dues not paid to the university or if any case of indiscipline or malpractice is pending against him/her or candidate or student, the result of the candidate shall be withheld and the candidate will not be allowed/promoted into the next higher semester. The issue of awarding degree is liable to be withheld in such cases.