About Examination Cell

Evaluation and Assessment Under Autonomous

Thakur College of Engineering and Technology (TCET) received the Autonomous status from Academic year 2019-2020 with six branches of engineering (E&TC, COMP, IT, ELEX, MECH, CIVIL). Since then, TCET has evolved into many changes to ensure the quality of education imparted and in the student’s progression. The holistic approach towards the overall development of the student is adapted and the new scheme CBCGS-H 2019 with 25-75 pattern (Internal Assessment of 25 marks and End Semester Examination of 75 marks). Also introduced the Major/Minor specialization degree in emerging areas in each branch with an additional credits of 18 to 20 to be earned through MOOCS or SWAYAM platform.

The question paper setting for all examinations was done at institute level and blind selection of a question paper out of the set of 3 papers was introduced from December 2019 exam. All the results were prepared by the Institute and declared after moderation by the Board of Examinations. The results were uploaded on the Institute website. The open House facility was introduced for transparency, where students saw their answer books and raised their grievance, if any, which were resolved, and they were advised to apply for revaluation if they are not satisfied with the assessment in any of the subjects. The unsuccessful students were facilitated by introducing a supplementary examination for theory, conducted within a month from the declaration of the result, with the same procedure of the ESE.

As the pandemic erupted the facilities for conducting classes and examinations were created immediately by the institute as per the guidelines from the government time to time, so that no academic loss to the students happened. All the Examinations and Assessments were conducted in online mode. The grade cards were prepared by the Institute with features like Barcode, Hologram etc. for restricting duplicity or any malpractice. The course completion certificates with the information such as medium of instruction of the course and the CGPI obtained by the student, instead of provisional degree certificate which were provided by the University, were introduced, and distributed along the grade cards. The transcripts were prepared and provided as per the requirements of the students.

In A.Y. 2020-2021 continued with a same scheme CBCGS-H 2019 and introduced three new branches of Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Artificial Intelligence & Data Structure (AI&DS), Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (AI&ML), and Internet of Things (IOT). After the pandemic, as per the guidelines, all the examinations were conducted offline. From the A.Y. 2021-2022, the scheme was revised to CBCGS-HME 2020 with Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education approach, with a 40:60 pattern. Internal Assessment of 40 marks consisting of three In-Semester Examination of 20 marks each considering average of best two out of three, and Innovative Examination of 20 Marks and End Semester Examination of 60 marks. The Innovative examination was introduced to inculcate the research aptitude in the students. As per “AICTE INTERNSHIP POLICY: GUIDELINES & PROCEDURES” the 100 activity points were introduced and the certificate for the completion of the 100 activity points was issued along with the Semester VIII grade card. Also, there was an increase in intake with additional branches of BE (CS&E, MME, E&CS) and B.VOC (AI&DS). All the examinations were conducted as regular practice.

In A.Y. 2022-23 a new branch of B.Voc. (Software Development) was started. All the examinations were conducted as regular practice. The open House and revaluation facility was extended to the repeater students from this academic year. In A.Y. 2022-23, revision of the scheme is done by inclusion of Universal Human Value -II as suggested by AICTE. The evaluation scheme and process were unchanged. The Placement Linked Internship program for Final year BE and B.Tech. was introduced with the online assessment of all internal assessment facility for those who have opted for PLI. Further, for the Specialization (Honours/Minor) Degree, courses offered will be conducted at Institute level in face-to-face mode and evaluated. However, the option for MOOCS and SWAYAM platform will also be open for interested candidates. This will be applicable from semester IV of ongoing batch with 4 courses with total of 18 credits. New branches of B.Voc. Animation & Graphics Design (AGD) and Data Analytics (DA) were introduced.