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Examination Procedure

University examinations are conducted twice a year in May / June and December / January at specified examination centers. Computer generated examination application forms and examination schedule will be sent directly to eligible students from the office of the Controller of Examinations (SDE), Bharathiar University.

After furnishing the required information as per the instruction and affixing the signature in the places earmarked on the application and the hall-ticket, the filled in application forms should be sent Directly to the Controller of Examinations, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore - 641046 on or before the stipulated date.

The student appearing for the examination for the first time should register his/her name for all the subjects by remitting the prescribed fee. Candidates can appear for the arrear subjects by registering for the same as per the instruction given in the computer generated application forms and payment of the fee there for.

The Examination fee should be paid in the form of Bank Challan or Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Bharathiar University, payable at Coimbatore. & the exam application along with the fee should sent to the COE, Bharathiar University.

Examinations Centres will be intimated to the students hosted in the University Website by the Controller of Examinations and the students should specify their opted center of examination in the space provided in the computer generated application form. Students will not be permitted to change their examination centres once the examination applications are submitted. Students shall collect their hall tickets for the examination from the Chief Superintendent of the examination centre opted, on production of their identity cards during the three working days prior to the commencement of the examinations.

Blind Students - Provision to Engage Scribes

Blind students shall write their examinations with the help of scribes. Such students are instructed to request the Chief Superintendent concerned of the University examinations well in advance for the appointment of scribes as per the University rules.

Results

The results of the candidates will be hosted in the following websites: www.b-u.ac.in Passing Minimum and Classification of Successful Candidates for UG / PG / PG Diploma and Diploma Courses and as detailed below:

  • UG / Diploma
    1. Candidates who have secured 35 percent of marks in each paper shall be declared to have passed the examination.
    2. Candidates who have obtained not less than 60 percent of marks shall be placed in First Class
    3. Candidates who have obtained marks between 50 percent and above but less than 60 percent shall be placed in Second Class
    4. and the rest of the successful candidates shall be placed in Third Class.
    5. The failed candidates shall appear for the paper/ papers in which they have failed in the subsequent examinations will be declared as second class.
  • PG / PG Diploma
    1. Candidates who have secured 50 percent of marks in each paper shall be declared to have passed the examination.
    2. Candidates who have obtained not less than 60 percent of marks shall be placed in First Class
    3. Candidates who have obtained marks between 50 percent and above but less than 60 percent shall be placed in Second Class.
    4. The failed candidates shall appear for the paper/papers in which they have failed in subsequent examinations.

Re-totaling / Revaluation

Provision for re-totaling and revaluation is available for all courses. The application for re-totaling or revaluation must be made within 7 days from the receipt of the Statement of Marks. Application forms for revaluation and re-totaling can be downloaded from the University Website.

The filled in application forms for re-totaling and revaluation should be sent only to The Controller of Examinations, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore - 641 046 along with the fee in the form of Bank of India, Bharathiar University Branch Challan only or Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Director, School of Distance Education payable at Coimbatore.

Improvement Examination

Students can apply and appear for improvement in one or more theory papers within one year after the completion of the course and such improvement is restricted to one time only. The fee for improvement is Rs.500/- per paper in addition to the regular examination fee.

Information about Various Certificates

Course Completion Certificate

The Identity Card is the proof of bonafide student status. A course completion certificate will be issued by the School of Distance Education to the students on specific request. After successful completion of the course without any fee due to the University or School of Distance Education.

Provisional Certificate

On successful completion of the course & payment of the fee prescribed, the provisional certificate will be sent along with the final Statement of Marks directly to the students by the Controller of Examinations.

Statement of Marks

The Statement of Marks will be issued after every publication of results.

Consolidated Statement of Marks Students

Who have obtained the provisional certificate and completed the entire course of study in this University may obtain the Consolidated Statements of Marks by applying directly to The Controller of Examinations, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore - 641 046 in the prescribed form along with the fee.

Degree Certificate

Degree certificate of successful students can be obtained directly from the Controller of Examinations, by applying in the prescribed form along with the fee when convocation notification is issued.

Migration Certificate

Some Universities while admitting students insist on the production of Migration Certificates. Migration certificate can be obtained by applying in the prescribed form, with the fee, to the Controller of Examinations, Bharathiar University.

Duplicate Certificate

Duplicate copies of the Statements of Marks, consolidated Statement of Marks, Provisional Certificate, Degree Certificate, Migration Certificate, etc. may also be obtained by applying to the Controller of Examinations along with fee.

Rectification of Mistakes In the Certificate

In case, any certificate issued either by the Director, SDE or the Controller of Examinations has incorrect information or spelling mistakes, the original certificate should be returned along with the request for rectification to the officer concerned within 10 days of receipt of the certificate concerned. Belated request for rectification may entail payment of penalty fee.