In APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University ( Initially Kerala Technological University) – KTU, The total Theory mark for a course or subject is 150. Of this 150 marks, 50 marks is from internals.
a) For theory courses (Total-150): –
The maximum marks for internal evaluation: 50
The maximum marks for end semester examination: 100
Minimum Pass Percentage (45%) is the cut off in each subject or course to become eligible to write the KTU exam. So internals is important to write the university exams.
Two internal exams are there in each semester for 40 marks. Each internal will weight 20 marks (20+20=40). The remaining 10 marks will be for :-
- Tutorials or Assignments or Mini Projects or Seminar
22.5 marks is the cut off to write or register for the university exam in 50 marks for each subjects.
What if I have missed internals?
If you have missed an internal either the first or second, then You can register for a Re-Exam with the
consent of the faculty and the Head of the Department (HOD).
The Re-Test will be conducted soon after the second internal exam. The Re-Exam will be conducted before the date of submitting internals to the university and before university exams. The portions of the retest will be based on the internal that you have missed.
If you have missed both of the two internals, then you are not eligible to write the university exam for that particular subject.
However, You can appear for a 2-hour examination for 40 marks if you have missed or been absent for exam due to medical reasons or other personal exigencies. A genuine proof must be submitted in order to write this exam. The decision regarding the exam will be by the Principal and under the control of an external academic auditor. The student has to write the exam for the whole syllabus.