APJ ABDUL KALAM TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITYCET campus, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 016Ph: 0471 2598122; Fax: 2598522www.ktu.Qdu.in Email: email@example.comNO. KTU/ACIJ217/2021Sub.Dated: 1905.2021Thiruvananthapurama. Tech(Honours) 2019 scheme: Guidelines to the Institutions.Ref B. Tech 2019 Regulation & Curriculum (Approved by Third Academic CouncilDated 10th and 16th May 2019 vide item numbers 003.2.01 and 003.2.02).Honours is an additional credential a student may earn if she/he opts for the extra 20 creditsneeded for this in her/his own discipline. APJAKTU is providing this option for academicallyextra brilliant students to gain expertise/specialise in an area inside his/her major B. Techdiscipline and to enrich knowledge in emerging/advanced areas in the branch of engineeringconcerned. It is particularly suited for students aiming to pursue higher studies. Uponcompletion of Honours, a student will be better equipped to perform research in her/hisbranch Of engineering.On Successful accumulation Of credits at the end Of the programme, "Bachelor Of Technologyin xxx, with Honours" will be awarded if overall CGPA is greater than or equal to 8.5, earneda grade of C' or better for all courses chosen for honours and without any history of •F'Grade. If any of the specified courses for Honours cannot be earned during the course of theprogramme, Honours will not be awarded.The Honours courses shall be identified by H slot courses. The courses for Honours shall bedivided into maximum Of 3 groups, each group representing a particular specialization in theProgramme. The students shall select only the courses from same group in all semesters. Itmeans that the specialization is to be fixed by the student and cannot be changedsubsequently. In any case, they should carry out a mini project based on the chosen area inS8. The internal evaluation, examination and grading shall be exactly as for other mandatorycourses.RULES(i) All B. Tech students shall be eligible to register for B.Tech Honours.(ii) An Institute can offer Minor and Honours to a student (if all eligibility criteria are satisfied),if the Institute and the respective department are willinq.