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Army Public College of Management & Sciences, Khadim Hussain Road, Rawalpindi Cantt, Pakistan.
APCOMS & UET Taxila
All graduates (ALUMNI) of APCOMS [session 2007 - 2012] from all departments are directed to register for Alumni Dinner.
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Faculty of Engineering Sciences
Faculty of Management Sciences
The students are required to adhere to the following dress code;
|White Shalwar Kameez & Maroon Dupatta||White Shirt, Grey Trousers & Blue Tie|
|Blue Blazer with duly Stitched College Badge||Blue Blazerwith duly Stitched College Badge|
|Black Shoes & Black Socks||Black Shoes & Black Socks|
|Shalwar Kameez NoShort/Round Shirts||Closed Collar|
|No Jackets||No Jackets|
|No Sandles||No Sandles|
All courses are independant from each other. Attendance of each course will be marked individually. Fine panelty of one course (having 75% to 79% attendance) is Rs 10,000\-
English is the medium of instruction and examination. In the case of Islamic Studies, it is Urdu/English at the choice of the student.
The performance of every student shall be continuously monitored and assessed throughout the semester. During the semester a student's performance shall be evaluated by giving quizzes, assignments, mid semester examination, laboratory reports, and project presentations etc. An end semester examination shall also be given at the end of each semester covering the entire syllabus. The course teacher shall be responsible for the evaluation of work / performance of the students of his class and for the award of grades to them on the basis of such evaluation.
Course teacher may award grades on the basis of absolute grading system or relative grading system. However, it recommended that course grades shall be awarded to the students preferably based on their relative performance in the course. Grading shall be usually carried out on the basis of normal distribution curve using statistical methods with B as the class average. However, the course teacher's decision in this regard shall be considered final. Grades shall be indicated by letters.
There shall be 4-letter grades i.e. A, B, C & D for individual courses with 9 performance levels e.g;
|2As||A & A-|
|3Bs||B+, B & B-|
|3Cs||C+, C & C-|
The grade points assigned to the letter grades shall be indicated as under;
|Letter Grades||Grade Points|
The following guideline for the award of Letter Grades for Engineering Science can be followed by the course teachers.
|Marks Obtained (%age)||Letter Grade|
|90 - 100||A|
|80 - 89||A-|
|80 - 84||B+|
|75 - 79||B|
|70 - 74||B-|
|65 - 69||C+|
|60 - 64||C|
|55 - 59||C-|
|50 - 54||D|
|Less than 50||F|
At the end of a semester, students' performance will be graded on the basis of absolute grading system, as given below;
|Marks Obtained (%age)||Letter Grade||Grade Point|
|80 - 100||A||4.0|
|75 - 79||B+||3.5|
|70 - 74||B||3.0|
|65 - 69||C+||2.5|
|60 - 64||C||2.0|
|50 - 59||D||1.0|
|Less than 50||F||Zero|
|Percentage Marks Obtained||Letter Grade||Grade Point|
|Between 85 & 89.99||A-||3.66|
|Between 80 & 84.99||B+||3.33|
|Between 75 & 79.99||B||3.00|
|Between 70 & 74.99||B-||2.66|
|Between 65 & 69.99||C+||2.33|
|Between 60 & 64.99||C||2.00|
|Less than 60||F||0.00|
The semester grade point average (SGPA) shall be calculated by multiplying the grade points earned in a course with the number of credit hours of that course, taking the sum of such products for each course taken in that semester and finally dividing the result by the total number of credit hours registered in that semester.
The cumulative GPA (CGPA) shall be calculated similarly (as that for SGPA) for all the courses taken in all the semesters of the degree programme.
There shall be an appropriate number of unannounced quizzes per subject in a semester.
There shall be one mid semester examination of 1.5 to 2.0 hours duration per subject in a semester after seventh or eighth week of teaching in case of regular semester and after fourth week in case of optional semester.
There shall be an appropriate number of Home Assignments and / or Mini Projects per subject in a semester.
The students shall submit laboratory reports on each laboratory practical held, which the course teacher will evaluate. In this case each experiment, design, drawing, project or assignment shall be considered an examination.
There shall be one End-Semester Examination of 2.00 to 3.00 hours duration covering the entire course at the end of each semester. The examination shall commence next week after the termination of teaching session in case of regular semester.
The final grade shall depend on the marks obtained in each of the evaluation components listed in above section. The weighting given to each component is as follows;
|Mid Semester Examination||20%||20%|
|Home Assignments / Mini Projects||10%||10%|
|Lab Reports / Practical Work||20%||-|
|End Semester Examination||40%||60%|
There shall be no choice of questions in any of the evaluation components.
Absentees in any of the evaluation components shall be awarded zero marks and no makeup or repeat tests shall be arranged.
Each Mid and End Semester Examination shall be arranged/ conducted by the Controller of Examinations at the campus of the APCOMS.
The Controller of Examinations shall issue the date sheet for each mid and end semester examination. Mid semester examination shall be held on consecutive days excluding holidays which means that no gap shall be allowed between the two papers of mid semester examination. However, for end semester examination there may be at least one day gap between two papers.
Every student shall be required to participate in an eight weeks practical training program during the summer of their second or third year and submit a formal report to the Head of the Department. Though, non-credited, the summer internship shall appear on the transcript.
As soon as possible after the completion of the examination, the Controller of Examinations shall notify the result.
There shall be no re-evaluation of answer scripts of the end semester examination. However, a candidate shall be allowed to have his answer scripts rechecked by the Controller of Examinations on payment of prescribed fee within 15 days of the declaration of the result. The Controller of Examinations shall certify that;
A student, who obtains one or more of the following in a semester result, shall be considered academically deficient;
A student will be relegated to the next junior semester due one or more of the following;
|Subjects Registered in a Semester||Failed|
A Transcript of Awards shall be issued to each student after completion of the degree programme on the payment of prescribed fee.
A candidate who fulfills all the requirements for the degree shall be issued a provisional certificate on the payment of prescribed fee before the issuance of the degree. This provisional certificate will not itself confer any right or privilege for admission to the degree.
The degree shall normally be issued to the graduates at the time of APCOMS' Convocation without any fee. However, a graduate after obtaining the provisional certificate can apply for the issuance of degree before convocation on payment of prescribed fee. The fee shall also be charged from the graduates who receive the degree in absentia after the convocation.
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