HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAMME

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAMME

Course Programmes:

The programmes are conducted in Four Semesters, spread over a period of two years. Classes are held for six days a week. First year covers the foundation courses, which are compulsory and are common for PGDM, PGDM-Marketing, PGDM- Retail and across all specializations. After the first year, it is mandatory for the students to undertake summer internship for a period of 8-10 weeks in a commercial / social organisation which is facilitated by the Institute. In the second semester, the Institute facilitates for ‘Off – Summer Projects’.

Programmes:

PGDM:

The institute offers specialization in the areas of Marketing, Finance, HR, Systems and Operations. It’s curriculum ensures the adaptability required to meet VUCA environment. The curriculum exposes the students to real life situations & sharpens their thinking to generate innovative ideas & solutions and view their discussions/ decisions in the light of various constraints.

PGDM-Marketing:

Specialised Marketing subjects apart from other important, relevant & contemporary subjects are offered to all the students. A cross-sectoral perspective is provided at the very beginning, so as to facilitate clarity on their choice of super-specialisation during the programme itselft. Hence, no separate specialisation is offered to these students.

PGDM-Retail:

Specialised Retail subjects apart from other important, relevant & contemporary subjects are offered to all the students. It provides a comprehensive view of the dynamics of the retail sector and equips the students with the necessary sector-specific skill sets to effectively meet the growing demands of the retail sector. Hence, no separate specialisation is offered to these students.

Pedagogy:

The process of teaching and learning comprises of interactive classroom lectures and discussions, case studies, projects, assignments, presentations, guest lectures, role plays, field visits, field projects, etc. Each student must spend maximum time on self study and come thoroughly prepared for classes wherein faculty acts as guide and facilitator. The main focus in teaching and learning process is teamwork.

Attendance:

It is mandatory for every student to have minimum 50% attendance for each course and an average attendance has to be 75%. A 100% attendance is required for tutorials, guest lectures and seminars, training programmes, industrial visit and events as per norms.

The Leave of Absence will be considered only in case of student’s own sickness, sickness of parents, death of parents, own marriage, brother’s / sister’s marriage, etc., supported by valid evidence, documentary or otherwise.

The students who are not fulfilling the minimum required attendance of 50% for each course and an average attendance of 75%, shall be debarred in appearing from the examination. Detailed norms are displayed on the Notice Board.

Such debarred student can register in that subject(s) by paying an amount of ₹ 5000/- per subject as Registration Fee. The registration fee includes one time tutorial and examination fee. On successful completion of examination, the student will be allowed to complete the course.

Induction Programme:

This is a week-long compulsory programme to acquaint the new students with the management course and institutional culture.

Evaluation and Standard of Passing:

The Institute focuses on continuous evaluation process. It is compulsory for every student to pass in each parameter of evaluation process such as attendance, class participation, case examination, assignment, projects, presentation and end term examinations. In order to pass in a subject / paper in any Semester, a candidate is required to obtain a minimum of 50% marks assigned to that subject / paper. The candidate must obtain a minimum 50% of the total marks assigned to each subject / paper of the course, to successfully complete the programme.

Details regarding the minimum passing standard in respect of the subject covered under End-Semester Examination – 60 marks and Internal Examination – 40 marks are as follows:-

a. End-Semester Examination 30 out of 6050%
b. Internal Examination 20 out of 40
Consisting of
(a) Mid Term Test, (b) Presentation, (c) Project, (d) Attendance, Role Play, Field visit, Guest lectures
50%
Total (a+b) Aggregate 50 out of 10050%
(This is to ensure that minimum aggregate passing standard is maintained i.e. 50% – 50 marks out of 100).

Grade Table: – Grade Allocation under 10 point grading scale in CBSGS (Credit Based Semester and Grading System)

Range of Percentage of MarksLetter GradeGrade PointPerformanceSGPA/CGPA Range
80 and aboveO10Outstanding9.51-10
75-79.99A+9Excellent8.51-9.50
70-74.99A8Very Good7.51-8.50
65-69.99B+7Good6.51-7.50
60-64.99B6Fair5.51-6.50
55-59.99C5Average4.51-5.50
50-54.99P4Pass4.0-4.50
Below 50F0Fail< 4
AbsentAB0Fail

Example to illustrate the computation of SGPA and CGPA
Semester I

SubjectMarksGradeGrade Point
(Gi)
Credits
(Ci)
Ci*GiSGPA
Sub-195O10440SGPA=108/16=6.75
Sub-259C5420
Sub-359C5420
Sub-468B+7428
Credits Earned16108
Remarks: SuccessfulGrade: B+Range 65-69.99

Semester II

SubjectMarksGradeGrade Point
(Gi)
Credits
(Ci)
Ci*GiSGPA
Sub-160B6424SGPA=120/16=7.50
Sub-265B+7428
Sub-366B+7428
Sub-480O10440
Credits Earned16120
Remarks: SuccessfulGrade: B+Range 65-69.99

Semester III

SubjectMarksGradeGrade Point
(Gi)
Credits
(Ci)
Ci*GiSGPA
Sub-162B6424SGPA=128/16=8.00
Sub-268B+7428
Sub-385O10440
Sub-478A+9436
Credits Earned16128
Remarks: SuccessfulGrade: ARange 70-74.99

Semester IV

SubjectMarksGradeGrade Point
(Gi)
Credits
(Ci)
Ci*GiSGPA
Sub-189O10440SGPA=96/12=8.00
Sub-263B6424
Sub-372A8432
Credits Earned1296
Remarks: SuccessfulGrade: ARange 70-74.99

Calculation of CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average)

SemesterSGPA
(Si)
Credits
(Ci)
Si*CiCGPA 
I6.7516108CGPA=452/60=7.53Grade: A
II7.516120
III816128
IV81296
Total Credits Earned60452Range 70-74.99
Promotion of Student and Award of Grades

A student will be declared PASS and be eligible for Grade in PGDM/PGDM-Marketing/PGDM-Retail programme if a student secures at least 50% marks separately in each head of passing.

Report Card will contain Grades and numerical marks.

RULES FOR STANDARD OF PASSING

  1. In order to pass in a subject / paper in any Semester of the PGDM, PGDM – Marketing and PGDM – Retail Programmes, a student must obtain a minimum of 50 % marks in that subject.
  2. Under the credit based grading system of PGDM, PGDM – Marketing and PGDM – Retail Programmes a student in order to pass has to obtain minimum 50% marks in each set of the examinations separately i.e. internal examination, as per the standard of passing.
  3. A student, who does not obtain minimum 50% marks in subject(s)/ paper(s)/ course(s) either in the internal assessment or in the external examination or both, shall be declared as “Fail” as per the standard of passing of examination.
  4. A student who has failed in more than two subjects/ papers/ courses in the Semester I exam, shall not be permitted to proceed to Semester II of his/her first year PGDM programme. He/She will, however, be eligible to re-appear for the subjects in which he/ she has failed in the first semester by re-registering himself/herself in the supplementary examination to be conducted by the institute.
  5. A student obtaining less than 50 %  marks in more than two papers in any one semester be deemed to have failed at that semester and shall not be permitted to proceed to the next semester. He / she will, however, be eligible to repeat the same semester programme in the following year.
  6. A student obtaining less than 50 %  marks in two or less than two papers in the First semester examination be permitted to attend Second semester of the First year.
  7. A student failing in two or less than two subjects in the First or Second Semester examinations be required to reappear in the supplementary examinations, as the case may be, to be held at the end of the First and the Second Semester conducted by the Institute. The supplementary examinations will be held at the end of the respective Semesters.
  8. In order to be eligible for admission to the Third Semester of the Second Year course, a student must have passed in all papers of the First and the Second   Semester   Examinations conducted by the Institute.
  9. A student failing in two or less than two subjects in the Third or the Fourth Semester examinations be required to reappear in the supplementary examinations, as the case may be, to be held at the end of the Third and the Fourth Semester (Internal Exam only) conducted by the Institute. The supplementary examinations will be held at the end of the respective Semester.
  10. A student failing in two or less than two subjects in any semester be permitted to reappear for the supplementary examinations. The fee for Re-registration & Examination is ₹ 500/- per subject.
  11. A student will be permitted to appear for two consecutive supplementary tests only in the failed subject at the end of semester.
  12. A student who has passed in all of the semester examinations of PGDM i.e. Semester I, Semester II, Semester III, Semester IV examinations shall not be allowed to re-register himself/ herself for improvement of his/her semester examination results.
  13. A student who has not appeared in the internal examinations conducted by the institute due to hospitalization shall as a special case be permitted to appear in those subject(s)/ course(s)/ paper(s) in the supplementary examination conducted by the institute after he/she furnishes a valid medical certificate certified by the rank of a civil surgeon or superintendent of Government hospital to the satisfaction of the Director of the institute.

NORMS / RULES

(a)    For the student who fails / did not appear in the Supplementary Examinations conducted twice by the Institute, as per the Institute’s schedule
and
(b)     For the debarred students:

  1. A student should register with the Institute for the Subject / Project / Viva in which he/she failed / did not appear.
  2. Student shall pay Registration Fees of ₹ 5000/- (Rupees Five Thousand) per subject which is inclusive of one time tutorial and examination fees.
  3. After registration, student will be allowed / permitted to appear in next examination conducted by the Institute for  the Subject / Project / Viva in the same Academic Year.
  4. Such student will have to pass the exam of Sem I & II by 31st July 2018, else the student will lose the chance to get the Admission to the Second year.
  5. The Institute will conduct such examinations / Viva in the 1st / 2nd week of July, every year, to complete the examination process and preparation for the Convocation Function.

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