Post Graduate Programmes in the Choice -Based Credit System, 2008, hereinafter referred to as DU CBCS. A. M. University 8. The talks on CBCS system went on for quite a long time created confusion among the colleges as to whether the syllabus, timetables and assessment procedures should be prepared as per the requirements of the CBCS or should they have continued with the previous marking system. 3) Grading. It came into effect from 2015 in Delhi University. INTRODUCTION TO CBCS (CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM) Scope The CBCS provides an opportunity for the students to choose courses from the prescribed courses comprising core and elective courses. CBCS stands for Choice Based Credit System. Evaluation is done in accordance to this system since then. 30-Sep-15 Professor K. V. Kale, Director, B. C. U. D., Dr. B. 2016-17 Maulana Azad National Urdu University Page 2 of 17 EXAMINATION REGULATIONS UNDER CBCS (Effective from Academic Year 2016 – 17) The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) aims to facilitate student mobility, provide wider choice in • It is desirable that the HEIs move to CBCS and implement the grading system. The DU SOL examination pattern remains unchanged by the various changes brought by the varsity to its undergraduate course. CBCS: Its Merits and Demerits. The courses are evaluated following the grading system, which CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM (CBCS): The CBCS provides an opportunity for the students to choose courses from the prescribed courses comprising core, elective/minor or skill based courses. Types of Courses • Courses in a programme may be of three kinds: Core, Elective and Foundation Unlike the traditional percentage-based system, CBCS evaluates the courses according to a uniform grading system. The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is a concept proposed by the University Grants Commission of India (UGC) to give students an effective learning platform by moving from the conventional marks and percentage-grading system to standard credit-based assessment method. CBCS uses a credit-based grading system and not a percentage-wise system. The CBCS system follows the semester pattern where two consecutive semesters (odd & even) constitute an academic year; Grading and evaluation of students performance in each subject takes place at the end of each semester. 2.2. The basic idea of this credit based system is to allow students to choose from prescribed courses, which are referred to as Core, Elective/Minor or Soft Skill courses, and Ability Enhancement Course (AEC). Through the CBCS system, students get grades rather than marks. II. important information with the introduction of cbcs (semester) system in the school of open learning from the academic year 2019-2020. the semester system is applicable for the students enrolled with school of open learning in this academic session 2019-2020. Examination Regulations under CBCS w.e.f. The CBCS system follows semester-wise grading and until now SOL was following the annual mode for undergraduate examination. The courses can be evaluated following the grading system, which is considered to be better than the conventional marks system. The Regulations shall be applicable to the students enrolled for the Post Graduate Programmes conducted as DU CBCS in the various Departments or Centres for Studies of Dibrugarh University from the Academic year 2008-2009.