Regulation

Description of the Course:

Full Time (3 years)

The Course for the Full Time Diploma in Engineering shall extend over a period of three academic years, consisting of 6 semesters* and the First Year is common to all Engineering Branches.

Condition for Admission:

Condition for admission to the Diploma courses shall be required to have passed in the S.S.L.C Examination of the Board of Secondary Education, Tamilnadu. (or) Any other Examinations recognized as equivalent to the above by the Board ofSecondary Education, Tamilnadu.

Eligibility for the Award of Diploma:

No candidate shall be eligible for the Diploma unless he/she has undergone the prescribed course of study for a period of not less than 3 academic years in any institution affiliated to the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Tamilnadu, when joined in First Year and two years if joined under Lateral Entry scheme in the second year and passed the prescribed examination.

Note: In addition, at the time of admission the candidate will have to satisfy certain minimum requirements, which may be prescribed from time to time.

Admission to Second year (Lateral Entry):

For Lateral Entry into the second year (III semester of the course) The candidates shall be required to have passed the Higher Secondary (Academic or Vocational) Examinations of 10 plus 2 pattern, with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as the subjects as study.

(or)

A Pass in ITI 2 years trade

(or)

HSC (Academic & Vocational) A pass in HSC or equivalent conducted by Higher Secondary School in Tamil Nadu HSC Board Schools

(or)

Any other qualification recognised as equivalent to a pass in HSC or Tamilnadu Higher Schools by the Director of Secondary Education Board, Tamilnadu.

Candidates who have studied Commerce Subjects are not eligible for Engineering Diploma Courses.

Age Limit:No Age limit.

Eligibility for the Award of Diploma:

No candidate shall be eligible for the Diploma unless he/she has undergone the prescribed course of study for a period of not less than 3 academic years in any institution affiliated to the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Tamilnadu, when joined in First Year and two years if joined under Lateral Entry scheme in the second year and passed the prescribed examination.

The minimum and maximum period for completion of Diploma Courses are as given Below:

Diploma CourseMinimum PeriodMaximum Period
Full Time3 Years6 Years
Full Time(Lateral Entry)2 Years5 Years

Subjects of Study and Curriculum outline:

The subjects of study shall be in accordance with the syllabus prescribed from time to time,both in theory and practical subjects.

Examinations:

Board Examinations in all subjects of all the semesters under the scheme of examinations will be conducted at the end of each semester.

The internal assessment marks for all the subjects will be awarded on the basis of continuous internal assessment earned during the semester concerned. For each subject 25 marks are allotted for internal assessment and 75 marks are allotted for Board Examination.

Continuous Internal Assessment:

A. For Theory Subjects:

The Internal Assessment marks for a total of 25 marks, which are to be distributed as follows:

i) Subject Attendance 5 Marks

(Award of marks for subject attendance to each subject Theory/Practical will be as per the range given below)

80% – 83%                1 Mark

84% – 87%                2 Marks

88% – 91%                3 Marks

92% – 95%                4 Marks

96% – 100%             5 Marks

ii) Test #      –  10 Marks

2 Tests each of 2 hours duration for a total of 50 marks are to be conducted. Out of which the best one will be taken and the

marks to be reduced to:   05 marks

The Test – III is to be the Model test covering all the five unitsand the marks so obtained will be reduced to : 05marks    

Total               10 marks

TEST UNITS WHEN TO CONDUCT , MARKS  & DURATION
TESTUNITSWHEN TO
CONDUCT
MARKSDURATION
IUnit – I & IIEnd of 6th week502 Hrs
2Unit – III & IVEnd of 12th week502 Hrs
IIIModel Examination-CompulsoryCovering all the 5 Units.
(Board Examinations-question paper-pattern).
End of 16th week753 Hrs

From the Academic year 2011-2012 onwards.

Question Paper Pattern for the Periodical Test :( Test - I & Test- II) 
14 Questions X 1 mark 14 marks
6 Questions X 6 marks (OR) 3 Questions X 12 marks 36 marks
Total 50 marks

iii) Assignment – 10 marks

For each subject Three Assignments are to be given each for 20 marks and the average marks scored should be reduced for 10 marks

All Test Papers and Assignment notebooks after getting the signature with date from the students must be kept in the safe custody in the Department for verification and audit. It should be preserved for 2 Semesters and produced to the flying squad and the inspection team at the time of inspection/verification.

B. For Practical Subjects:

The Internal Assessment mark for a total of 25 marks which are to be distributed
as follows
Attendance 5 Marks (Award of marks same
as theory subjects)
Procedure/ observation and tabulation/
Other Practical related Work
10 Marks
Record writing 10 Marks
TOTAL 25 Marks
  • All the Experiments/Exercises indicated in the syllabus should be completed and the same to be given for final Board examinations.
  • The Record for every completed exercise should be submitted in the subsequent Practical classes and marks should be awarded for 20 for each exercise as per the above allocation.
  • At the end of the Semester, the average marks of all the exercises should be calculated for 20 marks and the marks awarded for attendance is to be added to arrive at the internal assessment mark for Practical. (20+5=25 marks)
  • The students have to submit the duly signed bonafide record note book/file during the Practical Board Examinations.
  • All the marks awarded for assignments, Tests and attendance should be entered in the Personal Log Book of the staff, who is handling the subject. This is applicable to both Theory and Practical subjects.

Communication and Life Skills Practical:

The Communication and Life Skills Practical with more emphasis is being introduced in IV Semester for Circuit Branches and in V Semester for other branches of Engineering. Much Stress is given on:

  • Monodic Communication
  • Dyadic Communication
  • Professional Communication
  • Pronunciation
  • Writing Resumes
  • Internal Assessment Mark – 25 Marks

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