All Courses in the College except Ph.D. are in autonomous regulations.
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General Rules
Academic Calendar
Exam Pattern
Exam Fees
Seminars and conference
Exam results
COE Office


An autonomous college will have the freedom to
  1. Determine its own courses of study and syllabi within the given Madras University framework.
  2. Prescribe rules of admission, subject to the reservation policy of the State Government and
  3. Evolve methods of evaluation to conduct examinations.

Award of Degrees

The degree will be awarded by the Madras University and the name of the College will be mentioned in the diploma.


Statutory and Non - Statutory Bodies in an Autonomous College

The college has the following committees to ensure proper management of Academic, Financial and General Administrative Affairs.

Adminstration and Academic Affairs

  1. Executive Committee
  2. Finance Committee
  3. Academic Council
  4. Standing Committee
  5. Board of Studies
  6. Autonomous Committee
  7. Appeal and Grievances Committee
  8. Planning and Evaluation Committee
  9. Admission Committee
  10. Student Welfare and Extra-curricular committee
  11. Library Committee

Working Days

The College works in two semesters, the first semester from June to October and the Second semester from November to April. The number of actual teaching days is as per calendar in an academic year with a minimum of 90 days per semester.


The College follows the rules of the University of Madras that are currently in force. Attendance to classes and continuous internal assessment (CIA) tests is compulsory.

  1. Students should have a minimum attendance of 75% of the days in the semester for each paper.
  2.  65% - 74% of attendance is permitted to appear for semester exam with condonation fee.
  3.  50% - 64% of attendance is not eligible to appear for the semester exam. But can proceed to the next year / next semester and they can take next university examination by paying the prescribed condonation fee of Rs.250/-.
  4.  Less than that not eligible to appear for semester exam. obtain prior permission of the university to rejoin the course.

Academic Calendar

I Semester - 2012


II Semester


Total of Working Days = 92 + 92 = 18

Exam pattern :

Choice Based Credit SYSTEM (CBCS)

Choice Based Credit System is introduced from 2004-2005 onwards.

Elective Courses

Each department will offer at least one elective paper.
Soft skill papers and Non-major electives are compulsory.


Each course is designed variously under lectures / tutorials / laboratory work / seminar / project work / practical training / report writing / Viva Voce to meet effective teaching and learning need and the credits are assigned suitably.

Evaluation Pattern

CIA ( Continuous Internal assessment ) - Evaluation will be done on a continuous basis.

Components for CIA

  1. Test
  2. Quiiz
  3. Seminar
  4. Assignment
  5. Attendance

External Assessment

The end semester examination is a written examination. Minimum Mark for passing in each Paper (CIA & External together ) is for

Under Graduate 40%
Post Graduate 50%

Candidates are permitted to apply for revaluation after obtaining a photocopy or answer paper within 21 days from the date of publication of results.

The student should submit request for revaluation in the prescribed format and pay a fee of Rs. 400/- per paper.


Any malpractice by the students debars them from subsequent appearance based on the decision of the examination committee. In all cases of malpractice their conduct certificates will indicate malpractice.

Grading System

The term Grading system indicates a ten (10) point scale of evaluation of the performances of students in terms of marks, grade points, letter grade and class.

Autonomous Examination Fee Rates Examination Fees

  • Examination Fees: Rs.
    1. B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. Per Theory Paper 55.00
    Per Practical Paper 75.00
    More than 3 hours duration 100.00
    Concert Paper B.A.Music 130.00
    2. M.A./M.Sc./M.Com. Per Theory Paper 110.00
    Per Practical Paper 165.00
    Per Dissertation  200.00
    Concert Paper M.A.Music 375.00
    3. M.Phil.  Application 70.00
    Per Theory Paper 220.00
    Per Dissertation 450.00
    Dissertation Late Submission/Month  600.00
    MarkSheet 30.00
    More than 11 Papers(regular & arrears) the students have to pay additional  30.00
    Penalty Fee  100.00
    Fee for Condonation of Shortage of Attendance 250.00
    Fee for effecting hange of name of date of birth in the college record  50.00
    Issuing statement of marks 30.00
    Issuing consolidated statement of Marks U.G  250.00
    Issuing consolidated statement of Marks P.G  150.00
    For issue of Duplicate Statement of  Marks (Per Sheet)  400.00
    Search fee for duplicate mark sheet per year  30.00
    Retotalling (Each Page)   200.00
    Photo Copy of answer script and Revaluation (each Paper)   400.00
    Duplicate Hall Ticket    20.00
    Certificate Verification (India)     500.00
    Certificate Verification (Foreign)     1000.00

COE Office

  • Controller of Examination
           Mrs. SAVITHRI SUNDAR M.A., M.Phil., PGCTE., Associate Professor, Department of ENGLISH

  • Additional Controller of Examination
           Dr. (Mrs.) S. KARPAGAM M.Sc, M.Phil., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of BOTANY