Teaching Methods and Examination

TEACHING METHODS

The on-site teaching includes lectures, workshops, small group discussions, screening of documentaries, presentations by students, debates involving students and faculty and site visits.

ASSESSMENT / EXAMINATION

Weighting in final assessment

  1. Assignments-   50 per cent (cumulative)
  2. Project-          35 per cent
  3. Quiz-             10 per cent (cumulative)
  4. Viva Voce-      05 per cent

Students must complete all the above four, i.e. assignments, project, quiz and viva voce and obtain a satisfactory score for award of the Diploma. A satisfactory score is defined as follows:

Block 1: consists of Assignments and Quizzes for various modules. Students have to obtain 50% of marks for Assignments and quiz together.

AND

Block 2: consists of Project and Viva Voce. Students have to obtain 50% of marks for the Projects and Viva voce together.

Thus students have to pass separately in both the blocks.

Diploma will be awarded in 2 grades: Pass and Distinction. Students who obtain more than 50% marks but less than 75% of total marks will be awarded the Diploma in a pass grade. Students obtaining 75% or more of total marks will be awarded the Diploma in a Distinction grade.