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College Bye Laws CHAPTER-35
Semester Rules and University Ordinances
The University will award the following degrees of Bachelor of Technology after fulfillment of requirements mentioned in succeeding paras.
  1. B.Tech (Computer Science Engineering)
  2. B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)
  3. B.Tech (Production Engineering)
  4. B.Tech (Chemical Engineering)
  5. B.Tech (Electronics Engineering)
  6. B.Tech (Information Technology)
The tenure of Bachelor of Technology courses will be four years divided into eight semesters and the tenure of Bachelor of Architecture will be five years, divided into ten semester. The duration of each semester will be 15-16 weeks, accordingly to the following schedule in each year.
1st August to 30th Nov.
1st Jan. to 30th April

The admission to the above courses will be made on merit basis upon an entrance examination, provided the candidate is otherwise eligible for admission.

  1. The candidate must have passed 12th class examination on 10+2 pattern with four compulsory subjects namely, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English from a “State School Education Board” or any other examination with above said four compulsory subjects, recognized by the Punjabi Univ. Patiala, equivalent to 12th class examination of 10+2 pattern.
  2. He /She should bear a good moral character.
  3. He/She must be a bonafide resident of Punjab State.
  4. He /She must be in a good mental and physical health, and free from any physical efect. Each candidate before admission will have to under go a medical fitness examination and shall have to produce a medical fitness certificate in the prescribed form.
A student admitted to the B.E./B.Arch. programme must be on the rolls of the College of Engg. & Technology, Bathinda to attend the classes regularly as per rules, and shall pay such fees to the classes regularly as per rules, and shall pay such fees to the College of Engg. And Tech., Bathinda as decided from time to time.
Change of discipline from Architecture to any branch of Engg. and vice versa is not allowed. Change of discipline from one branch of Engineering to the other will be allowed after completion of 2nd semester and before the start of 3rd semester. It will be strictly accordingly to the merit obtained in the first and second semester University Examinations. If the result of second semester is not declared before the start of 3rd semester, the merit of 1st semester examination will be considered, subject to the condition:-

(i) That he has secured the minimum required attendances and sessional marks to be eligible to sit in the 2nd semester examination in all subjects.
(ii) That a vacant seat is available.
35.6 Migration from other Institutions/University will be allowed only after the completion of the 1st Year within 30 days of the start of 3rd semester provided:-
  1. The candidate has passed the CET Examination and the candidate merit is higher than the last students admitted in that discipline.
  2. The course studied by the candidate are the same as provided in the scheme and syllabus offered in the College and he has passed all the courses successfully.
  3. The Institution & the University where the student is studying and the institution and University to which migration is sought, has no objection to the migration.
  4. There is a seat available in the discipline in which migration is sought.
All courses offered by the various departments in the B.E./B.Arch. programmers are denoted by letters As-for Applied Sciences, CE-for Civil Engg., EI –for Electronics & Instrumentation, A-for Architecture and there digits. The first digit of the number corresponds to the semester in which course is taken, the second and the 3rd digit of the course numbers of a particular discipline. The letter P at the end denotes Practical.
The study scheme and the detail syllabus for the various disciplines of Engg. and Architecture will be as per annexure-A,B,C, and D attached.

For the degree of Bachelor of Engineering there shall be eight semester examinations at the end of each semester, where as for the degree of Bachelor of Architecture there shall be ten semester examinations.

Every candidate shall be examined in the subject prescribed in the scheme of examination, approved by the Academic Council on the recommendations of the faculty.

The examination shall be held twice a year at the end of each semester of 15-16 weeks duration in the months of December and May on such dates as may be fixed by the Academic Council.

In order to be eligible to appear for any semester examination a candidate must have had his application submitted to the Registrar by the Principal of his College alongwith the following certificates signed by the Principal:-
  1. of good character.
  2. of having remained on the rolls of the College and of having attended no less than 75% of total attendances in prescribed courses of lectures, tutorials, practicals and workshops etc. for that semester examination.
  3. have passed in sessional work
    (i.e. 50% and above)
    Provided that no candidate shall be eligible to appear in any higher semester examination unless he has already appeared in the immediately lower semester examination.
Attendances shall be counted upto 10 days previous to the date of commencement of the examination.
The Principal of the College shall have the authority to condone deficiency in attendances upto 10% of the lectures delivered owing to serious illness or calamity participation in any game sports or any other good and sufficient reason.

A candidate who does not fulfil the attendance requirements for any subject in any semester shall have to repeat the entire work of that subject before being allowed to appear in semester examination.

The amount of admission fee to be paid by a candidate and the last date by which his admission forms and fee must reach the Register, shall be as follows:-
Examination fee Last date of payment   without late fees Last date of payment   with   late fees of Rs.50/-
May Exam. December Exam May Exam. December Exam.
1st semester Rs.50/- 13th April 15th Nov. 30th April 30th Nov.
2nd semester Rs.50/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
3rd semester Rs.50/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
4th semester Rs.50/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
5th semester Rs.50/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
6th semester Rs.50/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
7th semester Rs.50/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
8th semester Rs.50/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
9th semester Rs.50/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
10th semester Rs.50/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
The examination fee for one or more failed paper(s) of any examination shall be the same as for the whole of semester examination. Department are to be filled by the candidate indicating paper(s) offered for each member examinations.

In each course 50% of the total marks are assigned to sessional work.

The minimum number of marks required to pass the examination shall be:-
  1. 50% of the marks assigned to sessional work in each course.
  2. 40% in each of the written papers, and
  3. 40% in each of viva-voce and/ or practical examination.
The sessional marks submitted by the teacher concerned will be scrutinized by a board which will have the power to moderate the marks before submitting to the university. The final award shall be submitted to the university within 15 days after completion of the semester. The Board will consist of the Principal who will act as the chairman, the Heads of the various departments and one teacher, not below the rank of Assistant Professor by rotation every year from each department and subject teacher concerned. The Principal will appoint the members of the Board.
If candidate fails in any subject of any semester he shall not be allowed to appear in that subject and he shall have to improve his/her sessional marks by doing extra work in the next semester to the satisfaction of the concerned teacher and or above mentioned board before being allowed to appear in that

As soon as possible after the termination of the examination the Registrar shall publish the result of the examination.

  1. A candidate who has failed in one or more of the theory and/ or viva-voce and or practical papers of any semester examination and shall be allowed to study for next semester examination and shall be permitted to appear in the failed papers of the previous examination(s) in the subsequent examination (s) which shall be held at the end of the semester in which the course is offered next along with the papers of the higher examination. After regular chance, three more chances shall be given to appear in failed subjects.
    No candidate shall be allowed to study for the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th semester examination until he has paced all the papers of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th semester examinations respectively.
  2. A candidate who is appearing in a particular semester examination for the first time will be allowed to appear in not more than five theory papers and five practical papers of lower semester in addition to the regular papers prescribed for the semester.
  3. If a candidate is appearing only in paper(s) in which he has already appeared and failed or did not appear when he was eligible to appear, he will be allowed to offer a total of ten theory and ten practical papers in a particular examination.
  4. The result of paper, which a candidate once passes shall not be cancelled.
In the theory papers, the question papers will be set by the external examiner.
The answer books shall be evaluated by the internal examiners. The internal examiner will send the awards to the university after evaluation of the answer books.
Internal examiner both for theory and practical examination will be appointed by the Head of the Department concerned of Engg. College, Bathinda and an intimation in this regard will be given to the university, Both external and internal examiner will get remuneration for the assignment from the university as per rules laid down by the Punjabi University Patiala.
In case the external examiner does not turn up for practical/workshop/drawing design examination, the Principal College of Engg. & Tech., Bathinda may appoint an external examiner on the spot locally and proceed with holding the examination as scheduled. An intimation to this effect will immediately be sent to the Punjabi University.
All the academic problems of the candidates other than those affecting the University rules and regulations from time to time may be looked into by academic Review Board which will consist of the Principal as the Chairman the Heads of respective departments and all professors. The Principal will appoint members of the Board.
The final award of the sessional marks will be submitted to the University within seven days after completion of the semester.

The Registrar shall publish the final result indicating the marks and the division obtained by each candidate when the candidate has cleared all the papers/subjects of all the eight/ten semester examinations.

In order to determine the division in which a candidate be placed for the award of degree of bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Arch. the total marks obtained by the students in all the semester shall be taken into account.
  1. 70% or more of the marks shall be placed in the first division with honours.(provided all examination are passed in fist attempt).
  2. 60 or more but less than 70% marks shall be placed in the 1st division and
  3. Less than 60% of the marks but more than 50% shall be placed in the second division. In order to pass, the candidate must secure at least 50% marks.
Grace marks will be admissible as per general rules relating to award of grace marks subject to the condition that grace marks will be calculated on the total of theory and practical examination marks of University papers and will not include the sessional marks in the total.

Note :-
These rules are subject to change as approved by the affiliating University from time to time.
End of Chapter 35
Chapter No. Subject Page Nos.
1. Bye-Laws of the Beant College of Engineering and Technology, (Gurdaspur) Society. 3
2. Appointment Rules (General) 5
3. Rules for Appointment of Principal and Teachers. 11
4. Rules regarding the Appointment of Employees of the College other than the teachers. 15
5. Joining Time Rules 18
6. Vacation and Leave Rules. 23
7. Contributory Provident Fund Rules. 32
8. General Provident Fund-cum-Pension-cum-Gratuity Rules 43
9. T.A. and D.A. Rules 59
10. Conduct Rules. 68
11. Medical Reimbursement Rules. 73
12. House Allotment Rules. 75
13. Accounts Rules. 81
14. Purchase Rules. 89
15. Loans and Advances. 95
16. Students Fund Rules. 102
17. Hostel Rules for Students 107
18. Purchase Rules for Hostel 113
19. Students Aid Fund Rules. 116
20. Fee and Other Charges 118
21. Scholarship Rules. 120
22. Rules for Security Deposits 123
23. Rustication & Expulsion of Students 124
24. Motor Vehicle Rules. 125
25. Rules Regarding Payment of Travelling Allowance to the Candidates Called for Interview for Various Post 130
26. Rules Regarding the Forwarding of Applications for Outside the College 131
27. Norms of Work Load for Teachers 132
28. Rules Regarding Acceptance of Outside, Foreign Assignments by Teachers/Scientists of the College. 133
29. Work-charged Staff Rules. 135
30. Consultancy Rules. 137
31. Rules Regarding the Appointment of Heads of Deptts. 140
32. Rules Regarding Retention of Houses in the Campus by Teachers/Employees of the College who Proceed on Outside/Foreign Assignments/Fellowships/Deputation etc. 141
33. Rules Regarding Permission to the College Teachers for Writing Text Books. 142
34. Library Rules. 143
35. Semester Rules and University Ordinances 146
36. Rules Regarding Weeding of Records 151
37. Rules Relating to Inventions and Patents by the Staff and Students. 156