1.1. Higher Secondary / +2 / Senior Secondary or any other equivalent examination passed from any Board / Council established by the Govt. of India or any State Govt. or any other equivalent examination recognized by Central Board of Secondary Education / Council of Higher Secondary Education, Govt. Of Odisha / Dept. of Higher Education / Dept. of Industry or any other Dept. of Govt. of Odisha or Utkal University. Those joining B.Sc. Programme must have passed the above examination under the faculty of Science / Technology / Engineering / Pharmacy etc. There shall be no such restriction for joining B.A. / B.Com. stream.
1.2. Students ordinarily may be selected for admission through Entrance Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview and / or a combination of these with due weightages to career to be decided by the Autonomous College or Director, Higher Education. DDCE would admit students on first come first serve basis. The Govt. of Odisha may lay down admission process for colleges under its control.
1.3. Admission Policy would be decided by the Academic Council of the respective Autonomous Colleges and for affiliated colleges Government will decide the admission policy.
1.4. Directorate of Distance & Continuing Education would decide its own admission policy.
2.1. At least three years of six semesters in toto. In case of professional courses the duration may be more as per the direction of regulatory bodies established under Law.
2.2. Odd semester is from June to December (i.e. 1st, 3rd & 5th semester). The examination shall be held normally in the month of November-December.
2.3. Even semester is from January to June (i.e., 2nd, 4th & 6th semester) The examination shall be held normally in the month of May-June. However the Final Semester shall be conducted in April and result shall be published by end of May.
2.4. A student would be required to complete the course within six academic years from the date of admission.
2.5. A student may opt for fast track of completing all the six semesters in two years provided she/he has at least 2(two) years industry / organizational experience after +2. Such permission would be granted at the discretion of the Principal of the Autonomous Colleges and DDCE. This clause shall not be applicable to affiliated, non autonomous colleges.
|Mid Term Test||Term End||Total|
|Unit Test||Term End||A-Theory B-Practical||Total|
|Grade||Mark Secured from 100||Grade Points|
|Very Good ‘A’||70-79||8|
|Failed ‘F’||Below 30|
5.4 In addition to the points marks/percentage would also be awarded and shall also be reflected in the Mark Sheet.
5.5 The details of grading system shall be printed on the backside of University Mark-sheet.
6.1 A student has to clear back papers (i.e. in the paper/papers one has failed) by appearing at subsequent semester examinations within six years from the date of admission.
6.2 A student may appear improvement (repeat) in any number of papers in the immediate subsequent examination. The higher marks shall be retained.
6.3 Improvement has to be completed with 4 Yrs from the date of admission.
7.1 2% of grade mark on the aggregate mark subject to maximum of 5(five) marks in single paper shall be given. This shall be applicable in each semester.
7.2 0.5 (point five percent) grace mark can be given for award of B Grade in each semester provided grace mark under 7.1 has not been awarded.