About vtu cbcs scheme 2015

 CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM (CBCS) REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING / TECHNOLOGY (B.E./B.Tech.) DEFINITIONS OF KEY WORDS: 1. University: Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi. 2. Academic Year: Two consecutive (one odd + one even) semesters constitute one academic year. 3. Semester: Each semester will consist of 15-18 weeks of academic work equivalent to 90 actual teaching days. The odd semester may be scheduled from August to January and even semester from February to July. 4. Choice Based Credit System (CBCS): The CBCS provides choice for students to select from the prescribed courses (). 5 Under the core, elective and Foundation CoursesCBSS, the requirement for awarding a degree or certificate is prescribed in terms of number of credits to be earned by the students. 6. Programme: An educational programme leading to award of a Degree or certificate. 7. Course: Usually referred to, as ‘papers’ is a component of a programme. All courses need not carry the same weightage. The courses should define learning objectives and learning outcomes. A course may be designed to comprise lectures/ tutorials/laboratory work/ field work/ outreach activities/ project work/ vocational training/viva/ seminars/ term papers/assignments/ presentations/ self-study etc. or a combination of some of these. 8. Branch: Specialization or discipline of B.E./B.Tech. Degree Programme, like Civil Engineering, Textile Engineering, etc. 9. Letter Grade: It is an index of the performance of students in a said course. Grades are denoted by letters S, A, B, C, D, E and F. 10. Grade Point: It is a numerical weightage allotted to each letter grade on a 10-point scale. 11. Credit: A unit by which the course work is measured. It determines the number of hours of instructions required per week. One credit is equivalent to one hour of teaching (lecture or tutorial) or two hours of practical work/field work per week. 12. Credit Point: It is the product of grade point and number of credits for a course.

About vtu cbcs sheme:
     Visvesvaraya technological university has introduced a new scheme of syllabus called choice based credit system (CBCS) in the year of 2015.The CBCS provides choice for students to select from the prescribed courses (core,elective and Foundation Courses).

      Currently many of the institutions have already introduced the choice based credit system. The choice based credit system provides a ‘cafeteria’ type approach in which the students can take courses of their choice.The grading system is considered as best and consistent  because this will helps student flexibility across institutions within the country and across other countries, and also empower potential employers to assess the performance of students. The syllabus is divided in to five module,each module constitute two units.The entire module constitute sixteen marks,eight marks form each unit.Each subject contains eighty marks for theory examination and remaining twenty marks are for the internal test.The semester system accelerates the teaching-learning process and enables flexible mobility in learning.

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