Board of Technical Education: Rules
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO THE EXAMINATION
- In order to be eligible to take the Board's examination (any year) a candidate must have.
NOTE: Relaxation from minimum requisite attendance may be allowed on the following grounds:-
- Has been on the rolls of an institution of the affiliated courses for one full academic year/semester in the class for which he wants to take the examination.
- Submitted his application to the Controller of Examinations through the Principal of the Institution last attended or any other authority nominated by the Director of Technical Education for this purpose.
- Produce the following certificates signed by the forwarding authority:-
- of having attended not less than 66 percent period in any individual subject, theory and practical taken separately, during the session last attended and minimum of 75 percent of the aggregate of all lectures, tutorial classes and practical as prescribed by the Board under the study scheme of the course concerned based upon the norms of 16 working weeks for semester pattern course and 32 working weeks for annual pattern courses."
Further rule 1-1-4 (c ) may kindly be read with the following addendum:-
"Periods of study spent in sessional tests shall also be taken as presence to count attendance/contract periods".
Chairman, Board of Technical Education is pleased to approve following clarification of the rule 1-1-4 (a) as under"-
"Each semester shall consist of 16 working weeks, out of this not less than 13 weeks shall be devoted to class contact and sessional tests. Remaining three weeks may be utilized for cultural, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. In case of annual system each year shall consist of 32 working weeks. Out of this not less than 26 weeks shall be devoted to class contact and sessional tests. Remaining six weeks may be utilized for cultural, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities".
- Every period of lecture, tutorial, practicals, project and workshop work shall be counted as one unit for the purpose of counting attendance e.g. if a class comes for four periods at a time four unit of attendance will be counted.
- Students, while representing various teams of their Institutions during thee Inter Polytechnic sports or engaged in extra curricular activities with the prior and written permission of the Principal shall be counted as presence in accordance with the time table for the purpose of counting attendance.
|1|| Genuine prolonged illness during the session ||Up to the extent of 15% both for aggregate and individual subject.
|2 ||Death of Father/ Mother/ Guardian (Because 10% of 1280 period come to nearly 15 working days) ||Up to the extent of 10% of both for aggregate and individual.
|3 ||Disability to attend classes due to natural Calamities of human being ||Up to the extent of 10%
|4 ||Disadvantage due to non-holding classes in one Particular or more subjects due to non-appointment of teachers by the government in government institutions. ||Up to the extent 10%.
- RULES REGARDING USE OF UNFAIR MEANS BY CANDIDATES
The Superintendent of Examination shall report to the Controller of Examination without delay and on the day of occurrence of each case where use of unfair means in the Examination is suspected or discovered with full details of evidence (actually what is noticed from the concerned persons either the invigilators, examiners in practical examination or from any other source and explanation in writing of the candidate how, when and by whom the unfair means case was caught and what was actually noticed.
The Examination Committee appointed by the Board shall then deal with and decide cases of the alleged use of unfair means or mis-conduct of the candidates in connection with the examination and decision of the examination committee as per BTE rules in all cases of malpractices reported to it, shall be final.
- GRADATION OF RESULTS/ AWARD OF DIPLOMA
In passing all the examination and fulfilling other conditions if any, provided for in the examination scheme/relevant rules, a candidate will be awarded a diploma in the particular branch of the study.
- A candidate will be awarded a diploma in first class if he secures a minimum of 60% of the total marks.
- A candidate will be awarded a diploma in second division if he secures a minimum of 50% of the total marks.
- A candidate will be awarded a diploma in first division with distinction if he secures a minimum of 70% of the total marks.