Basaveshwar Engineering College is an Autonomous College, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. The assessment of student’s performance in a subject is commonly done based on examination. In general, examination may have different objectives, like achievement testing, prediction testing, endurance testing and creativity testing. In technical education, the assessment has to be preferably of achievement testing type, so that a student’s knowledge, understanding and competence in the subject studied is properly assessed and certified. Typically achievement testing is done in two parts, namely Continuous Internal Evaluation (CIE) and Semester End Examination (SEE). Both of them are important in assessing the achievement of a student. Each subject is assessed for 100 marks with equal weightage for CIE and SEE i.e. 50% for CIE and 50% for SEE.
Continuous Internal Evaluation (CIE):
CIE comprises of 3 sets, each of 30 marks and 1 hour duration, totalling to 90 marks and is later scaled down to 45 marks. The 3 CIE’s conducted by the college on the dates mentioned in the academic calendar. The remaining 5 marks are awarded based on assignments/quizzes/objective tests etc, as specified by the subject teacher.
The CIE laboratory subjects is carried out for 50 marks based on the laboratory exercise/experiments along with submission of journal/report and internal test.
Semester End Examination (SEE):
SEE is carried out through an examination of 3 hours duration and is evaluated for 100 marks and later scaled down to 50 marks.
The SEE for laboratory courses is conducted for three hours duration and is evaluated for 50 marks which comprises of solving exercise/conducting experiment and viva-voce.
The college has established in-house Software Development Unit for the automation of examination processes. The software is being developed as a intranet web-based application. The key functionalities include online Subject registration processing of each student, CIE marks entry for the faculty, Withdrawal or Dropping of Subject, SEE marks entry, Result processing, analysis and Result Announcement on the web, printing of Grade Cards, issue of Transcripts and Provisional Degree Certificates to the students and submitting final list of students for the award of degree to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.