Candidates admitted to a particular course of study are required to pursue a" Regular Course of study" before they are permitted to appear for the University Examination.
"A regular course of study" means putting in attendance of not less than 75% (80%in Teaching instructional period and 100% of attendance during period of practice teaching cum internship of the B.Ed programme) of the lectures and practicals (wherever applicable) and this provision be enforced strictly.
In special cases and for sufficient cause shown, the Vice-Chancellor, may, on the specific recommendation of the Principal/Head of the Department, condone the deficiency in attendance to the extent of I0%(9% in the case of Law courses) on medical grounds subject to submission of medical certificate and payment of condonation fee.
However, in respect of women candidates who seek condonation of attendance due to pregnancy, the Vice-Chancellor may condone the deficiency in attendance to the extent of 15% (as against 10% Condonation for others) on medical grounds subject to submission of medical certificate to this effect. Such condonation shall not be availed twice during the course of study.
The fee for condonation of attendance on medical grounds shall be Rs.500/- for year wise course and Rs.250/- per semester course payable through Demand Draft drawn in favour of the " Registrar, O.U"
Attendance of MCC Camps or Inter collegiate or Inter University or Inter State or International matches or debates Or Educational Excursions or such other Inter University activities as approved by the authorities involving journeys outside the city in which the college is situated will not be counted as absence. However, such absence shall not exceed (8) weeks per year of the total period of instructions. Such leave should not be availed twice during the course of study.
The attendance shall be calculated on the aggregate of the papers / subjects from the date of commencement of classes as per the almanac communicated by the University.
The attendance is to be marked only in the class room and kept in cumulative and Progressive manner.
In case of the candidates who fail to put in the required attendance in a course of study, the admission in to which is based on the qualifying examination he/she shall be detained in the same class and will not be permitted to appear for the University examination. Such candidates shall have to seek readmission in to the class during the subsequent year in order to complete the shortage in attendance and appear for the examination after fulfilling the attendance requirements.
Candidates admitted to the first year through an entrance test and do not have the requisite attendance but have not less than 40% attendance can seek readmission without once again appearing for the entrance test.
In respect of candidates of such courses where the admissions are governed through an entrance test candidates of I year I semester who do not have the minimum 40% attendance would lose their seat and they will have to seek admission afresh by appearing at the entrance test once again.
In respect of the candidates of such courses’ where there is no entrance test for admission and who do not have the required attendance but have put in not less than 40% of attendance can seek readmission during the subsequent year.
In respect of the candidates of such courses where there is no entrance test for admission the candidates who have put in less than 40% attendance will have to seek admission afresh
In respect of all the courses where the admissions are governed through an entrance test or otherwise, candidates of second and subsequent year of study, who do not have requisite
attendance, but who have put in not less than 40% attendance can seek readmission to fulfill the attendance requirements during the subsequent year.
Candidates falling short of requisite attendance of 75% or 65% on medical grounds as the case may be but having more than 20% attendance shall be individually warned in writing every month/fortnight that they will be detained if they do not improve their attendance. Candidates who fail to put in a minimum of 10% of attendance in a particular month/fortnight with the possibility of putting in 40% attendance in the entire academic year/term will be given notice by the Head of the Dept./Principal for explaining as to why his/her name should not be struck off from the rolls. On a satisfactory reply, the candidate’s name may be kept on rolls. If the candidate continues to maintain less than 20% of attendance for the second month/fortnight with a possibility of getting 40% attendance in the entire academic year or term will be given a second and final chance by the Head/Principal to explain why his/her name should not be removed from the rolls, under intimation to his parents. On satisfactory reply his name may be continued on rolls.
If the candidate put in less than 20% of attendance for the third month/fortnight also and there is no possibility of getting 40% attendance in aggregate in the entire academic year, his /her name shall be shuck off from the rolls. Once the name is struck off from the rolls it shall not be shown in the attendance register.