Academic Rules And Regulations


1. Admission Criteria:
Candidates seeking admission for the Diploma programmes at Jigme Namgyel Engineering College (JNEC), Dewathang must fulfill the admission requirements for the in-country training programmes approved by Royal University of Bhutan (RUB).

2. Assessment Regulations :
The Institute adopts both Continuous Assessment (CA) and Semester End Examination (SEE) to assess the performance of students.

2.1 Continuous Assessment (CA): CA is assessed on the basis of phase tests, class tests, quizzes, assignments, case studies, mini projects, as appropriate for the module. The phase test is conducted during the eighth (8th) week after the commencement of the semester. Class tests, quizzes, assignments, case studies are distributed evenly throughout the semester and assessed accordingly.
The CA of the students in the Laboratory/Workshop is assessed on the basis of their performance in the laboratory / workshop, written reports submitted against each experiment / laboratory works/ job performed and practical tests / viva-voce or both as appropriate.

2.1.1 Distribution of CA marks The distribution of CA marks for different component of assessment is as per the modules descriptor.

2.1.2 Make-up Test A Make-up test is a test conducted for those students who are not able to attend the phase test. Students may be allowed to sit for the make-up test under any of the following circumstances:

(a) If a student is hospitalised and/or advised bed rest by a authorised medical officer, during the time of the test,

(b) In the event when a student is away from the institute during the time of the test to attend the funeral of his / her parents, brother or sister,

(c) If a student is on official duty during the time of the test and when the absence is inevitable.

However, in all such cases, the concerned student has to produce authentic documents to the Dean Academic Affairs (DAA) through the Head of the respective department. A student may be allowed to sit for the make-up test subject to approval from the DAA.
Student(s) should have informed the Dean Student Affairs (DSA) and sought approval for leave prior to leaving the Institute to attend any out of station works.
Based on the evidence presented by the student, the DAA shall grant permission for the make-up test if the reason of absence is felt genuine. Otherwise that component of the test will be marked 0 (Zero).

Following points are to be noted:
i. Students appearing for the make-up test on the above ground shall be awarded the actual marks that s/he has secured.
ii. Syllabus for the make-up test shall be the whole syllabus covered till the date scheduled for the make-up test.
iii. Respective module tutors, in consultations with the Head of the Department (HoD) and the Controller of Examination (CoE) shall organize and conduct the make-up test and submit the marks to the Examination Cell.

Note: The CA marks shall be made available to students seven days before the scheduled date of start of the SEE.