The ICDEOL is an institution
owned and controlled by the authority of the Himachal
Pradesh University. The examinations in respect
of the ICDEOL students are conducted by the University.
All matters relating to the examination, i.e.
result, marks-sheet, degree etc. are dealt with
by the Controller of the Examination. Representations/
applications in this regard, if any, must, therefore,
be addressed to the office of the Controller of
Examinations with a copy to the ICDEOL.
The examination for M.A./MBA/M.Com./M.Sc/PGDPM & LW/ PGDCA/APGDIT & MMC are conducted every year on Semester basis normally in November for I/III semester and in June for II/IV semester. The examination for B.A./B.Com./B.C.A. classes are, however, conducted on annual basis, i.e. once in a year tentatively in the month of March. Supplementary examination for compartment cases of B.A./B.Com./B.C.A. Courses are normally held in the month of September.
of examination in the subjects of English, MBA,
Mathematics, APGDIT, PGDCA, PGDPM&LW shall
be English and in all other subjects, the medium
of examination shall be either Hindi or English.
In case of Sanskrit the medium shall be Sanskrit
In the case
of students who wish to opt for a centre outside
the state of Himachal Pradesh, the examination
centres for undergraduate classes and the postgraduate
courses are generally created at the venues of
personal contact programmes. The students may,
therefore, opt for the centres in order of preference,
as in case of the personal contact programme.
The University, however, reserves the right to
change the examination centre in case the accommodation,
required facilities and adequate number of examinees
are not available at a particular place.
A change in
the allotted centre of examination may be permitted
by the Controller of Examination in the following
the candidate or his/her father or guardian is
transferred and the fact of transfer is certified
by the Head of the Office or the department in
which he/she or his/her father/guardian, as the
case may be, is employed.
the change of centre is necessitated by the reason
of a candidate's ill health and the fact of illness
is supported by a certificate from a Registered
Medical Practitioner not below the rank of an
avoid hardship, in an exceptional case, not covered
by the above provisions. Prescribed application
form DE-6 is available in the Handbook. Photostat
copy of the same can also be used.
Examination for Under-Graduate Classes
placed under compartment in part-I and II may
be allowed to appear in the concerned paper in
the supplementary examination and also in the
next annual examination along with the examination
for the next part. A candidate of part-III who
is placed under compartment or is declared as
"Failed" may however be allowed to appear
in the concerned subject or the whole examination
in the supplementary examination.
Maths/PGDCA/APGDIT/ AND PGDPM & LW
system for papers of the previous semester(s)
It will not
be necessary for a candidate who is not successful
in the semester examination to seek re-admission
in the same semester. Such a student may appear
in the University examination as a "Re-appear
candidate/as an Ex-Student" along with the
next semester examination. Students who opt
to appear in an examination as failed/re-appear
candidates should submit their examination forms
and fee directly to the Controller of Examinations,H.P. University Shimla-5 duly attested by a
Gazetted Officer.The students are also
advised to send these examinations forms and fee
for each semester separately. Normally, the
forms are accepted in the 1st and 2nd week of
October for the I/Ill semester examination and
in 1st and 2nd week of April for II/IV semester
examination. A candidate who, otherwise is eligible
to appear in an examination but is not able to
appear, will be allowed to appear only in the
annual examination in case of BA./B Com. B.C.A.
and in the regular semester examination, i.e.
I/III in November & II/IV in June for postgraduate
courses as a late college student. Promotion/admission
of such a candidate to the next semester shall
however be regulated as per provisions of the
rules. No students will be allowed to proceed
to III semester without appearing in II semester
and similarly will not be allowed to proceed to
IV semester without appearing in III semester.
appearing as failed/compartment/re-appear/ex-student
of the ICDEOL shall use a distinct form specially
meant for such students. Separate form for
each class/part in case of B.A. examinations and
each semester for P.G. examinations is required
to be submitted to the Controller of Examinations,
HP University, Shimla-171 005 along with the
prescribed fee. Form DE-1 or photostat copy of
the same can also be used. Add Rs. 5/- in the
Examination Fee as cost of form.
The form for
re-appear/failed students/ex-students can be obtained
from the incharge enquiry section, H.P. University
Shimla-171005, by sending B.D./IPOs for Rs. 15/-
payable to Finance Officer H.P. University Shimla-171005
by Post or can be obtained personally at the
H.P.U. counter at Shimla-171005.
between the examination of the same degree
Save as elsewhere
provided, in an examination in which a candidate
has to appear to complete the degree of an undergraduate
class, the period between the examination that
he/she has passed before and the next examination
shall not exceed three years and in case of a
candidate of postgraduate class (under semester
system) such period between one semester and another
shall not exceed two years.
Council may cancel the examination of a candidate,
if it is found that he/she was not eligible to
appear in the examination but had obtained admission
through misrepresentation or wrong statement of
facts. Such a student shall be disqualified from
appearing at any University examination for a
period which may extend up to five years.
result of such defaulting candidates who fail
to settle their discrepancies in respect of examination
fee, submission of academic particulars, certificates
etc. up to the commencement of the following annual
examination, in case of undergraduate classes
and up to the next semester examination in case
of postgraduate courses, shall stand cancelled.
of Examination Result
marks sheet/certificate, etc. shall be despatched
to the concerned students immediately after the
declaration of their result. The results of I/III
semester examination are usually declared in the
month of February/March and those of the II/IV
semester in August/September. In case of undergraduate
examination the tentative schedule of declaration
of result is June/July for annual examination
and November/December for supplementary examination.
of Answer Books
of answer books is permissible under ordinance
6.70 of the First Ordinances of the H.P. University.
Main provisions are as under:-
If a candidate
feels that the answer-book has not been fairlyevaluated she/he may within 21 days of the
issue of the detailed marks card by the University
apply to the Controller of Examinations on a prescribed
application form accompanied by the marks card
in original and the prescribed fee (including
cost of form) per script in the form of IPO's/B.D.
drawn in favour of Finance Officer H.P. University,
fee once deposited with the University shall not
be refunded. However, the re-evaluation fee will
be re-funded if application has been rejected
under clause 6.70 (a) & (g) of the Ordinances
of the University.
on re-evaluation shall supersede the original
score provided that in case of a candidate securing
pass or more marks on original evaluation, the
downward revision on re-evaluation shall not go
lower than that the level of pass marks in the
the change in awards after re-evaluation, the
same shall be conveyed to the candidate by the
Controller of Examinations.
who applies for re-evaluation shall not be entitled
to claim any retrospective benefit such as admission
/ promotion to any course / class, eligibility
to sit for the entrance test or the grant of scholarship
/award / medal, etc. on the basis of the result
of re-evaluation which shall not be considered
as a time-bound process.
student will not be entitled to apply for re-evaluation
after expiry of the date, i.e. after 21 days
from the date of the declaration of the general
result of the class concerned if the result has
been delayed on account of his own fault.
application form for Re-checking/ Re-evaluation
is a priced document. The form DE-5 is
added in the Hand-Book and the students can use
a photo copy of the same by adding the prescribed
fee for Re-evaluation.
candidates who apply for Re-checking / Re-evaluation
of their scripts are advised to fill in the Examination
Form for the forthcoming examination in time,
without waiting for the Re-Checking / Re-evaluation
of Scores and Division
No one who
has already passed an examination of the University
established by law in India shall be permitted
to re-appear in the same examination.
before a candidate becomes eligible for the award
of the degree, may apply for the cancellation
of the result of any course(s) in which he/she
may have passed in any semester examination and
may re-appear in the corresponding semester examination(s)
to improve his/her score in the particular course(s).
that a person belonging to any of the following
categories who has already obtained or has become
eligible for the award of the degree may be allowed
to re-appear in the same examination to improve
person who has obtained or has become eligible
for the award of the degree from the University.
person who being a resident of the area within
the territorial jurisdiction or the University
has obtained his degree from the Punjab University,
Chandigarh before establishment of this University.
person who being employed as a whole time teacher
in the University or a college affiliated to
maintained by it and has obtained such a degree
from any other University established by law
belonging to category (i) above may be allowed
to appear in any course(s) which may be either
entirely new or in which he may wish to appear
again to improve the score if he has already obtained
the degree or may have the option after the declaration
of final result whether he wants to take the degree
or to get one or more courses of the final semester
cancelled to improve his score in the course /
courses but the option must be exercised by the
candidate within one month of the date of declaration
of result of IV Semester. Marks obtained by him
/ her in the course in which he / she re-appeared
and the marks obtained by him/her in the earlier
examination in the courses in which he / she
does not appear shall determine his / her new
of the candidate appearing for the improvement
of division shall only be declared if he / she
is able to improve his/her division or get at
least 55% marks in the aggregate of the result
desired to be improved.
belonging to categories (ii) and (iii) above shall
have to appear in all the courses prescribed for
all the four semesters but he / she shall have
the option to complete the examination either
in one year or in two years. If a candidate permitted
to appear in an examination for the purpose of
improving his/her score in course(s) under the
first provision subparagraph (i) above fails in
the said course(s) he/she shall be declared as
"re-appear" in the course concerned
and shall be allowed to be governed by the same
rules as are applicable to re-appear candidates.
no candidate shall be allowed to get his/her score
in any course(s) cancelled more than once and
if a candidate after getting his/her course(s)
cancelled does not appear in the corresponding
examination, his / her previous score in the course(s)
shall stand but shall not be given another chance
to get the score cancelled.
that a candidate permitted to re-appear in the
examination for the purpose of improving his /
her division shall be allowed only two attempts
in each paper within a maximum period of five
years after he / she has qualified for the award
of the degree.
that such candidates shall have to appear in the
corresponding semester examination (s) and according
to the syllabus of studies in force at the time
of said examination(s).
of Score in Under-Graduate Classes (For admission
purpose only) :
who does not fulfil the percentage required for
admission to Master's degree course may be allowed
to improve his / her score in only one subject
/ additional subject of choice only within two
years from the passing of the respective examination.
Provided that this concession shall be for the
purpose of eligibility for admission to a course
for which graduation is the minimum qualification
Pass marks in
The pass marks
in each course / subject are as under:
B.A/B.Com. each part
PGDPM & L.W.
40% separately in each written paper, internal assessment, viva voce
examination and 50% in aggregate
40% and 50% in aggregate of all the four semesters
who are successful in an examination are classified
as under :
Those who obtain 60% or more of the aggregate
division : Those
who obtain 50 % or more but less than 60% of
the aggregate marks.
division: Those who obtain less than 50% marks
(not applicable for M.B.A
: Those who obtain
75% of the aggregate marks in first attempt
will be shown to have passed the examination
Council from time to time shall determine the
number of examinations and subjects for which
medals and prizes shall be awarded. The award
of medals and prizes shall be subject to the following
be awarded on the basis of University normal annual/semester
examination only, and no award shall be made on
the basis of the supplementary/re-appear examination
or part of an examination, leading to a degree.
shall be made to the candidate obtaining the highest
marks in the examination or subject concerned,
but only those candidates shall be entitled to
the award, who take and pass the examinations
as a whole in the first attempt when he was due
to appear in the examination.
of medal or prize for an examination a candidate
must have passed examination in the first division
or with an equivalent grade without grace marks.
If two or
more candidates are bracketed in the same order
of merit, entitling them for award of a medal
or prize, all of them shall be awarded a medal
or a prize.
Marks Card/Provisional Certificate/Duplicate Certificate
who desires to obtain consolidated marks card/provisional
certificate after passing all semester examinations
of course may send an application to the Controller
of Examination, H.P. University on the prescribed
application form DE-4 and DE-4B annexed
to the handbook along with a fee of Rs.35/- or
Rs. 55/- as the case may be drawn in favour of
the Finance Officer, H.P. University, Summer
are usually awarded to the candidates after one
year of passing the concerned examination. The
candidate desirous to obtain his/her degree earlier
may make an application on the prescribed application
form DE-4A along with the prescribed fee
of Rs.55/- in the shape of IPO's/B.D. drawn in
favour of the Finance Officer, H.P. University,
Summer Hill, Shimla-171005.