Qualifying Marks (Passing Criteria) for CS Examinations

By | April 1, 2015
Qualifying Marks (Passing Criteria) for CS Examinations

I. Foundation Programme Examination
A candidate shall be declared to have passed the Foundation Programme examination if
he/she obtains at one sitting a minimum of forty per cent marks in each subject and fifty per
cent marks in the aggregate of all the subjects put together.
Provided that a candidate who has appeared in all the subjects for which he/she was enrolled
and has obtained sixty per cent marks or above in any subject, but failed, shall be declared to
have passed in the subsequent examination, if he/she obtains a minimum of forty per cent
marks in each remaining subject and fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of the remaining
subjects at one sitting within the next three following examinations.

II. Executive Programme Examination
(a) For Both Modules:
A candidate shall be declared to have passed in Both Modules of the Executive
Programme examination —
(i) If taken simultaneously and if he/she secures at one sitting, a minimum of forty per
cent marks in each of the papers in which he/she is required to appear and fifty per
cent marks in aggregate of all the papers put together; or
(ii) If he/she has passed in any one Module of Executive Programme examination held
under the old syllabus, prior to the introduction of the Executive Programme
examination under the current syllabus and secures at one sitting a minimum of forty
per cent marks in each of the remaining papers in which he/she is required to appear
and fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of all such remaining papers of the
Executive Programme examination put together.
(b) For One Module:
A candidate shall be declared to have passed in one module of the Executive Programme
examination if he/she secures at one sitting a minimum of forty per cent marks in each
paper and fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of all papers of that module and shall be
declared to have completed the Executive Programme examination on passing both the
modules.

Provided that a candidate who has appeared in all the papers of a module, for which
he/she was required to enroll, and has secured sixty per cent or more marks in any
paper(s) and a minimum of twenty-five per cent marks in each of the remaining paper(s)
of the module, but has failed in that module, shall be exempted from that or those paper(s)
in which he/she secured sixty per cent or more marks, in any subsequent examination on
submission of an application in this behalf on or before the last date of enrolment for the
examination in which he/she intends to appear;
Provided further that if a candidate who has appeared in all the papers of a module for
which he/she was enrolled without obtaining any exemption and has failed in one paper of
the module, but secured a minimum of sixty per cent of the total marks of the remaining
papers of that module, shall be declared to have passed in that module if he/she re-appears
in the remaining one paper in which he/she had failed and obtains fifty per cent marks in
any subsequent examination.

Explanation: For the purpose of the above provisos, the marks obtained by a candidate in
the paper(s) in which he/she had obtained exemption on the basis of having secured sixty
per cent or more marks shall not be taken into account for computing his/her result for the
remaining paper(s) of the module in any subsequent examination.

III. Professional Programme Examination
(a) For All Modules:
A candidate shall be declared to have passed in all modules of Professional Programme
examination —
(i) If taken simultaneously and if he/she secures at one sitting, a minimum of forty per
cent marks in each of the papers in which he/she is required to appear and fifty per
cent marks in the aggregate of all the papers put together; or
(ii) If he/she has passed in any one or more module(s) of Professional Programme
examination held under the old syllabus prior to the commencement of Professional
Programme examination under the new syllabus, and secures at one sitting a
minimum of forty per cent marks in each of the remaining papers in which he/she is
required to appear and fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of all such remaining
papers put together.

(b) For One Module:
A candidate shall be declared to have passed in a module of Professional Programme
examination if he/she secures at one sitting a minimum of forty per cent marks in each
paper and fifty per cent marks in the aggregate of all the papers of that module and shall
be declared to have completed the Professional Programme examination on passing all the
modules.
Provided that a candidate who has appeared in all the papers of a module for which he/she
was enrolled and has secured sixty per cent or more marks in one paper and a minimum of
twenty-five per cent marks in each of the remaining papers of that module but has failed
in the module, shall be exempted from that or those paper(s) in which he/she secured sixty
per cent or more marks, in any subsequent examination on submission of an application in
this behalf on or before the last date of enrolment for the examination in which he/she
intends to appear.
Provided further that if a candidate who has appeared in all the papers of the Module for
which he has enrolled without obtaining any exemption and has failed in one paper
comprised in the Module, but got a minimum of sixty percent of the total marks of the
remaining papers of the module shall be declared to have passed in that module if he/she
appears in the paper in which he/she had failed and gets fifty per cent marks in any
subsequent examination.
Explanation: For the purpose of the above proviso, the marks obtained by a candidate in
the paper in which he/she had obtained exemption on the basis of having secured sixty per
cent or more marks shall not be taken into account for computing his/her result of the
remaining papers of that module for any subsequent examination.

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