Academic Activities: All activities that are conducted related to teaching, training, research, and publications are termed as academic activities.
Academic Council: The Academic Council is the highest academic body of the University and is responsible for the maintenance of standards of instruction, education, and examination within the University. Academic Council is a statutory body as per UGC regulations and is vested with the authority to take decisions on all academic matters, including academic research.
Academic Program: Academic Program is a set of courses offered by the University that a student can opt and complete stipulated credits to qualify for the award of a degree in that Academic Program.
Academic Year: An academic year is defined as the duration during which the University offers academic programs. It is the time period between the opening and closing of the University in a year. It is also the period of time necessary to complete an actual course of study within a year. It comprises of two semesters viz., even semester and odd semester. Normally, odd semester starts in July and even semester starts in December.
Audited Course: Audited Course is not a part of the course but must be opted by the students as part of their academic program. This course involves sports, yoga, etc.
Award of Major Degree: A student who completes all the B. Tech requirements of one discipline for which he/she is admitted (or took transfer of branch), is awarded a Major degree in that discipline.
Award of Minor Degree: Students who complete a smaller set of courses from another discipline & specialization stream are awarded a minor degree in that discipline.
Backlog Course: A course is considered to be a backlog course if the student has obtained a fail grade (F).
Betterment: Betterment is a way that contributes towards improving the students’ academic performance by improving the grade in any course(s) by reappearing / re-registering for the course(s) within the stipulated regulations.