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Karnataka State Open University has developed the following set of norms and procedure to conduct the examinations
Procedure of Examination Examination Centers Minimum Marks required for Passing
Course Exemption Classification of Successful Candidates Re-totaling of Answer scripts
Evaluation Procedure Assignment Eligibility to appear for Examination
Examination Time-table Instructions Related to Examination Examination Fee
Procedure of Examination :
Candidate shall register for all subjects (whole examination) when he/she appears for the distance education examination for the first time (during the year of admission).
Examination Centers :
Depending upon the quality, performance and the number of students enrolled, the university will identify the Examination centres from among the study centres. In addition to these Examination Centres, the University conducts examination in other Institutions also which will be notified in the examination fee circular, time table etc. If any changes are made regarding examination centres, the same will be updated on the KSOU Website Supplementary examinations will have lesser number of examination centres depending on the strength of the students.
Minimum Marks required for Passing :
No Candidate shall be declared to have passed in any course unless he / she obtains 35% in the aggregate of term-end examination and internal assessment put together for all the subjects.
Course Exemption :
Exemption is granted in distance education courses in which a minimum of 35% is secured.
Classification of Successful Candidates :
University will declare the grade of successful candidates on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates both in Grade and Class.
Re-totaling of Answer scripts :
The University will send the marks card to the candidate through registered post after announcing the examination results in the Karnataka State Open University website. Candidates have provision to apply for re-totaling, within 30 days from the date of dispatch of marks card from the University. In this regard, application may be submitted to the Registrar (Evaluation), Karnataka State Open University, Manasagangotri, Mysore-6, through registered post within 30 days from the date of dispatch of marks card.
Evaluation Procedure :
Evaluation for each course covers two aspects:
a. Internal assessment (IA) through assignments with a weightage of 25%
b. Term-end examination having a weightage of 75%
Assignment :
Students are required to submit assignments according to the prescribed schedule before the term-end examination. In case, the student has not submitted the assignment within the prescribed date, the result of such candidate will be declared on the basis of the theory marks only.
Eligibility to appear for Examination :
To be eligible to appear at the term-end examination in any course, the students are required to fulfill the following conditions :
• They should have paid the Programme / Tuition fee due for that year
• They should have opted and pursued the prescribed Programme
• They should submit the examination form on time
• The admission to the course should have been approved by the University
Examination Time - Table :
Schedule of Examination dates indicating the date and time will be sent to all the Regional Centres/Examination Centres within 15 days before the commencement of Examination. The students can obtain the detailed Time-Table from their nearest Regional Centre or Examination Centre. They can also log on to the University site. No individual intimation will be sent to the student regarding Examination Time Table.
Instructions Related to Examination :
See calendar of events for the last date for the payment of examination fee.
Students will appear for the examination at the Examination Centre allocated to them and not at any other Centre without specific permission.
Examination Centre once opted shall not be changed. If students wish to change, they have to pay Rs.500/- along with the application form for examination.
Announcement of Results: Results will be announced on the University website.
Examination application and the challan can be obtained at the Study Centres/ Regional Centres free of cost or also can be downloaded from KSOU website.
Once the fee is paid, it will not be refunded or adjusted for any examination even though a student is absent for a particular examination.
Students should obtain the admission ticket for the examination from the Study Centre three days before the commencement of the examination. Admission ticket will not be sent to the candidates by post.
Students can answer examination in English.
Candidates appearing for the examination for the first time shall pay the prescribed fee for all the papers / courses irrespective of the number of papers / courses they wish to appear.
Examination Fee (Subject to Change) :
Students can obtain the details of fees by buying the prospectus.

The successful candidates can obtain respective certificates after the convocation

a. After University's Convocation Notification, candidates who have passed Examination can procure degree certificate by sending prescribed application and challan to the Registrar (Evaluation), KSOU, Mysore. For further information browse University website.
b. For procuring provisional certificate, the candidate has to submit an application along with Fee Paid Challan and Xerox marks cards to the Registrar (Evaluation), KSOU, Mysore.
Migration Certificate: For procuring Migration Certificate, the candidate has to furnish no-dues from the Admission Section / Finance Section / Library of KSOU.
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