Holycross College Nagercoil


GUIDELINES FOR M.PHIL PROGRAMME

ALLOTMENT OF MARKS

Semester I

SEMESTER II

Course

Title

Credit

Course

Title

Credit

C1

Professional Skills for teaching- Learning

4

C5

Dissertation (Topic

selected should be relevant to the topic of the Indepth paper)

12

C2

Research

methodology

4

 

 

 

C3

Core Course

5

 

 

 

C4

Indepth  paper

5

 

 

 

 

Total

18

 

Total

12

Internal components of marks for the courses C2, C3 and  C4

 

CIA

Marks

Mid Semester Test (CIA Test I) & End Semester Test (CIA Test II)

 

 

35 + 35

 

 

Seminar

15

Assignment

15

 

 

Total

100

Total 100 will be converted to 40 marks.

A scholar should acquire minimum of 20 marks in internal and 30 marks in external.

Internal: External = 40:60

Course detail for C1

C1 - Professional skills for Teaching - Learning

I to III units are common for all M.Phil. scholars

I Unit - Soft Skills

II Unit - Techniques and Dynamics of Teaching - Learning

III Unit - e-Teaching & e-Learning

IV & V Units - Department specific to make use of Skills and Techniques to teach the core course

The C1 Course is designed to exploit the various Teaching - Learning. Research Skills to be imbibed / cultivated to make the research scholars to be fit for the profession they are likely to acquire in the Education Industry.

EVALUATION FOR C1 - Professional Skills for Teaching - Learning

I to III units common for all departments

Internal Test: 1 hour 15 minutes

No Seminar or Assignment for the first three units. Only two Internal Tests and Micro teaching

 

C1  Internal Component

Marks

Converted

Mid Semester Test (CIA I)

(Part A : 7 x 2 = 14; Part B : 3 x 7 = 21)

 

End Semester Test (CIA II)

(Part A ; 7 x 2 = 14; Part B : 3 x 7 = 21)

 

 

35

 

 

35

 

 

20

   Micro Teaching - Unit IV

5

5

Micro Teaching (subject related)

Teaching 5 hours & Practical

demonstration 3-5 sessions

(for UG / PG depends on the guide - Science) Teaching 10 hours (Arts & Commerce) (Class room Environment : Observed by the respective guide)

10

 

 

20

15

 

External Component for C1 - 2 Hours test

 

Theory Component

Marks

End Semester Examination

(Part A : 3 x 2 = 6; Part B : 3 x 5 = 15: Part C : 3 x 8 =

24)

45

Submission of observation record

(15 observations of faculty teaching) based on the first three units of C1

15

TOTAL

60

Scholar should acquire a minimum of 20 marks from Internal and minimum of 30 marks in

Semester Examination

 

Extra Credits (Maximum of 6 Credits)

 

Presentation of papers (Maximum 2 credits)

 

In National seminars                                                    -          1 credit

In International seminars                                              -          2 credits

 

Publications in Journals (Maximum 4 credits)

 

International Journal with Impact Factor

(Science Direct / Scopus / Thomson Reuters)                          -          4 Credits

National / International

(Asian Impact Factor)                                                               -          3 Credits

 

Journals (International / National)

without Impact Factor with ISSN                                             -          2 Credits

(Upto 2 papers)

 

Journals (State / District/ College)

without Impact Factor with ISSN                                              -         1 Credit

(Upto 2 papers)

 

Tutoring                                                                                 -          1 Credit

 

Tutoring / conducting Spoken English Classes for Juniors (30 hours) Attendance should be recorded and monitored by the respective departments Publication of one paper is mandatory.

 

Conversion of marks to Grade Points and Letter Grade for PG and M.Phil. Programme

 

Range of Marks

Grade Point

Letter Grade

Description

90-100

9-10

O

Outstanding

80-89

8-8.9

A+

Excellent

75-79

7.5-7.9

A

Very Good

70-74

7-7.4

B+

Good

60-69

6-6.9

B

Above Average

50-59

5-5.9

C

Average

0-49

0

F

Fail

Absent

0

Ab

Absent

 

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