EXAMINATION SYSTEM

Eligibility for Entry to Examination

No student shall be eligible to take part in any semester final examination unless:
• S/he is officially registered for particular course(s);
• S/he has fulfilled the required percentage of class attendance & other requirements;
• S/he has fulfilled the required payments of fees and charges etc.

Attendance in Semester Final Examination

• A registered student is required to attend in the semester final examinations and s/he must put the signature in the exam attendance sheet of all courses.
• If any student found absent from examination without permission, s/he will be deemed to have failed the course and consequently an ‘X’ grade will be recorded in the semester result against the course(s). If not replaced within two weeks of the beginning of the next semester, it will be automatically converted to ‘F’ grade.

Cheating in Examination

• If a student is found to have committed a breach of any rules and regulations of the examinations or any procedures/instructions made there under the regulations, such candidate shall be deemed to have committed an offence and will be liable to disciplinary action. Such action may like be drop of the current semester, expulsion for an academic year or expulsion from the university etc based on the weight and gravity of the offence. In addition, student will be deprived from enjoying any financial assistance in the following semesters as the TUB authority decides on case by case basis.
• If a student receives expulsion from the University for cheating, s/he cannot be re-admitted.
• Besides this, any irregularities regarding examination offence will be solved by the vide code “Examination Offences and Disciplinary Actions” of TUB.

Special Examination

• If any student cannot appear at semester final examination on medical grounds or unavoidable circumstances acceptable to the concerned authority, s/he may option to sit for the special examination for the missing course(s).
• An application should be submitted to the Controller of Examinations within 7 (seven) days from the date of exam held through the Head of the department with the supporting documents.

• Supporting documents (medical certificates etc) should be attested by the TUB panel doctor/Head of the department concerned.
• If the application is approved then an “I” (incomplete) grade will be given in the semester final result by the Examination Division.
• A student is also allowed for special final examinations only for “I” graded course(s).
• Special final examinations must be held within two (2) weeks of the commencement of the following semester.
• If any student fails to appear at special final examination on that stipulated time, then ‘F’ (fail) will be given in his/her course(s).
• Special final examination fee is Tk. 1,000/- (or as decided by the authority from time to time) per course.

Special Re-sit Examination

• If a student gets fail status in the final semester, s/he can avail the chance for special (re-sit) examination maximum for two (02) courses only.
• A student must take prior permission for special (re-sit) examination from the Controller of Examinations through the Head of the department within two weeks from the date of publication of results.
• Fee of special (re-sit) examination is Tk. 1,000/- per course.
• Special (re-sit) examination will be held on 100 marks within two (2) weeks of the commencement of the following semester.
• If a student gets fail in the special (re-sit) examination in any course, s/he has to register that particular course in the following semester by paying as usual fees (i.e. cr. hr. basis) and other charges.

Appeal for Re-evaluation of the answer scripts / Result

• If any student wants to re-evaluate his/her Answer Scripts of final examination, s/he has to submit a written application to the Controller of Examinations within 7 (seven) days from the date of publication of the results.
• Fee of re-evaluation is Tk. 500/- per course.
• If any grade became upgraded after re-evaluation, then deposited Tk. 500/- will be refunded to the incumbent student.

Grounds of Appeal of Re-evaluation

An appeal may be made on any or all of the following grounds:
• If a student strongly believes that s/he deserves more marks than s/he got;
• If a student believes that, her/his marks have not been counted in full.
• Besides these, the examination system i.e. all kinds of examinations of TUB will be conducted as per the vide code “Code of Conduct of Examinations” of TUB.

ACADEMIC DISMISSAL

S/he gets admitted by giving fake information,
S/he committed a breach of any of the university regulations.
His/her semester GPA is less than 2.00 consecutively in 3 (three) semesters.
S/he fails a particular course up to fourth attempt.
The TUB also reserves the right to suspend or dismiss any student from the university or any of its classes for the interest of university.
Besides these, regarding academic dismissal, different codes of TUB (like, Students Code, Exam Code, Exam Offense Code etc.) will be followed.

POLICIES FOR COURSE REPEAT/IMPROVEMENT

For an ‘F’ grade, the course must be repeated within the next three consecutive semesters, but pre-requisite course (if any) should be repeated on priority basis.
As for the improvement of any grade (up to ‘B’ grade), the incumbent student may be allowed to repeat only one time for a particular course, which should be repeated within next three consecutive semesters.
However, if any student wishes to take this privilege, s/he has to take written permission from the Head of the department and a copy of permission must be sent to the office of the Controller of Examinations within three days from the date of publication of results.
Better grade will be accepted against that particular course for improvement in question, and the previous grade will be marked as ‘R’ (repeated), and excluded from GPA computation.
For repeat/improvement of a course, a student has to register the course as usually by paying the normal tuition fees (i.e. credit hour basis).

SEMESTER LEAVE / LEAVE OF ABSENT

A student, who requires spending a period of time away from the university, may request for a leave of absence. In this regard, student must apply stating valid grounds to the Head of the department through the Batch Advisor of the department concerned.
Permission for leave of absence/advance semester leave should be taken before the commencement of a new semester.
The length of leave is maximum for two semesters.
No fees will have to be paid by a student during such leave but his right to use university facilities is suspended while the leave is in effect.
A student, who is suffering from a prolonged illness, may request for further period of leave of absence on medical grounds. To qualify for such an extension a student must submit a comprehensive medical report along with the application.
If any undergraduate student is found absent/unregistered up to two semesters without having permission, s/he has to pay Tk. 1,000/- as fine for each semester dropped to continue the study at TUB
However, if any undergraduate or postgraduate student is found absent/unregistered without permission for more than two consecutive semesters, s/he will be considered as a discontinued student. If such student wishes to continue the study, an appeal may be made to the Registrar through Head of the department for re-admission. The competent authority of the university will take the decision for re-admission.

DISCIPLINARY ACTION

1) A student, whose behavior does not conform to TUB regulations, is a subject to disciplinary action. As a politics free institution, TUB absolutely prohibits any political activities (direct or indirect) within the TUB campus. Any sorts of demonstration, procession, postering, bannering against the rules & regulations of university and administrative decisions is strictly prohibited.

2) It is also strictly prohibited that no one is allowed to organize any movement against any academic or administrative staff of TUB.

3) A student, who is found involved in any of those prohibitions, may face disciplinary action from the university.

4) Besides these, disciplinary action will be made on as per the vide code “Student’s Code of Conduct” of TUB.

CREDIT TRANSFER

A student may transfer of his/her credits from an educational institution/university with a system similar to Times University Bangladesh after his/her admission. Such candidates will have to apply to Registrar of Times University through the Head of the department with required documents.
Official Transcript (original) of the completed courses.
Detailed Syllabus of the completed courses.
No Objection/Migration certificate from the previous institution.

REFUND POLICIES

Cancellation of Admission

1. A student will be entitled to get 100% refund of paid amounts, if the university is unable to offer that particular program.

2. A student will get 90% refund of fees paid excluding admission fee, if s/he submits an application to the Registrar for withdrawal from the program within one week of his/her admission.

3. If any student gets expulsion from the university due to fake information during admission, s/he will not get any refund of paid amounts at any stage.

Course Withdrawal

A registered student shall be entitled to get 50% refund only from tuition fees payable for the respective semester as follows :

1. S/he must apply within the first week of classes after mid-term examinations.

2. Application should be submitted to the Head of the department through the concerned Course Teacher.

3. No application will be considered after the said period of time and consequently

4. A student will liable to pay 100% payable amount of all charges for the semester.
Semester Drop

A registered student shall be entitled to get 50% refund only from tuition fees payable for the respective semester as follows :

1. S/he must apply within two weeks of the commencement of the semester

2. Application should be submitted to the Head of the department through the Batch Adviser concerned

POLICY FOR DOUBLE MAJOR

TUB introduces the provision for double major upon fulfilling the following requirements :
The student must get prior permission from the Head of the department for second major before the final examination of last semester, and a copy of permission must be sent to the office of the Controller of Examinations immediately.
The student must complete his/her degree from this university.
Upon completion of the second major, only one certificate would be issued.
After publication of final result, no application would be considered for second major.

NAME OF THE GRADUATES

(I) Academic Credentials (provisional certificate, main certificate, academic transcript, testimonial etc) will be prepared for students of TUB as per spelling of their names printed in their main certificates /transcripts of SSC/Dakhil/equivalent examinations.

(II) After publishing of said the academic credentials (maintaining the above-mentioned criteria), if any student found any problem in his/her name, then s/he must apply to the Controller of Examinations for correction of name with corrected spelling along with Tk. 300/- as correction charge.

(III) Due to unavailability of English spelling of a name in the whole academic career of a student, the said academic credentials will be prepared as per the English spelling written by the student in his/her ‘Admission Form’ of TUB.

(IV) If TUB found Bengali name of a student in the certificate/transcript of SSC or equivalent examination then, English name will be considered from immediate after (SSC/equivalent) educational documents (if any).

(V) No professional degree like Doctor, Barrister and Advocate etc will be printed in the beginning of a name. If any student wants to add such professional degree in the beginning of his/her name, then s/he must get prior permission from the Controller of Examinations.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT

All required credits of the program should be passed within the maximum length of period.
Minimum CGPA should be at least 2.25.
Should be free from any negative report from the TUB authority.
Have fulfilled co-curricular requirements.
Have fulfilled other requirements of the university.

TRANSCRIPT

(I) Normally, final Transcript is issued after a formal confirmation of a degree by the Central Board of Examination of TUB.

(II) Fee of each set of final Transcript is Tk. 500/-.

(III) A partial (semester) transcript may also be issued on request, and a fee of Tk. 50/- is imposed on each semester.

(IV) If anybody looses his/her final transcript, then s/he has to apply to the Controller of Examinations along with the copy of the general diary (GD) made with a police station.

(V) After necessary verification, the Examination Division will issue a duplicate transcript to the incumbent student and the word “Duplicate” will be printed on the transcript.