1. Practical (continuous evaluation) 67%
|Field oral examination 10%|
|Spot test 10%|
|Field performance (skills) 25%|
|Plant protection 10%|
Before the end semester examination, theoretically you can obtain more than 50% of marks.
2. End term examination (theory paper) 33%
Assessment strategy for MI Soil Resource and Ecosystem (SS 1101 2:15/30/20 is as follows)
1. Continuous assessments: 62.5%
|Assignment 1 5.0%|
|Assignment 2 5.0%|
|Quiz 1 7.5%|
|Quiz 2 20%|
|Spot test 20%|
|Practical Record book 7.5%|
Here also before the end semester examination, theoretically you can obtained more than 50% of marks.
2. End semester examination: 37.5%
|Letter Grade*||Grade Point||Letter Grade*||Grade Point|
|A+ / A||4.0||C||2.0|
GPA = åGi Ci / å Ci
where, Gi = grade point of the ith course
Ci = number of units of the ith course
FGPA = å(aj Tj Pj) /å (aj Tj)
where, aj = 20, 25, 25 and 30 percentages for the first, second, third and fourth academic years, respectively.
Tj = total course units credited in year j
Pj = GPA in year j
The FGPA will be rounded to the second decimal place. The classes will be awarded to students based on the FGPA as given below:
|Level of performance||FGPA|
|First class||? 3.70|
|Second class (upper)||3.30-3.69|
|Second class (lower)||3.00-3.29|
To be eligible for a class, the requirements for any of the three degree programs should be successfully completed within four (4) academic years (now within 9 academic semesters), except on grounds acceptable to the University Senate.
Procedure approved by the University of Peradeniya for the acceptance of medical certificates submitted by students for work and examinations
1. Students are requested to support the absence from course work or examination due to illness by a valid medical certificate conforming to the format of a medical certificate issued by a government hospital. Such medical certificate should be obtained from the following persons: (i) University Medical Officer (UMO), (ii) District Medical Officer, (iii) Consultant Specialist in the particular field, (iv) Head of a Government Base Hospital, (v) Medical Superintendent of a Provincial Ayurvedic Government Hospital, or (vi) Ayurvedic Physician registered in the Council. Only under exceptional circumstances, medical certificates issued by private hospitals or registered private practitioners could be considered by the University Medical Board.
2. Students who fall ill during sessions or examination time should contact the University Medical Officer at the University Health Centre immediately. If a student falls sick at home or elsewhere during sessions or examination time he/she or his/her guardian should inform the Dean of the respective Faculty within seven (7) days by telegram/fax/e?mail followed by a letter indicating the nature of the illness and the name of the attending doctor, etc. A medical certificate supporting the illness of the student also should be sent to the Dean or SAR/AR. Under exceptional circumstances if a student was not able to meet the deadline mentioned above, he/she could send his/her appeal to the relevant Faculty Board.
The Dean/SAR/AR on receipt of such medical certificate/s should follow the following procedure:
I. Depending on the type of medical (Western Medical or Ayurvedic Medical Certificates) submitted by students to cover absence from course work or examination, medical certificates should be referred to the relevant medical board of the University for Observations and recommendations.
a. The CMO/Ayurvedic Medical Officer in turn examines the certificate and if he/she wishes could summon the student for examination and thereafter send his/her observations and recommendations to the Dean.
b. In cases where the CMO/Ayurvedic Medical Officer wishes to convene the relevant Medical Board he/she may make arrangements to convene the the Board and refer the recommendations of the Board to the Dean.
c. The Dean on receipt of such recommendations for the CMO/Ayurvedic Medical Officer or relevant Medical Board should send it to the Faculty Board for ratification.
II.In the case of Ayurvedic Medical Certificates submitted by students to cover absence from coursework or examinations, the following procedure should be followed:
a. Ayurvedic medical certificates submitted by student in respect of absence from examinations or course work should be circulated among the members of the Ayurvedic Medical Board for their observations by the Senior Assistant Registrar/Assistant Registrar in charge of student registration of each Faculty in consultation with the Deans of the respective Faculties.
b.Each member of the Ayurvedic Medical Board may send his/her observations and recommendations on the face of the medical certificate to the Dean 'of the respective Faculty through the Senior Assistant Registrar/Assistant Registrar of the Faculty;
c.In cases where the opinions of the members of the Ayurvedic Medical Board vary, the Senior Assistant Registrar or Assistant Registrar of the Faculty in consultation with the Dean of the Faculty may take steps to convene a meeting of the Ayurvedic Medical Board.
d.If the members of the Ayurvedic Medical Board think that the medical certificates should be examined at a meeting of the Board, the Dean of the Faculty should be informed accordingly.
e.If the members wish to examine the students concerned, they could be summoned before the Medical Board through the Senior Assistant Registrar/Assistant Registrar of the Faculty.
f.The recommendation of the Ayurvedic Medical Board should be sent to the Faculty Board through the Dean of the Faculty for ratification.
g.The original copies of the Ayurvedic Medical Certificate submitted by students should be kept in the files of the students concerned and copies of such certificates should be sent to the Chief Medical Officer for purposes of record.
i. Code of conduct for academic staff of the University of Peradeniya
i. Guidelines for professional conduct of academic staff of Faculty of Agriculture
ii. Policy on sexual harassment and sexual violence
iii. By laws promulgated under the policy on sexual harassment and sexual violence at University of Peradeniya is enforced at Faculty level.
iv. Prohibition of Ragging and Other Forms of Violence in Educational Institutions Act No 20 of 1998.
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