The Regulation of promotion to higher semester as per G.1-4-2 of Ninth academic council which is as follows will be applicable for 2015 batch onwards.

For Programs with duration of 3 years or more

A student shall be eligible to be promoted to semester M only when he clears all backlogs up to semester M-4 where M is equal to or greater than 5. For example, If M is 6 then for promotion to semester 6, all backlogs up to the semester (M-4) i.e. semester 2 should be cleared. Similarly, for promotion to 5th semester, all backlogs in the 1st semester should be cleared and so on. All students shall be promoted up to semester 4 irrespective of any number of backlogs in the first 3 semester

Academic Department