CRITERIA FOR PASS:
- Main Subjects
A candidate is declared to have passed an examination in a subject, if she/he secures 50% of the marks in theory aggregate and 50% in practical separately. For a pass in theory, a candidate has to secure a minimum of 40% marks in the University-conducted written examination, and 50% aggregate i.e. marks scored in the University-conducted written examination and internal assessment (theory), added together and for a pass in practical, a candidate has to secure a minimum of 40% of the marks in the University-conducted practical examination and 50% in aggregate, i.e. marks scored in the University-conducted practical examination and internal assessment (practical) added together.
- Subsidiary Subjects
For a pass in Subsidiary subjects, a candidate shall secure 35% of the total marks prescribed for the subject.
- A candidate who has failed in the First year is permitted to carry forward any two of the five main subjects and shall have to pass these subjects before appearing for the second year examination.
- A candidate failing in any two of the main subjects in the Second year is permitted to carry over the main subject, but has to pass the subject before appearing for third year examination.
- A candidate is permitted to carry any two of the failed subjects in the Third year and shall have to pass these subjects before appearing for the final year examination.
- A Subsidiary subject may be carried over by a failed candidate but she or he shall have to pass the same before appearing for the final year examination.
DECLARATION OF CLASS:
- A successful candidate obtaining 75% and more marks in the Grand total Aggregate in the first attempt shall be declared to have passed these subjects with distinction.
- A successful candidate obtaining 65% and more but less than 75% of the marks in the Grand Total Aggregate in the first attempt shall be declared to have passed these subjects with First Class.
- A successful candidate obtaining 50% and more and less than 65% of the marks in the Grand Total Aggregate in the first attempt shall be declared to have passed these subjects with Second Class.
- A Candidate who passes in more than one attempt will be placed in Pass class irrespective of the percentage of marks secured.
- The marks obtained by a candidate in the subsidiary subjects shall not be considered for award of Class or Rank.
- Internal Assessment marks will be awarded to candidates in each subject of study detailed in the scheme of examination. The award should be on the basis of assessment made by the teachers from the candidate’s performance in the assignments, class tests, laboratory work etc.
- There shall be six months (26 weeks) of Internship after the final year examination for candidates declared to have passed the examination in all the subjects. Internship should be done in a teaching hospital recognised by the University limited to within Karnataka only.
- No candidate shall be awarded the degree certificate without successfully completing six months of Internship.
- The Internship should be rotatory and cover clinical branches concerned with Physiotherapy such as Orthopaedics, Cardiothoracic including ICU, Neurology, Neurosurgery Paediatrics, General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology both in patient and outpatient services.
The 6 months of rotational posting must be covered in the following pattern.
- Physiotherapy OPD (including Pediatrics and OBG wards):1 month
- Orthopedic wards: 1 month
- General Medicine wards (including MICU and CCU):1 month
- General Surgery wards (including CTS wards, CTS-ICU and Burns):1 month
- Neurology and Neurosurgery wards (including Neuro ICU):1 month
- Community Posting – PHC: 1 month