The point equivalent awarded in course as per clause (11) for which
the student has registered is multiplied by its credit points as per clause
These products are added and the sum is divided by the total number
of credit points registered for, ignoring the incomplete grade. The ratio is
If a candidate fails in written
examination of any course he may take the written examination for the course
once more only without attending classes in the next examination whenever held
for that course for regular students. This examination may be arranged for the
candidate on prescribed special fee.
The last two semesters for full
time/part time candidates respectively of the study will be devoted towards
thesis work which will have weightage of 20 credits. Every candidate will submit
5 copies of his thesis when it is ready printed or type-written to the NIFFT P.G.
Board in the manner prescribed by the Board. One month before submitting the
thesis, he shall submit an application along with an abstract of his thesis.
No application shall be entertained unless
testimony is given by the NIFFT P.G. Board in consultation with his guide that
in habit and character the candidate is fit and proper person for the degree of
M. Tech. and thesis conforms with the requirements as per regulation .
A thesis submitted
under regulation  shall relate to some special topic on the main subject
stated in the candidate's application. It shall be accompanied by a declaration
signed by the candidate and countersigned by the guide that the thesis has been
prepared by the candidate himself. The thesis shall embody the results of
investigation by the candidate, of the problem connected with the subject of his
studies, the scientific analysis if the published work on the subject and should
be presented in such a manner so as to show the candidate's ability of making
scientific investigations and writing technical reports.
A candidate shall indicate generally the sources of his information
the extent to which he has availed himself of the work of others and the portion
of the thesis which he claims to be original whether his research has been
conducted independently or in collaboration with or without the assistance of or
under the advice and guidance of teachers.
The thesis submitted by the
candidate shall be referred to two examiners appointed on the recommendation of
the NIFFT P.G. Board from the list of 4 persons suggested by the guide. One of
these shall be the guide under whom the candidate has pursued his study and
If the thesis is approved by the examiners as being of sufficient standard or
merit for the degree of M. Tech. the candidate shall be required to defend his
thesis before faculty members and the examiners. Due notice for the oral test
will be issued well in advanced by the NIFFT P.G. Board .
The examiners shall report to the NIFFT P.G. Board the result of the examination
of the thesis and of the oral test.
14. After a candidate clears the
required number of credits as per regulation  he will be declared to have
passed M. Tech. A Degree shall be awarded to each successful candidate stating
therein M. Tech. duly signed and sealed.
15. The various grades will be awarded
on the basis of total marks of class tests and written examinations as follows:
Total marks of
class test & written examination
Above 85 and upto 100
Above 85 and upto 85
Above 55 and upto 70
Above 40 and upto 55
Less than 40
Discipline and Conduct
After admission in the Institute the students
will have to abide by the rules of the Institute. The Director with the advice of the Heads of
Departments/P.G. Board shall be empowered to take appropriate disciplinary
action against any student reported to be indulging in disciplinary activities,
unfair means in the examination or any misbehavior with teacher, staff, fellow
student or with other in the campus or outside the campus. The disciplinary
action may include barring from attending classes or even removal from the
Notices and circulars pertaining to the rules and regulations
applicable to the students of NIFFT will be put on the Notice Board for the
attention of the student. Students in their own interest should see the notice
boards from time to time. Students who do not pay the prescribed charges by the
due date will have to pay the same within five days from due date with the fine.
If the charges are still not paid even after the grace period without any
explanation, the dues will be adjusted against the scholarship payable to such
The students are nor normally expected to leave the hostel or absent themselves
from the classes, except during officially declared semester breaks.
Rules to deal with the cases of students found using
unfair means in the examinations
In case any student is found using unfair means in the written/practical
examination in any of the subject for the semester for which the examination in
any of the subject for the semester for which the examinations are in progress
the concerned case shall be dealt with severely.
The students shall not be entitled to casual leave and medical leave. They
may however, be granted leave for maximum period of 30 days per year.
Before the commencement of the course for each batch, the full programme would
be announced by the P.G. Board giving the starting and closing dates for each
semester, starting dates for semester examinations and period of industrial
Suitable break would be provided at the end of I & II semester. The student
should remain in the Institute during semester break to utilize the period for
the pursuit of study. In case they wish to leave the campus, they must apply for
The candidates who have passed the last
examination from a University other than the Ranchi University will be required
to submit the migration certificate immediately after his admission to the
course, in any case not later than 30th September of the year of admission,
failing which admission is liable to be cancelled.
As far as possible the Institute through its placement cell would try to
arrange interviews either at the campus or the Company's premises for the
purpose of employment of the students passing out the course. However, the
Institute does not guarantee for the employment.
The students will be provided
accommodation in the P.G. Hostel with basic amenities like table, chair and cot
for which seat rent as indicated in fee structure will be charged. They shall
however, not be provided mattresses, blanket, pillows, bulbs etc. Scheduled caste
and Scheduled tribe students will be provided rent-free accommodation.
The Institute's library is well equipped with
latest books, periodicals, slides, films and charts in the field of Foundry &
Forge Technology and possesses micro-film and micro-fiche equipment and
The students can avail of the lending
facilities for books only. The books issued to them should be returned on or
before the due date stamped on the due 'date' slip. A fine of Rs.1/- per day per
book shall be payable by the students in the event of their not depositing the
book by the due date. The Librarian has the right to recall any book even before
the due date for any urgent requirement. The loan period may be shortened when
the books are in acute demand. Readers are requested not to enter the library
with their personal effects, except writing material.
The Institute is equipped with Horizon III, 32
bit computer using Motorol a 68020 system and NEXUS Graphics Works
Station with necessary software for the use of student during their
studies and project work.
Equipment and Stationery
All the necessary equipment for practical work including drawing board will
be provided by the Institute. The student will however, be expected to have
their own drawing instrument, set squares, drawing sheets, stationery, text
books, note books etc.
Repeal and Saving
The Institute reserves the right to
make modifications in connection with the course as per the decisions of
Academic Council of the Institute from time to time.
The students sent to industry on inplant
training shall have to make their own arrangements for accommodation at the
place of training.