Specialized short courses are topical and dynamic in nature and focused on a specific trade and trade policy issues. Each specialized short course lasts for duration of two weeks.
1) Each course shall be examined through pre-session assignment, continuous onsite assessment tests or coursework to be administered in the course of instruction of the module, an analytical paper and a final two-hour written examination at the end of the course.
2) Pre-session assignments constitute 10% of the studentâ€™s total marks. Continuous assessment tests or coursework shall constitute 20% of the studentâ€™s total marks in the course; the analytical paper shall constitute 20% while the final written examination shall constitute 50% of the studentâ€™s total marks in the course. Module lecturers may adopt a different continuous assessment or coursework particularly for the quantitative course: final examination marks distribution ratio, with the permission of the Academic Director and with the notification of the students at the commencement of instruction in the module. In any event, continuous assessment or coursework should not account for more than 50% of the studentâ€™s total marks in any module.
3) The pass mark for each course final examination is 50%. The student must pass the analytical paper and the continuous assessment.
Participants of the specialised course can obtain any of the two following certifications:
(c) A Certificate of Competence if they satisfy the following requirements. First, they must attend and participate in at least 80 per cent of scheduled lectures. Second, they must pass the written examination, the Analytical Paper by obtaining at least 50 per cent of the marks in each case. In addition, they must pass the plagiarism test in their assignments and analytical papers. A severe case of plagiarism even with a pass on the other examination and assignments will result in an award of a certificate of attendance. Participants who maintain an overall aggregate of 75 per cent and above
will get the Certificate with distinction.
(d) A Certificate of Attendance if they attend and participate in at least 80 per cent of the scheduled lectures, but have obtained a mark below 50 per cent in any of the examinations or evaluations of the course.
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