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Anna University Revaluation : 2 in 5 answer sheets make the grade on revaluation

At least two out of every five engineering answer sheets that Anna University revaluates, after students submit applications, receive a passing mark. A student has to submit a separate application for each subject in which he or she has failed.


-P.B.Prince Gajendra Babu, Education Expert

Rise in Applications, High Pass % After Revaluation Show Poor Quality of Assessment of Engineering Papers by Anna University

In response to a request under the Right to Information Act, Anna University said the number of applications for revaluation from engineering students has also been increasing since 2011. Educationists say the increase in applications for revaluation as well as the rise in the number that get a passing score point to the poor quality of assessment. The RTI request was filed by onlinerti.com, and a copy of it is with TOI.

The response revealed that 4.87 lakh of the 11.66 lakh papers that were revaluated by Anna University since 2011 got a passing mark on review. It also said the number of applications for revaluation from engineering students increased from 54,531 in May 2011 to 1.09 lakh in May 2015. In other words, about 40% of the answer papers submitted for review are found to make the grade.
Educationists say this increase raises serious concerns about the quality of assessment and points to the shortage of teachers to correct papers in private engineering colleges.
Educationalist P B Prince Gajendra Babu says he's seen several of instances of huge differences in marks after revaluation. "The university should come up with a mechanism to hold the original examiner accountable. They can also impose a fine on examiners who fail students without reason," he said. "Students' plans have often been thrown off track by the university's poor evaluation standards."

In May 2015, for instance, 2.53 lakh of the 64.18 lakh students who took the engineering semester exams in colleges affiliated to Anna University failed. That semester, the university received 10.91 lakh applications for revaluation and 42% of them were passed.
Dr Mini Rao, a city-based psychologist said, "I got my research methodology paper revaluated when I was doing my masters and ended up with the second rank in the university." She said several students suffer mental agony after failing but do not go for revaluation because it is time-consuming
Students Federation of India (SFI) state president P Uchi Makali said poor students are affected as many cannot afford to pay for revaluation.

A senior faculty member in Anna University admitted that they receive several complaints on revaluation. "About 60 lakh students in more than 600 engineering colleges affiliated to the Anna University appear for each semester exam. But still, the error percentage is low. We don't have a provision to fine erring examiners but we will conduct inquiries if there is a mass failure of a paper checked by a particular examiner," said an official.
Thank to : TimesofIndia

Anna University Earns thru Exams - Re-evaluation of papers earns Anna University Rs 75cr in 5 years

Anna University has collected more than Rs 75 crore from engineering students for re-evaluation of papers since 2011, an RTI application has revealed. In response to an RTI application filed by onlineRTI.com, Anna University said it has collected Rs 28.82 crore for providing photocopies of answer sheets and Rs 46.65 crore for revaluation since 2011.

The reply said the amount collected for providing a photocopy of answer sheets has increased from Rs 68.04 lakh in 2011 (April/May) to Rs 7.59 crore in 2015 (April/May). Similarly, the fees collected for revaluation has increased from Rs 2.18 crore in 2011 (April/May) to Rs 4.36 crore in 2015 (April/May).

Students can get photocopies of their answer sheets for a fee of Rs 300 per subject, and have to pay Rs 400 per subject for revaluation. Students want the university to provide the copy of answer sheets for Rs 2 per page under the provisions of the RTI Act, as other universities in the country charge allow. Under the RTI Act, officials get 30 days to provide the information requested. However, Anna University says students should apply for revaluation within a week of the results being released.

"I have to pay Rs 300 per subject now to get the photocopy of answer sheet. I would get it for Rs 84 (42 pages) under the RTI Act," says a third year engineering student. He says the average student accumulates fails in about five subjects and has to go for revaluation.

Senior faculty of Anna University denied allegations that the university is making money out of revaluation fees. "We will not refund money to applicants even he/she passes after revaluation as we have to pay the examiners. We do not get additional funds from the government and do not collect hefty fees like private colleges."

He said they cannot provide copy of answer sheets under the RTI Act. "We cannot give more than a week for the students to apply for revaluation after the exams and it will affect job opportunities and higher studies. We also don't have enough storage space to keep answer sheets for long."

In 2011, Supreme Court said students could inspect their answer sheets under the RTI Act. In January, the Central Information Commission (CIC) directed the HRD ministry, University Grants Commission and Association of Indian Universities to publicize the order fixing the fee at Rs 2 for a page. The CIC passed the order on January 15 while deciding on an appeal filed by a Delhi University student Abne Ingty who had challenged the cost of Rs 750 per question paper imposed for accessing answer sheets under the RTI Act.

Thanks to : TimesofIndia

Tamilnadu Technical Education - Diploma Results April / May 2016 - RESULT PUBLISHED

Tamilnadu Technical Education - Diploma Results April / May 2016

The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Technical Education has Conduct the Polytechnic Even Semester Examinations on the Month of April /May 2016.

Students those who attended the exams are eagerly waiting for the TNDTE Diploma Results April 2016.

As per the latest news, the Tamilnadu Diploma Results will be published.

Students can check their Diploma Results in the following Links



Fast Link Updated : Anna University April 2016 8th Semester Results Announced - Check Without DOB

Anan University has announced the April/May 2016 Examination Results (8th Semester).

Students can check their results using the following link


TN medical education MBBS and BDS Application form issue started.
students can get the application forms from 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM at all the 20 Tamilnadu Government Medical Colleges and 1 Government Dental College.
And also the Application form can be download from the following Link


Last Date for the Application form Issue is : 06.06.2016
Last Date for Submit the filled in Application form is : 07.06.2016
Medical Rank List will be Published on : 17.06.2016
First Phase Medical Counseling will Starts on : 20.06.2016

Date of Notification 25-05-2016
Commencement of  downloading  application 25-05-2016
Commencement of  Sale of application &  downloading 26-05-2016
Last date for issue of application  & downloading 06-06-2016  5.00 pm
Last date for submission of the application : 07-06-2016  5.00 pm
Expected date for declaration of Merit : 17-06-2016

Allotment of seats by Personal appearance   For Phase I - Special category  - 20.06.2016
For Phase I - Others 21.06.2016 to 25.06.2016
For Phase II  - 18.07.2016 to 21.07.2016.
Last date of admission The time as mentioned in the allotment order of the candidate.
Merit list will be available on the Website: 1) tnhealth.org 2) tn.gov.in

Results of candidates will not be informed individually. Applications can be downloaded from the websites 1) tnhealth.org 2) tn.gov.in and the filled in application along with necessary enclosures and 3 self addressed envelopes measuring 24 x 12 cms and sent in a large sized cover measuring 38cm X 28cm super scribed ‘APPLICATION FOR MBBS / BDS COURSE 2016– 2017 SESSION’ to the Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai -10 before the last date along with a Demand Draft for 500/- towards the cost of application form drawn in favour of The Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai-10 and payable at Chennai. The name of the candidate and the name of the course (MBBS/ BDS) should be written on the reverse of the Demand Draft. The template with requisite details available for download should be printed and pasted on the cover. SC/SCA and ST candidates who are Natives of Tamil Nadu are exempted from payment of the cost of the Application Form.

For More Details download and check the Instruction Manual / Prospectus from here


Common application form to seek admission to University Departments, University Colleges, Government and Government aided Engineering Colleges and for the seats surrendered by Self-financing Engineering Colleges under Unified Single Window Admission System for Indian Nationals.

Important Dates
Issue of Notification 23-05-2016
Activation of Online Application form 24-05-2016
Last date of Receipt of Applications 10-06-2016

Important Notice:

Application are invited only through online mode up to 5.00 PM on or before 10-06-2016 for Admission to Second Year B.E/B.TECH.Degree Courses 2016-2017.
Copies of the following documents should be enclosed
  • Printed online application.
  • All Semester Mark Sheets (All appearances) of Diploma./.B.Sc. or Equivalent Examinations (Xeroxing both sides).
  • Diploma/Degree or Provisional Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Permanent Community Certificate Card(except Others(OC) candidates).
  • Nativity Certificate – if applicable
  • Plus Two Mark Sheet (for B.Sc. and Lateral Entry Diploma candidates)
  • First Graduate Certificate - if applicable
  • Srilankan Tamil Refugee certificate – if applicable
  • Must enclose Your DD (Demand Draft Original) for except(SC,SCA,ST candidates).
  • Demand Draft for Rs.300 Drawn in favour of The Secretary Direct Second Year B.E. Admissions 2016,ACCET,Karaikudi, payable at Karaikudi
Counselling Center: Alagappa Chettiar College Of Engineering and technology,Karaikudi 630004
Choice of College and Branch:
Candidate may choose at the time of counselling.
NOTE : After submitting online, printout of the application,relevant enclosures and the original Demand Draft(DD) must be sent by post or dropped in a box at the office of the
The Secretary Direct Second Year B.E. / B.Tech. Degree Admissions 2016,
Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology,
Karaikudi 630 004,
before the last date specified.
Use only in the A4 size cover duly affixing the downloaded address label

Exam Postponed - 23.05.2016 Exams Postponed to 01.07.2016 - Anna University April / May 2016 - UG - Exam Schedule

Latest Update : 

Theory Examinations Scheduled on 23/05/2016 of Anna University pertaining to all Affiliated Colleges for UG/PG Degree Programme of all regulations are postponed to 01/07/2016. due to Assembly Elections.  

Click here for Updated Anna University Exam Timetable With Filtering based on Course / Semester / Subject / Regulations

 Update on 13.05.2016:

Anna University has made Minor Changes are in the following Regulations UG Examination Time Table.

Note : The above Changes are corrected in ChennaiKalvi's Course / Sem / Subject / Regulation wise Exam Timetable. You can find the same from this link.

Update on 26.04.2016: 

PG Exam Time Table Announced. Check the Following Link for PG Time Table.


Anna University has published all semesters exam dates for April May 2016 Examinations.


Click here to get Anna University Exam Timetable With Filtering based on Course / Semester / Subject / Regulations

B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.    (Regulations 2013) AFFILIATED COLLEGES
B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.    (Regulations 2008/2009) AFFILIATED COLLEGES
B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.    (Regulations 2004) AFFILIATED COLLEGES
B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.    (Regulations 2001) AFFILIATED COLLEGES
B.E./B.Tech.(Part-Time)(Regulations 2014/2009/2005/2002) AFFILIATED COLLEGES

B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.    (Regulations 2008/2009)
B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.    (Regulations 2004)
B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.    (Regulations 2001)
Anna University informed that the April/May/June 2016 Theory and Practical Examinations for B.E / B.Tech / B.Arch / M.Sc (5 Years) / MBA / MCA / M.E / M.Tech / M.Arch programmes are scheduled to be held as detailed below.... 

The Last working day for the Final Year B.E / B.Tech / B.Arch is : 20.04.2016
The Last working day for All other Years are : 07.05.2016
UG Final Year Theory Exams commencement on 22.04.2016
And all the other years UG Theory Exams are commencement on 23.05.2016

Additions in PG Exams Time Table Announced by Anna University - April / May 2016 Exam Timetable for PG

Latest Update : Anna University has added a list of subjects in the PG May/June-2016 Timetable 

Updated on : 01.05.2016
Affiliated Colleges University Examinations 
May/June-2016 Timetable 
M.B.A. /M.C.A. /M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch./
M.Sc./B.Sc. Degree Programmes
Anna University, Chennai
        erstwhile   Anna University of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
erstwhile   Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore
erstwhile   Anna University of Technology, Madurai
erstwhile   Anna University of Technology, Tirunelveli

M.B.A (Regulations 2013) --
M.B.A (Regulations 2009/2005) --
M.C.A (Regulations 2013)
M.C.A (Regulations 2009/2005) AFFILIATED COLLEGES --
M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch (Regulations 2013) AFFILIATED COLLEGES --
M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch (Regulations 2009/2005) AFFILIATED COLLEGES MBCBS
M.Sc -5years (Regulations 2015/2010/2003/2002) AFFILIATED COLLEGES --
M.Sc-2years (Regulations 2010) AFFILIATED COLLEGES --
B.Sc(Regulations 2010/2003) AFFILIATED COLLEGES --

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