Ragging is an offence under A.P. Prohibition of Ragging Act 1997, punishable by six months to seven years imprisonment. Abettors will also face similar punishment.

Attendance Rules

Attendance Rules

i) Candidates admitted to a particular course of study are required to pursue a “Regular course of study”, before they are permitted to appear for the college Examinations.

ii) Regular course of study means putting in attendance of not less than 75% of the lectures and practical (wherever applicable) and this provision be enforced strictly provided that in special cases, and for sufficient cause shown, the Principal may, on the specific recommendation of the Head of the Department, condone the deficiency in attendance to the extent of 10% on medical grounds, subject to production of medical certificate.

iii) The fee of condonation of attendance on medical grounds shall be Rs.250 for semester system paid through ‘J-challan’ in favour of Principal, Osmania University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad.

Rule (4)

a. Attendance of students attending NCC camps or Inter-College or Inter-University or Inter-State or Inter-National matches or educational excursions or such other Inter-University activities, as approved by the authorities involving journeys outside the city in which the college is situated will not be counted as absence. However such absence shall not exceed 8 weeks per year for the total period of instruction. Such leave should not be availed of twice during the course of study.

b. In the case of women candidates a maximum of six weeks absence on account of pregnancy may be condoned in an academic year. Such leave shall not be availed of twice during the concerned course of study. The attendance shall be calculated

from the date of commencement of the classes as per the almanac communicated by the college. The attendance shall be calculated on the aggregate of papers/subjects in the faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce and Social Sciences.

v) The attendance is to be marked only in the classroom and kept in cumulative and progressive manner.

vi) In any semester of the course, if a candidate fails to secure the minimum percentage of attendance, he/she shall not be eligible to appear in the examination of that semester, and he/she shall have to enroll himself/herself to undergo afresh a Regular Course of Study of the corresponding semester in a subsequent academic session, in order to become eligible to appear for the examination.

vii) Attendance shall be reckoned from the date of commencement of instruction as per the almanac communicated by the University/College. However, in the case of late-admitted candidates (but within the stipulated time), the attendance will be reckoned from the date of admission.

viii) To enable students to know their attendance, at the end of each month the concerned Heads of Departments shall display cumulative attendance for information.

ix) Rule (8)

a) Candidates admitted to the first year, who do not have the requisite attendance but have not less than 40% attendance can seek re-admission next year as a casual student.

b) In respect of candidates admitted into the course but have put in not less than 40% attendance can seek re-admission during the subsequent year and such admission shall be treated as casual admission for all purposes.

x) In respect of others who have put in less than 40% attendance, the admission to the course is deemed to have been annuled and the candidate has to seek admission afresh through counseling

xi) Whenever there is a change in syllabus/model paper, the student will be given another two chances to clear the backlog of that paper under the old syllabus/ model paper. The Candidate is required to prepare for the examination with new syllabus/model paper subsequently.

Note: Students admitted to various UG Courses must put in 75% attendance to be eligible to write the SEMESTER Examination.