Assessment policy of CPMC



General Rules

In order to pass the course, the student must achieve a cumulative minimum of 50% in the didactic component as well as a cumulative minimum of 50% in the clinical / laboratory component.

Students will not receive grades for attendance.

Students who are absent from 10% or more of the classes will not be allowed to sit for the professional Examination, and therefore will be required to compensate for their shortage of attendance. On completing their required attendance, they will be allowed to appear in the supplementary exams conducted by UHS.



Rules followed for conducting examination

Students may only enter the examination room under the instruction of their supervisor.

Students not wearing a white coat are not allowed to enter the examination hall.

Bag and personal possession are not allowed in the examination hall.

Hats, caps and earplugs are not allowed and watch alarms must be turned off.

Cell phones should be switched off and kept inside the bag outside examination hall. Use of all types of electronic devices is prohibited in the examination hall.

Students should bring their own stationary.

No eatable is allowed. Students may bring a clear, plastic water bottle.



Internal Assessment

Internal examinations (Sendup) are compulsory for students of all classes. The students who do not appear or fail in the examination is regarded as student whose courses of instructions are incomplete and unsatisfactory and will not be allowed to appear in the university professional examination for promotion to the next higher class.



Regulation of Internal Assessment

The score of internal assessment shall contribute 10% to written and 10% to ospe examination of UHS.

Continuous internal assessment shall consist of evaluation at the end of each assignment e.g stages / sub-stages, class tests, work books and assessment of behavior.

Assessment of knowledge, skill and attitude shall contribute towards internal assessment. Methods used to assess these domains shall include multiple choice questions, short essay questions, oral / viva and practical clinical examinations.

The marks of internal assessment will be submitted only once a year prior to annual examination and same shall be counted both for annual and supplementary examination.

Record of continuous internal assessment shall be maintained by respective department of CPMC.



Notification of Results

The department will display result on notice board or online on the college website http://www.cpmc.edu.pk.

Results as soft copy will also be displayed on the parent’s portal.



Remediation and Supplemental Assessment

Students who are identified weak academically may be offered remediation and supplemental assessment. The HOD will determine the specific type of remediation and supplemental assessment needed for each individual student. The supplemental assessment may be in the form of the original assessment or in another form as appropriate for reassessing the student’s area(s) of academic difficulty.



CPMC Student Appeal Policy

Any CPMC undergraduate student who believes that he or she has been subjected to an improper decision on an academic matter or has complaints regarding disciplinary issues is entitled to file a grievance to obtain an independent review of the allegedly improper decision/ act, followed by corrective action if appropriate.

A grievance is a complaint in writing made to the Principal. All appeals and grievances will be brought to the attention of the Principal who will review, investigate and forward the complaints to the Appeal committee related to academic issues or to the appeal committee related to disciplinary issues, depending upon the nature of the complaint.



Appeal related to Academic / Disciplinary issues;

A request for the reconsideration of an academic decision must, where applicable, be directed to the Dean’s office.

Appeal should be made using the Student Appeal Form.

Appeal should be submitted, in person, by the student requesting the appeal.

The decision in response to the appeal submitted will be taken within 15 days of submission of the application.

An appeal may be disqualified if received outside the 5 working days of the occurrence/issue.

The result of the appeal will be sent to the participant within 10 working days after the meeting of the committee.

A student may abandon an appeal at any time during the appeal process



Composition of the Appeal Committee related to academic issues;



The application will be placed before the appeal committee, comprised of 4 senior members, 2 from the basic and 2 from the clinical sciences, one of whom shall be the chair person. These 4 members are nominated by the Dean from the members of the Assessment Committee.



Composition of the Appeal Committee related to disciplinary issues;

The application will be placed before the appeal committee, comprised of 4 senior members, one of whom shall be the chair person. These 4 members are nominated by the Dean from the members of the Disciplinary Committee.

The members of these committees have been nominated during the academic council meeting held on 30th of January, 2020.