Minimum Duration: 6 Months Maximum Duration: 2 Years Course Fee: Rs. 2,000 Minimum Age: No bar Maximum Age: No bar
10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU
The programme is of use to general public, at every age and at all levels of formal and non-formal education. Professionals, ecologists, hydrologists, foresters, landscape architects, administrator and planners, engineers, industrialists, agriculturists, among others, will benefit from this programme. The NGOs with their dissemination capabilities shall find it very useful.
EVALUATION The evaluation consists of two parts: 1) continuous evaluation through assignments, and 2) term-end examination. For the final result all the assignments of a course carry 30% weightage while 70% weightage is given for term-end examination. The following is the scheme for awarding divisions and grades:
80% and above
A - Excellent
60% to 79.9%
B - Very Good
50% to 59.9%
C - Good
40% to 49.9%
D - Satisfactory
Less than 40%
E - Unsatisfactory
You are required to score at least 40% marks at the term-end examination separately for all courses and the Project Work. In the overall computation too you must get at least 40% marks to claim the Certificate in Environmental Studies.
Assignments Assignments constitute the continuous evaluation. The Submission of assignments is compulsory. The marks that you get in your assignments will be counted in your final result. Assignment of a course carries 30% weightage. Therefore, you are advised to take your assignments seriously. A simple omission on your part may result in a loss to you.