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Table of contents
1. General Regulations of Examination
Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent
B.Sc. Study Program
General Regulations of Examination
This regulation is set of Rules and requirements for organization of Examination of the knowledge and academic progress of students of Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent. The Regulation is based on the European Educational Standards and Requirements of the Turin Polytechnic University (Italy) taking into account the Educational Standards of Uzbekistan.
The student knowledge on the discipline is assessed by the Examination, which consists in individual work based on knowledge acquired from teachers, as well as with individual study, practice, and experimental laboratory activities.
Examination and evaluation of the academic progress of students are under the responsibility of Italian teachers and coordinating professors. They guarantee the coherence between TTPU and PoliTo tests, with regard to both test and evaluation. The responsibility will be transferred to local teachers only after PoliTo officially authorized and certified them as adequate.
The evaluation criteria of the Exam are defined by the professor and must be based on "the Study Regulations and Assessment Criteria of TTPU”.
The Schedule of Examinations, as well as duration, modality, venue and list of participants are defined by the relevant Department under supervision of the Pro-rector on Academic and Scientific issues.
Schedule of Examinations
Exams will be held in two sessions according to the following schedule:
First call of 1st semester
Third call of 2nd semester
Second call of 1st semester
First call of 2nd semester
Third call of 1st semester
Second call of 2nd semester
Before the announced deadline of each session students must REGISTER online (on the Moodle) for up to six subjects. The list cannot be changed after deadline.
Students who do not register before deadline will not be admitted to exams.
The schedule of exams will be announced at the earliest possible date, and at least one working day before the session starts.
It is mandatory for students to attend lectures, practical and laboratory classes of subjects in order to participate in the examination. Students who miss more than 25% of the total number of hours will not be allowed to participate in examinations.
It is mandatory for all students to arrive at the Examination venue 15 minutes before the announced exam start time, and respond immediately when their names are called out by invigilators. Students who arrive late or do not respond to the call of invigilators, may not be allowed into the examination room.
Students must have their ID-document ready to show to the invigilators during the identification process, before and after entering the Examination room.
If a student is not able to exhibit his/her ID-document due to valid reasons (Passport renewal or lost) he/she must immediately report about it to the dean office and provide all the required documents and information at least one working day before the examination. Students who do not comply with the requirements will not be allowed into the examination room.
The submission of an examination work under a false header (whatever the means will be, for example; exchange of ID documents, exchange of exam worksheets, falsification of ID documents, etc.) is a crime, not only a violation of internal rules of the University, and involved students will be expelled from the University.
It is strictly forbidden for students to bring any mobile phone or communication device to the examination, as well as any kind of electronic device not explicitly and preliminarily allowed by the professor in charge of the examination.
The University Administration offers the safekeeping of student's personal belongings.
The first time a student is found during exams with any kind of mobile phone, communication device or unauthorized electronic instrument, no matter if switched on or off, he/she will be immediately excluded from the University.
Students who are found with information on exam variants before the exam will be excluded from the University.
The student name, ID number, the whole work (including calculations, verbal and/or oral, multiple choice answers, etc.) must be written by a ballpoint pen. Information written by pencil will not be considered.
It is forbidden to bring any kind of information (papers, books, notes etc.) into the Examination room, unless explicitly allowed by the Professor. Any attempt of doing so is a reason to evaluate Exam result with failure score.
Students, who take the Examination Worksheet out of the room, exchange information with others, cheat or copy material during Examination will be excluded from the examination.
Students who do not submit Exam papers in announced time will be excluded from the current Examination and evaluated with failure score.
Students, who do not make a payment of tuition fees before the deadline announced by Marketing Department, will not be allowed to enter the Examination room.
Students who do not fulfill with the total annual payment of their tuition fees by the end of Academic Year they will not be allowed to progress, whatever the academic status will be.
Pro-Rector on Academic and
Prof. Andrea De Marchi
21 October 2016
2. STUDY REGULATIONS AND ASSESMENT CRITERIA
Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent
B.Sc. Study Program
STUDY REGULATIONS and ASSESMENT CRITERIA
This regulation is set of General Rules and requirements of study, academic progression and Assessment Criteria for students according to Curriculum Plan of B.Sc. Program of Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent.
The Regulation is based on the European Educational Standards and Requirements of the Politecnico di Torino in Italy (PoliTo) taking into account the Educational Standards of Uzbekistan.
Study in Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent (TTPU) is contract-payment based, therefore a student can be admitted or readmitted, progressed to the next level after payment for study is fully covered by a deadline indicated in the Contract between TTPU and the student.
Annual Curriculum Plan of the University consists of two semesters.
RULES FOR ADMISSION, EXCLUSION, TRANSFERRING, REPEATING AND RE-ADMISSION OF STUDENTS
Admission to the University, exclusion from the University, transferring, and readmission of student are based on the Rules and Requirements of Turin Polytechnic University (Italy) taking into account the Regulation on Higher Education Institutions of Educational Standards of Uzbekistan.
1.Admission and Study requirements
Admission to TTPU is arranged by the Order of the Rector, based on the decision of the Admission Committee coordinated by the Pro-Rector on Academic and Scientific Matters.
Applicants must comply with the following requirements in order to be admitted to the University and to attend the classes:
·to pass the Admission test (Entrance Examination) and meet all requirements stated by Admission Committee.
·to pay the tuition fees within the deadline indicated in the Contract.
Two kind of payment are possible, only:
full installment (for the whole Academic Year);
two installments (one for each semester).
Both of them and their deadlines must be regulated by the Contract. In both cases, the required amounts must be paid in advance with respect to the academic activity (teaching classes, examinations, etc.) to which the payment is related.
2.Exclusion from the University
Student will be excluded from the University by order of the Rector in the following cases:
By the request of the student him/herself.
If a student misses 74 academic hours without a previous authorization of the University.
If tuition fees are not paid within the deadline set up in the Contract.
In case such a disciplinary measure taken against the student, is included in the Student Regulation of the University.
If a student goes abroad during study period without preliminary authorization of the University.
Student will be excluded from the University if credits achieved by the student is less than 180 and more than 120 at the end of the 3rd level B.Sc. Academic Program or will be admitted to repeat the 3rd level upon written request by the student. Their further movement towards awarding a B.Sc. degree will be regulated by the "Requirements for graduation and awarding of B.Sc. degree”.
Students whose credits are less than 120 at the end of the 3rd level B.Sc. Academic Program must repeat 3rd level according to the rules provided by this Regulation.
3.Transferring, Repeating and Readmission requirements
Transferring, Repeating and Readmission must be arranged before the beginning of each Academic Year. Transfer in means transfer from other Universities to TTPU and transfer out - from TTPU to other Universities
For all of them, students must apply in written form to the Rector.
Transfer within TTPU and Re-admission will be arranged by the Order of the Rector, based on the decision of the Vice-Rector for Academic issues. Students who wish to transfer out to other Universities should submit a written request. Dean office will provide official transcripts by the Order of the Rector.
Transfer in of students from other Universities to TTPU is possible under the following requirements:
Education system of the University must comply ECTS standards or country of origin of the University must be a member the Bologna process. Teaching of all subjects in the University must be in English language.
Transferring in student must have valid IELTS certificate with a minimum 5.0 score.
Admission Committee of TTPU determines the level of enrollment in accordance with the "Progression requirements” given in this document and Official Academic Transcripts of the student.
For Transfer in to first level it is required that a student has studied at least one academic year of BSc study program in the University of origin and passed the Admission test administered by PoliTo.
GENERAL CRITERIA FOR THE MAIN FORMS OF ASSESSMENT
An examination is made of written and/or oral questions, not necessarily with the same weight and relevance to the assessment purpose. The overall examination in a teaching module may include different pieces of work to be performed individually. The mark awarded for an individual piece of work will contribute to the overall assessment of the module according to the rules that teachers will set up and present to students in the lectures.
Please also refer to specific assessment criteria set out in the module documentation and provided by teachers.
Passed exams are graded satisfactory, good or excellent when a module has been attempted and the overall marks of 18-20, 21-25 or 26-30 are respectively achieved.
Students are not allowed to retake again any passed examination. Students have rights to cancel their exam work before the official announcement by the Professor.
Complaints for examination results must be done within one week after result publication and with written motivations.
Graduate students must pass the examinations in every teaching module included in the approved Study Program. A module is recorded as passed when an overall mark equal or greater than 18 out of 30 is achieved. A module is recorded as failed when an overall mark is less than 18.
General Assessment Criteria
The outcome does not contain much relevant material, makes a limited or no serious attempt to answer the question, and has little or no coherence. What little evidence exists to show that learning has taken place is interspersed with nonsense.
The student attempts to answer the questions but is only partially successful in doing so, with most of fundamental materials included, though some misunderstandings and/or errors of fact may occur. The outcome should show at least an overall gist of the issues, but may lack structure and be poorly written.
The student demonstrates a good awareness of theoretical issues, problems and solution methods, and at least a detailed understanding of the major issues. Reading is likely to go beyond basic textbooks, and should show at least a basic ability to prove underlined theories related to the subject. Written outcomes should be well-structured and well-written.
Beyond the aforementioned requirements of "Good” criteria, the student is supposed to possess original insight and a clear ability to discuss underlined issues. There should be a full understanding of theoretical issues. Written outcomes should be well-structured and well-written.
The University has regulations that govern the student's progression through the yearly courses planned in their Study Program.
All students on Preparatory, 1st and 2nd Academic Levels must successfully complete their workload within the Academic Year, for their progression to the next level. In case students don't complete their workload, progression is allowed under conditions defined according to the following rules.
Progression rules from Preparatory Level to 1st Academic Level
Students who have no more than one failure of the Study Program progress to 1st Academic Level.
Students who have two failures are not allowed to progress. They may repeat the Preparatory Level as REPEATING students, provided that Contract requirements are satisfied.
Students who have more than two failures are not allowed to progress and they cannot repeat the Preparatory Level as REPEATING students. In order to be re- admitted to TTPU such students must retake the admission test as a new applicant.
For students who has no IELTS certificate with at least 5.0 scores no progress is allowed.
Students must provide IELTS certificate with at least 5.0 scores before the end of Academic year in order to continue to study in the University. Otherwise, they will be excluded from the University.
Progression rules from 1st Academic Level to 2nd Academic Level
Students are allowed to progress from the 1st to the 2nd Academic level if they have no exam failure to PY and get AT LEAST 30 out of the 60 credits planned for the 1st Academic level.
Students must repeat the 1st Academic level if they get LESS THAN 30 credits out of the 60 credits planned for the 1st Academic level or if they have any failures among Preparatory level modules.
Progression rules from 2nd Academic Level to 3rd Academic Level
Students who have no exam failure to PY and get a total amount of 70 credits out of 120 credits planned for the 1st and the 2nd Academic Levels can progress to the 3rd level.
Students must repeat the 2nd Academic level if they get LESS THAN 70 credits out of the 120 credits planned for the 1st and 2nd Academic levels or if they have any failures among Preparatory level modules.
Graduating student status
If students, at the end of 3rd level, obtained at least 120 credits out of Total amount of credits (180) planned for all the 3 levels of Bachelor Degree Program and have no failures among Preparatory level modules obtain GRADUATING status according to the rules set in the "Regulation about Graduates”.
Students who obtained less than 120 credits at the end of 3rd level must repeat the 3rd level.
Repeating students are allowed to pay the annual tuition fee at 50% discount. The discount is given only once per Repeating Year and is not applied for Readmitted or Transferred students.
Pro-Rector on Academic
and Scientific Matters
Prof. Andrea De Marchi
21 October 2016
3. Regulation about graduates
Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent
Requirements for graduation and
awarding of B.Sc. Degree
This regulation is set of General Rules and requirements of awarding Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree by graduate students according to Curriculum Plan of B.Sc. Program of Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent.
The Regulation is based on the European Educational Standards and Requirements of the Turin Polytechnic University (Italy) taking into account the Educational Standards of Uzbekistan.
The B.Sc. Degree is conferred by the Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent (TPU Tashkent) under the Academic responsibility of the Politecnico di Torino (hereafter POLITO).
The Academic curriculum meets the requirements of the Italian law and is integrated with specific subjects in order to complain with local requirements set up by the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Students of Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent (TPU Tashkent) are awarded B.Sc. Degree after having received 180 ECTS credits, as well as successfully completed and discussed their Final Project Work in front of the appointed Degree Board of teachers.
The accepting and evaluation of graduate work are regulated by the "Bylaw of the student final work" and it is the responsibility of Degree Board.
In force of the agreement between the two universities, TPU and POLITO, students who will be awarded B.Sc. Degree by TPU (Uzbek diploma) will receive a corresponding B.Sc. Degree by POLITO (Italian diploma).
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS AND THE STATUS OF "GRADUATING”.
1.Students who have completed 3rdlevel B.Sc. Academic Program of TPU Tashkent with 180 ECTS credits and have no Tuition debts get the "GRADUATING" status and they are allowed to apply for evaluation of their Final Work to the Degree Board. The evaluation of Final Work is organized as a presentation.
2.Students who finished 4 Year B.Sc. with less than 180 credits but not less than 120 credits can get the "GRADUATING” status. They can apply for Extra-Examination on any subject not passed, yet. The Extra-Examination is authorized on a Contract-payment basis and the applicant is admitted to the corresponding examination organized for regular students during the first available planned Examination Session.
3.Students who finished 3rdlevel B.Sc. program with less than 120 credits must repeat the 3rdlevel and cover the corresponding tuition fee.
4.GRADUATING studentswhose Final Project Work is rejected by the Degree Board are not awarded the diploma. They can apply later for a new Final Project Work.
ForGRADUATINGstudent all Examinations are considered asExtra-Examinationexcept for the third call of Examination on the subjects of the last semester.
1.1.Extra-Examinationfee forGRADUATINGstudent is settled as 250 000 UZS per subject Examination which covers all the expenses related to organizing of Examination procedures and work of Professors involved.
1.2.The fee is paid in Sum's at the official Exchange rate announced by the Central Bank of Uzbekistan at the date of payment.
1.3.GRADUATING student who wishes to attend Extra-Examination have to apply well in advance to the Marketing Department in order to sign a Contract and pay Examination fees for the chosen subjects, at least one month before the beginning of Examination Session.
1.4. Dean's office is responsible for preparation of the List of participants of Extra-Examinationand for announcing it at least 1 working day before Examination.
1.5.The payment for Extra-Examination will not be returned and the result will be cancelled in case of absence, withdraw of Exam Work and the breaking of Examination Rules. If a student misses Examination caused by health problems then the payment will be reserved and can be used for the next Examination.
1.6.The Regulations and Procedures for Extra-Examination are the same as the Regular Examination Regulations including limitation to the number of examinations that can be taken.
Pro-Rector on Academic and
Prof. Andrea De Marchi
21 October 2016
4. Regulation of Final Work
Bylaw of the student final work
In order to harmonize the final work owed by each student, the assignment, the supervision, the tutoring and the evaluation criteria of the work are regulated by a set of rules and requirements settled up in the following items.
1. Subjects are defined by TTPU Faculty members (Supervisors) from the B.Sc. academic program in charge of any teaching module in the program. Supervisors oversee the students' work, as well as undertake the responsibility of the coherence and the substance of the work carried out by each student self-sufficiently.
2. The Supervisor may have recourse to an Uzbek tutor to be defined from time to time (preferably but not necessary an academician). The tutor will be able to help the student and the supervisor as well, giving continuity to the relationship with the student.
3. The students will be allowed to start their thesis only after having achieved 140 out of the total amount of 180 credits in the three years BS curriculum.
4. The average amount of the required students' work will be around one and a half man- months, with a tolerance of half man month (i.e. min 1 man-month; max 2 man-months).
5. The duration of the work won't be less than a month but not even more than 8 months: in case the students should be late because of the remaining exams, the work will be officially overruled and the students will have to renew the application.
6. The period of the thesis will have to finish 10 days before the graduation session and the students will have to hand over the relevant form to the Deanery, with the Supervisor's approval. It is the Supervisor responsibility to confirm that the work done by the student has reached a sufficient level.
7. The Degree Committee will be made up of 5 Supervisors at least (presence by videoconference is admitted); the tutors may join the Committee as auxiliary members, without any role in the work evaluation.
8. The final score is determined on a scale from 0 to 3, and added to the average of the examination marks (prorated to a 110 basis) obtained by the student in the B.Sc. program. In case the sum exceeds 110, the "cum Laude” (with honor) level of distinction is acknowledged. The score is established by the Degree Committee on the basis of the student's work, his/her skill to discuss it, and the Supervisor evaluation (the Supervisor proposes the evaluation, above all on the basis of the student's abilities to self-sufficiently develop the work, also considering how difficult it is).
The score will be awarded according to the following evaluation criteria:
3 - Very good (definitely higher than the average corresponding to the 10% top)
2 - Good (good work on average)
1 - Quite good 0 - Pass
In case of a definitely weak dissertation, the Degree Committee may reject the work (which is evaluated "Failed”) and ask the student to repeat the final examination.
9. The students have to submit their application form to the Deanery well in advance (deadlines will be stated at each examination session), containing the subject of the thesis approved by the Supervisor, the name of the Supervisor, the possible name of the Uzbek tutor and the place of carrying out the work. The Supervisor is required to confirm for acceptance to the Deanery via e-mail. The Dean in charge or - in case of absence - the Academic vice-Rector is required to approve the work assignment. The application is accepted or refused within a week and student is informed by the Deanery.
10. The proposed thesis subjects along with the corresponding Supervisor will be published on the TTPU educational web-platform (Moodle system). It is responsibility of the students to contact the Supervisor and ask him for a preliminary consensus.
Tashkent, September 22nd - 2014
Pro-Rector on Academic
and Scientific Matters Prof. Andrea De Marchi