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Printed study material written in self-instructional mode will be supplied to the candidates for all the courses of the programme. Asian Institute of Shipping and Logistics will send the continuous assessment assignment questions papers to the candidates. The assignment answer scripts should be in hand written mode. The completed continuous assessment assignment has to be submited to the course coordinator before their examination.


The Term End Examinations for Academic Year and Calendar Year students will be held during the month of June-July and December-January respectively on consecutive days.

Students have to submit their examination application form before two months along with the required fee in the second week of May / November respectively for June-July and December-January examinations.

The examination fee should be paid in the form of core banking challan / DD drawn in favour of ‘Tamil Nadu Open University’, payable at Chennai along with examination application form. For break-up details of examination fee candidates can visit the Tamil Nadu Open University website during April / October every year.

The Examination fee for the First Year Programme: Rs.3,170/-
The Examination fee for the Second Year Programme is: Rs.3,720/-


Tamil Nadu Open University has a two-tier system of evaluation.

i)  Continuous Evaluation mainly through assignment.
ii) Term –End Examinations / Project Work.

The candidate has to write assignment responses compulsorily before taking the Term End examination. The candidate has to send assignment responses to the coordinator, Asian Institute of Shipping and Logistics. The candidate should keep duplicate copies of assignment responses. The marks weightage given to assignment for continuous assignment (CA) is 25% of the maximum possible score. Besides continuous assessment the candidate has to take up Term End Examinations (carrying 75% weightage) for each theory course at the end of each semester which will be conducted by Tamil Nadu Open University. The minimum marks required for passing will be 50% in aggregate of both external and internal


• A candidate who obtains not less than 34 marks out of 75 marks in each paper in the external examination and 50% in the aggregate of both external examination and internal evaluation shall be declared to have passed.

• A candidate who secures 50% and above but less than 60% aggregate marks in all papers of the final examination shall be declared to have passed the examinations and placed in Second Class.

• A candidate who scores not less than 60% of the aggregate marks in all papers of the final examinations shall be declared to have passed the examinations and placed in First Class.

• A candidate who passes in First Class and who obtains not less than 75% of the marks in all papers shall be declared to have passed with distinction.


Section A: Answer 3 out 5 questions X 5 marks      = 15 marks
Section B: Answer 4 out of 7 questions X 15 marks = 60 marks
                                                      TOTAL      = 75 marks  
1. For all theory papers the university examinations is for 75 marks, with a break up of 15 marks for section A and 60 marks for section B.

Details as Follows:

  1. Section A consist of short answer questions (answer for each question not to exceed one page) carrying five marks each. The candidate have to answer any three out of five questions from section A.
  2. Section B shall consist of essay type questions / problems carrying fifteen marks each. The candidates have to answer any four out of seven questions from Section B.


After completing first year students have to re-register for the second year. Last date for the Re-registration for second year is as follows:

Academic Year

  1. Without Fine       :      30th September
  2. With a fine of Rs.10/- per month up to : 31st December

Calendar Year

  1. Without Fine       :      31st March
  2. With a fine of Rs.10/- up to : 30th June

If the candidate pays the Re-Registration fee after the last date stipulated, the candidate will be
Re-Registered only on the next relevant Academic / Calendar Year batch.