MLACW (now mLAC) is an institution of excellence located strategically in the vicinity of national institutes of repute, such as Indian Institute of Science, Institute of Wood Science & Technology, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Raman Research Institute and Central Power Research Institute.

Exam Guidelines

Internal Assessment (IA)

  • For each semester, there will be two tests of one-and-a-half-hour duration for UG & PG. The tests will be held in the month of August and September for odd semesters and in March and April for even semesters.

  • No re-test will be given for the IA Test. However in special cases where the student represents the college in activities like NCC, NSS and sports during the test period, they shall be given a retest, provided they are deserving candidates.

 Maximum and Minimum marks in IA

  • For subjects with maximum marks of 100, the maximum IA marks is 50.

  • For subjects with maximum marks of 70, the maximum IA marks is 30.

  • For practical papers, the maximum IA marks is 15.

  • There are no minimum Internal Assessment marks.

End-Semester Examinations (ESE) 

  • The examination for the theory as well as practical courses is held at the end of the semesters. 

  • The duration of ESE is 3 hours but may vary for certain courses. 

  • ESE for theory subjects will be conducted for 100 or 70 marks.

  • ESE for Practical subjects will be conducted for 35 marks (for UG) and 70 marks for PG.

  • Students may be allowed only a 2-year period, beyond the normal period, to clear the backlog papers and be qualified for the Degree. No student shall be given the time beyond the extended period of 2 years.

Attendance & Minimum for Pass


  • 75% attendance is mandatory in each theory/Practical paper to take up the End Semester Examination (ESE).

  • A student who is not eligible to write the semester examination has to repeat the semester.

  • A maximum of 5 marks are awarded to the candidate based on the following attendance percentage:

Attendance Percentage


95% -100% 

05 marks 

90% - 94% 

04 marks 

85% - 89% 

03 marks 

80% - 84% 

02 marks 

75% - 79% 

01 mark 


 Minimum for Pass

  • No minimum marks required for Internal Assessment as well as for Co-curricular & Extra-curricular Activities.

  • A candidate shall be declared passed only if she secures a minimum of 25 marks out of a maximum marks of 70 or 35 marks out of a maximum of 100 marks in the End Semester Theory, as well as a minimum of 40% overall, including End Semester Theory and IA.

  • The minimum for Pass in the End Semester Practical Examination is 12 marks out of a maximum of 35 as well a minimum of 40% (20 out of 50) overall, including End Semester Practical and IA.



For UG

For PG

  • As there is double valuation for all the End Semester papers of the PG Courses, the photocopies of the answer scripts are not available. However the facility of revaluation of papers is available.

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