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9th Academic Council MINUTES

ANNA UNIVERSITY :: CHENNAI - 600 025

AN ABSTRACT OF THE MINUTES OF THE

NINTH MEETING OF THE ACADEMIC COUNCIL HELD ON 02.12.2006.

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Item moved by the Vice-chancellor

1. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the syllabi for Communication Skills


Laboratory course prescribed for the B.E. / B.Tech. Students of the
affiliated colleges under Regulations 2004.

Syllabus for Communication Skills Laboratory

RESOLVED FURTHER to offer the course during V and VI semester of


study to all the B.E. / B.Tech. Students of the affiliated colleges as per
the following scheme - I.
SCHEME - I

SEMESTER BRANCHES
All B.E. & B.Tech. Programme except B.E.
Fifth Semester (CSE), B.E. (ECE) and B.E (Mech.)

Sixth Semester B.E. (CSE), B.E. (ECE), and B.E (Mech.)

Special provision for students of the Third year

As far as the V semester students of the current academic year 2006 –


2007 are concerned this scheme - I could not be offered in the V
semester itself due to administrative reason. Hence, such students,
currently in Third year, shall follow the scheme given below.

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SEMESTER BRANCHES

Sixth Semester B.E. (CSE), B.E. (ECE), B.E. (EEE) &


B.Tech. (IT).
(Jan 2007- May 2007)
All other B.E. & B.Tech programmes other

Seventh Semester than the four progammes namely


B.E. (CSE), B.E. (ECE), B.E. (EEE) &
(July 2007 – Dec. 2007)
B.Tech. (IT).

2. RESOLVED TO APPROVE to amend the clause 10 of Regulation 2005 of


PG Programmes and Clause 12(i) of Regulations 2003 for B.Sc. and
M.Sc.(2 years and 5 years) Programme followed by the students of
affiliated colleges by including the following:
“Registration is mandatory for all the courses in the Current semester as
well as for arrear course(s) for the university examinations failing which the
candidate will not be permitted to move to the higher semester”.

Amended Clause 10 of Regulations 2005 for P.G. Programme


Amended Clause 12 (i) of Regulations 2003 for B.Sc. and M.Sc.(2 and 5 years) Programmes

3. RESOLVED TO introduce a new Clause 9.6 under Clause 9 of Regulation


2004 UG (Full-Time) [ including Annual Pattern ] and to introduce a new
clause 6.6 under Clause 6 of Regulation 2005 UG (Part-Time) followed by
the students of the affiliated colleges.

Withdrawal from the University Examinations

New Clause 9.6 of Regulations 2004 for B.E. & B.Tech


New Clause 6.6 of Regulations 2005 for B.E. & B.Tech (Part-time)

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4. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the decision to permit the following colleges to


start the M.E. / M.Tech. Programmes mentioned below and to ratify the
curriculum and syllabi for the I semester of the courses.

SL.NO. COLLEGE PROGRAMME

Raja College of Engineering and


Technology M.E. Soil Mechanics and
1. Foundation Engineering
S.V. Raja Nagar, Veerapanjan,
Madurai - 625 020.
St. Peter’s Engineering College
2. Tonakela Camp Road, Avadi, M.E.Instrumentation
Chennai – 600 054. Engineering

Rajalakshmi Engineering
3. College M.Tech. Biotechnology
Rajalakshmi Nagar, Thandalam
Village, Kancheepuram – 602 105.

5. RESOLVED TO amend the clause 13.2 of Revised Regulation 2001 and


Clause 13.2 of Regulations 2004 for B.E. & B.Tech. [Including Annual
Pattern ] relaxing the passing requirement and to implement the same
from April / May 2007 onwards.

Amended clause 13.2 of Revised Regulations 2001 for B.E. / B.Tech.

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Amended clause 13.2 of Regulations 2004 B.E. / B.Tech.2004.

FURTHER RESOLVED to include new clause 13.2 under clause 13 of


Revised Regulation 2002 and a new Clause 12.1.1 under clause 12 of
Regulations 2005 for PG Programmes relaxing the passing requirement
and to implement the same from April / May 2007 onwards.

New clause 13.2 of Regulations 2002 for PG Programmes


New Clause 12.1.1 of Regulations 2005 for PG Programmes

Item moved by the Chairmen of Faculties

FC: FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

6. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the decision taken by the Equivalence


Committee to prescribe additional courses and exemption of courses in
respect of candidates who joined in the affiliated colleges under
Regulations 2001 and rejoined, after break of study, under Regulations
2004.

Additional courses and exemption of courses

7. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the modified syllabus for CE056 Air Pollution


Management listed as elective for B.E. Civil Engineering of Revised
Regulation 2001followed by the students of the affiliated colleges.

CE056 Air Pollution Management - REVISED

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8. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the curriculum and syllabi for 2 to 4
semesters including electives courses for M.E. Degree Programme in
Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering under Regulations 2005 to
be followed by the affiliated colleges.

M.E. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - 2 to 4 semester

9. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the grouping of electives (semester wise)


of B.E. Civil Engineering of Regulations 2004 to be followed by the
affiliated colleges.

Grouping of Electives – B.E. Civil Engineering

FM: FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

10. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the decision taken by the Equivalence


Committee to prescribe additional courses and exemption of courses in
respect of candidates who joined in the affiliated colleges under
Regulations 2001 and rejoined, after break of study, in the B.E. Degree
programmes offered under Faculty of Mechanical Engineering under
Regulation 2004.

Additional courses and exemption of courses

11. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the modification in curriculum and syllabi of


the certain courses of M.E. Computer Aided Design and M.E. Product
Design and Development offered in affiliated colleges.

i) M.E. Computer Aided Design

CD1652 Metallic Material and Manufacturing Processes


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ii) M.E. Product Design and Development

PD1653 Non Metals and Manufacturing Processes

12. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the shifting of Elective courses AE 1005 –


Wind Tunnel Technique from VI semester to VII semester and AE 1002 –
Space Mechanics from VI semester to VIII semester of B.E. Aeronautical
Engineering under Regulations 2004 to be followed by the student of
the affiliated colleges.

13. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the changes made in the syllabus, for I Year
annual pattern stream, for the course EE 1X02 Basics of Electrical and
Electronic Engineering to be followed by the Affiliated Engineering
Colleges

EE 1X02 Basics of Electrical and Electronic Engineering – Revised

14. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the syllabi for the special elective courses to be
followed by the students doing Ph.D programme in the Faculty of
Mechanical Engineering.
1. Secondary Steel Making
2. Advanced Steel Making
3. Special Optimization
4. Distributed Inventory Model
5. Theory of Metal Cutting
6. Mechanical Sheet metal forming
7. Catalytic Converter Design Durability
8. Bio Fuel in I.C. Engines

FE: FACULTY OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

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15. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the decision taken by the Equivalence
committee to prescribe additional courses and exemption of courses in
respect of candidates who joined under Regulations 2001 and rejoined,
after break of study, under Regulation 2004 in the B.E. Degree
Programmes of Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

Additional courses and exemption of courses

16. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the curriculum and syllabi for the 2 to 4


semesters including electives courses for M.E.Instrumentation
Engineering under Regulations 2005 to be followed by the affiliated
colleges.

M.E. Instrumentation Engineering - 2 to 4 semesters

17. RESOLVED TO AND APPROVE the syllabus for special elective Nano
Electronics for the students of Ph.D programme under Faculty of Electrical
Engineering.
Special Elective - Nano Electronics

RESOLVED FURTHER to include the course “Nano Electronics” as an


elective in all M.E. programmes in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

FI:FACULTY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

18. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the syllabus for electives course


“CS1024 Enterprise Application Development using FOSS of the B.E
(Computer Science Engineering), B.Tech (Information Technology)

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under Regulations 2001 and Regulations 2004 and MCA Degree
Programme under Regulations 2005 followed by the affiliated colleges.

CS1024 Enterprise Application Development using FOSS

19. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the change of the course title of the


elective course as “Free Open Source Software” instead of “Free
Open Source Software - I”.

EXISTING COURSE CODE REVISED COURSE CODE


PROGRAMME
& COURSE TITLE & COURSE TITLE
CS1023 Free Open Source CS1023 Free Open Source
B.E. CSE / IT Software - I Software
MC1634 Free Open Source MC1634 Free Open Source
MCA Software - I Software

20. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the inclusion of an elective course “WS1622


Wireless LAN” in M.E.(Communication System) under Regulations 2005
to be followed by the affiliated engineering colleges with effect from
academic year 2006-2007.

“WS1622 Wireless LAN”

21. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the following special electives


recommended for Ph.D & M.S. (by Research) Programmes under the
Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering.

1. Brain Control Interface


2. Human-computer Interaction &Usability Engineering
3. Biometrics for Network Security

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4. Medical Image Retrieval
5. Wireless Sensor Network
6. Performance Evaluation of Computer System & Network
7. Content Based Information Retrieval
8. Pattern Recognition
9. Trusted Services &Public Key Infrastructure
10. Game Theory
11. Speech and Music Signal Processing
12. Peer-to-Peer Computing

22. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the inclusion of “CP054 Software Project


Management” as an additional elective course for M.E (Computer
Science and Engineering Degree programme of Regulation 2002
followed by the affiliated engineering colleges with effect from the
academic year 2006-2007.

CP054 Software Project Management

23. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the decision taken by the Equivalence


Committee in prescribe additional courses and exemption of courses in
respect of candidates who joined under Regulations 2001 and after
break of study, rejoined under Regulation 2004 in the B.E.Degree
Programmes offered under the Faculty of Information and Communication
Engineering.

Additional courses and exemption of courses

24. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the proposal to shift the theory course


“MA1251 Numerical Methods” to the list of electives as “MA1011
Numerical Methods” and to introduce an additional elective slot in the
curriculum prescribed for VI semester of B.E. Electronics and
Communication Engineering of Regulations 2004 followed by the students
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admitted during the year 2004-2005 & 2005-2006 in affiliated engineering
colleges.

25. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the modified eligibility qualification for MCA


under Regulation 2005 (Table 1 of Clause 2.1.1. of Regulations 2005 for
P.G. Programmes IV. Faculty of Information and Communication
Engineering)
The following shall be the eligibility criteria for admission to MCA degree.
Table 1
IV Faculty of Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering
1.Any degree and
The candidate should have studied
7. Master of Computer Applications
core mathematics either at +2 level or
(M.C.A.)
Mathematics / statistics as one of the
subject at the degree level

FT: FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY

26. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the curriculum and syllabi for III and IV
semesters B.Tech. Food Technology to be followed by the affiliated
engineering colleges.
Curriculum and Syllabi for III & IV semester B.Tech. Food Technology

27. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the modification of eligibility qualification for


admission to M.Tech. Renewable Energy with effect from the academic
year 2006-2007.
Eligible entry qualification to M.Tech. Renewable Energy

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28. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the approval of syllabi for special electives for
Ph.D. programme offered during June 2006 – April 2007 under Faculty of
Technology.
Recombinant DNA Technology

Instrumental Methods in Bio-Technology

29. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the curriculum, syllabi for II semester only and
the corresponding elective courses of M.Tech. Bio-technology to be
followed by the affiliated colleges.
RESOLVED FURTHER that the eligibility qualification for admission to
M.Tech. Biotechnology shall be B.Tech. Biotechnology / Industrial
Biotechnology.
Curriculum and Syllabi only for the II semester M.Tech. Biotechnology

30. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the Re-arrangement of elective subjects


offered to B.Tech. (Bio-technology) from VI to VIII semesters under
regulation – 2004.

31. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the Re-arrangement of practical courses of III


to VIII semester for B.Tech. Biotechnology to be followed by the students
admitted under annual pattern.

32. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the decision taken by the Equivalence


Committee in prescribing additional courses and exemption of
courses in respect of candidates who joined under Regulations 2001
and, after break of study, rejoined under Regulation 2004 in the
B.Tech. Degree Programmes offered under Faculty of Technology.

Additional courses and exemption of courses


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33. RESOLVED TO APPROVE to change of core course title for FT1255


Dyeing, Printing and Pollution Control as FT1255 Chemical
Processing of Textile and Garments prescribed for IV semester B.Tech.
Textile Technology (Fashion Technology) under Annual Pattern (2006 –
2007 onwards).

34. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the inclusion of lab course FT 1204 Fashion


Illustration Lab in the III semester B.Tech. Textile Technology (Fashion
Technology) instead of Mechanical Engineering Lab to be followed by
the students admitted under Annual Pattern.

FA: FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING

35. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the inclusion of new course “AR1455 Disaster


Mitigation and Management” as a core course in the VIII semester B.Arch.
Degree programme under Regulation 2004 to be followed by the affiliated
colleges, to approve the syllabus and the subsequent revision in the
curriculum structure from VIII to X semesters.

“AR1455 Disaster Mitigation and Management”


Revised Curriculum structure for VIII to X semester

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36. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the permission granted to the students of affiliated
colleges to move to the V semester in spite of arrears in the theory courses
of I semester pending amendment to the clause - 11 under Regulation –
2004 for B.Arch / B.Arch. (Interior Design).

37. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the amendments to Clause 11 of Regulation


2004 for B.Arch. / B.Arch. (Interior Design) followed by the affiliated
colleges to permit the students of affiliated colleges to move to the higher
semesters.
Amended clause 11 of Regulation 2004 for B.Arch.

38. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the decision taken by the equivalence


Committee in prescribing additional courses and exemption of courses in
respect of candidates who joined under Regulations 2001 and, after break
of study, rejoined under Regulation 2004 in the B.Arch. Degree
Programmes offered under Faculty of Architecture and Planning.

Additional courses and exemption of courses

39. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the revised eligible entry qualification for


admission to B.Arch. / B.Arch. (Interior Design) of Regulation 2004 followed
by the affiliated colleges with effect from the academic year 2006-2007
onwards.
Modified clause2.1 Regulations 2004 for B.Arch.

40. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the AMENDMENTS to the clauses 7.4, 9.5


and 10.3 regarding the passing requirement for evaluating “Architectural
Design” for B.Arch. / B.Arch. (Interior Design) Degree Programme under

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Regulation 2004 offered by affiliated colleges with effect from the
academic year 2006-2007 onwards.
Clauses 7.4, 9.5 and 10.3 of Regulations 2004 for B.Arch.

PASSING REQUIREMENTS FOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

SL.NO. EXAMINATION MAXIMUM MINIMUM


a. Internal Assessment 100 50*
b. Viva-Voce 100 45*
c. End Semester 100 45
Total 300 150**
* A minimum mark required to appear for end semester examination
** Aggregate of a+b+c.

41. RESOLVED TO APPROVE minor corrections and modifications in certain


clauses of Regulation 2004 for B.Arch. to be followed by the affiliated
colleges with effect from the academic year 2006-2007 onwards.
Minor Modified clauses 3.1, 9.6 & 16 of Regulation 2004 for B.Arch.

FS: FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES

42. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the syllabi for the following electives for the
students of Ph.D programme under Faculty of Science and Humanities.

1. Biosensor and Instrumentation


2. Domination in Graphs
3. Domination Related Functions in Graphs
4. Crystal Growth and Spectroscopy

43. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the syllabus for the course AG096 Geology for
Irrigation Engineers to be offered by the Department of Geology of Anna
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University to the students of B.E. Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering and
B.E Civil Engineering of Anna University.

44. RESOLVED TO RATIFY the modifications of the course title “MA1301


Special Functions, Differential Equations and Z transforms” prescribed for V
semester B.Tech. (Textile Technology / Chemical Engineering)
Programmes as “MA1301 SPECIAL FUNCTIONS” and the revision of it’s
syllabus to be followed by the students of affiliated engineering colleges.
MA1301 SPECIAL FUNCTIONS

FB: FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

45. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the Regulations to be followed by the


candidates to be admitted to MBA / MCA degree programme through
Distance mode from the academic year 2006-2007 onwards.

Regulations 2006 for M.B.A / M.C.A – Distance Mode

46. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the curriculum and syllabi for the MBA
programmes through distance mode in Anna University.

M.B.A. programme by Distance Mode – Curriculum and Syllabi

47. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the syllabus for special elective ‘Emotional


Intelligence’ for the students of Ph.D programme offered under Faculty of
Management Sciences.

Emotional Intelligence

FR. RESEARCH BOARD.


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48. The existing and proposed amendment to Clause 18.2 of Ph.D Regulations
of Anna University
Clause 18.2 of Ph.D Regulations of Anna University

EXISTING AMENDED
Clause 18.2 Clause 18.2

Five copies of thesis shall be prepared in Three copies of thesis shall be prepared in
accordance with the format and accordance with the format and specification
specification prescribed. Thesis shall be prescribed.
submitted within three months from the
Thesis shall be submitted on completion of a
approval of the Synopsis by the Doctoral
minimum of 30 days and a maximum of three
Committee along with three copies of the
months from the date of approval of the
abstract of the thesis in about 400 words.
synopsis by the Doctoral Committee along with
Under no circumstances, the thesis
three copies of the abstract of the thesis each in
submission can be delayed except under
English and Tamil (in about 400 words).
extra ordinary special circumstances, where
Under no circumstances, the thesis submission
an extension of three months may be
can be delayed except under extra ordinary
permissible with the recommendation of the
special circumstances, where an extension of
Doctoral Committee.
three months may be permissible with the
recommendation of the Doctoral Committee.

49. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the inclusion of a new Clause 3.3 to Clause 3 of


Ph.D. and M.S. (By Research) Regulations of Anna University, regarding
the change of category for Research Scholar after their confirmation.
The following new Clause 3.3 is to be included under the Clause 3 of Ph.D /
M.S. (By Research) Regulations of Anna University.

Clause 3.3 change of category


3.3.1. To permit the change of category of registration only after the issue
of confirmation of the provisional registration of the research
scholar.

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3.3.2. To permit change of category of registration in cases where such
changes is required before confirmation, subject to the approval of
the Research Board.

50. RESOLVED TO APPROVE the grant of course equivalency for MS. (By
Research) in Engineering / Technology as equivalent to the M.E. / M.Tech.
Programmes offered in Faculty of Engineering / Technology for the purpose
of employment / Admission to Ph.D. Programme in Anna University.

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