Project I Syllabus

Course Title: Project I (2 Cr.)

Course Code: CACS256

Year/ Semester: II/IV

Class Load: 4 Hrs./Week (Practical: 4 Hrs.)

Course Description

This is fully practical course and expects the practical implementation of the concept learnt by students during first two years of their study. However, it should not be limited to the boundary of syllabus. So, the students can go beyond this and make their project work more realistic and technically sophisticated.

Course Objectives

The general objectives of this project work are to make student able in implementing concepts learnt by fourth semester so that they will be able to develop application of their own choice.


  • Students will work individually or in pairs on a minor project of their choice, mostly related to development of a computer application for a real life situation.
  • Students have to defend their project proposals at the beginning of fourth semester (within 20 days from their class day of fourth semester).
  • Students must present midterm progress report of their project work and defend it in 12th week of fourth semester.
  • At the end of the semester they must present well documented reports of their project works in the standard format, which will be assessed by their Project Advisors and defend the tasks what they have done then they will have to appear a viva voice conducted by a group of internal and external experts.


Examination Scheme

Internal Assessment

External Assessment










Evaluation will be done in the following three stages:

First Stage (Proposal Defense Phase): Its weightage 10% of the total mark. Evaluation will be done based on the followings:

  1. Project Proposal
  2. Project Plan
  3. Budgeting

Second Stage: 70% of total mark shall be based on the following:

Work Done (50%)

  1. System Design
  2. Thoroughness
  3. Understanding of methods used in the project
  4. Amount of work performed
  5. Level of achievement
  6. Ability to work with others
  7. Ability to identify problems
  8. Project planning skills.

Documentation (20%)

  1. Report organization
  2. Writing style
  3. Completeness of the report
  4. Readability
  5. Organization and analysis of data and results

Third Stage (Viva – Voice: 20%)

An oral defense of the project work should be conducted on the last week of the fourth semester. The defense will be evaluated by external examiners (external to the department or from industries). The oral defense will carry 20% of total marks.