Undergraduate : (CBCS System)

The following three year programme leads to the degree of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/ Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)/ Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com - Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ offered by the college as prescribed by the university.

1 Humanities 1.  English B.A.
Honours/ General
2.  Hindi
3.  Philosophy
4.  Sanskrit
5.  Urdu
2 Social Sciences 1.  Economics B.A
Honours/ General.
2.  History
3.  Political Science
4.  Psychology
5. Mathematics
3 Science 1.  Botany B.Sc.
Honours/ General
2.  Chemistry
3.  Mathematics
4.  Physics
5.  Zoology
4 Commerce Alternative groups of subjects prescribed in the B.Com. Syllabus B.Com.
Honours/ General

Courses of Study for CBCS

An applicant for the B.A. (Hons) course shall taken Core subject and Generic subjects.

  • Sem - I
    • Core Paper : Two
    • Generic Paper : One
    • AECC : One
  • Sem - II
    • Core Paper : Two
    • Generic Paper : One
    • EVS.
  • Sem - III
    • Core Paper : Three
    • Generic Paper : One
    • SEC


‘Course’ means a subject.

  • ‘Core Course’ means a compulsory subject chosen by the student as core requirement of the subject chosen from subjects enlisted in Table-1.
  • ‘Elective Course’ means a course which can be chosen from a pool which may be specific/supportive to the subject or nurture the candidate’s proficiency/skill.

‘Discipline Specific Elective’ (DSE) Course : Elective Course related to core subject prescribed in the concerned syllabus.

‘Project/Dissertation’ : ‘Project’ means work undertaken to acquire special/advanced knowledge in a particular field under the supervision of a teacher; the report of the details of the project is ‘Dissertation’.

‘Generic Elective’ (GE) : An elective course chosen generally from an unrelated discipline/subject enlisted in Annexure – 2 and shall be a subject other than the core subject opted for.

‘Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course’ (AECC) : A compulsory course designed to enhance communication ability and environmental concern comprising

  • English/MIL Communication
  • Environmental Science.

‘Skill Enhancement Course’ (SEC) : A course designed to enhance/provide skill in a field chosen by the candidate from the alternatives enumerated in the Annexure-1.

‘Credit’ : It is a fixed teaching hour course. 1 Credit = 15 Hours of Teaching.

Credit Hours means hours of teaching. Contact Hour (CH) is in correspondence to the Credit value. For example, a theory paper having 3 Credits shall have a minimum of 3 Contact Hours in a week. For Practical classes and Field Work every Two Hours shall make 1 (one) Contact Hour. One Contact Hour shall normally be of 60 minutes duration.

Illustration: in 17 working weeks in a semester, a paper having 4 Credits shall have a total of 17x4 = 68 CH.

‘Week’ means a 6 day working week consisting of minimum 30 working hours.

‘Academic Year’ means program session from July to June divided into two semesters.

‘Semester’ means six months teaching and evaluation as part of the total program.A semester normally comprises 15 teaching weeks and 5 weeks for the conduct of examinations and evaluation.

‘Modern Indian Language’ (MIL) : The following shall be treated as Modern Indian Language for the purpose of this Regulation:Hindi,Bangla,Urdu,Khortha,Nagpuria,Kurukh, Mundariand Santhali.


  • Three Academic sessions divided into six semesters.
  • The duration of Semester I, III and V shall be from July to December (6 months).
  • The duration of Semester II, IV and VI shall be from January to June (6 months).
  • A candidate who fails to clear all the semester examinations in a maximum period of six academic sessions from the date of his/her first admission in first semester shall have to take admission in the first semester afresh if he/she desires the degree.

Pass Marks : A minimum of 40% in theory and practical papers separately; and 50% in the dissertation paper. The marks obtained in all the theory papers of a Core Subject in a semester shall be added to determine pass marks, but a candidate who fails to secure pass marks in the core subject may clear that particular paper only the marks of which will fetch him/her at least 40% in the aggregate of all the core papers of that semester.

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