Admission Rules

 

 

REGULATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE THREE-YEAR B.A./B.SC./B.COM. (HONOURS, GENERAL AND MAJOR) AND B.MUS. (HONOURS AND GENERAL) COURSES OF STUDIES

 

Admission Qualifications

1. A candidate may be admitted to the first year of three-year B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. (Honours/General/Major) or B.Mus. (Honours/Major) Courses of Studies on passing H.S. (10+2) Examination in General or Vocational Stream conducted by West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent examination conducted by other state Board/Council, or Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya or National Open School recognizedby the Distant Learning Council subject to the fulfilment of the conditions mentioned below :

In case of other Board/Council, a candidate shall have to pass in five recognized subjects of full marks not being less than 100 each of which one shall be English. A candidate passing in four subjects shall not be eligible to such admission to the Course.

Marks obtained in top five subjects shall be considered to ascertain the aggregate marks of a candidate passing the examination under grade system. Also for candidates passing the H.S. (10+2) Examination from the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education under old system, marks obtained in top five subjects shall be considered to determine the aggredate marks (CSR/41/07, dt. 29.03.07).

Marks obtained in Environmental Education as a compulsory subject at the H.S. Education or its equivalent shall not be taken into account for calculating the aggregate marks in top five subjects for the purpose of admission at the degree course of studies under this University (vide Circular no. C.S./1491/07, dt. 04.06.07 issued by the Secretary, Councils for U.G. Studies, C.U.)

Students of the (10+2) level passing out from the All India Boards/ Councils (i.e. C.b.S.E., I.S.C. and National Institute of Open Schooling) need not require to submit the Migration Certificate for getting registration under this University, (Vide ref. No. R/103/circular )2007) dt. 22.05.07 oof the Register, C.U.).

2. No candidate shall be allowed for admission after a lapse or more than 3 years from the year of passing the previous qualifying examination or discontinuation of recognised regular courses of study after passing the previous qualifying examination.

Explanation : The year of admission will not be taken into account while calculating 3 years from the year of passing the previous qualifying examination.

3. A candidate taking up honours Course in a subject must obtain :

(i) A minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination (in case of B.Mus. Hons. 45% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject Music in the pre-qualifying examination) Vide Notification No-CSR/37/06, dated 21.8.06

OR

(ii) 55% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination (in case of B.Mus. Hons. 50% marks in the subject at the pre-qualifying examination)

OR

(iii) 50% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject in his/her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied (in case of B.Mus. Hons. 45% marks in the aggregate when the candidate when the candidate has not studied the subject Music in his/her previous qualifying examination). Admission will be made on the basis of test held by the college authority for the purpose.

However, candidates belonging to the Schedule Castes or Scheduled Tribe community taking up Honours Course of study must have obtained a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate or 40% marks in the subject or related subjects at the previous qualifying examinations, as the case may be.

4. For the B.A. or B.Sc. (Honours, General and Major) Course of studies, a candidate is required to choose his/her Honours and two/three elective subjects, as the case may be, from among Group I to VIII by taking not more than one subject from any of the groups mentioned hereunder.

GROUPS :

Gr. i : Physics, Zoology, Education, Home Science Extension Education, Social Science, Film Studies, Physical Education, Human Rights, Russian.

Gr. ii : Human Development, History, Ancient Indian and World History, Islamic History & Culture, Mathematics

Gr. iii : Chemistry, Sociology, Defence Studies, Music, Household Art, Pali, Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Biochemistry

Gr. iv : Botany, Economics, Food and Nutrition

Gr. v : Geology, Political Science, Electronics

Gr. vi : Geography, Molecular Biology, Psychology, Philosophy, Microbiology, Journalism & Mass Communication.

Gr. vii : Statistics, Physiology, English

Gr. viii : Anthropology, Computer Science, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Gujrati, French, Linguistics.

5. A candidate shall be allowed to take up the subject(s) under heading ‘(A)’ if he/she has passed the subjects(s) under heading ‘(B)’ at the previous qualifying examination.

Sl. No.
A
Sl. No.
B
1. Mathematics 1. Mathematics/Business Mathematics of ISC
2. Statistics 2. Statistics/Business Mathematics of ISC/Mathematics
3. Physics 3. Physics and Mathematics
4. Chemistry 4. Chemistry
5. Zoology 5. Zoology/ Biology/ Biotechnology
6. Botany 6. Botany/ Biology/ Biotechnology
7. Physiology 7. Physiology/ Biology/ Biotechnology
8. Geology 8. Geology/ Geography/ Physics and Chemistry
9. Molecular Biology 9. Biology/ Biotechnology and Chemistry/ Physics
10. Microbiology 10. Biology/ Biotechnology and Chemistry/ Physics
11. Computer Science 11. Computer Application/ Computer Science/ Physics and Mathematics
12. Electronics 12. Electronics/ Physics and Mathematics
13. Commerce 13. Accountancy/ Business Econonomics including Business Mathematics / Business Organisation / Mathematics / Economics / Statistics/ Commerce / Accounts/ Book Keeping/ Business Studies/ Financial Accounting / Office Practice and Secretial Practice/ Elements of Cost Accountancy and Auditing / Book Keeping/ Business Mathematics

 

6. Some Special Conditions for admission to Honours Courses in Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Economics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology, Food and Nutrition, Education, Philosophy, Anthropology, Sociology, Botany and Zoology :

i) For admission to the B.Com. Honours courses in ‘Accounting and Finance’ or ‘Marketing’, the word “subject” or ‘related subject’ shall mean the following :

Accountancy, Business Economics including Business Mathematics, Business organisation, Mathematics, Business mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Business Studies, Office Practice and Secretarial Practice, Financial Accounting, Elements of Cost Accountancy and Auditing, Book Keeping, Commerce, Cost Accountancy and Priciples of Mnagement.

ii) Economics : A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Economics if he/she has passed in Mathematics at the H.S. Examination (10+2) conducted by West Bengal Council of H.S. Education or its equivalent examination in Mathematics/ Business Mathematics of ISc. Students who passed Business Economics including Business Economics including Business Math in H.S. (10+2) level from W.B. Council of H.S. Education are not eligible for admission in the Honours Course in Economics.

iii) Mathematics : A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Mathematics if he/she has passed in Mathematics at the previous qualifying examination. However, a candidate who has passed Business Mathematics is not eligible for admission to Mathematics Honours Course.

iv) Chemistry : A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Chemistry if he/she has passed Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at the previous qualifying examination.

v) Biochemistry : A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Biochemistry if he/she has passed Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology/Biotechnology at the previous qualifying examination.

A Candidate of B.Sc. (Honours) in Biochemistry shall have to take up elective subjects as stand hereunder and in conformity with grouping of subjects :

a) Any one of the subjects : Physics / Mathematics / Statistics

b) Any one of the subjects : Zoology / Botany / Microbiology / Physiology / Molecular Biology.

vi) Microbiology : A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Microbiology if he/she has passed the subject Biology/Biotechnology and Chemistry in the previous qualifying examination.

Subject Combination for Microbiology : Chemistry and any one of the following subjects:

a) Mathematics b) Physics c) Computer Science d) Botany e) Zoology f) Physiology.

vii) Physiology : A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Physiology if he/she has passed the subject Physiology/Biology/ Bio-technology and Chemistry in the previous qualifying examination. The subject Biology/Biotechnology may be treated as related subject.

viii) Food and Nutrition : A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Food and Nutrition if he/she has passed in Chemistry in the previous qualifying examination and have to take up Chemistry as one of the elective subjects.

ix) Education : the subject Psychology / Philosophy / Mathematics / Sociology / Economics / Political Science / History be treated as related subject.

x) Philosophy : The subject Philosophy be treated as related subject.

xi) Anthropology : The subject Psychology/Political Science be treated as related subject.

xii) Sociology : The subject Psychology/Political Science be treated as related subject.

xiii) Botany : The subject Biology/Biotechnology be treated as related subject.

xiv) Zoology : The subject Biology/Biotechnology be treated as related subject.

7. Divisions of Honours and General subjects in B.A./B.Sc. :

i) Humanities :

History English, Bengali
Ancient Indian & World History, Islamic History and Culture Hindi, Urdu, Russian
Political Science Sanskrit, Pali
Philosophy, Sociology, Education Arabic, Persian
Journalism & Mass Communication French, Gujrati
Music, Linguistics
Physical Education, Human Rights

ii) Science :

Physics Film Studies, Zoology
Chemistry Botany, Psychology
Mathematics Molecular Biology
Statistics Microbiology, Anthropology
Geology, Geography Physiology, Economics
Defence Studies Computer Science, Electronics
Biochemistry Physical Education

 

iii) Home Science :

Food and Nutrition Household Art
Human Development Social Science
Home Science Extension Education

8. A Candidate taking up Honours in B.A. Degree Course shall study :

i) Honours in any one subject of the Humanities Division and any other two subjects in the general course taking at least one from the Humanities Division.

However, that other things remaining the same, a candidate may take up Honours course in the B.A. in the following subjects without taking any other subject from the Division of Science/ Home Science in General Course.

a) Mathematics b) Geography c) Anthropology d) Psychology e) Economics f) Statistics

ii) Language : a) Compulsory English and b) one Major Indian Language (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali) or Alternative English

iii) Environmental Studies

9. A candidate taking up General Course of Study for the B.A. Degree shall study :

i) Any three subjects from Humanities Division

OR

Any two subjects from the Humanities Division and any one from the Science Division / Home Science Division.

ii) Language : a) Compulsory English and b) one Major Indian Language (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali) or Alternative English

iii) Environmental Studies

10. A Candidate taking up Honours Course for the B.Sc. Degree shall study :

Honours in any one subject from the Division of Science / Home Science and any other two subjects in General Course taking at least one from the Science/Home Science Division.

Language : Compulsory English and one Major Indian Language (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali) or Alternative English

Environmental Studies

11. A candidate taking up General Course for the B.Sc. Degree shall study :

Any three subjects from Science Division / Home Science

OR

Any two Subjects from the Science Division and one subject from the Humanities Division

Language : Compulsory English and one Major Indian Language (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali) or Alternative English

Environmental Studies

For awarding B.Sc. Degree, subjects under the Home Sc. Division shall be treated as the subjects of Science Division.

12. A candidate admitted in a college which is not affiliated in Music/Psychology/Russian or any other subject as combination subject, may study such a subject in another College/University department where the subject is taught, subject to the consent of the college/University department.

13. Candidates taking up Honours Course in their first year of study may be allowed to switch over to General Course by the Principal of respective colleges by the end of the year of admission.

14. College will not hold any elimination / qualifying test in the misway for students admitted to the Honours Courses of Studies at the degree level. However, college can hold test and examinations according to the precedence in vogue.

The Structure of the B.A., B.Sc., and B.Com. (Major) Degree Course

15. A candidate who secures a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate at the H.S. (10+2) or in an equivalent examination shall be eligible for admission to B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. (Major) Degree Course for Studies provided he/she has passed the said examination with 5 recognized subjects of which at least one is a English carrying not less than 100 as full marks.

16. However, candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe community taking up Major Course of Study must have obtained a minimum of 40% marks in the subject or related subjects at the previous qualifying examinations, as the case may be.

17. A candidate taking up Major course of Study for the B.A. Degree shall study :

One Major subject of Humanities Division.

Two Non-Major (Elective) subjects from the Humanities Division.

OR

One Non-Major (Elective) subject from the Humanities Division and One Non-Major (Elective) subject from Science Division / Professional Studies/ Home Science Division.

Language : Compulsory English and one Major Indian Language (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali) or Alternative English

Environmental Studies.

18. A candidate taking up Major course of Study for the B.Sc. Degree shall study :

One Major subject from the Science Division.

Two Non-Major (Elective) subjects from Science Division.

OR

One Non-Major (Elective) subject from the Humanities Division and One-Major (Elective) subject from the Science Division / Professional Studies/ Home Science Division.

Language : Compulsory English and one Major Indian Language (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali) or Alternative English

Environmental Studies.

19. A candidate taking up Major in B.Com. Degree Course shall study :

One Major subject from the Commerce Division.

All subjects of B.Com. General Course excepting those in Group-II

Language : Compulsory English and one Major Indian Language (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali) or Alternative English

Environmental Studies.

20. Division of Major Subjects :

Humanities :

Functional Hindi, Communicative English, Tourism and Travel Management, Advertising, Sales Promotion & Sales Management, Computer Applications, Principles and Practices of Insurance.

Commerce :

Office Management and Secretarial Practice, Tax Procedure and Practices, Advertising, Sales Promotion & Sales Management, Tourism and Travel Management, Computer Applications, Principles and Practices of Insurance.

Science :

Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Fish and Fisheries, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Sericulture, Computer Applications, Advertising, Sales Promotion & Sales Management, Instrumentation, Computer Maintenance, Electronics Equipment Maintenance, Food Science and Quality Control, Mass Communication and Video Production, Forestry and Wild Life Management.

21. Students of B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. (major) Degree Course of Studies shall have to take up subject combination as indicated hereunder and in conformity with the undermentioned regulations and with the relevant Regulation in force relating to grouping of subjects for B.A./ B.Sc., B.Com. (Honours and General) Course of studies.

EXAMINATION REGULATIONS FOR B.A./B.SC./B.COM. (HONOURS, GENERAL AND MAJOR) AND B.MUS. (HONOURS AND GENERAL) COURSES OF STUDIES INTRODUCED FROM THE ACADEMIC SESSION 2006-2007 UNDER 1+1+1 EXAMINATION SYSTEM

1. Examination under the New Three-Year B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.Mus. Honours/General/Major Degree course will be conducted in three parts : Part-I, Part-II and Part-III with Part-I Examination to be held ordinarily in June at the end of first year of study; Part-II Examination to be held ordinarily in May at the end of second year of study and Part-III Examination to be held ordinarily in April at the end of third year of study.

A candidate shall be deemed to have prosecuted a regular course of study in an affiliated college/institution if he/she has attended at least 75% of the lectures delivered and 75% of practical classes separately held in each of his/her subject(s)/group(s) of subjects concerned of each part of the B.A./ B.Sc., B.Com. Honours/General/Major Degree course.

A candidate attending less than 75% but not below 60% of attendance in one or more subject(s)/ group(s) of subjects shall be declared ‘Non-Collegiate’ and may be allowed to appear at the concerened examination on payment of requisite Non-Collegiate Fees.

A candidate attending less than 60% lectures delivered and practical classes held in one or more subject(s)/group(s) of subjects shall be declared ‘Discollegiate’ and shall be debarred from appearing at the examination. Attendance in a Subject/group of subjects shall be counted from the date of commencement of classes.

2. First Year classes for B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./Honours General and Major courses of studies shall commence ordinarily within thirty days from the date of publication of results of the H.S. Examination of the year conducted by the West Bengal Coucil of Higher Secondary Education.

Second year and third year classes shall commence ordinarily within 7 days from the date of completion of Part-I/Part-II Examination of the year and students should report for provisional enrolment to their respective institutions accordingly.

3. An affiliated college/institution shall submit application forms duly filled-in by the candidates intending to appear at the said examination(s) within the last date fixed by the University to the Controller of Examinations.

Admit Card for an examination shall not be issued to the college concerned in favour of a candidate unless his/her application is duly filled-up in all respects and particularly in regard to :

date of admission to the first year class, year of first appearence in the examination of the part concerned and year(s) of appearence in the Part-I, Part-II, and Part-III Examinations, as the case may be, together with the results thereof and such other information as may be required from time to time and duly endorsed by the Principal testifying his/her good conduct, satisfactory performance at the class tests and requisite attendance record in theoritical and practical classes in each of the subjects in which he/she intends to appear, appearence at the preparatory test.

The scheme for holding tests shall be as under :

For students of first year course of study-

Regular class tests (at least 4) for every General subjects and (at least 2) for each of Compulsory English and Major Indian Language shall be held. The total marks comprising all class tests in a subject shall be at least 100 for General subjects and at least 50 for Compulsory English and Major Indian Language.

Regular class tests (at least 4) for Honours/Major subject shall be held. The total marks comprising all class tests shall be at least 100.

Note : The last class test for any subject shall be preferably not before the last week of March (vide Notification no. CST/59/07, dt. 8.6.07). The class tests shall be held in such a manner that the minimum number of teaching days in an affiliated college as stipulated in maintained.

For Honours/Major candidates there shall be preparatory examinations of all the theoritical Honours/Major papers in the first week of May.

University shall not issue Admit Card for Part-I Examination.

Note : All colleges shall send to the University a list of students who have failed to appear at the prepatory test at least 21 days before the commencement of Part-I Examination mentioning Roll & no. and the Regn. No. and Session as printed in the application forms for Part-I Examination of such students.

For students of second year course of study same scheme as first year course of study shall be applicable as follows :

The last class test for any subject shall be held preferably not before last week of February (vide Notification no. CST/59/07, dt. 8.6.07).

The preparatory test shall be held in the first week of April.

For students of third year course of study same scheme as second year course of study shall be applicable as follows :

The last class test for any subject shall be held preferably not before last week of January (vide Notification no. CSR/59/07, dt. 8.6.07)

The praparatory test shall be held in the first week of March.

Besides fulfilling all other criteria, an Honours candidate is required to secure at least 35% marks in aggregate in class tests (30% in theoritical and practical portions separately but 35% in aggregate in case of subject having practical) in the honours subject in order to be sent up for Part-I/II/III Examination.

A candidate appearing at the Part-I/Part-II Examination of the B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./(Honours, General and Major) courses shall submit with his/her application form such fees as may be prescribed from time to time by the University.

A candidate who fails who fails to pass/qualify or to present himself/herself at an examination or does not fulfil the requirements for the receipt of an Admit Card shall not be entitled to claim refund of fees.

A candidate who applies for admission to subsequent examination(s) shall be required to pay on each occasion such fees as prescribed from time to time.

Physically handicapped candidates are exempted from the fees for University Examinations (vide Notification no. CSR/44/(Cir)/07, dt. 4.4.07).

A candidate who has prosecuted a regular a regular course of study for the first year of the three-year course shall have to appear at the Part-I Examinations within two years from the year from the year of admission to the Course failing which he/she shall have to prosecute a fresh course of study from the first year provided however, that such candidate shall not be entitled to seek such readmission to the first year class beyond six years of his /her passing the previous qualifying examination.

A candidate who has prosecuted a regular a regular course of study for the second year of three-year course shall have to appear and qualify in Part-I and Part-II Examinations within a span of five years including the year of first appearence in Part-I Examination failing which he/she shall have to prosecute a fresh course of study from the first year subject to the provision of clause 5 of these Regulations.

Criteria for General course students to continue in the second year class :

A candidate shall have to secure pass/qualifying marks as defined subsequently hereunder in at least two subjects/group(s) of subjects including at least one elective subjects including at least one elective subject group of subjects (i.e. subject other than Environmental Studies and Language Group) at the Part-I Examination in order to be eligible to continue in the second year class and to appear at Part-II Examination along with the Part-I Examination in the failed subjects, if any, in subsequent years, otherwise he/she shall be required to withdraw from the second year class and appear at the subsequent Part-I Examination as a whole only and not along with Part-II Examination subject to clauses 5 and 6.

Criteria for Honours course students to continue in the second year class :

A candidate shall have to secure qualifying marks in the Honours subject as defined subsequently hereunder and shall have to secure pass/qualifying marks in at least two other subjects/ groups of subjects (i.e. subject other than Environmental Studies and Language Group) at the Part-I Examination in order to be eligible to continue in the second year Honours Class and to appear at the Part-II Examination along with the Part-I Examination in the failed subjects, if any, in subsequent years otherwise he/she shall have the following options subject to clauses 5 and 6 :

Status
Option(s)
Fulfilling the criteria in respect of other subjects and securing at least 25% marks separately in theoritical and practical portions wherever applicable but less than 35% marks in the honours subject Eligible to continue in the 2nd year classes in General course and to appear at the Part-II Examination with the Honours subject/Group of subjects converted to the corresponding General subject/group of subjects along with the Part-Examination in failed subjects, if any

OR

Withdraw from the 2nd year classes and appear at the Part-I Examination in the Honours papers and other failed subjects if any

Fulfilling the criteria in respect of other subjects and securing less than 25% in the Honours subject Eligible to continue in the 2nd year classes in General course and to appear at the Part-II Examination along with Part-I in the General subject corresponding to his/her Honours subject and other failed subject, if any

OR

Withdraw from the 2nd year classes and appear at the Part-I Examination in the Honours papers and other failed subjects if any

Not fulfilling the criteria in respect of other subjects and also securing less than 25% marks in the Honours subject Withdraw from the 2nd year classes and appear at the Part-I Examination as a whole
Not fulfilling the criteria in respect of other subjects but securing at least 25% (255 separately in theoritical and practical portion) in the Honours subject Eligible to continue in the 2nd year classes in General course and appear at the Part-II Examination with the Honours subject converted to the corresponding General subject along with the Part-Examination in failed subjects, if any provided he/she has secured pass/qualifying marks in at least any one of the other subjects/Group of subjects at the Part-I Examination.

OR

Withdraw from the 2nd year classes and appear at the Part-I Examination as a whole.

Criteria for Major course students to continue in the second year classes :

A candidate shall have to secure qualifying marks in the Major subject as defined subsequently hereunder and shall have to secure pass/qualifying marks in at least two other subjects/group(s) of subjects including at least one elective subject/group of subjects (i.e. subjects other than Environmental Studies and Language Group) at the Part-I Examination in order to be eligible to continue in the second year Major Class and to appear in the Part-II Examination along with the Par-I Examination in the failed subjects, if any, in subsequent years otherwise he/she shall have the options subject to clauses 5 and 6.

A candidate allowed to continue in the second year shall have the option to clear his/her failed subjects/groups of subjects of Part-I and Part-II Examinations in one or more chances within the stipulated period with passed/qualified subjects/groups of subjects remaining in credit.

A candidate qualifying in Part-I and Part-II Examinations shall be eligible to continue in the third year class and on competition of the regular course of study for the third year, appear at the Part-III Examination provided, however, that such a candidate shall have to appear at the Part-III Examination for the first time within two years and of his/her qualifying Part-I and Part-II Examinations and clear the Part-III Examination within three years from the year of qualifying Part-I and Part-II Examinations failing which he/she shall have to leave the course to prosecute a fresh course of study from the first year if otherwise eligible.

Criteria for General/Major course candidates to continue in the third year classes :

A candidate shall have to secure qualifying/pass marks in all the subjects of Part-I and Part-II Examinations separately and also Part-I and Part-II taken together as defined subsequently hereunder.

Criteria for Honours candidates to continue in the third year classes :

Candidates shall have to secure qualifying marks in the Honours subject in Part-I and Part-II Examinations separately and shall have to secure qualifying/pass marks in all other subjects of Part-I and Part-II Examinations separately as well as Part-I and Part-II taken together in order to be eligible to continue in the third year classes and appear at the Part-III Examination.

However, candidates failing to fulfil the above conditions shall have the following options:

Status
Option(s)
Qualifying in all the other subjects of Part-I and Part-II Examinations except Honours subject in Part-II Examination and securing at least 25% marks in Honours subject (25% separately in theoritical and practical portions wherever applicable) in Part-II Examination but not less than 30% in the Honours subject Part-I and Part-II taken together Eligible to continue in the 3rd year classes in General course and appear at the Part-III Examination with the Honours subject being converted to the corresponding General subject

OR

Withdraw from 3rd year classes and appear at the Honours papers of Part-II Examination

Qualifying in all or some of the other subjects of Part-I and Part-II Examinations except Honours subject in Part-II Examination and securing less than 30% in the Honours subject Part-I and Part-II taken together Withdraw from the 3rd year classes and appear at the Honours papers of Part-II Examination and other failed subjects of Part-I and Part-II Examination, if any

 

An Honours candidate, eligible to continue in the third year classes may appear in all the Honours papers of Part-I and Part-II Examinations in the immediately following year provided he/she withdraws himself/herself from the third year classes and does not appear at the Part-III Examination in the same year. However, such appearance shall have to be made within the stipulated period and in such cases of reappearance better status of result will be credited. However, in case the result status of a candidate remains unaltered, the higher aggregate marks will be credited.

The following are the minimum pass/qualifying marks to be secured by a candidate in order to qualify in Part-I/Part-II Examination in the different subject(s)/group(s) of subject:

For Language group, pass marks shall be 30% in aggregate in the group and a minimum 20% qualifying marks separately in both compulsory English and Major Indian Language (MIL) (either of Bengali, Hindi,Urdu and Nepali) or Alternative English.

For Environmental Studies, pass marks shall be 30% provided that marks secured in Environmental Studies shall not be taken into account for the purpose of calculation of the aggregate marks.

For a General/Major subject/Group of subjects, qualifying marks shall be 25% of full marks with 25% marks separately in theoritical and practical poirtions wherever applicable.

For an Honours subject, qualifying marks shall be 35% of full marks with 30% marks separately in theoritical and practical portions wherever applicable.

Note : For a General/Major subject, a candidate has to secure 30% marks of the full marks of Part-I and Part-II taken together in order to be eligible to continue in the third year classes.

For an Honours candidate converted to the General Course at the Part-II or Part-III Examination, marks secured in the Honours subject/group of subjects shall be treated as marks of the corresponding elective subjects/group of subjects in General Course.

A candidate for General Course who fails to obtain/secure qualifying marks in one subject only in Part-III Examination may appear in that subject in the following examination(s) within the stipulated period as mentioned in clause 8a.

An Honours candidate appearing at the Part-III Examination securing at least 30% marks but less than 40% marks in the Honours subject/group of subjects in Part-I, Part-II and Part-III Examinations taken together shall be declared to have passed in General course provided he/she has secured at least 25% marks (25% separately in theoritical and practical portions) in the Part-III Examination. Such a candidate may also appear at the Honours Part-III Examination within the stipulated period but he/she shall not be declared to have passed in the General course once again.

B.Com. Honours candidates intending to appear at the B.Com. Part-III Examination in General Course Examination shall have to appear in General group of the B.Com. Part-III General course.

An Honours candidate successful at the Part-III Examination shall be awarded Honours Degree with first class if his/her aggregate marks in Honours subjects or group of subjects in the Part-I, Part-II and Part-III Examinations taken together are 60% or above and a second class if his/her aggregate are 40% or above but less than 60%.

A candidate of General and Major course successful at the Part-III Examination will be awarded First Division if his/her aggregate marks in the Part-I, Part-II and Part-III Examinations taken together are 60% or above, second Division in his/her aggregate marks are 45% or above but less than 60%.

A candidate securing an aggregate marks of 30% or above but less than 45% shall be declared tio have passed without Division while a candidate securing less than 30% marks in aggregate will be declared to have failed.

For major Courses, marks in Major subject only shall be considered for awarding of division.

An Honours candidate unsuccessful at the Part-I/II/III Examination(s) shall have the option to switch over to General course and get admission in the first/second/third year classes. Such a candidate shall have to appear at the Part-I/II/III Examination(s) within stipulated period on completion of the course as mentioned in the clauses 5, 6 and 8a.

A candidate will be warded on mark to make up the deficiency if for the said one mark deficiency :

He/she fails to obtain pass/qualifying marks in one or more subject(s)/group(s) of subject/theoritical and practical portions of subjects.

He/she fails to qualify at any examination.

He/she misses 1st/2nd class/division provided, however, that this deficiency award of one mark shall be shown in the Tabulation Roll in the appropriate column of the subject(s) or group(s) of subjects and the total score of the candidate and also in his/her marksheet.

After application of deficiency award of one mark if a candidate fails to secure pass/qualifying marks only in one subject/group of subjects of Major/General course by not more than 2% of the full marks in the subject/group of subjects (not more than 2% in practical portion in subject having practical) but secures pass/qualifying marks in all other subject(s)/group(s) of subjects he/she may be awarded the deficit marks in that subject/group of subjects as grace marks in order to enable him/her to be declared to have qualified/passed in the examination.

Provided that such 2% deficiency award shall be added to the total marks secured in the subject/group of subjects (to either the theoritical or the practical portion in case of a subject having practical) and to be recorded in the Tabulation Roll as well as shown in the marksheet.

Provided further that this grace award shall not be applicable to Honours subject to enable a candidateto pass or qualify with Honours.

A candidate appearing at the Part-III (Honours/Major/General) Examination may apply to the Controller of Examinations through the Principal of his/her college/institution concerned for cancellation of the examination within 15 days from completion of theoritical examination provided, however, that such option for cancellation can be exercised once only and can not be revoked. Such a candidate shall not be entitled to appear at an examination beyond the stipulated period on the ground of losing a year.

The duration of examination for an Honours/Major theoritical paper of full marks above 50 and up to 100 shall be four hours; for a General theoritical paper of full marks above 50 the said duration shall be two hours.

A candidate shall be deemed to have appeared at an examination whenever Admit Card is issued in his/her favour by the University.

An examination shall be held always under the current syllabus.

Re-Examination of answer-scripts :

General Provisions :

A candidate appearing at any examination at any examinations as a whole may apply to the Controller of Examination for re-examination of his/her answer-script(s) of an examination ordinarily within 15 working days of the University from the date of publicationof result subject to the provision as laid down hereunder.

Application for re-examination shall be restricted to theoritical papers only.

Marks secured in Environmental Studies shall not be taken into account in order to determine the eligibility for re-examination.

Language Group shall be treated as a paper for the purpose of re-examination.

Grace/deficit award shall not be taken into account in order to determine the eligibility.

FOR RE-EXAMINATION

If one re-examination in an answer-script marks get enhanced by more than 15% or get reduced by more than 5% than that awarded by the original examiner (the percentage be calculated on the basis of full marks in that paper) the answer-script shall be referred to a third examiner and the average of marks so awarded by the three examiner shall be taken as the marks obtained by the candidate in that paper.

Respective Coordinators and Head-examiners shall ordinarily be entrusted with the task to re-examine the answer-scripts in subjects/papers where there is no Coordinator. Head-examiner/re-examiner(s) including the third examiner(s) shall be appointed with the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) ordinarily on the recommendation of the Chairperson, U.G. Board(s) of Studies in the subject(s) concerned attached to the Council for U.G. Studies in Arts, Science, Commerce, etc.

Alternation in marks on re-examination shall be given effect unless such alternation leads to deterioration in qualitative status or result of any candidate.

Provisions in respect of Part-I/Part-II/Examination

General Course :

A candidate may seek re-examination of not more than two papers/portion of papers provided he/she secures at least 35% of the total marks in the remaining papers of all subjects taken together.

Honours/Major course :

A candidate can seeak re-examintion of one Honours/Major paper/portion of paper and one one General paper/portion of paper provided he/she secures at least 35% of the total marks in the remaining papers/portion of papers of the Honours/Major and all General subjects taken together.

OR

A candidate may seek re-examintion of one Honours/Major paper/portion of paper and one General paper/portion of paper provided he/she secures at least 35% of the total marks in the remaining papers/portion of papers of the Honours/Major and all General subjects taken together.

OR

A candidate may seek re-examintion of not more than one Honours/Major paper/portion of paper provided he/she secures at least 35% of the total marks in the remaining papers/portion of papers of the Honours/Major subject.

Provisions in respect of Part-III Examination :

General Course

A candidate may seek re-examination of not more than two General papers/portion of paper provided he/she secures at least 35% of the total marks in remaining papers/portion of papers of all General subjects taken together.

Honours/Major course :

A candidate may seek re-examination of not more than two Honours/Major papers/portion of papers provided he/she secures at least 35% of the total marks in remaining papers/portion of papers of the Honours/General subject.

(Notification nos. CSR/45/06, dt. 18.10.06 and CSR/96/07, dt. 21.11.07)

Candidates admitted in the first year B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. Hons./Major course during the session 2005-2006, but who did not enroll for and/or qualify at their respective Part-I Examination in 2006 shall be guided by Examination regulation and syllabus introduced from the Academic Session 2006-2007.

The question papers shall be set only in English for the Honours papers of the following subjects :

Physics Chemistry Mathematics Botany Zoology Physiology Computer Science Biochemistry Microbiology Anthropology Electronics Statistics Geology Molecular Biology Geography Food & Nutrition.

Regulations relating to the admission to and other conditions of B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. (Hons, General and Major) course of study will be guided by the Notification bearing no. CSR/21/2006, dt. 08.06.2006 and CSR/22/2006, dt. 08.06.2006

(Notification No. CSR/61/06, dt. 8.12.2006)