Admission Criteria


Honours Degree Course:

a. Science Stream: For admission to this course, a student shall have passed the "Plus Two" with a minimum of 45% marks in the concerned elective subject relevant to the Honours. A student shall also be required to have secured a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate.

b. Commerce Stream: For admission to this course, a student shall have passed the "Plus Two" with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. Further, a student of Science & Arts streams shall also be eligible for admission provided he/she secures a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate.

c. Arts Stream:

(i) For admission to this Course, a student shall have passed the Plus Two with a minimum of 45% marks in the concerned elective subject relevant to the Honours subject. Further, a student shall also be required to have secured a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate.

(ii) A student shall be eligible for Honours in a subject not offered/taken as an elective at the Plus Two provided he/she has secured a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

(iii) A student who has passed the Plus Two in Science/Commerce shall also be eligible for admission to Honours provided he/she has secured a minimum of 50% mark in aggregate.

(iv) A student shall be eligible for Honours in English with 45% marks in Elective English at Plus Two and shall also be required to have 45% marks in aggregate. A candidate, who has not taken Elective English at the Plus Two shall also be eligible for Honours in English provided he/she has secured 50% marks in aggregate.

General Degree Course:

a. Science Stream:  For admission to this Course, a student shall have passed the "Plus Two" or any other equivalent and recognised examination in the relevant stream.

b. Commerce Stream: For admission to this Course, a student shall have passed the "Plus Two" or any other equivalent and recognised examination in the relevant stream. Further, a student of Science and Arts stream shall also be eligible for admission.

c. Arts Stream: For admission to this course, a student shall have passed the "Plus Two" or any other equivalent examination.

Procedures in the Conduct of Examinations:

(a). The University shall conduct 3 (three) Examinations, one each at the end of an academic year.

(b). A student shall become eligible to go to the next higher class only after the successful completion of all the papers of the previous examination. In other words, carry over of failed paper(s) shall not be permissible under this system.

(c). A student shall be allowed to repeat the failed paper(s) or all the papers in the next examination as a non-collegiate/regular candidate.

(d). A student shall be required to clear the Degree Examination within a span of 5(five) from the date of admission. The failed paper(s) can be repeated only once and be availed &nbspof within a span of 5(five) years, irrespective of the chances availed. Such facility, shall in no case be available beyond the fifth year.

(e). A student of Science stream, having Economics as one of the general electives, shall be required to have 4(four) papers in Economics, which shall be Paper- IV, falling on the first year examination.

(f). An English Honours student shall be required to have an extra elective subject and shall not be required to appear in General English Ist and IInd paper and Alternative English/M.I.L.

(g). A student of Arts stream who offers any General Electives of 400 marks like (Geography, Mathematics, Nutrition) shall not be required to appear in General English 2nd paper.

(h).For more details on combination of subjects, please see Annexure ‘B’.

Dropping of Honours Course

Option for Honours shall be made in the first year of admission as per the existing rules. Honours, once opted, shall not be permissible to be dropped. A student who desires to drop Honours shall have to take fresh admission in the first year.

Improvement Facility:

Improvement facility shall be available under this system of examination. Such facility, shall however be permissible only after the successful completion of final year examination. A student can appear for improvement in any paper, irrespective of the marks obtained therein. Such facility shall, however, be permissible only once and within a span of 5 (five) years from the date of admission into the first year class. This facility shall in no case be available beyond the fifth year. Under this facility, the student shall be given the benefit of Class/Division. However, the benefit of Ranking shall not be extended to them.

Change of Subject Combination:

Subject once opted, shall not be permissible to be changed beyond the first year of examination. A student who desires to change the subject combination shall have to take fresh admission in the first year.

Transfer of College:

Ordinarily, a student shall not be permitted to avail local transfer of College beyond the first year of examination. Other transfers shall be considered on the merit of each case.

Change of Examination Centre:

Change of examination centre may be permitted strictly on the merit of each case. A student shall not be allowed to change the examination centre to a College where the subject opted by him/her is not taught.

Migration:

For the purpose of admission to this University, the students migrating from other Universities/Boards/Institutes, admission for such shall be decided on the merit of the case.  

Registration:

 A student shall be required to register his/her name under the University immediately after the first year of admission.      

Re-Evaluation/Scrutiny:

The procedures for re-evaluation and scrutiny shall remain the same as notified earlier.

Course Structure:

The course structure/contents shall remain the same as already spelt out in syllabi.

12. These working principles shall come into force with effect from the admission of 2000 AD and shall be binding.

N.B.
  1. Regarding the provisions/facilities such as Dropping of Honours, Improvement, Change of Subject Combination, Transfer of College/Examination Centre, Re-evaluation/Scrutiny etc. as laid down by the University and notified earlier shall remain the same under the Part I & II system of examinations.
  2. Further, clarification if any, may be sought from the Controller of Examinations.
  3. It is further clarified that the students, who were admitted in 1999 under Part I system of examination and would be appearing the University Part I examinations in 2001 shall be allowed to go to the Part II class without having cleared the Part I examinations.

Distribution of marks for the 3rd Year Degree Course Honours/General, having Science Combinations in Arts Group are as under:


Honours Elective First Elective Second Elective Third
Elective
Total Elective Remarks
1. English (Hons) with one Science combination e.g., Geography/
Maths/
Nutrition
  800   400   300   300   1800 A candidate shall have to forgo Man & Environment.
2. Honours other than English with one Science Combination e.g., Geography/ Maths/
Nutrition



MIL /Ae Gen. Eng. I M & E Total
800 400 300 100 100 100 1800
Remarks : A candidate shall have to forgo English II

 

3. Honours with two Science Combination e.g., Geography/
Maths/ Stats./
Nutrition



Gen. Eng.I M & E Total
800 400 400 100 100 1800

Remarks : A candidate shall have to forgo English II & MIL/Ae

GENERAL
4. With two Science combination e.g., Geography/
Maths/Stats/
Nutrition
First Elective Second Elective Third Elective Eng. I MIL/Ae I M & E Total
400 400 300 100 100 100 1400
Remarks : A candidate shall have to forgo MIL/Ae II and English II.
5. With one Science combination e.g., Geography/
Maths/
Nutrition
400 300 300 100 200 100 1400
Remarks : A candidate shall have to forgo English II
6.Economics/ Maths/
Statistics Combination in Arts Group
Eco Maths Stats



300 400 400 100 100 100 1400
Remarks : A candidate shall have to forgo MIL/Ae II and English II

Admission criteria into the various PG Departments are given in: Prospectus

List of PG, Departments/Centres of the University and the places of their locations: Prospectus

Besides the various above programmes, the University has developed research facilities in various desciplines relating to M.Phil and Ph.D. One can also avail oneself of other facilities provided by the RSIC, Computer Centre, Libraries etc.