Academic Details

TWO - YEAR POST- GRADUATE COURSES M.Sc. Degree Programmes

 

PHYSICS (Electronics - Elective)

CHEMISTRY

ZOOLOGY (Environmental Biology -Elective)

MATHEMATICS

 

Three year Degree Courses

All Degree courses follow Choice Based Credit & Semester System (C.B.C.S.S) with effect from 2011.

B.Sc. Degree Programmes

MATHEMATICS(Core Course), Statistics & Physics (Comple. Courses)

PHYSICS(Core Course), Mathematics & Chemistry (Comple. Courses)

CHEMISTRY(Core Course), Mathematics & Physics (Comple. Courses)

BOTANY(Core Course), Chemistry & Zoology (Comple. Courses)

ZOOLOGY(Core Course), Chemistry & Botany (Comple. Courses)

B.A. Degree Programme

ECONOMICS (Core Course), History & Political Science (Comple. Courses)

ENGLISH (Core Course), History of English Literature & Political Science (Comple. Courses)

B.Com. Degree Programme (Travel and Tourism- Elective)

 

 

Open Courses

For all the above programmes, there will be an open course in Semester V as below:

CORE COURSES

OPEN COURSES

1. Mathematics

Operations Research

2. Physics

3. Chemistry

4. Botany

5. Zoology

6. Economics

7. English

8. Commerce

Energy Physics Essentials of Chemistry Forestry

Public Health & Hygiene

Human Resource Management Communicative Applications in English Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

 

 

Academic Guidelines for Students

CBCSS (2015 Admission onwards)

Duration of UG Course The duration of UG Programme shall be three years consisting of six semesters. No student shall be allowed to complete the Programme by attending more than 12 continuous semesters.The duration of each semester shall be five months inclusive of the days of the examinations. There shall be at least 90 working days and a minimum of 450 hours of instruction in a semester.

Attendance:

 A minimum of 75% attendance in the aggregate attendance taken for all the courses of a semester is compulsory to register for End Semester Evaluation. Otherwise, the student should repeat the semester along with the next batch, unless they could make up for the shortage of attendance through condonation. However, the award of Grade for attendance in CE shall be made course-wise. Condonation of shortage of attendance to a maximum of 10 days in a semester, subject to a maximum of two times during the whole period of a Degree Programme, shall be granted by the University on valid grounds. This condonation shall not be considered for awarding marks for CE. Benefits of attendance for a maximum of 10 days in a semester shall be granted to students who participate/attend University Union activities, meetings of the University Bodies and Extra Curricular Activities, on production of participation/attendance certificate by the University Authorities/Principals as the case may be. But in such cases, condonation will be considered for award of marks for CE. Teachers should actively participate in all academic Programmes. At least two meetings of teachers must be held in every Department of the Institutions in each semester to discuss the matters regarding syllabi,text books etc. The feedback from the students shall also be collected. The Head of the Department should compile all the suggestions/ recommendations and forward the same to the Principal in writing for onward transmission to the University. This should be communicated to the Boards of Studies by the University. All Boards of Studies are to be requested to restructure the syllabi of the First Degree Programmes in tune with the current trends. For laboratory sessions: The size of a batch shall depend upon the size of the laboratory, the facilities available for controlling and supervising the group of students and the availability of the number of instruments for individual use. The optimal number of students in a batch for a normal laboratory session under the supervision of a teacher will be 16. In Computer laboratory and Language laboratory, the number can be more, or less, depending upon the availability of infrastructure. There shall be at least one teacher to supervise a batch of not more than 16 students in each laboratory session. For tutorials, a group shall not generally be more than 15 students. For supervision of Dissertation/ Project, each student shall be assigned to a teacher. Not more than 15 students shall be assigned to a particular teacher in a semester for such supervisory work.

Open course: There shall be a minimum of 15 students but not more than 75 students for Open Courses. Maximum number of students for Language Course shall not be more than 50 Continuous Evaluation (CE) & End Semester Evaluation (ESE) The Evaluation of each Course shall consists of two parts 1) Continuous Evaluation (CE) 2) End Semester Evaluation(ESE)

 

 

Percentage of marks

CCPA

Letter Grade

90 and above

9 and above

A+ outstanding

80 to < 90

8 to <9

A Excellent

70 to < 80

7 to < 8

B very Good

60 to < 70

6 to < 7

C Good

50 to < 60

5 to < 6

D Satisfactory

35 to < 50

3.5 to < 5

E Adequate

below 35

<3.5

F Failure

 

minimum of 35 % of marks ( E Grade) is required for passing a course with a separate minimum of 35% marks ( E grade) for Continuous Evaluation and End Semester Examination. For successful completion of a semester, a student shall have a score of minimum SGPA of 4.00 (E Grade)

 

Assignments or Seminars:

 Each student shall be required to do one assignment or one seminar for each Course. Valued assignments shall be returned to the students. The seminars shall be organized by the teacher/teachers in charge of CE and the same shall be assessed by a group of teachers including the teacher/ teachers in charge of that Course. Assignments/Seminars shall be evaluated on the basis of their quality. The teacher shall define the expected quality of an assignment in terms of structure, content, presentation etc. and inform the same to the students. Due weightage shall be given to the punctuality in submission. Seminar shall be similarly evaluated in terms of structure, content, presentation, interaction etc. For each Course there shall be one class test during a semester. Valued answer scripts shall be made available to the students for perusal within 10 working days from the date of the test. Announcement of results of CE: The results of the CE shall be displayed within 5 working days from the last day of a semester. Complaints regarding the award of marks for CE if any, have to be submitted to the Head of the Department within 3 working days from the display of results of CE. These complaints shall be examined by the Department Committee and shall arrive at a decision, which shall be communicated to the student. The statement of marks of the CE of all the students shall be approved by the Department Committee, countersigned by the Principal and forwarded to the Controller of Examinations within 15 working days from the last day of the semester. The University has the right to normalize the CE, if required, for which separate rules shall be framed. All records of Continuous Evaluation shall be kept in the Department and shall be made available for verification by the University, if and when necessary. End Semester Evaluation (ESE): End Semester Evaluation of all the Courses in all the semesters shall be conducted by the University. The results of the ESE shall be arranged to be published according to the Examination Calendar prescribed by the University Level Monitoring Committee (ULMC), which shall not exceed 45 days from the last day of the examination.

Project/Dissertation Work:

For each First Degree Programme there shall be a Project/Dissertation Work. The Project/Dissertation work can be done either individually or by a group not exceeding five students. However, Viva-Voce based on the Project/Dissertation work shall be conducted individually. The topics shall either be allotted by the supervising teacher or be selected by the students in consultation with the supervising teacher. The report of the Project/ Dissertation shall be submitted to the Department in duplicate before the completion of the sixth semester. There shall be no continuous assessment for Dissertation / Project work. A Board of two Examiners appointed by the University shall evaluate the report of the Project/ Dissertation work.

 

Social Service/Extension Activity:

It is mandatory for a student to participate in any one of the following Social Service/Extension Activities for not less than forty hours, during the 3rd and 4th semesters, for successful completion of the Programme.

NSS

NCC

Science Club

Nature Club/Eco Club

Literary Club

Women’s Study Unit

Planning Forum

There shall be a General Co-ordinator to be nominated by the College Council, for conducting all these activities. A statement testifying the participation of the students shall be forwarded to the Controller of Examinations along with the statement of CE results of the 4th semester. Those who have not secured the minimum number of hours of Social Service/Extension Activity during the 3rd and 4th semester shall secure the 19 minimum required attendance by attending such Programmes during the 5th semester. In such cases, the details about participation   shall be forwarded to the Controller of Examinations, by the College authorities along with the Continuous Evaluation (CE) results of the 5th semester.

Grading System :

Both CE and ESE will be carried out using Indirect Grading system on a 7- point scale.

Consolidation of Grades:

The maximum mark for a Course (ESE Theory) is 80. The duration of ESE is 3 hours. The marks of CE shall be consolidated by adding the marks of Attendance, Assignment/ Seminar and Test paper respectively for a particular Course.

Attendance

 

There shall be a subject wise minimum  of 50% attendance and aggregate 75% of attendance for registering in end semester examination.

Total marks for the ESE of Practical is 80.The components of ESE of Practical have to be set by the Chairmen, Boards of Study, concerned. The marks for the components of Practical for Continuous Evaluation shall be as shown below.

 

The marks of a Course are consolidated by combining the marks of ESE and CE (80+20). A minimum of 40% marks (E Grade )is required for passing a Course with a separate minimum of 40%(E Grade) for Continuous Evaluation and End Semester Evaluation.

Promotion to Higher Semesters:

Students who complete the semester by securing the minimum required attendance as specified in clause and who register for the End Semester Evaluation conducted by the University of each Semester alone shall be promoted to the next higher semester.

Repetition of the Semester Courses:

Students who fail to secure the minimum required aggregate attendance during a semester shall be given one chance to repeat the semester along with the subsequent batch of students after obtaining res admission, subject to provision, and they will have to repeat the CE for all Courses.

Re-appearance of Failed Students:

“Students who fail shall have to reappear for the ESE of the same along with the next regular batch of students.” Candidates who fail to score ‘E’ grade in the ESE in any of the Course/Courses have to reappear for the ESE of the Course /Courses concerned with next regular batch of students. The number of chances or such appearances is limited to 5 and the same have to be done within a period of 12 continuous semesters including the semester in which they have first appeared. However, students who fail to secure SCPA of 4.00 have to reappear for the ESE with the next regular batch of students for such courses for which they have secured the least Grade for improving the SCPA. Here also the number of appearance is limited to 5 and the same has to be done within a period of 12 continuous semesters including the semester in which they have first appeared. In both cases (i.e. failure to obtain ‘E’ Grade for individual Course/Courses and ‘SCPA of 4.00) students shall not be allowed to repeat the semester, but the marks secured by them for the CE part shall be carried over and added to the marks obtained in the ESE they reappear. However, those who fail in the CE (i.e. those who fail to secure a minimum of ‘E’ grade) will have one chance to improve the same (except the marks for attendance) along with next regular batch of students.

Grace Marks:

Grace marks shall be awarded for Sports/Arts/ NCC/NSS in recognition of meritorious achievements.

Monitoring of the Programme

Monitoring of the First Degree Programmes shall be done by Committees at three levels viz., Department Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC), College Level Monitoring Committee (CLMC), and University Level Monitoring Committee (ULMC).

Department Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC):

A Committee consisting of the Head of the Department and all teachers of the Department shall monitor the conduct of courses and evaluation under CE. This committee shall examine the complaints, if any, from aggrieved students regarding the evaluation. The Head of the Department shall be the Chairperson and a teacher selected by the DLMC from among the members shall be the Convenor.

College Level Monitoring Committee (CLMC):

The College Level Monitoring Committee shall consist of the Principal, the Heads of the Departments and the elected representatives of teachers in College Council. The Principal shall be the Chairperson and a member selected by the CLMC from among the Heads of the Departments shall be the Convenor. This Committee shall be responsible for the conduct of the First Degree Programmes, ensuring minimum instructional days, making arrangements for ESE (University Examinations) of various semesters etc. This Committee shall consider all the complaints not redressed by the DLMCs. While considering the complaints, by the CLMC, the College Union Chairperson shall be included as an invitee. The College Level Monitoring Committee shall be reconstituted by the Principal immediately on commencement of each academic year.

 

Syllabus

TWO - YEAR POST- GRADUATE COURSES M.Sc. Degree Programmes

 

PHYSICS (Electronics - Elective)

CHEMISTRY

ZOOLOGY (Environmental Biology -Elective)

MATHEMATICS

 

Three year Degree Courses

All Degree courses follow Choice Based Credit & Semester System (C.B.C.S.S) with effect from 2011.

B.Sc. Degree Programmes

MATHEMATICS(Core Course), Statistics & Physics (Comple. Courses)

PHYSICS(Core Course), Mathematics & Chemistry (Comple. Courses)

CHEMISTRY(Core Course), Mathematics & Physics (Comple. Courses)

BOTANY(Core Course), Chemistry & Zoology (Comple. Courses)

ZOOLOGY(Core Course), Chemistry & Botany (Comple. Courses)

B.A. Degree Programme

ECONOMICS (Core Course), History & Political Science (Comple. Courses)

ENGLISH (Core Course), History of English Literature & Political Science (Comple. Courses)

B.Com. Degree Programme (Finance - Elective)

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