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2. Definition:  Course means a subject.

(a) Core Course means a compulsory subject chosen by the student as core requirement of the subject.

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

(c) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC): A compulsory Course designed to enhance communication ability and Environmental concern comprising i) English/MIL Communication & ii) Environmental Science.

(d) Credit: it is a fixed teaching hour course. I Credit = 15 Hours of into two semesters.

(e)  Academic Year means program session from July to June divided into two semesters.

(f) Semester mean 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.

(g) 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, Mundari and Santhali.


3. Eligibility Criteria for Admission in B.Com. (1st Semester)

  • Honours Course:

(a) A Student who has passed the +2 Examination of the 10+2 system or an equivalent examination of a recognized University/Board with a minimum of 45% marks in the concerned subject or in an allied subject shall be eligible to seek admission.

(b) A student who has earned a Certificate or Diploma in any professional course of a recognized institution after 10+2 level with at least 45% in the aggregate at +2 levels shall also be eligible to seek admission.

(c) A student who has passed the +2 examination of the 10+2 system or an equivalent examination in Science & Arts with at least 45% marks in the aggregate at +2 examinations shall be eligible for admission to B.Com. (Hons.) 1st Semester.

(d)A college can also conduct entrance examination for admission to one or all the three degree courses as an alternative method of admission.


  • General Course:


A Candidate belonging to any of the categories (i) to (ii) mentioned above shall be eligible to seek admission in similar courses but there shall be no constraint of minimum marks in any case as has been laid down for Honours Course.

Allied Subjects: The following shall be treated as allied subjects for this purpose.

(i) Sociology and Anthropology

(ii) Ancient Indian History, Asian Studies and History

(iii) Rural Economics, Applied Economics, Labor and Social welfare and Economics

(iv) Microbiology, Biotechnology/Botany, Zoology/Chemistry


4. Duration

(a) 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).

(b) 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.

5. Credit Details

(a) Total Minimum Credits Required

(i) Honours Course: 140. Details of distribution of credits appear in the table 1.

(ii) Pass Course: 120. Details of distribution of credits appear in the table 2.

(b) Total Marks

Honours - 2450

General - 2150

(c) 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.


Table-1 U.G. (H) : Distribution of 140 Credits.





Table-2 U.G. (B.A./B.Com.) General : Distribution of 120 Credits.


CC = Core Course, AECC = Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course;


GE = Generic Elective; SEC = Enhancement Course;

DSE = Discipline Specific Elective

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