Relevant Excerpts from
Regulations relating to Admission and Examinations for the Three-Year B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. (Honours and General ) Courses of Studies conducted by the University of Calcutta
In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 54 of the Calcutta University Act, 1979, the Syndicate of the University hereby makes the following regulations approved in its meeting held on 10.11.2009 (vide Item No. 7).
1. These Regulations shall be called the University of Calcutta (Admission and Examination Regulations relating to Three-Year B.A. /B.Sc. /B.Com. /B.Mus. Degree Courses of Studies) Regulations, 2009.
2. These shall apply to every candidate prosecuting the above Courses in this University.
3. Notwithstanding anything contained in any other regulations or rules for the time being enforce the study for the above Courses shall be guided by these Regulations effective from the Academic Session 2009-2010.
4. A -candidate –who- has- passed – the – Higher- Secondary – (10+2) or its- equivalent Examination – is – eligible- to- seek- admission- to- the- 1st- year -of the- 3-year- B.A./ B.Sc/ B.Com. (Hons./ General) Course of Studies provided he/she has also passed in English having full marks not being less than 100.
Candidates who- have- passed- the- Higher Secondary (10+2) Vocational Examination conducted by the West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education and Education and Training shall be eligible to seek- admission to the B.A (General) 1st- year- Course –of- Studies- taking- the- subjects- under- Humanities- Division only.
However, candidates- who –have passed the aforesaid H.S. Examination in Business & Commerce shall also be eligible for admission to the B. Com. (General) 1st year Course- of- Studies- under this University. However, no candidate shall be allowed for Admission- after- a- lapse- of –more than 3 years from the year of passing the previous Qualifying- examination -or –discontinuation- of- recognized regular Course of Studies after –passing the previous qualifying examination.
(Explanation: The year of admission shall not be taken into account -while calculating three- years from –the- year of passing -the previous- qualifying Examination)
For the purpose- of -determining -eligibility –for- admission- to the Honours Course, aggregate marks –shall- be -calculated by adding the marks in top-four subjects in order of marks secured- by –a- candidate. However, marks- in -compulsory Environmental Education/ Studies shall not be taken into account for calculation of aggregate marks.
If the subject “Environmental Science” is studied as an elective subject of 100 marks, it may be taken into account for the purpose of determining the aggregate marks.)
5.(a). A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained:
(i). A minimum of 50% marks in- the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or- related subject at the previous qualifying examination
(ii). 55% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination
(iii). 50% marks in the aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject in his/her previous- qualifying -examination provided all other clauses are satisfied
Criteria for OBC candidates will be as per the General category candidates.
5(b). However, -candidates- belonging -to –the- Scheduled- Caste-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 examination, as the case may be.
6. Students who have passed the Higher Secondary (10+2) examination or its equivalent from- the -All India Boards/Councils (i.e. CBSE, ISC and National Institute of Open Schooling) – need- not- require- to- submit -the – Migration- Certificate – for – getting Registration under this University.