Sister Nibedita Government General Degree College for Girls

Sister Nibedita Government General Degree College for Girls

Affiliated to University of Calcutta

Courses/Programmes under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

1. A candidate taking up B.A./B .Sc. (Honours) Courses/Programme shall study:

A) Core Course (CC) : A course, which should compulsorily be studied by a candidate as a core requirement is termed as a Core course.

  • Modalities of selecting CC by a student of Honours/ General programme shall be as follows: In case of B.A./B.Sc Honours programme a student shall have to study 14 Core courses of the Honours Subject as specified for each of the 6 semesters.

B) Elective Course: Generally a course which can be chosen from a pool of courses and which may be very specific or specialized or advanced or supportive to the discipline/subject of study or which provides an extended scope or which enables an exposure to some other discipline/subject/domain or nurtures the candidate’s proficiency/skill is called an Elective Course.

i) Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Course: Elective courses which may be offered by the main discipline/subject of study is referred to as Discipline Specific Elective. This course is to advance knowledge and skill in the core course domain.

  • Modalities of selecting DSE by a student of Honours/ General programme shall be as follows :

In case of B.A./B.Sc. Honours programme a student shall have to study 4 DSE courses strictly on the Honours subject. Such a student shall have to study the curriculum of DSE on the Honours subject concerned as specified for the relevant semester.

Explanation: Each Honours subject shall have two groups (A & B) of DSE papers. A student shall choose any one paper from each of Group A and Group B in fifth semester and sixth semester.

  • Dissertation/Project : An elective course designed to acquire special/advanced knowledge, is termed as dissertation/ project. This is considered as a special course involving application of knowledge in solving/ analyzing/ exploring a real life situation/ difficult problem. A dissertation/ project work will be of 6 credits. A dissertation/ project work may be given in lieu of a Discipline Specific Elective.

ii) Generic Elective (GE) Course : An elective course chosen generally from an unrelated discipline/subject, with an intention to seek wide exposure, is called Generic Elective.

  • Modalities of selecting GE by a student of Honours/ General programme shall be as follows :

In case of B.A./B.Sc. Honours programme, a student shall have to choose 4 Generic Elective papers strictly from 2 subjects of choice taking exactly two courses from each subject as specified for first 4 semesters.

C) Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC) : The Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC) may be of two kinds: Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC) and Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC).

a) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC) : AECC courses are the courses based upon the content that leads to Knowledge enhancement. These are mandatory for all disciplines.

i) AECC1 : Communicative English /MIL (Bengali)

ii) AECC2 : Environmental Studies.

b) Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC): These courses may be chosen from a pool of courses designed to provide value-based and/or skill-based knowledge and are aimed at providing competencies, skills, etc.

  • Modalities of selecting SEC by a student of Honours/ General programme shall be as follows :

In case of B.A./B.Sc. Honours programme a student shall have to study 2 skill enhancement courses strictly on the Honours subjects. Such a student shall have to study the curriculum of SEC on the Honours subjects concerned as specified for the relevant semester, i.e., SEC-A in the 3rd semester and SEC-B in the 4th semester.

Explanation: Each Honours subject shall have two groups (A & B) of Skill Enhancing Course papers. An Honours student shall have to choose one paper from Group A in third semester and one paper from Group B in the fourth semester.

  • Practical/ Tutorial: Every Core, Discipline Specific and Generic Elective Course shall have a Practical/ Tutorial component. Wherever there is a practical, there will be no Tutorial and vice-versa.

Course/Programme Structure for B.A. (Hons.)/B. Sc.(Hons.)

Course ComponentsB.Sc. Hons. B.A. Hons.
Core Course (CC) 14 14
Generic Elective (GE) 4 4
Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) 4 4
Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC) 2 2
Skill Enhancement Elective Course (SEC) 2 2
Total no. of courses 26 26

 

2. 22% and 6% of the seats are reserved for Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribes (ST) whereas 10% and 7% of the seats are kept reserved for Other Backward Class- A (OBC-A) and Other Backward Class- B (OBC-B) respectively.

3. SC, ST, OBC-A and OBC-B candidates from West Bengal are only eligible for reserved seats.

4. As per G.O.No 65-Edn(U)/1U-89/13 Date: 16.10.2014, a person with disabilities will enjoy 3% reservation in each of the categories, i.e. SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B and the General category.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Honours Courses/Programmes

Honours Subjects No. of Seats
General SC ST OBC-A OBC-B Total
Bengali 13 6 2 2 2 25
English 13 6 2 2 2 25
History 13 6 2 2 2 25
Philosophy 13 6 2 2 2 25
Sanskrit 13 6 2 2 2 25
Political Science 13 6 2 2 2 25

Note: Choice of Two Generic Elective Subjects will be offered merit-wise at the time of admission.

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Honours Courses/Programmes

Honours Subjects No. of Seats
GeneralSC ST OBC-A OBC-B Total
Geography 13 6 2 2 2 25
Economics 13 6 2 2 2 25
Physics 13 6 2 2 2 25
Computer Science 8 3 1 2 1 15
Geology 8 3 1 2 1 15
Statistics 8 3 1 2 1 15
Mathematics 8 3 1 2 1 15
Botany 8 3 1 2 1 15
Zoology 8 3 1 2 1 15
Physiology 8 3 1 2 1 15
Food and Nutrition 8 3 1 2 1 15

Note: Choice of Two Generic Elective Subjects will be offered merit-wise at the time of admission.

Generic Subject combinations of B.Sc. and B.A. Honours Courses/Programmes

No.

Stream

Core (Hons.)

Generic 1

Generic 2

1

BA HONS

 

BENGALI (H)

POLITICAL SCIENCE

HISTORY

2

ENGLISH

HISTORY

3

ENGLISH

SANSKRIT

4

ECONOMICS

HISTORY

5

ECONOMICS

SANSKRIT

6

HISTORY

SANSKRIT

7

PHILOSOPHY

ENGLISH

8

PHILOSOPHY

ECONOMICS

9

PHILOSOPHY

HISTORY

10

POLITICAL SCIENCE

ENGLISH

11

POLITICAL SCIENCE

ECONOMICS

12

PHILOSOPHY

SANSKRIT

13

POLITICAL SCIENCE

SANSKRIT

12

ENGLISH (H)

POLITICAL SCIENCE

HISTORY

13

POLITICAL SCIENCE

ECONOMICS

14

HISTORY

ECONOMICS

15

HISTORY

SANSKRIT

16

PHILOSOPHY

BENGALI

17

PHILOSOPHY

HISTORY

18

PHILOSOPHY

ECONOMICS

19

PHILOSOPHY

SANSKRIT

20

BENGALI

POLITICAL SCIENCE

21

BENGALI

HISTORY

22

BENGALI

SANSKRIT

23

ECONOMICS

SANSKRIT

24

PHILOSOPHY

SANSKRIT

25

POLITICAL SCIENCE

SANSKRIT

26

HISTORY (H)

BENGALI

POLITICAL SCIENCE

27

BENGALI

SANSKRIT

28

BENGALI

PHILOSOPHY

29

ENGLISH

POLITICAL SCIENCE

30

ENGLISH

SANSKRIT

31

ENGLISH

PHILOSOPHY

32

ECONOMICS

POLITICAL SCIENCE

33

ECONOMICS

SANSKRIT

34

POLITICAL SCIENCE

SANSKRIT

35

PHILOSOPHY

SANSKRIT

36

PHILOSOPHY (H)

POLITICAL SCIENCE

ENGLISH

37

POLITICAL SCIENCE

HISTORY

38

POLITICAL SCIENCE

ECONOMICS

39

BENGALI

HISTORY

40

BENGALI

SANSKRIT

41

ENGLISH

HISTORY

42

ENGLISH

SANSKRIT

43

HISTORY

ECONOMICS

44

HISTORY

SANSKRIT

45

ECONOMICS

SANSKRIT

46

POLITICAL SCIENCE

BENGALI

47

POLITICAL SCIENCE

SANSKRIT

48

POLITICAL SCIENCE (H)

HISTORY

SANSKRIT

49

ENGLISH

HISTORY

50

BENGALI

HISTORY

51

PHILOSOPHY

BENGALI

52

PHILOSOPHY

ENGLISH

53

PHILOSOPHY

HISTORY

54

PHILOSOPHY

ECONOMICS

55

ENGLISH

SANSKRIT

56

HISTORY

ECONOMICS

57

BENGALI

SANSKRIT

58

ECONOMICS

SANSKRIT

59

ENGLISH

GEOGRAPHY

60

HISTORY

GEOGRAPHY

61

PHILOSOPHY

SANSKRIT

62

POLITICAL SCIENCE

BENGALI

63

 

 

SANSKRIT (H)

POLITICAL SCIENCE

ENGLISH

64

POLITICAL SCIENCE

HISTORY

65

POLITICAL SCIENCE

ECONOMICS

66

BENGALI

HISTORY

67

BENGALI

PHILOSOPHY

68

ENGLISH

HISTORY

69

ENGLISH

PHILOSOPHY

70

HISTORY

ECONOMICS

71

ECONOMICS

PHILOSOPHY

72

HISTORY

PHILOSOPHY

73

BSC HONS

BOTANY (H)

ZOOLOGY

CHEMISTRY

74

CHEMISTRY

MICROBIOLOGY

75

ZOOLOGY

PHYSIOLOGY

76

CHEMISTRY

PHYSIOLOGY

77

PHYSIOLOGY

MICROBIOLOGY

78

ZOOLOGY

MICROBIOLOGY

79

COMPUTER

SCIENCE (H)

MATHEMATICS

PHYSICS

80

MATHEMATICS

STATISTICS

81

ECONOMICS (H)

MATHEMATICS

POLITICAL SCIENCE

82

MATHEMATICS

COMPUTER SCIENCE

83

MATHEMATICS

STATISTICS

84

FOOD AND NUTRITION (H)

CHEMISTRY

PHYSIOLOGY

85

CHEMISTRY

MICROBIOLOGY

86

CHEMISTRY

ZOOLOGY

87

GEOGRAPHY (H)

ECONOMICS

GEOLOGY *

88

ECONOMICS

POLITICAL SCIENCE

89

ECONOMICS

MATHEMATICS*

90

ECONOMICS

HISTORY

91

ECONOMICS

SANSKRIT

92

ECONOMICS

PHYSICS*

93

ECONOMICS

CHEMISTRY*

94

GEOLOGY (H)

MATHEMATICS

PHYSICS

95

MATHEMATICS

CHEMISTRY

96

 

MATHEMATICS (H)

PHYSICS

COMPUTER SCIENCE

97

PHYSICS

STATISTICS

98

PHYSICS

CHEMISTRY

99

 

PHYSICS (H)

MATHEMATICS

COMPUTER SCIENCE

100

MATHEMATICS

CHEMISTRY

101

MATHEMATICS

GEOLOGY

102

PHYSIOLOGY (H)

ZOOLOGY

CHEMISTRY

103

ZOOLOGY

BOTANY

104

ZOOLOGY

MICROBIOLOGY

105

ZOOLOGY

FOOD AND NUTRITION

106

STATISTICS (H)

MATHEMATICS

COMPUTER SCIENCE

107

MATHEMATICS

PHYSICS

108

MATHEMATICS

ECONOMICS

109

ZOOLOGY (H)

BOTANY

CHEMISTRY

110

BOTANY

PHYSIOLOGY

111

BOTANY

MICROBIOLOGY

112

CHEMISTRY

PHYSIOLOGY

113

CHEMISTRY

MICROBIOLOGY

114

PHYSIOLOGY

MICROBIOLOGY