COURSES OFFERED

Govt. Aided – U.G. Courses

B.A. – Historical Studies

B.A. – Economics

B.Sc. – Mathematics

B.Sc. – Physics

B.Sc. – Chemistry

B.Sc. – Plant Biology and Plan Biotechnology

B.Sc. – Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology

B.Com. – General

Govt. Aided – P.G. Courses

M.A. – Historical Studies

M.A. – Economics

M.Sc. – Zoology

Ph.D. Programmes

Historical Studies (Full Time & Part Time)

Economics (Full Time & Part Time)

Zoology (Full Time & Part Time)

Commerce, Tamil & English (Part Time)

Self Financing – U.G. Courses

B.Sc. – Computer Science

B.C.A. – Computer Application

B.Com. – General

B.Com. – Computer Application

B.Com. – Accounting and Finance

B.B.A. – Business Administration

CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM (CBCS)

The University of Madras has introduced the CBCS, which is being followed by all its affiliated Colleges in both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes with effect from 2008-2009.

STRUCTURE FOR U.G COURSES

 

Course Components

Credits

B.A./ B.Sc. / B.C.A

B.Com.

Part-I

Language: Tamil / Telugu / Urudu

12

06

Part-II

English

12

06

Part-III

Core Subject
Allied Subject
Project / Electives

60
20
15

72
20
15

Part-IV

(1)

  1. Basic Tamil for students who have not studied Tamil upto XII std and have taken a non – Tamil language under part-I

(or)

  1. Advanced Tamil for students who have studied Tamil upto XII std and have taken Tamil Language under part -I

(or)

  1. Non-Major Elective for students of 1st year, who have studied Tamil upto XII std and have taken Tamil under part-I

04

04

(2) Skill Based Subjects

  1. Essentials of Language and Communication – Level-I (Eng.)
  2. Essentials of Spoken and Presentation Skills – Level-I (Eng.)
  3. Personality Enrichment
  4. Computing Skills – Basic

12

12

(3) Environmental studies

02

02

(4) Value Based Education

02

02

Part-V

Extension Activities:
N.C.C. / N.S.S / Sports / YRC / Rotaract

01

01

Total Credits

140

140

QUESTION PAPER PATTERN

THEORY

Marks

University Exam | External / B.A. / B.Sc. / B.C.A. / B.Com.

75

Sec-A: (30 Words) 10 out of 12 (10X2)

20

Sec-B: (200 Words) 5 out of 7 (5X5)

25

Sec-C: (500 Words) 3 out of 5 (3X10)

30

Internal

25

Tests (2 out of 3)

10

Attendance

05

Seminars

05

Assignments

05

Total

100

SCIENCE PRACTICALS

MARKS

External / Universal Exam

60

Internal

40

Tests (2 out of 3)

30

Attendance

05

Record

05

Total

100

PROJECTS, IF ANY

Report / Dissertation

80

Viva

20

Total

100

Passing Requirements: (Science Practicals)
(i) 24 out of 60 in Externals
(ii) 40 out of 100 in Aggregate
Passing Requirements: (Theory)
(i) 30 out of 75 in Externals
(ii) 40 out of 100 in Aggregate (Total from External & Internal)
(iii) 140 credits in Parts I, II, III, IV & V
(+)
A minimum of 1 credit should be earned to pass the degree from the Extension Activities prescribed.

(However, this credit will not be taken into consideration for Classification / Ranking / Distinction)

Classification: Classification of proficiency of the successful candidates will be made separately for each part:

  • Part-I (Language)
  • Part – II (English)
  • Part-III (Core Subjects, Allied Subjects & Project / Electives)

40 < X < 50 : Third Class

50 < X < 60 : Second Class

X > 60         : First Class
X – Denotes the aggregate percentage of marks scored in a part.

* Candidates who pass all the papers prescribed for the course in the FIRST APPEARANCE ALONE are eligible for Ranking / Distinction.

 

STRUCTURE OF P.G.COURSES

Course Components

Credits

Core Subjects

: 15 (4 Credits/Subject)

60

Soft Skills

: 4 (2 Credits/Subject)

08

Internal

: 1 (To be fulfilled during Summer vacation of Semester-II)

02

Internal Elective Subjects

: 5 (3 Credits/Subject)

15

Extra Disciplinary

: 2 (3 Credits/Subject)

06

(To be offered in the II & III Semesters alone)

TOTAL

91

PATTERN OF QUESTION PAPER

Part-A (50 Words) : 10 out of 12 Questions 10X1 = 10 Marks
Part-B (200 Words) : 5 out of 7 Questions 5X5 = 25 Marks
Part-C (500 Words) : 4 out of 6 Questions 4X10 = 40 Marks
Total = 75 Marks