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.) Generic1 Generic2
1
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 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

HISTORY

BENGALI POLITICAL SCIENCE
25 BENGALI SANSKRIT
26 BENGALI PHILOSOPHY
27 ENGLISH POLITICAL SCIENCE
28 ENGLISH SANSKRIT
29 ENGLISH PHILOSOPHY
30 ECONOMICS POLITICAL SCIENCE
31 ECONOMICS SANSKRIT
32 ECONOMICS PHILOSOPHY
33 PHILOSOPHY (H) POLITICAL SCIENCE ENGLISH
34 POLITICAL SCIENCE HISTORY
35 POLITICAL SCIENCE ECONOMICS
36 BENGALI HISTORY
37 BENGALI SANSKRIT
38 ENGLISH HISTORY
39 ENGLISH SANSKRIT
40 HISTORY ECONOMICS
41 HISTORY SANSKRIT
42 ECONOMICS SANSKRIT
43 POLITICAL SCIENCE BENGALI
44 POLITICAL SCIENCE (H) HISTORY SANSKRIT
45 ENGLISH HISTORY
46 BENGALI HISTORY
47 PHILOSOPHY BENGALI
48 PHILOSOPHY ENGLISH
49 PHILOSOPHY HISTORY
50 PHILOSOPHY ECONOMICS
51 ENGLISH SANSKRIT
52 HISTORY ECONOMICS
53 BENGALI SANSKRIT
54 ECONOMICS SANSKRIT
55 ECONOMICS GEOGRAPHY
56 ENGLISH GEOGRAPHY
57 HISTORY GEOGRAPHY
58 SANSKRIT (H) POLITICAL SCIENCE BENGALI
59 POLITICAL SCIENCE ENGLISH
60 POLITICAL SCIENCE HISTORY
61 POLITICAL SCIENCE ECONOMICS
62 BENGALI HISTORY
63 BENGALI PHILOSOPHY
64 ENGLISH HISTORY
65 ENGLISH PHILOSOPHY
66 HISTORY ECONOMICS
67 ECONOMICS PHILOSOPHY
68 HISTORY PHILOSOPHY
69 BSC HONS BOTANY (H) ZOOLOGY CHEMISTRY
70 CHEMISTRY MICROBIOLOGY
71 ZOOLOGY PHYSIOLOGY
72 CHEMISTRY PHYSIOLOGY
73 PHYSIOLOGY MICROBIOLOGY
74 ZOOLOGY MICROBIOLOGY
75 COMPUTER SCIENCE (H) MATHEMATICS PHYSICS
76 MATHEMATICS STATISTICS
77 ECONOMICS (H) MATHEMATICS POLITICAL SCIENCE
78 MATHEMATICS COMPUTER SCIENCE
79 MATHEMATICS STATISTICS
80 FOOD AND NUTRITION (H) CHEMISTRY PHYSIOLOGY
81 CHEMISTRY MICROBIOLOGY
82 GEOGRAPHY (H) ECONOMICS GEOLOGY *
83 ECONOMICS POLITICAL SCIENCE
84 ECONOMICS MATHEMATICS*
85 ECONOMICS HISTORY
86 ECONOMICS SANSKRIT
87 ECONOMICS PHYSICS*
88 ECONOMICS CHEMISTRY*
89 GEOLOGY (H) MATHEMATICS PHYSICS
90 MATHEMATICS CHEMISTRY
91 MATHEMATICS (H) PHYSICS COMPUTER SCIENCE
92 PHYSICS STATISTICS
93 PHYSICS CHEMISTRY
94 PHYSICS (H) MATHEMATICS COMPUTER SCIENCE
95 MATHEMATICS CHEMISTRY
96 MATHEMATICS GEOLOGY
97 PHYSIOLOGY (H) ZOOLOGY CHEMISTRY
98 ZOOLOGY BOTANY
99 ZOOLOGY MICROBIOLOGY
100 ZOOLOGY FOOD AND NUTRITION
101 STATISTICS (H) MATHEMATICS COMPUTER SCIENCE
102 MATHEMATICS PHYSICS
103 MATHEMATICS ECONOMICS
104 ZOOLOGY (H) BOTANY CHEMISTRY
105 BOTANY PHYSIOLOGY
106 BOTANY MICROBIOLOGY
107 CHEMISTRY PHYSIOLOGY
108 CHEMISTRY MICROBIOLOGY
109 PHYSIOLOGY MICROBIOLOGY