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ADMISSION QUALIFICATIONS TO THE THREE YEAR B.A. (HONOURS/ GENERAL) COURSES

(Admission qualification shall follow the latest University instruction)

Admission qualifications to the three year b.a. (Honours/ general) courses is as per latest rules of the University of Calcutta.

1. A candidate may be admitted to the first year of three-year B.A. (Honours/General) Courses of Studies on passing H.S. (10+2) Examination conducted by West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent exemination conducted by other state Board / Council, or Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya or National Open School recognized by the Distant Learning Council subject to the fulfillment of the conditions mentioned below:
In case of other Board / Council, a candidate shall have to pass in five recognized subjects of full marks not being less than 100 each of which one shall be English. A candidate passing in four subjects shall not be eligible to such admission to the Course.
Marks obtained in top five subjects shall be considered to ascertain the aggregate marks of a candidate passing the examination under grade system. Also for candidates passing the H.S. (10+2) Examination from West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education under old system, marks obtained in top four subjects shall be considered to determine their aggregate marks.However, marks obtained in Environmental Education as a compulsory Subject shall not be taken into account for calculating the aggregate marks in top four Subjects of the purpose of admission at the degree course of studies.

2. No Candidate shall be allowed for admission after a lapse of more than 3 years from the passing of the previous qualifying examination or discontinuation of recognized regular courses of study after passing the previous qualifying Examination.

3. 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.
Or ii) 55% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.
Or iii) 50% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject in his/her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied.

4. SC/ST students who have obtained 40% marks in aggregade at the H.S level are eligible to study Hons. Courses in the said subject.

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