MAHESHTALA COLLEGE

MAHESHTALA COLLEGE

Affiliated to University of Calcutta

UGC Disclosure : Prospectus 2018-19
Admission

Rules & Regulation

A candidate who has passed the Higher Secondary (10+2) or its equivalent Examination is eligible to seek admission to the 1" year of the 3-year B.A.!B.Sc/ B.Com. (Hons./General/ Major) or B.Mus.(Hons./ General) Course of Studies provided he/she has also passed in English having full marks not beings 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 Training shall be eligible to seek admission to the B.A (General/Major) l" 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/Major) I" 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 I 00 marks. it may be taken into account for the purpose of determining the aggregate marks.

a) A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained:

  • A minimum of50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination [in case of B.Mus. (Hons.) 45% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject Music, in the pre-qualifying examination]

  • Or
  • 55% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination [in case ofB.Mus.(Hons) 50% marks in the subject at the pre-qualifying exam.]

  • Or
  • 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 [in case ofB.Mus.(Hons.) - 45% marks in the aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject Music in the pre?qualifying exam. Candidates shall be admitted on the basis of the Admission Test to be conducted by the College authority concerned.]
    • Group- I : Physics, Zoology, Education, Home Science Extention Education, Social Science, Film Studies, Physical Education, Human Rights, Russian, Women Studies.
    • Group- II : Human Development, History, Ancient Indian and World History, Islamic History & Culture, Mathematics, Environmental Science.
    • Group- III : Chemistry, Sociology, Defence Studies, Music, Household Art, Pali, Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Bio-Chemistry.
    • Group- IV : Botany, Economics, Food & Nutrition. Group- V: Geology, Political Science, Electronics.
    • Group-Vl : Geography, Molecular Biology, Psychology, Philosophy, Microbiology, Journalism & Mass Communication.
    • Group- VIr : Statistics, Physiology, English
    • Group- VIII: Anthropology, Computer Science, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, French, Linguistics.
    • B.Com. Honours Course in If Accounting and Finance" or "Marketing", the word "subject" or "re lated subject" shall mean the following:
      Accountancy, Business Economics including Business Mathematics, Business Organisation, Mathematics, Business Mathernatics, Economics, Statistics, Business Studies, Office Practice and Secretarial, Financial Accounting, Elements of Cost Accountancy and Auditing, Book Keeping, Commerce, Cost Accountancy & Principle of Management.
    • Economics: A Candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Economics if he/she has passed in Mathematics at the H.S. Examination (10+2) conducted by the West Bengal Council ofH.S. Education or its equivalent examination in Mathematics! Business Mathematics. Students who have passed Business Economics including Business Mathematics in H.S.(10+2) level from West Bengal Council ofH.S. Education are also eligible for admission in the Honours Course in Economics.
    • Mathematics: Acandidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Mathematics ifhe/she has passed in Mathematics at the previous qualifying examination. A candidate who has passed in Business Mathematics is not eligible for admission to the Mathematics Honours Course.
    • Chemistry: A candidate shall be allowed to take-up Honours in Chemistry if he/she has passed in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at the previous qualifying examination.
    • Bio-Chemistry: A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Bio-Chemistry if he/she has passed in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology/Bio-Technology at the previous qualifying examination.

      * A candidate ofB.Sc. (Honours) in Bio-Chemistry shall have to take-up elective subjects as stated hereunder and inconformity with Grouping of Subjects:
      • Anyone ofthe subjects: Physics/Mathematics/Statistics and
      • Anyone of the subjects : Zoology/Botany/ Microbiology/ Physiology/Molecular-Biology.
    • Micro-Biology: A candidate shall be allowed to take-up Honours in Micro Biology if he/she has passed in Chemistry in the previous qualifying Examination .. *Subject combination for Micro-Biology: Chemistry and anyone of the following subjects: Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science/Botany/Zoology/Physiology.
    • Physiology: A candidate shall be allowed to take-up Honours in Physiology if he/she has passed the subject Physiology/Biology/Bio-Technology and Chemistry in the previous qualifying examination. The subject Biology/Bio- Technology may be treated as the related subject.
    • Food and Nutrition : A candidate shall be allowed to take-up Honours in Food and Nutrition if he/she has passed in Chemistry at the previous qualifying examination and to take up Chemistry as one of the elective subjects.
    • Education: The subject Psychology/Philosophy/Mathematics/ Sociology /Economics/political Science/History be treated as related subject.
    • Philosophy: The subject Psychology be treated as related subject.
    • Anthropology: the subject Biology be treated as related subject. A candidate shall not be allowed to take-up Anthropology along with Sociology.
    • Sociology: the subject Psychology/Political Science be treated as related Subject.
    • Zoology: the subject Biology/Bio- Technology be treated as related subject.
    • Environmental Science: Candidates have to take up Chemistry as one of the elective subjects,
    • Persian: Urdu be treated as related subject.
      • Humanities:
        History, English, Bengali, Ancient Indian & World History, Islamic History and Culture, Hindi, Urdu, Russian, Political Science, Sanskrit, Pali , Philosophy, Sociology, Education, Arabic, Persian, Journalism & Mass Communication, French, Gujrati, Music, Linguistics, Physical Education, Human Rights, Women Studies.
      • Science:
        Physics, Film Studies, Zoology, Chemistry, Botany, Psychology, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Statistics, Microbiology, Anthropology, Geology, Geography, Physiology, Economics, Defence Studies, Computer Science, Electronics, Bio-Chemistry, Physical Education, Environmental Science.
      • Home Science:
        Food and Nutrition, Household Art, Human Development, Social Science, Home Science Extension Education.
      • (i) Honours in anyone subject of the Humanities Division and any two other elective subjects taking at least one from the Humanities Division.
      • (ii) However, that other things remaining the same, a candidate may take up Honours Course in the B.A. in the following subjects without taking any elective subject from the Division of Science/Home Science. a)Mathematics, b) Geography, c) Anthropology, b) Psychology e) Economics, f) Statistics
      • Any three subjects from the Humanities Division
      • Or
      • ii) Any two subjects from the Humanities Division and anyone from the Science Division / Home Science Division.
      • Honours in anyone subject from the Division of Science/Home Science and any two other elective subjects taking at least one from the Science/ Home Science Division.
        • Any three subjects from the Science Division/Home Science Division.
        • Or
        • ii)Any two subjects from the Science/Home Science Division and anyone subject from the Humanities Division.
      • 14. A Candidate taking up General Course for the B.Sc. Degree shall study:

    • 10. Divisions of Honours and General subjects B.A.lB.Sc

      11. A candidate taking up Honours in B.A. Degree Course shall study:

      12. A candidate taking up General Course of Studies for the B.A. Degree shall study:

      13. A candidate taking up Honours Course for B.Sc. Degree shall study:

  • 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 maybe.

    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 thr Migration Certificate for getting Registration under this University.

    7. For the B.A.lB.Sc. (Honours/General/Major) Course of Studies a candidate is required to choose his/her Honours and two/three elective subjects, as the case may be, from among Groups-I to VIII as follows by taking not more than one subject from any of the groups mentioned hereunder:

    8. A Candidate shall be allowed to take up the subject(s) under heading "A" if he/she had passed the subject(s) under heading "B" at the previous qualifying examination:
    SINo. A Sl No B
    1. Mathematics 1. Mathematics/Business Mathematics
    2. Statistics 2. Statistics/ Business Mathematics/Mathematics
    3. Physics 3. Physics and Mathematics
    4. Chemistry 4. Chemistry
    5. Zoology 5. Zoology/Biology/Bio- Technology
    6. Botany 6. Botany/Biology/Bio- Technology
    7. Physiology 7. Physiology/B iology/Bio- Technology
    8. Geology 8. Geology/Geography/Physics and Chemistry
    9. Molecular Biology 9. Biology/Bio- Technology and Chemistry/ Physics
    10. Micro-Biology 10. Biology/Bio- Technology and Chemistry/ Physics
    11. Computer Science II. Computer Application/Computer Science/Physics and Mathematics
    12. Electronics 12. Electronics/Physics and Mathematics
    13. Commerce 13. Accoutancy/ Business Economics including

    Business Mathemics/ Business Organisation

    &Management/ Mathematics/Economics

    /Statistics/Commerce/ Accounts / Business

    Studies/Financial Accouting /Office Pratice

    and Secretarial/Elements of Cost Accountancy

    and Auditing/Book Keeping/ Business

    Mathematics/ Cost Accoutancy and Principal

    of Management

    14. Environmental Science 14. Chemistry

    9. Some Special conditions for admission to Honours Courses as follows: