Admission Rules

Choice based credit system(cbcs) Programme Structure Regulations

The CBCS provides an opportunity for the students to choose courses from the prescribed courses comprising core, elective or skill based courses.

Core Course: A course, which needs to be compulsorily studied by a candidate as a core requirement is termed as a Core course.

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

Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Course: Elective courses may be offered by the main discipline/subject of study is referred to as Discipline Specific Elective. The University/Institute may also offer discipline related Elective courses of interdisciplinary nature (to be offered by main discipline/subject of study).

Project Work/Dissertation: An elective course designed to acquire special/advanced knowledge, such as supplement study/support study to a project work, and a candidate studies such a course on his own with an advisory support by a teacher/faculty member is called dissertation/project.

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

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)/Competency Improvement Courses/Skill Development Courses(SEC)/Foundation Course: The Ability Enhancement (AE) Courses may be of two kinds: AE Compulsory Course (AECC) and AE Elective Course (AEEC)/Skill Enhancement Course(SEC). “AECC” courses are the courses based upon the content that leads to Knowledge enhancement. They include ((i) Environmental Science, (ii) English/MIL Communication). These are mandatory for all disciplines. AEEC courses are value-based and/or skill-based and are aimed at providing hands-on-training, competencies, skills, etc.

AE Compulsory Course (AECC): Environmental Science, English Communication/MIL Communication.

AE Elective Course (AEEC)/SEC: These courses may be chosen from a pool of courses designed to provide value-based and/or skill-based instruction.

Project work/Dissertation is considered as a special course involving application of knowledge in solving / analyzing /exploring a real life situation / difficult problem. A Project/Dissertation work would be of 2/4 credits. A Project/Dissertation work may be given in lieu of a discipline specific elective paper.

Note: List of some Discipline Specific Courses and Skill Enhancement Courses Proposed by UGC are given in Annexure III, syllabi for which is to be framed by concerned BOS.

Eligibility for BA/B.SC/B.COM

Science Stream : Minimum 45% Marks in qualifying examinations

Arts : Minimum 40% or below, but only subject to availability of seats

Commerce : Minimum 40% Marks in qualifying examinations

Students of Science to Commerce : Minimum 45% Marks in qualifying examinations

Science with biotechnology : Minimum 60% Marks in qualifying examinations

Eligibility Criteria For Admission To B.A. Semester-I

Admission to semester-I of the three year B.A. (General Course) shall be open to a candidate having passed the Hr. Sec. Part-II (10+2 pattern) examination (in full subject) of the Jammu and Kashmir State Board Of School Education, CBCS or an examination recognised as equivalent thereto with mathematics as one of the elective subjects and has obtained at least 50% of the aggregate marks in the qualifying examination in case of General candidates and 45% marks in case of SC/ST candidates.

Documents Required

� Attested Photocopy of Marks Sheet of Class XII

� Provisional certificate issued by the Head of the Institution last attended (Original Only).

� Marks certificate of the class last passed (two attested photocopies).

� Character certificate issued by the Head of the Institution last attended (Original only).

� In case of Private candidates (male), a character certificate signed by a First Class Magistrate/SHO concerned is required.

� In case of the private candidates (female), a character certificate should signed by a First Class Magistrate / Gazetted Officer/ SHO concerned is required.

� Three copies of recent passport size photograph.

� Matriculation Certificate (Original) and 03 self attested copies.

� In case of wards of military/paramilitary personnel/Central Govt. employees, transfer certificate of father or guardian is to be enclosed.

� Reserved category certificate from the competent authority as per latest SRO (original and two attested copies).

� Students passing from School board other than J&K Board of School Education are required to produce the migration certificate, transfer certificate, and two self    attested copies of each certificate, in addition to all other above stated certificates.

� Students seeking admission are advised to bring all original certificates at the time of admission for verification purpose.

� Every students is required to submit the undertaking and library form (attached with the prospectus).

Subject Combinations

Subject Combinations
MIL,Mathematics,Political Science,EVS,AECC A1 8033/-
MIL,Education,History,EVS,AECC A2
MIL,Education,Mathematics,EVS,AECC A3
MIL,Education,Political Science,EVS,AECC A4
MIL,Education,Sociology,EVS,AECC A5
MIL,History,Sociology,EVS,AECC A6
MIL,History,Mathematics,EVS,AECC A7
MIL,History,Political Science,EVS,AECC A8
MIL,Sociology,Political Science,EVS,AECC A9
**( MIL : English/Hindi/Urdu )
**( AECC : Communication English/ Communication Hindi/ Communication Urdu/ Communication )

Credits Distribution

Courses having theory and practicals may incorporate 4 credits for theory paper and 2 credits for practicals ( In case total credits are 6) and 2 credits for theory paper and 2 credits for practicals (In case total credits are 4) while courses having only practicals may have 2/4 credits as per the course requirement. Purely theory courses may incorporate 4 credits for theory and 2 credits for tutorials.

Subjects Offering

  1. Except in the case of Geology and Geography no candidate for the B.Sc. Semester-I examination, under the CBCS, shall take up any subject unless he had taken up same subject in Higher Secondary Part-II of 10+2 pattern or an equivalent examination, provided that a candidate having passed Higher Secondary Part-II examination with-
    1. A student having studied any of the Biology based subjects in Hr Sec Part II as a subject will be eligible to take up Botany or Zoology or Biotechnology or Sericulture or Fisheries.
    2. Mathematics and Physics as subjects will be eligible to take up Electronics in the B.Sc.SemesterI.
  2. No candidate will offer Mathematics/Applied Mathematics for B.A./B.Sc. Semester-I Course unless he/she has qualified the Higher Secondary Part-II (10+2 pattern) examination with Mathematics.
  3. No candidate will be admitted to the B.Com. Semester-I Course unless he/she has passed Higher Secondary Part-II (10+2 Pattern) examination with Commerce stream .Provided that a candidate after having passed Higher Secondary Part-II examination in stream other than Commerce stream with atleast 50% marks in the aggregate shall be allowed to seek admission to the B.Com. Semester-I.
  4. A candidate for the B.A./B.Sc. Semester-II, III, IV, V and VI Examinations shall have to opt for the subjects prescribed in the CBCS under the new pattern of courses.

Minimum Eligibility For Appearance In Examination

A semester end external examination for B.A./B.Sc./B.Com.(General) course, under CBCS, shall be open to the following categories of students :
  1. A regular student i.e. a student who has undergone a regular course of study in a college for the period specified for that course of study by having been on the rolls of the college immediately preceding the examination and has his/her name submitted to the Controller of Examinations by the college Principal where he/she has pursued the course for the examination and has fulfilled the following conditions to be certified by the college Principal concerned:
    1. He/She has been a student of good conduct.
    2. He/She has attended not less than 75% of the lecture delivered including seminars, tutorials etc in each course opted by him/her in that semester.
    3. He/She has passed in internal assessment.
    4. In the case of laboratory course/practicals, he/she has attended not less than 75% of the practical classes conducted (practicals include field studies, workshop practice, map work, surveying etc.).
    5. He/She has paid the prescribed fee.
  2. Ex-students i.e. students who after having undergone a regular course of study and having completed all conditions of eligibility for appearance in a course(s) in a semester examination including minimum attendance requirement and having passed in Internal Assessment and having either failed to pass the semester examination in that subject/paper(s) or been unable to appear in the examination in that subject/paper(s) will be eligible to appear as a private candidate in the examination by submitting his/her application on the prescribed form along with prescribed fees to reach the Controller of Examinations within the dates fixed for this purpose.


  1. A student will be eligible for promotion from Semester-I to II, Semester-III to IV if he/she has -
    1. secured pass marks in Internal Assessment of all the subjects/papers of the Semester-I/III as the case may be.
    2. has appeared in atleast one of the papers of Semester End examination of SemesterI/III as the case may be.
  2. A student will be eligible for promotion from Semester-II to III and Semester IV to V provided he/she has earned atleast 50% of the total credits for the subjects/papers of theory/practicals of Semester-I/III as the case may be and passed in Internal Assessment of all subjects/papers of Semester–II/IV as the case may be.
  3. A student will be eligible for promotion from Semester-V to VI provided he/she has passed in all subjects/papers of Semester-I and Semester-IIII. Provided that a student who does not fulfill the promotion criteria (A), (B) & (C) above shall be declared fail in the semester concerned. However, he/she shall have the option to retain the marks in the papers in which he/she has secured Pass marks.
  4. A student who has to reappear in a subject/paper prescribed for Semester-I to IV shall appear in the subsequent Semester end examination to be held as per the dates prescribed by the University.
  5. A student who has to reappear in a subject(s)/paper(s) prescribed for Semester-V & VI shall appear in the supplementary examination.