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CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM (CBCS) AT UG LEVEL

With the objective of bringing a shift in teaching learning process from teacher centric to student centric that permits a flexible and interdisciplinary approach in learning besides providing an opportunity to the learner to choose electives from a wide range of choices available CBCS stands introduced at UG level from session 2016-17
Under CBCS, each programme is based on the Credits which is the weightage given to each course. It is the numerical value assigned to course according to importance of the content and contact hours required to complete its teaching / learning. BA programme is of 136 credits and BSc programme is of 140 credits. Each programme shall be completed in 6 semesters of 3 academic years and each semester of 16 weeks.
The CBCS is open for admission of students to Semester–I from session 2016-17 and then will be progressively taken up by the students in subsequent semesters.
The courses under CBCS for study by a student at UG level comprise:
A: Core course:
B: Elective courses:-
• Discipline Specific Elective Courses (DSE)
• Generic Elective Courses (GE)
• Project / Dissertation
C: Ability Enhancement courses
• Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC)
• Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC)
A: Core course needs to be compulsorily studied by a candidate as a core requirement. There shall be a total of 12 core papers, with 4 papers from each core subject to be studied in 4 semesters (I - IV). Each core course is of 6 credits.
B: Ability Enhancement Courses includes Communication English / Hindi / Dogri and EVS, to be studied in Semester I and II for both BA and B. Sc programmes. Besides, for B. A programme English/Hindi/MIL has to be studied in Semester V and VI while for BSc programme English/Hindi/MIL has to be studied in Semester III through VI. Each ability enhancement course is of 2 credits.
C: Skill Enhancement Courses are to be studied in Semesters III – VI, one paper in each semester and the student will have the option to choose from a range of the choices. Each skill enhancement course is of 4 credits.
D: Out of the elective courses, DSE courses are to be studied in Semesters V and VI, with 3 papers in each semester. These elective courses are based on the core courses opted by the student. Each DSE course is of 6 credits.
E: Generic Elective (GE) course is part of the B. A. programme and has to be studied in Semester V and VI, each of 6 credits. This GE Course is an elective course, chosen generally from an unrelated discipline / subject, with an intention to seek exposure to other courses.