For Admission

Starts: 04 February, 2015
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Instructors: Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
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A candidate for the B.A. (Honours) examination shall be required to offer and be examined in one Honours subject comprising eight papers, two subsidiary subjects comprising four papers, one/two languages as Composition comprising two papers, totaling fourteen papers, according to the following structure: -

Examination Honours Subsidiary Composition Total
B.A. (Hons.)
Part-I
2 Papers (Paper I & Paper II) 2 Papers
(Paper-I of each of the two subjects)
1 Paper
(Paper-I)
5 Papers
B.A. (Hons.)
Part-II
2 Papers (Paper III & Paper IV) 2 Papers
(Paper-II of each of the two subjects)
1 Paper
(Paper-II)
5 Papers
B.A. (Hons.)
Part-III
4 Papers (Paper V, VI, VII & VIII) ——– ——– 4 Papers
Total 8 Papers 4 Papers 2 Papers 14 Papers

 

Note1:- Each of these papers shall carry 100 marks
Provided that wherever practical examination is prescribed

(i) In case of a Subsidiary subject, each of the two papers shall include 25 marks for practical examination
(ii) In case of an Honours subject, Papers I and II shall carry 75 marks each and a practical examination of 50 marks, papers III and IV shall carry 75 marks each and a practical examination of 50 marks and papers V, VI, VII shall be full theory papers each carrying 100 marks and paper VIII shall be a full paper of practical examination carrying 100 marks.
Note2:- A candidate for the B.A. (Honours) examination shall choose one Honours subject & two subsidiary subjects from of the following:

1. Any one of the following languages & literature subjects:
 
Sanskrit, Prakrit, Pali, Arabic, Persian, Hindi, Bhojpuri, Magahi, Maithili, Urdu, Bengali, Oriya, Nepali, Santhali, Mundari, Ho, Nagpuri, Khariya, Kurukh, Kurmali and English.

 

2. Ancient Indian History & Culture/Archaeology or Ancient Indian & Asian Studies 3. History
4. Political Science 5. Economics
6. Philosophy 7. Psychology
8. Sociology 9. Rural Economics
10. Labour & Social Welfare 11. Public Administration
12. Buddhist Studies 13. Music
14. Gandhian Thought 15. Home Science
16. Geography 17. Mathematics
18. Statistics 19. Anthropology

 

Provided that a candidate shall not choose

(i) Mathematics or Statistics unless he/she has passed the Intermediate examination or equivalent in Mathematics.
(ii) Geographyunless he/she has passed the Intermediate examination or equivalent in Geography.
(iii) If he/she takes Honours in Statistics he/she shall choose Mathematics as one of the Subsidiary. subjects

 

Note3:- A candidate shall choose either (a) or (b) for Composition:

(a) Hindi one full paper of 100 marks for each of the Part-I and Part-II examinations
(b) Hindi : (50 marks) and one of the following languages (50 marks) for each of the
Part-I and Part-II examinations:

Bhojpuri, Magahi, Maithili, Urdu, Bengali, Oriya, Nepali, Santhali, Mundari, Ho, Nagpuri, Khariya, Kurukh, Kurmali and English.

Qualification For Admission:

A student may be admitted to the course of instructions for the degree of Bachelor of Arts (General/Honours) if S/he has passed the Intermediate examination in Arts of a Board/University established or incorporated by Law, or any other examination recognized by the University as equivalent thereto. Provided that for admission to the course of instructions for the Honours degree it shall be necessary for a student to have obtained not less than 45% marks at the Intermediate examination in the subject offered for Honours study, or in an allied subject as determined by the Academic Council in case the subject was not prescribed for study at the Intermediate Level. In such case a student must have passed Intermediate/Board/Councilor any equivalent examination with an aggregate of 45% marks. Provided that a student who has passed the Intermediate examination in Science or Commerce shall also be eligible for the admission to the Bachelor of arts (Honours/General course) if S/he has passed with a minimum of (50% / 45%) of marks in the aggregate at the I.Sc. or I.Com. examination. Provided that a candidate shall not choose

  1. Mathematics or Statistics unless She/he has passed the Intermediate examination or equivalent in Mathematics.
  2. Geography unless S/he has passed the LA. examination in Geography
  3. Psychology Unless S/he has passed the I.A examination in Psychology.