University of Kalyani
 
NEW DRAFT RULES FOR ADMISSION TO THE THREE-YEAR B.A./ B.SC./ B.COM.(HONOURS & PROGRAMME/GENERAL) COURSES OF STUDIES UNDER SEMESTERIZED CBCS CURRICULAM EFFECTIVE FROM ACADEMIC SESSION 2018-2019
  (Amended up to 31/03/2018)      
Admission Qualifications:            
1. A  candidate  may  be  admitted  to  the  first  year  of  three-year  B.A./  B.Sc./  
Eligibility & B.Com.(Honours & Programme/General) Courses of Studies on passing Higher  
Recognized Secondary (10+2) Examination in General or Vocational Stream conducted by  
Boards  
the  West  Bengal  Council  of  Higher  Secondary  Education  or  an  equivalent  
   
  examination  conducted  by  other  State  Board/Council,  or  Rabindra  Mukta  
  Vidyalaya,  or,  National Institute  Open  Schooling(NIOS) recognized  by  the  
  Distant  Education  Bureau(DEB)  subject  to  fulfillment  of  the  conditions  
  mentioned below:            
  In  case of other  Boards/ Councils, a candidate shall have to pass in  five  
Candidates recognized subjects, of which one shall be English, of full marks not being less  
than 100 each. A candidate passing in four subjects shall not be eligible for  
from ‘other’  
admission.            
Boards            
  Candidates passing Higher Secondary examination from vocational stream  
  conducted  by  the  West  Bengal state  Council  of  technical  & Vocational  
  education  &  Skill  Development(WBSCTVE&SD)  or  any  other  equivalent  
Candidates Board/Council are eligible for admission only in  Programme/ General courses  
(and not in Honours Courses) Provided that the Candidate must  have passed in  
from  
5 (five) recognized subjects, of which one shall be English, in the Previous  
Vocational  
Stream qualifying examination.          
2. Candidates  shall  be allowed for admission  within  3 (three) consecutive  
academic  Sessions  including the year  of  passing  the previous qualifying  
Permissible  
examination. (For example: candidates passing H.S. Examination in the year  
chances of  
2018 will get last chance of admission in the academic session 2020-2021.)  
admission  
3.   A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained:  
Eligibility for (I) A minimum of45% marks in aggregate and55% marks in the subject or  
related subject at the previous qualifying examination.      
pursuing      
or            
Honours            
Course of (II) 50% marks in aggregate and45% marks in the subject or related subject at  
studies the previous qualifying examination.      
or
 
(III) 55% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject orany related subject in his /her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied (especially Rule 5).
  
Explanation:
 
(i)   Aggregate means the sum of marks of best scored five(5) subjects excluding compulsory Environmental Education/ Environmental
 
Science/ Environmental Studies.
 
(ii)   While calculating such aggregate, full marks of each such subject will be scaled down to 100 wherever needed.
 
4(a).Admission will be strictly online and on the basis of merit. Merit list will be prepared uniformly on the basis of the following criteria :
 
Merit List(i) In case of Honours courses: Aggregate (as per previous explanation) plus themarks obtained in the subject in which he/she intends to take up honours or related
 
subject. However, students who avail themselves of the Rule 3(III) will not get the benefit of ‘related subject’.
 
(ii)In case of Programme (General) courses: Merit list will be prepared on thebasis of aggregate.

 

 
Publication
 
of Merit
 
List
 
 
 
 
 
More than one candidate at same merit position
 
 
Choice of
 
Subjects
 
 
Groups of
 
Subjects

 
4(b).For admission to Honours courses complete list of all applicants is accordingto merit to be published at the first instance and admission be done preferably through counseling in accordance with the intake capacity.
 
4(c). For admission to Programme/General courses complete list of all applicantsaccording to merit to be published at the first instance and admission be done preferably through counseling in accordance with the intake capacity.
 
4(d). While admitting candidates from the merit list if it is found at some point oftime that the approved intake is likely to be breached due to sharing of the same merit position by more than one candidate then in that case all the candidates at that particular merit position may be admitted subject to prior approval of the Vice-Chancellor and the excess admission will be granted only for that year.
 
5. For the B.A. & B.Sc.(Honours & Programme/General) Course of Studies acandidate is required to choose his/her Honours and Generic Elective subjects, as the case may be, from among Groups I to VIII below by taking not more than one subject from any of the groups mentioned hereunder.
 
Groups:
 
Gr. I: Physics, Zoology, Education, Film Studies, Physical Education.Gr. II : Mathematics, History.
Gr. III: Arabic, Chemistry, Defense Studies, Sanskrit, Sociology.
Gr. IV:  Botany, Economics, Food and Nutrition.
Gr. V: Environmental Science, Political Science.
 
Gr. VI: Geography, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology &Biotechnology, Media Studies, Philosophy.
Gr. VII: Physiology, Statistics, English.
 
Gr. VIII : Computer Science, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu

6.   A candidate shall be allowed to take up the subject(s) under heading ‘(A)’ at both Honours and Programme/General level if he/she had passed the subject(s) under heading ‘(B)’ at the previous qualifying examination.

 

 
Requirement of studying subject(s) at H.S. (plus two) Level

 
 
    A     B  
  1. Botany   1. Biological Science  
  2. Chemistry   2. Chemistry  
  3. Computer Science   3. Computer Application/Computer Science /  
          Physics and Mathematics  
  4. Environmental Science   4.Any  three  of  the  following  subjects:  
          Biological Science, Chemistry, Computer Science,  
          Economics, Elective Environmental Education  
          Environmental Science/  
          Environmental Studies, Geography,  Geology,  
          Mathematics, Modern Computer Application,  
          Physics and Statistics  
  5. Food and Nutrition   5. Chemistry or Nutrition or Food & Nutrition or  
          Home Science  
  6. Mathematics   6. Mathematics  
  7. Microbiology   7. Biological Science, Chemistry and  
          Mathematics/ Statistics / Computer Science/  
          Computer Application  
  8. Molecular Biology   8. Biological Science and Chemistry  
           
  9. Molecular Biology &   9. Mathematics/ Statistics, Chemistry and Biological  
    Biotechnology   Science  
  10. Physics   10. Physics and Mathematics  
  11. Physiology   11. Biological Science  
  12. Statistics   12. Statistics/ Mathematics  
  13. Zoology   13. Biological Science  
  14. Commerce   14. Accountancy / Accounts/  Book Keeping/  
          Business Economics including Business  
          Mathematics/ Business Mathematics/ Business  
          Organization/ Business Studies/ Commerce/  
          Elements of Cost Accountancy and Auditing/  
          Economics/ Financial Accounting/ Mathematics/  
          Office Practice and Secretarial / Statistics  
Explanation: Biological Sc. will mean: Biology /Biotechnology/ Botany/ Physiology/Zoology.
Special conditions for admission to a few Honours Courses
 
7.       Some special conditions for admission to Honours Courses in Accounting and Finance, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Environmental Science,Mathematics, Media Studies
 
Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Physiology, Philosophy, and Sociology:
(i) Accounting and Finance: For admission to the B.Com. Honours course in Accounting and
Finance the word “subject” or “related subject” shall mean the following:
 
Accountancy, Book Keeping, Business Economics including Business Mathematics, Business Mathematics, Business Organization, Business Studies, Commerce, Economics, Economic Geography, Elements of Cost Accountancy and Auditing, Financial Accounting, Mathematics, Office Practice and Secretarial, Statistics.
 
ii)Chemistry: A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Chemistry only if he/she has passed in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at the previous qualifying examination.
 
iii)   Economics: The subjects Mathematics, Statistics and Business Economics including BusinessMathematics be treated as related subjects.
 
iv)   Education: The subjects History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology betreated as related subjects.
 
v)       Environmental Science: If the candidate does not have Environmental Education/EnvironmentalScience/ Environmental Studies as elective subject then the subjects Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Modern Computer Application, Physics and Statistics be treated as related subjects.
 
vi)  Food and Nutrition: A candidate taking up Honours in Food and Nutrition must take Chemistry asgeneral subject.
 
vii)   Mathematics: A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Mathematics only if he/she haspassed in Mathematics at the previous qualifying examination. A candidate who has passed in Business Mathematics is not eligible for admission to Mathematics Honours Course.
 
viii)   Media Studies: The language subject(s) studied at H.S. level be treated as related subject(s).
 
ix)  Microbiology: A candidate taking up Honours in Microbiology must takeChemistry or any one of the following subjects: a) Botany, b) Computer Science, c) Mathematics, d) Physics, e) Physiology, f)Zoology as general subjects.
 
x)  Molecular Biology: A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Molecular Biology only ifhe/she has passed in Biological Sciences, Chemistry or any one of the following subjects : a)Mathematics, b) Statistics, c) Computer Science at the previous qualifying examination.
 
xi)   Molecular Biology &Biotechnology: A candidate taking up Honours in Molecular Biology&Biotechnology must take Chemistry or any one of the following subjects: a) Botany, b) Computer Science, c) Mathematics, d) Physics, e) Physiology, f) Zoology as general subjects.
 
xii)  Philosophy: The subject Psychology be treated as related subject.
 
xiii)   Physiology: A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Physiology only if he/she haspassed in Biological Sciences and Chemistry at the previous qualifying examination.
 
xiv)   Sociology: The subjects History, Philosophy, Political Science and Psychology be treated asrelated subjects.
8. Divisions of UG Honours and Subjects:
Division of Subjects in
 
Humanities
 
&Science streams

 
i) Humanities:
 
Arabic, Bengali, Economics, Education, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology, Urdu, Physical Education.
ii) Science:
 
Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Defense Studies, Economics, Environmental Science, Film Studies, Food and Nutrition, Geography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Statistics, Zoology.
 
B.A. /B.Sc./ B.Com. Honours Course of study
B.A. Programme (General) Course of study
B.Sc. Programe (General) Course of study
9.  A candidate taking up Honours Course for B.A. /B.Sc./ B.Com.Degree shall study-
 
i)           Honours in any one subject of the Humanities/Science/Commerce Division with 14 Core papers.
ii)    Elective Course: 02(Two)
 
(a)Discipline specific Elective (DSE): 04 papers (b)Generic Elective Course (GEC)-04 papers.
 
iii)      Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC): 02 (Two)
(a)    Environmental Studies: 01(One)
 
b) Compulsory English/Bengali/Hindi/Arabic as MIL: 01 (One) iv).Skill Enhancement Courses-02(Two).
 
10. A candidate taking upProgramme/General Course for B.A. Degreeshall study-
 
(i)     Discipline Specific Core (DSC) subjects from Humanities Division:02(Two) with 04 Core Papers each(08 Papers).
 
(ii)   Language Core Courses-Four(04)
(a)    Core Courses on English: 02
 
(b)     Core courses on Bengali/Alternative English/Hindi/Arabic etc.: 02 (iii) Discipline Specific Elective Courses-04Papers ;
 
(a)   DSE-A:-02 Papers
(b)   DSE-B: 02Papers
(c)  Generic Elective (GE) Courses:02 Papers.
iv)  Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC): 02 (Two)
(a)    Environmental Studies: 01(One)
 
b) Compulsory English/Bengali/Hindi/Arabic as MIL: 01 (One) iv). Skill Enhancement Courses-04(Four).
11.A candidate taking upProgramme(General) Course for B.Sc. Degree shall study
 
(i)      Discipline Specific Core(DSC) Subjects:03with 04 Core Papers each fromScience Division(12 Papers)
 
(ii)    Discipline Specific Elective Courses: 03 Subjects/06 Papers
(a)DSE-A-02 Papers,
(b)DSE-B-02 Papers;
(c)   DSE-C-02 Papers):
(iii)   Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC): 02 (Two)
(a)   Environmental Studies: 01(One)
 
b) Compulsory English/Bengali/Hindi/Arabic as MIL: 01 (One) iv). Skill Enhancement Courses-04(Four)
B.Com.
Prog./
 
General Course of study 
Subject/
stream/ course change
12. A candidate taking upProgramme(General) Course for B.Com. Degreeshall study
 
(i)   Discipline Specific Core (DSC) subjects from Commerce Division:02(Two) with 04 Core Papers each (08 Papers).
 
(ii)   Language Core Courses-Four(04)
(a)  Core Courses on English: 02
(b)  Core courses on  Bengali/Alternative English/Hindi/Arabic etc.: 02
(iii)   Discipline Specific Elective Courses-04Papers ;
(a)    DSE-A:-02 Papers
(b)   DSE-B: 02Papers
(iv)   Generic Elective (GE) Courses: 02 Papers.
v)    Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC): 02 (Two)
(a)  Environmental Studies: 01(One)
(b)  Compulsory English/Bengali/Hindi/Arabic as MIL: 01 (One)
 
(vi) Skill Enhancement Courses-04(Four).
 
13.Candidates may be allowed to change subject/stream/course in their firstSemester of study, subject to approved intake capacities and various clauses of these rules, by the Principals of respective colleges before submission of Registration Form to the University or any date specified by the University, whichever is earlier. No change will be entertained after that date.
Re-enrolment
Provisional
Enrolment
14. Re-enrolment in I to VI Semester Classes
 
If a student completes regular course of study for B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. Semester I to VI Honours & Programme(General)examination, but for any reason fails to enroll himself/herself for the Semester I to VI examination, he/she shall be required to re-enroll himself/herself in the said semester class respectively in the following session within 07 days from the last date of admission for regular students of that class. However, not more than one chance of such re-enrolment shall be allowed for a candidate. The college authorities must get such students enrolled for examination within two months of their re-enrolment in class.
 
15.Provisional Enrolment in I to V Semester Classes
 
Candidates appearing at the End Semester examinations shall be enrolled provisionally for the next semester classes respectively within 07 days from the date of completion of the said examination, failing which such candidates shall not be enrolled on any subsequent dates and they shall be deemed to have discontinued study
 
Transfer 16 . Admission on Transfer  
Certificate If a student has been admitted to a college, he/she shall not, except as otherwise  
Required  
provided in the Ordinances, be subsequently admitted to any other college without  
   
  the production of a Transfer Certificate from the Principal of the college in which  
  he/she studied last.  
 
Bar to and Time of Taking Transfer to a College
Stipulations
 Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC candidates
A student admitted to a college, shall not ordinarily be allowed to take transfer to any other college, except at the end of the academic year.If an application for transfer is made at any time, other than at the end of an academic year, on the ground of (a) transfer of the parent or guardian of the student from the station at which the college is situated, or (b) desirability of a change of climate or station on the ground of health supported by proper medical evidence, or any other sufficient reason, the Principal may grant the transfer.
 
Admission on Transfer should abide by the following stipulations :
 
(i)         A candidate taking transfer from one college to another is required to pursue the same course of study with identical subject combination in both the colleges;
 
(ii)       Admission on transfer must not violate the approved intake of the course concerned of the college granting admission. Only in cases of wards of Government employees who have been transferred, a relaxation of intake may be granted with the permission of the Vice-Chancellor;
 
(iii)     Cases of admission on transfer must be intimated in writing to the University authority by the college admitting such candidates within a fortnight of such admission but for which such admission on transfer will not be recognized;
 
(iv)     All other steps and procedures related to transfer will be in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinances.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION FOR ADMISSION TO HONOURS & PROGRAMME / GENERAL DEGREE COURSES OF STUDIES
 
RESERVATION OF SEATS:
 
22% seats shall be reserved for candidates belonging to theScheduled Castes and6% seats shall be reserved for candidates belonging to theScheduled Tribes and a relaxation of qualifying marks to the extent of 25% from the markssecured by the last candidate admitted in general category would be permitted. For
 
OBC category, 17% seats will be reserved in whichOBC-A (10%) andOBC-B (7%) seats, will be reserved &increase of seats is achieved within a maximum
 
period of six years beginning with the academic session 2014-15 and then shall continue in the same manner. In case of OBC-A & OBC-B, the candidates getting admission should have obtained in the previous examination, qualifying marks not lower by more than 10% from the marks obtained by the last candidate of the General category. In case ST candidates are not available, those seats will be offered to SC candidates and vice-versa. When both SC and ST candidates are not available, seats may be converted to general category with the permission of the competent authority.SC and ST candidates admitted with the general candidates in order of merit, however, will not get the benefit of reservation. The candidates should furnish caste certificate issued by the competent authority (Sub-Divisional Officer of the Sub-Division and others as declared by the competent authority) along with application without which such application will not be entertained for consideratio
Reservation of seats for Physically challenged candidates
Deduction of marks for
‘old’ candidates
 3% of the total number of seats in each subject shall be reserved forphysically challenged candidates. Such candidates should furnish copy of valid disabilitycertificate, issued by the competent authority (The Handicap Board constituted by the Office of the Superintendent, District Hospital) of the district of residence, along with application without which such application will not be entertained for consideration. The percentage of disability of the candidates will only be considered while preparing the merit list of such physically disabled candidates.
 
DEDUCTION OF MARKS IN ADMISSION
 
2 % marks from the aggregate as secured by a candidate passing the qualifying examination in a year prior to the current year shall be deducted and the aggregate marks thus arrived will be taken up for consideration. 
Sports
 
Quota 
Eligibility
for Sports
Quota
Visa

SPORTS QUOTA
 
A separate form for consideration under SPORTS QUOTA may be made available free of cost. Applications for consideration under sports quota will have to be submitted in this particular form along with the Admission Form, without which no claim for Sports Quota will be entertained.
Number of seats to be reserved under Sports quota :
 
For. B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. Honours Courses: One seat in each Honours subject. For B.A/B.Sc./B.Com. Programme Courses: 5 % of the seats subject to a maximum
 
of two seats in each course.
ELIGIBLE GAMES
For  Men:  Athletics,  Badminton,  Basketball,  Cricket,  Football,  Gymnastics,
Handball, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho,Table Tennis, Volleyball.
 
For Women: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Gymnastics, Handball,Kabaddi,Kho-Kho,Table Tennis, Volleyball.
 
ELIGIBILITY
 
1.   Candidates must be eligible to participate in any Inter-University Sports and Games at least for two years (as per rules laid down by the Inter-University Sports Board).
 
2.      Candidates must have participated in Inter District School, or, State Inter-School, or, State-Junior, or, Open Inter District Tournaments, or, State Open Championship, Calcutta First Division Championships.
 
CERTIFICATE FROM THE STATE ASSOCIATIONS/BODIES, THE DISTRICT OFFICER FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION, DSA, OR, DSSASHALL ONLY BE ACCEPTED.
 
ATTENTION OF FOREIGN CANDIDATES
 
In the case of Foreign Candidates, Student-Visa will be required. The same visa will have to be submitted within one month from the date of admission.
 
REMOVAL OF DIFFICULTY
 
Without any contravention of the existing Act/Statue/Ordinance of University of Kalyani, the Vice-Chancellor of the University shall have the power to settle any issue which is not covered under this Rule