BACHELOR OF ARTS (B.A.)

Course Information

Eligibility for Admission

How to apply

Admission Policy and Procedure

  1. PUC II year marks card.
  2. The candidate who has passed an examination other than the Pre-University Board of Karnataka should produce eligibility certificate from the Registrar, Rani Channamma University, Belagavi.
  3. Three passport size photographs.
  4. Community certificate in original and two Xerox copies attested by Gazetted Officer

Duration of the Course

Medium of Instruction

Teaching Methodology

B.A. - FIRST SEMESTER

Group I: Languages

  • English

  • Any one of the following Modern Indian Languages
Kannada Additional English
Hindi Urdu

Group II: Languages

Combinations

A B C D E
Kannada
English
Urdu
Psychology
Political Science
Geography
Hindi
Sociology
Economics History

Group III: Compulsory paper for all student

Indian Constitution


B.A. FIRST TO FOURTH SEMESTER

Subject Teaching Hours per Week Examination Marks Internal Assessment Marks Duration of Examinations Total Marks
Theory Practicals Theory Practicals Theory Practicals Theory Practicals
Group I
Languages I to IV Semester Basic - English
5Hrs   70   30   3Hrs   100
Any one of the MIL
(Kannada, Hindi, Urdu, Additional English) Compulsory
5Hrs   70   30   3Hrs   100
Group II
Optional subjects (Any Three) Paper without Practicals Optional I
5Hrs   70   30   3Hrs   100
Optional II 5Hrs   70   30   3Hrs   100
Optional III 5Hrs   70   30   3Hrs   100
Papers With Practicals Optional I 5Hrs 4Hrs 70 40 30 10 3Hrs 4Hrs 100
Optional II 5Hrs 4Hrs 70 40 30 10 3Hrs 4Hrs 100
Optional III 5Hrs 4Hrs 70 40 30 10 3Hrs 4Hrs 100
Group III
Additional Subjects (Common for all students) First Semester Indian Constitution
5Hrs   70   30   3Hrs   100
Second Semester
Human Rights and Environmental Studies
5Hrs   70   30   3Hrs   100
Third semester
Personality Development and Communication Skill
5Hrs   70   30   3Hrs   100
Fourth semester
Computer Applications
5Hrs   70   30   3Hrs   100

B.A. - FIFTH AND SIXTH SEMESTER


A. Group - I

  • The students shall study any one of the modern Indian Languages (MIL) listed below. The paper carries 100 marks.
  • English (MEL- Modern European Language)
  • Kannada (MEL-Modern Indian Languages)
  • Hindi (MEL-Modern Indian Languages)
  • Urdu (MEL-Modern Indian Languages)

    A. Group - II

  • The optional papers chosen for B.A.I to IV semester shall be studied for V and VI semester also.
  • Each optional subject will have two papers of 100 marks each i.e. a total of 200 marks.
  • The optional subjects with practicals will have additional two practical papers with 50 marks each.
Subject Instruction Hrs. per week Examination Marks Internal Assessment Marks Total Marks
Theory Practical Theory Practical
V and VI Semester
Group - I
MIL Any one Language

 

05

 

70

 

--

 

30

 

--

 

100

V and VI Semester
Group – II
Optional Subjects
Paper without Practicals
Optional – I
Paper – I
Paper - II

 

 

 

 

 

05
05

 

 

 

 

 

70
70

 

 

 

 

 

--
--

 

 

 

 

 

30
30

 

 

 

 

 

--
--

 

 

 

 

 

100
100

Optional – II
Paper – I
Paper - II

05

70

--

30

--

100
Optional-III
Paper – I
Paper - II

05

70

--

30

--

100
V and VI Semester
Group – II
Optional Subjects
Paper with Practicals
Optional – I
Paper – I
Paper - II

 

 

 

 

 

05+04
05+04

 

 

 

 

 

70
70

 

 

 

 

 

35
35

 

 

 

 

 

30
30

 

 

 

 

 

15
15

 

 

 

 

 

150
150

Optional – II
Paper – I
Paper - II

 

05
05

 

70
70

 

35
35

 

30
30

 

15
15

 

150
150

Optional-III
Paper – I
Paper - II

 

04
04

 

70
70

 

35
35

 

30
30

 

15
15

 

150
150



Course Work & Assessment

  • A variety of teaching and assessment methods are used throughout the course including lectures, workshops, seminars, projects, group exercises, tutorials, home assignments, quiz, monthly tests, mid term and preliminary examinations with the aim of helping students to become independent learners equipped with practical skills and competency

  • The Students of Geography & Psychology undergo practical training and journal presentation.

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION


The examination pattern is as follows

  • Internal Assessment
  • End Semester Examination
Examination Semester End Examination Marks Internal Assessment Marks Aggregate Marks for Passing
  Maximum Minimum for passing Maximum Minimum for passing Maximum Minimum for passing
Theory 70 28 30 * 100 40
Practical 35 14 15 * 50 20
* No Minimum Marks for Internal Assessment.

 

Classification of successful candidates

  • Classification of successful candidates
  • Only those candidates who have studied and completed all the six semesters in the first attempt itself, within the stipulated period of three years from Rani Channamma University, shall be eligible for ranking provided they secure 60% and above marks.
  • There shall be separate examination for theory and practical examinations. A candidate who fails in practical examination and passes in theory examination shall have to appear for practical examination only and vice-versa.
  • The successful candidates shall be classified as under for the award of class, based on the aggregate marks obtained in the optional subjects in all the six semesters.
    1. 70% and above - Distinction
    2. 60% and above but less than 70% - First Class
    3. 50% and above but less than 60% - Second Class
    4. 40% and above but less than 50% - Pass Class
  • The students have also the option to improve his/her performance in one or all papers of the respective semester. The details of the same may be obtained from the college office.
  • There is no provision for applying for improvement of the results in respect of internal assessment, practicals, project reports, viva, field works etc.

Degree Awarding Body

The course is affiliated to Rani Channamma University, Belagavi. The Internal as well as the End Semester examination shall be conducted by the College. At the end of the course (after successful completion of Six semesters) the degree shall be awarded by the Rani Channamma University, Belagavi.

Attendance mode

  • Full Time
  • A minimum of 75% of attendance is compulsory according to the rules prescribed by the University.
  • Students failing to attend the required percentage of classes will not be allowed for the End Semester examinations.
  • Shortage of attendance shall be informed to the parents periodically.
  • Graduates of this course can pursue successful careers in Communication, Translation, Journalism, Creative writing, Media, Tourism guide, Administration, Organisation, Management, Counselling, Psychotherapy, Post Graduation studies in respective subjects, Competitive Examinations, Weather forecasting, Map drawing, Soil analysis, Survey, Economic analysis, Banking, Establishment of small business etc.