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COURSES OFFERED

The following course structure for the first two semesters under the new UGC-CBCS has been approved by H.P. University, Shimla:

B.A./B.Com. I Semester

Elective I (Discipline Specific Course, e.g. Economics)

From the given combination of subjects offered by the respective college

6 Credits

Elective II (Discipline Specific Course, e.g. History)

From the given combination of subjects offered by the respective college

6 Credits

English

Compulsory

6 Credits

English/MIL Communication/EVS

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)

4 credits

B.A./B.Com. II Semester

Elective I (Discipline Specific Course, e.g. Economics)

From the given combination of subjects offered by the respective colleges

6 Credits

Elective II (Discipline Specific Course, e.g. History)

From the given combination of subjects offered by the respective colleges

6 Credits

Hindi/MIL

Compulsory

6 Credits

English/MIL Communication/EVS

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)

4 credits

B'sc. I Semester

Discipline Specific Course, e.g. Physics

6 Credits

Discipline Specific Course, e.g. Chemistry

6 Credits

Discipline Specific Course, e.g. Mathematics

6 Credits

English/MIL Communication/EVS
Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)

4 credits

B'sc. II Semester

Discipline Specific Course, e.g. Physics

6 Credits

Discipline Specific Course, e.g. Chemistry

6 Credits

Discipline Specific Course, e.g. Mathematics

6 Credits

English/MIL Communication/EVS
Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)

4 credits

SUBJECT COMBINATIONS AVAILABLE

For Admission to B.A. I Semester

A student will opt for a Discipline Specific Course (Elective I), which will be his/her major course in which s/he wishes to pursue her degree. However, it is to be understood that admission to a particular subject will be granted purely on merit basis and availability of seats and merely opting for a particular subject is no guarantee of admission in that subject.

The second Discipline Specific Course (Elective II) will be allotted to the candidate by the respective admission committee subject to the availability of seats. In addition to the two elective courses, all students applying for admission to B.A. I will study Compulsory English and EVS as Compulsory Ability Enhancement Course (AECC).

A candidate can opt for TWO elective subjects out of the following three groups, choosing only one subject from a given group after proper counselling by the admission committee:

Group- I

Economics / History / Music (V &I) / Sociology

Group -II

English/Hindi/Sanskrit/Mathematics

Group- III

Political Science Geography / Public Administration / Physical Education

For Admission to B'sc. I Semester:

A candidate applying for admission to B'sc. I may choose Physics, Chemistry, Math, Botany or Zoology as her/his First Elective. The second and the third elective subjects will be allotted to the candidate by the admission committee depending upon the preferred group by the candidate viz. Medical or Non-Medical.

All candidates admitted to B'sc. I will have to opt for EVS as Compulsory Ability Enhancement Course (AECC).

For Admission to B.Com. I Semester:

A candidate applying for admission to B.Com. I will study Commerce as her/his primary subject. Related subjects will be allotted to the candidate within the framework of the curriculum in Commerce approved by H.P. University, Shimla.

In addition to the two elective courses, all students applying for admission to B.Com. I will study Compulsory English and EVS as Compulsory Ability Enhancement Course (AECC).

NUMBER OF SEATS AVAILABLE FOR ADMISSION TO FIRST SEMESTER IN EACH SUBJECT

S. No.

Subject

No. of Seats

S. No.

Subject

No. of Seats

1

English

140

10

Political Science

140

2

Hindi

140

11

Public Administration

80

3

Sanskrit

80

12

Geography

80

4

Economics

80

13

Physical Education

80

5

History

80

14

Physics

80

6

Sociology

80

15

Chemistry

80

7

Mathematics

80

16

Botany

80

8

Music (V)

80

17

Zoology

80

9

Music (I)

80

18

Commerce

140

" The number of seats in Elective II for B.A. I students will also be restricted depending upon the availability of faculty and infrastructure.

For Admission to B.A./B'sc./B.Com. III Semester:

The students will continue with the discipline specific courses already opted for by them.

All B.A./B.Com. III semester students will study Compulsory English and a Skill Enhancement Course in their First Elective Subject (Elective I).

All B'sc. III semester students will study a Skill Enhancement Course in their First Elective Subject (Elective I).

For Admission to B.A./B'sc./B.Com. V Semester:

The students will continue with the Major and the Minor subjects already opted.