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VIDYA-BHAVANA
(Institute of Humanities & Social Sciences)

BA Courses

 

A. Instruction to the candidates for B.A.(Honours) courses (Code : BA) in different core/major/ subjects of Vidya-Bhavana (Code : 02).

Candidates can apply in a single form for any/all core/major subject(s) from the 6 (six) core/major subjects (under Paper III; Code 3) stated below, by mentioning the chosen subject(s) in order of their preferences, which will be according to conformity with the relevant eligibility criteria. Separate application forms will be required for subjects belonging to different papers. There will be separate all-India admission test for each paper of core/major subjects.


Vidya-Bhavana (Code : 02), Course – B.A. (Honours) (Code : BA-21)

Paper III Code 3: (Social Sciences) – Subjects: Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology; Comparative Religion, Economics, Geography, History, Philosophy, Social Work.
N.B.: Social Work course is under Palli Samgathana Vibhaga.

Note : For BA (Honours) in Mathematics, a separate admission test will be conducted at Santiniketan immediately after the all-India Admission Test with notification of dates in the University website.

B. Eligibility Criteria for admission to Under-Graduate Six Semester Courses [B.A.(Hons.)] (Code: BA) through admission tests.

a) General and OBC Candidates : Passed Higher Secondary Examination under 10+2 pattern or its equivalent, subject to fulfillment of the requirements regarding subject combinations and marks in respect of the Department concerned as shown in the table below.
b) SC/ST/PH Candidates: Passed Higher Secondary Examination under 10+2 pattern or its equivalent, subject to fulfillment of the requirements regarding subject combinations of the Department concerned.

Reporting Time: Candidates should report at the venue of the admission test at least one and a half hour before the commencement of the admission test. Admit Card can be downloaded from the University website which will give location of the test centre.


C. Modalities for preparing Merit Lists for admission to B.A.(Hons.) courses through admission test under Vidya-Bhavana (Code: 02).
Marks secured in the relevant written admission test only: Out of 100
*The qualifying marks in admission test shall be 30% for general candidates and 27% for OBC candidates.
There shall be no eligibility marks in case of SC/ST candidates.
*The date of announcement of the results of Admission Test of B.A. (Hons.) will be notified in the University website.

Note: For calculation of percentage of aggregate marks, total marks secured by a candidate in all subjects offered at 10+2 level and as shown in the mark sheets, will be considered.


D. Subject Offered:
B.A.(Hons.) students will be required to study the following subjects with their Honours/Core Subject:
1)Two Language Subjects : (i) General English (ii) General Bengali/Alternative Bengali/Alternative English/Alternative Hindi/Alternative Odia.
2) One Compulsory Foundation Course/Paper on Tagore Studies of 100 marks.
3) One Compulsory Foundation Course/Paper on Environmental Studies of 100 marks.
4) Two Subsidiary/Allied Subjects:
(a) Any one from group –A: Education/Political Science/Philosophy/Economics/Mathematics/Hindi
(b)Any one from group–B : History/AIHC&A/Statistics/Sanskrit/Bengali/Comparative Literature/Arabic.

5) Statistics as a Subsidiary Subject is available to students of B.A. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Geography.

Subject
Code
Duration
Eligibility Criteria (For General Candidate)
Eligibility Criteria (For OBC candidates)
Date and Time Of Admission test
Ancient
Indian
History,
Culture &
Archaeology
201 3 (i) 50% marks in aggregate and
50% in History at +2 level or
(ii) 55% marks in aggregate for
students who did not have
History as a subject at +2 level.
(i) 45% marks in aggregate and
45% in History at +2 level
or
(ii) 49.5% marks in aggregate
for students who did not have
History as a subject at +2 level
13/5/2012
Comparative
Religion
202 3 50% marks in aggregate (In any
Stream) at +2 level
45% marks in aggregate (In any
Stream) at +2 level
do
Economics 203 3 50% marks in aggregate & Pass
marks in Mathematics/Business
Math/Business Economics and
Business Math. at the +2 level.
45% marks in aggregate & Pass
marks in Mathematics/Business
Math/Business Economics and
Business Math. at the +2 level.
do
Geography 204 3 (i) 60% marks in aggregate and 60% marks in
Geography with pass marks in Economics/
Statistics or Mathematics at +2 level.
Geography should be
core/major subject, not an
additional or optional subject.

(ii) Students from Science
Stream must have Geography in
their +2 level as major subject
having 60% marks and 60%
marks in aggregate with pass
marks in Mathematics/Statistics.
i) 54% marks in aggregate and
54% marks in Geography with
pass marks in Economics/
Statistics or Mathematics at +2
level. Geography should be
core/major subject, not an
additional or optional subject.
(ii) Students from Science
Stream must have Geography in
their +2 level as major subject
having 54% marks and 54%
marks in aggregate with pass
marks in Mathematics/Statistics.
do
History 205 3 60% marks in aggregate and
60% in History at the +2 level.
54% marks in aggregate and
54% in History at the +2 level.
do
Philosophy 206 3 55% marks in aggregate and
pass marks in Philosophy at +2
level OR 60% marks in
aggregate in any stream at +2
level
49.5% marks in aggregate and
pass marks in Philosophy at +2
level OR 54% marks in
aggregate in any stream at +2
level.
do
Mathematics 207 3 60% marks in aggregate and
75% marks in Mathematics at
the +2 level.
54% marks in aggregate and
67.5% marks in Mathematics at
the +2 level.
To be announced
later in
University
website.

 

 

General Criteria for Direct Admission of Internal Students to B.A.(Hons.)

(1) Internal candidates securing requisite percentage of marks in aggregate in the Pre-Degree (PD) Examination of Visva-Bharati subject to fulfillment of Departmental requirements will be considered for direct admission strictly in order of merit (detailed in table below).

(2) SC/ST/PH reservation quota for direct admission of internal candidates will be considered as per rules.

(3) For OBC candidates: Less by 10% of the eligibility criteria specified for general candidates in respect of both aggregate and the concerned subject(s).

General criteria for admission to B.A. (Hons.) Courses (Code: BA) for internal candidates and staff ward (external) through admission test.

An internal or staff ward candidate of the current year securing at least 45% marks in aggregate at the +2 level, subject to fulfillment of Departmental requirements regarding subject combinations, is eligible to apply. The date, time and venue of the admission tests will be the same as those for the external candidates (General and OBC).

 
Subject
Code
Under-Graduate Level Direct Admission
Eligibility Criteria for General Candidates (Less by 10% of the eligibility
criteria specified for general candidates in respect of both aggregate and the
concerned subject(s)
Ancient Indian History
Culture & Archaeology
201 60% marks in aggregate and 60% in History at the PD level.
Comparative Religion 202 55% marks in aggregate at the PD level (in any stream)
Econimics 203 60% marks in aggregate and pass in Mathematics at the PD level
Geography 204 Aggregate 60% marks, Geography 60% marks, Pass marks in
Economics/Statistics/Mathematics, and Geography should be core/major subject at the PD level.
History 205 60% marks in aggregate and 60% in History at the PD level.
Philosophy 206 60% marks in aggregate at the PD level (in any stream).
Matematics 207 60% marks in aggregate and 60% in Mathematics at the PD level.