- 1. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO THE TWO YEAR B.Ed., COURSE: [Read..]
2. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO INTEGRATED COURSE:
The Bachelor of Science Education (B.Sc. B.Ed. for Maths and Computer Science) and the Bachelor of Arts Education (B.A.B.Ed.). Degree courses are meant and designed as integrated programmes of teacher education, aimed at preparing competent teachers for the secondary school level and incorporate appropriate components of General Education, Subject Specialization and Professional Education. The Programmes will be governed by the following regulations, and will follow the detailed schemes of studies and examinations and syllabi as given below.
R-1. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
Candidates seeking admission to B.Sc.B.Ed. (Mathematics) / B.Sc.B.Ed. (Computer Science) / B.A.B.Ed. / B.Com.B.Ed. Courses must have passed the 10 + 2 Examinations of the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Pondicherry / Tamil Nadu or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the University of Pondicherry.
Further, candidates must have studied at the 10 + 2 level of the subject they choose as detailed below:
Subjects studied at +2 level
% of marks scored
% of marks scored
English as one subject
Mathematics as one subject
Maths / Computer Science / Business Math.
as one subject
Admission will be based on merit, subject to the policy of reservation that may be effected from time to time by the Pondicherry University.
R.2. DURATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL PATTERN
The B.Sc.B.Ed. / B.A.B.Ed. Course will be of four years duration and will be organized on the semester pattern, with 2 semesters each year, and each semester consisting of 90 working days. The maximum period to complete the course shall be 8 years.
R.3. COURSE OF STUDY
Students admitted to the B.Sc.B.Ed. / B.A.B.Ed. Courses shall undergo the following courses of study and practical work in the three different parts of General Education, Subject Specialization and Professional Education.
3.1 GENERAL EDUCATION
PART I – REGIONAL LANGUAGE
• A regional language from among those offered by the college like Tamil, French, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi – (as a popular medium of instruction at the school level);
PART II - ENGLISH
• English (as the medium of instruction in the college, a library language and a link language);
Language Courses (Part I Regional Language and Part II English) will not be counted towards the declaration of class in the examination; but will be counted towards pass.
• Relatively minor components like Health and Physical Education, Work Experience – Library Science and SUPW, General Science/Social Studies, Information and Communication Technology will be assessed internally.
3.2 SUBJECT SPECIALIZATION
The number of subjects will be as per regular UG courses.
3.3 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
Studies in the foundations, general methodology and special methodology relating to subjects of specialization and a comprehensive internship programme in the field.
THE CHOICE OF OPTIONAL SUBJECTS
Every candidate shall offer two optional subjects of which Optional I should be based on the relevant main subject of Bachelor Degree. They may offer for Optional II as specified in the following table:
Optional I [Relevant to Main Subject]
Teaching of Special English
Teaching of English or Teaching of Social Science
Teaching of Mathematics
Teaching of English or Teaching of Computer Science
Teaching of Computer Science
Teaching of English or Teaching of Mathematics
Teaching of Commerce
Teaching of English or Teaching of Social Science
A combination of sessional or internal assessment and terminal examination conducted by the University each semester will be followed for all the major components of study (including allied subjects), while skill/performance oriented components will be assessed entirely through continual evaluation as part of the sessional or internal assessment, without a formal terminal examination to be conducted by the University.
The regulations regarding attendance in force in Pondicherry University will be adhered to. 80% attendance is required to appear for the examination.
R.5. REQUIREMENTS FOR PASS
5.1 The minimum marks for passing the semester examinations in a subject is 45 percent in each theory paper, 45 percent in each practical(where there are practicals) and 45 percent in the aggregate including theory, practicals and sessional marks. For subjects without terminal examination the minimum marks for passing shall be 45 percent of the sessional marks. A candidate who satisfies these requirements for pass in all the subjects/components of a semester shall be declared to have passed the semester concerned.
5.2. Failure to obtain the minimum in theory or practicals or in the aggregate will result in the candidate having to reappear for the examination in the subjects concerned.
5.3 There shall be provision for revaluation/ Retotalling of paper(s) of any semester as per general university rules. Application for revaluation / retotalling shall be submitted to the Registrar through the Principal after remitting the fee prescribed by the University within the time prescribed by the University.
No supplementary examination will be conducted. Therefore, a student who has to complete the semester examination in whole or part, shall reappear only when the semester examination concerned are next conducted.
R.6. CLASS DECLARATION
6.1 Those who pass all the semester examinations as required by the regulations shall be classified as follows on the basis of the aggregate of marks obtained in all the courses prescribed in all the eight semesters, provided that such candidates have not taken more than two attempts for passing any subject, provided the candidate does not fail in more than five subjects in all.
75% or above : I class with Distinction
60% and above but less than 75% : I class
50% and above but less than 60% : II class
45% and above but less than 50% : III class
All other candidates who complete the course and examinations taking more than two attempts semester examination will be declared to have passed the examination in ‘PASS CLASS'.
3. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO M.Ed., Course: [Read..]
4. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO MCA Course:
- ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO MCA COURSE (Lateral Entry):
Candidates who have secured 55% of marks or above in any one of the following or equivalent, are eligible to apply:
(i) Bachelor s Degree in Computer Applications / Commerce / Corporate Secretaryship / Economics / Business Administration (with Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications as one of the subjects)
(ii) Bachelor s Degree in Science with Mathematics / Statistics as one of the subjects.
DURATION OF THE COURSE
The course shall be of three years duration spread over six semesters. The Maximum duration to complete the course shall be 6 years.