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Bethune Admission Notice : 05/04/2012
ADMISSION NOTICE DATED 05.04.2012
BETHUNE COLLEGE
Admissions to B.A. (Hons) / B.Sc. (Hons) for 2012-2013


Admission 2012
INFORMATION BROCHURE

  • Applications for admission to First Year B.A. / B.Sc. (Honours) courses for the Academic Session 1st July, 2012 to 30th June, 2013 will be received only online after publication of the result of Higher Secondary Examination, 2012 through the website -
  • » www.bethuneadmissions.ac.in
    or
    » www.collegeadmission.in

  • Queries related to B.A. / B.Sc. admission may be directed to:
  • » bethune.admission@gmail.com

Admission to the college is granted on the understanding that the student undertakes to conform in all respects to the rules and discipline of the college.

  • A candidate may apply for a maximum of three honours subjects. Separate applications must be submitted for each honours subject.
  • The college does not offer any three years General Course.
  • SC/ST candidates from West Bengal only are eligible for reserved seats.
  • Admission to any course of the college is provisional, subject to the final approval of the University of Calcutta.
  • In exercise of the power conferred by clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 26 of the University Grant Commission Act, 1956, “UGC Registration on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Education Institutions, 2009”, an anti-ragging cell shall be constituted.


General Structure of Courses :

  • Language Group
    • English (Compulsory)
    • Bengali / Hindi / Alternative English
  • Honours Subject with General subject combinations
  • Environmental Studies

Reservation of Seats :

  • Scheduled Caste – 22%
  • Scheduled Tribe – 6%
  • Physically Handicapped – 3%

Courses Offered :

The college offers the following Honours courses of study in the B.A. / B.Sc. stream.

Combination of Subjects

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
HONOURS SUBJECTS No. of Seats GENERAL SUBJECTS
(Choose any two) *
General SC ST Total
1. BENGALI 20 6 2 28 a) SANSKRIT
b) HISTORY OR WOMEN'S STUDIES
c) PHILOSOPHY OR PSYCHOLOGY
d) POLITICAL SCIENCE
2. ENGLISH 28 9 3 40 a) HISTORY OR WOMEN'S STUDIES
b) PHILOSOPHY OR PSYCHOLOGY
c) POLITICAL SCIENCE
3. HISTORY 20 6 2 28 a) ENGLISH OR BENGALI OR HINDI OR SANSKRIT
b) POLITICAL SCIENCE
c) PHILOSOPHY
4. PHILOSOPHY 20 6 2 28 a) ENGLISH OR BENGALI OR HINDI OR SANSKRIT OR ECONOMICS
b) POLITICAL SCIENCE
c) HISTORY OR WOMEN'S STUDIES
5. POLITICAL SCIENCE 20 6 2 28 a) ENGLISH OR BENGALI OR HINDI OR SANSKRIT OR ECONOMICS
b) HISTORY OR WOMEN'S STUDIES
c) PHILOSOPHY
6. SANSKRIT 20 6 2 28 a) HISTORY
b) BENGALI
c) PHILOSOPHY
d) POLITICAL SCIENCE

* Choice of General subjects will be subjected to availability of seats.

Bachelor of Science (Honours)
HONOURS SUBJECTS No. of Seats GENERAL SUBJECTS
(Choose any one combination) *
General SC ST Total
1. BOTANY 20 6 2 28 CHEMISTRY, ZOOLOGY.
2. CHEMISTRY 23 7 3 33 MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS
3. COMPUTER SCIENCE 12 4 1 17 MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS
4. ECONOMICS 20 6 2 28 a) MATHEMATICS, POLITICAL SCIENCE
b) MATHEMATICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE (4)
c) MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS (10)
5. MATHEMATICS 20 6 2 28 a) PHYSICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE (6)
b) PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY
c) PHYSICS, STATISTICS (7)
6. PHYSICS 20 6 2 28 a) MATHEMATICS, CHEMISTRY
b) MATHEMATICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE (10)
c) MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS (3)
7. ZOOLOGY 20 6 2 28 CHEMISTRY, BOTANY

* Seats available for Computer Science (General) and Statistics (General) for Honours in Physics, Mathematics and Economics are given within bracket.

HONOURS SUBJECTS GENERAL SUBJECTS (Choose any one combination)
1. PSYCHOLOGY (B.Sc) a) ZOOLOGY, BOTANY
b) HISTORY, ECONOMICS.
c) WOMEN'S STUDIES, ECONOMICS.
2. PSYCHOLOGY (B.A.) a) ENGLISH OR BENGALI OR HINDI OR SANSKRIT
b) HISTORY OR WOMEN'S STUDIES

  • Please Note :
    • For Statistics (General), a candidate should secure at least 70% marks in Mathematics at previous qualifying examination.
    • For Psychology (General), a candidate should secure at least 50% in English at previous qualifying examination.
    • Philosophy and Psychology combination is not allowed by Calcutta University.

Criteria for Admission to B.A./ B.Sc. Honours Courses :

1. A candidate who has passed the Higher Secondary or its equivalent Examination (on 2012 or, 2011) may apply for admission to the B.A. / B.Sc. (Honours) courses.
2. Candidates must have passed in English (at least 100 marks paper) in the previous qualifying examination.
3. Candidates must secure pass marks in the General Subjects opted for (applicable to candidates who had the subjects at (10+2) level).
4. Aggregate means total marks of the BEST FOUR subjects (at least 100 marks paper). Marks in compulsory Environmental Education / Studies shall not be included in Aggregate marks.
5. Admission will be conducted strictly on the basis of merit. Merit list will be prepared based on INDEX MARK for all categories of students.
6. An ADMISSION TEST will be held for candidates applying for ENGLISH Honours course.

For GENERAL Category
Honours Subject Compulsory Subject/s
Required
Minimum Eligibility Formula of Index Marks
Aggregate Subject Marks
Bengali Bengali, English 65% Bengali = 65%
English = 50%
Aggregate(%) + Bengali (%) + 20 for candidates with Bengali as first language
English English 75% For H.S.
English-A = 80%
English-B= 85%
For other Boards
English = 85%
English (%) + Admission Test (%)
History English 65% English / Bengali = 55% 1. Aggregate (%) + English (%) + 1/4th of History(%) for candidates with History
2. Aggregate (%) + English (%) for candidates without History
Philosophy English
Philosophy/Psychology
55% English / Bengali = 50%
Philosophy / Psychology = 65%
Aggregate (%) + English(%)+ Philosophy/Psychology (%)
Political Science English 60% For H.S.
English = 55%
For other Boards
English = 65%
1. Aggregate (%) + English (%) + 1/4th of Political Science (%) for candidates with Political Science
2. Aggregate (%) + English (%) for candidates without Political Science
Psychology English 70% English= 70% Aggregate (%) + 2 x English (%)
Sanskrit Sanskrit, English 60% Sanskrit = 65% Aggregate (%) + Sanskrit (%)
Botany Biology, Chemistry, English &
(Maths / Physics)
65% Biology = 70%
Chemistry = 55%
English = 50%
Aggregate (%) + 2 x Biology (%) + Chemistry(%) + Physics / Mathematics (%) (whichever is higher)
Chemistry Physics, Chem, Maths
& English
70% Chemistry = 70%
Maths = 60%
English = 55%
2 x Chemistry (%) + Physics (%) + Mathematics (%)
Computer Science Physics, Maths & English 65% Physics = 70%
Maths = 70%
English = 50%
Aggregate (%) + 2 x {Physics (%) + Mathematics (%)}
Economics Maths & English 60% Maths = 70%
English = 60%
Aggregate (%) + 2 x {English (%) + Mathematics (%)}
Mathematics Physics, Maths & English
70% Maths = 75% Aggregate (%) + 2x Mathematics (%)
Physics Physics, Chem, Maths
& English
65% Physics = 70%
Maths = 70%
English = 55%
Aggregate (%) + 2 x {Physics (%) + Mathematics (%)}
Zoology Biology, Chemistry, English &
(Maths / Physics)
65% Biology = 70%
Chemistry = 55%
English = 55%
Aggregate (%) + 2 x Biology (%) + Chemistry (%) + English (%)
For SC/ST Category
All Honours Subjects 40% marks in aggregate or, 40% marks in the subject or related subject Formula is same as mentioned above for each subject Formula is same as mentioned above for each subject

The College reserves the right to modify the above criteria as necessary. Please refer to the website for the latest information.


Selection Criteria for Admission to B.A./ B.Sc. Honours Courses :

Candidates will be selected strictly on the basis of merit list prepared from effective total calculated using the following formulae.


Subjects Formula for Index Mark
Bengali Aggregate(%) + Bengali (%) + 20 for candidates with Bengali as first language
English English (%) +  Admission Test (%)
History 1. Aggregate (%) + English (%) + 1/4th of History (%) for candidates with History
2. Aggregate (%) + English (%) for candidates without History
Political Science 1. Aggregate (%) + English (%) + 1/4th of Political Science (%) for candidates with Political Science
2. Aggregate (%) + English (%) for candidates without Political Science
Philosophy Aggregate (%) + English (%) + Philosophy/Psychology (%)
Sanskrit Aggregate (%) + Sanskrit (%)
Physics Aggregate (%) + 2 x {Physics (%) + Mathematics (%)}
Chemistry 2 x Chemistry (%) + Physics (%) + Mathematics (%)
Mathematics Aggregate (%) + 2x Mathematics (%)
Computer Science Aggregate (%) + 2 x {Physics (%) + Mathematics (%)}
Botany Aggregate (%) + 2 x Biology (%) + Chemistry(%) + Physics / Mathematics (%) (whichever is higher)
Zoology Aggregate (%) + 2 x Biology (%) + Chemistry (%) + English (%)
Economics Aggregate (%) + 2 x {English (%) + Mathematics (%)}
Psychology Aggregate (%) + 2 x English (%)

The College reserves the right to modify the above criteria as necessary. Please refer to the website for the latest information.



 
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