Admission

Procedure

The admission to all programmes will be as per the rules and regulations of the University. The eligibility criteria for admission shall be as announced by the University from time to time. Separate rank lists shall be drawn up for reserved seats as per the existing rules. The admitted candidates shall subsequently undergo the prescribed courses of study in a college affiliated to the university.

Candidate for admission should produce the following certificates at the time of interview.

1) S.S.L.C. Book/ +2 Certificate/ Degree Certificate.

2) Transfer Certificate from the institution last attended.

3) Certificate of conduct from the head of the institution last attended.

4) Income certificate, Nativity certificate and Community certificate issued by authorities concerned in the case of those who are eligible for fee concession. No fees will be levied from those, who produce these certificates at the time of admission. O.B.C. and forward community students will have to remit the caution deposit at the time of admission.

5) Two copies of recent passport size photo.

6) The parent or guardian should be present at the time of interview for admission of the student.

Choice-Based Credit-Semester System with Grading

University of Calicut has implemented choice-based credit-semester system with grading for all undergraduate courses from the academic year 2009-2010. The syllabi of all degree courses have been revised to fit into the new system.

The University also implemented direct grading system from last academic year. Each Course will be graded, in a five point scale and the student should get an overall “C” grade for a pass. Seven Point Scale for Certification

Seven Point Scale for Certification

Grade Grade Range
A+ 3.80 to 4.00
A 3.50 to 3.79
B+ 3.00 to 3.49
B 2.50 to 2.99
C+ 2.00 to 2.49
C 1.50 to 1.99
D+ 0.50 to 1.49

The title “papers” are now replaced by “Courses”. Three-year undergraduate programme would have six semesters and 30 to 35 courses. Each semester will cover five or six courses.

A student has to acquire 120 credits for successful completion of a Bachelor's degree. Each course will offer up to four credits. The University will offer extra credit for extracurricular and co-curricular activities. But it will not be counted for the mandatory 120 credits. The new system will have four kinds of courses: common courses, core courses, complementary courses and open courses. There will be 10 common courses for B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., B.B.A., and B.C.A. programmes. They can be chosen by the respective faculty from a pool of 12 courses offered by the University. One course in Environmental Studies will be mandatory for all students. Then the choice is limited to nine out of 11 courses in the common module. The 10 common courses will offer 38 out of 120 credits.

The common courses and the complementary courses (formerly the subsidiary subjects) will be done in the first four semesters. The last two semesters will be exclusively for core courses. Two of the core courses in the final year will be open courses. Students should choose one of the open courses (elective) from their own department and the other from any other department in the college.

COLLEGE RULES

A. General Rules

1. Students shall always wear identity cards issued by the college and show them as and when demanded by the Principal, teachers and office staff/ security staff.

2. Students must observe strict discipline in the campus; behave with dignity and courtesy to the Principal, faculty members, administrative staff, visitors and other students.

3. Students should always keep modesty and decency in dressing. Awkward dressing in any kind, which disrupts the function, will not be allowed. All first year students should wear their uniform dress on all days.

4. Use the general complaint/suggestion box for complaints, grievance and suggestions. Let the students' representative alone submit mass petitions if any, to the Principal.

5. Government has made it clear that ragging in any form should be sternly and effectively prevented. Whenever an offence is committed in the name of ragging whether within the campus of an educational institution or in a hostel or otherwise, the Principal/Warden will report the matter forthwith to the nearest Police station and not wait until a compliant in this regard is received from the person affected. Appropriate disciplinary action will also be taken against the culprits. Government makes it clear that it will be viewed seriously for any lapse in this regard and that the responsibility of the officer in charge of the institution.

6. Students who fail to attend internal examinations will not be permitted to attend the University examinations.

7. Campus should remain women friendly and any report regarding the abuse of a girl, either physically or verbally, will be regarded as a severe offence.

8. Students are not allowed to enter the Principal’s room without permission.

9. Only two representatives of a student oraganisation can meet the Principal at a time.

10. Students should not remain in the classrooms during free hours as it might disturb other classes; they may go to the library or reading room.

11. Students are prohibited from entering the campus, laboratories, office, staff room, etc. except when they are expected to be there.

12. Students are prohibited from loitering along verandahs and in vacant classrooms. Loitering and wandering inside the campus will also be strictly dealt with.

13. Students should not throw litter in the campus or rather place them only in waste bins. This campus is each of student and he/she is bound to keep it clean.

14. Students are prohibited from damaging furniture and other college property. Do not disfigure the walls, doors, windows, furniture etc. with graffiti, bills engravings, etc. Learning not to damage property whether public or private is one of the primary requirements for civilized behavior.

15. Fine will be levied from students for damaging college properties. Legal actions will also be initiated against those students.

16. Students’ vehicles should be parked in the space provided by the college authority. College gate will be closed at 9.30 A.M. and 1.30 P.M., and will be reopened at 12.30 P.M. and 3.30 P.M. In between that the vehicles can be taken out only with the permission of the Principal.

17. Bike riding in the campus will be a punishable offence.

18. Smoking which is injurious to health, is strictly prohibited in the college campus. No student shall use or keep alcoholic drinks or drugs. Using/ Keeping of these items will lead to immediate expulsion of the student from the college and hostels.

19. The students are prohibited from bringing and using mobile phones inside the campus. Violation of the ban will entail the seizure of the same with fine of Rs. 500/-.

20. Effigy burning will not allowed within the campus. Fire crackers should not be used inside the campus in any context.

21. Cinematic dance and fashion show shall not be allowed inside the college campus.

22. All students should leave the campus before 5.00 P.M.

23. The practice of bringing outsiders, including media, into the campus will not be permitted.

24. No celebrations of festivals Onam, X’mas, New Year, Holly, Birthday etc. will not be allowed without prior permission of the Principal.

25. Wall posters and writings defaming the Principal, Teachers, Non- teaching staff and other students should not be seen in the campus.

26. Students’ political activity is strictly banned in the campus. Students are forbidden to organize strikes or to attend meetings other than the official ones.

27. Flags, banners, posters, flag staff, decorative hangings or any such items bearing the emblem or slogan of any student organization should not be fixed within the campus.

28. Unofficial meetings, strikes, demonstrations, agitations and fund collections are strictly prohibited.

29. Campaigning during elections within campus will not be allowed without prior permission.

30. Student union should not disrupt the programmes of other clubs and forums.

31. Unit Conference of Student Organisation will not allowed in the campus.

32. Gharavo and abusive slogans will not be allowed.

33. Unauthorized processions or processions without prior permission of the Principal will not allowed.

34. Any student who is persistently insubordinate, who is repeatedly or willfully mischievous, who is guilty of fraud or malpractice in connection with examinations or who, in the opinion of the Principal, is likely to have an unwholesome influence of his fellow students, shall be removed from the rolls. The removal shall be either temporary or permanent according to the gravity of the offence.

35. Students who are charged criminal offence or those who are under suspension will not be allowed to enter the college campus without the permission of the Principal.

36. For acts of misbehavior, the Principal may impose such punishments as fines, cancellation of attendance, withholding of term certificate, forfeiture of educational concession and scholarship, compulsory issue of T.C., suspension and even expulsion.

37. Any case of criminal activity or violation of law and order will be reported to the police and they shall register case and initiate action against the offenders.

38. The College Management and Principal shall take appropriate measures to insulate the college campus from political activism and external intervention, to safeguard the interests of students, academic community, parents and public.

39. Once students are admitted to the college, they are bound by the code of conduct laid down by the college through the college calendar and it is necessary for the proper administration and management of the institution.

40. In the matter of internal discipline the decision of the Principal shall be final. The college authorities reserve the rights to amend, repeal or modify any of the above rules.

B. Attendance and Leave

1. Students should submit application for leave to the tutor or HOD.

2. A student who is late or absent from the class for one hour will be considered as absent for half day.

3. The Attendance / Progress / Conduct Certificate (APC) required by the University for admission to University examination will not be granted unless.

i) The Principal is satisfied that student's conduct and progress.

ii) The student has attended 75% of working days in the current semester.

4. The student absent without leave for fifteen consecutive working days will be removed from the rolls.

5. If a student is unable to attend classes as he / she represents the college in extracurricular activities such as sports, games, N.S.S., N.C.C., artistic or literary activities he/she may apply for attendance for such days. Such applications shall be duly recommended by the member of staff concerned and shall be submitted not later than the next day after such activities. Late application will not be entertained. The Principal reserves all rights to grant or refuse such applications.

C. Fee Rules

1. The first installment including special fees will be collected on the date of admission.

2. Subsequent installments will be collected from August to February on or before the 7th working day of each month.

3. If a student fails to pay fees on the due date he/she shall be liable to pay a fine of `5/- along with the fees on or before the tenth day after the due date.

4. If the fee with the fine is not paid even on the tenth day after due date an additional fine of `10/- will have to be paid.

5. If the fees and the fines are not paid within the last working day previous to the due date of the succeeding installment, the name of the students will be removed from the rolls of the college. If the student is to be readmitted he/she has to remit all arrears with fine and obtain permission from the Principal.

6. Rs.50/- will imposed as readmission fees from those who fail to remit the tuition fees even after the last date of remittance of fees with fine.

7. Absence from the college with or without leave shall not be an excuse for non- payment of fees.

D. Refund of Caution Deposit

Students who have completed their respective programmes of study can apply for the refund of caution deposit in the prescribed form at the time of leaving the college. If the claim for refund is not made before the date of reopening of the college for the next academic year, the amount will be forfeited and will be remitted to the Government as per rules. The original receipt issued for remittance of caution deposit is to be produced along with the application form for refund of caution deposit.

E. Issue of Certificates

1. Application for certificates should be made at least two days in advance.

2. Conduct certificate will ordinarily be issued only along with the transfer certificate when the students complete the course.

3. No certificate will be issued from the college unless the Principal is satisfied with the reason stated by the applicant for the issuance of such a certificate.

4. Application for Transfer Certificate should be made in the prescribed form.

5. Students should return College Identity Card, Identity Tag and Bus Concession Card at the time of T.C. Application.