B.A / B.Com

Eligibility for Admisison:

Admission to B.A / B.Com Degree Programme is made under two Regulations:

Regulation - B.A/B.Com:

For candidates seeking admission under this regulation no educational qualification is prescribed. Those who have completed 18 Years of Age on 1st July 2010 (those born on or before 30.06.1992) are eligible to apply for B.A/B.Com Degree Programme (no relaxation even for one day). All eligible candidates will be admitted to First Year of the respective Programmes. The duration of Programme is THREE YEARS.

This programme is open to candidates seeking admission in any state of India except Karnataka.

Note:Candidates seeking admission under Regulation I shall also study B.P.P. (Bachelor's Preparatory Programme) before appearing for the First year B.A/B.Com Examinations conducted by the University. They shall also pay an additional fee (for B.P.P Course Material) of Rs.500.00 along with First year B.A/B.Com Tuition Fee.

Proof of Age:

  • Original SSLC/SSC marks card or Transfer Certificate showing Date of Birth
  • An extract from the Admission Register maintained in a school and certified by the Head of the Institution concerned
  • Birth certificate issued by Municipality or Local Bodies or any Government or Semi Government Institutions
  • Extract from the passport (attested copies)
  • Horoscope and Affidavit are not acceptable.

Regulation – II B.A:

Admission to the First Year of Three Year B.A. Degree Programme is open to candidates who have passed :

The Two Year Pre-University Examiniation conducted by the Pre-University Education Board in Karnataka State

or
Any other examination considered as equivalent there to:

Candidates from other states who have successfully completed 12 years of schooling (either 10+2 or 11+1 or Higher Secondary Examination – 12 Years of schooling excluding Nursery education)

Pre University Examination in Vocational Courses conducted by the Department of Vocational Education, Government of Karnataka.

Regulation – II B.Com:

Admission to the First Year of the Three-Year B.Com Degree Programme is open to candidates who have passed the Two Year Pre-University Examination conducted by the Board of Pre-University Education in Karnataka State;

or
Any other examination considered as equivalent there to:

Candidates from other states who have successfully completed 12 years of schooling (either 10+2 or 11+1 or Higher Secondary Examination – 12 Years of schooling excluding Nursery education)

or
Pre University Examination in Vocational Courses conducted by the Department of Vocational Education, Government of Karnataka.

Direct Admission to Second Year B.Com:

Candidates who have passed the Three year Diploma in Commercial or Secretarial Practice conducted by the Department of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka are eligible for admission to Second Year B.Com. directly. However, they have to pass language papers and Indian Constitution, Human Rights and Environmental Studies – (ICHRES) of First year B.Com.

Direct Admission to Final Year B.Com:

Candidates who have passed the Three Year Diploma in Business Administration conducted by the Department of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka are eligible for admission to Final Year B.Com. However, they have to pass Language papers and Indian Constitution, Human Rights and Environmental Studies – (ICHRES) and FCA of First and Second Year B.Com. before completing Final Year B.Com. Such students will have to compulsorily study and pass all the papers of Final B.Com., Examination.

Second or Final Year B.A./B.Com Direct admission (For other University Students):

  • Candidates seeking enrolment for Second or Final Year B.A / B.Com Programme shall pay the Tuition Fee not later than the Date announced in the particular Academic Year. Details of the payment of fee may be obtained from the respective study centers or from the University directly.
  • Candidates seeking admission directly to Second and Final B.A / B.Com will have to study ICHRES of 1st Year and Fundamentals of Computer Application of Second B.A / B.Com in addition to the subject in second and final year B.A respectively and pass the examination.

Candidates admitted to First Year B.A / B.Com Programme are eligible for promotion to Second Year even if she/ he fails or not appeared for any or all the papers of First Year. She / He is eligible for promotion to Final Year if she/he fails or not appeared for any or all the papers of First Year and Second Year.

Other Information:

  • The maximum duration for the completion of B.A/B.Com Programme shall not exceed two times the duration (Six years) of the particular Programme, from the date of admission to the Programme (including the year of admission).
  • Candidates who discontinue their studies for more than four academic years after joining a Programme shall have to seek fresh admission.

Duration of Programme:

The minimum duration of B.A./B.Com. Programme is Three Years and maximum duration is Six Years from the Year of Admission. The Candidates who do not complete the Programme within Six Years will have to seek fresh admission.

Credit System – B.A.

B.A. FIRST YEAR
Group – I
ENG-L 112
Poetry, Prose, Fiction, Language Component
4
HIN-L 113
Poetry, Prose, Fiction, Language Component
4
Group – II
ICHRES122
Indian Constitution, Human Rights and Environmental Studies
8
Group – III
Optional 1
Course I
4
Optional 2
Course I
4
Optional 3
Course I
4
Grand Total Credits
28
     
B.A. SECOND YEAR
Group – I
ENG-L 212
Poetry, Prose, Drama, Language Component
4
HIN-L 213
Poetry, Prose, Novel, Language Component
4
Group – II
FCA B-55
Fundamentals of Computer Application (FCA)
6
Group – III
Optional 1
Course II
4
Optional 2
Course II
4
Optional 3
Course II
4
Grand Total Credits
28
     
B.A. THIRD YEAR
Group – III
Optional 1
Course III
4
Optional 1
Course IV
4
Optional 1
Course V
4
Optional 2
Course III
4
Optional 2
Course IV
4
Optional 2
Course V
4
Optional 3
Course III
4
Optional 3
Course IV
4
Optional 3
Course V
4
Grand Total Credits
36
     

Course of Study Offered – B.A.

Course Code for Optionals (First, Second & Final Year)

ENGLISH -OPTIONAL
Sr. No
Year
Course
Code
Paper
1
1st Year I A-112 Poetry, Prose, Fiction and Hudson
2
2nd Year II A-212 Poetry, Drama, Fiction and Prose, Fiction
3
Final Year III A-312 Poetry, Drama, Fiction and Prose, Fiction
4
Final Year IV A-412 Poetry, Drama, Fiction and Prose
5
Final Year V A-512 Growth of the English Language and Characteristic of Modern English – Hudson & Practical Criticism
         
HINDI-OPTIONAL
Sr. No
Year
Course
Code
Paper
1
1st Year I A-113 Poetry, Prose, Novel and Essay
2
2nd Year II A-213 Poetry, Prose, Drama, Modern Poetry, Ekanki
3
Final Year III A-313 History of Hindi Literature and History ol Hindi Language
4
Final Year IV A-413 Ras, Chandas, Alankar and Grammar
5
Final Year V A-513 Ramacharitha Manas Ke 'Lanka kand' Aur Madhya Kaleen Hindi Kavya
         
HISTORY-OPTIONAL
Sr. No
Year
Course
Code
Paper
1
1st Year I A-115 Indian History and Culture from the Earliest Times to 1526 AD
2
2nd Year II A-215 Indian History and Culture from the 1526 AD to 1964
3
Final Year III A-315 History and Culture of Karnataka (1336 to 1956)
4
Final Year IV A-415 History of Modern Asia from 1990 to Present (East Asia and West Asia)
5
Final Year V A-515 History of Modern Europe from 1789 to the Present
         
ECONOMICS-OPTIONAL
Sr. No
Year
Course
Code
Paper
1
1st Year I A-119 Economics Theory
2
2nd Year II A-219 Money, Banking and Public Finance
3
Final Year III A-319 International Economics
4
Final Year IV A-419 Indian Economy
5
Final Year V A-519 Economics of Development
         
POLITICAL SCIENCE-OPTIONAL
Sr. No
Year
Course
Code
Paper
1
1st Year I A-117 Political Theory
2
2nd Year II A-217 Modern Governments
3
Final Year III A-317 Indian Constitution and Government
4
Final Year IV A-417 Public Administration
5
Final Year V A-517 International Relations
         
SOCIOLOGY-OPTIONAL
Sr. No
Year
Course
Code
Paper
1
1st Year I A-116 General Sociology
2
2nd Year II A-216 Study of Indian Society
3
Final Year III A-316 Study of Rural and Urban
4
Final Year IV A-416 Social Disorganization
5
Final Year V A-516 Sociological Thought

Credit System – B.Com

B.Com FIRST YEAR
Group – I
ENG-L 112
Poetry, Prose, Fiction, Language Component
4
HIN-L 113
Poetry, Prose, Fiction, Language Component
4
Group – II
IC 122
Indian Constitution, Human Rights and Environmental Studies
8
Group – III
Commerce Course IV
4
Commerce Course V
4
Commerce Course VI
4
Grand Total Credits
28
     
B.Com SECOND YEAR
Group – I
ENG-L 212
Poetry, Prose, Drama, English for Commercial Purposes
4
HIN-L 213
Prose, Fiction, Precise, Letter Writing, Language Component
4
Group – II
B-55
Fundamentals of Computer Application (FCA)
6
Group – III
Commerce Course IV
4
Commerce Course V
4
Commerce Course VI
4
Grand Total Credits
26
     
B.Com FINAL YEAR
Group – III
Commerce Course VIII
4
Commerce Course VIII
4
Commerce Course IX
4
Commerce Course X
4
Commerce Course XI
4
Commerce Course XII
4
Commerce Course XIII
4
Commerce Course XV
4
Commerce Course XV
4
Grand Total Credits
36

B.Com Subjects :

FIRST YEAR
Sr. No
Course
Code
Paper
1
I C-111 Financial Accounting – I
2
II C-112 Business Organization and Office Measurement
3
III C-113 Company Law and Secretarial Practice
       
SECOND YEAR
Sr. No
Course
Code
Paper
1
IV C-211 Financial Accounting – II
2
V C-212 Banking – Theory and Practice
3
VI C-213 Human Resource Management
       
FINAL YEAR
Sr. No
Course
Code
Paper
1
VII C-311 Financial Accounting III
2
VIII C-312 Income Tax Law and Practice
3
IX C-313 Cost Accounting
4
X C-314 Law and Practice of Auditing
5
XI C-315 Management Accounting
6
XII C-316 Business Statics
7
XIII C-317 Business Law
8
XIV C-318 Marketing Management
9
XV C-319 Introduction to Computer
  • Any candidate who has not passed Pre-university examination or 10+2 level examination will have to complete BPP.
  • BPP examination will be held on the last day of BA / B.Com Apr 2012 Examination at different Examination Centres. There is no supplementary BPP Examination.
  • The BPP examination will be conducted for 120 marks (100 marks for cognate subject and 20 marks for languages).
  • Study materials in English and Kannada medium will be handed over to students at the time of admission at the KSOU headquarters. For others it will be sent by post. Students opting for B.Com degree programme will get materials in English medium only.
  • For repeaters : Students have to pay Rs.100/- as Exam Fee in addition to regular exam fee.

Classification of Successful Candidates:

University will declare results both in Grade and Class.

Grading System for B.A./B.Com. Programmes:

Letter Grade
Qualitative Level
Point %
Grade %
A Excellent 5 80% & Above
B Very Good 4 60-79.9%
C Good 3 50-59.9%
D Satisfactory 2 35-49.9%
E Unsatisfactory 1 Below 35%

Class for B.A./B.Com. Programmes:

Class
Grade %
First Class 60% and Above
Second Class Above 50% but below 60%
Third Class Above 35% but below 50%

* Class will not be declared for Group I & II
* Class will be declared only for Group III

Scheme of Examination – B.A. / B.Com., Degree Programme

Course
Credits
Internal Assessment Maximum
Term End Examination Minimum
Total Maximum
Total Minimum (35%)
FIRST YEAR
L1-I 4 10 90 100 35
L2-I 4 10 90 100 35
IC & HR & ES* 8 10 90 100 35
A-1 I/C-I 4 10 90 100 35
A-2 I/C-II 4 10 90 100 35
A-3 I/C-III 4 10 90 100 35
 
28
   
600
 
SECOND YEAR
L1-II 4 10 90 100 35
L2-II 4 10 90 100 35
FCA* 6 10 90 100 35
A-1 II/C-IV 4 10 90 100 35
A-2 II/C-V 4 10 90 100 35
A-3 II/C-VI 4 10 90 100 35
 
26
   
600
 
FINAL YEAR
A-1 III/C-VII 4 10 90 100 35
A-1 IV/C-VIII 4 10 90 100 35
A-1 V/C-IX 4 10 90 100 35
A-2 III/C-X 4 10 90 100 35
A-2 IV/C-XI 4 10 90 100 35
A-2 V/C-XII 4 10 90 100 35
A-3 III/C-XIII 4 10 90 100 35
A-3 IV/C-XIV 4 10 90 100 35
A-3 V/C-XV 4 10 90 100 35
 
36
   
900
 
1 Year + II Year + III Year (90 Credits) 600+600+900
2100