BACHELOR OF ARTS (B.A.)
This is a three year (six semesters) programme leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) of Gauhati University. There will be one compulsory subject in semesters I, II, III and IV. Along with the compulsory subjects, a student is required to take two elective subjects for the B.A. general course. For B.A. major courses, a student is required to take one major subject and one elective subject
|Semesters I & II||Semesters III & IV||Semesters V & VI|
|1. English (Compulsory)||1. Environmental Studies (Compulsory)||1. Major subject concerned|
|2. Either Alternative English or MIL (Assamese/ Hindi/ Bengali)||2. Either Alternative English or MIL (Assamese/ Hindi/ Bengali)||2. General course (Two elective subjects)|
|3. Two elective subjects or two major subject and one elective subject||3. Two elective subjects or one major subject and one elective subject|
A student who has passed the H.S. (10+2) in Arts, Science or Commerce from the AHSEC or an equivalent examination with at least 45% in aggregate may apply. Students appearing in the 10+2 final examination, whose results have not yet been declared may also apply.
Admission shall be made on the basis of the marks obtained in H. S. (10+2) Examination.The selection of Major will be on the basis of merit on the day of admission, subject to the availability of seats. If any seat remains unfilled or if any admitted student remains continuously absent for fifteen days his/ her seat will be forfeited and all vacant seats will be filled up on merit basis from the intending students.
Bachelor of Arts in English is an undergraduate English language course of Gauhati University. It is designed to understand and use the English language effectively, build vocabulary and introduce them current ideas and issues. During the course, the emphasis is also given on Indian writing and the syllabus may see the consolidation of a vision predicated on promoting Indian culture obviously through its literary manifestation. This is the case in all genres of writing: novel, drama, poetry, non-frictional prose. Bachelor of Arts in English is meant for students who wish to do specialised course in English. English is the study of literature, linguistic and philosophy of the English language
Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Arts in Education is an undergraduate academic degree course. Education is the means through which the aims and habits of a group of people lives on from one generation to the next. This degree course meant for future educators and education administrators. A Bachelor of Arts (Education) provides the foundation for a range of careers in areas such as policy, professional practice, management and teaching.
Bachelor of Arts (Economics) is an undergraduate course in Economics. Economics is the social science that analyses the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The curriculum comprises the areas such as definition, nature, scope, concept, utility, production, market, monopoly, and other minor or major aspect of Economics. The course is semester system based and it is career oriented in nature that provides many jobs for them.
B.A. Political Science is an undergraduate degree course. Political Science is the study of theory and practice of politics and description and analysis of political system and political behaviour. The B.A. (Political Science) degree course involves study of both national and international political systems. It covers a very broad field which incorporates the study of historical and modern political systems, public administration, governmental policies and procedures, international relations and public affairs.
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is an undergraduate degree course. Sociology is the study of social relations, social stratification, social interaction, culture, etc. Broadly, B.A. (Sociology) degree course is the study of society. The degree course mainly covers the study of some of its specialized fields namely Applied Sociology, Comparative Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Collective Behaviour, Crime and Delinquency, Community and Demography.
Course Structure :
Semester 1, 2, 3, & 4: 2 papers per semester 100 marks each 8 credits each