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DEGREE PROGRAMME

From the academic year 2014-2015 on wards Rajiv Gandhi University has brought the entire Bachelor of Arts course under the semester scheme. Hence, the new batch of students joining the first year B. A. will have their course of studies in the semestral mode. Under the semestral mode, a student of B. A. studies across six semesters in three years. The first, the third, and the fifth semesters are termed “Odd Semesters” and the second, the fourth, and the sixth semesters are called “Even Semesters.” The Odd Semesters run from July 1 to December 31, whereas the Even Semesters span from January 1 to June 30.

COURSE STRUCTURE: TRADITIONAL SUBJECTS

In the Semestral Scheme, St. Francis De Sales College, as an affiliated college under RGU, offers the following subjects (called “electives”). An applicant may choose any three of the following electives.

COMPULSORY (FOUNDATIONAL SUBJECTS)

Sl.No.

Subjects

Code

Remarks

1.

English Compulsory

EC

Studied in the First and the Second Semester only                                      and the Second Semesters

2.

Environmental Studies

ES

Studied in the Third Semester only

3.

Skill-based Paper

SK

Studied in the Fourth Semester. (Each Elective will have a skill- based paper)

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS (TO CHOOSE ANY THREE)

Sl.No.

Subject

Code 

1.

English Elective

E

2.

Geography

G

3.

History

H

4.

Political Science

P

5.

Sociology

B

6.

Anthropology

A

In the first four semesters (i.e., two years), a student will study one compulsory paper and three electives of their choice per semester. The electives will remain constant across four semesters. The compulsory paper will change each year/semester. In the final year (the fifth and the sixth semesters), a student will choose anyone of the three electives as his/her Major.