All B.A., B.Sc., B. Com. Programmes shall have the following components, viz.

      (i) Compulsory Courses :                 These courses are the compulsory courses for all students of the programme concerned.

      (ii) Major Courses :                         Major courses shall be chosen by the students. The courses shall be Optional & Non-Mandatory.

      (iii) Non-Major Courses :                Non-Major Courses shall be chosen by the students who don’t opt for Major Courses.

      (iv) Skill-based Courses :               A skill based course shall be mandatory for all students pursuing General B.A. and B.Sc.Programme (Rrequired in Sem.-V & Sem.-VI).



      Core Subjects (Compusory) :

      i) English

      ii) Modern Indian Language (M.I.L): Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Nepali OR Alt. English (in lieu of M.I.L)

      Elective Subjects:

      Economics, Education, History/Philosophy, Political Science, Mathematics, Geography, Computer Application/Information Technology (IT).

    Combination of subjects for B.A. students :

      i) Major Course –

        a) Compulsory subjects English and M.I.L.

        b) Elective – Two subjects – One for major & one for non-major.

      ii) General Course

        a) Compulsory subjects English and M.I.L.

        b) Elective – Two subjects – (Non-major)


    Core Subjects (Compulsory) :

        i) English                 ii) Computer Skill

    Elective Courses :

      i) Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Botany, Zoology, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science / Information Technology (IT).

    Combination of subjects for B.Sc. students :

      i) Major Course –

        Compulsory subjects: English and Computer Skill

        Elective – Three subjects – One for major & two for non-major.

      ii) General Course –

        Compulsory subjects: English.

        Elective – Three subjects – (Non-major)


    Details of the Programme under semester system for B.Com(General Course) and B Com(Specialty Programme) is given in page B Com Course


    a) The candidates shall have to register themselves to the University at the time ofadmission clearly mentioning their courses/subject combinations.

    b) The colleges/ institutes concerned shall submit to the University the detailed Registration List of their enrolled students using the software provided by the University within one month from the date of admission or as prescribed in the University Academic Calendar.

    c) The students registered by the University as per the information provided by the colleges / institute shall be treated as final. In no circumstances, changes of subject combination and switching from major programme to general programme and vise versa shall be allowed.

    d) There shall be no provision for giving permission by the University for admission after submission of detailed Registration List of their enrolled students by the colleges / institutes concerned to the University.


    i] A student who has less than 80% attendance shall not be permitted to sit for the End-Semester examination in the course in which the shortfall exists. Provided that it shall be open the University to grant exemption to a student who has attended a minimum 70% classes but failed to obtain the prescribed 80% attendence for valid reasons on recommendation of the Head / Director / Coordinator of the Department / Centre on payment of a prescribed fee (s).

    ii] The Principal of the college / institute with recommendation of the Heads of the Departments shall announce the names of all students who shall not be eligible to appear in the End-Semester examinations in the various courses due to non-fulfilmentof the criteria of internal assessment and attendance, and send a copy of the same to the University. In such cases, the student shall have to re-enroll in the relevant course (s) with the next batch.


    a] Examination and evaluation shall be done on a continuous basis, at least three times during each semester.

    b] There shall be 20% marks for Internal Assessment and 80% marks for End-Semester examination in each course during every semester.

    c] There shall be no provision for re-evaluation of the answer-scripts of the endsemester examinations. However, a candidate may apply for re-scrutiny.

    d] Internal Assessment :

    i] In Internal Assessment, different tools may be employed one or more assessment tools such as objective tests, written tests, assignments, paper presentation, laboratory work etc. suitable to the courses. The Procedure for Internal Assessment is prescribed in the page Internal Assessment.

    ii] The students shall be informed in advance about the nature of assessment. Students shall compulsory attend Internal Assessment, failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the End-Semester examination. A Student cannot repeat In-Semester examination. The department may arrange special In-semester examination whenever necessary.

    e) End Semester Examination:

    i) There shall be one End semester examination carrying 80% Marks in each course of a Semester covering the entire syllabus prescribed for the course.

    ii) The Controller of Examinations shall then make necessary arrangements for notifying the dates of the end semester examinations and other procedures as per Dibrugarh University Rules (at least 20 days in advance) and the Academic Calender notified by the University.

    iii) Normally, the end – semester examination for each course shall be of three hour duration.

    f) Practical Examination:

    Practical Examinations of a Semester shall normally be held prior to the End Semester Examinations.

    g) Betterment Examination:

    i) A student shall be entitled to take the ‘‘betterment examinations’’ in any two theory courses of any of the six semesters after passing the Sixth Semester examination only once. In this case, the higher marks secured by the student shall be retained. The candidates shall have to apply for betterment examination within one year of passing the Sixth Semester examination.

    ii) No betterment shall be allowed in the practical examinations.

    h) Any difficulty which may arise in the course of operation of these regulations relating to holding of examinations shall be removed by the Examination Committee of the Dibrugarh University.

    Rules for Result:

    General (Non-Major) Programme                                                                                           

    60% and above marks in aggregate -                               First Divisions                                                     

    50% and above but less than 60% marks  in aggregate -  Second Divisions

    40% and above but less than 50% marks in aggregate -  Simple pass

    Major/Speciality Programme

     60% and above marks in major courses in aggregate -                             First Class

    50% and above but less than 60% marks in major courses in aggregate-   Second Class

    40% and above but less than 50% marks in major -            Simple pass (this shall be treated as general degree for B.A./B.Sc./B.Com Programme

    i) A student, who secures 60% and above marks in all the courses individually in all the semester shall be declared have passed with first division (in case       of the students pursuing General programmes) with distinction or first class (in case of the students pursing Major/Speciality Programmes) with               distinction.


    There shall be a course of study of Three Years duration consisting of six semesters.

  • There shall be a compulsory course on Environmental Studies of 100 marks, which shall be evaluated in grades.

    Total Marks : The total marks of BA (General) & BA (Hons) shall be 2400 marks.


       Total Marks : The total marks of B.Sc. (Gen) & B.Sc. (Hons) shall be 2400 marks.


      Total Marks : The total marks of B.Com. (Gen) & B.Com.( speciality) shall be 2400 marks.


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