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Courses at Catholicate College

Courses - Catholicate College Pathanamthitta

Restructured Graduation / Post Graduation Courses


Features of the Courses

  • Semester System
  • Choice based credit system
  • A combination of internal and external evaluation
  • Grading

The three year undergraduate programme is divided into six semesters, each semester consisting of a minimum of 90 working days, inclusive of examinations distributed over 18 five day academic weeks. The duration of the odd semesters will be from June to October and even semesters from November to March.There will be no break after semesters and the April -May summer vacation pattern will prevail. The time table shall be set according to the day order system to provide proper distribution of working days for all courses. There will be a common calendar giving schedule of admission, classes, internal and external examinations, evaluation and publication of results. The two year PG programme is in four semesters


The structure of the semester courses shall be as follows:

Common
Courses
Include compulsory courses in English and additional languages (Malayalam, Hindi & Syriac) and general courses, a selection of which should be common to all programmes irrespective of the subject of specialization.
Core Courses
Include methodology courses and courses on the subject of specialization, one elective and one project which will be compulsory for all students doing a particular programme.
Complementary
Courses
Include courses the study of which would complement the study of the subject of specialization and shall be compulsory for all students doing a particular programme.
Open Courses
Include all courses other than courses in the area of specialization of the student concerned, the choice of which will be decided by preferences of students and availability of teachers.

The following are the common courses suggested:

English Language Courses

  1. Communication Skills in English.
  2. Academic Writing & Presentation Skills/Creative Writing in English.
  3. Literature and Contemporary Issues.
  4. Critical Reasoning and Writing.

Additional Language Courses

  1. Literature in Malayalam/Hindi/other Indian/World Languages other than English.
  2. Communication skills in Languages other than English/Creative Writing in Malayalam.

General Courses

  1. Readings on Indian Constitution, Secular Society & Sustainable Environment.
  2. History and Philosophy of Science.
  3. Translation and Communication.
  4. Culture & Civilization (with a compulsory component on Kerala Culture)
  5. Entrepreneurship.
  6. Numerical skills
  7. Informatics.
  8. Methodology of Science/Social Sciences/Humanities/Business Studies.
    -- The methodology courses in informatics and in different streams could either be a part of common courses or core courses or complementary courses, depending on the existing staff pattern.

The number of credits and their distribution among various categories of courses would be as follows:
Common Courses 38
Core Courses and Complementary Courses 78
Open Courses 04
TOTAL 120

There could be four credit, three credit and two credit courses. The number of courses could vary from 30 to 38 depending on the credits assigned to different courses.

Additional Courses

Additional credits could be earned over and above the minimum credits by taking more courses, depending on institutional facilities. Such credits earned would be separately shown in the final grade card.

Audit Courses

Audit courses for which no credits will be awarded can be taken by students depending on institutional facilities available.

Grace Grades

Grace Grades shall be awarded for meritorious achievements in sports/arts by upgrading grades awarded to courses to the next higher grade, provided, such upgradation is limited to a maximum of 8 courses within a programme. Detailed guidelines will be issued by the University in this respect.

Extra Credits

Extra Credits over and above 120 credits may be awarded to students for achievements in co-curricular activities (NCC/NSS/Sports activities/Cultural activities/Extension activities etc)

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer would be possible from one university to another, on the basis of UGC norms.

Attendance

75% attendance shall be compulsory for appearing for external examination.

Examination

There shall be both continuous internal evaluation and end semester external examination. The ratio between internal and external examinations shall be 1:3.

Evaluation

The evaluation of both Internal and External examinations shall be carried out using direct grading system on a 5- point scale and overall certification on a 7-point scale.

The minimum requirement for pass shall be 120 credits with
D grade in all courses and overall grade of C+.

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