COURSE OF STUDY:
Extracts from the University Regulations
The main subject of Study for Bachelor Degree shall consist of the following

PART-I: Tamil or other Languages (Sanskrit, Hindi, French)
PART-II: English
PART-III: Core subjects, Allied subjects and PROJECT/ELECTIVE
PART-IV:
(a) Those who have not studied Tamil up to XII Std. and have taken a non-Tamil language under Part-1 shall take Tamil comprising two courses (level will be at 6th standard).
(b) Those who have studied Tamil up to XII Std. and have taken a non-Tamil language under Part-I shall take Advanced Tamil comprising two courses.
(c) Others who do not come under (a) or (b) can choose non-major elective comprising of two courses.

2. Skill based subjects (Elective) (Soft Skills)
3. Environmental Studies
4. Value Education

PART-V: Extension Activities

A candidate shall be awarded a maximum of 1 credit for Extension Service.

All the students have to enroll for NSS / NCC / NSO (Sports & Games) / Rotaract / Youth Red Cross or any other service organizations in the College and have to compulsorily put in minimum attendance of 40 hours which shall be duly certified by the Principal of the College before 31st March of every academic year. If a student lacks 40 hours attendance in the First Year, she has to compensate the same during the subsequent years. Students who complete minimum attendance of 40 hours in One Year will get HALF CREDIT and those who complete the attendance of 80 or more hours in Two Years will get ONE CREDIT.

Literacy and population education, Field Work shall be compulsory components in the above extension service activities.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PROCEEDING TO SUBSEQUENT SEMESTERS:

(i) Candidates shall register their names for the First Semester Examination after admission to the UG Courses.

(ii) Candidates shall be permitted to proceed from the First Semester up to Final Semester irrespective of their failure in any of the Semester Examinations subject to the condition that the candidates should register for all the arrear subjects of earlier semesters along with current (subsequent) Semester subjects.

(iii) Candidates shall be eligible to go to subsequent semester, only if they earn sufficient attendance as prescribed by the Syndicate from time to time. In case of a candidate earning less than 50% of attendance in any one of the semesters due to any extraordinary circumstance such as medical grounds, such candidates who shall produce Medical Certificate issued by the Authorised Medical Attendant (AMA), duly certified by the Principal of the College, shall be permitted to proceed to the next semester and to complete the course of study. Such candidates have to repeat the missed Semester by rejoining after completion of Final Semester of the course, after paying the fee for the break of study as prescribes by the University from time to time.

PASSING MINIMUM:

1. The passing Minimum for internal is 40% and for B.Com (Honors) 50%.
2. For external examination, passing minimum shall be of 40% of the maximum marks prescribed for the paper for each paper / practical / project and viva voce 50% for B.Com (Honors).
3. In the aggregrate (External + Internal) the passing Minimum shall be of 40% and for B.Com (Honors) 50%.

CLASSIFICATION OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES:

PART-I : TAMIL/OTHER LANGUAGES:
TAMIL/OTHER LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH: Successful candidates passing the examinations for the Language and securing the marks (i) 60% and above and (ii) 50% and above but below 60% in the aggregate shall be declared to have passed the examination in the FIRST and SECOND Class respectively. All other successful candidates shall be declared to have passed the examination in the THIRD Class.

PART-II: ENGLISH:

Successful candidates passing the examinations for English and securing the marks (i) 60% and above and (ii) 50% and above but below 60% in the aggregate shall be declared to have passed the examination in the FIRST and SECOND Class respectively. All other successful candidates shall be declared to have passed the examination in the THIRD Class.

PART-III: CORE SUBJECTS, ALLIED SUBJECTS AND PROJECTS/ ELECTIVES:

Successfull candidates passing the examinations for PART-III Courses together and securing the marks (i) 60% and above and (ii) 50% and above but below 60% in the aggregate of the marks prescribed for the PART-III Courses together shall be declared to have passed the examination in the FIRST and SECOND Class respectively. All other successful candidates shall be declared to have passed the examination in the THIRD Class.

PART-IV: (Consisting of sub items 1 (a), (b) and (c), 2,3 and 4 as furnished in the regulations 4).

PART-V EXTENSION ACTIVITIES:

Successful candidates earning a minimum of half a credit or a maximum of 1 Credit shall not be taken into consideration for classification/ ranking/ distinction.

RANKING:

Candidates who pass all the examinations prescribed for the course in the FIRST APPEARANCE ITSELF ALONE are eligible for ranking/ distinction; provided in the case of candidates who pass all the examinations prescribed for the course with a break in the first appearance due to the reasons as furnished in the Regulations 7.

SOFT SKILLS UNDER CBCS:

1. General Objectives: Courses on soft skills are intended to improve the communications skills and personality development of the students. All UG students shall undergo courses on soft skills such as
(i) Language and communication in English
(ii) Spoken and Presentation skills
(iii) Personality enrichment
(iv) Computing skills
(v) Foreign Language skills, in addition to subject core and elective courses.

2. Eligibility for the Award of the Degree: A candidate shall be eligible for the Award of the Degree if she has undergone the prescribed courses on soft skills for the three years UG Degree programme, a candidate must undergo a minimum of 4 courses (4*3= 12 Credits).

3.Examinations: Examinations for the Courses on soft skills will be held along with the semester examinations of the core and elective courses.

4. Courses on soft skills may be offered at the College/Institutional for all levels in a fixed time slot for all students. Students of all departments must be allowed to choose any of the approved Soft Skill Courses. All the courses will be offered in all semesters. If the demand for a course is less than 20 (students) in a college / institution, the course need not be offered.

A candidate shall not choose a course on soft skill closely related to her UG Degree Programme. The Chairperson / Board of Studies will identify courses on soft skills related to the major field of Study (Example: A Computer Science student will not be permitted to choose Soft Skill courses on Computers.