Three-Year Degree Course in Science
The Three-Year Degree course leading to the award of Bachelor’s Degree in Science shall be spread over a period of three academic years. There shall be two Semester Examinations in the interval of six months in each year and total six semesters in three years. Further, there shall be Internal Assessment Examination to be held in each theory paper for 20% of total marks as prescribed in the tables, in each semester.
A B. Sc. (Hons.) student shall choose one Honours subject carrying 800 marks, one pass subject carrying 400 marks, one minor elective carrying 100 marks, one major elective of 200 marks and compulsory subjects carrying 300 marks.
A student with Botany / Zoology as Honours shall take ‘Mathematics and Statistics’ as minor elective and a student with Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Computer Science as Honours shall take Biology as minor elective.
A student shall choose one of the following subjects as major elective: The papers and title of the papers are as follows: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Botany, Zoology, provided that a student with any one of the subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Botany, Zoology as Honours or Pass shall not be allowed to offer corresponding subject as major elective. Elective subjects shall not carry any practical component.
A student shall be allowed to offer any one of the following language subjects as M. I. L.:
Oriya, Hindi, Alternate English and Urdu.
The student shall choose any two subjects from any one of the following groups as Pass and Honours subjects:
Group A: Botany, Zoology, Chemistry (only pass)
Group B: Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Computer Science (only Hons.), Statistics (only Pass).
The course structure and mark distribution in different years for the 3 Year Degree course in B. Sc. (Hons.) shall be as in the following tables:
COURSE STRUCTURE FOR +3 SCIENCE


FIRST SEMESTER


Category

Subject

Paper

Full Marks

Internal Assessment

Semester Examination

Compulsory

English
M. I. L.

 

50
50

10
10

40
40

Pass

 

Practical

I
II

80
20

20
-

60
20

Honours

 

Practical

I
II

80
20

20
-

60
20

 

Total marks

 

300

60

240

SECOND SEMESTER


Category

Subject

Paper

Full Marks

Internal Assessment

Semester Examination

Pass

 

Practical

III
IV

80
20

20
-

60
20

Honours

 

Practical

III
IV

80
20

20
-

60
20

Minor Elective

 

 

100

20

80

 

Total marks

 

300

60

240

THIRD SEMESTER


Category

Subject

Paper

Full Marks

Internal Assessment

Semester Examination

Pass

 

Practical

V
VI

80
20

20
-

60
20

Honours

 

Practical

V
VI

80
20

20
-

60
20

Major Elective

 

I

100

20

80

 

Total marks

 

300

60

240

FOURTH SEMESTER


Category

Subject

Paper

Full Marks

Internal Assessment

Semester Examination

Pass

 

Practical

VII
VIII

80
20

20
-

60
20

Honours

 

Practical

VII
VIII

80
20

20
-

60
20

Major Elective

 

II

100

20

80

 

Total marks

 

300

60

240

FIFTH SEMESTER


Category

Subject

Paper

Full Marks

Internal Assessment

Semester Examination

Honours

 

IX

80

20

60

Honours

 

Practical

X
XI

80
40

20
-

60
40

Env. Studies

 

 

100

20

80

 

Total marks

 

300

60

240

SIXTH SEMESTER


Category

Subject

Paper

Full Marks

Internal Assessment

Semester Examination

Honours

 

XII

80

20

60

Honours

 

Practical

XIII
XIV

80
40

20
-

60
40

I. S. C.

 

 

100

20

80

 

Total marks

 

300

60

240