A. ELIGIBILTIY CRITERIA
1. Candidates seeking admission to Ist year B.A./B.Sc. (BZC, MSCs, Biotech) / B.Com, B.Com(Comp.) Degree courses must have passed the Two year Intermediate Examination conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh OR an Examination of any other University / Board recognized as equivalent thereto (other than Pre-Degree course in Oriental Languages).
2. Admission to Ist year of the 3-years Degree courses will be made in order of merit as shown by aggregate marks secured by the candidates at the qualifying examination in one attempt and candidates who have passed compartmentally will be considered it seats in the section are available.
3. a) Candidates seeking admission to B.Sc. Ist year course should have passed and secured an aggregate of 40% marks (pass percentage in case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes) in the concerned Science subjects (i.e. Physical Sciences and Mathematics OR Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences, as the case may be) at the qualifying examination. Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination with Arts/ Commerce subjects are not eligible for admission to B.Sc. course.
b) Candidates who have passed Intermediate Examination with Mathematics. Economics and Commerce subjects can be considered eligible for admission to B.Sc. (Maths, Statistics and Computer Science) combination only.
c) Candidates who have passed qualifying examination with Science / Arts/ Commerce subjects are eligible for admission to B.A./B.Com courses.
4. While calculating the percentage of marks for admission, 0.5 and above be treated as 1(i.e. 39.5% and above shall be treated as 40%).
5. Candidates may be admitted to either English Medium, or to any other regional Media Classes available at the College.
6. (a) 60% of the total number of seats available in B.Com in any college shall be reserved for candidates who have studied and passed the qualifying examination with Commerce subject.
(b) 50% of seats in B.A. course are reserved for the candidates who have studied at least one subject under Social Sciences or Humanities at the Intermediate level.
7. Candidates who have discontinued the studies in the first year B.A./ B.Sc. or B.Com may be permitted to seek admission in the first year of B.A./ B.Sc. or B.Com courses in the subsequent year or years, provided they come in order of merit during the year of admission.
8. RESERVATION OF SEATS FOR SCS/STS/BCS
(Subject to changes in G.O.):
There shall be reservation of seats for SCs, STs & BCs as follows:
(A) Scheduled Caste a total of 15% of seats shall be reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste Category.
(B) Scheduled Tribes a total of 6% of seats shall be reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes Category.
(C) Backward Classes A total of 25% seats shall be reserved for the candidates in respect of B.C. candidates as shown below:
Group-B 10% Total 25%
(a) Candidates belonging to the above categories should submit Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificate as per G.O.Ms.no.58 of Social Welfare Dept, dt. 12.5.1997
(b) SC. ST & BC candidates who get seats in merit but fails to claim the seats reserved for them and such candidates will be considered under the general category of seats.
(c) If sufficient number of candidates are not available to fill up the seats reserved for SC’s they shall be filled up by suitable candidates from ST’s and Vice-versa. If the required number of candidates are not available for filling the quota of seats reserved for SC’s & ST’s they may be filled by candidates from the general pool on the basis of the merit.
(d) While filling up the seats reserved for Backward Class-A, the qualified backward class-A candidates should be considered in the order of merit after filling up the un-reserved seats. If qualified Backward Class –A candidates are not available, the turn will go to Backward Class-B, Backward Class-C or Backward Class-D in the order of merit in each group”. If no suitable candidate is available in any of the four groups, the seats shall be filled up from general pool on the basis of merit.
9. OTHER RESERVATIONS:
RESERVATION FOR N.C.C. AND A.C.C. GAMES & SPORTS
Ex-service man Physically Handicapped etc., will be followed as per government rules.
10. OTHER GENERAL RULES
a) Change of Medium:
Candidates admitted to a particular medium in the 1st year shall not be permitted to change to another medium in the 2nd and 3rd year. They have to answer the optional papers of all the 3 years in one medium only (i.e. through the medium in which they have appeared for 1st year examination).
b) Change of Faculty:
Candidates admitted to degree courses in a faculty can be permitted to change to another Faculty (Where practicals are not involved) with in 30 days of commencement of classes provided they have already registered their applications for admission in that faculty which they desire to change. No
change shall be permitted after this date.
c) Change of Optional Subjects:
Candidates can be permitted to change the optional subjects (Where practicals are not involved) within 30 days. No change shall be permitted after this date.
11. ADMISSION OF FOREIGN STUDENTS:
Admission of foreign students into 1st year of the 3-year Degree course by The Director, University Foreign Relations Office, Osmania University finalizes and allot them to colleges. The Director, University of Foreign Relations Office OU finalizes the admissions of foreign students into 1st year of 3-year degree course and allots them to the College. The Foreign students admitted in the College shall abide by the rules and regulations of the College.
12. TIME LIMIT TO COMPLETE THE COURSE:
Candidates who have joined Degree Courses are required to complete the course within double the duration of the period i.e., from the date of admission.
A candidate will be allowed to appear for the failed paper with the same syllabus only for three consecutive exams failing which she will have to write the exams with the new syllabus.
13. Candidates who would be seeking admission to 1st year Degree course are required to take instruction in Indian Heritage and Culture in 1st year; Environmental Studies in II year and Science & civilization in their III year and pass the examination, without which they will not be eligible for award of Degree.
B. RE-ADMISSION IS PROVIDED IF
1) Candidates who did not put in the required attendance in a semester / year of a course and thus detained;
2) Candidates who did not pass in the required number of papers and thus detained;
3) Candidates after completing a semester/year did not continue their studies in the next immediate semester/year on personal / health grounds but desired to continue their studies after a short break;
4) Candidates who, after completing a semester / year of the course but taken T.C. to join some other course and, come back to continue the earlier course.
a) They should have been promoted to next higher class / semester in which they are seeking readmission.
b) They should join the course within (4) weeks in case of semester system and (8) weeks in case of year wise system from the date of commencement of classes.
NOTE: No readmission shall be made after the cut off date under any circumstances. The cut off date for granting readmission shall be reckoned from the date of commencement of classes for different courses as per the almanac communicated by college.
II. RULES OF ATTENDANCE (as per O.U. Rules):
i. Candidates admitted to a particular course of study are required to pursue a “Regular course of study”, before they are permitted to appear for the college Examinations.
ii. Regular course of study means putting in attendance of not less than 75% of the lectures and practical (wherever applicable) and this provision be enforced strictly provided that in special cases, and for sufficient cause shown, the principal may, on the specific recommendation of the Head of the Department, condone the deficiency in attendace to the extent of 10% on medical grounds, subject to production of medical certificate.
iii. The fee of condonation of attendance on medical grounds shall be Rs.250/- for semester.
a. Attendance of NCC camps or Inter-Collge or Inter-University of Inter-State or Inter-National matches or educational excursions or such other Inter-University activities, as approved by the authorities involving journeys outside the city in which the college is situated will not be counted as absence. However such absence shall not exceed 8 weeks per year for the total period of instruction. Such leave should not be availed of twice during the course of study.
b. In the case of women candidates a maximum of six weeks absence on account of pregnancy may be condoned in an academic year. Such leave shall not be availed of twice during the concerned course of study.
c. The attendance shall be calculated from the date of commencement of the classes as per the almanac communicated by the college. The attendance shall be calculated on the aggregate of papers/subjects in the faculty of Arts, Science, and Social Sciences.
v. The attendance will be marked only in the classroom and kept in cumulative and progressive manner.
vi. In any semester of the course, if a candidate fails to secure the minimum percentage of attendance, she shall not be eligible to appear for the examination of that semester, and she shall have to enroll herself to undergo afresh a Regular Course of Study of the corresponding semester in a subsequent academic session, in order to become eligible to appear for the examination.
vii. Attendance shall be reckoned from the date of commencement of instruction as per the almanac communicated by the college.
However, in the case of late-admitted candidates (but within the stipulated time), the attendance will be reckoned from the date of admission.
viii. To enable students to know their attendance, the cumulative attendance shall be displayed for information at the end of each month.