Attention: UG 1st semester students of humanities and social science departments


The classes for LANG01AECC1 -ENGLISH COMMUNICATION will take place in Meghnad Saha Lecture Theatre (erstwhile PLT-1), Dept of Physics, Baker Building

GE and AECC Instructions:


UG First Semester 2018

As per the UGC Guidelines, Presidency University has adopted new syllabi based on CBCS (Choice Based Credit System) from 2018-19. In this system, ALL the Undergraduate FIRST semester students have to study TWO CORE courses, ONE AECC (Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course), and ONE GE (Generic Elective) course.

A student has to choose and register for GE/ AECC courses at the beginning of each semester in a particular time window provided by the university. After the courses commence, the students are also given an opportunity to change the course within a particular time period. The students must stick to the registration schedule published on the university website. No request for registration/ change can be entertained after the stipulated dates.

The entire registration process is done ONLINE. It is recommended to use Computer System instead of mobile to apply for registration/ change of GE/ AECC courses. To ensure that your registration is done, crosscheck your name in the list of applicants.

AECC (Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course): 4 credits

All the students of natural and mathematical sciences of Presidency University will study Environmental Science as the compulsory AECC in the UG first semester.

All the students of social sciences and humanities of Presidency University will study MIL (Modern Indian Language)/ English Communication as the compulsory AECC in the UG first semester. The students ofsocial sciences and humanities are requested to choose ANY ONE of the following AECCs offered by various departments in Odd semester 2018:

Department

Course Code

Course Title

Offered to the students of

Bengali

BENG01AECC1

Bangla Byakaran O Nirmiti

Humanities

Language

LANG01AECC1

English Communication

Humanities

Hindi

HIND01AECC1

Hindi Vyakaran aur Sampreshan

Humanities

GE (Generic Elective): 6 credits

‘Elective’ means a course which is chosen by a student. ‘Generic Elective’ is a course to be chosen by a student from a discipline/subject OTHER THAN his/her major department, with an intention to seek exposure beyond his/her major discipline/ subject.

The list of GE (Generic Elective) courses offered by various departments for Odd Semester 2018 is given below. ALL the UG FIRST SEMESTER students are requested to choose ANY ONE of these courses.

Department

Course Code

Course Title

Offered to the students of

Bengali

BENG01GE1

Bangalir Sanskritir Itihas

Both

Chemistry

CHEM01GE1

Atomic Structure, Bonding, General Organic Chemistry, Aliphatic Hydrocarbons

Sciences

Economics

ECON01GE1

Introductory Microeconomics

Both

English

ENGL01GE1

Shakespeare for Everyone

Both

Geography

GEOG01GE1

Geography of Tourism

Both

Geology

GEOL01GE1

Essentials of Geology

Sciences

Hindi

HIND01GE1A

Srijanatamak lekhan ke vividh Kshetra

Both

History

HIST01GE1

Understanding Early South Asian Cultures

Both

Life Science

BIOS01GE1

World of Animals

Both

Mathematics

MATH01GE1

Calculus I

Sciences

Performing Arts

PFAR01GE1

Overview of Performing Arts in India

Both

Philosophy

PHIL01GE1

Philosophy of Psychology

Both

Physics

PHYS01GE1A

Mechanics

Sciences

Physics

PHYS01GE1B

Space, Time and Universe

Both

Political Science

POLS01GE1B

Japan: Emerging Power in Asian Century

Both

Sociology

SOCL01GE01

Indian Society: Images and Realities

Both

Statistics

STAT01GE01

Statistical Methods

Sciences

Timeline for ODD Semester 2018:

The AECC/ GE registration for ODD Semester 2018 will commence from 11.00 am of 7th August 2018. The students shall register latest by 5.00 pm of 14th August 2018.

A change in the AECC/ GE course is permissible between 11:00 am of 20 th August and 5.00 p.m. of 22nd August 2018. No changes will be allowed after this period.

All the students should download their AECC/ GE registration card between 23rd August 2018 and 31st August 2018, keep a copy of it with themselves and submit another copy to their respective (major) departmental coordinator by 31st August 2018.

IMPORTANT DATES:

GE/ AECC Registration begins

7th August 2018

GE/ AECC Registration closes

14th August 2018

GE/ AECC change begins

20th August 2018

GE/ AECC change closes

22nd August 2018

GE/ AECC Classes begin

13th August 2018

GE/ AECC Registration Card Download begins

23rd August 2018

GE/ AECC Registration Card Download closes

31st August 2018

GE/ AECC Registration Card Submission last date

31st August 2018

The students may contact the coordinator(s) of their respective MAJOR department if they need any help. The names of the departmental coordinators are as follows:

Department

Coordinator

Bengali

Swarupa Bandyopadhyay

Chemistry

Biplab Biswas

Economics

Prithviraj Guha

English

Shuhita Bhattacharjee

Geography

Mery Biswas

Geology

Riya Mondal

Hindi

Rishi Bhusan Choubay

History

Navras Jaat Aafreedi ; Oyndrila Sarkar

Life Science

Abhijit Dey

Mathematics

Ritu Sen

Performing Arts

A.P. Rajaram

Philosophy

Manoj Panda

Physics

Gour Bhattacharyya

Political Science

Yarraguntla Suresh Babu; Tanwir Arshed

Sociology

Sumita Saha ; Suvrata Chowdhary

Statistics

Radhakanta Das

In case of further queries, the students may contact GenEd Cell Joint Convenors:

genedconvenor2017-18@presiuniv.ac.in

Dr. Madhura Damle

Department of Political Science

Dr. Suranjana Banerji

Department of Geography

GenEd Instructions:


UG Third Semester

GenEd registration for the UG THIRD Semester students for ODD Semester 2018 will commence from 11.00 am of 27th July 2018. The students are requested to CHOOSE TWO GENED COURSES from the courses listed below, latest by 5.00 pm of 8th August 2018. One cannot choose more than one course from one group listed below. To ensure that your registration is done, please crosscheck your name in the list of applicants. No request of GenEd registration will be entertained after the stipulated date.

A change in the choice ofGenEd course is permissible between 11:00 am of 10 thAugust 2018 and 5.00 p.m. of 14th August 2018. No changes will be allowed after this period.

All the students should download their GenEd registration card between 16 th August 2018 and 31stAugust 2018, keep a copy of it with themselves and submit another copy to their respective (Major) departmental coordinator by 31st August 2018.

It is recommended to use Computer System instead of mobile to apply for registration/ change of GenEd courses.

IMPORTANT DATES:

GenEd Registration begins

27th July 2018

GenEd Registration closes

8th August 2018

GenEd change begins

10thAugust 2018

GenEd change closes

14th August 2018

GenEd classes begin

1st August 2018

GenEd Registration Card Download begins

16th August 2018

GenEd Registration Card Download closes

31stAugust 2018

GenEd Registration Card Submission last date

31stAugust 2018

In case you need any help, you may contact the departmental coordinators.

In case of further queries,GenEd Cell Joint Convenors:

genedconvenor2017-18@presiuniv.ac.in

Dr. Madhura Damle

Department of Political Science

Dr.SuranjanaBanerji

Department of Geography

GenEd Groups for UG Third Semester

Group A

English, Economics, Statistics, Sociology, German

Group B

Mathematics, Philosophy, Performing Arts

Group C

Political Science, Geology, Life Science (Biological Science)

Group D

Chemistry, Hindi, Geography

Group E

Physics, Bengali, History, English Writing and Communication

Courses offered:-

DepartmentPaperPaper CodeTo offer to students ofSeatOccupiedStatus
BENGALIরবীন্দ্রনাথ ( Rabindranath )   BENG0331Both7575Closed
CHEMISTRYOrganic     Chemistry-2    CHEM0331Science10098Open
ECONOMICSBasics    of     Environmental     EconomicsECON0331Both8019Open
ENGLISHTagore    in     Translation    ENGL0331Both6055Open
GEOGRAPHYNatural    Hazards    and     Disaster    ManagementGEOG0331Both5030Open
GEOLOGYMass extinction/Apocalypse in Earth’s historyGEOL0331Both8383Closed
HINDIHindi Gadhya ka Vaividhyay- HIND 0332HIND0332Both500Open
HISTORYEarly    Modern     South    Asian    CulturesHIST0331Both8029Open
Language StudiesEnglish Writing and Communication IILANG0331Both3034Closed
Language StudiesGerman: Language and Culture IILANG0332Both3010Open
Life SciencesEconomic    BotanyBIOS0331Science10011Open
Life SciencesInsects    and    human     lifeBIOS0332Humanities100102Closed
MATHEMATICSLinear    Algebra    MATH0331Science20054Open
PERFORMING ARTSWorld Performing ArtsPFAR0331Both5053Closed
PHILOSOPHYPhilosophy of Language and epistemology WesternPHIL0332Both7513Open
PHYSICSQuantum RealityPHYS0332Science8025Open
POLITICAL SCIENCECity and PoliticsPOLS0332Both6025Open
SOCIOLOGYMechanics    of    the     Mind    SOCL0331Both6060Closed
STATISTICSDistributions In Statistics STAT0332Science8018Open


*PLEASE NOTE THAT:

  • STAT0332 is offered only to the students who have successfully completed its pre-requisite course STAT0232 in the previous semester.
  • LANG0332 German Language and Culture II is offered only to the students who have successfully completed LANG0232 German Language and Culture I in the previous semester.
  • LANG0331 English Writing and Communication II is designed for the students who need an extra help in writing and communicating in English. The students who have a fair command over the English language are requested NOT to opt for the course.
  • The classes for LANG0331 and LANG0332 will be held in the e-classroom of the central library.

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