Fathima Arts & Science College

Programmes Offered

Under Graduate (UG) Programmes
B. Com Taxation
B. Com Finance
B.A English Language and Literature
B.A History
B.A Economics
B.A Malayalam
B.Sc. Microbiology
B.Sc. Computer science
B.Sc. Chemistry
B.Sc. Mathematics
Bsc. Psychology
Post Graduate (PG) Programme
M.A English Language and Literature
M. Com Finance

Details of CUCB CSS at undergraduate programmes

As per the Choice Based Credit Semester System the Undergraduate programmes consists of facilities of science, Humanities, Language and Literature, Commerce and Management, Fine arts and Journalism. The duration of an undergraduate programme shall be six semesters distributed in a period of three academic years. The odd Semesters (1,3,5) shall be from June to October and the even semesters (2,4,6) shall be from November to March. Each semester shall have a minimum of 90 working days inclusive of all examinations. Each six semesters undergraduate programme has got the following courses (papers).
  1. Common Courses (Code A)
  2. Core Courses (Code B)
  3. Complementary Courses (Code C)
  4. Open Course (Code D)
  5. Elective Course (Code E)

Definitions of terms in Credit Semester System

  1. ‘Programme’ means the entire courses of study and examinations.
  2. ‘Duration of programme’ means the time period required for the conduct of the programme. The duration of an undergraduate degree programme shall be six semesters distributed in a period of 3 years.
  3. Academic week is a unit of five working days in which distribution of work is organized from day one to day five, with five contact hours of one-hour duration on each day. A sequence of 18 such academic weeks constitutes a semester.
  4. ‘Semester’ means a term consisting of a minimum of 90 working days distributed over a minimum of 18 weeks of working days each.
  5. ‘Course’ means a segment of subject matter to be covered in a semester (traditionally referred to as paper)
  6. ‘Common course’ means a course that comes under the category of courses. Including compulsory English and additional language courses, a selection of which is compulsory for all students undergoing undergraduate programmes.
  7. ‘Core course’ means a compulsory course in a subject related to particular degree programme. The number of core courses varies from 10 to 18 including a project work.
  8. ‘Complementary courses’ cover one or two disciplines that are related to the core subject and are distributed in the first four semesters.
  9. Open courses: There shall be one open course in core subjects in the fifth semester. The open course shall be open to all the students in the institution except the students in the parent department. The students can opt that course from any other department in the institution. Each department can decide the open course froma pool of three courses offered by the university.
  10. ‘Department’ means any teaching section offering a course of study approved by the university in a college as per the statutes and the act of the university.
  11. ‘Student adviser’ means a teacher from the college nominated by the college council, who will advise the students in academic matters.
  12. ‘Admission to repeat course’ should be within the sanctioned strength. However, if more candidates are there, the candidates who have suffered serious health problems, on production of a medical certificate issued by a physician not below the rank of a civil surgeon in government service, may be permitted to repeat the course, with a written order issued by the registrar, Calicut university (by considering his/her SGPA/CGPA and percentage of attendance). The number of such candidates should not exceed two.
  13. Grace marks: Grace Marks may be awarded to a student for meritorious achievements in co-curricular activities (in sports/arts/NSS/NCC/Student entrepreneurship) carried out besides the regular class hours. Such a benefit is applicable and academic years spreading over two semesters. No credit shall be assigned for such activities.
  14. ‘Project’: Every student of a UG degree programme shall have to work on a project of not less than 2 credits under the supervision of a faculty member as per the curriculum. Details and time schedule is provided.
  15. Attendence: The minimum requirement of attendance during a semester shall be 75% for each course. Attendance shall be maintained by the concerned course teacher. Condonation of shortage of attendance to a maximum of two times during the whole period of a degree programme may be granted to students who attend to university union activities, meeting of university bodies and participation in extracurricular activities by treating as present for the days of their absence for the above purpose on production of participation/attendance certificate in such activities issued by the university authorities/principals subject to a maximum of 10 days in a semester.

Fathima Arts & Science College

Moothedam, Nilambur,Malappuram(DIST), Kerala, India - Pin 679 331
(Affiliated to University of calicut)

P : 04931 278320, +91 9947 894 387
E : fathimacollegemoothedam@gmail.com

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